Thursday, November 1, 2007
Linda Carol Campbell
Linda Carol Campbell, 57, of Oxford, died Oct. 22, 2007 in Taylor. She was a member of Anchor Baptist Church and a receptionist with Holcomb and Dunbar Law Offices.
Services were held at 2 p.m. on Oct. 24 at Holly Springs Funeral Home Chapel. Burial was in Anchor Baptist Church Cemetery. Dr. Gerald Hodges and Dr. Gerald Shook officiated.
She leaves her husband, Jerrel Campbell; a son, Jason Campbell of Fulton; a daughter, Lisa Summerford of Byhalia; her mother, Johnny Ford of Mt. Pleasant; three sisters, Ann Bumpas of Mt. Pleasant, Mary Skelton of Holly Springs, Deborah Breedlove of Michigan City; and five grandsons.
She was preceded in death by a brother, James Sidney Bumpas.
Pallbearers were Carl Sanders,
Tyler Sanders, Brandon Summerford, Dalton Summerford, Jim White and
Betty Cowan, 57, of Holly Springs, died Oct. 26, 2007 at Baptist Hospital Desoto in Southaven. She was self-employed.
Visitation will be Wednesday from 2-5 p.m. Services will be held at 11 a.m. on Nov. 1 at Strawberry Baptist Church. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Rev. Willie Jeffries will officiate. Serenity Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
She leaves a daughter, Sherolyn Cowan of Holly Springs; her mother, Bessie Cowan of Holly Springs; four brothers, Cliff Cowan Jr., Michael Cowan, both of Holly Springs, Jackie Cowan of Memphis, Tenn., Roger Cowan of Virginia; and five sisters, Patricia Harris of Byhalia, Linda Cowan of Holly Springs, Dorothy Oliver of Cordova, Tenn., Linda Thomas of Olive Branch, Sandra Dawkins of Waterford.
She was preceded in death by her
father, Cliff Cowan and a brother, Curtis Cowan.
Martha Jane Gammon
Martha Jane Gammon, 99, of Holly Springs, died Oct. 24, 2007 at Alliance HealthCare System in Holly Springs. She was the widow of William Cecil Gammon. She was a member of Believer’s Baptist Church and a member of the Salvation Army in Memphis, Tenn.
Services were held at 2 p.m. on Oct 28 at Holly Springs Funeral Home. Burial was in Early Grove Methodist Cemetery in Slayden. Bro. Billy Michael officiated.
She leaves three daughters, Leoda Carlock of Counce, Tenn., Dorothy Parrette of Memphis, Tenn., Emma Jean Gammon of Holly Springs; a brother, Nathan Rhea of Memphis, Tenn.;13 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; 11 great-great-grandchildren; and three step-great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by a son, Sterling Gammon; and a baby boy, W.C. Gammon; two brothers, Vance and Will Rhea; two sisters, Minnie and Tiny Rhea; and a baby brother, Buddy Rhea.
Sonny Keith Holmes
Sonny Keith Holmes, 52, of Lamar, died Oct. 25, 2007 at his home. He was a truck driver with Waste Connections.
Services were held at 11 a.m. on Oct. 27 at New Harmony Baptist Church, where he was a member. Burial was in the Holmes Family Cemetery. Holly Springs Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
He leaves his wife, Dorothy Holmes; a son, John Holmes of Lamar; two daughters, Tara Rhea of Walnut, Lacey Holmes of Lamar; his parents, Thurman and Marjorie Holmes of Holly Springs; two brothers, Jacky Holmes of Holly Springs, Patrick Holmes of New Albany; a sister, Ann Cox of Walnut; and two grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by a son, Adam Holmes.
Dock Morgan, 51, of Holly Springs, died Oct. 22, 2007 at Ruleville Nursing Home in Ruleville. He was a member of Samuel Chapel Baptist Church.
Services were held at 11. am. On Oct. 26, at Serenity Funeral Home Chapel. Burial was in Samuel Chapel M.B. Church Cemetery. Rev. G.T. Thompson officiated.
He leaves his mother, Mattie Morgan; four brothers, Roosevelt Morgan of Holly Springs, Roy Morgan of Ripley, Walter Morgan of New Albany, Joe Morgan of Lamar; and four sisters, Mattie Morgan of Memphis, Tenn., Vaitor Joyner, Margaret Morgan, Ethel Hampton, all of Ashland.
Pallbearers were Anthony Morgan, James C. McKenzie, Keith Morgan, Eric Hodges, Charlie Thomas and James. P. McKenzie. Honorary pallbearers were Roosevelt Morgan Jr., Walter Morgan Sr., Eddie Joyner and Charlie Thomas.
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