Thursday, February 28, 2013
Mamie Pearl Anderson
Mamie Pearl Anderson, 56, died Feb. 12, 2013, at Signature Healthcare in Memphis, Tenn. She was born in Byhalia and was a member of End Times Holiness Church in Memphis.
Burial was in Memorial Park Southwoods Cemetery. Serenity Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
She leaves two daughters, Jocelyn N. Gatewood and Natosha N. Anderson; two sons, Corik D. Anderson and Cortnei D. Anderson; two brothers, Gene A. Rayford, Tyrone Rayford; three sisters, Carol D. Sanders (David), Curliecine Brownlow, Patricia A. Jones (Hosea); and six grandchildren.
Honorary pallbearers were Corik Anderson, Cortnei Anderson, D’Eldrick Young, Daryl Young, Glenn Rayford, Carlon Rayford and Le’Cedrick Rayford.
Andrew Junior Cannon
Andrew Junior Cannon, 73, of Memphis, Tenn., formerly of Red Banks, died Feb. 17, 2013, at Regional Medical Center in Memphis. He was a member of Newell Chapel CME Church and a retired construction worker.
Services were held at 11 a.m. on Feb. 23 at J.F. Brittenum and Son Funeral Home Chapel. Burial was in Newell Chapel CME Church Cemetery.
He leaves his wife, Jennie Murphy Cannon of Memphis; two daughters, Sheila Cannon, Jennie Burnette Cannon, both of Memphis; five sons, Gregory Cannon, Henry James Murphy, Ronnie Cannon, Donnie Cannon, Andrew Cannon Jr., all of Memphis; two sisters, Earlis Mack of Youngstown, Ohio, Louise Evelyn Jefferson of Red Banks; five grandchildren and one great-grandchild.
He was preceded in death by a son, DeShawan Q. Cannon.
Alberta Goolsby, 95, of New Albany, died Feb. 18, 2013. She was the widow of Abe Buron Goolsby. She was a former employee of Blue Mountain College for 15 years. In later years, she sat with homebound patients and also babysat.
Services were held at 1 p.m. on Feb. 20 at the Church of the Lord Jesus Christ in Blue Mountain, where she was a member. Burial was in the church cemetery. Rev. Joe McKnight, Bro. Caleb Smith and Rev. Steve Wilson officiated. Holly Springs Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
He leaves two sons, Lee Edwin Goolsby (Peggy) of New Albany, A.B. Goolsby Jr. (Mammie) of Jacks Creek, Tenn.; six daughters, Marie Swain (Jerry) of New Albany, Ann Stout of Broken Bow, Okla., Martha Rice (John) of Tupelo, Bobbie Carter of West Point, Becky Witt (Stanley) of Blue Mountain, Brenda Wammack (Joe) of Ripley; 19 grandchildren, 42 great-grandchildren and nine great-great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by a son, J.W. Goolsby and his wife Hazel.
For online condolences visit www.hsfuneralhome.com.
Ruby Lucille Thompson Isom
Ruby Lucille Thompson Isom, 87, of New Albany, formerly of Hickory Flat, died Feb. 24, 2013, at Graceland Care Home in New Albany. She was a church usher, a member of the mother’s board, a member of the building fund committee, a member of the kitchen committee and a retired domestic worker.
Services will be held at 11 a.m. on March 2 at Reid’s Gift MB Church in Potts Camp, where she was a member. Burial was in the church cemetery. Rev. Williams officiated. J.F. Brittenum and Son Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
She leaves four daughters, Sarah Doris White of Hickory Flat, Cynthia Ann Brown of New Albany, Mary Tunstall, Alice Doris Isom, both of Memphis, Tenn.; three sons, James Isom of Blue Mountain, Willie Isom of Myrtle, Sammy Lee Love of Hickory Flat; a sister, Annie Jones of Holly Springs; 24 grandchildren and several great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by children James Brown, Freddie B. Love and Ruby Doris Harris.
Dianne “Tish” Jones, 57, of Aurora, Ill., formerly of Holly Springs, died Feb. 14, 2013, at Provena Mercy Medical Center. She was an employee of The Care Inn for 10 years and a member of Hamilton Chapel in Waterford.
Services were held at 11 a.m. on Feb. 23 at Temple of God Church in Aurora, Ill. Bishop Jettie Taylor officiated. Burial was in Spring Lake Cemetery in Aurora, Ill. Healy Chapel Funeral Home, Aurora, was in charge of arrangements.
She leaves her husband, Bill Jones; her mother and father, Vorece Glover and James Beard; daughters, Aneitra (Niecy) (Clay) Edwards of Aurora, Ill., Nakeisha (Cookie) Oliver of Holly Springs; god-daughter, Keena Pegues of Holly Springs; brothers Kenneth (Shirley) Glover of Flint, Mich., Samuel (Karen), Kelsey (Lisa), Kelvin (Lisa), Torin (Angie), Kristian Glover, David James (Erin) Richmond, all of Aurora, Andre (Torlisa) Beard of St. Louis, Mo., James Beard of Gary, Ind., Cedric Hunt of Memphis, Tenn., Jamario Beard of Holly Springs; sisters, Sharon Mayes of Springfield, Ill., Marsha Wicks of Holly Springs, Nekeza Beard of Holly Springs, Shirley Beard of Gary, Ind., Pamela (O.B.) Buchanan of Walls.
She was preceded in death by a son, Henry Bell and a brother, Larry Beard.
Pallbearers were Clay Edwards, Brandon Wicks, Clevon Walton, Adrian Dean, Steven Strickland, Cedric Walton and Demontrae Oliver. Honorary pallbearers were Torin Glover, Kelsin Glover, Kris Glover, Kenneth Glover, Samuel Glover and Kelvin Glover.
Colon Ennis Joyner
Colon Ennis Joyner, 69, of Mt. Pleasant, died Feb. 23, 2013, at Alliance HealthCare in Holly Springs. He was a commercial painter.
Services were held at 1 p.m. on Feb. 26 at Carey Chapel Baptist Church, where he was a member. Burial was in the church cemetery. Bro. Barry Littlefield officiated. Holly Springs Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
He leaves his wife, Debra Hunsucker Joyner; his mother, Edna Young Joyner of Mt. Pleasant; two sons, Kevin Joyner (Tamatha) of Olive Branch, Michael Crabb (Rhonda) of Mt. Pleasant; two daughters, Kimberly Lewis of Grand Junction, Tenn., Gidget Anderson (Ron) of Red Banks; four brothers, Larry Newsome of Olive Branch, Jimmy Joyner, Mickey Joyner, both of Mt. Pleasant, Billy Joyner of Bartlett, Tenn.; and 11 grandchildren.
For online condolences visit www.hsfuneralhome.com.
Judy Sue Clayton Gowland
Judy Sue Clayton Gowland, 48, of Memphis, Tenn., died Feb. 20, 2013, at Baptist East Hospital in Memphis. She was born in Potts Camp.
A memorial service was held at 3 p.m. on Feb. 24 at Clayton Cemetery in Potts Camp. Serenity Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
Richard Coley (Lewis) Jr.
Richard Coley (Lewis) Jr., 77, of Michigan City, died Feb. 14, 2013, at his home.
Services were held at 12 noon on Feb. 22 at Sims Chapel MB Church in Michigan City, where he was a member. Rev. Anthony Rogers officiated. Burial was in the church cemetery. Serenity Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
He leaves his wife, Ilean Lewis; a son, Calvin Lewis (JoAnn) of Olive Branch; a daughter, Beatrice Shelton (Joe) of Michigan City; a sister, Lizzie Mae Rogers of Memphis, Tenn.; six grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.
Pallbearers were James Griffin, Jermaine Seal, Clyde Willis, William Beck, Fred Evans and Joe Shelton. Honorary pallbearers were Joshua Jones, Bobby Rogers Jr., Kevin Thompson, Jonathan Lewis, James Gorman and Calvin Lewis.
Arlena Hardin Liggins
Arlena Hardin Liggins, 84, of Holly Springs, died Feb. 21, 2013, at Trinity Mission Health & Rehab in Holly Springs. She was a member of the Order of Eastern Star, Sunrise Chapter 166, a member of Women’s Improvement Society, president and head usher at Chulahoma MB Church, supervisor of the fellowship hall committee at church and several other committees and boards at church, a former school teacher and a retired domestic worker in private homes.
Services will be held at 12 noon on March 1 at Chulahoma MB Church, where she was a member. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Rev. J.R. Futrell will officiate. J.F. Brittenum and Son Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
She leaves four daughters, Peggy Clark, Gazetta Tuggles, both of Laws Hill, Luverne Hardin of Calumet City, Ill, Calretha Hardin of Aurora, Ill.; four sons, Charles Hardin, Gerrel Hardin, both of Aurora, Tony A. Hardin of Memphis, Tenn., Nelson Hardin of Laws Hill; a sister, Artie Marie Waterford of Aurora; 12 grandchildren and 33 great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by a daughter, Lavel Hardin.
Neomia McFadden, 69, died Feb. 13, 2013. She was born in Holly Springs. She was a member of Finley Grove MB Church. She attended high school in Florida and moved to Chicago in 1959.
Services were held at 10:30 a.m. on Feb. 23 at Johnson Funeral Home Chapel, Chicago, Ill. Pastor James Wolff officiated. Burial was in Oakridge Cemetery in Hillside, Ill. Johnson Funeral Home, Chicago, was in charge of arrangements.
She leaves her mother, Clemmie McFadden of Holly Springs; four sons, Ricky, Fredrick, Gregory and Maurice McFadden; a daughter, LaKeesha McFadden; three brothers, Willie, Levi (Ella), William, all of Holly Springs; two sisters, Jennie/Lucy of Chicago, Carolyn of Holly Springs; 10 grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by three brothers, Johnnie, Robert and Douglas; and three sisters, Jearlene, Mary and Valria.
Pallbearers were Patrick McFadden, Gregory McFadden II, Giorgia Bowers, Bryant Taylor, Johnythan McFadden and Gregory McFadden.
Sidney Council Person
Sidney Council Person, 91, died Feb. 17, 2013, at Baptist Trinity Hospice House in Collierville, Tenn. He was a member of Mt. Pleasant Methodist Church. He was a World War II Army veteran. He was a retired dairy farmer and a member of AMPI Dairy Association, served on the Marshall County School Board and awarded Citizen of the Year.
Services were held at 2 p.m. on Feb. 20 at Collierville Funeral Home Chapel. Burial was in Magnolia Cemetery in Collierville.
He leaves his wife of 63 years, Katie Trottman Person; three daughters, Nancy Pitts (Jim) of Collierville, Debra Godwin Benke (Vern) of Byhalia, Jan Scott (Stephen) of Itta Bena; five grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by two brothers, Albert L. Person Jr. and Vincent Person; and a sister, Lois Livingston.
In lieu of flowers, please send donations to Mt. Pleasant Methodist Church or a charity of donor’s choice.
Online condolences may be made at www.colliervillefuneral.com.
Dovie Omega Brandon Williams, 89, of New Albany, died Feb. 22, 2013, at her home. She was the widow of Walter “Dub” Williams. She was a retired sales clerk, having worked for H and G Fabrics and Gibson’s. She was a member of the Chewalla Primitive Baptist Church in Potts Camp.
Services were held at 2 p.m. on Feb. 24 at United Funeral Service Chapel. Burial was in the Locust Hill Cemetery. Rev. Jerry Wise and the Rev. Grady Camp officiated.
She leaves four daughters, Norma Jean Taylor (Eugene) of New Albany, Patricia Westmoreland of Potts Camp, Carolyn Sides of New Albany, Sandy Morris (Phillip) of New Albany; five sons, David Williams (Donna) of Nettleton, Steve Williams (Eleanor) of Ingomar, John Williams (Karen) of Cumberland City, Tenn., Mitchell WIlliams of New Albany, Tim Williams of New Albany; a sister, Berlie Dunnam of Booneville; 21 grandchildren, 30 great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by a son, Kenneth Williams; four sisters, two brothers and two sons-in-law.
Pallbearers were Nick Bland, Larry Westmoreland, Richard Westmoreland, Chris Sides, Hugh Morris, John Williams, David Williams, Cole Williams, Maxx Williams and Luke Morris.
For online condolences, visit unitedfuneralservice.com
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