Death Notices

Obituaries for February 19, 2001

Ella M. Anderson

Ella Mae Anderson, 75, of Chicago, Ill, formerly of Grenada, died Thursday in Chicago, Ill.

The funeral arrangements are incomplete at this time.

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

Billie J. Brown

CALHOUN CITY – Billie Jean Brown, 79, died Friday at Magnolia Personal Care Home in Houston.

Mrs. Brown was a retired bookkeeper. She was a member of the First Baptist Church.

The funeral was at 2 p.m. Saturday at Pryor Funeral Home Chapel with the Revs. Jimmy Vance and Paul Smith officiating. Burial was in Calhoun City Cemetery.

Mrs. Brown was preceded in death by her husband, Judge W.W. Brown; and her parents, Wallace Moore and Minnie Merlin Moore.

She is survived by a son, Charles W. Brown of Calhoun City; two grandchildren, Adam Brown and Bridgett Brown; and a niece, Jimmylee Listenbee.

Pallbearers were Henry Lackey, Terry James, Hal Reese Jr., Mike Dunagin, Todd Cospelich and Dr. Joe Putnam.

Pryor Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Julia S. Burgess

BATESVILLE – Julia Sumner Burgess, 87, died Tuesday at her residence.

Mrs. Burgess was a retired housekeeper. She was a member of Second Concord Missionary Baptist Church where she was a member of the Mother’s and Usher’s board.

The funeral was at 2 p.m. Sunday at Second Concord Missionary Baptist Church. Burial was in the church cemetery.

Mrs. Burgess is survived by two sons, Lorone Burgess of Batesville and Lewis Burgess Jr. of Chicago, Ill.; eight daughters, Julia Fowler, Leatrice Whiting, both of Gary, Ind., Viola Boston, Bernie Dean Skillom, Rose Key, all of Chicago, Ill., Lorretta Leland of Markham, Ill., Earnestine Moore of St. Louis, Ill. and Marurine Evans of Rustin, La.; a sister, Ardella Everhart of Chicago, Ill.; 30 grandchildren; 49 great-grandchildren; and 13 great-great-grandchildren.

Cooley’s Mortuary, Inc. was in charge of arrangements.

Mary E. Harris

WINONA – Mary Ellen Caldwell Harris, 82, of Greenwood, formerly of Hazelhurst, died Saturday at Greenwood-Leflore Hospital.

Mrs. Harris was a retired secretary for the First Presbyterian Church where she was a member. She also worked for United States Department of Agriculture in Copiah County for 10 years and Mississippi Employment Security Commission in Greenwood for two years.

The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Lee Funeral Home Chapel with Dr. Harold Richardson officiating. Burial will be in Oakwood Cemetery in Winona.

Visitation will be from 12-2 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.

Mrs. Harris was the widow of J.C. “Jake” Harris Jr.

She is survived by two sisters, Ruby McKinney of Winona and Ida Dane Ray of Greenwood.

Pallbearers will be Bernard Wiggins, Harry Rowland, Greg Tompkins, Bruce Caldwell, Johnny Ray and Cecil Kirk.

Lee Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Linda R. Hood

CALHOUN CITY – Linda Ruth Dorroh Hood, 45, of Eupora, died Saturday at her residence.

Mrs. Hood was a homemaker. She was a member of New Hope Baptist Church and attended Holmes Community College.

The funeral was at 2 p.m. today at Pryor Funeral Home Chapel with the Revs. Bernette Fielder and William S. Weddle officiating. Burial was in Old Bethany Cemetery in Webster County.

Mrs. Hood is survived by her husband, James Hood of Eupora; two sons, Rob Hood and David Hood, both of Eupora; her parents, Rev. and Mrs. Robert Dorroh of Eupora; two brothers, James G. Dorroh of Grenada and Thomas A. Dorroh of Calhoun City; and her grandmother, Edith Wooten of Calhoun City.

Pallbearers were Don Pounds, Joel Dorroh, Elton Dorroh, Anthony Norwood, Sidney Langston, and Jearld Knight. Honorary pallbearer were Brad Fouche, Walter Allen and Thomas E. Griffin.

Pryor Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Mildred D. Mathews

WINONA – Mildred Davis Mathews, 76, died Saturday at Tyler Holmes Memorial Hospital.

Mrs. Mathews was a homemaker. She was a member of First Baptist Church of Winona, the AARP, the Women’s Club, the American Legion Auxiliary, and the Homemaker Club and Council.

The funeral was at 2 p.m. today at First Baptist Church with the Revs. John L. Walker and T.R. Darsey officiating. Burial was in Oakwood Cemetery.

Ms. Mathews is survived by her husband, Martin S. Mathews of Winona; a son, Charles Hipp of Carrollton; a daughter, Gloria Welch of Winona; two brothers, Harry Davis Jr. and Freeman Davis, both of Salem, Ore.; two sisters, Essie Fox and Lois Shamberger, both of Salem, Ore.; four grandchildren; and a great-grandchild.

Memorials may be sent to the First Baptist Church, Family Life Center, P.O. Box 408, Winona, Miss. 38967.

Oliver Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Lorene Mister

Lorene Mister of Coffeeville, died Friday at Yalobusha County Hospital in Water Valley.

The funeral arrangements are incomplete at this time.

Eddie Robinson & Son funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Amanda M. Morales

Amanda Moore Morales, 44, of Brandon, formerly of Grenada, died Friday at Holmes County State Park of injuries sustained in a tornado accident.

Mrs. Morales was a clerical-secretary. She was a former member of the Investors Club in Grenada and the Duck Hill Baptist Church.

The funeral was at 2 p.m. Sunday at Garner-Harper Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Cecil Fayard officiating. Burial was in Duck Hill Cemetery.

Mrs. Morales is survived by her husband, Mark A. Morales of Brandon; a stepson, Jon Allen Morales of Grenada; two daughters, Tony Dew Kugler of Dalewood and Melissa Dew of Brandon; four brothers, Ralph Moore Jr. of Raymond, Jeffery Moore of Grenada, Alec Moore and Criss Moore, both of San Antonio, Texas; and a grandchild, Molly Amanda Kugler of Dalewood.

Memorials may be sent to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, P.O. Box 50, Memphis, Tenn. 38101-9929 or Le Bonheur Children’s Medical Center, 50 N. Dunlap Street, Memphis, Tenn. 38103.

Garner-Harper Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Sammie L. Still

BATESVILLE – Sammie Lee Childress Still, 95, of Courtland, died Sunday at her residence.

Mrs. Still was a homemaker. She was a member of Batesville Church of Christ.

The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday at the Church of Christ. Burial will be in Magnolia Cemetery.

Mrs. Still was the widow of Nathan Still.

Visitation will be from 5-8 p.m. today at the funeral home.

She is survived by two sons, Charles L. Still of Courtland and Jimmy L. Still of Batesville; three daughters, Martha Lee Brown of Pope, Emma Jean Cosby of Courtland and Bobbie Still Stewart of Paragould; 16 grandchildren; 23 great-grandchildren; and a great great-grandchild.

Memorials may be sent to Hospice South, 103 Woodland Road, Batesville, Miss.

Wells Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

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