Obituaries for Thursday, August 21

Published 5:00 am Thursday, August 21, 2003

Alma B. Pippins Forrest Price

Services for Alma B. Pippins Forrest Price of Brookhaven are 2p.m., Friday, Aug. 22, at Union Hall Baptist Church with burial inthe church cemetery.

Visitation is Thursday from 5-9 p.m., at Brookhaven FuneralHome.

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Mrs. Price, 68, died Aug. 21, 2003, at King’s Daughters MedicalCenter. She was born in Winnsboro, La., on July 19, 1935, to DanielW. Pippins and Mary Bell Shipley Pippins.

She was a homemaker and a member of the Baptist faith.

Preceding her in death were her parents; her husband, Wilbert D.Forrest; her brother, George W. Pippins; and her sister andbrother-in-law, Irene Leggett and Buddy Leggett.

Survivors are her daughters and sons-in-law, Virginia Forrest ofBrookhaven, George Strahan of Brookhaven, and Peggy and Jesse L.Cartwright of Summit; her sons and daughter-in-law, Danny W.Forrest and his wife, Shiela, both of Brookhaven, and RonnieForrest of Brookhaven; her sister and brother-in-law, Carolyn andBilly Joe Parkman of Oakvale; her grandchildren, Tammy M. Smith,Kelly Smith, Angie Lacking, Amanda Forrest, Amber Forrest, DannyForrest Jr., Jason Forrest and Kai Cartwright; 11great-grandchildren; her niece and nephews, Linda Miller, MichaelTrott, George Pippins Jr., Gary Leggett and Kenneth Leggett; andher special friends, Pam Little, Mary Segura, Iris Beeson and VickyLaird.

Bishop Richardson Jr.

Services for Bishop Richardson Jr. of Wiggins, formerly ofBrookhaven, are 2 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 23, at St. Paul MissionaryBaptist Church with burial in Carver Heights Cemetery.

Visitation is Friday from noon to 6 p.m., with family hour from6-7 p.m., at Williams Mortuary

Mr. Richardson, 81, died Aug. 17, 2003, at Azalea GardensNursing Home in Wiggins. He was born in Brookhaven on July 14,1922, to Bishop Richardson Sr., and Gladys Richardson.

He was a retired car detailer for Slay Motors. He was a graduateof Alexander High School and an Army veteran. He was a member ofSt. Paul Missionary Baptist Church.

Preceding him in death were his parents; his wife, EvaRichardson; his daughter, Pauline Richardson; two sisters, AnnieRuth Davis and Jean Richardson; and two brothers, Paul Richardsonand Isaiah Richardson.

Survivors are his daughters, Annette Richardson Jones andDarlene Graham, both of Brookhaven; his sons, Cornelius Richardson,Paul Edward Richardson, Sylvester Richardson, ChristopherRichardson and Raymond Dixon, all of Brookhaven, and John EdwardDixon of Champaign, Ill.; his sisters, Hazel Burkes of Michigan andAlma Barrette of California; his brother, Robert Earl Richardson ofBrookhaven; 14 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; and a host ofnieces, nephews and other relatives and friends.

Alene H. Smith

Services for Alene H. Smith of Oakvale are 2 p.m., Thursday,Aug. 21, at Wilson Funeral Home Chapel with burial in Old ArmCemetery.

Mrs. Smith, 89, died Aug. 20, 2003, at Wesley Medical Center inHattiesburg. She was born in Lawrence County on May 17, 1914, toBuford Herring and Katie Ann Kirkland.

She was a homemaker.

Preceding her in death were her parents; her first husband, GuyThurman, and her second husband, C.A. Smith; two sons; and hersister.

Survivors are her daughters; Peggy Daniels of Oakvale andMargaret Nell Stamps of Silver Creek; her son, James Thurman ofMonticello; her brothers, Bobby Herring of Monticello, HiltonHerring of Mendenhall and Melvin Herring of Magnolia; 19grandchildren; 25 great-grandchildren; and onegreat-great-grandchild.

Mary Jeanette Hodges Smith

Services for Mary Jeanette Hodges Smith of Bogue Chitto were9:30 a.m., Thursday, Aug. 21, at Hartman Funeral Home Chapel inMcComb with burial in Montgomery Baptist Cemetery in Summit. TheRevs. Cletus Moak and Tim Parker conducted the services.

Mrs. Smith, 64, died Aug. 19, 2003, at Baptist Medical Center inJackson. She was born in Lincoln County on Aug. 3, 1939, to JamesH. and Annie Ruth Wallace Hodges.

She was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother and a homemaker. Shewas a longtime member of Montgomery Baptist Church.

Preceding her in death were her parents; a son, Rex EdwardSmith; and a brother, Richard E. Hodges.

Survivors are her husband, Bracy Lee Smith of Bogue Chitto; herdaughter and son-in-law, Kathy and Leonard Fairchild of BogueChitto; her sons and daughters-in-law, Ricky and Deborah Smith,Billy Ray and Margo Smith, and Brad and Amy Smith, all of BogueChitto; her sisters and brothers-in-law, Marylyn and Buddy Steele,and Bernita and Calvin Moak, all of Bogue Chitto, and Cindy andJohnny Williams of Wesson; her sister-in-law, Barbara Lane Smith ofBogue Chitto; her brothers and sister-in-law, James E. Hodges, andWayne and Nelda Hodges, all of Bogue Chitto; nine grandchildren;three great-grandchildren; and many nieces, nephews andrelatives.

Pallbearers were Freddie Parker, Jimmy Harrod, Jonathan Hodges,Dusty Hodges, Ryan Williams and Wade Williams. Honorary pallbearerwas Tony Hodges.