Obituaries for Thursday, April 7, 2005

Published 5:00 am Thursday, April 7, 2005

Glenda Turpin Dickey

Services for Glenda Turpin Dickey, of Brookhaven, are 11 a.m.Friday, April 8 at Big Springs Baptist Church with burial in BigSprings Cemetery.

Visitation is today from 5-9 p.m. at Harrigill Funeral Home.

Mrs. Dickey, 54, died April 5, 2005, at Wesley Medical Center inHattiesburg. She was born in Brookhaven on Dec. 8, 1950, to JamesRobert Turpin and Margaret Bowman Turpin.

She was a respiratory therapist at Southwest MississippiRegional Medical Center in McComb. She was a member of the Baptistfaith.

Preceding her in death were her parents.

Survivors are her husband, Lanny Dickey, of Brookhaven; her son,Ramsey A. Dickey and his wife, Rieko, of Kansas City, Mo.; herdaughter, Courtney L. Dickey and her fiance, Corey Myers, both ofBrookhaven; her brother, James Alvin Turpin and his wife, Janie, ofGrand Junction, Colo.

Magdaline McNickles

Services for Magdaline McNickles, of Brookhaven, are 11 a.m.Saturday, April 9 at Macedonia M.B. Church with burial in Oak GroveChurch Cemetery in Monticello.

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

Mrs. McNickles, 74, died April 4, 2005, at Southwest MississippiRegional Medical Center in McComb.

She was born in Prentiss on Dec. 7, 1930, to Willie Gray andCaroline Fairley Gray.

She was a homemaker. She was a member of Macedonia M.B. Church.She was educated at Gulley High School in Brookhaven.

Preceding her in death were her parents; her husband, CliffMcNickles Jr.; and a brother, Joe James Gray.

Survivors are her daughters, Glenda Thomas, Carolyn Watson andBonita Buie, all of Brookhaven; her son, Edward McNickles, ofBrookhaven; her sister, Helen Hogan, of New Orleans; her brothers,Willie Edward Gray and Lieutenant Gray, both of Prentiss; 10grandchildren; 10 great-great-grandchildren; and a host of niecesand nephews.

Rosa Glynell Coleman Pickett

Services for Rosa Glynell Coleman Pickett, of Southfield, Mich.,are 1 p.m. Saturday, April 9 at Brookhaven Living Word ChristianCenter with burial in Carver Heights Cemetery.

Visitation is Friday from noon until 7 p.m. with family hourfrom 6-7 p.m. at Williams Mortuary.

Mrs. Pickett, 88, died April 4, 2005, in Southfield. She wasborn in Brookhaven on March 18, 1917, to David Coleman and IsabellaJennings Coleman.

She was retired. She was a member of Spot Church, now BrookhavenLiving World Christian Center.

Preceding her in death were her parents; her husband, ThomasJames “T.J.” Pickett Jr.; her sisters, Lillian Brown, HenreneWelch, Ceina Lyons and Mary Mullins; and her brother, TimothyColeman.

Survivors are her four daughters, Judy Mattel Tyler, of WestHampstead, N.Y., Sharon Ann Pickett, of Detroit, Mich., Rose MaryWilliams, of Marlton, N.J., Gloria Jean Styles and her husband,Douglas, of Southfield; her sister, Edra Godwin, of Chicago; eightgrandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; and a host of nieces,nephews, other relatives and friends.

Brenda Sue King Tauzin Stevenson

Services for Brenda Sue King Tauzin Stevenson, of Monticello,are 3 p.m. Saturday, April 9 at Riverwood Family Funeral Servicewith burial in Bethel Baptist Church Cemetery.

Visitation is Friday from 5-9 p.m. and Saturday from 8-3 p.m. atthe funeral home.

Mrs. Stevenson, 48, died April 4, 2005, at Forrest GeneralHospital in Hattiesburg. She was born in Winston County on Sept.18, 1956, to Joseph King and Lois Holden King.

She was a homemaker.

Preceding her in death were her parents.

Survivors are her fiance, Chet Cockrell, of Monticello; herdaughters, Charmaine Hammons, of Gulfport, and Maria Wynn, ofMonticello; her son, James Tauzin, of Gulfport; her brothers, MikeKing, of Bogue Chitto and Joseph King, of Lacombe, La.; and sixgrandchildren.