Obituaries for Saturday, Sept. 20, 2003
Librarian, Quitman Library
QUITMAN Services for Monica Michele Hearn will be held today at 11 a.m. at Oak Grove Baptist Church with the Rev. Terry Irby officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery with Wright's Memorial Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
Mrs. Hearn, 35, of Shubuta, died Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2003, on Highway 18 in Jasper County.
Survivors include her husband, Gary Hearn, and her son, Christopher James Smith, both of Shubuta; her father, James Shelby Fleming of Purvis; her mother, Linda Fleming of Quitman; and her sister, Melanie Fleming of Dothan, Ala.
Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at the church.
Services for Clarence W. "Foots" Zachry will be held today 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.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Evelyn Zachry.
Pallbearers will be Malcolm Threat, Jim Harris, Sam Purvis, Arthur "Red" Stewart and Elmer Cosby.
Visitation will be today from 5 p.m.-8 p.m. at the funeral home.
SEBASTOPOL Services for Willie Harrison will be held Sunday at 2 p.m. at the Bogue Chitto Facility Building. Burial will be in I-Sleep Cemetery with Milling Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
Mr. Harrison, 49, of Muscle Shoals, Ala., died Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2003, at University of Alabama Birmingham Hospital.
Survivors include his wife, Brenda Harrison and his son, Jeremiah Harrison and his wife, Mary, all of Philadelphia; his daughter, Kristen Harrison and her husband, Matt Fowler, of Florence; seven brothers, Eugene Harrison, Leroy Harrison, Richard Harrison, Thomas Harrison, Raymond Harrison, all of Wewoka, Okla.; George Harrison of Tennessee; and James Harrison of Texas; two sisters, Patricia Harrison of Oklahoma City; and Wanda Bruner of Wowoka; three grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his son, Ramie Grover Harrison.
Retired owner of Whynot Race Track
BUTLER, Ala. Services for Sylvia Chandler Rutledge will be held Sunday at 2 p.m. at Bethany Baptist Church in the Whynot community with the Rev. Danny Balint officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery with Bumpers Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
Mrs. Rutledge, 75, of the Whynot community, died Thursday, Sept. 18, 2003, in her home. She and her late husband, Clyde Rutledge, were owners of the Whynot Race Track and she was a member of Bethany Baptist Church.
Survivors include her sons, William Clyde "Pee Wee" Rutledge and his wife, Stacey, Ted Rutledge and his wife, Debbie, Tim Rutledge and his wife, Judie, all of Meridian; sisters, Jean Shannon and her husband, Paul, Peggy Ferry and her husband, Johnny, all of Butler, Ala.; brothers, Mason Chandler of Meridian; Martin Chandler and his wife, Shirley, of Greenville, S.C.; grandchildren, Sonia Ellis, Sheri Brennen, Brent, Hannah and Canaan Rutledge; Chris, Brandon and Rachel Rutledge, Kyle Rutledge and Whitney and Amber Bounds.
She was preceded in death by her husband, her mother and her sister.
Pallbearers will be the grandchildren.
Visitation will be today from 6 p.m.-8 p.m. at the funeral home.
Services for Katie Manning will be held Monday at 1 p.m. at Love City Fellowship Baptist Church with the Rev. Lemodis Richardson officating. Burial will be in Sunset Memorial Cemetery with Berry &Gardner Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
Mrs. Manning, 53, of Meridian, died Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2003, at Jeff Anderson Regional Medical Center.
Survivors include her husband, Calvin Manning of Meridian; two sisters, Lottie Naylor and her husband, Eddie, of Spotsylvania, Va.; and Delores Randall of Meridian; five brothers, Roosevelt Kendrick of Mobile, Ala.; Robert Kendrick and his wife, Diana, and Willie Kendrick Jr., all of Meridian; Calvin Kendrick of Omaha, Neb.; and Myers Kendrick and his wife, Angela, of Spotsylvania.
She was preceded in death by her parents.
Visitiation will be Sunday from 5:30 p.m.-6:30 p.m. at the funeral home.
Graveside services for Christeen M. "Chris" Callaway will be held Monday at 2:30 p.m. at Forest Lawn Cemetery with the Rev. Dr. Bill Myers officiating. Barham Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Mrs. Callaway, 77, of Lauderdale, died Thursday, Sept. 18, 2003, at Regencey Hospital of Meridian.
Survivors include her two daughters, Linda DeMarco of Gulfport; and Christy Ann Hastings of Lauderdale; granddaughters, Yvette DeMarco of Gulfport; and Ashley Leigh Pilgrim and her husband, Shawn, of Lauderdale; several great-grandchildren, Jade, Patrick and Miles; a brother, O.E. Myers of Laurel; and a sister, Waldeen Stoddard.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Bill Callaway.
Visitation will be Sunday from 5 p.m.-8 p.m. at the funeral home.
NEWTON Arrangements were incomplete at James F. Webb Funeral Home of Newton for Glover B. Simmons Jr., 76, of Newton, who died Friday, Sept. 19, 2003, at his home in Newton.