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Kelvin L. Echoles
    Kelvin Lydell Echoles, 22 died Monday, Aug. 2, 1999. He attended Houston High School. He was an employee of Tecumseh Products Company of Verona and a member of Zion Spring M.B. Church.
    Services were held on Saturday, Aug. 7, at Zion Spring M.B. Church with the Rev. Curtis Orr officiating. Burial was in New Hope Cemetery. Grayson-Porter's Mortuary of Tupelo was in charge of arrangements.
    Survivors include two sons, LaJarvis and Jederius Echoles, both of Nettleton; his parents Frank and Carrie Echoles of Houston; two brothers, Michael Echoles, of Houston and Brandon Thompson of Una; four sisters, Katrena Echoles and Demonica Echoles, both of Una; his grandparents, James and Willie Echoles of Woodland, Harvey L. and Pearlie Carr of Van Vleet, and Isabella McIntosh of Houston; seven Herman Carr of Tupelo, L.J. Echoles and his wife Maxine, and Curtis Echoles, all of Woodland, Walter McIntosh, and his wife, Willie, and J.T. McIntosh, all of Benton Harbor Mich., and Robert McIntosh of Detroit, Mich., and Willie McIntosh and his wife, Delois, of Houston; seven aunts, Lois Ware and her husband, Brooker T., and Bonita Carr, all of Houlka, Alma Tumblin, and her husband, Walter, of Houston, Mae H. Brown and her husband, Eddie, of Greenville, Donnie Echoles of Woodland, Irene Carr of Mantee and Denotra Evans of Beloit, Wis,; one niece, Mikela Echoles of Houston; six great-aunts; six great-uncles; three great-great-aunts.

Alton Edwards
    Alton Gene Edwards, 56, died Friday, Oct. 8, 1999, from the results of an automobile accident on Highway 30 East in Oxford. He was born April 12, 1943, in Calhoun County. He was a self-employed logger. He served in the U. S. Army. He was preceded in death by, his father, Duel Gane Edwards.
    Services were Sunday, Oct. 10, at Parker Memorial Funeral Home Chapel in Bruce with the Rev. Dennis Sullivan officiating. Burial was in Bruce Cemetery.
    Survivors include his son, Wayne Edwards of Bruce; three sisters, Artie Thornton of Memphis, Linda Malone of Coldwater and Donna Gates of Fulton; his mother, Susie Edwards Williams of Bruce; his step-father, Paul Williams of Bruce; a host of nieces and nephews, great nieces and nephews; his special friend Sara Clanton of Bruce.
    Pallbearers were Wesley Stewart, Randall Wright, David Wright, Tracy Angle, Carl Hayles and Paul Gahagan.
    Honorary pallbearers were Guy Baker, Norris Hayles, Bobby Freely, and Larry Malone.

Dan Ellis
    Dan Ellis, 71, died Thurday, Aug. 19, 1999, at North Mississippi Medical Center after a long illness. He was born Aug. 12, 1928, in Mississippi. He was a retried auto body painter and the retired owner of a shoe shop in Pontotoc. He was a member of Green Valley Baptist Church with the Rev. Paul Sims and the Rev. Eddie Wren officiating. Burial was in Spring Valley Cemetery in Mathiston. Baldwin Funeral Home of Pontotoc was in charge of the arrangements.
    Survivors include his wife, Cathy Thompson Ellis of Pontotoc; three sons, Danny Ellis and his wife, Patti, of Marks, Ken and his wife Patricia, of Crozet, Va., and Chris Ellis and his wife, Sharon, of Atlanta, Ga.; one brother, the Rev. J. C. Ellis of Great Bend, Kan.; four grandchildren, Lane Ellis, Brian Ellis, Stacy Ellis and Amanda Ellis.
    His sons and grandsons served as pallbearers.