James Robert Carver
James Robert Carter, 75, of Water Valley, died June 26, 2009 at Trinity Missions Health & Rehab in Holly Springs. He was a member of Camp Ground Baptist Church in Water Valley, a factory worker and a U.S. Army veteran of Korea.
Services were held at 2 p.m. on June 29 at Holly Springs Funeral Home Chapel. Burial was in Spring Hill Cemetery in Waterford. Bro. Dave Ross and Bro. Donald Worsham officiated.
He leaves his wife, Lucille Carver; a son, James Carver of Water Valley; a daughter, Norma Yeager of Potts Camp; a brother, David Johnson of Water Valley; a sister, Joyce Devarney of St. Albans, Vt.; and four grandchildren.
James Franklin Glover
James Franklin Glover, 63, of Ashland, formerly of Holly Springs, died June 24, 2009 at Briarcrest Extended Care Home. He was disabled.
Services were held at 11 a.m. on June 30 at Hopewell No. 2 MB Church in Hudsonville, where he was a member. Burial was in the church cemetery. Rev. Dewitt Glover officiated. J.F. Brittenum and Son Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
He leaves a son, Earl Johnson of Fayetteville, N.C.; his father, David Franklin Glover of Holly Springs; his stepmother, Rosie L. Glover of Holly Springs; nine sisters, Annie Glover of Southaven, Mary Joyce Wilson, Mary Louise Sims, both of Holly Springs, Tinnie Smith, Theresa Parham, both of Atlanta, Ga., Linda Williams, Deloris Glover, both of Memphis, Tenn., Marie Murphy of Tulsa, Okla., Jean Simmons of Gary, Ind.; and four brothers, Otis Glover of Chicago, Ill., Isaac Glover of Atlanta, Ga., David Glover of Memphis, Tenn., Rev. Dewitt Glover of Chulahoma.
Pallbearers were Robert Bell, Jessie Campbell, Donnell Crumb, Clarence Kimbrough, Shawn Lesure and George Scales. Honorary pallbearers were Odice Glover, Dewitt Glover, David Glover Jr. and Earl Johnson.
Henry Gulledge, 87, of Red Banks, died June 23, 2009 at Methodist University Hospital in Memphis, Tenn. He was the widower of Melvie V. Norfleet Gulledge. He was a member of Land Mark Temple Church, a U.S. Army veteran of World War II and a retired assembler with General Motors after 25 years.
Services were held at 11 a.m. on June 29 at Mt. Newell MB Church in Red Banks. Burial was in West Tennessee Veterans Cemetery, Memphis, Tenn. Elder Duane Collins officiated. J.F. Brittenum and Son Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
He leaves a son, Willie Gulledge of Farmington Hills, Mich.; 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 sister, Lula Dukes of Holly Springs; 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, Jonovan Harris, Andre Gulledge, Willie T. Gulledge, Demond Gulledge, Lavar Harris, Robert Harris Jr., Willie C. Gulledge, Myron Gulledge, Nathaniel Williams and David Brown.
James Jowers, 94, of Mt. Pleasant, died June 26, 2009 at Christopher’s Personal Care Home. He was employed with International Harvester for 29 years and an Army veteran of World War II.
Services were held at 2 p.m. on June 28 at United Methodist Church, Mt. Pleasant, where he was a member. Burial was in Mt. Pleasant Cemetery. Rev. Scott Broughton officiated. Holly Springs Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
He leaves his wife, Annette Croft Jowers; three nieces, Judy Hays of Cordele, Ga., Wanda Carroll of Adamsville, Tenn., Lisa Croft of Collierville, Tenn.; and a nephew, Bob Lee of St. James City, Fla.
Annie Louise Thomas Robinson
Annie Louise Thomas Robinson, 77, of Holly Springs, died June 19, 2009 at Baptist Hospital-North Mississippi in Oxford. She was the widow of Autry Dempsey Robinson. She was a church mother, president of the usher board, a church choir member and a retired housekeeper with Heritage Inn in Holly Springs.
Services were held at 11 a.m. on June 26 at Christ Temple Church Of God In Christ, where she was a member. Burial was in Cottrell Memorial Garden. J.F. Brittenum and Son Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
She leaves four sons, Lawrence D. Robinson of Holly Springs, Dexter Robinson, George Edward Robinson, both of Aurora, Ill., Louis C. Robinson of Grand Rapids, Mich.; six daughters, Stevella Faulkner, Gwendolyn Payne, Iretta Stewart, all of Holly Springs, Waddell Thomas, Carolyn Sharp, Juanita Jeffries, all of Aurora, Ill.; four sisters, Bessie Delbridge, Mary Thomas, both of Grand Rapids, Mich., Ora Lee Carter of Jenison, Mich., Josie Maxie Thomas of Holly Springs; six brothers, Walter Thomas, Willie Thomas, James Thomas, Eldridge Thomas, Moses Thomas, Robert Thomas, all of Grand Rapids, Mich.; 38 grandchildren and 41 great-grandchildren.
Pallbearers were Lawrence Robinson Jr., Freeman Faulkner Jr., Michael Finley Jr., Antwione Robinson, Johnathan Jeffries and Bryant Cooper.
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