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He was preceded in death by his parents, Ernest Edwin and Ester Crystene Poffahl.

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Pallbearers will be Ricky Chandler, Danny Chandler, David Greuschow, Adrian Page, Eric Dear, Glenn Gordon, Marion Payne, James Chandler and Wayne Moore.
Visitation will be today 5 p.m.-8 p.m. at the funeral home.
Thad Joe
SEBASTOPOL Services for Thad Joe will be held Saturday at 11 a.m. at Bogue Chitto Baptist Church with the Rev. Charles Doby Henry officiating. Burial will be in Bogue Chitto Baptist Church Cemetery #1. Milling Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Mr. Joe, 52, of Philadelphia, died Tuesday, Dec. 17, 2002, at Rolling Hill Dev. Center.
Survivors include his father, Austin Joe, two sister, Winnie Sue Willis and Mary Sue Willis, all of Philadelphia; and several aunts and other relatives.
He was preceded in death by two brothers, Marshall Joe and Less Joe.
Patsy Spencer
Homemaker
DEKALB Services for Patsy Spencer will be held Saturday at noon at Mt. Ararat Missionary Baptist Church in Scooba with the Rev. Marcus Lawrence officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery. E.E. McDonald Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Mrs. Spencer, 90, of East St. Louis, Ill, formerly of Scooba, died Sunday, Dec. 15, 2002, at St. Mary Hospital in East St. Louis.
Survivors include her daughters, Emma Lockett and her husband, George, and Girtha R. Lockett, all of East St. Louis, and Rebecca Walker of Sumrall; a son, Thomas J. Spencer of Scooba; sisters-in-law, Ruby Nicholson and Flora Spencer, both of East St. Louis; nine grandchildren, 16 great-grandchildren and 13 great-great-grandchildren; and several nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents, husband and several great-grandchildren.
Visitation will be Friday 2 p.m.-7 p.m. at the funeral home.
Perry Hollis Russell
Retired heavy equipment operator
FORT PIERCE, Fla. Services for Perry Hollis Russell were held Tuesday at Haisley-Hobbs Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Craig Bridgers officiating. Burial was in Pleasant Grove Cemetery in Little Rock, Miss. Milling Funeral Home of Union was in charge of the local arrangements.
Mr. Russell, 73, of Fort Pierce, died Sunday, Dec. 15, 2002, at Lawnwood Regional Medical Center in Fort Pierce. He was a native of Newton County.
Survivors include his wife, Jeanette A. Russell and a son, Rusty Russell, both of Fort Pierce; sisters, Evelyn Sturm and Tressie Rigdon, both of Collinsville; brothers, Pat Russell of Collinsville and Truman Russell of Douglas, Ga.; and one grandchild.
Memorials may be made to The Crossing Community Church, 5194 Twpk Feeder Road, Fort Pierce, FL.
Lester Barham
Arrangements were incomplete at Barham Funeral Home for Lester Barham, 56, who died Thursday, Dec. 19, 2002, at Guardian Angel Hospice.

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