Corinth, Dec. 31 - (Special) - R.J. Abbey, for many years a resident of this city and one of the best known men in Alcorn county, passed away at his residence late this morning after
an illness of several months.
Mr. Abbey was born on July 19, 1843, in Texas. He moved to Corinth twenty years ago, and has been a resident here ever since. ["Jackson Daily News" (Jackson, Mississippi), 31 Dec 1917.] Submitted: 27 Oct 2016. Transcribed by Pat Lancaster.
Alexander, John M.
Interment in the Corinth, Miss. National Cemetery
To - The Quartermaster General, Washington, D.C.
Name: Alexander, John M.
Rank: Color Sgt.
Division, if World War Soldier:
Date of Death: October 22, 1862
Grave Mark: Grave No. 33353
Remarks: Original place of burial Corinth, Miss. Data from the U.S. National Cemetery Interment
Form, War Department, Q.M.C. Form No. 14, transcribed by Pat Lancaster,
submitted: 30 Mar, 2016
Funeral services for Mildred Irene Hilliard Bennett, 84, of Corinth are set for 11 a.m. today at First Pentecostal Church with the Rev. Nelson Hight, Bro. Gary
Caviness, the Rev. Terry Harmon and Bro. Eddie McFalls officiating. Burial will be in Forrest Memorial Cemetery. Magnolia Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Ms. Bennett died Sunday, May 5, 2002, at her residence. She was a member of the First
Ms. Bennett was preceded in death by her father, Gilbert Ross Hilliard, her mother, Ava McAuley Hilliard; and her granddaughter, Angela Duncan.
Survivors include her husband of 62 years, the Rev. Cecil Bennett of Corinth; three daughters, Carolyn Lovett and her husband, James of Lilbourn, Mo.; Mary Sue Rhoads and her husband,
Robert, of Corinth; and Gwyn Kiddy and her husband, James, of Cabot, Ark.; one brother, Gilbert Hilliard and his wife, Louise, of Corinth; six grandchildren, Millie Rambis and her husband,
Tyler, of Columbia, Mo., Chris Duncan and his wife, Kelley, of Corinth, Jamie Lewis and her husband, Brian, of Bertrand, Mo., Meredith Duncan of Memphis, Tenn., Jill Kiddy and Ann Kiddy,
both of Cabot; one great-grandson, Justin Duncan; two brothers-in-law, Fred Bennett and his wife, Bonnie, of Baldwyn and David Bennett and his wife, Dot, of Memphis; three sisters-in-law,
Vera Mae Bennett of Jackson, Tenn., Mabel Hobson and Sue Bennett, both of Corinth; numerous nieces, nephews and other relatives.
Pall bearers are Chris Duncan, James Lovett, James Kiddy, Robert Rhoads, Brian Lewis and Tyler Rambis.
Memorials may be made to the First Pentecostal Church Ladies Group.
Visitation will continue today from 9:30 a.m. until service time at First Pentecostal Church. [Obituary newspaper Alcorn County Genealogical Society] used with permission, transcribed by Pat Lancaster.
Bennett, Verda Lee
Corinth, Jan. 2 - (Special) - The community learns of the death of Mrs. Verda Lee Bennett, wife J. C. Bennett, who passed away last night in a hospital in
Mrs. Bennett was well known throughout this county and Tishomingo county, where she has a arge circle of friends, and this community has suffered a distinct loss in giving up this character of ideal womanhood.
The remains were brought to Corinth Saturday for interment.
She is survived by a husband and a son, besides numerous relatives and friends.
["Jackson Daily News (Jackson, Mississippi), 31 Dec 1917.] Submitted: 27 Oct 2016. Transcribed by Pat Lancaster.
Bingham, Giles Wortham
Entered Into Eternal Rest Sunday, Aug. 25, 1974
Niles-Giles W. Bingham, 66, 1830 Difford Dr., died Sunday at 8:20 p.m. in Trumbull Memorial Hospital.
He was born June 20, 1908, in Alcorn County, Miss., the son of John F. and Jennie Knight Bingham.
A resident here one year, coming from Adrian, Mich., where he was employed for 25 years with the street maintenance department of the Citizens Gas
and Fuel Co. He was a member of the Parkman Rd. Church Warren and a U.S. Army veteran of WW II. Survivors include his wife, Louise (Cornelius) Bingham whom he
married June 2, 1928; his mother, Mrs. Jennie Bingham, Corinth, Miss.; a daughter Mrs. Leo (Hazel Marie) Pulley, Warren; three sisters Mrs. Veard (Mary
Anna) Gurley, Sheffield, Ala.; Mrs. Oliver (Agnes) .O’Guinn, and Mrs. J.B. (Idotha) Tucker, both of Corinth, Miss.; a brother John Bingham of Corinth,
Miss.; and three grandchildren. Services will be held Wednesday at 2 p.m. at McPeters Mortuary, 710 Waldron St., in Corinth, Miss. Burial will be in the
Frayley’s Chapel Cemetery, Corinth. Local arrangements were made by Robert H. Roberts Memorial Home, Warren. Friends may call at the funeral home in Corinth
after 6 p.m. Tuesday. [Warren Tribune Chronicle, Warren, Ohio, Aug 26, 1974 - Submitted by Jil Woodruff Pulley]
Bingham, Irva Louise Cornelius
Warren, Ohio - Irva Louise Bingham, 66, died Wednesday in Trumbull Memorial Hospital at Warren after a three-year illness.
She was born June 19, 1914 in Belmont, Miss. To Aaron D. and Georgia Shook Cornelius on June 2, 1928 she married Giles W. Bingham who died in 1973. A
resident of Adrian for approximately 22 years, she moved to Warren in 1973. She was a member of the Church of Christ.
Survivors include a dtr. Mrs. Leo (Hazel Marie) Pulley of Warren, OH, w/whom she lived; two sisters, Eulalia Jackson of Channahon, IL. & Dorothy
Underwood of Muskogee, OK; four brothers William and Morris Cornelius of Memphis, Tenn; Rupel and Lawrence Cornelius of Adrian; three grandchildren and
two great-grandchildren. Services will be at 2 p.m Sunday in McPeters Funeral Home in Corinth, MS. Burial will be in Fraley Church cemetery in Corinth. [July 11, 1980 - Adriene Daily Telegram (MI) - submitted by Jil Woodruff Pulley]
Bingham, Irva L.
Irva Louise Bingham, 66, 315 Homewood Ave.
S.E., died at 6:37 p.m. Wednesday in Trumbull Memorial Hospital, following a
three-year illness. She was born June 19, 1914 in Belmont, Miss. the daughter of
Aaron D. and Georgia Shook Cornelius. On June 2, 1928 she married Giles W.
Bingham who died in 1974.
Mrs. Bingham had resided here since 1973, coming from Adrian Mich., and was
a member of the Parkman Road Church of Christ. Survivors include a dtr. Mrs. Leo
(Hazel Marie) Pulley of Warren, OH, w/whom she lived; two sisters, Eulalia
Jackson of Channahon, IL. & Dorothy Underwood of Muskogee, OK; four brothers
William and Morris Cornelius of Memphis, Tenn; Rupel and Lawrence Cornelius of
Adrian; three grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Two sisters and three
brothers preceded her in death.
Services will held Sunday at 2 p.m at the McPeters Funeral Home, Corinth,
MS., where friends may call an hour prior to the service. Burial will be in
Fraley Church Cemetery. Local arrangements were made by the Robert H. Roberts
Memorial Home. [Warren Tribune Chronicle, Warren, Ohio, July 10,
1980 - submitted by Jil Woodruff Pulley]
Bingham, John Franklin
J. F. Bingham dies at age 84
Mr. John Franklin Bingham, 1007 Douglas Street, Corinth, died this morning at
12:10 a.m. in his home following an illness of one year. He was 84. A member of
Fraley’s Chapel Church of Christ for the past 60 years and retired farmer, he
was married to the former Jennie Hilda Knight, in 1906. Mr. Bingham is survived
by his wife, Mrs. Jennie Bingham, Corinth, two sons Wortham Bingham, Adrian, MI,
& Herman Bingham, of Memphis; three dtrs, Mrs. Agnes O’Guinn, Memphis; Mrs. Mary
Anna Gurley, Sheffield, AL; & Mrs. Idotha Tucker of Memphis; two brothers, Isom
Bingham, Maydell, TX; and Joe Bingham of Corinth; one sister Mrs. Pauline
Cannon, Corinth. 10 grandchildren & 12 great-grandchildren. Funeral services
will be held tomorrow @ 2 p.m. @ Fraley’s Chapel Church of Christ, with the
Revs. Walker Whittle & Fred Hucklebury officiating. Burial will be in the church
cemetery. Pallbearers are: Bill Hood, Glen Briley, Donald King, Tom Lancaster,
Albert Bingham & Grady Bingham. (Note: Al & Grady are brothers.) McPeters
Mortuary in charge of arrangements. [The Daily Corinthian, Corinth, MS, May 6, 1963 - Submitted by Jil Woodruff Pulley]
Blankenship, Birdie Jewel
Birdie Jewel Blankenship, 93, of Silo, passed away Sunday, August 21, 2005, at
Four Season's Nursing Home in Durant.
Birdie was born October 11, 1911 in Rienzi, Mississippi to George Walker and
Leona (Toler) Robinson. She moved to Silo in 1920, married Truitt Blankenship on
January 28, 1928, in Durant and moved California in 1942 before finally settling
back in Silo 2002. Birdie was active in the Historical Society and appeared in
the movie "Great American Dream." Her hobbies included reading, sewing, crafts
and she loved to do historical studying. Birdie was a member of the Pentecostal
faith and she will be missed by all who knew her.
Birdie was preceded in death by her husband, Truitt, in 1997; her parents,
George and Leona Robinson; daughter, Mary Lou Mulliniks; grandson, Sandy Lee
Mulliniks; brother, Joel Robinson; and sister Billie June.
Survivors include daughter, Carolyn B. York and husband Chad, Silo; son, Charles
Blankenship, Tulsa; sons Gerald Blankenship and wife Jeanie and Sam Blankenship
and wife Karen, all of Bakersfield, Calif.; sister Elizabeth Blaine, Colbert;
sister Nell Brennan, Levitton, Penn.; 13 grandchildren; 25 great-grandchildren;
five great-great grandchildren; many other relatives, and a host of friends.
Family hour is scheduled for Wednesday from 6 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home.
Interment will be in Arvin, California.
Condolences may be sent to the family at firstname.lastname@example.org. Please be sure
to reference the name of the deceased in all correspondence.
Brown's Funeral Service is handling the local arrangements. [Durant Daily Democrat 25 Aug 2005 - Submitted by Gene Phillips]
Bollinger, Captain Inez
Funeral services for Captain Helen Inez Poindexter Bollinger, 82, were held Monday at Magnolia Chapel of Memories with Bro. Paul Valentine officiating
along with officers from the Salvation Army divisional office in Jackson: Major Dewey Alderson, Major Virginia Alderson, Lt. Colonel Donald Canning and Lt. Colonel Connie
Canning. Burial was in Indian Springs Methodist Church Cemetery.
Mrs. Bollinger died Saturday, June 8, 2002, Magnolia Regional Health Center. After co-founding the Salvation Army in Corinth in 1987, she remained active with the Corinth chapter.
She and her husband, Joseph, retired as a Salvation Army officers in 1983 in Santa Barbara, Calif., where they were working with recovering alcoholics. She had attended Indian
Springs United Methodist Church since 1986, and she loved her family and friends and enjoyed gardening and fishing.
She was preceded in death by her father, Henry Carroll Poindexter; her mother, Cora Elizabeth Brown Poindexter; one granddaughter, Rebecca St. Clair; three brothers, Elbert B.
"Red" Poindexter, David E. "Dude" Poindexter and William A. Poindexter and his wife, Stella; one sister, Agnes Mae "Ginger" Woodruff; and four brothers-in-law, Alvis Strickland,
Walton O. Woodruff, Joe Mense and Jim Savage.
Survivors include her husband of 35 years, Captain Joseph J. Bollinger of Glen; two sons, Dan St. Clair and his wife, Nancy, of Cypress, Calif;, and Bob St. Clair and Gay of Lake
Havasu City, Ariz; one stepson, Robert Bollinger and his wife, Shirley, of Fresno, Calif.; one stepdaughter, Shirley Arce and her husband, Julio, of Fresno; five grandchildren,
Randy St. Clair of Orange, Calif., Elizabeth St. Clair of Cypress, Jami Hayes and her husband, Art, of San Pedro, Calif., Amber St. Clair of Lake Havasu City and Timothy St.
Clair of Chico, Calif; three great-grandchildren, Art Hayes, Nicholas Hayes and Madison Hayes, all of San Pedro, Calif.; six sisters, Edna Mense of Glen, Ruby Strickland of
Farmington, Lois Mill and her husband C.G., of Wichita, Kan., Naomi Davis and her husband, Hubert, of Sachse, Texas, Barbara Savage of Linden, Tenn., and Louise Spilger and her
husband, Gene, of Viera, Fla.; three sisters-in-law, Lila Dyson Poindexter of Glen, Ida Mae Poindexter of Corinth and Floy Wood of Fresno; and many nieces and nephews.
Pallbearers were David Poindexter, Tim Poindexter, Bert Poindexter, Jerry D. Poindexter, Pat Poindexter, Donald Dunn, Mark Savage, Mike Maxcy, Harold Strachan, Wayne Downs,
John Padziora, Bobby Galloway, Jack Rook and Jeff Poindexter.
Visitation was held Sunday and Monday at Magnolia Funeral Home. [Obituary newspaper article donated to the Alcorn County Genealogical Society] used with permission, transcribed by Pat Lancaster.
Mrs. Bradley, 68, died Saturday at the Corinth Hospital following an illness of ten days. She was the daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Calvin Graham,
and was born at Paden on Feb. 12, 1886. She was married in 1904 to Earl Bradley of Corinth, who survives. Other survivors include: six sons, S-Sgt. Amos M. Bradley of the U.S. Air
Force, Morris C. Bradley of Corinth, James K. Bradley of Memphis, and Rady Earl and Thomas R. Bradley of Corinth; six daughters, Mrs. Jim Scott, and Mrs. Lawrence Sellers, both of
Memphis, Mrs. E.C. Howell, Mrs. Knox Davis, Mrs. Simon Erwin and Miss Martha Bradley, all of Memphis; one sister, Mrs. Ida Brewer of Corinth; two brothers, John Graham of Corinth
and Charles Graham of Detroit; and 26 grandchildren and one great-grandchild. [Obituary transcribed by Vicki Roach and donated to the Alcorn County Genealogical Society] used with permission, added by Pat Lancaster.
Butler, Mrs. Millie
Services for Mrs. Millie Butler of Wenasoga were held Sunday at 2 p.m. at Holly Baptist Church with burial in Holly Cemetery, McPeters Mortuary had
Mrs. Butler, who was 86, died Friday night at Magnolia Hospital after an illness of one week. She was born in Alcorn County and was a member of Holly Baptist Church. Her
husband, N.G. Butler, died in 1960.
She leaves a son, Clifford Butler of Wenasoga; two daughters, Mrs. Alma Osborn of Wenasoga and Mrs. Archie Tyson of Whitehaven; nine grandchildren, 14 great-grandchildren and
["Daily Corinthian" (Corinth, Mississippi), 24 Jan 1966] transcribed by Pat Lancaster.
Funeral services for Jerry Clenney, 59, of Corinth, are set for 4:30 p.m. Thursday at Memorial Funeral Home with the Rev. Harold Burcham officiating. Burial
will be at Forrest Memorial Park.
Mr. Clenney died Sunday, June 3, 2007, at his home. He attended Strickland Baptist Church and enjoyed serving as an auctioneer, dealing in furniture and antiques and spending time with
family and his pet dog, Patches. He was regarded as a great husband, father, grandfather and friend.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Coy and Willie Mae Rushing Clenney; a brother, Neil Clenny; and a sister, Mary Nellie Wallace.
Survivors include his wife, Phyllis Clenney; two daughters, Michelle Hopper and Cindy Mitchell, both of Lexington, Tenn.; a stepdaughter, Michelle Mayhall and her husband, Robert, of
Franklin, Ky.; a stepson, Randy Dotson and his wife, Peggy, of Corinth, a sister, Peggy Washburn and her husband, Frank, of Lexington, Tenn.; grandchildren, Jared Hopper, Kristen Hopper,
Tiffany Mitchell, Kesha Lynn Seltzer, Bridget Leigh Seltzer, Ryley Mayhall an Ari Montana Mayhall; two great-grandchildren, Jane Mariah Dalton and William Goodwin; a brother-in-law, Everett
Wallace; a sister-in-law, Louise Clenney; and special friends Tommy and Diane Mathis of Corinth.
Pallbearers are Ryley Mayhall, Chad Mathis, Brad Brooks, James Brooks, Ronnie Washburn, Shane Grice, and Derek Grice. Tommy Mathis and Randy Dotson will serve as honorary pallbearers.
Visitation is from 5 until 8 p.m. Wednesday and from 9 a.m. until service time Thursday. [Obituary newspaper article donated to the Alcorn County Genealogical Society] used with permission, transcribed by Pat Lancaster.
Coleman, Winnie Mae
Funeral services for Winnie Mae Pickard Coleman, 90, of
Corinth, are set for 11 a.m. today at Bucatunna Baptist Church, in Meridian, with the Rev. Buddy Braddock and
the Rev. Derrick Simmons officiating. Burial will be in Ford Cemetery.
Mrs. Coleman died Tuesday, May 20, 2008, in Corinth. She was a hardworking homemaker and was greatly loved by her family. She was an active member of Bucatunna Baptist Church until she
moved to Corinth to be with her daughter.
She is preceded in death by her husband, Chester Coleman; one son, Jimmy Coleman; an infant daughter, Dorothy Sue Coleman; son-in-law, Jimmy Gardner; an infant grandson, Kenneth Michael
Gardner; her parents, three brothers and one sister.
Survivors include her daughter, Peggy Gardner of Corinth, one son, Ronald Coleman of Whynot; daughter-in-law, Virginia Coleman of Whynot; one brother, Ladell Pickard and wife Lanelle of
McComb; grandchildren, Sharon seal and husband Jimmy of Whynot, Phillip Coleman and wife Michelle of Whynot, Jeff Gardner and his wife Tracy, Brian Gardner and his wife, Frieda, Mark Gardner,
and wife Shelia, all of Corinth; seven great-grandchildren, Kristy, Pace and
husband Damon, Cassie Wing and husband Rodney of Whynot, Will Gardner, JonMark Gardner, Jennifer Gardner, Brandon
Gardner and Coleman Gardner, all of Corinth; and two great-great grandchildren, Darby Kate Pace of Collinsville and Shelby Ann Wing of Whynot.
Pallbearers will be Mrs. Coleman's grandsons, Jeff Gardner, Brian Gardner, Mark Gardner, Phillip Coleman, Damon Pace and Rodney Wing.
Visitation was held Wednesday at James F. Webb Funeral Home.
Memorial contributions may be made to Bucatunna Baptist Church Cemetery Fund at 10806 County Road 514, Meridian, MS 39301 or to a charity of your choice.
Family and friends may sign the online guestbook at www.jamesfwebb.com. [Obituary newspaper article donated to the Alcorn County Genealogical Society] used with permission, transcribed by Pat Lancaster.
Coln, James 03/27/72
James Moorah Coln, 88, of Rt. 6, Corinth, died at 8 p.m. Saturday at his home.
A former justice of the peace, baliff and deputy sheriff, Coln was a retired farmer. He was a member of the Sardis Primitive Baptist Church.
Funeral services will be held Tuesday at 2 p.m. at the Strickland Church of Christ with Marvin Rainey and Clifford Rinehart officiating. Burial will be in the Pleasant Ridge
Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Mattie L. Coln; five sons, C.B. Coln Lester Coln, both of Corinth, Hubert Coln of West Memphis, Ark., J.T. Coln of Glen and Clyde Coln of Jackson
Miss.; two daughters, Mrs. Opal Stevens of Corinth and Mrs. Lucille Lillie of Brooksport, Ill.; two sisters, Mrs. Elvin Browder of Michie and Mrs. Ora Sample of Florence, Ala.;
22 grandchildren and 43 great-grandchildren.
Pall bearers will be Ronald Coln, Ralph Coln, Raburn Coln, Jimmy Perry, Olen Coln, Murry Wayne Coln and Marlin Coln.
McPeters Mortuary is in charge of arrangements.
[Obituaries, Volume 1, located in the Alcorn County Genealogical Society]
used with permission, transcribed by Pat Lancaster.
Funeral services for Nelda Davis were held at 2 p.m. Monday in the Binyon
Funeral Home Chapel with Ray Sims, officiating. Interment was in the Blanchard
Cemetery by Binyon Funeral Home of Blanchard.
Nelda was born February 13, 1926 in Corinth, Mississippi to Ada Cartwright
Gurley and Raymond Gurley and died Friday, March 9, 2002 in Oklahoma City at the
age of 76.
Nelda married Wilburn L. Davis on December 26, 1941 at Corinth, Mississippi. The
Davis family moved to Sayre in 1952 from Mississippi.
She served as City Clerk for several years. They moved to Yukon, OK in 1976. She
was a member of Yukon First Baptist Church. She worked at her son's Sonic at
1900 South Meridian in Oklahoma City for several years.
She and her husband moved to Blanchard in 1999.
Nelda was a member of the First Baptist Church, Easter Star and served as Worthy
She was preceded in death by her parents; tow sisters, Edith Davis and Mildred
Richard; one grandson, Marty.
Survivors include her husband, W.L. of the home; sons, Gary Davis and Tenia and
Eddie Davis and Nell; brother, Delbert Gurley; sisters, Christine Waldrop and
Maxine Metrolis; three grandchildren and four great grandchildren.
[The Elk City Daily News, Elk City, OK 13 Mar 2002 - Submitted by Gene Phillips]
Services for Edith Flanagin Dixon, 60, were held Tuesday morning at the McPeters Funeral Home Chapel.
Mrs. Dixon died Monday at the Northeast Mississippi Medical Center. She was a retired owner and manager of a grocery store.
Burial was in the Henry Cemetery. The Rev. Carroll Kenley officiated.
Survivors include her husband, James W. Dixon Sr. of Corinth, two daughters, Mrs. Jamie Timbes of Corinth and Mrs. Patricia Lancaster of Madison, Ala.; a son, James W. Dixon Jr. Of Counce,
Tenn.; her mother, Mrs. Maggie Flanagin of Corinth; and four grandchildren.
Pallbearers were Gordon Estes, Ralph Seay, Buford Lancaster, David Byrd, Doug Simmons and Jimmy Caldwell. ["Daily Corinthian" (Corinth, Mississippi), 16 Oct 1984] transcribed by Pat Lancaster.
Dixon, James William (J.W.)
Services for James W. "J.W." Dixon, 66, were held at 3:45 p.m. Sunday at McPeters Funeral Home Chapel.
He died Friday, Sept. 29, 1989, at Magnolia Hospital after a three-week illness. He was a retired merchant, a U.S. Navy veteran of World War II, a member of the V.F.W.,
American Legion, Mississippi/Tennessee Peace Officers Association, and served as Assistant Chief of Police of Corinth for 13½ years.
Burial will be in Henry Cemetery. Officiating were the Revs. Doyle Caldwell and Dennis Smith.
Survivors include one son, Jimmy Dixon of Corinth; two daughters, Jamie Timbes of Corinth and Patricia Lancaster of Pensacola, Fla.; one brother, Gaines Hill Dixon of
Cairo, Ill.; two sisters, Stella Dees of Biggersville and Lillie Wamsley of Corinth and four grandchildren.
McPeters Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. ["Daily Corinthian" (Corinth, Mississippi), 2 Oct 1989] transcribed by Pat Lancaster.
Dixon, James William (Jimmy) Jr.
GLEN - James William Dixon Jr., 44, maintenance worker for Intex Plastics Corp., died of smoke inhalation Wednesday at his home.
Services will be at 1 p.m. today at Magnolia Funeral Home with burial in Henry Cemetery. He was a Baptist.
He leaves a daughter, Lindsay Brooke Dixon, and a son, James William 'Jake' Dixon III, both of Glen; and two sisters, Jamie Dixon Timbes of Corinth and Patricia Dixon Lancaster of
Pensacola, Fla. The family requests that memorials be sent to the Children of Jimmy Dixon Memorial Fund at Peoples Bank. ["The Commercial Appeal" (Memphis, TN), 08 Dec 2001] transcribed by Pat Lancaster.
Funeral services for Charlyne Bernice Earnest, 81, of Corinth, are set for 10 a.m. today at Hight Funeral Home with Chaplin Charles Coggins officiating.
Burial will be at Forrest Memorial Park Cemetery.
Mrs. Earnest died Tuesday, April 3, 2007, in Corinth. She was a master flower gardener and a gourmet cook who enjoyed spending time with her family, listening to country and
western music and traveling with her husband. She worked in civil service with the U.S. military and had technical training with the military. She was also a dog trainer.
She was preceded in death by a daughter, Rebecca Sue Rogers; her parents, Tolbert and Blanche Smith; a brother, Lenny William Smith; and sisters Veatrice "Wes" Bullard, Lula
Agnes "Bob" Fortenberry, Vodie Johnson, Clara Fortenberry Hall, Lucille "Locket" Mayhall, Marjorie Latzel and Sue Cole.
Survivors include her husband, Harold G. "Earnie" Earnest; one sister, Nell Sunderland; granddaughters Kristie R. Spencer and Amanda Rogers Dill; and great-grandchildren Jereme
Johnson, Jenger Johnson and Rebecca Katharine Rogers Dill.
Pallbearers are Joshua Dill, Jereme Johnson, Jerry Johnson, Dale Fortenberry, Ronnie Mathis and Ronald Strom. Honorary pallbearers are Billy Joe Childers and Horace Yearber.
Visitation was Thursday night.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer's Association. [Obituary newspaper article donated to the Alcorn County Genealogical Society] used with permission, transcribed by Pat Lancaster.
Estill, Ernestine Rowsey
Ernestine Rowsey Estill was born June 16, 1914 in McNairy County, Tennessee the
daughter of the late George Washington and Mary Bell Phillips Rowsey. She was
united in marriage to Hubert Estill, who preceded her in death on December 31,
2001. Mrs. Estill was retired from retail sales, and was a member of the
Strickland Church of Christ in Corinth, Mississippi. She and Mr. Estill were
married for 72 years prior to his death. One of her greatest joys in life was
cooking for her family, who she loved very much. Mrs. Estill departed this life
on May 2, 2006 in Iuka, Mississippi at the age of 91 Years, 10 Months, 16 Days.
She is survived by a daughter, Nelda Killingsworth of Tupelo Mississippi; two
sons Wayne Estill of Corinth Mississippi and Rabon Estill of Goodlettsville
Tennessee; eleven grandchildren, twelve great-grandchildren and six great-great
grandchildren. In addition to her husband and parents, Mrs. Estill was preceded
in death by a daughter, Ripple Gregory; a son Billy Frank Estill; a
granddaughter, 3 sisters and 3 brothers.
Funeral services for William Luther Flanagan, 87, will be Wednesday, 10:30 a.m., in the McPeters Funeral Chapel.
He died of a short illness at 1:00 p.m. yesterday in the Magnolia Hospital.
Ministers Lennis Nowell and Charles Curtis will officiate the services; with burial to follow in the Henry Cemetery.
He was a retired carpenter and a veteran of World War I. He was a member of the Foote Street Church of Christ.
He is survived by his wife, Margaret U. Flanagan; one daughter, Mrs. J.W. (Edith) Dixon of Counce, Tennessee; one sister, Mrs. Ruby Rogers of Mesquite Texas; seven grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.
Pallbearers include Tommy Pettigrew, Sonny Gravette, Don Upton, Jimmy Dixon, Mike Timbes, and Jimmy Freeman.
Visitation will be from 1:00 p.m. today until time for the services.
McPeters Funereal Directors are in charge of the arrangements.
["Daily Corinthian" (Corinth, Mississippi), 01 Sep 1981] - Transcribed by Pat Lancaster.
Foster, Mrs. Deedie
Mrs. Deedie Foster - Services for Mrs. Deedie Foster, formerly of Corinth,
Miss., mother of Mrs. Ruby Foster of Memphis, will be at 1 p.m. tomorrow at
McPeters Mortuary in Corinth with burial in Henry Cemetery. Mrs. Foster, who was
86, died Saturday in Plymouth, Mich. [Source: "Commercial Appeal", (Memphis, Tenn.), 12 Nov 1968] - Submitted by Pat Lancaster.
Elder Joseph L. Guthrie died on Sunday, 26th ault., at his home in north Corinth
from an attack of apoplexy. His health had been rather precarious for some
weeks, but he was at his place of business Saturday prior to his death. He was
about 65 years of age, a member of the Primitive Baptist church and had resided
with his family several years in Corinth. The numerous friends throughout the
country are grieved to learn of his death. The remains were laid to rest at
Antioch church, seven miles south of town. [Transcribed by Vicki Burress Roach] Added to website by Pat Lancaster.
Funeral services for Johnnie Odell Grissom, 86, of Corinth are set for 4 p.m. Sunday at Magnoia Funeral Home Chapel of Memories with the Rev. Gerald Blankenship
and the Rev. Jason Clouse officiating. Burial will follow in Holly Cemetery with military honors.
Mr. Grissom died Friday, June 6, 2008, at Magnolia Regiona Health Center. He was a member of North Corinth Baptist Church and a U.S. Army veteran of WWII. He fought the Battle of the Bulge
then went to Germany. He was awarded three Bronze Stars. He loved spending time with his family and friends and enjoyed gardening, hunting and fishing.
He was preceded in death by a son, Steven Odel Grissom; a daughter, Mavis Burcham; parents, Bonnie Eugene Grissom and Vista Harden Grissom; brothers, Randall Grissom, Johce Grissom, J.R.
Grissom and Thomas Grissom; and a sister Merle Nolar.
Survivors include his wife, Edna Callahan Grissom of Corinth; daughter, Sandra Emmons and husband Terry of Corinth; daughter-in-law, becky Blankenship and husbannnnd Rev. Gerald of Corinth;
five grandchildren, Lori Clouse and husband Rev. Jason of Tupelo, Dan Emmons and wife Jessica of Florence, Ala., Emily Grissom and fiane Daniel Armendiaz of Corinth, and Matthew Grissom of
Corinth; sister,Wilma Turner of Fulton; special nephew, Lyndon Grissom of Corinth; numerous nieces and nephews, other relatives and a host of friends.
Pallbearers are Dan Emmons, Daryl Emmons, Matthew Grissom and Lyndon Grissom.
Visitation will be held from 5 p.m. - 8 p.m. tonight and continue from 3 p.m. until service time at Magnolia Funeral Home. ["Daily Corinthian" (Corinth, Mississippi), 07 Jun 2008] - Transcribed by Pat Lancaster.
Funeral servies for Helen Ruth Hodges-Haley, 57, of Corinth are set for 11 a.m. today at St. Peter M.B. Church in Tishomingo with Pastor Lowell Gibbs officiating.
Burial will follow in Carters Branch Cemetery in Tishomingo.
Mrs. Haley died Tuesday, June 3, 2008, at North Mississippi Medical Center. She accepted Christ at an early age, was a loving wife, a giving and loving mothr and a community worker and proud
She was prededed in death by her parents, Edison Hodges and Daisy Lee Southward.
Survivors include her husband, Curtis C. Haley; sons, Kevin Hodges of Indianapolis, Ind., Scott Haley of Hattiesburg, Greg Haley of Red Bay, Ala., and Keary Haley of Corinth; daughters,
Tijuana Haley of Ashland, Kimberly Haley-Cooksey and Lucretia Haley, both of Corinth; brothers-in-law, John Powell and Lewis McGaha, both of Tishomingo; sisters-in-law, Gernice Powell and
Bertie McGaha, both of Tishomingo; special neighbors for 15 years, Larry and Sara Hill; and a host of nieces, nephews cousins, friend; and two special friends of the family, Charles Gardner
and Carnell Simelton of Tiplersville.
Visitation was held Friday at Grayson Funeral Home.
[Source: "Daily Corinthian", (Corinth, Miss.), 07 Jun 2008], transcribed by Pat Lancaster.
Funeral services for Joseph Howard Hammett, 91, of Corinth are set for 11 a.m. Friday at Corinthian Funeral Home with Warren Jones officiating. Burial
will be in Dogwood Cemetery.
Mr. Hammett died Wednesday, May 21, 2008, at Community Hospice in Verona. He was born Oct. 30, 1916, to Scott and Lee Hammett. He was retired from TVA. He loved bird hunting,
Gospel and Country music and his vegetable garden, which he loved to share with friends and neighbors.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Ruth Richardson Hammett (died - Dec. 23, 2004); his parents; his step father, Dennis Wigginton; sisters, Leota Powers and Mabel Hannah; and
his brother, Travis Wigginton.
Survivors include his sons, William H. Hammett of Corinth and Donald Ray Hammett of Oakridge, Tnn.; brother, Haffard L. Hammett of Corinth; sisters, Hilda Dowd Renegar of
Winchester, Tenn., and Letra Smith of Corinth; and several nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be held from 6-8 p.m. tonight at Corinthian Funeral Home. [Obituary newspaper article donated to the Alcorn County Genealogical Society] used with permission, transcribed by Pat Lancaster.
Hughes, James Cliff
James Cliff Hughes of Kossuth died Wednesday at Magnolia Hospital after an extended illness at the age of 62.
Services will be Friday at 2 p.m. at Shiloh Cmberland Presbyterian Church with burial in the church cemetery.
Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Sallye G. Hughes, a son, James C. Hughes, Jr., Kossuth, a daughter, Mrs. Sarah H. Mathis, Ripley, Mississippi, two sisters, Mrs. Brewer Tomlinson,
and Mrs. Ferol H. Coleman, both of Kossuth.
He is also survived by two grandchildren; Lori Mathis and Patrick Mathis.
Pall Bearers will be Merril Cartwright, Lloyd Follin, Leland Grisham, Thomas Hill Coleman, Cage Mills and Clarence Wroten.
The body will remain at Coleman Funeral Home until one hour before the services and then will lie in state at the church.
["Daily Corinthian" (Corinth, Mississippi), May 1972], transcribed by Pat Lancaster.
Corinth, Jan. 21, - (Special) - Sam Jobe died Friday night at his home in Corinth following an attack of influenza. He was well known and highly esteemed,
leaving numerous acquaintances and friends to mourn with his relatives his demise.
["Jackson Daily News (Jackson, Mississippi), 21 Jan 1919]. Submitted: 27 Oct 2016. Transcribed by Pat Lancaster.
Jones, James Hershell
James Hershell Jones, 79, passed away Sunday, April 1, 2007, at Cornerstone Health and Rehab. He was a member of Christian Church in Guys, TN and a US Army veteran of the Korean and Vietnam War with 25 years of
service. He loved his family and friends and enjoyed hunting and fishing.
Mr. Jones was preceded in death by his parents, William Dee Jones and Tiny Frances Rink Jones; brothers, Estel Jones and Warren Jones; sister, Pearl Jones Davis. He is survived by his
wife, Betty Irene Jones of Corinth, MS; step-son, Ricky McDonald and wife Jo Anne of Corinth, MS.; step-daughters; Carolyn Hardin and husband Neal, Brenda Worley and husband Michael, and
Kim McDonald all of Corinth, MS.; 9 step-grandchildren; 12 step great-grandchildren. Also survived by a host of nieces and nephews, other relatives and friends.
Funeral services were on Tuesday, April 3, 2007 at 1 p.m. at Magnolia Funeral Home Chapel of Memories with Bro. Craig Wilbanks officiating. Pallbearers were Tracy McDonald, Kevin
Jonathan Hardin, Eric Parker, David Hurst, Jonathan Davis, and Charles Davis. Burial followed at Corinth National Cemetery w/Military Honors.
[Obituary newspaper article donated to the Alcorn County Genealogical Society] used with permission, transcribed by Pat Lancaster.
Funeral services for Ronald Kennedy, 58, of Corinth, are set for 1 p.m. Sunday at McPeters Inc. Funeral Directors Chapel with Bro. Warren Jones officiating and
burial at Tuscumbia Baptist Church Cemetery
Mr. Kennedy died Friday, April 20, 2007, at North Mississippi Medical Center. He was a Baptist who
collected antique cars.
Survivors include his mother, Bobbie DeLoach Kennedy; two brothers, Charles W. Kennedy of Corinth and David Burnett and his wife, Robin, of California; and a host of nieces and nephews.
Honorary pallbearers are classmates of the Corinth High School Class of 1966.
Visitation is today from 5 until 9 p.m. [Obituary newspaper article donated to the Alcorn County Genealogical Society] used with permission, transcribed by Pat Lancaster.
Funeral services for Leta Kiddy, 92, of Corinth, are set for 11 a.m. today at Coleman Funeral Home with the Rev. Bill Wages officiating. Burial will be
at Parker Cemetery in Corinth.
Mrs. Kiddy died Monday, April 24, 2000, at her residence. She was a member of Calvery Pentecostal Church and a retired cook of Whitfield's Hospital. She was preceded in death by her
husband, Eber R. Kiddy; four brothers, Valmer, Robert, Ruben, and Everette Utley; a sister, Annie Kelly; two grandsons and one granddaughter.
Survivors include her son, James Kiddy, of Corinth; two daughters, Velma Parker, of Corinth, and Marie Blasingame, of Hamilton, Ala.; 12 grandchildren, 29 great-grandchildren,
21 great-great grandchildren and two great-great-great-grandchildren.
Memorials may be made to St. Jude's Hospital or the American Heart Association.
Coleman Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. ["Daily Corinthian" (Corinth, Mississippi), Apr 2008] transcribed by Pat Lancaster.
Mrs. Margret A. Lancaster, widow of Ben Lancaster, died at 2:30 o'clock this morning at her home about five miles west of Kossuth.
She was 69 years of age, and had been in declining health and a weakened condition for some time.
Surviving her are a number of relatives including a son, Tilton Lancaster, of Kossuth.
Funeral services and interment will be at Union church near her home at 3:30 o'clock this afternoon. McPeters funeral directors will be in charge. Mrs. Lancaster was a loyal religious
worker and a faithful mother.
["Daily Corinthian" (Corinth, Mississippi), 27 May 1937.] Transcribed by Pat Lancaster.
Leatherwood, Thomas William (Buster)
Services for Thomas William (Buster) Leatherwood, retired farmer of Corinth, were held Saturday at Tishomingo Chapel Baptist Church. Burial wasin Wheeler
Cemetery with MPeters Mortuary in charge.
Mr. Leatherwood, who was 97, died Friday morning at his home near Corinth. His wife, the former Miss Fannie McCord died in 1962.
He leaves a daughter, Mrs. Lillie Leatherwood of near Corinth; two nephews, a niece, three grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.
["Daily Corinthian" (Corinth, Mississippi), 24 Jan 1966.] Transcribed by Pat Lancaster.
Logan, Mrs. Ned
Corinth, Jan. 21 - (Special) - This community was shocked when the news came of the sudden death of Mrs. Ned Logan, formerly Miss Willie Keistetr, of this city,
which occurred on a train on the way to a hospital in Memphis. Mrs. Logan was formerly a member of the Corinth high school faculty. She is survived by her husband, a six-months'-old
baby, and one sister.
["Jackson Daily News" (Jackson, Mississippi), 21 Jan 1919.] Submitted: 27 Oct 2016. Transcribed by Pat Lancaster.
Funeral services for Henry Moment, 91, are set for 2 p.m. Saturday at Hopewell Missionary Baptist Church in Rienzi with the Rev. V.L. Cummings officiating.
Burial will be at Rienzi Cemetery.
Mr. Moment died Tuesday, April 3, 2007, at his home. He was a retired custodian for Northeast Mississippi Junior College and also retired from Grayson's Funeral services.
He was preceded in death by his parents; both wives; five sons, William Henry Moment, Bobby Estes Moment, Johnny Clyde Moment, Willie Herman Moment Sr. and George Edward Moment; and one
daughter, Mattie Billingsley.
Survivors include two daughters, Clara Gardner (Al Sorrell) and Mary Elizabeth Anderson; two sons, Robert Moment (Brenda) and John Moment; two stepdaughters, Fronnie Rudd (Robert) and Willie
Mae Davis (James); two daughters-in-law, Irene Moment and Ida Mae Moment; 38 grandchildren, Anthony Moment (Toya), Elaine Moment, Lawanda Moment, Montrel Moment, Robert Crump, Coleman
Crump, L.V. Crump (Hazel), Karl Crump (Sharon), William Leonard, Dale Leonard, Ben Leonard (Tangie), Jamie Davis, Angela Davis, Mary Ann Moment, Willie Herman Moment Jr. (Cynthia), James
Moment (Clarissa), John Chandler (Janet), Tisha Anderson, Retha Anderson, Sonya Pippins (Broderick), Calvin Moment, Michael Moment, Misty Moment, Christy Moment, Mallory Moment, Jeffrey
Moment, Lucinda Moment, Mae Alice Moment, William Odell Moment, Antonio Moment, Trina Ann Moment, Bobby Moment, John Wayne Moment, Antonio Moment, Barbara Ann Moment, Frances Moment, Cookie,
Moment and Antonio Moment; 50 great-grandchildren; a host of nieces and nephews and four special friends, Jean Rogers, Louise Warren, Raynell Walden and Brenda Felks.
Grayson Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
[Obituary newspaper article donated to the Alcorn County Genealogical Society] used with permission, transcribed by Pat Lancaster.
Funeral services for Mable Louise Parvin Morgan, 79, were held at 2 p.m. Friday at Magnoia Funeral Home Chapel of Memories with Bro. Jimmy Vanderford officiating.
Burial is in Pleasant Ridge Cemetery.
Mrs. Morgan died Wednesday, June 4, 2008, at her residence. She was a member of Shady Grove Baptist Church and worked at Weaver Pants Factory for 31 years and Vendo Corp, ITT Telecom and
Gateway Handles for several years. She loved spending time with her family and friends -- especially her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She enjoyed fishing, riding horses, going to
flea markets and carport sales.
She was preceded in death by two infant sons; daughter, Betsy Sue Morgan; parents, Fred G. Parvin and Callie Bratton Parvin; and brothers, Gye Parvin and wife Mary Ruth, James Guthro Parvin
wife Janie, and Fred Parvin.
Survivors include her husband of 62 years, Oris Bruce Morgan of Glen; son, Michael Bruce Morgan and wife Diane of Glen; two grandchildren, Jaime Willis and husband Chris, and Jonathan Bruce
Morgan; three great-grandchildren, Katie Willis, Christian Bruce Morgan and Allie Morgan; brothers, Jo Ed Parvin of Corinth, Tommie Parvin and wife Thelma of Corinth, and Jerry Ray Parvin
and wife Kay of Counce, Tenn.; sister-in-law, Bertha Parvin of Corinth and a host nieces and nephews, other relatives and host of friends.
Pallbearers are family members; Gary Strickland, Ray Wood, Lynn Parvin, James E. Parvin, Brian Phelps and Steve Little.
Magnolia Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. ["Daily Corinthian" (Corinth, Mississippi), 07 Jun 2008.] Transcribed by Pat Lancaster.
Funeral services for Beatrice Lou Owen, 88, of Corinth, are set for 11 a.m. Friday at Coleman Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Jimmy Vanderford officiating. Burial
will be in Vanderford Cemetery
Mrs. died Wednesday, May 21, 2008, at the Sanctuary Hospice House in Tupelo. She was born May 17, 1920, in Alcorn County. She was a long time resident of Alcorn County and attended
Macedonia Freewill Baptist Church. She had resided in Lee County since October of 1995.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Leslie Clyde Owen; her son, James Lesley Owen; parents, Mary Effie Strickland and William C. Hampton, brothers, Dalton J. Hampton, Willie James
Hampton and Dalton L. Hampton; and sisters, Ruby Lee Knight, Opal Earline Montgomery and Mattie Ruth Stutts.
Survivors include her son, Jim D. Owen of Tupelo; a sister Mary Ailene Childers of Texas; five grandchildren, Leslie Marlar of Corinth, Jennifer Coleman of Tuscaloosa, Ala., Courtney Vines,
Curt Owen and Brad Owen, all of Tupelo; and 11 great-grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be Jason Marlar, Curt Owen, Brad Owen, David Coleman, John Vines, Brayden Owen, Bryce Owen and Zack Marlar.
Visitation will be held from 5 p.m. until 9 p.m. tonight at Coleman Funeral Home.
Memorials may be made to the Sanctuary Hospice House, P.O. Box 2177, Tupelo, MS 38803. [Obituary newspaper article donated to the Alcorn County Genealogical Society] used with permission, transcribed by Pat Lancaster.
Funeral Services for Eugene "Gene" Roberts, 88, of Corinth are set for 1 p.m. today at McPeters Inc. Funeral Directors Chapel with Dr. Greg Thomas and Bro.
Dennis Smith officiating. Burial will be at Forrest Memorial Park.
Mr. Roberts died Thursday, April 5, 2007, at his home. He worked at and then owned and operated NAPA Motor Parts with stores in Corinth, Booneville, Iuka and Selmer, Tenn., for more than 50
years until retiring in 2003. Born Oct. 23, 2928, he was a native of Hardin County, Tenn., and had lived in Corinth since 1944. A veteran of World War II, he served four years as a medic
with the 781st Tank battalion attached to the 7th Army with combat in France, Germany, and Austria. He was a member of Tate Baptist Church where he served in various capacities when he was
younger, including Sunday-school teacher, church clerk and church treasurer. He was a former member of the Iuka Rotary Club, Corinth Civitan Club and VFW. He was a 32nd degree Mason.
He was preceded in death by his parents, James Allen Roberts and Sally Cresap Roberts, and four bothers, Garland, Porter, James and Charles Roberts.
Survivors include his wife Nelda Dillon Roberts of Corinth; a son, Greg Roberts and wife Pam of Corinth; a daughter Gay Roberts Box of Fairhope Ala.; grandchildren Creacy Box Bearfield of
Reno, Nev., Lauren Roberts of Corinth and Oxford, and Kaitlyn Roberts and Blanton Box, students at University of Mississippi; a great-granddaughter, Madeline Drake Bearfield of Reno, Nev.;
eight nephews; one niece and special friends Junior and Jackie Gray.
Visitation is from 11 a.m. until service time.
Memorial contributions may be made to a charity of choice. [Obituary newspaper article donated to the Alcorn County Genealogical Society] used with permission, transcribed by Pat Lancaster.
Ross, Vennie Horn Archer
Services for Mrs. Vennie Horn Archer Ross, 89, will be held Tuesday at 2 p.m. at the McPeters Chapel. She died at 7:15 p.m. Sunday at Magnolia Hospital.
Burial will be in the Henry Cemetery with Ministers Charles Curtiss and Lennis Nowell officiating.
She was a former employee of the Weaver Pants factory, a former cashier of the Rehab Store at Whitfield Pharmacy, and a member of the Foote Street Church of Christ. She was a member
of the Church of Christ for 75 years.
Survivors include two sons, Millard Archer, Corinth, and Orval Archer, Shreveport, La.; two step-sons, Collins Ross and Durell Ross, both of Corinth; several nieces and nephews; three
grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be James Eley, Ed Archer, J.C. McCrary, Bruce Hammer, Walter Hodge and Charles Cahoon.
Visitation will be from 5 p.m. today until time of service at McPeters.
McPeters Funeral Directors are in charge of arrangements. ["Daily Corinthian" (Corinth, Mississippi), 30 May 1983] transcribed by Pat Lancaster.
Funeral arrangements for Jerrie Seiler, 59, are set for 1 p.m. Saturday at McPeters Inc. Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor Ron Medlock officiating. Burial
will be in Forest Memorial Park.
Mrs. Seiler died Tuesday, June 3, 2008, in Tupelo, She was born at Centerville. She was a graduate of Biggersville High School. She was a member of the Harper Road Christian Church.
She was a former office administrator. She enjoyed her family and especially caring for her grandchildren and also enjoyed decorating, cleaning and working in the yard.
Survivors include her husband, Donald Seiler of Corinth, her mother, Kathryn G. Frazier of Corinth; two sons, Donny Seiler and his wife Sherry, of Senatobia and Daniel Seiler of
Corinth; one daughter, Christy Klink and her husband, Howard, of Middleton, Tenn.; two sisters, Bobbie Sue Wall of Demopolis, Ala. and Sherry Thrasher of Corinth; her sister-in-law,
Linda Seiler Edwards and her husband, Frank, of Corinth; her grandchildren, Joey Seiler, Amber Seiler, Jordan Seiler, Jacob Klink, Alissa Klink, Alaina Klink and Jason Seiler; and
Pallbearers are Jay Edwards, Ian Manus, David Taylor, Adam Seiler, Patrick Seiler and Albert Seiler.
Visitation will be Friday from 5 p.m. until 8 p.m. at the funeral home. ["Daily Corinthian" (Corinth, Mississippi), 05 Jun 2008] transcribed by Pat Lancaster.
Scott, Jerry B
Jerry B. Scott, Florence, S.C.
Geraldine "Jerry" Berryhill Scott, 75, died Friday, June 1, 2007, at her home.
She was born in Rienzi to the late Mose and Lela Lauderdale Berryhill. She was a
former member of the Gaston Baptist Church in Booneville and a member of
Southside Baptist Church in Florence, S.C., where she was active in the Ruth
Sunday School Class. She was the owner and operator of Jerry's Florist until her
retirement in 2005. She was preceded in death by her husband, Harold L. Scott,
on Oct. 30, 1993.
Services will be at 3 p.m. today at the Stoudenmire-Dowling Funeral Home in
Florence, S.C. Burial will follow in Florence Memorial Gardens.
Survivors include one daughter, Cathy Scott Hansen of Florence, S.C.; one
brother, John Berryhill of Jumpertown; two sisters, Johnny Grace Shelton and
Gwen Nash, both of Rienzi; a special niece, Edith Strub of Ocala, Fla.
Memorials may be made to the Humane Society, 1007 Stockade Drive, Florence, S.C.
29506; or the American Heart Association, P.O. Box 5216, Glen Allen, VA 23058;
or the American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 22178, Oklahoma City, OK 73123. [NE MS Journal 5 Jun 2007- Submitted by Gene Phillips]
Funeral services for Martha Stiger Walker 65, of Corinth are set for 1 p.m. Sunday at Mason St. Luke Baptist Church with the Rev. Lynn Bess officiating.
Burial will be in Wheeler Grove Cemetery. Patterson Memorial Chapel is in charge of arrangements.
Mrs. Walker died Wednesday, April 11, 2007, at Magnolia Regional Health Center.
She was preceded in death by George and Amy Ross.
Survivors include her husband, Harry Leroy Walker; one stepson, Leroy Walker; one stepdaughter, Angela Walker; four brothers, George Ross and his wife, Johnnie, Jimmy Green,
Walter Rutland and Ronny Green and his wife, Cookie; five sisters, Sarah Pickett and her husband, Tom, Linda Armstead, Dorothy Morris and husband, John, Barbara Green and Shirley
Goodloe; four aunts; seven sisters-in-law, five brothers-n-law; and many nieces, nephews and cousins.
Pallbearers will be her nephews.
Visitation will be held from 6 pm. until 7 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home. [Obituary newspaper article donated to the Alcorn County Genealogical Society] used with permission, transcribed by Pat Lancaster.
Funeral services for Lillie Blanche Wamsley, 86, are set for 2.p.m. today at McPeters Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Dennis Smith and the Rev. Jimmy
Lancaster officiating. Burial will be in Henry Cemetery.
Mrs. Wamsley died Friday, Oct. 26, 2001, at Whitfield Nursing Home. She was an active member of First Baptist Church for more than 30 years and a member of the Good News Sunday School
Class. She was a retired employee of Sears with more than 35 years of services. After retiring from Sears she worked as a saleslady for Maurine Dress Shop. She also enjoyed reading.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Archie D. Wamsley; one sister, Stella Mae Dees; two brothers, Gaines Hill Dixon and J.W. Dixon and one nephew, Billy Wilbanks.
Survivors include five nieces and nephews, Jamie Timbes and her husband, Mike, Patricia Lancaster and her husband, Jimmy Lancaster, Jimmy Dixon, Margie Wilbanks, Gaines Hill Dixon Jr.
and his wife, Kate, and Dixie Comer.
Visitation will be from 1 p.m. until service time today and will continue after the service. ["Daily Corinthian" (Corinth, Mississippi), Oct 2001] transcribed by Pat Lancaster.
Funeral services for Jimmy Wade Wiginton, 66, are set for 2 p.m. Saturday at New Hope Church of Christ with Minister Terry Smith officiating. Burial will be in
New Hope Church of Christ Cemetery.
Mr. Wiginton died Monday, May 29,2008, at Magnolia Regional Health Center. He was a member of New Hope Church of Christ and a security guard at Magnolia Regional Health Center. He was an
inspection technician for ITT and retired with 30 years years of service. He loved spending time with his family and friends -- especially his grandchildren -- and enjoyed fishing, hunting,
He was preceded in death by his wife, Hedy Lou Wiginton; his parents George Clifford Wiginton and Nellie Grace Wiginton; brothers, Nicky Wiginton and Donnie Wiginton; and a sister, Cherrie
Survivors include his sons, Samuel Wade Wiginton and wife Keena of Glen, and Matthew Jason Wiginton and wife of Angel of Mooreville; seven grandchildren, Allison Wiginton, Peyton Wiginton,
Jeremy Wiginton, Adam Lambert, Chevy Wiginton, Torrie Huddleston and Tobias Wiginton;two great-grandchildren, Jasen Wade Wiginton and Jimmy Christian Wiginton; brother, Autry Wiginton and
wife Oney Mae of Burnsville; sisters, Nelda Bain and husband Ranney, Julie Ann Baswell and Johnny, Maylene Carpenter and husband Marion, all of Glen; other relatives and a host of friends.
Pallbears will be Chevy Wiginton, Jeremy Wade Wiginton, Samuel Wiginton, Matthew Jason Wiginton, Charles Keenum and Ross Keenum.
Visitation will be held from 5-8 p.m. Friday at Magnolia Funeral Home. The body will lie in state at New Hope Church of Christ Saturday from 1 p.m. until time of service. [Obituary newspaper article donated to the Alcorn County Genealogical Society] used with permission, transcribed by Pat Lancaster.