Orwilda Sue “Willi” Jenkins Armstrong, Jacksonville, Florida
Julia Barkley, New Albany
Annie Marie Barnes, Marietta
Jilda Ann Harm Childers, Tippah County
Renold Clayton, Jr., Mantachie
Ellouise Dallas, Pontotoc
Eddie Farr, Beloit, Wisconsin/Previously of Pontotoc
Ruben Gonzalez, Tishomingo
Daniel Lee Guess, Plantersville
Lennon Blake Hester, Tupelo
Gwendolyn Keith, Palmetto
Martha Kingsley, Canton, Georgia
William “Bud” Reaves, New Albany
Reverend Sandra Trest Sisson, Amory
Harold S. “Tommy” Thompson, Tupelo
Maedeen Mitchell Thompson, Pink Bay, Alabama
James “Jim” Edward Wohlfarth, Tiplersville
Visitation: 12 p.m. till service time
Sunday, W. E. Pegues, Tupelo
Visitation: 5 till 8 p.m.
Sunday, W. E. Pegues, Tupelo
Visitation: 1 p.m. till service time
Monday, W. E. Pegues, Tupelo
2 p.m. Friday, Might 7, 2021
Visitation: 12 p.m. till service time
Burial in Lee Memorial Park
BELOIT, WISCONSIN/FORMERLY OF PONTOTOC – Eddie Farr, 62, handed away on April 29, 2021, at North MS Medical Middle in Tupelo. Preparations are incomplete and might be introduced later by Serenity Autry Funeral Residence of Pontotoc.
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TIPPAH COUNTY – Jilda Ann Harm Childers was born July 20, 1949 to Payton Harm and Onaria “Shorty” Roberson Harm in Tippah County, MS. She labored at Biltrite for 40 years and was a southern Baptist.
Jilda is survived by her mom: Onaria “Shorty” Roberson Harm of Falkner, MS; her companion of 32 years: Timothy Dowden of Falkner, MS; one son: Keith Allen Childers of Falkner, MS; two daughters: Sandy Tidwell (Rodney) of Ripley, MS and Sweet Pannell of Ramer, TN; 4 grandchildren: Matthew Harm, Jessie , Jacob, Jarrett Tidwell.
She was preceded in loss of life by her father: Payton Harm.
Jilda went house to be with the Lord on the age of 71 on the North Mississippi Medical Middle in Tupelo, MS on April 20, 2021.
The visitation might be Might 4, 2021 from 5:00 p.m. till 7:30 p.m. on the McBride Funeral Residence. There might be no service.
TISHOMINGO – Ruben Gonzalez, 56, handed away on April 25, 2021, at his house in Tishomingo. Preparations are incomplete and might be introduced later by Serenity Simmons Funeral Residence of New Albany.
VERONA – Tommy Layne Goff, 78, died Thursday, April 29, 2021, at his residence. He was born in Acton, Tennessee, on November 16, 1942, to Hurley and Estelle Goff. Tommy labored for twenty-nine years at Malone and Hyde as a wholesale grocery salesman and for 9 years he owned and operated Goff’s Nation Market within the Richmond Neighborhood. He liked to revive vehicles and liked quick Fords. After he retired, he loved tenting along with his household and mates.
Providers might be held 2 p.m., Sunday, Might 2, 2021, within the Jefferson Road Chapel of W. E. Pegues with Bro. Norman Maranto officiating. Graveside companies will observe in Lee Memorial Park.
These left to hold on his reminiscence are two sons, Janson Goff (Beth) of Nettleton and Tracy Goff (Chanda) of Mooreville; one brother, Bobby Goff (Mary) of Verona; two sisters, Brenda Goff Shumpert (Invoice) of Richmond Neighborhood and Patsy Goff Nichols of Tupelo; one sister-in-law, Mary Ruth Goff of Richmond Neighborhood; six grandchildren, Brandon Goff (Courtney), Laney Goff, Ty Thomas Goff, Christian Goff, Makenzie Goff, and Brady Goff.
He’s preceded in loss of life by his spouse, Janice; his mother and father; one brother, Billy Goff.
Pallbearers might be Brandon Goff, Ty Thomas Goff, Christian Goff, Brady Goff, Cruz Mitchell, and Bubba Jenkins. Honorary pallbearers might be Tim Gillentine, Jimmy Malone, and Invoice Goff.
Visitation might be 12 p.m. till service time Sunday, Might 2, 2021 at W. E. Pegues, Tupelo.
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James “Jim” Edward Wohlfarth
TIPLERSVILLE – James “Jim” Edward Wohlfarth was born March 24, 1950 to John Wohlfarth and Helen Ramey Wohlfarth in Redondo Seashore, CA. He married Michelle North Wohlfarth. Jim was a Horticulturist and was the founding father of Tippah County Growers. He was a member of the Primitive Baptist Church.
Jim was survived by his spouse: Michelle Norton Wohlfarth of Tiplersville, MS; his son: Tommy Wohlfarth (Chanda) of Greenville, MS; 4 daughters: Christy Wilbanks (Scott) of Falkner, MS, Ryksie Brown, of Ripley, MS, Felicia Locke (Josh) of Blue Mountain, MS and Georgia Lawrence (Richard) of Ripley, MS; one brother: Jack Wohlfarth (Doreen) of Scorching Springs, AR; one sister: Janis Adams of South Carolina; seventeen grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren. He was preceded in loss of life by his mother and father.
Jim went house to be with the Lord on the age of 71 on Thursday, April 29, 2021, at his house in Tiplersville. The Visitation might be on the McBride Funeral Residence Chapel on Monday, Might 3 from 12:00-until the service which might be at 2:00 p.m. Bro. Darren Owens might be officiating.
The pallbearers are: Issac Adams, Tommy Flake, Ansalmo Gonzelez, Noah Guess, Richard Lawrence, Josh Locke.
Maedeen Mitchell Thompson
RED BAY, ALABAMA – Maedeen Mitchell Thompson, 93, handed away Thursday, April 29, 2021, at her residence in Pink Bay, AL. Providers might be on Sunday, Might 2, 4 p.m. at Deaton Funeral Residence Chapel, Pink Bay, AL. Visitation might be on Saturday, Might 1, 6-9 p.m. and Sunday, Might 2, 1-4 p.m. at Deaton Funeral Residence, Pink Bay, AL. Burial will observe at Ebenezer Cemetery, Vina, AL. Deaton Funeral Residence, Pink Bay, AL might be in command of preparations.
Reverend Sandra Trest Sisson
AMORY – Reverend Sandra Trest Sisson, 80, handed away Monday, April 19, 2021, at her residence in Amory. Providers might be on Thursday, Might 6, 2021, at 3:00 pm graveside at Haughton Memorial Park, Amory, Mississippi. Burial will observe at Haughton Memorial Park, Amory, MS. Recollections and condolences could also be shared along with her household at EEPickleFuneralHome.com.
AMORY – Lendon Jones, 93, handed away Saturday, Might 1, 2021, at Avonlea Assisted Dwelling in Tupelo, Mississippi. Providers might be on Tuesday, Might 4, 2021, at 2:30 pm at First Baptist Church, Amory, Mississippi. Visitation might be on Tuesday, Might 4, 2021, from 1:30 pm till the service hour at First Baptist Church, Amory, Mississippi. Recollections and condolences could also be shared along with his household at EEPickleFuneralHome.com.
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CANTON, GEORGIA – Martha Alexander Kingsley, 88, of Canton, GA, previously of Saltillo, handed away Wednesday, April 28 2021 at Windfall Village assisted dwelling. She was born July 25, 1932 in Saltillo, a daughter of the late Thomas and Viola Alexander.
She was a highschool graduate that completed so much in her life. All the time offering for her household, she labored a number of jobs from secretary work to one of many first girls to work in administration a RJ Reynolds tobacco firm. After retiring from RJ Reynolds, she managed condo complexes because the resident manger. Martha loved staying busy and after transferring to Texas to be near her daughter, she labored for the Hawkins, Texas Chamber of Commerce without cost, the place she was named lady of the yr a number of instances. Up till her passing she was an energetic a part of her assisted dwelling house. She was the ambassador who greeted new residences, confirmed them round, and made them really feel welcome.
She is survived by her eldest son Dale Kingsley; six grand youngsters; three nice grand youngsters; two nieces; two nephews; a number of grand and nice grand nieces and nephews. She was preceded in loss of life by her first husband, Joe Kingsley; son Mark Kingsley; daughter Cindy Kingsley, and brother Gene Alexander.
Funeral companies might be held at 2:00 pm, Friday Might, 7 2021 on the Saltillo Chapel of W.E. Pegues with Brother Tony Morrow pastor of Calvary Baptist Church in Bonneville officiating. Visitation might be from 12 p.m. till service time at W.E. Pegues, Saltillo. Burial might be on the Fellowship Cemetery.
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TUPELO – Lennon Blake Hester spent his fortieth birthday on February 6, 2021 in Gatlinburg, TN having fun with the Smoky Mountains and sharing time along with his beloved household. He got here house to Tupelo and fought a gallant battle with mind most cancers, spending his final week at Sanctuary Hospice Home. He met his Creator at 11:45 pm on Thursday, April 29, 2021. Born in Pontotoc, he attended Tupelo Public Colleges graduating from Tupelo Excessive College in 1999. Born with an ear for music of all genres, he mastered a number of devices over time together with the guitar, piano and drums, amongst others. His senior yr at THS, he performed Jim in “To Kill A Mockingbird.” Blake’s ardour for movie, music and theatre led him to Center Tennessee State College in Murfreesboro, Tennessee the place he obtained his BA in Music and Music Recording. He lived within the larger Nashville space a number of years after commencement working for the Store at Residence Community, in film theatres and producing his personal quick movies together with “The Weed Eaters,” which acquired a lot acclaim. A pc whiz, he constructed his personal pc and loved video video games. Blake had many mates as his insatiable, spontaneous character put him in contact with many who endeared themselves to him. His candy, pleasant disposition in addition to his artistic, modern spirit will all the time be a significant a part of his legacy. Blake was a member of Tupelo Church of God and later attended The Orchard along with his household. He loved the seashore, the mountains and spending time along with his household and mates.
A service celebrating his life might be held at 11 A.M. Monday, Might 3, 2021 from the Tupelo Chapel of Holland Funeral Administrators with Bro. Jay Stanley and Bro. Paul Suptka officiating. Burial will observe in Tupelo Memorial Park. Visitation might be from 4 PM to six PM Sunday and from 10 AM to service time Monday, all at Holland-Tupelo Chapel, which is honored to be serving their mates. For these unable to attend, the service could also be considered at 11 AM Monday at www.hollandfuneraldirectors.com/Live-streaming and might be completely archived thereafter.
Blake is survived by his mother and father, Vicki and Jimmy West of Tupelo; his grandmother, Frances Oswalt of Tupelo; his siblings, Casey Robert Hester (Lauren) of Brentwood, TN, Samantha Hester (Brian McDonald) of Tupelo, Meghan Foley (Will) of New Albany, and Rick and Sarah Nelms of Saltillo; his nieces and nephews – Webb, Townes, Ethan, Dylan, Stella, Deacon, Lottie and Landon; and an uncle, James Hester. He was preceded in loss of life by his father, Joe Hester, and his particular grandparents, Elton and Peggy Hester of Pontotoc.
MARIETTA – Annie Marie Barnes, 80, of Marietta, Mississippi transitioned to her heavenly house on Thursday, April twenty ninth. Annie Marie liked being surrounded by her youngsters, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren. She retired from Golden Manufacturing and spent her free time attending church, working in her flower beds, and finishing phrase searches. She passionately served the Lord and might be commonly discovered singing anyplace that she may. Annie Marie was raised and raised her youngsters at Parkers Chapel Baptist Church and she or he was a at present energetic member of Calvary Baptist Church in Marietta, Mississippi.
She leaves behind six youngsters, Juanita Fleming of Booneville, Amanda Kennedy Pardue (Buddy) of Marietta, Marty Barnes (Brenda) of Booneville, Melissa Barnes Blake (Jr) of Shannon, Rodney Barnes (Melissa) of Booneville and Nichole Moore (Jeremy) of Burton. She can be survived by 4 siblings; Earlene Clark or Marietta, Maxine Boyd (Hollis) of Hackleburg, Alabama, Jane Eaton of Baldwyn, and Jerry Nanney of Fulton; 11 grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren.
She was welcomed to her heavenly house by her loving husband of 61 years, Billy V. Barnes; her mother and father, Leon and Avis Nanney; three brothers, JC Nanney, Butch Nanney, and Travis Nanney; one particular sister-in-law Francis Dodds; two son-in-laws Gary Fleming and Dale Kennedy; and one great-grandson, Dalen Thomas.
Pallbearers embody Mark Nanney, Hunter Cook dinner, Brandon Barnes, Kyle Barnes, Stanley Barnes, and Anthony Barnes. Honorary Pall bearers embody members of Calvary Baptist Church.
Visitation was held at Waters Funeral house on Saturday, Might 1st at 10:00 am adopted by a going house celebration at 12:00 p.m. within the chapel.Officiating Bro. David Harper and Bro. Ray Guin.
In lieu of flowers donations might be made to Sanctuary Hospice of Tupelo, the Prentiss County Relay for Life, or Calvary Baptist Church of Marietta, Mississippi.
TUPELO – Charles Collins, 60, handed away on April 30, 2021, at NMMC in Tupelo. Preparations are incomplete and might be introduced later by Related Household Funeral & Cremation – Tupelo.
PALMETTO – Gwendolyn Faye Keith “Gwen”, 64, handed away Friday, April 30, 2021 at her house in Tupelo. She was born June 9, 1956 to Donas Milton and Leland Loraine Pate Guess. She was a member of Limestone Baptist Church. She liked being along with her household and mates. She loved baby-sitting Tracie Lynn and Conner after they have been infants.
She leaves behind her loving accomplice of over 40 years, W.D. Keith “Dub”; sisters, Hazel Turnage of Aurora, IL, Donna Davis (Stan) of Hotspring Village, AR, Brenda Perry (Mark) of Okolona, MS, and Dianne Tackett of Nettleton, MS; brothers, Jerry Guess (Bonnie) of Nettleton, MS, Larry Guess (Sara) of Nettleton, MS, Eldon Ray Guess of Myrtle Seashore, SC; Kenneth Guess (Patricia) of Nettleton, MS; all the Keith household and a number of nieces and nephews.
She is preceded in loss of life by her mother and father; son, Bruce Allen Keith; brother, James Guess; her grandparents; and a number of other nieces and nephews;
Pallbearers might be Ben Keith, Douglas Keith, Chris Guess, Chad Guess, Jeffrey Worthey, and Michael Carter.
Visitation might be Monday, Might 3, 2021 from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm at Lee Memorial Funeral Residence with funeral service following at 1:00 pm with Bro. Chris McCord officiating. Burial might be in Lee Memorial Park. Lee Memorial Funeral House is entrusted with the preparations.
TUPELO – Cooper Prude died Wednesday, April 28, 2021, at Sanctuary Hospice Home. After a number of years of disappointment that his coronary heart illness, metastatic most cancers, and Alzheimer’s illness have been an excessive amount of for his as soon as sturdy physique and fast thoughts to beat, the Lord referred to as Residence His son and he’s now at peace. Born on September 6, 1936, in Tupelo, Mississippi, to Grace Cooper Prude and Joseph Leslie Prude, Cooper had a deep love for this area of the nation. Following a protracted enterprise profession that moved him and his household across the Southeast and Midwest, Cooper returned to Tupelo to begin his “third chapter” within the early 2000’s.
Cooper attended Milam Elementary, Tupelo, till he moved to Dunedin, Florida, along with his mom and new stepfather, Alf E. Birge. He liked the seashore and flourished at school. He performed junior excessive and highschool sports activities together with soccer and basketball, was an avid swimmer, and liked to run. He was acknowledged state-wide for his prowess on the soccer discipline when he was a senior. Cooper graduated from Clearwater Excessive College in 1954.
As a school scholar at Carson-Newman College, Jefferson Metropolis, Tennessee, he served on the Intramural Sports activities Committee, ultimately as chairman, on the Baptist Pupil Union Board all 4 years, ultimately as Vice-President, President, after which BSA Tennessee State President throughout his senior yr. Throughout school, Cooper felt led to a few very completely different careers. Was he referred to as to proceed his management in Baptist Ministry? Or was he to pursue a dream of turning into an lawyer? Or was a profession in enterprise his future? After speaking with mentors, mates, and naturally household, he selected regulation college at Vanderbilt following his commencement from CNU in 1958. Then, simply shy of taking the bar examination, he accepted a job at Honeywell in Clearwater. He and his brand-new spouse, Eva Norton Prude, moved to Clearwater and began their household. They have been energetic in church, neighborhood, and intramural sports activities leagues within the thriving seashore city. His mom and stepfather adored having them shut by and spoiling their granddaughters.
In 1966, Cooper was lured by Magnavox away from Honeywell, and thus started a protracted profession with that client electronics firm of their Personnel division. He liked Human Sources and excelled in every enterprise. His household moved first to Champaign-Urbana, Illinois, then to Fort Wayne, Indiana, as Cooper rose alongside the company ladder. He added golf and tennis to his sports activities repertoire with mates within the Pine Valley neighborhood, along with staying energetic in church, neighborhood, and his daughters’ faculties.
In 1980, Cooper helped spearhead a consolidation effort to maneuver hundreds of Magnavox workers and households from a number of nationwide Magnavox places of work to new headquarters in Strawberry Plains, Tennessee, simply outdoors of Knoxville. Of all of his accomplishments of their new metropolis, he was most happy with two: main a company-wide endeavor partnering workers as volunteer mentors with college students in Knox County faculties, and serving on the College of Tennessee Chancellor’s Advisory Staff. Though Cooper was a graduate of Carson-Newman, just some miles from Knoxville, he adopted the College of Tennessee, after which Center Tennessee State College, each of his daughters’ faculties, as his new “house groups.” He was well-known for tailgating, sporting orange and white, and blue and white, respectively. Though busy with work and supporting his three favourite universities, he all the time made time for golf and tennis with mates in Fox Den.
After retiring from Magnavox because the Vice-President of Personnel, he joined a pal and former co-worker at The Transition Staff, teaching associates to make profitable transitions into new jobs by means of a technique of coping with the feelings of job loss, discovering passions, and uncovering new alternatives. He took benefit of his standing as a brand new bachelor and empty-nester working and dwelling in Knoxville, Charlotte, North Carolina, after which again to Knoxville, throughout these years.
In 1996, whereas on a go to to see a favourite uncle in Tupelo, Cooper reconnected with a childhood sweetheart and Tupelo native, Barbara Reedy Godwin. After a number of years of courting and touring between Knoxville and Tupelo, Cooper and Barbara have been married on August 19, 2006. He formally retired – for good this time – and moved to Tupelo. Cooper and Barbara took nice pleasure of their lovely retired life for 25 years. They liked exploring their hometown, making an attempt new eating places, spending time with household, studying, and watching favourite sports activities occasions and prime-time drama exhibits on tv. Till his well being prohibited it, in addition they appreciated alternatives to journey to Dallas to go to Cooper’s daughters’ households, and go to mates in Knoxville to attend Tennessee soccer and basketball video games. Cooper’s “third chapter” was all he hoped and dreamed it might be.
Cooper is survived by his spouse, Barbara; his two daughters, Lisa Sams (Scott) of Plano, Texas and Leslie Reid (John) of Frisco, Texas; three lovely granddaughters, Kirstin Reid Michaud (Tim) of Cromwell, Connecticut, Reilly Cooper Reid (17) and Ryan Norton Reid (15) of Frisco, Texas; a number of cousins, Karen Cooper Dieckmann and Kim Cooper Lengthy each of Tupelo, Anne Cooper Owen of Montgomery, Alabama, Carol Lynn Cooper Lesmeister of Memphis, Tennessee, and William Garland “Buddy” Prude of Los Angeles, California.
Pallbearers might be Scott Sams, John Reid, Kyle Cofer, Clay Godwin, Tommy Collins, Justin Waldrop, Will Kline, and Mike Cayson.
In lieu of flowers, the household requests presents be made in Cooper’s reminiscence to Sanctuary Hospice Home, 5159 Important Road, Tupelo, MS 38801. They’re grateful for the tender loving care that the nurses and employees offered Cooper throughout his remaining days.
Providers honoring Cooper’s life might be 2 p.m., Monday, Might 3, 2021, on the Jefferson Road Chapel of W. E. Pegues, Tupelo. Visitation might be 1 p.m. till service time, with graveside companies instantly following at Lee Memorial Park.
NEW ALBANY – Julia Olenna Parks Barkley, 86, died Thursday, April 29, 2021. Mrs. Barkley was born August 15, 1934, on the seventh marriage ceremony anniversary of her mother and father and on at the present time was wed to James (Jimmy) Boswell Barkley in 1955. She graduated from New Albany Excessive College in 1952, attended the College of Mississippi, Belhaven School and graduated in 1956 from Millsaps School in Jackson, MS with a Main in Training and a Minor in Music.
Mrs. Barkley was an energetic member of First United Methodist Church, having served on the Administrative Board, and was a long-time member of the Chancel Choir. She started taking part in the piano for Sunday College at age 9, and at age 11, she started taking part in the pipe organ for church. First United Methodist Church was blessed that she used her reward of music in that place all through her life. She served as organist, pianist, and choir director of the Grownup, Youth and Youngsters’s Choirs. She additionally taught piano classes to many within the New Albany neighborhood.
Mrs. Barkley and her husband established Barkley Journey Service Inc. in 1981 offering alternatives to share their love of journey with a whole bunch of individuals yearly. Her husband, Jimmy Barkley, preceded her in loss of life on November 10, 2002.
Survivors embody her three daughters, Lynn Barkley McAlilly and husband Invoice of Nashville, TN and New Albany, MS, Donna Barkley Roberts and husband Scott of Starkville, MS, and Camille Barkley of New Albany, MS; her 4 grandchildren, Chris McAlilly and spouse Millie of Oxford, MS, Laura McAlilly Paulk and husband Nate of Nashville, TN, Emily Roberts Beaty and husband Cameron of Dallas, TX, and Kelly Roberts Fenwick and husband Chap of Hazelhurst, MS; her eight great-grandchildren, Thomas, Micah and Bolen McAlilly, Iris and Mac Paulk, Wells Beaty, and Jack and Claire Fenwick; and lots of nieces, nephews and cousins.
She was additionally preceded in loss of life by her mother and father, Joe and Erin Parks; her brothers, Joe Parks Jr., Tommy Parks, and an toddler brother, James Ford Parks; and her mom and father-in-law, Claude and Sallie Barkley, of Cotton Plant.
Visitation is scheduled for Tuesday, Might 4, from 12:30 pm – 2:30 pm in Wesley Corridor at First United Methodist Church of New Albany adopted by A Service of Dying and Resurrection within the sanctuary at 3:00 pm. Burial will observe at Glenfield Cemetery. Officiating the service might be Rev. Dr. Chris McAlilly, Rev. Cameron Beaty, and Rev. Dr. Tim Prather. United Funeral Service of New Albany is in command of preparations.
Memorials could also be made to First United Methodist Church, PO Field 156, New Albany, MS 38652 and to St. Jude Youngsters’s Analysis Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.
The household requests that masks be worn throughout visitation and on the service and encourages social distancing whereas within the constructing.
MANTACHIE – Renold Clayton, Jr., 66, handed away on April 30, 2021, at house in Mantachie. Preparations are incomplete and might be introduced later by Related Household Funeral & Cremation – Tupelo.
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JACKSONVILLE, FLORIDA – Orwilda Sue “Willi” Jenkins Armstrong, 85, handed away on April twenty fifth at house in Jacksonville, FL. She was born Nov 17, 1935 in Ethel, TX to Marvin Israel and Nellie Rodman Jenkins. She grew up on the household farm in southern Grayson County, TX, attended college in Howe and graduated from Sherman Excessive College in 1953.
Following Willi’s first job at Coca-Cola bottling Firm in Sherman, TX, she enlisted within the US Military and was stationed at Arlington Corridor, VA. It was there she met and married SSG Bobby Cantrell Armstrong of Evergreen, MS on Feb 22, 1955 in Washington, DC. After the navy, her husband began work with Southern Airways they usually moved to Monroe, LA. She established a house and gave beginning to a son and daughter. She adopted her husband’s profession strikes to Bogalusa, LA and Hattiesburg, MS, lastly settling in Panama Metropolis, FL in 1962. In Panama Metropolis, FL, Willi labored as a librarian aide, was a part of the “Boiler Room Gang,” and was well-known by college and college students at Bay County Excessive College for a few years, retiring in 1993. She was additionally energetic within the Forest Park neighborhood supporting her husbands’ RL Turner Little League groups and began the women’ softball league serving as head coach of one of many groups. She was an avid crossword/acrostic puzzler, 42 and Mexican Practice dominos participant, and double solitaire participant. She liked to put in writing tales about her childhood and made many journeys tracing household family tree throughout the US. After struggling a stroke in 2018, she and her husband moved to Jacksonville, FL and was cared for by her daughter.
Surviving are her long-time husband of 66 years Bobby C. Armstrong; son Bobby C. Armstrong Jr (Nancy) of Charlotte, NC; daughter Amy Sue Armstrong Tajdari (Mohammad) of Jacksonville, FL; sister Linda Jenkins Taylor of Sherman, TX; grandson Tracy Brooks Armstrong (Sarah); granddaughter Anna Kathleen Armstrong; great-granddaughter Aliya Brooks Armstrong; and quite a few nieces and nephews. She was preceded in loss of life by her mother and father Marvin Israel and Nellie Rodman Jenkins; sister Marvina Jenkins Tate; and brothers Owen R Jenkins and Ronald M Jenkins.
After cremation, personal household memorial companies might be held in New Chapel Cemetery in Itawamba County, MS and Collinsville Cemetery in Grayson County, TX.
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CORINTH – Graveside Service with Army Honors for Billy Dan “Invoice” Calvery, 86, are set for 1:00 pm Monday at Rienzi Metropolis Cemetery with Rev. John Garrott officiating.
Invoice died April 30, 2021 at NMMC in Tupelo, MS. He was born April 8, 1935 in Ripley, MS. to the late Monroe and Edna Calvery. He was a member of First United Methodist Church, He was a graduate of Ripley Excessive College, the place he lettered all 4 years in soccer, basketball and baseball. He then attended Northeast MS. Junior School on a soccer scholarship, after Northeast he severed 2 years within the US Military, following the Military he attended and graduated from MS. State College with a Bachelor in Science and Bodily Training. For over 26 years he was a math trainer, serving most of these years in Corinth Metropolis Colleges at South Corinth and drove a bus for over 40 years with Corinth. He loved searching, fishing and cooking for his household.
He was preceded in loss of life by his mother and father.
He’s survived by his spouse, Frances Calvery; son, Michael Calvery (Andrea); step-children, Jeff Pittman (Tahnee), Mary Okay. Martin, Jan Johnson; brother, Durell Calvery (Pollye); his twin sister, Peggy Wallis (Bruce); grandchildren, Ben W. Calvery (Katelynn), Austin Martin, Bailey Martin, Jodie Okay. Seratt, Hint Johnson, Jace Pittman, Jacob Pittman; nice grandchildren, Marilyn Barnett, Lexi Seratt; expensive cousin , Nila Duncan; host of nieces, nephews, household and mates.
Grandsons will function honorary pallbearers
Preparations are underneath the care of McPeter’s Inc. Funeral Residence.
PLANTERSVILLE – Daniel Lee Guess, 64, handed away on April 30, 2021, at his residence in Plantersville. Preparations are incomplete and might be introduced later by Tisdale-Lann Memorial Funeral Residence – Nettleton.
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NEW ALBANY – William “Bud” Reaves was born January 26, 1943 to Marvin Howard Reaves and Nancy Elizabeth Tigner Reaves in Tippah County, Mississippi. He attended Pine Grove Excessive College and was married to Jean Graves Reaves. Bud retired after pastoring for a lot of church buildings over 25 years. He additionally labored in lots of grocery shops and Union Wholesale. He was a member at Glenfield Baptist in New Albany, Mississippi. He liked caring and spending time along with his household, fellowshipping along with his domino taking part in and strolling buddies, sustaining his yard, getting ready espresso at church, and serving to others.
He’s survived by his spouse of 57 years: Jean Reaves; son: Kenneth Reaves (Vanessa) of Mathiston, MS; a daughter: Wanda Dains (Ronnye) of Dumas, MS; one sister: Martha Linville of Ripley, MS; 5 grandchildren: Will Dains (Michelle), Ethan Dains, Mackenzie Teer (Caden), Alyssa Willson (Patrick), Kaleb Reaves; seven great-grandchildren: Kylie Dains, Brooke Dains, Grayson Dains, Bryson Dains, Emma Willson, Freya Willson, Concord Davis; a number of nieces and nephews.
Bud was preceded in loss of life by his mother and father; two brothers: Newton Reaves, Josh Reaves; one nephew: Richard Reaves.
The visitation might be on the Glenfield Baptist Church on Might 2 from 1:00 p.m. till the service which begins at 3:00 p.m. The interment might be on the Fellowship Cemetery. Bro. Jerry Lowrey and Bro. Larry Harrison might be officiating. The pallbearers might be Will Dains, Ethan Dains, Kaleb Reaves, Caden Teer, Patrick Willson, David Reaves, Grayson Dains, Bryson Dains. Honorary Pallbearers might be Domino Gamers.
Preparations by: McBride Funeral Residence, Inc. ~ Ripley, MS
BELMONT – Dorothy Alley, 81, handed away Friday, April 27, 2021, at North Ms Medical Middle in Tupelo. Providers might be on Was Sat at 1pm at Liberty Church of Christ, Dennis Ms. Visitation might be on 12 midday on the church. Related Household Funeral Residence in Tupelo has cost of preparations. Condolences could also be left at associatedfuneral.com .
WOODLAND – Mildred Elizabeth Hill, 85, handed away on April 30, 2021 in Fulton, MS. She was born July 30, 1935 in Houston, MS to the late Elizabeth and Russell Sykes. She was a seamstress at Pep Industries for 8 years and was of the Baptist religion. Mildred married John Alec Hill on April 13, 1952; he preceded her in loss of life on November 3, 1991. Her son, Tommy Hill and two brothers, James and John Sykes, additionally preceded her in loss of life.
Mildred was a really loving spouse, mom, grandmother and nice grandmother. She labored arduous to place meals on the desk for her household. As soon as she stopped working outdoors of the house, her enjoyment got here from tending to her vegetable backyard and elevating their chickens and cows. Mildred additionally liked to hearken to previous nation and gospel music.
Survivors embody 4 daughters, Libby Carney of Pontotoc; Lucy Model (Wayne) of West Level; Kathy Bell (Ken) of Fulton; Charlotte Hill of Pontotoc; two sons, John Hill, Jr. of Montpelier; Mike Hill (Michelle) of Houston; eleven grandchildren and fourteen nice grandchildren.
Pallbearers might be Jake Hill, Joe Hill, Josh Hill, Koby Hill, Jeff Hill, Michael Covington and Brendan Morrow. Honorary Pallbearers might be Likelihood Hill.
Memorials could also be made to Amity Baptist Church Cemetery c/o Tommy Kilgore, 2439 Hwy 389, Woodland, MS 39776.
Visitation might be 1:00-3:00 pm at Calvert Funeral Residence. There might be a Graveside Service instantly following the visitation at Amity Baptist Church Cemetery with Brother Lynn Hughes officiating and assisted by Chaplain Robert Woods. Calvert Funeral Residence of West Level is honored to be entrusted with the preparations.
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RIPLEY – William J. Robust, 74, handed away on Friday, April 30, 2021 at his house in Ripley, MS. No visitation. Graveside service solely might be Monday, Might 3, 2021, 2 pm at Boyd Cemetery in Ripley, MS. Foster & Son is in command of the preparations.
RIPLEY – Treva Lewellen, 84, handed away Friday, April 30, 2021, at Corinth in Magnolia Regional Well being Middle. Providers might be on Saturday Might 1, 2021 at 11am at Criswell Cemetery. Condolences could also be made at keslerfuneralhome.com.
Harold S. “Tommy” Thompson
TUPELO – Harold Sinclair “Tommy” Thompson, 103, died Tuesday, April 20, 2021, at Dawn Dwelling Middle in Westminster, CO.
Together with his passing, we misplaced an oak tree of a man–a storyteller from the previous, a mentor in life to most (our Papa to all). Tommy went to his Heavenly Residence to hitch his beloved spouse, Rosemary, a daughter, Maureen, and lots of family members. A local of Egypt, MS, he was born January 12, 1918, to Andrew Virgil Thompson and Maude Stillman Thompson.
Tommy grew up in the neighborhood of Egypt, MS, which, on the time was a thriving farming and business middle with two giant common merchandise shops. One in all these shops, owned by his father, was to play a central function in Tommy’s life and kind the idea for a lot of of his tales which later made their method into two books he wrote and had revealed: Memoirs of a Mississippi Nation Boy Means Again and A Dawg’s Gotta Run…Nation Boy Goes West!. From his adolescence on the farm and retailer, Tommy was seen by Dudy Noble of Mississippi State fame and recruited to play soccer—a recreation that Tommy had by no means performed earlier than! Tommy “thrived” within the school world of Starkville—each within the school life and sports activities. He was a member of Phi Sigma fraternity. After school, Tommy lived in Memphis and met the “Love of his life”—Rosemary—whereas working at a warfare manufacturing plant. This comfortable union of a “metropolis gal” (New Orleans) and “nation boy” resulted in 5 youngsters who “crammed the Egypt college.” Tommy pursued a lifetime of farming soybeans, cotton, corn, gardening, and working the big common merchandise retailer in Egypt for various years. He was a mecca for dialog, a slice of cheese, bologna, a cracker and soda and, no matter items the neighborhood required together with, these down on his or her luck throughout these melancholy years. As the overall retailer light into progress, Tommy entered the pants manufacturing enterprise in Okolona as an engineer. He ultimately turned Plant Supervisor of Meadow Sportswear using, a number of hundred expert employees. A younger Ralph Lauren was an early buyer. When that work moved offshore, he was picked to begin and run the Mississippi Dept of Agriculture’s Mirex ® fireplace ant bait plant in Prairie, MS—at the moment, this plant had the excellence of being the one facility within the nation that made this product. Tommy had a busy work life into his seventies working for the State Agriculture Division. Throughout these years, he discovered the time to assist Rosemary elevate 5 energetic youngsters by means of school, serve on each the Okolona Draft, College, and Hospital Boards, Lion’s Membership Member and, energetic participant within the choir, usher, and Knights of Columbus within the Aberdeen Catholic Church. He was a Senior Member of the American Institute of Industrial Engineers. The couple lived various years in Natchez Hint Villas north of Tupelo. His love, Rosemary, handed away in 2011 after an prolonged struggle with most cancers. Life took one other massive, massive flip in 2016 when he was provided an opportunity to discover the west with a transfer to his daughter’s (Eileen) and son-in-law’s (Kevin) house in Westminster, CO. He was a younger 98, with an electrical scooter chair and able to discover! Festivals, meals gala’s, museums, botanical gardens, and journeys into Wyoming. On the age of 100, Tommy sampled the thrills of the Tornado II picket curler coaster at Lakeside Park in Denver. This energetic life-style prolonged his life past all expectations. He grew to be the oldest member ever in his household and sure essentially the most senior dwelling member of the Mississippi State Bulldog “M” Membership!
He’s survived by 4 of his youngsters: Daughter Kathleen (Ray) of Tupelo, MS; son Hal (Susan) 4 youngsters, of Decatur, AL; daughter Eileen (Kevin) two youngsters of Westminster, CO; and daughter Colleen (Phillip) 4 youngsters of Belden, MS. His beloved daughter, Maureen, was taken in 1995, leaving two youngsters. A number of grandchildren numbering 12 and great-grandchildren numbering 12 survive in addition to two nephews and a niece.
Relaxation in Peace, expensive Daddy, Papa, Pop– we won’t see your like once more on this life…
PONTOTOC – Ellouise Boyd Dallas was born on October 17, 1931, to James Anderson (Jimmie) Boyd and Dora Mae Tutor Boyd in Pontotoc County. She handed away on April 30, 2021, on the age of 89.
Her life was marked by her love of music, starting on the age of 12, when her mom allowed her to journey with Truett Mounce accompanying his quartet at engagements within the space.
She attended most of her college years at Ecru, however started Pontotoc Excessive College her junior yr the place she was voted Most Stunning and graduated in 1949.
Whereas working at Ray’s Division Retailer, DeVan Dallas appeared out the door in the future and noticed, as he put it, the prettiest woman he had ever seen crossing the road and added, “That is the woman I will marry,” and he did and remained so for 68 years till his loss of life.
Most of her grownup life was spent making an attempt to make girls out of her three daughters, however she did enterprise out into the enterprise world as music director at Callie Younger’s kindergarten for a few years, as a Welcome Wagon hostess and as an worker at what was initially Brown’s Flower Store.
Her biggest contribution, although, was her service to her church and neighborhood. As a member of First Baptist Church, she shared her God-given expertise in all areas of the music program, from accompanying choirs of all ages, solo handbells, ensembles, however along with her biggest ardour being the grownup choir, the place she was identified to cock her head to a sure aspect when you sang a observe off key.
Her neighborhood service included being one of many unique Board of Administrators of the Bodock Pageant. She might be discovered anyplace from entertaining at nursing properties, to working with Pete Doles and The Younger Inspiration, making a file album along with her trio, performing quite a few instances on the Buddy and Kay early morning TV present and taking part in for the Elvis Presley Christmas program along with her band, Keep in mind When. She was a member of the Pontotoc Music Examine Membership and the Effective Arts Membership.
Her sweetest and most time-consuming dedication was being Mommie and Nana.
Her companies are scheduled for 1:00 p.m. Monday, Might 3, 2021, at First Baptist Church Pontotoc with Dr. Ken Hester officiating. Burial will observe at Pontotoc Metropolis Cemetery. Visitation might be from 4:00 to six:00 p.m. Sunday at Browning Funeral Residence and from 12:00 midday to service time Monday.
She is survived by her daughters, Dr. Diane Sauers (Jack), Pam Dallas and Sandy Dallas. She can be survived by three grandchildren, Cinda Dallas Browning Nicholson (Danny), Preston Leathers (Kala) and Melissa McAnally (Jason), and her beloved great-grandchildren, Piper Ellouise Nicholson, Presley Kate Leathers, Emerson James Leathers, Bo Hughes Leathers and Ellouise Love McAnally.
She was preceded in loss of life by her mother and father, her brother, Dewayne Boyd, and her husband, DeVan Dallas.
Pallbearers might be Preston Leathers, Danny Nicholson, Jason McAnally, Invoice Warren, Don Leathers, Tommy Butler, Lee Hatcher and Mike Dillard.
Honorary pallbearers might be Larry Younger, Janis Burns-Tutor, Barnell Griffin, Billy Clay Rodgers and Larry McCord.