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PHILADELPHIA Services for Charley Ward will be today at 3:30 p.m. at McClain-Hays Chapel with the Revs. Herschel Kilpatrick and Alex Lawson officiating. Burial will be in Pine Grove Cemetery in Neshoba County.
Mr. Ward, 71, of Soso, died Thursday, Oct. 31, 2002, at his home. He was a truck driver for 42 years and worked for Fruge' Oil Co. in Meridian and retired from Laurel Oil and Supply. He was an Army veteran and served in Korea.
Survivors include his wife, Nell Ward of Soso; a daughter, Patricia Frierson of Pigeon Forge, Tenn.; two sons, Mike Ward of Collins and Sammy Ward of Gulfport; three grandchildren; a brother, Hollis Ward of Philadelphia; and two sisters, Laura Joiner and Flora Joiner, both of Philadelphia.
QUITMAN Graveside services for Harold Norman "Sonny" Weaver will be held today at 3 p.m. at Union Cemetery in Clarke County with the Rev. Roy Dabbs and Jessie Napp officiating. Wright's Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Mr. Weaver, 55, of Meridian, died Thursday, Oct. 31, 2002, at Jeff Anderson Regional Medical Center. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army and served in Vietnam.
Survivors include his mother, Annie Napper of Meridian; a niece, Susan Williams and her husband, James, of Meridian; several uncles, aunts and cousins.
Visitation will be today one hour prior to the service at the funeral home.
Retired papermill employee
YORK, Ala. Services for Algie Ray Clowers will be held Sunday at 2 p.m. at Bumpers Funeral Home Chapel in York, Ala., with the Rev. Larry Teasley officiating. Burial will be in York City Cemetery.
Mr. Clowers, 66, of York, died Friday, Nov. 1, 2002, at his home.
Survivors include his wife, Glenda Clowers of York; a son, Algie Clowers of York; two daughters, Sharon Fox and her husband, Edward, and Gwyn Tanner, and her husband, Billy, all of York; five sisters, Diane Clowers, Jan Clowers, Linda Clowers, Lisa Clowers and Betty McKaskle, all of Monroe, La.; and five brothers, Jack Clowers, Lamer Clowers and Larry Clowers, all of Monroe, Thomas Rigdon of Mobile, Ala., and James Rigdon of Laurel; and 11 grandchildren.
Visitation will be from today 5 p.m.-7p.m. at the funeral home.
Services for Willa Rogers Fant will be held Sunday at 2 p.m. at Pine Forest Baptist Church in Collinsville with the Rev. Tommy Campbell officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Barham Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Mrs. Fant, 72, of Collinsville, died Thursday, Oct. 31, 2002, at Jeff Anderson Regional Medical Center. She was a member of Pine Forest Baptist Church. She and her husband were married for 53 years, he died in 1998. She was a native of Louisville.
Survivors include two sons, Roger L. Fant, and his wife, Debbie, of Collinsville, and Kevin L. Fant, and his wife Patty, of Hattiesburg; three daughters, Norma Neal, and her husband, Jimmy, of Birmingham, Ala.; Teresa Wallace of Atlanta, Ga., and Dee Ann Campbell and her husband, Tommy, of Butler, Ala.; two brothers, Johnny Rogers and George Rogers; six sisters, Bernice Wright, Lois Hixon, Evelyn Miller, Ginger Ezell, Margie Watson and Ruby Batten; 13 grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband Norman L. Fant; two brothers, Roy Rogers and Duane Rogers; a sister, Ruth Womble; and her parents, G.T. and Annie Lou Rogers.
Pallbearers will be Kipp Charlton, Dale Wallace Jr., Eric Wallace, Jake Neal, Todd Neal, Jeff Neal, Jimmy Neal and Ken Apperson. Honorary pallbearers will be Nathan Fant, Tyler Fant, Eli Wallace, Dylan Neal and R.J. Carter.
Visitation will be today from 5 p.m.-8 p.m. at the funeral home.
Retired textile worker
ENTERPRISE Services for Theodore Chandler will be held Sunday at 2 p.m. at Wright's Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Travis McManus officiating. Burial will be in Pine Hill Cemetery in Clarke County.
Mr. Chandler, 67, of Enterprise, died Friday, Nov. 1, 2002, at his home. He was a retired employee of Burlington. He was the son of Pionce Marion Chandler and Mary Pearlina Robinson and was born May 10, 1935, in Clarke County.
Survivors include his wife, Ludie M. Chandler of Enterprise; four sons, Percy Chandler, James Chandler and his wife, Kathy, Billy Chandler and Scottie Chandler, all of Enterprise; a daughter, Betty (Cindy) Raines and her husband, Ronnie, of Meridian; a brother, L.D. Chandler of Brandon; a sister, Bertha Dunnam of Alexandria, La.; four grandchildren, James Chandler, Brandie Raines, Sissy Simpson and Lindsey L. Raines; and three great-grandchildren, Tyler Simpson, Magon Simpson and Jakob Delton McCarra Chandler.
Visitation will be today from 5 p.m.-9 p.m. at the funeral home.
Arrangements were incomplete at Barham Funeral Home for Eddie Lee "Bill" Moore, 75, of Waynesboro, who died Friday, Nov. 1, 2002, at Pine View Nursing Home in Waynesboro.
PHILADELPHIA Services for Jane Roulston Huggins Cole were held Friday at First United Methodist Church with the Rev. Jerry Beam officiating. Burial will be in Cedarlawn Cemetery in Philadelphia. McClain-Hays Funeral Service is in charge of arrangements.
Mrs. Cole, 84, of Philadelphia, died Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2002, at Neshoba County General Hospital in Philadelphia. Jane grew up in Waynesboro. She was the daughter of Roberta and Roulston Huggins. She finished high school as Valedictorian and graduated from Ole Miss with honors. After working with the FBI for a while, she went back to Waynesboro and taught school. She married Al Cole and came to Philadelphia to live. She was an excellent hostess and gourmet cook. Jane was devoted to the arts and attended art forums and shops and became and expert in judging art. She loved music and was an ardent member of the Lydian Music Club, Philadelphia Arts Council, and she joined the Philadelphia Women's Club and participated in all its civic works. She was an active member of the First United Methodist Church where she was involved in many church activities and served on many committees.
Survivors include her sisters-in-law, Joyce Cole and her husband, Charles of Quitman, and Jane Cole and her husband, Wilbur Frank, of Little Rock, Ark.; brother-in-law, Howard Cole of Philadelphia and several other family members in Philadelphia and Waynesboro.
She was preceded in death by her beloved husband in 1980.
Memorials may be made to First United Methodist Church in Philadelphia or French Camp Academy.
Pallbearers were Sellers Cole, Steve Webb, Joe Foster, Ronnie Jenkins, Jack R. Tannehill and Sonny Steel.