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He was preceded in death by his parents James Cobert and Doris Irby Kennedy Jr.

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Pallbearers will be Franklin Norman, Tyler Norman, Sandy Everett, Randy Wall, Truett Hawkins, and Michael Graczyk.
DONNA J. RIGDON
Retired
Services for Donna J. Rigdon will be held Tuesday at 11:30 a.m. at Barham Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Robert Null officiating. Burial will be in Pine Grove Cemetery in the Martin Community.
Ms. Rigdon, 50, of Meridian, died Saturday, July 6, 2002, at Jeff Anderson Regional Medical Center. She was a private duty nurse and member of First Assembly of God Church.
Survivors include her two daughters, Celina Reed and her husband, Jimmy, of Collinsville, and Becky Rigdon of Meridian; three grandchildren, Matthew, Madyson Reed and Jacob Ousley; five brothers, Elvin Waller and his wife, Becky, of Summerdale, Ala., Carl Waller and his wife, Suzette, of Foley, Ala., Darrell Waller, Terry Waller and his wife, Patricia, and Doyle Waller and his wife, Joanne, all of Meridian; special cousins, Charlotte McGlawn and her husband, Charles, and their son, Davy, Dianne Nester and her husband, Ronnie, Cindy Brewer and her husband, Darryl, and Phil Waller and his wife, Rhonda, all of Meridian; her mother, Peggy Robinson and her step-father, Jim, of Meridian; her father, Dewey Waller of Mobile, Ala.; and numerous nieces and nephews.
BOBBY JOEY WILLIAMS
Graveside services for Bobby Joey Williams will be held today at 2 p.m. at Meridian Memorial Park Cemetery. Barham Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Mr. Williams, 37, of Meridian, died Wednesday, July 3, 2002, in Meridian.
Survivors include his mother, Joyce Hadley and his stepfather, Alex, of Moss Point; a special friend, Linda Manasco of Meridian; two sisters, Angela Garrard of Fairhope, Ala., and Denise Smith of Pascagoula; and several nieces and nephews.
REBECCA DAVIS
Homemaker
Services for Rebecca Davis will be held Wednesday at 10 a.m. at Barham Funeral Home Chapel with the Revs. John Koch, Carless Evans and Butch Knight officiating. Burial will be in Arkadelphia Baptist Church Cemetery in Bailey.
Mrs. Davis, 78, of Meridian, died Saturday, July 6, 2002. She was a member of Arkadelphia Baptist Church.
Survivors include three daughters, Peggy Frazier and her husband, Stanley, of Bailey, Bobbie Holt and her husband, John, of Oxford and Beverly Gressett and her husband, Kenneth, of Bailey; a son, Raymond Davis and his wife, Marilyn, of Deer Park, Texas; three sisters, Evelyn Currence and Wilhemina Roberson, both of Meridian, and Joyce Wright of Toomsuba; a brother, Thomas Powell of Meridian; nine grandchildren, Joyce Sylvester, Chris Gressett, Josh Gressett, Matt Gressett, Michael Davis, Mary Teutsch, Jeremy Davis, Kevin Holt and Scott Holt; and five great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Randle Davis; a brother, Hunter Powell; a sister, Geneva Dial; and a grandson, William Frazier.
Memorials may be made to Arkadelphia Cemetery Fund or King's Daughters and Sons Rest Home.
Pallbearers will be Joe Burt, Hal Harbour, Wayne Mayfield, Vester Miles, David Roberts, John Hearn, Tony Sylvester and Jimmy White.
Visitation will be today 5 p.m.-8 p.m. at the funeral home.
CLIFTON MILLER HENLEY
Retired paint contractor
UNION Graveside services for Clifton Miller Henley will be held Wednesday at 10 a.m. at Golden Grove Cemetery in Neshoba County with the Rev. Boman Giles officiating. Milling Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Mr. Henley, 76, of Conroe, Texas, died Thursday, July 4, 2002, in his home. He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy and served in World War II.
Survivors include his wife, Dorothy Henley of Conroe; four sons, David Miller Henley of Philadelphia, Clifton Alan Henley and his wife, Lynn, of Union, David Danford and his wife, Dee Dee, of Colorado and Clifton Todd Henley and his wife, Frances, of Texas; a daughter, Carol Henley Cannon of Union; 10 grandchildren, James, Joshua, Joe, Johnathon, Kaileigh, Jesse, Dustin, Amy, Lindy and Rachael; two great-grandchildren, Kristen and Jared; and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his son, Larry Danford; a grandson, Anthony Duncan; three brothers, James R. Henley, George William Henley and George Fredrick Henley.
Pallbearers will be James Henley, Larry Rickles, Mike Burgin, Billy Burrage and Stanley Henley.
Visitation will be today 6 p.m.-8 p.m. at the funeral home.
MARY CLEOLA COGHLAN JOHNSON
Retired real estate agent
Services for Mary Cleola Coghlan Johnson will be held Wednesday at 1:30 p.m. at James F. Webb Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. John Sweeney officiating. Burial will be in Magnolia Cemetery.
Mrs. Johnson, 86, of Pensacola, Fla., died Wednesday, June 26, 2002, in Pensacola. She was born in Philadelphia and was a retired real estate agent in the Meridian area.
Survivors include her brother, Marvin Coghlan of Pensacola; two sisters, Dorothy Ray Pope of Jackson and Juanita Bullard of Decatur.
Visitation will be Wednesday noon until service time at the funeral home.
EDWARD G. WILLIAMS
Arrangements were incomplete at E.E. McDonald Funeral Home for Edward G. "Big Ed" Williams, 46, of Meridian, who died Friday, July 5, 2002, at Biloxi Community Living Center.

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