Monday the 26th’s Obituaries

Published 6:00 am Monday, February 26, 2001

Howard “Perry” Adkins

Services for Howard “Perry” Adkins of Pickens are 2 p.m.,Monday, Feb. 26, at Nowell-Flippin Funeral Home with burial inCanton City Cemetery.

Mr. Adkins, 62, died Feb. 24, 2001, at his residence. He was anative of Texarkana, Ark., and had lived in Pickens for the past 38years.

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He was the owner and operator of Nancy’s Restaurant in Cantonand Lakeside Restaurant in Pickens for the last 20 years. He was anArmy veteran.

Survivors are his wife, Nancy Adkins of Pickens; his son, StevenAdkins of Pickens; his daughter, Terry Adkins-Andol of Greensboro,N.C.; his mother, Ruth Adkins of Brookhaven; his brothers, GeraldAdkins of Jackson and Randy Adkins of Brookhaven; his sisters,Laura Lea Cobb of Starkville and Judy Phillips of Brookhaven; andone grandson.

Lucy Mae Harrell Antley

Services for Lucy Mae Harrell Antley of Greenwood, La., are11:30 a.m., Tuesday, Feb. 27, at Rose-Neath Funeral Home’sSouthside Chapel with burial in Forest Park West Cemetery.

Visitation is today from 5-7 p.m. at the funeral home.

Mrs. Antley, 89, died Feb. 25, 2001, in Greenwood, La. She wasborn in Hillsboro, Miss., on July 5, 1911.

She was a homemaker. She was a member of Calvary BaptistChurch.

Preceding her in death were her husband, William B. Antley; herson, William J. Antley; and four brothers, one sister, twograndchildren and one great-grandchild.

Survivors are her daughters, Evelyn Brennan of Greenwood, La.,Joyce Brown of Winnsboro, La., Helen Woods of Baskin, La., ShirleyTaravella of Blanchard, La., and Beverly Sonnier of Brookhaven; hersisters, Annie Bevans and Ruby Anderson; and 17 grandchildren, 35great-grandchildren, four great-great-grandchildren.

Memorials may be made to Calvary Baptist Church.

Benjamin Franklin “B.F.” Cammack Jr.

Services for Benjamin Franklin “B.F.” Cammack Jr. of Hazlehurstare 10 a.m., Tuesday, Feb. 27, at Stringer Funeral Home Chapel inHazlehurst.

Visitation is today from 5-8 p.m. at the funeral home.

Mr. Cammack died Feb. 24, 2001, at his residence. He was a lifelong resident of Copiah County and lived in the RockportCommunity.

He operated a cotton gin for many decades in Rockport. He hadserved as a member of the Mississippi House of Representatives fortwo terms. He was a past president of Farm Bureau. He served on theboard of directors of Southern Pine for many years asvice-president. He was instrumental in getting power to many partsof Copiah County. He was a member of the Cattlemen Association.

Mr. Cammack was a member of Providence United Methodist Church.He was an Army veteran of WWII.

He is survived by his wife, Ruth Cammack of Hazlehurst.

Memorials may be made to Hospice Ministries, 224 S. FirstStreet, Brookhaven, MS 39601.

Richard Lamar Smith

Services for Richard Lamar Smith of Brookhaven are 2 p.m.,Monday, Feb. 26, at Heucks Retreat Baptist Church with burial inthe church cemetery.

Mr. Smith, 87, died Feb. 24, 2001, at King’s Daughters MedicalCenter. He was born in Sharkey County on Dec. 5, 1913, to FerdSmith and Mary Newton Smith.

He was retired from Shell Oil Company and Brookhaven Equipment.He was a member of Southway Baptist Church. He was an Army veteranof WWII.

Preceding him in death were his parents.

Survivors are his wife, Willena Haley Smith of Brookhaven; hisdaughter, Jo Mathews of Brookhaven; and his sister, Lucille Bowmanof Brookhaven.