Obituaries for Thursday, Sept. 5, 2002
LAUREL Services for Felton Bullock were held today at 10 a.m. at First Baptist Church in Laurel with the Rev. Dr. Randy Turner officiating. Graveside services will be at 2 p.m. at Lakewood Memorial Cemetery in Jackson. Memory Chapel Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Mrs. Bullock, of Laurel, died Tuesday, Sept. 3, 2002, in her home.
Survivors include her husband, Kenneth E. Bullock of Laurel; her children, Kenneth E. Bullock Jr. of Jackson, Gregory Neil Bullock of Loganville, Ga., and Linda Carol Bullock of Port Orchard, Wash.; three grandchildren, three brothers and four sisters.
She was preceded in death by a son, James Randall Bullock.
Assistant manager Kentucky Fried Chicken
SEBASTOPOL Services for Pauline Gilmore were to be held today at 10 a.m. at Milling Funeral Home Chapel with the Revs. C.M. Jinkerson and H.L. Rhodes officiating. Burial was to be in Old White Plains Cemetery.
Mrs. Gilmore, 61, of Conehatta, died Tuesday, Sept. 3, 2002, at Laird Hospital in Union.
Survivors include her mother, Flora Williams of Sebastopol; a son, Jess Gilmore of Forest; daughters, Darlene Graham of Sebastopol and Fay Davis of Decatur; a brother, Richard Williams of Sebastopol; a sister Myrtis Jinkerson and four grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be David Hillman, Marty McKee, Pete Graham, Charles Knight, Chuck Brown and Charles Graham.
GEORGE M. CATO
Retired pipeline construction worker
Graveside services for George M. Cato will be held Friday at 10 a.m. at Chunky Cemetery with Olen Hull officiating. Stephens Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Mr. Cato, 53, of Chunky, died Tuesday, Sept. 3, 2002, in Jackson.
Survivors include his daughter, Georgia Hart of Houston, Texas; a son, John Cato of Jackson; three grandchildren and one sister.
JAMES E. BILLUPS
Employee of Chrysler Corp.
Graveside services for James E. Billups will be held Friday at 2 p.m. at White Cemetery in Topton with the Rev. Thomas Howell officiating. Berry and Gardner Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Mr. Billups, 55, of Detroit, died Monday, Aug. 26, 2002, in St. John Hospital in Detroit.
Survivors include his wife, Averlen Billups of Detroit; three daughters, two sons, one brother, one sister and six grandchildren.
Visitation will be today 6 p.m.-7 p.m. at the funeral home.
DOROTHY E. CHESNEY KISER
PHILADELPHIA Services for Dorothy E. Chesney Kiser will be held Friday at 2 p.m. at McClain-Hays Funeral Service Chapel with the Rev. Barron Pilgrim officiating. Burial will be in Union Cemetery.
Mrs. Kiser, 71, of Union, died Wednesday, Sept. 4, 2002, at Alliance-Laird Hospital in Union. She was a retired machine operator for Midland Shirt Factory.
Survivors include her husband, Wilbur W. Kiser of Union; and a son, Wayne Kiser of Philadelphia.
Visitation will be today 5 p.m.-8 p.m. at the funeral home.
Services for Fannie Demmer will be held Friday at 2 p.m. at St. Matthews Baptist Church in Shubuta with the Rev. McKenzie officiating. Burial will be in Shubuta. Latimer Metropolitan Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Mrs. Demmer, 90, of Meridian, died Saturday, Aug. 31, 2002, in Meridian.
Survivors include her daughters, Dorothy McDonald of Shubuta and Mary Carter of Meridian; sons, Tyree Wilborn of Lubbock, Texas, Wendell Wilborn of Las Vegas, Nev., and Hearley Wilborn of Denver; sisters, Gladys Newton of Tuscon, Ariz., Cleo Sayles of Denver, Clemmie Sanders, Helen Bishop and Othella Walker, all of Lubbock; brothers, Charles Kendrick of Kansas City, Kan., Lumas Kendrick and Paul Kendrick, both of Denver.
Visitation will be today 4 p.m.-6 p.m. at the funeral home.
Services for Johnny Ezell will be held Saturday at 11 a.m. at Berry and Gardner Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Anthony Brown officiating. Burial will be in Poplar Springs Cemetery in Savoy.
Mr. Ezell, 58, of Meridian, died Saturday, Aug. 31, 2002, in Saginaw, Mich.
Survivors include his wife, Katie Ezell of Meridian; four sons, Toby Ezell and Tracy Brown, both of Meridian, Clyde Kelly of Hattiesburg and Jamie McWilliams of Cincinnati; two daughters, Brenda Ezell and Jackie Leggett, both of Meridian; a brother, Ollie Moody of Meridian; and a sister, Maude Clayton of Meridian.
Visitation will be Friday 8:30 p.m.-9:30 p.m. at the funeral home.
Construction company employee
Services for Michael Drake will be held Saturday at 2 p.m. at Love City Fellowship with Elder Barnes officiating. Burial will be in Sunset Memorial Cemetery with Berry and Gardner Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
Mr. Drake, 27, of Meridian, died Sunday, Sept. 1, 2002, at Lackey Hospital in Forest.
Survivors include two sons, Antonio Williams and Devion Jones, both of Meridian; a daughter, Quintessa Clayton of Birmingham, Ala.; his parents, Solomon and Peggy Brogan of Meridian; four sisters, Tammy Drake Lenzie, Toryer Drake Walker and Sheila Drake, all of Meridian, and Nicole Drake of Houston, Texas.