October 28, 2010
Frank Allen Jr.
Frank Allen Jr., 48, of Michigan City, died Oct. 15, 2010, at his home.
Services were held at 11 a.m. on Oct. 23 at Hardaway MB Church in Michigan City. Burial was in Turner Cemetery. Rev. Eddie Walton officiated. Serenity Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
He leaves his wife, Alma Turner Allen; his parents, Frank Allen Sr. and Daisy Shaw; eight sons, Frank Allen III, Desby, Neeo, Keon, Cortez and Sean Williams Allen, all of Memphis, Larvis and Fredrick Watkins, both of Michigan City; siblings, Charles Allen of Jackson, Thomas Allen, Keith Allen, Lillie Whittmand and Mary Bracy, all of Memphis, Tenn., Josha Allen of Saulsburg, Tenn.; and seven grandchildren.
Pallbearers were Bobby Hunt, Ted McKinnie, Dock Davis III, Johnny Brown, Robert Traylor and Darren Ayres. Honorary pallbearers were James Turner, James Traylor, Charles Allen, Micheal McKinnie, Donnie McClellan, Franklin McClellan and Patrick McClellan.
Vickie Ann Douglass
Vickie Ann Douglass, 62, of Byhalia, died Oct. 24, 2010, at Alliance HealthCare System in Holly Springs. She was a Methodist and inside salesperson with G.E.
There were no services at this time. Holly Springs Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. For online condolences visit website www.hsfuneralhome.com.
She leaves her husband, Darryl Douglass; three brothers, Joe Wallace, Butch Wallace, both of Olive Branch, Richard Wallace of Covington, Tenn.; and two sisters, Janet Dickerson of Mountain Home, Ark., Marsha Wallace of Horn Lake.
Daniel Hoskins, 58, of Hickory Flat, died Oct. 20, 2010, at Baptist East Hospital in Memphis, Tenn. He was a self-employed home painter and a member of Mt. Moriah Baptist Church at Summerville, Tenn.
Services were held at 1 p.m. on Oct. 23 at Glenfield Funeral Home Chapel in New Albany. Burial was in Potts Camp City Cemetery. Bro. Johnny Worley officiated; Paul Grooms gave the eulogy.
He leaves his wife of 30 years, Polly Greer Hoskins; two sons, Daniel Jeffrey Hoskins of Hickory Flat, Jonathan Andrew Hoskins of Olive Branch; three daughters, Alicia Phipps of South Carolina, Valerie Grooms of New Albany, Donna Susanne Heath of Pinson, Ala.; a brother, Dale Hoskins of Summerville, Tenn.; 18 grandchildren and one great-grandchild.
Pallbearers were Jeremy Greer, Jeffrey Pass Jr., Matthew Pass, Paul Grooms, Phillip Hill Jr. and Terry Thomas.
Gustava “Tavie” Howell, 87, of Memphis, Tenn., died Oct. 21, 2010, at her home. She was the widow of Allen Martin Sr. and William Ross Howell. She was a member of Pleasant Grove Baptist Church in Red Banks where she served on the Mother Board.
Services were held at 1 p.m. on Oct. 24 at Serenity Funeral Home Chapel. Burial was in Cottrell Memorial Garden. Minister Derrick W. Allen officiated.
She leaves her children, Luvine Glover of New York, Virginia Freeman of Memphis, Allen Martin Jr., Shelia Cowan, Donna Marion, Desmond Howell, Dornetta Howell, all of Holly Springs, Rosie Talley of California; a brother, Lynwood Stewart of Grand Rapids, Mich.; 26 grandchildren, 35 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild.
She was preceded in death by two children Josephine Barksdale and Issac Martin; two step-children, Nathan Malone and Frankie Brown; and a grandson, Carlos Freeman.
Mary Juanita Howell
Mary Juanita Howell, 87, of Potts Camp, died Oct. 19, 2010, in New Albany. She was the widow of Bilbo Lester Howell.
Services were held at 2 p.m. on Oct. 22 at Temperance Hill Baptist Church, where she was a member. Burial was in the church cemetery. Bro. Kenneth Cooper and Bro. Malcolm Brock officiated. Holly Springs Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. For online condolences visit www.hsfuneralhome.com.
She leaves a son, Lester B. “Doodgie” Howell of Potts Camp; four daughters, Maurine Hill of Potts Camp, Lurlene Lucius of Olive Branch, Elaine Harrison of Senatobia, Karen L. Hudspeth of Potts Camp; a brother, Guy Sanford “Dutch” Boren of Myrtle; a sister, Virgie Aileen Kelly of Potts Camp; 17 grandchildren, 26 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild.
Pallbearers were her grandsons.
Stanley Johnson, 53, of Olive Branch, died Oct. 20, 2010, in Tupelo. He was a mason.
Services were held at 1 p.m. on Oct. 25 at St. Matthews Baptist Church. Burial was in Kilton Church of Christ Cemetery. Rodgers Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
He leaves his wife, Patsy Johnson; three sons, Stanley Jeffries of Southaven, Rick Johnson, Dedrick Johnson, both of Olive Branch; three sisters, Finnie Walker of Hernando, Jeanette Faulkner, Mary Crawford, both of Olive Branch; three brothers, Earl Lee Johnson of Olive Branch, Charles Johnson of Memphis, Tenn., Raymond Johnson of Byhalia; and three grandchildren.
Willie Frank Marion
Willie Frank Marion, 78, of Potts Camp, died Oct. 15, 2010, at Alliance HealthCare System in Holly Springs. A member of Springhill MB Church, he was a church deason and a member of the Masonic Lodge. He was a retired fork lift operator with Mulay Plastic Company in Holly Springs.
Services were held at 1 a.m. on Oct. 23 at Baptist Hill MB Church in Potts Camp. Burial was in Springhill MB Church Cemetery. Rev. L.G. Bogard officiated. J.F. Brittenum and Son Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
He leaves his wife, Geneva Holden Marion; a son, Frankie Lee Marion of Potts Camp; two brothers, Sylvester Marion, Benjamin Marion, both of Holly Springs; four grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by a daughter, Linda Anita Beard.
Pallbearers were Falando Marion, Alex Beard, Wendell Howell, Selman Marion, Frankie Marion, Edward Marion, James Marion and Scottie Jones. Honorary pallbearers were Frankie Lee Marion, Phillip Taylor, Joshua Beard, Tony Beard, Antoine Marion, Michael Marion, James H. Beard, Pokey Holden and Paul Walker.
Robyn Lenya O’Neal
Robyn Lenya O’Neal, 48, of Oxford, died Oct. 24, 2010, at her home. She was a Seventh Day Adventist.
There are no services scheduled at this time. Holly Springs Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. For online condolences visit www.hsfuneralhome.com.
She leaves two sons, Michael Ada of Memphis, Tenn., Bill Gibson of Oxford; a daughter, Kinberly Gibson of Kenner, La.; two brothers, James David Ross of Birmingham, Ala., Daniel A. Ross of Cordova, Tenn.; and five grandchildren.
Willie Lee Pool
Willie Lee Pool, 79, of Holly Springs, died Oct. 24, 2010 at his home. He was a member of Yarbrough Chapel CME Church and Independence Masonic Lodge #81. He was a retired truck driver for Marshall County, District 4.
Services were held at 11 a.m. on Oct. 30 at Smith Grove MB Church with burial in Yarbrough Chapel Cemetery. Rev. Ozine Joy officiated. J.F. Brittenum and Son Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
He leaves seven daughters, Mary Pool, Barbara Pool, both of Holly Springs, Beverly Watson of Montgomery, Ill., Virginia Pool of Atlanta, Ga., Angeline Joy, Verdine Neal, both of Memphis, Tenn., Constance Robinson of Altanta; nine sons, Lee Willie Pool of Hanover, Ill., Charles Pool, Melvin Pool, Maurice Pool, Lawrence Pool, all of Aurora, Ill., Curtis Pool of Yorkville, Ill., Terry Pool, Danny Pool, both of Holly Springs, Lee Edward McAdams of Chicago, Ill.; three sisters, Erma Jean Porter, Edna Earl Brown, both of Memphis, Shirley Gardner of Atlanta; six brothers, Ray Wilson of Memphis, Charles Pool, Gwendola Pool, both of Chicago, Robert Pool of Byhalia, Odell Pool of Aurora, Estell Pool of Holly Springs; 43 grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by a daughter, Ginger Ann Pool and three brothers, Winston Pool, Sam Pool and Wilson Pool.
James L. Saunders
James L. Saunders, 84, of Holly Springs, died Oct. 23, 2010, at his home. He was a deacon at Calvary Baptist Church, owner of a retail grocery/gas station, plant foreman for local companies, and a U.S. Army veteran of World War II.
Services were held at 2 p.m. on Oct. 26 at Holly Springs Funeral Home Chapel. Burial was in Hill Crest Cemetery. Bro. Jerry Moore officiated.
He leaves his wife, Annie Dawson Saunders; a son, Randy Saunders of Holly Springs; two daughters, Sharon Pogue of Holly Springs, Jayme Miller of Holly Springs; five grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
Pallbearers were his nephews.
For online condolences visit www.hsfuneralhome.com.
Clyde L. Johnson
Clyde L. Johnson, 89, of Myrtle, died Oct. 20, 2010, at MS State Mental Hospital in Whitfield. He was disabled.
Services were held at 2 p.m. on Oct. 23 at Beulah Baptist Church. Burial was in the church cemetery. Rev. Jon Vasquez officiated. Holly Springs Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. For online condolences visit www.hsfuneralhome.com.
Leroy White, 65, of Byhalia, died Oct. 20, 2010, at Baptist East Hospital in Memphis, Tenn. He was a utility cook for Jam Smuckers in Memphis.
Services were held at 1 p.m. on Oct. 27 at St. Paul MB Church. Burial was in Mt. Gilliam Cemetery in Watson. Serenity Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
He leaves his children, Angel Newsom White of Senatobia, Diedra Murry of Chicago, Ill., Ryan White of Ohio, Jacquenette White, Darryle Jones of Byhalia; two brothers, Detroit White of Memphis, Willie White of Chicago; two sisters, Beulah Stevenson of Byhalia, Mary Saulsberry of Memphis; 13 grandchildren and his fiance, Cherrice Jamison of Byhalia.
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