Obituaries for Friday, August 12, 2005

Published 5:00 am Friday, August 12, 2005

Demircle Carter

Graveside services for Demircle Carter, of Jackson, were 11, Aug. 12 at Garden Memorial Park Cemetery in Jackson. R.E.Tyler Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

The toddler, 1, died Aug. 10, 2005, at her residence. She wasborn on June 3, 2004, to Franco Carter and Latasha McDaniel, ofJackson.

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Survivors are her parents; her sisters, Sondiyuna McDaniel andMaxine McDaniel, both of Jackson; and her brothers, Tyler McDaniel,Robert McDaniel and Maxwell McDaniel, all of Jackson.

Annie Katherine Weeks Case

Services for Annie Katherine Weeks Case, of Brookhaven, are 2p.m. Saturday, Aug. 12 at Riverwood Family Funeral Service Chapelwith burial in Riverwood Memorial Park.

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

Mrs. Case, 80, died Aug. 11, 2005, at Silver Cross Nursing Home.She was born in Brookhaven on Jan. 28, 1925, to Hugh Denver Weeksand Addie Smith Weeks.

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

Preceding her in death were her parents; her husband, Marvin L.Case; her brothers, J. Hugh Weeks, Forest Earl Weeks and DenverGene Weeks; and her sister, Betty Weeks Smith.

Survivors are her daughters, Linda Ann Case and Becky Morgan,both of Brookhaven; her sons, Dennis Lee Case, of Brookhaven; hersisters, Doris Allen, of Jackson, and Ann Allen, of Brookhaven;four grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

Frank Charles Jackson Sr.

Services for Frank Charles Jackson Sr., of Brookhaven, are 2p.m. Saturday, Aug. 13 at Old St. John M.B. Church in Wesson withburial in the church cemetery.

Visitation is today from 1 to 6 p.m. at Williams Mortuary.Family hour is Friday from 7 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home.

Mr. Jackson, 67, died Aug. 8, 2005, at Mississippi BaptistMedical Center in Jackson. He was born in Wesson on March 10, 1938,to John Jackson and Bessie Jackson Smith.

He was retired. He was a member of Old St. John M.B. Church.

Preceding him in death were his parents; two daughters, DonnaSmith and Shirley Ann Smith; five grandchildren; and four brothers,John Henry Jackson, Roosevelt Jackson, Robert Lee Jackson and JohnE. Smith.

Survivors are his 10 daughters, Arrsie Oliver, Christine Smithand Alma Jean Smith, all of Brookhaven, Rosie Marie Smith, ofWesson, Elizabeth Cole, of Byram, Lenora Lyons, of Brookhaven,Victoria Jackson, of Ellisville, Wanda Denise Smith, of Charleston,W.V., and Hope Smith and Lyntine Mims, both of Brookhaven; foursons, Frank Charles Jackson Jr., Nathaniel Smith and Lorenzo Smith,all of Brookhaven, and Jerry Joe Turner, of Wesson; his twosisters, Mattie Mae Turner, of McComb and Johnnie Mae James, ofWesson; three brothers, James Jackson, of Chicago, Ill., SylvesterJackson, of New Orleans, and Walter Smith, of Wesson; 32grandchildren, 32 great-grandchildren; and a host of nieces,nephews, other relatives and friends.

Carl Henry Rogers

Services for Carl Henry Rogers, of Brandon, were 11 a.m. today,Aug. 12 at Ott & Lee Funeral Home in Forest with burial inEastern Cemetery.

Mr. Rogers, 78, died of heart failure at his home on Aug. 9,2005.

He owned and operated furniture and appliance businesses for 50years. He was a boatswains mate, petty officer 3rd Class, in theNavy and served in the South Pacific for three years during WorldWar II. He was a former steward of the First Methodist Church inLouisville, and was the first president of the Winston CountyChambers of Commerce. He also served as president of the LouisvilleJaycees. He earned his private pilot’s license and enjoyed flyingfor many years. Mr. Rogers was a true craftsman, designing andbuilding all types of furniture. He loved living on his beloved”Creek Bank” on Lake Harbor in Rankin County and taking his familyand friends out on boating and fishing trips. He was an avid readerand was probably the Reservoir Library’s most frequent patron. Heworked hard and played hard and often said he had a wonderful life.His greatest pride and joy was his family.

Preceding him in death were his baby daughter, Jeannie Lynn; andhis parents; Carl C. and Thelma Rogers, of Forest.

Survivors are his wife of 59 years, Mary; his children, Bryantand Bonnie Rogers, of Sante Fe, N.M., Johnny and Alice Rogers, ofForest, Glen Rogers, of Mazatlan, Mexico, and Susan and RandyPickett, of Brookhaven; his grandchildren, Derek Rogers and hiswife, Mary Carroll, of Starkville, Ryan Rogers, of Jackson,Kimberly, Sean and Scott Pickett, of Brookhaven, Kristina Rogersand Rochelle Thompson, of Sante Fe, Malena Thompson, of Scottsdale,Ariz., and Mitch Miles, of Panama City, Fla.; and hisgreat-grandchildren, Denny and Hal Sullivan, of Starkville.

Pallbearers were grandchildren, Derek Rogers, Ryan Rogers, SeanPickett, Scott Pickett, Mitch Miles and nephew, Mike McCrory.

Memorials may be made to Heuck’s Retreat Baptist Church MinistryCenter, 2167 Heuck’s Retreat Rd., Brookhaven MS 39601 or PalmerHouse for Children, P.O. Box 746, Columbus MS 39703.

Jane T. Smith

Services for Jane T. Smith, of Brookhaven, are 3 p.m. Saturday,Aug. 13 at the First United Pentecostal Church on Sylvarena Road inWesson with burial in Riverwood Memorial Park. Community FuneralServices is in charge of arrangements.

Visitation is today from 5-9 p.m. and Saturday from 9 a.m. until3 p.m. at the church.

Mrs. Smith, 64, died Aug. 12, 2005, at Mississippi BaptistMedical Center in Jackson. She was born on Feb. 18, 1941, toClifford Tillman and Maude Tillman.

She was a homemaker.

Preceding her in death were her parents.

Survivors are her husband, William “Buddy” Smith, of Brookhaven;her son, Tony Freeman; her daughters, Tajuana Hutcherson and TashaMoore, both of Brookhaven, and her stepdaughter, Stacey Hastings;her sisters, Charlene Smith, of Brookhaven, and Mildred Jones, ofSummit; and five grandchildren.