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Obituaries for Tuesday, August 10, 2004

By Staff
PHILADELPHIA Services for Hettie Ruth Cutrer will be held today at 11 a.m. at Mt. Olive Baptist Church with the Revs. Jay Murphy and Danny Chaney officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery in the Stephenston Community of Neshoba County. McClain-Hays Funeral Service is in charge of arrangements.
Mrs. Cutrer, 81, of Philadelphia, died Sunday, Aug. 8, 2004, at Neshoba County General Hospital.
Survivors include her daughters, Josephine Ishee and Nola Thrash, both of Sebastopol, Julia Willis and Elois Henley, both of Philadelphia; sons, James Cutrer of Canton and John Cutrer of Philadelphia; 17 grandchildren and 26 great-grandchildren; a sister, Nettie Higgingbottom of Hattiesburg; brothers, Mack Dunn of Canton and Laverne Dunn of the Four Corners Community of Winston County.
She was preceded in death by her husband, John Cutrer and a daughter, Pauline Shoffner.
MACON Graveside services for Al Dahlem will be held today at 2:30 p.m. at Oddfellows Cemetery with the Rev. Allen Mapp officiating. Cockrell Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Mr. Dahlem, 79, of Macon, died Monday, Aug. 9, 2004, at Noxubee County Nursing Home in Macon. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army and served in World War II.
Survivors include his wife, Bernice Dahlem of Macon; a daughter, Alicia Fox and her husband, George, of Peachtree City, Ga.; sisters, Velma Buchanan of Fort Worth, Texas, Vera Schmuck of Tampa, Fla. and Lillian Tubb of Columbus and two grandsons.
Memorials may be made to Central Academy, P.O. Box 231, Macon, MS or Noxubee County Nursing Home, P.O. Box 480, Macon, MS.
Visitation will be today from 1 p.m.-2 p.m. at the funeral home.
Services for George Joel Bunyard will be held Wednesday at 10 a.m. at Barham Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Frankie Boyette officiating. Burial will be in Forest Lawn Cemetery.
Mr. Bunyard, 65, of Meridian, died Saturday, Aug. 7, 2004, at Shreveport, La. He was a member of Mt. View Baptist Church. He was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force after more than 20 years of service. He was employed with General Motors in Shreveport, La., for more than 25 years. He will be remembered as a loving husband, father and grandfather.
Survivors include his wife, Sandra Bunyard of Meridian; daughters, Denise Spears and her husband, Robert, and Sonya Ratcliff an her husband, Tody, all of Meridian; sons, Joel Michael Bunyard and Jamie Bunyard and his wife, Heather, all of Meridian; a sister, Mae Bracken of Meridian and a brother, James Bunyard of Toomsuba; grandchildren, A1C. James Morphis of Japan, Courtney Kirkman and her husband, Jerry, Marsha Harbour and her husband, Steve, Ashley Spears and Robbie Spears; Branson Bunyard and Gracie Bunyard, all of Meridian and several other relatives and friends.
Memorials may be made to Mt. View Baptist Church.
Pallbearers will be Mike Nichols Jr., Robbye Spangler, Artis Bunyard, Bill Anderson, Bill Bunyard and Tommy Hardy.
Visitation will be today from 5 p.m.-8 p.m. at the funeral home.
Memorial services for Robert S. "Bob" Brown will be held Wednesday at 11:30 a.m. at Barham Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Carl Stephens officiating.
Mr. Brown, 72, of Meridian, died Sunday, Aug. 8, 2004, at Rush Foundation Hospital. He was a veteran of the U.S. Military and served in the Korean War and Vietnam. He was a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars.
Survivors include his wife, Rosene Brown of Meridian; children, Bryan David Brown of Knoxville, Tenn., John Brown of Dallas, Rhonda Pigott and her husband, Ted, of McAllen, Texas, and David Wayne Alderson of Oklahoma City, Okla.; brothers, Thomas H. Brown of Hickory, William "Sam" Brown of Chunky and Joe W. Brown and his wife, Loraine, of Connecticut; sisters, Jaunice Fountain and her husband, Jack, of Meridian and Mamie Stampley of Chunky; grandson David Alderson and his wife, Carla, of Union and seven other grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Jay Brown and Bessie Sharp Brown; a son, Robert N. Brown and a sister, Bonnie Cranford.
Memorials may be made to Prospect Congregational Methodist Church Building Fund, 10090 CR 2240, Collinsville MS 39325.
Visitation will be today from 6 p.m.-8 p.m. at the funeral home.
Services for Henry Hampton will be held Wednesday at 2 p.m. at Clark's Memorial Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Richard Parker officiating. Burial will be in Baptist Springs Cemetery in DeKalb.
Mr. Hampton, 57, of Meridian, died Thursday, Aug. 5, 2004, in his home.
Survivors include his wife, Linda Hampton of Meridian; a son, Henry Hampton Jr. of Tampa, Fla.; a daughter, Lashondra Hampton of Meridian; sisters, Earline Turner and her husband, William, Dorann Hickerson and her husband, Elzie, of New Orleans, Louise Pete and her husband, Melvin, of Jackson; brothers, Stennis Hampton and his wife, Bobbie, of Atlanta, Willie Hampton and his wife, Vickie, and Tommie Hampton, all of Meridian and Larry Hampton of Detroit, and four grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Hughie and Helen Hampton and two brothers.
Visitation will be today from 7 p.m.-8 p.m. at the funeral home.

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