October 23, 2008
Dorothy Cox Barlow
Dorothy Cox Barlow, 81, of Holly Springs, died Oct. 15, 2008 at Trinity Mission. She was a Baptist and a factory worker with Sunbeam.
A private memorial service will be held at a later date.
She leaves a brother, Benton Cox Jr. of Bartlett, Tenn.; and a sister, Joann Boatwright of Holly Springs.
Memorials can be sent to Kirby Woods Baptist Church Deaf Ministry in Memphis, Tenn.
Clarence Brown, 89, of Memphis, Tenn., died Oct. 19, 2008 at St. Joseph Hospital. He was Pentecostal and a truck driver with Gordon Transport.
Services were held at 2 p.m. on Oct. 22 at Holly Springs Funeral Home Chapel. Bro. Doug Wills officiated. Burial was in Hill Crest Cemetery.
He leaves his wife, Virgie A. Brown of Memphis, Tenn.; four brothers, Eugene Brown, Bobby Brown, both of Caddo Gap, Ark., Tommy Brown of Oakland, Tenn., Mike Brown Jr. of Englewood, Fla.; two sisters, Olivia Colston, Nellie Mills, both of Holly Springs; a stepdaughter, Rita Webb of Memphis, Tenn.; and a grandson.
Tina Lynn Plummer Chandler
Tina Lynn Plummer Chandler, 45, of Byhalia, died Oct. 13, 2008, at her home.
A memorial service will be held at a later date. Serenity Funeral Home will be in charge of arrangements.
She leaves two children, Robert Kenneth Chandler III, Courtney Elaine Chandler, both of Darnell, Ark.; her mother, Jamie Hopkins of Byhalia; a sister, Sharon Elaine McMinn of Byhalia; and a brother, John C. Hopkins Jr. of Marion, Ark.
Lannie Cummings Jr.
Lannie Cummings Jr., 82, of Holly Springs, died Oct. 16, 2008 at Baptist Hospital-North Miss. in Oxford. He was a member of St. Mary’s United Methodist Church in Potts Camp. He received the Governor’s Award for Public Service Work with Senior Citizens from Governor Cliff Finch, planted Cummings garden for the citizens of Marshall County each year in several locations. He was a retired deputy sheriff of Marshall County.
Services were held at 12 noon on Oct. 19 at Potts Camp High School. Burial was in Cottrell Memorial Garden. Rev. Eddie Joe Ford officiated. J.F. Brittenum and Son Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
He leaves two daughters, Carolyn Colbert of University Park, Ill., Dorothy Clemons of Aurora, Ill.; a son, Cedric Cummings-Rashad of McDonough, Ga.,; a goddaughter, Rosalyn DeBerry of Holly Springs; a godson, Nicholas Henderson of Potts Camp; four sisters, Ina Malone, Girtharine Lee, Hattie Cummings-Ivory, all of Victoria, Louella Shiappos of Chicago, Ill.; two brothers, Claude Cummings of Louisiana, Guy Cummings of Dayton, Ohio; eight grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren.
Pallbearers were Conery DeBerry, Kent Falkner, William Foster, Joe Lofton, Devon DeBerry, Shawn Wicks, Nicholas Henderson, Robert Dobler. Honorary pallbearers were Cedric Cummings Rashad, Joseph Ford, Jack Thompson, David Caldwell, Knowledge Gipson and J.M. “Flick” Ash.
Memorials may be made to St. Mary’s United Methodist Church, 100 St. Mary’s Street, Potts Camp, MS 38659, in memory of Jr. Cummings.
Keith Hataway, 52, of Slayden, died Oct. 14, 2008. He was a Baptist and a maintenance mechanic with Carrier Inc.
Services were held at 11 a.m. on Oct. 16 at Holly Springs Funeral Home. Burial was in Slayden Cemetery. Bro. David Bishop officiated.
He leaves his wife, Joyce Allen Hataway; two sons, Kevin Hataway, Allen Hataway, both of Slayden; a brother, Mike Hataway of Holly Springs and a grandchild.
Ellen Doris Scruggs Pryor
Ellen Doris Scruggs Pryor, 75, of Holly Springs, died Oct. 16, 2008 at Baptist Hospital-North MS in Oxford. She was a church deaconess, a choir member, a missionary treasurer, a member of the travel committee at her church and a retired factory worker with Sunbeam International in Holly Springs.
Services were held at 12 noon on Oct. 21 at Chulahoma MB Church, where she was a member. Burial was in the church cemetery. Res. S.A. Phillips officiated. J.F. Brittenum and Son Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
She leaves her husband, Willie Pryor; four daughters, Bobbie Jean Thompson, Brinda Faye Thompson, both of Waterford, Mattie L. Scruggs of Holly Springs, Carolyn D. Byers of Memphis, Tenn.; two sons, Willie Lee Pryor of Holly Springs, Curtis Pryor of Ridgeland; her mother, Arlillie Jones Finley of Holly Springs; eight sisters, Geneva Jones of Chicago, Ill., Lenora Dean of Cedar Bluffs, Mo., Ollie Mae Finley of Holly Springs, Marilyn Fox of Greensburg, Pa., Joanetta Bolden of Washington, D.C., Lela Mae Powell of Memphis, Tenn., Annette James of Houston, Tx., Vanessa Fletcher of Indianapolis, Ind.; four brothers, Johnnie L. Finley of Chicago, Ill., Charlie Finley Jr. of St. Louis, Mo., Morris Scruggs of Chicago, Ill., Victure Scruggs of Fort Wayne, Ind.;18 grandchildren, 18 great-grandchildren and one great-great-granddaughter.
She was preceded in death by her daughter, Cellistean Wilkins.
Pallbearers were John Thompson, Gregory Thompson, Michael Burt, Clifton Thompson, T.J. Thompson, Mark Pryor and Lavell Pryor. Honorary pallbearers were Derrick Scruggs, Marcus Byers, Cameron Byers, Nathaniel Burt, Herbert Burt, Curtis Pryor and Willie Lee Pryor.
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