Magnolia Funeral Home Records 2008 2003

Transcribed by: Janice Switcher and Helah Wilson or
March 25, 2009


October 30, 1941— Booneville, MS
May 5, 2008—Corinth, Alcorn Co., MS
Spouse— May Odle Armstrong
Married 32 years
Father—Warren Armstrong
Mother—Lemma Woodruff
Sons—Russell Armstrong—Henderson, TN
Daughters—Paula Willis—Corinth, MS
Brothers—Bobby (Doris) Armstrong—Booneville, MS &
Gail (Ann) Armstrong Booneville, MS
Late sisters—Nelda Grace Armstrong & Dorothy Faye Armstrong
Four grandchildren
Snowdown Church of Christ Cemetery
Booneville, Prentiss Co., MS
Case No. 1407

ARMSTRONG, James Henry, Jr.
September 19, 1962—Walsh, Colorado
August 15, 2008—Memphis, TN
Residence—Glen, MS
Married 12 years
Spouse—Cindy Lee Wilbanks Armstrong
Father—James Henry Armstrong, Sr.
Mother—Ruthie Ann Reed
Sons—James Marshall Glen & Justin Lee Armstrong
Sons—Jessie Allen Kyle & Scotty Jordan Kyle
Daughter—Anbergale Shari Danielle Armstrong
Brothers—Bobby Glen, Charlie Wren Armstrong & Keith Skeen
Sisters—Cathy Bishop & Brenda Walsh
Two grandchildren
Henry Cemetery
Corinth, MS
Case No. 1452

ARNOLD, Sammie Junior
November 7, 1940—Tippah County, MS
November 19, 2008—Rienzi, MS
Father—I. C. Arnold
Mother—Ruby Mullins Arnold
Son—Jason Arnold—Biloxi, MS
Brothers—Gene, Olen, Connie & Donnie Arnold
Sisters—Evelyn Smith & Ellie Mae Stokes
Lone Oak Cemetery
Alcorn Co., MS
Case No.1484

AUSTIN, Callie Pauline
July 1, 1933—Enid, MS
July 22, 2008—Corinth, MS
Late spouse—Herbert Mills
Son—Julius Larkin Houston
Daughters—Nita Talley, Irene Lambert, Mary Ann Couch,
Shirley Bascomb, Nina Hughes & Lurley Johnson
Brothers—James, Billy Bert, Noey Ervin, Willie & Buddy Dees
Sisters—Audrey Stevenson, Odean Smith & Eleanor Dye
Nine grandchildren & six great-grandchildren
Brush Creek Cemetery
Walnut, MS
Case No.1439


BAIN, Jessica Raye
August 3, 1985—Corinth, MS
January 18, 2008—Corinth, MS
Father—Donald Rippie—Glen, MS
Mother—Jennifer Bain—Booneville, MS
Brother—Charles Levi Burcham
Sister—Amanda (Clifford) Burcham
Maternal grandparents—Barbara & Wilbur Bain
Paternal grandparents—Cleo & Louise Bain
Liberty Hill Cemetery
Case No. 1361

BARNES, Mattie Faye Embrey
November 5, 1917—Iuka, MS
October 1, 2008—Corinth, MS
Late spouse—James Evert (Dude) Barnes
Married 58 years (May 24, 1941)
Son—James Evert Barnes, Jr.—Iuka, MS
Daughters—Carrie Elizabeth & Martha Elaine Barnes,
Else Faye (Gary Lee) Suggs, Jennie Faye Barnes
Late father—William Walter Embrey—Iuka, MS
Late mother—Carrie Eliza Maxwell—Iuka, MS
Brother—Walter Willis (Mauree) Embrey
Late Brothers—George Samuel, Coleman, Erskin, M. T., & Kenneth Embrey
Sisters—Dovie Parish & Bobbie Gene Loper
Late Sisters—Willie Mae Robinson & Vella Steele
Eight grandchildren & 15 great-grandchildren
Special Loved One—Clara Faye Barnes
Antioch Freewill Baptist Church
Burnsville, Tishomingo Co., MS
Case No. 1467

BASDEN, Barbara Ellen Parvin
April 28, 1947—Alcorn Co., MS
October 12, 2008—Rienzi, MS
Spouse—Walter H. Basden
Married 44 years
Son—Bro. Tony (Christina) Basden
Daughter—Tammy Basden (Bro. Kenny) Talley
Late father—James J. (Guthro) Parvin
Late mother—Janie Elizabeth Harmon Parvin
Brothers—James E. (Freda) Parvin & Jerry Lane Parvin
Special child like a grandson—Zachary Pierce
Forrest Memorial Park Cemetery
Corinth, MS
Case No. 1472

BASDEN, Dorothy Louise Ballard
May 21, 1942—Oldham County, KY
August 3, 2008—Corinth, MS
Spouse—Bobby Joe Basden
Married 47 years
Sons—Dennis (Betsy) Basden, IL & Ed Basden
Daughter—Donna (Tom) Blizniak—Las Vegas, Nevada
Late Father—Artie Ballard
Late mother—Julia Moreland Ballard
Brothers—Clarence (Hattie Mae) Ballard,
Curtis Ballard & Truman (Jennie) Ballard
Late brothers—Charles, James & Taylor Ballard
Sisters—Maudie Daines & Mattie Collins
Two grandchildren & one great-granddaughter
Union Baptist Church Cemetery
Corinth, MS
Case No. 1446

BASWELL, Bobby Joe
February 17, 1956—Amarillo, Texas
July 14, 2008—Guys, TN
Spouse—Janice Lynn Null Baswell
Married 20 years
Son- Scott Lee Baswell
Step-son—Harley (Vanessa) Smith
Daughters—Shannon Baswell,
Late daughter—Denise Evetts Singleton
Stepdaughters—Heather Starling
Late father—Johnnie Hershel Baswell
Mother—Ida Evelyn Smith Baswell
Brothers—Johnny H. (Julie), Herbert Wayne (Jeanine),
Billy Ray & Jackie H. (Kay) Baswell
Five grandchildren
Valley of the Dogwood Cemetery
Corinth, MS
Case No. 1436

January 2, 1937—Hardin Co., TN
January 19, 2008—Corinth, MS
National Guard veteran
Late spouse—Margie Jones Battles—McNairy Co., TN
Sons—Rocky and Shannon Battles
Daughter—Pam (Toney) Morgan
Late father—William Reed Battles—Hardin Co., TN
Late mother—Verdie Belle Feazell Battles—Hardin Co., TN
Late brothers—Billy Joe, Bobby Joe,
William Harvey & Leroy Battles
Sisters—Nellie Mae Jones & Betty Murle Chandler
Late sister—Mary Sue Matlock Grisso
Liberty Church of Christ Cemetery
Acton, TN
Case No. 1362

BATTLES, Rocky Darrell
July 16, 1963—Alcorn Co., MS
December 20, 2008—Corinth, MS
Late Father—Deward Battles—Hardin Co., TN
Late mother—Margie Jones Battles—McNairy Co., TN
Brother—Shannon Battles
Sister—Pam (Tony) Morgan
Liberty Church of Christ Cemetery
Acton, TN
Case No. 1498

BARNES, Helen Marie Howard
February 16, 1929—Alcorn Co., MS
February 11, 2008—Corinth, MS
Spouse—Billy K. Barnes
Married 57 years
Son—Sammy (Debbie) Barnes
Daughter—Vicky Barnes
Late father—Walter B. Howard
Late mother—Lillie Me Whitfield Howard
Late brothers—Leon & Hoyt Howard
Sister—Maxine Shelton
Late sisters—Winnie Opal Howard & Evaline Rickman
Two grandchildren & four great- grandchildren
Late father and mother-in-law—Raymond & Estelle Kaye Barnes
Pleasant Hill Methodist Cemetery
Corinth, MS
Case NO. 1370

BORDENKIRCHER, Robert Charles “Bob”
December 24, 1947—Akron, Ohio
June 21, 2008—Corinth, MS
Spouse—Linda Ward Bordnekircher
Marrid10 years
Son—Michael (Sabrina) Bordenkircher
Stepson—Scott Settlemires
Daughter—Amy Bordenkircher
Stepdaughter—Kelly Roach
Late father—Robert Miles Bordenkircher— Akron, Ohio
Late mother—Margaret Mary Baker—Akron, Ohio
Sisters—Denise (Clyde) Bowman, Marcie (Robert) McNamara
& Mary Starling
Eight grandchildren
Valley of the Dogwood Cemetery
Corinth, MS
Case No. 1423

September 1, 1948—Oxford, MS
January 5, 2008—Corinth, MS
Spouse—Sylvia Gail Carter Bennett
Stepsons—Keith (Toya) Childers,
Kevin and Richard (Marcie) Childers
Stepdaughter—Michelle Nation
Late father—Eugene J. Bennett
Late mother- Evangeline Lancaster Bennett
Brother—Will E. (Sherry) Bennett
Sister—Ann (Pat) Hopper
Late sister—Barbara Jean Bennett
Nine step-grandchildren
Uncle—B. J. “Sonny” (Ann) Lancaster
Wheeler Grove Baptist Church Cemetery
Corinth, MS
Case No. 1357

Bingham, James Elbert, Sr.
May 1, 1945—Alcorn Co., MS
May 26, 2008—Corinth, MS
Late spouse—Linda Bingham
Son—James “Jim Bo” Bingham, Jr.
Daughter- Tuesde (Kenny) Johnson
Late father—James Leslie Bingham—Corinth, MS
Late mother—Geneva Maxine Jenkins—McNairy Co., TN
Brother—Billy (Diane) Bingham
Sisters—Ella (Jerry) Newcomb & Debra (Ronnie) Dees
Fraleys Chapel Cemetery
Corinth, MS
Case No. 1414

Bobo, Amos Wayne
June 23, 1948—Alcorn Co., MS
March 5, 2008—Walnut, MS
Spouse—(divorced) Christine Bobo
Son—Jeff (Tabatha) Bobo
Late father—J. B. Bobo
Late mother—Birdie Crum Bobo
Brothers—Billy Ray & Daniel Cray Bobo
One grandchild—Brennan Wayne Bobo
Bethlehem Baptist Church Cemetery
Walnut, MS
Case No. 1380

BOBO, Kerry Vernon “Riley”
October 3, 1991—Corinth, MS
March 24, 2008—Memphis, TN
Residence—Ramer, TN
Father—Kerry Bobo—Ripley, MS
Mother—Tammy Sanders Hurst—Memphis, TN
Stepfather—James Hurst
Paternal grandparents—Bob and Faye Bobo
Step-paternal grandparents—Parker & Freda Hurst
Maternal grandfather—Jimmy Baker
Late maternal grandmother—Donna Baker
Late maternal grandfather—Ralph Sanders
Brothers- Stephen & Dale Burns
Sisters—Brandie Burns
Hurst Cemetery
Masseyville, Chester Co., TN
Case No. 1387

BOWEN, Jess Tedford “Ted”
February 23, 1914—McNairy Co., TN
August 13, 2008—Corinth, MS
Late spouse—Alice Ruth Deberry
Married 69 years
Son—William Tedford “Rooney” (Diane) Bowen
Daughters—Anita Battles and Debra Kay (Jerry D.)Smith
Late father—Charlie Martin Bowne—TN
Late mother—Lina Jane North Bowen—TN
Late brothers— Eser D., G. B., & Eber Bowe
Late sisters—Myrtle Coln, Dola North, Leora Farris, Pauline Rast & Mamie Bowen
Seven grandchildren 15 great-grandchildren &
two great-great grandchildren
Gravel Hill Cemetery
Guys, McNairy Co., TN
Case No. 1451

BRIGHT, William Lester
February 24, 1914—Walnut, MS
March 9, 2008—Ripley, Tippah Co., MS
Late spouse—Elsie Hicks Bright
Married 66 years
Son—Dillman Lee Bright
Late son—Kenneth Bright (04/08/1984)
Daughters—Vernell (Jack) Bass and Lynn (Leland) Mills
Late father—Lamar “Bob” Bright—Walnut, MS
Late mother- Alice Mullins Bright—Walnut, MS
Late brothers—John Wesley, Caleb & Bob Bright
Late sisters—Carlie Hines, Carrie Crum & Velma Jones
Ten grandchildren, 25 great grandchildren &
12 great-great grandchildren
Mt. Pleasant Methodist Church Cemetery
Walnut, Alcorn Co., MS
Case No. 1381

BRINKLEY, Pamela Gail Dill
August 22, 1962—Tupelo, MS
March 18, 2008—Corinth, MS
Spouse—Sammy E. Brinkley
Married 31 years
Son—Sam Brinkley, Jr.
Daughters—Amy (Justin) Bowden and Bridgette Dixon
Late father—Marbel Q. Dill
Mother—Ima Gil Franks Dill
Brothers—Jeff (Jennifer) Dill, Michael (Tonya) Dill
& Scotty Dill
Sisters—Angela (James) Bowden, Ann (Billy) Penny
& Rachel (Jimmy) Leathers
Four grandchildren
Center Star Cemetery
Mantachie, Itawamba Co., MS
Case No. 1385

October 19, 1932—Kossuth, MS
June 9, 2008—Corinth, MS
U. S. Army Korean War veteran
Spouse—Marjorie Cartwright Brock
Son—Terry Brock
Stepson—Harold (Sherry) Guyton
Stepdaughter—Ginger (David) Lancaster
Late father—Victor Brock
Late mother—Juanita Wilbanks Brock
Brother—Danny (Kay) Brock
Late brother—Kenneth Brock
Sisters—Shirley Greer & Rachel (Ray) Oliver
Three grandchildren & three great-grandchildren
Forrest Memorial Park Cemetery
Corinth, MS
Case No. 1422

BROOKS, Richard “Pete”
July 7, 1939—Camden, MS
March 1, 2008—Corinth, MS
Son—Richard Brooks, Jr.
Daughters—Sandra Brooks, and Kimberly (Russ) Fleming
Mother of his daughter—Jewel Brooks
Late father—William Erving Brooks
Late Mother—Elam Cauthen
Brother—Bill Brooks
Sister- Shirley Walker
Three grandchildren
New Farmington Cemetery
Corinth, MS
Case No. 1379

BROWNING, Anna Marie Morgan
March 12, 1939—Prentiss Co., MS
June 26, 2008—Chicago, Cook Co., IL
Late sons—Johnny & Randy Browning
Late father—Tobe Morgan
Late mother—Myrtle Michael Morgan
Brother—William (Janie) Morgan
Late brother—Beacher Morgan
Sisters—Susie (Frank) Stewart & Eva (Oscar) Stewart
Late sisters- Christine Wooley, Mildred Wooley,
Betty Jane Morgan & Barbara Nell Morgan
Four grandchildren
Lebanon Cemetery
Ripley, Tippah Co., MS
Case No 1429

BOYD, Pauline Skelton
June 6, 1918—Slate Springs, MS
June 6, 2008—Corinth, MS
Late spouse—Spurgeon Frank Boyd
Son—Dr. Tom (Mary) Boyd
Daughter—Cindy (Don) Steen
Late father—Everett Spencer Skelton—Calhoun Co., MS
Late mother—Naomi Allen Skelton—Calhoun Co., MS
Sister—Ruth (Rev. Jim) Witherington
Late sister—Catherine Skelton, Edith Oliver & Jo Helen Yeagard
Four grandchildren
Forrest Memorial Park Cemetery
Corinth, MS
Case No. 1420

BUMPAS, Linda Maye Taylor
December 3, 1950—Booneville, MS
August 6, 2008—Memphis, TN
Residence—Corinth, MS
Spouse—Dennis Larry Bumpas
Married 38 years
Sons—Dennis Bradley (Angel) Bumpas
Daughter—Monica Pabionna Bumpas (Kevin) Ford
Late father—Everett Taylor
Late mother—Jessie Armstrong Taylor
Late step-father—Elton Taylor
Late brother—Tommy Mack Taylor
Sisters—Nancy (George Lawrence) Lambert & Dorthy Taylor (Gary) Holder
Three grandchildren
Forrest Memorial Park Cemetery
Corinth, MS
Case No. 1447

BURCHAM, Ronnie Lee
March 22, 1949—Alcorn Co., MS
September 13, 2008—Corinth, MS
Late spouse—Doris Waldrop Burcham
Son—Tony (Melanie) Burcham
Daughters—Pam Huff and Tracy Burcham
Late father—Tillman Burcham—Alcorn Co., MS
Late mother—Virgie Rorie Burcham—Alcorn Co., MS
Brothers—Tillman Carlos & Jimmy Loyd (Roxie) Burcham
Late brothers—Kenneth, Wallace & Orby Burcham
Sisters—Dorothy Burcham & Maxine (Garland) Burns
Late sisters—Christine Sellers & Sue Mullin
Vanderford Cemetery
Rienzi, MS
Case No. 1466

BUTLER, Tedford
April 6, 1932—Chewalla, TN
April 23, 2008 Corinth, MS
Spouse—Artie M. Smith Butler
Married 55 years
Son—Larry Joe Butler
Late son—Tommy Lee Daniel Butler
Late father—Daniel Butler
Late mother—Ludae Wilbanks Butler
Late brothers—Petey, Henry, Edward & Pharoah Butler
Late sisters—Lillie Mae Spears and Bertie Lee Peters
Late father & mother-in-law—William Tom & Minnie Gale Barnes Smith
Fraleys Chapel Church of Christ Cemetery
Corinth, MS
Case No 1404

BURRESS, James Roy “Jim”
March 29, 1947
May 24, 2008—Corinth, MS
U. S. Army Vietnam veteran & 32nd Degree Mason
Spouse—Hazel Burress
Married 36 years
Sons—Michael Shane (Jennie) Brooks and John Martin “Keibo” Brooks
Late sons—Allen Scott Burress
Daughters—Jaime Michelle Burress, Sarah Lindsey & Nancy Kennedy
Late father—J.C. Burress—Alcorn Co., MS
Late Mother—Eugenia Merryman Burress
Brothers—David Lee, Ricky (Teresa) & William “Billy” (Janet) Burress
Sister—Marty Chandler
Late sister—Barbara Claersel
Two grandchildren & two great-grandchildren
Forrest Memorial Park Cemetery
Corinth, MS
Case No. 1411

BUSBY, Wilson Edwin
March 9, 1941—Biggersville, MS
April 18, 2008—Rienzi, MS
Spouse—Arrie Ann Boswell Busby
Married 42 years
Sons—John, Justin (Kimberly) & Jared (Bethany) Busby
Daughter—Julia (Kevin) Clemons
Late father—Maurice Busby
Late mother—Martha Honnoll Busby
Late sister—Janette Busby Renfroe
Six grandchildren & one great-granddaughter
New Hope Presbyterian Cemetery
Biggersville, MS
Case No. 1399


CARMACK, Lester Faye
November 7, 1936—McNairy Co., TN
October 6, 2008—Corinth, MS
Late Spouse—Father of her children; Charles H. Rushing
Late spouse #2—Thomas Eugene Carmack
Son—Charles Rushing
Daughters—Linda Hood and Rebecca (David) Morelock
Late daughters—Donna Hollins and Debra Terry
Late father—Elmer D. Watkins
Late mother—Oma Jean Whirley Watkins
Late brother—O’Neal Watkins
Sister—Ann Troxell
Seven grandchildren & seven great-grandchildren
Coln Cemetery
Acton, McNairy Co., TN
Case No. 1469

CARTER, Eugene “Junior”
August 11, 1945—Alcorn Co., MS
August 29, 2008—Corinth, MS
Spouse—Deborah Ann Dees Carter
Married 31 years
Late father—Talmadge Carter
Late mother—Mary Elizabeth Bonds
Brother—Wesley (Nancy) Carter
Late father-in-law—Archie Dees
Wheeler Grove Cemetery
Corinth, MS
Case No. 1459

CHILDS, Ozell Heavener
September 23, 1915—Ripley, MS
July 9, 2008—Corinth, MS
Spouse—Woodrow Childs
Married 72 years (October 4, 1935)
Sons—Minister G. W. (Sherra), Minister Rex (Shelby) & Minister Jerry (Linda) Childs.
Late infant daughter
Late Father—G. B. Heavener— S. C.
Late mother- Bannie Ralph—S. C.
Late brothers—Learsley & Lindsey Heavener
Late sisters—Lela (Britt) Hughie, Willie Me (Dewitt) Mauney & twin sister Estelle Heavener
Seven grandchildren & 10 great-grandchildren
Forrest Memorial Park Cemetery
Corinth, MS
Case No. 1433

June 7, 1933—Des Moines, Iowa
June 4, 2008—Corinth, MS
Spouse—Marvin Bernard Christopherson
Married 32 years
Son—Steven Sprague
Daughter—Ann Marie (David) Cooper
Four grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren
Case No. 1418

CLARK, Arness Edward
September 18, 1923—Pocahontas, TN
September 7, 2008—Corinth, MS
U.S. Nay World War II veteran
Spouse—Olean Davis Clark
Married 64 years (May 6, 1944)
Son—Roy (Judy) Clark
Special friends—Tracy Bullard & Tammy Spencer
Late father—James E. Clark
Late mother—Morienda Cummings Clark
Sisters—Doris Woodruff & Madeline (Mark) Smith
Late sisters—Edna Mills, Marie Smith & Lola Wood Shadburn
Three grandchildren; six great-grandchildren
Valley of the Dogwood Cemetery
Corinth, MS
Case No. 1462

CLARK, Carolyn E. Bonds
February 6, 1951—Booneville, MS
July 12, 2008—Corinth, MS
Spouse—Fred L. Clark
Sons—Freddie Jr. (Deania) & Chad Clark
Daughters—Martha (William) Johnston & Jamie Clark
Late father—Amos Bonds—Prentiss Co., MS
Late mother—Roxie Bonds—Prentiss Co., MS
Brother—Dean (Louise) Bonds
Late brothers—Billy & Bobby Bonds
Sisters—Jeanie (Tommy) Newson & Geraldine (Paul) Hall
Four grandchildren & three great-grandchildren
Jacinto Cemetery
Alcorn Co., MS
Case No. 1435

CLEMENT, Charles Edward
February 6, 1949—Corinth, MS
January 28, 2008—Corinth, MS
Vietnam veteran
Late wife—Peggy Harris Clement
Son—Chuck (Kristy) Clement
Daughter—Carla Marie Clement
Late father—Troy Clement
Late mother—Bertha Presley Clement
Two grandchildren
Liberty Hill Baptist Church Cemetery
Glen, MS
Case No. 1365

CORNELIUS, Loretta (Ann) Wilkins
March 28, 1935—Corinth, MS
February 16, 2008—Corinth, MS
Spouse—Gerald Dennis Cornelius
Married 38 years (November 30, 1969)
Son—Ricky Butler
Daughters—Deborah (Richard) Wallin & Linda Wooley
Late father—Norman Eric Wilkins—TN
Late mother—Lillian Mae Grissom Wilkins
Brothers—Charles David “Bill” (Margie) Wilkins
Late brothers—James Eric “Jimmy” and Roscoe K. Wilkins
Sisters—Eloise (Gene) Qualls, Estelle Vinson, Linda Gail (Jim) Stine, Brenda Dale Scott, Martha Jean Herman & Sherry Lee (Junior) Scott
Late sister—Nellie Ruth (Norvell) Horne
Seven grandchildren & nine great-grandchildren
Valley of the Dogwood Cemetery
Corinth, MS
Case No. 1372

CORNELIUS, Ricky Daniel
October 28, 1947—Alcorn Co., MS
November 14, 2008—Tupelo, MS
Residence—Corinth, MS
Spouse—Nelda Davis Cornelius
Married 41 years
Son—Marc (Mandy) Cornelius
Daughter—Cindy Adams
Late father—James Refus Cornelius
Late mother—Daisy Russell Cornelius
Brother—James Larry (Jean) Cornelius
Late brother—Kenneth Paul Cornelius
Four grandchildren
New Farmington Cemetery
Corinth, Alcorn Co., MS
Case No. 1481

CRIBBS, James Edward
June 16, 1925—Abersville, MS
August 13, 2008—Corinth, MS
U.S. Navy 2nd Class Seaman Veteran
Spouse—Terry Thomas Cribbs
Daughters—Patsy Wilbanks, Shelia Faye Burns & Mary Lee Hutchens
Late father—Daniel Gordon Cribbs
Late mother—Thelma Call Cribbs
Mother-in-law—June Swisher
Sisters—Ruth (Floyd) Land, Nina Fay (Robert) Holiday
Late sisters—Sue Fields, Virginia Jones & Clara Mae Cribbs
Six grandchildren & 11 great-grandchildren
Corinth National Cemetery
Corinth, MS
Case No. 1450

CROWE, Jewell Allean
December 7, 1927—Alcorn Co., MS
August 25, 20085—Corinth, MS
Late Spouse—Dolphus Crow, Jr.
Sons—John Dallas, Dolphus III (Frannie) & Jimmy W. (Lisa) Crow
Late Son—Scotty Wade Crow
Daughter—Judith Ann Spencer
Late father—Milton Ellis Wallis, Sr.
Late mother—Rachel Farris Wallis
Brother—David Wallis
Late brothers—Milton E., Jr., Dan & Steve Wallis
Late sister- Doris Whittington
Six grandchildren & seven great-grandchildren
Union Baptist Church Cemetery
Kossuth, MS
Case No. 1456’

CRUM, Earl Bobo
April 10, 1922—Walnut, MS
April 3, 2008—Corinth, MS
Late spouse—Elbert Crum
Sons—L. C. & Durrell (Karen) Crum
Daughter—Sadie Crum (Bobby) Jones
Late father—Hubert Bobo—Walnut, MS
Late mother—Ida Wilbanks—Walnut, MS
Brothers—Rayburn & half-brother; Robert Bobo
Late brothers—(Twin) Pearl Bobo, Price, J. B. Bobo
Sisters—Ann Mullins, Mary Ruth Long & half-sister- Opal Bobo Nelson
Late sister—Esba & Lena Crum
Five grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren & 4 great-great- grandchildren
Bethlehem Baptist Church Cemetery
Walnut, MS
Case No. 1394

CRUM, Ola Blanch
April 7, 1945—Middleton, TN
December 15, 2008—Tupelo, MS
Residence—Corinth, MS
Ex-Spouse—Marvin Jones Crum
Son—Doug Crum—Belmont, MS
Late son—Edward Hall Battles
Daughters—Tabatha Murphy
Stepdaughter—Kristie Vaughn
Late father—William Gates
Late mother—Valicia Hopper
Brothers—Raymond & Johnny Gates
Sisters—Helen Mynott, Brenda Wren& Betty Darling
Late sister—Mary Ellen Gates
Four grandchildren & 1 great-grandchild
Mt. Pleasant Methodist Cemetery
Walnut, Alcorn Co., MS
Case No. 1495

CUMMINGS, Donna Earl
March 5, 1949—Alcorn Co., MS
January 13, 2008—Corinth, MS
Spouse—Onnie Cummings
Married 44 years
Sons—Darren Lee (Christie) & Michael Hugh Cummings
Daughter—Angie (Brent) Smith
Mother—Lorene Bumpas Wooten
Brothers—Charles & Audrey Hugh Nichols; Keith (Stacey) Wooten
Sister—Beth Smith
3 grandchildren & 2 great-grandchildren
Forrest Memorial Park Cemetery
Corinth, MS
Case No. 1358

CUMMINGS, Terry Michael
March 26, 1959—Corinth, MS
February 27, 2008—Corinth, MS
Late father—Alvin Henry Cummings
Mother—Annie Downs Cummings
Brothers—Roy (Dian) , Bennie & Jerry Cummings
Sisters—Mary Bell Prather, Delores (Dave) Bobo, Shirley Smith,
Linda Austin, Martha (Vernon) Wooten & Joyce (James) Brock
Late sister—Eula Cummings Stutts
Holly Cemetery
Corinth, MS
Case No. 1377

CUMMINGS, Michael Hugh
April 6, 1967—Alcorn Co., MS
August 22, 2008—Corinth, MS
Father—Onnie Cummings
Late mother—Donna Earl Nichols Cummings
Brother—Darren Lee (Christie) Cummings
Sister—Angie Smith
Grandmothers—Lorene Wooten & Mary Ethel Cummings
Grandfather—Johnny B. Cummings
Forrest Memorial Park Cemetery
Corinth, MS
Case No. 1455

CULVER, Noel Larry
December 25, 1948—Courtland, AL
July 1, 2008—Corinth, MS
Spouse—Kathy Willis Culver
Married 38 years
Son—Monte (Erica) Culver
Daughters—Shauna Culver, Kimberly (Jeremy) McDonald
Late father—Gum Culver
Late mother—Mallie Owen Culver
Brother—Barry (Wanda) Culver
Late brothers—Rayburn, Elton, Alton & Felton Culver
Sister—Becky Bumpas
Six grandchildren
Forrest Memorial Park Cemetery
Corinth, MS
Case No. 1428


DYSON, Darrell Ray
November 21, 1970—Iuka, MS
May 24, 2008—Corinth, MS
Son—Trey Brown
Daughter- Skylor Dyson
Father—Larry J. Dyson
Late mother—Delores Faye Gilliam
Brothers—Michael Dyson
Late brothers—Robert Joe & Larry Dwayne Dyson
Sisters—Debra (Patrick) Conte, Carolyn (Billy Jo) Phillips & Patricia (Steven) Jones
Vanderford Cemetery
Rienzi, MS
Case No. 1413


ELLIS, Horace V.
December 7, 1952—Alcorn Co., MS
July 8, 2008—Corinth, MS
U. S. Army veteran
Companion of 8 years—Ann Johnston
Sons—Kevin (Christy) Ellis & Dustin (Autumn) Ellis
Stepsons—Michal (Olivia) Johnston & Matthew Johnston
Stepdaughter—Paula Johnston
Late father—Horace Payne Ellis—Alcorn Co., MS
Late mother—Nancy Lee Thomas—Baltimore, MD
Half-brother—Bobby Thomas
5 grandchildren
Corinth National Cemetery
Corinth, MS
Case No. 1431


FETT, Thomas “Tommy” Edward
December 12, 1934—Morissa, IL
May 24, 2008—Tupelo, MS
Residence—Corinth, MS
Spouse—Betty Jane Gann Fett
Married 48 years
Son—Thomas Edward Allen (Teresa) Fett
Late daughter—Regina Suzette Fett Ford
Late father—Herman Edward Fett
Late mother—Ada Lee Webb
Brother—William G. (Mary Ann) Fett
Five grandchildren
Valley of the Dogwood Cemetery
Corinth, MS
Case NO. 1412


GANT, James Moses
December 9, 1969—Corinth, MS
June 29, 2008—Corinth, MS
Spouse—Crystal Boone Gant
Sons—Adrian Isaac & James Memphiss Kaiden Gant
Father—Bill O. Gant
Mother—Janie Barker Gant
Late brother—Billy Kenyon Gant
Sister—Tammy (Ronald Putt) Hamlin
Late paternal grandparents—W. R. & Jewel Gant
Late maternal grandparents—Dupree and Lucille Barker
Wheeler Grove Baptist Church Cemetery
Corinth, MS
Case No. 1426

GATLIN, Betty Ann
June 9, 1935—Memphis, TN
September 9, 2008—Corinth, MS
Sons—Ernest (Linda) Blassingame & Christopher Gatlin
Daughters—Carolyn Crowe & Mary Alice McKinney
Late father—Ernest P. Butler
Late mother—Alice E. Dickerson
Late brother—Robert P. Butler
Six grandchildren and five great-grandchildren
Case No. 1465

GRISSOM, Johnnie Odell
March 30, 1922—Fulton, MS
June 6, 2008—Corinth, MS
U. S. Army World War II veteran
Spouse—Edna Callahan Grissom
Married 62 years
Late son—Steven Odell Grissom
Late daughter—Mavis Grissom Burcham
Daughter—Sandra (Terry) Emmons
Late father—Bonnie Eugene Grissom
Late mother—Vista Harden Grissom
Late brothers—Randall, Joyce, J. R. & Thomas Grissom
Sister—Wilma Turner
Late sister—Merle Nolar
Five grandchildren
Holly Cemetery
Corinth, MS
Case No. 1421

GUYNES, Amanda Jewell
May 14, 1921—Alcorn Co., MS
February 11, 2008—Corinth, MS
Late father of children—Woodrow Guynes
Sons—Nicky (Oma Jean), Sammy (Debra) & Terry (Lisa) Guynes
Daughters—Linda (David) Hodum, Peggy (Joe) Christian,
Sandra (Glen) Fiveash & Toni Franks
Late father—Boone Kennedy—Alcorn Co., MS
Late mother—Roda Parrish Kennedy—Alcorn Co., MS
Late brothers—Troy, Woodrow, J. R. & Paul Guynes
Sister—Birdie Crum
Seven grandchildren & 6 great-grandchildren
Brush Creek Cemetery
Alcorn Co., MS
Case No. 1369


HAMMOCK, Hilda Gay
February 8, 1953—Red By, AL
December 8, 2008—Corinth, MS
Late husband—William T. (Bill) Stewart
Father of daughter—Ricky Hammock
Daughter—Amanda Hammock
Late father—Calvin Perry Credille
Late mother—Millie Faye Dees
Brother—Keith Credille
Late brother—Jimmy Credille
Sisters—Sharon Wood & Nell (Robert) Alexander
One grandchild
Case No. 1491

HAMLIN, Ronald N. “Putt”
July 16, 1951—Corinth, MS
July 19, 2008—Corinth, MS
Army National Guard veteran
Spouse—Tammy Jane Gant Hamlin
Son—Ronson “Putter” (Brandi) Hamlin
Late son—Tyler Gant Hamlin
Late father—Edward Dallas Hamlin—Alcorn Co., MS
Late mother—Ruby Mae Barnett Hamlin—Prentiss Co., MS
Brother—Jerry Dale (Carolyn) Hamlin
Late brother—David Ellis Hamlin
Two grandchildren
Wheeler Grove Baptist Church Cemetery
Corinth, MS
Case No. 1438

HANCOCK, Joan Emma Curiotto
March 1, 1930—Astoria, N. Y.
July 30, 2008—Corinth, MS
Spouse—Benny Hancock
Married 60 years
Sons—Steve, Gary (Diane) & Tom (Jane) Hancock
Daughter—Cindy (Cooper) Knight
Late father—Chester Curiotto
Late mother—Clara Buffoni
Nine grandchildren & two great-grandchildren
Corinth National Cemetery
Corinth, MS
Case No. 1442

HARVILLE, Nelda Jean Gilliland
August 25, 1933—Burnsville, MS
February 23, 2008—Corinth, MS
Spouse—Floyd W. Harville
Married 55 years
Son—Michael (Marilyn) Harville
Daughter—Shelia (Glenn) Stamper
Late father—Guy William Gilliland—MS
Late mother—Georgia Mary Sitton Gilliland—MS
Late brother—Edward Gilliland
Late sister—Mable Boynton
Six grandchildren & five great-grandchildren
New Hope Church of Christ Cemetery
Glen, MS
Case No. 1376

HINDMON, Zula Pauline
November 18, 1923—Hardin Co., TN
August 11, 2008—Savannah, Hardin Co., TN
Late husband—Luther William Hindman
Sons—Charles (Anita), Donnie (Pat) Hindman
Daughter—Dianne (Ray) Rickman
Seven grandchildren & seven great-grandchildren
Center Hill Baptist Church Cemetery
Counce, Hardin Co., TN
Case No. 1449

HINDS, Charles “Slug” Coleman, Sr.
September 23, 1938—Ratliff, MS
April 17, 2008—Corinth, MS
U. S. Army veteran
Spouse—Bobbie Nell Ferrell Hinds
Married 43 years
Son—Chuck (Tammy) Hinds
Daughter—Shannon (Derrick) Hester
Late father—Leonard Hollis Hinds
Late mother—Quilla Elizabeth McCarthy
Brothers—Ricky (Chris) & Terry Hinds
Sisters—Sula Faye (Cecil) Turner, Karen (Brad) Patrick & Gail (Burton) Bowden
Five grandchildren & two great-grandchildren
Oak Grove Cemetery
Mantachie, Itawamba Co., MS
Case No. 1398

HODUM, Edra “Pete”Bugg
September 14, 1934—Tishomingo Co., MS
October 25, 2008—Tupelo, MS
Residence—Corinth, MS
Late spouse—Arnold “Cotton” Hodum
Daughter—Barbara (James) Austin
Late father—Bart Bugg—Tishomingo Co., MS
Late mother—Eunice Phillips—Tishomingo County, MS
Late brother—John Bugg
Sister—Raybelle James, Margaret Carroll, Patricia (Bill) Bonds & Carla (Shannon )Seaton
Late sister—Josephine Callins
Wheeler Grove Baptist Church Cemetery
Corinth, MS
Case No. 1473

HOPPLE, Dennis Arthur
October 31, 1931—Peoria, IL
November 4, 2008—Southaven, Desoto Co., MS
Spouse—Rhonda Hodum
Married 38 years
Sons—Scott & David Hopple
Daughter—Renea Hopple
Father—Walker Hopple
Mother—Betty Ferguson Hopple
Brothers—Michael Hopple & Billy Swanston
Late Brother—Bobbie Swanston
Sisters—Debbie (Bill) Poole, Cathy (Stan) Saylor & Dana (Jim) Wood
Three grandchildren
Valley of the Dogwood Cemetery
Corinth, MS
Case No. 1477


JOHNSON, Timmy Gerald
July 20, 1963—Booneville, MS
January 2, 2008—Corinth, MS
Late father—Thomas David Johnson
Late mother—Gladys Whitaker
Sisters—Kay (Ted) Ross, Wanda (Jody) Mitchell & Martha Duncan
Late sister—Betty Sue Basden
Hinkle Cemetery
Rienzi, Ms
Case No. 1356

JOHNSTON, Lonnie B. “Buddy”
April 26, 1941—Sumrall, MS
January 25, 2008—Rienzi, MS
U. S. Army National Guard veteran
Spouse—Kathy Brown Johnston
Son—Mark (Marilyn) Johnston
Daughters—Paula Musgrove, Beth Pitts
Step-daughter—Nicki Woodruff
Late father—Ellis Johnston, Sr.
Late mother—Vada Hinton Johnston
Brothers—Ellis, Jr. (Doris), Tommy (Lena) & Howard (Carol) Johnston
Five late infant brothers
Sisters—Betty Jo (Von) Sharp & Ada Faye (Don) Westbrook
Late sister—Mary Joyce Clark
One late infant sister
Seven grandchildren & two great-grandchildren
Williams Cemetery
Rienzi, MS
Case No. 1364

JONES, Betty Irene
August 31, 1935—McNairy Co., TN
January 14, 2008—Corinth, MS
Late spouse—James Hershell Jones
Late spouse/father of children—Johnny McDonald
Son—Ricky (Jo Anne) McDonald
Daughters—Carolyn (Neal) Hardin, Brenda (Michael) Worley & Kim McDonald
Late father—Tom Harvill
Late mother—Odessa South
Brothers—Sam (Helen), Larry (Carolyn) and Bob Harvill
Late brother—Bill Harvill
Sister—Ona Ruth (Buddy) Collier
Nine grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren
Corinth National Cemetery
Corinth, MS
Case No. 1359

JONES, Billy Joe
June 10, 1937—Walnut, MS
September 4, 2008—Corinth, MS
Cause—Heart attack
Married 48 years
Spouse—Ruby Doris Settlemires Jones
Son—Willie Joe “Jody” Jones
Daughter—Joyce Jeanine (Richard) Williams
Late father—Willie Jones
Late mother—Gracie Flake Jones
Brothers—Johnny (Sherry), Jimmy Dale (Ripple), Roger, Larry (Peggy) Jones
Sisters—Ruth Settlemires and Mary Jane Rutherford
Late sister—Eva Sue Willingham
Two grandchildren; five great-grandchildren
Rutherford Memorial Gardens
Walnut, MS
Case No. 1461

JONES, James Buford
June 24, 1937—Kossuth, MS
October 9, 2008—Corinth, MS
U. S. Army veteran
Spouse—Edith Gray Andrews Jones
Married 48 years
Son—James Christopher (Karen) Jones
Daughter—Sherry Kaye Jones
Late father-Wilbur Marvin Jones
Late mother—Hazel Marie Aldridge Jones
Sister—Linda Diane (Dennis) Hogan
Three grandchildren; one great-grandchild
Late father-in-law—Lawrence Malcomb Andrews
Late mother-in-law—Mattie Lillian Gray Andrews
Mother-in-law—Pernie Skelton Andrews
Henry Cemetery
Corinth, MS
Case No. 1470

JONES, Justin Michael
March 22, 1983—Ripley, MS
September 7, 2008—Walnut, MS
Father—Dennis Jones
Mother—Nancy Bright Jones
God-son—Ronnie Essary
Brother—Joey (Tiffany) Jones
Maternal grandparents—Dilmon & Martha Bright
Paternal grandparents—Leon & Doris Reynolds Jones
Maternal-great-grandparents—Lester & Elsie Bright
Maternal-great-grandparents—Claunce and Lois Jones
Paternal-great-grandparents—Theodore & Gertie Jones
Paternal-great-grandparents—Dewey * Velma Crum
Mt. Pleasant Methodist Cemetery
Walnut, MS
Case No. 1463


KILLOUGH, Joseph “Jodie” Edward
August 14, 1922—Alcorn Co., MS
March 16, 2008—Booneville, MS
U. S. Army World War II veteran
Served—Nov 9, 1942 to Jan. 5, 1946
Married 58 years
Late wife—Johnnie Mae Killough
Sons—Donnie R. (Carol), Joseph Barry (Lisa) & Kenny (Cathy) Killough
Daughter—Margie Williams
Late father—J. M. Killough—Alcorn Co., Ms
Late mother—Eliza Langston—Alcorn Co., MS
Six deceased brothers
Three deceased sisters
10 grandchildren; two great-grandchildren
Antioch No. 2
Rienzi, MS
Case No. 1384


LAMBERT, Nannie Mae
June 14, 1918—Hardin Co., TN
May 27, 2008—Iuka, MS
Late husband—Luther Lambert
Sons—Gary (Wanda) Lambert & James (Margaret) Honeycutt
Late son—Jerry Don Lambert
Daughter—Peggy Dean Honeycutt
Late daughter—Shelby Gene (Richard) Tyler
Late father—Thomas Hayes Burns
Late mother—Mary Willie Stouts
Late brothers—Leo (Wanda), Thomas Hayes Burns, Jr.
Sisters—Effie (Bob) Helton & Pauline (Leslie) Cox
Late sister—Anna Laura (Pete) Strickland & Hazel (Paul) Skelton
Nine grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; five great-great-grandchildren
Antioch Freewill Baptist Church Cemetery
Tishomingo Co., MS
Case No. 1415

LANCASTER, Jack Nathaniel
February 19, 2008—Tupelo, MS
February 19, 2008—Tupelo, MS
Father—Eric Lancaster—Corinth, MS
Mother—Anna Janzen
Brother—Ty Lancaster
Sisters—Tess & Amelia Lancaster
Grandparents—Troy Lancaster, Darla & Phil Nash, Steve Janzen
Late-grandmother—Wanda Lancaster
Great-grandparents—Nellie Shinaberry & Donna Janzen
Late great-grandfathers—Rudy Janzen & Rev. Francis Shinaberry
Jerusalem Community Cemetery
Corinth, MS
Case No. 1374

LITTLEJOHN, Aner Daisy Warren
April 6, 1911—Tishomingo Co., MS
March 26, 2008—Corinth, MS
Late spouse—Robert Lee Littlejohn
Son—William Littlejohn
Late sons—Carl & Herbert Littlejohn
Daughters—Ruth (Arnold) Pittman, Annette (Le Roy) Leigh & Betty Moore
17 grandchildren; 31 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren
Oak Hill Christian Church Cemetery
Case No. 1388


MANSEL, Ella Lynn Hill
May 18, 1943—Lone Star, MS
May 12, 2008—Corinth, MS
Late husband—Bob Mansel
Sons—Jeff (Jennie) & Keith (Ashley) Mansel
Daughter—Kristi Mansel Evetts
Late father—John Hill
Late mother—Ruby Sappington
Stepmother—Ruby Wisenant
Brothers—Wayne (Janie), Norman (Etta) & Ronnie (Amy) Hill
Sisters—Hazel Churchill & Ruth Breland
Half-sisters—Rhonda & Diana Hill
Nine grandchildren
Late father & mother-in-law—Daniel & Gracie Leeth Mansel
Case No. 1408

MATHIS. Gladys O.
January 27, 1935—Alcorn Co., MS
November 11, 2008—Tupelo, MS
Residence—Corinth, MS
Spouse—Annie D. Spencer Mathis
Married 56 years
Son—Billy Wayde (Patsy) Mathis
Daughter—Shelia Mathis
Late brothers—Zelford D., Clyde & Veolie Ray Mathis
Lat father—Cleatus Mathis
Late mother—Minnie Davis Mathis
Five grandchildren; five great-grandchildren
Late father-& mother-in-law—Mark & Vera Mae Spencer
Forrest Memorial Park Cemetery
Corinth, MS
Case No. 1480

MARTIN, Archie Lee, Jr.
September 15, 1947—Russellville, AL
November 20, 2008—Corinth, MS
U. S. Air Force Sergeant E-5 Vietnam War
Spouse—Jackie Sue Bennett Martin
Married 41 years
Sons—Brandon (Jeanine) & Alan (Melinda) Martin
Daughter—Tanya (Kyle) Dill
Late father—Archie Lee Martin, Sr.
Late mother—Susie Fuller Martin Hauger
Step-father—Alan C. Hauger
Late brothers—William & Raymond “Tuck” Martin
Sisters—Earnestine Sherrill & Paule Mitze Helt
Seven grandchildren
Wheeler Grove Cemetery
Corinth, MS
Case No. 1486

MATTOX, Raymond Thomas
November 1, 1921—Alcorn Co., MS
August 10, 2008—Corinth, MS
World War II Air Force Sergeant
Spouse—Lillie Mae Galyean
Married 59 years
Late son—Raymond Michael “Mike” Mattox
Daughter—Linda Mattox
Late father—James Harrison Mattox—Alcorn Co., Ms
Late mother- Lorena Moore—Alcorn Co., MS
Late brothers—Winford Curtis & James Harold Mattox
Union Baptist Church Cemetery
Rienzi, MS
Case No. 1448

METEER, James Ray
August 7, 1964—Alcorn Co., MS
November 1, 2008—Corinth, MS
Late father—Adolph Meteer—Corinth, MS
Mother—Sadie McLain Meteer
Daughter—Elizabeth Rhea “Beth” Meteer James
Brother—Randall Meteer
Late brother—James Van Meteer
Sister—Linda Hymell
Late sister—Rebecca Harville
One granddaughter—Leighana Maree James
Forrest Memorial Park Cemetery
Corinth, MS
Case No. 1474

MILLS, Artie Inez Johnson
March 25, 1913—Tippah Co., MS
August 25, 2008—Corinth, MS
Late husband—James Everett Mills
Son—J. W. (Beth) Mills
Late son—Jimmy Everett Mills
Daughter—Martha Jean (Mark) Morelock
Late father—Wesley A. Johnson—Prentiss Co., MS
Late mother—Maudie Lee Morgan—Prentiss Co., MS
Late brothers—Guy, Manuel, Dennis, Arlen, Herman & Robert Orville Johnson
Sister—Dorothy Marie Palmer
Late sister—Gladys Johnson
Nine grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; four great-great-grandchildren
Forrest Memorial Park Cemetery
Corinth, MS
Case No. 1457

MITCHELL, Janis Ann Smith
May 16, 1944—Corinth, MS
April 20, 2008—Corinth, MS
Spouse—Lionel Mitchell, Jr.
Married 46 years
Sons—Greg (Cindy) & Reed (Julie) Mitchell
Late father—Glen R. Smith
Late mother—Syble L. Callahan
Brothers—James (Ann) Smith & Danny L (Paula) Smith
Late brother—Donnie G. Smith
Sister—Bobbie Gail Sheppard
Forrest Memorial Park Cemetery
Corinth, Ms
Case No. 1401

MORGAN, Mable Louise
September 12, 1928—Biggersville, MS
June 4, 2008—Glen, MS
Spouse—Oris Bruce Morgan
Married 62 years
Son—Michael (Diane) Morgan
Two deceased infant sons
Late daughters—Betsy Sue Morgan & infant daughter
Late father—Fred G. Parvin
Late mother—Callie Bratton
Brothers—Jo Ed, Tommie (Thelma), Jerry Ray (Kay) Parvin
Late brother—James Guthro, Gye & Fred H. Parvin
Two grandchildren; three great-grandchildren
Pleasant Ridge Cemetery
Glen, MS
Case No. 1419

MORROW, Elizabeth “Liz” Nixon
January 30, 1940—Burnsville, MS
April 20, 2008—Tupelo, MS
Residence—Rienzi, MS
Spouse—Shelby A. Morrow
Sons—James Dean (Barbara) & Shelby G. (Pam) Morrow
Daughters—Rebecca Harris & Patricia (Kenneth) Sullivan
Late father—Dalton Nixon
Late mother—Vinnie Higginbottom Nixon
Brothers—Jerry (Betty) & Jimmy (Charlotte) Nixon
16 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren
Antioch No. 2 Cemetery
Case No. 1402

MULLINS, Rickey L.
November 20, 1957—Ripley, MS
March 27, 2008—Columbia, Maury Co., TN
Residence—Walnut, MS
Special Friend—Becky Nails
Daughters—Brandie (Joey) Childs & Mandy (Steve) Watkins
Late father—Tommy Mullins
Mother—Bessie F. Mathis Mullins
Brother—Jackie Mullins
Three grandchildren
Mt. Pleasant Methodist Church Cemetery
Case No. 1390

MURPHY, Reedie Lou Duncan
January 18, 1921—Alcorn Co., MS
July 9, 2008—Corinth, MS
Late spouse—Jerome Murphy
Late father of children—Rufus David Duncan
Son—Rufus David, Jr., (Roberta) Duncan
Daughter—Shirley (John) Tutor
Late father—Marcus Little
Late mother—Betty Lou “Louise” Smith Little
Brothers—Lloyd (Eva Mae) & M. C. (Linda) Little
Sisters—Christine Little & Anna Bell (James) Elmore
Late sisters—Opal (Merle) Marcy & Lillie Mae (Bobby) Harvey
Three grandchildren; six great-grandchildren
Pleasant Ridge Cemetery
Corinth, MS
Case No. 1432


March 6, 1953—Hot Springs, AR
April 22, 2008—Corinth, MS
U. S. Air Force veteran
Spouse—Jo Anna McCandless
Married 27 years
Sons—Michael & John Scott McCandless
Daughter—Catie McCandless
Late father—Ben Delbert McCandless
Late mother—Genevieve Elliott McCandless
Brother—Dan (Karla) McCandless
Case No. 1403

MCLEMORE, Shelly Susan Walker
November 4, 1967—Corinth, MS
March 14, 2008—Jackson, MS
Residence—Corinth, MS
Late son—Joseph Tyler McLemore
Late daughter—Jessica Susan McLemore
Father—Jimmy Walker
Mother—Susan Franks Walker
Brothers—Blake & Clint Walker
Late grandparents—Roy & Mary Franks
Late grandparents—Margie Letzel
Late grandparents—Alvie and Bobbie Fortenberry
Henry Cemetery
Corinth, MS
Case No. 1383


NASH, Billye Sue Grimes
February 7, 1948—Corinth, MS
February 23, 2008—Guys, McNairy Co., TN
Spouse—Donald Ray Nash
Married 41 years
Sons—David Ray (Tiffany) Billy Wayne & Michael James Nash
Late father—Bezzlee Grimes—Alcorn Co., MS
Late mother—Gladys Ruth Mullens Grimes—Alcorn Co., MS
Brother—Bezzlee “Buddy” Grimes, Jr.
Late brother—James Daniel Grimes
Sisters—Bettye Lou Grimes Pazin (William “Bill”) Mason & Carolyn Ferguson
Four grandchildren
Wheeler Grove Baptist Church Cemetery
Corinth, MS
Case No. 1375

NICHOLS, Dora Mae Cook
December 15, 1918—Kossuth, MS
March 31, 2008—Melbourne, Brevard, FL
Residence—Merritt Island, Brevard, FL
Late husband—Leonard Bailey Nichols
Married 49 years
Sons—Edward E. (Jane), Thomas W. (Pat) & Richard E. (Micheline) Nichols
Stepson—Harold C. (Wanda) Nichols
Daughter—Sarah Jane (Dick) Hill
Late father—John Thomas Cook
Late mother—Eliza Viola Ray Cook
Late brother—Robert Cook
Sister—Maudie Henderson
Late sisters—Annie B. Nabors & Gladys Rosser
11 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren
Wheeler Grove Baptist Church Cemetery
Case No. 1391

NORMAN, Emogene Powell
January 8, 1921—Haywood Co., TN
February 10, 2008—Meridian, Lauderdale Co., MS
Residence—Corinth, MS
Late husband—Telford B. Norman
Married 38 years (Dec. 26, 1945)
Son—Joseph F. (Cathy) Norman
Late son—Telford B. “Teddy” Norman, Jr.
Daughter—Barbara (Billy) Williams
Late father—Joseph Earl Powell
Late mother—Gertie Moore Powell
Late brother—Robert Earl Powell
Two grandchildren
Henry Cemetery
Corinth, MS
Case No. 1368


OWINGS, Bradley Neal
December 19, 1961—Corinth, MS
January 20, 2008—Corinth, MS
Mothers of his children—Kim Rhodes & Jessica Owings
Sons—B. J., John Farris & Preston Neal Owings
Father—Boyd Owings
Mother—Dora Lee Farris Owings
Sister—Tammie (Jeff) Johnson
Henry Cemetery
Corinth, MS
Case No. 1363


PARVIN, Fred Howard
November 2, 1930—Alcorn Co., MS
April 16, 2008—Corinth, MS
Korean War received Purple Heart
Spouse—Bertha Lee Parvin
Son—Stevie (Rita) Little
Son—Billy E. Parvin
Stepsons—Hershel & T. J. Little
Late stepson—Jimmy Langston
Stepdaughter—Louise (Larry) Smith
Late stepdaughters—Gloria Faye Little & Wanda Bearden
Late father—Fred G. Parvin—Alcorn Co., MS
Late mother—Callie Bratton Parvin—Alcorn Co., MS
Brothers—Jo Ed, Tommie (Thelma) &Jerry Ray (Kay) Parvin
Late brothers—Guy & Guthro Parvin
Sister—Louise (Bruce) Morgan
Henry Cemetery
Corinth, MS
Case No. 1397

April 18, 1964—MS
July 31, 2008—Corinth, MS
Daughter—Alisha (Wade) McCoy
Late father—W. A. Poindexter
Late mother—Stella Mae Joslin Poindexter
Brothers—Jeff & Michael Poindexter
Sisters—Camille (Bobby) Gallaway, Billie Carol Podzkra& Sarah Poindexter
Three grandchildren
No cemetery listed
Case No. 1443


QUALLS, Carl Eugene “Gene”
October 23, 1927—Savannah, TN
June 2, 2008—Michie, McNairy Co., TN
U. S. Army veteran
Served as SSgt. 74th Armored Tank Brigade & 64th Chemical Warfare Unit
Served in World War II in Tokyo, Japan & Normandy, France
Spouse—Eloise Wilkins Qualls
Married 62 years
Sons—Charles (Elizabeth), Robert (Diane), Jimmy (Vanessa) & Gerald (Tracy) Qualls
Daughter—Peggy Qualls
14 grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren
New Farmington Cemetery
Corinth, MS
Case No. 1417


REDD, Joan Ford
September 9, 1926—Lufkin, TX
April 19, 2008—Corinth, MS
Late husband—R. S. Redd
Son—Gary (Bonnie) Redd
Late father—Anger Madison Ford
Late mother—Florence Mantooth Ford
Brother—Billy (Nancy) Ford
Sister—Hester Moser
Three grandchildren; one great-grandchild
Garden of Memories Lot No. 675 Space 10
Description of grave—Woodman 600
Lufkin, Angelina, Co., TX
Case No. 1400

REED, Lindon Dan
October 14, 1952—Corinth, MS
July 29, 2008—Corinth, MS
Spouse—Nataliya Zakharchenico
Son—Riley (Melissa) Reed
Stepson—Sergey –Selmer, TN
Daughters—Hannah Reed (Todd) Sleeper & Rebekah Reed (Nick) McDaniel
Father—Boyce Reed
Late mother—Dorothy Meyers Reed
Sister—Debbie Reed (Paul) Johnson
Five grandchildren
Mother-in-law—Ludmila –Russia
Henry Cemetery
Corinth, MS
Case No. 1441

RENCHER, Annis Faye
May 25, 1920—Alcorn Co., MS
November 14, 2008—Corinth, MS
1st husband—James Otho Wallace
Late spouse—Ellis E. Rencher
Sons—Ronald “Ron” (Debbie) Wallace & Travis (Margaret) Wallace
Daughter—Ann (Melvin) Ross & Lynda (Steve) Wall
Late father—Joe Barnes
Late mother—Maudie Lee Braudaway Barnes
Late brother—John F. & Dewey K. Barnes
Sister—Marie Barnes Gray
Late sister—Lois Barnes
Nine grandchildren: 12 great-grandchildren
Forrest Memorial Park Cemetery
Corinth, MS
Case No. 1482

RICKMAN, Carl Arnold
January 19, 1931—McNairy Co., TN
June 28, 2008—Corinth, MS
Spouse—Norma Jones Rickman
Married 58 years
Sons—Gary & David (Sandy) Rickman
Late father—Burga Joe Rickman
Late mother—Bonnie Bowers Rickman
Late brothers—Alonzo, Alvin, G. B. & Paschal Rickman
Sisters—Gerneal Mask & Chloris Lewis
Late sisters—Lucille Parvin, Kate Riddell & Maudie Rickman
Three grandchildren; two great-grandchildren
Forrest Memorial Park Cemetery
Corinth, MS
Case No. 1424

RORIE, Pearl Robbins
March 1, 1925—Waterloo, AL
May 3, 2008—Corinth, MS
Late spouse—Ira Lee Rorie
Sons—John Robert (Joyce), Doyle Wayne (Mary Ann), Earnest Ray (Lisa) & Joe Rorie
Daughters—Martha Virginia (Larry) Holland & Brenda Joyce (Charlie) Castile
Late father—Lucian Robbins—Waterloo, AL
Late mother—Ada Parker Robbins—Waterloo, Al
Late brothers—Elmer, Jack & R. C. Robbins
Sister—Mozelle (Bill) Hardin
16 grandchildren; 23 great-grandchildren
Sardis Cemetery
Rienzi, MS
Case No. 1406


July 21, 1923—Selmer, TN
February 7, 2008—Corinth, MS
World War II veteran; Asiatic Pacific Theatre
Awarded the Purple Heart, Two bronze Stars,
Philippines Liberation Ribbon and Good Conduct Medal
Late spouse —Adell Brewer Sanders
Son—Danny Wayne (Brenda) Sanders
Daughter—Janet Sanders (William) Burress
Late father- Mark Sanders
Late mother—Mary Sanders
Five grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren
Henry Cemetery
Corinth, MS
Case No. 1367

SHEA, John William
March 7, 1943—Walnut, MS
April 1, 2008—Memphis, TN
Residence—Tiplersville, Tippah Co, MS
Spouse—Brenda Jones Shea
Married 46 years
Sons—John William “Tinker” Jr. (Lisa) & Tim (Cara) Shea
Daughter—Mindy (David) Quinn
Late father—Mike Shea, Jr.
Mother—Mittie Hollis Shea
Brothers—Travis (Brenda Gail), Danny (Ann), Mikey (Sharon) Shea
Late brother—Oneal Shea
Sisters—Janie Richardson, Brenda Carol (Jerry) Gant, Mary Bennett, Judy (Lowell) Long & Melissa (Dale) Jones
Nine grandchildren; four great-grandchildren
State Line Cemetery
Walnut, Tippah Co., MS
Case No.1393

SLAY, Dorothy Eloise
August 4, 1925—MS
August 31, 2008—Rienzi, MS
Late spouse—Norvel C. Slay
Son—William (Annabet) Slay
Late son—Brooks Slay
Daughter—Sabra (Guy) Bogart
Late father—Obed Kirkland Kline
Late mother—Cora Frances Parker Kline
Late brother—Milton Kline
Sister—Mildred (Clyde) Mitchell
Booneville City Cemetery
Case No. 1460

STEWART, William T. “Bill”
January 9, 1939—Alcorn Co., MS
July 12, 2008—Corinth, MS
Spouse—Gay Credille Stewart
Son—Billy Gene (Ranae) & Thomas Stewart
Daughter—Tammy (Brandon) Bishop
Step-daughter—Amanda Hammock
Late father—Jake Stewart
Late mother—Dorothy Glen Brooks Stewart
Brothers—Oscar (Eva), Jerry, Bobby (Catherine) & Daniel Stewart
Sisters—Louise (Junior) Davis, Bernice Mitchell, Edna Rogers & Ilene Hopper
Late sister—Dorothy Stewart
18 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren
Case No. 1434

STOKES, Ellie Mae
March 13, 1948—Tippah Co., MS
August 2, 2008—Rienzi, MS
Late spouse—James Lee Stewart & Charles Lee Stokes
Sons—John, Michael (Emily) Stewart, Ricky (Nicole) & Rodney Stokes
Daughters—Regina (Jeff) Credille, Kayla (Scotty) Stokes
Late father—I. C. Arnold—Alcorn Co., MS
Late mother—Ruby Mullins Arnold—Tippah Co., MS
Brothers—Donnie (Paula), Olan (Dorothy), Connie (Ann) Gene (Betty) & Sammy Arnold
Late infant—Gilbert Arnold
Sister—Evelyn Smith
Lone Oak Baptist Church Cemetery
Corinth, MS
Case No. 1445


TALLEY, James T.
September 6, 1917—Kossuth, MS
August 20, 2008—Corinth, MS
World War II Army veteran
Late wife—Jewell Smith Talley
Married 59 years
Sons—Rev. Jimmy (Elaine), Thomas (Betty) Talley
Daughters—Nora (Terry) Anderson & Judy (Kandal) Wilbanks
Late father—John Epps Talley
Late mother—Nonie Merrill Talley
Sisters—Mary Marino & Sarah Cherry
Late sister—Addie Vee Brooks
Nine grandchildren; 26 great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild
Corinth National Cemetery
Corinth, MS
Case No.1454

TAYLOR, Jeffery Lynn
March 11, 1978—Ripley, MS
October 12, 2008—Corinth, MS
Spouse—Jennifer Cook Taylor
Married 7 years
Sons—Blake Taylor, Luke Godwin and Will Cook
Daughter—Whitney Taylor
Father—Richard (Denise) Taylor
Mother—Cathy Haygood (Jimmy) Greet
Brother—Ben Taylor
Sisters—Yolanda (Robert) Garcia & April Taylor
Maternal grandparents—Junior & Geniva Haygood
Paternal grandparents—Ben “Bob” Frances Taylor
Mother-in-law—Betty Cook
Bethlehem Cemetery
Walnut, Alcorn Co., MS
Case No. 1471

THORNBURG, Daisy Lucinda Wilson
February 29, 1936—Prentiss Co., MS
February 17, 2008—Iuka, MS
Late spouse—Charles Odell Thornburg
Sons—Larry Wayne (Janet), Johnnie Allison, Clayton Junior Thornburg
Late son— Randell Odell Thornburg
Daughters—Rita Mae, Retha Kay, Pamela Ann Thornburg (Shane) Arnold
Late father—Robert P. Wilson
Leola Christine Woodruff Thornburg
17 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren
Snowdown Church of Christ Cemetery
Case No. 1373

TURNER, Annie Rea
November 25, 1916—Memphis, TN
April 11, 2008—Corinth, MS
Late spouse—Flavers Turner
Son—David (Peggy) Turner
Sisters—Gloria (David) Roberts & Susan (Jimmy) Talley
Late Father—Ohther Hagy—Hardin Co., TN
Late mother—Nellie Gann Hagy
Sisters—Alma & Mary Hagy, Rachel Goodman & Charlie McDaniel
Five grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren
Lebanon Cemetery
Corinth, Alcorn Co., MS
Case No. 1396

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VANDERFORD, Clifton H. Travis
July 1, 1963—Chicago, IL
January 18, 2008—Birmingham, Jefferson Co., AL
Residence—Corinth, MS
Spouse—Janie Hatfield Vanderford
Married 10 years
Sons—Cody & Clint Vanderford
Father—Travis Vanderford
Mother—Janet Matlock Vanderford
Brother—Marvin (Debbie) Vanderford
Sister—Trinett (Greg) Edmondson
Valley of the Dogwood Cemetery
Corinth, MS
Case No. 1360

VANDERFORD, Doris May Jobe
February 5, 1922—Corinth, MS
March 10, 2008—Corinth, MS
Deceased father of her children—James T. Coffman
Late spouse—Harvey P. Vanderford
Son—Jimmy (Anita) Coffman
Daughter—Janie Coffman Vanderford
Late father—Lifford Jobe
Late mother—May Bradley Jobe
Brother—Max (Pat) Jobe
Late Brother—Wilson Jobe
Sister—Mary Bess (David) Cauthen
Late sister—Clara Payne
Four grandchildren; five great-grandchildren
Pleasant Hill Methodist Church Cemetery
Corinth, Ms
Case No. 1382


WEGMAN, Ivy “Elaine” Rogers
November 24, 1927—Alcorn Co., MS
July 1, 2008—Corinth, MS
Late spouse—Emile H. Wegman
Daughters—Trichia (Dan) Mattox & Cathy (Dan) Taylor
Late father—William Coleman Rogers
Late mother—Virgie Ella Brock
Late brother—Robert A. Rogers
Late sister—Fleeda Kyle
Three grandchildren; six great-grandchildren
Forrest Memorial Park Cemetery
Corinth, MS
Case No. 1427

WHITE, Retha Mae Vandiver
December 4, 1938—Corinth, MS
August 17, 2008—Jackson, TN
Residence—Henderson, Chester Co., TN
Spouse—Joe White
Married 28 years
Sons—Gary (Dawn) Vandiver, Ricky & Johnny Morris
Daughters—Tena (Herbert) Simmerson & Dena Whitaker
Late father—William Ernest Vandiver
Late mother—Roxie Ann Jones Vandiver
Brothers—Robert (Betty) Vandiver
Late brothers—James Ernest, Edd, Otis, John, Mark, Leon & Paul Vandiver
Sister—Lena Harmon
Late sisters—Lula Essary & Louise Davidson
20 grandchildren; 30 great-grandchildren
Pleasant Ridge Cemetery
Glen, Alcorn Co., MS
Case No. 1453

WHIRLEY, Mary Opal Perry
November 19, 1912—Tishomingo Co., MS
April 27, 2008—Corinth, MS
Late husband—Ned Whirley
Son—J. Don (Wanda) Whirley
Daughter—June Curtis (W. C.) Eaker
Late father—Christopher C. Perry—Dennis, MS
Late mother—Mary Essie Richardson—AK
Brothers—Lawrence E. & Maury Leon (Dean) Perry
Late sister—Esther Jewel Haney
Six grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; 10 great-great-grandchildren
Forrest Memorial Park Cemetery
Corinth, MS
Case No. 1405

WHITE, Reba Faye
April 3, 1941—TN
February 11, 2008—Corinth, MS
Spouse—Bobby Dean White
Sons—Dale & Terry (Cristy) Fulks & Bobby L. (Heather) Timmy (Shelia) White
Daughter—Marita Hood
Step Children—Jimmy, Dewayne, Randy & Debbie White
Late father—James Wallace Kyle, Sr.
Mother—Mattie Mary Elizabeth Miller Kyle
Brothers—John (Kathy), James Jr. (Tasha), Joel (Reba) & Thomas A. Kyle
Eight grandchildren; one great-grandchild
Lorraine Baptist Church Cemetery
Guys, McNairy Co., TN
Case No. 1371

WIGINTON, Jimmy Wade
June 27, 1941—Glen, MS
May 19, 2008—Corinth, MS
Late spouse—Hedy Lou Wiginton
Sons—Samuel Wade (Keena), Mathew Jason (Angel) Wiginton
Late father—George Clifford Wiginton
Late mother—Nellie Grace Harville
Brothers—Autry (Orey Mae) Wiginton
Late brothers—Nicky & Donnie Wiginton
Sisters—Nelda (Ramey) Bain, Julie Ann (Johnny) Baswell & Maylene (Marlon) Carpenter
Late sister—Cherrie Voyles
New Hope Church of Christ
Glen, Alcorn Co., MS
Case No. 1409

WILBANKS, Albert Fillmore
September 10, 1922—Alcorn Co., MS
March 26, 2008—Corinth, MS
Spouse—Ivola Prince Wilbanks
Married 60 years
Son—Wade (Cindy) Wilbanks
Late father—Hillie Harmon Wilbanks—MS
Late mother—Maggie Crum Wilbanks-MS
Brother—R. G. Wilbanks
Late brothers—Roy, Reford & Raymond Wilbanks
Late sisters—Inez (Walter) Mills, Anita (Roy) Weaver,
Flossie (Truman) Skinner & Irene Harmon
Two grandchildren; two great-grandchildren
Brush Creek Baptist Church Cemetery
Walnut, Alcorn Co., MS
Case No. 1389

WILLIAMS, James Rabbon “Willie”
December 24, 1922—MS
November 3, 2008—Tupelo, MS
Residence—Corinth, MS
U. S. Army veteran
Spouse—Betty Ann Smith
Married 12 years
Son—Jammie Ray (Teresa) Williams
Late son—Jimmy Dale Williams
Step-sons—Michael & Scotty (Brenda) Glidewell
Daughter—Mary Jane (Johnie) Marlar
Late father—Charlie Williams
Late mother—Edna Hester Williams
Late brothers—Albert, Harold, Elihu & Marvin Williams
Sisters—Thelma Robbins & Louise Dodson
Late sister—Otis Smith
Three grandchildren; four great-grandchildren
Corinth National Cemetery
Case No. 1475

WILLIAMS, Richard Lee
February 20, 1958—Alcorn Co., MS
December 1, 2008—Walnut, Alcorn Co., MS
Spouse—Joyce Jeanine Jones
Married 26 years
Sons—Timothy Joe Williams
Daughter—Stephanie Williams
Late father—Mallie Timmons
Late mother-Ethel Rogers
Brother—Jimmy (Nell) Williams
Late brothers—A. J. & Butch Baggett
Mother-in-law—Ruby Jones
Lone Oak Baptist Church
Corinth, Alcorn Co., MS
Case No. 1490

WILLIAMS, Sue Rhodes
January 16, 1931—Bethel Springs, TN
August 28, 2008—Corinth, MS
Spouse—Rubel Leon Williams
Married 58 years
Daughters—Sherlyn Williams (Eddie) Haley &
Pamela Williams (Mike) Meeks
Late daughter—Susan Ann Williams
Late father—John Palmer Rhodes, Sr.
Late mother—Maud Ana Fortune Rhodes
Brother—James Leslie Rhodes
Late brother—John Palmer Rhodes, Jr.
Late sisters—Mary Rhodes Lawson & Lila Rhodes Gorman
Five grandchildren; six great-grandchildren
Henry Cemetery
Corinth, MS
Case No. 1458

WILSON, Bobby Wayne
February 22, 1960—Booneville, MS
April 3, 2008—Tupelo, MS
Residence—Booneville, MS
Son—Bobby Ryan Wilson
Daughter—Jessica Wilson
Late father—William Edward Wilson
Mother—Willard Evelyn Hendrix Wilson
Brothers—Donald & Mike Wilson
Sisters—Wanda (Mike) Isbell & Hilda (Rickey) Lambert
Late sister—Wilma Lynn Wilson
Snowdown Church of Christ Cemetery
Booneville, Prentiss Co., MS
Case No. 1395

WRIGHT, Ruth V. Blair
October 6, 1930—Dayton, TN
January 30, 2008—Corinth, MS
Spouse—Roy C. Wright
Married 60 years (July 3, 1947)
Sons—Roy H. (Bonnie) & Michael David (Karen) Wright
Daughters—Mona Gail (Tony) Clifford & Leisa Dorene (Richard) Villarreal
Late father—Donald E. Blair, Sr.—TN
Late mother—Carrie Hall Blair—TN
Brothers—John D. (Shelby) &7 Thomas E. Blair
Late brother—Donald E. Blair Jr.
Sisters—Thelma (Ken) Adamson, Shirley Watson & Mary Magdelene Steigert
Late sisters—Georgia Zachary & Bertha Lee Blair
11 grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren
Corinth National Cemetery
Case No. 1366

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YANCERY, James Burl
April 23, 1925—Alcorn Co., MS
February 29, 2008—Corinth, MS
Late spouse—Edith Lavern Leonard Yancey
Married 62 years
Sons—James A. (Sheryl) & Billy (Annette) Yancey
Late daughter—Betty Lou Yancey Sanders
Late father—Andrew Lee Yancey
Late mother—Anna Pearl Marecle Yancey
Late brothers—Byram Jack & Howard Yancey
Sisters—Ruth (Austin) Lovell & Frances Clements
Late sisters—Lula Long & Vada Burnside
Seven grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren
Wheeler Grove Baptist Church Cemetery
Corinth, Alcorn Co., MS
Case No. 1378
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