January 15, 2009
Bradley Aaron Butler
Bradley Aaron Butler died Sept. 14, 2008. He had muscular dystrophy.
Services were held at 10 a.m. on Sept. 18 at Forest Hill East Funeral Home.
He leaves his parents, Pappaw and Nana Butler; his mom and sister, Christy and Alex Allen; Mammaw Mary; his Pappy and Nancy; his Pappaw Yon and Grandma Diane; and half-brothers, Hunter and Bryce.
The family requests memorials be made to the Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA), 3149 Players Pkwy., Memphis, TN 38125.
Jessie Oliver Garner
Jessie Oliver Garner, 84, of Holly Springs, died Jan. 8, 2009 at her home. She began her career at The South Reporter for over 20 years, retiring as associate editor. She then worked at the ASCS office for over 20 years and later at the chancery clerk’s office for over 20 years, retiring Dec. 31, 1995.
A memorial service was held at 1 p.m. on Jan. 10 at Holly Springs Funeral Home Chapel. Burial was in Hill Crest Cemetery. Rev. Milton Boyd officiated.
She leaves a brother, Victor Garner of Holly Springs; six nieces and nephews and 24 great-nieces and great-nephews.
She was preceded in death by a brother, Richard Garner; a sister, Betty Howell; a niece, Linda Howell; and a great-nephew, Michael James Derryberry.
Constance McKinnon Stewart Jeffries
Constance McKinnon Stewart Jeffries, 73, died Jan. 3. She was the widow of Lawrence Edward Stewart, whom she married in 1952; and Herman Jeffries, whom she married Nov. 26, 1975. She accepted Christ at an early age and became a member of the Calvin Chapel United Methodist Church. In 1976, she joined Calvary CME Church, where she served faithfully until illness. She served on the stewardess board, trustee board, and was a member of the board of Christian education. She was employed (until retirement) by the Lake County Home, where she was in charge of the kitchen.
Services were held at 1 p.m. on Jan. 8 at New Hope Baptist Church in Painesville, Ohio. The Calhoun Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
She leaves five children, Stanley Stewart of Holly Springs, Hope Gibson, Bryan Stewart, Kelvin Stewart, Jeffery Stewart of Painesville, Ohio; seven brothers and six sisters, Bert McKinnon, Deloyd McKinnon, Rev. Gaston McKinnon, Ralph McKinnon, Joan Pegues of Chicago, Ill., Aubrey McKinnon of LaGrange, Ill., Benard McKinnon Sr., Gladys A. Ashford of Maywood, Ill., Elihue McKinnon of Broadview, Ill., Claudette Jones of Memphis, Tenn., Joyce Nevils of Broadview, Ill., Carlean Russell of Washington, D.C. and Audria C. Cummings of Florissant, Mo.; many grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Maria D. Lambright
Maria D. Lambright, 59, of Holly Springs, died Jan. 9, 2009 at Baptist Hospital in Oxford. She had lived in Holly Springs for the last five years. She was a retired truck driver.
Services will be announced at a later date. Coleman Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
She leaves a daughter, Karen Bass of Bay St. Louis; a son, Michael Lenormand of Bay St. Louis; two sisters, Mary Weems of Byhalia, Sarah Wilhelm of Florida; a brother, Luther Murphy of Louisiana; three grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
Eugene (Fat) Mullins, 67, of Holly Springs, died Jan. 7, 2009 at his home. He was the widower of Catherine Jordan Mullins and a retired farmer.
Services were held at 12 noon on Jan. 13 at Shiloh MB Church in Ashland. Burial was in the church cemetery. Rev. Robert J. Matthews Jr. officiated. J.F. Brittenum and Son Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
He leaves a sister, Lottie M. Payne of Holly Springs.
He was preceded in death by three sisters, Mary Evans, Alice Ayers, Joyce Scruggs; and six brothers, S.P. Mullins, Leroy Mullins, Horace Mullins, Freddie B. Mullins, Junior Wayne Mullins, James Louis Mullins.
Pallbearers were Kelvin A. Gipson, Sam Evans Jr., Dexter Evans, Orlando Evans, Leon Evans and Olando Evans. Honorary pallbearers were Guy L. Gipson, Connie Scruggs, Johnnie Evans, Sammie Evans, Leon Evans and Taylor Phillips.
Grace E. Renick
Grace E. Renick, 92, of Killen, Ala., died Jan. 8, 2009 at Lauderdale Christian Nursing Home in Killen. She was the widow of Thomas E. Renick. She was a member of Cottage Hill Baptist in Mobile, Ala. and a realtor for 10 years.
Services were held at 3 p.m. on Jan. 10 at Ashland Baptist Church. Burial was in Ashland Cemetery. Holly Springs Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
She leaves a son, Tom Renick of Lithia Springs, Ga.; a daughter, Charlotte Reid of Muscle Shoals, Ala.; and two grandchildren.
JaLen Dontreal Scales
JaLen Dontreal Scales, 3, died Jan. 5, 2009 at his home.
Services were held at 11 a.m. on Jan. 10 at Serenity Funeral Home Chapel. Burial was in Cottrell Memorial Garden. Apostle Kamal Abdulah officiated.
He leaves his mother, Taryn Scales of Holly Springs; a brother, Jaki Scales of Holly Springs; his grandfather and grandmother, Marc Scales, Calandra Scales of Holly Springs; great-grandmother, Annie Jones of Holly Springs; great-grandfather, Luther Jones of New Albany; great-grandparents, George and Amanda Scales of Holly Springs.
Pallbearers were Bobby Barksdale III, Clifford Brown, Nicholas Graham, Datron Johnson, Daryl Kinkle and Demetric McClinton. Honorary pallbearers were Marcus Scales, Jonathan Boyd, Corey Collins, D’Vonta Johnson, Mikael Garrett and Jordan Galloway.
Jessie Mae Rubin Snow
Jessie Mae Rubin Snow, 34, of Holly Springs, died Jan. 3, 2009 at her home. She was a member of Pleasant Hill CME Church, a church stewardess, kitchen committee member, choir member, a graduate of Rust College. She was attending Strayer University. She was a teacher at Elois McClinton Headstart Center in Southaven.
Services were held at 12 noon on Jan. 10 at H.W. Byers High School Auditorium. Burial was in Pleasant Hill CME Church Cemetery. Rev. Willie Hoey officiated. J.F. Brittenum and Son Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
She leaves her husband, Anthony Junior Snow; three daughters, Marquita Lanay Snow, Monique LaShay Snow, Dominique Lanay Snow, all of Holly Springs; a son, Anthony Dewayne Snow of Holly Springs; her mother, Naioma Dortch Rubin of Holly Springs; eight sisters, Elise Mae Avant, Dorothy Mae Lane, Verenda Griffin, all of Memphis, Tenn., Wyneder Moore, Josephine Moore, Shelia Moore, Gloria Rayford, Essie Houston, all of Holly Springs; four brothers, Tony Lane of Memphis, Tenn., James Dortch of Holly Springs, Billy Lane, Jerry Lane, both of Louisville, Ky.
Pallbearers were Kelvin Crumb, Justin Marttin, Cedric Martin, Lorenzo Glover, Danny Jones and LaDaryl Odum. Honorary pallbearers were O’Dell Snow, J.W. Snow, Obie Snow, Wallace Nabors, Jacolbie Hardy and Jewel Hardy.
Christy Waldrop, 34, of Byhalia, died Jan. 5, 2009. She was a member of Hope Baptist Church and a gold medal winner in the Special Olympics.
Services were held at 10 a.m. on Jan. 8 at Brantley Funeral Home in Olive Branch. Burial was in Reeves Cemetery in Middleton, Tenn.
She leaves her mother and stepfather, Linda and James Lowrance of Byhalia; a sister, Shelly Wood of Byhalia; brothers, Paul Waldrop of Victoria, Kenneth Carter of Walls; grandmothers, Mildred Horton of Byhalia, Hazel Waldrop of Horn Lake.
She was preceded in death by her father, Russell Waldrop; and grandfathers, Leon Horton and Jesse Waldrop.
Joseph Winfield, 79, of Byhalia, died Jan. 9, 2009 at his home. He was a retired meat cutter and a member of St. Joseph Church in Holly Springs. He was a Past Master of the Collierville Masonic Lodge #152 and served as an auxiliary policeman for the City of Collierville. He served as a volunteer firefighter for 40 years and 15 with the Cayce Fire Department and was a 911 commissioner of Marshall County. He served as liaison for Marshall County and the American Red Cross.
Services were held at 1 p.m. on Jan. 13 at Memorial Park Funeral Home. Entombment was in Memorial Park Mausoleum.
He leaves his wife of 40 years, Mauvlene; a son, Rick Hamm; seven daughters, Janie Gardner, Addie Jo Smith, Lynn Francis, Sherry Taylor, Darlene Hawkins, Patricia Jordan, Annette Sharp; two brothers, John Winfield, Frank Winfield; 19 grandchildren and 22 great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by a son, Gene Hamm.
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