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Obituaries for Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2003

By Staff
Glynese Frazier
Services for Glynese Frazier were to be held today at 10 a.m. at Church of God at Frazier Grove with the Revs. Fred Frazier and Joey Everett officiating. Burial will be in the Frazier Grove Cemetery. Stephens Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Mrs. Frazier, 62, of Collinsville, died Sunday, Jan. 5, 2003, at Riley Hospital.
Survivors include her husband, Jimmie Frazier; sons, Kimble Frazier and Steven Frazier; two sisters, Delores Dallas and Mary Munn, all of Collinsville.
She was preceded in death by a son, Farrell Frazier.
Ivah L. Beck Rainer
Homemaker, seamstress
Services for Ivah L. Beck Rainer will be held today at 2 p.m. at Center Grove Baptist Church with the Revs. Ed Holloman, Irvin Mooney and Ed Smith officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery with Barham Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
Mrs. Rainer, 99, of Meridian, died Sunday, Jan. 5, 2003, in Meridian. She was a member of Center Grove Baptist Church for 54 years.
Survivors include her children, Virginia Butler, W.M. Rainer Jr. and his wife, Kathleen, and Reida F. Howard and her husband, Michael, all of Meridian, Minnie L. Robinson and her husband, William, of Louisville and Jean L. Sparkes and her husband, Peter A., of Ocean Springs; a brother, Raymond E. Beck and his wife, Ruth, of Ft. Smith, Ark.; a sister, Annie Mae Tucker of San Antonio, Texas; 16 grandchildren, 24 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband, W.M. Rainer Sr.; her parents, Minnie L. Conner Beck and Willie Beck; a son-in-law, Grady Butler; five brothers, two sisters and a grandson, Mark Swilley; and a great-granddaughter, Britney Adcock.
Memorials may be made to Gideon International Bibles.
Pallbearers will be her grandsons and grandsons-in-law.
Visitation will be 30 minutes prior to the service at the church.
Kenneth Allen Otter
Craftsman, wood worker
SEBASTOPOL Services for Kenneth Allen Otter will be held today at 2 p.m. at Corinth Baptist Church with the Rev. Thomas Ben Jr. officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Milling Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Mr. Otter, 35, of Philadelphia, died Saturday, Jan. 4, 2003, at Jeff Anderson Regional Medical Center.
Survivors include his wife, Lewana Otter of Philadelphia; a son, Kristopher Chapella Otter of Philadelphia; a brother, Oliver Otter Jr. of Cherokee, N.C.
Peggy Sue Orduna
Day care teacher
SEBASTOPOL Services for Peggy Sue Orduna will be held Wednesday at 10 a.m. at Nanih Waiya Mennonite Church with the Revs. Mark Roth and Ethan Goode officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery with Milling Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
Ms. Orduna, 40, of Louisville, died Monday, Jan. 6, 2003, at Jeff Anderson Regional Medical Center.
Survivors include her daughters, Kayla Joe and Karla Joe, and a son, Michael Reed Joe, all of Louisville; three grandchildren; two brothers, Howard Tubby and Harry Tubby, both of Louisville; an aunt, Rosie Thompson; an uncle, Hubert Wesley; several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Norman and Fannie Tubby; and a sister, Linda Willis.
George W. Gressett Jr.
Retired plumber
NEWTON Services for George W. Gressett Jr. will be held Wednesday at 11 a.m. at Blue Springs Baptist Church with the Rev. Lin Chesney officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery. James F. Webb Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Mr. Gressett, 62, of Chunky, died Sunday, Jan. 5, 2003, at Jeff Anderson Regional Medical Center. He was a retired plumber for Barber and Sons Inc.
Survivors include a daughter, Teresa Gressett Gibson of Kingman, Ariz.; sons, George Michael Gressett of Hockney, Texas, and James Kevin Gressett of Chunky; his mother, Lucille Alexander Gressett of Chunky; a sister, Alfreda Robinson of Hickory; brothers, Charles Gressett and Billy Joe Gressett, both of Chunky, and Alvis Gressett of Meridian; eight grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his father, George W. Gressett Sr.; and a sister, Shirley Faye Maxwell.
Ola Swearingen Jarvis
Penny Grocery Stores employee
Services for Ola Swearingen Jarvis will be held Wednesday at 1 p.m. at DeKalb Baptist Church with the Rev. James A. Ruffin officiating. Burial will be in Magnolia Cemetery. Stephens Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Mrs. Jarvis, 85, of DeKalb, died Monday, Jan. 6, 2003, at Riley Hospital.
Survivors include her husband, H.T. "Bud" Jarvis; a daughter, Jeanie Kilpatrick and her husband, Robert; sons, Bill Jarvis and his wife, Caron, and Houston Jarvis and his wife, Ethel, all of DeKalb; a sister, Alva Swearingen of Meridian; brothers, Chandler Swearingen of Meridian and Willard Swearingen of Fitzgerald, Ga.; eight grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents, James Oscar Swearingen and Mary Lou Swearingen; her first husband, Sidney E. Allen; siblings, Herbert Swearingen, Gene Swearingen, Rosa Stephens, George E. Swearingen, Claudia S. Palmer and Bryant Swearingen.
Visitation will be today 5 p.m.-8 p.m. at the funeral home.
Delbert H. Breazeale
Services for Delbert H. "Fats" Breazeale will be held Wednesday at 1 p.m. at Barham Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will be in New Hope Baptist Church Cemetery in the Oak Grove Community of Ellisville.
Mr. Breazeale, 76, of Meridian, died Sunday, Jan. 5, 2003, at Jeff Anderson Regional Medical Center.
Visitation will be today 6 p.m.-9 p.m. at the funeral home.
Lorria Fayetta Frazier
Child development employee
SEBASTOPOL Graveside services for Lorria Fayetta Frazier will be held Wednesday at 1 p.m. at Frazier Cemetery in Bogue Chitto with the Rev. Arthur Crosby officiating. Milling Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

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