Obituaries for Friday, Sept. 19, 2003
PHILADELPHIA Services for Joe Williamson will be held today at 11 a.m. at Mars Hill United Methodist Church in Neshoba County. Burial will be in the church cemetery with McClain-Hays Funeral Service in charge of arrangements.
Ms. Williamson, 93, of Philadelphia, died Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2003, at Neshoba County Nursing Home.
Survivors include her sister, Wilma Kirk of Philadelphia.
Visitation will be today 30 minutes prior to the services at the church.
Georgia Pacific employee
Butler, Ala. Graveside services for Joseph Richard Hammack will be held today at 11 a.m. at Ebenezer Cemetery with the Rev. Steve Bruce officiating. Bumpers Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Mr. Hammack, 57, of Pennington, died Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2003, in his home. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army and served in Vietnam.
Survivors include his wife, Marilyn Bradford Hammack of Pennington; a son, Ryan Smith of Tacoma, Wash.; daughters, Stacy Cardwell of Cedar Hill, Texas, Michelle Smith of Pennington; a brother, G. P. Hammack of Columbus, Miss.; sisters, Ella Hamilton and Patricia Blanks, both of Meridian, Miss.; and four grandchildren.
Hewlett Plastic Manufacturing employee
PHILADELPHIA Service for Bobby Brancaccio will be held today at 3 p.m. at John E. Stephens Chapel with the Rev. Ronnie Foster officiating. Burial will be in Good Hope Cemetery.
Mr. Brancaccio, 23, of Starkville, died Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2003, in his home.
Survivors include his parents, Robert Joseph Brancaccio and Kay Brancaccio, both of Starkville; sisters, Melissa St. Dennis of Maryland, Missy Brancaccio of Enterprise, Kim Brancaccio and Tina Brancaccio, both of Louisiana and Shmoan Brancaccio of Starkville.
Services for Clarence W. "Foots" Zachry will be held Saturday at 11:30 a.m. at Barham Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Steve Jordan officiating. Burial will be in Old Marion Cemetery.
Mr. Zachry, 83, of the Russell Community, died Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2003, at Rush Foundation Hospital. He was retired from M.O. G.M.&O, and I.C. G. Railroad. He was a member of First Baptist Church of Marion, where he was a deacon. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army and served in World War II.
Survivors include his son, Phil R. Zachry of Meridian; a daughter, Terry Zachry Bogan of Walhalla, S.C.; four grandchildren, Cindy Bogan Baber and her husband, Jim, Jennifer Bogan, Whitney Zachry Vick and her husband, Steven and Casey Zachry; and four great-grandchildren; and a sister, Zona Zachry Redd of Blairsville, Ga.
Visitation will be today from 5 p.m.-8 p.m. at the funeral home.
YORK, Ala. Services for Evelyn Sims Larkin will be held Saturday at 2 p.m. at Christian Valley Baptist Church with the Revs. Matt Kelly, W.J. Cannon and Tim Meadows officiating. Burial will be in Brewersville Cemetery with Bumpers Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
Mrs. Larkin, 95, of Coatopa, died Monday, Sept. 15, 2003, at Rush Foundation Hospital. She was retired as postmaster of Coatopa Post Office.
Survivors include her daughter, Patricia L. Ward and her husband, Earl, of Coatopa; sisters, Marie Sims Floyd of Sylacauga and Cloy Sims Reid of Montgomery; grandchildren, Earl Ward Jr. and Evelyn Dahl; four great-grandchildren, Adam, Alex, and Katherine Ward and Brittany Dahl.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Hugo Robert Larkin.
Visitation will be Saturday one hour prior to the services at the church.
Services for Betty J. Gaddis will be held Sunday at 2 p.m. at Pleasant Grove Baptist Church on Arundel Road with the Rev. Bobby Ray Nicholas officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery with Berry and Gardner Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
Mrs. Gaddis, 66, of Meridian, died Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2003, in her home.
Survivors include her daughters, Beverly Phillips and her husband, Robert and Bertha Blanks, all of Meridian; sisters, Queen E. Harper, Berdia Reed and her husband, Willard, and Hattie Roberts and her husband, George, all of Meridian; brothers, Henry Stringfellow Sr. and his wife, Eloise, John Henry Stringfellow, all of Meridian and John E. Stringfellow Jr. of Tacoma, Wash.; seven grandchildren and two great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband and a son.
Visitation will be Saturday from 6 p.m.-7 p.m. at the funeral home.
Services for Jimmy Lee Burge, Sr. will be held Saturday at 4 p.m. at East Jerusalem Baptist Church in Toomsuba with the Rev. Benn Winfred officiating. Burial will be in Pleasant Grove Cemetery with Hampton Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
Mr. Burge, 60, of Meridian, died Monday, Sept. 15, 2003, in Meridian.
Survivors include his mother, Annie Burge; his wife, Emma Jean Wallace Burge; children, Thersa Burge and Jimmy Lee Burge, Jr., both of Omaha, Neb., Emma Mae Burge, of Meridian and Ronnie Burge of New Orleans; sisters, Ann Lee Locket and Linda Sue Rollin, both of Omaha and Sandra Brown; six grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.
Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service at the church.
Arrangements were incomplete at Barham Funeral Home for Christeen "Chris" Callaway, 77, of Lauderdale, who died Thursday, Sept. 18, 2003, at Regency Hospital of Meridian.