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Obituaries for Thursday, November 20

J.B. Bee

Services for J.B. Bee of Brookhaven are 1 p.m., Saturday, Nov.22, at New Bethel Missionary Baptist Church in the Monroe communityin Franklin County with burial in the church cemetery.

Visitation is Friday from noon-7 p.m., with family present from6-7 p.m., at Tyler Funeral Home.

Mr. Bee, 74, died Nov. 16, 2003, at Mississippi Baptist MedicalCenter in Jackson. He was born in Bude on Nov. 23, 1928, toMitchell Bee and Mary Fleming Bee.

He was a former landscaper with Dickerson & Bowen, and was amember of New Bethel Missionary Baptist Church.

Preceding him in death were his parents, eight sisters and twobrothers.

Survivors are his wife, Annie McDaniel Bee of Brookhaven; hisdaughters, Kimberly Treadway and LaToya McDaniel, both ofBrookhaven; his sons, Demetric McDaniel of Slidell, La., and JamalBriedell Bee of Brookhaven; his sisters, Emma Bailey of McCallCreek, Katie Ruth Gary of Dallas, Texas, Lucille Wolfe of BatonRouge, La., Shirley Washington of Natchez, Leslie Hick of Bude,Georgia Washington of Panama City, Fla., and Annie Bell Smith ofMeadville; his brothers, Robert Washington of Meadville, Floyd Beeand June Milton, both of Greenville, Alfred Bee of Monrovia,Calif., and Kenneth Charles Bee of Jackson; and fourgrandchildren.

Barbara Sue Jackson Bell

Memorial services for Barbara Sue Jackson Bell of Odessa, Texas,are 2:30 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 20, 2003, at First Baptist Church.Services will be conducted by Curtis Brewer. Frank W. WilsonFuneral Directors is in charge of arrangements.

Mrs. Bell, 60, died Nov. 16, 2003, at Home Hospice. She was bornin Morton on Oct. 23, 1943, to the Rev. Aubrey Alonza Jackson andMildred Ann Jackson.

She moved to Odessa, Texas in 1973.

Survivors are her husband of 26 years, James; her daughters,Tami, Christi and Susan; her sister and brother-in-law, Brenda andBen Ware of Meridian; her aunts and uncles, Bernice Smith ofBrookhaven, Lynn and Bill Webley of Placerville, Calif., ArlessJackson of Phoenix, Ariz.; her grandsons, Devin and Blake; and manynieces and nephews.

Memorials can be made to Home Hospice, American Cancer Societyor charity of choice.

Luther “Alcee” Corley

Services for Luther “Alcee” Corley of Wesson are 2 p.m.,Saturday, Nov. 22, at Zion Hill Missionary Baptist Church withburial in the church cemetery.

Visitation is Friday from noon-5 p.m., at Williams Mortuary.

Mr. Corley, 53, died Nov. 14, 2003, at his residence. He wasborn in Wesson on July 3, 1950, to Odell Corley and Ora WilliamsCorley.

He was disabled, and was a member of Zion Hill MissionaryBaptist Church. He was a graduate of Eva H. Harris School.

Preceding him in death were his parents.

Survivors are his son, Cornell Fox of Brookhaven; his sisters,Ossie Stewart of Brookhaven, and Gladys Bryant, Margaret Butler andBobbie Gibson, all of Wesson; and his brother, Elisha Corley ofChicago, Ill.

Benny Charles Hennington

Services for Benny Charles Hennington of Vero Beach, Fla., werein October at Strunk Funeral Home.

Mr. Hennington, 67, died Oct. 23, 2003, at his residence. He wasborn in Beauregard on Aug. 15, 1936.

He owned and operated Hennington Produce in Homestead. He was agraduate of Stetson University in Deland and attended PalmerInstitute of Chiropractics. He was a chiropractor in Brookhaven formany years. He moved to Vero Beach, Fla., from Miami, Fla., fouryears ago.

Survivors are his sister, Rosemary Hanson of Vero Beach, Fla.;two nieces, Sharon Martin of Fort Pierce, Fla., and Melinda Gielowof Vero Beach; and many other relatives.

Laura Lee Reeves Moak

Services for Laura Lee Reeves Moak of Summit are 11 a.m.,Friday, Nov. 21, at Hartman Funeral Homeof McComb Chapel withburial in Montgomery Cemetery. Services will be conducted by theRevs. Tim Parker and Millard Moak.

Visitation is Thursday from 6-9 p.m., and Friday from 9-11 a.m.,at the funeral home.

Mrs. Moak, 94, died Nov. 18, 2003, at McComb Nursing andRehabilitation Center. She was born in Lincoln County on July 12,1909, to T.A. Reeves and Dollye Huckaby Reeves.

She was a homemaker. She had worked with TWL in Summit, andserved as manager of F&C Dollar Store in McComb. She was agraduate of Bogue Chitto High School, and a member of MontgomeryBaptist Church.

Preceding her in death were her parents; her husband, E.W.A.Moak; and her sisters, Blanche Reeves, Maude Hall and LillianBook.

Survivors are her son and daughter-in-law, Elliott and DeloresMoak of Summit; her twin grandsons and their spouses, Dwayne andDana Moak, and Dlayne and Chasity Moak, all of Brookhaven; hergreat-grandson, Blaine of Brookhaven; her nephews and niece, EdwardBook, Earl Book and wife, Sandy, and Elise Book, all of West PalmBeach, Fla.

Pallbearers will be Eugene Moak, David Moak, Carey Moak, HulonWallace, Steve Sasser and Glen Moak.

Billy Poole

Services for Billy Poole of Springfield, Mass., formerly ofBrookhaven, are 11 a.m., Saturday, Nov. 22, at St. Mark MissionaryBaptist Church with burial in Carver Heights Cemetery.

Visitation is Friday from noon-7 p.m., with family hour from 7-8p.m., at Williams Mortuary.

Mr. Poole, 54, died Nov. 15, 2003, in Springfield, Mass. He wasborn in Brookhaven on Dec. 31, 1948, to Willie Poole and ShelliePoole.

He was a concrete cutter for Witch Enterprises. He was a 1968graduate of Alexander High School, and was a member of St. MarkMissionary Baptist Church.

Preceding him in death were his parents.

Survivors are his daughters, Deana Poole and Crystal Montgomery,both of Springfield, Mass.; his son, Keith Poole of Raleigh, N.C.;his sister and brother-in-law, Sadie and Michael Batiest ofJackson; and his brother and sister-in-law, the Rev. Ronnie andShirley Poole of Brookhaven.