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Tues. Feb. 19, 2002

By Staff
W. E. MCCRORY
Retired farmer
PHILADELPHIA Services for W.E. "Edd" McCrory will be held today at 11 a.m. at McClain-Hays Funeral Service Chapel with the Revs. Ricky Wilcher and Michael Wells officiating. Burial will be in Fellowship Cemetery.
Mr. McCrory, 91, of Philadelphia, died Sunday, Feb. 17, 2002, in his home.
Survivors included three grandchildren, Lynn Stepp, Mike Stepp and Becky Hall, all of Philadelphia; great-grandchildren, Jo Lynn McKinion, Mandy Hall, Joanie Stepp, Michael Stepp and Cody Stepp; and a great-great-grandchild, Anna Elizabeth Hall.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Neal McCrory and a daughter, Mazola Elizabeth Stepp.
INA LOU PEARSON
Homemaker
UNION Services for Ina Lou Pearson will be held today at 2 p.m. at Pine Grove Baptist Church with the Revs. Bobby Myers and John Branning officiating. Burial will be in Pine Grove Church Cemetery in House. Milling Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Mrs. Pearson, 103, died at Hilltop Manor Nursing Home in Union.
Survivors include her daughter-in-law, Kathleen Pearson and three granddaughters, Betty Sue Larsen, Lois Hardy and Martha Nell Nicholas, all of House; a grandson, the Rev. Bobby Myers of Cleveland, seven great-grandchildren, 16 great-great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Charlie Pearson; three sons, Othell Pearson, Nolan Pearson and J.W. Pearson; two brothers, three sisters and two grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be Shane Nicholas, Chris Hardy, Jeff Nicholas, Harold Dean, Wilmer Goforth and Jerry Goforth.
JOHN NICHOLS
Farmer
MACON Services for John Nichols will be held Wednesday at 10:30 a.m. at South Haven Mennonite Church with the Revs. Larry Giesbrecht and Keith Nightingale officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Cockrell Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Mr. Nichols, 89, of Macon, died Saturday, Feb. 16, 2002, at Baptist Memorial Golden Triangle Hospital in Columbus.
Survivors include his wife, Marie Y. Nichols of Macon, daughters, Carol Johnson and her husband, Arlo, of Bridgewater, Maine, Joyce Gearig and her husband, Crist, of Bradley, Ark., Elaine Unruh and her husband, Don, of Macon; a son, Galen Nichols and his wife, Carolyn, of Macon; 16 grandchildren and 31 great-grandchildren; two sisters, Esther Wedel and her husband, John, of Brooksville and Leah Unruh and her husband, Claude, of Montezuma, Kan.
He is preceded in death by his parents, Cornelius P. and Lizzie Dirks Nichols.
Visitation will be today 6:30-8:30 p.m. at the funeral home.
ROBERT PERRY UPCHURCH
Attorney
YORK, Ala. Services for Robert Perry Upchurch will be held Wednesday at 11 a.m. at Livingston United Methodist Church with the Revs. Tim Meadows and Richard Losch officiating. Burial will be in Myrtlewood Cemetery with Bumpers Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
Mr. Upchurch, 87, of Livingston, died Sunday, Feb. 17, 2002, at Jeff Anderson Regional Medical Center in Meridian.
Survivors include a son, Robert E. Upchurch of Livingston; a daughter, Chris Golliver of Birmingham; a sister, Ruth Perez of Atlanta; and four grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Helene Garner Upchurch
The family requests memorials be made to Livingston united Methodist Church, P.O. Box 36, Livingston, AL 35470
Visitation will be today 6 p.m.-8 p.m. at the funeral home.
ROSE MARY GARY
Retired waitress
NEWTON Graveside services for Rose Mary Gary will be held Wednesday at 11 a.m. at Poplar Springs Cemetery with the Rev. Billy Ray Gibbs officiating. James F. Webb Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Mrs. Gary, 84, of Newton, died Monday, Feb. 18, 2002, at Newton Regional Hospital.
Survivors include a daughter, Jean Wilkerson of Raleigh, N.C.; a son, Gary Tucker of Grand Bay, Ala.; a sister, Lucille Alford of Newton; four grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Frank and Nannie Hall Gary.
ANNIE MOSLEY
Homemaker
Services for Annie "Tina" Mosley will be held Wednesday at 11 a.m. at St. John Missionary Baptist Church with the Rev. Jimmie Johnson officiating. Burial will be in Rush Cemetery in Kemper County with Berry and Gardner Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
Mrs. Mosley, 80, of Meridian, died Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2002, at Benchmark Health Care.
Survivors include a granddaughter and two great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband and a daughter.
Visitation will be today 7 p.m.-8 p.m. at the funeral home.
KIRBY GOODIN
Retired from Ford Motor Company
MACON Services for Kirby Goodin will be held Saturday at 2 p.m. at Shuqualak Baptist Church with the Rev. Don Tew officiating. Burial will be in Shuqualak Cemetery with Cockrell Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
Mr. Goodin, 81, of Del Mar, Calif., died Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2002, in California. He was a native of Winston County and attended schools in Meridian. Mr. Goodin served in the U.S. Army during World War II.
Survivors include his wife, Annie Mae Goodin, a son, Daniel T. Goodin and a granddaughter, Annika Goodin, all of Del Mar; a brother, Oscar Goodin of DeKalb; a sister, Leona McBrayer of Dallas; three sisters-in-law, Mary Goodin of Philadelphia, Roberta Hickson of Jackson and Linda Thompson of Decatur, Ala.; and several nieces and nephews from Mississippi, Alabama and Texas.
Visitation will be Saturday one hour prior to the service in the fellowship hall.
W.W. WILKERSON
Arrangements were incomplete at Stephens Funeral Home for W.W. Wilkerson, 83, of Meridian, who died Monday, Feb. 18, 2002, at Jeff Anderson Regional Medical Center.
FRANCIS C. BLAKE
Arrangements were incomplete at Stephens Funeral Home for Francis C. Blake, 81, of Chunky, who died Monday, Feb. 18, 2002, at Jeff Anderson Regional Medical Center.
LONNIE J. MOTT
Arrangements were incomplete at Barham Funeral Home for Lonnie J. Mott, 83, of Meridian, who died Monday, Feb. 18, 2002, at Riley Hospital.
CALVIN SCARBROUGH
Arrangements were incomplete at Barham Funeral Home for Calvin Scarbrough, 77, of Meridian, who died Monday, Feb. 18, 2002, in his home.

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