Obituaries for Monday, May 26, 2003
Services for Melba Katherine Baucum Everett will be held Tuesday at 10 a.m. at James F. Webb Funeral Home chapel, with the Revs. John West and Kevin Meador officiating. Burial will be in Pleasant Ridge Church Cemetery.
Mrs. Everett, 88, of Hickory, died Sunday, May 25, 2003, at Heartfelt Hospice of Newton.
Survivors include two daughters, Peggy J. Parks and JoAnn Cates and her husband, Jim, all of Hickory; a son, Roy Everett of Hickory; six grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Roy Lamar Everett, Sr. and her parents, John Henry and Cordilia Lucy Baucum.
Visitation will be today from 5 p.m. – 8 p.m. at the funeral home.
YORK, Ala. Graveside services for Sara Boyd White will be held Tuesday at 11 a.m. at Myrtlewood Cemetery with the Rev. Sandra Price officiating. Bumpers Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Ms. White, 92, of York, died Saturday May 24, 2003, at Sumter Health and Rehab.
Survivors include her brother, Ernest Boyd of Livingston; and two sisters, Margaret B. Brannon of Livingston and Hattie Mary Holliman of Linden.
DEKALB Services for Helen Bolden will be held Tuesday at 11 a.m. at Bulah Baptist Church, with the Rev. Melvin Rush officiating. Burial will be in Depot Hill Street Cemetery with E.E. McDonald Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
Mrs. Bolden, 43, of DeKalb, died Saturday, May 24, 2003, at her home.
Survivors include her husband, Charles Bolden; six children, Prentiss L. Charles, Jr., Tina M. Bolden, Cathy A. Bolden, Michael T. Bolden, all of DeKalb and Priscilla Bolden of Newport News, Va.; one grandchild; a brother, Johnnie Earl McCullum and his wife, Peggy of DeKalb; three sisters, Eunice Stewart and her husband, Walter; Irma Jean McCullum and Margie Mason, all of DeKalb; several nieces, nephews and other relatives.
She was preceded in death by her parents.
Visitation will be Tuesday one hour prior to the service at the church.
Services for Sara Nell Wilson will be held Tuesday at 11 a.m. at St. Paul's Episcopal Church, with the Revs. Raymon Leake, Gregory Proctor and Edward O'Connor officiating. Burial will be in Forest Lawn Cemetery with Barham Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
Mrs. Wilson, 75, of Meridian, died Saturday, May 24, 2003, at her residence.
Mrs. Wilson was born May 31, 1927. She graduated from Meridian High School and Meridian Junior College. She was active in the Meridian Little Theatre, Lamar School, the Pilot Club, the Chamber of Commerce, the Meridian Board of Realtors and was a Dusty Mom. She was active in church work at the Baptist Church and at St. Paul's Episcopal Church. Mrs. Wilson was a long-time realtor owning and operating Wilson Realty for many years until her retirement.
Survivors include three daughters, Cassie Kauerz of Meridian, Susan Hart and her husband, Dathan of Baton Rouge, La., and Clair Bradley and her husband, Dee of Charlotte N.C.; a son, Thomas Wilson of Meridian; eight grandchildren, Christopher Kauerz and his wife, Brooke of Memphis, Tenn., Molly Kauerz of San Antonio, Texas, Wilson Shirley and his wife, Laura of Pensacola, Fla., David Shirley of Starkville, Franklin Hart and Sara Hart of Baton Rouge, La., Semmes Ford of Meridian and Madeleine Bradley of Charlotte N.C.; one great-granddaughter, Evans Kauerz of Memphis; one sister, Freda "Deggie" Owen of Meridian; her brother-in-law, R.B. Wilson and his wife, Earline of Pensacola, Fla.; three nieces, Roseanne Knight of Meridian, Wanda McKnight of Memphis and Marsha Hines of Pensacola; a nephew, Buddy Temple of Meridian; and a special family friend, Nancy Tucker of Meridian.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Norvin M. Wilson; her daughter, Jennifer Wilson Ford; and her parents, Viva Ethridge Chisolm and C.E. Chisolm, Jr.
Pallbearers will be Christopher Kauerz, Wilson Shirley, David Shirley, Franklin Hart, Ralph Young, Todd Easterwood and Berry Germany.
The family requests memorials be made to any charity.
Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at the church.
Graveside services for William H. Greene will be held Tuesday at 11:30 a.m. at Magnolia Cemetery with the Rev. David McCubbin officiating. Stephens Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Mr. Greene, 92, of Dyersburg, Tenn., formerly of Meridian, died Saturday, May 24, 2003, at Dyersburg Hospital. He was retired from Amareda Hess in Heidelberg.
Survivors include his wife, Nola Crowder-Greene; a daughter, Billie Villiva and her husband, Richard, all of Dyersburg; and a son, William H. "Bubba" Greene, Jr. and his wife, Nancy of Houston, Texas.
MARIETTA, Ga. Services for Marion Frank James will be held Tuesday at 1 p.m. at Castellaw Funeral Home with the Rev. Bobby Anthony officiating. Burial will be in Georgia Memorial Park Cemetery.
Mr. James, 86, of Marietta, formerly of Meridian, died Sunday, May 25, 2003.
He was an Air Force veteran and a member of the Marietta Masonic Lodge. He was a member of the Order of the Eastern Star and the Fair Oaks United Methodist Church. He was retired from the Cobb County Department of Children Services.
Survivors include his wife, Eva P. James of Marietta; two brothers, Whitman James of Clearwater, Fla., and William "Bill" James of Quitman, Miss.; and a nephew, Kenny James of Carthage, Miss.
Contributions may be made to Fair Oaks United Methodist Church, 1480 Joyner Ave., Marietta, GA 30060.
BUTLER, Ala. Services for Leonard Odell Turner will be held Tuesday at 2 p.m. at Needham Assembly of God. Burial will be in Brightwater Cemetery with Bumpers Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
Mr. Turner, 78, of Needham, died Sunday, May 25, 2003, at Jeff Anderson Regional Medical Center.
Survivors include his wife, Christine Manley Turner; a son, Ronald George Turner; six daughters, Rebecca Booker, Raola Shoemaker, Laura Booker, all of Needham, Lanell Deaton of Phenix City, Alice Wright of Land and Iris Holifield of Gilbertown; five sisters, Glenese Gibson of Leakesville, Miss., Janell Lafferty and Vera Long, both of Gilbertown, Winifred Turner of Mobile, Geraldine Smith of Snell, Miss.; two brothers, Donald Turner of Toxey and Gayron Turner of Needham; 15 grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren.
Services for Jerry L. Smith will be held Wednesday at 11:30 a.m. at Barham Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will be in Hebron Baptist Church Cemetery.
Mr. Smith, 51, of Meridian, died Sunday, May 25, 2003. He also worked in hospitals in Florida and the North Mississippi Medical Center.
Visitation will be held Tuesday from 5 p.m. – 8 p.m. at the funeral home.
Retired Eastern Airlines
Arrangements were incomplete at Barham Funeral Home for Woodson A. Stevens, Jr., 87, of Gulfport, who died Sunday, May 25, 2003, in Meridian.
Arrangements were incomplete at Barham Funeral Home for Mary Andreacchio, 78, of Meridian, who died Sunday, May 25, 2003, in Meridian.