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Obituaries for Sunday, May 18, 2003

By Staff
Sales clerk for Kennington Department store
Services for Ouida McDonald will be held today at 2 p.m. at McClain-Hays Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Hugh Martin officiating. Burial will be in Laurel Hill Cemetery in Neshoba County.
Mrs. McDonald, 62, of Greenwood, died Saturday, May 17, 2003, at Pemberton Manor Inc. in Greenwood.
Survivors include her brothers, Curran McDonald and Scotty McDonald, both of Carthage; and her sister, Nita Reed of Louisville.
Retired accountant
Services for Jimmie Jack Scott will be held Monday at 10 a.m. at Stephens Funeral Home Chapel with the Revs. James Martin Snowden and Steve Jordan officiating. Burial will be in Magnolia Cemetery.
Mr. Scott, 82, of Meridian, died Friday, May 16, 2003, at his home. Mr. Scott was a retired accountant for Owens Corning for 38 years and H&R Block. He was a member and Sunday School teacher at First Baptist Church of Marion and was a veteran of World War II in the U.S. Army, where he served in the European theater.
Mr. Scott graduated from Mississippi State University. He enjoyed gardening, yard work and walking.
Survivors include his wife, Carolyn Tucker Scott, and his son, James T. Scott, both of Meridian; a brother, Charley Scott of Pensacola, Fla.; and a sister, Virginia Vance of Winterpark, Fla.
Visitation will be today from 5 p.m.-8 p.m. at the funeral home.
Pallbearers will be Lee Stewart, Hank Florey, George Meyers, Finis Calvert, Dr. L.N. Rhoads and William L. Johnson.
Retired
Services for Thomas Rupert Chisolm Jr. will be held Monday at 11 a.m. at Enterprise Baptist Church with the Revs. Taylor Wallace and Richard Cothern officiating. Burial will be in Enterprise Cemetery with Stephens Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
Mr. Chisolm, 74, of Enterprise, died Thursday, May 15, 2003, at University of Alabama Medical Center in Birmingham. He was retired Superintendent of Enterprise Consolidated Schools District. He was born in Neshoba County to Thomas Rupert Chisolm Sr. and Trilba Stephens Chisolm. He received his associate of arts degree from East Central Junior College (East Central Community College) and his bachelor's of science degree in 1951 and his masters degree in 1957 from Mississippi Southern College ( University of Southern Mississippi). He also completed postgraduate studies at USM, Mississippi State University, and University of South Carolina. He served in the U.S. Army during the Korean Conflict.
His career in education began in Neshoba County at Shady Grove and Zephyr Hill High Schools. He served at Collinsville High School as a teacher and principal. In 1960, he moved to Enterprise where he was superintendent of schools until 1977. He was a member of Enterprise Baptist Church where he served as a deacon and Sunday school teacher.
Survivors include his wife of 52 years, Merle Williamson Chisolm, sons, Tommy Chisolm and his wife, Cindy, of Fellowship and Steve Chisolm and his wife, Debbie, of Red Oak, Texas; a daughter, Terri Smith and her husband, Tommy, of Enterprise; seven grandchildren, Jenny Chisolm Simmons and her husband, Ryan, of Dallas, Melissa Chisolm and Sarah Chisolm of Red Oak, Texas, T.W. Chisolm of Fellowship and Christopher Smith, Nicholas Smith and Madison Smith, all of Enterprise; brothers, C.E. Chisolm of Albuquerque, N.M. and Ed Chisolm and his wife, Joyce, of Cashiers, N.C.; a sister, Vistan Allen and her husband, Billy, of Collinsville; brothers-in-law, Joseph Williamson and his wife, Carolyn, of Philadelphia and Sam Williamson of Ridgeland; and several nieces, nephews and cousins.
He was preceded in death by his daughter, Debbie Chisolm; and his parents, Thomas Rupert Chisolm Sr. and Trilba Stephens Chisolm.
Pallbearers will be Billy Allen, Joseph Williamson, Sam Williamson, Tommy Smith, Chris Smith, Nick Smith, Mickey Taylor and Tim Davis.
Visitation will be today from 4 p.m. -8 p.m. at the funeral home and 30 minutes prior to the service at the church.
Retired painter
Services for Norman Charlie Mosley will be held Monday at 2 p.m. at Stephens Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Toby Loftin officiating. Burial will be in Memorial Park Cemetery.
Mr. Mosley, 85, of Collinsville, died Friday, May 16, 2003, at Jeff Anderson Regional Medical Center.
Survivors include his daughter, Carol Bateman and her husband, Harold, of Marion; three sons, Roy H. Smith and his wife, Susan, of Sturgis; Charles "Chuck" Mosley and his wife, Gail, of Meridian; Howard Mosley and his wife, Sue, of Collinsville; 10 grandchildren, 21 great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Lillian Mosley.
Visitation will be today from 5 p.m.-8 p.m. at the funeral home.
Homemaker
Services for Mary K. "Mamie" Carver will be held at a later date in Mobile, Ala. The family will receive friends in a private memorial Monday from 6 p.m.-8 p.m. at Barham Funeral Home.
Mrs. Carver, 82, of Lauderdale, died Saturday, May 17, 2003, at Rush Foundation Hospital. She was a member of St. Patrick Catholic Church.
Survivors include her four children, Sally Gregory and her husband, Bill, and Jacqueline Gough and her husband, Mickey, all of Lauderdale; David Carver and his wife, Ann, of Pensacola, Fla.; and Katherine Carver Johnson of Newton; seven grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Jack Carver.
Services for James H. Griffiths will be held Tuesday at 10 a.m. at Barham Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will be in Forest Lawn Cemetery.
Mr. Griffiths, 70, of Meridian, died Saturday, May 17, 2003, at Rush Foundation Hospital.
Visitation will be Monday from 5 p.m.-8 p.m. at the funeral home.
Arrangements were incomplete at Berry &Gardner Funeral Home for Corine Hersey, 64, of Meridian, who died Friday, May 16, 2003, at her home.
Arrangements were incomplete at Berry &Gardner Funeral Home for Polly Dubose Hooks, 49, of Meridian, who died Friday, May 16, 2003, at University of Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson.

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