Death Notices

Obituaries for January 16, 2001

Everette H. Bryant

CALHOUN CITY – Everette H. ‘Buddy’ Bryant, 60, of Coldwater, died Friday in Southaven.

Mr. Bryant was a retired superintendent with Firestone Tire Co. He was a Mason and a member of New Liberty Baptist Church.

Mr. Bryant was also a United States Army veteran.

The funeral was a t 10 a.m. today at Pryor Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Paul Smith officiating. Burial was in New Liberty Cemetery in Vardaman.

Mr. Bryant was preceded in death by his parents, Everette and Bessie Bryant.

He is survived by his wife, Sonja Enos Bryant of Coldwater; two sons, Jimmy Bryant Nesbit and Carey Bryant of Southaven; two daughters, Lesia Weaver of Walls and Jill B. Sullivan of Coldwater; a brother, Wayne Bryant of Calhoun City; a sister, Cozette Hamilton of Duck Hill; 12 grandchildren; and a great-grandchild.

Pryor Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Gerard W. Carvan

BATESVILLE – Gerard W. Carvan, 93, of Oakland, died Thursday at his residence.

Mr. Carvan was a retired farmer. He was a member of Mt. Pisgah Baptist Church.

The funeral was at 9 a.m. Saturday at Wells Funeral Home Chapel with the Revs. Howard Armstrong and Marty Evans officiating. Burial was in Chapel Hill Cemetery in Pope.

Mr. Carvan is survived by four sons, Gerald G. Carvan of Alexandria, La., Homer A. Carvan of Enid, Willie L. Carvan and Kenneth H. Carvan, both of Oakland; a daughter, Ava C. McGregor of Oakland; 14 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; and two great great-grandchildren.

Wells Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Loretta H. Hanks

BATESVILLE – Loretta H. Hanks, 45, of Courtland, died Friday at The Med.

Mrs. Hanks was a part-time employee of Lipe Gas Co. and a student at Northwest Community College where she was selected 2000-01 Outstanding Psychology Student, 2000-01 Outstanding Social Work Student and was named to the fall President’s List. She was a member of Courtland Church of Christ.

The funeral was at 11 a.m. today at Wells Funeral Home Chapel. Burial was in Forrest Memorial Park in Batesville.

Mrs. Hanks is survived by her husband, Jimmy Hanks of Courtland; a daughter, Sally Hanks of Courtland; her mother, Lillie Darby of Batesville; and a brother, Steve Hentz of Calhoun City.

Wells Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Frank L. Lane

Frank Labon Lane, of Grenada, died Thursday at Grenada Health and Rehab Center.

The funeral arrangements are private.

Memorials may be sent to the American Canter Society, P.O. Box 925, Grenada, Miss. 38902-0925 or Hospice, 406 Briarwood Suite 501, Jackson, Miss. 39206.

Garner-Harper Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Louella H. Petty

Louella Hardy Petty, 73, of Tulsa, Okla., formerly of Calhoun City, died Wednesday in Tulsa, Okla.

Mrs. Petty worked with wood and was a African Methodist Episcopal.

The funeral was at 2 p.m. Sunday at Porters Chapel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Calhoun City. Burial was in Piney Grove Cemetery.

Eddie Robinson & Son Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

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