Thursday, April 28, 2011
Robert Nelson Hahne
Robert “Bob” Nelson Hahne, 71, of Okmulgee County, Okla., died April 21, 2011, at St. Francis Hospital in Tulsa, Okla. He worked at American Saint Gobain as a glass cutter until they closed, then returned to college. He worked for Dresser-Clark in Tulsa and later as a manufacturing technology instructor at Oklahoma State University-Okmulgee until his retirement in 2001. He was a member of the Society of Manufacturing Engineers and attended Second Baptist Church.
A memorial service will be held 10 a.m. on April 25 at the McClendon-Winters Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Jeff Vernon officiating.
He leaves his wife of 52 years, Phebe; a daughter and son-in-law, Christie and Rocky Humphrey of Holly Springs; a son, Darren Hahne of Ottawa, Ill.; brother and sister-in-law, Glenn Hahne Jr. and Judy Hahne of Okmulgee; five grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
Honorary pallbearers will be Cliff Mahan, Jim Robinson, Norman Rourke, Johnny Powell, Gilbert York and Lee Eldridge.
He was preceded in death by a sister, Patty Morris.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Okmulgee Humane Society in care of the funeral home.
Mollison Ingram Jr.
Mollison Ingram Jr., 77, of Henderson, Nev., formerly of Memphis, Tenn., died April 20, 2011, in Las Vegas, Nev. He was the widower of Doris Guyton Ingram, a U.S. Army veteran and retired foreman with Interlake ACME steel mill.
Graveside services will be held at 12 noon on April 30 at Ingram’s Family Cemetery in Byhalia. Rev. Joseph L. Tunstall will officiate. J.F. Brittenum and Son Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
He leaves a son and daughter, Michael and Michele Ingram; two grandchildren, Christopher and Christina Ingram; a niece and nephew, Charlotte Guyton Jackson, George Guyton Jr.; and great-aunt, Alfreda Moore.
Gladys Marie Lyles
Gladys Marie Lyles, 76, of Byhalia, died April 22, 2011, at Baptist DeSoto Hospital in Southaven. She was a member of Victoria Heights Baptist Church and employed at GEM, Inc.
Services were held at 11 a.m. on April 26 at Holly Springs Funeral Home Chapel. Burial was in Clear Springs Cemetery in Coffeeville. Bro. Joe Nunnely officiated.
She leaves two sons, Robert Allen Barnes, Danny Ray Lyles, both of Byhalia; two daughters, Tina Davis of Waterford, Dena Whittington of Courtland; 11 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by children Charles Barnes, Doug Barnes, Harold Barnes, James Clayton Barnes, Gladys Darlene Barnes and James David Lyles; brothers James Thompson and Bill Thompson; and sisters, Thelma (Tammy) Thompson and Mittie Hutchinson.
For online condolences visit www.hsfuneralhome.com.
Hayes Lynch Jr.
Hayes Lynch Jr., 77, of Abbeville, died April 16, 2011, at Community Hospice in Verona. He was the widower of Ida Davis Lynch, and a retired custodian with the University of Mississippi.
Services were held at 12 noon on April 23 at Springfield MB Church in Abbeville, where he was a member. Burial was in the church cemetery. Rev. Michael Lynch officiated. J.F. Brittenum and Son Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
He leaves two children, Fairy Curry of Abbeville, Delores Lynch of Chicago, Ill.; a sister, Grace Thacker of Chicago; a brother, David Lynch of Abbeville; 10 grandchildren 14 great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by a son, Michael Lynch.
Eddie Willis Tucker
Eddie Willis Tucker, 59, of Holly Springs, died April 11, 2011, at Regional Medical Center in Memphis, Tenn. He was a member of Christ Temple Church of God In Christ in Holly Springs and a retired security guard with National Defense Security.
Services were held at 2 p.m. on April 17 at Gray’s Chapel CME Church in Hudsonville. Burial was in the church cemetery. Supt. Albert Pass officiated. J.F. Brittenum and Son Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
He leaves three children, Norsha Manning, Tameshia Howell, Tanetta Howell, all of Holly Springs; his mother, Lucy Isom Hubbard of Holly Springs; five sisters, Emma Whitlock, Clara Perry, both of Holly Springs, Betty Lockhart, Patricia Allen of Killeen, Tx., Hope Jones of Memphis; and two brothers, Tommie Tucker, Eric Hubbard, both of Holly Springs.
He was preceded in death by two brothers, James Louis Strong and Elton Tucker Jr.
Robert Louis Tucker
Robert Louis Tucker, 75, of Holly Springs, died April 24, 2011 at Alliance HealthCare System in Holly Springs. He was a retired laborer for Illinois Central Gulf Railway. A member of Free Branch MB Church, he was a church deacon and former president of the Usher Board.
Visitation will be held April 29, from 2-7 p.m., at J.F. Brittenum and Son Funeral Chapel. The family will receive visitors from 6-7 p.m. Visitation will continue at the church April 30 from 9:30-10:25 a.m. Services will be held at 10:30 a.m. on April 30 at Free Branch MB Church with burial in the church cemetery. Rev. Joe L. Tunstall will officiate. J.F. Brittenum and Son Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
He leaves his wife, Catha Robinson Tucker; four daughters, Catha Calhoun of Memphis, Tenn., Maxine Tucker, Valeria Payton, Chandra Criss, all of Holly Springs; a son, Robert James Tucker of Holly Springs, two brothers, Roosevelt Tucker of Cleveland, Ohio, Walker Tucker of Ashland; 11 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by a son, Harry Tucker, and a granddaughter, Keisha Payton.
Eugene “Blue Gene” Williams, 71, of Memphis, Tenn., formerly of Holly Springs, died April 14, 2011, at St. Francis Hospital in Memphis. He was a member of Pleasant Grove MB Church in Red Banks and a retired auto mechanic with Wright’s Texaco in Holly Springs.
Memorial services were held at April 20, at J.F. Brittenum and Son Funeral Home Chapel.
He leaves his wife, Jean Wilson Williams of Memphis; four stepchildren, Vanessa Garron of Memphis, Barry Stephens of Tacoma, Wash., Derrick Stephens of Kalamazoo, Mich., Rickey Stephens of Tacoma; stepmother, Juliett Williams of Holly Springs, two sisters, Brenda Glover of Holly Springs, Faye Forest of Houston, Tx.; and a brother, Frankie Williams of Florida.
Lawrence Wooten, 72, of Waterford, died April 9, 2011, at Baptist Hospital in Oxford. He worked for Webb Construction for over 33 years.
Memorial services will be held at a later date. Serenity Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
He leaves three children, Lawrence Wooten Jr., Anita Kirkwood, both of Waterford, Lonnie Wooten of Montgeomy, Ill.; a sister, Mavis Stewart of Montgeomy, Ill; 13 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.
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