Thursday, July 21, 2005

Obituaries

Martha Shelton Davault
Martha Shelton Davault, 84, of Byhalia, died July 8, 2005 at her home. She was the widow of Dowell (Burger) Davault and a Baptist.

Services were held at 2 p.m. on July 10 at McBride Funeral Home Chapel in Ripley. Burial was in Antioch Cemetery in Ripley. Rev. Danny Rushing officiated. Mike Jones delivered the eulogy.

She leaves two daughters, Charlotte Davault, Peggy Curtis, both of Byhalia; two sisters, Nora Valachovic of Johnstown, NY, Olgie Herman of Billings, Mt.; two brothers, John E. Shelton of Memphis, Tenn., Duade Shelton of Fort Wayne, Ind.; four grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by two sisters, Mildred Ketchum, Mary Hammers; and four brothers, Kyle, Billy Joe, Neal and Loyd Shelton.

Pallbearers were Tony Curtis, Wesley Reed, Elmer Lee Ketchum, Murry Shelton, Michael Walker, Robert Shelton. Honorary pallbearers were Ray Hunter, Fred Ketchum, Mike Jones, Oneil Clark.

Memorials may be made to Asera-Care Hospice, 621D Hwy 7 South, Holly Springs, MS 38635.

David H. Fillyaw
David H. Fillyaw, 57, of Holly Springs, died July 12, 2005 at Christopher’s Personal Care Home in Holly Springs. He was a U.S. Army veteran of Vietnam, a member of Faith Baptist Church in Senatobia and a locksmith.

Services were held at 10 a.m. on July 14 at Holly Springs Funeral Home Chapel. Burial was in Veterans Cemetery in Corinth. Rev. Jim Polk officiated.

He leaves two half-sisters.

Bobby Lee Caruthers
Bobby Lee Caruthers, 64, of New Albany, died July 10, 2005 at Baptist Memorial Hospital in New Albany. He was retired from B&B Concrete.

Services were held at 2 p.m. on July 16 at Chapel Grove Holiness Church in Chesterville. Burial was in the church cemetery. Rev. Garnie Freeman officiated. Serenity Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

He leaves a daughter, Shelia Isby of New Albany; two sons, Deron Caruthers of Ripley, Larry McPherson of Verona; three brothers, George Caruthers, David Caruthers, both of Verona, Jimmy Dale Caruthers of Pontotoc; three sisters, Lucille Ivy of Verona, Zelma Williams of Tupelo, Juanita Randle of Maywood, Ill.; and four grandchildren.

Pallbearers were Eddie Ivy, Jimmy Cummings, Ernest Ivy, Michael Caruthers, Bonnie Wililams, Calvin Caruthers.

John Rudolph Jones
John Rudolph Jones, 84, of Holly Springs, died July 14, 2005 at DeSoto Health Center in Southaven. He was a US Navy veteran of World War II; he served on the USS Sierra. He was a member of First United Methodist Church, a member of Masonic Lodge No. 35, VFW 40ET8 and an assistant postmaster with Holly Springs Post Office.

Services were held at 2 p.m. on July 16 at Holly Springs Funeral Home Chapel. Burial was in Hill Crest Cemetery. Rev. Milton Boyd officiated.

He leaves his wife of 61 years, Mary Lou Jones; two sons, Johnny Jones of Covington, Tenn., Kizer Jones of Holly Springs; a daughter, Janet Hill of Holly Springs; six grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.

Pallbearers were Mark Miller, Mike Power, Jakey Hurdle, C.B. McClatchy, Bill Mobley, Johnny Hill, Fred Carlisle. Honorary pallbearers were Howard Buford, John Dabney Brown, Bud Holbrook, Jack Stubbs Sr., Billy Jones of Memphis, Lanier Robison, Dr. Bobby Tyson, Adrian Rose, Oliver M. Burch, Al Klomps, Billy Newsom, Herman Young, Dennis Carlisle, Sidney Hurdle, Kenny Dickerson.

Memorials may be made to First United Methodist Church in Holly Springs.

Josephine Kimmons
Josephine Kimmons, 58, of Holly Springs, died July 12, 2005 at Trinity Mission Rehabilitation & Nursing Home in Byhalia.

Services were held at 11 a.m. on July 16 at Powell Chapel MB Church in Holly Springs. Burial was in the church cemetery. Serenity Funeral Home Inc. was in charge of arrangements.

She leaves three sons, Michael Kimmons of Memphis, Marlon Kimmons of Potts Camp, Christopher Kimmons of Holly Springs; three brothers, Chester, Jerry, Junior L. Kimmons, all of Holly Springs; a sister, Betty Kimmons of Holly Springs; and four grandchildren.

Caroline Slayden McCrosky
Caroline Slayden McCrosky, 59, of Holly Springs, died July 19, 2005 at St. Francis Hospital in Memphis, Tenn. The widow of Harvey McCrosky, she was a member of First Presbyterian Church in Holly Springs, where she was an elder. She was past president of the Holly Springs Garden Club and a member of Belles and Books. She taught first grade and kindergarten at Marshall Academy for 34 years.

A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. on July 21 at First Presbyterian Church. Visitation will be held July 20 from 5-7 p.m. at the church. Interrment will be at the Columbarium of First Presbyterian Church. Dr. Milton Winter will officiate. Holly Springs Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

She leaves a son, Alex McCrosky of Holly Springs; a daughter, Bea McCrosky of Jackson and a sister, Anne Slayden Pringle of Biloxi.

Pallbearers will be Ben Seale, Walker Cupp, Richard Douglas, Tommy Gunn, Curtis Greer, Billy Cupp Jr., Gary Bray, Jimmye Dale Green, Jerry Beck, William Moore, Rick Hickman, Graham Miller.

Memorials may be made to the Marshall Academy Pre-School.

Danny Wilson McDugle
Danny Wilson McDugle, 58, of Potts Camp, died July 14, 2005 at his home. He was a retired tech sergeant in the U.S. Air Force and a veteran of the Vietnam War. He was a Baptist.

Services were held at 11 a.m. on July 16 at Holly Springs Funeral Home Chapel. Burial was in Cornersville.

He leaves his mother, Jewel McDugle of Memphis, Tenn.; a daughter, Danita McDugle of Milwaukee, Wisc.; two sons, Timothy McDugle of Milwaukee, David McDugle of White Creek, Tenn.; a brother, Ronald McDugle of Ft. Benning, Ga.; two sisters, Sharon Burns of Memphis, Tenn., Janet Baillargeon of Evansville, Ind.; and three grandchildren.

Lonnie Moore
Lonnie (Ba Bro) Moore, 54, of Red Banks, died July 10, 2005 at St. Francis Hospital in Memphis, Tenn. He was a member of the male chorus and a self-employed construction worker.

Services were held at 12 noon on July 16 at Mt. Newell MB Church in Red Banks, where he was a member. Burial was in the church cemetery. Rev. Arthur Fitzpatrick officiated. J.F. Brittenum and Son Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

He leaves his wife, Dorothy Jean Moore; three daughters, Shanika Stigger, Cassandra Moore-Ellis, both of Byhalia, Chapellia Moore of Collierville, Tenn.; two sons, Marrion Moore, Lonnie Moore Jr., both of Red Banks; his mother, Lydia Blair Moore of Red Banks; three sisters, Annie Kizer, Doris Johnson, both of Red Banks, Odessa Todd of Byhalia; three brothers, Willie Moore, Richard Moore, both of Red Banks, Jeffery Moore of Memphis, Tenn.; and 10 grandchildren.

Pallbearers were LaMarcus Moore, Christopher Moore, Jeffrey Moore, Currye Todd, Courtney Todd, Tristan Kizer.

Tarek Moore
Tarek Cordez Moore, 3, of Lamar, died July 13, 2005 at LeBonheur Children’s Medical Center in Memphis.

Services were held at noon on July 16 at Mt. Zion Taska Church of Red Banks. Burial was in the church cemetery. Serenity Funeral Home Inc. was in charge of arrangements.

He leaves his father and mother, Truman Matthews and Nashika Moore of Lamar.

Elphreda Brittenum Seymour
Elphreda Brittenum Seymour, 77, of Memphis, Tenn., died July 13, 2005 at Methodist University Hospital in Memphis. She was the widow of James A. Seymour Sr. She was a church stewardess and choir member. She taught in Memphis City Schools for more than 39 years and she worked for Memphis Park Commission.

Services were held at Mt. Pisgah CME Church in Memphis, where she was a member. Burial was in West Tennessee Veterans Cemetery in Memphis. Rev. John D. Pasley officiated. J.F. Brittenum and Son Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

She leaves a daughter, Natalie Jones Catchings of Memphis, Tenn.; a son, Nathan Jones III of Memphis, Tenn.; a sister, Hattie Brittenum Tuggle of Memphis; a brother, Lonnie Brittenum Jr. of Vacaville, Calif.; and five grandchildren.

Everett Branson Sides Jr.
Everett Branson Sides Jr., 63, of Byhalia, died July 15, 2005 at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Oxford. He was a self-employed mechanic and a Baptist.

Graveside services were held at 2 p.m. on July 17 at Harmony Cemetery in Walnut. Bro. Tony Morrow officiated. McBride Funeral Home in Ripley was in charge of arrangements.

He leaves a son, Michael Sides of Salt Lake City, Utah; a daughter, Michelle Burke of Salt Lake City, Utah; two sisters, Barbara Crouch of Memphis, Tenn., Betty Smith of Middleton, Tenn.; two brothers, Gene Sides of Byhalia, Wayne Sides of Gore, Okla.; three grandchildren and one great-grandchild.

Dyllion Kole Turner
Dyllion Kole Turner, 6 months, of Potts Camp, died July 15, 2005 in Southaven.

Services were held at 11 a.m. on July 18 at Bethlehem Church of the Lord Jesus Christ. Burial was in Frayser Cemetery in Potts Camp. Bro. Steve Wilson and Bro. Jon Vasquez officiated. Holly Springs Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

He leaves his parents, Jeff and Ashley Turner of Potts Camp; a sister, Kaitlyn Turner of Barton; and grandparents, Scottie and Janet Wilson of Potts Camp, Reggie and Cathy Colbert of Pontotoc, Doris and Elbert Turner of Littleville, Ala.; great-grandmothers, Dorothy Frayser of Potts Camp, Della Wilcox of Littleville, Ala., Jessie Fay Gates of New Albany; great-grandfather, Larry Colbert of Columbus; great-grandparents, Thomas and Donna Wilson of Myrtle.


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