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Hazel Magill
    Hazel Evenly Magill, 75, died Friday, Oct. 1, 1999, at Pontotoc Health Center after a sudden illness. She was born April, 10, 1925, in Pontotoc County. She was a member of Green Valley Baptist Church.
    Services were Monday, Oct. 4, at Baldwin Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Paul Simms officiating. Burial was in West Heights Cemetery.
    Survivors include four daughters, Ruth Elizabeth Clippard and her husband, Jim, of Mantachie, Jessie Dianne Fitts of Conroe, Texas and Clara Ozil Dobbs and her husband, Alvis, and Hazel Marie McCammon, all of Pontotoc; four sons, Lee Roy Magill, and Carson Dewayne Magill, and wife, Carol, all of Pontotoc; Fred Magill Jr. and his wife Deborah, of Ingomar, and Johnny Columbus Magill and his wife, Teresa, of Randolph; 15 grandchildren; two great-grandchildren.
    She was preceded in death by her husband, Fred P. Magill, and a brother, Paul Stegall.

Alex Massey
    Alex Ray Massey, 84, died Saturday, Sept. 25, 1999, at North Mississippi Medical Center. He was a native of Tate County and a lifelong resident of the Thaxton community. He was a retired farmer and a member of Abbyville Methodist Church.
    Services were Monday, Sept. 27, at Mortimer Funeral Home Chapel in Pontotoc with the Rev. Roger Hunter officiating. Burial was in Pontotoc City Cemetery.
    Surveyors include one daughter, Alexis Jane Morphis of Thaxton; two sons, Billy B. Massey of Thaxton, and Creed L. Massey of West Point; one sister, Nellie Mae Holmes of Memphis; four grandchildren, five great-grandchildren.

Mamie Helen Mathews
    Mamie Helen Mathews, 72, of Olive Branch, Formerly of Memphis, died Thursday, Aug. 26, 1999, at St. Francis Hospital in Memphis. She was a retired Financial Secretary from Colonial Park Union Methodist Church. She was a member of Covenant Baptist Church, former member of Parkway Village Baptist Church.
    Services were at noon, Saturday, Aug. 28, at Forest Hill South Chapel. Burial was in  Forest Hill South Cemetery. Forest Hill South Cemetery was in charge of the arrangements.
    Survivors include her husband, W. H. Matthews of Olive Branch; two daughters, Nina McClintock of Brentwood, Tenn. and Phyla's Nelson of Memphis; one son Barry Matthews of Memphis; three sisters, Lilac Russell of Thaxton, Beatrice Ard of Marks and Rose Kitchens of Kosciusko; six grandchildren.

Mary E. Metz
    Mary Eloise Westmoreland Metz, 82, died Tuesday, March 2, 1999, at her home. She was born in Tupelo. She was a gradute of Tupelo High School and the Greenwood LeFlore Training Nursing School. She retired in 1972 after 15 years as a registered nurse at St. Joseph's Hospital. She also worked for the late Dr,. Charles Fulmer in East Syracuse, N.Y. She was a communicant of St. Matthew's Church.
    Services were Saturday, March 6, 1999 at Forani & Cline Funeral Home and at St. Matthews Church. Burial was in St. Mary's Resurrection Chapel Mausoleum, DeWitt.
    Survivors include her husband William; two daughters, Sandra and Nancy Metz, both of Syracuse, N.Y.; two sisters, Virginia Beaty of Verona and Roberta Gentry of Pontotoc; three grandchildren.
    She was preceded in death by her father and mother, John G. Westmoreland and Mittie Westmoreland, one sister Mittie Allen, and one brother, John Jr. Westmoreland, all of Tupelo.

Johnny Montgomery
    Johnny Montgomery, 61, died Friday, Oct. 1, 1999, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-Union County in New Albany. He was a farmer a Methodist and a former member of the National Guard.
    Services were Sunday, Oct. 3, at Sand Springs Church with Bro. Bill Thompson and Bro. Doug Jones officiating. Burial was in Sand Springs Cemetery. Browning Funeral Home of Ecru was in charge of the arrangements.
    Survivors include his wife, Jerry Ruth Montgomery of Pontotoc; two daughters, Natalie Nix Montgomery and Nikki Nicole Montgomery, both of Pontotoc; one son, John Nathan Montgomery of Pontotoc; one sister, Sondra McGann of Chattanooga, Tenn.; two brothers, Tranny Montgomery and Neil Montgomery, both of Hurricane.
    Pallbeareres were Bradley Montgomery, Buddy Montgomery, Joel Hale, Mac McGann, Michael McGann.
    Honorary pallbearers were Gara Bogue, Greer Prather, Daniel Little, L. Q. Billingsley, Eddie Rosentrader, Billy Billingsley, Junior White, Cowboy Washington, and Leighton Benjamin.

Charlie Lee Moore
    Charlie Lee Moore, 67, died Wednesday, May 5, 1999, at his home. He was born Jan. 20, 1931, in Houston. He worked and lived in Nashville, Tenn., for 32 years. He was a former member of  East Chapel Grove Baptist Church of Okolona.
    Services were held Monday, May 10, at Center Hill M.B. Church in Houlka with the Rev. Jesse Humphrey officiating. Burial ws in the church cemetery. Carter's Funeral Home of Okolona was in charge of the arrangements.
    Survivors include one son, Lee Earl Moore of Okolona; three daughters, Mablean Small, Anna Judd, and Perdinal Moore, all of Okolona; five brothers, John Moore and his wife, Ethel, and Carl Moore Jr. all of Houston, Dave Moore and his wife, Mary, of Jackson, Hubert Moore of Indianapolis, Ind., and Glen Moore of West Point; two sisters, Versie Moore of Houlka and Annette Moore of Woodall; 12 grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; a special friend, Bernice Simpson of Nashville, Tenn.

Mildred Moore
    Mildred Bane Moore, 90, died Thursday, Sept. 30, 1999, at North Mississippi Medical Center. She was born Jan. 27, 1909, in Pontotoc County to William Hubbard Moore and Joe Alice Cole Moore. She ws a retired employee and a member of the Houlka First Baptist Church.
    Services were Friday, Oct. 1, at Houlka First Baptist Church with the Rev,. David Blackwell officiating. Burial was in Rose Hill Cemetery.
    Survivors include one sister, Ferril Moore Helms of Houlka; two nieces, Bonnie Nelms and Donna Hollis; two nephews, Billy G. Helms and his wife, Bernice, and James "Tubby" Helms and his wife, Pat.
    Pallbearers were Carl Daniels, Eugene Washington, Carlton Shempert, Bobby Hinton, Russell Hollis and Mike Kopp.

Wayne Morris
    Robert Wayne Morris, 56, died Tuesday, Oct. 12, 1999, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-Desoto County in Southaven. He was a lifelong resident of Etta and a member of Salem Methodist Church.
    Services were Wednesday, Oct. 13, at Salem Methodist Church in Etta with the Rev.Rex Wilburn officiating. Burial was in the church cemetery. Mortimer Funeral Home of New Albany was in charge of the arrangements.
    Survivors include his parents, Robert and Mable Morris of Etta; two brothers, Warren Morris of Atoka, Tenn. and Bobby Morris of Etta.
    Pallbearers were Jason Morris, Andy Morris, Perry Morris, Michael Morris, Roger Morris, and Brooks Brownlee.

Don Eddie Morrison
    Don Eddie Morrison, 55 died Wednesday, May 5, 1999, at his home after a brief illness. He was born April 14, 1944 in Houston. He was a retired employee of Pontotoc Health Services and a member of West Heights Baptist Church.
    Services were Tuesday, May 6, at Baldwin Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. David Hamilton officiating. Burial was in West Heights Cemetery.
    Survivors include his father, Alvis C. Morrison of Pontotoc; his mother, Alice Morrison of Pontotoc; two sisters, Sandra Stanford and her husband, Mac, and Barbara Calloway and her husband, Ernest, all of Pontotoc, two nephews, and two nieces.
    He was preceded in death by a niece, Diona Kay Hadaway.
    Pallbearers were James Ray Morrison, Lamar Morrison, Steve Morrison, Wendell Morrison, Carl Morrison, NcNeil Standford and Clint Standford.

Denford Morse
    Denford Ray Morse, 66, died Monday, Oct. 4, 1999, at his home in Baldwyn, He was a former resident of Mantachie, living there most of his life. He retired in Feb. from the Mississippi Department of Transportation. He was a Baptist and attended the Lakeland Baptist Church. He was a veteran of the Korean War.
    Services were Thursday, Oct. 7, at the McNeece-Morris Funeral Home Chapel ion Mantachie with the Bro. Danny Rushing officiating. Burial was in Keyes Cemetery.
    Survivors include his wife, Vivian Sue Morse of Baldwyn; his mother, Blanche Morse; one son, Dennis Morse of Belden; three brothers, James Morse of Olive Branch, Larry Morse of Saltillo, John Paul Morse of Humboldt, Tenn.; three sisters, Marilyn Summerford of Smithville, Betty Hood of the Houston community and Carolyn Wesson of New Albany; four grandchildren, Michelle Morse, Denny Morse, Jordon Morse, and Bethany Morse.
    He was preceded in death by, his father Johnnie A. Morse.
    Pallbearers were James Sheffield, J. T. Farris, Andy Spradling, Charles Howard Johnson, Denny Morse, Johnny Frank, Allen Pierce and Tommy Franks.

Gladys G. Mounce
    Gladys Gammell Mounce, 89, died Tuesday, Sept. 21, 1999, at the Pontotoc Hospital. She was a homemaker and a member of Ecru Baptist Church.
    Services were Wednesday, Sept. 22, at Browning Funeral Home Chapel in Ecru with the Rev. Ronnie Hatfield officiating. Burial was in Ecru City Cemetery.
    Survivors include two daughters, Joyce Boyd Livingston of Tupelo and Martha J. Russell of Memphis; one son, James L. "Jimmy" Mounce of Omaha, Neb.; seven grandchildren, nine great-grandchildren.
    She was preceded in death by her husband, W. L. "Bill" Mounce.
    Pallbearers were Dr. Lester Willis, Johnny Mounce, Rex Mooney, Mike McGee, Danny McGee, and Charlie Stubblefield.

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