October 2, 2008
Michael Stephen Andersen
Michael Stephen (Stevo) Andersen, 25, of Victoria, died Sept. 23, 2008 at his home.
Services were held at 1 p.m. on Sept. 26 at Maples Memorial Methodist Church. Burial was in Autumn Woods Memorial Park. Brantley Funeral Home of Olive Branch was in charge of arrangements.
He leaves his wife, Elizabeth Andersen; a daughter, Lily Grace Andersen; his parents, James and Debbie Andersen of Olive Branch; a sister, Kailan Andersen of Olive Branch; grandparents, Albert and Peggy Rodgers of Victoria, Erick Andersen of Olive Branch and Mary Ann Lakey of Heber Springs, Ark.; great-grandmothers, Eunice Rodgers of Victoria and Betsy Lee Andersen of Memphis; and a niece, Khaylie Brooke Bias of Olive Branch.
Memorial gifts may be made to the Humane Society.
Mary Louise Clark
Mary Louise Clark, 69, of Byhalia, died Sept. 21, 2008 in Southaven. She was a factory worker.
Services were held at 1 p.m. on Sept. 27 at Mt. Olive Baptist Church in Byhalia where she was a member. Burial was in Mt. Olive Cemetery in Byhalia.
She leaves her husband, Elmo Clark Sr.; three daughters, Belvy Clark of Byhalia, Mary Lois Stanback of Olive Branch, Cora Collins of Byhalia; five sons, Elmo Clark of Ripley, Cleven Clark, Monroe Clark, Jeffy Clark, all of Byhalia, Terry Clark of Holly Springs; three sisters, JoAnna Jeffries, Ruby Harris, Peggy Hinton, all of Chicago, Ill.; four brothers, Lawrence Newson Jr. of Ripley, James Newson of Chicago, Ill, Lavern Newson, Clarence Newson, both of Memphis, Tenn.; 21 grandchildren and 18 great-grandchildren.
William Johnny Cole
William Johnny Cole, 73, of Holly Springs, died Sept. 28, 2008 at Alliance Health Care. He was a member of Red Banks Baptist Church, a lineman with Schlitz Brewery and a Navy veteran of the Korean War.
Services were held at 2 p.m. on Oct. 1 at Holly Springs Funeral Home Chapel. Burial was in Hill Crest Cemetery. Bro. Troy Defer officiated.
He leaves his wife, Etta Mae Cole; two sons, William Clifton Cole of Holly Springs, John Len Cole of Red Banks; eight grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by children Elizabeth Dale Cole, Michael Andrew Cole, Richard Wilson Cole.
Anner Hall Jones Ferrell
Anner Hall Jones Ferrell, 81, of Holly Springs, died Sept. 22, 2008 at Baptist Hospital in Memphis, Tenn. She was the widow of Richard Ferrell, a retired seamstress and employed with National Filter Media in Olive Branch for 10 years.
Services were held at 2 p.m. on Sept. 27 at Kingdom Hall of Jehova’s Witness in Holly Springs, where she was a member. Burial was in Shady Grove CME Church Cemetery. J.F. Brittenum and Son Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
She leaves a daughter, Darlene Dodson of Holly Springs; grandchildren who were her caretakers, Anner Loveberry of Holly Springs, Nataleza Rooks of Memphis, Tenn.; stepchildren, Phillip Ferrell of Newark, N.J., Terry Ferrell of Oak Hill, W. Va., Catherine Hooper of New York, N.Y.; adopted children, Beverly Crutcher, E.C. Hoyle, both of Byhalia; a sister, Emma Lee McCrary of Memphis, Tenn.; 21 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her daughters, Deborah Davis, Anner Morris Jones; a brother, John William Jones; stepchildren Lawrence Ferrell and Josephine Payne.
Pallbearers were Jujuan Austin, Keatris Austin, Travinski Austin, Patrick Brown, Jason Hamer and Chike Onyeagba. Honorary pallbearers were Robert Graham, Robert Harper, Richard Rooks, Eric Tennial, David Green and Demarcus Newsom.
Travis Dean Roy
Travis Dean Roy, 75, of Holly Springs, died Sept. 28, 2008 at his home. He was a Baptist, a lineman with Coors Brewing Co. and a Navy Veteran of the Korean War.
Graveside services were held at 11 a.m. on Oct. 1 at Hill Crest Cemetery. Bro. Tony Roberts officiated. Holly Springs Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
He leaves his wife, Agnes Oswalt Roy; five sons, Travis Dean Roy Jr., Terry Dane Roy, both of Wallace, Idaho, Clifford Allen Roy of Holly Springs, Samuel Wilson Roy of Waterford, Timothy Daniel Roy of California; three daughters, Belinda Jean Gilmer, Pamela Rhea Spoon, Kimberly Louise Haley, all of Holly Springs; his mother, Annie Lee Morris of Southaven; a brother, Howard Roy of Lakeland, Tenn.; five sisters, Juanita Griffin of Birmingham, Ala., Georgia Kemper of Texas, Jeanette Lavorn of Denver, Colo., Joann Dawkins of Olive Branch, Bobbie Roy of Bartlett, Tenn.; 19 grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.
Lurline Turner, 57, of Holly Springs, died Sept. 20, 2008 at Baptist Hospital North Mississippi in Oxford. She was a retired teacher’s assistant with Holy Family School in Holly Springs.
Services were held at 11 am. on Sept. 27 at St. Joseph Catholic Church, where she was a member. Burial was in Cottrell Memorial Garden. Rev. Deldrick Leasure officiated. J.F. Brittenum and Son Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
She leaves two daughters, Carla Muse, Patrice Turner, both of Holly Springs; her mother, Gracie Turner of Holly Springs; four sisters, Jannie Luellen, Pearly Jones, Nell Owens, Evelyn Mays, all of Holly Springs; and five grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by a daughter, Kristie Turner; a brother Jerry Turner; a sister, Teresa Hobson; a grandchild, Kennedy Turner-Boyce.
Pallbearers were Jarvis Lane, Jamaun Lane, Jamarris Lane, Jeremy Jones, Lakeith Jones, Ronald Stewart, Jason Jones and Jeffery Jones. Honorary pallbearers were Chris Muse, Lilton Craine Jr., Lemarcus Jones, Gabriel Owen Sr., Ronnie Luellen and Derrick Owens.
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