April 8, 2010
Jon Carey Binning Sr.
Jon Carey Binning Sr., 62, of Byhalia, died March 30, 2010 at his home. He was a Baptist and an electrician.
Services were held at 10 a.m. on April 2 at First Baptist Church in Byhalia. Bro. Tommy Snyder officiated. Holly Springs Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
He leaves his wife, Mellissa Hammond Binning; four daughters, Michele Binning, Misty Lane, both of Metarie, La., Brandi Binning, Melissa O’Quinn both of Southaven; three brothers, Ira Binning of Walker, La., Earl Binning, Greg Binning, both of Baton Rouge, La.; three sisters, Vivian Binning, Marian Binning, Becky Binning, all of Louisiana; and eight grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by a son, Jon Carey Binning Jr.
Annie Bell Crawford
Annie Bell (Mom-me) Crawford, 76, died March 14, 2010. She was the widow of Leroy Crawford. She professed Christ at an early age at Jones Grove MB Church in Holly Springs. As a young adult, she relocated to Memphis, Tenn., where she sang with the Vance Ensemble gospel group. She united with New Life MB Church, where she faithfully served on the mother board.
Services were held at 12 noon on March 20 at New Life MB Church, Memphis, Tenn. Pastor Lee Wilkins Jr. officiated. Burial was in National Cemetery, Memphis, Tenn. M.J. Edwards Funeral Home, Memphis, Tenn., was in charge of arrangements.
She leaves seven children, Sally B. Robinson, Wilbert L. Crawford, Jerome Crawford, Katherine A. Shepherd, Jimmy L. Crawford, Anthony E. (Tony) Crawford; a goddaughter, Agnes C. Porter; 12 grandchildren, 15 great-grandchildren and nine great-great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by a child, Willie L. Crawford
Pallbearers were James M. Robinson, Billie Graham, Fred Brown, Carlos Reid, Earl Brown and Earnest Dawkins. Honorary pallbearers were Wilbert L. Crawford, Anthony (Tony) Crawford, Ephron (Carlos) Crawford, William M. Crawford, Jerome Crawford, Ronald E. Crawford, Horace P. White and Bumper Pool Association.
Myrtha Mae Bryson Daugherty
Myrtha Mae Bryson Daugherty, 68, of Lamar, died March 25, 2010 at North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo. She was the widow of Beasel Daugherty. She was a member of the Order of the Eastern Star and a retired van driver with Benton Medical Center.
Services were held at 3 p.m. on April 1 at Sand Hill MB Church, Lamar, where she was a member. Burial was in Hebron MB Church Cemetery. Rev. Etoy Bogard officiated. J.F. Brittenum and Son Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
She leaves four children, Stanley Daughter, Beasel Daugherty Jr., Terry Daugherty, Willie Daugherty, all of Lamar; two brothers, Jessie Bryson of Ashland, Mack Bryson Jr. of Memphis, Tenn.; 20 grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren.
Pallbearers were Beasel (Lil B) Daugherty II, Stanley Daugherty Jr., Stephen Daugherty, Mack Bryson III, Terry Daugherty Jr., Zachery Daugherty, Tony Hill and Jeff Bryson. Honorary pallbearers were Beasel Daugherty Jr., Terrence (Terry) Daugherty, Jessie Bryson Sr., Stanley Daugherty Sr., Willie Daugherty and Mack Bryson Jr.
DeAndre’ L. Johnson
DeAndre’ L. Johnson, 14, of Byhalia, died Friday, April 2, 2010, in Holly Springs. He was a member of Pleasant Grove MB Church, a church usher, a ninth grade student at Byhalia High School, a football and track star and an art student.
Visitation will be held at J.F. Brittenum Funeral Home on April 7 from 2-7 p.m. and on April 8, at St. Matthews Church from 11:30 a.m. to 12:55 p.m.
Services will be held at 1 p.m. on April 8 at St. Matthews MB Church in Byhalia. Burial will be in Pleasant Grove MB Church Cemetery. Rev. S.A. Phillips and Rev. Kenneth Artison will officiate. J.F. Brittenum and Son Funeral Home will be in charge of arrangements.
He leaves his mother, Gwendolyn Mayse Johnson of Victoria; his father, Terry Johnson of Victoria; two sisters, Terriounda Johnson, Razine Johnson, both of Memphis, Tenn.; three brothers, Adrian L. Mayse of Victoria, Terrance Johnson of Chicago, Ill., Dontreal McKenzie of Memphis, Tenn.; and grandmothers, Juliette Parker Mayse of Victoria, Josephine Johnson of Holly Springs.
He was preceded in death by his brother, Jamaal Lewis Mayse.
Pallbearers will be the Byhalia football team. Honorary pallbearers will be Terrence Johnson, Adrian Mayse, Davion Johnson, Wayne Hardaway, Kavarius Johnson, Dontrel McKinzy, Kentavious Brisco, Reginald Richmond and Jamarcus Hardaway.
David Morris Kimbrough Sr.
David Morris Kimbrough Sr., 54, of Chicago, Ill., died March 28, 2010. He professed a hope in Christ at an early age and joined Mt. Greenwood Baptist Church. He completed high school and later served in the United States Army. He moved to Chicago in 1975. He was an auto mechanic.
Services were held at 12 noon on April 2 at Greenwood MB Church in Lamar. Burial was in the church cemetery. Minister Nathaniel Luellen officiated. C.B. Taylor Funeral Home, Chicago, Ill., and Serenity Funeral Home of Holly Springs, were in charge of arrangements.
He leaves his mother, Sallie Kimbrough of Ashland; two daughters, Renee Sims, Sheronda Kimbrough, both of Chicago, Ill., a son, David M. Kimbrough Jr. of Chicago, Ill.; a sister, JoAnn McKenzie of Chicago, Ill.; six brothers, James Kimbrough, Farrar Kimbrough of Saulsbury, Tenn., Clarence Kimbrough, Alfred Kimbrough, both of Ashland, Ben Franklin of Memphis, Tenn.; and three grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by two siblings, Ernest Kimbrough and Gracie Jackson.
Pallbearers were Arlando Kimbrough, Eric Kimbrough, Henry T. Jackson Jr., Gregory Jackson, Timothy McKenzie, Fabian McKenzie, Michael McKenzie and Kevin Demarion. Honorary pallbearers were James Kimbrough, Farrar Kimbrough, Clarence Kimbrough, Alfred Kimbrough, Lorenzo Luellen and Jerry Luellen.
Larry W. Kirk
Larry W. Kirk, 54, of Olive Branch, died April 2, 2010 at Baptist Desoto Hospital in Southaven. He was a drywall contractor.
Services were held at 2 p.m. on April 7 at Holly Springs Funeral Home Chapel. Burial was in Memorial Park, Southwoods.
He leaves his parents, Joe Ed and Mary Elizabeth Kirk of Olive Branch; a son, Drew Alexander Kirk of Olive Branch; a brother, Joe Ed Kirk Jr. of Olive Branch; and four sisters, Rebecca Lynn Gray of Selmer, Tenn., Kay Curtis, Lisa Hanks, Teresa Kirk, all of Olive Branch.
Modena Elliott Malone
Modena Elliott Malone, 89, of Holly Springs, died April 1, 2010 at Baptist Hospital-DeSoto in Southaven. She was the widow of Nathan Malone. She was a member of Mt. Gilead CME Church, a church usher, a member of the church board of trustees, a church missionary, member of Order of Eastern Star and a retired cook with Holly Springs School District.
Services were held at 11 a.m. on April 10 at Anderson Chapel CME Church in Holly Springs. Burial was in Mt. Gilead CME Church Cemetery. Rev. Charles Richmond officiated. J.F. Brittenum and Son Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
She leaves five children, Dorothy McKinney of Aurora, Ill., Segretta Sims, Chris Malone, both of Holly Springs, James Malone, William (Pete) Malone, both of Holly Springs, two sisters, Dallas LeSure, Zenora Marion, both of Holly Springs; 25 grandchildren, 59 great-grandchildren and 19 great-great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by four children, Johnny (Hill) Malone, Dollie Ann LeSure, Kenneth Malone, Mary Jeffries.
Pallbearers were her grandsons and great-grandsons. Honorary pallbearers were her nephews.
Johnny Albert McKinney
Johnny Albert McKinney, 60, of Byhalia, died March 31, 2010 at Delta Medical Center in Memphis, Tenn. He was a retired self-employed truck driver.
Services were held at 1 p.m. on April 7 at Pleasant Grove MB Church in Red Banks, where he was a member. Burial was in the church cemetery. Rev. S.A. Phillips officiated. J.F. Brittenum and Son Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
He leaves five sisters, Christine Lyons, Mary R. Campbell, Janie Dowdy, all of Holly Springs, Betty Brunson of Collierville, Tenn., Vickie Cole of Memphis, Tenn.; and seven brothers, T.S. Nunnally, John Lee Nunnally, both of Holly Springs, Billy Nunnally, Jessie Nunnally, Mark Nunnally, all of Byhalia, Joseph McKinney of Philadelphia, Penn., Willie Louis Nunnally of Sacramento, Calif.
He was preceded in death by a sister, Susie Isom.
Classie Lee Mosley
Classie Lee Mosley, 65, of Senatobia, died March 30, 2010 at Baptist Desoto Hospital. She was a factory worker.
Services were held at 1 p.m. on April 3 at Wyattes Community Church. Burial was in the church cemetery. Rodgers Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
She leaves three daughters, Jennifer Mosley of Chulahoma, Doris Porter of Senatobia, Joyce Dowdy of Byhalia; three sons, James Mosley Jr., Willie Mosley, both of Senatobia, Dewayne Mosley of Byhalia; a brother, Loyce Brooks of Independence; 16 grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren.
Deborah Fay Sanders
Deborah Fay Sanders, 58, of Byhalia, died March 31, 2010 at Regional Medical Center in Memphis, Tenn.
Burial was in Chapel Cemetery in Pope. Holly Springs Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
She leaves her mother, Marjorie White of Byhalia; two sons, Jesse Sanders of Byhalia, Shane Sanders of Naples, Fla.; two brothers, Richard White, Ronald White, both of Byhalia; a sister, Barbara Baker of Byhalia; and seven grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by a daughter, Sabrina Sanders; and a sister, Jonell Moody.
Johnnie Stevenson Jr.
Johnnie (Dick) Stevenson Jr., 62, of Mt. Pleasant, died March 25, 2010 at his home. He was a retired fork lift driver with Pepsi Cola of Collierville, Tenn.
Services were held at 2 p.m. on April 3 at Mt. Newell MB Church in Red Banks, where he was a member. J.F. Brittenum and Son Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
He leaves his wife, Ruth Norfleet Stevenson; four daughters, Vickie Norfleet, Nikkia Stevenson, both of Mt. Pleasant, Veronda Walker, Brenda Jones, both of Memphis, Tenn.; two sons, Clinton Norfleet, Eric Stevenson, both of Memphis, Tenn.; two sisters, Gladys Brown of Holly Springs, Helen Norman of Aurora, Ill.; a brother, Columbus Hale of Mt. Pleasant; 14 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
Pallbearers were Kevin Brown, Desmond Walker, Marcus Liggins, Demarcus Newell, Clay Moore, Adrian Walker, Dewan Malone and Fred Moore.
Minnie Mae Jones White
Minnie Mae Jones White, 62, of Memphis, Tenn., formerly of Holly Springs, died March 31, 2010, at Methodist Hospital in Memphis. She was a member of True Baptist Church in Memphis, Tenn.; and a line worker for Piccadilly Restaurant at Whitehaven Plaza in Memphis, Tenn. for more than 42 years.
Services were held at 1 p.m. on April 6 at Mt. Moriah MB Church in Holly Springs. Burial was in the church cemetery. Dr. R.J. Wilson officiated. J.F. Brittenum and Son Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
She leaves a son, Cory White of Cordova, Tenn.; a sister, Ruby Jones of Byhalia; eight brothers, Douglas Jones, Uester Jones, Eddie Lee Jones, all of Holly Springs, Emmit Jones of Byhalia, Percy L. Jones of Atlanta, Ga., Joe Jones, Almus Jones, both of Chicago, Ill., James Jones of Gary, Ind.; and a granddaughter.
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