OBITUARIES FOR WEDNESDAY, JULY 18, 2001
JEANNE BOURDEAUX FAIR
LOUISVILLE Services for Jeanne Bourdeaux Fair will be held today at 2:30 p.m. at First Presbyterian Church with the Rev. Dr. Robert Schwanebeck officiating. Burial will be in the Masonic Cemetery with Porter Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
Mrs. Fair, 79, a native of Meridian, died Monday, July 16, 2001, at Mississippi Baptist Medical Center in Jackson.
Survivors include her husband, Henry J. Fair of Louisville; three daughters, DeVane Yates and her husband, Allen, Elizabeth Minor and her husband, Longstreet and Jeanne Russ and her husband, Rod, all of Jackson; a sister, Peggy Jones of Meridian; 12 grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.
The family requests memorials be made to Palmer Home for Children, P.O. Box 746, Columbus, MS 39703 or French Camp Academy, One Fine Place, French Camp, MS 39745.
REV. IVOR L. CLARK
PHILADELPHIA Services for the Rev. Ivor L. Clark will be held Thursday at 10:30 a.m. at McClain-Hays Funeral Service Chapel. Burial will be in Linwood Cemetery.
Rev. Clark, 81, of Union, died Monday, July 16, 2001, at Neshoba County General Hospital. He was a U.S. Air Force chaplain during the Korean Conflict.
Survivors include his wife of 60 years, Audine Clark of Union and a brother, Herman Clark of Sebastopol.
Visitation will be today from 4 p.m.-8 p.m. at the funeral home.
ETHEL D. HANNERS
Services for Ethel D. Hanners will be held Thursday at 11 a.m. at Terry Baptist Church with the Rev. John Pace officiating. Burial will be in Terry City Cemetery with Stephens Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
Mrs. Hanners, 90, of Meridian, died Tuesday, July 17, 2001, at King's Daughters and Sons Rest Home. She served as a worthy matron of Eastern Star in Mobile, Ala. Mrs. Hanners was a member of Terry Baptist Church, past member of the choir and member of Thirty Niners Club and the Women's Club. She was a retired bookkeeper for Mercury Freight Lines.
Survivors include two sons, George Jones and his wife, Millie, of Meridian and John H. Jones Jr. and his wife, Helen, of Terry; eight grandchildren 10 great-grandchildren and a great-great-grandchild.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Jack Hanners.
Pallbearers will be her grandsons, Steven Jones, Scott McQuaig, Bruce Mann, Jack Jones, Kimble Brock, Kameron Brock and Toby Jones.
Visitation will be Thursday one hour prior to the service at the church.
EARL JAMES CULPEPPER
Retired supervisor with South Central Bell
RIDGELAND Services for Earl James Culpepper will be held Thursday at 2 p.m. at Wright and Ferguson Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will be in Natchez Trace Memorial Park.
Mr. Culpepper, 76, died Tuesday, July 17, 2001, at St. Dominic-Jackson Memorial Hospital. He served in the U.S. Air Force during World War II.
Survivors include two daughters, Beverly Wells of Brandon, Debra Hurm of Jacksonville; a brother, Henry Culpepper of Meridian; and three grandsons.
The family requests memorials be made to the Blair E. Batson Children's Hospital in Jackson.
Visitation will be today from 5 p.m.-7 p.m. and Thursday beginning at 12:30 p.m. at the funeral home.
NELL BEACH DIX WADE
JACKSON Graveside services for Nell Beach Dix Wade will be held Thursday at 2 p.m. at Decatur City Cemetery in Decatur, Ala. Wright and Ferguson Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Mrs. Wade, 84, died Monday, July 16, 2001, in Jackson.
Survivors include four children, John E. Wade II of New Orleans, Floyd D. Wade Jr. and his wife, Christine C. Wade of Newton, Paul D. Wade of Meridian and Nell B. Wade of Jackson; a sister, Mary Vernon Sproles of Arlington, Va.; and three grandchildren.
The family requests memorials be made to First Presbyterian Church of Douglas, P.O. Box 1210, Douglas, GA 31534 or Habitat for Humanity, Metro Jackson, P.O. Box 55634, Jackson, MS.
LARRY T. TOWNSON
Sodexho Marriott Food Service employee
Memorial services for Larry T. Townson will be held Thursday at 6 p.m. at Northview Assembly of God. James F. Webb Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Mr. Townson, 59, of Lauderdale, died Monday, July 16, 2001, in Meridian. He was employed with Sodexho Marriott Food Service at Jeff Anderson Regional Medical Center.
Survivors include his wife, Jane Townson, his mother, Helen Townson, children, Sheila Walsh, Todd Townson and Chad Townson, step-children, Angela Cloud and Christopher Adams, all of Slidell, La.; a sister, Sue Frayle of Lacombe, La.; and seven grandchildren.
FREDIE JOE HILLMAN
Memorial services for Fredie Joe Hillman will be held Saturday at 10 a.m. at Barham Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Russell Luquire officiating.
Mr. Hillman, 60, of Mandeville, La., died Wednesday, July 11, 2001, in his home. He was a native of Union.
Survivors include two sons, Joseph L. Hillman of Hickory and Kenneth B. Hillman of Mandeville, La.; a brother, William G. Hillman of Jackson; five grandchildren, Daniel Guidry of Fort Irwin, Calif., Jared and Christina Hillman of Meridian and Chase and Shane Hillman of Mandeville.
He was preceded in death by his father, William A. Hillman and his mother, Frances Gunter Hillman.
The family requests memorials be made to the American Heart Association, S. East Affiliation, P.O. Box 6726, Draw 8, Marietta, GA 30006-0045.
Visitation will be Saturday 30 minutes prior to the service.
ARTHUR J. LEE
Arrangements were incomplete at Stephens Funeral Home for Arthur J. Lee of Collinsville, who died Tuesday, July 17, 2001, in Union.