Obituaries for Wednesday, Oct. 2, 2002
MARTHA ANN RICH
Graveside services for Martha Ann Rich will be held today at 1 p.m. at Mt. Nebo Cemetery with the Rev. George Pugh officiating. Stephens Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Mrs. Rich, 72, of Meridian, died Tuesday, Oct. 1, 2002, at Jeff Anderson Regional Medical Center. He was retired from SCI as an assistant funeral director and grief counselor. She also was retired as an union organizer for Service Employee International Union.
Survivors include two daughters, Cynthia Winkler of Chattanooga, Tenn., and Susan Huskey Killen of Meridian; three sons, Richard Huskey of St. Louis, Mo., Michael Nagles of Belton, Mo., and Dennis Rich-Frazelle of Warrensburg, Mo.; 11 grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Joseph Rich; and a brother, George Neal.
Pallbearers will be Dennis Rich-Frazelle, Michael Nagles, Richard Allen, James Vandevender, Rodney Harrison and William Winkler.
Honorary pallbearers will be Kyle Joseph Nagles and Joshua Cole Rich-Frazelle.
Visitation will be today 10 a.m.-noon at the funeral home.
FANNIE DELL NORWOOD
MACON Services for Fannie Dell Norwood will be held today at 2 p.m. at Cockrell Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Roy Hawkins officiating. Burial will be in Shuqualak Cemetery.
Mrs. Norwood, 94, of Shuqualak, died Monday, Sept. 30, 2002, at Noxubee General Hospital in Macon.
Survivors include her two sons, Eddie Norwood Jr. of Jackson, Tenn., and Malcolm Norwood of Columbus; six grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren.
Memorials may be made to Shuqualak Baptist Church.
Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at the funeral home.
Services for Tyree Windham will be held Thursday at 11 a.m. at Midway Baptist Church in Little Rock with the Rev. Charlie Watson officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Latimer Metropolitan Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
Mr. Windham, 73, of Decatur, died Saturday, Sept. 28, 2002, in Meridian.
Survivors include two sons, Rockey Windham and Ernest Windham, both of Decatur; sisters, Mattie L. Mason of Saginaw, Mich., Laura M. Starks, Maddie N. Wilson, Ardella Jackson, all of Chicago, Fannie R. Goodman of Decatur, and Mary F. Babor of Saginaw, Mich.; brothers, Walter C. Windham of Memphis, Tenn., Wilbert E. Windham of Mound Bayou and William E. Windham of Biloxi; eight grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
Visitation will be today 1 p.m.-7 p.m. at the funeral home.
SEBASTOPOL Services for M.C. "Pat" Comans will be held Thursday at 2 p.m. at Milling Funeral Home Chapel with the Revs. Tony Wilson and Mark Copeland officiating. Burial will be in Rocky Hill Church of God Cemetery in Union.
Mr. Comans, 74, of Sebastopol, died Tuesday, Oct. 1, 2002, at Laird Hospital.
Survivors include his daughter, Diane Dickerson of Sebastopol; brothers, Ray Comans of Navarre Beach, Fla., and Fonzy Comans of Pearl; sisters, Marline Wolverton of Mississippi, Mildred Sistruck of Sebastopol and Joy Lovern of Philadelphia; four grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
Visitation will be today 5 p.m.-8 p.m. at the funeral home.
MAKAYLA MORGAN MAGGARD
QUITMAN Services for Makayla Morgan Maggard will be held Thursday at 2 p.m. at Wright's Funeral Home Chapel with the Revs. Ronnie Adams and Grant Duncan officiating. Burial will be in Lake Park Cemetery in Laurel.
Makayla three, of Quitman, died Monday, Sept. 30, 2002, at the University Medical Center in Jackson.
Survivors include her father, Chris Maggard, her mother, Kelly Grant, a sister, Memory Maggard, and her paternal grandparents, Jimmy and Evelyn Maggard, all of Quitman; her maternal grandparents, Brenda and Arthur McQueen of Laurel; her maternal great-grandparents, Harley and Imogene Grant of Quitman; her paternal great-grandparent, Dean Boyette of Meridian; her maternal great-great grandparents, Kathleen Willett, and Lewis and Velma Bynum, all of Jackson; her god parents, Pam and Ray Burton of Meridian; several aunts, uncles and friends.
ADDIE LEE LANGSTON HENSON
Services for Addie Lee "Ms. Addie" Langson Henson will be held Friday at 1:30 p.m. at James F. Webb Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Charles Miles officiating. Burial will be in Rose Hill Cemetery.
Mrs. Henson, 79, of Meridian, died Tuesday, Oct. 1, 2002, at Jeff Anderson Regional Medical Center.
She was a longtime member of Glad Tidings Church and employed at Jeff Anderson Regional Medical Center for 22 years. She was known to many people as "Ms. Addie." She was a wonderful Christian mother, grandmother and friend to many. Her saying was, "Always say something good about others or do not say anything at all." She lived her whole life with a great love and respect of others and never complained about anything. She fought a long battle with cancer but the battle has now been won.
Survivors include her daughters, Joann McPherson and her husband, Ronnie, of Collinsville, Joy Robinson and her husband, Donald, of the Martin Community; grandchildren, Wendy Evans and her husband, Randy, Ron McPherson and his wife, Karen, Lacey Robinson and Mackenzie Robinson; great-grandchildren, Tyler Evans, Dustin Evans, Trey McPherson, Courtney McPherson and Hanna Lee McPherson; a stepson, Jack Laverne and his wife, Angie, of Dover, Del.; five step-grandchildren; sisters, Maggie Heblon, Maxine McKeithen, Willie May Lundy, Amy Goforth and her husband, Elmo, and Shirleen Cliburn; and a special sister-in-law, Lucille Molpus.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Laverne V. Henson.
Arrangements were incomplete at James F. Webb Funeral Home for Dorothy Pickard, 80, of Meridian, died Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2002, at Jeff Anderson Regional Medical Center.
ELLA B. CLARK
Arrangements were incomplete at Berry and Gardner Funeral Home for Ella B. Clark, 53, of Meridian, who died Saturday, Sept. 28, 2002, at Riley Hospital.
Arrangements were incomplete at James F. Webb Funeral Home for Russell Adams of Meridian, who died Tuesday, Oct. 1, 2002, in his home.