LUCILLE GARDNER – 92, died Thursday, May 13, 2010, at her residence in Oxford. Services will be at 1 p.m. Sunday at Free Springs C.M.E. Church. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. Hodges-Freeman Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
GARY BROWN HAIRE – 56, died Sunday, May 2, 2010, in Meridian. A graveside service will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday in Bethlehem Cemetery in Velma, with the Rev. Freddie Moorman officiating. Seven Oaks Funeral Home of Water Valley is in charge of arrangements.
BROWN SULLIVAN – 63, died Wednesday, May 12, 2010, at his residence in Bruce. Services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at the Parker Memorial Funeral Home Chapel in Bruce, with Bro. Billy Hill and Bro. Paul Morris officiating. Burial will follow in Parker Cemetery in Bruce. Visitation is from 5 to 8 this evening at the funeral home. (May 14, 2010, Page 2A)
ZULA MAE RICHARDS BELL – Of Water Valley died Thursday, April 1, 2010, at The Regional Medical Center in Memphis. Services will be held at noon Saturday in Henry Chapel of Seven Oaks Funeral Home in Water Valley, with Rev. Ken Izzard officiating. Burial will follow in Oak Hill Cemetery in Water Valley. Visitation will be held for an hour and half prior to the service at the funeral home.
MARILYN BLAKESLEE GRIST – Died Wednesday, March 31, 2010, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi in Oxford. Services will be held at 2 this afternoon at the Parker Memorial Funeral Home Chapel in Bruce, with Bro. Johnny Speedlin and Bro. Junior Richie. Burial will follow in Bruce Cemetery.
MILTON ALLEN WILLIAMS – Died Wednesday, March 31, 2010, at his home in Wisner, La., following a lengthy illness. Services are scheduled for 2 p.m., Saturday at First Baptist Church of Wisner with the Revs. Thomas Peoples and Woodson McGuffee officiating. Interment will be in Oakley Cemetery in Wisner. Gill First National Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
CHARLES WILLIS – Died Wednesday at his home in Charleston. Arrangements are incomplete with Seven Oaks Funeral Home of Water Valley. (April 2, 2010, Page 2A)