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Obituaries for Friday, June 17, 2005

John David Bacanis

Services for John David Bacanis, of Liberty, are 10 a.m. Monday,June 20 at Jones Family Funeral Service Chapel in McComb withburial in Clay Hill Church of God Cemetery in Liberty. The Rev.Bobby Boyd and the Rev. J.L. Touchstone will officiate.

Visitation is Sunday from 5-9 p.m. and Monday from 9-10 a.m. atthe funeral home.

Mr. Bacanis, 61, died June 16, 2005, at King’s Daughters MedicalCenter. He was born in McComb on Jan. 17, 1944, to John Bacanis andMinnie Duck Bacanis.

He was a devoted Christian, who loved preaching and loved hisBible. He was a member of Clay Hill Church of God.

Preceding him in death were his parents; and one brother, RobertJoseph Bacanis.

Survivors are his brother, Paul Lee Bacanis, of Brookhaven; hissisters, Patricia Watts and her husband, Derane, of Meadville, andMary Dillon and her husband, James, of McComb; his nephew, Jr.Watts, of Meadville; and his nieces, Angie Smith, of Meadville, andMelissa Dillon, of McComb.

Pallbearers will be Anthony Watts, Michael Watts, Dusty Watts,Justin Williams, John Smith and Danny Watts.

Memorials may be made to Community Hospice, 104 N. 5th St.,McComb MS 39648.

The family would like to thank Lincoln Residential Center, HavenHall Nursing Home, King’s Daughters Medical Center and CommunityHospice.

Willie Moore Cagle

Services for Willie Moore Cagle, of Wesson, are 2 p.m. Saturday,June 18 at Strong Hope Baptist Church with burial in the churchcemetery. Stringer Funeral Home in Hazlehurst is in charge ofarrangements.

Visitation is Saturday from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. at thechurch.

Mrs. Cagle, 90, died June 15, 2005, at King’s Daughters MedicalCenter.

She was a native and lifelong resident of Copiah County. She wasa member of Strong Hope Baptist Church.

Survivors are her son, Don Cagle and his wife, Jo Ann, ofHazlehurst; her grandson, Donnie Cagle and his wife, Melanie, ofWesson; his granddaughter, Pam Godwin and her husband, Archie, ofPanama City, Fla.; her great-grandchildren, Aaron Cagle and JosephCagle; and several nieces and nephews.

Virginia Ann Case

Services for Virginia Ann Case, of Brookhaven, are 2 p.m.Saturday, June 18 at Riverwood Family Funeral Service Chapel withburial in Friendship Baptist Church Cemetery.

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

Mrs. Case, 65, died June 16, 2005, at her residence. She wasborn on Aug. 29, 1939, to James Ray Allen and Sally Mae DelaughterAllan.

She was a homemaker. She was a member of Easthaven BaptistChurch.

Preceding her in death were her parents; her husbands, RogerSmith and Clayton Case; and a sister, Shirley Case.

Survivors are her daughters, Brenda Howard and Misty Martin,both of Brookhaven; her sons, Mitchell Smith and Jerry Smith, bothof Brookhaven; her sisters, Jane Jackson, Peggy King and BarbaraJoyce Smith, all of Brookhaven; her brothers, Robert James Allen,of Brookhaven, and Kenneth Allen, of Monticello; fivegrandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

William Shannon Hall

Services for William Shannon Hall, of Kissimmee, Fla., formerlyof Monticello, are 11 a.m. Saturday, June 18 at Wilson Funeral HomeChapel in Monticello with burial in New Hope Cemetery inMonticello.

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

Mr. Hall, 36, died June 4, 2005, at Osceola Regional Hospital inKissimmee, after being struck by a motor vehicle. He was born onDec. 17, 1968, to Ed Hall and Judy Maxwell.

He was a laborer for a construction company in Florida. He hasbeen a Florida resident for the past nine years.

Preceding him in death was his fiance, Cheryl Carr.

Survivors are his parents, Edward and Jean Hall, of Monticello,and Judy Maxwell, of Georgia; and his sisters, Shonda Ard, ofMonticello, Stacy Garcia, of Eastanollee, Ga., Jamie Hall, ofSaraland, Ala., and Sharon Hearn, of Monticello; and his brothers,Stacy Boyd and Steve Boyd, of Monticello.