Thursday, June 26, 2014
James Howard Bolden
James Howard Bolden, 64, of Myrtle, died June 19, 2014, at Methodist University Hospital in Memphis, Tenn. A Baptist, he was a mechanic and a U.S. Army veteran of the Vietnam War.
Services were held at 11 a.m. June 21 at Holly Springs Funeral Home Chapel. Burial was in New Salem Cemetery.
He leaves his wife, Judie Watkins Bolden; two daughters, Bronwynn Smith (John) of Mooreville, and Sylvia Yon of Myrtle; a brother, Johnny Sweet of Byhalia; four sisters, Margaret Allen of Mt. Pleasant, Fannie Wylie of Holly Springs, Norma Justice, and Wanda Pruitt, both of Cayce; and four grandchildren.
Bernie Collins Jr.
Bernie Collins Jr., 60, of Holly Springs, died June 21, 2014, at Baptist Desoto Hospital in Southaven. He was a member of the Masonic Lodge and a correction officer with the Marshall County Correctional Facility.
Visitation will be Friday, June 27, from 2 to 8:30 p.m. at J.F. Brittenum & Son Funeral Home, with the family present from 7:30 to 8:30 p.m.; and on Saturday, June 28, at Rising Star M.B. Church from 9 to 9:55 a.m.
Services will be held at 10 a.m., June 28, at Rising Star M.B. Church, where he was a member. Rev. Robert McClain will officiate. Burial will be in Cottrell Memorial Garden in Holly Springs.
He leaves is wife, Fabrica LaVerne Collins; four daughters, RaShawn King, Keayandra King, Keayana King, all of Holly Springs, and Renita King of Nashville, Tenn.; three sons, Dempsey Collins, Runaka Collins, both of Seattle, Wash., and Corey Collins of Hickory Flat; his mother, Bessie Mae Collins of Holly Springs; seven sisters, Pearlene Noel of Germantown, Tenn., Lillie Alford of Collierville, Tenn., Juliette Collins, Matilda Collins, both of Holly Springs, Brenda Curry of Memphis, Tenn., Deborah Collins of Olive Branch, and Adrean Hawkins of Southaven; two brothers, Michael Collins of Arlington, Tenn., and Ricky Collins of Holly Springs; and 14 grandchildren.
Kenneth Ray Hungate
Kenneth Ray Hungate, 64, of Byhalia and DeSoto County, died June 17, 2014, at Methodist Hospital in Olive Branch. A native of McCleansboro, Ill., he was in the retail grocery business.
Services were held June 19 at 7 p.m. at Holly Springs Funeral Home Chapel. Burial was in Indiana.
He leaves his wife, Eugenia Altherr Hungate; a son, Robert William Hungate (Summer) of Byhalia; a daughter, Lauri Ann Hungate of Byhalia; two brothers, Melvin Hungate of Byhalia, James Hungate of Atoka, Tenn.; two sisters Marilyn Sue Fulks of Phoenix, Ariz., Vicki Nelson of Tipton, Indiana; and five grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by a daughter, Christina Beth Hungate.
The family requests memorial donations be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital in memory of Christina Beth Hungate.
Doyle Clifford Jones
Doyle Clifford Jones, 62, of Laws Hill, formerly of Memphis, Tenn., died Friday, June 20, 2014, at Baptist Hospital, Oxford. A Baptist, he was a former shop manager at Conley Frog and Switch Company in Memphis and plant manager at Premier Manufacturing in Memphis. He operated Jones Boat Repair Service in Laws Hill.
Memorial services were held at 1 p.m. on June 24 at Holly Springs Funeral Home Chapel. Johnny Johnson officiated.
He leaves his wife, Linda Jones; a daughter, Dana Jones; a son, Kristian Jones, both of Laws Hill; two brothers-in-law, Dennis Duke and Danny Duke, both of Memphis; and two grandchildren, Meredith Collins and Remy Collins, both of Laws Hill.
He was preceded in death by a brother, John Paul Jones.
Derrick LeSueur, 45, of Memphis, Tenn., formerly of Holly Springs, died Wednesday, June 18, at his home in Memphis. He was a member of St. Nazareth Church, Holly Springs.
Visitation will be held Thursday, June 26, at the funeral home, 2-6 p.m., and Friday, June 27, at the church from 10 a.m.-10:55 a.m.
Services will be held at 11 a.m. on Friday, June 27, at Christ Temple Church of God in Christ with burial in LeSueur Family Cemetery. Minister Ed Mautz will officiate. J.F. Brittenum and Son Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
He leaves his two children Kanesha McFadden of Southaven and Dwight Burnside of Byhalia; his mother, Annie Seal LeSueur of Byhalia; four sisters, Wilma Parker of Hinesville, Ga., Maresa Alexander of Bolton, Miss., Melissa Hunt of Holly Springs, and Michelle LeSueur of Cincinnati, Ohio; a brother, Frank LeSueur of Hinesville, Ga.; and two grandchildren.
Charles Stephens, 58, of Holly Springs, died June 18, 2014, at Highway 72 West at Mill Pond Road, in Slayden. A member of Concord MB Church in Slayden, he was a graduate of Sand Flat High School, Class of 1977, and a retired construction worker.
Visitation will be Friday, June 27, from 6 to 7 p.m. at J.F. Brittenum & Son Funeral Home, and on Saturday, June 28, from 10 to 10:55 a.m. at Hudsonville CME Church in Holly Springs.
Services will be held at 11 a.m. on June 2, at Hudsonville CME Church. Rev. Joe T. Lester will officiate. Burial will be in the church cemetery.
He leaves his wife, Ruthie Lee Mull Stephens; a daughter, Ashley Stephens of Southaven; two sons, Tyrone Stephens of Lamar, Adam Stephens of Holly Springs; two sisters, Della Mae Jones (Bishop), Mary Johnson, both of Holly Springs; five brothers, Lorinson Stephens (Christine), Joe Earl Stephens (Renee), both of Chicago, Ill., Willie Junior Blackmon (Mable), Ervin Stephens (Delores), and Marvell Stephens, all of Holly Springs; his father-in-law, Kimmie Luellen of Memphis, Tenn.; four grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Willie and Katherine Jones Stephens, and two brothers, Willie Stephens and Benjamin Jones Sr.
Daniel Paul Talley
Daniel Paul Talley, 50, of Memphis, Tenn., died June 16, 2014. He accepted Christ at an early age and joined Hamilton Chapel CME Church in Waterford, where he served as Sunday School superintendent, teacher and secretary. He was a graduate of Potts Camp High School, Class of 1984. He was a truck driver with Schneider National and Dobbins Trans, Inc., and many other companies.
Services were held at 1 p.m. on June 21 at Serenity-Autry Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Billy L. Williams officiating. Burial was in the church cemetery.
He leaves his wife, Nicole Sharp Talley; two sons, Tyler T. Talley and Nicholas S. Talley, both of Memphis, Tenn.; two daughters, Danielle N. Talley of Memphis, and Tawanna Talley; three sisters, Robbiest Peeler (Larry) of Olive Branch, Martha Jeffries of Memphis, Toya Carter of Holly Springs; a brother, John Malone (Mary) of Waterford; his father-in-law, Tommy Lee Sharp of Potts Camp; his mother-in-law, Nellie Sharp of Waterford; his grandmother-in-law, Canarania Love of Potts Camp.
He was preceded in death by a brother, Earnest Carter.
Pallbearers were Timothy Adams, Robert Talley, Troy Adams, Terry Talley, Willie B. Adams, and Paul Richardson. Honorary pallbearers were Larry Peeler, Tommy Lee Sharp, Irby Dobbins, John Malone, Tony Sharp, Jessie Keaton, Aubrey Andrews, Tyler Sharp, and Eddie McIntyre.
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