January 22, 2009
Lucille B. Anderson
Lucille B. Anderson, 67, of Memphis, Tenn., died Jan. 9, 2009 at Baptist Hospital. She was a Baptist and a housekeeper with Shelby Co. Healthcare.
Services were held at 1 p.m. on Jan. 15 at Holly Springs Funeral Home Chapel. Burial was in Hill Crest Cemetery.
She leaves two daughters, Marilyn Gibson of Memphis, Tenn., Carolyn Anderson of Minco, Okla.; a brother, Howard Benard of Brownsville, Tenn.; and six grandchildren.
Birdie M. Colston
Birdie M. Colston, 81, of Holly Springs, died Jan. 16, 2009 at Trinity Missions Nursing Home. She was the widow of James Howard Colston. She was a member of Calvary Baptist Church and a factory worker with Sunbeam Corp.
Services were held at 11 a.m. on Jan. 20 at Holly Springs Funeral Home Chapel. Burial was in Hill Crest Cemetery. Bro. John Prothro officiated.
She leaves a son, James David Colston of Greensboro, N.C.; a daughter, Nell C. Rhea of Holly Springs; three grandsons, four great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild.
Bettye Lou Cox
Bettye Lou Cox, 65, of Hickory Flat, died Jan. 18, 2009 at Baptist Hospital. She was a member of Cornerstone Baptist Church.
Services were held at 2 p.m. on Jan. 19 at Holly Springs Funeral Home Chapel. Burial was in Chewalla Cemetery. Bro. Jimmy Wilbanks officiated.
She leaves her husband, Roger Cox; a son, Tim Cox of Potts Camp; two daughters, Lisa Bolden of Holly Springs, Christie Jumper of Etta; three brothers, Russell Young of Vermillion, Ohio, Ronnie Young of Hernando, Billy Young of Franklin, Tenn.; and seven grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by a brother, Jimmy Dale Young.
Lloyd Duane Day
Lloyd Duane (Coot) Day, 73, of Hickory Flat, died Jan. 16, 2009 at Sanctuary Hospice House in Tupelo. He was a member of Winborn United Methodist Church, owner and operator of Nichols Grocery, president of the board of trustees of Winborn United Methodist Church and church lay leader.
Services were held at 2 p.m. on Jan. 18 at Holly Springs Funeral Home Chapel. Burial was in Potts Camp Cemetery. Bro. Brownie Tohill officiated.
He leaves his wife, Hilda Day; a stepson, John M. Baker and wife Dana of Ripley; two stepdaughters, Lynette Palmer and husband Mark of Booneville, Barbara Taylor and husband Bobby of Mt. Pleasant; two brothers, Lamar Day and wife Mabel of Potts Camp, Jerry Day and wife Mary Ann of Holly Springs.
He was preceded in death by a brother, Kelly Day.
Memorials may be sent to Sanctuary Hospice House in Tupelo.
William Brooks Dickson
William Brooks Dickson, 67, of Holly Springs, died Jan. 16, 2009. He was a member of Broadway Baptist Church, a manufacturing industrial engineer for 20 years and an Air Force veteran.
Services were held at 11 a.m. on Jan. 19 at Holly Springs Funeral Home Chapel. Burial was in Temperance Hill Cemetery in Potts Camp.
He leaves his wife, Trudy Dickson; two sons, William B. (Beau) Dickson of Southaven, Spence Hood of Olive Branch; three daughters, Kim Sisk, Wendy Smith, both of Corning, Ark., Dana Bishop of Olive Branch; two sisters, Sheryl German of Ringold, Ga., Janice Brisco of Holly Springs; and nine grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by a sister, Betty Smith; a brother, Kenith Dickson; and grandson, Caleb Bishop.
Sue Davis Johnson
Sue Davis Johnson, 74, of Ashland, died Jan. 17, 2009. She was a seamstress.
Services were held at 11 a.m. on Jan. 21 at Ashland Baptist Church, where she was a member. Burial was in Ashland Cemetery. Bro. Don Brown officiated. Holly Springs Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
She leaves her husband, Norman R. Johnson; a daughter, Sherry Rushing of Humbolt, Tenn.; and two grandchildren.
William Freeman Miller
William Freeman Miller, 77, of Collierville, Tenn., died Jan. 19, 2009 at Baptist Hospital East in Memphis, Tenn. He was a member of the Marlow Church of Christ in Walnut. Until he was 19, he worked as a farmer and later as a machine operator at a shirt lining factory.
Services were held at 3 pm. on Jan. 21 at the Marlow Church of Christ. Burial was in Hopewell Cemetery. Jimmy Gross officiated. Shackelford Funeral Directors of Bolivar, Tenn., was in charge of arrangements.
He leaves his wife of 58 years, Alline; four daughters, Judy Gurley of Potts camp, Pam White of Benton County, Ark., Ann Miller, Betty Wilson, both of Collierville; a son, Larry Miller of Marion, Ark.; 10 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by a sister, Betty Lou Miller.
Memorials may be sent to Pine Vale Children’s Home at 1872 County Rd. 700, Corinth, MS 38834.
Annie Eula Tomlinson
Annie Eula Tomlinson, 90, of Holly Springs, died Jan. 16, 2009 at Tri-Co. Health Care in Adamsville, Tenn. She was the widow of Cecil Tomlinson, a member of First Baptist Church of Holly Springs. She was employed with Bell Telephone and Wurlitzer.
Services were held at 2 p.m. on Jan. 19 at Holly Springs Funeral Home Chapel. Burial was in Hill Crest Cemetery Dr. Curtis Ferrell officiated.
She leaves her son, Kenneth Tomlinson of Holly Springs; a daughter, Phoebe Wayne of Counce, Tenn.; two grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
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