OBITUARIES FOR SUNDAY, DEC. 3, 2000
PERCY BLYNN LUKE
Retired sales representative
Services for Percy Glynn Luke will be held today at 2 p.m. at Rock Hill Baptist Church with the Revs. James McMillian and Roger Laird officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery with Barham Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
Mr. Luke, 60, of Meridian, died Friday, Dec. 1, 2000, at Riley Hospital. He was a retired sales representative for Mississippi Paint and Glass. He was a member of Rock Hill Baptist Church and Suqualena Masonic Lodge.
Survivors include his wife, Erdis Archie Luke of Meridian; a daughter, Glynnis Haney and her husband, Michael, of Meridian; two sisters, Kay Townsend and her husband, Lowry, and Sherry Lawson and her husband, Bob, all of Collinsville; a brother, Danny Luke and his wife, Melanie, also of Collinsville; a brother-in-law, David Archie and his wife, Sherry, of Meehan; two sisters-in-law, Linda Roberts and her husband, Jessie, of Collinsville, and Jerra Mabry and her husband, Arlen, of Meehan; two grandsons, Caleb Haney and Casey Haney; and a number of nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Percy and Edra Luke; and two brothers, Gary Michael "Mike" Luke and Jackie Luke.
Visitation will be today from 1:30 p.m. until services at the church.
Pallbearers include his nephews, David Rice, Will Roberts, Jason Archie, Cary Luke, Chris Doizer, Bruce Freeman, Mark Mayerhoff, Jay Nelson and Brent Mabry.
FURMAN C. WILLIAMSON JR.
Retired from U.S. Coast Guard
YORK, Ala. Services for Furman C. "Chuck" Williamson Jr. will be held Monday at 11 a.m. at Bumpers Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. James R. Fleming officiating. Burial will be in Cokes Chapel Cemetery.
Mr. Williamson, 74, of Ward, died Friday, Dec. 1, 2000, at his residence. He was retired from the U.S. Coast Guard. He was a veteran of World War II, the Korean conflict and Vietnam.
Survivors include his wife, Eleanor M. Williamson of Ward; a son, Charles Edward Williamson of Meridian; a daughter, Vicky Smith of Ft. Walton Beach, Fla.; a brother, Connie Williamson of China Grove, N.C.; three sisters, Jeanette Rodgers of Watkinsville, Ga., Geneva Canty of Medford, Org., and Jurell Caulder of Wellford, S.C.; five grandchildren and a great-grandchild.
Visitation will be today from 6 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home.
QUITMAN Graveside services for Enuice Cagle will be held Monday at 10 a.m. at Fellowship Cemetery with the Rev. Roger Ivey officiating. Wright's Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Mrs. Cagle, 87, of Meridian, died Friday, Dec. 1, 2000, at her residence.
Survivors include two brothers, Claude Little and Clyde Little, both of Enterprise; a sister, Allie Walker of Newton; and a number of nieces and nephews.
INEZ T. ALLEMAN
GULFPORT Services for Inez T. Alleman will be held today at 2 p.m. at Bradford O'Keefe Funeral Home Chapel with burial in Floral Hill Cemetery.
Mrs. Alleman, 80, of Gulfport, died Friday, Dec. 1, 2000, in Gulfport. She was born in Chunky and had been a resident of the Coast since 1937. She was a retired beautician and a homemaker. She was also Protestant.
Survivors include a stepson, Dr. Blaine A. Alleman III of Mandeville, La.; a sister-in-law, Lydia Mansfield of Gulfport; five nieces, Patty Bowden of Gulfport, Gigi Bresnahan, Patricia Smith and Betty Sanderford, all of Meridian, and Betty Ann "Boopie" Winstead of Canton; a nephew, James McNeal of Panama City, Fla.; and two grandchildren, Blaine A. Alleman IV of Indiana and Julie Alleman of Florida.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Blaine A. "Porky" Alleman Jr.
Visitation will be today from 1 p.m. until services at the funeral home.
BEN HOLLIS LEWIS
PHILADELPHIA Services for Ben Hollis Lewis will be held Tuesday at 10 a.m. at Pearl River Facility Building with the Rev. Travis Willis officiating. Burial will be in Simon Isaac Cemetery with Milling Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
Mr. Lewis, 93, of Philadelphia, died Saturday, Dec. 2, 2000, at Choctaw Residential Center. He was a retired farmer.
Survivors include his wife, Mary Lou Lewis of Philadelphia; three sons, Junius Lewis, Don R. Lewis and Clay Hollis Lewis, all of Philadelphia; a foster son, James Ray Jim of Philadelphia; two daughters, Jamie Dixon and Mary Sue Bell, both of Philadelphia; 17 grandchildren, 35 great-grandchildren and a number of other relatives.
Visitation will begin today at 10 a.m. at the home of Mary Lewis, 1016 James Billy Road in Philadelphia.
JAMES C. SMITH
UNION Arrangements were incomplete at Milling Funeral Home for James C. Smith, 78, of Union, who died Friday, Dec. 1, 2000, at Riley Hospital in Meridian.
Arrangements were incomplete at James F. Webb Funeral Home for Thomas Morgan, 81, of Meridian, who died Friday, Dec. 1, 2000, at his residence.