Amanda Wilson-Bobo, 33, of Batesville, died June 19, 2008 at her home.
Services were held at 1 p.m. on June 28 at St. Peter’s MB Church in Sardis. Burial was in St. Peters Cemetery. Rev. Odell Draper officiated. Hodges-Serenity Funeral Home of Oxford was in charge of arrangements.
She leaves her husband, Antonio Sander of Memphis, Tenn.; her mother, Mary Wilson of Sardis; her father, Joe Louis Bobo of Chicago, Ill.; four sisters, Vernesser Wilson of Sardis, Diane Harris of Louisville, Ky., Sylvia Chamberlain of CahoKia, Ill., Sarah Bobo of New Orleans, La.; and four brothers, Ronnie Wilson of Memphis, Tenn., Willie Joe Bobo of Sardis, Sammie Bobo of Senatobia, Danny Bobo of Jacksonville, Fla.
Eric William Bernard Carmichael
Eric William Bernard Carmichael, 19, of Coldwater, died June 19, 2008 in Senatobia. He was a warehouse factory worker.
Services were held at 1 p.m. on June 27 at New Independence Baptist Church in Coldwater. Burial was in New Garden Cemetery in Coldwater. Rodgers Funeral Home of Coldwater was in charge of arrangements.
He leaves a daughter, Zakyah Young; his mother, Diane Truddle of Coldwater; his father, Rickey Carmichael of Memphis, Tenn.; five sisters, Kaylyn Truddle of Coldwater, Kizzi Huggins, Ricketta Carmichael, Peggy Carmichael, Star Lisa Carmichael, all of Memphis; three brothers, Rickey Carmichael, Dewayne Carmichael, James Carmichael, all of Memphis; grandmothers, Willie Mae Truddle of Coldwater, Ruth Miller of Memphis, Tenn.; and a grandfather, Tommy Macklin of Memphis, Tenn.
Robert Wallace DeBerry
Robert (Bob) Wallace DeBerry, 86, of Red Banks, died June 24, 2008 at Trinity Nursing Home. He was a merchant and owner of DeBerry’s Grocery for 47 years. He was a member of Red Banks Methodist Church, a World War II Air Force veteran, a member of the American Legion and the VFW.
Services were held at 10 a.m. on June 26 at Holly Springs Funeral Home Chapel. Burial was in Red Banks Cemetery. Bro. Troy Defer of Red Banks Baptist Church officiated.
He leaves his wife of 53 years, Martha Jean DeBerry; three daughters, Debbie DeBerry of Red Banks, Lisa Warren of Olive Branch, Melanie Poole of Red Banks; a sister, Elizabeth McClatchy of Red Banks; a brother, Bert DeBerry of South Carolina; and two grandchildren.
Pallbearers were Chuck McClatchy, Randy McClatchy, John McClatchy, George Goodman, Steve Martin and Charles Brisco. Honorary pallbearers were Jimmie Powers, Loual Jr. Woods, Russell Gray Houston, Ervin Jr. Shipp, A.D. Hill, Tommy Winter, Joe Johnson, George Bishop, Lemuel Rappa, Hugh McClatchy, Wavie C. Hall and Richard Novarese. Memorials may be made to the Red Banks Cemetery Fund.
Tinnie Jones Alexander
Tinnie Jones Alexander, 90, of Memphis, Tenn., formerly of Mt. Pleasant, died June 19, 2008 at Ashton Place Nursing Home in Memphis, Tenn. She was the widow of Bert Alexander Sr. She was a missionary, a treasurer, a member of the choir and an usher.
Services were held at 1 p.m. on June 26 at Pleasant Hill CME Church in Mt. Pleasant, where she was a member. Burial was in the church cemetery. Rev. Willie Hoey officiated. J.F. Brittenum and Son Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
She leaves a daughter, Levester A. Campbell of Memphis, Tenn.; three sons, Bert Alexander Jr. of Rochester, N.Y., Phillip Alexander of Lubbock, Tx., Perry Alexander of Columbus, Ga.; eight grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by a daughter, Icephine West.
James S. Green
James S. Green, 65, of Holly Springs, died June 24, 2008 at the Alliance HealthCare System in Holly Springs.
Services were held at 2 p.m. on June 28 at Pate-Jones Funeral Home Chapel in Senatobia. Burial was in Cathey Cemetery near Wyatte.
He leaves his wife, Wanda Green; his daughter, Renee J. Green of Dallas, Tx.; his son, Richard Anthony Green of Murcheson, Tx.; his stepson, Bobby Allison of Corsicana, Tx.; sisters, Beverly Ward of Petal, Jean Kary of Portland, Ore., Bonnie Green of Dallas, Tx.; brothers, John Green of Petal, Robert Green of Purvis, Tom Green of Reed Spring, Mo.; and eight grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his brothers, J.R. Green and Richard Green.
Myra C. Hudson
Myra C. Hudson, 72, of Holly Springs, died June 30, 2008 at Baptist Hospital in Memphis, Tenn. She was a member of First Pentecostal Church.
Services were held at 11 a.m. on July 2 at Holly Springs Funeral Home Chapel. Bro. Billy Saxon and Bro. Jerry Waldrop officiated. Burial was in McKay Cemetery in Hickory Flat.
She leaves her husband, Lee Hudson; three sons, Terry Hudson of Ashland, Bobby Hudson of Senatobia, Walter Hudson of Coldwater; two daughters, Sharon Bell Pasco, Charlotte Cothern, both of Holly Springs; a brother, L.A. Bain of New Albany; four sisters, Hazel Box of Ashland, Frances White of Ripley, Tenn., Geneva Henderson Memphis, Tenn., Doris Swinford of Myrtle; 16 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren.
Elvira King, 51, of Holly Springs, died June 25, 2008 at Methodist University Hospital in Memphis, Tenn. She was employed with Marshall County and worked as an office custodian for 14 years.
Services were held at 2 p.m. on July 2 at Chulahoma Baptist Church. Burial was in Yarbrough Chapel Cemetery. Rev. Samuel Phillips officiated. Serenity Funeral Home of Holly Springs was in charge of arrangements.
She leaves her husband, Stanley King; two daughters, Evelyn Rucker of Southaven, Eveleana Luster of Memphis, Tenn.; stepchildren, Tanya, Shronda, Latisha, Steve and Jermaine King, all of Holly Springs; siblings, Catherleen Stiff, Maeretha Jackson, Henry Lester, Joe Martin, Thomas Lester, Hurtis Lester, Van Lester and Linwood Malone, all of Chicago, Ill., Mavis Stewart of Aurora, Ill., Leslie Jones of Memphis, Tenn., Curtis Lester of Holly Springs; two grandchildren; and 10 step-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by a sister, Clara Armstrong; brothers, Roosevelt Lester, V.L. Jeffries and Ben Jeffries; and parents, Eddie Mae Luster and George Jeffries.
Darlene Lance, 62, of Blue Mountain, died June 21, 2008 at Briarcrest Health Care in Ashland. She moved to Blue Mountain 11 years ago.
Services were held at 2 p.m. on June 28 at Serenity Funeral Home Chapel. Serenity Funeral Home of New Albany was in charge of arrangements.
She leaves her son, Mardric Elliott Lance of Chicago, Ill.; two daughters, Ka’Ron Nanine Terrell of Chicago, Ill., Lanette Cassaundra Terrell of Baltimore, Md.; a sister, Linda Diane Henderson of Blue Mountain; 15 grandchildren and one great-grandchild.
Donna Dell Lucy
Donna Dell Lucy, 72, of Memphis, Tenn., died June 28, 2008 at her home. She was the widow of Jimmie Leroy Lucy Sr. She was a Christian, a member of Covenant Community Church and a clerical worker with Ledic Management.
Services were held at 1 p.m. on July 1 at Holly Springs Funeral Home Chapel. Burial was in Hill Crest Cemetery.
She leaves two sons, Jimmie Leroy Lucy Jr. of Olive Branch, Michael David Lucy of Memphis, Tenn.; two daughters, Linda Rae Lucy Phipps of Potts Camp, Judy Anne Lucy of Memphis; four brothers, Brown A. Flynn, Erroll Flynn, Roger Flynn, all of Memphis, Tenn., Olin Flynn of Harrison, Tenn.; a sister, Ann A. Laue of Memphis, Tenn.; seven grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.
D’Aunta (Duke) Payton, 10, of Olive Branch, died June 23, 2008 at Baptist Hospital, DeSoto. He had completed the fourth grade at Potts Camp School.
Services were held at 12 noon on June 30, 2008 at Hernando Church of Christ in Holly Springs. Burial was in Cottrell Memorial Garden. Rev. Bennie Braswell officiated. Serenity Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
He leaves his mother and stepfather, Tamara Bowen and Osie Jackson of Olive Branch; two brothers, Tavienne Sanders, Anton’e Bowen, both of Olive Branch; a sister, Meltoria Faulkner of Olive Branch; his grandmother, Sandra Ambrose of Fayetteville, N.C.; great-grandmother, Rosie Madora Payton of Holly Springs; and his babysitter, Wesley McNeil of Holly Springs;
Terrell Reshaudfic Richmond
Terrell Reshaudfic Richmond, 17, of Byhalia, died June 24, 2008. He was a student at Byhalia High School.
Services were held at 12 noon on July 1 at St. Paul MB Church. Burial was in St. Paul Cemetery in Byhalia. Gillespie Funeral Home, Olive Branch, was in charge of arrangements.
He leaves his mother, Betty A. Richmond of Byhalia; his father, Rickey Thompson of Chattanooga, Tenn.; three sisters, Calvertis Brown of Memphis, Tenn., Trashaunduria J. Richmond, Jessica White of Byhalia; grandparents, Mary Wooten, James Wooten of Byhalia, Marvine Thompson of Chattanooga, Tenn.; great-grandmother, Brodie M. Wooten of Byhalia.
Rosie Lee Tilmon Scaife
Rosie Lee Tilmon Scaife, 88, of Michigan City, died June 22, 2008 at her home. She was the widow of Fred Scaife, a member of the church choir and a member of Order of Eastern Star. She was a retired bus driver for Benton County School System for 16 years.
Services were held at 1 p.m. on June 28 at Samuel Chapel MB Church in Ashland, where she was a member. Burial was in the church cemetery. Rev. Joseph Davis officiated. J.F. Brittenum and Son Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
She leaves six daughters, Bessie Galmore of Lamar, Ruthie Harris of Memphis, Tenn., Nadean Scaife of Little Rock, Ark., Dorothy S. Parks of North Little Rock, Ark., Essie Scaife of St. Louis, Mo.; Annie Scaife of Dallas, Tx.; three sons, Leonard Charles Scaife, Arthur Scaife, both of Elaine, Ark., Nathaniel Scaife of Lamar; 42 grandchildren, 83 great-grandchildren and 29 great-great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by sons, Frank Mills Jr., Johnny Scaife, James Scaife.
Pallbearers were Antwan Scaife, Arthur Scaife Jr., Akeo Galmore, Derrick Holbert, Cedric Martin and Terry Scaife. Honorary pallbearers were Arthur Scaife, Lenard Charles Scaife, Nathaniel Scaife, James Scaife Jr., Micheal Parks and John Galmore Sr.
Lillian Rozetta Payne Sherwood
Lillian Rozetta Payne Sherwood, 80, of Holly Springs, formerly of Mena, Ark., died June 17, 2008 in Southaven. She was the widow of Lloyd Edward Sherwood Sr., her husband of 56 years.
Services were held at 2 p.m. on June 21 at Dallas Avenue Baptist Church, where she was a member. Burial was in Pleasant Grove Cemetery. Bro. Donnie Edwards officiated. Beasley-Wood Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
She leaves a son, Donald Gene Sherwood of Alvord, Tx.; two daughters, Linda Fern Jewell of Holly Springs, Patricia Ann Sharp of Mena, Ark.; half-sisters, Carole Thompson of Redding, Calif., Marie Payne of Texas; stepbrother, Carl Cornelius of Abilene, Tx.; 10 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.
Pallbearers were the deacons of Dallas Avenue Baptist Church.
She was preceded in death by her son, Lloyd Edward Sherwood Jr.; half-sisters, Leona Combs, Wilma Smith, Ruby Arndt; stepsisters, Helen Lawrence, Hazel Baker; and stepbrothers, Herman, Norman and Vic Cornelius.
Robert Emmon Tyson Sr.
Robert Emmon Tyson Sr., 80, of Holly Springs, died June 27, 2008 at his home.
He received a B.S. from the University of Mississippi and a M.D. from the University of Tennessee. He practiced internal medicine in private practice for over 30 years at Jackson Medical Associates (now Jackson Medical Clinic) in Jackson. He served as chief of staff at St. Dominic Hospital, chief of staff at Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson and was governor of Mississippi for the American College of Physicians. He was also the first clinical professor of medicine at the University of Mississippi School of Medicine. He spent his entire life faithfully serving God in a variety of capacities, including Sunday school teacher for over 40 years, leader of Bible study groups, lay member of Annual Conference and many positions of leadership on church committees at Galloway Memorial United Methodist Church in Jackson and First United Methodist Church in Holly Springs. He also served on the boards of Memphis Theological Seminary, Rust College, Marshall County Forestry Association (president) and Marshall County Habitat for Humanity.
He leaves his wife of 50 years, Carolyn Louise Tyson; four children, Jane Franklin Tyson of Germantown, Tenn., Robert Emmon Tyson Jr. of Columbia, S.C., Carolyn Louise (Lou) Tyson of London, England, Sara Tyson Hannon; three siblings, Sara Tyson Harris, Edmund Taylor Tyson, Jack Alexander Tyson; and six grandchildren.
Services were held at 11 a.m. on June 30 at First United Methodist Church. Holly Springs Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
He was preceded in death by a daughter, Laura Virginia Tyson
Memorials may be sent to First United Methodist Church in Holly Springs, Rust College or Marshall County Habitat for Humanity.
Crystal Cherri Wooten
Crystal Cherri Wooten, 16, of Birmingham, Ala., died June 24, 2008 at her home. She was a native of Oxford and attended Lafayette County School System.
Services were held at 1 p.m. on June 30 at Springfield MB Church. Burial was in the church cemetery in Abbeville. Rev. Jerry Malone officiated. Hodges-Serenity Funeral Home of Oxford was in charge of arrangements.
She leaves her mother, Shelia Wooten of Pinson, Ala.; a brother, Damian Wooten of Pinson, Ala.; two sisters, Karen Wooten of Pinson, Ala., LaShundra Blake of Oxford; grandparents, Katie Smith of Abbeville, Ethel and Lawrence Wooten of Waterford.
She was preceded in death by her father, Johnny Wooten.
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