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VINA MARIE WILLIS

By Staff
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SEBASTOPOL Services for Vina Marie Willis will be held Thursday at 2 p.m. at Holy Rosary Catholic Church with the Rev. David Hamm officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery with Milling Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
Mrs. Willis, 61, of Philadelphia, died Tuesday, March 5, 2002, at Choctaw Health Center.
Survivors include four daughters, Janice Mingo, Daphne Lewis, Senna Willis and Meredith Mingo; sons, Mark Ben and Christopher Ben, sisters, Joan Steve and Martha Isom and brothers, Robert Steve and Frank Steve, all of Philadelphia; 11 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
ODELL H. HOLIFIELD
Homemaker
QUITMAN Services for Odell H. Holifield will be held Thursday at 2 p.m. at Corinth Assembly of God Church with the Revs. Johnny Mosley and David Mills officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Wright's Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Mrs. Holifield, 95, of Quitman, died Monday, March 4, 2002, in Quitman.
Survivors include three sons, Clifton Holifield and Jimmy Dale Holifield, both of Mobile, Ala., and Virgil Tom Holifield of Quitman; a daughter, Mary L. Carney of Eight Mile, Ala.; 22 grandchildren, 42 great-grandchildren and five great-great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Mark Holifield and Maggie Atchley.
Visitation will be today 5 p.m.-9 p.m. at the funeral home.
MARGIE KIDD SCOTT
Elementary school teacher
YORK, Ala. Graveside services for Margie Kidd Scott will be held Thursday at 4 p.m. at Siloam Cemetery with her friend Patricia Grant-Cruz officiating. Bumpers Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Mrs. Scott, 78, of York, died Tuesday, March 5, 2002, at Hill Hospital in York.
Survivors include two sisters, Retha Hopkins of York and Bennie McElroy of Cuba; and several nieces and nephews.
HATTIE CROWELL
Services for Hattie Crowell will be held Friday at 1 p.m. at Ebenezer Baptist Church with the Rev. George Thomas officiating. Burial will be in Morning Star Cemetery in Butler, Ala. Berry and Gardner Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Mrs. Crowell, 110, of Meridian, died Saturday, March 2 ,2002, at Meridian Community Living Center.
Survivors include several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents and her husband.
Visitation will be Thursday 5:30 p.m.-6:30 p.m. at the funeral home.
ROSIE B. HARRIS
Retired cook
Services for Rosie B. Harris will be held Saturday at 2 p.m. at Okatibbee Baptist Church with the Rev. Buckley officiating. Burial will be in Okatibbee Cemetery. Berry and Gardner Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Mrs. Harris, 84, of Meridian, died Friday, March 1, 2002, at The Specialty Hospital of Meridian.
Survivors include four daughters, Malinda Jones and her husband, Theradtric, of Gary, Ind., Ella Carson and her husband, Willie, of Detroit, Wardine Kinchen and Ozie McMillion both of Hammond, La.; four sons, Harold Smith and his wife, Maxima, of Greenwood, Howard Harris and his wife, Johnnie, Lucian Harris and his wife, Dorothy, all of Meridian, John Harris and his wife, Marilyn, of Detroit; 33 grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband.
Visitation will be Friday 5:30 p.m.-6:30 p.m. at the funeral home.
MORTIMER W. HANLY
Retired business owner
VERO BEACH, Fla. Memorial services for Mortimer W. "Pete" Hanly will be held at a later date at Unity Church of Vero Beach. A mass will be held Saturday in Montauk, Long Island, N.Y. with Michael Hanly officiating. Thomas S. Lowther Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Mr. Hanly, 83, of Vero Beach, died Friday, March 1, 2002. He was born Aug. 18, 1918, in Brooklyn, N.Y., and moved to Vero Beach 14 years ago from Long Island.
He was the owner and operator of a ceiling and carpet business, prior to retirement. He was a U.S. Navy veteran serving during World War II, as a lieutenant and pilot. He was a graduate of St. John's University.
Survivors include his wife Jane; two sons, Michael Hanly of Morris Plains, N.J., and Patrick Hanly of Greenport, Long Island, N.Y.; a daughter, Helen Stubbmann of Montauk, Long Island, N.Y.; two stepdaughters, Laura Bertulli of Bowdoinham, Maine, and Linda Bell of Houston, Texas; a stepson, Michael Bell of Houston; and nine grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents Mort and Helen Manly; his first wife, Mimi Bidgood Hanly; and a son, Paul M. Hanly.
The family requests memorials be made to the American Heart Association, 9900 9th St. North, St. Petersburg, FL 33716.
FELIX S. HARRIS
Arrangements were incomplete at Berry and Gardner Funeral Home for Felix S. Harris, 55, of Meridian, who died Monday, March 4, 2002 at Riley Hospital.
ROBERT WILLIAMS
Arrangements were incomplete at Berry and Gardner Funeral Home for Robert Williams, 81, who died Monday, March 4, 2002, at Rush Foundation Hospital.
MARY HAYES
Arrangements were incomplete at Berry and Gardner Funeral Home for Mary Hayes of Meridian who died Tuesday, March 5, 2002, at Jeff Anderson Regional Medical Center.
HOMER F. HUNTER
Arrangements were incomplete at Barham Funeral Home for Homer F. Hunter, 83, of Decatur, who died Tuesday, March 5, 2002, at Jeff Anderson Regional Medical Center.
MARGIE ORENE EVERETT
Arrangements were incomplete at James F. Webb Funeral Home of Newton for Margie Orene Everett, 76, who died Tuesday, March 5, 2002, at Guardian Angel Hospice.
EDWIN R. MCWILLIAMS JR.
Arrangements were incomplete at James F. Webb Funeral Home for Edwin R. McWilliams Jr., 78, of the Pine Springs Community, who died Tuesday, March 5, 2002, at Rush Foundation Hospital.

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