December 23, 2010
Melanie Carol Campbell
Melanie Carol Campbell, 32, of Memphis, Tenn., died Dec. 18, 2010, in Marshall County. She was a Baptist and employed with Family Physicians Group in Collierville, Tenn.
Services will be held at 6:30 p.m. on Dec. 28 at Snow Lake Community Center. Another memorial service will be scheduled in January for family and friends in the Memphis area. Holly Springs Funeral Home will be in charge of arrangements.
She leaves her mother and father, Barbara Leonard Campbell and Jimmy Campbell of Memphis, Tenn.; and her sister, Margaret Organ.
For online condolences visit www.hsfuneralhome.com.
Sallie J. Coleman
Sallie J. Coleman, 98, of Memphis, Tenn., formerly of Marshall County, died Dec. 11, 2010, at Methodist University Hospital in Memphis. She was a church mother, the oldest member of the church, member of the church missionary society, church caretaker, member of the women’s department, a member of the pastor aide committee and a retired domestic worker in private homes.
Services were held at 11 a.m. on Dec. 18 at New Mt. Olive MB Church in Memphis, where she was a member. Burial was in Forest Hill Midtown Cemetery in Memphis. Rev. Derek Scullark officiated. J.F. Brittenum and Son Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
She leaves her niece, Nannie O’Mayes of Memphis; her nephew, Clarence O’Mayes of Memphis, and a goddaughter, Bertha Powers of Memphis.
She was preceded in death by siblings Sarah Coleman O’Mayes, George Coleman, Will Henry Coleman, Jim Coleman, Sam Frank Coleman and Eli Coleman.
Magness Glover Jr.
Magness Glover Jr., 65, of Holly Springs, died Dec. 14, 2010, at Alliance HealthCare System. He was a retired laborer with Holly Springs Brick and Tile.
Services were held at 2 p.m. on Dec. 21 at Hopewell No. 2 MB Church in Hudsonville, where he was a member. Burial was in the church cemetery. Rev. Danny Kimbrough officiated. J.F. Brittenum and Son Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
He leaves his wife, Georgia Isom Glover; three daughters, Debbie Ivy, FaCelia Glover, both of Milwaukee, Wisc., Margie Mack of Chicago, Ill.; two sons, Michael Glover of Memphis, Tenn., Curtis Glover of Holly Springs; six sisters, Ola Mae Hampton, Janie Kimbrough, Irene Riddle, Minnie Hampton, Carie Thompson, Josie Washington, all of Holly Springs; a brother, Frank Glover of Miami, Fla.; 18 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
Willie Henry Hardaway II
Willie Henry Hardaway II, 25, of Memphis, Tenn., died Dec. 10, 2010, at St. Francis Hospital-Bartlett in Bartlett, Tenn. He was a Melrose High School basketball player and a student at the University of Memphis.
Services were held at 11 a.m. on Dec. 18 at World Overcomers Church in Memphis, where he was a member. Burial was in Mt. Zion Taska MB Church Cemetery in Cayce. Apostle A.R. Williams officiated. J.F. Brittenum and Son Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
He leaves his mother, Verna Garrison Hardaway of Cordova, Tenn.; his father, Willie Henry Hardaway I of Bartlett, Tenn.; three sisters, Rachel Hampton of Collierville, Tenn., Nikki Boleyjack, Patricia Hardaway, both of Nashville, Tenn.; and three brothers, Tobias Hardaway of Bartlett, Nehemiah Hardaway of Nashville, Tenn. and Marcus Hardaway of Cordova, Tenn.
Clydie Lucille Crabb Hudson
Clydie Lucille Crabb Hudson, 91, of Corinth, formerly of Byhalia, died Dec. 13, 2010, at North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo. She was the widow of William Clinton Hudson. She was a retired cook, and a member of County Line Baptist Church in Walnut.
Services were held at 2 p.m. on Dec. 16 at Magnolia Funeral Home Chapel of Memories. Burial was in County Line Baptist Church Cemetery. Bro. Torey Blackman and Bro. Jimmy Vanderford officiated.
She leaves a daughter, Barbara Jeffries of Falkner; a stepdaughter, Cheri Hudson of Horton, Ala.; nine grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by daughters Jackie Hudson and Jamie Smith; brothers James Crabb and Clinton Crabb; and sisters Cheerful Null and Angela Roten.
Ada Lee Riddle Isom
Ada Lee Riddle Isom, 86, of Holly Springs, died Dec. 20, 2010, at her home. She was the widow of Elton Isom Sr. She was a member of Gray’s Chapel CME Church in Hudsonville and a member of the church choir.
Visitation will be Dec. 23, 12 noon to 6 p.m. at the funeral home and Dec. 26, at the church, 12 noon to 12:55 p.m. Services will be held at 1 p.m. on Dec. 26 at Hopewell No. 2 MB Church in Hudsonville. Burial will be in Gray’s Chapel CME Church Cemetery. Rev. Joe T. Lester will officiate. J.F. Brittenum and Son Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
She leaves two sons, Obry Isom of Potts Camp, R.L. Isom Sr. of Holly Springs; eight daughters, Ardell Campbell of Chicago, Ill., Maxine Evans of North Carolina, Loretha McCracken, Loretta Minnis, Diann Ailsworth, all of Memphis, Tenn., Fannie Isom, Reola Isom of Holly Springs, Jurlann Parks of Olive Branch; two sisters, Lela Bell Woods of Hudsonville, Katie Rhine of Ashland; two brothers, Harmon Riddle, Epson Riddle; 23 grandchildren, 37 great-grandchildren and one great-grandchild.
She was preceded in death by sons Elton Isom Jr., Vance Isom, Chezzie Isom; two grandchildren, Sylvester Exum, Roddrick Leelton Isom; siblings Troy Lee Riddle, Anderson Riddle, Addison Riddle, Leroy Riddle, Orsby Riddle and Ida Glover.
Pallbearers were Marus Isom, Clyde Thompson Jr., Carlos Isom, Daryl Palmer, Mark Darnell, Gary Palmer, Monterious Isom and Obry Isom Jr. Honorary pallbearers were Obry Isom, R.L. Isom Sr., R.L. Isom Jr., Tommy Rhine Jr., Andrew Glover and Willie Earl Riddle.
AQ Lemons, 81, of the Bethlehem community near Potts Camp, died Dec. 18, 2010, at Darlington Oaks Hospice in Verona. He drove until retirement for CW Williams & Son.
Services were held at 11 a.m. on Dec. 21 at the Bethlehem Church of the Lord Jesus Christ, where he was a member. Burial was in the church cemetery. Bishop Steve Wilson and Pastor Jon Vazquez officiated. Coleman Funeral Home of Oxford was in charge of arrangements.
He leaves his wife of 61 years, Bernice Stanton Lemons; two sons, Joel Don Lemons of Potts Camp, Larry Layne Lemons of Memphis, Tenn.; four daughters, Barbara Lemons, Beverly Watson, both of Potts Camp, Judi Fox of Olive Branch, Joy Joyner of Hickory Flat; 25 grandchildren and 19 great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by four brothers, John Robert Lemons, James W. Lemons, Harley W. Lemons Sr., Bobby E. Lemons; two sisters, Ruthie St. John and Thelma Hanks; and a granddaughter, Brandi Jo Fox.
Pallbearers were Danny Barber, Aiden “Jason” Fox, Jason Gray, Robert Gray, Jacob Lovelace, Jacky Stanton, Sam Wilson and Tim Wilson. Honorary pallbearers were grandsons and great-grandsons; Charles W. Williams, Rev. Howard Whittington, Woodrow Murphy and faithful men of the Bethlehem Church of the Lord Jesus Christ, Robert “Bubba” Williams, Joe Cooper, Dan Cooper and Keith Cooper.
Memorials may be made to the Patrick Wilson Scholarship Fund, c/o Bethlehem Church of the Lord Jesus Christ, 100 Overton School Rd., Potts Camp, MS 38659.
For online condolences please visit www.colemanfuneralhome.com.
Dorthel Davis McGowan
Dorthel Davis McGowan, 61, of Holly Springs, died Dec. 18, 2010, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-Memphis in Memphis, Tenn. She was a member of Calvin Chapel United Methodist Church, a member and lead singer for the choir, a member of United Methodist Women, a member of the finance committee, a member of The Spiritualettes and a retired cook.
Services will be held at 11 a.m. on Dec. 23 at Anderson Chapel CME Church. Burial will be in Charity Hill Cemetery. Rev. Edward Moses Sr. will officiate. J.F. Brittenum and Son Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
She leaves a son, Alonzo Davis of Fayetteville, Ga.; two daughters, Cathy McGowan Hannah of Holly Springs, Angela Lynette McGowan of Holly Springs; four sisters, Catherine Jefferson, Priscilla Davis Jackson, both of Holly Springs, Josephine Bisch, Jacqueline Walker, both of Decatur, Ill.; two brothers, Burt Davis of Aurora, Ill., Turl Davis of Holly Springs, and five grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by a sister, Jane Boga; and two brothers, Ira Blane, Frank Edward Davis.
Terry Nolley, 46, of Olive Branch, died Dec. 12, 2010, in Southaven. He was a Baptist and employed in small engine repair.
Services were held at 1 p.m. on Dec. 17 at Holly Springs Funeral Home Chapel. Burial was in Flat Rock Cemetery in Hickory Flat. Bro. P.J. Scott officiated. Holly Springs Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
He leaves his mother, Mary Jane Nolley of Olive Branch; a brother, Dale Nolley of Olive Branch; and a sister, Ann Thomas of Shuqualak.
For online condolences visit www.hsfuneralhome.com.
Anna Richards, 97, of Lamar, died Dec. 11, 2010, at Alliance HealthCare System in Holly Springs. She was the widow of Andrew J. Richards. She was a member of Providence MB Church in Illinois, a former member of Samuel Chapel MB Church in Ashland and a retired laborer with a printing company.
Services were held at 1 p.m. on Dec. 18 at St. James Church of God In Christ in Ripley. Burial was in Samuel Chapel MB Church Cemetery. Superintendent Bernell Hoyle officiated. J.F. Brittenum and Son Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
She leaves her caregivers, Lottie Kimbrough of Saulsbury, Tenn., Cora Long and Brenda Griggs, both of Ashland.
John Alvis Sides
John Alvis Sides, 70, of Ashland, died Dec. 18, 2010, at Baptist DeSoto-Southaven. He was retired from BNSF Railroad.
Services were held at 11 a.m. on Dec. 22 at Serenity Funeral Home Chapel. Burial was in Little Hope Cemetery in Faulkner. Bro. Joe Caldwell officiated.
He leaves five children, Michael Hodges of Arkansas, Johnny Sides of Oxford, David Hankle of New Jersey, Joyce Yancy of Coldwater and Debra Christian; a brother, Ray Sides of Byhalia; three sisters, Hazel McNabb of Lakeland, Tenn., Audrey Garrett of Cordova, Tenn., Jan Cantarel of Alabama; 10 grandchildren and one great-grandchild.
He was preceded in death by a daughter, Glenda Houck.
Charles Key Stewart
Charles Key Stewart, 77, of Willingboro, NJ, formerly of Holly Springs, died Nov. 30, 2010. He was born in Holly Springs. He enlisted in the U.S. Army, where he retired as Command Sergeant Major, and the U.S. Postal Service.
Services were held at 10 a.m. on Dec. 8 at Goes-Scolieri Funeral Home, Willingboro, NJ. Burial was in Brigadier General William C. Doyle Memorial Cemetery, Wrightstown, NJ.
He leaves his wife of 52 years, Anna Stewart; and two brothers, John W. Stewart Jr. of Los Angeles, Calif., Lorenzo E. Stewart of Rialto, Calif.
He was preceded in death by a sister, Alberta Hill.
Shelby Lynn Todd
Shelby Lynn Todd, 17, of Hickory Flat, died Dec. 18, 2010, at the Regional Medical Center in Memphis, Tenn. She was a student.
Visitation will be held Wed., Dec. 22 from 5-9 p.m. and services at 11 a.m. on Dec. 23, at Holly Springs Funeral Home Chapel. Bro. Tony Roberts will officiate with burial in the Potts Camp Cemetery.
She leaves her mother Cathy Todd of Hickory Flat; her father, David Todd of Holly Springs; three brothers, Zachary Todd and Michael Todd of Holly Springs, and Paxton Johnson of Hickory Flat; one sister, Brittany Nichols of Potts Camp; her grandparents Nadine and Robert Long of Byhalia; and David and Pearlie Todd of Mt. Pleasant; and a great-grandmother, Ruby Helton of Lake Center.
Franklin D. Walker Jr.
Franklin D. Walker Jr., 48, of Ashland, died Dec. 17, 2010, at Tippah County Hospital in Ripley. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army, a member of Northeast Benton County Volunteer Fire Department and a laborer with TCI.
Visitation will be Dec. 22 from 2-4 p.m. The family will receive visitors at the Ashland Church of Christ from 5-9 p.m. and Dec. 23, 12 noon to 1:55 p.m. Services will be held at 2 p.m. on Dec. 23 at Ashland Church of Christ, where he was a member. Burial will be in Zion Chapel Cemetery in Ashland. Bro. Donald Roberson will officiate. J.F. Brittenum and Son Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
He leaves his wife, Cindy Roberson Walker; three children, Alica Walker, Ashely Anderson, Dezaray Anderson, all of Ashland; six sisters, Josephine Walker, Sharon Walker, both of Chulahoma, Mary Walker, Earline Walker, Hazel Walker, all of Holly Springs, Mattie Walker of Eden Prairie, Minn.; and a brother, Clinton Nunnally of Holly Springs.
Robert E. Williams
Robert E. Williams, 55, died Dec. 13, 2010. He was employed with TCI Automotive in Ashland for 16 years as a transmission technician.
Services were held at 1 p.m. on Dec. 18 at St. James Church of God In Christ in Ripley. Supt. Bernell Hoyle officiated. Burial was in St. Luke Cemetery in Ashland. Serenity Funeral Services of Holly Springs was in charge of arrangements.
He leaves his wife, Melba L. Williams; five children, Tony Williams, Kamonica Williams, Timothy Williams, Christopher Williams, all of Ashland, David Williams of Ripley; his mother, Bobbie Mae Williams of Ashland; five sisters, Patricia Woods, Linda Tallie, both of New Albany, Nellie Hunt, Lorene Smith, Helen Williams, all of Ashland; and 12 grandchildren.
Pallbearers were Johnny Ray Smith, Lee Strickland, James E. Hoyle, Lonzo Moore, Jimmy Dale Hunt, Ted Smith, James Swimford and Joel Patterson. Honorary pallbearers were Tony Williams, David Williams, Everett Moore, Russell “Lee” Hunt II, Timothy “Pebo” Williams, Bryan Hunt, Shane Morgan and Kevon Moore.
Eugene Young, 64, of Memphis, Tenn., formerly of Holly Springs, died Nov. 24, 2010, at Methodist Central Hospital in Memphis, Tenn.
Services were held at 11 a.m. on Dec. 4 at New Mount Olive MB Church in Memphis, Tenn. Burial was in New Park Cemetery in Memphis, Tenn. Rev. Derek Scullark, pastor. M.J. Edwards Whitehaven Chapel Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
He leaves his mother, Olivia Young; a daughter, Mablean Jones both of Memphis, Tenn.; a son, Michael Rice of Minneapolis, Minn.; six sisters, Mattie B. Sumerall, Lilliantyne Williams, Barbra A. Young, Rosemerry Tucker of Memphis, Tenn., Earnestine H. Johnson of Holly Springs, Yvonne Oliver of Utah; two brothers, Lesley Young Sr., Lensherry Young of Memphis, Tenn.; five stepchildren, 28 grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by an infant brother, Aaron Young.
Pallbearers were Michael Rice, Benny Young, Fredrick Sumerall, Chester Young, Lesley Young Jr. and Tracy Sumerall. Honorary pallbearers were Lesley Young Sr. and Lensherry Young.
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