Obituaries for Thursday, Nov. 14, 2002
CLYDE AUSTIN BISHOP SR.
Services for Clyde Austin Bishop Sr. will be held today at 1 p.m. at Barham Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Bob Wilkerson officiating. Burial will be in Forest Lawn Cemetery.
Mr. Bishop, 71, of Meridian, died Monday, Nov. 11, 2002, at Reginald P. White Nursing Home. He was born in Birmingham, Ala., raised in Atlanta, and lived most of his adult life in Louisville and Meridian. He was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force.
He was a former pastor of First Assembly of God Church in Louisville, First Assembly of God Church in Kosciusko and the Church of God in Louisville. He was former chaplain of Delco-Remy of Meridian. He was a member and former adult Sunday school teacher at Trinity Assembly of God Church in Meridian. He was formerly employed at Delco-Remy, Spartas Corporation of Louisville, Starkville Tool and Die, American Bach in Columbus and Lockheed-Marietta, Ga.
Survivors include his wife of more than 47 years, Mavis Cummings Bishop; a son Austin Bishop and his wife, Barbara, all of Meridian; grandsons, Ryan Satcher and Bradley Bishop; three sisters, Christine Anderson and Ethel Ferguson, both of Atlanta, and Addie Moore of Indianola; a brother, Melvin Bishop of Atlanta; his mother-in-law, Zelma Cummings of Glen Allen; a special friend, Robert Busby; and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Clifford and Martilia Bishop.
Memorials may be made to Speed the Light Ministry of Trinity Assembly of God Church.
Pallbearers will be Eulus Dyess, Jody Dyess, Jason Dyess, David Gressett, Bill Wallhead, George Meyers, Jim Dunkerson and Barry Wright.
EULA MAE JACKSON
BAY SPRINGS Graveside services for Eula Mae Jackson will be held today at 2 p.m. at Mulberry Cemetery in Louin. Colonial Funeral Home Chapel is in charge of arrangements.
Mrs. Jackson, 79, of Enterprise, died Wednesday, Nov. 13, 2002, at Rush Foundation Hospital.
Survivors include her sons, Earnest Jackson of Collins, Harvis Jackson, Larry Jackson and James Jackson, all of Meridian, and George Jackson of Enterprise; a daughter, June Wood of Olympia, Wash.; a brother, Jack Walley of Laurel; sisters, Mazie Jones and Mary Katherine Steamwinder, both of Louin; 15 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Kermit Jackson.
Graveside services for Marcelle Mitchell will be held today at 2:30 p.m. at West Kemper Baptist Church Cemetery with the Rev. Jerry Daniels officiating. Barham Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Mr. Mitchell, 83, of Meridian, died Wednesday, Nov. 13, 2002, at Heartfelt Hospice. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army and served in Europe during World War II.
Survivors include his sister, Loretta Chisolm and her husband, Malcolm, of Toomsuba; a brother-in-law, Sam Fulton and his wife, Vivien, of Meridian; and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Eileen Mitchell; parents, Hunter Cole and Winnie Mitchell; two brothers, Tilman and James Mitchell.
Visitation will be today noon to 1:30 p.m. at the funeral home.
ZELMA JONES MORGAN
Retired heavy equipment operato
BUTLER, Ala. Graveside services for Zelma Jones "Pete" Morgan will be held today at 2 p.m. at Camp Springs Cemetery with the Rev. Russell Wray officiating. Bumpers Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Mr. Morgan, 82, of Butler, died Monday, Nov. 11, 2002, in his home. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army and served in World War II.
Survivors include his wife, Emily T. Morgan of Butler, Ala.; his daughters, Thelma Frost of Cullomburg, Ala., Elma Northrup of Quitman, Melissa Gibson of Toxey, Ala., and Shara Mosley of Gilbertown, Ala.; sons, Charlie Earl Morgan of Quitman, Billy Morgan, Robert Morgan, Johnny Morgan and Wayne Morgan, all of Butler; brothers, Earl Morgan of Pennsylvania, Charles D. Morgan of Crest View, Fla., and Ray Morgan of Butler; sisters, Vera Morgan of Pensacola, Fla., Mary Speed of Butler, Myrtle Ree Jordan of Sweetwater, Ala., and Rosie Lee Stafford of Silas, Ala.; and 13 grandchildren.
ELLENA KITTRELL FARRAR
Retired registered nurse
WAYNESBORO Services for Ellena Kittrell Farrar will be held Friday at 11 a.m. at Freeman Funeral Home Chapel with the Revs. Rick Pigott and Garrett Sweeney officiating. Burial will be in Waynesboro Cemetery.
Mrs. Farrar, 86, of Waynesboro, died Tuesday, Nov. 12, 2002 in her home.
Survivors include her son, Cecil W. "Sonny" Farrar Jr. of Laurel; a daughter, Calie Sue Stephens and her husband, Tony, of Collinsville; a brother, Quinton Kittrell of State Line; four grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.
Visitation will be today 5 p.m.-8 p.m. at the funeral home.
ANNIE MAE DEARMAN DAVIDSON