OBITUARIES FOR WEDNESDAY, AUG. 1, 2001
Ms. Walker, 104, of Meridian, died Sunday, July 29, 2001, at Rush Foundation Hospital. She was a member of South Side Baptist Church of Birmingham. She was born in Kemper County, married and lived in Birmingham for 70 years. Ms. Walker returned to Meridian in 1988 to live with her niece.
Survivors include seven nieces, Doris Brown, Birdie Holloway and Clara Johnson, all of Meridian, Lorena McGrew of Collinsville, Lucy Henry of South Port, N.C., Betty Jean Lindsay of Lawrenceville, Ga., and Jimmie Lee Mercer of Alpharetta, Ga.; a nephew, John C. Oden of Meridian; a brother-in-law, Jack Walker of Birmingham, Ala.; a large number of great and great-great-nieces and nephews; and a loyal housekeeper, cook and friend for more than 30 years, Ernestine Allison.
She was preceded in death by her father, James Edward Clark and her mother, Willie Ann Hopper Clark.
The family requests memorials be made to a favorite charity.
Visitation will be today following the service at James F. Webb Funeral Home.
JAMES A. MCNAIR
Retired school administrator
PHILADELPHIA Services for James A. "Jack" McNair will be held Thursday at 10 a.m. at McClain-Hays Funeral Service Chapel with the Revs. Stanley Barnett and Jeff Mann officiating. Burial will be in Linwood Cemetery.
Mr. McNair, 72, of Union, died Monday, July 30, 2001, at Jeff Anderson Regional Medical Center. He served in the U.S. Air Force.
Survivors include his wife, Syble McNair of Union; a daughter, Dianne Spencer of Brookhaven; two sons, Tim McNair of Murfreesboro, Tenn. and Barry McNair of Philadelphia; three sisters, Corrie Belk Spears, Johnnie Kate Shepherd and Audine Clark, two brothers, W.D. "Doris" McNair and Hugh McNair, all of Union; and five grandchildren.
Visitation will be today from 5 p.m.-8 p.m. at the funeral home.
ALBERT A. BROWN
Retired from Eastern Airlines
Services for Albert A. Brown will be held Thursday at 2 p.m. at Stephens Funeral Home Chapel with Brother's Herb Boyles and Mike Pilgrim officiating. Burial will be in Pine Springs Southern Methodist Church Cemetery.
Mr. Brown, 77, of Preston, died Saturday, July 28, 2001, at Riley Hospital.
Survivors include a son, Raymond Brown and his wife, Judy, of Tallahassee, Fla.; a sister, Essie Keene of McMinnville, Tenn.; three grandchildren, six great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Louise Brown.
Visitation will be Thursday one hour prior to the service.
GEORGE MORRIS HARRISON
Retired U.S. Army
NEWTON Graveside services for George Morris Harrison will be held Thursday at 2:30 p.m. at Poplar Springs Baptist Church Cemetery with full military honors. The Rev. Charles Bonner will be officiating. James F. Webb Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Mr. Harrison, 81, of Newton, died Monday, July 31, 2001, at Newton Regional Hospital. He was a member of Poplar Springs Baptist Church. Mr. Harrison was a veteran of World War II. He served in the 82nd Airborne Division in Africa, Sicily, Naples, Anzio and The European Theater. He was a recipient of the Silver Star, two Bronze Stars and the Purple Heart for combat wounds in Korea.
Survivors include a sister, Carolyn McMullen and her husband, Wayland, of Newton; a brother, Bobby Harrison and his wife, Dorren, of Meridian; three nephews, Robbie Harrison of Meridian, Barry Page and his wife, Cynthia, of Nashville and Timothy Harrison of LaGrange, Ga.; a niece, Bethany McGuire of Newton; five great-nieces, Sumer McGuire of Newton, Melissa Harrison of Meridian, Destery Harrison of Columbus, Katie Harrison of LaGrange and Caleb Harrison of LaGrange; and a great-nephew, Ethan Page of Nashville.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Lonnie L. and Minnie Morris Harrison; and his wife, Dorothy Brantley Harrison.
Pallbearers will be members of the U.S. military.
Visitation will be today from 6 p.m.-9 p.m. at the funeral home.
BARBARA L. TINGLE
Arrangements were incomplete at E.E. McDonald Funeral Home of DeKalb for Barbara L. Tingle, 46, of Newton, who died Tuesday, July 31, 2001, at Jeff Anderson Regional Medical Center.
JOHN E. LEWIS III
Arrangements were incomplete at James F. Webb Funeral Home for John E. Lewis III, 55, of Meridian, who died Tuesday, July 31, 2001, at Jeff Anderson Regional Medical Center.