Feb. 27, 2002

By Staff
WAYNE MARVIN PARK
Graveside services for Wayne Marvin Park will be held Thursday at 11 a.m. at Forest Lawn Cemetery with the Rev. Dr. W.D. Pigott officiating. James F. Webb Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Mr. Park, 80, of Daleville, formerly of Solomon, Kan., died Monday, Feb. 25, 2002, at Jeff Anderson Regional Medical Center. He was a member of Daleville United Methodist Church. He served in the U.S. Army at Panama Canal, World War II, Korean Conflict and two tours in Vietnam. He received the World War II Victory Medal, Army Occupation Medal (Germany), Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal (Lebanon), Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal (Vietnam), Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal (Korea), National Defense Service Medal, Vietnam Service Medal, Good Conduct Medal (5th Award) and eight Overseas Service Bars.
Survivors include his former wife, Doris Park; his favorite cousin, Fern Latshaw of Moreno Valley, Calif. and several other cousins; a brother-in-law, W.B. Wright; and a very special friend, Jerry Wilkerson.
The family requests memorials be made to Daleville United Methodist Church, Highway 39 North, Daleville, MS 39326.
CHARLIE J. HARRIS
Retired truck driver
Services for Charlie J. Harris will be held Thursday at 1 p.m. at St. Mary Baptist Church with the Rev. Tony Burks officiating. Burial will be in Mt. Pleasant Cemetery with Berry and Gardner Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
Mr. Harris, 64, of Meridian, died Thursday, Feb. 21, 2002, at Jeff Anderson Regional Medical Center. He was retired from the U. S. Army.
Survivors include his wife, Brenda Harris, two sons, Larry Harris and Matthew McWilliams, two stepdaughters, Tiffiney Harrison and Tanya Harrison, a sister, Mary Catherine Johnson and her husband, Chester, all of Meridian; three grandchildren and one great-grandchild.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
Visitation will be today 6 p.m.-7 p.m. at the funeral home.
WILLIE LEE BELL
Services for Willie Lee "Goat" Bell will be held Thursday at 1 p.m. at Greater Calvary Baptist Church with the Rev. J.W. Perrien Jr. officiating. Burial will be in Hill Crest Cemetery with Clark's Memorial Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
Mr. Bell, 80, of Meridian, died Thursday, Feb. 21, 2002, at Rush Foundation Hospital.
Survivors include two nephews, Bobby Bell and Andrew Bell, both of Meridian.
Visitation will be today 6 p.m.-7 p.m. at the funeral home.
JO LOONEY
Administrative supervisor at Peavey Electronics
Memorial services for Dora Jo Looney will be held Friday at 2 p.m. at the Meridian Naval Air Station Chapel. Barham Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
Mrs. Looney, 62, of Collinsville, died Saturday, Feb. 23, 2002, in her home. She was a member of the Church of the Mediator.
Survivors include her husband, Ron Looney of Collinsville; a daughter, Deborah Ashcroft and her fiance, Maj. Del Olmcheid, USAF, Nebraska; and a son, Sean Looney of Causeyville.
If you plan to attend the service, please call NAS Meridian at 679-2139 and give your name.
SARAH EVANS TILLMAN
Retired sales clerk
QUITMAN Services for Sarah Evans Tillman will be held Friday at 2 p.m. at Oak Grove Baptist Church with the Rev. Terry Irby officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery with Wright's Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
Mrs. Tillman, 64, of Quitman, died Monday, Feb. 25, 2002, at Jeff Anderson Regional Medical Center.
Survivors include her husband, George Tillman and her mother, Virgie Evans, both of Quitman; a son, George E. Tillman Jr. of Greeley, Colo.; daughters, Gwendolyn Garrett of Bremerton, Wash., and Katrina Blackwell of Quitman; brothers, James Evans and Robert Evans, of Quitman, Alfred Evans of Melbourne, Fla.; sisters, Wilma Martin of Johnson City, Tenn., Toye Smith, Joy Combest, Diane Wright and Linda Turner, all of Quitman, and Frances Wilemon of Atlanta; and seven grandchildren.
Visitation will be Thursday 5 p.m.-9 p.m. at the funeral home and one hour prior to the service at the church.
LOUISE A. WILLIAMS
Retired seamstress
Services for Louise A. Williams will be held Saturday at 11 a.m. at Berry and Gardner Funeral Home with the Rev. Charles Goodwin officiating. Burial will be in Zion Hill Cemetery.
Mrs. Williams, 80, of Meridian, died Sunday, Feb. 24, 2002, at Jeff Anderson Regional Medical Center.
Survivors include four sisters, Ernestine Minnett of Meridian, Polly Caudle and Cora Harrell, both of Providence, Ky., and Anna S. Jones of Madisonville, Ky.; two brothers, John McElroy Providence and Jerry McElroy of Joliet, Ill.
She was preceded in death by her parents.
Visitation will be Friday 6 p.m.-7 p.m. at the funeral home.
JOHN W. SMITH
Arrangements were incomplete at Berry and Gardner Funeral Home for John W. Smith, 42, of Meridian, who died Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2002, at Rush Foundation Hospital.
SAMPSON HARVEY JR.
Arrangements were incomplete at Berry and Gardner Funeral Home for Sampson Harvey Jr., who died Monday, Feb. 25, 2002, in Houston, Texas.
HENRY MARCUM JR.
Arrangements were incomplete at James F. Webb Funeral Home for Henry Marcum Jr., 62, of Meridian, who died Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2002, at Jeff Anderson Regional Medical Center.
WILLIAM RAY ROSE
Arrangements were incomplete at James F. Webb Funeral Home for William Ray Rose, of Causeyville, who died Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2002, in his home.
L.C. BURRAGE
Arrangements were incomplete at Clark's Memorial Funeral Home for L.C. Burrage, 81, of Meridian, who died Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2002, at Jeff Anderson Regional Medical Center.
MARY INEZ MARTIN
Arrangements were incomplete at Barham Funeral Home for Mary Inez Martin, 77, of Meridian, who died Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2002, at Guardian Angel Hospice.
JAMES B. FIELDS
Arrangements were incomplete at Barham Funeral Home for James B. Fields, 72, of Meridian, who died Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2002, at Rush Foundation Hospital.

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