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Obituaries for Tuesday, June 25, 2002

By Staff
REV. HAROLD MILLER
Retired Methodist minister
Services for the Rev. Harold Miller were to be held today at 10 a.m. at James F. Webb Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. W.D. Pigott officiating. Burial was to be in Jones Chapel Church of God Cemetery.
Rev. Miller, 81, of Meridian, died Saturday, June 22, 2002, at Heartfelt Hospice. He was a retired Methodist minister with more than 50 years of service. He was a Mason.
Survivors include his wife of 61 years, Rose Wolf Miller of Meridian; his son, Harold Wayne Miller of Norfolk, Va.; sisters, Marion Anderson of Meridian and Mettie Whitlock of Ridgeland.
Pallbearers were Kenneth Baggett, Gene Bryan, Feliz Bryan, Gary Davidson and Tommy Galyean.
CARRIE SMITH
Homemaker
PHILADELPHIA Services for Carrie Smith were to be held today at 11 a.m. at First Baptist Church with the Revs. Dan Howard and Dr. Eugene Dobbs officiating. Burial will be in Cedarlawn Cemetery in Philadelphia. McClain-Hays Funeral Service is in charge of arrangements.
Mrs. Smith, 92, of Philadelphia, died Sunday, June 23, 2002, at Neshoba County Nursing Home in Philadelphia.
Survivors include her daughters, Melva Gray and Martha Blankenship, both of Philadelphia; three granddaughters and four-great-grandchildren.
FRONIE MCELHENNEY
Homemaker
UNION Services for Fronie McElhenney will be held today at 1:30 p.m. at Milling Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Tod Thompson officiating. Burial will be in Mt. Zion Cemetery in Union.
Mrs. McElhenney, 54, of Decatur, died Sunday, June 23, 2002, at the University Medical Center in Jackson.
Survivors include her husband, Wayne McElhenney of Decatur; a daughter, Debra Sullivan and her husband, Rusty, of Decatur; two grandchildren; a sister, Carolyn Cleveland of Hickory; a brother, Albert Poole of Lakeland, Fla.; several nieces, nephews sisters-in-law and brothers-in-law.
Pallbearers will be Todd Cleveland, Ricky McElhenney, John Amos McElhenney, Nemus McElhenney, Granville McElhenney and Darrell McElhenney.
FRANCES C. LUTHER NEAL
Retired
Services for Frances C. Luther Neal will be held today at 2:30 p.m. at Barham Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Terry Upchurch officiating. Burial will be in Forest Lawn Cemetery.
Mrs. Neal, 76, of Meridian, died Saturday, June 22, 2002, at Heartfelt Hospice. She was retired from Meridian Junior College and was past president of the V.F.W. Auxiliary and a member of Mt. Olive Baptist Church. She will be deeply missed by her loved ones and friends.
Survivors include her husband, Steve W. Neal of Meridian; a daughter, Patricia Hudnall and her husband, John, of Jacksonville, Fla.; a son, Terry Luther and his wife, Sheila, of Independence, La.; four sisters, Kathleen Hudson of Memphis, Tenn., Helen Myers of Pensacola, Fla., Bonnie Bevel of West Memphis, Ark., and Thelma Starnes of Germantown, Tenn.; a brother, Donnie Bean Scott of Walls; seven grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her mother, Virginia Kornegay Bean; her father, William Franklin Bean; four brothers, C. Milton Bean, W. Winfred Bean, Robert F. Bean and Lloyd Bean; a sister, Doris Jean Bean; and a granddaughter, Kryta R. Buckner.
Memorials may be made to the V.F.W. Auxiliary Post 79 of Meridian.
JOHN T. REED JR.
Retired
DEKALB Graveside services for John T. Reed Jr. will be held today at 3:30 p.m. at Pine Crest Cemetery with the Rev. Julian Stennis officiating. Stephens Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Mr. Reed, 70, of DeKalb, died Sunday, June 23, 2002, at Mississippi Care Center in DeKalb. He was the retired owner of Adams Pharmacy and worked for K&B Drugs and K-Mart Pharmacy. He was a member of DeKalb Presbyterian Church and a veteran of the U.S. Navy, serving in the Korean Conflict.
Survivors include his wife, Jeanne Reed of DeKalb; a daughter, Lynn Vanek and her husband, John, of Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.; a son, Doug Reed and his wife, Rhonda, of Lyons, Colo.; a sister, Elizabeth Hopkins of Russellville, Ark.; a brother, Al Reed of Mobile, Ala.; grandchildren, Gene Luke, Lamenda Hase, Staci Reed, Sammy and Jackie Vanek; great-grandchildren, Shelbi, Dalton and Gavin.
He was preceded in death by his son, John Thompson Reed III.
Memorials may be made to the Presbyterian church or Palmer House in Columbus.
Pallbearers will be Willie Jim Mitchell, Jimmie Spinks, J.L. White, Frank McRae, Herbert Lewis Stuckey and Hugh Thompson.
Visitation will be today 1 p.m.-3 p.m. at the funeral home.
SONNY HORNE
Retired
Services for Sonny Horne will be held Wednesday at 10 a.m. at Church of the Mediator with the Revs. Mike Dobrosky and Anne Whitaker officiating. Barham Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Mr. Horne, 72, of Meridian, died Monday, June 24, 2002, at Heartfelt Hospice. He was a salesman and store owner. He served in the Korean Conflict with the 198th Tank Battalion, 31st Division. He enjoyed wood working, hunting and fishing and was one of the organizers of the East Mississippi Sportsman's Association.
Survivors include his wife, Faye Horne of Meridian; his children, Virigina Brand and her husband, Robert, Joey Horne and his wife, Carla, all of Meridian; a sister, Jane Citty and her husband, Jim, of Clinton; four grandchildren, Aaron Reece, Emily Ross, Campbell and Isabella Horne; his step-grandchildren, Reed and Megan Currie, Annette Johnson and Dawn Brand; a great-grandchild, Donovan Ross; step-great-grandchildren, Kathryn and Ryan Johnson; a special niece, Pam Prather; a special friend, Cindy Horne; and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Ollie and Margie Horne.
Memorials may be made to the Church of the Mediator or a favorite charity.
Pallbearers will be John Dawkins, Charles Godwin, Edwin Owen, James Smith, Steve Robinson, Don Wade and Billie Rawlings.
Honorary pallbearers will be the members of the 198th Tank Battalion, G.V. "Sonny" Montgomery, Don Herbert, Gene Woodrick, Billy Ford, Dan Wright, Nelson Reeves and Wayne Wahrendorff.
Visitation will be today 5 p.m.-7 p.m. at the church.
ROBERT JAMES WEBB
Retired fire captain
Graveside services for Robert James Webb will be held Wednesday at 11a.m. at Forest Lawn Cemetery with the Rev. Paul Davis officiating. Barham Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Mr. Webb, 63, of Meridian, died Monday, June 24, 2002, at Jeff Anderson Regional Medical Center. He was a former fire captain with the Meridian Fire Department and retired after more than 21 years of service.
Survivors include his wife, Margaret "Punkin" Webb of Meridian; his mother, Bernice Webb; a daughter, Monica Gibson and her husband, Howard; three sons, Robert Webb Jr., Greg Webb and his wife, Zana, all of Meridian, and John Webb and his wife, Shari, of Marietta, Ga.; two stepsons, Buster Richie, of Meridian and Todd Richie and his wife, Tracy, of Clarksville, Tenn.; a sister, Dorothy Boyette of Meridian; three brothers, Charles Webb and Larry Webb, both of Meridian, and Jerry Webb of West Point; and 10 grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his father, James D. Webb.
WILLIAM HOLLIS FEDRICK
SEBASTOPOL Services for William Hollis Fedrick will be held Wednesday at 11 a.m. at Rocky Hill Church of God with the Revs. Dewight Fedrick, Guy McGarrity and C.M. Jinkerson officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery with Milling Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
Mr. Fedrick, 76, of Union, died Monday, June 24, 2002, at Rush Foundation Hospital. He was a roughneck. He served in the U.S. Navy.

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