Obituaries for Tuesday, July 29, 2003
PHILADELPHIA Services for Annie Pearl Jackson White will be held today at 2 p.m. at McClain-Hays Funeral Service Chapel with the Revs. David Waites and John Koch officiating. Burial will be in Cedarlawn Cemetery in Philadelphia.
Mrs. White, 82, of Bailey, died Sunday, July 27, 2003, at Jeff Anderson Regional Medical Center.
Survivors include her daughters, Rebecca Killen of Philadelphia and Brenda Livingston of Bailey; five grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren; a sister, Myrtis Creekmore of Glendale, Ariz.; and a brother, Ted Jackson of Madison.
She was preceded in death by her husband, A.C. White Jr.; and a grandson, Butch Harbour.
Graveside services for James Hiram Brewster will be held Wednesday for 11 a.m. at Cokers Chapel United Methodist Church Cemetery. James F. Webb Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Mr. Brewster, 73, of Tishomingo, died Monday, July 28, 2003, at Riley Hospital. He was a retired teacher in the Mississippi Public School System for more than 25 years. He was a Scout Master for Boy Scouts of America for six years, a high school basketball coach and a summer basketball coach.
Survivors include his daughters, Lisa C. Brewster, Vicki K. Adcock and her husband, Scott, and Cindy L. Rodgers, all of Meridian; a son, Steve H. Brewster and his wife, Lily, of Meridian; his former wife of 27 years and the mother of his four children, Ruth Brewster Rush; 11 grandchildren and one great-grandchild; sisters, Dorothy Creel of Yazoo City and Lena Linton of Meridian; a special cousin, Hewitt Stoddard of Meridian; and several aunts, nephews and nieces.
Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at the church.
Homemaker, retired registered nurse
COVINGTON, La. Graveside services for Yvonne Brewer Peller will be held Wednesday at 1:30 p.m. at Magnolia Cemetery in Meridian. E.J. Fielding Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Mrs. Peller, 77, of Mandeville, La., died Sunday, July 27, 2003, in her home. She was born in Paive and lived most of her life in Meridian. She moved to Mandeville 14 years ago. She was a member of Mary, Queen of Peace Catholic Church and several other organizations.
Survivors include her son, Stephen Peller III and a grandson, Christopher Peller, both of Mandeville; two sisters, Clytee Beal of Richton and Della Brewer of Vancleave; and several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Stephen Peller Jr.
Visitation will be today 6 p.m.-7 p.m. at the funeral home.
Retired Peavey employee, minister
DEKALB Services for Lee H. Radcliff will be held Wednesday at 2 p.m. at Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints with Bishop Charles White officiating. Burial will be in Walker Chapel Cemetery in Meridian. E.E. McDonald Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Elder Radcliff, 79, of Meridian, died Thursday, July 24, 2003, in his home. He was a veteran.
Survivors include his wife, Cora Radcliff of Meridian; children, Brenda Robinson, Deborah Branche, Elhuntry Radcliff, Jerome Radcliff, Elvis Radcliff, Denise Boone and her husband, Joseph, Da'Pma Radcliff, Yolanda Williams, Derrick Radcliff, Faye Radcliff, Darren Radcliff and Eric Radcliff, all of Chicago, and Elaine Radcliff of Meridian; a brother, the Rev. Darrell Radcliff of Meridian; 47 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren; several nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents and four siblings.
Visitation will be today 6 p.m.-7 p.m. at E.E. McDonald Community Chapel in Meridian and Wednesday one hour prior to the service at the church.
QUITMAN Services for Emily Louise Bigelow will be held Thursday at 10 a.m. at Wright's Funeral Home Chapel with the Revs. Elvin Sunds and Charles Barnes officiating. Burial will be in Stonewall Cemetery.
Mrs. Bigelow, 76, of Quitman, died Monday, July 28, 2003, at Heartfelt Hospice.
Survivors include her husband, John Bigelow of Quitman; a daughter, Madonna Raines of Houston, Texas; a brother, Charles Barnes of Annapolis, Md.; sisters, Ann Jackson of Stonewall, Sarah Richardson of Pachuta and Betty Bryant of Griffin, Ga.; three grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.
Visitation will be Wednesday 5:30 p.m.-8 p.m. at the funeral home.
Services for Minnie Lee Brooks will be held Saturday at 2 p.m. at Enterprise Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will be in Sunset Memorial Gardens Cemetery.
Mrs. Brooks, 88, of Meridian, died Saturday, July 26, 2003, at Rush Foundation Hospital.
Survivors include her son, John Wesley Brooks of Meridian; and a daughter, Dorothy Jean Brooks of Chicago.
She was preceded in death by her husband, West Brooks Jr.; and her parents.
Visitation will be Friday 6 p.m.-7 p.m. at the funeral home.
Services for Fredonia Garrett Tomerlin were held July 16, 2003, at 1:30 p.m. at James F. Webb Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. James Williams officiating. Burial was in Magnolia Cemetery.
Mrs. Tomerlin, 89, of Meridian, died Monday, July 14, 2003, at Jeff Anderson Regional Medical Center.
Survivors include her daughter, Betty Fay McCarra and her husband, Billy, of Meridian; sons, Lamar Alton Garrett and his wife, Jean, of Meridian, Alvis Eugene Garrett and his wife, Yvonne, of Wilmington, Del., and Leon Garrett and his wife, Beverly, of Long Beach, Calif. and Roy Garrett and his wife, Charlene; sisters, Margaret Pritchett and Patsy Page, both of Lauderdale; a brother, Houston Garrett of Lauderdale; 14 grandchildren, 15 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Eugene Garrett.
Pallbearers were her grandchildren.
Arrangements were incomplete at Stephens Funeral Home for Bonnie V. Hudson, 83, of Meridian, who died Tuesday, July 29, 2003, at Heartfelt Hospice.
Arrangements were incomplete at James F. Webb Funeral Home for Terry M. Todd, 55, of Meridian, who died Monday, July 28, 2003 in Meridian.