Archive - Obituary
November 11th, 2010
Florence Davis Jernigan
Florence Davis Jernigan, age 96, died Tuesday, Nov. 9, 2010, at the Dugan Nursing Home in West Point.
She was born Sept. 18, 1914, in Counce, Tenn., to Winfred and Nora Blakney Davis. She married Wayne Jernigan of Okolona, in 1936. An accomplished homemaker, seamstress and cook, she had a true servants heart and used these talents to minister to others. Mrs. Jernigan was a faithful member of First Baptist Church in Okolona where she served as a leader in the Womenâ€™s Missionary Union and Girlsâ€™ Auxillary, taught Sunday School, and sang in the choir.
Julia Elsie Ellis
Julia Elsie Ellis, age 93, passed away Tuesday, Nov. 9, 2010, at her home in Lexington.
Julia Elsie Ellis was born Sept. 9, 1917, in Holmes County, to Harry and Grantham Etta Eubanks. She was a seamstress employed with Henson Kickernick and a member of Pleasant Ridge Baptist Church.
Visitation is 11 a.m. until service time at the church.
Ollie Randolph "Ronnie" Hall
Ollie Randolph "Ronnie" Hall, age 70, passed away, Saturday, Nov. 6, 2010, at his home in Cedar Bluff.
Ollie Randolph "Ronnie" Hall was born April 4, 1940, in Aberdeen, to the late Ruth Arnell Robertson Hall Williams and Ollie Brewer "Bill" Hall. He was predeceased by his step-father John Alex Williams. Mr. Hall was a welding specialist for the Babcock & Wilcox Company for 30 years and was a Baptist. Ollie Randolph Hall married Minnie Lou Edwards Hall on April 30, 1960, in West Point.
Mary Gayle Hill Wylie
Mary Gayle Hill Wylie, age 51, died Saturday, Nov. 6, 2010, at her sister's residence in Cedar Bluff.
Mrs. Wylie was born Oct. 9, 1959, in Ripley, to Gilbert "Duke" and Mary Ruth Williams Hill. She was a member of Dumas Baptist Church. She owned her own lawn service and was the manager over the Garden Center at Wal-Mart. Prior to that and during her college years at Mississippi State, she worked for Pretty Pots and Montgomery Flower Shop in West Point, Boyd's Flowers in Tupelo and Mary Bells in Greenwood.
â€śTippy" Stephens, age 75, passed away, Saturday, Nov. 6, 2010, at the North Mississippi Medical Center in West Point. "Tippy" Stephens was born June 10, 1935, in Ashland, Clay County Ala., to the late Myrthur Lydia Riddle and Cecil Marvin Jenkins. She worked in computer programing and was a member of Southside Baptist Church in Birmingham, Ala. Mrs. Stephens came to West Point in 1968, from Birmingham, Ala., where she lived for thirteen years. Sarah Jeanette "Tippy" Stephens married Dr. Joe K. Stephens on April 4, 1968, in Amory.
Hugh Milton Moore
Hugh Milton Moore, age 82, passed away, Friday, Nov. 5, 2010, at his home, in the Palestine Community.
Hugh Milton Moore was born Oct. 18, 1928, in Montpelier to the late Maggie Lou Pate Moore and Charles Andrew Moore. Hugh M. Moore worked in management for Babcock & Wilcox Company for 38 years and was also a lifelong farmer. Hugh M. Moore married Ruth Alice Madison Moore on Oct. 5, 1951, in Prairie.
Charlie Mae Carter
Charlie Mae Carter, age 62, passed away Friday, Oct. 29, 2010, at North Mississippi Medical Center in West Point.
Funeral services are Saturday, Nov. 6, 2010, at 11 a.m. from Mt. Hermon M.B. Church, with the Rev. George Moore officiating. Burial will follow in Stronghill Stockholder's Cemetery.
Visitation is today, from 5 â€“ 7 p.m. at Stronghill M.B. Church.
Ora Lee Kilgore-Jones
Ora Lee Kilgore-Jones, age 62, passed away Sunday, Oct. 31, 2010, at North Mississippi Medical Center in Eupora.
Funeral services are Saturday, Nov. 6, 2010, at 3 p.m. from Callahan M.B. Church in Woodland, the Rev. William Ivy will be officiating. Burial will follow in Callahan M.B. Church Cemetery.
Visitation is today, from 3 â€“ 6 p.m. from Carter's Mortuary Services Chapel
Carter's Mortuary Services is in charge of arrangements.
Jeanette Weathers Sanders
Jeanette Weathers Sanders, age 85, passed away at the Ennis Care Center in Ennis, Texas on Wednesday, Nov. 3, 2010.
Mrs. Sanders was born in Atwood, Ala., on Mar. 20, 1925, to Alonzo Marcus and Dorena (Bingham) Weathers. She grew up in West Point and graduated from the West Point School System. On Dec. 3, 1945, she married William H. Sanders and they originally made their home in Baton Rouge, La. They lived in several different cities
Kaye Alexander, age 60, passed away, Saturday, Oct. 30, 2010, at her residence in West Point.
Elizabeth Kaye Alexander was born Dec. 21, 1949, in Amory, to the late Bertie Lou Tate Shields and Elizie Byrd Shields.
Ms. Alexander was a loan officer and secretary for Renasant Bank where she began in 1978. She was a member of First Baptist Church of West Point.