April 16, 2009
Irene Woods Bing
Irene Woods Bing, 62, of Byhalia, died April 8, 2009 at Baptist Hospital in Memphis, Tenn.
Services were held at 11 a.m. on April 11 at Friendship Assembly of God, where she was a member. Burial was in Byhalia Cemetery. Bro. Virgil Scherff officiated. Holly Springs Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
She leaves her husband, Jerry Bing; three sons, Jerry Davis Bing of Kentucky, Larry Bing of Oxford, Carl Bing of Batesville; a daughter, Anita Shoffner of Byhalia; eight grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.
Melvie V. Norfleet Gulledge
Melvie V. Norfleet Gulledge, 86, of Red Banks, died April 6, 2009 at Select Specialty Hospital in Memphis, Tenn. She was a member of Land Mark Temple in Holly Springs, a Sunday school teacher, Bible class teacher, missionary, altar worker, prayer band leader and retired seamstress with General Motors in Detroit, Mich., after 10 years.
Services were held at 11 a.m. on April 11 at Isom Chapel CME Church in Holly Springs. Burial was in the church cemetery. Elder Robert Harris Sr. officiated. J.F. Brittenum and Son Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
She leaves her husband, Henry Gulledge; seven daughters, A. Belinda Gulledge, Clareatha Williams, Gloria Gulledge, Rowena Gulledge, VeEsther Gulledge, all of Detroit, Mich., Geraldine Looney of Romulus, Mich., Eva Harris of Belleville, Mich.; a son, Willie Gulledge of Farmington Hills, Mich.; two sisters, Dotsie Carter of Detroit, Mich., Maxine Freeman of Chicago, Ill.; 17 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren.
Pallbearers were Daryl Gulledge, Daryl Dukes, Clyde Nevels, Johnny Newsom, Donald Gulledge and David Dukes. Honorary pallbearers were Eric Looney, Jonavan Harris, Willie T. Gulledge, Demond Gulledge, Andre Gulledge, Lavar Harris, Willie C. Gulledge, Myron Gulledge, Robert Harris Jr. and Nathaniel Williams.
Mildred A. Kieron
Mildred A. Kieron, 82, of Holly Springs, died April 6, 2009 at Trinity Mission Health & Rehab. She was Catholic and employed in production with American Can Co.
Services were held at 11 a.m. on April 13 at North Arlington, NJ. Burial was in Holy Cross Chapel Mausoleum in North Arlington, NJ. Holly Springs Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
She leaves her nephew and niece, Ernest and Judith Magri of Holly Springs.
Willie Mae Nutt
Willie Mae Nutt, 87, of Ashland, died April 11, 2009 at Briarcrest Extended. She was a lifelong member of Ashland Baptist Church.
Services were held at 1 p.m. on April 14 at Holly Springs Funeral Home Chapel. Burial was in Ashland Cemetery.
She leaves three brothers, Robert J. Nutt, Johnny F. Nutt, Van Dee Nutt, all of Ashland; and two sisters, Sallie Nutt Mason of Jackson; Martha Nutt Holliday of Ripley.
She was preceded in death by a brother, William L. Nutt.
Timothy Keith Poe
Timothy Keith Poe, 51, of Olive Branch, died April 9, 2009 at his home. He was a recreational therapist at North Oak Regional Medical Center in Senatobia. He was a member of the Soggy Bottom Hunting Club, a graduate of the University of Memphis and volunteered at Central Church.
Services were held at 1 p.m. on April 13 at Brantley Funeral Home Chapel in Olive Branch. Burial was in Bethlehem Methodist Cemetery near Potts Camp.
He leaves his wife, Jeanie Poe; a son, Jonathan Poe of Olive Branch; his mother, Frances W. Poe of Snow Lake Shores; a sister, Pat Boston of Snow Lake Shores; a brother, Wallace S. Poe of Lorain, Ohio and two grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by a brother, James C. Poe Jr.
Bryleigh Ann Taylor
Bryleigh Ann Taylor, 23 months old, died April 7, 2009 at Baptist Hospital Union County in New Albany.
Services were held at 2 p.m. on April 11 at Bethel United Methodist Church. Burial was in the church cemetery. Bro. Doc Shelton officiated. McBride Funeral Home in Ripley was in charge of arrangements.
She leaves her mother, Jeniffer Newton Taylor of New Albany; her father, William Gyle Taylor Sr. of Pontotoc; two sisters, Kayla Joyce Taylor of Pontotoc, Hannah Nicole Lessel of Hickory Flat; three brothers, William G. Taylor Jr., Zachery D. Taylor, both of Pontotoc, Andrew McCain Lessel of Hickory Flat; grandparents, Bro. Donald E. and Patricia Ann Newton of Hickory Flat, Terry Lynn Waldo of Pontotoc, James C. Taylor of Waterloo, Ala.; great-grandparents, Donald E. and Maureen Armstrong of Blue Mountain, Camille Floyd of Godley, Ill.
Pallbearers were Scott Taylor, Johnny Taylor, Tim Jones and Johnny Miles.
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