Obituaries for Tuesday, Dec. 23, 2003
PHILADELPHIA Services for Frank Langston Sr. will be held today at 11 a.m. at McClain-Hays Funeral Service Chapel with the Revs. Walter Goodman and Keith Fulton officiating. Burial will be in Mars Hill Cemetery in Leake County.
Mr. Langston, 73, of Edinburg, died Sunday, Dec. 21, 2003, at St. Dominic Hospital in Jackson. He was a veteran of the Korean War.
Survivors include his wife, Betty Swope Langston of Edinburg; daughters, Deborah "Missy" Chamblee and Teresa Lyle, both of Edinburg, and Susan Fox Smith of Decatur; a son, Frank "Rocky" Langston Jr. of Edinburg; 10 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
Musician and car salesman
Graveside services for C.W. "Pee Wee" Brown will be held today at 11 a.m. at Forest Lawn Cemetery with the Rev. Dr. Otis Seal officiating. Barham Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Mr. Brown, 82, of Meridian, died Monday, Dec. 22, 2003, at King's Daughters and Sons Rest Home. He was a third degree Mason and Scottish Rite Shriner. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army and served in World War II.
Survivors include his daughter, Cynthia Smith and her husband, Kenny, of Shreveport, La.; two granddaughters, Robyn Hasselle of Dallas and Deshea Shields and her husband, Jeremy, of Collinsville; three great-granddaughters, Kristen Thomas, Kamryn Shields and Audriana Bigil; sisters, Lucille Garrison and her husband, the Rev. Roy Garrison, Lois Watts and her husband, Red, of Texas City, Texas, and Bobbye Durblin and her husband, Jerry, of Tampa, Fla.; and several nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be today one hour prior to the service at the funeral home.
UNION Services for David McKendree Johnson will be held today at 11 a.m. at Union Methodist Church with the Revs. Barry Skelton and Gene Horton officiating. Burial will be in Union Cemetery in Newton County with Milling Funeral Home.
Mr. Johnson, 20, of Union, died Sunday, Dec. 21, 2003, at University Medical Center in Jackson. He was a full-time college student.
Survivors include his parents, Burl and Densie Johnson; brothers, Michael Johnson and Daniel Johnson; a sister, Anna Johnson; maternal grandmother, Lillian Horton of Union; and several aunts, uncles and cousins.
He was preceded in death by his maternal grandfather, James Horton; and his paternal grandparents, Stewart and Bobby Harrell.
KOSCIUSKO Services for Geralda Rawson Sanders will be held today at 2 p.m. at Culpepper Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Barry Corbett officiating. Burial will be in Parkway Cemetery.
Mrs. Sanders, 75, of Kosciusko, died, Sunday, Dec. 21, 2003, at Montfort Jones Hospital in Kosciusko.
Survivors include her daughters, Nancy Duran of Kosciusko and Susan Strohm of Atlanta; brothers, Ivey Rawson of Gulfport and Wade Rawson of Pearl; sisters, Wilda Hunt of Philadelphia and Gay Lee of Hilton Head, S.C.; and four grandchildren, Ivy Strohm, Jordan Strohm, Anna Strohm and Sydney Duran.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Earnest Doris Sanders.
UNION Services for Frances Rudell Cox will be held today at 2 p.m. at Stephens Funeral Home Chapel with the Revs. David Bankson and John Sharp officiating. Burial will be in Salem Presbyterian Church Cemetery.
Mrs. Cox, 70, of Sebastopol, died Sunday, Dec. 21, 2003, at Regency Hospital in Meridian.
Survivors include her daughter, Lynn Cox of Sebastopol; sisters, Nancy Hillman of Union and Ann Thompson of Morton; and several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Joe Cox; and her parents, Joe Henry and Gladys Sessums Wall.
Visitation will be today 8 a.m. until service time at the funeral home.