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Obituaries for Friday, April 12, 2002

By Staff
DAVID MARION SNOWDEN
Retired from Campbell 66 Express
Graveside services for David Marion Snowden will be held today at 2 p.m. at Magnolia Cemetery with the Rev. Kevin Jones officiating. James F. Webb Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Mr. Snowden, 85, of Meridian, died Tuesday, April 9, 2002, at Heartfelt Hospice. He was a member of State Boulevard Baptist Church.
Survivors include his wife, Louise Snowden of Meridian; a son, W.D. "Bill" Snowden of Meridian; a step son, Dwight New of Georgia; a stepdaughter, Annie Pike of North Carolina; a sister-in-law, Nell Snowden of Los Angeles; and two grandchildren.
The family requests memorials be made to the Alzheimer's associations.
Visitation will be held today at the funeral home from 11:30 a.m. until 30 minutes prior to the service.
DON GEORGE
Retired farmer
PHILADELPHIA Services for Don George will be held today at 3 p.m. at Tucker Community Church in Kemper County with the Revs. Clarence Qualls and Randy Caldwell officiating. Burial will be in Tucker Cemetery in Kemper County. McClain-Hays Funeral Service is in charge of arrangements.
Mr. George, 87, of DeKalb, died Wednesday, April 10, 2002, at The Specialty Hospital of Meridian. He was a native of the Cleveland Community in Kemper County and was a member of Bluff Springs Baptist Church.
Survivors include a daughter, Joann Herrington and her husband, Ken; two grandchildren, Ken Herrington Jr. and his wife, Cheryl Ann, and Donnie Herrington, all of Meridian; and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Ida Gray George, in 2001.
Pallbearers will be William Barker, Robert George, Eugene Marshall, Larry Stokes, Ken Herrington Sr. and Ken Herrington Jr.
Honorary pallbearers will be Donnie Herrington, Clint George and Claude R. George.
Visitation will be today one hour prior to the service at the church.
JOHN P. MOONEY SR.
Owner, operator of Mooney's Commercial Enterprises
PHILADELPHIA Services for John P. Mooney Sr. will be held today at 3 p.m. at Beacon Street Baptist Church in Philadelphia with the Rev. Jack Garnett officiating. Burial, with Masonic Rites, will be in Good Hope Cemetery in Neshoba County. McClain-Hays Funeral Service is in charge of arrangements.
Mr. Mooney, 66, of Philadelphia, died Wednesday, April 10, 2002, at Rush Foundation Hospital in Meridian.
Survivors include his wife, Tessie Mae "Susie" Mooney of Philadelphia; three daughters, Dusty M. Brown of Philadelphia, Brenda Makemson of Cullman, Ala. and Linda M. Carnathan of Okolona; two sons, John Patrick Mooney Jr. of Philadelphia and David Theron Bradford of Forest; six grandchildren; two sisters, Anita Rahaim of Laurel and Lavinia Nowell of Philadelphia; and a brother, James M. Mooney of Philadelphia.
SHIRLEY GRAY STRIBLING
Retired teacher
PHILADELPHIA Services for Shirley Gray Stribling will be held Saturday at 10 a.m. at McClain-Hays Chapel with the Rev. James Shull officiating. Burial will be in Cedarlawn Cemetery.
Mrs. Stribling, 90, of Philadelphia, died Thursday, April 11, 2002, at Neshoba County General Hospital. She was a native of Hattiesburg and was a graduate of the University of Southern Mississippi. She taught school at the Pearl River Indian Reservation for more than 30 years before retiring. She was a member of the First Presbyterian Church in Philadelphia.
Survivors include a daughter-in-law, Lynda Stribling of Philadelphia; three grandchildren, Heath Stribling and Cyd Stribling, both of Philadelphia and Regan Stribling of Chicago; and a great-grandchild, Morgan Stribling of Philadelphia.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Doyce W. Stribling; a daughter, Ginny Stribling; and a son, Dr. S.E. "Shot" Stribling.
Visitation will be held today from 5 p.m.-9 p.m. at the funeral home.
BONNIE J. WILLIAMS
Homemaker
NEWTON Services for Bonnie J. Williams will be held Saturday at 10 a.m. at James F. Webb Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Steve Pouncey officiating. Burial will be in the Mt. Vernon Baptist Church Cemetery.
Mrs. Williams, 68, of Newton, died Thursday, April 11, 2002, at Rush Foundation Hospital. She was born in Newton and was a member of Mt. Vernon Baptist Church.
Survivors include three sons, Bob Williams and his wife, Rhonda, Terry Williams and his wife, Dana and Keith Williams and his wife, Denise; and a daughter, Linda Maske and her husband, Steve, all of Newton; eight grandchildren, Michele Newell, Jason Williams, Ashley Williams, Nickki Rabon, John Young, Kelli Young, Cody Maske and Brad Newell; and a great-grandchild, Brandon Young.
She was preceded in death by her husband, John Harvey Williams and a grandson, Steven Tyler Maske.
Pallbearers will be Buddy Weems, Charles Thompson, Roy Simmons, Rex Schoerner, Lewis Everett and Doug Everett.
Visitation will be held today from 6 p.m.-9 p.m. at the funeral home.

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