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ROBERT P. WATKINS

By Staff
Farmer
UNION Services for Robert P. Watkins will be held Friday at 2 p.m. at Stephens Funeral Home Chapel with the Revs. William Tucker and Thomas Samson officiating. Burial will be in Mt. Zion United Methodist Church Cemetery.
Mr. Watkins, 83, of Union, died Tuesday, April 30, 2002, at Leake County Memorial Hospital in Carthage.
Survivors include his wife, Floyce Watkins of Union; his sister, Betty Lou Tucker of Brandon; several nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be today 5 p.m.-9 p.m. at the funeral home.
THEODORE DUBOSE
Retired from Fairbanks Scale
Services for Theodore Dubose will be held Saturday at 11 a.m. at New Prospect Baptist Church, Highway 11 Savoy. The Revs. Odell Hopkins and Charles Ray Thomas Sr. will officiate. Burial will be in the church cemetery with Berry and Gardner Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
Mr. Dubose, 62, of Meridian, died Sunday, April 28, 2002, at Jeff Anderson Regional Medical Center.
Survivors include his wife, Willie L. Dubose, three daughters, Nina Charlette Trotter and her husband, Marcus, Tiffany V. Dubose and Kimwanna Dubose, all of Meridian; three sons, Adrien Dubose, Anthony Dubose and his wife, Tony, of Meridian, and Terrance Moffite of Springfield, Mo.; a brother, Charlie Dubose of Meridian; two sisters, Evia Whitlock of Meridian and Everlyna Burns of Chicago; and seven grandchildren.
Visitation will be Friday 7 p.m.-8 p.m. at the funeral home.
ROY LEE STOKES
Chevron production engineer
QUITMAN Services for Roy Lee Stokes will be held Saturday at 11 a.m. at Congregation Church of God in Quitman with Sister Carrie Sterling officiating. Burial will be in New Hope Cemetery with Berry and Gardner Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
Mr. Stokes, 49, of Slidell, La., died Friday, April 26, 2002, at Slidell Memorial Hospital.
Survivors include his stepmother, Willie Mae Stokes of Jackson; two daughters, Rozetta Stokes of Newton and Gabrielle Stokes of Slidell; sisters, Louise Stokes of New York, Belphina Gaines and her husband, Bobby, Karen Chambers and her husband, Anthony, Maureen Williamson and her husband, Milton, and Anita Fortner and her husband, Frederick, all of Meridian, and Jenny M. Stokes of Jackson; brothers, Bobby G. Stokes, Jeffrey Stokes and his wife, Karen, of Massachusetts, Alonzo Stokes Jr. and his wife, Thersa, and Sylvester Stokes, all of Pachuta.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
Visitation will be Friday 7 p.m.-8 p.m. at the funeral home in Quitman.
J.L. HUMPHREYS
NEWTON Services for J.L. "Sonny Boy" Humphreys will be held Friday at 10 a.m. at Barham Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will be in Lawrence Cemetery.
Mr. Humphreys, 88, died Thursday, May 2, 2002, at Newton County Hospital.
Visitation will be today 5 p.m.-8 p.m. at the funeral home.
JAMES MONROE HAYWOOD
Arrangements were incomplete at Lann Memorial Funeral Home in Aberdeen for James Monroe Haywood, 82, of Aberdeen, who died Wednesday, May 1, 2002, in his home. Final arrangements will be announced at a later date by Wright's Funeral Home in Quitman.
GEORGE R. FAIRCHILD
Arrangements were incomplete at Stephens Funeral Home for George R. Fairchild, 68, of Meridian, who died Wednesday, May 1, 2002, at Jeff Anderson Regional Medical Center.

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