Obituaries for Sunday, December 15

Published 6:00 am Monday, December 15, 2003

Paul Wilson Baham

Services for Paul Wilson Baham of the East Fork community are 3p.m., Sunday, Dec. 14, at East Fork Baptist Church with burial inthe church cemetery. Services will be conducted by Bro. Paul Cainand Bro. Tim Canterbury. Hartman Funeral Home in McComb is incharge of arrangements.

Visitation is Sunday from 1:30-3 p.m., at the church.

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Mr. Baham, 85, died Dec. 12, 2003, at his residence. He was bornon Nov. 28, 1918, to H.H. and Donie Wilson Baham.

He was a Navy veteran with service from 1938 until hisretirement in 1961. He rose in rank from enlisted man to ChiefWarrant Officer Third Class. He was a Pearl Harbor survivor. He wasa member of East Fork Baptist Church, and a loved visitor at RockHill Baptist Church in Brandon. He was also involved in the cattleand timber industries.

Preceding him in death were his parents; two wives, Minnie LeeMoore Baham, wife of 49 years; and Violet Kersh Baham, wife ofseven years; two sisters; and three brothers.

Survivors are his sons and daughters-in-law, Alney A. and JuliaBaham of Cerritos, Calif., and Paul W. Baham Jr. and Bobbye FayeBaham of Brookhaven; his grandchildren, Jennifer Baham ofSacramento, Calif., Melinda Baham of Phoenix, Ariz., Paul W. “Trae”Baham III and Alicia of Byram, Amanda Baham Heard and her husbandDerrick of Stanton, Tenn.; and his great-grandchildren, Paul W.”Will” Baham IV and Annalyn Baham, both of Byram.

Martin E. Jackson

Martin E. Jackson, 72, died Dec. 11, 2003, at his residence. Hewas born in Meadville on Sept. 20, 1931. His body has been donatedto the University Medical Center in Jackson.

He was retired. He was an Army veteran with service in theKorean Conflict.

Survivors are his sons and daughters-in-law, Marty Jackson andGilda, Ronnie Jackson and Betty, Keith Jackson and Dianne; and hisgrandchildren, Michael, Tayna and Zachary.

Tommy Gene Moore

Services for Tommy Gene Moore of Brookhaven are 11 a.m., Monday,Dec. 15, at Bogue Chitto Church of Christ with burial in StewartCemetery.

Visitation is Sunday from 4-8 p.m., at Brookhaven Funeral Home,and Monday from 10-11 a.m., at the church.

Mr. Moore, 64, died Dec. 12, 2003, at King’s Daughters MedicalCenter. He was born in Bogue Chitto on Sept. 24, 1939, to BeckieBuitt and William “Bill” Moore.

He was a retired self-employed painter. He was a member of theBaptist faith.

Preceding him in death were his parents.

Survivors are his wife, Emma Ratcliff Moore of Franklin County;his daughters and sons-in-law, Betty and Allen Thompson of Avon,Ala., Margaret and Daron Smith, and Joan and Thomas Holifield, allof Brookhaven; his sons and daughters-in-law, Martin and ClaudetteMoore, Mike and Kay Moore, and Billy Moore, all of Brookhaven, andTommy “Bud” and Angela Moore of McComb; and his grandchildren,Clayton Roland, Johnny Claibourn, M.J. Mason, Matthew Moore, ZachMore, Kaitlyn Smith and Ryan Smith.

Edward Lee Sanders Sr.

Services for Edward Lee Sanders Sr. of Brookhaven, formerly ofJackson, are 11:30 a.m., Monday, Dec. 15, at Macedonia MissionaryBaptist Church with burial in the church cemetery. WilliamsMortuary is in charge of arrangements.

Mr. Sanders, 58, died Dec. 9, 2003, at Veterans Medical Center.He was born in Brookhaven on Jan. 4, 1945, to Carrie Sanders andAlbert Sanders.

He was retired, and he was an Army veteran.

Preceding him in death was his mother.

Survivors are his father, Albert “Buster” Sanders of Jackson;his wife, Viola Sanders of Jackson; his daughters, Lavita Rogers,Amelia Sanders, Renee’ Sanders and Earline Williams, all ofJackson; his sons, Duan Penn, Delanio Sanders, Andrea’ Sanders,Cory Sanders, Edward Lee Sanders Jr., Sean Berry and LincolnSanders, all of Jackson; his sisters, Denise Rogers of Jackson, andRuth Gorham and Larekka Gorham, both of Indianapolis, Ind.; hisbrothers, John Sanders of Jackson, and Bennie Gorham ofIndianapolis; and many grandchildren, aunts, uncles and otherrelatives.

Maggie Clark Taylor

Services for Maggie Clark Taylor of Jackson, formerly ofBrookhaven, are 1 p.m., Tuesday, Dec. 16, at Siloam MissionaryBaptist Church with burial in the church cemetery. WesthavenFuneral Home in Jackson is in charge of arrangements.

Mrs. Taylor, 76, died Dec. 10, 2003, at her residence. She wasborn in Lincoln County on Nov. 10, 1927, to Rosie Brown Clark andLouis Clark.

Preceding her in death were her parents; three brothers, GeorgeClark Sr., Hosea Clark and Ira Brown; and a sister, Cora M.Kelly.

Survivors are her daughter, Rosie Plump of Jackson; her sons,Johnny Taylor and Robert Harris, both of Jackson; her sisters,Margaret Clayton of Oakland, Calif., and Arcola Motley ofChampaign, Ill.; her brothers, Edward Clark of Los Angeles, Calif.,Edgar “Ed” Clark of Brookhaven, and Albert Clark of Champaign;eight grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; and a host ofnieces and nephews.

Hardie Winborne Wallace

Services for Hardie Winborne Wallace of Brookhaven are 2 p.m.,Sunday, Dec. 14, at Brookhaven Funeral Home Chapel with burial inBethel Baptist Church Cemetery in Bogue Chitto.

Visitation is Sunday from 8 a.m. until 2 p.m., at the funeralhome.

Mrs. Wallace, 87, died Dec. 11, 2003, at BeverlyHealthcare-Brookhaven. She was born in Lincoln County on Aug. 16,1916, to Mollie Elizabeth Dunaway Winborne and William TomWinborne.

She was a homemaker, and a member of Calvary Baptist Church andEasthaven Baptist Church. She loved to complete jigsaw puzzles forfamily and friends. She was an avid bingo player while at BeverlyHealthcare-Brookhaven, where she served as president of theResidents Council.

Preceding her in death were her parents; her step-mother,Frances Allen Smith Winborne; her husband, Percy Quinn Wallace; adaughter-in-law, Mary S. Wallace; a step-brother, James Smith; ahalf-sister, Alline McCoy; and two half-brothers, Troy and J.T.Winborne.

Survivors are her daughters and sons-in-law, Omega W. Varnadoand L.A. Jr. of Mesquite, Texas, and Elizabeth W. Smith and JohnRay of Brookhaven; her sons and daughter-in-law, Dempsey Wallace,Dan Wallace and Gail, and Harry Truman Wallace, all of BogueChitto; her half-sisters, Lula Mae Pierce of Dallas, Texas, IreneWatford of Denver, Colo., and Yvonne Herring of Brookhaven; herhalf-brothers, Charles Ray Winborne and Thomas Winborne, both ofBrookhaven; her grandchildren, Robert A. Varnado, Juanita V. Bragg,Andrea W. Case, Robin W. Webb, Beth W. Jordan, Dana W. Ladner,Neisha W. Leggett, Rex Wallace, Scott Wallace, Chad Wallace,Douglas Thames Wallace, Alicia S. Thompson, Belinda S. Rivera,Kelsey Smith, Heidy S. Castille; twenty-two great-grandchildren;one great-great-grandchild; and numerous nieces and nephews.