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Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at the church.

By Staff
LYNN MAJURE
Teacher
OCEAN SPRINGS Services for Lynn Majure will be held Saturday at 4 p.m. at Ocean Springs Chapel. Bradford O'Keefe Funeral Home in Ocean Springs is in charge of arrangements.
Mrs. Majure, 55, of Ocean Springs, died Wednesday, Oct. 2, 2002, in Ocean Springs. She was a native of Meridian, and a resident of the coast for 18 years. She received a bachelor's degree from the University of Southern Mississippi and taught history at Pascagoula High School and Gautier High School, where she was an inaugural teacher. She was an educator for more than 22 years.
Survivors include her husband, William D. "Bill" Majure of Meridian; a son, James Majure of Ocean Springs; and a brother, Everett Webster III of Meridian.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Everett Webster Jr. and Margaret Poch Webster and a brother, Matt Webster.
Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society, 182 A Debuys Rd., Biloxi, MS 39531, or Lynn Majure Scholarship Fund at Gautier High School, 4307 Gautier-Vancleave Rd., Gautier, MS 39553.
Visitation will be Saturday from 3 p.m.- 4 p.m. at the funeral home.
GEORGE E. MCCORMICK JR.
Owner Automotive Careers of Texas
HOUSTON, Texas A private memorial service for George E. McCormick Jr. will be held in Meridian on Saturday and a private cemetery service will be held at a later time at Orange Cemetery in Rose Hill. Alief Sharpstown Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Mr. McCormick, 66, of Houston, died Monday, Sept. 30, 2002, in Houston. He was born in Pachuta, and raised on a Clarke County farm homesteaded by his triple great-grandparents and parents, and during the 1980's returned to the family farm to become one of the earliest purebred Simmental cattle breeders in the U.S. He attended Jones County Junior College, Georgia Institute of Technology and graduated from the University of Mississippi. Since 1991 he has owned the Automotive Careers of Texas, an automotive industry personnel company. He served as president of the Houston Area Association of Personnel Consultants, and director of the Texas Association of Personnel Consultants, and achieved certified personnel consultant status with the National Association of Personnel Services. Prior to acquiring Automotive Careers, he was the general manager of automobile dealerships in Mississippi, Louisiana and Texas.
During his career he also founded an engineering management services firm-McCormick Management Services, was a consultant for Kurt Salmon and Associates, and was a senior manager at Genesco, Inc.
Survivors include his wife, Virginia M. (Ducky) McCormick; his children, Kelli C. McCormick, Mark L. McCormick, Cami A. McCormick and Lori McCormick Grammer; step-children, Glenn David Brown Jr. and Charles K. Brown; grandchildren, Susannah Gresham, Beau Gresham, Taylor Gresham, Jordan McCormick, Sarah McCormick, Tyler Brown, Kendall Brown, Claire Cunard and David Brown III; and his mother-in-law, Virginia Matzner.
He was preceded in death by his parents, George E. McCormick Sr. and Helen Lovitt McCormick.
Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society, Shriners Children's Hospital, church of choice or charity of choice.
Visitation will be at the home of Virginia Matzner.
FLOYDIA PICKERING COCKRELL
Retired
MACON Services for Floydia Pickering Cockrell will be held Sunday at 2 p.m. at Cockrell Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Phillip Palmertree officiating. Burial will be in Oddfellows Cemetery.
Mrs. Cockrell, 89, of Macon, died Wednesday, Oct. 2, 2002, at Windsor Place Nursing Home in Columbus. She was a retired RN, and retired co-owner of Cockrell Funeral Home.
Survivors include her daughter, Susan Wright and her husband, Rick, of West Point; two grandchildren, Elizabeth Wright of Houston, and James Wright of Murfreesboro, Tenn.
Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at the funeral home.
DOROTHY TEMPEST MINCHEW PICKARD
Homemaker
Services for Dorothy Tempest Minchew Pickard will be held Saturday at 1:30 p.m. at Long Creek Baptist Church with the Rev. Tommie Jones officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery with James F. Webb Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
Mrs. Pickard, 80, of Meridian, died Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2002, at Jeff Anderson Regional Medical Center.
Survivors include a brother, James Minchew and his wife, Lois; children, Jeanette Pickard Wilson, Louise Pickard Freeman and her husband, Jim, of Crystal Springs, Gladys Pickard Davenport and her husband, Bill, Barbara Pickard Graham and her husband, Don, and Richard Pickard and his wife, Phyllis, all of Meridian; grandchildren, Cheryl Pickard Gaskin and her husband, Kevin, Robert Arnold Pickard Jr. of Wisconsin, Delaney Pickard of Texas, Kim Wilson McCarty and her husband, Joel of Soso, Wanda Milstead and her husband, Scott of Meridian, Brian Freeman and his wife, Darlene of Wichita Falls, Texas, Tony Freeman of Crystal Springs, Eddie Davenport and his wife, Liliana of Alabaster, Ala., Sharon Davenport Stump and her husband, Brian of Panama City Beach, Fla., Susan Davenport Sierra and her husband Juan Carlos of Starkville, Kenny Graham and his wife, Kim, Amanda Graham Brown and her husband, Donny, Neil Graham, Kathleen Graham, Kelly Pickard Dearman and her husband, Kevin, Will Pickard, all of Meridian and Aimee Crawford and her husband, Glenn; great-grandchildren, Tracie Brannan, Nichols Brannan of Meridian, Frank Freeman, Cassandra Freeman of Wichita Falls,Texas, Aliyah Freeman of Redlands, Calif., Minda Moore of Morgan City, La., Nicolas Davenport of Alabaster, Ala., Anthony Ditmar of Dayton Ohio, Ethan Brown, Kaylyn Dearman, Lynsey Dearman, all of Meridian, Lauryn Crawford, Quinton Crawford and Wesley Crawford, all of Vernon, Ala.
She also leaves her best friends, her dogs, Tiny and Rock.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Robert H. Pickard; a son, R. Arnold Pickard; her parents, Dewey Lee and Ida Mae Minchew; brothers, Bill Minchew, Charles Minchew, Roy Minchew and Kenneth Minchew; and a sister, Cola Mae Minchew.
Pallbearers will be her grandsons.
Visitation will be today from 5 p.m.-8 p.m. at Mrs. Pickard's home.
RUSSELL LAMAR ADAMS
Auto body repairman
Memorial services for Russell Lamar Adams will be held at a later date. Stephens Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Mr. Adams, 54, of Meridian, died Tuesday, Oct. 1, 2002, at his home.
Survivors include a daughter, Mitzy Underwood and her husband, Lucky, of Meridian; a son, Russell L. "Rusty" Adams Jr. of Meridian; and eight grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents, J.W. and Florence Adams.

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