Obituaries for Sunday, Feb. 29, 2004
Former Roadway Trucking Company employee
CALERA, Ala. Services for Harold "Topaz" Tucker will be held Tuesday at noon at the Grants Chapel C.M.E. Church in Cuba with the Revs. Danny McKinstry and Walter Ball officiating. Westside Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Mr. Tucker, 57, of York, died Tuesday, Feb. 24, 2004, in York. He was a native of Chicago and a member of the Saint Joseph Catholic Church in Meridian. He was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force.
Survivors include his wife, Dorothy Tucker; children, Lester Samuel and his wife, Cherlaine, Alvin Samuel and his wife, Shelia, and Valerie Samuel; his parents, Clevan and Laurene DeLaine Tucker Sr.; and siblings, Clevan Tucker Jr., Glorya Jean Jackson and Carlene Ross and her husband, John; and seven grandchildren.
Visitation will be Monday from 4 p.m.-8 p.m. at the Weatherly Funeral Home in York.
Owner, operator of Goodin's Grocery and Restaurant
LOUISVILLE Services for Nelda Goodin will be held today at 2 p.m. at Harmony Baptist Church with the Revs. Jerry Lundy, Mike Ingram and Tommy Jones officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Nowell-Tilghman Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Mrs. Goodin, 58, of Louisville, died Friday, Feb. 27, 2004, in her home. She was a member of Harmony Baptist Church.
Survivors include two daughters, Lanette Hanna and her husband, Rusty, of Union, and Kristi Voss and her husband, John, of Brandon; a son, Kenny Goodin and his wife, Tiffanie, of Louisville; two sisters, Beryl Womble of Louisville and Joyce Scott of Dallas; a brother, Ira Holton of Denver; and six grandchildren, Andrew Hanna of Union, John David Voss of Brandon, Jonathan Goodin, Camryn Goodin, Shelby White and Anna White, all of Louisville.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Roy Goodin.
Pallbearers will be Jessie Ford, Larry Gregory, Harold Jackson, Dan Parkes, Luke Parkes, Gene Rogers, Richard Rogers and Carl Stokes.
Honorary pallbearers will be Bob Goodin, Jack Goodin, Joe Goodin, Riley Goodin and Lamar Parkes.
UNION Services for Edwin "Ed" Owen Smith will be held today at 2 p.m. at Reid Chapel Church of God with the Rev. H.L. Rhodes officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Milling Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Mr. Smith, 80, died Friday, Feb. 27, 2004, at Rush Foundation Hospital.
Survivors include his wife, Catherine Neese of Union; a son-in-law, Henry Kilcrease of Atlanta; two sisters, Dot Gainey and her husband, Malcom, of Union and Nell Williams and her husband, Jim, of Natchez; two brothers, Olan Smith of Union and Alvan Smith of Pasadena, Texas; two sisters-in-law, Nancy Hillman of Union and Elizabeth Smith of Deerpark, Texas; several nieces and nephews; and special friends Rachel, Michelle, and B.J. Evans.
He was preceded in death by a daughter, Jo Ann Smith Kilcrease; infant grandson Timothy; his parents, Clay Smith and Pauline Hillman; and two brothers, Buddy Hillman and William Clay Smith Jr.