OLIVE M. NICHOLSON
Services for Olive M. Nicholson will be held Tuesday at 1 p.m. at Stephens Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. W. Otis Seal officiating. Burial will be in Rock Branch Baptist Cemetery near Little Rock.
Mrs. Nicholson, 84, of Meridian, died Saturday, Dec. 14, 2002, in Meridian. She was a retired bookkeeper. She was a past worthy matron of Oakland Heights Chapter of OES. She was also an active member of Calvary Baptist Church, where she served as church librarian, choir member and Sunday school teacher.
Survivors include daughters Rebecca Brumlow of Fairborne, Ohio, Sara Barham and her husband, Roderick, of Meridian, Nancy Moffett, also of Meridian, and Frances McKay of Mobile, Ala.; 11 grandchildren; and 20 great-grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be David Brumlow, Jeffrey Brumlow, Wade Barham, Tyler Barham, Randy Moffett and Calvin Moffett.
RUTH ANNELL MCALISTER
Services for Ruth Annell McAlister were held Saturday at Stephens Funeral Home Chapel with the Revs. Buford Usry and Jimmy Sanders officiating. Burial was in Suqualena Cemetery.
Mrs. McAlister, 76, of Meridian, died Thursday, Dec. 12, 2002, at Queen City Nursing Home. She loved children and sewing. She worked at Westwood Baptist Church nursery for more than 10 years.
Survivors include her daughters, Helen Hudnell and her husband, Willie, of Meridian, and Sandra Brennan of Spring Lake, N.J.; a son, John McAlister and his wife, Wanda, of Collinsville; grandchildren, Christy Brennan Kolodziejski and her husband, Nick, of Manasquan, N.J., Timothy Edward Brennan of Spring Lake, N.J., Hollee Anne Hudnell Palmer and her husband, Ian, of Dothan, Ala., James Michael and Mandy Hudnell of Meridian, William Jason Hudnell and Heather Alisha Hudnell, both of Meridian, John Bryan McAlister II of Collinsville and Whitney Lain McAlister of Meridian; great-grandchildren, Kimmie Hudnell and Abby Hudnell; and sisters-in-law, Marjorie Shepard and Anna Shepard, both of Meridian.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Bryan Leslie McAlister; parents, John and Mattie Mae Shepard; and brothers, J.V. Shepard and J.A. Shepard.
Pallbearers were Dr. Richie McAlister, Mike Beddingfield, Bobby Beddingfield, Ricky Roberts, Buck Roberts and Chuck Roberts.
ELIZABETH R. MORGAN
Retired grocery store owner
Services for Elizabeth R. Morgan were held Friday with Dr. Otis Seal officiating. Burial was in Magnolia Cemetery. James F. Webb Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
Mrs. Morgan, 91, of Meridian, died Thursday, Dec. 12, 2002, at King's Daughters and Sons Rest Home.
Survivors include four daughters, Merle Irby and her husband, Tommy, of Meridian, Ouida Watkins, and her husband, Beaver, of Lauderdale, Jessie Feazell and her husband, James, of Grand Bay, Ala., Jean Riley and her husband, Richard, of Germantown, Tenn.; a sister, Dot Reynolds Hynde of Tuscaloosa, Ala.; 10 grandchildren Tem Feazell Sheilds of Mobile, Ala., Kip Watkins of Jackson, Dawn Watkins McCormack of Meridian, Leigh Watkins Burns of Meridian, Jeanie Riley Smith of Germantown, Jeana Feazell Crevasse of Ft. Meyers, Fla., Michael Van Easterwood of Meridian, Elizabeth Easterwood Raines, of Mobile, Ala., Charlsa Rey Donohue of Hattiesburg and Lamar Todd Easterwood of Meridian; and 17 great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Titus E. Morgan.
Pallbearers were Todd Easterwood, Mike Easterwood, Kip Watkins Jr., Ned McCormack and Ned McCormack Jr.
NEWTON Services were incomplete at James F. Webb Funeral Home of Newton for Earline Parker, 84, of Lawrence, who died Saturday, Dec. 14, 2002, at Newton Regional Hospital.