OBITUARIES FOR WEDNESDAY, NOV. 7, 2001
JULIA DUDDEN WIRE
Retired medical secretary
Services for Julia Dudden Wire were to be held today at 10:30 a.m. at St. Patrick Catholic Church with the Rev. Elvin Sunds officiating. Burial was to be in Magnolia Cemetery with Barham Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
Mrs. Wire, 96, of Meridian, died Monday, Nov. 5, 2001, in her home. She was a member of St. Patrick Catholic Church and the Knights of Columbus Ladies Auxiliary.
Survivors include two daughters, Dot Du Rapau of Meridian and Louise Williams of Muleshoe, Texas; two granddaughters, Julie Burns and Annette Watson, both of Amarillo, Texas, a grandson, Roger Williams of Muleshoe; and several great-grandsons; special family, Mary I. Smith of Meridian; her loving care-givers, Becky Nash and Teresa La Biche of Meridian; and several nieces, great-nieces and great-nephews.
The family requests memorials be made to St. Patrick Catholic Church or King's Daughters and Sons Rest Home.
Pallbearers will be members of the Knights of Columbus.
JAMES WILLIAM MUNN
UNION Services for James William Munn will be held today at 2 p.m. at Greenland Baptist Church with the Rev. Barron Pilgrim officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery with Milling Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
Mr. Munn, 90, of Union, died Monday, Nov. 5, 2001.
Survivors include a son, James Larry Munn of Butler, Ala.; a brother, Moncrief Munn of Union; two grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.
ONIE LUCILLE WEBB RALEY
Retired knitter with Maywebb Hosiery Mill
Services for Onie Lucille Webb Raley will be held Thursday at 10 a.m. at James F. Webb Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. John Kaufman officiating. Burial will be in Center Grove Cemetery.
Mrs. Raley, 88, of Meridian, died Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2001, at The Speciality Hospital of Meridian. She was born Sept. 4, 1913, in Neshoba County. She was a member of Wesley United Methodist Church and the Truth Seekers Sunday school class.
Survivors include three children, Mae Southerland and her husband, Donald, of Greenville, James P. Raley and his wife, Ted, and Paul L. Raley and his wife, Barbara, all of Meridian; grandchildren, Greg Southerland and his wife, Sandy, Lisa Lester and Michael Southerland, all of Greenville, Stephanie Powell, David Raley and Paula Meadows and her husband, Van, all of Meridian and Karen Norton and her husband, Tony, of Gray, Tenn.; 11 great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Ralph P. Raley; her parents, P.M. and Ada Webb; and brothers, J.C. Webb, Edmond Webb and Buford Webb.
Visitation will be today from 5 p.m.-8 p.m. at the funeral home.
SANDY JOYCE HALL
SEBASTOPOL Services for Sandy Joyce Hall will be held Thursday at 2 p.m. at Macedonia Baptist Church in Conehatta with the Rev. Mark Patrick and Deacon Billy Smith officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery with Milling Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
Ms. Hall, 32, of Conehatta, died Sunday, Nov. 4, 2001.
Survivors include her father, Baxter Hall Sr. of Forest; her mother, Martha Hall of Conehatta; two brothers, Baxter Hall Jr. of Conehatta and Sylvester James Hall of Philadelphia; two sisters, Glenda Fay Hall and Martha Jane Hall, both of Conehatta; and several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by a sister, Linda Ferris and a brother, Jessie James Hall.
MODIS ADELL SMILEY
DEKALB Services for Modis Adell Smiley will be held Thursday at 2 p.m. at Ivy Street Church of Christ in Philadelphia with the Rev. M.D. Cameron officiating. Burial will be in Donald Rest Cemetery with E.E. McDonald Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
Mr. Smiley, 70, of Philadelphia, died Sunday, Nov. 4, 2001, in his home.
Survivors include his wife, Patsy E. Smiley of Philadelphia; two daughters, Juanita Evans of Oakland, Calif., and Carolyn Latham and her husband, Richard, of Columbus; four sons, Ralph Smiley and his wife, Jeanette, Carl Smiley and his wife, Crystal, Moses Smiley and James Smiley, all of Philadelphia; 12 grandchildren and one great-grandchild; six sisters, Etter Overstreet, Pratty Brown, Carrie Shine, Della Donald and Bertha Smith, all of Philadelphia, and Ella Smith of Hattiesburg; two brothers, James Smiley of DeKalb and James Arthur Grady of Cleveland, Ohio; and several nieces, nephews, friends and other relatives.