Obituaries

Mr. Joe Daniel Cooper

Mr. Joe Daniel Cooper, 88, died Thursday, May 2, 2013 in Louisville, Mississippi.

Funeral services were held 11:00 a.m. Saturday, May 11, 2013 at Boyd Chapel United Methodist Church, Sturgis, Mississippi with Reverend Roosevelt Gage, officiating.

Visitation was Friday, May 10, 2013 from 1-6:00 p.m. at West Memorial Chapel.

Burial followed at Union Chapel Church Cemetery, Louisville, Mississippi.

He is survived by: his wife, Bedulia Cooper of Sturgis, MS; nine children: Mary Haynes of Sturgis, MS; Joan Coward, Alice Cooper, and James Cooper all of Jackson, MS; Jerry Cooper of Verona, MS; Sylvia Traylor of Shannon, MS; Terrell “Ray” Cooper of Vardaman, MS; Wynetta Glen of Chicago, IL; and Larry Cooper of Starkville, MS; he also leaves one sister,  Mrs. Eldora Miller; 18 grandchildren, 20 great grandchildren, two great, great grandchildren

West Memorial Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

 

Mrs. Mary Jewell Keene Mayo

Mrs. Mary Jewell Keene Mayo, 87, passed away on Sunday, May 12, 2013, at her residence in Louisville, Mississippi.  Visitation was Monday, May 13, 2013, from 5 p.m. until 8 p.m. at Nowell-Massey Funeral Home in Louisville.

Funeral services were held at 2:00 p.m. at Shiloh Baptist Church on Tuesday, May 14, 2013, with Rev. Jay Murphy officiating.  Interment followed in Shiloh Baptist Church Cemetery.

 

Mr. Charles Henry Thomas, Jr.

Tuesday May 7, 2013

Funeral Services for Mr. Charles Henry Thomas, Jr., 78 were held on Saturday May 11, 2013, at First United Methodist Church at 11:00 a.m. with Bro Payton Myers and Rev. Andy Pearson officiating. Interment followed in Shuqualak Cemetery.

A native of Meridian, MS Mr. Thomas owned and operated an appliance in Birmingham, Al and later moved to Shuqualak and help expand the family lumber business, Shuqualak Lumber Co.. He did enjoy hunting and he was an avid pilot also deepsea fishing. He was born August 19, 1934 died on Tuesday May 7, 2013

Mr. Thomas was a member of Elon Baptist Church.

Survivors include his wife; Carolyn R. Thomas of Shuqualak, MS , one daughter Lisa T. Hunter of Macon, MS one son Charles Henry Thomas III of Starkville, MS five grandchildren, three great grandchildren , one brother William A. Thomas of Shuqualak, MS, two step sons Kenneth Misso and Charles Misso both of Macon, MS and two step-grandchildren.

Memorials may be made to the donor of your choice.

Cockrell Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

 

Mrs. Tommie Jean Fryery

Funeral services for Mrs. Tommie Jean Fryery were held at 3:00 PM Saturday, May 11, 2013 from John E. Stephens Chapel with Rev. Eric Sharp & Rev. David Allen Dees officiating.

Burial was in Cedarlawn Cemetery. John E. Stephens Chapel Funeral Services is in charge of arrangements.

Mrs. Fryery, 86, passed away on Sunday, May 5, 2013 at Anderson Regional Medical Center in Meridian, MS. She was acosmetologist. She was a member of Order of the Eastern Star and White Oak Baptist Church.

Mrs. Fryery is survived by her daughter, JoAnn Corder of Aliceville, AL; sons, Terry Fryery of Phoenix, AZ and Larry Fryery of Portland, OR; (7) grand- children; (24) great-grandchildren; (1) great-great-grandchild; several nieces andnephews.

Pallbearers are Jerry Greenlee, Mike Snow, Haigen Thompson,

Michael Bane, Justin (Turk) Stovall, Tommy Smith, Hal Byars, Elton Adams, Greg Thompson and Milton Quick.

Mrs. Mayo was born on June 5, 1925, to Moses Lucas and Hattie Passons Keene.  She was a member of Shiloh Baptist Church and she was a homemaker.

She is survived by three daughters:  Kay Mayo Black and husband, Jimmy, of Louisville; Jewel Dean Mayo Fondren of Ackerman, Mississippi; and Marie Pearson Livingston and husband, Randal, also of Louisville.  Mrs. Mayo is also survived by four sons:  Garry W. Mayo and wife, Rachel, of Louisville; Terry D. Mayo and wife, Shirley, of Dekalb, Mississippi; Terrell L. Mayo and wife, Glenda, of Louisville; and Keeny L. Mayo and wife, Frankie, also of Louisville.  She is also survived by 11 grandchildren, 11 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild.  Mrs. Mayo is preceded in death by her husband, Phillip Dee Mayo and her parents.

Serving as pallbearers will be Barry Black, Wayne Mayo, David Mayo, Steven Mayo, Scott Livingston, Michael Mayo, Tim Pritchett, and John Johnsey.  Memorials may be given to Shiloh Baptist Church Cemetery Fund, 3942 Shiloh Road, Louisville, MS 39339.

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

 

Mrs. Marion Louise Collins

Mrs. Marion Louise Collins, 66, passed away on Saturday, May 11, 2013, at her residence in Louisville, Mississippi.  Visitation will be Monday, May 13, 2013, from 10:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. at Nowell-Massey Funeral Home in Louisville.  Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. in the Nowell-Massey Funeral Home Chapel on Monday, May 13, 2013, with Rev. Mason Joy officiating.  Interment will follow in Oak Grove Baptist Church Cemetery.

Mrs. Collins was born on February 20, 1947, to Jessie and Janie Holdiness Martin.  She was a member of Wess Chapel Baptist Church and she was a homemaker.

She is survived by her son, Dale Collins and wife, Tracy; her sisters, Dianne Anthony and husband, Thaniel, and Donna Crowell and husband, Pete, all of Louisville, and Georgette Harmon and husband, Steve, of Enterprise, Mississippi.  She is also survived by two grandsons, Chase and Caden Collins, as well as a host of nieces and nephews.  Mrs. Collins is preceded in death by her husband, Ken Collins; her son, Douglas Ray Collins; her grandson, Cody Collins; and her parents.

Serving as pallbearers will be Derrick Reynolds, Jay McKay, Chris Brannon, Ronnie Collins, Stanley McCully, Jimmy Gardner, and Ronnie Flake.  Memorials may be given to Oak Grove Baptist Church Cemetery Fund, 19 Asa Thomas Road, Noxapater, MS 39346.

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 .

 

Mr. William Rubin “Bill” Eaves

Funeral services for William Rubin “Bill” Eaves, 91, of Bonham, TX, will be held at 2:00 PM Wednesday, May 8, 2013 at Boyd Baptist Church under the direction of Wise Funeral Home.  Bro. Lyn Holly will officiate.  Burial with military honors will follow in Willow Wild Cemetery, Bonham, Texas.  Bill passed away Sunday afternoon, May 5, 2013 at Texoma Medical Center in Denison, TX.    Bill was born October 17, 1921 in Louisville, Mississippi, the son of William Andrew Eaves and Pearl Augusta Rogers Eaves.  He attended school in Louisville, Mississippi.  Bill married Dulcie Ida “Dee” Compton on March 11, 1945 in Shelton, Washington and she preceded him in death March 3, 1997.  Bill was a US Navy veteran of WWII and was a lifetime member of the D.A.V. and the V.F.W.  He was a quality control supervisor with Kroehler Mfg. Co. for 27 years before retiring Sept. 29, 1979.  Bill was a member of Boyd Baptist Church.  He loved to travel and do carpentry work.  He was preceded in death by his parents, 3 brothers, Fred Eaves, Andrew Clinton Eaves and Rodger D. Eaves and a sister, Beryl Captolia Luther.

Bill is survived by two sons, William Fred “Buddy” Eaves and wife, Joan of Lewisville, Texas and Rodger Andrew “Spike” Eaves of Garland, Texas, a  daughter, Rebecca “Becky” Williams and husband, Donald of Ector, Texas,   two brothers, Grady Jyles Eaves of Louisville, Mississippi and   John Arthur Eaves of Jackson, Mississippi, two sisters, Velma Lee Eisenhart of Hattiesburg, Mississippi, Brownie Eldeen Jackson of Louisville, Mississippi, and 2 sisters-in-law, Grace Eaves of Louisville, MS, and Electa Eaves of Flower Mound, TX, 7 grandchildren, DeeDee, Donna, Jennifer, Holly, Tony, Jason and Lainey, 14 great grandchildren and 2 great great grandchildren, numerous nieces and nephews, extended family and friends.

Pallbearers will be Grady Peterson, Jimmy Elston, Mike McCaughn, Leeman Mills, Travis Baca, James Mayo, Jason Oliver and Ralph Judkins.

The family will receive friends at Wise Funeral Home from 6:00 to 8:00 PM Tuesday night.  Online guest register www.wisefuneralhome.com

 

Mr. Charles Howard Carter Sr.

(October 22, 1928 – May 12, 2013)

Mr. Charles Howard Carter Sr. 84, died Sunday, May 12, 2013, at his home in Louisville, MS. Funeral services for Mr. Carter were held on Wednesday, May 15, 2013, at 1:00 PM at Flower Ridge United Methodist Church with Rev. Larry Haggard officiating. Interment was in  Flower Ridge Cemetery.  Porter Funeral Home was in charge of arrangments.

Mr. Carter was born on October 22, 1928 in Winston County, MS. He retired after 47 years as a Welding Supervisor at Taylor Machine Works. He was a church member of Flower Ridge United Methodist Church at a very early age and was active in his church and community until his death.

Mr. Carter loved God, his family, and his church.  Mr. Carter loved spending time with his grandchildren, taking care of his cows, working his land, fishing and hunting.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Minnie Lee and Charles Lee Carter; three sisters, Lena Legan, Willie Myers, and Margie Miles DeVore; four brothers, Ralph, Frank, Harvey, and James Carter. A great-grandson, Jackson Wright Tanner.

He is survived by his loving wife of 66 years, Mary Louise Miles Carter; a daughter, Cynthia Ann (Ron) Carter Norland of Wichita, KS; a son, Charles H. (Kristi) Carter Jr. of Louisville, MS; six grandchildren: Stephanie, Brian and Bradley Tanner, Keith Norland, Stephanie Joyner, Chris Eaves, and twelve adoring great-grandchildren.

Pallbearers were Bill King, Leslie Ray Miles, Denny Miles, Bryan Tanner, Bradley Tanner, and Kenneth Wright.

Memorials may be made to the Flower Ridge Cemetery Fund.  To sign the guestbook, please go to www.porterfuneralhome.net.