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Obituaries for Monday, July 25, 2005

Warren ‘Boots’ Brown

Services for Warren “Boots” Brown, of Brookhaven, are 10 a.m.Tuesday, July 26 at Faith Presbyterian Church with burial inRosehill Cemetery.

Visitation is today from 5-7 p.m. at Brookhaven Funeral Home andTuesday from 9:30 a.m. to 10 a.m. at the church.

Mr. Brown, 78, died July 23, 2005, at Beverly Health Care. Hewas born in Brookhaven on Oct. 25, 1926, to Warren Brown Sr. andLoraine Johnson Brown.

He worked for 20 years with California New Jersey Co., which ispresently Texaco-Chevron, and was a senior account agent withAllstate Insurance for 25 years. He was a member of the Model “A”Club in Jackson and a member of the Masonic Lodge and ExchangeClub. He was a member of Faith Presbyterian Church, where he servedas a deacon.

Preceding him in death were his parents.

Survivors are his wife, Jean Brown, of Brookhaven; hisdaughters, Vicki Brown Hollingsworth and her husband, Mark, ofMcComb, and Libby Brown Springer, of Columbus; his grandchildren,Courtney Hollingsworth Hewitt and her husband, Thomas, DavidHollingsworth and Lauren Springer; and a great-grandchild, WorthHewitt.

W. Whitlock Griffin Sr.

W. Whitlock Griffin Sr., of Roxie, died Saturday, July 23.Burial will be at Hamburg Cemetery in Hamburg, Miss.

Mr. Griffin died from injuries sustained in a vehicular accidentthree miles north on Highway 33 at Highway 84 in Roxie. He died onhis 28th wedding anniversary.

Mr. Griffin, 52, was born in Franklin County on Jan. 22, 1953,to Claude Alton Griffin and Christine Marie Mount Griffin.

He was a truck driver for Hornday Transportation.

Preceding him in death was his father.

Survivors are his mother; his wife, Elizabeth J.D. Griffin; hisson, Willie W. Griffin Jr.; his daughter Sara O. Griffin; his foursisters, Diane Smith, Jan Smith, Tonie Murray and Dink Smith; andone brother, Claude Griffin Jr.

Memorials may be made to the Franklin High School Beta Club.

Thomas W. ‘Tommie’ Jones Jr.

Services for Thomas W. “Tommie” Jones Jr., of Brookhaven, are 2p.m. Tuesday, July 26 at Brookhaven Funeral Home with burial inRosehill Cemetery.

Visitation is today from 5-8 p.m. at the funeral home.

Mr. Jones, 78, died July 24, 2005, at King’s Daughters MedicalCenter. He was born on April 1, 1927, to Thomas W. Jones Sr. andEva Mae Dunn Jones.

He was the retired owner of Jones Meat Market. He served in theArmy. He was a member of Easthaven Baptist Church.

Preceding him in death were his parents.

Survivors are his wife, Mary Ellen Jones, of Brookhaven; hisdaughters, Pam Reid and her husband, Terry, and Susie Patrick andher husband, Stan, all of Brookhaven; his grandchildren, Emily andSteven Mulhollen, of Jackson, and Carrie and Bill Sones, ofJackson, Anna Reid, Josh, Jacob and Joel Patrick, all ofBrookhaven; and a great-grandchild, David Sones, of Jackson.

Mona A. Douglas McGrew Segers

Services for Mona A. Douglas McGrew Segers, of Brookhaven, are 2p.m., Sunday, July 24, at Riverwood Family Funeral Service Chapelwith burial in Mt. Olive Church of Christ Cemetery.

Mrs. Segers, 78, died July 22, 2005, at her residence. She wasborn on May 9, 1927, to Robert Clinton Douglas and Teressa HartDouglas.

She was a member of Mt. Olive Church of Christ. Mrs. Mona was aloving wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother.

Preceding her in death were her parents; her first husband, ZebMcGrew; her second husband, Versie Segers; and a brother, AustinDouglas.

Survivors are her son and daughter-in-law, Zeb W. and LynetteMcGrew, of Brookhaven; her daughter and son-in-law, Diane EarlsHerring and James Herring, of Brookhaven; her stepchildren, JaneCatalano, Bill Segers, Roy Segers, and Sarah Bilous; her sisters,Pat Wooley of Brookhaven, and Elaine Jackson of Terry; hergrandchildren and their spouses, Clint and Traci Earls, Clay andKelly Earls, Vicky Applewhite, Celeste and Chad Cade, and TravisMcGrew; her stepgrandchildren, Emily, Connie, Bill, Darla, Phillip,Lidia, Roy and Andrew; and her great-grandchildren, Larkin,Maverick, Jared, Colby, Caitlin and Caleb.

Memorials may be made to Berean Children’s Home, P.O. Box 1009,Brookhaven, MS 39602, or Hospice Ministries, Inc.

Frances Howe Woo

Services for Frances Howe Woo, of Savannah, Ga., are 2 p.m.today, July 25 at Southside Baptist Church with burial in HillcrestAbbey Memorial Park. Hubert C. Baker Funeral Home in Savannah is incharge of arrangements.

Visitation is today from 1 to 2 p.m. at the church.

Mrs. Woo, 80, died July 21, 2005, at Spanish Oaks Retreat. Shewas born in Beulah, Miss.

She had lived in Savannah since 1958. She was a member ofSouthside Baptist Church and the Deane Ricks Sunday SchoolClass.

Survivors are her husband, Harry “Creek” Woo, of Savannah; hertwo daughters, Natalie Davis and her husband, Stephen, ofBrookhaven, and Sandy Dunaway and her husband, Eddie, of SpanishFort, Ala.; her two brothers, William Howe and Raymond Howe; sixsisters, Grace Hoy, Margaret Joe, Helen Fong, Martha Wing, MadelynHowe and Marlene Neeley; three grandchildren, Leah Davis, of Troy,Ala., Paul Davis, of Brookhaven, and Luke Dunaway, of SpanishFort.