Thursday, March 31, 2005


Gladys V. Algee
Gladys V. Algee, 86, of Hernando, died March 23, 2005 at her home. She was the widow of Wilbur H. Algee and was retired from Gem Inc. of Byhalia.

Services were held on at 10 a.m. on March 26 at Brantley Funeral Home in Olive Branch with burial in the Byhalia Cemetery.

She leaves a daughter, Trudy Algee of Horn Lake; a son, Andy Algee of Hernando; a brother, James Edward Vaughn of Olive Branch; two grandchildren, three great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild.

Bettie Jones
Bettie (McKinney Pegues) Jones, 95, of Chicago, Ill., formerly of Holly Springs and Memphis, died Feb. 17 at Mt. Sinai Hospital in Chicago. She was the widow of Forrest Jones and Montegue Pegues.

Services were held at 11 a.m. on Feb. 23 at St. Matthews United Methodist Church in Chicago. Burial was in Burr Oak Cemetery.

She leaves two daughters, Merl Rowe and Bessie Lowe, both of Chicago; three siblings, Willie Holloway, Elmo McKinney Sr., both of Holly Springs, Mattie Earl Folsom of California; 16 grandchildren, 13 great-grandchildren, and eight great-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her son, Leonard Pegues; and 11 siblings.

Edgar Jones Jr.
Edgar Jones Jr., 44, of Corinth, formerly of Holly Springs, died March 21, 2005 at Delta Regional Medical Center in Greenville. He was a member of Pleasant Grove MB Church in Corinth, a church usher and a factory worker with Corinthian Furniture Factory.

Services were held at 1 p.m. on March 25 at Strawberry MB Church in Holly Springs, where he was a former member. Burial was in Cottrell Memorial Garden. Rev. Johnnie Bobo officiated. J.F. Brittenum and Son Funeral Home officiated.

He leaves his wife, Doris Hampton Jones; a daughter, Ebony Renisha Jones of Corinth; a son, Edgar Deonta Jones of Corinth; his stepfather, Henderson Miller of Waterford; six sisters, Anna M. Jones, Shirley Mayfield, Deborah Jones and Lois Jones Bean, all of Holly Springs, Dorothy Bonds of Florence, Ala., Queen E. Drake of Springfield, Ill.; two brothers, James Jones, Jeffries Jones, both of Holly Springs.

He was preceded in death by his father, Edgar Jones Sr.; his mother, Nannie Holloway Jones Miller; a sister, Helen McKinney; and a brother, Robert Jones.

Pallbearers were Thomas Nabors, Wilbert Brown, Tim Oliver, Wayne Stinson, Elvis Campbell, Carl Malone, Larry Rankins, HSHS Class of ’79. Honorary pallbearers were James Henry Jones, Clarence Deonta Gorman, Rayzel Gross, Jeffries Jones, James Frank Mayfield, Herbert Drake, Rev. Andrew Bonds.

Hazel E. Lindsey
Hazel E. Lindsey, 69, of Byhalia, died March 25, 2005 at her home. She was the widow of Clyde Lindsey Jr., a member of Mt. Calvary Pentecostal Church in Byhalia, and retired from Deltona Lighting in Senatobia.

Services were held at 10 a.m. on March 28 at Holly Springs Funeral Home Chapel. Burial was in Crittenden Memorial Park in Marion, Ark. Bro. Billy Watkins officiated.

She leaves two sons, Ronny Lindsey, Joey Lindsey, both of Byhalia; a brother, Willie Pipes of Jonesboro, Ark.; three sisters, Syble Meyers of Missouri, Mardra Davis of California, Sylvia Parsley of Nevada; eight grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by a son, Jimmy Clyde Lindsey; two daughters, Patricia Gail Coonrod, Carolyn Annette Lindsey.

Cassie L. Miller
Cassie L. Miller, 86, of Holly Springs, died March 21, 2005 at Baptist Hospital in Collierville, Tenn. He was the widow of Hazel Miller.

Services were held at 2 p.m. on March 24 at Holly Springs Funeral Home Chapel. Burial was in Early Grove Cemetery in Michigan City.

He leaves four sons, Johnny Miller of Holly Springs, Jerry Miller of Eldorado, Kan., Charles Miller of Fulton, Kan., Billy Miller of Atlanta, Ga.; three daughters, Shirley Clarkson of Holly Springs, Barbara Pickens of Saltillo, Laverne Miller of Lamar; two brothers, Roderick Miller, Razz Carpenter, both of Michigan City; two sisters, Lois Yeager of Greenwood, Mary Ruth Swords of Ingomar; 31 grandchildren and several great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by two sons, Bobby Miller, Ben Miller; a daughter, Carolyn Clemment; and three grandchildren.

Jimmy Lee Milsap
Jimmy Lee Milsap, 66, of New Albany, died March 25, 2005 at Baptist Memorial Hospital in New Albany.

Services were held at 2:30 p.m. on March 28 at Union Grove MB Church in New Albany. Burial was in Piney Grove Cemetery in New Albany. Rev. Willie B. Sampson, pastor, and elder Don Smith officiated. Serenity Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

He leaves seven children, Bobbie Barry, Dorothy Milsap, both of New Albany, Teresa Marion of Oxford, Sonya Milsap of Shannon, Jerry Milsap, Michael Milsap and Lawrence Milsap, all of New Albany; a brother, Ralph Milsap of Colorado; a sister, Alice Milsap of New Albany; nine grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

Phillip W. Stroupe
Phillip W. Stroupe, 86, of Memphis, Tenn., formerly of Holly Springs, died March 23, 2005 at St. Francis Hospital. He was a retired Lt. Col. in the U.S. Army, postmaster general in Dallas, Tx, and a retired political columnist with the Jackson Daily News.

Services were held at 2 p.m. on March 29 at Christ United Methodist Church. Burial was in Byhalia Cemetery. Memphis Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

He leaves a niece who helped care for him, Ann England of Memphis.

Memorial contributions may be made to Christ United Methodist Church.

Terry Wilson
Terry Wilson (2-C), 36, of Memphis, died March 16, 2005 at the Regional Medical Center in Memphis, Tenn. He was a member of Yarbrough Chapel in Holly Springs.

Services were held at 11 a.m. on March 21 at M.J. Edwards and Sons Funeral Home Chapel in Memphis. Burial was in Yarbrough Chapel Cemetery. Rev. Lee Wilson officiated.

He leaves his wife, Rachel Wilson; two sons, Terry Anthony Wilson and Terrell Wilson; his mother, Ms. Willie B. Franklin of Memphis; his grandmother, Ms. Susie Stinson of Holly Springs; eight sisters, Sharson Wilson, Princella Howard, his caregiver, Carla Wilson, Mary Barksdale, Cora Stevenson, Gene Barksdale, Faith and Rebecca; six brothers, Jackie Wilson, Carton Dion Hiler, Chester Barksdale, Brodie Barksdale, Robert Barksdale and Willie James Faulkner.

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