Archive - Obituary
Elizabeth Lawshe Miller
Elizabeth Lawshe Miller, age 89, passed away Friday, Dec. 2, 2011, at North Mississippi Medical Center in West Point. Elizabeth Lawshe Miller was born March 12, 1922, in Water Valley, to the late Robert Burnie and Nina Edgar Lawshe. After graduating from Water Valley High School and Mississippi State College for Women, she taught home economics at Hickory Flat High School and later served as Home Demonstration Agent in Clay County for the Mississippi Extension Service.
Zy'Derrion Benard Williams
Zy'Derrion Benard Williams, two week old infant son of Troyal Benard Williams Jr., and Latasha Renae Williams, passed away Saturday, Nov. 26, 2011, at North Mississippi Medical Center in West Point.
Graveside services are Friday, Dec. 2, 2011, at 4 p.m. from New Hope M.B. Church Cemetery in Artesia.
Visitation is today, from 2 â€“ 5 p.m. at Carter's Mortuary Services Chapel.
Carter's Mortuary Services are in charge of arrangements.
Christine Smith Trawick
Christine Smith Trawick, age 94, passed away Sunday, Nov. 27, 2011, at Waverly Personal Care Home.
Dee L. Rhea
Dee L. Rhea, age 87, passed away Monday, Nov. 21, 2011, at North Mississippi Medical
Center in West Point.
Dee L. Rhea was born Jan. 25, 1924, in Hickory Flat, to the late Rosie May Ausburn and Thomas Jefferson Rhea. He worked in Maintenance for the TXI United Cement Company in Artesia, then after he retired he worked part time in Maintenance at NMMC-West Point. Mr. Rhea was a member of West Point Church of God. Dee L. Rhea married Frances Louise Smith on April 15, 1944, in Houston.
Lillian Grace McMullin Moore
Lillian Grace McMullin Moore, age 73, died Thursday, Nov. 17, 2011, at Sanctuary Hospice House in Tupelo.
She was born Nov. 30, 1937, in Pheba, to Noel McMullin and Mona Lou Spears McMullin. She was a member of First Assembly of God.
Funeral services were 11 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 19, 2011, at Memorial Funeral Home in Houston, with Bro. William Frasier and Bro. D.W. McGee officiating. Burial followed at Pheba Cemetery. Memorial Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.
Virginia Bock, age 88, passed away Friday, Nov. 18, 2011 at the home of her niece Dorothy Cole.
She was born April 3, 1923, in West Point, to the late Hattie Bell Stroud and Tony Bock Sr. She was a member of Trinity Baptist Church and was retired from Big Yank and Knickerbocker.
Funeral services were 3 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 20, 2011, at Robinson Chapel with the Rev. Mike Smith officiating. Burial followed in Greenwood Cemetery.
Martin Gibbs, age 66, passed away Friday, Nov. 11, 2011, at University Hospital in Chicago, Ill.
Funeral services were Saturday, Nov. 19, 2011, at 11 a.m. from Trio Primitive Baptist Church, with Elder Barry Huddleston officiating. Burial followed in Trio Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery.
Carter's Mortuary Services was in charge of arrangements.
Patrice Manya Tucker Owens
Patrice Manya Tucker Owens, age 36, passed away Wednesday, Nov. 16, 2011, at University of Alabama-Birmingham Hospital.
Funeral services are Tuesday, Nov. 22, 2011, at 11 a.m. from The Church, with Pastor Michael Cannon officiating. Burial will follow in Poole's Memorial Gardens.
Visitation is Monday, Nov. 21, 2011, from 3 â€“ 6 p.m. at Carter's Mortuary Services Chapel.
Carter's Mortuary Services is in charge of arrangements.
Mary K. Keel
Mary K. Keel, born July, 26, 1934, to the late Ramond Marston Kirkwood and Irene Burns Kirkwood, passed away peacefully in her sleep Friday, Nov. 11, 2011, at her home in Paragould, Ark. She was preceded in death by her sister, Joyce Kirkwood Scott. She retired from AmSouth Bank in Birmingham. Ala. She was a member of First United Methodist Church in Paragould, Ark.
Doris Pate Champion
Doris Pate Champion, age 77, passed away Tuesday, Nov. 15, 2011, at Dugan Memorial Home in West Point.
Doris Elba Champion was born Aug. 30, 1934, in Webster County to the late Edna Trull Pate and John Wesley Pate. Mrs. Champion worked in bookkeeping and customer Service for Renasant and earlier the Peoples Bank for 19 years. She was a member of Old Aberdeen Road Church of Christ Family. Doris Pate Champion married Bobby Joe Champion April 16, 1954, in the Irish Colony of Clay County.