Thursday, June 17, 2010
Willie Lee Anderson Jr.
Willie Lee Anderson Jr., 53, of Holly Springs, died June 6, 2010 at North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo. He was a member of Rising Star MB Church, member of male chorus, Gospel Travelers singing group, a member of Masonic Lodge #339 and a disabled worker with Sunbeam Factory.
Services were held at 2:30 p.m. on June 12 at Rust College Doxey Auditorium. Rev. Robert McClain officiated. J.F. Brittenum and Son Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
He leaves his wife, Marjorie Bailey Anderson of Ashland; a daughter, Brittany Nicole Anderson of Holly Springs; two sons, Willie Anderson III, Mario Anderson, both of Holly Springs; 10 sisters, Jessie Balfour, Tessie Anderson, Gale Hughes, Hazel Jefferson, Kathlean Anderson, Gertie Clayton, Robbie Collins, Carvella Collins, Addean Cannon, Mattie Parker, all of Holly Springs; and a brother, John Henry Anderson of Holly Springs.
He was preceded in death by a sister, Vera Smith; and a brother, Ralph Anderson.
Pallbearers were Sammie Payne, Sammie Ivy, Sammie Mason, Curtis Collins, Bobby Clayborn and John Jefferson. Honorary pallbearers were John Henry Anderson, Victor Bailey, Rev. Patrick Bailey and Terry Bailey.
Lee Frances Brown
Lee Frances Brown, 51, of Ashland, died June 6, 2010, at Baptist Hospital in Oxford. She was born Jan. 14, 1959, in Lamar.
Services were held at 11 a.m. on June 12 at Sand Hill MB Church in Lamar. Burial was in Sand Hill Cemetery. Rev. Etoy Bogard officiated. Serenity Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
She leaves her daughter, Daphne Brown of Lamar; a son, Tavarrio Brown of New Albany; her mother, Francis Brown; nine siblings, Howard Brown, Mack Brown, William Brown, Robert Brown, Georgia Brown, all of Memphis, Tenn., Eugene Brown, Kennie Brown, Bruce Brown, all of Ashland, Lula B. Peterson of Detroit; and three grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by four siblings, Roy Lee Brown, Della Brown, Stella Norwood, Clara Gunn.
Pallbearers were her nephews. Honorary pallbearers were her brothers.
Wesley Dean Cobb
Wesley Dean Cobb, 77, of Potts Camp, died June 10, 2010 at Alliance Healthcare. He was a construction worker.
Services were held at 2 p.m. on June 13 at Faith Lutheran Church in Collierville, Tenn., where he was a member. Pastor Kristopher Morris officiated. Holly Springs Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
He leaves his wife, Betty Duncan; two sons, Charles Dean Duncan of Lumas, Nev., Jimmy Dean Cobb of Goodland, Tx.; three daughters, Lugean Shannon of Pratt, Kan., Cherri Curtis of Texarkana, Tx., Julie Hurdle of Lamar; a brother, Gerald Cobb of Albuquerque, NM; seven grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
Isaac Lee Cooper Jr.
Isaac Lee Cooper Jr., 62, of Holly Springs, died June 4, 2010, at Baptist Hospital in Memphis, Tenn. He was a disabled factory worker.
Services were held at 10:30 a.m. on June 12 at Christ Temple Church of God in Christ, where he was a member. Burial was in Mt. Olive MB Church Cemetery in Byhalia. Superintendent Albert Pass officiated. J.F. Brittenum and Son Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
He leaves four daughters, Gwendolyn Boxley-Dorsey of Memphis, Tenn., Detra Shane Cooper-Little of Zion, Ill., Alisa Faye Cooper-Simm of Aurora, Ill., Calsandra Richard of New Albany; two sons, Tracy Cooper, Briant Cooper, both of Aurora, Ill.; five sisters, Sarah Falkner, Frances McKinney, Elizabeth Anderson, all of Holly Springs, Lovvaner Cooper of Olive Branch, Mary L. Cooper of Memphis, Tenn.; a stepsister, Marie Crane of Holly Springs; five brothers, Leroy Phillips, Jacob Cooper, both of Aurora, Ill., Jessie Cooper of Byhalia, Harold Cooper of Oxford, Dennis Cooper of Memphis, Tenn.; and 16 grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by two grandchildren.
Donald Keith Courson
Donald Keith Courson, 57, of Hickory Flat, died June 11, 2010, at Baptist Hospital in Memphis, Tenn. He was a farmer and a truck driver.
Services were held at 11 a.m. on June 14 at Pine Grove Baptist Church, where he was a member. Burial was in the church cemetery. Bro. Michael Baker officiated. Holly Springs Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
He leaves his wife, Cinda Courson; two sons, Shannon Courson, Brian Courson, both of Hickory Flat; his parents, J.B. (Billy) and Billie Fay Courson of Hickory Flat; a brother, Jackie Courson of Pontotoc; two sisters, Rita Stewart of Little Rock, Ark., Dawn Page of Booneville; and five grandchildren.
Lindy (Boss Hog) Delbridge, 55, of Lafayette County, died June 9, 2010, at Baptist Hospital-North Miss in Oxford. He was a native of Lafayette County.
Services were held at 1 p.m. on June 12 at East St. Peters MB Church. Burial was in the church cemetery. Rev. William Woods officiated. Burial was in the church cemetery. Hodges-Freeman Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
He leaves two daughters, K’Rena Thompson of Hickory Flat, Twanna Carruthers of Atlanta, Ga.; a sister, Lucinda Owens of Oxford; three brothers, James Delbridge, Sonny Delbridge, both of Oxford, Aaron Mathis of St. Louis, Mo.; and six grandchildren.
Dave Wesley Jones
Dave Wesley Jones, 84, of Etta, died June 10, 2010, at Baptist Hospital-Union County in New Albany. He was the widower of Annie Mae Mitchell Jones. He was a retired farmer.
Services were held at 1 p.m. on June 15 at Flint Hill MB Church in Etta, where he was a member. Burial was in the church cemetery. Elder Calvin Jones officiated. J.F. Brittenum and Son Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
He leaves seven sisters, Ocia B. Smith of Etta, Verlease Blackmon of Joliet, Ill., Carrie Ellis of Trottwood, Ohio, Arlender Jones of Memphis, Tenn., Aurelia Smith of Jackson, Marjorie Stovall of Brandon, Anna Boyd of Dayton, Ohio; five brothers, Clay Jones, Henry Boyd, both of Holly Springs, Robert Earl Jones of Dayton, Ohio, Kenneth Jones of Birmingham, Ala., A.J. Jones of Milwaukee, Wisc.; special friend, Martha Morgan of New Albany; and a special caregiver, Mae Scarbrough of Etta.
T’Corian Dewayne Martin
T’Corian Dewayne Martin, stillborn, was born May 31, 2010 at Baptist Hospital in New Albany.
He leaves his mother, Kristen Monique Martin; a brother, Rahem Martin of Waterford; and grandparents, Willie and Betty J. Martin of Waterford.
Charles D. Mulvihill
Charles D. Mulvihill, 66, of Collierville, Tenn., died June 9, 2010. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army and a retired Postmaster with the U.S. Postal Service. He began his career in 1965 in Jackson, then moved to Coila from 1974-1976. He then served in Bruce from 1976-1981 and finished his career in Byhalia, retiring in 1999.
Services were held at 10 a.m. on June 12 at Collierville First Pentecostal Church. Burial was in Barton Methodist Church Cemetery. Collierville Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
He leaves his wife of 45 years, Ruby Gay Hancock Mulvihill; two daughters, Bridgett Veltman, Tara Abernathy; a son, Brennon Mulvihill; three sisters, Betty (Sister) Smith, Stella Hall, Dr. Theresa Mulvihill; his brother, Carl Mulvihill and a great-nephew whom he raised, Andrew Evans.
He was preceded in death by his daughter, Sherry Mulvihill; his brother, James Mulvihill; and sister, Barbara Reap.
Memorials may be made to Collierville First Pentecostal Church or the Progressive Supranuclear Palsy Foundation, www.psp.org.
Sandy Parker Sr.
Sandy Parker Sr., 90, of Victoria, died June 7, 2010, at Golden Living Center in Ripley. He was the widower of Hattie Guy Parker. He was a World War II Army veteran and a retired construction worker.
Services were held at 12 noon on June 12 at Newell Chapel CME Church in Victoria, where he was a member. Burial was in the church cemetery. Rev. Charles LeSure officiated. J.F. Brittenum and Son Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
He leaves a daughter, Corniece Ann Parker-Butler of Victoria; seven sons, Sandy Parker Jr., John Parker, Louis E. Parker, R.D. Parker, Enell Parker, Terry Parker, Arvon Parker, all of Victoria; two brothers, Elnoid Parker, John Lee Parker, both of Memphis, Tenn.; 14 grandchildren, 11 great-grandchildren and one great-great-granddaughter.
He was preceded in death by two sons, Levelle Parker, James Parker.
Pallbearers were Vincent Parker, Erick D. Parker, Arvon Parker Jr., Kendrick Parker, Mario Parker, Darren Parker, Cordell Jefferson Parker and Kevin Parker. Honorary pallbearers were Sandy Parker, Louis E. Parker, John S. Parker, R.P. Parker, Arvon Parker Sr. and Enell Parker.
Catherine Joyce Phillips
Catherine Joyce Phillips, 68, of Byhalia, died June 2, 2010 at her home. She retired from the Town of Byhalia, where she worked for 18 years as city clerk, where she was state, nationally and internationally certified. She also worked for three years for the City of Olive Branch. She served as president of the Mississippi Municipal Clerks Assessors and Collectors Association. She was a member of Byhalia First Baptist Church, where she actively served and sang in the choir, and started the Banner Ministry.
Services were held at 2 p.m. on June 5 at First Baptist Church in Byhalia. Burial was in Byhalia Cemetery. Brantley Funeral Home in Olive Branch was in charge of arrangements.
She leaves her husband of 50 years, Joe Phillips; a son, Allen Phillips of Byhalia; a daughter, Cathy Anderson of Olive Branch; four sisters, Barbara Rhea of Holly Springs, Nancy Bryan of Germantown, Margie Haynes of Nesbit, and Pam Shaw of Olive Branch; two brothers, Bill Shaw of Holly Springs, Bud Shaw of Olive Branch; four grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by a sibling, Jimmy Shaw.
Memorials may be made to First Baptist Church in Byhalia.
Chalmers Larry Poe Sr.
Chalmers (Charlie) Larry Poe Sr., 71, died June 5, 2010 at Tri-Lakes Hospital in Batesville. He was the widower of Minnie Poe. Born in Meadeville, Pa., he had lived in the Sardis area for thee years after moving from Oxford. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army, having served two tours in Vietnam as a military intelligence photographer. He was a graduate of the Army War College. He had lived in West Palm Beach, Fla., and Juno., Fla., where he served as a police officer. He was the town marshal in Anchorage, Ak., and had also lived and worked in Bullhead City, Ariz., and Springfield, Mo. He was an ordained minister.
A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. on June 10 at the Central Academy Church of Christ in Batesville. Bro. Paul Meachum will officiate. Inurnment will be in the Portland Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Portland, Ore. Coleman Funeral Home will be in charge of arrangements.
He leaves five sons, Chalmers Larry Poe Jr. of Bolivar, Mo., Ricky L. Poe of Oxford, Joseph McLarty of Tacoma, Wash., Eddie McLarty of Litchfield, Ill., John McLarty of Marks; six daughters, Debbie Ales of Sardis, Rhonda Poe of Oxford, Shelly L. Thompson of Portland, Ore., Mary Enright of Vincennes, Ind., Lottie McLarty of Oxford, Mary Massey of Hickory Flat; a brother, Emerson Leroy Poe of Zeph Hills, Fla.; four grandchildren; one great-grandchild and his ex-wife, Judith Lea Kern of Portland, Ore.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to LeBonheur Foundation, P.O. Box 41817, Memphis, TN 38174-1817
Online condolences may be left at www.colemanfuneralhome.com.
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