Thursday, July 4, 2013
Paxton Cole Ash
Paxton Cole Ash, newborn, died June 27, 2013, at Union County Hospital in New Albany.
A private graveside service was held at Liberty Cemetery in Ashland at 11 a.m. on June 29. Bro. William Kemp officiated. Holly Springs Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
She leaves her parents, Jordan Ash and Nicole Roberson Ash; a brother, Eli Ash of Potts Camp; grandparents Rachel Roberson of Boliver, Tenn., Michael and Michelle Roberson of Ashland, Brett and Michelle Whaley of Potts Camp, Michael Ash of Etta; and great-grandparents Jimmy and Mary Roberson of Ashland, Floyd and Eleanor Edwards of Potts Camp, Robbie Ash of Etta.
For online condolences visit www.hsfuneralhome.com.
Margaret S. Autry
Margaret S. Autry, 87, of Horn Lake, formerly of Holly Springs, died June 26, 2013, at Baptist DeSoto Hospital. She was the widow of Freddie Autry. She was a member of CrossPointe Church in Olive Branch. She served as manager of Johnny’s Cafe (also known as Colonial Rest) and also worked in several restaurants including The Hut, Stafford’s and the City Cafe on the square.
Services were held at 11 a.m. on June 29 at Holly Springs Funeral Home Chapel. Burial was in Hill Crest Cemetery. Pastor Doug Bell officiated.
She leaves her son, Chuck Underwood of Southaven; two daughters, Beverly Scepkowski of Southaven, Geraldine Thompson of Slayden; three grandchildren, 15 great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren.
For online condolences visit www.hsfuneralhome.com.
Lillie Holland Goodwin
Lillie Holland Goodwin, 73, of Waterford, died June 29, 2013 at St. Francis Hospital in Memphis, Tenn. A member of Mt. Moriah Baptist Church, she was a retired assistant to the Marshall County Superintendent of Education.
Services were held at 2 p.m. on July 2 at Holly Springs Funeral Home Chapel with burial in Waterford Cemetery. Bro. Larry West and Bro. John Parker officiated. Holly Springs Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
She leaves her husband, Stanley Goodwin; a son, David Goodwin Jr. of Strayhorn; a daughter, Holly Calhoun of Waterford; five grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
John B. Hampton Jr.
John B. “June Bug” Hampton Jr., 79, of Holly Springs, died June 27, 2013, at Baptist Hospital-DeSoto in Southaven. He was a retired laborer with Holly Springs Brick & Tile.
Services will be held at 10 a.m. on July 5 at J.F. Brittenum and Son Funeral Home Chapel.
He leaves two sons, Johnny Crane, Timothy Crane, both of Holly Springs; two daughters, Jessica Crane of Holly Springs, Yvonne Hampton of Chicago, Ill.; a brother, M.H. “Shug” Hampton of Holly Springs; eight grandchildren, nine great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild.
Landon Holloway Jr.
Landon Holloway Jr., 70, of Holly Springs, died June 21, 2013, at his home. He was a member of Geeter Park Baptist Church in Memphis, Tenn., and a retired self-employed auto mechanic.
Memorial services were held at 12 noon on June 29 at Rising Star MB Church in Holly Springs. J.F. Brittenum and Son Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
He leaves his wife, Ruby Jackson Holloway of Memphis; a daughter, Darlene Robinson of Memphis; four stepchildren, Carolyn Small, Anthony Walls, Willie Walls, Otis Walls, all of Memphis; his mother, Willie McKinney Holloway of Byhalia; three brothers, Andrew “Larry” Holloway of Markham, Ill., Elmo Holloway of Aurora, Ill., Dwight Holloway of Chicago, Ill.; 18 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren.
Dustin Randall Pannell
Dustin Randall Pannell, 20, of Holly Springs, died June 28, 2013 at The Med in Memphis, Tenn. He was a student.
Services were held at 11 a.m. on July 2 at Holly Springs Funeral Home with burial in Byhalia Cemetery. Bro. Jonathan Childress officiated. Holly Springs Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
He leaves his mother, Wanda Gurley of Byhalia; his father, Randy Pannell of Holly Springs; two sisters, Emily Rhea of Holly Springs, Stacy Connelly of Olive Branch; his grandparents, Arthur “Pete” Pannell, Kay Annette Pannell, both of Holly Springs.
He was preceded in death by grandparents, James “Red” Forester and Mary Chestene Pannell.
Bobby Frank Jones, 75, of the Mt. Pleasant community, died June 17, 2013, at his home. He served in the United States Army. He had been involved in the trucking industry for much of his life and was employed by the Fruehauf Corporation of Memphis for more than 37 years before retirement.
Services with military recognition were held at 1 p.m. on June 19 at the Carey Chapel Baptist Church near Mt. Pleasant, where he was a member. Burial was in the church cemetery. Pastor Barry Littlefield officiated. Peebles Fayette County Funeral Homes and Cremation Center was in charge of arrangements.
He leaves his wife of 54 years, Antha Jones; a son, Ron Jones (Debbie) of Rossville, Tenn.; a sister, Sara James of Hernando; two grandchildren and a great-grandson.
He was preceded in death by a son, Griffin Jones.
Pallbearers were Gregg Jones, Dennis Rozier, Randy Tatum, Jeff Heffington, Cliff Freeman, Lynn Cole, Gene Pence and Jesse James.
The family requests that memorials be directed to the church, charity or organization of the donor’s choice.
L.C. “Lance” Jones, 67, of Holly Springs, died June 21, 2013, at Baptist Hospital-DeSoto in Southaven. He was a retired laborer with Caterpillar of Aurora, Ill.
Services were held at 11 a.m. on June 29 at Yarbrough Chapel CME Church, where he was a member. Burial was in the church cemetery. Rev. Joe T. Lester officiated. J.F. Brittenum and Son Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
He leaves four sisters, Verlean E. Toles of Holly Springs, Veonnie Harper of Memphis, Tenn., Mae Ella Tuggles, Luerine Beard, both of Indianapolis, Ind.; four brothers, Ezekiel Jones Jr. of Flint, Mich., Loranzo Harper of Holly Springs, Marshall Jones of Aurora, Crawford Jones of Indianapolis, Ind.
Robert Adolphaus Sims
Robert Adolphaus Sims, 56, of Holly Springs, died June 27, 2013, at Baptist Hospital-DeSoto in Southaven. He was a former technician at Atlanta Dental Co. in Atlanta, Ga., a former member of Independence Masonic Lodge and disabled. He was a member of Yarbrough Chapel CME Church in Holly Springs.
Services were held at 11 a.m. on July 3 at Chulahoma MB Church in Holly Springs. Burial was in the church cemetery. Rev. Johnny B. McDonald officiated. J.F. Brittenum and Son Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
He leaves three children, Cassandra Barksdale of Memphis, Tenn., Montoria Bowen of Holly Springs, Nina Cook of Cordova, Tenn.; his parents, Robert Lee Sims, Kathyel Faulkner Sims of Holly Springs; two sisters, Belinda Sims McDonald of Holly Springs, Gwendolyn Ward of Stockbridge, Ga.; two brothers, John A. Sims, Albert “Al” Sims, both of Holly Springs; six grandchildren.
Robert Leon Smith Jr.
Robert Leon Smith Jr., 43, of Selmer, Tenn., died June 21, 2013, at McNairy County Regional Hospital. He worked as a welder in construction and was a Baptist.
Services were held on June 25 at Shackelford Funeral Directors of Bolivar. Burial was in Pleasant Grove Cemetery near Hickory Valley, Tenn. Rev. Ray Lovelady and Alan Phillips officiated.
He leaves his parents, Robert Leon Smith Sr. and Alice Fish Smith of Red Banks; three daughters, Jennifer Smith of Red Banks, Parker and Peyton Smith, both of Southaven; a son, Robert Joseph Smith of Red Banks; and a brother, Jeffery Brian Smith of Red Banks.
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