OBITUARIES FOR SUNDAY, MARCH 4, 2001
Services for Tony Boyette will be held Monday at 10 a.m. at James F. Webb Funeral Home chapel with the Revs. Bob Followell and Frankie Boyette officiating. Burial will be in Carmel Baptist Church Cemetery.
Mr. Boyette, 37, of Meridian, died Friday, March 2, 2001, at The Specialty Hospital. He was a member of Carmel Baptist Church.
Survivors include his father and stepmother, Johnny and Martha Boyette of Meridian; a brother, Jerry Boyette and his wife, Tina, of Beaumont, Texas; a niece, Angela Boyette, of Beaumont; and a nephew, Justin Boyette, of Beaumont.
He was preceded in death by his beloved mother, Doris Boyette.
Visitation will be today from 4-6 p.m. at the funeral home.
PHILADELPHIA Services for Earline Pope will be held today at 2 p.m. at Good Hope Baptist Church with the Revs. Charles Barnett and Claude Fleming Jr. officiating. Burial will be in Henry's Chapel Cemetery with McClain-Hays Funeral Service in charge of arrangements.
Mrs. Pope, 72, of Philadelphia, died Friday, March 2, 2001, at her home.
Survivors include her husband, Earsel R. Pope of Philadelphia; three daughters, Judy O'Berry, Cathy White and Teresa J. Williamson, all of Philadelphia; four sisters, Hazel Rushing of Greenville, Catherine Rushing and Johnnie Ruth Holley, both of Philadelphia, and Mary Eunice Glass of Orange Beach, Ala.; two brothers, Ollie H. "Bud" Benson of Sebastopol and W.G. "Brown" Benson of Brandon; nine grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her great-grandson, D.J. McDill.
JOYCE DALE STAUDT
Services for Joyce Dale Staudt will be held Monday at 1:30 p.m. at James F. Webb Funeral Home chapel with the Rev. Jerry Reede officiating. Burial will be in Magnolia Cemetery.
Mr. Staudt, 69, of Meridian, died Saturday, March, 3, 2001, at the University Medical Center. Survivors include his wife, Mildred Staudt of Meridian; three sisters, Carolyn Emmons, Kay Siefker and Evelyn McMillan; his mother, Beulah Staudt; and several stepchildren.
Visitation will be today from 5-8 p.m. at the funeral home.
CHARLES W. MILLER
UNION Services for Charles W. Miller will be held Monday at 11 a.m. at Hebron Baptist Church with the Revs. Raymond Palmer and Roger Laird officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery with Milling Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
Mr. Miller, 69, of Union, died Saturday, March 3, 2001, at Laird Hospital.
Survivors include his wife, Mary Frances Miller of Union; four sons, Charles Miller Jr. of Halbrook, Ariz., David Miller of Union, Danny Miller of St. Paul, Minn., and Nathan Miller of Corpus Christi, Texas; and 13 grandchildren.
The family requests memorials be made to Happiness Hill Christian Girls Home, 11901 Road 505, Union, MS 39365.
Visitation will be today from 5-9 p.m. at the funeral home.
DR. JOHNYE RUTH WALTON-WARD
DADEVILLE, Ala. Memorial services for Dr. Johnye Ruth Walton-Ward were held Saturday with burial in Ward Cemetery. Alabama Funeral Homes and Cremation Centers were in charge of arrangements.
Dr. Walton-Ward, of York, died Monday, Feb. 19, 2001.
Survivors include a daughter, Stella "Terry" Billingsley; three sisters, Laura Windam of Tuscaloosa, Mary Lou Hughes of Birmingham and Doris Cornette of Cullman; a brother, Buddy Walton of Gulf Breeze, Fla.; and a granddaughter.
She was preceded in death by her first and second husbands, and a daughter, Lilly Walton.
The family requests memorials be made to a charity of choice.
ROGER L. BROWN
DEKALB Services for Roger L. Brown will be held Tuesday at noon at St. John Primitive Baptist Church in Porterville with the Rev. Greg Watkins officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery with E.E. McDonald Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
Mr. Brown, 53, of Livingston, Ala., died Wednesday, Feb. 28, 2001.
Survivors include his wife, Fannie R. Brown of Livingston; two daughters, Romanda Brown of Livingston, and Ruby Brown of Meridian; four sons, Derwin Brown of Birmingham, Robert Brown of Daleville, James Brown of Porterville, and Daryl Brown of Meridian; his parents, Lolee Brown of DeKalb and Janet Brown of Philadelphia; a sister, Sarah Brown of Porterville; five brothers, Samuel Brown of Livingston, Leelo Brown and his wife, Ethel, Lee Arthur Brown and his wife, Helen, Jimmie Brown and his wife, Rubbie, all of Porterville, and Harvey Brown and his wife, Felicia, of Laurel; and 10 grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by three siblings.
Visitation will be Monday from 1-7 p.m. at the funeral home and Tuesday from 11 a.m. until time of services at the church.