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NEWTON Services for Annie Pearl Holyfield will be held Sunday at 2:30 p.m. at James F. Webb Funeral Home Chapel with the Revs. Curtis Cain and John Cash officiating. Burial will be in Lawrence Cemetery in Lawrence.
Mrs. Holyfield, 88, of Newton, died Wednesday, July 3, 2002, at Tomball Hospital in Tomball, Texas. Born in Neshoba County, she was a supervisor with Newton Company and was a member of Newton United Methodist Church and Ruth Circle. She served as treasurer of Newton P&B Womens Club and the Lawrence Homemakers Club.
Survivors include a daughter, Irma H. Dennis of Hockley, Texas; a sister, Frances Burrage of Meehan; a brother, Lewis Higginbotham of Philadelphia; two granddaughters, Deborah Myers of Newton and Deana Crosby of Atlanta; two grandsons, Ted Johnson of Lake and Steve Dennis of Hockley; and several great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents, A.B. and Ada Maxwell Higginbotham; a daughter, Ora Belle Johnson; a son-in-law, Cecil Dennis; three sisters, Jean Smith, Betty Lewis and Agnes Alexander; and three brothers, Leroy Higginbotham, Leonard Higginbotham and Leon Higginbotham.
Pallbearers will be her great-grandchildren, Ryan Myers, Reed Myers, Jothan Crosby, Drew Crosby, Brian Johnson and Lee Crosby.
HATTIESBURG Graveside services for Zama I. Tuggle will be held Sunday at 3 p.m. at Odd Fellows Cemetery in Quitman. Moore Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Mrs. Tuggle, 65, of Hattiesburg, died Thursday, July 4, 2002, at Forrest General Hospital.
Survivors include her husband, Robert J. Tuggle of Hattiesburg; a brother, Ben Ivy of Quitman; and a granddaughter.
Visitation will be held today from 6 p.m.-8 p.m. at the funeral home.
PHILADELPHIA Services for Neri Therrell will be held Monday at 10 a.m. at Holy Cross Catholic Church in Philadelphia with the Rev. Kenan Ryan officiating. Burial will be in Cedarlawn Cemetery in Philadelphia. McClain-Hays Funeral Service is in charge of arrangements.
Mrs. Therrell, 86, of Philadelphia, died Wednesday, July 3, 2002, at Tomball Regional Hospital in Tomball, Texas.
Survivors include a daughter, Marlene Therrell Collins of Cypress, Texas; two sons, Charles Therrell of Sugar Tree, Tenn., and Jim Therrell of Philadelphia; four grandchildren; one great-grandchild; and a sister, Hilda Tullos of Philadelphia.
Visitation will be from 4 p.m.-7 p.m. Sunday. Rosary will be at 7:30 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.
MOBILE, ALa. Mrs. Rebecca Gallaspy Green, 87, died on Wednesday, July 3, 2002.
She was born in Newton, Miss., on Oct. 18, 1914. She lived in Hattiesburg, Miss., for most of her life and has been a resident of Mobile for the past 24 years.
A private graveside service will be held at Roseland Park in Hattiesburg on Monday, July 7, 2002. Radney Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
She was preceded in death by her devoted husband of 68 years, Bernard Reed Green. Coach and Mrs. Green were actively involved with The University of Southern Mississippi throughout their lifetimes.
Mrs. Green is survived by her daughter, Rebecca and her husband, Dr. Andin C. McLeod Jr.; her son, Dr. James Reed Green Sr., and his wife, Kay; her grandchildren, Andin Capps McLeod III and his wife, Laura, Douglas Reed McLeod and his wife, Julie, Dr. James Reed Green Jr., and his wife, Julia, Rebecca McLeod Schmerbauch and her husband, Ben, Ashley Suzanne Green and Kathy Elise Green; her great-grandchildren, Andin Capps McLeod IV, William Patrick McLeod, Courtney Teal Schmerbauch, Megan Suzanne Schmerbauch, James Reed Green III, Elizabeth Suzanne McLeod, Grace Alexandra Schmerbauch, Laura Vaughan McLeod, Caroline Reed McLeod, John Benoist Green, Rebecca Caroline Green and Lucy Ann Green; a sister, Blanche Gallaspy Gambrell and her husband, Holmes; and several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her only brother, James Bolan Gallaspy.
The family requests memorials be made to the Bernard Reed Green Endowment Fund at The University of Southern Mississippi Foundation in lieu of flowers, USM Athletic Department, P.O. Box 5017, Hattiesburg, MS 39406-5017.