Thursday, November 23, 2006
Annie Laurie Driver
Annie Laurie Driver, 59, of Holly Springs, died Nov. 18, 2006 at North MS Medical Center in Tupelo.
A memorial service was held at 11 a.m. on Nov. 21 at Heritage Apostolic Church in Holly Springs, where she was a member. Bro. G.R. Travis officiated. Holly Springs Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
She leaves a son Joey Horwitz of Joshua, Texas; two daughters, Tracy Grier, Angel Donaldson, both of Joshua; her mother, Louise Evans of Potts Camp; six brothers, Bobby Lewis, Jimmy Evans, both of Potts Camp, Johnny Evans of Memphis, Charles Evans, Danny Evans, Terry Evans, all of Potts Camp; three sisters, Jeannie Ash, Debbie Stanton, both of Potts Camp, Sandra Lyon of Olive Branch; and two special Christian friends, Truman Jarrett and Charles Massey.
Morris Gammons, 65, of Waterford, died Nov. 18, 2006 at his home. A Baptist, he was a welder with Fruehauf Trailers.
Services were held at 2 p.m. on Nov. 20 at Holly Springs Funeral Home Chapel with burial in Hill Crest Cemetery. Bro. James Sandy officiated.
He leaves his wife, Glynda Gammons; two sons, Jeff Rikard of Waterford, Chad Gammons of Horn Lake; four daughters, Theresa Thompson of Lamar, Wanda Stewart of Strayhorn, Denise Skelton of Potts Camp, Hayley Jackson of Waterford; two sisters, Margie Jamison of Holly Springs, Rosie Smith of Southaven; 11 grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by a son, Bryan Gammons.
Nyla Forbes Moore
Nyla Forbes Moore, 86, of Holly Springs, died Nov. 14, 2006 at Baptist Hospital in Memphis. She was the widow of Carlisle Moore and a member of First United Methodist Church in Holly Springs, where she formerly served as church secretary. She was a retired secretary of the Marshall County Extension Service, a member of the Friday Night Bunch, Friends of the Marshall County Library, Thursday Club, United Methodist Women, Holly Springs Garden Club and several bridge clubs.
Services were held at 2 p.m. on Nov. 16 at Holly Springs Funeral Home Chapel. Rev. Bruce McMillan officiated. Burial was in Hill Crest Cemetery.
She leaves a son, Michael C. Moore of Lomita, Calif.; two daughters, Jean Moore Ashmore of Jackson, Tenn., Janis Moore Green of Byhalia; a grandson and a great-granddaughter.
Memorials may be made to the Marshall County Library, 109 Gholson Ave.; Holly Springs First United Methodist Church or the charity of donor’s choice.
Leon Daniel Schmidt
Leon Daniel (Danny) Schmidt, 35, of Memphis, Tenn., died Nov. 15, 2006 at Barnes-Jewish Hospital St. Louis, Mo. He was a security guard with Imperial Security.
Graveside services were held at 1 p.m. on Nov. 20 at Memorial Park Cemetery, “Holly Hill” section in Memphis, Tenn. Holly Springs Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
He leaves his mother, Linda M. Schmidt of Memphis, Tenn.; his father, Albert T. Schmidt of Olive Branch; his stepmother, Carolyn Schmidt of Olive Branch; and his grandparents, Jacque and Bill McQuary of Memphis, Tenn.
The family asks that in lieu of flowers, donations be made to Hope Lodge in St. Louis or the American Cancer Society.
Harley J. Walker Jr.
Harley J. Walker Jr., 75, of Collierville, Tenn., died Nov. 13, 2006 at Collierville Baptist Hospital. He was a member of Collierville First Baptist Church, a ham radio operator, Air National Guard, Civil Service, and an Air Force veteran of Korea.
Services were held at 11 a.m. on Nov. 16 at Ashland First Baptist Church. Burial was in the Ashland Cemetery. Bro. Joe Smith officiated. Holly Springs Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
He leaves his wife, Melba Lee Walker; two sons, Gordon D. Walker of San Antonio, Tx., Scott A. Walker of Southaven; and seven granddaughters.
Pallbearers were Charles Akin, Nick Akin, Vernon Stroupe, Rodney Stroupe, Richie Savage and Ernest J. Ortiz Jr.
Memorials may be sent to the First Baptist Church of Collierville building fund and to the Ashland First Baptist Church.
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