Thursday, June 19, 2014
William “Dude” Hayes, 71, of Waterford, died June 14, 2014, at St. Francis Hospital in Memphis, Tenn. He was a member of Heritage Apostolic Church, and owner and operator of Quality Discount Tires.
Services were held at 11 a.m. on June 17 at Holly Springs Funeral Home Chapel. Burial was in Hill Crest Cemetery. Bro. Herring officiated.
He leaves three sons, Chris Hayes (Janice) of Red Banks, Bryan Hayes of Mt. Pleasant, Alan Hayes (Ana) of Southaven; a daughter, Alicia Hayes of Lake Worth, Tx.; eight grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
For online condolences visit www.hsfuneralhome.com.
Evelyn Frances McMinn
Evelyn Frances McMinn, 72, of Hickory Flat, died June 13, 2014 at North MS Medical Center in Tupelo.
Memorial services will be held June 21 2 p.m. at 406 Oak Street, Hickory Flat. Serenity Simmons Funeral Home of New Albany is in charge of arrangements.
She leaves a son, Jessie Allen Jackson (Samantha Ann) of Hickory Flat; two brothers, Charles Edward Penna of California, Darrell Smith of Tennessee; two sisters, Edith Bruno of Mississippi and Edna Rushton of Alabama; and one granddaughter.
She was preceded in death by a sister, Eva Mask and a brother, Mark Erwin Penna.
George Robert Meacham Sr.
George Robert (Bob) Meacham Sr., 64, died May 15, 2014. He was a former resident of Marshall County.
A memorial service will be held at 4 p.m. on June 23 at First Baptist Church in Madisonville, Ky. Inurnment will take place in the Arlington National Cemetery at a later date.
He leaves his wife, Sandra Gail Sessions Meacham; three children, Megan Marie Rice (Nick), George Robert Meacham Jr. (Bethany), and Caitlyn Taylor Eldridge (Kyle); three siblings and seven grandchildren.
Dewayne Franklin Oliver Sr.
Dewayne Franklin Oliver Sr., 54, of Holly Springs, died June 9, 2014, at Methodist LeBonheur Germantown Hospital, Germantown, Tenn. He was a U.S. Air Force veteran for more than 21 years, and a truck driver with Perimeter Transportation, Memphis, Tenn.
J.F. Brittenum and Son Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
He leaves three daughters, LaToya Oliver of California, Catherine LaToya Lewis of Memphis, CeSarah Bedford of West Memphis, Ark.; a son, Dwayne Franklin Oliver Jr. of St. Louis, Mo.; and a grandson.
Lois Young Saxon
Lois Young Saxon, 86, of Olive Branch, formerly of Waterford, died June 11, 2014, in Olive Branch. She was the widow of Edward Eugene Saxon, a member of Spring Hill Baptist Church and an action clerk with North East Community Services.
Services were held at 2 p.m. on June 13 at Holly Springs Funeral Home Chapel. Burial was in Spring Hill Cemetery. Bro. Chuck Fowler officiated.
She leaves two daughters, Ludis Reaves (Mike) of Olive Branch, Jeana Saxon Rowland of Waterford; two sisters-in-law, Vera Young and Pauline Cardwell; three grandchildren, nine great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild.
For online condolences visit www.hsfuneralhome.com.
She was preceded in death by two brothers, Talmadge Young, Herman Young; a sister, Modena Smith; a grandchild, Rebecca Reaves Richmond.
Memorials may be made to Spring Hill Baptist Church Cemetery.
Edna Lois Yeager
Edna Lois Miller Yeager, 100, of Harrisville, died June 14, 2014. The widow of Russ Yeager, her husband of 44 years, she was a 1936 graduate of Alcorn County Agricultural High School and received a teacher’s degree from Blue Mountain College. She was a retired school teacher and seamstress for Irwin B. Schwabe. She was a member of the Worldwide Church of God.
Services were held at 11 a.m. on June 18 at Holly Springs Funeral Home Chapel with burial in Pleasant Hill Cemetery.
She leaves seven children, Jim Yeager of Decatur, Devon Yeager of Nesbit, Louise Johnson (Buddy) of Arlington, Tenn., Leon Yeager (Jody) of Memphis, Tenn., Russell Yeager (Terri) of Harrisville, Madeline Church (Wayne) of Norphlet, Ark., and David Yeager of Saucier; along with numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by nine brothers, Woodrow, Hollis, LeCleve, John, Roderick, W.H., Lamar, Billy and Hamerick, a sister, Mary Ruth Swords, two granddaughters, Holly Sneed and Nikki Yeager and a grandson Ron Yeager.
Pallbearers were Doug Swords, Johnny Miller, Mike Miller, Richard Miller, Shannon Miller and Jackie Miller. Honoray pallbearers were Nathan Yeager and Andrew Yeager.
Cynthia Jackson Yon
Cynthia Jackson Yon, 52 of Waldo, Ark, died June 5, 2014.
A memorial service was held at 2 p.m., June 14, at the Apostolic Church of Jesus Christ, 200 Stonewall Road, Byhalia.
She leaves two daughters, Tonya Yon of Felicity, Ohio, Amy Loveless (Kevin) of Olive Branch; her father, Dean Jackson of Wichita, Kan.; her stepmother, Leona Massey of Chidester, Ark.; her stepfather Van DeWees; two sisters Janine Biszantz, Candice Jackson; three brothers, Terry Jackson, Gary DeWees and Michael DeWees; and four grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her mother, Linda DeWees and a brother, Greg Jackson.
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