LOLA S. RATCLIFF

By Staff
Homemaker
Services for Lola S. Ratcliff will be held Monday at 11 a.m. at Stephens Funeral Home with the Revs. Joe Ratcliff, David Waites and John Koch officiating. Burial will be in Arkadelphia Cemetery.
Mrs. Ratcliff, 81, of Bailey, died Saturday, March 23, 2002, in Meridian. She was a member of Arkadelphia Baptist Church, Andrew Chapel Order of the Eastern Star and Mississippi Industry for the Blind.
Survivors include a daughter, Linda Riddle; two grandsons, Zane Riddle and his wife, Heather and Todd Ratcliff and his wife, Tammy; and two great-grandchildren, Morgan Ratcliff and Zach Riddle, all of Bailey; and three nephews, Don Bell and his wife, Shirley, of Gore Springs, Louis Shultz and his wife, Betty, of Kenner, La., and Robert Gilbert and his wife, Judi, of Las Vegas.
She was preceded in death by her husband, T.O. Ratcliff; a son, E.O. Buck Ratcliff; her parents, James E. and Sara Boyd; a brother, James D. Boyd; and four sisters, Lottie Gilbert, Erninesteen Bell, Lyria Davis and Estelle West.
Pallbearers will be Zane Riddle, Todd Ratcliff, John Morse, Mike Ratcliff, Wayne Hedgepeth and David Parnell.
Honorary pallbearers will be Don Bell, Louis Shultz, John Hedgepeth, Billy Whitaker, Harlyn Whitaker, Ray Whitaker and Bob Morse.
Visitation will be held today from 4:30 p.m.-8 p.m. at the funeral home.
JAMES SMITH
Retired construction worker
PHILADELPHIA Services for James Smith will be held Monday at 11 a.m. at John E. Stephens Funeral Services Chapel with the Revs. Titus White and Clifford Jinkerson officiating. Burial will be in Cedarlawn Cemetery.
Mr. Smith, 78, of Philadelphia, died Friday, March 22, 2002, at the Veterans Administration Medical Center in Jackson. He was a U.S. Army veteran.
Survivors include his wife, Margie Smith of Philadelphia; a daughter, Joanne Marshall of Indianapolis; a son, James Titus Smith of Maggie Valley, N.C.; three sisters, Edna Mae Porter of Richland, and Carol McLean and Elizabeth Mortores, both of Decatur, Ind.; a brother, Willis Smith of Decatur; eight grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.
Visitation will be held today at 5 p.m. at the funeral home.
LEO L. BROADHEAD
Self employed businessman
Services for Leo L. Broadhead will be held Monday at 1 p.m. at Barham Funeral Home Chapel with the Revs. Randy Satcher and Melvin Boles officiating. Burial will be in Forest Lawn Cemetery.
Mr. Broadhead, 61, of Meridian, died Friday, March 22, 2002, at his home. He was a Mason and a well-known bail bondsman who held many offices in his district. He was a member of the Mississippi Bail Bondsman Association and owner of the Sandy Ridge Bluegrass Park.
Survivors include his mother, Margaret Broadhead of Meridian; his wife, JoAnn Broadhead of Meridian; three daughters, Nita Joyce Preston of Between, Ga., Loretta Holmes and her husband Steve, of Loganville, Ga., and Debbie Jo Thrash and her husband, Gary, of Collinsville; two sons, James Broadhead of Meridian and Darrell Fuller and his wife, Brenda, of Bailey; two brothers, Robert Broadhead and his wife, Shirley, of Toomsuba and Earl Broadhead and his wife, Nan, of Suqualena; and 10 grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his father, Austin Broadhead; and a brother, Billy Broadhead.
Pallbearers will be Earl Broadhead, Gary Thrash, Steve Holmes, Jerry Mason, Bobby Gamble, Sam Bagwell, Bruce Weems, Brad Baker and Bill Wash.
Visitation will be held today from 5 p.m.-8 p.m. at the funeral home.
HANNAH L. CLEMONS
Homemaker
DEKALB Services for Hannah L. Clemons will be held Monday at 1 p.m. at Macedonia Baptist Church in DeKalb with the Rev. Randle Bohannon officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery with E.E. McDonald Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
Mrs. Clemons, 97, of DeKalb, died Wednesday, March 20, 2002, at Kemper Homeplace Nursing Facility.
Survivors include a daughter, Nersie Madison and her husband, Clay, of DeKalb; three sisters-in-law, Queenie Bohannon and Olivia Bohannon, both of DeKalb and Mattie Bohannon of Pearl River, La.; 20 grandchildren; 50 great-grandchildren; 22 great-great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews, other relatives and friends.
She was preceded in death by her husband and two daughters.
Visitation will be held from noon until service time at the church.
VIRGINIA PEARL MOLPUS STUCKEY
Retired nurse
Graveside services for Virginia Pearl Molpus Stuckey will be held Monday at 2:30 p.m. at Forest Lawn Cemetery with the Rev. Frank Harmon officiating. Barham Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Mrs. Stuckey, 91, of Marion, died Friday, March 22, 2002, at Benchmark Healthcare Center. She was a member of the First Baptist Church of Marion and was a retired registered nurse.
Survivors include a son, Ron Stuckey and his wife, Haven, of Kosciusko; a sister, Lucille Feinstein of Texas; a granddaughter, Ronni Frances Stuckey of Birmingham, Ala.; and several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Norman Lewis Stuckey; and a son, Terry Wayne Stuckey.
The family requests memorials be made to First Baptist Church of Marion.
Visitation will be from 1 p.m. until service time at the funeral home.
JOHN LEEROY MCLELLAND
Services for John Leeroy Mclelland will be held Monday at 3 p.m. at James F. Webb Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Malcolm Lewis officiating. Burial will be in Memorial Park Cemetery.
Mr. Mclelland, 61, of Meridian, died Friday, March 22, 2002, in Nowata, Okla.
Survivors include his wife, Quida Mclelland; two sons, Johnny Mclelland and Ronnie Mclelland; a granddaughter, Ashley Mclelland; five sisters, Jeanette Smith, Betty Ethridge, Marian Jenkins, Peggy Storey and Edith Gerhardt; and a brother, Donnie Mclelland.
Visitation will be held today from 5 p.m.-8 p.m. at the funeral home.
JOSEPH G. MCWILLIAMS
Retired captain U.S. Navy
Memorial services for Joseph Gleason McWilliams will be held Tuesday at 11 a.m. at Lauderdale United Methodist Church with the Rev. Davey Wilkinson officiating. Burial will be in Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Va., on March 28.
Mr. McWilliams, 78, died Sunday, Dec. 30, 2001, in his home in Coupeville, Wash.
He was a veteran of World War II, Korea and Vietnam, and retired from the Navy as a captain after 34 years of service.
Survivors include a daughter, Patricia L. McWilliams of Diamond Mountain, Ariz.; a son, Dr. Michael G. McWilliams and his wife, Marybetts, grandchildren, Rachel and Daniel McWilliams, all of Corvallis, Ore., two nieces, Carol D. Coggin of Greensboro, N.C., and Debra Little of Pensacola, Fla.; a nephew, Billy Joe Little of Cantonment, Fla.; many cousins and friends.
ROOSEVELT COLE JR.
Retired
Services for Roosevelt Cole Jr., will be held Tuesday at 2 p.m. at Berry &Gardner Funeral Home with the Rev. Daryl Raines officiating. Burial will be in Tabernacle Cemetery.
Mr. Cole, 78, of Detroit, died Saturday, March 16, 2002, in Detroit.
Survivors include three daughters and a son.
Visitation will be held Monday from 6 p.m.-7 p.m. at the funeral home.

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