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Obituaries for Sunday, June 27, 2004

By Staff
MACON Services for Lucille Catledge Adams will be today at 3 p.m. at First United Methodist Church in Macon, with the Rev. Andy Pearson officiating. Burial will be in Oddfellows Cemetery. Cockrell Funeral Home Inc. is in charge of arrangements.
Ms. Adams, 83, of Macon, died Friday, June 25, 2004, at Jeff Anderson Regional Medical Center. She was a past president of United Methodist Women and a life member of Macon Junior Auxiliary.
Survivors include a son, Samuel Irby Adams III of Seneca, S.C.; three grandchildren, Elizabeth Fields and her husband Adam of Pickins, S.C., Annie Adams of Fairhope, Ala., and Sam Adams of Savannah, Ga.; brothers, R.N. Catledge of Hollondale and J.R. Catledge of Tupelo; and a sister, Willye C. Clarke of Meridian.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Samuel Irby Adams Jr., and her parents, Henry G. and Minnie B. Catledge.
Pallbearers will be Ricky Walker, Nicky Rogers, Morgan Adams, Mike Disbrow, Robert Hunter, Tommy Campbell, Larry Cooper, John Sparkman and Doug Estes.
The family requests memorials be made to First United Methodist Church of Macon or a charity of their choice.
Visitation will be today from 2 p.m.-3 p.m. at the church.
Retired teacher
DEKALB Services for Roger E. "Bill" Duncan will be held Monday at 10 a.m. at Pleasant Springs Presbyterian Church, with the Revs. Mark Stokes and Jerry Jones officiating. Burial will be in Chamblin Cemetery. Stephens Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Mr. Duncan, 80, of Preston, died Friday, June 25, 2004, at Neshoba General Hospital. He was a retired teacher and basketball coach in Mississippi and Louisiana. He was a member of Salem Baptist Church and also attended Pleasant Springs Presbyterian Church, and had served in the U.S. Army during World War II.
Survivors include his wife, Guynell Duncan of Preston; a son, David A. Duncan and his wife Virginia of Preston; grandchildren, Jason Duncan and his wife Amanda of Terry, and Jonathan, Matthew and Michael Duncan and Carla McQuaig, all of Preston; a great-granddaughter, Skylar Duncan of Terry; and a sister, Helen Skipper of Preston.
He was preceded in death by a daughter, Donna Anne Duncan.
Pallbearers will be Gerald VanDevender, Doug VanDevender, James Skipper, Mike Skipper and Jim Skipper.
Visitation will be today from 6 p.m.-9 p.m. at the funeral home.
Services for Sammy N. Broadhead III will be held Monday at 11 a.m. at First Baptist Church, with the Revs. Raymond Leake and Tom Sikes officiating. Burial will be in Magnolia Cemetery. Barham Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Mr. Broadhead, 25, of Meridian, died Friday, June 25, 2004, in Hattiesburg.
Broadhead was a member of First Baptist Church, a graduate of Meridian High School in 1997 and a graduate of the University of Southern Mississippi in 2002. At USM, he was a Sigma Nu where he was rush chairman, pledge chairman, social chairman and had numerous other offices. Broadhead had a bachelor's degree in software engineering and technology with an emphasis in local and wide area networking. He was also a Cisco-certified network associate, a Microsoft-certified systems administrator and a Microsoft-certified system engineer.
He started work at Citizens National Bank as a USM intern. In September 2002 he became an officer trainee and was promoted to a bank officer in September 2003. His responsibilities included overseeing the bank's corporate network, which includes 24 bank locations and 21 ATMs.
Survivors include his mother, Dana Covert and her husband David of Meridian; his father Sammy N. Broadhead Jr. and his wife Melinda of Meridian; sisters and brothers, Jonathan, Justin and Brittany Broadhead and Daniel and Maddie Covert, all of Meridian; grandparents, Martha and Norris Broadhead, J.D. and Mary Neal, and Maedelle Covert, all of Meridian, and Dan and Wanda Duett of Jacksonville, Fla.; aunts, Debbie Struble of Norfolk, Va., and Cathy Howell of Meridian; uncles, Brett Duett and Kevin Duett, both of Jacksonville; cousins Benny and Ashley Owens, Morgan, Thompson and Emilee Duett and Rachael Struble; and several other relatives and friends.
Pallbearers will be Justin and Jonathan Broadhead, Robert Bridges, J. Lauderdale, Rob Ward, Benny Owens, Scott Waelde, Matt Walker and Stopher Harrison. Honorary pallbearers are the Sigma Nu fraternity brothers.
Visitation will be today from 5 p.m.-8 p.m. at the funeral home.
Retired businessman
Services for Charles Edwin "Charlie" Love will be held Monday at 11 a.m. at Barham Funeral Home Chapel, with Rev. Chris Winkleman of New Hope Baptist Church officiating. Burial will be in Memorial Park Cemetery.
Mr. Love, 72, of Meridian, died Friday, June 25, 2004, at Jeff Anderson Regional Medical Center. He was lovingly referred to as "Pap" by his grandchildren and great-grandchildren, as well as family and friends. He was a member of New Hope Baptist Church and long-time owner of A to Z TV until his retirement. Before going into business for himself, he was employed at Smith's Bakery and Owen Brothers Packing Company.
Survivors include his wife, Ruth Love of Meridian; daughters, Theresa L. Knight and her husband Danny of Meridian and Pamela L. Burrage and her husband Charles of Madison; stepdaughter Linda T. Weil and her husband Stephen of Tupelo; stepson Lee P. Tillman and his wife Michelle of Hot Springs, Ark.; grandchildren, Tiffany Knight Coleman Wooldridge and her husband Terry of Meridian, Charles Burrage Jr. of Madison, Brookley Knight Gibson and her husband Scott of Meridian and Jason Burrage of Madison; stepgrandchildren, James Weil and Stephanie Weil, both of Tupelo, and Christian Tillman and Nicholas Tillman, both of Hot Springs; great-grandchildren Jared Daniel Coleman, Ethan James Wooldridge and Lauren Elizabeth Wooldridge; a sister, Carolyn Bishop of Meridian and a stepmother Victoria "Vic" Love of Meridian.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Charlie Dee and Ruth Love; his infant twin children Billy Joe and Betty Jean; his wife Jean C. Love; a brother Calvin Love of Florence, Ala.; and sisters Wilna Burroughs of Augusta, Ga., and Juanita Vincent of Jackson.
Pallbearers will be Charles Burrage Jr., Jason Burrage, Terry Wooldridge, Scott Gipson, James Stewart and Grady McCoy. Honorary pallbearers will be Jack Caldwell, A.T. Thrash, and the Oddfellows Sunday School class of New Hope Baptist Church.
Visitation will be today from 5 p.m.-8 p.m. at the funeral home.
Restaurant owner
DEKALB Services for Cleo Grady will be held Monday at 1 p.m. at St. Mark United Methodist Church, with the Rev. Wayne Bass officiating. Burial will be in Macedonia Baptist Church Cemetery. E.E. McDonald Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Mrs. Grady, 77, of DeKalb, died Thursday, June 24, 2004, at Mississippi Care Center of DeKalb. She was the owner and manager of a restaurant.
Survivors include a daughter, Margarette Westerfield and her husband Charley; four grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; sisters Gloria Woody of Flint, Mich., and Joyce McIntosh and her husband Willie of DeKalb; a brother, Leslie of Cleveland, Ohio; and nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
She was preceded in death by her husband and a daughter.
Visitation will be today from 5 p.m.-6 p.m. at the funeral home and Monday one hour prior to the service at the church.