|Obituaries for February 5, 2001|
Roy S. Goodson
Roy Steve Goodson, 80, of Holcomb, died Saturday at Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi in Oxford.
Mr. Goodson was a retired employee of Rockwell International. He was a Mason, a Shriner, a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars, and a lifetime member of the American Legion.
Mr. Goodson was a graduate of Holcomb High School and Mississippi State University. He was a United States World War II Army veteran.
Mr. Goodson survived the Bataan Death March after the fall of Bataan in 1942, and was held in Japanese Prison Camp from April 9, 1942 until his liberation on Sept. 14, 1945 by U.S. Forces in Japan. He was awarded the Silver Star, two Bronze Stars, and the Philippine Liberation Metal.
The funeral was at 11 a.m. today at Garner-Harper Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Randy Ashley officiating. Burial was in Holcomb Cemetery.
Mr. Goodson is survived by his wife, Ermazeen McCalop Goodson of Holcomb; three daughters, Judy Goodson of Memphis, Tenn., Jane Goodson Minyard of Red Banks and Jean Goodson of Grenada; a stepson, Billy fox of Selma, Tenn.; a stepdaughter, Bonnie Fox of Grenada; a brother, Bill Goodson of Holcomb; two sisters, Martha Clark of Holcomb and Imogene Reynolds of Memphis, Tenn.; eight grandchildren; and a great-grandchild.
Garner-Harper Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
Rufus R. Hubbard
CALHOUN CITY – Rufus Roger Hubbard, 79, died Saturday at his residence.
Mr. Hubbard was a retired farmer and truck driver. He was a deacon and a member of Pleasant Hill Baptist Church for 32 years.
Mr. Hubbard was a World War II Army veteran and recipient of the Purple Heart. He was a lifetime member of the Disabled American Veterans.
The funeral was at 2 p.m. today at Pryor Funeral Home Chapel with the Revs. Danny Spratlin and Willie Weddle officiating. Burial was in Pleasant Hill Cemetery.
Mr. Hubbard was preceded in death by his parents, Chester Hubbard and Loddie Mae Parker Hubbard.
He is survived by his wife, Robbie Sue Holloway Hubbard of Calhoun City; a son, Randy Hubbard of Calhoun City; a daughter, Joy Knight of Eupora; a sister, Maxine Whitworth of Calhoun City; three grandchildren, Tammy Wagner, Richmond Hubbard and Dawn Tabb; and three great-grandchildren.
Pryor Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
Mary J. Kilgore
CHARLESTON – Mary Jane Kilgore, 54, of Cascilla, died Thursday at Grenada Lake Medical Center.
Mrs. Kilgore was a homemaker.
The funeral was at 2 p.m. today at Newsom Funeral Home. Burial was in New Hope Cemetery of Scobey.
Mrs. Kilgore is survived by her step-father, Hugh Stovall of Charleston; and three sisters, Patricia Kendall of Cascilla, Margaret Miller o Charleston an Judy Hyatt of South Carolina.
Newsom Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
Loutee V. Lollar
EUPORA – Loutee Vaughan Lollar, 86, a native o Walthall, died Wednesday at her residence.
Mrs. Lollar was a retired minister and homemaker. She was a member of the Church of God.
Mrs. Lollar was former pastor of Bethany Church of God in Montgomery County for 12 years an ministered to several other independent churches for over 10 years.
The funeral was at 2 p.m. Saturday at Oliver Funeral Home Chapel. Burial was in White Hill Cemetery in Webster County.
Mrs. Lollar was preceded in death by her husband, Lewis Lollar; and a daughter, Susan L. Crowe.
She is survived by a son, Johnny Lollar o Eupora; a daughter, Jean Pollan of Eupora; a brother, Wilburn Vaughan of Eupora; six grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren.
Pallbearers were Danny Trull, Donny Card, Marion Card, David Criddle, David Lollar and Erwin Crimm. Honorary pallbearers were Billy Trull, T.C. Hillhouse, Jimmy Carver, Leonard Pepper, Josh Pepper, Truett Allen, Charlie Smith, Oscar Medders, Rupert Bishop, Jimmy Mitchell, Dr. James Booth, Tommy Griffin, Bob Crowell, David Buddy, John Junior, and Lonnie Vaughan.
Oliver Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
Peggy A. Martin
SENATOBIA – Peggy Allbritton Martin, 46, died Thursday at her residence.
Mrs. Martin was a registered nurse. She was a member of Coldwater First United Methodist Church.
The funeral was at 1 p.m. Sunday at C.O. Pate Funeral Home Chapel. Burial was in Woodlawn Cemetery.
Mrs. Martin is survived by her husband, John Martin of Senatobia; a daughter, Amanda Tharpe of Grenada; her mother, Christine Wright of Grenada; and two sisters, Joyce Gaston of Coldwater and Pauline Gordon of Arkabutla.
C.O. Pate Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
Mary H. Peeples,/h4>
Mary Holley Peeples, 50, of Coffeeville, died Friday in Coffeeville.
Mrs. Peeples was a homemaker. She attended First Presbyterian Church and was a graduate of Coffeeville High School.
The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday at First Presbyterian Church with the Rev. Alan Cochet officiating. Burial will be in Coffeeville Cemetery.
Visitation will be from 6-8 p.m. today at the funeral home.
Mrs. Peeples is survived by two daughters, Suzanne DuVall o Saltillo and Kathleen DuVall of Oxford; and a sister, Suzanne Nikells of Murfreesboro, Tenn.
Garner-Harper Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
CHARLESTON – Wilfred ‘Brick’ Pritchard, 83, died Friday at St. Francis Hospital in Memphis, Tenn.
Mr. Pritchard was a retired revenue agent with the State Tax Commission. He was a World War II Army veteran.
The funeral was at 2 p.m. Sunday at Charleston First Baptist Church. Burial was in Charleston Cemetery.
Mr. Pritchard is survived by a son, Rice Pritchard of Charleston; and a daughter, Nancy Pritchard of Charleston.
Memorials may be sent to American Heart Association, P.O. Box 23047, Jackson, Miss. 39225-3047.
Womble Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
Priscilla Tilghman, 70, of Fort Worth, Texas, formerly of Grenada, died Saturday in Fort Worth, Texas.
Mrs. Tilghman was a homemaker.
The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at National Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will be in Paul Cemetery in Tallahatchie County.
Visitation will be from 5-8 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.
Mrs. Tilghman is survived by her husband, Joe Tilghman of Fort Worth, Texas; a son, Charles Tilghman of Newman, Ga.; two daughters, Frances Aycock of San Antonio, Texas and Barbara Owen of Saginaw, Texas; a brother, Raymond Lode of Florida; seven grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; and several nephews and nieces.
National Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
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