Obituaries for Friday, June 11, 2004

By Staff
Retired
Services for Carla Sue Harrison will be held today at 10 a.m. at Stephens Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Carl Stephens officiating. Burial will be in Liberty Cemetery in the Duffee community.
Mrs. Harrison, 67, of Duffee, died Wednesday, June 9, 2004, at her home. She was a retired office manager of Medical Equipment Co. She was a loving wife and mother and a friend to all. She loved gardening and Nascar racing. She was a Baptist.
Survivors include her husband, James C. Harrison of Duffee; a daughter, Donna Harrison, and her son, Tyler Smith of Naples, Fla.; a son, James Carlton Harrison of Ocala, Fla.; her mother, Dixie Jones of Duffee; a sister, Edwina McNutt of Athens, Tenn.; and several nieces and nephews, cousins and friends.
She was preceded in death by her father, Carl Jones.
Pallbearers will be Howard Clearman Jr., Tony Clearman, Steve Phillips, Alvin Alexander, Jimmy Williamson, Roger Earl Strange, Francis "Frank" Harrison, and Norman Snowden.
Visitation will be today from 8 a.m. until service time at the funeral home.
Retired
NEWTON Services for Johnnie Ray Reeves will be held today at 10 a.m. at James F. Webb Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Gus Merritt officiating. Burial will be in Newton County Memorial Gardens Cemetery.
Mr. Reeves, 67, of Newton, died Wednesday, June 9, 2004, at Jeff Anderson Regional Medical Center. He was a veteran of the U.S. Marine Corps and received the National Defense Service Medal, Vietnam Campaign Medal, Vietnam Service Medal, Meritorious Mast, President Unit Citation Combat Action Ribbon, a certificate of Commendation and Good Conduct Medal five times. He was a life time member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars, Disabled American Veterans and the American Legion. He retired from Mississippi Department of Transportation.
Survivors include his wife, Helen Pace Reeves of Newton; a daughter, Kathleen Johnson Steele of Newton; granddaughter, Adrian Johnson of Newton; special friends, Jimmy Dempsey, Dr. John Gipson, Larry Hudson and Larry Gressett; his adopted mother, Evelyn Warren Cosby and a special aunt, Elaine Rodgers.
He was preceded in death by his father, William Dewey Reeves; a son, William Patrick Reeves; a brother, Charles Reeves and his mother, Nicie Reeves Leslie.
Pallbearers will be Chris Pace, Jay Gipson, J.O. Amis, Ricky Maske, Scotty Gibson, Rodney Bounds and Ronnie Nicholson.
Homemaker
NEWTON Graveside services for Bessie Casey Tatum will be held today at 2 p.m. at Hickory Cemetery with the Rev. Dr. David Sellers officiating. James F. Webb Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Mrs. Tatum, 92, of Sun City, Ariz., died Saturday, June 4, 2004, in Sun City. She was a member of First Baptist Church Sun City West.
Survivors include her family and friends.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Otha Tatum.
Homemaker
NEWTON Services for Natalie George Feldman will be held Saturday at 10 a.m. at James F. Webb Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Terrell Griffis officiating. Burial will be in Newton County Memorial Gardens.
Mrs. Feldman, 89, of Mobile, Ala., died Wednesday, June 9, 2004, at Spring Hill Nursing Home in Mobile.
Survivors include a son, Phillip Feldman and his wife, Tamara Addkinson Feldman of Mobile; her grandchildren, Kristi Carolyn and her husband, Danny McHale, of Birmingham, Ala., and Tangi Alyce Feldman; and great-grandchildren, Bailey Carolyn McHale and Daniel Bain McHale, of Birmingham.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Bernard Feldman and a son, James Phillip Feldman.
Pallbearers will be David Feldman, Lee Feldman, Lawrence Feldman, Chad Feldman, Brett Feldman, Blake Feldman and Bob Poole.
Visitation will be today from 5 p.m.-7 p.m. at the funeral home.
Self-employed
UNION Services for Claud Edward "Eddie" Ozborn will be held Saturday at 11 a.m. at Stephens Funeral Home Chapel with the Revs. Jeff Hancock and Leroy Yates officiating. Burial will be in Union City Cemetery.
Mr. Ozborn, 51, of Union, died Monday, June 7, 2004, at Baptist Hospital in Jackson.
Survivors include his parents, Claud Martis and Aleene Ozborn of Union; sisters, Vicki Geho of New Smyrna Beach, Fla., Judy Ruzycki of Plano, Texas, Virginia Maedgen of Rolla, Mo., and Barbara Sweeney of Long Island, Bahamas; several nieces, nephews and close friends.
Memorials may be made to Hope House of Hospitality, 1053 N. Congress Street, Jackson, MS 39202.
Visitation will be today from 6 p.m.-9 p.m. at the funeral home and Saturday, 8 a.m. until service time at the funeral home.
VICKSBURG A funeral mass for Sister Mary Melanie Finnegan will be held Saturday at 11 a.m. at St. Paul Catholic Church. Burial will be in Cedar Hill City Cemetery. Riles Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Sister Finnegan, 100, of Vicksburg, died Tuesday, June 8, 2004, at Our Lady of Wisdom Health Care Center. She was born on Feb. 22, 1904, in Rose Hill, and was baptized Annie May Finnegan. Sister Finnegan entered the Sisters of Mercy Community at Vicksburg on Aug. 19, 1924 and made her first vows on Feb. 17, 1927. She received her bachelor's of arts degree at Our Lady of the Lake College in San Antonio, Texas in 1956. Her ministry was teaching in various schools in Mississippi. She retired at McAuley Home in Vicksburg and in December 1999 moved to Our Lady of Wisdom Health Care Center.
Survivors include her sisters, Velma Boswell, Martha Burns and Sr. Mary Teresa Finnegan; brothers, Thomas Albert Finnegan, Patrick Finnegan and Herman Finnegan and several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her brothers, Joseph Finnegan, Charles Finnegan, Ray Finnegan, Lawrence Finnegan, W.J. Finnegan and John A. Finnegan.
Visitation will be Saturday from 10 a.m. until service time at the church.

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