Obituaries for Sunday, August 15, 2004
Dee Hewitt Brown
Services for Dee Hewitt Brown of Bogue Chitto are 2:30 p.m.Sunday, Aug. 15 at Hartman Funeral Home Chapel with burial inMontgomery Baptist Church Cemetery. Services will be conducted bythe Rev. John Thomas.
Visitation is Sunday from 10:30 a.m. until 2:30 p.m. at thefuneral home.
Mr. Thomas, 79, died Aug. 13, 2004, at Southwest RegionalMedical Center in McComb. He was born in Lincoln County on March 4,1925, to Johnnie and Eunie Brown.
He was retired from Mid City Paint and Supply. He was a memberand deacon of Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church. He was a deacon ofMontgomery Baptist Church. He was an Army veteran of World WarII.
Preceding him in death were his parents; his wife, Mazie M.Brown; two brothers, Van Hailey Brown and Jerry Brown; and asister, Cristine B. Foret.
Survivors are his daughter, Connie B. Leggett of Bogue Chitto;his sister, Billie Moak of Summit; his brothers, Thomas Brown ofByram and Johnnie M. Brown of Kenner, La.; his grandchildren, KevinLeggett, Amy Britt and Michelle Leggett; and hisgreat-grandchildren, Tanner Britt, Kacey Leggett and CodiLeggett.
Pallbearers will be Ronnie Brown, Steve Brown, Mickey Foret,Johnnie Brown, Mike Brown, Walter Brown and Bobby Moak.
Mack Fon McCoy
Services for Mack Fon McCoy of Brookhaven are 11 a.m. Monday,Aug. 16, at Macedonia Missionary Baptist Church with burial in thechurch cemetery.
Visitation is Sunday from noon until 5 p.m. at Tyler FuneralHome.
Mr. McCoy, 68, died Aug. 12, 2004, at Haven Hall Nursing Center.He was born in Brookhaven on Aug. 23, 1935, to Walter McCoy andQueen Ester Sanders McCoy.
He was a former truck driver for Southern Wholesale. He alsoworked for Brookhaven Public Schools and as a construction workerin Alabama. He was a decorated Marine. He was a member of MacedoniaMissionary Baptist Church, where he served as a deacon, Sundayschool teacher and finance officer. He was a member of the St. MarkMasonic Lodge No. 24.
Preceding him in death were his parents; a son, Milton FrederickMcCoy; a sister, Margie Byrd, and a brother, W.L. McCoy.
Survivors are his wife, Beatrice McCoy of Brookhaven; hisdaughters, Sheila McCoy Sartin and Maxine McCoy Jones, both ofBrookhaven, and Vicki McCoy Kelly and Janice McCoy, both of BatonRouge, La.; his son, David McCoy of Brookhaven; eight grandchildrenand one great-grandchild.
Mildred S. Smith
Services for Mildred S. Smith of Marrero, La., formerly ofBrookhaven, were noon Saturday, Aug. 14 at Mothe Furneral Home inMarrero. Local services were 4 p.m. Saturday at New Salem Church ofChrist Cemetery with burial in the cemetery. Community FuneralServices was in charge of local arrangements.
Mrs. Smith, 74, died Aug. 10, 2004, at her residence. She wasborn in Boon County, Ark. She was a homemaker. She also had livedin Saenger, Calif.
Survivors are her daughter, Kylinda Smith of Irving, Texas; herson, Garey W. Smith of Harvey La.; two granddaughters and threegreat-grandchildren; and a host of nieces and nephews.
Jeffrey Glenn Smith
Services for Jeffrey Glenn Smith of Brookhaven are 11 a.m.,Tuesday, Aug. 17, at St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church inBrookhaven with burial in Antioch Baptist Church Cemetery inLawrence County.
Visitation is Monday from 5-7 p.m., at Brookhaven FuneralHome.
Mr. Smith, 37, died Aug. 14, 2004, at University Medical Centerin Jackson. He was born in Brookhaven on April 7, 1967, to SydneySmith and Patricia Waldrop Smith, both of Brookhaven.
He was territory manager with Performance Food Group in Magee.He was a 1985 graduate of Brookhaven High School and attended St.Francis of Assisi Catholic Church. He was a veteran of the AirForce, where he served four years. He was a devoted son, husband,father, brother and friend. He was a volunteer with Native AmericanArts in Area Schools and Community. He loved the outdoors, hisanimals and life.
Preceding him in death were his grandparents, James William(Grady) and Margaret Inez Waldrop, his grandfather, John VernonSmith; his mother-in-law, Janet Frances Puffer; and two uncles,William Grady (Billy) Waldrop and James Rudolph Smith.
Survivors are his parents; his wife, Peggy Diane Puffer Smith ofBrookhaven; his daughter, Chelsea Diane Smith of Brookhaven; hisson, Keagan Glenn Smith of Brookhaven; his nieces, Danika AlyeenZweifel of Cabot, Ark. and Tina Marie Gibney of Somersworth, N.H.;his father-in-law, Edward William Puffer of Brookhaven; his sisterand brother-in-law, Eva Alyeen and Scott Allen Zweifel of Cabot;his sister-in-law and brother-in-law, Irene Emma and John EdwardJackson of Jackson, Tenn.; his nephews, Brady Nicholas Zweifel ofCabot, and Edward William Jackson of Jackson, Tenn.; hisgrandmother, Lois Magdalene Smith of Bogue Chitto; and numerousaunts and uncles.