Obituaries

Mr. Mavis Louise Henton Funeral services for Mr. Mavis Louise Henton, 72, were held 2:00 p.m., Saturday Dec. 1, 2012 at Still Valley M.B. Church. Elder James A. Young officiated. Burial followed in Memorial Garden Cemetery. A resident of Winston County, MS.

Mr. Henton was retired from Spartus Corporation. He was a member of Calvary Apostolic Church. Mr. Mavis Louise Henton died Monday, Nov. 26, 2012 at OCH Regional Medical Center, Starkville, MS.

He was born June 1, 1940 in Louisville, MS.

Survivors include daughters, Georgia Mae and Ruth of Chicago, IL; Mary Jean, Gloria Jean, Diane, Mary Ann all of Louisville, MS; Ida Faye of California. Sons, W.D. from Ohio, Tony Shell Richard from California, Bobby, Frank Homma from Louisville, MS; sisters, Betty Jean from Indiana, Earnestine from Ohio, Mattie and Annie Pearl from Louisville, MS. Jessie Mae from Chicago, IL; brothers, Rudy, Billy Joe, Henry Lee, Willie, Sylvester Hudson from Ohio. Delane and Johnny Hudson from Louisville, MS; 44 grandchildren, 31 Great-grandchildren and a host of nieces and nephews and friends. Williams and Hampton F.H. in charge of arrangements.

Mrs. Ruby Mae Lane Funeral services for Mrs. Ruby Mae Lane, 75, were held 11:00 a.m., Saturday Dec. 1, 2012 at Faith Unity U.M. Church. Rev. Ronald Jefferson officiated. Burial followed in Enon Cemetery.

A resident of Ackerman, MS. Mrs. Lane passed away Friday November 23, 2012 at Baptist Hospital in Columbus, MS. She was born Feb. 27, 1937 in Ackerman, MS.

Survivors include husband, John Lane; sons, John Lane, Jr., Dennis Lane and Ty Lane; 5 grandchildren, a host of nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends. Beck Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

Mrs. Christine Edwards Funeral services for Mrs. Christine Edwards, 87, were held 11:00 a.m., Monday November 26, 2012 at Mt. Moriah M.B. Church. Dr. Benjamin Pittman officiated. Burial followed in Memorial Garden Cemetery.

A resident of Winston County, MS. Mrs. Edwards was a member of Mt. Moriah M.B. Church. Mrs. Christine Edwards died Nov. 22, 2012 at her home in Louisville, MS. She was born June 27, 1927 in Louisville, MS.

Survivors include daughter, Beverly Ulmer of Louisville, MS; Nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends. Beck Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

Mr. Corey A. Miller Funeral services for Mr. Corey A. Miller, 40, were held 1:00 p.m., Saturday Dec. 1, 2012 at Union Chapel M.B. Church. Rev. Sylvester Miller III officiated. Burial followed in Union Chapel Cemetery.

A resident of Winston County, MS. Mr. Miller passed away Friday, Nov. 23, 2012 at Medical Center in AL. He was born March 23, 1972 in Louisville, MS.

Survivors include father, Rev. Sylvester, III; mother, Mary Miller; sisters, Dr. Cecilia Sims, Flint, MI., Rev. Dr. ChakaHier Oliver of Bessemer, AL.; and Tamra Caldwell of Charlotte, NC; Aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends. Beck Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

Mr. Arthur LeNoel Phillips Funeral services for Mr. Arthur LeNoel Phillips, 56, were held 2:00 p.m., Saturday Dec. 1, 2012 at Beck Funeral Home. Bro. Joseph Eric Moore officiated. Burial followed in Mt. Vernon Cemetery in Noxapater, MS.

A resident of Noxapater, MS. Mr. Phillips passed away Tuesday, Nov. 27, 2012 at Jeff Anderson Hospital in Meridian, MS. He was born April 10, 1956 in Noxapater, MS.

Survivors include a host of nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends. Beck Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

Mrs. Mary Gregg Kinard Mrs. Mary Gregg Kinard, 83, died Saturday, November 24, 2012, at Starkville Manor Nursing Home in Starkville, MS. Memorial services will be held at a later date.

Mrs. Kinard was born January 27, 1929, in Starkville, MS. She was a retired Nursing Aid for the State of Wisconsin, and a member of First Methodist Church in Louisville, MS.

She is survived by her daughter, Brenda Frank of Dallas, TX; three sons, James Kinard of Westerville, OH, John Kinard of San Diego, CA, and Michael Kinard of Louisville, MS; 8 grandchildren; and 5 great grandchildren.

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Mr. Dominick Joseph Pittari Funeral services for Mr. Dominick Joseph Pittari were held at 1 pm Friday, Nov. 30, 2012 from John E. Stephens Chapel with Rev. Dudley Winstead & Rev. Chris Vowell officiating. Cremains will be buried in Metairie, LA. John E. Stephens Chapel Funeral Services was in charge of arrangements.

Mr. Pittari, 81, passed away on Tuesday, November 27, 2012 at Rush Foundation Hospital in Meridian, MS. He was born in Louisiana, but had lived the past 11 years in Philadelphia in the Good Hope Community.He was a U.S. Air Force veteran. He worked as a welding inspector in the oil field. After retiring he worked as a security guard in Dollywood. After moving to Philadelphia, he was a security guard for Philadelphia-Neshoba County Vo-Tech. Mr. Pittari was a member of Good Hope Baptist Church.

Mr. Pittari was preceded in death by his parents, Thomas Joseph Pittari Sr. & Camille Dominici Pittari; sister, Rosalie Martinez.

Mr. Pittari is survived by his wife, Nadis Pittari of Phila, MS; daughters, Camille Nina Messina of Mandeville, LA, Erma Poole of New Orleans, LA,Donna Maria Byrnes of Mandeville, LA, Jane Roose of Reelsville, IN, Karen Coleman of Pendlemond, IN; sons, Kraemer Louis Pittari of Lacombe, LA, Keith Harrison of Bedford, IN, Laymon Harrison of Atlanta, GA, Charles E. Harrison of IN, Don Harrison of Fortville, IN, Brian Harrison of Fortville, IN; sisters, Josephine Pittari of LA and Marie Borim of GA; brother, Thomas J. Pittari Jr. of Carriere, MS; (7) grandchildren; (1)great-grandchild; several nieces and nephews.

Mr. Jimmy Dale (J.D.) Harvey Funeral services for Mr. Jimmy Dale (J.D.) Harvey were held at 10 AM Tuesday, Dec.4, 2012 from John E. Stephens Chapel with Rev. Dennis Cleveland officiating. Interment will be in Old Pearl Valley Cemetery. Visitation will be 4-9 PM Mon., Dec. 3, 2012 at John E. Stephens Chapel Funeral Services.

Mr. Harvey, 75, passed away on Saturday, December 1, 2012 at his residence in the Arlington Community, where he had lived for 37 years. He was a bridge building supervisor. He was a U.S. Air Force Veteran, mason and shriner. Mr. Harvey enjoyed spending time with his family and doing anything on the farm. He was a member of Old Pearl Valley Baptist Church.

Mr. Harvey is survived by his wife of 36 years, Wyvette Harvey of Phila, MS; daughters, Judy Harvey of Monticello, MS, Tammy Harvey Reed of Murphy NC, Joan Harvey Atkinson of Phila, MS, Ramona Harvey of Phila, MS, Kathy Busby of Byram, MS & Christina Burt of Phila, MS; sons, Billy Harvey, John Harvey, Wendell Smith-Walker, Charles Smith-Walker & Chris Smith, all of Phila, MS. sisters, Meta Mae Shoemaker of Clinton, MS & Agnes May of Silver Creek, MS (26) grandchildren, (13) great-grandchildren; host of nieces & nephews.

Pallbearers are Josh Long, Josh Burt, Wendell Smith-Walker, John Harvey, Larry Thompson, Ronnie Hancock & Norman Reed.

Muriel H. Fulghum Madison

Helen Muriel Hall Fulghum was born January 17, 1921 to the late Hazel Dell Taylor and the late John Calloway Hall. She died November 29, 2012. Visitation will be Monday from 5pm until 8pm at Natchez Trace Funeral Home in Madison and a graveside service will be 11am Tuesday at Chapel Hill Methodist Church Cemetery in Porterville, MS.

She attended Mississippi State University where she was a Presidential Scholar and earned her degree in Special Education, which led to a career in Social Work. She was employed and retired from the State of Mississippi after 30 years of service.

Over the years she was active in music and drama organizations, Hospital Auxiliary, sports, military organizations, Cub and Boy Scouts, Cerebral Palsy School and Business and Professional Women’s Organizations, Museum of Art’s volunteer, Easter Seals Telethons at WLBT television station for 20 years and she also served on three Dental and Medical Missions at different locations in Mexico. She has been a member of St. Luke’s United Methodist Church in Fondren since 1977.

After retirement in 1986 she worked at Yellowstone National Park for 13 seasons. She lived through the famous 1988 firestorm in Yellowstone before going with the U.S Forest Service in Payette National Forest in Idaho where she was evacuated from two forest fires.

She is preceded in death by her parents; one son, Kenneth Blake Fulghum and 2 brothers, William Chester and Albert Maurice Hall.

Muriel is survived by 2 sons; Larry Fulghum of Red Lodge, MT and Russell Fulghum of Billings, MT; five grandchildren and 7 great grandchildren.

In lieu of flowers, please make your contributions to Chapel Hill United Methodist Church of Porterville, MS, Porterville United Methodist Church of Porterville or St. Luke’s United Methodist Church in Jackson, www.natcheztracefuneralhome.com.

PAID OBITUARY

Willa Jean Richardson Prisock

Willa Jean Richardson Prisock, daughter of Ronald Earl and Laura Mae Richardson, was born on June 19, 1931. “Jean,” as she was called, passed away on December 1, 2012, in the Medical Center of Plano in Plano, Texas. Visitation was from 5 p.m. until 8 p.m. on Tuesday, December 4, 2012, at Nowell-Massey Funeral Home in Louisville, Mississippi. There will also be visitation from 1 p.m. until service time on Wednesday, December 5, 2012, at Beth Eden Lutheran Church. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. at Beth Eden Church with Rev. Junior Davis officiating. Interment will follow in Beth Eden Church Cemetery.

Mrs. Prisock was a homemaker. She was a member of St. John’s Lutheran Church, of the Eastern Star, and the Veterans of Foreign Wars Ladies Auxiliary. Jean was raised in Beth Eden and Louisville where she was actively involved in activities at St. John’s Lutheran Church. She attended Blue Mountain College and traveled extensively with her husband, Frank, who served in the United States Navy.

She is survived by three sons and one daughter, John Ronald Prisock (Patsy) of Sturgis, Mississippi, Richard Dell Prisock (Debbie) of St. Eustatia, Netherlands, Caribbean Islands, Lori Jean Prisock Shaw of Plano, Texas, and Robert Darryl Prisock of Bakersville, California. Jean is also survived by six granddaughters; four grandsons; four nephews; and one great-grandchild.

Mrs. Prisock was preceded in death by her husband, Franklin Dell Prisock; her parents; and two brothers, Howard Earl Richardson, who was killed while serving in World War II, and Robert “Bobby” Joseph Richardson of Birmingham, Alabama.

Pallbearers will be Robert Alan Richardson, Chris Richardson, Andy Richardson, Dylan Prisock, Jonathan Ratliff, and Brad Scarborough. Arrangements are under the direction of Nowell-Massey Funeral Home, 724 N. Columbus Avenue, Louisville, MS. Memories and condolences may be shared with the family by signing the guest register at www.nowellmasseyfuneralhome.com. PAID OBITUARY

H. Frank Boswell, Jr.

On November 19, 2012. H. Frank Boswell, Jr., M.D. (“Bos”), age 86, passed away peacefully at home surrounded by his family after having lived a long and wonderful life. He was a man with a generous spirit, a keen mind, a gentle and kind heart and a wonderful sense of humor. He led his life with great temperance and a quiet dignity and wisdom. He will be greatly missed.

The beloved husband of Jo Amacker Boswell, he is survived by three of their children, H. Frank Boswell, III of San Francisco, CA, Corinne Boswell Denègre, and spouse Dr. John G. Denègre, of Billings, MT, and Lucy Boswell Varin and spouse Edward C. H. Varin of Hinsdale, IL; grandchildren Eleanore Grace and John Gayle Denègre, Jr. and Constance Corinne Varin. He was preceded in death by his much loved son, Richard Jackson Boswell.

received an Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Ribbon and Philippine Liberation Campaign Ribbon, each with a battle star. He received a B.S. in Chemistry from Millsaps College in 1949, and in June, 1953, he graduated from Tulane University’s School of Medicine. He completed his internship at Charity Hospital in New Orleans in General Medicine and practiced in DeKalb, MS for several years before completing a residency in Ophthalmology. He had a private practice in the New Orleans Central Business District for nearly 40 years from 1963-2000. He was loved by both patients and staff. He was an active member of the New Orleans Academy of Ophthalmology, serving as its President for two years. He was a member of the Orleans Parish Medical Society, the American Academy of Ophthalmology and LA Ophthalmological Association, serving as its President as well. He was an editor of Ophthalmology texts and a Clinical Assistant Professor at Tulane University Medical School. He performed surgery for many years at the Eye, Ear, Nose and Throat Hospital and Hotel Dieu Hospital.

He was a member of Trinity Episcopal Church and completed the Education for Ministry program. He additionally was a member of the New Orleans Country Club for 50 years and numerous social organizations. He enjoyed flying small planes, fishing, rose gardening and book collecting.

A memorial service will be held at a later date. PAID OBITUARY