Thursday, November 24, 2011
Dorothy Lee Bonds
Dorothy Lee Jones Bonds, 54, of Florence, Ala., formerly of Holly Springs, died Nov. 17, 2011, at Eliza Coffee Memorial Hospital in Florence. She was a member of Light House Ministries in Florence and a former member of Strawberry MB Church in Holly Springs. She was a member of the Lauderdale County Teachers Association. She taught school at Central High School in Florence.
Services were held at 1 p.m. on Nov. 23 at Rust College Doxey Auditorium with burial in Cottrell Memorial Garden in Holly Springs. Rev. Arthur Fitzpatrick officiated. J.F. Brittenum and Son Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
She leaves her husband Andrew Gene Bonds of Florence; three sons, Calvin Bonds of Baton Rouge, La., Andrew Gene Bonds Jr. of Atlanta, Ga., Edgar L. Bonds of Florence; six sisters, Anna Jones, Shirley Mayfield, Elizabeth King, Deborah Jones, all of Holly Springs, Lois Bean of New Mexico, Queen Drake of Springfield, Ill.; two brothers, James Jones of Holly Springs and Jeffries Jones of New Mexico; and eight grandchildren.
Sylvia Ann Bruce
Sylvia Ann Bruce, 61, of Holly Springs, died Nov. 15, 2011, at her home.
Services were held at 11 a.m. on Nov. 18 at Oak Grove Baptist Church, where she was a member. Burial was in the Church Cemetery. Bro. Chas Williams and Bro. Don Wilson officiated. Holly Springs Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
She leaves her mother, Willie H. Boone of Holly Springs; her son, Donald Wesley Bruce of Holly Springs; three brothers, Richard L. Boone of Athens, Ga., Joe Boone of Ashland, D.D. Boone of Horn Lake; her sister, Sarah Rynders of Mooringsport, La.; and five grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her granddaughter, Autumn Bruce.
Pallbearers were Michael Boone, D.J. Lea, Phil Gray, Leslie Holmes, Eric Hennings and Johnny Bolden.
For online condolences visit www.hsfuneralhome.com.
Wesley “West” Craine
Wesley “West” Craine, 63, died at his home Nov. 14, 2011. He ws a member of Free Branch MB Church, the male chorus. He was retired from the Holly Springs Sanitation Department.
Services were at 11 a.m. on Nov. 19 at Free Branch MB Church. Rev. Joe Tunstall officiated. Serenity Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
He leaves a son, Terry Craine; three children whom he nurtured, Earnest Sanderson Jr., Teresa Hamilton, Gloria (Patrick) Bailey, of Holly Springs; his father, Agripper Craine; three sisters, Eliza Craine, Annie Milan and Deborah Craine, all of Byhalia; four brothers, Eyrice, Jasper, Edward and Maurice Craine, all of Byhalia; and two grandchildren.
Pallbearers were Eyrice Craine, Jasper Craine, Edward Craine and Maurice Craine.
Janice Davis, 56, of Mooreville, died Nov. 20, 2011 at North MS Medical Center in Tupelo. The widow of David Bramlitt, she was a native of New Albany.
Services will be held at a later date. Serenity Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
She leaves a son, Broc Tyler Davis of Mooreville; and siblings, Betty Fitch of Holly Springs, Freddie (Lavelle) Hancock, William (Patricia) Hancock of Myrtle, Bobby (Darlene) Hancock of New Albany, James (Bonnie) Hancock of Malden, Mo., Jimmy (Carolyn) Hancock and Gilbert (Sue) Hancock of Warrenton, Mo.
She was preceded in death by a sister, Jean Wood.
Paulette Simmons Gulledge
Paulette Simmons Gulledge, 60, of Red Banks, died Nov. 16, 2011 at Baptist Hospital in Collierville, Tenn. She was a member of Land Mark Temple in Holly Springs.
Visitation will be at the funeral home on Nov. 25 from 2-6 p.m. and at the church on Nov. 26 from 9-9:55 a.m.
Services will be held at Maranatha Faith Temple in Memphis, Tenn. at 10 a.m. on Nov. 26 with burial in the West Tennessee Veterans Cemetery on Nov. 28 at 10 a.m. Elder Duane Collins will officiate. J.F. Brittenum and Son Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
She leaves her husband Willie Gulledge of Red Banks; two sons, Andre Dujuan Gulledge of Detroit, Mich., Myron Jerrod Gulledge of Red Banks; three sisters, Susan Smith of Ohio, Pamela Reaves of Ann Arbor, Mich., Joslyn Bush of Detroit, Mich.; two brothers, Bruce Simmons of Germany, Harold Simmons of Virginia and one grandchild.
Kelsey Snow, 69, of Holly Springs, died Nov. 19, 2011 at Trinity Mission Health and Rehab in Holly Springs. A member of Gatewood MB Church in Hudsonville, he was a factory worker at Craig Lumber Co. in Collierville, Tenn.
Visititation will be held Nov. 23, 2-5 pm. and continue at the church on Nov. 25, from 10-10:55 a.m.
Services will be held at Land Mark Temple of Jesus Christ in Holly Springs at 11 a.m. on Nov. 25, with burial in Cottrell Memorial Garden. Pastor Duane Collins will offidicate. J.F. Brittenum and Son Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
He leaves his wife, Pearlie Anderson Snow of Marked Tree, Ark.; two sons, Phellep Antwain Snow of Las Vegas, Nev., Kelsey Donell Snow of Marked Tree; a daughter, Reshonda Evette Snow of Marked Tree; his mother, Lillian Moore Bailey of Slayden; and a granddaughter.
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