Obituaries for Sunday, Aug. 4, 2002
DOROTHY EVELYN JOHNSON
WAYNESBORO Services for Dorothy Evelyn "Dot" Johnson will be held today at 3 p.m. at Liberty Baptist Church with the Revs. Phillip A. Gandy and Frankie Clark officiating. Burial will be in Liberty Cemetery. Freeman Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Miss Johnson, 68, of Waynesboro, died Friday, Aug. 2, 2002, at Forrest General Hospital in Hattiesburg.
Survivors include two sisters, Faye Soward of Jackson and Winnie Bartley of Meridian; a lifelong family friend, Billie Bell of Waynesboro; and several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Frank and Bessie Johnson; four brothers and four sisters.
BONNIE J. SEALE
Services for Bonnie J. Seale will be held Monday at 11 a.m. at Barham Funeral Home Chapel with the Revs. Chuck Overby and A.M. Mansfield officiating. Burial will be in Forest Lawn Cemetery.
Mrs. Seale, 81, of Meridian, died Friday, Aug. 2, 2002, at Jeff Anderson Regional Medical Center. She was a homemaker. She was a member of Abundant Life Tabernacle and was a retired minister.
Survivors include her husband, W. L. Seale of Meridian; a daughter, Laurie Robbins of Meridian; four sisters, Willie J. Parkinson, Norman Johnson and Wyvette Overby, all of Meridian and Johnnie Hollimon of Okalona; two brothers, Paul R. Rigdon and Ted G. Rigdon, both of Meridian; four brothers-in-law, Robert Seale of Lauderdale, William Bill Lee of Enterprise and Ray Johnson and Charles Overby Sr., both of Meridian; three sisters-in-law, Ouida Lee of Enterprise and Joyce Rigdon and Ruthie Rigdon, both of Meridian; a grandson, Chris Parmely of San Diego; two special great-grandchildren, Fallon Hughes and Carrington Hughes, both of Sevierville, Tenn.; a special niece, Debbie Weir of Meridian; and two special great-nieces, Alicia Hughes of Sevierville and Dana Briggs of Meridian.
She was preceded in death by her parents, the Rev. John A. Rigdon Sr., and Clara Rigdon; a sister, Juanita Chisolm; a twin brother, William Taylor Rigdon; and two other brothers, James Elmo Rigdon and John A. Rigdon Jr.
Pallbearers will be her nephews.
Visitation will be held today from 2 p.m.-4 p.m. at the funeral home.
JEANETTE M. KELLY
Services for Jeanette M. Kelly will be held Monday at 1 p.m. at Barham Funeral Home Chapel with the Revs. Larry Browning and Brenda Lockey officiating. Burial will be in Hurricane Baptist Church Cemetery.
Mrs. Kelly, 70, of Porterville, died Friday, Aug. 2, 2002, in Porterville. She was a member of DeKalb Assembly of God Church.
Survivors include two daughters, Patricia Davis of Gilbertown, Ala. and Debbie Holmes and her husband, Hank, of Porterville; a son, James Edward Rodgers of Gilbertown; a grandson, James Davis of Gilbertown; five brothers, Burman Miller, W.L. Miller, Terell Miller and Bobby Miller, all of Needham, Ala., and Robert Earl Miller of Gilbertown; and a sister, Linda Sinclair and her husband, Charles of Mobile, Ala.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Lyndsey Kelly and her parents, Annie Mae Miller and T.B. Miller.
The family requests memorials be made to Sta-Home Hospice.
Pallbearers will be Jimmy Dale Rodgers, Roy Rodgers, Vernon Roberts, Sammy Robinson, Jerry Mannley and Gary Davis.
Visitation will be held today from 5 p.m.-8 p.m. at the funeral home.
HAZEL CARLENA TODD
Arrangements were incomplete at Stephens Funeral Home for Hazel Carlena Todd, 81, who died Thursday, Aug. 1, 2002, in Houston, Texas.
NANCY JEAN CRENSHAW
Arrangements were incomplete at Stephens Funeral Home for Nancy Jean Crenshaw, 57, of Pachuta, who died Saturday, Aug. 3, 2002, at her home.
WILLIE K. NETTLES
Arrangements were incomplete at Berry &Gardner Funeral Home for Willie K. Nettles, 57, of Cuba, Ala., who died Saturday, Aug. 3, 2002, at Guardian Angel Hospice.