Obituaries for Thursday, Oct. 16, 2003
Services for Sandra McCoy Shotts will be held today at 11 a.m. at Barham Funeral Home Chapel with the Revs. Dr. Danny Lanier and Paul Davis officiating. Burial will be in Forest Lawn Cemetery.
Mrs. Shotts, 59, of Meridian, died Monday, Oct. 13, 2003, in Houston, Texas. She was a member of Northview Assembly of God and a member of the Bonita Garden Club.
Survivors include her husband, Kenneth Shotts of Meridian; daughters, Lisa Powell and her husband, Wayne, of Meridian and Tammy Larson and her husband, Loren, of Shubuta; grandchildren, Jake Powell, Loren Dale Larson, Alex Larson and Morgan Lynn Larson; a sister, Sheila McDaniel and her husband, Tommy, of Philadelphia; brothers, Howard Clearman Jr. and his wife, Sheila, and Tony Clearman and his wife, Tina, all of Collinsville; and several nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, other relatives and friends.
She was preceded in death by her first husband, J.W. McCoy and her parents, Frank Chisolm and Myrtise Chisolm.
Pallbearers will be Tommy McDaniel, Adam McDaniel, Andrew McDaniel, Howard Clearman, Tony Clearman, and Gerry Purvis.
Waitress, Meridian Community College student
Graveside services for Sasha Brooke Smith will be held today at 11 a.m. at Forest Lawn Cemetery with the Rev. Travis McMinnis officiating. Hampton Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Miss Smith, 21, of Meridian, died Tuesday, Oct. 14, 2003, at Queen City Nursing Center. She was a member of Evangel Temple, where she participated in numerous drama productions. She was a graduate of Southeast High School and attended Meridian Community College. She was employed at Red Lobster restaurant. She was loved by all and will be missed by many.
Survivors include her mother, Pam Manley Thompson, step-father, Mike Thompson; brothers, Jeremiah Kirk and Scott Thompson, all of Meridian; a step-grandmother; paternal grandparents, Pete and Evola Smith, of Meridian; a step-grandmother, Julia Chambers; other relatives and friends.
She was preceded in death by her father, Burton Smith, and her grandparents, Nolan and Doris Manley.
PHILADELPHIA Services for Alla M. "Millie" Rhodes Munn will be held today at 2 p.m. at McClain-Hays Funeral Service Chapel with the Revs. Johnny Collins and Daniel McFall officiating. Burial will be in Union City Cemetery.
Mrs. Munn, 74, of Union, died Tuesday, Oct. 14, 2003, at Alliance-Laird Hospital in Union. She was a native of Neshoba County and a longtime resident of the Linwood Community. She was a member of Linwood Baptist Church. She was a retired nursing assistant.
Survivors include her daughters, Judy Farrow and her husband, Jack, of Philadelphia and Jan Munn of Linwood; a step-daughter, Peggy Ray of Texas City, Texas; sisters, Margaret Bounds and JoAnn Belk, both of Jackson; a sister-in-law, Tincy Rhodes of Pearl; three grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; three step-grandchildren; and six step-great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Onree "O.D." Munn; son, Harold Munn; a brother, Buddy Rhodes; and her parents, Marvin and Iona Rhodes.
Former Nemanco employee
PHILADELPHIA Services for Bonnie M. Price will be held Friday at 10 a.m. at North Bend United Pentecostal Church with the Rev. Johnny Peden officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery. McClain-Hays Funeral Service is in charge of arrangements.
Mrs. Price, 50, of Philadelphia, died Tuesday, Oct. 14, 2003, in Neshoba County General Hospital in Philadelphia.
Survivors include her daughter, Vivian Walker of Philadelphia; three grandchildren; sisters, Patricia Ann Hathaway of Belton, Texas and Theresa Kay Campbell of Vidor, Texas; brothers, Delbert David Hathaway of Winnie, Texas and Ronald Lee Lamphear of Madden.
Visitation will be today 5 p.m.-9 p.m. at the funeral home and 30 minutes prior to the service Friday at the church.
Services for Bradia Thedford will be held Saturday at 11 a.m. at Pilgrim Rest Church in Porterville with the Rev. Cary McDonald officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Latimer Metropolitan Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Mrs. Thedford, 96, of Porterville, died Sunday, Oct. 12, 2003, in Porterville.
Survivors include her daughters, Annie Bell Wright of Chicago, Ivera Love of Meridian and Verna Louise McQuarters of Lexington, Ky.; sons, the Rev. John L. Thedford of University City, Mo., Thomas Alton Thedford and W.C. Thedford, both of Porterville; sisters, Florida Lee Delk of St. Louis and Rebecca Helen Casson of Chicago; and a brother, Leonard Moore of Porterville.
Visitation will be Friday 4 p.m.-8 p.m. at the funeral home.
DEKALB Services for Malvyn "Joe" McCall will be held Saturday at 11 a.m. at Belmount Baptist Church in DeKalb with the Rev. Eastman Moses officiating. Burial will be in Depot Hill Street Cemetery. E.E. McDonald Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Mr. McCall, 58, of DeKalb, died Tuesday, Oct. 14, 2003, in his home.
Survivors include his wife, Cecelia D. McCall of DeKalb; children, Maurice McCall of Washington, D.C., Joell McCall of DeKalb and Verneeda McCall of Meridian; 15 grandchildren; other relatives and friends.
He was preceded in death by his sister and a son.
Visitation will be Friday 5 p.m.-7 p.m. at the funeral home.