Elizabeth Wayne Wilson Ash
Elizabeth “Bettie” Wayne Wilson Ash, 69, of Potts Camp, died June 27, 2010 at Baptist East Hospital in Memphis, Tenn. A former chief clerk and auditor for the Marshall County Chancery Clerk’s office, she began working for J.M. “Flick” Ash in 1965. She also worked for Ash in the sheriff’s office. A realtor and broker for Flick’s Realty since 1977, she was currently the manager of Flick’s Country Restaurant.
Services will be held at 2 p.m. on June 30 at the Bethlehem Church of the Lord Jesus Christ in Potts Camp, where she was a member. Bishop Steve Wilson, Bro. Chuck Fowler and Pastor Jon Vazquez will officiate. Burial will be in the Bethlehem Cemetery. Coleman Funeral Home in Oxford is in charge of arrangements.
She leaves her husband, J.M. “Flick” Ash; two stepdaughters, Ludis Reeves of Olive Branch, Liesa Weaver of Petal; a stepson, Jesse Ash Jr. of Potts Camp; four sisters, Joanna Murphy of Potts Camp, Frankie Bishop of New Albany, Becky Goldman of Colbert, Ga., Martha Carson of Lafayette, Ind.; five brothers, Rev. John Wilson of Nashville, Tenn., Bishop Steve Wilson, Sam Wilson, both of Potts Camp, Rev. J. Michael Wilson of Parsons, Tenn. and Tim Wilson of Potts Camp; 21 nieces and nephews; 32 great-nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents, J. Frank and Lillian Wilson; a stepdaughter, Donna Ruth Watts, a nephew, Patrick Wilson, and a great-niece, Brittany Bishop.
Memorials may be made to the Bethlehem Christian School, 88 Overton School Road, Potts Camp, MS 38659.
James Donald Muse Sr.
James Donald Muse Sr., 69, of Bartlett, Tenn., died June 23, 2010 at Baptist East Hospital in Memphis, Tenn. He was Pentecostal and a truck driver.
Services were held at 11 a.m. on June 26 at Holly Springs Funeral Home Chapel. Burial was in The Bethlehem Church of the Lord Jesus Christ Cemetery in Potts Camp. Bro. Montgomery and Bro. David Mosley officiated.
He leaves a son, James D. Muse Jr. of Greenbrier, Ark.; two daughters, Karla Habben of Bartlett, Tenn., Melony Henshaw of Greenbrier, Ark.; two brothers, Billy Muse, Kenneth Muse, both of Memphis, Tenn.; three sisters, Virginia Ash of Wharton, Texas, Mary Mannon of Potts Camp, Glenda Isner of Atoka, Tenn.; and three grandchildren.
Carol Jean Hampton Scruggs
Carol Jean Hampton Scruggs, 48, of Victoria, died June 25, 2010, at Regional Medical Center in Memphis, Tenn. She was a member of Sand Hill MB Church in Lamar, a member and vice president of the church choir, member of Women In Law Enforcement Association, member of National Sheriff’s Association, deputy sheriff of Marshall County Sheriff’s Department. She was in law enforcement for 15 years.
Visitation will be held at J.F. Brittenum and Son Funeral Home, 125 Memphis Street, Holly Springs, from 1-7 p.m. on June 30. The family will receive visitors from 6-7 p.m. Visitation will also be held from 10-10:55 a.m. on July 1, at Rust College. Services will be held at 11 a.m. on July 1 at W.A. McMillan Multipurpose Center, Rust College in Holly Springs. Rev. Etoy Bogard will officiate. Burial will be in Sand Hill MB Church Cemetery. J.F. Brittenum and Son Funeral Home will be in charge of arrangements.
She leaves four children, Yashica Scruggs of Holly Springs, Charlotte Scruggs, Charlie Scruggs, Billy Scruggs, all of Victoria; her father, Odell Hampton of Lamar; her mother, Katie Mitchell Hampton of Lamar; fiance’, Dwight Thomas of Victoria; eight sisters, Gloria Hubbard, Mae Frost, Barbara Wicks, Linda Jones, Shondra Hampton, Katie Kilpatrick all of Holly Springs, Janet Luellen of Slayden, Audrey McShan of Tuscaloosa, Ala.; two brothers, Ozell Hampton of Byhalia, Shone Hampton of Lamar; and two grandchildren.
Danny Joe Smith
Danny Joe Smith, 58, of Hickory Flat, died June 26, 2010 at Alliance HealthCare System. He was Pentecostal and a Benton County sheriff’s deputy.
Services were held at 11 a.m. on June 29 at Hickory Flat High School gymnasium. Burial was in McKay Cemetery. Holly Springs Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
He leaves his wife, Hope Burton Smith; a son, Danny Joe Smith Jr. of Hickory Flat; four daughters, Brenda Briscoe of Hickory Flat, Angela Ford of Cornersville, Kim Randal of Red Banks, Liz Dennis of Waterford; five sisters, Wanda McKnight of Tupelo, Joann Nanny of Fulton, Junie Hunter of Hickory Flat, Debbie Peters of Collierville, Tenn., Linda Lowry of Hickory Flat; five brothers, Leroy Stanton of Hickory Flat, Allen Stanton of Ripley, Howard Stanton of Hickory Flat, Frank Peters of Ashland, Doyle Peters of Collierville, Tenn., Michael Stanton of Holly Springs; 11 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
Pallbearers were Benton Co. Sheriff’s deputies. Honorary pallbearers were Hickory Flat Volunteer Fire Department.
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