Obituaries for Wednesday, Dec. 11, 2002

By Staff
Roosevelt Moore
Trucker
PHILADELPHIA Memorial services for Roosevelt Moore will be held today at 11 a.m. at John E. Stephens Service Chapel with the Revs. Steve Burse, Lamar Creekmore and Clint Ware officiating.
Mr. Moore, 61, of Philadelphia, died Monday, Dec. 9, 2002, at Guardian Angel Hospice in Meridian.
Survivors include his wife, Nettie Moore of Philadelphia; daughters, Audrey Burse of Hopkinsville, Ky., and Pam Holdiness of Noxapater; sons, Roosevelt Moore Jr. of Meridian, Barry Yarbrough and Jeffrey Yarbrough, both of Noxapater, and Phillip Yarbrough of Ft. Hood, Texas; sisters, Lenora Welch of Philadelphia and Theoysa Charles of Chicago; a brother, Ledrew Moore of Philadelphia; 16 grandchildren and 1 great-grandchild.
Abraham David Britton Jr.
Retired farmer and principal
MILLRY, Ala. Services for Abraham David Britton Jr. will be held today at 3 p.m. at Chapel Hill Baptist Church with the Revs. Russell Wray and Roger Carlisle officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Freeman Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Mr. Britton, 89, of Millry, died Monday, Dec. 9, 2002, at Riley Hospital.
Survivors include his wife, Loris Becton Britton and a son, Teddy Joe Britton, both of Millry; daughters, Treobye Britton Utsey of Butler and Brenda Britton Galyean of Meridian; seven grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.
Visitation will be today 1 p.m.-3 p.m. at the church.
Everette Hatcher
Paint contractor
PHILADELPHIA Services for Everette Hatcher will be held today at 3 p.m. at John E. Stephens Chapel with the Rev. Robert Allen officiating. Burial will be in Macedonia Revival Center Cemetery.
Mr. Hatcher, 79, of Philadelphia, died Monday, Dec. 9, 2002, at Neshoba County General Hospital in Philadelphia.
Survivors include his wife, Louise Hatcher of Philadelphia; daughters, Sara Jane Boswell of Philadelphia and Mary Hatcher of Columbus; sons, Everette Hatcher Jr. of Philadelphia, James Allen Hatcher of Columbus and Marty Allan Hatcher of Philadelphia; a brother, Harry Dale Hatcher of Columbus; 13 grandchildren, five great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
Annie Lee Nutt
Homemaker
Services for Annie Lee Nutt will be held Thursday at 2:30 p.m. at Pine Grove Church with the Revs. Curtis Dyer and Kenny Pogue officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Barham Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Mrs. Nutt, 79, of Martin, died Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2002, at Jeff Anderson Regional Medical Center. She was a member of Pine Grove Church and a retired school cafeteria manager at West Lauderdale School.
Survivors include her sons, Tommy Nutt and his wife, Judi, of Martin, "J.K." Kim Nutt and his wife, Barbara, of Martin and Mike Nutt of DeKalb; brothers, Ellis Hand and his wife, Nancy, of Martin and Dennis Hand and his wife, Mary, of Birmingham, Ala.; three grandchildren, Chris Nutt, Nikkie Miles and Glen Nutt; two step grandchildren, Christopher Woodrick and Casey Woodrick; and two great-grandchildren, Dilan Miles and Justin Miles.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Joe Evedean Nutt.
Visitation will be today 5 p.m.-8 p.m. at the funeral home and 30 minutes prior to the service at the church.
Jimmye T. Huff
Retired legal secretary
Services for Jimmye T. Huff will be held Thursday at 11 a.m. at Trinity Presbyterian Church with the Revs. David Wood and James M. Snowden officiating. Burial will be in Magnolia Cemetery. Stephens Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Mrs. Huff, 70, of Meridian, died Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2002, at Heartfelt Hospice. She was an active member of Trinity Presbyterian Church and very devoted to her family. She loved to care for all animals and she did volunteer work for LOVE's Kitchen.
Survivors include her daughter, Mary Carolyn Stewart and her husband, Lee, of Meridian; sisters, Carolyn T. Scott and her husband, Jimmie, of Meridian and Mary F. Conner and her husband, Lewis, of Olive Branch.
She was preceded in death by her husband, James Knox Huff Jr.
Memorials may be made to Trinity Presbyterian Church, the Lauderdale County Humane Society or American Cancer Society.
Visitation will be today 6 p.m.-8 p.m. at the funeral home and 30 minutes prior to the services at the church.
Fern Elizabeth Liddell
Graveside services for Fern Elizabeth Liddell will be held Thursday at 11 a.m. at Magnolia Cemetery. James F. Webb Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Mrs. Liddell, 87, of Meridian, died Monday, Dec. 9, 2002, in Memphis, Tenn.
Survivors include her son, Cliff Liddell and his wife, Patty, of Memphis; grandsons, Chris Liddell and Will Liddell; and a granddaughter, Lizzie Liddell.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Jimmie Liddell.
Clara Virginia Irby
Homemaker
Services for Clara Virginia Irby will be held Thursday at 11 a.m. at Barham Funeral Home Chapel with the Revs. James Ruffin, Richard Cothern, Bob Null and Bill Webb officiating. Burial will be in Stonewall Cemetery.
Mrs. Irby, 77, of Meridian, died Monday, Dec. 9, 2002, at Jeff Anderson Regional Medical Center. She was a member of Poplar Springs Drive Baptist Church and the W.M.U. She was a retired nurse, an native of Enterprise and an avid fisherman.
Survivors include her son, Mike "Bubba" Irby and his wife, Donna, of Meridian; daughters, Carol Nunn and her husband, Mike, of Jackson, Merri Faith Brown and her husband, Byron, of Enterprise and Tracey Thompson and her husband, Keith, of Meridian; a brother, John Short Smith Jr. of Meridian; five grandchildren, Travis Irby, Jason Brown, Irby Montana Brown, Kelcey Thompson and Karley Thompson.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Dr. Oscar W. Irby.
Visitation will be today 5 p.m.-8 p.m. at the church.

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