Obituaries for Wednesday, June 11

Published 5:00 am Wednesday, June 11, 2003

Douglas Clyde Babb

Services for Douglas Clyde Babb of Lincoln County are 3 p.m.,today at Brookhaven Funeral Home Chapel with burial in Gum GroveBaptist Church Cemetery.

Mr. Babb, 42, died June 8, 2003, in Flowood. He was born inCarthage on Dec. 8, 1960.

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He was a boilermaker with MTL, a national transit lodge ofMiller Mechanical Inc., in Glensfall, N.Y.

Survivors are his father, Marvin T.L. Babb Sr., of Lena; hismother, Willie Mae Meche of Sulfer, La.; his stepmother, DorothyBabb of Lena; his wife, Shelia Babb of Lincoln County; hisdaughter, Shelly Babb of Brookhaven; his brothers and sisters,Wilda Martin of Smithdale, Peggy Lewis of Bogue Chitto, RosemaryMorse of Sulfer, Marvin T.L. Babb Jr. of Jackson, and Mitchell Babbof Birmingham, Ala.; his half brother, Johnny Babb of Lena; hisstepbrothers, David McKlemurry and Randy McKlemurry, both of BogueChitto, and Michael McKlemurry of Brookhaven; his stepsister,Debbie Carpenter of Gonzales, La.; and his adopted brother, AdrianBabb of Lena.

Katie Olivia Dickerson

Services for Katie Olivia Dickerson of Wesson are 4 p.m., todayat Beauregard United Methodist Church with burial in BeauregardCemetery. Stringer Funeral Home in Hazlehurst is in charge ofarrangements.

Mrs. Dickerson, 82, died June 9, 2003, at her residence.

Survivors are her son, Paul Thomas Dickerson of Wesson; herdaughters, Stella Rusty Arvello of Wesson, and Julia Faye Newbertof Dyer, Tenn.; her brother, Morris Strickland of Osyka; hersister, Alma Wiltshire of Martinsville; 10 grandchildren; and 10great-grandchildren.

Henry Claude Everett Jr.

Services for Henry Claude Everett Jr. of Mendenhall were Tuesdayat First Baptist Church of Mendenhall with burial in Braxton CityCemetery. Colonial Chapel Funeral Home of Mendenhall was in chargeof arrangements

Mr. Everett, 84, died June 5, 2003, at Simpson GeneralHospital.

He was retired as a serviceman for Mississippi Power and Light,with over 40 years service. He was a photographer and volunteerfireman. He was a 1939 graduate of John High School in RankinCounty. He was a member of First Baptist Church, where he served asan usher for decades, and was deacon emeritus. He was a member ofBraxton Masonic Lodge 465 for more than 50 years.

He was a veteran of World War II, serving as a sergeant in theAir Corp of the Army, now known as the Air Force. He was missing inaction for eight months and three days as a prisoner of war.

Preceding him in death were his parents, Henry Claude EverettSr., and Harriet Elizabeth Harper; his first wife, Pauline; hisbrothers, Houston Everett and Roy Joe Everett; and a sister,Virginia Cornwell.

Survivors are his wife, Christine J. Everett of Mendenhall; hisdaughters, Dixie Everett of Mendenhall, Peggy Dunaway ofBrookhaven, and Nancy Boggan of Braxton; his son, Henry Everett ofHurley; his stepchildren, Brenda Sheffield of Pearl, Ronald N.Jones of Prentiss; his sisters, Elizabeth Hamrick of Panama City,Fla., Etta Lee Farmer of Hattiesburg, and Mable Everett of Braxton;14 grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.