OBITUARIES FOR WEDNESDAY, NOV. 28, 2001
Services for William "Bill" Neville will be held Friday at 11 a.m. at St. Paul Episcopal Church with the Rev. Merrill Wade officiating. Burial will be in Magnolia Cemetery with James F. Webb Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
Mr. Neville, 53, of Meridian, died Tuesday, Nov. 27, 2001, in Meridian.
JANIE MAE WILSON
Services for Janie Mae Wilson will be held Friday at 11 a.m. at Clark's Memorial Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Willie Ray Clark officiating. Burial will be in Marion Cemetery.
Mrs. Wilson, 34, of Jackson, died Monday, Nov. 26, 2001, in Jackson.
Survivors include a son, Derrick Wilson of Jackson; six sisters, Lois Shelton, Winnie Ratcliff, Marlyn Taylor and Betty Brook, all of Meridian, and Ruby Davis and Mary Wilson of Jackson; three brothers, Charles Wilson of Meridian, Robert Wilson and Ricky Wilson of Jackson.
Visitation will be Thursday from 6 p.m.-7 p.m. at the funeral home.
Services for Ernest Cole will be held Friday at 1 p.m. at St. Mark United Methodist Church in Daleville with the Rev. James L. Morris officiating. Burial will be in Daleville Cemetery with Berry and Gardner Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
Mr. Cole, 64, of Meridian, died Saturday, Nov. 24, 2001, in his home.
Survivors include three daughters, Teawana Marie Cole-Chambers of South Holland, Ill., Stephanie Cole and Bridgett Cole of Broadview, Ill.; a sister, Baseemah Wajd of Meridian; a brother, Edward Cole of Daleville; and three grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
TELITHA LAND BOYD
YORK, Ala. Services for Telitha Land Boyd will be held Saturday at 11 a.m. at Livingston Presbyterian Church with the Rev. Sandra Price officiating. Burial will be in Myrtlewood Cemetery in Livingston with Bumpers Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
Mrs. Boyd, 87, of Livingston, died Sunday, Nov. 25, 2001, at Sumter Health and Rehab in York.
Survivors include her husband, Ernest "Doc" Boyd of Livingston; a son, Lanny Boyd of Tuscaloosa; a daughter, Mary Kay Cooper of Robertsdale; and five grandchildren.
The family requests memorials be made to Livingston Presbyterian Church.
Visitation will be Saturday one hour prior to the service at the church.
JUDY MCKELLAR THOMAS
Services for Judy McKellar Thomas will be held Saturday at 1 p.m. at First Presbyterian Church. Burial will be in Magnolia Cemetery with James F. Webb Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
Mrs. Thomas, 61, died Monday, Nov. 26, 2001. She was a graduate of Meridian High School and elected governor of Girls State in 1958. She graduated from MSCW in 1962 where she was president of the student government and a member of the MSCW Hall of Fame.
Survivors include her husband, David Neal Thomas; a daughter, Christine Neal Thomas; stepdaughters, Carol Thomas and Katherine Thomas of Boston; two brothers, Walter A. McKellar of Senatobia and William McKellar of Charleston.
She was preceded in death by a son, Michael David Thomas.
Visitation will be Saturday from noon to 12:45 p.m. at the church.
JAMES W. SANDERS
DEKALB Services for James W. Sanders will be held Saturday at 2 p.m. at East Galilee Baptist Church in Rose Hill with Bishop C.J. Baker officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery with E.E. McDonald Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
Mr. Sanders, 43, of Jackson, died Thursday, Nov. 22, 2001, in Jackson.
Survivors include his son, Willie J. Sanders of Jackson; parents, John W. and Eddie Lee Sanders of Bay Springs; six sisters, Mary Bester and her husband, David, and Barbara McAdoo and her husband, Michael, of Bay Springs, Patricia Carway and her husband, Billy, of Heidelberg, Mary A. Williams and her husband, Angelo, Addie L. Sanders and Bertha Plummer and her husband, Charlie, all of Meridian; three brothers, Sammie Lee Sanders of Leaksville, Tommie Lee Sanders and Johnnie Sanders of Meridian; several other relatives and friends.
He was preceded in death by a brother.
Visitation will be Friday from 4 p.m.-6 p.m. at E.E. McDonald Community Chapel and one hour prior to the service.
ROBERT E. SMOOT
Arrangements were incomplete at Berry and Gardner Funeral Home for Robert E. Smoot, 51, of Meridian, who died Tuesday, Nov. 27, 2001, at Riley Hospital.