Obituaries for Saturday, Dec. 27, 2003
JACKSON Ozelle Graham Feld, 78, died Wednesday, Dec. 24, 2003, at Rush Foundation Hospital in Meridian. A memorial service was held at the hospital. Mark Seepe Funeral Home &Crematorium is in charge of arrangements.
Mrs. Feld was born in Talladega, Ala., the daughter of Archie and Minnie Goggins. She was a member of the Freewill Baptist Church in Houston, Texas and a store manager for Learner Dress Shop.
Survivors include her children, Ned Graham of Baytown, Texas, Randall Graham of Ridgeland, Brenda Thomas and Claudia Grace, both of Meridian and Donna Campbell of Bowen, Ill.; and her grandchildren, Shelly Graham and Graham Behringer, both of Meridian, Steven Graham of Baytown, Karen Cloutier of Austin, Texas, Robert Campbell of Revere, Mo., Donald Campbell of Bowen, and Chad Statum of Lake Charles, La.
The family requests memorials be made to the Alzheimer's Association, Mississippi Chapter, 1900 Dunbarton Drive Suite I, Jackson, MS 39216.
Retired civil engineer
PHILADELPHIA Services for Dr. Frank Cox will be held today at 1 p.m. at McClain-Hays Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will be in Sandtown Cemetery in Neshoba County.
Mr. Cox, 69, of Philadelphia, died Thursday, Dec. 25, 2003, at Rush Foundation Hospital in Meridian.
Survivors include his wife, Judy Cox of Philadelphia; a son, William "Bill" Cox of Philadelphia; three grandchildren; a sister, Margaret Cox Kilpatrick of Cochran, Ga.; and a brother, Charles Cox of Philadelphia.
Services for Emzella Sharp will be held today at 1 p.m. at Stephens Funeral Home Chapel with the Revs. Wayne Hunt and John Gerald officiating. Burial will be in the Sharp Memorial Methodist Protestant Church Cemetery in Suqualena.
Mrs. Sharp, 84, of Collinsville, died Thursday, Dec. 25, 2003, at Guardian Angel Hospice. She was an active member of Sharp Memorial Methodist Protestant Church.
Survivors include her husband, Rupert Sharp; two daughters, Debbie Little and her husband, Jeff, and Sandy Metrolis and her husband, George; a son, Mark Sharp and his wife, Mary Ruth, all of Collinsville; eight grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild; three sisters, Charlene Wilson of Hattiesburg, Alice Chisolm of Pensacola, Fla., and Kate Gordon of Oregon; and a brother, Lavon Welch of Purvis.
Pallbearers will be Richie Little, Lance Dean, Chuck Metrolis, Gill Sharp, Brian Sharp and Michael Garcia.
QUITMAN Graveside services for Arlette S. Moffett will be held today at 2 p.m. at Shady Grove Church Cemetery with the Revs. David Sessum and Nick Holden officiating. Wright's Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Mrs. Moffett, 68, of Meridian, died Thursday, Dec. 25, 2003, at Jeff Anderson Regional Medical Center.
Survivors include her husband, Gerald Moffett of Meridian; two sons, Keith Moffett of Mt. Pleasant, Texas and Kreg Moffett of Meridian; a daughter, Tanya Hall of Forest; two sisters, Nell Foley and Bessie Pearl Johnston, both of Hickory; and eight grandchildren.
WEST POINT Services for Ines Hazlewood Williams will be held today at 2 p.m. at Robinson Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Marion Dees officiating. Burial will be in Palestine Cemetery.
Mrs. Williams, 87, of Columbus, died Wednesday, Dec. 24, 2003, at Windsor Place in Columbus.
Survivors include her sons, Clark Williams and his wife, Susan of West Point, Dan Williams and his wife, Terry, of Hobart, Ind., James Williams of Meridian, Ivan Williams and his wife, Sharon, of Huntsville, Ala. and Joyner Williams and his wife, Angie, of Cedar Bluff.; a daughter, Cynthia Dees and her husband, Bubba, of Columbus; brothers, Gaylon Young and Bud Young, both of West Point; sisters, Mary Emma Houser of Cedar Bluff and Elaine Merchant of West Point; 21 grandchildren; 26 great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Abel Williams; sons, Virgil Williams and Danny Pennington; grandsons, Lane Pennington, Jon Williams and D.A. Williams Jr.; and a sister, Ann Fulgham.
Memorials may be made to Palestine Cemetery Fund C/O Jim Murray, Route 1 Box 422, Pheba, MS 39755.
Visitation will be today from noon-2 p.m. at the funeral home.