Obituaries for Sunday, November 30

Published 6:00 am Monday, December 1, 2003

Jimmy A. Ard

Services for Jimmy A. Ard of Jayess are 2 p.m., Sunday, Nov. 30,at Topeka Baptist Church in Jayess with burial in Roberts MemorialCemetery. Wilson Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Mr. Ard, 61, died Nov. 28, 2003, at King’s Daughters Hospital.He was born in Lawrence County on April 10, 1942, to Bertile SmithArd and Carlos Ard.

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He was a retired truck driver. He was a member of Topeka BaptistChurch.

Preceding him in death was his father.

Survivors are his mother; his wife, Connie Hill; his daughters,Debbie Reid and Angie Ard, both of Jayess; his son, Glenn Ard ofJayess; his sisters, Judy Belk of Citronell, Ala., June Cothern ofJayess, and Jackie Barclay of Pensacola, Fla.; and his brother,Jerry Ard of Jayess.

Lottie Mae Baker Davis

Services for Lottie Mae Baker Davis of Bogue Chitto are 2 p.m.,Monday, Dec. 1, at Pleasant Hill Baptist Church with burial in thechurch cemetery.

Visitation is Sunday from 2-7 p.m. and Monday from 8 a.m. to1:30 p.m., at Brookhaven Funeral Home.

Mrs. Davis, 76, died Nov. 28, 2003, at Southwest RegionalMedical Center from complicatons of West Nile. She was born inLincoln County on Aug. 28, 1927, to Ruby Louise Dear Baker andRichard Thomas “Tom” Baker.

She was retired from Packard Electric and was a switchboardoperator for King’s Daughters Medical Center. She was a member ofPleasant Hill Baptist Church. She also founded The Widowed WomensClub in the Pleasant Hill Community.

Preceding her in death were her parents; her husband, Travis”Trabo” Davis; and a sister, Nellie Rae Baker Clark.

Survivors are her daughters and son-in-law, Brenda Gale Brown,and Janice Kay Reid and Mitchell; her sister, Tommie Ruth BakerWelch of Norfield; her brothers and sisters-in-law, Pharoah McCreeBaker and Liz of Bogue Chitto, Richard Thomas Baker Jr. and Dorothyof Bogue Chitto and Cecil Lamar Baker and Angelia of Hattiesburg;her grandchildren, James Earl Allred of Bogue Chitto, MichaelTravis Allred and wife Tammy, Maela Danielle Alexander and RitaCarol Alexander, both of Tylertown; and a great grandchild, AlanMichael Allred of Bogue Chitto.

Venetta “Tootsie” Partin

Graveside services for Venetta “Tootsie” Partin of Jayess were2:30 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 29, at Jayess Baptist Church Cemetery.Wilson Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Mrs. Partin, 75, died Nov. 26, 2003 at her residence inTylertown. She was born in Winnsbor, La. on Dec. 6, 2003, to OmaLee Sumrall and Jesse J. Wilson.

She was a homemaker. She was a member of Grace Reform BaptistChurch.

Preceding her in death were her parents; her husband; a brother;and two sisters.

Survivors are two nieces; a cousin; and a host of friends.