Obituaries

Mr. Henry Lee Seals Funeral services for Mr. Henry Lee Seals, 74, were held 1:00 p.m., Saturday Dec. 15, 2012 at Mt. Sinai M.B. Church. Rev. L.B. Hathorn officiated. Burial followed in Mt. Sinai Cemetery.

A resident of Louisville, MS, Mr. Seals was a retired Veteran. He was a member of Mt. Sinai M.B. Church. Mr. Henry Lee Seals died Thursday, Dec. 6, 2012 at VA Medical Center in Jackson, MS. He was born Oct. 15,1938 in Louisville, MS.

Survivors include daughters, Margaret Seals, Phillis Seals and Judy Seals all of Demoines, Iowa; sisters, Willie D. Robinson of Louisville, MS; brothers, Dwight and Tommie Seals both of Cleveland, Ohio; 2 grandchildren and a host of nieces, cousins and friends. William and Hampton Funeral Home In Charge Of Arrangements.

Mrs. Shirley Mae (Hall) Edwards Funeral services for Mrs. Shirley Mae (Hall) Edwards, 82, were held 1:00 p.m., Sunday Dec. 17, 2012 at Chester Baptist Church near Ackerman, MS. Rev. Rob Faulk officiated. Burial followed in Chester Baptist Church Cemetery.

A resident of Whitfield, MS, Mrs. Edwards was a Homemaker for years. She was a loving and devoted member of Chester Baptist Church. Mrs. Shirley Mae (Hall) Edwards died Friday, Dec. 14, 2012 at MS State Hospital in Whitefield, MS. She was born March 27,1930 in Choctaw County, MS. Survivors include sons, Larry Edwards of Ackerman, MS; Randy Edwards of Starkville, MS; daughters, Marsha Hancock of Greenwood, MS; Tena Teer of Weir, MS; brothers, Bill Hall, Bob R. Hall, Gerald Hall; sisters, Allie Faye Hall; 9 grandchildren, 6 great-grandchildren.

Family suggests memorial to Chester Baptist Church Building Fund.

Mr. James Riley Goodin

Mr. James Riley Goodin, 86, died Sunday, December 16, 2012, at Winston County Nursing Home in Louisville, MS. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 A.M. on Wednesday, December 19th, at Harmony Baptist Church, with Rev. Jerry Lundy officiating.

Interment will be in Harmony Cemetery. Porter Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Mr. Goodin was born April 6, 1926, in Winston County. He was a retired as a millwright from Georgia Pacific. He was an Army veteran of World War II, and a member of Harmony Baptist Church.

He is survived by his wife of 63 years, Rowena Luke Goodin of Louisville; a son, Ronnie (Kathleen) Goodin of Orlando, FL; two grandchildren, Abigail and Kate Goodin; and two brothers, Bob Goodin and Jack Goodin, both of Louisville.

Pallbearers are Chuck Barfoot, Robert Clark, Luke Parks, Gerald Ray Goodin, Robert Goodin, and Billy Moody. Honorary pallbearers are the members of the Men’s Sunday School Class at Harmony Baptist Church.

Memorials may be made to Harmony Cemetery Fund, 320 Harmony Baptist Church, Road, Louisville, MS, 39339.

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Mr. Berlin Thomas Rogers

Mr. Berlin Thomas Rogers, 80, died Sunday, December 16, 2012, at Montfort Jones Memorial Hospital in Kosciusko, MS. Funeral services were held at 2:00 P.M. Tuesday, December 18th, at Bethel Baptist Church, with Rev. David Keen officiating. Interment was in Bethel Baptist Cemetery. Porter Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Mr. Rogers was born August 3, 1932, in Winston County, Mississippi. He was an Army Veteran of The Korean War, and retired from the Army as a Major. He was a member of Bethel Baptist Church. He was also a teacher for 32 years in the Louisville School District, where he taught Biology, Driver Training, and was also a Guidance Counselor.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Mildred Whitehead and John Walter Rogers; his son, John Thomas Rogers; a great grandson, Brandon Thomas McKinley; and four brothers, Bobby Rogers, Benny Roy Rogers, Bernice Rogers, and Buster Rogers.

Mr. Rogers is survived by his wife of 61 years, Minnie Clara Eaves Rogers; three daughters, Kathy (Joe) Hodge, Sharon (Tommy) McKinley, and Donna Sinclair, all of Louisville, MS; 12 grandchildren, and 13 great grandchildren.

Pallbearers were the Deacons of Bethel Baptist Church.

Memorials may be made to Bethel Baptist Church Cemetery Fund. To sign the guest register, go to www.porterfuneralhome.net. PAID OBITUARY

Mrs. Cecil H. Agent

Mrs. Cecil H. Agent, 92, passed away on December 6, 2012, at Louisville Health Care in Louisville, Mississippi. Visitation was Saturday, December 8, 2012, from 5 p.m. until 8 p.m. at Nowell-Massey Funeral Home in Louisville. Funeral services was held at 2 p.m. in the Nowell-Massey Funeral Home Chapel on Sunday, December 9, 2012, with Rev. Billie Bowie and Rev. Tim Hisaw officiating. Interment followed in Memorial Park Cemetery.

Mrs. Agent was born on February 9, 1920, to Jessie William and Willie Grace Fuller Hisaw. She was a member of First Baptist Church and she retired as a bank teller from Regions Bank.

She is survived by her sisters, Bonnie Coleman and husband, Bill, of Louisville, and Naomi Ming and husband, Jack, of Pearl, Mississippi; and her brother, Winton D. Hisaw, and wife, Sarah, of Lafayette, Louisiana.

Mrs. Agent was preceded in death by her husband, Charles Agent; her parents; and two brothers, Arnell Hisaw and Garvon Hisaw.

Pallbearers were Billy Coleman, David Coleman, Jamie Ray, Steve Ming, Tim Hisaw, and Tony Hisaw.

The family requests that memorials be given to The Baptist Children’s Village, c/o Mark Mathis, 1159 Pickett Road, Louisville, MS 39339.

Arrangements were 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

Mae Brown Stacy

Mae Brown Stacy, age 95, of Clermont, Florida, formerly of Louisville, Mississippi, and Damascus, Maryland, passed away on December 5, 2012. She was the wife of the late Irven Boydston Stacy Jr., who died on January 8, 1970.

Mae was born on May 4, 1917, in Louisville, Mississippi. She was the daughter of the late James M. and P. Elizabeth Brown. Mae was the youngest of five children and is the last of her immediate family.

Mae worked at the Atomic Energy Commission (AEC) until her retirement in March 1979. She was a fifty-plus year member, and Past Matron, of Pentalpha Chapter #38, Order of the Eastern Star. She had attended the Calvary Baptist Church in Winter Haven, Florida, where she had been a member for over 20 years.

Surviving are her daughter, Rebecca Anne and husband Kenneth W. Smith of Damascus, MD; and son Irven B. Stacy III, and wife Sandie of Clermont, FL; six grandchildren, Kimberly Herndon and husband Wayne of Mt. Airy, MD, Karen Brightwell and husband Steve of Boonsboro, MD, Kenneth K. Smith and wife Karen of Union Bridge, MD, Kelly Lee Kevitt and husband Jeremy of Clermont, FL, IB Stacy IV and wife Christine of Atlanta, GA, and James Stacy and wife Megan of Clermont, FL; thirteen great-grandchildren, Michelle and Catherine Herndon, Ashley and Rachel Brightwell, Trey and Jordan Smith, Jude Haines and Zoey Kevitt, Gavin Shytle and IB (Boyd) Stacy V, Wyatt Shaffer, Conner and Ella Stacy.

Family visitation will be at 10:00 A M until services at 11:00 AM Saturday, January 19, 2013 at Franklin Funeral Home in Meadville. Burial will be in the Midway Cemetery in Meadville.

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Mr. James Clinton Flake

Mr. James Clinton Flake, 84, passed away on Friday, December 14, 2012, at Montfort Jones Memorial Hospital in Kosciusko, Mississippi. Visitation was at Nowell- Massey Funeral Home in Louisville, Mississippi, on Saturday, December 15, 2012, from 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. Funeral services were held at 2:00 p.m. on Sunday, December 16, 2012, at Nowell-Massey Funeral Home Chapel in Louisville, Mississippi, with Rev. Mason Joy officiating. Interment will be in New Hope Methodist Cemetery.

Born on May 30, 1928, Mr. Flake was a member of East Louisville Baptist Church. He was a retired technician in the National Guard, a 32nd degree Mason, and he served his country in the Army Air Force during World Ward II.

Mr. Flake is survived by his daughter, Janys Jones and husband, Nolen “Curly”, of Walnut Grove, Mississippi; and two sons, Jimmie Flake and wife, Faye, of Sturgis, Mississippi, and David C. Flake and wife, Diann, of Bogue Chitto, Mississippi. He is also survived by six grandchildren, 15 great-grandchildren, and three great-great- grandchildren. Also surviving Mr. Flake are his six sisters, Ruby Rogers, Maggie Eaves, Katherine McBrayer and husband, Eddie, Minnie Hudspeth, Elaine Dooley and husband, Tom, and Martha Fulcher and husband, Leroy, all of Louisville, Mississippi.

He is preceded in death by his wife, Hazel Flake; his parents, Willie and Bythe White Flake; and his brother, George Flake.

Serving as pallbearers were Ronnie Flake, Carl Flake, Mike Rogers, Ray McBrayer, Danny Frazier, and Duane Culpepper.

Memorials may be given to New Hope Methodist Cemetery Fund, c/o Jerry Easley, 5273 Highway 14 East, Louisville, MS 39339. Nowell- Massey Funeral Home, 724 North Columbus Avenue, Louisville, MS is handling the arrangements.

You may sign the guestbook at

www.nowellmasseyfuneralhome.com.

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