Obituaries for Tuesday, Nov. 4, 2003
Convenience store owner, operator
PHILADELPHIA Services for Terry McKinion Sr. were to be held today at 10 a.m. at McClain-Hays Funeral Service Chapel with the Revs. Wayne Griffin and Steve Robinson officiating. Burial will be in Beatline Cemetery in Neshoba County.
Mr. McKinion, 52, of Newton, died Sunday, Nov. 2, 2003, at Newton Regional Hospital. He was retired from the National Guard.
Survivors include his wife, Dot McKinion; a daughter, Theresa McKinion; sons, Terry McKinion Jr. and Justin McKinion, all of Newton; his parents, Junior and Hazel McKinion; a sister, Wanda Matthews; brothers, Danny McKinion and Rickey McKinion, all of Philadelphia; and one grandson.
COLUMBIA, Tenn. Services for Sibyl Katherine Herd Phillips will be held Wednesday at 10 a.m. at Williams Mt. Pleasant Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. R.J. Clark officiating. Burial will be in Williamsport Baptist Cemetery.
Mrs. Phillips, 84, of Mt. Pleasant, died, Monday, Nov. 3, 2003, at Maury Regional Hospital. She was formerly of Union and the daughter of the late Grady and Codie Terrell Herd. She was a long-time resident of Middletown, Ind., and a member of White Union United Methodist Church in Honey Creek, Ind.
Survivors include her husband, Otis L. Phillips of Mt. Pleasant; daughters, Katherine "Kathy" Poffenbarger of Anderson, Ind., and Denise Randolph and her husband, Carl, of Mooreland, Ind.; sons, Larry Phillips and his wife, Mina, of Anderson and Joey Phillips and his wife, Pam, of Mt. Pleasant; nine grandchildren, David Phillips, Ben Phillips, Ted Phillips, Matt Phillips, Michael Poffenbarger, Andrea Randolph, Mina Phillips, Kelli Phillips and Derek Phillips; several great-grandchildren; sisters, Jean Blackwell of Union, Billie LoCicero and her husband, Jim, of Columbia, S.C., and Kay Lloyd of Pearl.
She was preceded in death by a sister, Nina Herd.
Pallbearers will be family members and friends.
Condolences may be sent to the family at www.williamsfh.com.
Visitation will be today 4 p.m.-7 p.m. at the funeral home.
Services for Billy Ray Thomas will be held Wednesday at 11:30 a.m. at Barham Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Jerry Sewell officiating. Burial will be in Forest Lawn Cemetery.
Mr. Thomas, 69, of Meridian, died Sunday, Nov. 2, 2003, at Jeff Anderson Regional Medical Center. He was a retired foreman for Mississippi Valley Gas Company. He was a veteran of the U.S. Marine Corps., and a member of Oak Grove United Methodist Church.
Survivors include his wife, Barbara Jean Thomas; brothers, James Arthur Thomas and his wife, Brenda, Kenneth Eugene Thomas and Glyn Lavon Thomas, all of Meridian; and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents, John Thomas Jr. and Winnie Adline White Thomas.
Visitation will be today 5 p.m.-8 p.m. at the funeral home.
Retired from Burlington Textiles
QUITMAN Services for James Henry Odom will be held Wednesday at 2 p.m. at Stonewall Pentecostal Holiness Church with the Rev. Terry Steppe officiating. Burial will be in Mt. Pisquah Cemetery in Quitman. Wright's Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Mr. Odom, 80, of Stonewall, died Monday, Nov. 3, 2003, at Regency Health Care Center. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army.
Survivors include his wife, Rosie Odom; a son, Henry Odom, both of Stonewall; a daughter, Catherine Leggett of Williamston, N.C.; brothers, Tommy Odom and Larry Odom, both of Florida, and Buddy Odom of Matherville; a sister, Ruth Mann of Forest; eight grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.
Visitation will be today 7 p.m.-9 p.m. at the funeral home.
YORK, Ala. Graveside services for Cammie S. Webb Waltman will be held Wednesday at 2 p.m. at Clay Memorial Cemetery with the Rev. Ed Tatum officiating. Bumpers Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Mrs. Waltman, 91, of Cuba, died Monday, Nov. 3, 2003, at Rush Foundation Hospital.
Survivors include her daughter, Barbara Newell of York; a sister, Daisy Brewer of York; six grandchildren, 14 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her son, Richard Webb.
SEBASTOPOL Services for Pattie Bee Sistrunk were held Monday at 11 a.m. at Salem Presbyterian Church in Walnut Grove with the Revs. Junior Price and Larry Yates officiating. Burial was in the church cemetery. Milling Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
Ms. Sistrunk, 93, of Sebastopol, died Friday, Oct. 31, 2003, at Madden Memories.
Survivors include her daughters, Margaret L. Price and her husband, Marzine, of Philadelphia, Audean Devers and her husband, John, of Sebastopol, Betty Jean Box of Adamsville, Ala., and Geneva Bailey and her husband, Jimmy, of Forest; sons, Billy Joe Sistrunk of Walnut Grove and Jimmy Wayne Sistrunk and his wife, Carolyn, of Raymond; a sister, Cora Herrington of Edinburg; 19 grandchildren, 36 great-grandchildren and 15 great-great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Jodie Sistrunk; and three children.
WAYNESBORO Services for Loris Becton Britton were held Monday at 11:30 a.m. at Chapel Hill Road Church with the Revs. Roger Carlisle and Russell Wray officiating. Burial was in Chapel Hill Cemetery. Freeman Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
Mrs. Britton, 85, of Waynesboro, died Saturday, Nov. 1, 2003, at Wayne County General Hospital.
Survivors include a son, Teddy Joe Britton and his wife, Carolyn, of Millry, Ala.; daughters, Treobye Lee Utsey and her husband, William, of Butler, Ala. and Brenda Galyean and her husband, Tommy, of Meridian; a brother, Dr. Paul Becton of Arkansas; six grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband, A.D. Britton and a son, William David Britton.
Arrangements were incomplete at Barham Funeral Home for Clarist Rush, 77, of Meridian, who died Monday, Nov. 3, 2003, at Heartfelt Hospice.
Arrangements were incomplete at James F. Webb Funeral Home for Dessie Chisolm, 94, of Meridian, who died Tuesday, Nov. 4, 2003, at Heartfelt Hospice.