Obituaries for Thursday, January 15

Published 6:00 am Thursday, January 15, 2004

Mary Estelle Cain Brown

Graveside services for Mary Estelle Cain Brown of Germantown,Tenn., formerly of Brookhaven, were 11 a.m., Thursday, Jan. 15, inForest Hill South Cemetery. Forest Hill South Funeral Home was incharge of arrangements.

Mrs. Brown, 85, died Jan. 11, 2004, at Baptist Collierville.

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She was a member and former pianist at Whitehaven BaptistChurch.

Preceding her in death was her husband, Alvin Brown.

Survivors are her daughter, Susan Strong of Germantown; her son,Larry M. Brown of Simi Valley, Calif.; her sisters, DorothyFranklin of Cleveland, and Janice Boyd of Dothan, Ala.; herbrother, Benton E. Cain of Jackson; and five grandchildren.

Memorials may be made to the American Lung Association.

James Francis Doherty

A memorial mass for James Francis Doherty of Sammamish, Wash.,formerly of Brookhaven, was held at 10 a.m., Wednesday, Jan. 14, atMary, Queen of Peace Catholic Church. Flintofts Issaquah FuneralHome was in charge of arrangements.

Mr. Doherty, 82, died Jan. 4, 2004, at Evergreen Hospice inKirkland, Wash. He was born in Jackson on April 2, 1921, to Jamesand Bette Doherty.

He worked for Boeing Company for 19 years. He served in the Navyfor 26 years, and was a commander at the time of his separation in1968. He served in World War II, the Korean Conflict and Vietnam.He was raised in Brookhaven, and was a Brookhaven High Schoolgraduate. He attended Copiah-Lincoln Junior College and MississippiState College. He enjoyed gardening, working crossword puzzles,reading and airplanes.

Survivors are his wife, Barbara of Sammamish; his daughters,Anne Doherty and Susan Henry; and his sons, James F. Doherty andStephen Doherty.

Friends are invited to share memories and sign the family’son-line guest book at

Charles Henry Green

Services for Charles Henry Green of Brookhaven were 10 a.m.,Thursday, Jan. 15, at Brookhaven Funeral Home Chapel with burial inConcord Baptist Church Cemetery in Franklin County.

Mr. Green, 74, died Jan. 12, 2004, at Opelousas General Hospitalin Opelousas, La. He was born in Baton Rouge, La. to Henry F. Greenand Lovey Hendry Green.

He worked proudly in the grocery business for over 49 years. Heserved in the United States Army during the Korean Conflict. He wasa devoted member of First Baptist Church in Brookhaven for over 35years. He was also an active member in the VFW and the AmericanLegion. All who knew him will miss him greatly.

Preceding him in death were his parents; and two sisters,Berniece Boone and Eloise McInnis.

Survivors are his wife of 49 years, Irene Westbrook Green ofBrookhaven; his sister and brother-in-law, Udalee and Ivy Gill ofBogue Chitto; his grandson and spouse, Jamie and Nicole Darbonne ofLeonville, La., and their three children, Amber, Konnor and Sage,who will sadly miss their Paw Paw Green; his stepdaughter andspouse, Judi and Paul Darbonne of Port Barre, La.; and hisgranddaughter and spouse, Paula and Leroy Lavergne of Port Barre,and their two children, Tre’ and Kiana.

Frederick Wayne McCoy

Services for Frederick Wayne McCoy of Brookhaven are 2 p.m.,Saturday, Jan. 17, at St. Paul Missionary Baptist Church withburial in Carver Heights Cemetery.

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

Mr. McCoy, 45, died Jan. 12, 2004, at Veterans AdministrationMedical Center in Jackson. He was born in Brookhaven on Feb. 19,1958, to Willie McCoy and Geneva McCoy.

He was disabled, and was an Army veteran. He attended BrookhavenHigh School. He was a member of St. Paul Missionary BaptistChurch.

Preceding him in death were his father; his grandparents, Willieand Mary Hunter, Dovie Baker and Ike McCoy; and his niece, TraceyGalloway.

Survivors are his mother, Geneva McCoy of Brookhaven; hisdaughter, Jasmine McCoy of Brookhaven; his son, Trez D’Angelo McCoyof Hazlehurst; his sisters and brothers-in-law, Deborah and MelvinGooden, and Gloria and Alva Harness, all of McComb; his brothersand sisters-in-law, Mark McCoy and Johnnie McCoy, both ofBrookhaven, Paul and Cecilia McCoy of Bronx, N.Y., and Willie McCoyJr. and Jeanie of Boston, Mass.; and his uncle, Will Hunter Jr. ofTrentonfalls, N.J.

Gloria Gayle “Gigi” Phillips Sherman

A memorial service for Gloria Gayle “Gigi” Phillips Sherman ofDallas, Texas, is 3 p.m., Saturday, Jan. 17, at St. Francis ofAssisi Catholic Church.

Ms. Sherman, 59, died Dec. 24, 2003, of cancer at ParklandMemorial Hospital in Dallas. She was born in Terrell, Texas, onJuly 18, 1944, to Joseph E. Phillips and Gloria Phillips.

She was a homemaker and in the health field. She was a businesswoman who ran her own holistic health treatment facility, Hands OnHealth, in Dallas. She grew up in Brookhaven and graduated fromBrookhaven High School.

Preceding her in death was her mother, Gloria Phillips.

Survivors are her father, Joseph E. Phillips of Brookhaven; herdaughter and son-in-law, Teresa Carol Sherman Rooney and Steven;her son and daughter-in-law, Jack Michael Sherman III and Sharon;her siblings and their spouses, Thomas J. and Teresa Phillips ofHouston, Texas, Karen and Cy Labat of Austin, Texas, Joan and DougSchuetzle of Tylertown, Gary Phillips of Houston, Ken Phillips ofBaton Rouge, La., and John and Judy Phillips of Brookhaven; heruncle and aunts, Tom and Jean Phillips, and Evelyn Phillips; hermany cousins in Brookhaven; her granddaughters, Shelby, Jamie,Harley and Riley Gayle Sherman, all of Dallas; and numerous niecesand nephews.