Obituaries

Mr. Mark Stephen Ford

Funeral services for Mark Stephen Ford, 52, were held on December 15, 2013 at 2 p.m. at Fellowship Baptist Church in Mathiston, MS with Rev. Ralph Cain officiating. Interment was held at Double Springs Baptist Cemetery.

Mr. Ford was a retired truck driver. Mr. Ford was also a member of Fellowship Baptist Church near Mathiston, MS. Mr. Ford’s was born March 10, 1961.

Survivors include, wife, Teresa (Fulton) Ford of Mathiston, MS; son, Christopher Leggett of Mathiston, MS; daughter, Terri Leslie of Ft. Walton Beach, FL; sister, Beverly Ford of St. Louis, MO; 4 grandchildren and auntsa.

Family suggests Memorials be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital or a Charity of Choice. Coleman Funeral Home was in charge of all arrangements. To sign the guest registry, visit www.colemanfuneral.com.

 

Mr. Randy Hall Edwards

Funeral services for Randy Hall Edwards, 58, were held on December 16, 2013 at 11 a.m. at Coleman Funeral Home in Ackerman, MS with Rev. Rob Faulk officiating. Interment was held at Bluff Springs Baptist Church Cemetery near Eupora, MS.

Mr. Edwards was a native of Choctaw County. Mr. Edwards was also a Carpenter and a member of Chester Baptist Church. Mr. Edwards was born on June 25, 1955.

Survivors include, wife, Shirley Steadman Edwards of Ackerman, MS; sons, Randy and Scott Freshour both of Starkville, MS; daughter, Shelia Vance of Starkville, MS; brother, Larry Edwards of Ackerman, MS; sisters, Marsha Hancock of Greenwood, MS and Tena Teer of Weir, MS; 4 grandchildren and 3 great grandchildren.

Coleman Funeral Home was in charge of all arrangements. To sign the family registry, visit www.colemanfuneral.com. Family suggest memorials be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.

 

Mr. Terry Keith Mitchell

Funeral services for Terry Keith Mitchell, 37, were held on December 17, 2013 at 11 a.m. at Enon Cumberland Presbyterian Church in Ackerman, MS with Rev. Jerry Lawson and Sammy Wood officiating. Interment was held at Enon Cemetery in Ackerman, MS.

Mr. Mitchell was born on December 31, 1975 and He was a Nuclear Medicine Technologist. Mr. Mitchell served in the United States Air Force.

Survivors include, father, Danny Mitchell of Batesville, Ark; mother, Donna Lee Weddle of Waynesboro, MS; brother Jacob Aaron Mitchell of Myrtle Beach, SC; Sister Robin Lynette Ramsey of Batesville, Ark; 1 nephew and 3 nieces.

Coleman Funeral Home was in charge of all arrangements. To sign the guest registry, visit www.colemanfuneral.com. Memorials can be made to Arkansas Sheriff’s Youth Ranch or Martha Lesley Veteran’s Home, Kosciusko, MS.

 

Mrs. Polly Ann Graham Triplett

December 3, 2013

Funeral services for Mrs. Polly Ann Graham Triplett, 63, were held at 2:00 p.m. Saturday December 14, 2013 at Mt. Calvary M. B. Church. Reverends, Michael Taylor, Jr. and Charles Moore officiating. Burial followed in the Church cemetery.

A native of Winston County, Mrs. Triplett was a homemaker. She was born in Winston County April 24, 1950 and died at her home, Tuesday December 3, 2013.

Survivors are one daughter, Nonerie Triplett, two sons Gary Triplett and Freddie Triplett., one sisters, Gloria Fulwiley of Louisville, one brothers, Tony Graham of Louisville, eight grandchildren, and a host of nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends.

Beck Funeral Home of Louisville was in charge of arrangements.

 

Ms. Aquila C. Mayo

Funeral services for Ms. Aquila C. Mayo were held at 2 PM Monday, December 16, 2013 from Plattsburg Baptist Church with Rev. John Stephens & Rev. Melvin Fedrick officiating. Burial was in the church cemetery. John E. Stephens Chapel Funeral Services is in charge of arrangements.

Ms. Mayo, 85, passed away on Friday, December 13, 2013 at her daughter’s home in Kilmichael, MS. She lived most of her life in the Indian Springs Community in Winston County. She was a retired sewing machine operator. She was a member of Apostolic United Pentecostal Church.

Survivors are daughters, Betty L. Mowdy of Phila, MS, Sandra Tyler of Kilmichael, MS and Karen Regan of Louisville, MS; sons, Carl Mayo of Phila, MS, Gerald Lee Mayo of Pelahatchie, MS and Sheron D. Mayo of Indian Springs, MS; sisters, Mary Ruth Watkins of Plattsburg, MS, Eloise Divine of Phila, MS and Irene Rodgers of Nanih Waiya, MS; brother, Michael Collins of Phila, MS; (20) grandchildren; (44) great-grandchildren; (14) great-great-grandchildren; host of nieces and nephews. Pallbearers are Jimmy Lee Tyler, Colby Glenn Varnes, Jamie Dewayne Mayo, Jeff Mayo, Jason Mayo & Kenny Lee Mayo.

 

Mrs. Lorine Sanders Cistrunk

December 8, 2013

Funeral services for Mrs. Lorine Sanders Cistrunk, 65, were held at 1:00 p.m. Saturday December 14, 2013 at Mt. Bell Missionary Baptist Church. Rev, Dr. Anthony McIntosh officiating.

A native of Winston County County, Mrs. Cistrunk worked at Spartus corporation until its closure and then at Fair Elementary School until her health failed . She was a member of New Prospect Baptist Church and later joined Mt. Bell M. B. Chruch where she was a faithful member until her health failed. She was a Sunday School teacher, usher, choir member, deaconess, member of the food committee and program committee She was born in Winston County February 12, 1948 an died at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Jackson, MS Sunday December 8, 2013.

Survivors are her mother, MS Lessie Sanders of Louisville, two sons Zederick of Noxapater and Kavil Cistrunk of Tuscaloosa, AL.; one daughter, Lisa Lecha of Louisville, four sisters, Gloria, Louise and Mary of Louisville and Dorothy of Rock I;and Il.., six brothers, Benny, Bobby, William, Chester, and Winford all of Louisville and Ted Coleman of Preston, six grandchildren, and a host of aunts, nieces, cousins and friends.

Taylor and Taylor Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

 

Mr. Terry Keith Mitchell

December 11, 2013

Funeral services for Mr. Terry Keith Mitchell, 37, were held at 11:00 a.m. Tuesday December 17, 2013 at Enon Cumberland Presbyterian Church in Ackerman. Reverends Jerry Lawson and Sam Wood officiating. Burial followed in the church Cemetery.

A native of Starkville, Mr. Mitchell was a Nuclear Medicine Technologist and served in the United States Air Force. He was born in Starkville December 31, 1975 and died in Hattiesburg, MS Wednesday December 11, 2013.

Survivors are his mother Donna Lee Weddle of Wayesboro, MS and father Danny Keith Mitchell of Batesville, AR one sister Robin Lynette Ramey of Batesville, AR one brother Jacob Aaron Mitchell of Myrtle Beach, SC., one nephew and 3 nieces

Family suggest memorials to Arkansas Sheriff’s Youth Ranch, P.O. Box 3964 Batesville, AR 72503 and/or Martha Lesley Veteran’s Home 310 Autumn Ridge Dr., Kosciusko, MS 39090.

To sign the family register visit www.colemanfuneral.com

Coleman Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

 

Mrs. Carol Woods

Funeral services for Mrs. Carol Woods were held at 1 PM Tuesday, Dec. 17, 2013 at John E. Stephens Chapel with Rev. Richard Burks officiating.Interment was in MS State Veterans Cemetery in Newton, MS. John E. Stephens Chapel Funeral Services is in charge of arrangements.

Mrs. Woods, 70, passed away on Saturday, December 14, 2013 at Anderson Regional Medical Center in Meridian, MS. She was a homemaker. Mrs. Woods was a member of Pentecostal Apostolic Church.

Mrs. Woods is survived by her husband, Lee Woods of Phila, MS; daughters, Michele Little of Virginia, Lisa Mason of Phila, MS, Monica Ward of Collinsville, MS; sister, Ellen Bailey of Winona, MS; several nieces and nephews; (7) grandchildren; (4) great-grandchildren.