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Wollie R. Stapp
Wollie R. Stapp, age 64, of Columbus died Tuesday, December 28, 2010, at his home in Columbus.
Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Gunter & Peel Funeral Home.
Visitation is Thursday, Dec. 30, 2010, from 5 â€“ 8p.m. at Gunter & Peel Funeral Home. Funeral services are Friday, Dec. 31, 2010, at 10 a.m. at Gunter & Peel Chapel, with Tim Wilson and Aubrey Belue, officiating. Burial will immediately follow at Egger Cemetery in Caledonia, Miss.
The son of the late R. L. Stapp and Mrs. Ferrell Honnoll Stapp, Mr. Stapp was born Nov. 28, 1946, in Aberdeen, Miss. He served in the United States Navy from 1961-1964, and was a veteran of Vietnam. He had been self-employed as a cabinet maker since 1964. He attended and was a member of the Hamilton Church of Christ and was predeceased by his father R. L. Stapp and his wife Nancy Sue Hielscher Stapp.
He is survived by his daughter, Melissa Stapp Parker (Benny) of Columbus; and his son, Wes Stapp (Kristi) of Louisville, Miss.; his mother, Mrs. Ferrell Honnoll Stapp; and sister, Yevonne Stapp Prewitt, both of West Point, Miss.; and sisters: Dianne Stapp Holman (Joe) and Gail Stapp Culpepper ( Carroll), both of Columbus. He is also survived by his two grandchildren: Brody Parker and Emma Glynn Stapp; and a number of nieces and nephews.
Pallbearers are Ricky Williams, Brad Stapp, Jacob Stapp, Mike Stapp, Tim Howell, Allen Williams, and Ray Williams.
Honorary pallbearers are Ronnie Guin, Billy Gann, Dr. Brett Brown, Dr. Brad Brown, Sue Patrick, Billy Crossley, and members of the Hamilton Church of Christ.
Memorials may be made to St. Jude Childrenâ€™s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105 or Catch â€“a-Dream Foundation, P.O. Box 6280, Mississippi State, MS 39762.