Obituaries for February 17, 2008
Katherine L. Allen
Feb. 11, 2008
Katherine Louise Allen, 83, of Golden, Miss., died on Feb. 11, 2008 at North Mississippi Medical Center.
She was born on May 7, 1924, in savannah, Tenn. to Carl and Pearl Cummings Jones. She was a factory worker for 25 years.
She was preceded in death by her parents, two husbands, Walt Ginn and Billie Allen, a daughter, Shirley Bishop and a sister, Marie Bohannon.
The funeral was on Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2008, at Deaton Funeral Home in Red Bay with Bro. Billy Credille officiating. Burial was in Hillcrest Memorial Gardens.
She is survived by one brother, Thomas Jones and wife, Mary, of Tupelo, Miss.; three grandchildren, Thomasa Massey Alford and Mitchell Massey, of Ridgeland, Miss., and Jason Massey, of Red Bay; two great-grandchildren, Samantha Parker and Anna parker, two nieces and two nephews.
Luther W. Anderson
Feb. 12, 2008
Luther W. Anderson, 94, of Rienzi, Miss., died on Feb. 12, 2008, at his daughter's home.
He was born on Nov. 15, 1913, in Franklin County to Albert and Mammie Smith Anderson. He retired from Johns-Manville in Waukegan, Ill. He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife, Lydia Kent Anderson; a daughter, Helen Pauline Harrell; a grandson, Jeffery Anderson; a great-grandson, Brantley Todd and three sisters, Flora Grissom, Eva Lee Marcelliona and Myrtle Turney.
The funeral was on Saturday, feb. 16, 2008, at Deaton Funeral Home in Red Bay with Bro. Danny McAlister Bro. Bobby Pounders officiating. Burial was in Mt. Zion Cemetery.
He is survived by one daughter, Shirley Pounders and husband, Bobby, of Rienzi, Miss.; one son, James E. Anderson and wife, Pat, of Zion, Ill.; two sisters, Nettie Lou Worley, of Huntsville, and Anna Laura, of Chicago, Ill.; 12 grandchildren, Tony Pounders, Teresa Hartnell, Kimberly Todd, Chana January, Lewis R. Harrell, Steve Harrell, Kim Morse, Michelle Anderson, Mignon Anderson, Patricia Rixie, Eddie Anderson and Michael Anderson; 24 great-grandchildren and six great-great-grandchildren.
Pallbearers were Tony Pounders, Garrett Pounders, Merlin Kent, Victor Griffus, Jimmy Williams and Jimmy Mitchell.
Teresa C. Eastman
Feb. 15, 2008
Teresa Cantrell Eastman, 50, of Sheffield, died Feb. 15, 2008, at ECM Hospital.
She was born on Jan. 20, 1958, in Waukegan, Ill., to Ray and Hazel Christian Cantrell. She was a waitress and loved spending time with her grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her father, Ray Cantrell; two brothers, David Cantrell and Michael Flowers and sister-in-law, Carol Cantrell.
The funeral will be Sunday, Feb. 17, 2008, at Deaton Funeral Home in Belmont, Miss., with Bro. Hal Crandall officiating and burial in Asbury Cemetery.
She is survived by three children, Melissa Rukstales, of Moody, and Jon Eastman and Thomas Scott, of Sheffield; mother, Hazel Cantrell, of Rogersville, Tenn.; three brothers, Ray Cantrell and wife, Mary, of Fulton, Miss. Tim Cantrell and wife, Darlene, of Belmont, Miss., and Thomas Cantrell, of Winthrop Harbor, Ill.; three sisters, Denise Serana, of Gurnee, Ill., Janice Moran, of Ft. Walton Beach, Fla., and Tina Boggs and husband, James, of Rogersville, Tenn.; special friend, Dewayne Scott, of Sheffield; sister-in-law, Donna Flowers, of Sanford, N.C.; three grandchildren, Noah Harris, Jeremiah Harris and Avery Eastman, all of Oneonta.