Obituaries for Monday, Feb. 11, 2002
ELIZABETH HAMRICK ROBELOT
NEWTON Services for Elizabeth Hamrick Robelot were to be held today at 10 a.m. at James F. Webb Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Dr. Frank Harmon officiating. Burial was to be in Newton Masonic Cemetery.
Mrs. Robelot, 91, of Newton, died Saturday, Feb. 9, 2002, at Bedford Care Center of Newton. She was a member of First Baptist Church.
Survivors include a daughter, Mary Ann Thrash and her husband, Ronnie, three grandchildren, Mary Jordan, Tracy Barton and Ronnie Thrash Jr., three great-grandchildren, Josh and Jessie Jordan and Alyssa Barton, all of Newton.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Maurice Nelson Robelot; parents, John and Etta Cross Hamrick; two sisters, Mary Stewart and Pauline Gulledge.
Pallbearers will be Kent Mayes, Mike Strebeck, Bob Blackwell, Fred Bunty, Mark Wheeler and Ronnie Thrash Jr.
Graveside services for George Grayson were to be held today at 10:30 a.m. at Magnolia Cemetery with the Rev. Carlotta Downing officiating. James F. Webb Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Mr. Grayson, 90, of Meridian, died Saturday, Feb. 9, 2002, at Benchmark Health Care. He was a retired quality control supervisor for United Steel, where he worked for 28 years. He was a mason at Ashlar Lodge.
Survivors include a daughter, Shirley Castle of Grand Junction, Colo.; five nieces, Shirley G. Childers and her husband, Bill, of Calhoun, Ga., Annie Mae Luke and her husband, Jake, of Newport, Ala., Tura Barton of San Gabriel, Calif., Dr. Dolores Grayson of Canyon Lake, Calif., and Stella Grayson of Chino, Calif.; and two nephews, Col. Edward F. Grayson and his wife, Shirley, of Engelwood, Fla., and Paul Downs and his wife, Nora, of Meridian.
He was preceded in death by a son, Alan Grayson; his wife of 60 years, Celia Kochanowicz Grayson.
DAVIS EUGENE BOUNDS
Retired vice president First Community Bank in Chatom
CHATOM, Ala. Services for Davis Eugene Bounds will be held Tuesday at 10 a.m. at Chatom First Baptist Church. Burial will be in Chatom Cemetery with Latham Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
Mr. Bounds, 80, of Chatom, died Saturday, Feb. 9, 2002, in his home. He was a native of Meridian, Miss.
Survivors include his wife, Lilybel Bounds of Chatom; a daughter, Cynthia Bounds Arnold of Mandeville, La.; two granddaughters, Jennifer Laurie and Rachel Laurie of Chatom; and several nieces and nephews from Meridian.
Visitation will be today 6 p.m.-8:30 p.m. at the funeral home and one hour prior to the service at the church.
BILLY S. MUNN
UNION Services for Billy S. Munn will be held Tuesday at 11 a.m. at Stephens Funeral Home with the Revs. Jimmy McDill and Kim Culpepper officiating. Burial will be in Hopewell Baptist Church Cemetery.
Mr. Munn, 73, of Little Rock, died Sunday, Feb. 10, 2002, in his home. He was a veteran of the Korean Conflict.
Survivors include his wife, Inez Herrington Munn of Little Rock; four children, Renee Munn Laird and her husband, JR, Randy Munn and his wife, Allison, Tijuana Munn Little and her husband, Randy, all of Little Rock, and Robin Munn Martin and her husband, Darron, of Causeyville; eight grandchildren, Misty Laird, Bethany Laird Wood and her husband, Greg, Brandye Munn, Daniel Munn, Lindsey Little, Colby Little, all of Little Rock, Olivia Martin and Victoria Martin of Causeyville; a brother, Tony "Buck" Munn of Galena, Ill.; a sister, Norma Miller and her husband, Raymond, of Washington, Iowa; a special cousin, Irma Dee Huddleston; and a special niece, Dell Brown.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Tony and Ola Munn; two sisters, Nancy Mabry and Delia Fay Stokley.
Pallbearers will be Jay Chesney, Horace "Pee Wee" Dean, Scottie Herrington, Tommy Hitt, Stacey Howington and Kerry Huddleston.
Visitation will be today 5 .m.-8 p.m. at the funeral home.
KEITH ROBERT BROOKS
Services for Keith Robert "Bobby" Brooks will be held Tuesday at 11:30 a.m. at Barham Funeral Home Chapel with the Revs. Joey Everett, Bob Followell and Fred Frazier officiating. Burial will be in Frazier Grove Church of God Cemetery.
Mr. Brooks, 37, of Collinsville, died Thursday, Feb. 7, 2002, at Jeff Anderson Regional Medical Center. He was a member of Frazier Grove Church of God, assistant Explorer Scouts instructor, a member of the Meridian Police Benevolent Association and an officer in the Meridian Police Department since 1995.
Survivors include his wife, Mandi Brooks of Collinsville; a daughter, Kali Brooks of Meridian; a stepdaughter, Alana Hill, a stepson, Blake Hill, and two sisters, Donna Woodall and her husband, Tommy and Diana Taylor, all of Collinsville; his father, Robert Lee Brooks and his wife, Marie, of Stonewall.
He was preceded in death by his mother, Eva Joyner Brooks; and a brother, Michael Lee Brooks.
The family request memorials be made to the Police Benevolent Fund.
Pallbearers will be members of the Meridian Police Department.
Visitation will be today 5 p.m.-8 p.m. at the funeral home.
Retired neighborhood store owner
Services for Gladys Jenkins will be held Wednesday at 11 a.m. at New Prospect Baptist Church with the Rev. Robert McDonand officiating. Burial will be in Sunset Memorial Gardens with Enterprise Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
Mrs. Jenkins, 81, of Meridian, died Saturday, Feb. 9, 2002, in Meridian.
Survivors include two sons, Eli Jenkins Jr. and his wife, Corrine, of Meridian and Robert James Jenkins and his wife, Lillie, of Chicago; a daughter, Berda Rush and her husband, Larwence, of Meridian; sisters, Mildred Waters of Meridian and Lois Henderson of Brentwood, Calif.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Eli Jenkins Sr.; and a brother, Charlie Mitchell Jr.
Arrangements were incomplete at James L. Osby Funeral Home for Easter Lemon, 94, of Meridian, who died Friday, Feb. 8, 2002, at Forrest General Hospital in Hattiesburg.