Obituaries for Tuesday, June 18, 2002
DONNIE SUE REYNOLDS
Retired factory mill employee and homemaker
MACON Services for Donnie Sue Reynolds will be held today at 10 a.m. at Cockrell Funeral Home with the Rev. Bobby Joe Butler and Gerald Butler officiating. Burial will be in the Butler Cemetery.
Ms. Reynolds, 84, died Sunday, June 16, 2002, at Sacred Heart Hospice in Meridian.
Survivors include seven nieces and nephews.
RUBY LEE COLEMAN
GULFPORT Services for Ruby Lee Coleman will be held today at 10 a.m. at Progressive Baptist Church. Hartwell's Christian Mortuary and Berry &Gardner Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Mrs. Coleman, 86, of Gulfport, died Wednesday, June 12, 2002, in Gulfport.
Survivors include her brother, Willie Boose of Meridian; sisters, Eliza Staton, Flossie Boose, both of Meridian, and Denotra White of Chicago.
She was preceded in death by two sons, German and Jim Johnson; a grandson, Michael Johnson, three brothers, Grant, Jim and Clarence Boose.
Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service at the church.
CLARA JO DUNCAN
PHILADELPHIA Services for Clara Jo Duncan will be held today at 2 p.m. at McClain-Hays Funeral Home Chapel, with the Revs. Jerry Beam and Andy Ray officiating. Burial will be in Cedarlawn Cemetery in Philadelphia.
Mrs. Duncan, 66, of Philadelphia, died Sunday, June 16, 2002, at Neshoba County General Hospital. She was a native of Neshoba County and a longtime resident of Philadelphia. She graduated from Newton High School and East Central Junior College.
Mrs. Duncan had worked as an administrative assistant for Barnett Plumbing and Electric, and had been an office manager for many years in the family business, Duncan and Sons, dealership for Buick, Pontiac and GMC. She was a member of First United Methodist Church, and an avid bridge Player and a Neshoba County Fairgoer.
Survivors include her husband, Norman Duncan of Philadelphia; a daughter, Daffy Wommack of Brentwood, Tenn.; sons, Mark Duncan and Lance Duncan, both of Philadelphia; brothers, Dolphus Carter of Meridian, and Donald Carter of Marietta, Ga.; five grandchildren, Ben, Clay, Anna Claire, Avery and Emily; and several nieces and nephews.
EARL DAVID DUNN
GILBERTOWN, Ala. Services for Earl David Dunn will be held today at 2 p.m. at Heritage Church of God with the Revs. Jim Wallace and Clovis Lewis officiating. Burial will be in Edgar Cemetery. Phillips Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Mr. Dunn, 60, of Silas, died Sunday, June 16, 2002, in Birmingham.
Survivors include his wife, Ella Rea Stokley Dunn of Silas; daughters, Brenda Anita Dunn Donald of Gilbertown, Angela Rea Dunn Campbell of Crossett, Ark., Penelope Fay Dunn Bonner of Oakman, Ala.; a brother, Edward Dunn of Needham, Ala.; sisters, Debra Dearmon, and Myrtle Strickland, both of Millry, Ala. and Verna Lee James of Chatom, Ala.; and seven grandchildren.
Graveside services for Jimmy "Pee Wee" Farr will be held Wednesday at 10 a.m. at Magnolia Cemetery with the Rev. Dr. Tom Sikes officiating. James F. Webb Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Mr. Farr, of Meridian, died Sunday, June 16, 2002, at Jeff Anderson Regional Medical Center. He retired after many years of service with Corr Williams. He was a member of First Christian Church.
Survivors include his sons, Jim Farr of Dallas, Mickey Farr and his wife, Karen, of Lauderdale; grandchildren, Michael, Lance and his wife, Susan, and Derek Stewart; a great-granddaughter, Taylor; a brother and sister-in-law, William and Frauline Farr of Meridian; a sister-in-law, Adelyn Farr.
He was preceded in death by his brother, Walter L. Farr and his parents, J.T. and Ruby Farr.
Memorials may be made to Hope Village For Children.
Visitation will be today from 5 p.m.-7 p.m. at the funeral home.
MAVIS HELEN COPELAND LASHLEY
PHILADELPHIA Services for Mavis Helen Copeland Lashley will be held Wednesday at 11 a.m. at McClain-Hays Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Hubert Yates officiating. Burial will be in Bond Baptist Church Cemetery in Philadelphia.
Mrs. Lashley, 79, of Philadelphia, died Sunday, June 16, 2002, at Neshoba County Nursing Home. She was a retired cashier at Fred's Dollar Store where she made many friends. She was a lifelong resident of Neshoba County and graduated from Bond High School. She was a member of Bond Baptist Church.
Survivors include her daughters, Ann Lashley Neal of Madison; Linda Lashley Brantley and her husband, Jerry, of Philadelphia; a son, Marty Charles Lashley and his wife, Rhonda, of Union; six grandchildren, Virginia Gautier of Ridgeland; Tim Smith of Arlington, Texas; Emmy Majure and Lundy Brantley of Philadelphia; and Paige and Chas Lashley of Union; two great-grandchildren, Charlie Gautier of Ridgeland and; Abby Smith of Arlington, Texas; sisters, Syble Harrison of Philadelphia; Hays Kelly of Jackson; and Bobbie Hamm of Louisville; and a brother, Stribling Copeland of Philadelphia.