Obituaries for Friday, August 27, 2004
Ralph E. Burke
Services for Ralph E. Burke of Villa Rica, Ga., are 1 p.m.,Saturday, Aug. 28, at Midway Macedonia Baptist Church with burialin West Georgia Memorial Park.
Visitation is Friday from 4-8 p.m. at Martin and HightowerHeritage Chapel of Carrollton, Ga.
Mr. Burke, 66, died Aug. 26, 2004, in Georgia. He was born inWesson on Dec. 9, 1937, to David Scott Burke and Ella DayBurke.
He was retired as a senior public health advisor with theCenters for Disease Control after a 33-year career in public healthservice. He was a member of Midway Macedonia Baptist Church.
Preceding him in death were his parents.
Survivors are his wife, Sara Wilkerson Burke; his daughter,Melissa Trippe of Villa Rica; his son, Craig D. Burke ofGreeneville, Tenn.; his two brothers, Charles D. Burke and GeraldBurke, both of Wesson; and six grandchildren.
Jessie James “Pete” Cameron
Services for Jessie James “Pete” Cameron of Chicago, formerly ofAmite County, are 1 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 28, at Smithdale Church ofGod In Christ with burial in the church cemetery.
Visitation is Friday from 6-8 p.m. at Peoples UndertakingCompany in McComb.
Mr. Cameron, 63, died Aug. 19, 2004, at West Suburban Hospitalin Chicago. He was born in Smithdale on Feb. 14, 1941, to O.G.Cameron and Earline Swanigan Cameron.
He worked for C.F. Consolidated Freightway in the shipping andreceiving department.
Preceding him in death were his parents.
Survivors are his wife, Gloria Faye Cameron of Chicago; histhree sons, Jessie Cameron Jr. and Gregory Cameron, both ofChicago, and Terry Cameron of McComb; his 11 sisters, Marie Jonesand Glenda Addison, both of Summit, Ruth Gayden and DorothyCameron, both of Liberty, Alice Blakey of Fort Campbell, Ky., EdnaPeavy, Katie Magee, Flora Cameron and Loria Reed, all of McComb,Vanessa Nathaniel of Smithdale and Ann Crimniel of Chicago; hisseven brothers, Isiah Cameron of Atlanta, Ga., Hosea Cameron, GregCameron, James Cameron and Herman Cameron, all of McComb, EdwardCameron of Gloster, and M.D. “Jessie” Cameron of Fernwood; twoaunts; one great aunt; three grandsons; one granddaughter; and ahost of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
Charlene W. Dunaway
Services for Charlene Wallace Dunaway of McComb are 2 p.m.,Saturday, Aug. 28, at Catchings Funeral Home in McComb with burialin Hollywood Cemetery.
Visitation is Saturday from 9:30 a.m. until 2 p.m. at thefuneral home.
Mrs. Dunaway, 79, died Aug. 26, 2004, at McComb Extended Care.She was born in Lawrence County on Sept. 15, 1924, to Laney Wallaceand Lizzie Creel Wallace.
She was a homemaker and member of Park Drive Pentecostal Churchin McComb.
Preceding her in death were her parents; her three brothers,Emery Wallace, Prentiss Wallace and Lonnie Wallace; her threesisters, Hazel Boyd, Earlene Reid and Wilma Rayborn; and onegranddaughter, Teresa Rollins.
Survivors are her three daughters, Florene Rollins of McComb,Linda McKenzie of Baker, La., and Deborah Pigott of McComb; herson, David Lynn Dunaway of Jayess; her two sisters, Alma Rials ofBrookhaven, and Wickie Alexander of Jayess; eight grandchildren;six great grandchildren; and numerous nieces, nephews and otherfamily members and friends.
Angela Jackson Evans
Services for Angela Jackson Evans of Bude are 1 p.m., Saturday,Aug. 28, at Christ Temple Church in Bude with burial in the new OakGrove Church Cemetery.
Visitation is Friday from noon until 5 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. atMarshall Funeral Home in Bude and 11 a.m. until 1 p.m., Saturday,at the church.
Mrs. Evans, 36, died Aug. 21, 2004, from injuries sustained inan automobile accident on Hwy. 98. She was born in Natchez on Aug.5, 1968, to James O. Jackson and Annie J. Scott, of Bude.
She was a registered nurse at McComb Nursing and Rehab.
Preceding her in death were her father; her step father, AbnerScott Jr.; her paternal grandparents, Proby Jackson and CarrineJackson; her maternal grandfather, James Snowden.
Survivors are her mother; her husband, Frederick Evans Sr. ofBude; her grandmother, Sarah Snowden; her son, Frederick Evans Jr.of Bude; her sisters, Nina Jackson of Houston, Texas, KimberlyScott of Brookhaven, Lacy Scott of Lawton, Ok., and Heidi Scott ofBude; her brothers, James O. Jackson Jr. of Gulfport, and TerranceJackson of Houston; her step brother, Milton Scott of Atlanta, Ga.;a host of nieces and nephews, Sade Polk, Kandace Scott, De’AngeloParker, Milton Scott, Jarvus Jackson, Malik Scott, Neenah Ne’ColePolk, Floyd Polk Jr., De Asia Scott and Micah Scott.
Pallbearers will be Mark Snowden, David Snowden Jr., TracySnowden, Darren May, Calvin Jackson and Carlos Jackson.
James C. Morgan
Services for James C. Morgan of Roxie are 2 p.m., Sunday, Aug.29, at East Roxie Church of Christ with burial in New Fork Cemeteryin Meadville. Bro. Issac Tenner will officiate.
Visitation is Saturday from noon until 5 p.m. at MarshallFuneral Home in Bude.
Mr. Morgan, 67, died Aug. 23, 2004, at University Medical Centerin Jackson. He was born in Franklin County on Dec. 3, 1936, toJames C. Morgan and Rosie Lee Morgan Smith.
He was a retired truck driver and loved hunting and fishing. Hewas a member of Roxie Church of Christ.
Preceding him in death were his parents; his sister, AlleanMond; his brothers, MacArthur Morgan and David Morgan.
Survivors are his wife, Katie R. Morgan; his step father, AlbertSmith; his sons, James Anderson of Jackson, and Jeffery Morgan ofSouth Carolina; his daughter, Willie Mae Everett and her husband,Fletcher, of Miami, Fla.; his five step children, Alec Fleming, andhis wife, Windia, Charlie Cameron, Blanchie Johnson, Dorothy Fordand Alice Jackson and her husband, Carl, all of Kirby; his sisters,Cansada Morgan, Faye Morgan, Mary Smith and her husband, Alton, andAlnetter Weathersby and her husband, Derrick, all of Roxie; hisbrothers, Ernest Morgan and his wife, Doretha, A.J. Morgan and hiswife, Geraldine, L.C. Morgan and his wife, Carol, Dexter Morgan andhis wife, Glenda, Milton Morgan and his wife, Sophia, all of Miami,Fla., and Roosevelt Morgan and his wife, Palestine, of Wildwood,Fla.,; his sisters-in-law, Peachie Morgan and Valarie Morgan; 11grandchildren, two great grandchildren, two aunts, Nancy Winter ofChicago, Ill., and Patsy Clark of Atlanta, Ga.; a host of nieces,nephews, and cousins; and his C.B. radio and fishing friends.
Pallbearers will be Gerald Lucas, D’Wayne Lucas, Volley Davis,Billy Smith, Joseph Taylor, M.L. Wallace, Charles Harris, AlonzoHarris and Brian Johnson.
Honorary pallbearers will be Charlie Cameron, Alex Fleming,Billy Nelson, J.J. Harris, Randall Wilson and Marcus Nelson.
Willie R. Smith
Services for Willie R. Smith of Brookhaven were 11 a.m.,Wednesday, Aug. 25, at Harrigill Funeral Home Chapel with burial inDamascus Cemetery.
Visitation was Tuesday from 5-9 p.m. at the funeral home.
Mrs. Smith, 82, died Aug. 22, 2004, at Silver Cross Nursing Homein Brookhaven. She was born in Lawrence County on Jan. 11, 1922, toPhillip Edgar James and Mamie Louise Cox James.
She was a homemaker. She was a member of Gum Grove BaptistChurch.
Preceding her in death were her parents; and her husband, JohnL. Smith.
Survivors are her daughter, Diane West and her husband, Gordon,of Brookhaven; her sons, John P. Smith and his wife, Doris, ofHouston, Texas, and Alton Smith and his wife, Julia, of Smithdale;her sister, Nell Foster of Brookhaven; her grandchildren, Anna LisaWest, Phillip Smith, Brooks Smith, Aaron Smith, Lana West Adams,and Heather West Walker; 11 great grandchildren; and onegreat-great grandchild.