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Obituaries for Friday, July 25, 2003

By Staff
Homemaker
YORK, Ala. Graveside services for Adrian Baskin will be held today at 10:30 a.m. at Shearron Cemetery with the Rev. Tim Craddock officiating. Bumpers Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Mrs. Baskin, 90, of York, died Tuesday, July 22, 2003, at King's Daughters and Sons Rest Home in Meridian, Miss.
Survivors include several nieces and nephews.
Retired shirt factory worker
UNION Services for Jimmie Woodard will be held today at 2 p.m. at Stephens Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Warren Hedgepeth officiating. Burial will be in Golden Grove Community Cemetery.
Mrs. Woodard, 92, of Newton, formerly of Union, died Wednesday, July 23, 2003, at Bedford Care Center in Newton.
Survivors include her daughters, Rowena Garrison of Newton and Hilda Loper of Water Valley; a son, Ralph Woodard of Newton; four grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Wilson Woodard.
Visitation will be today from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. at the funeral home.
SEBASTOPOL Services for Kaelyn Rose Hickman will be held Saturday at 10 a.m. at St. Teresa Catholic Church with the Rev. David Hamm officiating. Burial will be in Holy Rosary Catholic Church Cemetery with Milling Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
Kaelyn, five days, of Philadelphia, died Wednesday, July 23, 2003, at University Medical Center in Jackson.
Survivors include her mother, Michelle Zeman and her father, Delanie Hickman, both of Philadelphia; a half-brother, Kameren Hickman and a half-sister, Reanna Hickman, both of Philadelphia; maternal grandparents, Gene and Rosemary Zeman of Lake Station, Ind.; paternal grandparents, Judith Wesley and her husband, Joseph, and paternal grandfather, Harrison Hickman, all of Philadelphia.
Visitation will be today at 11 a.m. at 286 Goat Ranch Road.
Georgia Pacific employee
BUTLER, Ala. Services for Jimmy Lamar Bonner Sr., will be held Saturday at 11 a.m. at Brightwater Church with the Rev. James Bonner officiating. Burial will be in Brightwater Cemetery in Needham with Bumpers Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
Mr. Bonner, 66, of Pennington, died Wednesday, July 23, 2003, at Huntsville Hospital in Huntsville.
Survivors include his wife, Betty Huckabee Bonner of Pennington; two sons, Jimmy Lamar Bonner Jr. and his wife, Elizabeth, of Chilton and Charlie Bonner and his wife, Rita of Livingston; a daughter, Diane Bonner of Huntsville; a brother, Bobby Bonner of Walterboro, S.C.; three sisters, Mae Buck and Lula Ann Gordon, both of Midway, Ga., and Vergie Hughes of Toxey; a special nephew, Jack Bonner of Needham; and six grandchildren.
Visitation will be today from 6 p.m.-8 p.m. at the funeral home.
Retired
UNION Services for Mildred Smith Shealy will be held Saturday at 11 a.m. at Stephens Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Edward MaHaffee officiating. Burial will be in Erin Cemetery.
Mrs. Shealy, 80, of Philadelphia, formerly of Decatur, died Monday, July 21, 2003, in her home. She was a retired shirt factory worker.
Survivors include a daughter, Gloria Rigdon of Union; a son, Donald Shealy of Brandon; a brother, Gerald Smith of Harrisville; two sisters, Marcella Langford of Meridian and Maurice Wilson of Texas; three grandchildren, Tammie Rigdon Edwards and Lee Rigdon, both of Decatur and Chad Shealy of Byram; and three great-grandchildren, Jacob and Jackson Edwards and Grayson Shealy.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Almon L. Shealy.
Visitation will be today from 5 p.m.-8 p.m. at the funeral home and Saturday from 9 a.m. until service time.
DEMOPOLIS, Ala. Services for James Daniel "Dan" Spidle will be held Saturday at 11 a.m. at Old Belmont Church with the Rev. Scott Jones officiating. Burial will be in Old Belmont Cemetery. Kidd-Robbins Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Mr. Spidle, 84, of Coatopa, died Wednesday, July 23, 2003, at Bryan Whitfield Memorial Hospital.
Survivors include his daughters, Rosa Lela Parales and her husband, Eddie, of Honolulu, Mickey March and and her husband, Kenny, of Belmont, Debbie James and her husband, Charles, of Pennington, and Tina Yelverton and her husband, Mike, of Belmont; a son, Tommy Joel Coats of Belmont; a sister, Elizabeth S. McCormick of Belmont and a brother, Ted Spidle of Belmont; six grandchildren and two great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Lexa Spidle; a sister, Frances Hale and a brother, John Spidle.
Memorials may be made to Old Belmont Cemetery Fund, 10909 County Road 23, Coatopa, Al 39470.
Visitation will be Saturday from 10 a.m.-11 a.m. at the church.
MCDONOUGH, Ga. Services for Cooper Graham Collins will be held Saturday at 1 p.m. at Bethany Baptist Church with the Revs. Al O'Quinn, Chuck Provine and Harry Middlebrook officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery with Cannon-Cleveland Funeral Directors, Inc. in charge of arrangements.
Mr. Cooper, 16, of McDonough, died Wednesday, July 23, 2003. He was a student at Henry County High School and worked for Henderson Electric.
Survivors include his mother, Kimberly Collins; his father and step mother, Kenneth and Jane Ann Collins of Meridian, Miss.; a brother, Mitch Collins of McDonough; his twin sister, Leah Collins of McDonough; and two other sisters, Kaitlen Collins and Kristen Price, both of Meridian; his maternal grandparents, Jim and Nina Hawkins of Columbus, Miss.; his maternal great-grandmother, Minnie Horn of Raleigh, Miss.; his paternal great-grandmother, Ophelia Collins of Calhoun City, Miss.; his aunts, Beverly Randall of Southaven, Miss., Suzan Wood of Boone, N.C., and Martha Collins of Jackson, Miss.
Visitation will be today from 6 p.m.-8 p.m. at the funeral home and beginning at 11:30 a.m. Saturday at the church.
Registered nurse
Services for Alex Savell will be held Saturday at 3 p.m. at First Baptist Church of Collinsville. Burial will be in the Providence Baptist Church Cemetery. Barham Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Mr. Savell, 27, died Thursday, July 24, 2003, at University Hospital in Jackson. He was a registered nurse who worked at the Mississippi State Hospital in Whitfield and part-time at Laird's Hospital in Union.
Visitation will be today from 5 p.m.-9 p.m. at the funeral home.
Troy Cleaners employee
Services for Ella Mae Elerby will be held Monday at 11 a.m. at Latimer Metropolitan Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Edna Madison officiating. Burial will be in Rush Cemetery in DeKalb.
Mrs. Elerby, 64, of DeKalb, died Wednesday in DeKalb.
Survivors include a daughter, Bobbie Lewis of Meridian; two sons, Russell Elerby of Meridian and Leonard Elerby of DeKalb; four sisters, Mary Nolan and Francis Walk, both of Meridian, Alma McCallum of Birmingham, Ala., and Dorothy Dawson of DeKalb; and five brothers, Willie Roy Elerby, L.C. Elerby, Willie Charles Elerby, Willie Rae Elerby, and Johnny William Elerby, all of DeKalb.
Visitation will be Sunday from 6 p.m.-7 p.m. at the funeral home.

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