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Obituaries for Thursday, June 5, 2003

By Staff
Homemaker
Graveside services for Kathie Lee Harry James will be held today at 11 a.m. at Briggs Chapel Cemetery with the Rev. Jerry McMullen officiating. Stephens Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Mrs. James, 48, of Anna, Ill., died Sunday, June 1, 2003, in Carbondale, Ill.
Survivors include her husband, Steve James of Anna; a daughter, Mandie Bower Harbour and husband, Dale, of Birmingham, Ala.; sons, Neil James and his wife, Nikki, and Chris James, both of Meridian; grandsons, Bailey and Riley James of Meridian; three step-granddaughters, Taylor, Baylie and Jordan Harbour, all of Meridian; nephews, Billy Harry of Memphis and Dave Calvert, of Arizona, Billy Adam Calvert and Rusty Calvert, both of Porterville; his father-in-law and mother-in-law, Austin and Alice James of Meridian; a sister-in-law, Lin James of Meridian; in-law by marriage, Dorothy Bacon of Cleveland; a special aunt, Martha "Boots" Harry of Porterville; an aunt and uncle, Billy Gene and Gladys Harry of Gulf Shores, Ala.; cousins, Jeanne Harry and Billy Harry Jr. of Porterville.
She was preceded in death by her father, Robert Lee Harry; her mother, Martha P. Harry; and a brother, Billy Lee Harry.
Pallbearers will be Neil James, Dale Harbour, Billy Harry, Billy Adam Calvert, Rusty Calvert and Craig Turner.
Owner and Operator of Waddell's Auto Sales
PHILADELPHIA Services for Troy Waddell will be held Friday at 10 a.m. at McClain-Hays Funeral Service Chapel with the Rev. Stanley Barnett officiating. Burial will be in Linwood Cemetery in Neshoba County.
Mr. Waddell, 56, of Union, died Tuesday, June 3, 2003, at Neshoba County General Hospital in Philadelphia. He was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force and served in Vietnam.
Survivors include his wife, Betty Waddell of Union; a son, Jeff Waddell of Union; his mother, Liddie Waddell of Union; sisters, Kay Boswell and Jeri Moody, both of Mobile, Ala.
Visitation will be today 5 p.m.-9 p.m. at the funeral home.
PHILADELPHIA Services for Johnie Roper Whinery will be held Friday at 11 a.m. at John E. Stephens Funeral Home Chapel with the Revs. Dennis Duvall and John Stephens officiating. Burial will be in Cedarlawn Cemetery.
Mrs. Whinery, 89, of Philadelphia, died Tuesday, June 3, 2003, in her home.
Survivors include her husband, Wiley M. Whinery of Philadelphia; daughters, Dot Warren and her husband, Jerome, of Philadelphia, Louise Thrash of Meridian and Lahara Pullin and her husband, Raymond, of Union; sons, Billy Roper and his wife, Barbara, of El Paso, Texas, Thomas Roper and his wife, Sonya, of Brandon, Roy Roper and his wife, Scherrie Roper, of Philadelphia, Hilery Whinery of Philadelphia, Marion Whinery and his wife, Sherry, of Union; one brother, Creed Cheatham of Philadelphia; 27 grandchildren and 41 great-grandchildren and four great-great-grandchildren.
Visitation will be today 5 p.m.-9 p.m. at the funeral home.
Retired child care worker
Service for Dorothy A. Davidson will be held Friday at 3 p.m. at James F. Webb Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Elvin Sunds officiating.
Mrs. Davidson, 85, of Meridian, died Wednesday, June 4, 2003, at Regency Hospital.
Survivors include her daughter-in-law, Carylyn Davidson of Meridian; nieces, Edith W. Moore of Meridian and Diane Waltman and her husband, Ronnie, of Mobile, Ala.; nephews, William Earl Cooper and his wife, Carolyne and Thomas Richard Cooper and his wife, Jeannette, all of Meridian; brother-in-law, Lynn Davidson and his wife, Clarice, of Meridian; grandchildren, Michael West Miller of North Carolina, Sam Miller of Waynesboro, Chris Wade of Starkville, Shone Farmer of Meridian and seven great-grandchildren.
Visitation will be Friday 1p.m.-3 p.m. at the funeral home.
Retired Burlington Industries employee
Services for Henry Roach will be held Saturday at noon at Mt. Zion Missionary Baptist Church in Enterprise. Burial will be in All Day Cemetery. Berry and Gardner Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Mr. Roach, 82, of Enterprise, died Monday, June 2, 2003, at Guardian Angel Hospice.
Survivors include his daughters, Catherine McKenzie and her husband, Sylvester, of Shubuta and Charlotte Shaw and her husband, James, of Enterprise; sons, Maurice Roach of Enterprise and Charles Chambers and his wife, Elaine, of Milwaukee, Wis.; 12 grandchildren; four great-grandchildren and a special cousin, Ruth Henderson of Savoy.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Mattie Roach; a son, William Roach, and a sister, Carrie Hall.
Visitation will be Friday 6 p.m.-8 p.m. at the funeral home.
Retired
Services for Christine Brown will be held Saturday at 1 p.m. at Okatibbee Baptist Church with the Rev. James Barney officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Clark's Memorial Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Mrs. Brown, 78, of Meridian, died Wednesday, June 4, 2003, at Jeff Anderson Regional Medical Center.
Survivors include her son, Rudolph Brown and his wife, Louise, of Meridian; and adopted daughter and caregiver, Samantha Jones of Meridian; a brother, Luther DuBose and his wife, Edna, of Meridian and a sister, Earnestine Kelly of Meridian.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Wilbert Brown; parents, Earnest DuBose and Annie Rogers DuBose.
Visitation will be Friday 6 p.m.- 8 p.m. at the funeral home and one hour prior to the service at the church on Saturday.

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