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Cuttino Cole

By Staff
General Motors Corp. employee
DEKALB Services for Cuttino Cole will be held Saturday at 11 a.m. at Unity Springs Baptist Church in DeKalb with the Rev. Melvin Jenkins officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery in DeKalb. E.E. McDonald Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Mr. Cole, 44, of Flint, Mich., died Thursday, Dec. 19, 2002, in his home.
Survivors include his children Taiwan and Carmair and Taiasha Cole, all of Atlanta; his father, Henderson Cole of DeKalb; three grandchildren and sisters, Patricia Patrick of DeKalb, Victory Marshall and her husband, Fred, of Flint, Mich., Roclind Stewart and her husband, Carl of Orlando; four brothers, Ira Brand and his wife, Klaudia, of Copperas Cove, Texas, Humphery Cole of DeKalb, Henderson Cole Jr. and his wife, Luz, of San Antonio, Texas; and several aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
He was preceded in death by his mother and grandparents.
Visitation will be today from 6 p.m.- 7 p.m. at the funeral home.
Ardena T. Nance
Retired seamstress
PHILADELPHIA Services for Ardena T. Nance will be held Saturday at 11 a.m. at McClain-Hays Funeral Home Chapel with the Revs. Danny Purser and Paul Leber officiating. Burial will be in Arlington-New Pearl Valley Cemetery in Neshoba County.
Mrs. Nance, 91, of Philadelphia died Wednesday, Dec. 25, 2002, at Neshoba County Nursing Home in Philadelphia. She was a retired seamstress for Wells Lamont.
Survivors include a daughter, Robbie Parker, of Philadelphia; two sons, Pete Nance and Wayne Nance, both of Philadelphia; 10 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Houston Nance; and a son, Tommie Joe Nance.
Visitation will be today from 4 p.m. until 9 p.m. at the funeral home.
Johnie O. Ward
Farmer
NEWTON Graveside services for Johnie O. Ward will be held Saturday at 11 a.m. at Garlandville Methodist Cemetery with the Rev. Dr. Charles Douglas officiating. James F. Webb Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Mr. Ward, 79, of Meridian, died Thursday, Dec. 26, 2002, at Rush Foundation Hospital. He was a self-employed farmer, a member of Newton Presbyterian Church and a veteran of World War II.
Survivors include two nephews, George Ward of Newton and Johnny T. Ward of Mobile, Ala.; a niece, Barbara Gibson of Mobile; and a sister-in-law, Cleo Ward of Mobile.
Eunice Mae Rainey Davidson
Retired
Services for Eunice Mae Rainey Davidson will be held Saturday at 11:30 a.m. at Barham Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. David Fuqua officiating. Burial will be in Lakewood Cemetery in Jackson with graveside services held at 2:30 p.m.
Mrs. Davidson, 95, of Marion, died Wednesday, Dec. 25, 2002, at Jeff Anderson Regional Medical Center. She was retired as a chief operator from Southern Bell Telephone Co. She was a member of Levellwoods Methodist Church in Jackson.
Survivors include a son, Bob Davidson and his wife, Donna, of Lilburn, Ga.; a granddaughter, Sara Davidson of Lilburn; and a sister, Pearl White of Marion.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Melton D. Davidson.
Visitation will be Saturday, from 10:30 a.m. until 11:30 a.m. at the funeral home.
Addie S. Gardner
Homemaker
Services for Addie S. Gardner will be held Saturday at 2 p.m. at New Jerusalem Baptist Church with the Rev. Louis Taylor officiating. Burial will be in Mt. Pleasant Cemetery in Battlefield with Berry &Gardner Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
Mrs. Gardner, 76, of Nashville, Tenn., died Saturday, Dec. 21, 2002, at her home.
Survivors include a daughter, Ester Mosley Russell of Nashville; a sister, Earnestine Olds, of Nashville; four grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Willie L. Bardner; and her parents.
Visitation will be today from 8:30 p.m. until 9:30 p.m. at the funeral home.
Annie C. Wooten
Services for Annie C. Wooten will be held Sunday at 11 a.m. at Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church in Shucktown with the Rev. Richard Parker officiating. Burial will be in Mt. Pleasant Cemetery with Berry &Gardner Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
Mrs. Wooten, 95, of Bailey, died Monday, Dec. 23, 2002, at Jeff Anderson Regional Medical Center.
Survivors include a daughter, Mary Wooten of Meridian; four sons, Mark Wooten, Louie Wooten and Shafter Wooten, all of Bailey, and Albert Wooten of Los Angeles; a brother, Millard Johnson of Gary, Ind.; and several grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Visitation will be Saturday from 5 p.m. until 6 p.m. at the funeral home.
Elsie Mae Rose McKinney
MOSS POINT Services for Elsie Mae Rose McKinney will be held Monday a 11 a.m. at Stephens Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will be in Meridian Memorial Park Cemetery. Jackson County Funeral Services is in charge of arrangements.
Mrs. McKinney, 63, died Wednesday, Dec. 25, 2002, in Pascagoula.
Survivors include three sons, Randy Johnson Sr. of Meridian, Frank McKinney Jr., and his wife, Gale, of Stafford, Va., and John A. McKinney and his wife, Wendy, of Moss Point; a brother, Jesse Lee Rose of Meridian; a sister, Mary Glenn Keen of Meridian; seven grandsons, Randy Johnson Jr., and his wife, Crystal, and Jamie Johnson, all of Meridian, Alex McKinney, Christopher McKinney, and John Franklin McKinney, all of Moss Point, and Shawn McKinney and Patrick McKinney, both of Stafford; a granddaughter, Jennifer McKinney Askins, and her husband, Jamie, of Jacksonville, N.C.; two great-grandsons, Carter Askins of Jacksonville and Hunter Johnson of Meridian; and several nieces, nephews and other relatives.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Jesse C., and Irene Rose; a brother, Curtis Rose; and three sisters, Juanita Schaeffer, Charlene Tittle and Earlene Tait.
Visitation will be Sunday from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. at Stephens Funeral Home.
Elizabeth Goree
Arrangements were incomplete at E.E. McDonald Funeral Home for Elizabeth Goree, 68, of Meridian, who died Tuesday, Dec. 24, 2002, at Riley Hospital.

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