Decemer 27, 2007
Lucendia Delbridge Ford
Lucendia Delbridge Ford, 83, of D’Iberville, formerly of Waterford, died Dec. 17, 2007 at her home. She was the widow of Robert Ford. She was a retired cook with Wall Doxey State Park.
Services were held at 11:30 a.m. on Dec. 22 at Spring Hill MB Church in Waterford, where she was a member. Burial was in the church cemetery. Rev. George Marion officiated. J.F. Brittenum and Son Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
She leaves a daughter, Bettie L. Bell of Chicago, Ill.; her grandson who cared for her, Billy Bell of D’Iberville; a sister, Selina Booker of West Memphis, Ark.; a brother, Albert (Bubba) Delbridge of Holly Springs; 11 grandchildren and 37 great-grandchildren.
Pallbearers were her grandsons.
She was preceded in death by her son, Melvin (Jr. Bell) Bell Jr.
James E. Ford
James E. Ford, 58, of Memphis, Tenn., died Oct. 10, 2007 at his home. He was a native of Panola County. He was an Army veteran and was retired from the U.S. Postal Service.
Memorial services were held at 11 a.m. on Dec. 19 at Hodges Funeral Home Chapel. Elder Raymond Ford Jr. officiated. Burial was in Memphis National Cemetery.
He leaves a son, Ricky Market of Chicago, Ill.; six sisters, Marguerite Gipson of Holly Springs, Thelma Willingham, Lottie Parker, both of Memphis, Tenn., Georgia Ford of Sardis, Jessie Finlayson of Tampa, Fla., Earline Blake of Oxford; four brothers, elder Raymond Ford of Warner Robins, Georgia, Franklin Ford Sr., Dorris Ford of Sardis, Gerald Ford of Amarillo, Tx.; and one grandson.
Mashunti Daccara Gorman
Mashunti Daccara Gorman, 3-1/2 months old, died Dec. 17, 2007 in Red Banks.
Graveside services were held at 11 a.m. on Dec. 22 at Concord MB Church Cemetery in Slayden. Rev. Clyde Williams officiated. J.F. Brittenum and Son Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
She leaves her mother and father, LaToya Bowen Gorman and Matthew Gorman of Holly Springs; a brother, Monterious Dreshun Gorman of Holly Springs; grandmothers Clara Bowen of Slayden, Josephine Gorman of Holly Springs; and her grandfather, Kimmie Waller of Memphis, Tenn.
Charlie Young Sr.
Charlie Young Sr., 86, of Grand Junction, Tenn., died Dec. 16, 2007 at Baptist Memorial Hospital - East. He was a self-employed farmer.
Services were held at 12 noon on Dec. 22 at Pleasant Grove MB Church, Grand Junction, Tenn. Burial was in the church cemetery. Rev. Manuel Donis officiated. Serenity Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
He leaves his children, Myrtle Young, Ricky Young, both of Grand Junction, Tenn., William Danny Young of Middleton, Tenn., Ruby Buggs, Rena Shaw, both of Memphis, Tenn.; and two sisters, Allie Young of Grand Junction, Osnell Meadows of Memphis.
He was preceded in death by his wife and children, Charlie Young Jr., Annie Woodley, O.C. Young and Jimmy Parker.
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