Thursday, September 8, 2005

Obituaries

Bob Bennett Clements Jr.
Bob Bennett (Benny) Clements Jr., 51, of Pittsboro, died Aug. 29, 2005 at his home. He was manager of Fidelity National Loans in Holly Springs and a member of Oldtown Baptist Church.

Services were held at 2 p.m. on Aug. 31 at Parker Memorial Funeral Home Chapel in Bruce. Burial was in the Bruce Cemetery. Rev. Robert Earl Alexander and Rev. Joe Russell officiated.

He leaves a daughter, Julie Clements Newman of Bruce; two sons, Jared Cody Clements of Pittsboro, Justine Chase Clements of Bruce and two grandchildren.

Pallbearers were Cody Weeks, Joel Murphree, Jason Tutor, Andy Fortner, Arthur Wesson Newman, Dave Kuchta, Gary Schmitz, Ben Helums. Honorary pallbearers were Fidelity National Employees, Mackey Dozier, Randy Smith, Mark Goodson, Bobby Cannon, Benny Bryant, John Wooten, Charles Clark, Elion Murphree, and Gene West.

Memorials may be made to Oldtown Baptist Church, 420 CR 102, Pittsboro, MS 38951 or Baptist Hospice, PO Box 1429, Batesville, MS 38606, Att: Nicky.

Mary Imogene Cline
Mary Imogene Cline, 81, of Holly Springs, formerly of Sardis, died Aug. 30, 2005 at Trinity Mission Health Care. She was the widow of William Lee Cline and a member of First Baptist Church in Sardis.

Services were held at 11 a.m. on Sept. 2 at Moore Funeral Home Chapel.

She leaves a daughter, Jeanine Cline Starbuck of Fresno, Calif.; a son, William H. Cline of Germantown, Tenn.; and a brother, Jimmie A. Hart of Holly Springs.

Glen Edward Falkner
Glen Edward (Shine) Falkner, 56, of Holly Springs, died Aug. 27, 2005 at Baptist Hospital in Oxford. He often won trophies at car shows for Cleanest Car. He was employed with Mulay Plastics.

Services were held at 1 p.m. on Sept. 3 at Smith Grove MB Church in Holly Springs, where he was a member. Burial was in the church cemetery. Rev. Willie C. Conner officiated. J.F. Brittenum and Son Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

He leaves his father, Eddie Falkner of Holly Springs; seven sisters, Darlean Dowdy, Arine Wooten, Etherlean Falkner, all of Holly Springs, Easter Rea Pigues of Olive Branch, Queen Hardin of Memphis, Tenn., Marie Ayers, Mavis Brown, both of Chicago; and two brothers, Phillip Milan and Lee Ester Falkner, both of Holly Springs.

He was preceded in death by his mother, Canary King Falkner and two brothers, Eddie Falkner Jr. and Joe Lee Tuggle.

Pallbearers were Joe Dowdy Jr., Anthony Pigues, Eddie L. Wooten, Ron Wooten, Roosevelt Falkner, Prentiss Wooten, Gerald Falkner, Jermaine Dowdy. Honorary pallbearers were Lee Ester Falkner, Phillip Milan, Jerry Lee King, Dennis King, Oplis King, J.B. Falkner and Perry Falkner.

Minnie Muse Ingram
Minnie Muse Ingram, 77, of Byhalia, died Aug. 28, 2005 at her daughter’s home in Byhalia. The widow of Hubert H. Ingram, she was a member of the American Legion Auxiliary, United Council of Negro Women, former church pianist (Chulahoma MB, Isaac Chapel CME and Liberty Hill MB churches), former PTA president at Henry High School, former Cub Scout Den mother, member of the NAACP and a retired business owner of Ingram Family Grocery in Byhalia.

Services were held at 1 p.m. on Sept. 2 at Chulahoma MB Church in Holly Springs, where she was a member. Burial was in the Ingram Family Cemetery in Byhalia. Rev. John E. Booker Jr. officiated. J.F. Brittenum and Son Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

She leaves a daughter, Sheryl Ingram Willis of Byhalia; a son, Ruderic W. (Rudy) Ingram of Memphis, Tenn.; a sister, Etherlene Echols Jones of Holly Springs; a brother, Conrad Echols of Chicago, Ill. and four grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by sons Hubert Ingram Jr. and Kenneth Ingram; and four brothers, Clyde Echols, Floyd Echols, Edison Muse and William Muse.

Pallbearers were Derome Cox, Henry Harden, Toby Ingram, Eric Echols, Wesley Muse, William Sidney Payne Jr., John C. Smith, George W. Guyton Jr. Honorary pallbearers were Longino Cooke Jr., Phillip Dean, Carl T. DeBerry, Alvin King, Woodrow Williams and Utilius Phillips.

William James McCallum
William James (Jimmy) McCallum, 35, of Collierville, died Aug. 28, 2005 at his home. He was the owner of Jimmy’s Lawn Service. He played left field on the baseball team for Cherokee Baptist Church. He was a member of Capeville Baptist Church, now known as Brookside Baptist of Memphis, Tenn. He had recently been attending Early Grove United Methodist Church in Lamar.

Services were held at 2 p.m. on Sept. 1 at Collierville Funeral Home Chapel. Bro. Frank Feathers and Bro. Jerry Ginn officiated.

He leaves his parents with whom he lived, Sherry and Russell Wilburn of Collierville, and Sandra and William McCallum of Olive Branch; a sister, Melissa Scott of Memphis; a stepsister, Wendy Sullivan of Olive Branch; a stepbrother, Joe Trusty of Olive Branch; maternal grandparents, Mildred Hester Underwood and the late James Francis Underwood of Belmont; and paternal grandparents, Pauline Feathers McCallum and the late William Earl McCallum of Memphis, Tenn., and the late Myrtle Russell and Herbert Mason Wilburn.

Pallbearers were Michael McCallum, Chad Wilburn, Ron Steele, Chris Coughlin, Chris Rose and Jeff Droke. Honorary pallbearers were cousins and friends.

Easter Brown McNeil
Easter Brown McNeil, 88, of Holly Springs, died Aug. 30, 2005 at Baptist Hospital in Oxford. The widow of James McNeil, she was a member of Hopewell No. 1 MB Church in Holly Springs and a retired cook at Sam’s Cafe in Holly Springs.

Services were held at 1 p.m. on Sept. 3 at Providence MB Church with burial in Cottrell Memorial Garden. Minister Arthur Brown officiated. J.F. Brittenum and Son Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

She leaves two daughters, Bettye Brown, Shirley Blake, both of Holly Springs; a son, R.C. (Mickey) Blake of Holly Springs; three sisters, Ozell Elliott of Memphis, Tenn., Earline Snow, Dorothy Cowan, both of Holly Springs; 22 grandchildren, 45 great-grandchildren; 15 great-great-grandchildren and one great-great-great-grandchild.

She was preceded in death by two sons, Johnnie Brown and M.C. Brown.

Pallbearers were Reggie Richmond, Ronnie Freeman, Otis Reliford, David Lee, Lacy Brown, Wendell Brown Sr., Cliff Cowan, Joe Stevenson. Honorary pallbearers were Anthony Brown, Remon Brown, Joseph Brown, Alphonso Brown, Johnny Brown Jr., Quinton Brown, Robert Brown, Clifford Brown, Sanchez Blake, Dewayne Johnson and Odell Johnson.

Marshall Roderick Miller
Marshall Roderick Miller, 83, of Michigan City, died Sept. 1, 2005 at his home. He was a member of World Wide Church of God.

Services were held at 2 p.m. on Sept. 4 at Holly Springs Funeral Home Chapel. Burial was in Valley Grove Cemetery in Michigan City. Jack Johnson officiated.

He leaves his wife of 63 years, Mamie Miller; five sons, James Marshall Miller of Faulkner, Dalphus Holland Miller, Calvin David Miller, Shan Miller, Beaver Miller, all of Michigan City; three daughters, Sarah Fay Wilburn, Margie Oglesby, Sharon Graves, all of Moscow, Tenn.; two sisters, Mary Ruth Swords of Oxford, Lois Yeager of Harrisville; 16 grandchildren and 25 great-grandchildren.

Pallbearers were his grandsons.

Olivia Smith Sanderson
Olivia Smith Sanderson, 83, of Holly Springs, died Aug. 30, 2005 at Alliance HealthCare System in Holly Springs. The widow of Wilson Sanderson, she was a member of Anderson Chapel CME Church, where she was a stewardess, in the choir, and a missionary. She was a nurse aide for 28 years at the Marshall County Hospital.

Services were held at 3 p.m. on Sept. 4 at Anderson Chapel wtih burial in Cottrell Memorial Garden. Rev. Denise Anders-Modest officiated. J.F. Brittenum and Son Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

She leaves a daughter, Grace Marie Burns of Holly Springs; a son, Ricky Sanderson of Buzzard Bay, Mass., a stepson, Joseph Finley of Memphis, Tenn., a sister, Mary Turner of Jackson, Mich.; five grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by a daughter, Gladys Sanderson.

Pallbearers were Michael Nunnally, Clayton Campell III, Patrick Campbell, Terry Glover, Jonathan Jones, Shermon Miller. Honorary pallbearers were Robert Burton, Clayton Campbell Jr., Joseph Ford, Bennie Nunnally, Michael Anderson and Frank Savage.


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