Obituaries for Monday, Oct. 13, 2003
Graveside services for Bonnie Boykin will be held Tuesday at 11 a.m. at Old Marion Cemetery with the Rev. Clay Chancelor officiating. Stephens Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Mrs. Boykin, 75, of Meridian, died Saturday, Oct. 11, 2003, at Jeff Anderson Regional Medical Center. She will be remembered as a loving wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and great-great-grandmother.
Survivors include her husband, Leon Edison Boykin; daughters, Sandia Butler and Donna Flanagan, all of Meridian; sons, Tony Boykin of Brooksville and Donny Boykin of Meridian; a sister, Nola Wyche of Toomsuba; 12 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild; a special friend, Margaret Madison and a special niece, Betty Newton.
Pallbearers will be her grandsons.
Visitation will be today from 6 p.m.-8 p.m. at the funeral home.
DEKALB Services for Willie A. Campbell will be held Tuesday at 2 p.m. at Henderson Ridge Baptist Church in Preston with the Rev. Sylvester Hampton officiating. Burial will be in Oak Grove Cemetery in Preston. E.E. McDonald Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Mr. Campbell, 81, of Preston, died Wednesday, Oct. 8, 2003, in his home.
Survivors include his wife, Lillie Campbell of Preston; nine children, Doris Lyons and her husband, Andy, and David Campbell and his wife, Johnnie, all of Philadelphia, Walterine Johnson and her husband, Henry, Lonnie Randle, John L. Campbell and his wife, Ella Mae, all of Meridian, Herchel Campbell, Wiley Campbell, and Willie Lee Campbell, all of DeKalb, and Jeraldine Scott of Cleveland, Ohio; 16 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; and several nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
He was preceded in death by a sister; and a child.
Visitation will be today from 6 p.m.-7 p.m. at the funeral home.
SEBASTOPOL Services for James Joe Bell will be held Wednesday at 2 p.m. at Sandy Hill Baptist Church in Kemper County with the Rev. John Joe Farve officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Milling Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Mr. Bell, 51, of Philadelphia, died Sunday, Oct. 12, 2003, at Jeff Anderson Regional Medical Center.
Survivors include his sisters, Lillie Wallace, Linnie Bell, and Sandra Willis, all of Philadelphia; a brother, Jimmy Bell of Philadelphia; several nieces, nephews, aunts and uncles.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Homer and Zula Bell.
Arrangements were incomplete at Barham Funeral Home for Billie E. Reed, 73, of Meridian, who died Monday, Oct. 13, 2003, at Heartfelt Hospice.