Sunday the 11th’s Obituaries

Published 6:00 am Monday, March 12, 2001

Zula Robbins Armstrong

Services Zula Robbins Armstrong of Monticello were 2 p.m.,Saturday, March 10, at Wilson Funeral Home Chapel with burial inTilton Cemetery in Monticello.

Mrs. Armstrong, 94, died Thursday, March 8, 2001, at LawrenceCounty Hospital. She was born in Monticello on Aug. 12, 1906, tothe late Claude Monroe and Tishie Adeline Givens Robbins.

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She was a retired school secretary. She was a member ofMonticello United Methodist Church. She lived in Sorrento, La., formany years and returned to Monticello in 1980.

Preceding her in death was her husband, Robert Lee Armstrong;and brothers, Claude Monroe Robbins and Toxie Robbins.

Survivors are her brother, Elbert Ford Robbins of Brandon;sister, Elsie Mae Smith of Monticello; and many nieces, nephews andfriends.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the UnitedMethodist Women at Monticello United Methodist Church or RubyGillaspy’s Sunday School Class.

Helen Jane Rials Givens

Services Helen Jane Rials Givens of Brookhaven are 2 p.m.Monday, March 12, at Bethel Temple U.P.C. with burial in the churchcemetery.

Mrs. Givens, 70, died Saturday, March 10, 2001, at herresidence. She was born in Lincoln County on Jan. 26, 1930, to AlmaWallace Rials and the late Marcus Rials.

She was a homemaker. She was a member of Bethel TempleU.P.C.

Preceding her in death were her father and a son, Charles WesleyGivens.

Survivors are her mother; husband, the Rev. Morris Givens ofBrookhaven; son and daughter-in-law, Arvin and Edith Givens ofBrookhaven; daughter and son-in-law, Rita and Warren Terrell ofLiberty; brothers, Joe Rials and Nicks Rials, both of Brookhaven;sisters, Bobbie Beeson and Veta Grace Grenn, both of Brookhaven,Vondell Norton of Morton and Bonnie Boyte of New Albany;grandchildren and their spouses, Dave and Aleica Parks, Darrell andStephine Parks, Conway and Dorie Givens, Lynn and John Bridges andChastity and Gary Hust; and three great-grandchildren.

Brookhaven Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Issac Alanson ‘Lance’ Goss Jr.

Services for Issac Alanson “Lance” Goss Jr. of Jackson are 1:30p.m. Tuesday, March 13, at Harrigill Funeral Home Chapel withburial in Rosehill Cemetery.

Visitation is Tuesday, March 13, from 10 a.m. until noon.

Mr. Goss, 76, died Friday, March 9, 2001, at Plaza CommunityLiving Center in Pascagoula. He was born in Brookhaven on Feb. 17,1925, to the late Issac Alanson Sr. and Aubrey Corban Goss.

He was a retired chairman of the speech/drama department ofMillsaps College and also served as director of Millsaps from 1953to 1996. He was a member of Galloway Memorial Methodist Church inJackson. He was a member of the Kappa Alpha Fraternity and servedin the Navy during World War II.

Survivors are his sister Ida H. Robinson of Ocean Springs; hisnephews, Thomas R. Travis of Picayune, Gary W. Robinson on OceanSprings, Jessie L. “Lance” Robinson of Gulfport, and Dr. JohnMoffett, M.D., of Jackson; and his niece, Dr. Virginia Crawford,M.D., of Hattiesburg.

Lee Hardy Jr.

Services for Lee Hardy Jr. of New Orleans, formerly of Sontag,are 2 p.m. Sunday, March 11, at Mt. Pleasant M.B. Church withburial in the church cemetery.

Mr. Hardy, 67, died Friday, March, 2, 2001, at Life Care inChalmette, La. He was born in Lawrence County on July 12, 1933, tothe late Lee Hardy Sr. and Ora Mackey Hardy.

He was retired from St. Regis Paper Company and the 7up BottlingCompany. He was a member of Mt. Pleasant M.B. Church.

Survivors are his wife, Fannie Mae Hardy of Monticello; hisbrothers, E.J. Hardy of New Orleans, Ollie Hardy of St. Rose, La.,Shelby Hardy of Monticello, Monroe Hardy of Chicago, Aaron Hardy onMartinez, Ga., and Edward Hardy of San Antonio, Texas; and hissisters, Genora Brown and Lou Dora Brown, both of Detroit.

Myrtle W. Hux

Services Myrtle Elizabeth Walker Hux of McComb are 2 p.m.Sunday, March 11, at Catchings Funeral Home with burial inHollywood Cemetery.

Mrs. Hux, 79, died Friday, March 9, 2001, at SouthwestMississippi Regional Medical Center. She was born in LawrenceCounty on Jan. 28, 1922, to the late William B. and Floria E.Thames Walker.

She was a homemaker. She was a member of Shady Grove BaptistChurch.

Preceding her in death were her parents and her husband of 57years, Marvin Clifton Hux; her brothers, Alvin Walker, AlfredWalker, Otis Walker, Willis Walker and L. T. Walker.

Survivors are her daughters, Carolyn Morgan of Wesson and JoanieMyers of McComb; brothers, Earl Walker of McComb and Melton Walkerof Jackson; sisters, Bernice Jordan and Bertha Kemph, both of BogueChitto; four grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.

Bessie Mullins

Services for Bessie Mullins of Meadville are 2 p.m. Sunday,March 11, at New Hope Baptist Church with burial in MidwayCemetery.

Mrs. Mullins, 87, died Friday, March 9, 2001, at MeadvilleNursing Home. She was born in Franklin County on August 13, 1913,to the late Stanton Sr. and Docie Rollins.

She was a homemaker. She was a member of New Hope BaptistChurch.

Preceding her in death was her parents and husband, LouieMullins.

Survivors are her sons, Louie Winston Mullins, William Mullinsand Stanley Mullins, all of Vicksburg, Marty Mullins of Natchez,Tony Mullins of Meadville and James Mullins of Des Moines, Iowa;her daughters, Mildred Sproles of Meadville, Carolyn Rollins ofNatchez, Maggie Dantzler of Walker, La., Dorothy Young of DenhamSprings, La., and Sheila Avants of Zachery, La.; her brothers,Lucien Rollins of Monticello and Stanton Rollins Jr. of Meadville;her sisters, Eunice Norris of Meadville, Jeffie Mae Norris ofLouisiana and Helen Halford of Meadville; 29 grandchildren; 26great-grandchildren; and six great-great-grandchildren.

Laney C. ‘L.C.’ Wallace

Services Laney C. “L.C.” Wallace are 3:30 p.m. Sunday, March 11,at Pine Grove U.P.C. with burial in Enon Cemetery in WalthallCounty.

Mr. Wallace, 60, died Friday, March 9, 2001, at SouthwestMississippi Regional Medical Center. He was born in Tylertown onMarch 25, 1940, to Delitha Thames Wallace of Ruth and the lateEmery Wallace.

He was a former offshore tool pusher. He was a member of PineGrove United Pentecostal Church in Summit.

Preceding him in death were his father and his first wife,Dorothy L. Roberts Wallace.

Survivors are his mother; wife, Betty Lynn Prather Wallace; twodaughters, Theresa W. Baucum and Daisy Wallace, all of McComb;brothers, Paul Wallace of Brookhaven, Joe Wallace of McComb andMarlin Wallace and Mack Wallace, both of Ruth; sister, Yvone W.Tullos of Pricedale; a granddaughter; and numerous nieces, nephewsand other relatives.

Faye Carolyn Wilkinson

Visitation for Faye Carolyn Wilkinson of Zachary, La., is 6-8p.m. Monday, March 12, at Franklin Funeral Home. Memorial serviceswill be conducted at a later date.

Mrs. Wilkinson, 57, died Friday, March 9, 2001, at Baton Rouge,La., Health Care Nursing Home. She was born in Vicksburg on Aug.24, 1943, to Cauby Clay and Edna Owsley Thrash.

Preceding her in death was her husband, James Allen Wilkinson,and a sister.

Survivors are her parents; son, Sonny Thrash of Vicksburg;daughters, Donna Folmer of Zachary, La., Rhonda Myers of Kenner,La., and Tana Gill of McCall Creek; and sisters, Kaye Mackey andLinda Thrash of Redwood.