Thursday, October 9, 2014
Fannie Mae Pegues Barksdale
Fannie Mae Pegues Barksdale, 90, of Holly Springs, died Sept. 30, 2014, at her home. She was the widow of Henry Barksdale. She was a member of Calvin Chapel United Methodist Church and a maintenance (janitorial) employee with Holly Springs School System.
Services were held at 11 a.m. on Oct. 4 at Anderson Chapel CME Church in Holly Springs. Burial was in Cottrell Memorial Garden. Rev. Fred H. Brown officiated. J.F. Brittenum and Son Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
She leaves three daughters, Lenora Blackmon, Wanda Blackmon, Lucinda Barksdale, all of Holly Springs; three sons, Lloyd Pegues of Aurora, Ill., Henry Barksdale Jr. of Denver, Colo., Michael Anthony Barksdale of Columbia, Mo; 11 grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by a son, Felton Barksdale.
Charles L. Carter
Charles L. Carter, 80, of Holly Springs, died Oct. 3, 2014, at his home. He was born Nov. 22, 1933 in Binghamton, N.Y. He served in the U.S. Army.
Memorial services will be held at a later date. Serenity-Autry Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
He leaves his wife, Eleanor A. Carter of Holly Springs; three sons, Jack Carter, Thomas Carter, both of Holly Springs, Jerome Carter of Valdosta, Ga.; two daughters, Cathy Lynn Carter, Cindy Star, both of New York; and six grandchildren.
Mattie Lou Craig
Mattie Lou Craig, 62, of Byhalia, died Sept. 30, 2014, at her home. She was born Dec. 29, 1951, in Fayette County, Tenn.
Services were held at 2 p.m. on Oct. 5 at Sims Chapel MB Church in Michigan City. Burial was in the church cemetery. Pastor Elvis M. White officiated. Serenity-Autry Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
She leaves a daughter, Turesia Dowdy (Don) of Byhalia; a son, Michael Andrew Craig (Lenora) of Holly Springs; five brothers, Frank Bolden (Lutresia) of Ashland, Willie Craig (Barbara) of Byhalia, Charles E. Craig, Joe Craig, both of Holly Springs, James Craig (Earlean) of Lamar; two grandchildren and one great-grandchild.
She was preceded in death by two brothers, Charlie Jackson, David Lee Craig; a sister, Jessie Mae Craig; and a daughter, Joyce Ann Craig.
Pallbearers were Tommy Gorman, Mark Bolden, Frank Bolden, Ronald Dowdy, Kevin Dowdy, LB Craig, Johnny Holcomb and Mark Jones. Honorary pallbearers were Donald Dowdy, Willie Craig, Joe Craig, Charles Edward and James Craig.
Juanita Curry, 65, of Holly Springs, died Sept. 28, 2014, at Baptist Hospital in Southaven. She was born Nov. 21, 1948, in Lafayette County.
Services were held at 1 p.m. on Oct. 4 at Providence United Methodist Church in Abbeville, where she was a member. Burial was in the church cemetery. Rev. Bobby Daily officiated. Serenity-Autry Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
She leaves her husband, Van Curry; a daughter, Crystal Curry of Holly Springs; and her god parents, Raymond and Ruby Logan of Abbeville.
Lula Duncan, 85, of Byhalia, died Sept. 26, 2014, at Trinity Mission Health and Rehab in Holly Springs. She was the widow of Eddie Duncan. She was born April 5, 1929, in Tate County. She was a member of Jamison Chapel Church.
Services were held at 12 noon on Oct. 4 at Miracle Temple Church of God in Christ in Victoria. Burial was in Jamison Chapel Church Cemetery in Wyatte. Rev. Troy Wilson officiated. Serenity-Autry Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
She leaves two sons, Calvin Wilson (Lucy), Eddie Duncan, both of Byhalia; two daughters, Marine Jones, Maurice Duncan; both of Byhalia; a brother, Joe Wilson (Josephine) of Byhalia; a sister, Annie Caradine (Andrew) of Byhalia; 25 grandchildren and 25 great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by six children, Walter Duncan, Curtis Lee Wilson, Glaydis Duncan, John L. Wilson, Robert Duncan and Walter James Wilson; a sister, Susie Wicks; and a brother, Luches Wilson.
Pallbearers were Lee Arthur Buford, Dedrick Lee, Larry Wicks, James Earl Wilson, Marshall Anderson, Jerry Lee Norman, Carlos Jones and Dale Jones. Honorary pallbearers were Dessie Akins, Rosie Lee Jones, Ethel Martin and Molly Caradine.
Carl Edward Ferrell
Carl Edward Ferrell, 80, of Aurora, Ill., formerly of Holly Springs, died Oct. 5, 2014.
He leaves a son, Tony Ferrell and a daughter, Morgan Ferrell, both of Aurora, Ill; one brother, Joseph Ferrell of Morriston, Tenn.; four sisters, Sue Dahlke of Batesville, Evelyn Ferrell of Olive Branch, Bobbie Hinds of Corinth, and Johnnie Hill of Southaven; and four grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by one brother, Daniel Ferrell.
A memorial service is planned for a later date.
Tony Neil Kelly
Tony Neil Kelly, 78, of Mt. Pleasant, died Sept. 23, 2014, at Trinity Mission Health and Rehab in Byhalia. He was the widower of Pearl Smith Kelly. He was a member of Carey Chapel Baptist Church, employed with Kelly Plumbing Co., and a veteran.
Services were held at 11 a.m. on Sept. 26 at Holly Springs Funeral Home Chapel. Burial was in Carey Chapel Cemetery. Bro. Farron Ash officiated.
He leaves his son, Benny Wayne Kelly of Mt. Pleasant; his daughter, Beverly McMullen (Walter) of Red Banks; his brother, Lloyd Kelly of Potts Camp; four grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
For online condolences visit www.hsfuneralhome.com.
Oneida Chain Kidd
Oneida Chain Kidd, 90, of Brookhaven, formerly of Holly Springs, died Sept. 30, 2014, in Brookhaven. She was the widow of Clayton Kidd. She was Presbyterian and a secretary.
Graveside services were held at 1:30 p.m. on Oct. 2 at Spring Hill Cemetery in Waterford. Rev. Dr. Milton Winter officiated. Holly Springs Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
She leaves three sisters, Perry Magee of Prentiss, Polly Roberts (Laverne) of Brandon and Shirley Holliday of Brookhaven.
For online condolences visit www.hsfuneralhome.com.
Tarther Jack Thompson Jr.
Tarther Jack Thompson Jr., 93, of Waterford, died Oct. 2, 2014, at Oxford Health & Rehab in Oxford. He was a retired heavy machine operator and farmer.
Services were held at 1 p.m. on Oct. 8 at Mt. Peel MB Church in Laws Hill, where he was a member. Burial was in the church cemetery. Rev. Rondias Cox officiated. J.F. Brittenum and Son Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
He leaves his wife, Bettie Pryor Thompson; six daughters, Velphine (Clarence) Scott, Wattine Hampton, both of Aurora, Ill., Linda (Sonny) Robinson of Montgomery, Ill., Velda (Mulester) Johnson of Holly Springs, Ella (Dennis) Jones of Holly Springs, Evone (Hubert) Britt of Champaign, Ill.; seven sons, Thomas (Bobbie) Thompson, Percyell (Brenda) Thompson, Randy Thompson, Lambert (Josephine) Thompson, all of Waterford, Lincoln (Queen) Martin of Holly Springs, Clarence Hardin of Holly Springs, Eric (Shirley) Marion of Memphis, Tenn.; five sisters, Margaret Myles, Barbara Ward, both of California, Pauline Walker, Irene Thompson, both of Champaign, Evelyn Walker of Montgomery; three brothers, John Thompson, Lawrence Thompson, Russell Thompson, all of Aurora, Ill.; 43 grandchildren, 104 great-grandchildren and 31 great-great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by six sisters, Tempie Taylor, Cardie Harper, Mamie Malone, Corrine Pryor, Emma Laura Wilson, Lillie P. Walker; and a brother, Clarence Thompson.
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