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Obituaries for Sunday, August 10

Ronald D. Britt

Graveside services for Ronald D. Britt of Brookhaven are 11a.m., Monday, Aug. 11, at Easthaven Cemetery.

Visitation is today, Aug. 10, from 5-9 p.m. at Community FuneralServices, and on the day of the service from 9-10 a.m. at thefuneral home.

Mr. Britt, 46, died Aug. 9, 2003 at Baptist Medical Center inJackson. He was born in Brookhaven on Sept. 8, 1956, and was theson of Howard Britt and Polly D. McCall.

He graduated from junior college. He was a surveyor with GFS,and a member of the Baptist faith.

Survivors are his parents; and his sisters, Melissa McCall ofBrookhaven, and Becky Cooper of Nashville, Tenn.

Zebedee Richardson

Services for Zebedee Richardson of Milwaukee, Wisc., formerly ofthe Springfield community in Bogue Chitto, are 2 p.m., Tuesday,Aug. 12, at Center Street Church of Christ in Brookhaven, withburial in Greenwood Church Cemetery. Williams Mortuary is in chargeof arrangements.

Visitation is Monday, Aug. 11, from 12-6 p.m. at the funeralhome, and on the day of the service from 1-2 p.m. at thechurch.

Mr. Richardson, 55, died Aug. 4, 2003 in a work-related accidentin Milwaukee. He was born in Lincoln County on March 15, 1948, toNorl Richardson Sr., and Vernia M. Richardson.

He was a building construction worker.

Preceding him in death were his parents; his wife, EstellaRichardson; his brother, Norl Richardson Jr., and his sister,Glossie Mae Richardson.

Survivors are his sons, Danny Ray Richardson of Pine Bluff,Ark., and Jack Bosworth of Springfield, Mass.; his sister, DianeMcMorris of Brookhaven; his brothers, Morris Richardson of Corinth,Troy Richardson, Ellis Richardson, Joe Richardson, RobertRichardson, Carl Richardson and Charles Richardson, all of Pontiac,Mich.; and 11 grandchildren.

Helen Louise Hamilton Simpson

Services for Helen Louise Hamilton Simpson of Brookhaven are 2p.m., Monday, Aug. 11, at Brookhaven Funeral Home Chapel withburial in Riverwood Memorial Park.

Visitation is today, from 6-9 p.m., and Monday from 12-2 p.m.,at the funeral home.

Mrs. Simpson, 77, died Aug. 9, 2003 at her residence. She wasborn in Mendon, Ohio, on Dec. 13, 1925, to Kenneth Hamilton andLenore Pritchard Hamilton.

She was a homemaker, wife and mother. She was a member ofSouthway Baptist Church and was active in teaching children inSunday school in previous churches. She was a wonderful grandmotherwho loved to read and shop with her friends.

Preceding her in death were her parents; and her grandson,Dustin Dearstone.

Survivors are her husband of 57 years, Leonard T. Simpson ofBrookhaven; her daughters and son-in-law, Diane and the Rev. DuaneBristow of Farmington, N.M., and Nancy Simpson Seals of Columbia;her grandchildren and their spouses, Todd and Dawn Dearstone Petersof Amarillo, Texas, David Douglas Dearstone of Port St. Lucie,Fla., Joel and Neely Seals Nations of Brookhaven, and Cory RandallSeals of Columbia; and her great-grandchildren, Mason StephenPeters of Amarillo, Haley Carol Nations and Lynsey Colleen Nations,both of Brookhaven.