Obituaries for Tuesday, May 10, 2005

Published 5:00 am Wednesday, May 11, 2005

Nora Mae Welter Myers

Services for Nora Mae Welter Myers, of Wesson, are 11 a.m.Wednesday, May 11 at Wesson Baptist Church with burial in theWesson Cemetery.

Visitation is today from 5-8 p.m. at Brookhaven Funeral Home andWednesday from 10-11 a.m. at the church.

Mrs. Myers, 84, died May 9, 2005, at St. Dominic-JacksonMemorial Hospital in Jackson. She was born in Wesson on March 10,1921, to Prentiss C. Manning and Martha Montroy Manning.

She was retired from the Potter Company and a retired carrierfor Copiah Bank. She was a member of the Order of the Eastern Starand the American Legion. She was a member of Wesson Baptist Churchwhere she was a member of the Dorcis Sunday School Class and amember of the WMU.

Preceding her in death were her parents; her first husband, JohnA. Welter Sr.; a daughter, Martha Miller; and a grandchild, ConnieMiller.

Survivors are her daughters, Judy W. Herrington, of Brookhaven,and Peggy W. Peets and her husband, Gary, of Wesson; herstepdaughter, Ruth Allen, of Rockport; her son, John A. Welter Jr.and his wife, Annie Ruth, of Wesson; her stepson, Jerry Myers andhis wife, Tina, of Wesson; eight grandchildren, Prentiss Welter,Ray Herrington Jr., Chris H. Evans, Gina Pettis, Tommy Joe Miller,Lisa Burns, Allen Peets and Derek Peets; 11 stepgrandchildren,Roger Wilkinson, Beverly Loflin, Melanie Hall, Julie Barlow, AngieAllen, Josh Allen, Missy Neal, Kristy Jackson, Dana Norton, BrandiAnding and Gary Myers; and a host of great-grandchildren andgreat-great-grandchildren.

Robert Price Sanders Jr.

Services for Robert Price Sanders Jr., of Crystal Springs, are 1p.m. Thursday, May 12 at the Willie Mae Tyler Memorial Chapel ofR.E. Tyler Funeral Home with burial in Rose Hill Cemetery.

Visitation is Wednesday from noon until 5 p.m. at the funeralhome.

Mr. Sanders, 62, died May 6, 2005, at Mississippi BaptistMedical Center in Jackson. He was born in Brookhaven on Oct. 7,1942, to Robert Price Sanders Sr. and Nellie M. Sanders.

He was a self-employed licensed barber. He served in the Army.He was a member of Good Hope M.B. Church in Crystal Springs.

Preceding him in death was his father.

Survivors are his mother, Nellie M. Sanders, of Crystal Springs;his wife, Bettie Mitchell Sanders, of Crystal Springs; hisdaughter, Bettie T. Sanders, of Crystal Springs; his sons, RobertPrice Sanders IV, of Flora, and Alpha Sanders and his wife, Annu,of Crystal Springs; his sister, Georgia Pearl Guynes, of NewOrleans; his brother, William Henry Sanders, of Crystal Springs;and one grandchild.

Ella ‘Caron’ Price Warren

Services for Ella “Caron” Price Warren, of Brookhaven, are 2p.m. Wednesday, May 11 at Easthaven Baptist Church with burial inFair River Cemetery. Harrigill Funeral Home is in charge ofarrangements.

Visitation is today from 5-9 p.m. and Wednesday from 9 a.m.until 2 p.m. at the church.

Mrs. Warren, 61, died May 8, 2005, from injuries sustained in anautomobile accident in Marion County. She was born in LawrenceCounty on May 18, 1943, to Plez Price and Vera Mae BraceyPrice.

She was a homemaker and substitute teacher for the BrookhavenPublic School System for over 20 years. She was a member of theEvening Lion’s Club. She was a member of Easthaven BaptistChurch.

Preceding her in death were her parents.

Survivors are her husband, David Michael “Mike” Warren, ofBrookhaven; her two daughters, Rachel “Tonya” Warren Luper and herhusband, Heath, and Tamra “SuAnn” Warren Poole and her husband,David, all of Brookhaven; her sons, Michael “Shane” Warren and hiswife, Alica, of Brookhaven; her five brothers, Aubry Price, ofNatchez, George Price, of Bude, Billy Price, of Jackson, and JoePrice and Chuck Price, both of Brookhaven; and her fourgrandchildren, Bailee Warren, Rainee Luper, Brayden Luper and ChloeWarren.

Ester Mae Fairman Wilcher

Services for Ester Mae Fairman Wilcher, of Brookhaven, are 11a.m. Wednesday, May 11 at Cornerstone Church of God in Christ withburial in Siloam Church Cemetery.

Visitation is today from noon until 5 p.m. at Williams Mortuarywith a wake from 6-7 p.m. at the church.

Mrs. Wilcher, 85, died May 7, 2005, at her residence. She wasborn in Lincoln County on Feb. 7, 1920, to Minor Fairman and MaryHenderson Fairman.

She was a homemaker. She was a member of Mary Temple’s Church ofGod In Christ where she was a member of the church choir, a Bibleband teacher, a YWCC teacher and a church mother.

Preceding her in death were her parents; her husband, DavidWilcher Sr.; her sons, Charles E. Wilcher and James E. Wilcher; herdaughters, Irene Rancifer, baby Beulah Wilcher and baby MaryWilcher; and three grandchildren.

Survivors are her five sons, Willie Wilcher Sr., and his wife,Ethel, of Brookhaven, David Wilcher Jr. and his wife, Sarah, ofBrookhaven, Elder Anthony Wilcher Sr. and his wife, Gladys, ofMcCall Creek, Larry Wilcher and his wife, Marcia, of Brookhaven,and Minor Wilcher, of Champaign, Ill.; her seven daughters, MaryBryant and her husband, Felix, of Brandon, Estell Smith and herhusband, Charlie, of Oakland, Calif., Dorothy Culver and herhusband, Israel, of Wesson, Beatrice Nichols and her husband,Bernard, of Brookhaven, Josephine Price, Dinah Lewis and ElaineWilcher, all of Brookhaven; a brother, Marzell Fairman, ofKaysville, Utah; two sisters, Gayzell Wilcher, of Brookhaven; andMarie Byrd, of Champaign; 40 grandchildren; 68 great-grandchildren;and two great-great-grandchildren.