Vera Mae Applewhite
Published 5:00 am Thursday, April 5, 2001
Services for Vera Mae Applewhite of Ridgeland are 1 p.m.,Friday, April 6, at Brookhaven Funeral Home Chapel with burial inNew Salem Baptist Church Cemetery.
Visitation is today from 5-9 p.m. at the funeral home.
Mrs. Applewhite, 82, died April 3, 2001, at Manhattan HealthCare in Jackson. She was born in Franklin County on Aug. 13, 1918,to Marshall Dunigan and Lula Wooten Dunigan.
Preceding her in death were her parents; her husband, AltonApplewhite; and three brothers and one sister.
Survivors are her son, Kenneth Applewhite of Ridgeland; herdaughter-in-law, Mary Applewhite of Ridgeland; her grandchild,Alton Eugene Applewhite; and six brothers and one sister.
Services for Vincent Young of Brookhaven are 2 p.m., Thursday,April 5, at Free Gospel Reach Ministry with burial in Mt. ZionChurch Cemetery in Sontag. Williams Mortuary is in charge ofarrangements.
Mr. Young, 51, died March 30, 2001, at his residence. He wasborn in Chicago on Aug. 24, 1950, to L. Vee Young and Queen E.Wilson. He was a graduate of Eva Harris High School.
He was employed with McLane. He was a member of Free GospelReach Ministry. He served in the Marines.
Preceding him in death were his father and grandparents.
Survivors are his mother, Queen E. Wilson of Brooklyn, N.Y.; hisson, Charles Hillard of New Orleans; his daughters, April Young ofGulfport, Stephanie Young of Jackson, Jennifer Williams and RenataYoung, both of Brookhaven, and Twanda Young of Tylertown; hisstepdaughters, Willita Wright and Octavia Wright, both of SanDiego, Calif., and Renata Wright of Brookhaven; his brother, MarvinWilson of Brooklyn, N.Y.; and 13 grandchildren.