Thursday, May 9, 2013
Alice Jane Austin
Alice Jane Austin, 69, of Byhalia, died May 4, 2013, at Delta Medical Center in Memphis, Tenn.
Services were held at 11 a.m. on May 6 at Emory United Methodist Church, where she was a member. Burial was in the church cemetery. Bro. Leon Burton officiated. Holly Springs Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
She leaves her husband, Jimmy Wayne Austin; her son, Darrell Wayne Austin (Kimberli) of Byhalia; two brothers, Buddy Collum of Senatobia, Joe Collum of Memphis; a sister, Nancy Naramore of Byhalia; and two grandchildren.
Pallbearers were Richard Naramore III, Zachary Austin, Jason New, Rodney Naramore, Jay New and Niel Gullick.
For online condolences visit www.hsfuneralhome.com.
William Roscoe Bean
William Roscoe “Buddy” Bean, 84, of Memphis, Tenn., formerly of Benton County, died May 3, 2013, at Methodist Hospital-Germantown in Germantown, Tenn. He was the widower of Ernestine Bean. He was a U.S. Army veteran of the Korean War and a retired baker with Heinemann’s Bakery.
Services were held at 1 p.m. on May 10 at Greenwood MB Church in Lamar, where he was a member. Burial was in the church cemetery. Rev. Christopher Griggs officiated. J.F. Brittenum and Son Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
He leaves a daughter, Janice Buckner of Chicago, Ill.; a stepdaughter, Mary Boyd of Chicago; two sons, Willie Bean of Lamar, Kenneth Bean of Memphis; a stepson, Carnell W. Hoggs of Holly Springs; 25 grandchildren, 33 great-grandchildren and four great-great-grandchildren.
Bradley Eugene Bryant
Bradley Eugene Bryant, 22, of Holly Springs, died April 29, 2013, at his home. He was Pentecostal and a member of World Faith Ministries.
Services were held at 11 a.m. on May 3 at Holly Springs Funeral Home Chapel. Burial was in Carey Chapel Cemetery. Bro. Waldrop officiated.
He leaves his wife, Loretta Bryant; a son, William James Bryant of Holly Springs; his mother, Mae Hymans (Bobby) of Holly Springs; his father, James Bryant (Rachel) of Olive Branch and Ruth Bryant, step-mother, of Holly Springs; three brothers, Bobby Hymans Jr. of Holly Springs, Cody Bupous, Mitchell Bupous, both of Olive Branch; five sisters, Teresa Bryant, Brittney Hymans, Rebecca Bryant, all of Holly Springs, Sara Bupous, Nikki Bupous, both of Olive Branch; and grandparents Betty Dees, Dorothy Bryant, Vern Bryant, Joyce Hymans, John and Nancy Garrison.
He was preceded in death by his uncle, Stanley Dees; and grandfathers Eugene Dees and William Hymans.
For online condolences visit www.hsfuneralhome.com.
Charles Ivory Dukes
Charles Ivory Dukes, 58, of Holly Springs, died April 25, 2013, at his home. He was born Jan. 13, 1955 in Marshall County.
A memorial service was held May 4 at Redeemed Fellowship Ministries at 2 p.m. Serenity Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
He leaves his parents, Quincy Lee Pegues and Hattie Mae Dukes; a daughter, Andrena Stinson of Holly Springs; three brothers, Quincy Pegues, Jimmy Pegues, both of Memphis, Tenn., Lester Pegues of Missouri; six sisters, Beatrice Payne, Mushida Talley, both of Holly Springs, Pricilla Wiseman, Bernice Pegues, Katrina Blackman, Rose Isom, Lila Pegues, all of Memphis; and five grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by a brother, Andy Micheal Pegues; and a sister, Sharon D. Taylor.
Matthew M. Gorman
Matthew M. Gorman, 38, of Holly Springs, died April 20, 2013, in Mt. Pleasant. He was a graduate of H.W. Byers High School Class of 1995 and a truck driver with McLane Food Service.
Services were held at 1 p.m. on April 27 at Concord MB Church in Slayden, where he was a member. Burial was in the church cemetery. Pastor Clyde Williams was eulogist. Rev. LaDaryl Odum offered words of encouragement. J.F. Brittenum and Son Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
He leaves his wife, LaToya Bowen Gorman; a son, Monterious Gorman of Holly Springs; his mother, Josephine Gorman of Holly Springs; his father, Kimmie Waller of Memphis, Tenn.; three sisters, Deleicia Webb, Andreka Waller, Kenya Waller, all of Memphis; and three brothers, Marcus Gorman, DeUndra Gorman, both of Holly Springs, Mario Waller of Lakeland, Tenn.
He was preceded in death by his daughter, Mashunti Gorman.
Jimmie Glen Holbrook
Jimmie Glen Holbrook, 68, of Southaven, died April 28, 2013.
Services were held at 10 a.m. on May 2 at Brantley Funeral Home in Olive Branch. Burial was in Holbrook Cemetery in Holly Springs.
He leaves daughters Dabnei LeBlanc (Joseph), Jamie Holbrook (fianceť Donn Anderson); sisters Connie Parker (Ray), Peggie Winter (Billy); and three grandchildren.
For online condolences, visit www.brantleyfuneral.com.
Shirley Lue Howery Raimey
Shirley Lue Howery Raimey, 55, of Lamar, died May 5, 2013, at her home. She was a church usher, and manager at Federal Express in Memphis, Tenn.
Services will be held at 12 noon on May 11 at New Life Christian Center in Ashland, where she was a member. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Rev. Ronnie Franklin will officiate. J.F. Brittenum and Son Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
She leaves a son, Kevin Howery of Memphis; her mother, Marion Slate Howery of Lamar; five sisters, Mary Daugherty of Collierville, Tenn., Barbara Howery of Lamar, Jackie Howery of Katy, Tx., Verlean Dowdy of Aurora, Ill., Denise Howery of Memphis; four brothers, Lenton Howery of Joplin, Mo., Mark Howery of Holly Springs, Sylvester Hampton, Morris Smith, both of Memphis; and four grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by two siblings, Delois Hampton and David Howery.
Joseph Thomas, 80, of Holly Springs, died April 30, 2013, at Baptist Hospital-DeSoto in Southaven. He was the widower of Arnetta Wilson Thomas. He was a U.S. Navy veteran of World War II, and a retired factory worker.
Services were held at 2 p.m. on May 4 at Victoria Church of Christ, where he was a member. Burial was in West Tennessee Veterans Cemetery in Memphis, Tenn., on May 7. Bro. David Jackson officiated. J.F. Brittenum and Son Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
He leaves his sister, Ceola Mitchell-Sigers of Brookside, Ala.; a brother, James Taylor of Gary, Ind.; and a dear friend, Rosie Stinson Payton of Holly Springs.
He was preceded in death by brothers Curtis and Chrysel.
Gradie Lee Poplar Thompson
Gradie Lee Poplar Thompson, 94, of Memphis, Tenn., formerly of Benton County, died April 23, 2013, at Methodist University Hospital in Memphis. She was the widow of Joe John Thompson and a former church secretary.
Services were held at 2 p.m. on April 28 at Hardaway MB Church in Michigan City, where she was a member. Burial was in the church cemetery. Rev. Robert Camper officiated. J.F. Brittenum and Son Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
She leaves a daughter, Louise Thompson of Memphis; a granddaughter, Tracey (Charles) Oliver of Memphis; and two great-grandchildren, Ciara Oliver, Joshua Oliver, both of Memphis.
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