Obituaries for Thursday, June 27, 2002
Service Master employee
UNION Services for Cindy Oliver will be held Friday at 11 a.m. at Stephens Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Jimmy McDill officiating. Burial will be in Hopewell Baptist Church Cemetery.
Mrs. Oliver, 38, of Little Rock, died Tuesday, June 25, 2002, at Riley Hospital.
Survivors include her daughter, Kayla Diane Oliver of Little Rock; two brothers, Tim DuPree of Pascagoula and Douglas Phillips of Mendenhall; a sister, Rosemary Phillips of Mendenhall; a special aunt and uncle, Joann and Thomas Leach of Little Rock; her mother and father-in-law, Hugh and Betty Oliver of Little Rock; several aunts, uncles and friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents, James and Lanell Phillips.
Visitation will be today 5 p.m.-8 p.m. at the funeral home and 9 a.m. until service time at the church.
Retired state employee
Services for Jewel Moon will be held Friday at 2:30 p.m. at Barham Funeral Home Chapel with the Revs. James Harrison and Jim Wall officiating. Burial will be in Forest Lawn Cemetery.
Mrs. Moon, 87, of Meridian, died Tuesday, June 25, 2002, at Jeff Anderson Regional Medical Center. She was a member of Central United Methodist Church, a state officer of Business and Professional Women, a member of the Eastern Star and a member of Professional Secretary Association. She was also a former educator.
Survivors include two daughters, Leda Roberts and her husband, Ken, of McMinnville, Tenn., Marilyn Cooksey and her husband, Glenn, of Spring City, Tenn.; four grandsons, Michael and Alan Roberts, and Chris and Scott Cooksey; eight great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Burbin Moon.
Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society, the American Heart Fund or the American Lung Association.
Pallbearers will be Michael Roberts, Alan Roberts, Chris Cooksey, Scott Cooksey, Jonathan Roberts and Charlie Pinion.
Honorary pallbearers will be Jack Joyner, Jim Pittillo, Earl Miller and members of the Upper Room Sunday School Class at Central United Methodist Church.
Visitation will be today 5 p.m.-8 p.m. at the funeral home.
SARA LOUISE HURT BROWN
Services for Sara Louise Hurt Brown will be held Friday at 11:30 a.m. at James F. Webb Funeral Home Chapel with the Revs. Mike Dobrosky and Billy Owen officiating. Burial will be in Magnolia Cemetery.
Mrs. Brown, 73, of Meridian, died Tuesday, June 25, 2002, at Jeff Anderson Regional Medical Center.
Survivors include her daughters, Beverly Brown and Ruth Brown of Meridian; grandchildren, Macy and Madison Allmand of Meridian; her mother, Georgia Hurt; a sister, Snookey Kent; a brother, Wes Hurt; two sons-in-law, Bubba Hampton and Mack Allmand; and a special friend, Cindy Leach.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Marion R. Brown; a brother, James Hurt; and a daughter, Marilyn Hampton.
Pallbearers will be Mack Allmand, L.C. Skipper, James Reynolds, Melvin Clark, Harold Galin and John Harper.
Visitation will be Friday beginning at 9 a.m. at the funeral home.
REV. JESSIE LEE HUNTER
Services for the Rev. Jessie Lee "J.L." Hunter will be held Saturday at 10:30 a.m. at Okatibbee Baptist Church with the Rev. Willie Buckley officiating. Burial will be in Sunset Memorial Gardens with Enterprise Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
Rev. Hunter, 89, of Meridian, died Friday, June 21, 2002, in Meridian. He was the retired minister of Altare Baptist Church in Newton.
Survivors include his wife, Bemie Hunter of Meridian; three sons, James Hunter and Dr. Eugene Hunter, both of Meridian, and Lewis Hunter of Cincinnati; three daughters, Lena B. Johnson of Hesperia, Calif., Wynell Edwards of Nashville and Lillie Lewis of Brookhaven; and a brother, Willie B. Hunter of Cleveland, Ohio.
He was preceded in death by his parents, 12 brothers and one sister.
Visitation will be Friday 7 p.m.-8 p.m. at the funeral home.
Services for Jack Amison will be held Saturday at 11 a.m. at Grace Baptist Church with the Rev. Willie Burton officiating. Burial will be in Memorial Park Cemetery. Clark's Memorial Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Mr. Amison, 63, of Meridian, died Thursday, June 20, 2002, at Jeff Anderson Regional Medical Center. He was a truck driver for Roadway Express.
Survivors include his wife, Mamie Amison of Meridian; two sons, James Amison of San Jose, Calif., and Johnny Ball and his wife, Teresa, of Philadelphia, Pa.; a daughter, Viola Willis of Meridian; a brother, Tommy Hill and his wife, Willie Mae, of Meridian; three sisters, Irma Joyce Huggins and her husband, Raymond, and Lillie Christian, both of Laurel, and Bertha Jean Jenkins and her husband, Larcell, of Meridian; eight grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Bubber Haliway and Pearline Amison.
Visitation will be Friday 7 p.m.-8 p.m. at the funeral home and one hour prior to the service at the church.
RAYMOND C. MCQUIRTER
Services for Raymond C. McQuirter will be held Saturday at 1 p.m. at Agape Storehouse Apostolic Church in Meridian with the Rev. John H. Willis officiating. Burial will be in Salem Cemetery in Toomsuba. E.E. McDonald Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.