Miscellaneous Washington County, Mississippi Obituaries

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Frank

DREW Funeral arrangements for Karmonie Frank, 26, of Dallas and formerly of Drew are pending at Byas Funeral Home, Ruleville. He died March 23, 2003, from injuries sustained in an automobile accident in Dallas.

Harris

GREENVILLE Funeral arrangements for Henry Lee Harris, 53, of Greenville are pending at Harris, Brown & Marion Funeral Home, Greenville. He died March 24, 2003, at his home.

Jackson

DREW Funeral arrangements for Marcus B. Jackson, 26, of Dallas and formerly of Drew are pending at Byas Funeral Home, Ruleville. He died from injuries sustained in an automobile accident March 23, 2003, in Dallas.

Mason

CHICAGO Funeral arrangements for Annie Coleman Mason, 47, of Chicago and formerly of Rolling Fork are pending at Walker Funeral Home, Rolling Fork. She died March 21, 2003, at Trinity Hospital, Chicago.

Alexander

DUNCAN Funeral services for Ella Alexander, 89, of Duncan will be Saturday at 11 a.m. at Sunrise MB Church, Duncan. He died Oct. 8, 2002, at Bolivar Medical Center, Cleveland. Burial will be in Sunrise Church Cemetery under the direction of Byas Funeral Home, Shelby.

Survivors include her daughter, Bessie Cage of Duncan; 11 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild.

Visitation will be today from 2 to 6 p.m., with family hour from 6 to 7 p.m., at Byas Funeral Home, Shelby.

The Rev. Jerry Johnson will officiate.

Buckner

WINTERVILLE Funeral arrangements for Geneva Buckner, 88, of Winterville are pending at Redmon Funeral Home, Greenville. She died Oct. 10, 2002, at her home.

Daniel

SUNFLOWER Funeral services for Roosevelt "Pee Wee" Daniel, 50, of Sunflower will be Saturday at 1 p.m. at Baptist Grove MB Church, Sunflower. He died Oct. 4, 2002, in Forrest City, Ark. Burial will be in Willing Workers Cemetery, Sunflower, under the direction of Byas Funeral Home, Indianola.

Survivors include his wife, Alma Dunn Daniel of Sunflower; mother, Gertrude Daniel of Sunflower; two sons, Tony Brown of Burlington, Iowa, and Karvelt Brown of Isola; one daughter, Lavonda Brown of Memphis; four brothers, Jessie Daniel and Eddie Daniel, both of Sunflower, Sammie Foster of Belzoni and George Lee Daniel of Sacramento, Calif.; one sister, Annie Daniel Warfield of Sunflower.

Visitation will be today from 2 to 6 p.m. at Byas Funeral Home, Indianola

The Rev. James White will officiate.

Dillard

CLEVELAND Funeral services for Freddie Dillard Sr., 71, of Cleveland and formerly of Benoit will be Sunday at 2 p.m. at Morning Star MB Church, Benoit. He died Oct. 8, 2002, at Bolivar Medical Center, Cleveland. Burial will be in Old Morning Star Cemetery, Benoit, under the direction of Redmon Funeral Home, Greenville.

Garvin

CLEVELAND Graveside services for Bobby Selby Garvin, 62, of Jacksonville, Fla., a former president of Mississippi Delta Community College in Moorhead, will be today at 3 p.m. in Delta Heights Memorial Gardens, Cleveland, under the direction of Ray Funeral Home, Cleveland. He died Oct. 7, 2002, at Kindred Springs Hospital, Green Cove Springs, Fla.

Jackson

GREENVILLE Funeral arrangements for Beulah Mae Jackson, 63, of Greenville are pending at Redmon Funeral Home, Greenville. She died Oct. 9, 2002, at Delta Regional Medical Center, Greenville.

Jackson

CLEVELAND Funeral services for Elois Jackson, 50, of Cleveland will be Saturday at 2 p.m. at McEvans Elementary School, Shaw. She died Oct. 4, 2002, at Bolivar Medical Center, Cleveland. Burial will be in Bethlehem No. 1 MB Church Cemetery, Shaw, under the direction of Byas Funeral Home, Cleveland.

Survivors include her mother, Lizzetta Latham of Shaw; five daughters, Pamela Latham of Norcross, Ga., Veronica Latham of Gainsville, Ga., and Shonda Jackson, Tiffany Jackson and Sonya Jackson, all of Cleveland; three sons, Darnell Latham and Thomas C. Latham, both of Norcross, Ga., and Desi Jackson of Cleveland; four sisters, Essie Bass, Bertha Sanders and Berlie Moore, all of Shaw, and Judy Hall of Toledo, Ohio; three brothers, Auto Latham Jr. and J.W. Latham, both of Memphis, and Theodore Latham of North Carolina; and 30 grandchildren.

Visitation will be today from 2 to 6 p.m. at Byas Funeral Home, Cleveland.

Pastor Johnny Mackin will officiate.

Jackson

HOLLANDALE Funeral services for John Deloney Jackson, 60, of Hollandale will be Saturday at 11 a.m. at Pleasant Green MB Church, Hollandale. He died Oct. 5, 2002, at Delta Regional Medical Center, Greenville. Burial will be in Oakridge Cemetery, Hollandale, under the direction of Redmon Funeral Home, Hollandale.

John Deloney Jackson was born Oct. 16, 1941, to Altee Bradley Jackson and the late David Jackson in Pace, Miss. His father and a brother also preceded him in death. He was educated in Rosedale, Miss. He married Katherine Johnson Sept. 11, 1959. To this union one son was born, John Jr. He worked as a machine operator at Zimmerman Brush Co. of Chicago, Ill., for 15 years. John D. loved the Lord. He professed a love in Christ at an early age. Upon his return to Hollandale, he united with Pleasant Green MB Church, where he became an ordained deacon. John was always a joy to be around. Whenever you saw him, he had a smile.

He leaves to cherish his memories one son, John Deloney Jackson Jr. of Chicago; his mother, Altee Bradley Jackson of Chicago; five brothers, David (Mattie) Jackson, Henry E. (Willie Mae) Jackson, Lorenzo (Willean) Jackson and Vernon L. (Patricia) Jackson, all of Chicago, and Charles (Ernestine) Jackson of Indianapolis; five sisters, Altee (Charles) Mallard, Mary Alice (John) Johnson and Alma Rose Spain, all of Chicago, Earlene (Murvin) Dean of Texarkana, Ark., and Fannie (John) Brooks of Indianapolis; two grandchildren; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends.

Visitation will be today from 3 to 7 p.m. at Redmon Funeral Home chapel, Hollandale.

The Rev. R.C. Addison will officiate.

Johnson

INDIANOLA Funeral services for Tyrone Johnson, 39, of Indianola will be Sunday at 2 p.m. at Mt. Zion Heathman Church, Indianola. He died Oct. 7, 2002, at Greenwood Leflore Hospital, Greenwood. Burial will be in Mt. Zion Heathman Church Cemetery, Indianola, under the direction of Byas Funeral Home, Indianola.

Survivors include his father, Mayfield Jones of Los Angeles, and his mother, Johnnie Mae Johnson of Indianola; his grandmother, Curlalla Reed of Ruleville; one brother, Peter Williams of Indianola; and five sisters, Patricia Plummer, Trenda Johnson, Linda Sue Johnson, Devonna Watson and Annie Lour Floyd, all of Indianola.

Visitation will be today from 2 to 6 p.m. at Byas Funeral Home, Indianola.

The Rev. James Cobbs will officiate.

Knighten

MOORHEAD Funeral services for Shannon Q. Knighten, 22, of Columbus, Ohio, will be Saturday at 1 p.m. at Trinity House of Prayer, Moorhead. He died Oct. 4, 2002, at his home. Burial will be in East Road Cemetery, Sunflower, under the direction of Byas Funeral Home, Indianola.

Survivors include his parents, Teddy and Patsy Knighten of Columbus, Ohio; his maternal grandparents, Johnny and Lillie B. Lloyd of Indianola; his paternal grandparents, Bishop Willie and Ollie Knighten of Moorhead; one son, Shannon Knighten Jr. of Columbus, Ohio; and one brother, Johnathan Caarson of Moorhead.

Visitation will be today from 2 to 6 p.m., with family hour from 6 to 7 p.m., at Byas Funeral Home, Indianola.

Bishop Willie Knighten will officiate.

Nance

CLEVELAND Funeral services for Barbara Ann Nance, 58, of Cleveland will be today at 2 p.m. at Ray Funeral Home, Cleveland. She died Oct. 9, 2002, at her home. Burial will be in North Cleveland Cemetery.

The Rev. Robert Haney will officiate.

Nash

GREENVILLE Funeral services for James Augusta "Brother" Nash Sr., 74, of Memphis and formerly of Greenville will be Saturday at 2:30 p.m. at Mt. Bethel MB Church, Greenville. He died Oct. 2, 2002, in Memphis. Burial will be in Delta Memorial Gardens, Greenville, under the direction of Frye Funeral Home, Leland.

James owned and operated No. One Small Engine Repair Shop for several years before moving to Memphis. He had worked for the Delta Democrat Times as a paper carrier for 14 years. He had also been employed at Friedman Steel Co. before retiring.

He leaves to remember his life of joy a loving and devoted wife, Fannie Nash of Memphis; one son, James Nash Jr. of Memphis; two daughters, Mary Cal Jones of Memphis and Shirley (Irvin) Dukes Sr. of Greenville; nine grandchildren, Irvin (Felicia) Dukes Jr., Veronica (Patrick) Gordon, Cassandra (Anthony) Miles, Walter Malone, James Nash III and Jayla Nash, all of Memphis, and Kimberly Jones, Jermarra Jones and Airell (Shanna) Dukes, all of Greenville; one adopted son, Billy Joe (Doris) Caldwell; five sisters, Almetta Gary and Vera (Nathaniel) Cozark, both of Chicago, Tressie Howard and Lillie Mae Johnson, both of Greenville, and Janie Smith of Memphis; one brother, Robert (Mary) Nash of Greenville; one brother-in-law, Abraham Dorsey of Greenville; six adopted grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; and a host of other relatives and friends.

Visitation will be today from 1 to 6 p.m. at Frye Funeral Home, and Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at the church.

The Rev. Lester Jones is pastor of the church. Pastor David Franklin of New Mt. Bethel Church and Pastor Clay Holliday Sr. of Ward Chapel AME Church of Memphis will officiate.

Parise

GREENVILLE Funeral services for Matthew Parise Sr., 75, of Greenville will be Sunday at 2:30 p.m. at Pilgrim Rest MB Church, Greenville. He died Oct. 8, 2002, at Bolivar Medical Center, Cleveland. Burial will be in Friendship Church Cemetery, Chatham, under the direction of Redmon Funeral Home, Greenville.

Matthew was born Jan. 31, 1927, in Chatham, Miss., to the late Joe McCray and Alberta Parise. He was the oldest of their five blessings. He attended Sharkey County Public Schools. He confessed a hope in Christ at an early age and united with the Master MB Church, Leola, Miss. Later, he moved to Lake Washington and joined the Friendship MB Church. After many years of service, Deacon Parise moved to Greenville and united with the Old Kindling Altar MB Church under the leadership of the Rev. E.P. Powell, where he remained a faithful member, deacon and bus driver until his health failed. He met and married his beloved wife of 19 years, Geneva, on Nov. 6, 1982. Their union was blessed with patience and love in sickness until his death. He was preceded in death by his parents and two sisters.

Matthew leaves to cherish his memories his devoted wife, Geneva Parise of Greenville; four sons, Murphy (Eva Nell) of Duncan, Calif., Matthew Parish Jr., Howard (Gloria) Parish of Greenville and Jimmy (Veronica) Parish of Long Beach, Calif.; five daughters, Alberta Kemp of Baton Rouge, Lizzie Hall of Durante, Calif., Ollie Bell of Long Beach, Calif., and Geneva Parish and Jeanette Pope, both of Killeen, Texas; twin sisters, Bobbie Merrill and Betty Joor, both of Greenville; one brother, Nathan McCray of East St. Louis, Ill.; eight stepchildren; 42 grandchildren; 50 great-grandchildren; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, in-laws, nurses, friends and church family.

Visitation will be Saturday from 1 to 5 p.m., with family hour from 6 to 7 p.m., at Redmon Funeral Home chapel, Greenville.

Pastor A.M. Hines is pastor of the church. Pastor Howard Savage will officiate.

Stevenson

ROLLING FORK Funeral services for Julia Stevenson, 84, of Rolling Fork will be Saturday at noon at Mt. Zion MB Church, Cary. She died Oct. 3, 2002, at Delta Regional Medical Center, Greenville. Burial will be in Greene Chapel Cemetery, Rolling Fork, under the direction of Walker Funeral Home, Rolling Fork.

She was a member of the Knights & Daughters of Tabor, Mt. Albarn Union, and mother of Mt. Zion Church.

Survivors include 10 grandchildren; 31 great-grandchildren; and a host of other relatives and friends.

The family will meet for prayer at 10:15 a.m. Saturday at the funeral home. Viewing will be Saturday from 11 a.m. to noon at the church.

Sugg

ISOLA Funeral services for Dr. Samuel Cooke Sugg Jr., 85, of Isola, a physician, will be Saturday at 11 a.m. at First Baptist Church, Isola. He died Oct. 10, 2002, at Humphreys County Memorial Hospital, Belzoni. Burial will be in Hickory Grove Cemetery, Inverness, under the direction of Mortimer Funeral Home, Belzoni.

Dr. Sugg was born in Calhoun City, Miss., the son of Samuel Cooke and Mary Davis Sugg Sr. He was a resident of Isola for 52 years. He was a member of First Baptist Church of Isola, the American Southern Medical Association, Mississippi State Medical Association, the American Legion and the Civil War Round Table, and a former Isola Lions Club member.

Survivors include his wife, Joyce Sugg of Isola; two daughters, Meredith (Dave) Frederickson of Utica, N.Y., and Julianne Sugg of Lafayette, La.; one son, Samuel "Sandy" (Susan) Sugg of Olive Branch; one sister, Virginia Ellard of Houston, Miss.; and two granddaughters, Lindsey Sugg and Samantha Sugg, both of Olive Branch.

Visitation will be today from 6 to 8 p.m. at Mortimer Funeral Home, Belzoni.

Dees

GREENVILLE -- Funeral services for Herman Buford Dees, 76, of Greenville, a retired deputy sheriff, will be Monday at 10 a.m. at Boone-Wells Funeral Home, Greenville. He died of heart failure Aug. 31, 2001, at Greenwood Leflore Hospital, Greenwood. Burial will be at 4 p.m. Monday in Calhoun Church Cemetery, Hot Coffee.

Mr. Dees was born in Taylorsville, Miss., and graduated from Salem High School. He enlisted in the U.S. Navy during World War II. After his discharge, he became a Naval Reserve training officer until 1962. A resident of Greenville since 1956, he was employed with the Greenville Police Department from 1962 to 1975. He then transferred to the Greenville Fire Department, where he was assistant fire marshal until retiring in 1985. He then worked as a deputy sheriff with the Washington County Sheriff's Department before being elected constable in 1989. He retired in 1998. He was a Baptist, and a member of the Elks Lodge, the Greenville Yacht Club, the Italian Club, Shriners, Masons, and the American Legion. He was past president of the Mississippi Constable Association.

Survivors include his wife, Johnnie Valentine Dees of Greenville; one daughter, Sylvia Dees Sessums of Greenville; one son, Herman Mike Dees of Ridgeland; two sisters, Bessie Kite of Blacksburg, Va., and Peggy Quick of Collins; one brother, Ranson Dees of Hot Coffee; four grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and a host of nieces and nephews.

The family will receive friends today from 3 to 5 p.m. at Boone-Wells Funeral Home, Greenville.

Hall

GREENVILLE -- Funeral arrangements for Maurice Hall, 31, of Greenville are pending at Byas Funeral Home, Greenville. Hall died Aug. 31, 2001, at Delta Regional Medical Center, Greenville.

Ranson

GREENVILLE -- Funeral arrangements for Charles Ranson, 66, of Greenville are pending at Watson-Edwards & Evans Funeral Home, Greenville. He died Aug. 30, 2001, at his home.

Scott

LELAND -- Graveside services for Lillian Juanita Blaylock Scott, 72, of Leland were Thursday at 2 p.m. in Oakwood Cemetery, Winona. She died of heart failure Aug. 28, 2001, at her home. Burial was under the direction of Oliver Funeral Home, Winona.

Mrs. Scott was born in Montgomery County, Miss., to Montee Blaylock and the late Walter Leo Blaylock. She was a retired supervisor of Southern Bell Telephone and Telegraph Co. She was a member of First Baptist Church in Leland, and was the widow of Jack Scott.

Survivors include her mother, Montee Blaylock of Winona, and one brother, Bennie Blaylock of Winona.

The Rev. John L. Walker officiated.

Skipper

GREENVILLE -- Funeral arrangements for Mary L. Skipper, 79, of Greenville are pending at Redmon Funeral Home, Greenville. She died Aug. 31, 2001, at Methodist Hospital South, Memphis.

Stovall

INDIANOLA -- Funeral services for Lela K. Stovall, 79, of Indianola were Saturday at 1 p.m. at Mt. Beulah Church, Indianola. She died Aug. 23, 2001, at her home. Burial was in Riverside Memorial Gardens, Indianola, under the direction of Byas Funeral Home, Indianola.

Survivors include four daughters, Victoria Brown, Lottie B. Clay and Lindell King, all of Indianola, and Theresa Davis of Chicago; two sons, Wilson Stovall Jr. of Chicago and John B. Hill of Indianola; and one brother, John Thomas of Jackson.

The Rev. E.T. Goodman officiated.

Washington

INDIANOLA -- Funeral arrangements for Robert Washington, 74, of Indianola are pending at Byas Funeral Home, Indianola. He died Sept. 1, 2001, at Delta Regional Medical Center, Greenville.


 


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