Obituaries for Monday, December 22

Published 6:00 am Monday, December 22, 2003

Tanya June Bowman

Graveside services for Tanya June Bowman of Brookhaven are 3:30p.m., Monday, Dec. 22, in Union Hall Baptist Church Cemetery.Brookhaven Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Mrs. Bowman, 33, died Dec. 20, 2003, at University MedicalCenter in Jackson. She was born in Wesson on Sept. 23, 1970, toLloyd Allen “Mack” Rollins and Thelma Louise Upton Rollins.

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She was employed with Country Junction Truckstop in Wesson.

Preceding her in death were her father and a son, Chauncey OlenBowman.

Survivors are her mother, Thelma Rollins of Brookhaven; herhusband, Jimmie Olen Bowman of Brookhaven; her daughters, KristenNowell Bowman and Lakin Alis Bowman, both of Brookhaven; her son,Joseph Kyle Bowman of Brookhaven; her sisters, Angela Neil ofMonticello, and Jennifer Rollins of Brookhaven; her brother, RobertRollins of Brookhaven; and a host of nieces and nephews.

Wilmer R. Crosby

Services for Wilmer R. Crosby of Bogue Chitto were 2 p.m.,Sunday, Dec. 21, at Harrigill Funeral Home Chapel with burial inCold Springs Church of Christ. Services were conducted by the Rev.Bruce Crosby.

Mr. Crosby, 67, died Dec. 19, 2003, at King’s Daughters MedicalCenter. He was born in Lincoln County on August 23, 1936, toMildred Aldridge Crosby and Burton Crosby.

He was a retired employee of Lincoln County. He served in themilitary and was a veteran of the Korean Conflict. He was a memberof the Baptist faith.

Preceding him in death were his parents; and a son, James RodneyCrosby.

Survivors are his wife, Shirley Wallace Crosby; his sons,Kenneth Crosby of Prentiss, and Perry Crosby and Scott Crosby, bothof Bogue Chitto; his brothers, David Crosby of Columbia, S.C., MikeCrosby of Bogue Chitto, Carroll Crosby of Natchez, and James EdwinCrosby of Vicksburg; and his grandchildren, Brittany Crosby andGeoffrey Crosby, both of Vidalia, La.

Emma “Jean” Rylant White

Services for Emma “Jean” Rylant White of Brookhaven are 2 p.m.,Tuesday, Dec. 23, at Harrigill Funeral Home Chapel with burial inWellman Baptist Church Cemetery.

Visitation is Monday from 5-10 p.m., at the funeral home.

Mrs. White, 68, died Dec. 20, 2003, at King’s Daughters MedicalCenter. She was born in Emory, Texas, on May 15, 1935, to SamuelRylant and Jewel Dungan.

She was a homemaker, and a member of the Baptist faith.

Preceding her in death were her parents; her husband, ArchieHuey White; and her brothers, F.S. Rylant, Roy W. Rylant, LomanRylant and James Rylant.

Survivors are her daughters, Patricia Grayson and Kim White,both of Mobile, Ala.; her sons, Kenneth White of Bogue Chitto, andCharles White and Chas White, both of Brookhaven; her sister, VelmaHendricks of Kansas; and six grandchildren.