Thursday, January 11, 2007
Mary Rhetta Anderson
Mary Rhetta Anderson, 90, died Dec. 31, 2006 at the Harbourview Care Center in League City, Texas. She lived most of her life in Chicago, Ill., and was retired from the restaurant business.
Family graveside services were held in Potts Camp Cemetery. Bro. Donald Worsham officiated. Crowder Funeral Home in Webster, Tx. and Holly Springs Funeral Home were in charge of arrangements.
She leaves several nieces and nephews, Leslie Anderson, Mary Nell Cunningham, Margaret Greer, Linda Moorehead, James Anderson and Jay Anderson.
She was preceded in
death by a
sister, Mae Etta Anderson; and two brothers, James Osie Anderson and
Doffie Lee Anderson and a nephew, Lee Anderson.
Effie Mae Bolden, 77, of Holly Springs, died Jan. 5, 2007 in Holly Springs. She was a member of Friendship Baptist.
Services were held at 2 p.m. on Jan. 6 at Holly Springs Funeral Home Chapel. Burial was in Hill Crest Cemetery.
leaves her husband, Jack Bolden; three sons, John E. Bolden Jr., Ronald
Bolden, Christopher Bolden, all of Holly Springs; a daughter, Wanda Sue
Stewart of Cullman, Ala., a brother, Walker Byrd of Olive Branch; 10
grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.
Bernard E. Dyer
Bernard E. (Vernon) (Hoss) Dyer, 76, of the Moscow community, died Jan. 4, 2007 at the Briarcrest Extended Care Facility in Ashland. He was a United States Army veteran and served overseas during the Korean War. He was a member of the 45 Baptist Church and a lifelong resident of Fayette County and the Benton and Marshall County areas. He was a mechanic for much of his life. He was a Mason and Shriner and a member of the Holly Springs Masonic Lodge and the Al Chymia Temple.
Services were held at 2 p.m. on Jan. 7 at Peebles Main Funeral Chapel in Somerville. Burial, with military honors and Masonic recognition, was in the Friendship Cemetery near Moscow. Rev. Wayne Hodge, pastor of the 45 Baptist Church in Moscow, officiated. Peebles Fayette County Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
He leaves his wife, Freddie Watkins Dyer; his children, Wanda Rodgers of Oakland, Richard Dyer of Red Banks, Johnny Dyer of Somerville, Terry Dyer of Moscow; brothers and sisters, Cordie McClure of Moscow, Mary Feathers of Moscow, Wilma Davis of Williston, Frances Jordan of Searcy, Ark., Walford Dyer of Malvern, Ark., Johnny Dyer of Searcy, Ark., Ray Dyer of Gurdon, Ark., Claude Dyer of Trinity, Texas, and Jimmy Dyer of Houston, Texas; 11 grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.
Pallbearers were James Davis, Johnny Dyer, Mike Jordan, Conner Valentine, Randy Watkins and Dean Wilson.
The family requests that
memorials be directed to the charity or organization of the
Odis Garmon, 83, of East St. Louis, Ill., formerly of Michigan City, died Dec. 28, 2006 at St. Alexius Hospital in St. Louis, Mo. He was the widower of Mattie Bell Patterson Garmon, a U.S. Army veteran and a retired laborer with Armour Packing Company in St. Louis.
Services were held at 12 noon on Jan. 4 at J.F. Brittenum and Son Funeral Home Chapel. Burial was in Sanders Cemetery in Lamar. Elder Linton Patterson officiated.
He leaves a son, Eugene Garmon of Memphis, Tenn.; four stepchildren, Erma McNeal, Tommy Williams, Daisy Banks and Claudie Williams; two grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death
by a daughter, Earnestine Garmon Mason.
L.C. (Larry) Lunday Jr., 70, of Ashland, died Dec. 29, 2006 at his home. He was a machinist with Heavy Machine, Inc. and a U.S. Air Force veteran during the Korean Conflict.
Services were held at 11 a.m. on Jan. 1 at Bluff Springs Baptist Church, where he was a member. Burial was in Bluff Springs Cemetery in Ashland. Bro. Faron Ash officiated. Holly Springs Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
He leaves his
wife, Geraldine Johnson Lunday; two sons, L.C. Lunday III of Ashland,
Larry Scott Lunday of Freemont, Calif.; four daughters, Gwen Joyner of
Guntersville, Ala., Lisa Massengill of Ripley, Stacy Young of Franklin,
Tenn., Tracy Welch of Olive Branch; a brother, Harlan Lunday of Timbo,
Ark.; and 14 grandchildren.
Clinton E. Smith, 97, of Memphis, Tenn., formerly of Waterford, died Dec. 27, 2006 at Methodist University Hospital in Memphis, Tenn. He was a member of Oak Grove MB Church in Waterford and a member of Masonic Lodge.
Services were held at 12 noon on Jan. 6 at J.F. Brittenum and Son Funeral Home Chapel. Burial was in Cottrell Memorial Garden. Rev. O.P. White officiated.
He leaves three daughters, Hazel Smith, Bernice Bloodworth, both of Memphis, Tenn., Barbara Taylor of Mandan, N.D.; a sister, Learlene Walker of St. Louis, Mo.; 15 grandchildren and many great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his brother, Clinton Smith Jr.
Johnnie Walter McFadden
Johnnie Walter McFadden, 65, of Holly Springs, died Dec. 28, 2006 at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Oxford. He joined Finley Grove at an early age. He attended St. Mary’s and Frazier Elementary in Holly Springs. He served four years in the United States Navy. After living in California 34 years, he returned home to Holly Springs in 1994. He was employed by Wackenhut until his health failed.
Services were held at 1 p.m. on Jan. 6 at Anderson Chapel CME Church in Holly Springs. Burial was in Cottrell Memorial Garden. Rev. Denise Anders-Modest, pastor, and Rev. James Green officiated. Serenity Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
He leaves his wife, Maxcine Perry McFadden; his mother, Clemmie McFadden of Holly Springs; four children, Matthew Lesure of San Diego, Calif., Sherrie Ann McFadden of Los Angeles, Calif., Johnathan Derrell McFadden, Gayla McFadden of Holly Springs; three brothers, Willie McFadden Jr., William McFadden, Levi McFadden, all of Holly Springs; three sisters, Neomia McFadden, Jennie McFadden, both of Chicago, Ill., Carolyn McFadden of Rochester, N.Y.; seven grandchildren, one great-grandchild and many other relatives and friends.
She was preceded in
death by his father, Willie McFadden.
Sharon DeWeese Price, 42, of Columbus, Ohio, formerly of Holly Springs, died Dec. 31 at her parents’ home in Holly Springs. She was a member of Friendship MB Church in Columbus, Ohio, Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc., Ohio Teachers Association and Columbus City Teachers Association. She was a school teacher in Columbus Ohio Public Schools.
Services were held at 1 p.m. on Jan. 6 at Rust College Doxey Auditorium in Holly Springs. Burial was in Mt. Zion CME Church Cemetery. Minister Roger Price officiated. J.F. Brittenum and Son Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
She leaves two daughters, Zackeia Sharrae Cooper, Zorian Sharron Cooper, both of Columbus, Ohio; parents, Rev. Walter Washington and Mrs. Zalie Hamer Washington of Holly Springs; two sisters, Brenda Boga of Ashland, Linda Iweze of Columbia, Mo.; three brothers, Walter Washington Jr. of Vallejo, Calif., Rev. Roger Price Jr. of Beaumont, Calif., Rev. Patrick Washington of Holly Springs.
She was preceded in death by a brother, Joey Adderson Price.
were John Matthews, Randy Matthews, Eldridge Boga, Carl Price, Earnest
Price and Phillip Iweze. Honorary pallbearers were Walter Washington
III, Eldrikus Boga, Zavier Iweze and Roger Price III.
Roger Reed, 26, died Jan. 5, 2007.
Services were held at 1 p.m. on Jan. 10 at Munford Funeral Home Chapel, 7450 Raleigh-Millington Rd., Munford, Tenn.
leaves his common law wife, Crystal James; four children, Nicholas
Reed, Roger Reed Jr., Zack Reed, Makaya Reed; his father, Jeffery Reed;
his mother, Judy Boyd; brothers, Brandon Reed, Tyler Boyd;
grandparents, Alice and Charles Bursi and Ethel Reed.
Dustin Thomas Stacks, 16, of Falkner, died Dec. 29, 2006 at his home. He was a member of Falkner Baptist Church, where he was a member of Awana. He was accepted in National Guard Youth Challenge Program. He was employed at Tucker Electric Company in Ashland.
Services were held at 3 p.m. on Dec. 31 at McBride Funeral Home Chapel. Burial was in Ashland Church of Christ Cemetery. Bro. Stanley Huddleston officiated.
He leaves his mother, Sherrie Ruiz and her husband Armondo of Falkner; two brothers, Christopher Stacks of Hickory Flat, Zachary Stacks of Falkner; his fiancée, April Holbrook of Ashland; his grandparents, Peggy LaNell McMurtry of Holly Springs, Norma Jean Hensley of Grand Junction, Tenn., Kenneth and Sheri Tucker of Ashland, Johnny Stacks of Ashland; his great-grandparents, Kathryn Shaw of Ashland, Lela Faye Barnes of Blue Mountain; and other relatives and friends.
He was preceded in death by his father, Ronnie Stacks; and his uncle, Donnie Stacks.
were Ron Bolden, Heath Hurdle, Bradley Skelton, John Tucker, Eddie
Stacks, Roy Stacks, Justin Robbins and Justin Mills.
Benjamin G. (B.G.) Thompson, 79, retired truck driver, died December 22, 2006. He was in the United States Marines during World War II. He was a member of Mineral Wells Baptist Church in Olive Branch.
Services held on December 27. Burial was in Red Banks Cemetery, Red Banks. Pastor Percy Renick officiated.
He leaves his wife of 58 years, Ruth M. Thompson; two daughters, Rita Giannini and her husband of Arlington, Tenn., Norma Chanudomchokof San Diego, Ca.; two sons, Michael Thompson of Byhalia, Steven Thompson of Cincinnati, Ohio; two sisters, Annie Mae Carter of Rossville, Tenn., Lurline Emrich of Memphis, Tenn., and one brother, Charles Thompson of Memphis, Tenn.; ten grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
Memorials may be sent to the donor’s choice.
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