Obituaries for Friday, July 30, 2004

By Staff
Retired
Services for Frank Leo Hayes will be held Saturday at 11:30 a.m. at Barham Funeral Home Chapel with the Revs. Dr. Malcolm Lewis and Dennis Duvall officiating. Burial will be in Forest Lawn Cemetery.
Mr. Hayes, 69, of Meridian, died Wednesday, July 28, 2004, at The Specialty Hospital of Meridian. He was retired from the U.S. Navy. He was a Shriner and a 32nd degree Mason. He retired from civil service at Naval Air Station after more than 40 years. He was an avid golfer.
Survivors include his children, Frank Leo Hayes Jr. and his wife, April, of Liberty, S.C., Don Owens of Meridian and Paula "Cricket" Snowden and her husband, Alan, of Meridian; grandchildren, Chris Hayes, Ansley Hayes, Kelsey Hayes, Conner Johnson, Ashley Owens, John Darrell Tippy, Benjamin Owens, Tracey Turner Davis, B.J. Turner and Michael Owens; five great-grandchildren; sisters, Mary Frances McGaha, Lois Blanch Hayes Wood and Ruth Virginia Hayes Hodges, all of South Carolina.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Mae Dell Hayes, and a daughter, Kathy Jo Hayes Turner.
Pallbearers will be Walter Williams, John Mobley, Gene Hagley, J.J. Jones, John Oxendine and Norman McKenzie. Honorary pallbearers will be Bob Richmond and Percy Howland.
Visitation will be Saturday from 10 a.m.-11:30 a.m. at the funeral home.
Retired factory worker
UNION Services for Ruby Graham Roberts Spence will be held Saturday at 1 p.m. at Stephens Funeral Home Chapel with the Revs. Frank McGaugh, Haskel Rhodes and Mark Copeland officiating. Burial will be in Hudson Chapel Church of God Cemetery.
Mrs. Spence, 82, of Union, died Wednesday, July 28, 2004, at The Specialty Hospital of Meridian.
Survivors include her daughters, Marie Wolverton of Union and Esther Herrington and her husband, John, of Little Rock; step-daughters, Ruby Brumit of Vicksburg, Shirley Faye McKnight of Decatur, Dianne Goss of Union and Linda Joyce Waltman of Philadelphia; sons, Travis Jefferson Roberts and Billy Glenn Roberts, both of Union; step-sons, Robert Spence Jr. of Decatur, Danny Spence of Union, Ricky Spence of Winona and Kenneth Massey of Decatur; 24 grandchildren and 20 great-grandchildren; sisters, Mary Florence Taylor, Margaret Evans and Helen Bradley, all of Union; brothers, D.Q. Graham of Philadelphia and Loomas Graham of Conehatta.
She was preceded in death by her daughter, Gloria Tune Long.
Visitation will be today from 5 p.m.- 9 p.m. and Saturday from 9 a.m. until service time at the funeral home.
Services for William "Bill" Sisson will be held Saturday at 2:30 p.m. at Barham Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will be in Magnolia Cemetery.
Mr. Sisson, 67, of Meridian, died Thursday, July 29, 2004, at Rush Foundation Hospital.
Visitation will be today from 5 p.m.-8 p.m. at the funeral home.
Retired
Graveside services for Paul D. Chisolm Sr. will be held Saturday at 3 p.m. at Magnolia Cemetery. James F. Webb Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Mr. Chisolm, of Duluth, Ga., died Tuesday, July 27, 2004, at Gwinnett Medical Center. He worked for the federal government for 39 years and retired from the finance division at the veterans hospital in Montgomery, Ala. He was a member of the Sons of the American Revolution, the Sons of the Confederacy and the National Association of Retired Federal Employees. He was a member of the First Alliance Church in Atlanta.
Survivors include his wife, Walterine Chisolm of Duluth, Ga.; a son, Paul D. Chisolm Jr. of Duluth; grandchildren, Donna L. Chisolm and David Chisolm, both of Richmond, Va., and Danny Chisolm of North Carolina; and a half-sister, Beth Wilson of Amite, La.
Pallbearers will be Danny Chisolm, David Chisolm, Derek Pace, Joe Mullholland, Mike Calvert and David Byers.
Visitation will be held Saturday from 1:30 p.m.-2:30 p.m. at the funeral home.
Services for Viola Gregory Stennis will be held Monday at 11 a.m. at St. Mark United Methodist Church in Daleville with the Rev. Eddie Jones officiating. Burial will be in Daleville Cemetery. Enterprise Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Mrs. Stennis, 108, of Meridian, died Wednesday, July 28, 2004, at Beverly Health Care Center.
Survivors include a son, Calvin Reed Stennis Jr. and his wife, Katie; 11 grandchildren and 22 great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband, and three children.

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