Paul Warner Allison
Paul Warner Allison, 73, of Holly Springs, died July 24, 2009 at Trinity Missions. He was a Christian and a photographer.
Services were held on July 24. Holly Springs Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
He leaves two sons, Rick Allison of Van Buren, Ark., Paul Allison of Byhalia; two daughters, Elaine Allison of Gulf Port, Tammy Konkel of Havanna, Ark.; a brother, Bobby Allison of Gautier; and three sisters, Joyce Lyons of Lake Havasue, Az., Joane Boss of Buckeye, Az., and June Bryant.
Moudie Britt, 84, of Ashland, died July 26, 2009 at Baptist DeSoto in Southaven. She was the widow of Marion Britt and a Baptist.
Services were held at 11 a.m. on July 29 at Canaan Baptist Church. Burial was in the church cemetery. Bro. Paul Adams officiated. Holly Springs Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
She leaves a son, Marion Britt Jr. of Byhalia; a daughter, Brenda Burke of Las Vegas, Nev.; two brothers, Robert Brown Jr. of Ashland, Bobby Brown of Peoria, Ill.; a sister, Willie Mae Ray of Ashland; three grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by a daughter, Twila Christine Smith.
Robert Duncan, 42, of Holly Springs, died July 15, 2009 at Baptist Hospital-DeSoto in Southaven.
Services were held at 12 noon on July 25 at Serenity Funeral Home Chapel. Burial was in Jamison Chapel Church Cemetery in Wyatt. Rev. Gary Wilson officiated.
He leaves his mother, Lula Duncan; five brothers, Calvin Wilson, Walter James Wilson, Eddie Wilson, all of Byhalia, Floyd E. Jones, Willie Dockery, both of Chulahoma; six sisters, Marine Jones, Maurice Duncan, both of Byhalia, May Jones of Chulahoma, Eula Mae Duncan, Gayle Wilson, both of Memphis, Tenn., Ludia Swann of South Bend, Ind.
He was preceded in death by his father, Eddie Duncan; three brothers, Curtis Lee, John L. Wilson, Walter Duncan; and a sister, Gladys Duncan.
Pallbearers were Larry Milan, Rodenick Wilson, Alvin Milan, Tony Duncan, Eddie Bronson and Sammy Payne.
Ronald Dale Hearn
Ronald Dale Hearn, 51, of Florida, formerly of Holly Springs, died July 16, 2009. At an early age he accepted Christ and joined Asberry United Methodist Church in Holly Springs. He attended CADET School in Holly Springs. He attended Mississippi State University and transferred to Rust College, where he graduated in 1986.
Services were held at 11 a.m. on July 25 at House of God Miracle Revival Fellowship Church, Hollywood, Fla. Rev. Willie C. Smith officiated. Burial was in Hallandale Beach Cemetery, Hallandale Beach, Fla. Nakia Ingraham Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
He leaves his wife, Pearline Hearn; children, Courtney, Joseph, Britnie; his mother, Landry H. Hearn; his grandmother, Mary Belfor; and sisters, Sandra Ben-Israel, Harriet Hearn.
Pallbearers were Michael Amatead, Lawrence Riddle, Tyrone Gipson, Kenneth Blackmon, Cecile Smith Sr. and Travell Davis. Honorary pallbearers were fraternity brothers.
Marvin Love, 80, of Holly Springs, died July 18, 2009 at Veterans Administration Medical Center in Memphis, Tenn. He served in the U.S. Marine Corps and he was a retired deputy jailer with Marshall County Sheriff Department in Holly Springs.
Services were held at 3 p.m. on July 25 at J.F. Brittenum and Son Funeral Home Chapel. Burial was in Cottrell Memorial Garden. Rev. Paul Stewart officiated. He leaves his wife, Clara Carrouthers Love; five children, A. Cassaundra Brown of Baltimore, Md., Candace Love of Toledo, Ohio, Marvin Jerome Love of Jacksonville, Fla., Michael Hardin of Denver, Colo., Ronnie Norman of Jonesboro, Ark.; three sisters, Anna Love of Holly Springs, Allie Mae Reed of Dekalb, Evertie Bourrage of Cincinnati, Ohio; five brothers, Willard Reed, John Reed, Phillip Reed, all of Dekalb, B.J. Love of Baltimore, Md., Carl Reed of Preston; several grandchildren and several great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by a brother, Purvis Love.
Pallbearers were James Bowen, Gregory Hall, Ronald Norman, Charles Brown Jr., Eddie Lucas and Shaun Pegues. Honorary pallbearers were American Legion Post 250, Marshall County Sheriff’s Department and Street’s Standard Station.
Minnie (Big Mama) Morris, 63, of New Albany, died July 19, 2009 at Baptist Hospital. She was a member of First Nondenominational Church, Bratton Road. She was a CNA at Graceland Nursing Home until she became disabled.
Services were held at 1 p.m. on July 24 at Baptist Hill Baptist Church in Potts Camp. Burial was in the church cemetery. Serenity Funeral Home of New Albany was in charge of arrangements.
She leaves three daughters, Carolyn Morris of Memphis, Tenn., Tracy Hampton of Ripley, Crystal Carter of Myrtle; a brother, Roosevelt Ross II of Memphis, Tenn.; eight grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
Helen Bell Everett Reaves
Helen Bell Everett Reaves, 68, of Holly Springs, died July 17, 2009 at St. Francis Hospital in Memphis, Tenn.
Services were held at 2 p.m. on July 25 at Greenwood MB Church in Lamar, where she was a member. Burial was in the church cemetery. Rev. Ronnie Franklin officiated. J.F. Brittenum and Son Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
She leaves her husband, Frank Reaves of Memphis, Tenn.; five daughters, Lovie Hunt of Moscow, Tenn., Nicole Dandridge of Cordova, Tenn., Trina Reaves, Tasha Reaves, both of Ashland, Helen Tate of Memphis, Tenn.; two sons, Kennedy Reaves of Holly Springs, Travis Reaves of Ashland; three sisters, Mary Hampton, Ann Cole, both of Ashland, Beatrice Judges of Chicago, Ill., two brothers, Melvin Everett of Ashland, Roosevelt Everett of Chicago, Ill.; and 16 grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by a son, Frank Reaves Jr.; two grandchildren and a brother, Raymond Everett.
Pallbearers were Alonzo Harris, Dewayne Washington, Tyrone Stephens, Craig Tipler, DaVelle Shipp and Tony Nunnley. Honorary pallbearers were Terrill Reaves, Travis Reaves, Melvin Everett, Terry Everett, Elmon Reaves Jr., Marcus Everett, Stan Walls, Ray Tipler, Tyson Everett and Antowin Hampton.
William Eugene Sykes
William Eugene (Jackie) Sykes, 56, of Hickory Flat, died July 18, 2009 at Baptist Hospital-Union County in New Albany. He was a former member of St. James COGIC and a former member of Bass Pro Club, and a retired machine operator in Marshall County.
Services were held at 11 a.m. on July 25 at Baptist Hill MB Church in Potts Camp. Burial was in the church cemetery. Supt. Bernell Hoyle officiated. J.F. Brittenum and Son Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
He leaves two daughters, Tammy Nunnally of Myrtle, Clara Harris of Hickory Flat; a son, Carl Harris of Hickory Flat; two sisters, Emmie Sykes, Idell Rucker, both of Potts Camp; five grandchildren and three godchildren.
Pallbearers were Romale McNeal, Mario Jeffries, Reggie Patterson, Jason Harris, Patrick Massey, Stanely Warren, Chris Burts and Bo Beard. Honorary pallbearers were Carl Harris, Aubrey Mosley, Rodney Taylor, Brady Jones, Stewart Howell, Lewis Taylor, Frankie Lee Marion, Scottie Jones and C.L. Hoyle.
James William Vickers, 64, of Hickory Flat, formerly of Byhalia, died July 26, 2009 at Darlington Oaks Hospice House in Verona. He was a heavy equipment operator.
Services will be held July 29 beginning at 2 p.m. at Brantley Funeral Home in Olive Branch. Burial will follow in Byhalia Cemetery.
He leaves his wife of 45 years Louise Vickers; daughters, Patricia Pace of Hickory Flat, and Brenda Evans of Potts Camp; sons, James Kent Vickers of Byhalia and Jeffery Vickers of Hickory Flat; sisters, Lawanda Walters of Truman, Ark., Keechia Vickers of Trumann, Ark. and Annette Fortson of Durand, Ill.; brothers, Laverne Vickers of Tulot, Ark., Eddie Vickers of Jonesboro, Ark., Joe Vickers, Ira Vickers and Floyd Vickers all three of Truman, Ark.; nine grandchildren, two great-grandchildren and three step-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by a sister Diane Williams and brother Marion Vickers.
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