Obituaries for Sunday, Sept. 14, 2003
Retired commercial truck driver
PHILADELPHIA Services for Eugene Hardy will be held today at 3 p.m. at McClain-Hayes Funeral Service Chapel with the Revs. Chris Vowell and Alex Lawson officiating. Burial will be in Beatline Cemetery in Neshoba County.
Mr. Hardy , 70, of Philadelphia, died Friday, Sept. 12, 2003, at his residence. He was a Baptist. He was born in Leake County but moved to Philadelphia early in life where he lived until his death.
Survivors include his wife, Reba Hardy of Philadelphia; two sons, Billy Hardy and his wife, Amy, of Madden and Doug Hardy and his wife, Laura, of Philadelphia; six grandchildren; 1 great-grandchild; and two brothers, Jessie Hardy Jr., of Philadelphia and Jimmy Hardy, of Northport, Ala.
Pallbearers will be Mike Sharp, Mitchell Hancock, Robert Davis, Carley Anderson, Mike Parker and Randy Ward.
Employee of Bank of New York
YORK, Ala. Services for Jina Michele Moore will be held Monday at 10 a.m. at Cuba Baptist Church with the Rev. Tim Buchanan and Dr. Hugh Poole officiating. Burial will be in Clay Memorial Cemetery with Bumpers Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
Ms. Moore, 24, of Cuba, died Friday, Sept. 12, 2003, in York.
Survivors include her parents, Diane Parten, of Cuba and Curtis Eugene Moore, of Gurdon, Ark.; step-father, Ralph Parten, of Cuba; maternal grandparents, Billy and Rebecca Hastings, of Wayne, Ark.; a special friend, Paul Martin Guy, of Meridian, Miss.; sisters, Carrie Christine Moore, of Montgomery, Amanda Beth Hall, Monica Rae Walker and Rhonda Parten Hatcher, all of Cuba; and three nephews.
She was preceded in death by her paternal grandparents, Curtis and Etta Moore.
Visitation will be held today from 3 p.m.-5 p.m. at the funeral home in York.
Retired grocery store owner
DEKALB Services for Doris Briggs Aust will be held today at 3 p.m. at Scooba United Methodist Church with the Revs. Charles Studdard and David McGowan officiating. Burial will be in Cedar Lawn Cemetery with Stephens Funeral Home of DeKalb in charge of arrangements.
Mrs. Aust, 89, of DeKalb, formerly of Scooba, died Thursday, Sept. 11, 2003, in Columbus. She was a member of Scooba United Methodist Church, and the Scooba Homemakers Club.
Survivors include her daughters, Peggy Persons and Dianne Hopper and her husband, Frank, all of West Point; four grandchildren, Linda Wilson, Luann Jones, Kerry Dill and Elizabeth Ketchum; sisters, Thelma McConnell of Scooba and Dixie Bauman of Pulaski, Va.; and a brother, Jerry Briggs of Meridian.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Edd Belton Aust and a grandson, John Persons Jr.
Maintenance worker for the Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians
SEBASTOPOL Services for Billy McMillan will be held Monday at 10 a.m. at Holy Rosary Catholic Church in Tucker with the Rev. David Hamm officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery with Milling Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
Mr. McMillan, 31, of Philadelphia, died at his residence.
Survivors include his wife, Rochella McMillan, a daughter, Trishalaena McMillan, four sons, Byron McMillian, Michael McMillian, and Justin McMillian, all of Philadelphia and Johnny Nelson, of Henning, Tenn.; his parents, William and Betty McMillan, both of Philadelphia; five brothers, Hamilton McMillan, Gerald McMillan, Kevin McMillan and Phillip McMillan Sr., all of Philadelphia and Glen Chickaway, of Carthage; and numerous nieces, nephews, aunts and uncles.
Graveside services for Jemerio D. Walker will be held Monday at 11 a.m. at Pleasant Grove Cemetery in Toomsuba. Berry and Gardner Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Infant Walker, of Toomsuba, died Tuesday, Sept. 9, 2003, at Rush Foundation Hospital.
Survivors include his parents, Jeffrey Mason and Toni Marie Walker; and a sister, Miracle Mason, all of Toomsuba.
Owner of Scott's Drive In in Quitman
QUITMAN Services for Elizabeth Carolyn Newton Scott will be held Monday at 1 p.m. at First Baptist Church in Quitman with the Revs. Milton Scott and Jerry Doggett officiating. Burial will be in Rock Springs Cemetery in Choctaw County, Ala., with Wright's Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
Mrs. Scott, 92, of Quitman, died Friday, Sept. 12, 2003, at H.C. Watkins Memorial Hospital. She was a teacher.
Survivors include a daughter, Gloria Doggett, of Meridian; a son, Wayne Scott, of Mt. Vernon, Texas; eight grandchildren, Mike Fox, of Memphis, Tenn., Dewayne Fox, of Houston, Texas, Gerald Scott, of Austin, Texas, Ben Brantley, of Mt. Vernon, Texas, Becky Brantley, of Denham Springs, La., Ellis Doggett and Dena Rowell, both of Quitman; and six great-grandchildren.
Visitation will be held today from 6 p.m. – 8 p.m. at the funeral home.