Obituaries for Thursday, May 15

Published 5:00 am Thursday, May 15, 2003

Marguerite A. “Mag” Cain

Graveside services for Marguerite A. “Mag” Cain of Brookhavenare 2 p.m., Friday, May 16, in Concord Baptist Church Cemetery.

Visitation is today from 1130 until 115 p.m., at BrookhavenFuneral Home.

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Mrs. Cain, 87, died May 14, 2003, at Haven Hall Nursing Home.She was born in Franklin County on Aug. 11, 1915, to Roscoe Cainand Lazetta Cotten Cain.

She was an assistant to the elderly. She was a member of ConcordBaptist Church.

Preceding her in death were her parents; two brothers, George M.Cain and Quentin E. Cain; two sisters, Mildred C. Slade and GraceP. Cain; a nephew, Larry H. Slade; and a niece, Sandra R. Cain.

Survivors are her sister, Maimo Cain Welch; her niece, PatriciaCain Randall of McComb; her nephews, Dr. Douglas Cain of Houston,Texas, Dr. Gerald Welch of Anderson, S.C., and Michael Cain Welchof Beltsville, Md.; her sister-in-law, Hazel Burris Cain of McCallCreek; and three great nieces, four great nephews, onegreat-great-niece; and three great-great-nephews.

Eliza Harris

Services for Eliza Harris of Brookhaven are 2 p.m., Saturday,May 17, at St. Paul Missionary Baptist Church with burial inHillcrest Cemetery.

Visitation is Friday from noon until 6 p.m., with family hourfrom 6-7 p.m., at Tyler Funeral Home.

Mrs. Harris, 93, died May 11, 2003, at University Medical Centerin Jackson. She was born in Copiah County on May 10, 1910, to JoeLofton and Mollie Burton Lofton.

She was a homemaker. She was a member of St. Luke MissionaryBaptist Church.

Preceding her in death were her parents; her husband, HenryHarris; a daughter, Geraldine Kimble; her brothers, Bennie, David,Percy, Ed, Lawrence, and Robert Lofton; and her sisters, Carrie,Lula, Lucille, Alice, Herdestean, Beatrice, and Mary Ella.

Survivors are her daughters, Molly Catchings of Brookhaven, andChristine Dunn of Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.; and 13 grandchildren, 33great-grandchildren, three great-great-grandchildren; and a host ofnieces and nephews.

Eugene “Red” Richardson Sr.

Services for Eugene “Red” Richardson Sr., of Brookhaven, are 3p.m., Saturday, May 17, at St. Mark Missionary Baptist Church withburial in Hillcrest Cemetery.

Visitation is Friday from noon until 5 p.m., at WilliamsMortuary.

Mr. Richardson, 82, died May 10, 2003, at King’s DaughtersMedical Center. He was born in Lincoln County on Jan. 8, 1921, toFifus Richardson and Carrie Richardson.

He was retired.

Preceding him in death were his parents; his wife, Lola KellyRichardson; a son, Paul Richardson; four brothers; and foursisters.

Survivors are his sons, Eugene Richardson of Immokalee, Fla.,Alton Richardson of Brookhaven, Robert Richardson of Chicago, Ill.,Burt Richardson of Pascagoula; his daughters, Fannie Charles,Geraldine Lee, Lula McGee, Mary Williams, and Lizzie Hodge, all ofBrookhaven, Ethel Noonon of Lansing, Mich., Lillie Albert ofBrighton, Mass., Gloria Porter of Moss Point, and PaulineRichardson of Chicago; his brothers, Willie Kelly of Clinton, La.,Nathaniel Kelly and Louis Kelly, both of Greenville, and A.H. Kellyof Jackson; his sisters, Mary Nell Peavy, Carrie Kees, Ruby Kelly,and Bertha Kelly, all of Brookhaven; and 35 grandchildren, 49great-grandchildren, 22 great-great-grandchildren; and a host ofnieces and nephews.

Ray Paul Richardson

Services for Ray Paul Richardson of Bogue Chitto are 11 a.m.,Saturday, May 17, at Thayer Church of Christ with burial inSpringfield Church Cemetery.

Visitation is Friday from noon until 5 p.m., at the WilliamsMortuary.

Mr. Richardson, 48, died May 10, 2003, at his residence. He wasborn in Lincoln County on Feb. 20, 1955, to Marzell Richardson andDorothy Richardson.

He was a self-employed logger with Richardson Logging. He was amember of Thayer Church of Christ.

Preceding him in death were his father; and a son, PatrickRichardson.

Survivors are his mother, Dorothy Richardson of Brookhaven; hisdaughter, Erica Richardson of Caseyville; his brothers, EdgarRichardson and Bruce Richardson, both of Bogue Chitto, and VincentRichardson of Chicago, Ill.; his sisters, Shirley Johnson ofChicago, Ill., Loretta Gibson of Pontiac, Mich., Evelyn Buie andRose Buie, both of Brookhaven, and Angela Edwards of Bogue Chitto;and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

Lauretta Mohr Stephens

Services for Lauretta Mohr Stephens of Silver Creek are 1 p.m.,today at Saulters-Moore Funeral Home in Prentiss with burial inMonticello City Cemetery.

Mrs. Stephens, 89, died May 12, 2003, at Heritage Manor.

She was a homemaker and retired from Kellwood ManufacturingCompany.

Preceding her in death were her parents; her husband, T.O.Stephens; a son, Jack Stephens; and a great-granddaughter, LaurettaPaige Magee.

Survivors are her sons and daughter-in-law, T.O. Stephens Jr.,and Jim and Shirlene Stephens, all of Silver Creek; and ninegrandchildren, eight great-grandchildren; and a special caregiver,Cathy McNeese.

Charlie Tolliver Jr.

Services for Charlie Tolliver Jr., of Brookhaven, are 1 p.m.,Saturday, May 17, at Springfield Missionary Baptist Church withburial in the church cemetery.

Visitation is Friday from noon until 5 p.m., with family hourfrom 7-8 p.m., at the funeral home.

Mr. Tolliver, 72, died May 10, 2003, at Countrybrook LivingCenter. He was born in Lincoln County on July 5, 1930, to CharlieTolliver Sr., and Alberta Tolliver.

He was retired. He was a member of Springfield MissionaryBaptist Church.

Preceding him in death were his parents; his wife, Ora BrownTolliver; a brother; five sisters; and a daughter, Mary LouiseTolliver.

Survivors are his sons, Charlie Tolliver Jr., of Los Angeles,Calif., and Kim Tolliver of New Orleans, La.; his daughter,Patricia Dillon of Brookhaven; his brother, Frank Tolliver ofChicago, Ill.; his sister, Audrey Washington of Bogue Chitto,Geneva Glasper of Chicago, and Hattie Gray of New Orleans; and 11grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.