Obituaries for Wednesday, April 24, 2002
CLARA MAE GRAHAM
Retired from Dement Printing Co.
Graveside services for Clara Mae Graham will be held today at 11 a.m. at Magnolia Cemetery with the Rev. Bob Followell officiating. Stephens Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Mrs. Graham, 89, of Meridian, died Monday, April 22, 2002, at Guardian Angel Hospice.
Survivors include a cousin and several nieces and nephews.
Graveside services for Julianne Oilschlager will be held Thursday at 12:30 p.m. at Magnolia Cemetery. Barham Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Mrs. Oilschlager, 80, of Meridian, died Tuesday, April 23, 2002, at Jeff Anderson Regional Medical Center.
Visitation will be today 5 p.m.-8 p.m. at the funeral home.
Sellers Automotive salesman
Services for Joshua "Josh" Womack will be held Thursday at 2 p.m. at Fellowship Baptist Church with the Rev. David Deweese officiating. Burial will be in Meridian Memorial Park Cemetery with Barham Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
Mr. Womack, 22, of Meridian, died Sunday, April 21, 2002, in Meridian. He was a member of Fellowship Baptist Church. He was a graduate of West Lauderdale High School, where he played baseball. He attended Meridian Community College, where he also played baseball.
Survivors include his mother, Deborah Brantley Womack, his father, Randy Womack, a sister, Callie Womack, a brother, Ethan Womack, his grandfather, Bruce Womack and his grandmother, Louise Brantley, all of Meridian; and several aunts, uncles and cousins.
Pallbearers will be Jamey Randall, Eric Miles, Michael Semmes, Justin Green, Scott Brantley and Todd Brantley.
Visitation will be today 6 p.m.-9 p.m. at the funeral home and 30 minutes prior to the service at the church.
Services for Timothy Culpepper will be held Friday at 11 a.m. at Stephens Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Bob Followell officiating. Burial will be in Magnolia Cemetery.
Mr. Culpepper, 29, of Meridian, died Monday, April 22, 2002, in Bassett, Neb. He was a line supervisor with East Mississippi Tower Co.
Survivors include his parents, Gerald and Mary Culpepper of Meridian; brothers, Robert A. Culpepper and his wife, Cathy, of Yorktown, Va., and Steve Culpepper of Meridian; a nephew, Julian Culpepper of Yorktown; and his paternal grandparents, William and Frances Culpepper of Meridian.
Visitation will be Thursday 6 p.m.-9 p.m. at the funeral home.
Services for C.C. Johnson will be held Friday at noon at Ebenezer Baptist Church with the Rev. Archie Porter officiating. Burial will be in Sunset Memorial Gardens with Clark's Memorial Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
Mr. Johnson, 91, of Meridian, died Sunday, April 21, 2002, in his home.
Survivors include two sons, Charles Johnson and his wife, Earnestine, of Chicago, Willie C. Johnson and his wife, Elsie, of Meridian; two daughters, Barbara A. Martin and Helen Marie Johnson, both of Meridian; 12 grandchildren, 26 great-grandchildren and 10 great-great-grandchildren.
Visitation will be Thursday 6 p.m.-8 p.m. at the funeral home.
ROBERT EARL JONES SR.
GAINESVILLE, Fla. Robert Earl Jones Sr., 55, of Bronson, Fla., died Monday, April 22, 2002, in Gainesville. Williams-Thomas Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. He was a native of Meridian, Miss.
Survivors include his wife, JoAnne Jones; daughters, Annette, Andrea, Felicia and Donna; sons, Rob, Jeff and Mike; brothers, Al, J.C., James and Ronald; sisters, Elizabeth, Eula, Mary Lou, Janie and Janice; and four grandchildren.
CLARK THORNTON JR.
Arrangements were incomplete at Barham Funeral Home for Clark Thornton Jr., 79, of Meridian, who died Wednesday, April 24, 2002, at Jeff Anderson Regional Medical Center.
LARRY W. COLE
Arrangements were incomplete at Berry and Gardner Funeral Home for Larry W. Cole, 51, of Meridian, who died Tuesday, April 23, 2002, at The Speciality Hospital of Meridian.