Obituaries for Tuesday, Dec. 23, 2003
Retired grocery store owner
Services for Walter Frank Wingo will be held today at 2 p.m. at Calvary Baptist Church. Burial will be in Memorial Park Cemetery. James F. Webb Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Mr. Wingo, 96, of Union, died Sunday, Dec. 21, 2003, at Neshoba County General Hospital in Philadelphia. He was a lifetime member of Calvary Baptist Church.
Survivors include his wife, Nettie I. Wingo of Union; a son, Billy Wingo of Dallas; a daughter, Frankie Ladd and her husband, Jerrel, of Union; five grandchildren, three step-grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
Visitation will be today 30 minutes prior the service at the church.
PHILADELPHIA Graveside services for Thellis Wayne Mosley will be held today at 2 p.m. at Mt. Zion Cemetery in Leake County with the Rev. Billy Henry officiating. McClain-Hays Funeral Service Chapel is in charge of arrangements.
Mr. Mosley, 69, of Lakeland, Fla., died Sunday, Dec. 21, 2003, at Lakeland Regional Medical Center. He was a veteran of the U.S. Marine Corps and served in Korea.
Survivors include his daughters, Becky Harrell of Forest and Shawn Bradley of Philadelphia; four grandchildren and one great-grandchild; sisters, Merle Henry and Dorothy Jordan, both of Carthage; brothers, Thelbert Mosley of Holcomb, Ga., and Theron Mosley of Houston, Texas.
Visitation will be today one hour prior to the service at the church.
Prayer services for Elizabeth McCarthy Duggan will be held today at 7 p.m. at St. Patrick Catholic Church with the Rev. Elvin Sunds officiating.
Funeral services will be Friday at 11 a.m. at St. Richard's Catholic Church in Jackson. Burial will be in Lakewood Memorial Cemetery in Jackson. Barham Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Mrs. Duggan, 71, of Meridian, died Monday, Dec. 22, 2003, at Riley Hospital.
Visitation will be today 6 p.m.-7 p.m. at St. Patrick Catholic Church.
Retired truck driver
PHILADELPHIA Services for James W. Smith will be held Wednesday at 11:30 a.m. at McClain-Hays Funeral Service Chapel with the Revs. Jessie Napp and Steve Craft officiating. Burial will be in Tucker Cemetery in Kemper County.
Mr. Smith, 65, of DeKalb, died Monday, Dec. 22, 2003, at Regency Hospital in Meridian.
Survivors include his wife, Sara Smith of DeKalb; sons, Ricky Smith of Philadelphia, Ray Smith and Bull Smith, both of DeKalb; five grandchildren and one great-grandchild; sisters, Bobbie Jenkins of Philadelphia and Patsy McKee of DeKalb.
Visitation will be today 5 p.m.-9 p.m. at the funeral home.
Services for William "Billy" Talley will be held Wednesday at 1 p.m. at Barham Funeral Home Chapel.
Mr. Talley, 53, died Monday, Dec. 22, 2003, in Senatobia.
Visitation will be Wednesday 11 a.m.-1 p.m. at the funeral home.
PICAYUNE Graveside services for John Daniel McInnis will be held Saturday at 2 p.m. at Memorial Gardens Cemetery with the Rev. Bill McKnight officiating. Picayune Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Mr. McInnis, 89, of New Orleans, died Saturday, Dec. 20, 2003, in New Orleans. He was a native of Montgomery, Ala. He was a retired U.S. Postal Official and retired as director of personnel and finance for the Meridian, Laurel and Columbus Sectional Centers.
Survivors include his wife of 68 years, Mary Elizabeth "Libby" McInnis of New Orleans; a son, William McInnis of New Orleans; a brother, Bert McInnis of Trustville, Ala.; four grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
Retired business owner
QUITMAN Services for Helen Morita Singleton were held Monday at 10 a.m. at Kingdom Hall of Jehovah Witness in Heidelberg with Brother Rod Lowery officiating. Burial was in Goodwater Cemetery in Clarke County with Wright's Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
Mrs. Singleton, 78, of Vossburg, died Saturday, Dec. 20, 2003, at Jeff Anderson Regional Medical Center.
Survivors include a daughter, Kelly Townsend and her husband, Larry, of Quitman; three sons, Clifford Judge Smith of Semmes, Ala., Charles Edward Smith of White City, Kan., and Walter Malcolm Smith of Buena Park, Calif.; a sister, Pauline Elizabeth Singleton of Hemet, Calif.; two grandchildren, Alex Townsend and Kimberly Townsend, both of Quitman.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Walter Warren Smith and Clifford Elizabeth Judge.