Obituaries for Friday, January 28, 2005

Published 6:00 am Thursday, January 27, 2005

Eunice McCalip ‘Mac’ Hart Hickman

Services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Saturday at Riverwood FamilyFuneral Service Chapel in Brookhaven for Eunice McCalip “Mac” HartHickman, 86, of Brookhaven, who died unexpectedly January 25, 2005,at Mississippi Baptist Medical Center in Jackson, Mississippi.Burial will follow at Rose Hill Cemetery.

Mrs. Hickman was preceded in death by her parents, AbrahamWebster Hart; her mother, Pink McCalip Hart Thompson; her husband,T.W. “Billy” Hickman Jr.; her brother-in-law, William Beasley; andtwo nephews, Brian Beasley and Webb Beasley.

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Survivors include her sister, Martha Beasley of Winter Haven,Florida; her brother and sister-in-law, Webb and Ethel Hart ofTucson, Arizona; her daughter and son-in-law, Dixie and Glenn Oehmsof Stone Mountain, Georgia; and her son and daughter-in-law, Billand Barbara Hickman, of Hattiesburg, Mississippi. She has threegrandchildren: Tom Hickman, of Brandon, Mississippi, Elise HickmanLowery, of Oxford, Mississippi, and Kyla Oehms Hickman, of StoneMountain, Georgia.

Mrs. Hickman, a graduate of Whitworth College and the Universityof Southern Mississippi, taught home economics in Morton, Miss.,before her marriage to Mr. Hickman in 1942. The couple moved to NewYork City, his World War II naval port, where she was secretary tothe president at Scholastic Publishing. After the war, theyreturned to Brookhaven where she was a homemaker.

Mrs. Hickman, a life long member of First Baptist Church, servedas Sunday School teacher, GA director, Brownie Troop leader, ClubScout den mother and WMU director. She was a member of the ClimbersClub, Peripatetics Club, Exchangettes, Mothers Culture Club, PuckiHuddle, Willing Hearts Circle of King’s Daughters and Sons, MatineeMusicale, Camellia Society, Junior Auxiliary, Daughters of theAmerican Revolution, and the Official Mississippi Women’s Club.

Visitation will be from 4:00 until 7:00 p.m. Friday at RiverwoodFamily Funeral Service in Brookhaven.

Arthur Lee McGee

Services for Arthur Lee McGee, of Brookhaven, are 2 p.m.Saturday, Jan. 29 at Williams Mortuary Chapel with burial inRosehill Church Cemetery.

Visitation is Friday from noon until 8 p.m. with family hourfrom 7-8 p.m. at the funeral home.

Mr. McGee, 75, died Jan. 22, 2005, at King’s Daughters MedicalCenter. He was born in Lincoln County on Aug. 25, 1929, to JimMcGee and Beulah Lee McGee.

He had worked for the City of Brookhaven Water Department for anumber of years. He was a veteran of the Army.

Preceding him in death were his parents; one sister; and fivebrothers.

Survivors are his daughter, Camay McGee, of New Orleans, La.;his sisters, Beulah Dennis and Helen Nealy, and her husband,Bertrand, all of New Orleans; his brother, Roosevelt McGee, and hiswife Betty, of Brookhaven; a granddaughter, Charlene McCall, ofBrookhaven; and a devoted companion, Sarah Bell Phillips ofBrookhaven.

Dr. H. Jerry Stone

Services for Dr. H. Jerry Stone, of Baton Rouge, La., are 11a.m. Friday, Jan. 28 at Rabenhorst Funeral Home in Baton Rouge. TheRev. Gus Kinchen will officiate.

Visitation is today from 5-8 p.m. and Friday from 9:30-11 the funeral home.

Dr. Stone, 69, died Jan. 26, 2005, at his residence.

He was a retired surgeon and a native of Summit. Dr. Stonereceived his bachelor of science from the University ofMississippi. He continued his graduate studies at the University ofMississippi Medical School, graduating with honors. He served inthe Army as captain and practiced at the Brooke Army Medical CenterBurn Unit in San Antonio, Texas, for two years. He practiced fouryears as a general practitioner in Tomball, Texas, before returningfor a surgical residency at the University of Mississippi MedicalSchool. He practiced at the Baton Rouge Clinic in Baton Rouge, La.,from 1971 to 1987 as a general surgeon. He retired from surgery in1987. For 10 years, he served as medical director for Blue CrossBlue Shield Medicare. He also served as commissioner on theLouisiana Wildlife and Fisheries Board of Directors. He lovedhunting, fishing and spending time with his family and friends.

Preceding him in death were his parents, Mr. and Mrs. H.L.Stone.

Survivors are his wife, Kay Stringer Stone; his three daughters,Juli S. Weiss, Jeni S. Bagnato and Joni J. Stone; one son, Joey S.Stone; his two brothers, Don H. Stone and Dr. D. Ken Stone; 12grandchildren, Brittany Nicole Bagnato, Kaitlyn Michelle Bagnato,Slayden Hook Bruckmeier, Payton Hayes Bruckmeier, Sophie ReedBruckmeier, Eleanor Carter Stone, Patrick Hunter Stone, AmyKatherine Weiss, Austin Lewis Weiss, Alexander Sloan Weiss,Adelaide Michelle Weiss, and Audrey Ellen Weiss.

Memorials may be made to the American Heart Association or theAmerican Diabetes Association.