Survivors include his wife, Lois P. Tisdale, daughter, Faye Wilson and her husband, Dennis, and a son, Ronald Tisdale and his wife, Nancy, all of Birmingham; grandchildren, Christine Bosher of Miami, Joseph Wilson of Pasadena, Calif., and Beth and Joey Tisdale of Birmingham; brothers, Bob and Grace Tisdale of Stern, N.C., and Frank and Imogene Tisdale of Memphis, Tenn.; and several nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be today 6 p.m.-8 p.m. at Johns-Ridout's Southside Chapel and one hour prior to the service at the church.
IRVIN ANDREW YARBROUGH
Services for Irvin Andrew Yarbrough will be held Saturday at 1 p.m. at New Era Baptist Church with the Rev. Roderick Steele Sr. officiating. Burial will be in Clark Cemetery in Marion with E.E. McDonald Funeral Home of DeKalb in charge of arrangements.
Mr. Yarbrough, 39, of Jackson, died Thursday, Jan. 24, 2002, at University Medical Center in Jackson.
Survivors include his wife, Mattie Rose Yarbrough, a daughter, Titiana Tinsley, three sons, Irvin Payne, Eric Tinsley and Christopher Tinsley, all of Meridian; his mother, Ruby McCoy; seven sisters, Mary Cox, Brenda Yarbrough, JoAnn Davis, Donna Morris, Letitia Yarbrough and Cynthia Gordon, all of Meridian, and Lakeita A. Jenkins of New Castle, Del.; a brother, James Earl Amison of San Jose, Calif.; and several other relatives and friends.
He was preceded in death by his father and a son.
Visitation will be Friday 5 p.m.-7 p.m. at E.E. McDonald Community Chapel in Meridian.
IRMA JEAN LEGGETT
DEKALB Services for Irma Jean Leggett will be held Saturday at 1 p.m. at New Hope Blackwater Baptist Church in Daleville with the Rev. Roosevelt Clark officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery with E.E. McDonald Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
Mrs. Leggett, 69, of DeKalb, died Sunday, Jan. 27, 2002, in her home.
Survivors include her husband, Leon J. Leggett, two daughters, Betty McMiller and Rosie Grace, all of DeKalb; three grandchildren and three great-grandchildren; five sisters, Linnie Lee Blanks and Georgia Ann McWilliams, both of DeKalb, Mary Clark of Marion, Dolly Ann McWilliams and her husband, Roosevelt, of Bailey, Lettie Ann McWilliams of Jackson; a brother, Elie McMiller and his wife, Willie Mae, of Daleville; and several other relatives and friends.
Visitation will be Friday 1 p.m.-6 p.m. at the funeral home.
GEORGIA M. COLTON
Retired cafeteria worker
Services for Georgia M. Colton will be held Saturday at 1 p.m. at Jubilee Mennonite Church with District Elder Robert J. Hairston officiating. Burial will be in Pleasant Grove Cemetery in Sandflat. Berry and Gardner Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Mrs. Colton, 52, of Meridian, died Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2002, at Rush Foundation Hospital.
Survivors include a daughter, Felicia Colton, two sons, William Colton and Daniel Colton and his father, Samuel Gaines, all of Meridian; three sisters, Lucy Willingham of Columbia, Tenn., Retha Houston of Ackerman and Katie Miller of Cincinnati; five brothers, Willie Earl Gaines, J.D. Gaines and Mozell Gaines, all of Meridian, Henry Lee Gaines and Sam Gaines Jr. of Cincinnati.
Visitation will be Friday 6 p.m.-7 p.m. at the funeral home.
Services for Marvin Trotter will be held Saturday at 2 p.m. at John The Baptist Church in Barnett with the Rev. Cornelius McDonald officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery with Berry and Gardner Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
Mr. Trotter, 41, of Barnett, died Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2002, at Rush Foundation Hospital.
Survivors include his wife, Shelia Trotter, two sons, Marlon D. Trotter and Mondarius D. Trotter, all of Barnett; his father, the Rev. James F. McCree of Laurel; his mother, Lexie Trotter of Quitman; three sisters, Peggy Lang of Quitman, Mary Joe Johnson of Meridian and Victoria Arrington of Laurel; six brothers, Larry Trotter of Chicago, Sir Lester Trotter of Toomsuba, Melvin Trotter of Orlando, Fla., Ronnie Trotter of Atlanta, James McCree and Robert McCree, both of Jackson.
Visitation will be Friday 7 p.m.-8 p.m. at the church.
NORMA WILLIAMS SULLIVAN
HATTIESBURG Services for Norma Williams Sullivan were held Tuesday at Main Street United Methodist Church. Burial was in Roseland Park Cemetery with Hulett-Winstead Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
Mrs. Sullivan, 100, of Hattiesburg, died Friday, Jan. 25, 2002, at Bedford Place Nursing Home.
Survivors include a son, Garland W. Sullivan of Hattiesburg; six grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild.
She was preceded in death by her husband, C. Caruthers Sullivan; and a son, C.C. Sullivan Jr.
The family requests memorials be made to Main Street United Methodist Church for the "Parlor Fund," the scholarships established by Mrs. Sullivan at both her alma mater's, William Carey College and the University of Southern Mississippi or the Sullivan Scholarship at Milsaps College in Jackson.
Arrangements were incomplete at Berry and Gardner Funeral Home for Alfaye Morris, 47, of Meridian, who died Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2002, at Jeff Anderson Regional Medical Center.
Arrangements were incomplete at Berry and Gardner Funeral Home for Jerry Benoman, 41, of Meridian, who died Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2002, at Guardian Angel Hospice.
JOHN F. PERSONS
Arrangements were incomplete at Stephens Funeral Home of DeKalb for John F. Persons, of Scooba, who died Tuesday, Jan. 30, 2002, in Meridian.
MARVIN E. WIGGINS
Arrangements were incomplete at Barham Funeral Home for Marvin E. Wiggins, 71, of Porterville, who died Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2002, at Jeff Anderson Regional Medical Center.