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Obituaries Continued

By Staff
HARMON ALFORD
Retired farmer
Services for Harmon Alford will be held Saturday at 1 p.m. at Little Hope Baptist Church in Toomsuba with the Rev. Hindton officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery with Clark's Memorial Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Mr. Alford, 92, of Toomsuba, died Friday, Nov. 22, 2002, at Benchmark Healthcare Center. She was a member of the Masonic Lodge No. 414 and Heroins of Jericho.
Survivors include his sons, the Rev. Samuel Alford and his wife, Fannie, of Toomsuba, and Daniel Alford and his wife, Atonia, of Detroit; daughters, Bessie and Lessie Alford of Toomsuba; a brother, James Alford of Toomsuba; sisters, Clara Randle of Toomsuba, Eddie Bell Cooper of Birmingham, Ala., Mary Ella Alford of Georgia, and Ruth Alford of Florida; three grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Abbie E. Alford and two daughters.
Visitation will be Friday from 4 p.m.- 6 p.m. at the funeral home and one hour prior to the service on Saturday at the church.
BEVERLY JOYCE GREEN
Retired civil service worker
DEKALB Services for Beverly Joyce Green will be held Saturday at 1 p.m. at Friendship Missionary Baptist Church with the Rev. Chester Davis Jr. officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery with E.E. McDonald Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
Mrs. Green, 62, of Collinsville, died Thursday, Nov. 21, 2002, at her home.
Survivors include a daughter, Carolyn A. Windham of Harrisburg, Penn.; three sons, Joseph B. Windham and his wife, Louise, of Collinsville; Kennis R. Windham and his wife, Edna, of Meridian; and Glenn J. Windham and his wife, Barbara, of Collinsville; 10 grandchildren and several nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents and husband.
Visitation will be Friday from 6 p.m. – 8 p.m. at the funeral home in Meridian.
LINDA MCKEE
Services for Linda McKee will be held Saturday at 1 p.m. at St. James A.M.E. Church with the Rev. Johnny Baskin officiating. Burial will be in Sunset Memorial Gardens with Enterprise Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
Mrs. McKee, of Meridian, died Friday, Nov. 22, 2002, at Jeff Anderson Regional Medical Center.
Survivors include her brothers, Linsey Price Jr., Lenray Pratt, Tony Pratt and Anthony Pratt; two sisters, Gloria Dollard and Debroh Price and her father, Linsey Price Sr., all of Meridian.
She was preceded in death by her mother, Earline Adams and her husband, Frank McKee.
Visitation will be Friday from 6 p.m. – 7 p.m. at the funeral home.
JOE LEWIS WALLACE
Retired
Services for Joe Lewis Wallace will be held Saturday at 2:30 p.m. at Pearlie Grove Baptist Church in Quitman with the Rev. Danny Wallace officiating. Burial will be in Shiloh Cemetery with Berry &Gardner Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
Mr. Wallace, 62, of Quitman, died Tuesday, Nov. 26, 2002, at Rush Foundation Hospital.
Survivors include his father, Willie L. Clayton of Quitman; a daughter, Patricia Pickett of Birmingham, Ala.; sisters, Sarah Clayton and Gloria Brooks, both of Quitman; and five grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his mother.
Visitation will be Friday from 6 p.m.- 8 p.m. at the funeral home.
IDA M. BONNER
Homemaker
Services for Ida M. Bonner will be held Sunday at 1 p.m. at Shady Grove Baptist Church in Clarke County with the Rev. Ray Arrington officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery with Berry &Gardner Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
Mrs. Bonner, 86, of Shubuta, died Monday, Nov. 25, 2002, at Riley Hospital.
Survivors include her daughters, Clara R. Powe of Carmichael and Flordia Grace and her husband, Robert, of Albany, N.Y.; sons, Beddie Bonner of Charleston, S.C. and Albert L. Bonner of Carmichael; 26 grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; 24 great-great-grandchildren; and two great-great-great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Arthur Bonner Sr. and her parents.
Visitation will be Saturday from 7 p.m.- 8 p.m. at the funeral home.
JOHN LUTHER SMITH
Road inspector for Lauderdale County
Services for John Luther Smith will be held Monday at 11 a.m. at Newell Chapel CME Church with the Rev. Gerald Hudson officiating. Burial will be in Forest Lawn Cemetery with Berry and Gardner Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
Mr. Smith, 84, of Meridian, died Wednesday, Nov. 27, 2002, at Guardian Angel Hospice.
Survivors include his wife, Clara Walker Smith; a son, Reuben L. Smith and his wife, Bertha, all of Meridian and two grandsons.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
Visitation will be Sunday from 5 p.m.- 6 p.m. at the funeral home and one hour prior to the service at the church.
VIOLA TURNAGE MITCHELL
Retired school teacher
CHATTANOOGA,Tenn. Memorial services for Viola "Deedea" Turnage Mitchell were held Friday at 3 p.m. at McDonald Road Seventh Day Adventist Church with pastor Don Crook officiating. Burial was in Collegedale Cemetery. Heritage Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
Mrs. Mitchell, 73, of McDonald, died Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2002, in her home. She was born on Feb. 5, 1928, in Chunky.
Survivors include her husband of more than 52 years, Alfred B. Mitchell, of McDonald; a son, Kelvin Mitchell of McDonald; daughters, Renita McDougal and her husband, Todd, of Hendersonville, N.C., and Daina Spears and her husband, David, of Ringgold, Ga.; sisters, Martha "Jackie" Turnage Rogers of Auburn, Ala., and Billie Rachle Turnage Caudill and her husband, James Caudill, of Chunky; granddaughters, Rochelle and Megan Spears of Ringgold, Ga.; and several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Luke and Mattie Lisonbee Turnage of Chunky.
Memorials may be made to Southern Adventist University, P.O. Box 370, Collegedale, TN 37315.
RUFUS MAYE
Arrangements were incomplete at Clark's Memorial Funeral Home for Rufus Maye, 62, of Meridian, who died Wednesday, Nov. 27, 2002, at Riley Hospital.
CHRISTINE VALE
Arrangements were incomplete at Berry &Gardner Funeral Home for Christine Vale, 73, of Shubuta, who died Tuesday, Nov. 26, 2002, at The Specialty Hospital of Meridian.

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