Thursday, October 16, 2014
Betty Fay Bowen
Betty Fay Bowen, 79, of Oxford, died Oct. 9, 2014, at Baptist Oxford Hospital. She was a member of Calvary Baptist Church and a bank teller.
Services were held at 11 a.m. on Oct. 10 at Holly Springs Funeral Home Chapel. Burial was in Bethlehem Methodist Cemetery. Rev. Robert Frierson and Rev. Wes Hughes officiated.
She leaves her husband, John T. Bowen Jr., whom she married in 1956; and her sister, Mildred Bowen of Potts Camp.
For online condolences visit www.hsfuneralhome.com.
L.B. Gulledge, 77, of Holly Springs, died Oct. 10, 2014, at Alliance HealthCare System. He was the widower of Charlene Anderson Gulledge. He was a retired brick mason with Gulledge Construction Company.
Visitation will be at the funeral home, Oct. 17, 2-6 p.m. and Oct. 18, 10-10:55 a.m.
Services will be held at 11 a.m. on Oct. 18 at Rust College Doxey Auditorium. Burial will be in Cottrell Memorial Garden. Minister Terrell Monger will officiate. J.F. Brittenum and Son Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
He leaves four children, Linda (David) Williams, Fredrick (Marchelle) Gulledge, Elbert (Kim) Gulledge, all of Holly Springs, Darryl (Sharon) Gulledge of Memphis, Tenn.; three sisters, Edna (Leroy) Jones, Betty (Chester) Johnson, both of Holly Springs, Willie Eva (Edgar) Coleman of Memphis; two brothers, Alvin Gulledge Sr. of Holly Springs, Al Gulledge of Detroit, Mich.; 11 grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.
Edward Spencer Holmes
Edward Spencer Holmes, 59, of Potts Camp, died Oct. 10, 2014. He was Baptist and employed in manufacturing.
Services were held at 11 a.m. on Oct. 15 at Holly Springs Funeral Home Chapel.
He leaves two sons, Edward Holmes Jr. of Hot Springs, Ark., John Thomas Holmes of Potts Camp; two brothers, Alton Holmes of Abbeville, Kenneth Holmes of Potts Camp; a sister, Brenda Luther of Holly Springs; and a grandson.
For online condolences visit www.hsfuneralhome.com.
Margrett L. Mayes Moore
Margrett L. Mayes Moore, 92, of Nashville, Tenn., formerly of Hudsonville, died Oct. 5, 2014, at Christian Care Nursing Home in Smyrna, Tenn. She was the widow of Johnnie Moore. She was a retired lead cook at the ICS Headstart Center.
Services were held at 11 a.m. on Oct. 11 at Gray’s Chapel CME Church. Burial was in the church cemetery. Rev. Brian Davis officiated. J.F. Brittenum and Son Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
She leaves a niece and a great-niece that she reared as her own daughters, Pearlie Mae “Hattie Pearl” Daniels of Fresno, Calif., Margrett “Gale” (Buddy) Mayes-Stuart of Nashville, Tenn.; three grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by a nephew that she reared as her son, Will Ester “Brother” Mayes.
Edna Seals, 85, of Victoria, died Oct. 10, 2014, at Alliance HealthCare System. She was the widow of Dewey Seals Jr.
Services were held at 2 p.m. on Oct. 14 at Forest Hill Funeral Home South in Memphis, Tenn.
She leaves two sons, Dewey A. Seals Jr. of Victoria, Ray Seals of Somerville, Tenn.; grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren.
Grady H. Trenthem
Grady H. Trenthem, 76, of Holly Springs, died Oct. 6, 2014, at his home. He was a deacon and a member of Wyatte Baptist Church.
Pate-Jones Funeral Home in Senatobia was in charge of arrangements.
He leaves his wife, Jessie Trenthem; sons Steve Trenthem (Diane) of Holly Springs, Tim Trenthem (Jackie) of Wilson, Ark.; sisters Hazel Hall of Bartlett, Tenn., Joanne Roberts (Travis) of Millington, Tenn., Rebecca Smith (Johnny) of Collierville, Tenn., Janie (Dennis) Davis of Bartlett; brothers John Trenthem (Joyce) of Oakland, Tenn., Richard Trenthem (Mary) of Bartlett, Phillip Trenthem (Karen) of Germantown, Tenn.; five grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by brothers Fred Trenthem, Billy Trenthem and Jimmy Trenthem.
Ophelia Everett Tucker
Ophelia Everett Tucker, 81, of Lamar, died Oct. 6, 2014, at her home. She was the widow of Elton Wade Tucker. She was a church mother and a prayer intercessor.
Services were held at 11 a.m. on Oct. 11 at Miracle Temple Salt & Light Ministries in Lamar, where she was a member. Bishop L.T. Mason officiated. J.F. Brittenum and Son Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
She leaves five daughters, ReJean Williams of Michigan City, Linda Miles of Duluth, Ga., Vera Mason of Michigan City, Jacqueline Morgan of Jackson, Cleo Williams of Ashland; five sons, Clarence Allen Jr. of Michigan City, Odice Allen of Chicago, Ill., Jimmy Allen, James Tucker, both of Lamar, Pastor Actavatis Allen of Holly Springs; two sisters, Iona Bean, Helen Sellers of Chicago, Ill.; a brother, Timothy Everett of Chicago; 22 grandchildren and 33 great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by a daughter, Betty Ann Tucker.
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