Obituaries for Friday, March 8, 2002
REGINAL EUGENE FOX
PHILADELPHIA Services for Reginal Eugene "Gene" Fox were held Thursday at 3 p.m. at Salem Baptist Church in Kemper County with the Rev. Jerry Jones officiating. Burial was in Salem Cemetery. McClain-Hays Funeral Service handled arrangements.
Mr. Fox, 39, of Metairie, La., died Monday, March 4, 2002, at East Jefferson General Hospital in Metairie. He was employed with M.G.M. Construction Company.
Survivors include his wife, Cindy Fox of Metairie; a son, Zachery Fox of Bush, La.; a stepson, Cade Fontenot of Metairie; his mother, Sara Fox of Brandon; a sister, Robin Mitchell and his grandmother, Edna Palmer, both of Preston.
Retired ship builder
UNION Services for James "J.R." Henley will be held today at 11 a.m. at Milling Chapel with the Revs. Boman Giles and Charles Robinson officiating. Burial will be in Golden Grove Cemetery. Milling Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Mr. Henley, 82, of Union, died Wednesday, March 6, 2002, at Rush Foundation Hospital.
Mr. Henley was a shipbuilder for Litton; a U.S. Army veteran; and a dispatcher for the Union Police Department.
Survivors include his wife, Dorothy; three daughters, Linda Chaney, Sherry Griffin and Janice Stroud, all of Union; one son, Stanley Henley of Union; nine grandchildren; 16 great grandchildren; and a host of nieces, nephews and cousins.
He was preceded in death by two sons, Jimmy Henley and an infant.
Pallbearers will be Jud Alexander, Greg Donald, Danny Griffin, Patrick Griffin, Quincy Killen and Reed Kilpatrick
WILLIAM ROBBIE STEWART
QUITMAN Graveside services for William Robbie Stewart will be held today at 11 a.m. at Antioch Cemetery in Clarke County with the Revs. Jim Arnold and Myrtle Carney officiating. Wright's Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Mr. Stewart, 80, of Butler, Ala., died Wednesday, Mar 6, 2002, at his residence. He was a retired farmer and agriculturist.
Survivors include his sister, Sylvia Grey Mathis of Quitman.
He was preceded in death by his parents, William Herman and Donnie Tims Stewart; and one brother, Earnest T. Stewart.
The family requests in lieu of flowers that donations be made to Hinton Apostolic Church.
Pallbearers will be Alan Mathis, Robert Carney, Billy Ballard, Mark Mathis, J.C. Carney and Greg Morgan.
WILMA LUCILLE CULBRETH
QUITMAN Services for Wilma Lucille Culbreth will be held Saturday at 10 a.m. at Pleasant Grove Baptist Church (West) with the Revs. Mike Campbell and Dr. Hardee Kennedy officiating. Burial will be in Goodwater Cemetery. Wright's Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Ms. Culbreth, 88, of Vossburg, died Thursday, March 7, 2002, at H.C. Watkins Memorial Hospital. She was a homemaker.
Survivors include two grandchildren and one great-granddaughter.
She was preceded in death by her parents, William A. Merrell and Mary E. Holland.
Visitation will be tonight after 5 p.m. at the funeral home and 30 minutes prior to the services at the church.
MARGIE ORENE EVERETT
NEWTON Services for Margie Orene Everett will be held Saturday at 10 a.m. at Webb Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Winnie McMahon officiating. Burial will be in Pleasant Ridge Baptist Church Cemetery. James F. Webb Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Ms. Everett, 76, of Hickory, died Wednesday, March 6, 2002, at Guardian Angel Hospice of Marion. She was a retired secretary for the U.S. Department of Defense at Andrew's Air Force Base for 30 years.
She was a native of Newton County and a member of Pleasant Ridge Baptist Church.
Survivors include one sister, Joyce Williams of LaPlata, Md.; one brother, Amos Maxwell Everett of Stark City, Mo.; two nieces, Debbie Harwell of Blue Springs, Mo., and Lori Goodman of Charlotte Hall, Md.; three nephews, Lee Williams of Antiock, Calif., Jim Everett of Joplin, Mo., and Chuck Williams of Stafford, Va.; and seven great nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Samuel Amose and Etta Jane Everett.
Visitation will be today from 6 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home.
Pallbearers will be Jim Everett, Chuck Williams, Bob Harwell, Bobby Butler, Bobby Pugh and Mike Butler.
Services for Thomas "John" Barrett will be held Saturday at 11 a.m. at Barham Chapel with the Rev. David Mills officiating. Burial will be in Enterprise Cemetery. Barham Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Mr. Barrett, 62, of Quitman, died Wednesday, March 6, 2002, at Watkins Hospital in Quitman. He was a retired employee from Fruge' Gas Company as a driver and branch manager. He was also a U.S. Army veteran.
Survivors include his wife, Fae Barrett of Enterprise; one son, John Barrett and his wife, Bernadette, of Brewton, Ala.; one granddaughter, Seirra N. Barrett of Brewton, Ala.; four sisters, Mae Rich of Eugene, OR; Mary Williams of Lawrence, and Linda Kramer of El Cajon, Calif., and Becky Hartman of Lawrence; three brothers, James Barrett of Memphis, Charles Barrett of Enterprise, and Bill Ray Barrett of Wiggins.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Elsie Heard and Glove Barrett.
Visitation will be today from 5 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home.
Pallbearers will be George Williams, Jerry Williams, Johnny Sowers and Ronnie Sowers.