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Mrs. Edney, 94, of Hattiesburg, died Tuesday, Nov. 26, 2002, at Forrest General Hospital in Hattiesburg. She was a member of Main Street Baptist Church in Hattiesburg.

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Survivors include her son, Billy Edney and his wife, Ruby, of Meridian; a daughter, Louise Rainer of Hattiesburg; four grandchildren, three step-grandchildren; and several great and great-great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband, W.L. "Bill" Edney.
Memorials may be made to a charity of choice.
Visitation will be Friday 1 p.m.-2 p.m. at the funeral home.
Myrtle Elizabeth Null Pratt
Services for Myrtle Elizabeth Null Pratt will be held Friday at 2:30 p.m. at Barham Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Tommy Gilbert officiating. Burial will be in Forest Lawn Cemetery.
Mrs. Pratt, 78, of Meridian, died Tuesday, Nov. 26, 2002, at Guardian Angel Hospice.
Visitation will be Thursday 5 p.m.-8 p.m. at the funeral home.
Sarah Meree Hodges
BILOXI Services for Sarah Meree Hodges will be held Friday at 7 p.m. at Riemann Memorial Funeral Home. On Saturday, there will be a visitation from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. at James F. Webb Funeral Home in Meridian followed by a graveside service at 1:30 p.m. at Bethal Cemetery near Meridian.
Mrs. Hodges, 98, of Biloxi, died Monday, Nov. 25, 2002, in Gulfport. She was a charter member of Leggett Memorial United Methodist Church, a volunteer at the Biloxi VA with more than 15,000 hours of service, a member of the American Legion Auxiliary Post 33 and a member of the Order of the Eastern Star.
She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and great-great-grandmother who was responsible for rising two of her grandsons.
Survivors include a son, Jimmy "Pat" Hodges of Biloxi; five grandchildren, Ron Hulbert and James Mark Hulbert of Biloxi, Todd Michael Hulbert of Tupelo, Paul Anthony Hulbert of San Diego, Calif., and James Dana Hodges of Columbus, Ga.; four great-grandchildren, Sarah Hulbert of Biloxi, Chris Hulbert of Chattanooga, Tenn., Bryon Matthew Hodges of Pascagoula and Kerry Starbit Buckmaster of Gulfport; and a great-great-grandchild, Brooklyn Jade Kavtz.
She was preceded in death by her husband, James Joshua Hodges; a daughter, Sarah Hodges Hulbert; a son, William Langford Hodges; and a grandson, Carl Hodges.
Johnnie M. Davis
Retired
Services for Johnnie M. Davis will be held Saturday at 11 a.m. at Berry and Gardner Funeral Home with the Rev. Kenny Davis officiating. Burial will be in Sunset Cemetery.
Mrs. Davis, 77, of Meridian, died Monday, Nov. 25, 2002, at Riley Hospital. She worked for Dr. Guy T. Vise Sr.
Survivors include her daughters, Marilyn Davis of Meridian and Johnnie Mae Johnson of Mobile, Ala.; a son, Will Davis of Milwaukee, Wis.; and a brother, Robert Beard of Oakland, Calif.
She was preceded in death by her husband and parents.
Visitation will be Friday 5:30 p.m.-6:30 p.m. at the funeral home.
Zella Brown
Homemaker
QUITMAN Services for Zella Brown will be held Saturday at 1 p.m. at New Oak Grove Baptist Church with the Rev. Curtis Walker officiating. Burial will be in Cokes Chapel Cemetery in Vossburg. Turner Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Mrs. Brown, 93, of Shubuta, died Saturday, Nov. 23, 2002, at H.C. Watkins Memorial Hospital in Quitman.
Survivors include four sons, Roosevelt Brown, Lawrence C. Brown, Preston Brown and Bobby Brown, all of Shubuta; 47 grandchildren, 101 great-grandchildren and 37 great-great-grandchildren.
Visitation will be Friday 6 p.m.-8 p.m. at the funeral home.
Annie M. Mosley
Retired day care provider
Services for Annie M. Mosley will be held Saturday at 2:30 p.m. at Mt. Olive Baptist Church in Lauderdale with the Rev. Obdiah Clemons officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery with Berry and Gardner Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
Mrs. Mosley, 64, of Meridian, died Monday, Nov. 25, 2002, at Jeff Anderson Regional Medical Center.
Survivors include her husband, James Mosley Sr. of Chicago; two daughters, De Shonna Thomas and her husband, Antonio, and Linda Brown and her husband, Roosevelt, all of Meridian; seven sons, the Rev. James Mosley Jr. and his wife, Mary, of Fort Dodge, Iowa, Billy Mosley and his wife, Kathy, of Daytona Beach, Fla., Jerry Mosley and his wife, Angelia, of Gautier, Terry Mosley and his wife, Cecelia, of Greenville, the Rev. Stevie Mosley and his wife, Pamela, Darryl Mosley and his wife, Teshonda, and Timothy Mosley, all of Meridian; her mother, Henry A. McNeese of Meridian; five sisters, Lois Cole and her husband, Monty, of Meridian, Barbara Hale, Banita Moore, Lavonia Moore and Tonya Billingsly and her husband, Kevin, all of Fort Wayne, Ind.; two brothers, Welton Moore and his wife, Regina, and Tyrone Moore and his wife, Shirley, all of Fort Wayne; 23 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her father.
Visitation will be Friday 7 p.m.-8 p.m. at the funeral home and one hour prior to the service at the church.
Jerry C. Mosley
Truck driver
QUITMAN Services for Jerry C. Mosley were held Tuesday at 2 p.m. at Wright's Funeral Home Chapel with the Revs. Parker Chancellor and Buddy Petty officiating. Burial was in Souenlovie Cemetery in Clarke County.
Mr. Mosley, 55, of Enterprise, died Saturday, Nov. 23, 2002, in his home.
Survivors include his wife, Minnie S. Mosley; daughters, Nickey Robinson and Kimberly Mosley, all of Enterprise; brothers, Billy Wayne Mosley of Enterprise and David Mosley of Meridian; sisters, Cathy Glass and Cecile Buckman, both of Enterprise; and three grandchildren.
Johnnie Lee Dearman
Truck Drover
QUITMAN Services for Johnnie Lee Dearman were held Sunday at 2 p.m. at Wright's Funeral Home Chapel with the Revs. Greg Massey and John Edwards officiating. Burial was in Union Cemetery in Clarke County.
Mr. Dearman, 82, of Quitman, died Thursday, Nov. 21, 2002, in his home. He was a veteran of World War II.
Survivors include his wife, Laru H. Dearman; a daughter, Donna Long; a sister, Rosella Carter, all of Quitman; two grandchildren and one great-grandchild.
Samuel L. Worley
Arrangements were incomplete at Barham Funeral Home for Samuel L. Worley, 85, of Collinsville, who died Tuesday, Nov. 26, 2002, at Jeff Anderson Regional Medical Center.
Ida Bonner
Arrangements were incomplete at Berry and Gardner Funeral Home for Ida Bonner, 86, of Shubuta, who died Monday, Nov. 25, 2002, at Riley Hospital.
Joe Lewis Wallace
Arrangements were incomplete at Berry and Gardner Funeral Home for Joe Lewis Wallace, 62, of Quitman, who died Tuesday, Nov. 26, 2002, at Rush Foundation Hospital.
Nick Potuk
Arrangements were incomplete at James F. Webb Funeral Home for Nick Potuk of Meridian, who died Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2002, at Jeff Anderson Regional Medical Center.
Richard L. Newell Sr
Arrangements were incomplete at Barham Funeral Home for Richard L. Newell Sr. of Meridian, who died Tuesday, Nov. 26, 2002, at Rush Foundation Hospital.

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