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March 30th

Geneva Russell Pearson

March 30, 2013

Geneva Russell Pearson age 96, passed away Thursday, March 28, 2013, at Baptist Memorial Hospital Golden Triangle in Columbus.
Geneva Russell Pearson was born December 15, 1916, in Detroit, Ala., to the late Mary Jane Holloway and Everett Wakefield. She was a homemaker and a member of First Baptist Church. She married Delbridge Russell September 9, 1934, at Prairie Point, he preceded her in death September 13, 1974. She married Eugene Edwin Pearson August 14, 1982, in West Point and he preceded her in death May 23, 1998.

Gale P. Smith

March 30, 2013

Gale P. Smith age 69, passed away Thursday, March 28, 2013 at Oktibbeha County Hospital Regional Medical Center, in Starkville.
Gale Smith was born June 14, 1943, in Shiloh Valley, Mo., to the late Ethor June Wootten and Gale Morris Burgess. She was a Sales Associate for K-Mart in Yazoo City for 25 years and was a member of Liverpool Baptist Church in Yazoo City. She enjoyed crafts, music and working her rose garden.

James Roy Brooks

March 30, 2013

James Roy Brooks age 45, passed away Saturday, March 23, 2013, in Meridian.
Funeral services are Saturday, March 30, 2013, at 11 a.m. from Northside Christian Church with the Rev. Dwight Cunningham officiating. Burial will follow in Greenwood Cemetery.
Visitation is today, Friday, March 29, 2013, from 3 – 6 p.m. from Carter’s Mortuary Services Chapel.
Carter’s Mortuary Services is in charge of arrangements.

March 23rd

Christopher “Chris” Pete Davis

March 23, 2013

Christopher "Chris" Pete Davis, 66, passed away, on Saturday, March 23, 2013 at North MS
Medical Center, in West Point. Chris was born March 1, 1947 in Cleveland, Mississippi to the late Mary Roncali and Earl
Truman Davis. He was a Butcher/Meat Cutter for Kroger Foods for 32 years and was of Baptist faith. He was a Member
of West Point Masonic Lodge #40 F & A.M. He was a Veteran of the United States Air Force having served during the
Vietnam War. Christopher Pete Davis married Betty Sue Brand Davis on July 18, 1971, at the First Baptist Church in
West Point.

Wilma Gray Hooker

March 23, 2013

Mrs. Wilma Gray Hooker, age 91, died Friday, March 22, 2013 at North MS Medical Center, West Point, Mississippi.
Funeral services will be Tuesday, March 26, 2013 11:00 a.m. First Baptist Church. Visitation will be Monday, 4:00 until 6 p.m. at Calvert Funeral Home. Burial will follow in West Point Memorial Garden Cemetery. Calvert Funeral Home of West Point is in charge of arrangements.
Memorials may be made to First Baptist Church, P. O. Box 794, West Point, MS 39773 or to Diabetes Foundation of Mississippi, 800 Avery Blvd, Suite 100, Ridgeland, MS 39157-5225.

March 21st

Diane Hammond-Davenport

March 21, 2013

Diane Hammond-Davenport age 56, passed away Monday, March 18, 2013, at Oktibbeha County Hospital in Starkville.
Funeral services are Saturday, March 23, 2013, at 3 p.m. from Lake Grove M.B. Church with the Rev. Joe P. Orr officiating.
Visitation is today, Friday, March 22, 2013, from 3 – 6 p.m. at Carter’s Mortuary Services Chapel.
Carter’s Mortuary Services is in charge of arrangements.

Tonishai Shaffer

March 21, 2013

Tonishai Shaffer age 30, departed this life Monday, March 18, 2013, at North Mississippi Medical Center in West Point.
Tonishai Shaffer was born September 22, 1982, to Julia Shaffer Vane (step-father the late Walter Vane) and Evern Jefferson.
Funeral services are Saturday, March 23, 2013, at 11 a.m. from Lake Grove M.B. Church in Prairie. Burial will follow in Lake Grove Cemetery.
Tonishia Shaffer worked at McDonald’s in West Point and Aberdeen.

March 18th

Glenn Edward Smith

March 18, 2013

Glenn Edward Smith age 65, passed away Friday, March 15, 2013, at the Mississippi Baptist Medical Center in Jackson.
Visitation was Monday, March 18, 2013, from 1 – 2:30 p.m. at St. Marks United Methodist Church on Grants Ferry Rd. in Brandon. with a 2:30 p.m. Memorial Service to follow the visitation at the church.

Joanne Conerly Westbrook

March 18, 2013

Joanne Conerly Westbrook age 84, passed away Sunday, March 17, 2013, at North Mississippi Medical Center, in Tupelo.

March 16th

Gerald N. Moore

March 16, 2013

Gerald N. Moore age 79, passed away Thursday, March 14, 2013, at Dugan Memorial Home, in West Point.
He was born September 27, 1934, in Valley Station, Ky., to the late Lillian Vaughn and Walter Moore.
He was at Retired U. S. Marine Master Gunnery Sargeant for 24 ½ years. He attended Montpelier Baptist Church. After retirement he worked in civil service for the U. S. Navy. A Veteran of U. S. Marines having served during Korea and Vietnam. Gerald N. Moore married Mary Powell Moore October 10, 1958, in Buford-Parris Island, S.C.

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