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Survivors include her husband, James C. Poole of Meridian; three children, Susan Royal and her husband, Randy, and David Lee Poole, all of Meridian, James Michael Poole and his wife, Rhonda, of Tupelo; three grandchildren, Kelly Royal, Chris Robinson and Stephen Poole; a brother, Harvey Jones and his wife, Janette, of Natchez; two sisters, Ruth Caldwell of Montgomery, Ala., and Georgia Brady and her husband, Bob, of Boston; and several nieces and nephews.

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The family requests memorials be made to Guardian Angel Hospice.
Visitation will be today 6 p.m.-8 p.m. at the funeral home.
LAUREL Services for Annie Gay Mathis will be held Wednesday at 2 p.m. at Memory Chapel Funeral Home with the Rev. Jimmy Holder officiating. Burial will be in Mill Creek Cemetery in Jones County.
Mrs. Mathis, 62, of Lauderdale, died Sunday, Jan. 20, 2002, at Heartfelt Hospice in Meridian. She was a former resident of Laurel and a member of the Baptist faith.
Survivors include her husband, Wayne Mathis of Eutaw, Ala.; son, Kenneth Douglas of Coharie, N.C.; three daughters, Gwen Johnson of Lauderdale, Marsha Sellier of Gulfport and Glenda McCray of Demopolis, Ala.; three brothers, James W. Walters of Long Beach, Larry Wayne Walters of Meridian and Jerry Dwayne Walters of Gulfport; three sisters, Mary Helen Henry of Laurel, Betty Blackledge of Gulfport and Edwina Long of Laurel; five grandchildren, Yalonda Miller, John Nellums, John Johnson, Russell McCray and Reanda Douglas; a great-grandchild, Logan Miller; and several nieces and nephews.
Pallbearers will be John Johnson, Tony Miller, David McCray, John Nellums, Timothy Walters and Lester Walters.
Visitation will be today 5 p.m.-8 p.m. at the funeral home.
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SEBASTOPOL Services for James Harold Johnson will be held Wednesday at 2 p.m. at St. Catherine Church in Conehatta with the Rev. David Hamm officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery with Milling Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
Mr. Johnson, 44, of Philadelphia, died Sunday, Jan. 20, 2002, at Choctaw Health Center.
Survivors include three sisters, Sherry Johnson of Philadelphia, Dorine Johnson of Mendenhall and Lena Johnson of Walnut Grove; and a brother, Anthony Johnson of Conehatta; and several aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be at the home of Bob Ferguson.
Services for Mavis Ingram Brown were held Monday at Stephens Funeral Home with the Rev. Jimmy Williams officiating. Burial was in Fellowship Cemetery in Bailey.
Mrs. Brown, 87, of Shreveport, La., died Saturday, Jan. 19, 2002, in Shreveport.
Survivors include two daughters, Peggy Jean Caraway and her husband, Claude E., of Shreveport and Jo Ellen French and her husband, Cooper Michael, of Alexandria, Va.; four granddaughters, Karen Caraway and Brenda Caraway, both of Shreveport, Sandra Rosson and her husband, Richard, of Richmond, Va., and Julie LeAnne French of Alexandria; two great-granddaughters, Rachal Lester and Amanda Spraggins, both of Shreveport; three great-grandsons, Anthony Laster of Shreveport and Christopher Rosson and Keaton Rosson, both of Richmond; and a brother, Dee Ingram of Natchez.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Vernon Wilson Brown; her parents, Marcus DeLayette Ingram and Lizze Antonia Fox Ingram; four brothers, John, Homer, Oscar and Earl Ingram; and three sisters, Velma Hobby, Sadie Munday and Edna Ryals.
Pallbearers were Al Ingram, Anthony Lester, J.L. Brown, Bobby Brown, Wayne Brown and C.A. Pickard Jr.
Honorary pallbearers were Paul Ryals and Sanford Ryals.
Arrangements were incomplete at Clark's Memorial Funeral Home for Dorthy A. Clark, 63, of Chicago, who died Sunday, Jan. 20, 2002, at South Shore Hospital in Chicago.
Arrangements were incomplete at Clark's Memorial Funeral Home for Alice F. Murry, 59, of DeKalb, who died Monday, Jan. 21, 2002, in her home.
Arrangements were incomplete at E.E. McDonald Funeral Home of DeKalb for John D. Brown Jr., 59, of Philadelphia, who died Saturday, Jan. 19, 2002, at University Medical Center in Jackson.