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Obituaries for Sunday, April 21, 2002

By Staff
RUBYE SCOTT MINETTE
Retired teacher
BUTLER, Ala. Graveside services for Rubye Scott Minette will be held today at 1:30 p.m. at New Scott Mountain Cemetery with Bumpers Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
Mrs. Minette, of Mobile, died Friday, April 19, 2002, in Mobile. She was a retired teacher with the Choctaw County School System.
Survivors include her daughter Jane Roselind and her husband Robert Reeve of Mobile and a brother, Fagan Scott of New Orleans, La.
The family requests that memorials be made to the Alabama Sheriff's Boys and Girls Ranch or to the United Methodist Children's Home.
ANNE COGHLAN SCOGGIN
Retired nurse
NEWTON Graveside services for Anne Coghlan Scoggin will be held today at 3:30 p.m. at Midway Baptist Church Cemetery with family members officiating. James F. Webb Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Mrs. Scoggin, 87, of Decatur, died Friday, April 19, 2002, at her home. She was a retired L.P.N. nurse at Hilltop Manor and was a native of Lincoln County.
She was a member of Midway Baptist Church, a Daughter of the American Revolution and a member of the Homemakers Club.
Survivors include her two daughters, Sander Fisher and her husband Johnny Mack of Carthage, Ava Clardy and her husband Glen of Pascagoula; three sons, Charles Scoggin and his wife Lee Ann of Newton, Clark Scoggin of Decatur and Robert Scoggin and his wife Sonia of Bay Springs; four sisters, Helland Smith of Magnolia, Willie Nell Davis of Vancleave, Betty Ardis of Kokomo and Ruby Harvey of Osyka; and 12 grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Joe Donald Scoggin; a son, James (Jim) Scoggin; her parents, James Clifton and Martha McCullough Coghlan.
The family requests that memorials be made to Midway Baptist Church Cemetery Fund, 11582 Highway 15, Newton, MS 39345.
Pallbearers will be John Fisher, Matt Scoggin, Chris Clardy, Trey Clardy and Luke Scoggin.
MARY ELIZABETH CARROLL
Nurse sitter
DEKALB Services for Mary Elizabeth Carroll will be held Monday at 10 a.m. at Center Ridge Baptist Church with the Rev. Michael Wells officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery with Stephens Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
Mrs. Carroll, 79, of DeKalb, died Friday, April 19, 2002, at her home.
Survivors include her two daughters, Shirley Hendrix and Mary Gilmer, both of DeKalb; two brothers, John T. Ross of DeKalb and Frank Ross of Center, Texas; seven grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband Coy Carroll.
MARGARET LUCILLE CLARK FREDERICKSON
Homemaker
Graveside services for Margaret Lucille Clark Frederickson will be held Monday at 10 a.m. at Forrest Lawn Cemetery with the Rev. Dr. Reed Whitington officiating. James F. Webb Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Mrs. Frederickson, 88, of Meridian, died Friday, April 19, 2002, at Jeff Anderson Regional Medical Center.
She was a member of Prospect Presbyterian Church.
Survivors include her son Gary E. Frederickson and his wife Shelia of Meridian; a daughter, Fay Wyan and her husband Charles of London, Ky.; a brother, James Melvin Clark of Meridian; a sister-in-law, Libby Clark of Meridian; seven grandchildren, Bonnie Lynn Hastings, James Edwin Hastings, Steve Edwin Frederickson, Paula Dianne Hendrick, Janice Lynn F. Guenthes, Gary Shane Frederickson and Cheri Dawn Moore; eight great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Roy E. Frederickson; parents James Melvin Clark and Leora Cook; and two sisters, Mary Otis Brown and Elisabeth Mosley.
Visitation will be today between 4 p.m. and 6 p.m. at the funeral home.
Pallbearers will be Dr. Allen Till, Billy McElroy, Billy Brown, Micky Clark, Gary Shane Frederickson, Steve Frederickson, James and Lynn Hastings.
ARTIE MISSIE STEWART
Services for Artie Missie Stewart will be held Monday at 11 a.m. at Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church in Collinsville with the Rev. S.M. Robinson Sr. officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery with E.E. McDonald Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
Mrs. Stewart, 88, of Meridian, died Tuesday, April 16, 2002, in Heidelberg. She was a member of the Carver School foster grandparent program.
Survivors include her sister, Lucy Jane Young of Meridian; one sister-in-law, Lucy Lewis of Tulsa, Ok.; and several nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
She was preceded in death by her husband and five siblings.
Visitation will be today between 5 p.m. and 7 p.m. at the E.E. McDonald Community Chapel in Meridian.
MARY LOU RHODES
Homemaker
Services for Mary Lou Rhodes will be held Monday at 11 a.m. at Duffee Baptist Church with the Revs. Terry Goodman and Ken Rhodes officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery with Stephens Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
Mrs. Rhodes, 87, of Meridian, died Friday, April 19, 2002, at Rush Foundation Hospital.
Mrs. Rhodes was a member of Duffee Baptist Church where she taught children's school for 62 years and was the church clerk for 30 years. She served many years as director of W.M.U. and Discipleship director and vacation Bible school director.
She started and directed the Duffee Senior Citizens Club, wrote Duffee news for the Newton Record and the Union Appeal newspapers. She was also the 4-H Club leader for more than 25 years and president of Suqualena School Reunion for more than 15 years.
Survivors include her son, Ken Rhodes and his wife Elaine of Jackson; a daughter, Beverly A. Rhodes of Meridian; two grandchildren, Chris Rhodes and his wife Laurie of Petal and Sheri Engle and her husband Stephen of Purvis; three great grandchildren, Olivia Rhodes, Adam and Jacob Engle; two sisters, Julia Alice Smith and Nannie Mae McCann, both of Meridian; one brother, Robert Earl McCann of Horne Lake.
She was preceded in death by her husband, John Purvis Rhodes.
Visitation will be today between 5 p.m. and 9 p.m. at the funeral home.
Pallbearers will be Chris Rhodes, Roger Earl Strange, Barney McCann, Bob McCann, Michael Bowden, Tommy Strange and Grant Goodman.
Honorary pallbearers will be Zack Steel, Cody Steel, Jessie Dean and Ryan Davis.

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