Obituaries for Wednesday, November 12

Published 6:00 am Wednesday, November 12, 2003

Patricia Thompson Locke

Services for Patricia Thompson Locke of Jackson, formerly ofBrookhaven, are 11 a.m., Friday, Nov. 14, at Kynett UnitedMethodist Church with burial in Ebenezer Church Cemetery.

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

Mrs. Locke, 52, died Nov. 9, 2003, at her residence. She wasborn in Chicago, Ill., on July 24, 1951, to George Thompson Sr. andMazie Thompson.

She was retired from Time-Warner Communications. She was a 1969graduate of Alexander High School and attended Jackson StateUniversity. She was a member of Kynett United Methodist Church.

Preceding her in death were her parents and two brothers, GeorgeThompson Jr. and Harold Thompson.

Survivors are her husband, Henry Locke of Jackson; herdaughters, Felica Ishman and Tonya Locke, both of Jackson, andSharita White of Dallas; her son, Eric Locke of Jackson; hersisters, Mamie Banks, Helen Thompson, Blanche Cason and MaryWatson, all of Brookhaven; her brothers, Edler Thompson ofBrookhaven, and Charles Thompson of Alexandria, La.; threegrandchildren; and many nieces, nephews and other relatives.

Kennon Ray Robinson

Services for Kennon Ray Robinson of Hazlehurst are 11 a.m.,Thursday, Nov. 13, at West Side Baptist Church in Hazlehurst withburial in Bethesda Cemetery. Harrigill Funeral Home is in charge ofarrangements.

Visitation is Wednesday beginning at 3 p.m., at the church.

Mr. Robinson, 71, died Nov. 10, 2003, at his residence. He wasborn in Taylorsville on Nov. 11, 1932, to Athel Robinson and WinnieJohnson.

He was a retired supervisor at Sanderson Farms Processing Plant.He was a veteran of the Korean Conflict, and a member of theBaptist faith.

Preceding him in death were his parents; his son, Kenneth R.Robinson; three sisters, Barbara, Well R. Purvis and Margie R.White; and a brother, Tommy Robinson.

Survivors are his wife, Betty Weathersby Robinson of Hazlehurst;his daughter, Peggy Gunter of Crysler; his sisters, Ruth Henriottof Ft. Walton, Fla., and Doris Tullos of Hattiesburg; his brother,Burlie Robinson of Plainsville, Tenn.; his granddaughter, HeatherDykes; and his great-grandchild, Phillip Dykes.

Helen Ruth Wesley

Services for Helen Ruth Wesley of Monticello are 2 p.m.,Thursday, Nov. 13, at Fair Hill Missionary Baptist Church in Omawith burial in Pleasant Valley Cemetery in Oma.

Visitation is Wednesday from noon-5 p.m., at Tyler FuneralHome.

Ms. Wesley, 75, died Nov. 8, 2003, at King’s Daughters MedicalCenter. She was born in Lawrence County on May 24, 1928, to WillieB. Martin and Rosie Bell Simmons Martin.

She was a former RCA Recording Studio employee in Chicago, Ill.,where she cut demo tapes. She was a member of Fair Hill MissionaryBaptist Church.

Preceding her in death were her parents.

Survivors are her brother, Ray Anderson of Richland; hersister-in-law, Sharner Tate Anderson of Richland; and her nephew,Jared R. Tate Anderson of Richland.