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Obituaries for Monday, July 21, 2003

By Staff
QUITMAN Services for Rebecca Ann Boles were to be held today at 10 a.m. at Wright's Funeral Home Chapel with the Revs. Buddy Braddock and Curtis Cain officiating. Burial was to be in Buckatunna Cemetery.
Mrs. Boles, 88, of Quitman, died Saturday, July 19, 2003, in her home.
Survivors include her daughter, Linda Campbell of Quitman; a sister, Carrie Mae Shiver of Spanish Fort, Ala.; five grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.
Homemaker
Services for Maudine Duncan Branning Eshee will be held Tuesday at 10 a.m. at Stephens Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Wayne Hunt officiating. Burial will be in Hamrick Cemetery in Collinsville.
Mrs. Eshee, 82, of Collinsville, died Saturday, July 19, 2003, in her home.
Survivors include her daughters, Beverly Skelton and her husband, Raymond, of Collinsville, Sandran Dennison and her husband, Dana, and Teresa Hebert, all of Pensacola, Fla., Romona Dear and her husband, Kenneth, of Meridian; a son, Herman Branning and his wife, Carolyn, of Meridian; 11 grandchildren, 14 great-grandchildren; and a sister, Opal Adams of Laurel.
She was preceded in death by her husbands, Andrew Branning and Hoyt V. "Pap" Eshee; a daughter, Linda Chaney; a son, Ronnie Eshee; a grandson, Terry L. Lee Jr.; and a son-in-law, Ronald Hebert.
Pallbearers will be W.L. Duncan, Raymond Skelton, Dana Dennison, Kenneth Skelton, Jason Williamson, Justin Dear, Kenny Wayne Branning and Kenneth Dear.
Honorary pallbearers will be Colby Skelton and Zachary Skelton.
Visitation will be today 5 p.m.-8 p.m. at the funeral home.
Retired millwright and carpenter
Graveside services for Richard Eugene Harris will be held Tuesday at 11 a.m. at Meridian Memorial Park Cemetery with the Revs. Tom Wood and Danny Chisolm officiating. Barham Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Mr. Harris, 82, of Meridian, died Sunday, July 20, 2003, at Jeff Anderson Regional Medical Center. He was a Master Mason in Meridian Lodge, a York, Scottish Rites and Shrine member. He was a member of Central Baptist Church and a veteran of the U.S. Navy serving in World War II in the Pacific.
Survivors include his wife, Martha Dease Harris of Meridian; a son, Charles R. "Butch" Harris and his wife, Pam, of Meridian; a granddaughter, Holley Harris; a sister, Ella Rose Baxter and her husband, Tom, of Mt. Dora, Fla.; a sister-in-law, Margarie Dease of Meridian; a special niece, Diane Farrar of Oxon Hill, Md.; and several nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be Tuesday 9:30 a.m.-10:30 a.m. at the funeral home.
PHILADELPHIA Services for Leonard Frank Fagon will be held Tuesday at 2 p.m. at McClain-Hays Funeral Service Chapel. Burial will be Herbert Cemetery.
Mr. Fagon, of Philadelphia, died Saturday, July 19, 2003, in his home.
Visitation will be today 5 p.m.-8 p.m. and Tuesday from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. at the funeral home.
Retired business owner
Services for James H. "Buster" Latimer will be held Wednesday at 11 a.m. at St. Paul's Episcopal Church with the Revs. Greg Proctor and Edward O'Conner officiating. Burial will be in Forest Lawn Memory Garden Cemetery. Barham Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Mr. Latimer, 88, of Meridian, died Sunday, July 20, 2003, at Jeff Anderson Regional Medical Center.
Visitation will be Wednesday one hour prior to the service at the church.

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