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Obituaries for Tuesday, March 22, 2005

Rosie Lee Hall

Services for Rosie Lee Hall, of Bogue Chitto, are 1 p.m.Wednesday, March 23 at New Zion Union M.B. Church in Bogue Chittowith burial in the Bogue Chitto-Norfield Cemetery.

Visitation is today from noon until 7 p.m., with family presentfrom 6-7 p.m., at R.E. Tyler Funeral Home.

Mrs. Hall, 61, died March 16, 2005, at King’s Daughters MedicalCenter. She was born in New Orleans on June 11, 1943, to A.C.Barnes and Eloise Thomas Dillon.

She was a homemaker. She was a member of New Zion Union M.B.Church.

Preceding her in death were her parents; her husband, LesterHall Jr; her brother, Matt Dillon Jr.; and her sisters, Rose MaryDillon and Asaline Dillon.

Survivors are her daughters, Rosie Bullock, of Bogue Chitto, andDorothy Chatmon, of Brookhaven; her sons, Lester Hall III and KennyRay Hall, both of Bogue Chitto; her sisters, Eloise Dillon, EvelynDillon and Ida Marie Dillon, all of Chicago; her brothers, JohnHenry Dillon and James Dillon, both of Chicago; six grandchildren;and a host of nieces and nephews.

James O. McDonald IV

Services for James O. McDonald IV, of Brookhaven, are 10 a.m.Wednesday, March 23 at Brookhaven Funeral Home Chapel with burialin Tylertown Cemetery.

Visitation is today from 5-9 p.m. at the funeral home.

Mr. McDonald, 27, died March 19, 2005, at his residence. He wasborn in Jackson on March 20, 1977, to James Oscar McDonald III andShelia Calhoun Pitarro.

He was self-employed at J & J Salvage Yard. He received abusiness degree from Southeastern Louisiana University. He attendedHoly Ghost Catholic Church in Hammond, La.

Preceding him in death were his father; and his grandfather,James Oscar McDonald II.

Survivors are his mother and stepfather, Sheila and PatrickPitarro, of Hammond; his brother, Jason McDonald, of Long Beach;his stepbrothers, Scott Pitarro and his wife, Heather, of Walker,La., and Brad Pitarro, of Hammond; his grandparents, James and MaryCalhoun, of Brookhaven, and William and Irma Lampton, of Tylertown;his uncle, Thomas R. McDonald, of Tylertown; and his former wife,Cassie Laird McDonald, of Brookhaven.

Bobbie Elaine Coleman Posey

Services for Bobbie Elaine Coleman Posey, of Hazlehurst, are 1p.m. today, March 22 at New Providence Baptist Church with burialin Pleasant Hill Cemetery. Community Funeral Services is in chargeof arrangements.

Visitation is today from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. at the church.

Mrs. Posey, 73, died March 20, 2005, at her residence. She wasborn in Collinston, La., on Aug. 28, 1931, to Arthur R. Fatchettand Lois Dees Fatchett.

She was a private sitter. She was a member of the Baptistfaith.

Preceding her in death were her parents; her first husband,Sherrod Henry Coleman; her second husband, Paul Posey; onedaughter, Beverly Faye Yeager; and one brother, Charles RayFatchett.

Survivors are her sons, Sherrod Ray Coleman and his wife, Linda,of Hazlehurst and Charles Roy Coleman and his wife, Jan, ofPleasant Hill; her sisters, Betty Jane Champlian and Betty LouMcMickens; her brother, Billy Dean Fatchett; 10 grandchildren; andnine great-grandchildren.

Willie J. Reeves

Services for Willie J. Reeves, of Brookhaven were 2 p.m. Sunday,March 20 at Fair River Baptist Church with burial in the churchcemetery. Riverwood Family Funeral Service was in charge ofarrangements.

Mr. Reeves, 80, died March 17, 2005, at St. Dominic/JacksonMemorial Hospital. He was born in Amite County on Nov. 20, 1924, toWilliam L. Reeves and Maggie Havard Reeves.

He was retired. He served in the Army and was a veteran of WorldWar II. He was a member of Fair River Baptist Church.

Preceding him in death were his parents; and one brother,Maurice Reeves.

Survivors are his wife, Laurie Reeves, of Brookhaven; threesons, Jim Reeves and his wife, Debra, of Clarksville, Ark., BillReeves, and his wife, Monica, of Brookhaven, and Steve Reeves andhis wife, Joyce, of Brookhaven; one sister, Dot Darsey, of Natchez;seven grandchildren; one stepgrandchild; and threegreat-grandchildren.