March 11, 2010
Shelbia Jean Ellis
Shelbia Jean Misskelley Ellis, 70, of Horn Lake, died Feb. 28, 2010 at Ozark Community Hospital, Gravette, Ark. She was the widow of Cecil Ellis.
Graveside services were held at 2 p.m. on March 4 at Hulsey Family Cemetery on Mahon Station Road in Holly Springs. Steven Barnes, of Bathel Baptist Church, officiated. Serenity Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
She leaves four children, Darlene Dowdy of Robinsonville, Michael Ellis of Rogers, Ark., Ellen Rodgers of Dukedom, Tenn., Keith Ellis of Walls; 13 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren.
Wilma L. Glaze
Wilma L. Glaze, 91, of Byhalia, died March 1, 2010 at her home. She was the widow of Albert J. Glaze. She was a member of Meadowbrook Baptist Church in Byhalia.
Services were held at 10 a.m. on March 4 at Brantley Funeral Home Chapel. Burial was in Helen Crigger Cemetery in Munford, Tenn.
She leaves two daughters, Judy Cocke, Sherrie Boucher; two sons, Charles Glaze, Terry Glaze; 11 grandchildren and 21 great-grandchildren.
Memorials may be made to your local hospice organization.
Edgar Holland, 96, of Holly Springs, died March 4, 2010 at his home. He was the widower of Mattie Jeffries Holland. He was a member of Cedar Lodge #39 and a retired farmer.
Services were held at 2 p.m. on March 7 at Grays Chapel CME Church in Holly Springs, where he was a member. Burial was in the church cemetery. Rev. Joe T. Lester officiated. J.F. Brittenum and Son Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
He leaves four children, Chester B. Holland of Holly Springs, Mattie H. Washington, Lorece H. Coleman, Sharon Holland-Sims, all of Memphis, Tenn.; 10 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his son, James F. Holland.
Pallbearers were R.L. Isom, Fred Crumb, Freddie Hampton, James Anderson, Jerry Harris and Dura Moss. Honorary pallbearers were sons and sons-in-law, Christopher M. Holland, Jessie Holland, Jimmy Holland, Eddie Holland, Corey A. Coleman and Robert Holland.
Thomas E. Honecker
Thomas E. Honecker, 61, died March 4, 2010 at Blanchard Valley Hospital, Findlay, Ohio. He served as a past president and trustee of the Amateur Field Trial Clubs of America. He was the current president of the Associated Bird Dog Clubs of Ohio and The International Pheasant Championship Club. In 1995, he established CedarOak Plantation in Holly Springs and served as president. He served as a sheriff deputy in Holly Springs under his friend, sheriff Kenny Dickerson.
Services were held at 11 a.m. on March 8 at Coldren-Crates Funeral Home Chapel. Pastor Harry W. Scott officiated. Burial was in Maple Grove Cemetery.
He leaves his wife, Mary Honecker; a son, Curt Honecker of New Philadelphia, Ohio; a daughter, Nicole Beach of Norton, Ohio; his father, Ken; a sister, Debra Poole and four grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by an infant brother, Danny.
Memorials can be made to the Amateur Field Trial Club of America designated Century 21 Fund. Online condolences can be made via www.coldrencrates.com.
Charlie H. Moore
Charlie H. Moore, 73, of Byhalia, died March 3, 2010 at Baptist Memorial Hospital East in Memphis, Tenn. He was a truck driver for Don Russ for more than 30 years.
Services were held at 2 p.m. on March 6 at Ripley Funeral Home Chapel. Burial was in Little Hope Cemetery. Bro. Paul Adams officiated.
He leaves his wife of 50 years, Linda S. Moore; a daughter, Rebecca Dawne Messina of Olive Branch; a son, Charles Wayne Moore of Byhalia; a sister, Sara Blond Mercer of Lamar; a brother, Danny Moore of Ripley; a stepsister, Dell Butler of Olive Branch; two stepbrothers, Michael White, Hugh White, both of Hernando; four grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
Pallbearers were Jacob Moore, Shane Moore, Harry Messina, Scott Moore, Keith Moore and Jimmy Jemerson.
Wayne Leon Powers
Wayne Leon Powers, 51, of Memphis, Tenn., died Feb. 26, 2010 at his home.
Services were held at 11 a.m. on March 6 at Orleans Rd. Church of Christ in Memphis. Burial was in West Tennessee VA Cemetery in Memphis. Rodgers Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
He leaves a daughter, Jacqueline Powers of Tacoma, Wash.; his mother, Maggie Powers of Memphis, Tenn.; two sisters, Ida Cummings, Carolyn Powers, both of Memphis, Tenn.; and seven brothers, Eddie West, Thurman Powers, Clifford Powers, Clinton Powers, Maurice Powers, all of Memphis, Rudolph Powers, of Tiptonville, Tenn., Jessie White of Atlanta, Ga.
Freddie Gene Taylor Sr.
Freddie Gene Taylor Sr., 56, of Hickory Flat, died Feb. 27, 2010 at his daughter’s home in Tupelo. He was a member of Reid’s Gift MB Church in Potts Camp and a logger.
Services were held at 10:30 a.m. on March 6 at Golden Gate Cathedral Church of God In Christ in New Albany. Burial was in McKay Cemetery in Hickory Flat. Elder Jerry Lee Williams officiated. J.F. Brittenum and Son Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
He leaves five children, Amy Taylor, Frieda Taylor, both of Tupelo, Kenya Taylor of New Albany, Arlisca Tucker of Hickory Flat, Freddie Gene Taylor Jr. of Columbus; three sisters, Molise Penson, Lena Judon, both of Hickory Flat, Rose Mary Wilson of Tupelo; two brothers, Phillip Taylor of Potts Camp, Joel Ogelsby of Ripley; and eight grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by two brothers, Frank Taylor, James W. Taylor.
Pallbearers were Chad Knox, Patrick Massey, Anthony Massey, Chris Tables, Brinkley Taylor and Sylvester Hampton. Honorary pallbearers were Rickey Joe Harris, J.C. Collins, Clarence Judon, Larry Nunnally, Kenneth Taylor, Kelvin Taylor and William Knox.
Charles Odis Maxwell
Charles Odis Maxwell, 50, of Hernando, died Feb. 27, 2010 at Baptist Desoto Hospital. He was a factory worker.
Services were held at 2:30 p.m. on March 6 at Antioch #2 MB Church Cemetery in Coldwater. Burial was in St. Mary Cemetery in Nesbit. Rodgers Funeral Home, Coldwater, was in charge of arrangements.
He leaves a daughter, Lashaundra Maxwell of Hernando; a son, Charles Maxwell Jr. of Hernando; two sisters, Crystal Faye Shinault of Seattle, Wash., Creola Violet of Memphis, Tenn.; and five brothers, Robert Bell, Randy Shinault, both of Memphis, Tenn., William Cal Maxwell, Hester Maxwell, both of Hernando, Jessie James Shinault of Nashville, Tenn.
Dorothy Thomas, 66, of New Albany, died March 5, 2010 at North MS Medical Center in Tupelo. She worked in child care for many years.
Services were held at 2 p.m. on March 8 at Serenity Funeral Home Chapel in New Albany. Burial was in Glenfield Cemetery.
She leaves her husband, Buster Thomas; children, Mike Thomas of Guntown, Steve Thomas of Pleasant Ridge, Sherry Dillard of New Albany, Terry Thomas of Ingomar, Marilyn Williams of Pinedale; two sisters, Louise Whisenant of Holly Springs, Hester Bedford of South Carolina; 14 grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by a grandchild, Breanna Nichole Thomas.
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