Death Notices

Obituaries for February 1, 2001

Earl Anderson

CHARLESTON – Earl Anderson, 77, of Sunflower, died Tuesday at Golden Age Nursing Home in Greenwood.

Mr. Anderson was a mechanic. He was a member of the Baptist Church in Roundaway and a World War II Marine veteran.

Graveside services were at 11 a.m. today at Memorial Gardens Cemetery in Indianola.

Mr. Anderson is survived by two sons, Earl F. Anderson and Jerry G. Anderson, both of Batesville; two daughters, Jane Williams of Hernando and Pat Anderson of Clarksdale; two brothers, Grady Anderson and Don Anderson, both of Greenville; five sisters, Eunice Hanley, Mary Hayes, both of Shreveport, La., Leona Cook of Marks, Alma Lambre of Cleveland and Glenda Vestal of Sunflower; and 11 grandchildren.

Womble Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Nevada I. Henley

GREENWOOD – Nevada Irene Henley, 68, died Tuesday at Greenwood Leflore Hospital.

Mrs. Henley was a homemaker. She was a member of Greenwood Church of God.

Graveside services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at McNutt Cemetery in Schlater with the Rev. James Gholson officiating. Visitation will be from 9:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home.

Mrs. Henley is survived by her husband, Jesse James Henley of Greenwood; two sons, Ronny D. Henley of Minter City and Freddy Mask of Sidon; a daughter, Sharon Henley of Greenwood; four brothers, James M. Jones of Peach Orchid, Ark., H. C. Jones, Johnny Jones, and Robert Jones, all of Paragould, Ark.; two sisters, Mandy Ralph and Berthie Ralph, both of Paragould, Ark.; five grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

Memorials may be sent to Greenwood Church of God, 076 Brentwood Avenue, Greenwood, Miss. 38930.

Williams & Lord Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Raymond G. Little

GREENWOOD – Raymond G. Little, Jr., 69, a native of Cascilla, died Wednesday at Greenwood Leflore Hospital.

Mr. Little owned and operated Little Real Estate Agency. He was a member of St. John’s United Methodist Church.

Mr. Little was a graduate of Cascilla High School and attended Delta State University. He was a United States Korean War Army veteran.

The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Friday at Wilson & Knight Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Rob Gill officiating. Burial will be in Paul Cemetery in Tallahatchie County.

Visitation will be from 5-7 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Mr. Little was preceded in death by his wife, Carol G. Little.

He is survived by three daughters, Rev. Lynette Little of Clinton, Linda Malone of Petal and Guyanne Hargrove of Greenwood; a sister, Marietta Little of Greenwood; and four grandchildren, Luke Altman, Sarah Altman, both of Clinton, William Hargrove and Hunter Hargrove, both of Greenwood.

Memorials may be sent to the American Cancer Society or St. John’s United Methodist Church.

Wilson & Knight Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Marjorie G. Phillips

EUPORA – Majorie Gibson Phillips, 83, a native of Holcomb, died Friday at Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi in Oxford.

Mrs. Phillips was a social worker and homemaker. She was a member of the First United Methodist Church where she served as president o the United Methodist Women and as teacher of the Fellowship Sunday school class for 50 years.

Mrs. Phillips was a 1938 graduate of the University of Mississippi. She played bridge with the Bridge Luncheon Club, the Tuesday Bridge Club and attended the Azaba Gardens in Oxford.

The funeral was at 2 p.m. Sunday at Eupora First United Methodist Church with Drs. John Staggs and Riley Burton officiating. Burial was in Eupora City Cemetery.

Mrs. Phillips was the widow of W. D. ‘Billy’ Phillips.

She is survived by two daughters, Janice Leslie of Eupora and Marsha Nabors of Grenada; five grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

Pallbearers were Bill Yates, James Rico, Pat Hyde, Tommy Atkins, Buchanan Meek and Ted Wilson. Honorary pallbearers were Charlie Ward, Pete Fortner, John Bowen and Buck Meek.

Memorials may be sent to the First United Methodist Church in Eupora.

Oliver Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

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