Obituaries for Thursday, June 12, 2003
Services for Sandra Lynn Troutman will be held Friday at 1:30 p.m. at Barham Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Terry Upchurch officiating. Barham Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Mrs. Troutman, 39, of Meridian, died Wednesday, June 11, 2003, at Rush Foundation Hospital.
Visitation will be today 5 p.m.-8 p.m. at the funeral home.
UNION Services for Brian Keith Watson will be held Friday at 2 p.m. at Little Rock Baptist Church with the Revs. Rusty Walton and Reggie Williams officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Milling Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Mr. Watson, 27, of West Point, N.Y., formerly of Little Rock, died Monday, June 9, 2003, at the V.A. Medical Center in Memphis, Tenn. He was a military nurse in the U.S. Army.
Survivors include his wife, Amber Watson of West Point, N.Y.; parents, Franklin Watson and his wife, Glennis, of Philadelphia and Earline Greenwood of Houlka; a sister, Lisa Watson of Bruce; his grandmother, Bea Hall of Houlka; mother and father-in-law, Ricky and Sandy Hines; a brother-in-law, Ricky Hines and a sister-in-law, Angie Hines, all of Smithfield, Va.; and several aunts, uncles and cousins.
Visitation will be today 5 p.m.-9 p.m. at the funeral home and 30 minutes prior to the service on Friday.
Services for Floyd Anthony "Tony" Reese will be held Saturday at 11 a.m. at St. Joseph's Catholic Church with the Rev. Jerry Daniels officiating. Burial will be in Meridian Memorial Cemetery. Berry and Gardner Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Mr. Reese, 43, of Mays Landing, N.J., died Sunday, June 1, 2003, in Atlantic City Medical Center in Atlantic City, N.J.
Survivors include his daughter, Kiesha Reese, U.S. Air Force, Pensacola, Fla.; parents, Frank Reese III and Irma Reese, both of Meridian; sisters and brothers, Teresa Reese, Harold Reese, and Michael Reese, all of New York, and Darian Reese and Nikki Reese, both of Meridian; a nephew, Reese Marsalis of Durham, N.C. and several other relatives and friends.
Visitation will be one hour prior to the service on Saturday.
Retired City of Meridian Street Department employee
DEKALB Services for Olice "Big Olice" Williams will be held Saturday at 1 p.m. at Mt. Zion Baptist Church in Cuba, Ala., with the Rev. Evan E. McDonald officiating. Burial will be in Salem Cemetery in Toomsuba. E.E. McDonald Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Mr. Williams, 70, of Toomsuba, died Friday, June 6, 2003, at Rush Foundation Hospital.
Survivors include his wife, JoAnn Barney Williams of Toomsuba; children, Regina W. Chambers and her husband, Dexeter Sr., Darlene O'Neal and her husband, Henry, all of College Park, Ga., Michael Williams of Bayrom, Ga., Olice Williams Jr. of McClain; 10 grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren; sisters, Ester Betts and Genva Hill, both of Toomsuba, and Annie Bell Williams of Cleveland, Ohio; and several nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.
He was preceded in death by a daughter and six siblings.
Visitation will be Friday 7 p.m.-8 p.m. at the E.E. McDonald Community Chapel in Meridian.
NEWTON Services for Alice Joy Boone Ferguson were held Wednesday at 2 p.m. at James F. Webb Funeral Home Chapel with the Revs. David Airhart and Clifton Thornton officiating. Burial will be in Pine Bluff Cemetery.
Mrs. Ferguson, 60, of Newton, died Monday, June 9, 2003, at Heartfelt Hospice of Newton. She was a member of Sand Springs Baptist Church and a primary Sunday school teacher. She was the department manager of the garden center at Wal-Mart.
Survivors include her sons, Walter Lewis Harmon and his wife, Trish, of Madison, Ala., and Hubert Dewayne Boone and his wife, Mary, of Newton; daughters, Julie Harmon Huddleston and her husband, Bob, of Pearl, Debby Robinson and her husband, David, of Hickory, Cindy Burnside and her husband, George, of Edinburg and Lindy Pace and her husband, Scott, of Lake; brothers, Hugh Lee Wyatt and Jerry Wyatt, both of Decatur; and 17 grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Dorothy Pennington Wyatt and Hubert Wyatt; her husband, Marvin P. Ferguson; and a brother, Hugh Ellis Wyatt.
Arrangements were incomplete at Stephens Funeral Home for Jere J. Cobb, 89, of Meridian, who died Wednesday, June 11, 2003, at Jeff Anderson Regional Medical Center.