OBITUARIES FOR SATURDAY, NOV. 17, 2001
RAYBURN OTIS PANNEL
QUITMAN Graveside services for Rayburn Otis Pannel will be held today at 11 a.m. at Odd Fellows Cemetery with the Rev. Johnny Moseley officiating. Wright's Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Mr. Pannel, 76, of Quitman, died Thursday, Nov. 15, 2001, at H.C. Watkins Memorial Hospital.
Survivors include his wife, Gladys Mae Pannel, two sons, David Grayson and Gene Grayson, all of Quitman; two daughters, Mary Whittington of Arkansas and Mildred Neely of Quitman; and several grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
SARAH M. RAINER GILLESPIE
Graveside services for Sarah M. Rainer Gillespie will be held Monday at 11 a.m. at Magnolia Cemetery with the Rev. Jimmy Harrison officiating. Barham Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Mrs. Gillespie, 70, of Meridian, died Friday, Nov. 16, 2001, at Beverly Health Care Center.
CLARA BELL HOPSON
Services for Clara Bell Hopson will be held Monday at 1 p.m. at St. John Missionary Baptist Church with the Rev. Jimmy Johnson officiating. Burial will be in Sunset Memorial Gardens with Enterprise Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
Mrs. Hopson, 85, of Meridian, died Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2001, at Riley Hospital. She was employed by Dr. Joe S. Covington.
Survivors include a brother, the Rev. J.C. Curry of Flint, Mich.
She was preceded in death by her father, William Curry, and her mother, Susie Jack.
Visitation will be Sunday from 6 p.m.-7 p.m. at the funeral home.
MILLY MING HENDERSON
Services for Milly Ming Henderson will be held Sunday at 2 p.m. at Blackwater Baptist Church, with the Rev. R.L. Hunnicutt officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery with Barham Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
Mrs. Henderson, 72, of Daleville, died Thursday, Nov. 15, 2001, at King's Daughters and Sons Rest Home. She was a member of Blackwater Baptist Church, where she was food service chairman.
Survivors include her mother, Myrtle Easley Ming of Louisville; two sons, Robert D. Henderson of Daleville and Randall W. Henderson and his wife, Sherry, of Cocoa, Fla.; two sisters, Susan Ming Alewine of Salinas, Calif., and Kay Ming Walsh of Chicago; two brothers, Carl "Buff" Ming and Michael "Bobo" Ming, both of Louisville; and three grandchildren, Brandy Henderson, Tyler Henderson and Zachary Henderson, all of Cocoa.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Albert D. Henderson; her father, Dewey Carl Ming; and a sister, Sarah Ming Riley.
Pallbearers will be Billy Cade, J.D. Killen, David Sorrels, Billy Holloway, Mickey Sanders and Scott Sanders.
Honorary pallbearers will be Al Turnipseed and Bill Griffin.
The family requests memorials be made to the Blackwater Cemetery Fund.
Visitation will be today from 5 p.m.-7 p.m. at the funeral home and 30 minutes prior to the service at the church.