Obituaries for Monday, March 18, 2002

By Staff
ESTHER ELIZABETH IVEY
Retired short order cook
QUITMAN Graveside services for Esther Elizabeth Ivey were to be held today at 10 a.m. at Archusa Memorial Gardens with the Rev. Bill Devine officiating. Wright's Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Mrs. Ivey, 79, died Saturday, March 16, 2002, at Rush Foundation Hospital.
Survivors include a son, Thomas S. Ivey of Jackson; three daughters, Sue Griffith of Mendenhall, Doris Murray of Enterprise and Carolyn Ivey of St. Louis, Mo.; seven grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren.
MARGIE MCDANIEL
Accountant
PHILADELPHIA Services for Margie McDaniel will be held Tuesday at 10:30 a.m. at McClain-Hays Funeral Service Chapel. Burial will be in Herbert Cemetery.
Miss McDaniel, 51, of Philadelphia, died Sunday, March 17, 2002, in her home. She was an accountant with Watkins, Ward &Stafford.
Survivors include her mother, Birda McDaniel, brothers, Bobby McDaniel and Clifford McDaniel, all of Philadelphia.
She was preceded in death by her father, Rudolph McDaniel.
The family requests memorials be made to the Margie McDaniel Memorial Fund c/o Herbert Baptist Church.
Visitation will be today 4 p.m.-8 p.m. at the funeral home.
VESTER BERNARD PALMER
Retired butcher
Services for Vester Bernard Palmer will be held Tuesday at 1 p.m. at Barham Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Jason Bird officiating. Burial will be in Forest Lawn Memory Gardens.
Mr. Palmer, 83, of Meridian, died Sunday, March 17, 2002, at Beverly HealthCare-Broadmoor. He was a member of Fifteenth Avenue Baptist Church, where he served as a deacon. He was a veteran of World War II, serving in the U.S. Marines and a mason. Mr. Palmer was a longtime butcher at Joe Burnett Grocery Store and the Navy base. He was a member of the VFW and a volunteer with AARP.
Survivors include his wife, Mary M. Palmer of Meridian; a daughter, Carolyn Palmer Kirk of Pensacola, Fla.; a son, Henry Palmer and his wife, Jan, of Meridian; grandchildren, Daniel Kirk III, Casey Kirk, Hap Palmer, Gil Palmer and David Palmer; a great-grandson, Jackson Henry Palmer; and a sister, Ruby Sullivan of Louisville.
He was preceded in death by two sisters, Lillie Burnett and Frances Eaves; brothers, Theron Palmer, Grady Palmer, Troy Palmer and Vardaman Palmer.
Pallbearers will be Daniel Kirk III, Casey Kirk, Hap Palmer, Gil Palmer, David Palmer, Delane Stokes, Charles Henry Stokes, Paul Davis and Sam Goldman.
Honorary pallbearers will be members of the Bobby Adams Sunday School Class: Charlie Bancroft, George Booker, Doug Burt, Wade Chatam, Ayrrell Clayton, Bill Combs, Murl Deweese, Heyward Dillard, Buck Greene, Flynt McCraw, Red McKinney, Cecil Miller, Joe Miller, Joseph Reeves, Howard Smith, Elton Snowden, Charles Swain, George Temple, Howard Thrash, Dick Wiggins, Foman Windham and Dr. Bobby Adams; Jeff Luke and Ross Cheatham.
The family requests memorials be made to Fifteenth Avenue Baptist Church Building Fund.
Visitation will be today 5 p.m.-7 p.m. at the funeral home.
DEANNA MARIE MENA
Services for Deanna Marie Mena will be held Wednesday at 1 p.m. at Stonewall Methodist Church. Burial will be in Stonewall Cemetery with Stephens Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
Ms. Mena, 37, of Stonewall, died Friday, March 15, 2002, in Sevierville, Tenn.
Visitation will be Tuesday 6 p.m.-8 p.m. at the funeral home and 30 minutes prior to the service.
BENJMYN TYRONE ROGERS
Arrangements were incomplete at Clark's Memorial Funeral Home for Benjmyn Tyrone Rogers, 26, who died Sunday, March 17, 2002, in his home.
GEORGE E. MANGROM
Arrangements were incomplete at Clark's Memorial Funeral Home for George E. Mangrom, 59, of Meridian, who died Monday, March 18, 2002, at Jeff Anderson Regional Medical Center.

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