Lena Mae Campbell
Lena Mae Campbell, 83, of Holly Springs, died July 13, 2008 at Baptist Hospital Hospital in Oxford. She was the widow of Howard A. Campbell and a member of Believers Baptist Church.
Services were held at 11 a.m. on July 16 at Holly Springs Funeral Home Chapel. Burial was in Hill Crest Cemetery.
She leaves five sons, Bro. Bobby Campbell of Red Banks, Paul Campbell of Oxford, Harold Campbell of Holly Springs, Ray Campbell of Oxford, Bill Campbell of Holly Springs; a brother, Robert Shoffner of Hamilton, Ala; 14 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by a granddaughter, Debra Ann Campbell; and a great-granddaughter, Brittney Campbell.
Cecil Ray Gandy Sr.
Cecil Ray Gandy Sr., 81, of Potts Camp, died July 8, 2008 at Baptist Hospital in Oxford. He was a member of First Baptist Church of Potts Camp and a factory worker with Wurlitzer.
Services were held at 10 a.m. on July 10 at Holly Springs Funeral Home Chapel. Burial was in Chewalla Cemetery in Potts Camp.
He leaves his wife, Nita Williams Gandy; a son, Cecil Ray Gandy Jr. of Potts Camp; a daughter, Kathy Ritts of Potts Camp; a brother, Clyde E. Gandy of Potts Camp; two grandchildren and one great-grandchild.
He was preceded in death by a son, Jimmy Ray Gandy and two brothers and four sisters.
Tim Hollifield Jr.
Tim Hollifield Jr., 73, of Lamar, died July 10, 2008 at his home. He was a heavy equipment operator.
Services were held at 3 p.m. on July 12 at Holly Springs Funeral Home Chapel. Burial was in Clear Creek Cemetery in Lamar. Bro. Tony Roberts and Kevin Thomas officiated.
He leaves his wife, Bobbie Hollifield; four sons, Timothy Hollifield of Byhalia, Mike Hollifield of Batesville, Leroy Hollifield, Terry Hollifield, both of Lamar; a daughter, Darlene Hollifield of Hattiesburg; a sister, Ailene Smith of Mt. Pleasant; nine grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
Davis Wayne Pegues
Davis Wayne Pegues, 52, of Holly Springs, died July 5, 2008 in Holly Springs. He was a truck driver for the Marshall County Road and Bridge Department. A member of Calvin Chapel United Methodist Church, he was a church trustee, president of the United Methodist Men and a member of the Men’s Breakfast Club. He was a U.S. Army veteran.
Services were held at 11 a.m. on July 12 at Rust College Doxey Auditorium. Burial was in Cottrell Memorial Garden. Rev. Edward Charles Moses officiated. J.F. Brittenum and Son Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
He leaves his wife, Carolyn Willamson Pegues; two daughters, Yolanda Pegues, LaTanya Pegues, both of Holly Springs; three sons, Rodriquez Pegues, Reginald Pegues, Jerome Pegues, all of Holly Springs; four sisters, Dorothy M. Malone of Memphis, Tenn., Gwendolyn P. Toombs of Memphis, Tenn., Beverly Cobbs of Chicago, Ill., Minnie Rice of Bellwood, Ill.; a brother, Roger Pegues of Chicago, Ill.; and five grandchildren.
Pallbearers were United Methodist Men, Marshall County Road and Bridge Dept. and Men’s Breakfast Club.
He was preceded in death by a grandson, Rodriquez Pegues Jr.
Irene Poe, 87, of Potts Camp, died July 9, 2008 at her home. She was the widow of William “Dub” Poe and a member of Salem Baptist Church.
Services were held at 11 a.m., July 11 at Salem Baptist Church with burial in Cornersville Cemetery. Holly Springs Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
She leaves four children, Linda Covington of Blue Springs, Bonnie Berryhill of Potts Camp, Larry Poe of Collierville, Tenn., Regina Browning of Etta; two brothers, Veryl Gilliam of Memphis, Tenn., Arnold Gilliam of Blue Springs; and eight grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by a brother, Fred Gilliam and a sister, Chris Lollar.
Pallbearers were Hayes McDonald, Jeff Covington, Jonathan Berryhill, Chris Poe and Craig Browning.
Memorials may be made to the charity of the donor’s choice.
Morris (Big Mo) Rish, 69, of Byhalia, died July 8, 2008 at his home. He was a construction worker, a volunteer fireman at the Cayce Fire Department and a member of the Carpenters Local 345 in Memphis, Tenn., and member of the Christian Motorcyclist Association. He was Pentecostal and a member of the Family Tabernacle Church of God in Memphis, Tenn.
Services were held at 11 a.m. on July 12 at Shackelford Funeral Home Chapel in Bolivar, Tenn. Burial was in Old Union Cemetery in Hardin County, Tenn.
He leaves his wife, whom he married May 12, 1967, Kay Rish; four sons, William Morris Rish Jr. of Memphis, Thomas Perry Sr., Ronny Perry, Robert Rish, all of Byhalia; seven grandchildren and four great-grandchildren; and his mother, Hazel McFarland Rish of Memphis, Tenn.
He was preceded in death by a daughter, Shannon Rish.
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