OBITUARIES FOR THURSDAY, JULY 12, 2001
ELLA EUGENIA ELMORE
MILLRY, Ala. Services for Ella Eugenia Elmore were to be held today at 10 a.m. at New Hope Methodist Church in Frankville with the Revs. Jimmy Butts and Earl Watson officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery with Phillips Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
Mrs. Elmore, 83, of Frankville, died Tuesday, July 10, 2001, at Washington County Infirmary in Chatom.
Survivors include two sons, Andy Elmore of Leroy and Albert Elmore of Frankville; seven daughters, Mary Walters of Bonsecure, Maudie Hope of Birmingham, Pollye Elmore of Frankville, Lucille Pritchard of Salites, Fannie Moore of Theodore, Wanda Brannan of Cabot, Ark. and Judy Pope of Satsuma; two brothers, Jessie Frank Elmore and Ed Elmore, both of Frankville; two sisters, Ethel Kelly of Frankville and Fannie Johnson of Clarkson, Ky.; 18 grandchildren and 21 great-grandchildren.
REV. PEYTON M. MOORE
Southern Baptist minister
ARLINGTON Services for the Rev. Peyton M. Moore were to be held today at 10 a.m. at Lamar Baptist Church with the Dr. Charles Cruce, The Rev. J. Garland McKee, Dr. James Humphries and Dr. James Weir officiating. Burial was to be in Moore Memorial Gardens with Moore Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
Rev. Moore, 70, died Monday, July 9, 2001, at Arlington Memorial Hospital.
He was born Aug. 10, 1930, in Meridian. Rev. Moore was a pastor, a missionary and director of missions. He will be missed by family and friends.
Rev. Moore had served in a variety of ministerial roles before coming to Lamar Baptist Church, including a 15-year term as a Southern Baptist missionary in Vietnam that ended with the American evacuation of Saigon in 1975.
Survivors include his wife of 47 years, Celia Moore; sons, Terry Moore and his wife, Susan, of Grand Prairie and Greg Moore and his wife, Jill, of The Woodlands; a daughter, Celia Anne Wofford and her husband, Mark, of Martinez, Calif.; six grandchildren, Christopher and Heather Moore, Graham and Kaylee Moore and Peyton and Tess Wofford; brothers, Edd Moore and his wife, Ouida, of Tennessee and Jim Moore and his wife, Jeanette, of Mississippi.
Pallbearers will be the Rev. James Gayle, the Rev. Samuel Longbottom, the Rev. Robert Davis, the Rev. Ronald Merrell, the Rev. James Bobo and Dr. Mathew Humphries.
Honorary pallbearers will be the pastoral staff of Lamar Baptist Church of Arlington.
HATTIE MAE COLLINS
WAYNESBORO n Services for Hattie Mae Collins will be held Friday at 10 a.m. at Freeman Funeral Home Chapel with the Revs. Jim Matheny and Tommy Cumberland officiating. Burial will be in Waynesboro Cemetery.
Mrs. Collins, 82, of Waynesboro, died Wednesday, July 11, 2001, in her home.
Survivors include two daughters, Barbara Edwards of Waynesboro and Patricia Collins of San Antonio, Texas; a half sister, Betty Bond of Wiggins; and a grandson.
Visitation will be today from 5 p.m.-9 p.m. at the funeral home.
REV. HUGH T. SMITH
Retired Baptist minister
Graveside services for the Rev. Hugh T. Smith will be held Friday at 11 a.m. at Barham Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Paul Wilson officiating. Burial will be in Forest Lawn Cemetery.
Rev. Smith, 91, of Meridian, died Monday, July 9, 2001, in Ocean Springs. He started and built several Baptist churches in Winston and Warren counties. He also served several years at the Baptist Children's Village in Jackson.
Survivors include a son, Tommy Earl Smith and his wife, Sandra, of Ocean Springs; two grandchildren, four great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by two wives, Lula Mae Franklin Smith and Bessie Daniels Smith.
Visitation will be Friday one hour prior to the service at the funeral home.
VALLIE CHAPMAN JR.
Services for Vallie Chapman Jr. will be held Saturday at 2 p.m. at First Enterprise Baptist Church with the Rev. Samuel Ezell officiating. Burial will be in Musgrove Cemetery with Berry and Gardner Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
Mr. Chapman, 73, of Enterprise, died Monday, July 9, 2001, in his home.
Survivors include four sisters, Alberta Stanley of Enterprise, Annie Ruth Doss of Hattiesburg, Mattie Haywood and Leatha Steel, both of New Orleans; and a brother, Clifton Chapman of Paulding.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
Visitation will be Saturday one hour prior to the service at the church.
EUGENE CLAYTON JR.
DEKALB Services for Eugene Clayton Jr. will be held Saturday at 2 p.m. at Porterville Zion Baptist Church with the Rev. James Barney officiating. Burial will be in New Hope Blackwater Church Cemetery in Daleville with E.E. McDonald Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
Mr. Clayton, 50, of Meridian, died Tuesday, July 10, 2001, in Meridian.
Survivors include five brothers, Willie L. Nix and his wife, Helen, of Lanpas, Texas, Jessie L. Nix and his wife, Tammy, of Hickory, David Nix and his wife, Patricia, of Meridian, Nathaniel Nix of DeKalb and the Rev. Robert Nix and his wife, Crystal, of Meridian; five sisters, Betty J. Bennamon and her husband, Robert, of Indianapolis, Willie M. Page and her husband, the Rev. William L., of Meridian, Bobbie Johnson and her husband, Stacy, of Atlanta, Katherine Hodges and her husband, David Lee, of Meridian, and Torsha Williams and her husband, Kindle, of Atlanta; and several other relatives and friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents and a brother.
Visitation will be Friday from 6 p.m.-7 p.m. at the funeral home and one hour prior to the service at the church.
LIZZIE PEARL SIMON BROWN
Arrangements were incomplete at Enterprise Funeral Home for Lizzie Pearl Simon Brown, 77, of Meridian, who died Tuesday, July 10, 2001, at Riley Hospital.
Arrangements were incomplete at E.E. McDonald Funeral Home of DeKalb for Harriett Carr, 107, of Lauderdale, who died Tuesday, July 10, 2001, at Jeff Anderson Regional Medical Center.