Wednesday the 14th’s Obituaries

Published 6:00 am Wednesday, March 14, 2001

Nolan “Sarge” Burris

Services for Nolan “Sarge” Burris of Monticello were 2 p.m.,Tuesday, March 13, at Brookhaven Funeral Home Chapel with burial inPleasant Grove United Methodist Church Cemetery.

Mr. Burris, 83, died March 11, 2001, at his residence. He wasborn in Franklin County on Feb. 17, 1918, to William Burris andLillie Burris.

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He was retired from the U. S. Air Force, serving over 20 years.He participated in air offensives in Europe, Normandy, NorthernFrance, Rhineland, Ardennes, and Central Europe with the 9th AirForce. He was a member of Pleasant Grove United Methodist Church.He was a member of Bude Masonic Lodge #0566. He was a lifetimemember of Veterans of Foreign Wars, Monticello Post #4889. He was amember of United Association of Pipe Fitters Local #714.

Preceding him in death were his parents; his son, Bruce Burris;his brothers, Claude, Leon, Hardy and John Burris; and his sister,Lizzie B. Martin.

Survivors are his wife, Delores P. Burris of Monticello; hissons and daughters-in-law, Nolan Dee and Susan Burris of Meridianand Kenny Bee and Linda Burris of St. Francisville, La.; hisbrother, Jim Burris of McCall Creek; his sisters, Alyce Porter andAmmie Cupit, both of McCall Creek; his grandsons and their wives,Daryl and April Burris of Monticello, Jesse Burris of St.Francisville, and Mike and Susan Nuckles of Brookhaven; hisgranddaughter, Maria Herring, her children of Brookhaven; and hisstepgrandchildren, Mellisa and Steve of Meridian.

Nalty E. Nations

Services for Nalty E. Nations of Houston, Texas, are 11 a.m.,Thursday, March 15, at Harrigill Funeral Home Chapel with burial inRose Hill Cemetery.

Visitation is today from 4-8 p.m. at the funeral home.

Mr. Nations, 78, died March 11, 2001, at Mariner N. W. NursingHome in Houston. He was born in Brookhaven on Aug. 9, 1922, to FredNations and Leontine Boone Nations.

He was a retired construction laborer for Dow Chemical. He was aformer member of First Assembly Church of God. He was an Armyveteran of WWII.

Preceding him in death were his parents; and his brothers,Charles J. Nations and Jerry K. Nations.

Survivors are his sons, Michael Nations of Raleigh, N.C., andGreg Nations and Jeff Nations, both of Houston, Texas; hisdaughter, Sharon Weaver of Houston; his brother, Donald Nations ofBrookhaven; his sister, Louise McBride of Brookhaven; and sixgrandchildren and a host of nieces and nephews.

William C. “Billy” Wilson

Services for William C. “Billy” Wilson of Monticello are 2 p.m.,Thursday, March 15, at Wilson Funeral Home Chapel with burial inCarmel Baptist Church Cemetery.

Visitation is today from 5-9 p.m. and Thursday from 8 a.m. untilservice time at the funeral home.

Mr. Wilson, 84, died March 13, 2001, at Lawrence CountyHospital. He was born in Lawrence County on June 20, 1916, toWilliam Hardin Wilson and Flora Oliver Wilson.

He was a retired self-employed carpenter. He was a member ofCarmel Baptist Church.

Preceding him in death were his parents; his son, Bobby CarolWilson; and his brothers, C. O. Wilson, Woodrow Wilson, and HardinWilson Jr.

Survivors are his sons, William Jerry Wilson and Berry DouglasWilson, both of Monticello; his daughter, Judith Ann Yelverton ofMonticello; his sister, Blanche Wilson Doyle of Kansas City; andnine grandchildren, 15 great-grandchildren and a number of niecesand nephews.