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franklin county times

May 15, 2002

By Staff
SARAH A. REEVES
Homemaker
NEWTON Services for Sarah A. Reeves were to be held today at 11 a.m. at Barham Funeral Home Chapel with the Revs. Mike Smith and Gus Merritt officiating. Burial will be in Newton County Memorial Gardens Cemetery.
Mrs. Reeves, 65, of Decatur, died Monday, May 13, 2002, at Leake Memorial Hospital in Carthage. She was a member of Clarke-Venable Baptist Church.
Survivors include her husband Robert E. "Bobby" Reeves; daughters, Bonnie Nichols, both of Decatur, Shirley Johnson of Kilmichael, sons, Tony Reeves of Athens, Ala., Johnny Reeves of Decatur; seven grandchildren, Todd Reeves, Sara Johnson, Joey Johnson, Taylor Nichols, Dylan Nichols, Kellye Reeves and Justin Reeves; two great-grandchildren, Abby Reeves and Peyton Reeves; a sister, Melba Mason of Rockville, Md., and a brother, George Thornton of Grenada.
Memorials may be made to Gideons, Clarke-Venable Baptist Church building fund.
Pallbearers were Todd Reeves, Taylor Nichols, Joey Johnson, James Reeves, Homer Burton and Scotty Russell.
KAREN GWEN CATRETT
Retired school teacher
BUTLER, Ala. Services for Karen Gwen Catrett will be held Thursday, at 10:30 a.m. at Bumpers Funeral Home Chapel with the Revs. Franklin McLelland and Russell Wray officiating. Burial will be in Butler City Cemetery.
Mrs. Catrett, 47, of Butler, died Monday, May 13, 2002, at Guardian Angel Hospice. She was a retired school teacher for the Choctaw County Board of Education.
Survivors include her husband, Bobby Catrett; her daughter, Kiley Catrett; her parents Russell L. and Bette C. Wray; brothers Michael Wray, all of Butler, and David Wray of Tuscaloosa.
Visitation will be held today from 6 p.m.-9 p.m. at the funeral home.
MARGARET LEE
Homemaker
DEKALB Services for Margaret Lee will be held Thursday at 10 a.m. at Scooba Baptist Church, with the Rev. Leon Ballard officiating. Burial will be in Mashulaville Baptist Church Cemetery with Stephens Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
Mrs. Lee, 74, of Scooba, died Monday, May 13, 2002, at Jeff Anderson Regional Medical Center. She was a member of Scooba Baptist Church.
Survivors include her husband, Cullen Lee of Scooba; a son, Cullen Edward Lee and his wife, Ann, of Albuquerque, N.M.; a sister, Annie Laura Kyser, of Pensacola, Fla.; brothers, Melvin Gulsby, of Edison, N.J., John Gulsby, of Huntington Beach, Calif., James Gulsby of Sarasota, Fla., Robert L. Gulsby, of Elrod, Ala., and Raymond Gulsby of Ft. Payne, Ala.; four grandchildren, Michael, Angelia, Charles and Steven Lee of Albuquerque, N.M.
She was preceded in death by two brothers, Cecil Gulsby and Truman Gulsby.
Pallbearers will be John Harpole, Johnny Harpole, Charles Irby, David Puckett, Ben Dudley and Jim Irby.
Visitation will be today from 6 p.m.-8 p.m. at the funeral home.
IVA SUE MASSEY
Retired
Services for Iva Sue Massey will be held Thursday at 2 p.m. at Corinth Baptist Church, with the Rev. Robert Higginbotham officiating. Burial will be in Mt. Pleasant United Methodist Church Cemetery with Barham Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
Mrs. Massey, 81, of Meridian, died Monday, May 13, 2002, at Jeff Anderson Regional Medical Center. She was retired from May Webb Hosery Mill and a member of Corinth Baptist Church. She was a loving mother, grandmother,and a friend to all and she was a child of God.
Survivors include her sons, Eddie Massey and his wife, Charlotte, George Massey; a brother, Jack George, all of Meridian; a sister, Mildred Whittfield of Bradenton, Fla.; five grandchildren, John Massey and his wife, Stacy, Jason Massey and his wife, Angela, Troy Massey and his wife, Farrah, and Tiffany Gordon and her husband, Scott, all of Meridian, and Scott Breland of Denver, Colo.; five great-grandchildren, Britanny Massey, Brooke Massey, Bennett Massey, Dalton Massey and Jacob Gordon, all of Meridian; several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Irvin Massey.
Pallbearers will be her grandsons.
Memorials may be made to Corinth Baptist Church building fund.
Visitation will be today from 5 p.m.-8 p.m. at the funeral home.

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