Death Notices

Obituaries for Friday, July 21

Jessie “Sonny” L. Davis

Jessie “Sonny” L. Davis, age 57, died Saturday, July 15 at Pembreton Manor Nursing Home.

Mr. Davis worked in road maintenance. He was a member of Popular Spring M.B. Church and was an Usher. He attended Sherman Creek School.

Funeral services will be held Saturday, July 22 at 12 p.m. at Popular Spring M.B. Church with Rev. Coya Blackburn officiating. Burial will be in Popular Spring Cemetery.

Mr. Davis is survived by his daughter – Shanita Johnson; three sisters – Willipearl Davis of Crowder, Ada Williams of Crowder and Bonnie Wright of Chicago, IL; one brother – Harrison Davis of Enid; and one granddaughter – Shandanesha Johnson of Charleston.

Fox Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Marvin Parks Halfacre

WEBB – Marvin Parks Halfacre, age 93, died Thursday, July 20 at Grenada Lake Medical Center.

Mr. Halfacre was a former Parchman employee, trucking company owner and operator, after retiring as Pro-Shop manager for Bayou Bend Country Club. He was a member of Webb Baptist church and a Mason for 50 years.

Services will be held Saturday, July 22 at 10 a.m. at Webb Baptist church. Graveside services will be held at 3 p.m. Saturday at Brooksville Cemetery in Brooksville. Visitation will be Friday, July 21 from 5 until 7 at Webb Baptist Church.

Mr. Halfacre was preceded in death by his first wife – Beatrice Smith Halfacre and a son – Wylie Halfacre of Winona. He is survived by his wife – LeVera Biggers Halfacre; a son – William Morris “Billy” Halfacre of Web; a daughter-in-law – Julie Hicks Halfacre of Winona; a stepson – Percy E. Green of Rogers, Ark; one sister – Sue Hammill of Kansas City, MO.; 4 grandchildren and 3 great-grandchildren.

Womble Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Memorials may be sent to Webb Baptist Church, Main St., Webb MS 38966 or a charity of donor’s choice.

Cora Russell

CALHOUN CITY – Cora Russell, age 84, died Wednesday, July 19 at her residence.

Mrs. Russell was a homemaker and a Baptist.

Funeral services will be held Sunday, July 23 at 11 a.m. at Friendship M.B. Church in Cahloun City with Rev. Wm. Jones officiating.

Eddie Robinson of Son Funeral Directors is in charge of the arrangements.

Elder Ben Williams

Elder Ben Williams, age 86, died Sunday, July 15 at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Oxford.

Elder Williams was the pastor of New Hope Church of God in Christ in Bruce.

Services will be held Saturday, July 22 at 12 p.m. at Bruce Auditorium with Bishop T. T. Scott officiating. Burial will be in Midway Cemetery in Vardaman. Wake will be Friday, July 21 from 6 to 7 at New Hope Church of God in Christ in Bruce.

Eddie Robinson of Son Funeral Directors is in charge of the arrangements.

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