Thursday, January 2, 2014
Dora Ellen Anderson
Dora Ellen Anderson, 83, formerly of Booneville and Holly Springs, died Dec. 24, 2013, at her home in Shalimar, Fla. She was a Diamond Life Master in bridge. She worked at ERA, American Realty in Shalimar.
Services were Dec. 31, 2013, at Shalimar United Methodist Church, where she was a member. Dr. Larry Bryars officiated. Burial was in Beal Memorial Cemetery.
She leaves her husband, Lee A. Anderson, of Shalimar, Fla.; sons, Shepard Smith of New York, N.Y., and Robert Benton Smith (Brooke), of Oxford; step-daughter, Laurette Saffy; step-son, Daren Anderson (Leslie), of St. Augustine, Fla.; and six grandchildren.
Donations can be made to your favorite charity or to Shalimar United Methodist Church.
Online condolences may be made at www.emeraldcoastfuneralhome.com.
Herman Culver Jr.
Herman Culver Jr., 65, of Potts Camp, died Dec. 26, 2013, at Graceland Nursing Home in New Albany. He was a Baptist and a logger.
Services were held at Holly Springs Funeral Home Chapel on Dec. 28 at 11 a.m. Burial was in Mt. Moriah Cemetery in Laws Hill.
He leaves five daughters, Angie Floyd of Mooreville, Melanie Cobb (Keith) of Blue Springs, Summer Ables (Jeff), Amanda Sanders (Nick), all of Potts Camp, Samantha Hall (Charlie) of Hickory Flat; three sisters, Lurline Kimery of Ashland, Noveline Rhea of Walnut, Betty Bing of Waterford; 17 grandchildren and one great-grandchild.
He was preceded in death by a son, Marty Culver and a sister, Peggy Culver.
David “Doc” Cummings, 59, of Memphis, Tenn., died Dec. 26, 2013, in Memphis. He was an airplane mechanic.
Services were held at 11 a.m. on Jan. 2 at Holly Springs Funeral Home Chapel with burial in Magnolia Cemetery in Collierville, Tenn.
He leaves his mother, Renee Cummins of Memphis; a brother, Gordon Cummings of Memphis; and a sister, Michelle Knox of Byhalia.
Geno Murdock Cheairs Prewitt
Geno Murdock Cheairs Prewitt, 76, of Grand Junction, Tenn., died Dec. 20, 2013, at her home. She was a member of Hardaway MB Church in Michigan City and president of the church choir. She was the widow of Thomas F. Prewitt.
Services were held at 11 a.m. on Dec. 27 at Hardaway MB Church, with burial in St. Paul Skipper Springs Church Cemetery in Grand Junction. Pastor Robert Camper officiated. J.F. Brittenum and Son Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
She leaves two children, Jeremiah Cheairs of Bolivar, Tenn., Schanda Cheairs of Grand Junction; seven sisters, Thelma McKinney of Michigan City, Lois Butler of Chicago, Ill., Floyce Stewart of Grand Junction, Flora Evans of Memphis, Tenn., Vera Lewis of Bolivar, Anice Finnie of Memphis, Ruby Ann Berry of Grand Junction; five brothers, Wilbon Murdock of Memphis, Robert Murdock of Bolivar, William Murdock of Whiteville, Tenn., Richard Murdock III of Grand Junction, Johnnie Murdock of Ashland; and five grandchildren.
Fred Schooley, 88, of Red Banks, died Dec. 19, 2013, at Baptist Hospital in Memphis, Tenn. The widower of Lola Robinson Schooley, he was a Methodist and a mechanic.
He leaves two daughters, Sonnia Gibson of Panama City Beach, Fla.; Deborah Reeves of Red Banks; five grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.
Paula Sharon Scott
Paula Sharon Scott, 65, of Lamar, died Dec. 21, 2013, at Baptist Hospital in Memphis, Tenn. She was a member of Morris Memorial Baptist Church in Moscow, Tenn.
Services were held at 1 p.m. on Dec. 26 at Holly Springs Funeral Home Chapel with burial in Hill Crest Cemetery.
She leaves her husband, Randolph Scott; a son, Josh Scott of Lamar; a daughter, Kimberly Tyler of Royse City, Texas; a sister, Patsy Tibbles of Memphis and two grandchildren.
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