Thursday, July 12, 2012
James Michael Autry
James Michael Autry, 61, of Lamar, died June 28, 2012, at Baptist Hospital in Memphis, Tenn. He was a member of Bluff Springs Baptist Church and a mechanic.
Services were held at 2 p.m. on July 2 at Holly Springs Funeral Home Chapel. Burial was in Autry Family Cemetery in Lamar. Bro. Donald Worsham and Bro. Farron Ash officiated.
He leaves his wife, Deborah Autry; a daughter, Missy Autry Byrd (Gary) of Lamar; a brother, Harley Autry of Ashland; three sisters, Nita Nunnally (Wayne Yeager), Barbara Byrd (Charles), Linda Bolden, all of Ashland; and three grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by a sister, Cathy Goode; and two brothers, Marion “Buddy” Autry, Mark Goode Autry.
Pallbearers were Shawn Torrance, Stacy Byrd, Bobby Pasco, Mark Hanna, Wayne Yeager, Billy Allen, Michael Goode and Terry Edwards. Honorary pallbearers were Jerry Autry, Sonny Churchill and Sgt. Billy Smith.
Jimmie Butler Sr.
Jimmie Butler Sr., 50, of Byhalia, died June 29, 2012. He was a member of Mt. Pisgah CME Church, where he played the guitar for the choir and male chorus and was an ordained deacon. He was also guitarist for the Gospel Travelers, Men on a Mission and various male choruses and choirs.
Services were held at 12 noon on July 7 at Mt. Pisgah CME Church in Byhalia, where he was a member. Burial was in Mt. Pisgah CME Church Cemetery in Byhalia. Pastor Eddie Joe Wilson officiated. Serenity Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
He leaves his wife, Cathy; three sons, Brandon Butler of Memphis, Tenn., Conery Jones, Jimmie Butler Jr. of Holly Springs; his parents, James and Frankie Mae Butler; two sisters, Stella (Joseph) Jackson and Carrie (Charles) Payne of Byhalia; four brothers, Dan L. Butler, Clayborn Beard of Memphis, Larry (Linda) Butler and James Butler Jr., of Byhalia; and two grandchildren.
Pallbearers were Kevin Jackson, Kevin Alexander, Lorenzo Jackson, Roreagus Jones, Bobby Harris Jr., Stoney Butler, Raynard Jones, Eric Craine and Darrion Butler. Honorary pallbearers were Dan Butler, Brandon Butler, Clayborn Jackson, Jimmie Butler Jr., Larry Butler, Jaivion Jones, James Butler Jr., Charles Payne, Conery Jones and Joseph Jackson.
Arthur Lee Cowan Jr.
Arthur “Kind” Lee Cowan Jr., 60, died June 29, 2012, at Regional Medical Center in Memphis, Tenn. He was employed with Burlington Northern Sante Fe Railroad for more than 25 years.
Services were held at 12 noon on July 5 at Jones Grove MB Church in Holly Springs, where he was a member. Burial was in Hill Crest Cemetery. Pastor John Powell officiated. Serenity Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
He leaves his wife, Sheila Cowan; four children, Cassandra Kizer (Samerson), Marlon Cowan, Tameka Hampton (Cedric), all of Holly Springs, Jermaine Brown of Memphis; siblings Mable Lasley, Mose Cowan (Cheryl) of Indiana, Isaac Cowan, Robert Cowan of Holly Springs, Ricky Jeffries (Ethel) of Senatobia, Lucy Walls (Charles), Betty Yates, Billy Kimmons (Debra), Ella Kimmons, Michael Kimmons (Tekisha), Brenda Crawford, Cartica Kimmons (Tina), Daffney Harris (Grant); 12 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by siblings Minnie Ayers and Larry Cowan.
Pallbearers were Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railroad employees. Honorary pallbearers were Willie Finley, Jamerson Jamal Kizer, Desmond Howell, Jermarious Kizer, Allen Martin Jr., Eric Hardaway, Oscar Wells and Woodrow Faulkner.
Ralph Delane Broyles
Ralph Delane Broyles, 77, of Byhalia, died July 1, 2012, at Memphis VA Hospital in Memphis, Tenn. He was employed in publishing at McCall and a veteran of the Army.
Services were held at 2 p.m. on July 5 at Meadowbrook Baptist Church, where he was a member. Burial was in Byhalia Cemetery. Holly Springs Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
He leaves his wife, Thelma Broyles; two sons, Randal Thomas Broyles of Rockwood, Tenn., Wade Northcutt of Lakeland, Tenn.; a daughter, Susan Northcutt of Mountain Home, Idaho; and three sisters, Ethel Garland, Sue Arnold, both of Butler, Tenn, Corrine Arnold of Elkhart, Ind.
For online condolences visit www.hsfuneralhome.com.
Robert Michael Durham
Robert Michael Durham, 63, of Holly Springs, died July 3, 2012, at University of Alabama Birmingham Hospital. He was a Baptist and a real estate salesman.
Services were held at 10 a.m. on July 7 at Holly Springs Funeral Home Chapel. Burial was in Hill Crest Cemetery.
He leaves his mother, Doris Avent of Holly Springs; a son, Nick Durham of Wake Forest, N.C.; three daughters, Kelly Sobol, Amy Durham, Brandy Durham, all of Ocean City, MD; and six grandchildren.
Pallbearers were Bobby Bonds, David Brown, Johnny Brown, James Burden, Nick Durham, Tommy Elliott, Billy Maxey and Steve Puryear. Honorary pallbearers were John Bobb, Billy Boone, Johnny Boone, Charles Crain, Kenny Dickerson, Ralph Doxey, Al Giles, Harris Gholson, Ronnie Luther, Johnny Morgan, Kenny Rose, David Seale, Shane Strickland, Pat Ellis Stubbs, Daryl Tice, Jimmy Warren, Tim Weatherford and Bob Woods.
For online condolences visit www.hsfuneralhome.com.
Edward Earl Howell
Edward Earl “Heavy” Howell, 58, died June 29, 2012. He was the widower or Millie Brown Howell.
Services were held at 2 p.m. on July 7 at New Stinson Community Church, Rossville, Tenn. Pastor, Melvin Fitzpatrick. Elder Ezell Owens officiated. Burial was in Charity Gardens. Serenity Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
He leaves a daughter, Tijuana L. Howell; a stepson, Oliver Perkins of Minneapolis, Minn.; a stepdaughter, Darsetta Ann Brown (Gary) of Memphis, Tenn.; four brothers, James, Carl, Clyde Ray of Mt. Pleasant, Calvin (Elnora) Howell of Holly Springs; 29 grandchildren and one great-grandchild.
He was preceded in death by a stepson and five brothers.
Pallbearers were Gary Jones, James Dortch, Albert Moore, Alvin Moore, Willie Moore, James Lofties, Kent Henderson and Marvin Johnson. Honorary pallbearers were Calvin Howell, Clyde Howell, Terry Henderson, Carl Howell, James Howell, Jerry Henderson and Jerome Henderson.
Teresa Lyanna Ledford
Teresa “Teri” Lyanna Ledford of Byhalia, died June 27, 2012. She was the widow of Dean A. Ledford. She was employed at Ozark Motor Lines.
Memorial services were held at 2 p.m. on July 7 at The Father’s House Church in Olive Branch.
She leaves three daughters, Sheila Lyanne Mynatt of of Olive Branch, Victoria Renea Jayne of Olive Branch, Deana Katherine Luke of Byhalia; her mother, Precious G. Streit of Hernando; two brothers, Roy L. Streit (Joleen) of Placitas, NM, Dwight C. Streit (Debra) of Seal Beach, Calif.; and three grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by a daughter, Tristan Leighann Ledford.
Ina Mae Malone
Ina Mae Malone, 79, of Victoria, formerly of Waterford, died June 14, 2012, at Baptist DeSoto Hospital in Southaven. She was the widow of Eddie Malone. She was a member of Newell Chapel CME Church.
Services were held at 12 noon on June 21 at Newell Chapel CME Church, where she was a member. Burial was in the church cemetery. Pastor Spencer Mathis officiated. Gillespie Funeral Home in Olive Branch was in charge of arrangements.
She leaves three daughters, Shelby Jean Malone, Patricia Barns, Dorothy Jean Harris; a son, Gregory O’Neal Malone; three sisters, Loucella Shipp of Chicago, Ill., Girthereen Lee, Hattie Cummings of Victoria; a brother, Guy Cummings of Trotwood, Ohio; 11 grandchildren, four whom she raised, Michael, Kelvin, Christopher and Cametrione Malone, and 11 great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by two children, Brenda and Patrick Malone; a sister, Gladys C. Loftin; four brothers, Lannie Cummings Jr., Eldridge Cummings, Claude Cummings and M.C. Cummings; and a great-grandchild, Courtney Payne.
Pallbearers were David Cummings, Wallace Young, Gregory Dukes, Rosco Lee, Fred Bell and Eric Tunstall. Honorary pallbearers were Winford Lee, Payton Lee, Christopher Malone, Gregory Malone, Michael Malone, Cedric Cummings, Kelvin Malone and Larry Harris Sr.
Glen Talf Mynatt
Glen Talf Mynatt, 81, of Potts Camp, died July 8, 2012, at his home. A U.S. Army veteran, he served in the Korean War. He was a plumber with National Economy Plumbers for 32 years. A member of Spring Hill Baptist Church in Waterford, he belonged to the Marshall County Forestry Association and the National Parks Conservation Association.
Services were held at 11 a.m. on July 11 in the Coleman Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Bobby McKay officiating.
He leaves his wife, Dorris Mynatt of Potts Camp; a daughter, Mary Markum of Jonesboro, Ark.; a son, Glen Mynatt of Corinth; a sister, Betty Hauser of Texas; three brothers, Sherman Mynatt of Williston, Tenn., Raymond Mynatt of Memphis, Tenn., Bobby Mynatt of Tumbling Shoals, Ark.; seven grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by three brothers, Norman Mynatt, Thurman Mynatt and Eddie Mynatt.
Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 8217, Jackson, MS 39284.
Online condolences may be left at colemanfuneralhome.com.
Leroy Young, 54, of Memphis, Tenn., formerly of Holly Springs, died June 30, 2012. He was a member of the church usher board and disabled.
Services were held at 12 noon on July 7 at Concord MB Church in Slayden, where he was a member. Burial was in the church cemetery. Rev. Clyde Williams officiated. J.F. Brittenum and Son Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
He leaves a son, Yorel Young of Memphis, Tenn.; five sisters, Mable Young Anderson, Frances Young, both of Holly Springs, Melindia Anderson, Willie Briggs, Josephine Bryant, all of Memphis; four brothers, Lee Eddie Young, John Lee Young, Odell Young, Floyd Young, all of Memphis; and eight grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by a son, Nicholas Young and a brother, Earl Young.
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