OBITUARIES FOR SATURDAY, OCT. 13, 2001
PHILADELPHIA Services for Etta Eldridge will be held today at 2 p.m. at McClain-Hays Funeral Service Chapel with the Rev. Benny Buckley officiating. Burial will be in Golden Grove Cemetery.
Mrs. Eldridge, 102, of Union, died Thursday, Oct. 11, 2001, at Laird Hospital.
Survivors include three daughters, Alorine Johnson Stuart of Philadelphia, Myra Thrash of Union and Arleete Clark of Clinton; 10 grandchildren, 24 great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren.
Retired business owner
Services for Albert Henson will be held Sunday at 2:30 p.m. at Simmon Chapel Baptist Church in Collinsville with the Rev. John W. Thompson officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery with James L. Osby Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
Mr. Henson, 85, of Collinsville, died Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2001, at Jeff Anderson Regional Medical Center.
Survivors include his wife, Gladys Creer Henson; eight daughters, Dr. Betty C. Goss of Troy, Mich., Elaine C. Lovett, Shirley D. Crowther, Etoy Garland and her husband, Tony, and Susan J. Crowther, all of Detroit, Gladys Billups and her husband, Roderick, of Lexington, Va., Edlee Henson-Richardson of Memphis, and Willie Jean Clemons and her husband, Curtis, of Philadelphia; two sons, Ezell Crowther and his wife, Linda, of Southfield, Mich. and Leville Crowther and his wife, Kimberly, of Schertz, Texas.
Visitation will be today from 6 p.m.-7 p.m. at E.E. McDonald Funeral Home in DeKalb and beginning at 1 p.m. at the church on Sunday.
Retired grocery store co-owner
PHILADELPHIA Services for Dalver Ethridge will be held Sunday at 3 p.m. at McClain-Hays Funeral Service Chapel with the Rev. David Holt officiating. Burial will be in Cedarlawn Cemetery.
Mr. Ethridge, 77, of Gautier, died Thursday, Oct. 11, 2001, at Gautier Personal Care Home. He was a native and longtime resident of Neshoba County. Mr. Ethridge was a member of Fellowship Baptist Church.
Survivors include a daughter, Linda Scott and her husband, Toby, of Stuart, Fla.; two sons, Jimmy Ethridge of Gautier and Danny Ethridge and his wife, Frankie, of Panama City, Fla.; a daughter-in-law, Theresa Ethridge of Christiansburg, Va.; eight grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Frances Ethridge; and a son, Terry Ethridge.
Visitation will be Sunday from 1 p.m.-3 p.m. at the funeral home.
Services for Katherine Brewster will be held Monday at 2 p.m. at New Salem Baptist Church in Whynot with the Rev. M.C. Thompson Sr. officiating. Burial will be in Salem Cemetery with Berry &Gardner Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
Mrs. Brewster, of Meridian, died Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2001, at Heartfelt Hospice. She was a retired cashier for the Rhealee Hat Shop.
Survivors include her husband, Bobby Brewster of Meridian; a daughter, Selleistine Tucker of Detroit; a son, Bennie Ford of Meridian; a sister, Pauline Grady of Meridian; two brothers, Clarence Nettles of Meridian and Bobby Ray Nettles of Rock Island, Ill.; eight grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.
Visitation will be Sunday from 5:30 p.m.-6:30 p.m. at the funeral home.
Arrangements were incomplete at James F. Webb Funeral Home for Polly Burton, 93, who died Friday, Oct. 12, 2001, in Jacksonville, Fla.
LILLIE M. ETHRIDGE
Arrangements were incomplete at Barham Funeral Home for Lillie M. Ethridge, 93, of Meridian, who died Friday, Oct. 12, 2001, at her home.
Arrangements were incomplete at Clark's Memorial Funeral Home for Ethel McShan, 49, of Meridian, who died Friday, Oct. 12, 2001 at Rush Foundation Hospital.