He was preceded in death by his wife, LaWanda Stricklin.

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The family requests memorials be made to First United Methodist Church of Jonesboro or the Jonesboro Parks and Recreations Department.
Visitation will be today 5 p.m.-7 p.m. at the funeral home.
INA STEVENS
Nurse's aide
PHILADELPHIA Services for Ina Stevens will be held Thursday at 11 a.m. at McClain-Hays Funeral Service Chapel with the Revs. Clifford Jinkerson and Tony Wilson officiating. Burial will be in Bethsaida Cemetery in Neshoba County.
Mrs. Stevens, 70, of Philadelphia, died Monday, March 25, 2002, in Philadelphia. She was a former nurse's aid at Neshoba County General Hospital.
Survivors include her husband, Claude Stevens, sons, James Stevens and Dewayne Stevens, all of Philadelphia, and Donnie Stevens of Newbern, Tenn.; a brother, Johnny Nicholson of Philadelphia; 10 grandchildren, 14 great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by a son, Johnny Stevens.
Visitation will be today 7:30 a.m.-9 p.m. at the funeral home.
FLORIE WARREN
Nurse's aide
Services for Florie Warren will be held Friday at 2 p.m. at Anderson Temple Church of God and Christ with Elder George Murray officiating. Burial will be in Sunset Memorial Gardens Cemetery. Enterprise Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Mrs. Warren, 75, of Meridian, died Saturday, March 23, 2002, at Riley Hospital. She was a nurse's aid at King's Daughters and Sons Rest Home.
Survivors include her sons, Larry T. Warren, George Warren and Freddrick Warren, all of Meridian; daughters, Linda Posey and her husband, Alford, of Meridian, Mary Zanders and her husband, Foster, of Augusta, Ga.; a brother, Fred Lee Adams of Memphis, Tenn.; sisters, Daisy Payne and Johnny Mae Clemons, both of Detroit, Mich.; 20 grandchildren, 15 great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Dewitt Warren; and a son, Wayne Warren.
Visitation will be Thursday 7 p.m.-8 p.m. at the funeral home.
WILLIAM THOMAS WEIR JR.
Retired real estate broker
WICHITA, Kan. Services for William Thomas "Toma" Weir Jr. will be held Friday at 2 p.m. at Pleasant Valley United Methodist Church. Resthaven Mortuary and Cemetery is in charge of arrangements.
Mr. Weir, 82, of Wichita, died Tuesday, March 26, 2002, in Wichita. He was born July 24, 1919, in Carthage, Miss., to William Thomas Weir Sr. and Dolly Ball Weir.
Survivors include his wife, Ouida Weir of Wichita; a son Richard Weir of Valley Center, Kan.; daughters, Linda Weir-Enegren and Dixie Lee Smith, both of Wichita; a stepson, Johnny Grace of Meridian; a brother, Laurel G. Weir and a sister, Alice Lovorn, both of Philadelphia; 16 grandchildren, 13 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild.
He was preceded in death by his first wife, Lois in 1994.
Memorials may be made to Rainbows United and Pleasant Valley United Methodist Church in Wichita.
Visitation will be Thursday 5 p.m.-7 p.m. at the funeral home.
IRENE PIERCE CLAYTON
Clerical worker
Graveside services for Irene Pierce Clayton will be held Thursday at 10 a.m. at Clayton Family Cemetery with the Rev. Robert Horel officiating. James F. Webb Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Mrs. Clayton, 87, of Meridian, died Tuesday, March 26, 2002, at Jeff Anderson Regional Medical Center. She was employed with Clayton Electrical Co.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Eugene Harmon Clayton.
Visitation will be today 6:30 p.m.-8 p.m. at the funeral home.
BENNIE SMITH JR.
Arrangements were incomplete at E.E. McDonald Funeral Home for Bennie Smith Jr., 51, of Meridian, who died Monday, March 25, 2002, at Jeff Anderson Regional Medical Center.

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