Obituaries for Sunday, March 3, 2002

By Staff
Services for Carrie Lou Fox McGee will be held Monday at 11 a.m. at Macedonia Baptist Church with the Revs. Jason Gross and Kern Germany officiating. Burial will be in the Macedonia Baptist Church Cemetery. Barham Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Mrs. McGee, 95, of the Suqualena Community, died Friday, March 1, 2002, at her home. She became a Christian in her early teens under the leadership of her church, the Church of God. She faithfully attended Macedonia Baptist Church in Suqualena for more than 50 years. She was a charter member of the Suqualena Chapter 327 of the Order of the Eastern Star and a current member of Meridian Chapter 11.
Survivors include a son, Howard Doyle McGee and his wife, Dorothy Ann, of Newton; two daughters, Betty Trest and her husband, Johnny, of Meridian and Rachel Phillips and her husband, Roy P., of Cookeville, Tenn.; 11 grandchildren; Amy Cassel and her husband, Merrill, Jeff McGee and his wife, Amy, Ann Mayes and her husband, Steve, Janet Trest, Kaye Gillis and her husband, Steve, Lynn Randall, Nancy Mangum and her husband, Robert, Lorie Buford and her husband, Tommy, Sherry Brunner and her husband, John, Roy McGee and his wife, Monique, Billy McGee and his wife, Pam; an extended part of her family, Leslie Uriell and her husband, Bob; 23 great-grandchildren; four great-great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews, their families and many dear friends.
Carrie Lou Fox McGee was born in Neshoba County on Nov. 3, 1906, to the late John Harvey and Appie Elizabeth Fox. On March 1, 2002, she slipped away home to join her family circle, now complete. She was the seventh of 11 children, plus two half sisters and a half-brother, all preceding her in death. They were: Harvey, Mary, Newt, Hubert and Herbert (twins), Curtis, Forrest, Lloyd, Claude Jay, Audie Mae and Winfred (twins), Antonie and Tim. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Martin Gifford McGee; a son, William Royal McGee; a daughter, Mary Lou McGee; and a grandson, John Michael McGee.
Pallbearers will be Charles B. Espey, J.W. Espey, A.J. Anderson, Richard Zeagler, Randall Palmer and Otto Storr.
Visitation will be held today from 5 p.m.-8 p.m. at the funeral home and 30 minutes prior to the service Monday at the church.
PHILADELPHIA Services for Stuart Irene Baker Fulton will be held today at 2 p.m. at Lynville United Methodist Church with the Revs. Steve Lampkin and Randy Caldwell officiating. Burial will be in Lynville Cemetery in Preston. McClain-Hays Funeral Service is in charge of arrangements.
Mrs. Fulton, 91, of Preston, died Friday, March 1, 2002, at Jeff Anderson Regional Medical Center in Meridian. She was a native and lifelong resident of Kemper County and was a longtime resident of the Lynville Community. She was a member of Lynville United Methodist Church and the Eastern Star.
Survivors include a daughter, Pat Creekmore and her husband, Earl, of Meridian; a son, Paul Fulton and his wife, Linda, of Preston; six grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; a sister, Ina Carmichael and her husband, Robert, of Meridian; and several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Jeff Fulton; a daughter, Jennie McKee; a grandson, Chester McKee; her parents, Ruben and Mattie Baker; five sisters; and three brothers.
Pallbearers will be Ray Fulton, Roy Peden, J.D. Teer, Virgil Clark, Homer Fulton and Billy Hailey.
Retired instructor of Mississippi University for Women
NEWTON Services for Eloise C. Dent will be held today at 3 p.m. at James F. Webb Funeral Home with the Rev. Charles Douglas officiating. Burial will be in Garlandville Cemetery.
Mrs. Dent, 95, of Mobile, Ala., died Friday, March 1, 2002, at Sea Breeze Hospital.
Eloise Chatham Dent, daughter of Angeline Graham and John William Chatham, was born June 24, 1906. She is survived by a brother, the Rev. John William Chatham Jr., of Starkville; nephews John D. Goss of Mobile, John William Chatham III of Pearl and Neal Jackson Chatham Jr., of Lafayette, La.; nieces, Zaidee C. Galloney of Montrose, Ala., Elizabeth Chatham-Toombs of Nashville, Tenn., Janet C. Abare of West Cliffe, Colo., Catherine Ann Spiegel of New York, Rachel Chatham of Santa Cruz, Calif., Allison C. King of Bossier City, La., Norma Jett Hoots of Nashville and Catherine Tillman of Lake Forest, Fla.; and several grand-nieces and nephews.
A native of Rose Hill, as a young child she moved to Hattiesburg, where she completed high school in 1924. She attended Mississippi State University for Women until 1928 and taught briefly in Jasper County. In 1930 she married Harry Kennon Dent and operated a cattle farm with him near Garlandville until his death in 1948. She returned to school at the University of Southern Mississippi where she obtained a master's degree in 1950. That year she accepted a position with what is now Delta Community College in Moorehead. In 1952 she accepted a position with the University of Southern Mississippi in the College of Education with a specialty in remedial reading. In 1966 she accepted a similar position with Mississippi University for Women where she retired in 1971. In 1993 she moved to Mobile where she remained until her death. She was a member of Eastern Shore Presbyterian Church and the Ecor Rouge Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution.
Visitation will be today from 8 a.m. until time of service at the funeral home.
Produce manager
QUITMAN Services for Delma Mae Nogelmeier Harris will be held today at 3:30 p.m. at Wright's Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Mitchell McDonald officiating. Burial will be in Oddfellow's Cemetery.
Mrs. Harris, 79, of Clarke County, died Saturday, March 2, 2002, at her home.
Survivors include two daughters, Linda Cooley and her husband, Billy Joe, of Waynesboro and Celia Holloman and her husband, Jerry, of Quitman; a sister, Dorothy Michalski of Willow Lake, S.D.; her grandchildren, Randy and Rebecca Cooley and Rebecca Holloman, all of Hattiesburg and Joseph and Carrie Holloman of Quitman; and several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Joe Harris; her parents, Elmer and Celia Nogelmeier; and two brothers, Donald and Conrad Nogelmeier.
Memorials may be sent to the First United Methodist Church of Quitman.
Graveside services for Aubrey B. Hodges will be held Monday at 10 a.m. at Magnolia Cemetery with the Rev. Jason Bird officiating. James F. Webb Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Mr. Hodges, 77, of Altamont Springs, Fla., died Thursday, Feb. 28, 2002, in Tampa, Fla. He was a World War II veteran who served in the South Pacific.
Survivors include his wife, Mary Lorraine Hodges of Altamont Springs; a son, Andrew Hodges of Florida; two grandchildren, Gage and Lauren Hodges; and a brother, Robert Hodges of Meridian.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Terrell and Florence Hodges; a brother, T.H. Hodges; and a daughter, Linda Hodges.