James F. Davis
Services for James F. Davis, 80, of Kosciusko were held Friday at 12:30 p.m. at Tipton Street Church of Christ with burial in Parkway Cemetery.
Davis, a native of Attala County, died Jan. 25, 2003 at his residence. He was a member of the Tipton Street Church of Christ.
He is survived by his wife, Warleana Bentley Davis; sisters, Hattie Sue Grams of Kosciusko, Johnnie Pearl "Honey" Jackson of Vaiden; a brother, Charlie Davis of Detroit.; a stepson, four step-grandchildren, nieces and nephews.
Rev. Eric V. Dawkins officiated.
Winters Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
Pallbearers were Leroy Watson, Paul Greer, J.R. Clark, Prince Lewis, James Riley, Albert Nickerson.
Mary Estelle Hegwood
Services for Mrs. Mary Estell Hegwood, 92, of Ocala, Fla., will be held Friday at 3 p.m. at Shiloh Baptist Church in Ocala.
Mrs. Hegwood, lived at Court Square Village in Kosciusko for many years before moving to Ocala to live with her son. She died Jan. 31, 2003 at Monroe Regional Hospital in Ocala. She was a member of Second Baptist Church in Kosciusko.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Edmond Hegwood, and a son, Cleatus Earl Hegwood.
She is survived by a son, Richard Cockrell and two grandchildren, all of Ocala.
Memorials may be made to Second Baptist Church, 203 Lee Street, Kosciusko, MS 39090.
Mary Alice Boyd Hughes
Services for Mrs. Mary Alice Boyd Hughes, 81, were held Jan. 29 at 11 a.m. at Owens Chapel AME Zion Church with burial in Parkway Cemetery.
Mrs. Hughes, a native of Holmes County, died Jan. 25, 2003 at the Attala County Nursing Home. She was a member of Owens Chapel AME Zion Church.
She is survived by three daughters, Mary Perteet-Watson, Margurette Copp, and Bettie Perteet; two sons, James Perteet and George Perteet; a number of grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Rev. Gowndly Hampton officiated with Winters Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
Pallbearers were George Perteet, Lonnie Watson, Cecil Copp, Edward Earl Brantley, Robert Earl Jamison and Tyrone Jamison.
Lorene Jenkins Jones
Graveside services for Mrs. Lorene Jenkins Jones, 85, of Byram were held Sunday at 2 p.m. at Seneasha Cemetery.
Mrs. Jones, a native of Holmes County, died Jan. 28, 2003 at Hospice Ministries in Ridgeland. She was a member of Jehovah's Witness.
She is survived by three sons, John Allen Jones Jr. of Kosciusko, James F. Jones of Hattiesburg and W.T. Jones of Byram; two sisters, Sally Jean Daniels of Louise and Inez Turoff of Gainesville, Fla.; nine grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.
Culpepper Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
Services for Mrs. Geneva Montague, 72, of Winona were held Jan. 30 at 2 p.m. at Oliver Funeral Home Chapel with burial in Friendship Cemetery in Attala County.
Mrs. Montague died Jan. 28, 2003 at the Greenwood Leflore Hospital. She was a member of Bethlehem Baptist Church.
She is survived by three daughters, Annette Burden of Mary Esther, Fla., Lillie Mae Laney of Winona, Mary Jane Palmertree of Pearl; a son, Bennie S. Montague of French Camp; two sisters, Maedee Allen of Kosciusko, Qujette Evans of Winona; a brother, Johnnie S. Weeks of Kosciusko; nine grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren.
The Rev. Rupert Ingram and Rev. Gary Jackson officiated.
She was the widow of Henry D. Montague.
Services for Mrs. Jeanette Odom, 84, of Carthage were held Monday at 3:30 p.m. at Peeler Memorial Baptist Church with burial in the church cemetery.
Mrs. Odom, a retired inspector, died Feb. 2, 2003 at the Leake Memorial Hospital in Carthage. She was a member of Peeler Memorial Baptist Church.
She is survived by her husband Marzine Odom of Carthage; a daughter, Johnnie Odom Brock of Carthage; a brother, Choice Burkes of Edinburg; three grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
Rev. Lamar Burkes and Rev. Sammy Ray officiated.
Pallbearers were Rodney Pinkard, Ronald Pinkard, Pete Burkes, Gwen Adams, Clinton Brock and Dale Johnson.
Jordan Funeral Home handled arrangements. Memorials may be made to the Alzheimers Association.
Sallie Cummins Campbell
Services for Mrs. Sallie Cummins Campbell, 84, of Vaiden were held Saturday at 10 a.m. at Jordan Funeral Home Chapel with burial in Parkway Cemetery.
Mrs. Campbell died July 23, 2003 at the Tyler Holmes Memorial Hospital in Winona. She was a member of the Vaiden Baptist Church where she was active in the Livewires senior group. She was also a member of the Vaiden Garden Club and the Vaiden Quilting Club.
She is survived by three daughters, Blessing Ryals of Philadelphia, Joyce Welch of Bartlett, Tenn., and Louise Dendy of Brandon; a son, James "Sonny" Cummins of Kosciusko; three sisters, Mary Baranyay of Toms River, N.J., Frances Dutton, Garrell Hambrick both of Leigh Acres, Fla.; two brothers, Bobby Hodges of Lincolnton, N.C., and Harley Hodges of Vaiden; seven grandchildren, Tammy McCrory, Margie Nelson, Connie Welch, Ronnie Cummins, Frankie Cummins, Melynda Noble, and Dawn Alford; 13 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild.
Rev. Leon Holly officiated.
Pallbearers were Dr. Ronnie Cummins, Frankie Cummins, Steve Noble, Matthew Welch, John McCrory and Oakley Alford.
Larry Charles Chandler
Services for Larry Charles Chandler, 55, of Weir were held Saturday at 3 p.m. at New Zion Baptist Church with burial in Weir Cemetery.
Rev. Bob Mamrak officiated with Nowell Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
Chandler, a sales representative for Farmland Foods of Kansas City, Mo., died July 21, 2003 at his residence. He was a native of Attala County and a member of New Zion Baptist Church.
He is survived by a daughter, Angie Worden of Alpharetta, Ga.; his mother, Mildred Chandler of Weir; four brothers, Don Chandler, Robert Chandler, Jerry Chandler all of Weir and David Chandler of Jackson; three sisters, Ellouise Bane of Louisville, Elaine Phillips of Albertville, Ala., and Debbie Mays of Ripley, Tenn.; two grandchildren; two step brothers, Mabry Langley of Opp, Ala., and Jimmy Langley of Madison.
Pallbearers were Ken Chandler, Robbie Chandler, Dave Bane, Allen Chandler, Tee Phillips, Chris Chandler, Justin Jones and Nicky Simmons.
Memorials may be made to New Zion Baptist Church of Weir.
John Bailey Frazier
Services for John Bailey Frazier, 83, of Bellfountaine, were held Saturday at 11 a.m. at Oliver Funeral Home Chapel in Eupora. Graveside services were held at 3 p.m. at McClain Cemetery in Attala County.
Frazier, a retired inspector of General Motors, died July 23, 2003 at Grenada Lake Medical Center in Grenada. He was a veteran of World War II serving in the U.S. Marines. He was a member of Columbia Avenue Baptist Church in Pontiac, Mich., the American Legion and Veterans of Foreign Wars.
He is survived by his wife, Jettie Jennings Frazier, and a daughter, Martha Frazier Ray, both of Bellefountaine; two sons, Flimmon Bailey Frazier of Oakland, Samuel H. Phillips of Eupora; two sisters, Mozelle Massey of Morton, Margie Norton of Baton Rouge, La.; a brother, Bobby Ned Frazier of Pickens; six grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
Rev. William Weddle officiated.
Kosciusko native Rennard Greenlee, 42, of Chicago, died June 28, 2003. Funeral services were held July 3.
He grew up in Chicago where he received his education. After high school he served in the U.S. Marine Corp for 12 years and received an honorable discharge. He then became a professional over the road driver for JB Hunt.
He is survived by his wife, LouArtis Greenlee of Walnut Grove; three children, Richard harper, Tamara LaDarles Greenlee and Rennard L Greenlee II; one granddaughter, Shiya; his mother, Darles Ann Jolley.
Myricks Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.