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Obituaries for Sunday, June 28

Jessie Bell Ferguson Green

Services for Jessie Bell Ferguson Green of Natchez are noon,Tuesday, June 29, at St. Matthew Baptist Church in Woodville withburial in Woodstock Cemetery in Woodville. Marshall Funeral Home inBude is in charge of arrangements.

Visitation is Monday, June 28 from 6-8 p.m. at Christian HopeBaptist Church in Natchez, and Tuesday, June 29 from 10 a.m. untilnoon at St. Matthew Baptist Church in Woodville.

Mrs. Green, 72, died June 22, 2004, at Central MississippiMedical Center. She was born in Woodville on February 28, 1932, toWillie Ferguson Sr. and Ethel Mungel Ferguson.

She was a homemaker.

Preceding her in death were her parents, a sister, two brothers,and a great-granddaughter.

Survivors are her husband, Fleming Green Sr. of Natchez; adaughter, Barbara Ann Green of Natchez; five sons anddaughters-in-law, Michael Green Sr. and Gisele, Malcolm Green andLarry Green, all of Natchez, and Charles and Dolly Ferguson, andLeroy and Elaine Ferguson, all of Baton Rouge, La.; two sisters,Annie Stewart and Helen Hayes, both of Baton Rouge, La.; fourbrothers and sisters-in-law, Willie Ferguson Jr. and Mildred, andRoosevelt Ferguson, all of Baton Rouge, La., Ernest Ferguson Sr. ofRetreat, La., and Henry Ferguson Sr. and Ruth, both of Woodville;two sisters-in-law, Hattie Tolliver of Woodville and Lepora GreenEllis of Natchez; one brother-in-law and his wife, Alfred Green Sr.and Cleotha of Natchez; 23 grandchildren; and 19great-grandchildren.

Clara Lavelle Jordan Magee

Services for Clara Lavelle Jordan Magee of Baton Rouge were 2p.m., Saturday, June 26, at Harrigill Funeral Home Chapel withburial in Rosehill Cemetery.

Mrs. Magee, 84, died June 24, 2004, at her residence. She wasborn in Lincoln County on January 23, 1920, to Samuel Dewitt Jordanand Ella Rollins.

She was the former owner of Tom Houston Peanut Co. and formerowner of Brookhaven Childcare Center. She was a member of SouthwayBaptist Church.

Preceding her in death were her parents; her husband, O.B.Magee; her sisters, Tera Gault, Carrie Thompson, Mary Phillips,Yvonne Jordan, Myrtis Hux and infant Jordan; and her brothers,Louis Jordan, Horace Jordan and Floyd Jordan.

Survivors are her daughters, Barbara A. McKenzie and Charlote A.Coon, both of Baton Rouge, La.; and her grandchildren, Dianne Hart,Clarisa Mclendon, Christopher Coon, Rene Betts, Willie E. McKenzieJr. and Connie Coon.

Netta Natio

Services for Netta Nations of Monticello are 2 p.m., Sunday,June 27, at Wilson Funeral Home Chapel in Monticello with burial inWanilla Baptist Church Cemetery.

Mrs. Nations, 93, died June 24, 2004, at Lawrence County NursingCenter. She was born in Lawrence County on Aug. 9, 1910, to ThomasFranklin Reid and Lucy Geneva Letchworth Reid.

She was a homemaker. She was a member of Riverside BaptistChurch.

Preceding her in death were her parents; her husband, E.V.Nations; three sons, Harold Nations, Frank Nations, and RabbitNations; and a brother, Franklin Reid.

Survivors are her daughters, Betty Short of Monticello and LucyChase of Gentry, Ark.; her sons, James Earl Nations and BennieNations, both of Monticello, Dewitt Nations of Jackson, and DonaldNations of Gentry, Ark.; 15 grandchildren; 30 great-grandchildren;and six great-great-grandchildren.

Annie Laura Branning Pevey

Services for Annie Laura Branning Pevey of Monticello were 10a.m., Saturday, June 26, at Bethel Baptist Church in Monticellowith burial in the church cemetery. Wilson Funeral Home was incharge of arrangements.

Mrs. Pevey, 73, died June 24, 2004, at her residence. She wasborn in Mississippi on May 13, 1931, to Clinton Branning and BeulahWalker.

She was a retired secretary with Deposit National Bank inMonticello. She was a member of Bethel Baptist Church. She was amember of Women On Mission. She was also a Sunday School teacher, achurch hostess, and a member of the choir.

Preceding her in death were her parents; her husband, WaddellPevey; and a sister, Pearline B. Griffith.

Survivors are her daughter and son-in-law, Teresa Ann Pevey andThurman Lambert of Monticello; her granddaughter, Kaylan AnnLambert; and her grandson, Charles Dell Lambert.

Memorials may be made to Bethel Baptist Church inMonticello.