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OBITUARIES

Mary McCullough Britt

Services for Mary McCullough Britt of Wesson were 11 a.m.,Wednesday, Aug. 9, at Pleasant Ridge Pentecostal Church with burialin Newell Cemetery.

Brookhaven Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Mrs. Britt, 91, died Aug. 7, 2000, at her residence. She wasborn in Lincoln County on March 5, 1909, to Martin McCullough andJulia Parker McCullough.

She was a homemaker and a former seamstress at Stahl Urban. Shewas a member of Pleasant Ridge Pentecostal Church.

Preceding her in death were her parents; and her husband, EdgarBritt.

Survivors are her nephews, Phil McCullough of Minnetonka, Minn.,Wesley McCullough of Lincoln, Texas, Ricky McCullough ofCollinsville, Marty McCullough of Ridgeland, and Kenneth McCulloughand Billy Earl McCullough, both of Baton Rouge; her niece, MelissaProgue of Meridian; her faithful friend, Peggy Sullivan of Wesson;and 13 great-nephews and three great-nieces.

Paul Lamar Byrd

Services for Paul Lamar Byrd of Laurel are 10:30 a.m., Thursday,Aug. 10, at Jones Funeral Home in Moselle with burial in EllisvilleCemetery.

Visitation is from 5:30-8:30 p.m. Wednesday at the funeralhome.

Mr. Byrd, 74, died Aug. 8, 2000, of cancer at Forrest GeneralHospital.

Survivors include his brother, C. H. Byrd of Brookhaven.

J. Hugh Dixon

Services for J. Hugh Dixon of Brookhaven are 1 p.m., Friday,Aug. 11, at Damascus M. B. Church with burial in HillcrestCemetery.

Visitation is Thursday, Aug. 10, from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m. atTyler Funeral Home.

Mr. Dixon, 64, died Aug. 5, 2000, of heart failure at King’sDaughters Medical Center. He was born in Lincoln County on Sept.20, 1935, to Tom Dixon and Martha Washington Dixon. He was agraduate of Progress School.

He was a former mechanic at Moore Sales in Brookhaven. He was amember of Damascus M. B. Church.

Preceding him in death were his parents; his brothers, O. C.Dixon and Thomas Dixon; and his sister, Della Sanders.

Survivors are his wife, Alice Wesley Dixon of Brookhaven; hisson, J. Hugh Dixon Jr. of Jackson; his daughters, Kayla EvetteFreeman and Maronda Elise Dixon, both of Brookhaven; his brothers,Albert Dixon of Brookhaven, Herman Dixon of Providence, R.I., andL. C. Dixon of Lansing, Mich.; his sisters, Ruby Martin, MableDixon, and Virgie Brothern, all of Brookhaven, Bessie Smith ofInwood, N.Y., and Lentee Clemons of Lansing, Mich.; and a host ofnieces and nephews.

Mildred Clara Day Entrican

Services for Mildred Clara Day Entrican of Brookhaven are 4p.m., Thursday, Aug. 10, at Harrigill Funeral Home Chapel withburial in Rose Hill Cemetery.

Visitation is Wednesday, Aug. 9, from 5-7 p.m. and Thursday from8-4 p.m. at Harrigill Funeral Home.

Mrs. Entrican, 91, died Aug. 9, 2000, of heart failure at herresidence. She was born in Lincoln County on Oct. 16, 1908, toByron Day and Carrie Campbell Day.

She was a homemaker. She was a member of Hawkins Chapel UnitedMethodist Church.

Preceding her in death were her parents; and her husband, LouieL. Entrican.

Survivors are her sons, Louie Lamar Entrican of Brookhaven andCapt. Daniel Day Entrican, MIA Vietnam, May 18, 1971; herdaughters, Judith Ann Entrican Kirkpatrick of Jackson and JenniferElizabeth Entrican Watson of Brookhaven; her sisters, Bessie DayOberschmidt of Brookhaven and Carrie Marie Day Nicholson ofPensacola, Fla.; and four grandchildren and fourgreat-grandchildren.

Beulah Mae Bardwell Magee

Services for Beulah Mae Bardwell Magee of Brookhaven are 2 p.m.,Wednesday, Aug. 10, at Heuck’s Retreat Baptist Church with burialin the church cemetery. Harrigill Funeral Home is in charge ofarrangements.

Mrs. Magee, 59, died Aug. 7, 2000, of heart failure at King’sDaughters Medical Center. She was born in Lincoln County on June 4,1941, to Vernon Clifton Bardwell and Ruth Evelyn RussellBardwell.

She was a homemaker. She was a member of Little Bahalia BaptistChurch.

Preceding her in death were her parents; and her son, VernonEdward Magee.

Survivors are her husband, E. B. Magee of Brookhaven; her son,Gerald Magee of Brookhaven; her daughters, Rhonda Magee ofHazlehurst and Barbara Segura of Brookhaven; her brother, HollisBardwell of Pasadena, Texas; her sisters, Mary Owens of Wesson andAnn Posey and Virginia Ruth Ferrandez, both of Brookhaven; hergrandchildren, Annah Andrews and Alexis Fugler; and a specialfriend, Linda King of Brookhaven.

Willie Smith

Services for Willie Smith of Sontag are 2 p.m., Wednesday, Aug.9, at Nola Baptist Church with burial in Holly Springs BaptistChurch Cemetery. Brookhaven Funeral Home is in charge ofarrangements.

Mr. Smith, 88, died Aug. 7, 2000, of cancer at his residence. Hewas born in Lincoln County on June 12, 1912, to Charlie Smith andOllie Watts Smith.

He was retired from Jacobsen Manufacturing Company. He was amember of Nola Baptist Church, where he was a deacon.

Preceding him in death were his parents; his son, Willie LesterSmith; his brothers, Ernest Smith, Jesse C. Smith and Elmer Smith;and his sisters, Wisie Smith and Lou Mae Williamson.

Survivors are his wife, Marvie Lewis Smith of Sontag; his sons,Hardy Smith of Decatur, Ala., and Alvin Smith of Brookhaven; hisbrothers, John Smith and Harold Smith, both of Brookhaven; hissister, Ruby Carlisle of Brandon; and five grandchildren.

William Henry Williams

Services for William Henry Williams of Richland were Monday,Aug. 7, at Wright and Ferguson Funeral Home with burial in LakewoodMemorial Park.

Mr. Williams, 82, died Aug. 5, 2000, of heart failure at hisresidence. Survivors include his sisters, Helen Woodall and FlonnieTwinbough, both of Wesson.

Jennie Youngblood

Services for Jennie Youngblood of Ridgeland are 11 a.m.,Saturday, Aug. 12, at St. Matthews United Methodist Church.

Visitation is 10-11 a.m. Saturday at the church.

Miss Youngblood, 86, died Aug. 2, 2000, of a stroke atOrchard-Arbor Nursing Home.

Survivors include her brothers, Claude Youngblood and EdwardYoungblood, both of Meadville.