• 75°
franklin county times

Obituaries for Saturday, June 26, 2004

By Staff
Retired
Services for Kattie B. Hall will be held today at 2 p.m. at Ebenezer Baptist Church with the Rev. Donald Naylor officiating. Burial will be in Zion Hill Cemetery. Berry and Gardner Funeral Home Cemetery is in charge of arrangements.
Mrs. Hall, 61, of Meridian, died Saturday, June 19, 2004, in her home.
Survivors include her father, Albert Irby of Sandusky, Ohio; daughters, Terrie Collier, Vickie Williams, Yolanda Hall, and Shirley Cunningham, all of Meridian; a son, Charles Wilson of Meridian; sisters, Sennie Mae Irby of Newark, N.J., Carolyn Bennoman of Meridian, Evelyn Irby, Annette Irby and Elaine Irby, all of Sandusky; 13 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
Services for Tommie Lee Scott Jr. will be held Tuesday at noon at Pleasant Hill Baptist Church. Burial will be held in the church cemetery. Enterprise Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Mr. Scott, 23, of Norfolk, Va., died Tuesday, June 22, 2004, in Norfolk. He was employed with Bank of America.
Survivors include his parents, Tommie Lee Scott Sr. and Roberta Scott of Meridian; sister Melissa K. Scott of Nashua, N.H.; maternal grandparents D.J. and Odell Wilson of Meridian; and paternal grandparents Henry and Lue Jean Scott of Meridian.
Visitation will be Monday from 6 p.m.-8 p.m. at the funeral home.
Bookkeeper
Graveside services for Kathleen Miles will be held today at 10 a.m. at James F. Webb Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Clarance Roberts officiating. Burial will be in Magnolia Cemetery.
Mrs. Miles, 86, of Meridian, died Wednesday, June 23, 2004, in her home.
Survivors include her son, Morgan Miles and his wife, Karen, of Statesborough, Ga.; daughters, Sally Connaughton and her husband, Martin, of Marion and Kathy Miles of New York, N.Y.; a step-daughter, Maxine Bounds and her husband, Clarance, of Williamston, S.C.; grandchildren, Stacey Reeves and Cylor Reeves; and special friends, Bettie Howells and Laurice Tanksley, both of Meridian.
She was preceded in death by her husband, R. W. Miles.
Pallbearers will be Bill Kahlus, Edgar Morrison, A. R. "Pat" McGee, Harold Midgett, James McGinnis, Wayne Sullivan and Jim Gibson.
Retired nurse
MACON Services for Ina Lee Harrell will be held today at 10 a.m. at Cockrell Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Allen Mapp officiating. Burial will be in a private graveside service for family only at Oddfellows Cemetery.
Mrs. Harrell, 87, of Macon, died Thursday, June 24, 2004, at Elderly Care Center in Macon.
Survivors include her son, John F. Harrell of Macon; two grandchildren and one great-grandchild.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Floyd Seborn Harrell.
Memorials may be made to Palmer Home for Children.
GILBERTOWN, Ala. Services for Rosier Oliver Mosley will be held today at 2 p.m. at Phillips Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will be in Barrytown Cemetery.
Mr. Mosley, 81, of Bay Minette, died Thursday, June 24, 2004, in Bay Minette. He was a native of Gilbertown.
Survivors include his sister, Merle Mosley.
Visitation will be today from noon-2 p.m. at the funeral home.
Retired carpenter
Services for J.R. Warren will be held today at 2 p.m. at James F. Webb Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Tracy Marrs officiating. Burial will be in Center Ridge Baptist Church Cemetery.
Mr. Warren, 80, of Meridian, died Thursday, June 24, 2004, at Jeff Anderson Regional Medical Center.
Survivors include his son, Jake Warren of Meridian; daughters, Dot Tibbetts and her husband, Charles, and Gloria Stockton and her husband, Robert, all of Meridian; step-daughters, Carol Shaw of Ingleside, Texas and Jeanette Shaw of Hephzibah, Ga.; 10 grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be Robie Stockton, Adam Stockton, Matt Stockton, Buddy Odom, Wayne Jones and Brian Gordon.
Visitation will be today one hour prior to the service at the funeral home.
KOSCIUSKO Services for Martin Peninger will be held today at 3 p.m. at North Union Church in Kosciusko, with the Rev. Rusty Walton officiating. Milling Funeral Home in Union is in charge of arrangements.
Mr. Peninger, 87, died Thursday, June 24, 2004, at the Mississippi Veterans Affairs Home in Kosciusko.
Survivors include his daughters, Diane Middleton of Wesson and Gayle Self of Vaiden; a son, Don Peninger of Jackson; six grandchildren; four great-grandchildren and two brothers, Wilson Peninger and G.W. Peninger.
He was preceded in death by a son, Randy Peninger.
Pallbearers include Ralph Self, Shannon Self, Sammy Moore and Bo Porter.
Visitation will be today one hour prior to the service at the church.
Retired educator
Services for Imogene Lockett will be held Sunday at 2 p.m. at James F. Webb Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Wayne Riley officiating.
Mrs. Lockett, 90, of Meridian, died Wednesday, June 23, 2004, at Rush Foundation Hospital. She was a longtime member of Hope Fellowship Baptist Church and a longtime supporter of LOVE's Kitchen. She was a teacher of home economics for Meridian Public Schools.
Survivors include her daughter, Linda Porter of Clearwater, Fla.; a brother, Harry Williamson of Suffen, N.Y.; two grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
Visitation will be Sunday one hour prior to the service at the funeral home.
Homemaker
Services for Mary Young Hamilton will be held Monday at 1 p.m. at Berry and Gardner Funeral Home, with the Rev. Curtis Dubose officiating. Burial will be in Barker Cemetery. Berry and Gardner Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Mrs. Hamilton, 76, of Marion, died Thursday, June 24, 2004, at Riley Hospital. She was a homemaker.
Survivors include stepchildren, Annie Ruth Walker, Isaac Walker and Andrew Walker, all of Meridian; brothers Charlie Twigges of Lauderdale and Abraham Coleman of Meridian and several nieces, nephews and other relatives.
Visitation will be Sunday from 7:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m. at the funeral home.
Registered Nurse
Services for Cynthia Waters will be held Monday at 2 p.m. at St. Paul's Episcopal Church, with the Rev. Greg Proctor officiating. Burial will be in Forest Lawn Cemetery. Barham Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Ms. Waters, 35, of Meridian, died Thursday, June 24, 2004, in Birmingham, Ala. She was a registered nurse who had graduated from Lamar High School and Meridian Community College. She worked at several home health care companies in Louisiana and Mississippi.
Survivors include her daughter, Megan Waters of Meridian; her parents, Tom and Lynn Waters of Meridian; her brother, Tommy Waters and his wife Marissa of Cape Girardeau, Mo.; maternal grandmother Elsie Gaillard of Raleigh, N.C.; paternal grandmother Corinne Waters of Monroeville, Ala., and several aunts, uncles, cousins and friends.
She was preceded in death by her grandfathers, Walter Gaillard and Raymond Waters.
Visitation will be Monday from 1 p.m.-2 p.m. at the church.
Arrangements were incomplete at Stephens Funeral Home in DeKalb for Roger Duncan, 80, of Preston, who died Friday, June 25, 2004, at Neshoba County Hospital in Philadelphia.
Arrangements were incomplete at E.E. McDonald Funeral Home for Walter Cleo Grady, of DeKalb, who died Thursday, June 24, 2004, at Mississippi Care Center in DeKalb.

x