Obituaries for Friday, December 19

Published 6:00 am Friday, December 19, 2003

Maxie Elis Hall

Services for Maxie Elis Hall of Brookhaven are 10 a.m.,Saturday, Dec. 20, at Gum Grove Baptist Church with burial in thechurch cemetery.

Visitation is Friday, Dec. 19, from 5-9 p.m. at BrookhavenFuneral Home.

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Mr. Hall, 87, died Dec. 18, 2003, at Country Brook Nursing Home.He was born in Lincoln County on Aug. 25, 1916, to Elam Hall andSusan Case Hall.

He was retired from auto supply retail sales. He was a U.S. Armyveteran of World War II. He was a member and longtime deacon at GumGrove Baptist Church.

Preceding him in death were his parents.

Survivors are his wife, Ella Hall of Brookhaven; his sons anddaughters-in-law, Phil Hall and Cindy, and Bradley Hall and Terrie,all of Brookhaven; his grandchildren, Wade Hall, Misty Newman andhusband Billy, Katie Hall, Ashley Hall, Brooks Hall, Lindsey Halland Todd Hall and wife Jennifer; and his great-grandchildren, MasonHall, Bailey Hall and Skylar Hall.

Loyce L. Howard Sr.

Services for Loyce L. Howard Sr. of Hazlehurst are 11 a.m.Saturday, Dec. 20, at Brookhaven Funeral Home Chapel with burial inMontgomery Baptist Church Cemetery.

Visitation is Friday, Dec. 19, from 5-9 p.m. at the funeralhome.

Mr. Howard, 70, died Dec. 17, 2003, in Lincoln County. He wasborn in Clayton, La., on June 2, 1933, to Dan Howard and Ethel ByrdHoward.

He was disabled. He was a member of Montgomery BaptistChurch.

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

Survivors are his daughter and son-in-law, Becky and DavidFlowers of Bogue Chitto; his sons and daughters-in-law, LavoidHoward, Doyle and Lynn Howard, Charlie Howard, Wesley and DanaHoward, all of Bogue Chitto, and Mike Howard of Caldwell, Texas;his sisters, Lola Rae O’Briant, Alta Mae Hamilton and PaulineChildress, all of Louisiana; 12 grandchildren and onegreat-grandchild.

Pauline Moter Stockfisch

Services for Pauline Moter Stockfisch of Brookhaven are 2 p.m.,Sunday, Dec. 21, at Brookhaven Funeral Home Chapel with burial inEasthaven Cemetery.

Visitation is Sunday from 12-2 p.m. at the funeral home.

Mrs. Stockfisch, 91, died Dec. 16, 2003, at Asbury Acres NursingHome in Maryville, Tenn. She was born in Morgan City, Miss., onOct. 24, 1912, to Carl and Mary Alice Gallagher Moter.

She was a homemaker and a devoted wife and mother. She was apast member of First United Methodist Church in Brookhaven, and afaithful member of the choir and her circle.

Preceding her in death were her parents and her husband of 52years, Walter John Stockfisch.

Survivors are her daughter, Lynda Stockfisch Moore and herhusband Allan of Morehead City, N.C.; her son, Charles Stockfischand his wife Suzanne of Maryville; her grandchildren, Emmett andWalter Moore, Lisa S. Bransom and Laura S. Morrow; hergreat-grandchildren, Robert and James Moore, and Audrey andGretchen Morrow.

Memorials may be made to First United Methodist Church inBrookhaven.

Patsy Ann Delaughter Williams

Services for Patsy Ann Delaughter Williams of Bogue Chitto are 2p.m., Saturday, Dec. 20, at Harrigill Funeral Home Chapel withburial in the Union Hall Baptist Church cemetery.

Visitation is Friday, Dec. 19, from 5-9 p.m. at the funeralhome.

Mrs. Williams, 47, died Dec. 18, 2003, at Southwest MississippiRegional Medical Center in McComb. She was born in Lake County,Gray, Ill., on July 25, 1956, to Ralph and Thelma Delaughter.

She was a loving mother and grandmother and was looking forwardto a grandchild on the way.

Preceding her in death were her grandparents, Ed and May Jordan,Bracy Delaughter and Beulah Martin.

Survivors are her parents; her husband, Dale Williams; herdaughter and son-in-law, Lavena and Jody McEwen; her sons, LarrySykes, Lance Sykes and Timothy Sykes; her daughter-in-law, AshleySykes; her future daughter-in-law, Niki Brown; her stepdaughter,Cassie Williams; her sisters, Sheila Forrest, Tina Mazer, RenaeMilholen and Stacy Montgomery; her brothers, Larry, Steve andRickey Delaughter; her granddaughter, Ashlyn McEwen; threestepgrandsons, Jason, Austin and Justin McEwen; seven nieces andnine nephews. All her survivors are residents of LincolnCounty.