Joe Gene Elliott
Joe Gene Elliott, 68, of Holly Springs, died May 8, 2008 at Doctors Hospital in Augusta, Ga. He was a member of Chulahoma MB Church and a retired business owner.
Services were held at 12 noon on May 17 at Chulahoma MB Church. Burial was in the church cemetery. Rev. John E. Booker officiated. J.F. Brittenum and Son Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
He leaves his wife, Alma Harden Elliott of Holly Springs; two daughters, Doris Gordon, Brenda Elliott Ejimofor, both of Holly Springs; three sons, Ronnie Elliott, Olanda Elliott, both of Holly Springs, Reggie Elliott of Olive Branch; 11 grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by four sisters, Girtha Richards, Ethel B. Matthews, Louella Staples, Cindy Harkins; four brothers, C.A. Elliott, John Elliott, Thomas Elliott, Ruben Pinson.
Pallbearers were Robert Isom, Rodney Elliott, Robert Bell, Linwood Richard, Sean Eason and Tyrone Richard. Honorary pallbearers were Ronnie Elliott, Olando Elliott, T.C. Elliott, Ellis T. Dean, Derick Eason, Reggie Elliott, Charles Matthews, Robert Harden, James Eason and T.C. Richard Jr.
Edward Benjamin Hogan
Edward Benjamin Hogan, 59, of Holly Springs, died May 14, 2008 at his home. He was a member of First Baptist Church of Holly Springs, a U.S. Air Force veteran of Vietnam, a retired communication officer with the Horn Lake Police Department. He was a member of the VFW.
Services were held at 10 a.m. on May 17 at Holly Springs Funeral Home Chapel. Burial was in Hill Crest Cemetery. Bro. Michael Baker officiated.
He leaves his wife, Lynn Hogan; his mother, Coy Hogan DeBerry of The Villages, Fla.; a son, Michael Hogan of Potts Camp; a daughter, Michelle Seale of Horn Lake and three grandchildren.
Memorials may be made to the Clydesdale Christmas Store, 843 Peyton Rd., Holly Springs, MS 38635.
Autrey Kimmons Jr.
Autrey Kimmons Jr., 52, of Lamar, died May 8, 2008 at his home. He was self-employed. He was a disabled roofer and construction worker.
Services were held at 2 p.m. on May 15 at Powell Chapel MB Church, where he was a member. Burial was in Cottrell Memorial Garden Cemetery. Rev. Henry Kimmons officated. J.F. Brittenum and Son Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
He leaves his wife, Regina C. Strong Kimmons; a son, Keith Martell Guy of Holly Springs; five sisters, Etta Shead of Holly Springs, Shirley Isom of Potts Camp, Gerline Rooks of Hickory Flat, Jone L. Rogers, Willean House, both of Nashville, Tenn.; and a grandson.
Pallbearers were nephews, family and friends.
Madelyne Marie Nichols
Madelyne Marie Nichols, 1, of Byhalia, died at her home.
Services were held at Holly Springs Funeral Home Chapel with burial in the Barton Baptist Cemetery.
She leaves her parents, Charles and Anna Nichols of Byhalia; two brothers, Charles Phillip Nichols, Kaylobe Antoni Moore, both of Byhalia; a sister, Ambur Elizabeth Nichols of Byhalia; grandparents, Phillip and Judy Nichols, Sheila and Hurbert Stewart Jr., all of Byhalia, Earl Kreinbrook of Ripley; and great-grandparents, Bessie and Arnold Sitzes of Barton, John and Lou Nichols of Desoto County, George and Evelyn Craven of Wisconsin, Marlene Craven of Kalamazoo, Mich.
Sarah M. Coleman O’Mayes
Sarah O’Mayes, 93, of Memphis, Tenn., formerly of Marshall County, died May 8, 2008 at her home. She was the widow of Fred O’Mayes. She was a member of the Deaconess Board and a domestic worker with Cooper Robinson in Memphis, Tenn.
Services were held at 11 a.m. on May 16 at Bountiful Blessings Temple of Deliverance, COGIC, where she was a member. Supt. Milton Hawkins officiated. Burial was in historic Elmwood Cemetery. J.F. Brittenum and Son Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
She leaves a daughter, Nannie O’Mayes of Memphis, Tenn.; a son, Clarence O’Mayes of Memphis, Tenn.; a sister, Sallie Coleman of Memphis, Tenn.; six grandchildren 12 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild.
Pallbearers were Samuel O’Mayes, Larry Washington, Kenneth Briggs, Athan O’Mayes, Carl Washington, Joel Beard and Robert Fluellen.
Cindy Cook Roberson
Cindy Cook Roberson, 49, of Sledge, died May 15, 2008 at her home.
Services were held at 2 p.m. on May 18 at Wells Funeral Home Chapel in Batesville. Burial was in Longtown Cemetery in Crenshaw.
She leaves a daughter, Amanda Roberson Ruth of Senatobia; a son, Barry Roberson Jr. of Potts Camp; her mother, Rosemary Barlow Cook of Sledge; two sisters, Faye Cook Cummins of Askew, Glenda Cook of Sledge; and five grandchildren.
Annette B. Trimble
Annete B. Trimble, 73, of New Albany, died May 13, 2008 at her home. She was the widow of Carl M. Trimble, a member of Bethany Baptist Church, and worked at Stratford Manufacturing in New Albany for 42 years.
Services were held at 2 p.m. on May 17 at Holly Springs Funeral Home Chapel. Burial was in Bethany Baptist Cemetery. Bro. Donald Worsham officiated.
She leaves a daughter, Susan Eitel of Plymouth, Minn.; two brothers, John T. Bowen Jr. of Oxford, Billy Bowen of Potts Camp; two sisters, Betty B. Brower of Winona, Ruth Bowen of Memphis, Tenn.; and two grandchildren.
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