Obituaries for Thursday, April 23
Lisa Lewis Barnes
Services for Lisa Lewis Barnes of Bogue Chitto are 2 p.m.,Saturday, April 24, at Rosehill Missionary Baptist Church withburial in the church cemetery.
Visitation is Friday from noon until 7 p.m., with family hourfrom 6-7 p.m., at Williams Mortuary.
Mrs. Barnes, 41, died April 17, 2004, at University ofMississippi Medical Center in Jackson. She was born in LincolnCounty on Jan. 20, 1963, to George Bowman and Mary L. Lewis.
She was disabled. She attended Bogue Chitto High School. She wasa member of Rosehill Missionary Baptist Church.
Preceding her in death were her parents; her grandparents; threeaunts, Betty Armstrong, Lula Mae Smith and Bessie Diggs; and twouncles, Raymond Lewis and Louis Bowman.
Survivors are her sons, Derrick J. Lewis and Antonio C. Barnes,both of Brookhaven; her sister, Loretta Lewis of Brookhaven; herbrothers, Aaron Lewis and Jerome Merchant, both of Brookhaven; heraunts, Pinkie Bowman and Diane Smith, both of Brookhaven, SarahRobinson, Catherine Lewis and Annie R. Edwards, all of BogueChitto; her uncles, Fred James, Rufus Lewis, Calvin Lewis and JamesLewis, all of Bogue Chitto, R.T. Lewis, Charlie Lewis and JerryLewis, all of Brookhaven, and John Lewis of New Orleans, La.; onegrandchild; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
Mary Elizabeth Coleman Callaway
Services for Mary Elizabeth Coleman Callaway of Pearl are 11a.m., Saturday April 24, at Baldwin-Lee Funeral Home with burial inNew Hope Baptist Church Cemetery near Monticello.
Visitation is Friday from 5-8 p.m., at the funeral home.
Mrs. Callaway, 57, died April 20, 2004, at Mississippi BaptistMedical Center in Jackson. She was born in Winona on Oct. 12, 1946,to Joseph and Inez Coleman.
She was a co-owner and operator of Dave’s Military Store withher husband, David Callaway. She was a member of New Hope BaptistChurch.
Preceding her in death were her parents; her nephew, JosephWayne Smith; her parents-in-law, Theodore and Louise Callaway; herbrothers-in-law, Ted and Richard Callaway.
Survivors are her husband, David Callaway; her stepdaughter andher spouse, Monette and Thomas Ezell; her stepson and his spouse,Byron and Chrissy Callaway; her sisters and brothers-in-law, Dianeand Bob Ratliff, Jane and James Williams, and JoAnn and DennisWaggener; her nieces and a nephew-in-law, Sherrie and SergioSchaefer, Allison Mitchell, Angela Smith and Jacey Waggener; hernephew, Casey Waggener; her great-nephew, Wyatt Schaefer; hergreat-niece, Christiana Mitchell; and a stepgrandson, ChaseEzell.
Memorials may be made to a favorite charity.
Elmer “Red” Nettles
Services for Elmer “Red” Nettles of Brookhaven are 3 p.m.,Thursday, April 22, at Gum Grove Baptist Church with burial in thechurch cemetery.
Visitation is Thursday from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m., at BrookhavenFuneral Home, and from 2-3 p.m., at the church.
Mr. Nettles, 88, died April 20, 2004, at King’s DaughtersMedical Center. He was born in Franklin County on Dec. 23, 1915, toAdam Nettles and Lizzie Lee Nettles.
He was a retired soil conservationist. He was a member of GumGrove Baptist Church, where he was a deacon.
Preceding him in death were his parents; his first wife,Renodell “Dee” Nettles; and his brother, Grover Nettles.
Survivors are his wife, Lucy Nettles of Brookhaven; his daughterand son-in-law, Myra Lynn and Ben Smith of Toledo Bend, La.; hisson and daughter-in-law, Adam E. “Abb” and Camellia Nettles ofBrookhaven; his stepchildren, Faye Allred of Summit, Ray Hall ofZachary, La., Gay Leggett of McComb, Tim Hall of Bogue Chitto, andVersie Hall Jr. of Brookhaven; his grandchildren, Stacy Emfingerand Kristi Hux; his great-grandchildren, Logan, Cameron, Hayden andAbigail; and 13 stepgrandchildren.
Claire Emaline Ogden
Services for Claire Emaline Ogden of Jacksonville, Fla., are 11a.m., Saturday, April 24, at Crosby Baptist Church with burial inOgden Family Cemetery in Crosby.
Visitation is Friday from 6-9 p.m., at Brown Funeral Home inGloster, and Saturday from 10:30-11 a.m., at the church.
Mrs. Ogden, 79, died April 18, 2004, at Orange Park MedicalCenter in Orange Park, Fla. She was born in Jacksonville, Fla., onMay 18, 1924, to William Edward Adams and Sarah Emaline McKinlayAdams.
She was a homemaker. She was a longtime resident of Crosby.
Preceding her in death were her parents; her husband, JamesVardaman Ogden Sr.; a daughter, Emalyn Elizabeth Ogden; and asister, Mabel Helen Danbrauskas.
Survivors are her children and their spouses, James VardamanOgden Jr. and wife Sandra of Tacoma, Wash., Gaye Diane Melton andhusband Mike of Brandon, John Adams Ogden and wife Sally ofBrookhaven, Cecilia Claire Odom and husband Rudy of Mandeville,La., and Susanne Caroline Core and husband James of Folsom, La.;her siblings and their spouses, John McKinlay Adams and wifeCatherine, Thomas Jaudon Adams and wife Bobbie, Nancy Dean Maddoxand husband Walter, Charles “Buck” F. Adams, George Edward Adamsand wife Mildred, Anna Eleanor Ingram, Glory Gaye Higginbotham andhusband David, Laura Isabelle Bryan and husband Jesse, and SarahCynthia McKee and husband Don; eight grandchildren; and twogreat-grandchildren.
Churie Mae Thompson
Services for Churie Mae Thompson of Brookhaven are 11 a.m.,Saturday, April 24, at Macedonia Missionary Baptist Church withburial in Siloam Church Cemetery.
Visitation is Friday from noon until 5 p.m., with family hourfrom 7:30-8:30 p.m., at Williams Mortuary.
Mrs. Thompson, 88, died April 16, 2004, at Haven Hall HealthCare Center. She was born in Lincoln County on April 28, 1915, toSmylie Henderson and Mary Leggett.
She was disabled. She was a member of Macedonia MissionaryBaptist Church.
Preceding her in death were her parents; her first husband,Herman Thomas; her second husband, Albert Thompson; a daughter,Bessie Mae Weathersby; a son, Bernell Gordon; a sister, MargieWilliams; and three brothers, A.J. Smith, Ira Smith and HarveyColeman.
Survivors are her daughters, Jessie Thompson of Jackson, andJanie Lenoir of Brookhaven; her sons and daughters-in-law, WillieA. and Victoria Thomas, and Daniel and Lillie Thomas, all ofJackson; her sister, Annie Chatman of Brookhaven; her brother andsister-in-law, Charlie and Earline Williams of Brookhaven; 11grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; and a host of nieces,nephews, other relatives and friends.