Archive - Obituary
April 2nd, 2012
Evelyn Lois Searcy
Evelyn Lois Searcy, 79, of Jacksonville, Fla., and formerly of Whitier, passed away on Tuesday, March 20, 2012.
She was the daughter of the late Thomas Jasper Carter and Elvie Lois Henderson. In addition to her parents she is preceded in death by her husband, Hilton B. Searcy.
James Mitchell Doss
James Mitchell Doss, age 61, passed away Sunday, March 18, 2012, at his home.
James Mitchell Doss was born Sept. 24, 1950, in Houston, to the late Christine Garrett Doss and James D. Doss. He was a Machine Operator/Welder for B & W for 28 years and a member of West Point Pentecostal Church. He was a Veteran of the U. S. Marine Corps, having served during the Vietnam War. James Mitchell Doss married Pamela Buchanan Doss July 2, 1977, in Columbus.
Mary Olema Hankins Poss
Mary Olema Hankins Poss, age 92, passed away Sunday, March 18, 2012, at Dugan Memorial Home in West Point. Mary Olema Hankins Poss was born Feb. 11, 1920, in Itawamba County/Fulton, to the late Delphia L. Spencer and Melvin Curtis Hankins. She was a secretary for Bryan Foods. She was a member of Siloam Baptist Church. Mary Olema Hankins Poss married Billy Barton Poss Nov. 15, 1947, in Aberdeen, he preceded her in death Sept. 23, 1985.
Thurman Broughton Parish
Thurman Broughton Parish, age 90, passed away Saturday, March 3, 2012, at Peachtree Village in Brandon, with his wife Geneva, three daughters, sons-in-law, and grandchildren at his side.
Dr. Joe K. Stephens
Dr. Joe K. Stephens, age 80, passed away Friday, March 2, 2012, at Dugan Memorial Home, in West Point.
Dorothy Dean Walters
Dorothy Dean Walters, age 52, passed away March 2, 2012, at her residence, in Saltillo.
Dorothy Dean Walters was born Feb. 9, 1960, in Starkville, to Myrtle Stone O'Rourke and the late Tommie Nation. She was a customer service person and was a member of Enon Baptist Church. Her husband Carl Walters preceded her in death May, 1992.
Funeral services were Sunday, March 4, 2012 at 3 p.m. at Calvert Funeral Home Chapel with the Brother Frank Breaux officiating assisted by Brother Lynn Hughes. Burial followed in Big Springs/Enon Cemetery in Clay County.
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.
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.