Obituaries for Thursday, August 12, 2004

Published 5:00 am Thursday, August 12, 2004

Mary Alice Delaughter Bardwell

Services for Mary Alice Delaughter Bardwell of Columbia are 10a.m., Saturday, Aug. 14, at Wilson Funeral Home Chapel inMonticello with burial in Kokomo Cemetery.

Visitation is Friday from 3-9 p.m. at the funeral home.

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Mrs. Bardwell, 77, died Aug. 11, 2004, at Mation County GeneralHospital in Columbia. She was born in Lincoln County on March 9,1927, to Benjamin Ferdinand Delaughter and Eunice GravesDelaughter.

She was a homemaker. She was a member of Powells GrovePentecostal Church.

Preceding her in death were her parents and her husband.

Survivors are her daughters, Peggy Leamer of Brookhaven and JudyMartin of Baker, La.; her sons, Jim Bardwell of Lafayette, La.,David Bardwell of Jayess, and Bill Bardwell of New Orleans, La.;her sisters, Christine Smith of Enterprise, Emma Nell Beeson ofBrookhaven, and Pat Carter of Natchez; her brother, F.B. Delaughterof Natchez; 11 grandchildren; and five great grandchildren.

Eula Mahaffey

Services for Eula Mahaffey of Monticello were 2 p.m., Tuesday,Aug. 10, at Monticello Methodist Protestant Church with burial inthe church cemetery. Community Funeral Services is in charge ofarrangements.

Visitation was Monday from 1-9 p.m. at the church.

Mrs. Mahaffey, 69, died Aug. 7, 2004, at Forrest GeneralHospital in Hattiesburg. She was born in Lawrence County on Feb.21, 1935, to Wilmer Neal and Bulah Davis Neal.

She was a people greeter at Wal-Mart. She was a member ofMonticello Methodist Protestant Church.

Preceding her in death were her father; her husband, Albert PaulMahaffey; one sister; and one brother.

Survivors are her mother; her daughter, Theresa Jones and herhusband, Ronnie, of Monticello; her son, Tracy Albert Mahaffey andhis wife, Pepper Mahaffey, of Monticello; her sisters, Junene Connof Topeka and Lynn Lofton of Gulfport; her brother, John T. Neal ofMonticello; her grandchildren, Ronda Cary, Cathy Williams, KyleMahaffey and Christy Mahaffey; her great grandchildren, RyanWilliams, Raeanna Williams, Nicholas Cary and Joshua Cary.

Loyd Mozaun Nations

Services for Loyd Mozaun Nations of Brookhaven were 10 a.m.,today, Aug. 12, at Brookhaven Funeral Home Chapel with burial inEasthaven Cemetery.

Visitation was Wednesday from 5-8 p.m. at the funeral home.

Mr. Nations, 88, died Aug. 10, 2004, at King’s Daughters MedicalCenter. He was born in Lincoln County on Jan. 1, 1916, to Willie C.Nations and Sarah Rials Nations.

He was retired from the U.S. Postal Service. He was a member ofFair River Masonic Lodge 208 and Easthaven Baptist Church.

Preceding him in death were his parents; and his first wife, LouEmily Shiel Nations.

Survivors are his wife, Hilda Nations of Brookhaven; his son,Richard Wayne Nations and his wife, Rebecca, of Brookhaven; hisstep-daughter, Grace Bullock of Monticello; his step-sons, BobbyBoyd and his wife, Katie, of Natchez, and Laron Boyd and his wife,Marie, of Natchez; two grandsons; two step grandsons; seven stepgranddaughters; five great grandchildren; and seven step greatgrandchildren.

Hattie B. Thompson

Services for Hattie B. Thompson of Bogue Chitto are 2 p.m.,Saturday, Aug. 14, at Mt. Zion Baptist Church with burial in thechurch cemetery.

Visitation is Friday from noon until 7 p.m. at William’sMortuary. Family hour is from 6-7 p.m.

Mrs. Thompson, 74, died Aug. 9, 2004, at St. Dominic-JacksonMemorial Hospital. She was born in Lincoln County on Nov. 16, 1929,to K.C. Barnes and Mary Milton Barnes.

She was a retired health care giver. She was a member of Mt.Zion Baptist Church.

Preceding her in death were her parents; her first husband,Robert Lee Cook; 11 brothers; and four sisters.

Survivors are her husband, Burnett Thompson of Bogue Chitto; herdaughters, Sadie Evans and her husband, Johnnie, of Chicago, Ill.,Doris Wiggins and her husband, Willie, of Chicago, Felecia Powersand her husband, Randy, of Jackson, and Valarie Thompson-Chatmanand her husband, Victor, of Jackson; her sons, Eddie Cook and hiswife, Linda, of Bogue Chitto, and Fred Thompson and his wife,Gwendolyn, of Bogue Chitto; her sister, Mattie McKnight of BogueChitto; her brother Tommie Barnes Sr., of Kansas; 20 grandchildrenand 23 great grandchildren.

Ulysses “Sonny” Williams

Graveside services for Ulysses “Sonny” Williams of Detroit,Mich., formerly of Union Church, are 11 a.m., Saturday, Aug. 14, atMt. Carmel Cemetery.

Visitation is Friday from noon until 5 p.m. at WilliamsMortuary.

He was a graduate of the Mississippi School for the Deaf.

Mr. Williams, 63, died Aug. 6, 2004, in Detroit. He was born inLincoln County on Dec. 27, 1940, to L.J. Williams and Queen EstherBanks of Detroit.

Preceding him in death were his father; and a sister, Jo MarieJones.

Survivors are his sisters, Carol Dianne Banks of Detroit, SherryBrewer of Orlando, Fla., and Cathy Williams of Detroit; hisbrothers, James Williams of Brookhaven, Dewitt Williams of UnionChurch, Bobby Williams of Little Rock, Ark., Joseph Banks Jr., ofDetroit, and Robert Williams of Brookhaven.