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Obituaries for Sunday, March 14, 2004

By Staff
SEBASTOPOL Services for Jack McConnell will be held today at 8 p.m. at Milling Funeral Home Chapel.
Mr. McConnell, 66, of Conehatta, died Saturday, March 13, 2004, at Lackey Hospital in Forest.
Visitation will be held today from 5 p.m.-7:30 p.m. at the funeral home.
Retired poultry farmer
UNION Services for Robert "Bob" Richardson will be held Monday at 11 a.m. at Stephens Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Shelton Reeves officiating. Burial will be in Union City Cemetery.
Mr. Richardson, 69, of Union, died Friday, March 12, 2004, at Jeff Anderson Regional Medical Center.
Survivors include his wife, Verla Reeves Richardson of Union; five sons, Ricky Richardson and his wife, Connie, and Robby Richardson, all of Greenville, Ill., Randy Richardson and his wife, Linda, of Cumming, Ga., Ruby Adkins and his wife, Karen, of Union, and David Adkins and his wife, Debbie, of Independence, La.; three daughters, Margaret Kendrick of Greenville, Ala., Susan Grubbs and her husband, Mark, of Clinton, and Rita McCammon and her husband, Chris, of Grenada; 21 grandchildren; one great-grandchild; a brother, Joe Richardson of Fayetteville, N.C.; a half-brother, David Richardson of Jackson; two half-sisters, Diane Richardson of Jackson and Donna Richardson of Biloxi; and several nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be today from 4 p.m.-9 p.m. at the funeral home and Monday from 8 a.m. until the service time.
Homemaker
PHILADELPHIA Services for Cecil Lorraine Young will be held Monday at 2 p.m. at Lynville United Methodist Church with the Rev. Steve Lampkin officiating. Burial will be in Lynville Cemetery in Preston. McClain-Hays Funeral Service is in charge of arrangements.
Mrs. Young, 88, of DeKalb, died Saturday, March 13, 2004, at Mississippi Care Center in DeKalb.
Survivors include a son, James R. McArthur of Cape Coral, Fla.; four grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
Visitation will be today from 4 p.m.-8 p.m. at the funeral home and one hour prior to the service at the church Monday.
Homemaker
BUTLER, Ala. Services for JoAnn Wendt Kiefer will be held Tuesday at 10 a.m. at Bumpers Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Philip Wottrich officiating. Burial will be in Rest Haven Memorial Gardens Cemetery.
Mrs. Kiefer, 68, of Butler, died Friday, March 12, 2004, at Jeff Anderson Regional Medical Center.
Survivors include her husband, Gerald Kiefer of Butler; two sons, Michael Kiefer of Flowermound, Texas and Kurt Kiefer of Demopolis; two brothers, Larry Wendt and Merle Wendt, both of Appleton, Wis.; a sister, Shirley Techlin of Appleton; five grandchildren, Kris Kiefer, Cody Kiefer, Ashley Kiefer, Kristen Kiefer, and Amy Kiefer.
She was preceded in death by her daughter, Kari Lee Kiefer, in 1994.
The family requests memorials be made to the Choctaw County Public Library at 124 North Academy Ave., Butler, AL 36904, or to the Trinity Lutheran Building Fund at P.O. Box 3460, Meridian, MS 39303-3460
Services for Randy L. Hickman will be held Tuesday at 1 p.m. at Mt. Olive Baptist Church in Meridian with the Rev. Paul Garrett officiating. Burial will be in Sunset Cemetery with Berry &Gardner Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
Mr. Hickman, 20, of Meridian, died Thursday, March 11, 2004, at Rush Foundation Hospital.
Survivors include his mother, Sharon Hickman; his stepfather, Charles Brown; his father and stepmother, Dennis and Gloria Granger; a daughter, Aaniyah Richelle Johnson; four brothers, Alex Jamal Hickman, Kendrick Anderson, Michael Boyd, and Dennis Scott, all of Meridian; three sisters, Jayna Griffin, Shania Griffin and Sanderica Granger, all of Meridian; six uncles, Ameen Aadil and his wife, Sharon, of Nashville, Tenn., Dwight Williams, Jacques Hickman and Lavelle Granger, all of Meridian, and Chester Lee and Curtis Granger, both of Sandusky, Ohio; eight aunts Sylvia Anderson of Houston, Texas, Brenda Lee of Detroit, Netra Howard, Julia Marshall, Nelisa Hickman, and Patricia Brooks and her husband, Charlie, all of Meridian, Espanita Hickman of Jackson, Shirley Windham and her husband, Herman, of Tuskegee, Ala.; his paternal grandmother, Catherine Jones of Meridian; his maternal grandparents, Willie and Ruby Hickman; his paternal grandfather, Hervie Granger; and several uncles, aunts, cousins, other relatives and friends.
He was preceded in death by two uncles, Henry Johnson and Robert Granger.
Visitation will be Monday from 6 p.m.-7 p.m. at the funeral home.
Services for Chestine Snowden will be held Tuesday at 2 p.m. at Fellowship Baptist Church. Burial will be in the church cemetery with Stephens Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
Mr. Snowden, 90, of the Center Hill community, died Saturday, March 13, 2004, at Jeff Anderson Regional Medical Center.
Visitation will be held Monday from 5 p.m.-8 p.m. at the funeral home.
Arrangements were incomplete at Berry &Gardner Funeral Home for Ollie Moody, of Toomsuba, who died Thursday, March 11, 2004, at Rush Foundation Hospital.
DEKALB Arrangements were incomplete at E.E. McDonald Funeral Home for Tommie Harrington, of Preston, who died Saturday, March 13, 2004, at his home.
Arrangements were incomplete at James F. Webb Funeral Home for Richard E. Long, 83, of Collinsville, who died Saturday, March 13, 2004, at his home.

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