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Obituaries for Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2002

By Staff
LOUISE DANIEL HAYES
Retired registered nurse
MACON Services for Louise Daniel Hayes were to be held today at 10 a.m. at First United Methodist Church of Macon with the Revs. Allen Mapp and Raggy Ragsdale officiating. Burial was to be in Shuqualak Cemetery with Cockrell Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
Mrs. Hayes, 76, died Monday, Jan. 14, 2002, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-Golden Triangle.
Survivors include two daughters, Joyce H. Walker of Macon and Eileen M. Hayes of Starkville; a son, Jerry Hayes of Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla.; a sister, Jeanette Mapp of Macon; two brothers, Robert Daniel of Tupelo and Charles Daniel of Seneca, S.C.; four grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by a son, John E. Hayes.
The family requests memorials be made to Vista J. Daniel Memorial Library (Shuqualak) or the Palmer Home for Children.
LINDSEY SMITH
Car salesman for 45 years
Services for Lindsey Smith will be held Thursday at 10 a.m. at James F. Webb Funeral Home Chapel with the Revs. Carl Sellers and Jim Snowden officiating. Burial will be in Mt. Nebo Church Cemetery.
Mr. Smith, 81, of Meridian, died Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2002, at Guardian Angel Hospice. He was a veteran of World War II.
Survivors include his wife, Grace Farmer Smith and a son, Jerry Smith and his wife, Joni, all of Meridian; a daughter, Sheila McLaughlin and her husband, Doug, of Pass Christian; a sister, Betty Fredorak of Crestview, Fla.; 12 grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by a son, Lindsey Gerald Smith; parents, Sebastian and Elizabeth Smith; sisters, Ruthie Goforth, Alice Knight and Sally Hitt.
The family requests memorials be made to Mt. Nebo Cemetery Association, 133 George Rd., Collinsville, MS 39325.
Pallbearers will be Peyton Monroe, Brian McLaughlin, Jason McLaughlin, Carl Smith, David Smith, Daniel Smith, Phillip Smith and Jefferson Cuseau.
Visitation will be today 6 p.m.-8 p.m. at the funeral home.
BOBBY RAY BAUCUM
Operating engineer
NEWTON Services for Bobby Ray Baucum will be held Thursday at 10 a.m. at Bethel Baptist Church with the Rev. John Harold Bethune officiating. Burial will be in Bethel Cemetery with James F. Webb Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
Mr. Baucum, 58, of Newton, died Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2002, at Magnolia South in Union.
Survivors include four brothers, Johnny Baucum and his wife, Eleanor, and James Baucum and his wife, Lela, all of Newton, Lester Baucum and his wife, Eugenia, of Wiggins, and Hilton Baucum and his wife, Janet, of Hattiesburg; six nephews and six nieces.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Calvin and Mattie Ritchie Baucum; a sister, Olivia Parks; and a brother, Billy Wayne Baucum Sr.
Pallbearers will be Kenneth Mann, Jimmy Mason, Jamie Baucum, Ty Baucum, Lance Baucum and Johnny Baucum Jr.
Visitation will be today 5 p.m.-8 p.m. at the funeral home and 30 minutes prior to the service at the church.
ANNA MATHIS
Retired school teacher
OXFORD Services for Anna Mathis will be held Thursday at 11 a.m. at First Presbyterian Church in Oxford with the Revs. Dr. Clarence Roberts, Bill Young and Sam Marshall officiating. Burial will be in College Hill Cemetery with Waller Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
Miss Mathis, 84, of Oxford, died Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2002, at Graceland Care Center. She taught 46 years at Meridian Community College and two years at Brookhaven. Miss Mathis was a member of Trinity Presbyterian Church in Meridian.
Survivors include a sister, Sue Mathis Sneed of Oxford; and many nieces, nephews, great-nieces and nephews.
The family requests memorials be made to a favorite charity.
Visitation will be Thursday one hour prior to the service in the church fellowship hall.
VELMA M. TRAPP
Homemaker
PHILADELPHIA Services for Velma M. Trapp will be held Thursday at 11 a.m. at High Hill Baptist Church. Burial will be in the church cemetery with McClain-Hays Funeral Service in charge of arrangements.
Mrs. Trapp, 97, died Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2002, at Choctaw Residential Center.
Survivors include a son, R. Kenneth Trapp and his wife, Joyce, of Meridian; a daughter, Mary French and her husband, James; one granddaughter and two great-grandsons.
She was preceded in death by her husband, O.V. Trapp.
Visitation will be today 5 p.m.-9 p.m. at the funeral home.
LEWIS STEPHENS TILGHMAN JR.
COVINGTON, La. Services for Lewis Stephens Tilghman Jr. will be held Thursday at 11 a.m. at Cross Episcopal Church Chapel in Madison, Miss. Burial will be in the church cemetery with Schoen Funeral Home in charge of arrangements. Wright and Ferguson Funeral Home is in charge of local arrangements.
Mr. Tilghman, 78, of Mandeville, La., formerly of Madison, died Monday, Jan. 14, 2002, at Lakeview Regional Medical Center in Covington. He was a native of Meridian, Miss., and a resident of Mandeville for the past five years.
Survivors include his wife, Frances Fulcher Tilghman; children, L. Stephens "Steve" Tilghman of Birmingham, Ala., Jan Risher of Atlanta and Robert Tilghman of Mandeville; a sister, Frances Kimbraugh of Jackson; and six grandchildren.
MASTER SGT. JOHN L. PARKER
U.S. Marine retired
HATTIESBURG Services for Master Sgt. John L. Parker will be held Thursday at 2 p.m. at Hulett-Winstead Purvis Chapel. Burial will be in Pleasant Home Cemetery.
Mr. Parker, 86, of Purvis, died Tuesday,Jan. 15, 2002, at Forrest General Hospital. He served in World War II and Korea.
Survivors include his wife, Vennie Patton Parker of Hattiesburg; four sons, Johnny Parker of Sumrall, Troy "Buddy" Parker of Purvis, Michael Parker of Meridian and Bobby Parker of Seminary; 13 grandchildren, 22 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild.
The family requests memorials be made to the Wesley Maor Van Fund.
Visitation will be today 5 p.m.-9 p.m. at the funeral home.

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