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Obituaries for Thursday, August 19, 2004

Ina Marie Lea

Services for Ina Marie Lea of Baytown, Texas, are 2 p.m.,Friday, Aug. 20, at Brookhaven Funeral Home Chapel with burial inFriendship Baptist Church Cemetery.

Visitation is Friday from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. at the funeralhome.

Mrs. Lea, 95, died Aug. 15, 2004. She was born in the Loyd StarCommunity on Aug. 10, 1909, to Eli and Cora Bell Newton Case.

She was a homemaker, wife and mother. She leaves behind herhusband of 75 years, Joseph L. Lea of Baytown.

Preceding her in death were her three brothers, Herman Case,Louis Case and Finas Case; and one sister, Blanche Smith.

Survivors are her husband; her daughter, Shirley Huff and herhusband, L.G., of Baytown; three grandchildren, Connie Ellis andher husband, Jim, of Houston, Texas, Larry Huff and his wife,Gladys, of Baytown, and Terry Huff and his wife, Lisa, of Baytown;her sisters, Allie Smith and Winnie Bell Smith, both of Brookhaven;four great grandchildren; and one great-great grandson.

Jimmy Williams

Services for Jimmy Williams of Brookhaven are 2 p.m., Saturday,Aug. 21, at Center Street Church of Christ with burial in HillcrestCemetery.

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

Mr. Williams, 53, died Aug. 13, 2004, at Southwest MississippiRegional Medical Center. He was born in Brookhaven on Nov. 15,1950, to M.C. Williams and Lavern Williams.

He was a electrician. He was a member of Center Street Church ofChrist.

Preceding him in death were his maternal grandparents, Early andAlean Rancifer; his paternal grandparents, Andrew and RosieWilliams; and one sister, Toni Williams.

Survivors are his parents; his loving companion, BettyBaker-Rucks of Brookhaven; his sons, Laron Williams, JamaalWilliams and Jareel Williams, all of Brookhaven; his sisters,Antionett Williams of Chicago, Ill., Monica Thompson and herhusband James, of Brookhaven, Patricia Dillon of Brookhaven, andShirley Smith and her husband, Kendall, of Brookhaven; hisbrothers, Charles Williams of Kalamazoo, Mich., Donald Williams ofChicago, Eric Williams and his wife, Vanessa, of Bogue Chitto,Bruce Williams and his wife, Patricia, of Ridgeland; twograndchildren; and a host of nieces, nephews, uncles, aunts, otherrelatives and friends.