Thursday, April 28, 2005


Nancy Evans
Nancy Evans, 84, of Albany, Ga., formerly of Holly Springs, died April 12, 2005 at Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital. She was the widow of Alfred Cleveland Evans. She worked as a sales lady with Sears.

She will be buried in Lebanon Community Cemetery. Matthews Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Tryphenia McKinnon
Tryphenia McKinnon, 83, of Holly Springs, died April 18, 2005 at her home. She served on the church usher board. She was a member of the Holly Springs Federation Club and the American Legion Post 250. She retired from the Marshall County Health Department.

Services were held at 11 a.m. on April 23 at Anderson Chapel CME Church in Holly Springs, where she was a member. Rev. Denise Anders-Modest officiated. Burial was in Cottrell Memorial Gardens. Serenity Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

She leaves two sons, Anthony McKinnon of Holly Springs, Lincoln McKinnon of Charlotte, N.C.; two daughters, Hazel Ivory of Palm Bay, Fla., Odella McKinnon of Memphis, Tenn.; a brother, Mahlon Mims of Chicago, Ill.; seven grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

Youtie B. Miller
Youtie B. Miller, 67, of Champaign, Ill., formerly of Waterford, died in Champaign. He became a member of New Hope MB Church in Waterford at age nine. He moved to Champaign, Ill., in 1955. He joined Pilgram MB Church where he served as an usher. He later became a member of Church of the Living God in Champaign. He was employed by Twin City Fish and Poultry Company for 22 years.

He leaves his wife, Willie Mae Miller; 12 children, Roger, Bruce, Rosita, Maryann, J.B., Jerome, Pam, Juanita, Trenin, Chataka, Latisha, and Veda; two sisters, Hattie Marion, Virginia Payne; 23 grandchildren, and seven great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by three brothers, Enoch Miller, Bernard Miller and Barnie Miller.

Alice Louise Steele
Alice Louise Steele, 90, of Memphis, Tenn., died April 19, 2005 in Holly Springs. She was the widow of Lloyd N. Steele.

Graveside services were held at 11 a.m. on April 28 at Cogbill Cemetery in Wynne, Ark. Rev. Beth Perdue and Rev. Dennis Neenan officiated. Kernodle Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

She leaves two sons, Richard Ragon Steele of Cordova, Tenn., Terry Joe Steele of Memphis, Tenn.; a daughter, Betty Jean Steele Wimberly of Waterford; two brothers, Forrest Mitchell, C.W. (Bill) Mitchell of Wynne; a sister, Mary Mitchell Combs of Cordova; 10 grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren.

Memorials can be sent to the McElroy Methodist Church, Stella Mitchell, P.O. Box 463, Wynne, Arkansas 72396; American Cancer Society, Pete Burnett, 812 Killough Road, Wynne, Arkansas 72396; or American Heart Association, P.O. Box 1653, Topeka, KS 66601-1653.

Clyde Campbell Teel
Clyde Campbell Teel, 84, of Mt. Pleasant, died April 25, 2005 at his home. A member of First Baptist Church of Mt. Pleasant, he was a retired farmer and employee of the Marshall County School System. An Army veteran of World War II, he was awarded the Victory Medal and Army of Occupation Medal. One of the first soldiers to embark at Omaha Beach during the Normandy Invasion on July 6, 1944, he was awarded the European Campaign Medal with the Silver Star and Arrowhead, the Good Conduct Medal, the Honorable Service Award and the Presidential Unit Emblem.

Services will be held at 11 a.m. on April 28 at Carey Chapel Baptist Church. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Bro. Troy Styers, Bro. Arnold Goode, Bro. Carl Teel, Bro. O.E. Langner, Bro. Jimmy Sparks and Bro. Ken Guffey will officiate. Holly Springs Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

He leaves his wife of 59 years, Allene Gardner Teel; a son, Ivy Wayne Teel of Mt. Pleasant; three daughters, Martha Fant of Holly Springs, Kathy Goode of Mt. Pleasant, Madge Winburn of Hickory Flat; ten grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by three brothers, John Teel, Knox Teel, Curtis Teel; and four sisters, Ethel Joyner, Etoile Langston, Orene Tollison and Ava Belle Johnson.

Pallbearers were Gary Teel, Danny Goode, Paul Goode, David Goode, Randy Mayer, Chris Winburn. Honorary pallbearers were Richard Langston, Daniel Teel, Tony Kelly, Claude Pannell, Bill Harris, Blake Palmer, Michael Green, Monroe Bolden, Billy McClure, Don Bumpas and Preston Dunn.

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