LOLA NELSON SMITH
Retired school teacher
Services for Lola Nelson Smith will be held Monday at 10 a.m. at Barham Funeral Home Chapel with the Revs. Hal Bates and Jim Snowden officiating. Burial will be in the First Baptist Church of Collinsville Cemetery.
Mrs. Smith, 93, of Collinsville, died Friday, March 1, 2002, at Jeff Anderson Regional Medical Center. She was a retired school teacher of 47 years and a longtime member of the First Baptist Church of Collinsville. She also served as a Sunday school teacher for many years and treasurer and clerk of the church.
Survivors include two sons, Billy Harold Smith and his wife, Joyce, and Connie Mack Smith and his wife, Beth, all of Collinsville; 12 grandchildren, Hal, Pat, Jennifer, Janet, Scott, Beth Ann, Ann, Carol, Ricky, Cidney, Benji and Trisha; 13 great-grandchildren; a brother, Dr. Arnold Nelson and his wife, Donnie C., of Mansfield, La.; a sister, Elaine Reynolds of Meridian; and several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Phil Smith; a son, Lavelle Nelson Smith; two grandsons, Bobby Smith and Kim Smith; a twin sister, Nola Nelson Smith; and a brother, Claude Nelson.
Pallbearers will be Hal Smith, Pat Smith, Scott Smith, Billy Mack Kinard, Justin Kinard and Ricky Wagner.
Visitation will be held today from 5 p.m.-8 p.m. at the funeral home.
SCOTT DENTON HARRIS
Services for Scott Denton Harris will be held Monday at 11:30 a.m. at James F. Webb Funeral Home Chapel with the Revs. Carl White and Ron McGee officiating. Burial will be in Magnolia Cemetery.
Mr. Harris, 47, of Jackson, died Thursday, Feb. 28, 2002, in Jackson. He was a member of Highland Baptist Church, the Mississippi Society of CPAs, the American Society of CPAs and was an Eagle Scout.
Survivors include his parents, Wellie Kropp and Robbie Harris, both of Meridian; two brothers, Wellie Harris and his wife, Sheryl, of Stafford, Texas and Alan Harris and his wife, Jennifer, of Woodlands, Texas; six nieces and nephews; three uncles; two aunts; and a special friend, Kay Moloney of Jackson.
The family requests memorials be made to Weems Mental Health Association or a favorite charity.
Pallbearers will be Dale Dunn, Curtis Lindsey, Sidney Barnett, Mike Causey, Mark Admire and Joe Wright.
Honorary pallbearers will be Dr. Raymond Parker, Randy Alford and Jimbo Barnett.
Visitation will be held today from 3 p.m.-5:30 p.m. at the funeral home.
RONALD DALE BAKER
GILBERTOWN, Ala. Services for Ronald Dale Baker will be held Monday at 2 p.m. at Phillips Funeral Home Chapel with the Revs. Billy Crowe and Steve Moore officiating. Burial will be in Brightwater Cemetery.
Mr. Baker, 40, of Needham, died Friday, March 1, 2002, in Birmingham.
Survivors include his father, Robert Earl "Bob" Baker and his mother, Melba Baker, both of Melvin; his wife, Valarie Baker of Needham; a son, John Baker of Needham; a daughter, Melanie Walton of Florence; two brothers, Nathan Baker of Quitman, Miss. and David Baker of Wimberly; and a sister, Teresa Dikes of Quitman, Miss.
Visitation will be held today from 6 p.m.-9 p.m. at the funeral home.
GEORGE ANDREW ADAMS
Services for George Andrew Adams will be held Tuesday at 1 p.m. at Poplar Springs Missionary Baptist Church in Philadelphia with the Rev. James L. Osby officiating. Burial will be in Poplar Springs Cemetery in Philadelphia. James L. Osby Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Mr. Adams, 37, of Philadelphia, died Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2002, at his home.
Survivors include two brothers, Phillip Adams of Philadelphia and Charles Ray Adams of Memphis, Tenn.
Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service at the church.
JOHN W. SMITH
Services for John W. Smith will be held Tuesday at 2 p.m. at New Cananna Missionary Baptist Church with the Rev. Roderick Smith officiating. Burial will be in Pleasant Grove Cemetery in Toomsuba. Berry &Gardner Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Mr. Smith, 42, of Meridian, died Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2002, at Rush Foundation Hospital.
Survivors include a daughter, Felicia Houston of Meridian; his mother, Roseanna Smith of Meridian; six brothers, Ernes Harris, Charles Smith and his wife, Pearlie, Fredrick Smith and his wife, Clara, and Roderick Smith, all of Meridian, and Paul Larry Horne and his wife, Sabrina, of Buffalo, N.Y., and Rodney L. Smith of Liberty, N.Y.; six sisters, Jo Ann Durr, Bonnie Rush, Patricia Norman, Perry Smith, Wanda Smith and Evelyn Smith, all of Meridian; and four grandchildren.
Visitation will be held Monday from 6 p.m.-7 p.m. at the funeral home.
Services for Mary Anderson will be held Wednesday at 11 a.m. at New Cananna Missionary Baptist Church with the Rev. Stanley Coleman officiating. Burial will be in Unity Spring Cemetery in Kemper County. Berry &Gardner Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Mrs. Anderson, 45, of Meridian, died Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2002, at Jeff Anderson Regional Medical Center. She was a sales associate for K-Mart.
Survivors include two daughters, Komeka Anderson and Ropunza Anderson, both of Meridian; her father, Theodore Alexander of Meridian; three sisters, Mary Hathorn and Laura Hathorn, both of Noxapater and Linda Hearn of Meridian; five brothers, Albert Lewis, James Lewis and Otis Lewis, all of Meridian, Clifton Lewis of Jackson and Jessie Hathorn of Noxapater, and two grandchildren.
Visitation will be held Tuesday from 6 p.m.-7 p.m. at the funeral home.
GEORGE OLNEY SWANN JR.
The family of George Olney Swann Jr. invites the public to join them for a memorial celebration of his life Saturday at 2 p.m. at First Baptist Church of Butler, Ala.
Mr. Swann, a lifetime resident of Butler, died Thursday, Jan. 3, 2002, in Anderson, S.C., where he and his wife, Doris Jean Abston Swann had lived since January 2000.
The family will receive friends immediately following the service in the church fellowship hall.
ROSIE B. HARRIS
Arrangements were incomplete at Berry &Gardner Funeral Home for Rosie B. Harris, 84, of Meridian, who died Friday, March 1, 2002, at The Specialty Hospital.
Arrangements were incomplete at Berry &Gardner Funeral Home for Hattie Crowell, 102, of Meridian, who died Saturday, March 2, 2002, at Meridian Convalescent Rest Home.
Arrangements were incomplete at Berry &Gardner Funeral Home for Agnes Robinson, 82, of Clarke County, who died Saturday, March 2, 2002, at H.C. Watkins Memorial Hospital in Quitman.
GENEVA D. ROSE
Arrangements were incomplete at Barham Funeral Home for Geneva D. Rose, 80, of Meridian, who died Saturday, March 2, 2002, at Rush Foundation Hospital.