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Obituaries for Tuesday, May 7, 2002

By Staff
Services for Anthony Glenn Bartlett were to be held today at 10 a.m. at Barham Funeral Home Chapel with the Revs. Jason Bird and Dr. Bob Simmons officiating. Burial was to be in Forest Lawn Cemetery.
Mr. Bartlett, 36, of Meridian, died Saturday, May 4, 2002, in his home. He graduated from Lamar High School in 1984 and received an associate's degree in nursing from Meridian Community College in 2000. He also earned an associate's degree in electronics from MCC. He was vice president of Bartlett Casters and a member of Fifteenth Avenue Baptist Church.
Survivors include his wife, Kristy Leigh Bartlett, daughters, Kasey Williams and Karli Bartlet, his parents, Albert W. and Walterine Bartlett, all of Meridian; sisters, Dale Plowman and her husband, Alex, of Hurley and Trisha Bagley and her husband, Tony, of Columbia, Tenn.; a special uncle, Thomas R. Bartlett of Baton Rouge, La.; mother and father-in-law, Richard and Kay Barrett; several nieces and nephews, cousins, uncles and aunts.
He was preceded in death by his brother, Terry Bartlett.
Pallbearers were Tony Bagley, Alex Plowman, Richie Bagley, Todd DiPalma, Billy Beddingfield, Aaron Watson, Mark Watson and Kevin Ross.
Honorary pallbearers were Randy Martin, Brad McNair, Doug Williams, Jeff Collum and Herb Bruister.
QUITMAN Services for Edward "Dude" Lamar Taylor will be held today at 11 a.m. at Wright's Funeral Home Chapel, with the Revs. Pete Pearson and Nathaniel Broadhead officiating. Burial will be in Stonewall Cemetery.
Mr. Taylor, 61, of Quitman, died Sunday, May 5, 2002, at Lakeside Living Center in Quitman.
Survivors include his brothers, James Robert "Wimpy" Taylor and his wife, Glinda, Raymond Lee Taylor and his wife, Dianne, a niece, Shanna Little, nephews, Robbie Taylor and John Taylor, all of Stonewall.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Lee Edward Taylor and Pauline Elizabeth King.
UNION Services for Tilda Frances Reeves will be held today at 2:30 p.m. at Ireland Baptist Church with the Revs. Kevin Meador and Randy Edgar officiating. Burial will be in Union City Cemetery.
Mrs. Reeves, 88, of Union, died Sunday, May 5, 2002, at Laird Hospital. She was a factory seamstress and a member of New Ireland Baptist Church in Union.
Survivors include her daughters, Othella Copeland of Saraland, Ala., and Joann Myers of Union; a stepdaughter, Gaye Townsend of Jackson; six grandchildren, Kathy Ferguson, Sherry Stewart, David Copeland, Wayne Withers, Randy Copeland and Mark Withers; nine great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her husband, W.T. Reeves; her brothers, Loyal Thrash and George Thrash.
YORK, Ala. Graveside services for Fred Baucom Robbins will be held Wednesday at 10 a.m. at York Cemetery, with the Revs. Richard Losch, Grant McLain, Dr. Larry Teasley officiating. Bumpers Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Mr. Robbins, 83, of York, died Monday, May 6, 2002, at Sumter Health and Rehab Center in York. He was a retired lineman with the Alabama Power Company working 45 years with the company. He retired from the U.S. Naval Reserve as a chief petty officer and served in the U.S. Army during World War II.
Survivors include his wife, Irene Hays Robbins of York; one niece and two nephews.
The family requests memorials be made to a favorite charity in lieu of flowers.
Visitation will be today at the family home 6 p.m.-7 p.m.
Services for Johnstone W. "John" Coppock were held Friday, May 3, at New Lebanon Baptist Church, with the Rev. Hoyt St. John officiating. Jefferson Memorial Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
Mr. Coppock, 58, of Springville, died Tuesday, April 30, 2002. He was a radio and television engineer.
Survivors include his wife, Shirlee Martin Coppock; his mother, Sara E. Pearce of Meridian, a sister, Sara C. McDaniel; a brother, Samuel H. Coppock of Chandler, Ariz.; and his dog, lady.
Arrangements were incomplete at Berry and Gardner Funeral Home for Kwanza K. Goodwin, 25, of Meridian, who died Friday May 3, 2002, in her home.
Arrangements were incomplete at Berry and Gardner Funeral Home for Leon Plummer, 63, of Stonewall, who died Sunday, May 5, 2002, at H.C. Watkins Memorial Hospital.
Arrangements were incomplete at Barham Funeral Home for Leon Thompson, 60, of Meridian, who died Tuesday, May 7, 2002, at Riley Hospital.