Obituaries for Monday, April 8, 2002
JAMES H. STUART
Retired I.B.E.W. electrician
Services for James H. Stuart will be held today at 1 p.m. at Barham Funeral Home with the Revs. Keith Grubbs, Bill Webb and Chuck Overby officiating. Burial will be in Meridian Memorial Park.
Mr. Stuart, 64, of Meridian, died Saturday, April 6, 2002, in his home. He was a member of Midway Baptist Church and the Loyal Order of the Moose.
Survivors include his wife, Elaine V. Stuart of Meridian; daughters, Pattie Stuart Stotts and Kim Scruggs and her husband, Chad, all of Collinsville, and Sandra Moulds and her husband, Raymond, of Meridian; sons, David and Bobby Stuart of Meridian; seven grandchildren, Jason Moulds and his wife, Kathy, Joshua Moulds, Jennifer Moulds, Katie Stotts, Kasey Stotts, Taylor Scruggs and Tanner Scruggs; a great-grandson, Jacob Moulds; sisters, Sally Moore of Durham, N.C.; Peggy Johnson and Nancy Berry, both of San Diego, Calif.; Mary L. Chaney of Raleigh; Ida Scott of Hickory; Rose Henley of Little Rock; and Bonnie Sharp and Grace Brunelle, both of Meridian; brothers, Ben and Butch Stuart of Meridian; Howard Stuart of Baton Rouge, La.; and Roland Stuart of Durham.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Sheppard and Annie Bell Stuart, two sisters and five brothers.
Honorary pallbearers will be members of his Sunday School class at Midway Baptist Church.
OUIDA BLANCHE HUDSON OLSON
Graveside services for Ouida Blanche Hudson Olson will be held Tuesday at 11:30 a.m. at Magnolia Cemetery. Barham Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Mrs. Olson, 79, of Meridian, died Sunday, April 7, 2002, at Guardian Angel Hospice.
Survivors include two children, Letha Olson of Meridian and Charles Olson and his wife, Tammy, of Florida.; four grandchildren, Wes Stone and Brian Swain of Meridian, Eric Olson and Kristi Olson of Florida; special nieces, Brenda Kemp and Benay Norby; and a nephew, Will Hudson and his wife, Carolyn.
She was preceded in death by a brother, Blake Hudson.
Pallbearers will be Brian Swain, Wes Stone, Jackie Stone, Keith Swain, Harold Clark, Wayne Jolly and Will Hudson.
Visitation will be Tuesday 10 a.m.-11 a.m. at the funeral home.
LAURIN P. NORWOOD
Graveside services for Laurin P. Norwood will be held Tuesday at 2 p.m. at Magnolia Cemetery with the Rev. Dr. Raymon Leake officiating. Stephens Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Mrs. Norwood, 90, of Meridian, died Saturday, April 6, 2002, in Meridian.
Survivors include a son, Richard Norwood and his wife, Barbara, of Southport, N.C.; four granddaughters, Laurin L. Norwood of Richmond, Va., Tracy Norwood of Salem, N.C., Whitney N. Husid of Birmingham,Ala., and Dayna N. Pitcarin of Pittsburg, Pa.; a grandson, Richard H. Norwood of Portland, Ore.; two great-granddaughters and four great-grandsons.
She was preceded in death by her husband, George H. Norwood in 1985.
The family requests memorials be made to Aldersgate Retirement Community or First Baptist Church Restoration Fund.
Visitation will be Tuesday 10:30 a.m. to noon at the funeral home.
REBECCA JOYCE BEAN
Services for Rebecca Joyce Bean will be held Wednesday at 11:30 a.m. at Barham Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will be in Forest Lawn Cemetery.
Ms. Bean, 60, of Meridian, died Sunday, April 7, 2002, at Jeff Anderson Regional Medical Center.
Visitation will be Tuesday 5 p.m.-8 p.m. at the funeral home.
Arrangements were incomplete at Barham Funeral Home for Laurie Autry, 36, of Meridian, who died Sunday, April 7, 2002, at the University of Alabama Medical Center in Birmingham.
ELAINE G. GRISSOM
Arrangements were incomplete at Barham Funeral Home for Elaine G. Grissom, 84, of Meridian, who died Sunday, April 7, 2002, at Jeff Anderson Regional Medical Center.