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Annie Mae Leasure
HOLLY SPRINGS : Annie Mae Leasure, 65, died Sunday, Jan. 25, 1998, at the Holly Springs Memorial Hospital. She was a member of Christ Temple Church of God in Christ, where she was a member of the senior choir and the Mothers Board. She was a retired employee of Federal Compress and Warehouse in Holly Springs.
Services will be at 1 p.m. Sunday at Christ Temple Church of God in Christ with Elder Albert Pass officiating. Burial will be in Cottrell Memorial Gardens in Holly Springs. J.F. Brittenum & Son Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
Survivors include three daughters, Carol Leasure, Eleanor Clayborn and Irene Harris, all of Holly Springs; 10 grandchildren; five great-grandchildren.
Visitation will be from 10:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Lucille A. Beavers
CORINTH : Lucille A. Beavers, 86, died Friday, Jan. 30, 1998, at the Alcorn County Care Inn. She was a homemaker and a Baptist.
Services will be at 1 p.m. today at Memorial Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Carrol Talley officiating. Burial will be in Liberty Cemetery in Michie, Tenn.
Survivors include one niece, Betty McAfee of Corinth; two nephews, Bobby Spears and Willard Spears, both of Corinth; several other nieces and nephews; several great-nieces and great-nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Julia Anna and William Mack Beavers; a sister, Elva Spears; and two brothers, Bob Beavers and James Beavers.

Ruby Hall
CORINTH : Ruby James Hall, 80, died Friday, Jan. 30, 1998, at the North Mississippi Medical Center. She was a homemaker and a Pentecostal. She was preceded in death by her husband, Clinton Hall.
Services will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at Tippah Shiloh Methodist Church with the Rev. Russell Hamm officiating. Burial will be in Tippah Shiloh Cemetery. Coleman Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
Survivors include two sons, Kenneth Hall and Donald Hall, both of Ripley; three grandchildren.
Visitation will begin at 11 a.m. today at the funeral home.

Jessica Newman
RANDOLPH : Jessica Nicole Newman, 18, died Thursday, Jan. 29, 1998, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi in Oxford. She was born Feb. 20, 1979, in Tupelo to Gary Paul and Lila Yvonne Baker Newman.
Services will be at 2 p.m. today at Sarepta Baptist Church with the Rev. Sam Holcomb and the Rev. Jimmy McMillen officiating. Burial will be in Sarepta Cemetery. Parker Memorial Funeral Home of Bruce is in charge of the arrangements.
Survivors include her parents, Gary and Yvonne Newman of Randolph; her grandparents, Clyde and Lola Baker of Bruce, and Marjorie Hicks of Calhoun City.
Pallbearers will be Douglas Frizzell, Dwight Frizzell, Edwin Baker and Ellis Baker.

Blanche Kemp
KOSCIUSKO : Blanche Irwin Kemp, 86, died Friday, Jan. 30, 1998, at Baptist Medical Center in Jackson. She was married to Dewey Kemp who preceded her in death.
Grave side services will be at 1 p.m. Monday at Henry Cemetery in Corinth with Dr. Don Patterson officiating. Magnolia Funeral Home of Corinth is in charge of the arrangements.
Survivors include a host of nieces, nephews and friends. She was preceded in death by two sisters, Bonnie Miller and Jay Kemp, and two brothers, Cullen Irwin and Charlie Irwin.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Christ United Methodist Church.

Madies Conner
ABERDEEN : Madies Lee Reedy Conner, 60, died Friday, Jan. 30, 1998, at Aberdeen-Monroe County Hospital. She was born Nov. 19, 1937, to Billy and Polly Miller Reedy, and she was a lifelong resident of Aberdeen. She was a saleslady for Bergman's Department Store for 20 years, served as alderman for Ward 5 in Aberdeen from 1989 to 1996, and was the owner and operator of a catering service in Aberdeen. She was a graduate of Aberdeen High School. She was a member of Aberdeen First Baptist Church, the Aberdeen Pilot Club and the Twilighters Homemakers Club, and she was a member and past president of the Today's Women Club. She was the wife of Harold C. Conner.
Services will be at 2 p.m. today at Tisdale-Lann Memorial Funeral Home with the Rev. Paul Matthews and the Rev. Cap Gaston officiating. Burial will be in Odd Fellows Rest Cemetery.
Survivors include one brother, Billy Reedy, and wife, Nancy, of Lawrenceburg, Tenn.; one brother-in-law, Bobby Conner, and wife, Louise, of Calhoun City; one sister-in-law, Jean Conner of Hazelhurst; and a number of nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents and one brother, Johnny Reedy.
Pallbearers will be Frank Harrington, Eddie Arnold, Glenn Howell, James West, Kress Howell and Brent Coleman.

Billy Mabus 
TREMONT : Billy P. Mabus, 68, died Thursday, Jan. 29, 1998, at his home. The son of Purvis and Ecye Wright Mabus, he was a member of Tremont Methodist Church and a veteran of the Korean War. He was a member of Tremont Masonic Lodge, the VFW and American Legion, and he was retired from American Motors.
Services will be at 11 a.m. today at the McNeece-Morris Funeral Home chapel in Fulton with Bro. Terry Paul Graham and Bro. Dee Brown officiating. Burial will be in Itawamba Memorial Gardens.
Survivors include his wife, Frankie Tindall Mabus of Tremont; one son, Jerry Mabus of Tremont; one daughter, Nita M. Lindsey of Fulton; three brothers, Wendell Mabus of Fulton, and W.W. "Bur" Mabus and Jack Mabus, both of Tremont; two sisters, Sue Graham of Fairview and Ann Nichols of Fulton; and two grandsons, Jordan and Joshua Lindsey.
He was preceded in death by a brother, Garn Mabus.
Pallbearers will be Larry Mabus, Mike Mabus, Gerald Graham, Craig Mabus, Barry Mabus and James Manasco.
Visitation will be from 7 a.m. until service time.

Lela Waddle
FULTON : Lela Waddle, 92, died Thursday, Jan. 29, 1998, at North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo. She was born in Alabama on Jan. 11, 1906 to John Gilliland and Clemmie Miller. She was a homemaker and a member of Salem Baptist Church for 81 years. She was preceded in death by her husband, Will Waddle, on March 21, 1976.
Services will be at 2 p.m. today at Salem Baptist Church with Bro. Gene O'Brien and Bro. Jackie Thompson officiating. Burial will be in Salem Cemetery. Senter Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
Survivors include one daughter, Betty Hughes of Fulton; seven sons, Bro. Odie Waddle, Odie Waddle and Tommy Waddle, all of Fairview, Eudieth Waddle of Zion, Ill., Milburn Waddle of Belmont, C.W. Waddle of Amory, Billy Waddle of Smithville; 31 grandchildren, 48 great-grandchildren and five great-great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by a son, Roy Dee Waddle, and a daughter, Willadean Waddle.
Pallbearers will be Todd Hughes, Mike Waddle, Matthew Waddle, Bradley Waddle, Johnny Cox, Eddie Waddle, Randy Minor and Harold Hughes Jr.
Honorary pallbearers will be Dennis Parks, Mike Bounds, Richard Rogers, Robert Clark, Steve Brazil, Jerry Waddle and Johnny Pruiett.
Visitation will be at Salem Baptist until service time.

Grace Bratton
NEW ALBANY : Grace Louise Hale Bratton, 84, died Friday, Jan. 30, 1998, at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Union County. She was born Sept. 9, 1913, to Lester and Della Hale in Union County. She was a homemaker and a member of First Baptist Church of New Albany. She was a Life Master of the National Bridge Players Association. She was preceded in death by her husband, Ivy Lee Bratton.
Services will be at 2 p.m. today at United Funeral Service Chapel with Bro. E.L. Crumpton officiating. Burial will be in New Albany City Cemetery.
Survivors include one sister, Donna Crum of Deighton, Ohio; one granddaughter, Natalie Crumpton Dye and husband, Tracy, of Blue Springs; and one great-granddaughter, Shannon Grace Dye of Blue Springs.
She was preceded in death by her daughter, Della Diane, and several brothers and sisters.
Pallbearers will be Bobby Crumpton and Terrell Dye.

Mary Addison
NEW ALBANY : Mary Velvia Addison, 96, died Friday, Jan. 30, 1998, at Methodist Hospital North in Memphis. She was born July 16, 1901, and was the widow of Ted Addison. She was a member of First Baptist Church in New Albany.
Services will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at United Funeral Service in New Albany with the Rev. James Lewis officiating. Burial will be in Old Union near Belden.
Survivors include a daughter, Frances Fooshee of Denham Springs, La.; one son, Marion Addison of Memphis; two sisters, Adelle Patterson of Leachville, Ark., and Ethel Stanford of Tupelo; 10 grandchildren, 12 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild.
She was preceded in death by a daughter, Marie Stanford; a son, Wayne Addison; a sister, Ruthie Roberson; and two brothers, Vincent and Erwin Brown.
The grandsons will serve as pallbearers.
Visitation will be today from 1 to 5 p.m.

Hazel Shumpert
PITTSBORO : Hazel Louise Shumpert, 72, died Friday, Jan. 30, 1998, at her residence. She was born Sept. 14, 1925, in Amory, to Floyd and Louie Bell Baughtman. She was a homemaker, and she was married to Edmon Leonard Shumpert Sr.
Services will be at 2 p.m. Monday at Parker Memorial Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. George Shumpert officiating. Burial will be in Memory Memorial Gardens in Bruce.
Survivors include five sons, Jim Shumpert of Derma, Benny Shumpert of Oxford, Dean Shumpert of Pontotoc, George Shumpert of St. Augustine, Fla., and Edmon Shumpert Jr. of Billings, Mont.; four daughters, Cathy Rimmer of Slate Springs, Lou Nell Williams of Pontotoc, Peggy Brassfield of Houlka and Edna Louise Shumpert of Bruce; her mother, Louie Bell Baughtman of Amory; one brother, Clifton Baughtman; three sisters, Helen, Betty and Mary Sue; 11 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by a son, Darrell Van Shumpert.
Her sons will serve as pallbearers.
Visitation will be at 5 p.m. today.

Jack Trimm
SULLIGENT, Ala. : Jack Trimm, 48, died Wednesday, Jan. 28, 1998, in Henry County, Ga. He was the son of James Delton and Laura Trimm of Sulligent and the late Sarah Opal Stokes Trimm. A 1969 graduate of Sulligent High School and a member of Sulligent United Methodist Church, he had served in the U.S. Air Force.
Services will be at 2 p.m. today at Norwood Funeral Home Chapel in Sulligent with the Rev. Sam Graham officiating. Burial will be in Sulligent City Cemetery.
In addition to his parents, survivors include two daughters, Jacqueline Smith of Sulligent and Tammy Phillips of Monroe County, Miss.; three grandchildren, Angel Leanna May, Samuel Cole Wilson and Cheyennea Breanne Phillips; three sisters, Brenda Robertson of Fayette, Ala., Rita Moore of Harvest, Ala., and Lenetta Barnes of Sulligent; a brother, Eddie Trimm of Guin, Ala.; and his grandmothers, Exie Trimm and Connie Cobb, both of Sulligent.

Etoyle Beene
BALDWYN : Etoyle Farrar Beene, 91, died Thursday, Jan. 29, 1998, at Shelby Pines Health Care Center in Memphis. She was a homemaker and a Methodist.
Services will be at 2 p.m. Sunday in the chapel of Waters Funeral Home with Bro. Bobby Hankins officiating. Burial will be in Oak Lawn Memorial Park.
Survivors include one daughter, Sarah Greenburg of Millington; two sons, L.B. Beene Jr. of Columbus and Jack Beene of Carrollton, Ga.; three sisters, Doris Scott and Billie Tennison of Tupelo, and Odessa Michael of Baldwyn; two brothers, Conley Farrar of Saltillo and Victor Farrar of Marietta; nine grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren.
Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. today.

Pauline Sullivan
SHANNON : Pauline Elizabeth Bradberry Sullivan, 71, died Thursday, Jan. 29, 1998, at South Central Regional Medical Center in Laurel after an extended illness. She was born Feb. 14, 1926 in Houston, Chickasaw County, and had lived most of her adult life in Shannon before moving to Laurel five years ago when her health failed. She was employed in the Central Supply Department at North Mississippi Medical Center for many years. She had previously worked for South Central Bell. She enjoyed reading. She was married to C.B. Sullivan who preceded her in death on Feb. 26, 1992.
Services will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at the chapel of Lee Memorial Funeral Home with Bro. Chris Mason and Bro. Larry Dees officiating. Burial will follow in Lee Memorial Park.
Survivors include her daughter, Sandra Sullivan Smith and her husband, Ronald, of Laurel; four sisters, Sidney Darland of Ruston, La., Katherine Sheffield and Louise Westmoreland, both of Shannon, and Nell Duke of Water Valley; two grandchildren, Christopher Lane Smith and Russell Blake Smith, both of Laurel.
She was preceded in death by one brother, Bobby King.
Pallbearers will be Steven Sheffield, Paul Sheffield, Chuck King, Chad Cain, Steven Counce and Gary Westmoreland.
Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. today and from noon to service time Sunday at the funeral home.
Memorials may be made to the Muscular Dystrophy Association, 310 B Airport Road, Jackson, Miss. 39208.

Mary Kessler
AMORY : Mary Lee Marks Kessler, 77, died Thursday, Jan. 29, 1998, at Gilmore Memorial Hospital in Amory. She was born July 5, 1920 in Detroit, Mich., and had been a resident of Amory since 1964. She was a communicant of St. Helen's Catholic Church in Amory and a member of VFW Post No. 44 Ladies Auxiliary. A homemaker, she was the first coordinator of the Meals on Wheels program in Amory and she was the diocesan community service director for Northeast Mississippi. She was an avid Bridge players and enjoyed fishing. She was married to John Jacob Kessler in 1943.
Services will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at E.E. Pickle Funeral Home Chapel in Amory with Sis. Marie Gilligan officiating. A prayer service will be held at 8 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home. Burial will be in Hatley Cemetery.
In addition to her husband, she is survived by two sons, Tayler John Kessler of Wellington, Ohio, and John Frank Kessler II of Amory; one daughter, Karen Lee Hightower of Amory; one brother, William Marks of Madison, Ohio; eight grandchildren, Roxanne Lee Aiken, Laura Lynn Kessler of Amory, Dwayne C. Hightower of Little Rock, Ark., Kristina Michelle Kessler of Fayetteville, N.C., Frank Clinton Kessler of Hamilton, and Tayler John Kessler Jr.,Travis Roy Kessler and Britteny Lynn Kessler, all of Wellington; and three great-grandchildren, Andrew Charles Aiken and Samuel Lee Aiken of Amory and Sterling Faith Buhr of Sugarland, Texas.
Pallbearers are Frank Clinton Kessler, Dwayne C. Hightower, Charles Aiken, Jim Williams, Jackie Palmer and William Pickle.
Visitation will be from 5 to 9 p.m. today.
Memorials may be made to St. Helen's Catholic Church Building Fund, P.O. Box 97, Amory, Miss. 38821.

Mary Worthy
AMORY : Mary Virginia Sumner Box Worthy, 74, died Thursday, Jan. 29, 1998, at Gilmore Memorial Hospital in Amory. She was born Nov. 10, 1923 in Chickasaw County to Beverly and Tessie Burleson Sumner, and had lived in Amory, Okolona and Nettleton. She was a seamstress, and worked for Amory Garment Company for many years. She was a member of the Nettleton Church of Christ, and her hobbies included crochet work and the enjoyment of gospel music.
Services will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at E.E. Pickle Funeral Home Chapel in Amory with Kirk Brothers officiating. Burial will be in Odd Fellows Cemetery in Okolona.
Survivors include cousins and stepchildren.
She was preceded in death by a brother, Clovis Sumner.
Pallbearers will be Rayburn Cox, Lee B. Worthey, Lowell Worthey, Clinton Worthey, Nathan Kelley and Doyle Worthey.

Elgin Agee
AMORY : Elgin F. Agee, 62, died Friday, Jan. 30, 1998, at Gilmore Memorial Hospital in Amory. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by E.E. Pickle Funeral Home of Amory.

Sybil Loden
FULTON : Sybil Loden, 85, died Friday, Jan. 30, at Daniel Health Center Complex. She was married to Elbert Loden who preceded her in death, and she was a member of Bethel Baptist Church for 66 years.
Services will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at McNeece-Morris Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Merle Bradley and Bro. Terry Coleman officiating. Burial will be in Dorsey Cemetery.
Survivors include one daughter, Brenda Gambrell and husband, Lindy, of the Mt. Vernon community; one son, Robert Loden and wife, Margaret, of Fulton; six grandchildren, four great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by a son, Billy Hughes.
Pallbearers will be Dr. Julian Loden, Scotty Hughes, Eric Grissom, Hershell Pearce, Charles E. Gurley, Paul Ryan and Ron Browning.
Honorary pallbearers will be employees of Loden Gas co. and Charles E. Lesley of L.L. Gas Co.
Visitation will be from 5 to 9 p.m. Saturday.
Contributions may be made to the American Heart Association.

J.B. Brown
BOONEVILLE : John Beasley "J.B." Brown, 73, died Friday, Jan. 30, 1998, at North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo. A lifelong resident of Prentiss County, he was a member of the Booneville Church of God. He was a retired automobile mechanic and he enjoyed doing special things for his family and friends. He was the son of the late Issac and Emma Beasley Brown, and he was married to Arbie Lee Brown for 51 years.
Services will be at 3 p.m. Sunday at the chapel of Salts Funeral Home with the Rev. Alan Johnson officiating, assisted by the Rev. Jerry Mitchell. Burial will be in Oak Lawn Memorial Gardens.
In addition to his wife, survivors include three daughters, Joyce Bass of Valdosta, Ga., and Martha Bullard and husband, Buddy, and Janet Patton and husband, Robert, all of Booneville; a daughter-in-law, Sue Brown of Booneville; three sons, J.L. Brown and wife, Elizabeth, of Tupelo, and Smith Brown and wife, Wanda, and Daryel Brown, all of Booneville; and two sisters, Alvetta Edge and Beatrice Strange, both of Booneville.
He was preceded in death by a son, Ray Brown; a grandson, David Brown; and a sister, Iletta Neeley.
Pallbearers will be Michael Brown, Brian Brown, Chris Brown, Joslyn Tolar, Bob Harrell, Kyle Stacy and Mark Bullard.

Jack Pulliam
PRAIRIE : Robert "Jack" Pulliam, 83, died Thursday, Jan. 29, 1998, at North Mississippi Medical Center. He was a farmer and a bus driver for the Houston Public School District for many years.
Services will be at 3 p.m. Sunday at Pleasant Plain M.B. Church with the Rev. Willie George Cunningham officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Williams Memorial Funeral Home of Okolona is in charge of the arrangements.
Survivors include five daughters, Juanita Pierce, Delois Woodhouse and husband, L.A., Willie Ann Townsend and husband, James, Emma Kay Pulliam and Andy, and Ella Mae Cunningham and husband, Dwight, all of Prairie; two sons, Robert Pulliam Jr. and wife, Zoretta, of Prairie and Alvin Pulliam of Bryant, Texas; one sister, Lou Maggie Blanchard of West Point; two sisters-in-law, Leola Moore of Chicago and Sarah White of Coolidge, Ariz.; 25 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren.
Visitation will be from 3 to 5 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home. The body will lie in state at the church one hour before the service begins.

Jack Hewlette
CORINTH : Elard Royal "Jack" Hewlette, 84, died Thursday, Jan. 29, 1998, at Alcorn Care Inn Nursing Home, Corinth. He was born in Pontotoc County and was a long time resident of Corinth. He was an active member of First Baptist Church where he was a Sunday school teacher and member of The Brotherhood. He was an associate of Magnolia Hospital Accounting Department for 15 years, and he was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II. He was married to Florence Hewlette for 57 years.
Services will be at 11 a.m. today at McPeters Chapel with the Rev. Dennis Smith officiating. Burial will be in Henry Cemetery.
In addition to his wife, he is survived by two sons, Richard Hewlette of Corinth and Ronnie Hewlette of Newbern, N.C.; six grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
Honorary pallbearers will be the Bob Collins Sunday School Class of First Baptist Church.
Memorials may be made to First Baptist Church Building Fund, 501 Main St., Corinth, Miss. 38834.

Rev. Walter Duncan
Rev. Walter Duncan died Friday, Jan. 30, 1998, at North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Booneville Funeral Home. Visitation will be from 3 to 9 p.m. Saturday at Pegues Funeral Home in Tupelo.

Joe Lessel
NETTLETON : Joseph Leroy "Joe" Lessel, 80, died Tuesday, Jan. 27, 1998, at his home. He was a member of Center Hill Baptist Church, and he was a retired farmer and factory worker.
Services were at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Browning Funeral Home Chapel in Ecru with Bro. J.W. Owen officiating. Burial was in Center Hill Cemetery.
Survivors include his wife, Martha, of Nettleton; one daughter, Juanita Lessel of Blue Springs; five stepsons, Harold Carnathan of Queen City, Texas, Paul Carnathan of the Carolina community, David Carnathan of the Pontocola community, Mike Carnathan of Mantachie and Tim Carnathan of Nettleton; three sisters, Omie Dye of Ecru and Effie Smith and Ethel Grant, both of Blue Springs; four grandchildren, Phillip Sparks of Saulsbury, Tenn., and Sandra Boland, Elizabeth Lessel and Ladell Lessel, all of Blue Springs; and five great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by a daughter, Charlotte Lessel, and a son, Billy Joe Lessel.

Dutch Willard
ETTA : Doyce Quinon "Dutch" Willard, 69, died Friday, Jan. 30, 1998, at North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo. He was a brick mason, a member of Bethel Baptist Church, and an Army veteran of World War II. He was preceded in death by his wife, Ola Faye Willard.
Services will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at Bethel Baptist Church in Union County with Bro. Rhys Key officiating. Burial will be in Bethel Cemetery. Browning Funeral Home of Ecru is in charge of the arrangements.
Survivors include three daughters, Mary Jane Murphree of Myrtle, and Cathy Richardson and Dana Willard, both of Etta; one son, Milton Willard of New Albany; four brothers, Melvis Willard of New Albany, James Willard of Myrtle, C.V. Willard of Etta and Robert Dean Willard of Sardis; three half-brothers, Melvin Willard, Billy Willard and Hubbard Willard, all of Etta; three half-sisters, Marylin Camp of Myrtle, Sharon Burt of Southaven and Deverlin Forsyth of Water Valley; and seven grandchildren.; stepmother, Irene Whiteside, Etta; two stpesisters, Martha Zoeller of Louisville, Ky., and Mary Bexley of Water VAlley.
Pallbearers will be his brothers and grandsons.
Visitation will be from 2 to 9 p.m. Saturday and from 9 a.m. until service time Sunday at the funeral home.

Mildred Daniel
RED BAY, Ala. : Mildred Joyce Daniel, 73, died Friday, Jan. 30, 1998, at Red Bay Hospital. Services are incomplete and will be announced later by Deaton Funeral Home of Red Bay.

Beatrice Williams
BELMONT : Beatrice Bostick Williams, 88, died Thursday, Jan. 29, 1998, at North Mississippi Medical Center, Tupelo. She was a native of Mississippi and was a retired school teacher after 42 years teaching in Alabama, Mississippi and Colorado. She was a member of Belmont United Methodist Church. She was married to Beryl Williams for 50 years.
Services will be at 3 p.m. Saturday at Deaton Funeral Home Chapel in Belmont with Rev. Steve DeBore officiating. Burial will be in Belmont Memory Gardens.
Survivors include two sisters, Mrs. Blanche Morse of Mantachie and Mrs. Helen Moore of Booneville; and a number of nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by two brothers, Clayton and Charles Bostick, and two sisters, Ora Lee Flora and Sylvia Glover.
Pallbearers will be Joe Bostick, Jerry Buck Moore, James Morse and Mickey Gentry.

LaRue Waddell
DENNIS : LaRue Ivy Waddell, 87, died Thursday, Jan. 29, 1998, at her residence. A native of Mississippi, she was a housewife and she attended Red Bud Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her husband, George Allen Waddell Sr.
Services will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at Deaton Funeral Home Chapel in Belmont with the Rev. Jack Maroon officiating. Burial will be in Belmont Memory Gardens.
Survivors include one son, George Allen Waddell Jr. of Marietta; three sisters, Tabbie Walker and Aletha Kirksey of Tupelo, and Billie Spradling of Fulton; one brother, Erskin Ivy of Tupelo; and four grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be Clyde Moore, Andy Chumbley, Joe Chumbley, Dudley Walker, Tom Embrey and Alan Rouse.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Red Bud Baptist Church.

Wilber Young
RED BAY, Ala. : Wilber Deen Young, 65, died Thursday, Jan. 29, 1998, at Eliza Coffee Memorial Hospital. He was a native of Mississippi and a construction worker for 35 years.
Services will be at 1 p.m. Sunday at Liberty Grove Baptist Church in Tremont with the Rev. Don Rouse officiating. Burial will be in Liberty Grove Cemetery. Deaton Funeral Home of Red Bay is in charge of the arrangements.
Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Donna Dorothy Young of Red Bay; two daughters, Rita Gann and Pamela Brown, both of Red Bay; one son, Larry Young of Highland Park, Ill.; three sisters, Betty Clark of Red Bay, Joyce Pout of Zion, Ill., and Kathryn Vaughn of Port Orchard, Wash.; two brothers, Ottis Young of Phoenix, Ariz., and Charles Young of Kenosha, Wisc.; and eight grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be Michael Young, Michael Paul Nichols, Michael Emerson, Shane Funderburk, Jimmy Bostick and Joshua Scott.
Honorary pallbearers will be Brian Gann and Joshua Brown.
Visitation will be from 6 to 9 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home.


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