Archive - Feb 2012
Kathleen Miller Jaco
Kathleen Miller Jaco, age 94, passed away Monday, Feb. 27, 2012, at Hamilton Medical Center in Dalton, Ga.
Mrs. Jaco was born Dec. 3, 1917, in West Point, to the late Robert Esmond and Madeline Christopher Miller.
McGlohn, Ezzell Engagement
Mr. and Mrs. Robert Russell McGlohn of Birmingham, Ala., are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter Robyn Shurlds McGlohn to Thomas Cory Ezzell, son of Mr. and Mrs. William Robert Moon, Sr. of Spartanburg, S.C., and Mr. and Mrs. Herbert Wayne Ezzell of Pacolet, S.C.
The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Mr. Albert Maury Shurlds, Sr. of Maben, and the late Mrs. Mildred Freeman Shurlds, and the late Mr. and Mrs. Charles Lee McGlohn of West Point.
Susan L. McFarland
Susan L. McFarland, age 91, of Bay Springs, died Thursday, Feb. 23, 2012, at her residence. Funeral services are Tuesday, Feb. 28, 2012, at 11 a.m. from Bay Springs Presbyterian Church. Burial will follow in Bay Springs City Cemetery.
Mrs. McFarland is remembered by her family as being wholly dedicated to her family and to her church. At age 5, she gave her first violin concert. In her adult life, she was a member of the Bay Springs Music Lovers Club, an avid tennis player, and an active member of the womenâ€™s group at the Bay Springs Presbyterian Church.
Gertrude Hurst Norris
Gertrude Hurst Norris, age 87, passed away, Saturday, Feb. 25, 2012, at the Dugan Memorial Home in West Point. Gertrude Hurst Norris was born June 4, 1924, in Clay County, to the late Laura Stringfellow and George Barnett Hurst. Mrs. Norris was a homemaker and a member of West End Baptist Church. She was also a member of the Order of the Eastern Star, West Point Martha Chaper #53. Gertrude Hurst Norris married
Thomas Avery Norris Sr., April 12, 1942, in Mantee. He preceded her in death Nov.21, 2002.
Tony Joseph Giglio
Tony Joseph Giglio passed away in Lincoln, Neb., Monday, Feb. 20, 2012, surrounded by his daughters and some of his grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Graveside services were 1 p.m. Wednesday, February 22, 2012, at Ft. McPherson National Cemetery with military honors. Online condolences may be shared at www.carpentermemorial.com. Carpenter Memorial Chapel is in charge of arrangements.
David Lee Vance
David Lee Vance, age 59, passed away Tuesday, Feb. 14, 2012.
Funeral services are Saturday, Feb. 25, 2012, at 3 p.m. from Union Baptist M.B. Church of Prairie, with the Rev. Willie T. Edwards officiating. Burial will follow in Shady Grove Abbott Church Cemetery.
Visitation is today, from 3 â€“ 6 p.m. at Carter's Mortuary Services Chapel.
Carter's Mortuary Services is in charge of arrangements.
John E. Watson
John E. Watson, age 65, passed away Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2012, at his home in West Point.
Funeral services are today, Friday, Feb. 24, 2012, at 11a.m. in the Henry Chapel of Seven Oaks Funeral Home of Water Valley, with Bro. Zane Parker officiating. Burial will be in the Oak Hill Cemetery in Water Valley.
Seven Oaks Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Online condolences may be made at www.sevenoaksfuneralhome.com
Elnora Dismukes, age 89, passed away Saturday, Feb. 18, 2012, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-Golden Triangle in Columbus.
Funeral services are Saturday, Feb. 25, 2012, from Third Mt. Olive M.B. Church, with the Rev. Al Latham officiating. Burial will follow in Greenwood Cemetery.
Visitation is Friday, Feb. 24, 2012, from 4 â€“ 6 p.m. at Carter Funeral Home.
Carter Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Beactrice Ezell, passed away Friday, Feb. 10, 2012, in Northlake Ill., at the Kindred Hospital Northlake.
A memorial service was held in Chicago, Ill., Saturday, Feb. 18, 2012.
Funeral services are Saturday, Feb. 25, 2012, at 2 p.m. from Jolly Chapel M.B. Church in Okolona. Burial will follow in Palestine Church Cemetery in Van Vleet.
The deceased will lie in state from 1 p.m. until service time.
Carter Funeral Home of Okolona is in charge of arrangements.
Elaine Stevens Ray
Elaine Stevens Ray, age 74, passed away, Monday, Feb. 20, 2012, at the North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo.
Elaine S. Ray was born Sept. 6, 1937, in the Mississippi Delta to Mattie Lee Prestridge Stevens and Wade Stevens. She was a machine operator for Artex International for over 30 years. Elaine Stevens Ray was a member of First Pentecostal Church. She loved working outside in her yard and with her flowers. Elaine Stevens Ray married Willie Louie Ray May 5, 1956, in Eupora.