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Obituaries for Saturday, Sept. 6, 2003

By Staff
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Services for Marjorie G. Cullum will be held Sunday at 2 p.m. at Fellowship Baptist Church with the Rev. Dr. Jimmy Williams officiating. Burial will be in Gum Log Cemetery with James F. Webb Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
Mrs. Cullum, 96, of Meridian, died Thursday, Sept. 4, 2003, at Riley Nursing Center. She was a member of Fellowship Baptist Church.
Survivors include her daughter, Marilyn Faulkner and her husband, Douglas, of Meridian; granddaughters, Kathy Lamoreaux of Meridian and Kristy Vaughn of Corpus Christi, Texas; a grandson, Michael Faulkner of Richardson, Texas; great-grandchildren, Joseph Faulkner of Meridian, Ryan and Karen Lamoreaux, Stephanie and Tony Stinson and Meredith and Daniel Faulkner; a brother-in-law, J.M. Cullum and his wife, Lois; and several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Walter L. Cullum.
Pallbearers will be Michael Faulkner, Michael Lamoreaux, David Vaughn, Joseph Faulkner, Ryan Lamoreaux and Bill Gunn.
Visitation will be today from 5 p.m.-7 p.m. at the funeral home.
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UNION Services for Hines Vernon Platt will be held Sunday at 3 p.m. at Pine Grove Church of God in Dixon with the Revs. Anthony Cole and Leroy Yates officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery with Milling Funeral Home of Union in charge of arrangements.
Mr. Platt, 46, of Union, died Friday, Sept. 5, 2003, at his home.
Survivors include his wife, Kim Platt, his daughter, Leah Renee Platt, and his son, Boyd Lewis Platt, all of Union; his parents, Waudine and Boyd Williamson; his sister, Wanda Lynn Jones of Alabaster, Ala.; his brother, Russell Williamson of Collinsville; and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his grandson, Christopher Lewis and his sister, Christy Nester.
Visitation will be today from 5:30 p.m.- 9 p.m. at the funeral home.
PHILADELPHIA Services for Brooks O. Watkins will be held Sunday at 3 p.m. at McClain-Hays Chapel. Burial will be in Pine Grove Cemetery in the House community.
Mr. Watkins, 90, of Meridian, died Friday, Sept. 5, 2003, at his home. He was retired from the U.S. Army. He was born and reared in the Dixon Community of Neshoba County and had made his home in Meridian since his retirement from the U.S. Army. He was a member of Northpark Church of God in Meridian.
Survivors include his wife, Mazell Joyner Watkins of Meridian; his daughter, Alinda Ritchie of Pensacola, Fla.; granddaughter, Kathy Ross of Meridian; grandson, Scott Ritchie of Pensacola, Fla.; great-granddaughter Michelle Carlton of Meridian; brother Conoy Watkins of Dixon; sister Joyce Trapp of Meridian; and nephew Billy Land of Philadelphia.
Visitation will be today from 5 p.m.-9 p.m. at the funeral home.
Arrangements were incomplete at Berry &Gardner Funeral Home for Brandon Roberts, 38, of Meridian, who died Friday, Sept. 5, 2003, at his home.
Arrangements were incomplete at Berry &Gardner Funeral Home for Margaret Goodwin, 52, of Meridian, who died Friday, Sept. 5, 2003, at Jeff Anderson Regional Medical Center.
Arrangements were incomplete at Clark's Memorial Funeral Home for Lora Boyd, 86, of DeKalb, who died Friday, Sept. 5, 2003, at her home.

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