Obituaries for Friday, November 4, 2005

Published 6:00 am Friday, November 4, 2005

Annie Mae Kyzer

Services for Annie Mae Kyzer, of Wesson, are 11 a.m. Saturday,Nov. 5 at Southern Funeral Homes Chapel in Durant with burial inMt. Pleasant Cemetery in West.

Visitation is Saturday from 9 to 11 a.m. at the funeralhome.

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Mrs. Kyzer, 100, died Nov. 4, 2005, at her residence. She wasborn in West on March 31, 1905, to Jennie Irish and CalvinEnglish.

She was a retired school teacher. She taught school in Holmesand Attala counties. She was also a retired employee of the PotterCompany in Wesson. She was a member of Wesson Baptist Church for 56years and was a member of the Fifty Plus Club.

Preceding her in death were her parents; her husband, EmmettKyzer; her sister, Catherine English White; and her brother,Herbert English.

Survivors are her niece, Sonya Cowen and her husband, Hollis, ofWesson; her nephew, James Lee Goodroe and his wife, Pauline, ofBrookhaven; her great-nephew, Trey Cowan, of Wesson; and hergreat-niece, Katrina C. Smith and her husband, Lane, ofHattiesburg.

Johnie Everett Robinson

Services for Johnie Everett Robinson, of Bogue Chitto, are 1p.m. Saturday, Nov. 5 at Riverwood Family Funeral Service chapelwith burial in Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church Cemetery in BogueChitto. Services will be officiated by the Rev. Anthony Yarboroughand the Rev. Bruce Crosby.

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

Mr. Robinson, 62, died Nov. 3, 2005, at Southwest MississippiCardio Institute. He was born on March 11, 1943, to Johnie Robinsonand Aline Robinson.

He was employed with Georgia Pacific. He was a member of Mt.Pleasant Baptist Church and a Mason. He was an avid sportsman. Heenjoyed hunting and fishing. He especially enjoyed spending timewith his grandchildren.

Preceding him in death was his father; and one sister, MaryLaird.

Survivors are his mother, Aline Robinson; his wife, Dianne YoungRobinson; his daughters, Dana Rials and her husband, Steve, ofWesson, and Jonna Albritton and her husband, Jason, of Zachary,La.; his brother, Robert Robinson, of Bogue Chitto; his sisters,Mattaleen Moak, of Bogue Chitto, and Margie Wallace, of McComb; hismother-in-law, Mary Young, of Bogue Chitto; his grandchildren,Summer, Madison and MaKenzie Rials, of Wesson, and Alli GraceAlbritton, of Zachary; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Pallbearers will be Alan Wallace, Steve Wallace, Chuck Davis,Jeff Robinson, Krell Laird, Dennis Reeves, Michael Edwards andJason Barrett.

Honorary pallbearers will be the members of the Bogue ChittoRiver Hunting Club.

Memorials may be made to the Mount Pleasant Baptist ChurchBuilding Fund.

Lawrence Odell Westbrook Sr.

Services for Lawrence Odell Westbrook Sr., of Matteson, Ill.,formerly of Smithdale, are 2 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 6 at Rose Hill M.B.Church in Meadville with burial in the church cemetery. WilliamsMortuary is in charge of arrangements.

Mr. Westbrook, 63, died Nov. 1, 2005, in Matteson. He was bornon Feb. 7, 1942, to Sammie Westbrook Jr. and Almeta Westbrook.

He was a a retired after 40 years of service as a supervisor atInterlake and Acne Steel Corporation in Chicago. He was a graduateof Rosenwald High School in Liberty and was a veteran of theArmy.

Preceding him in death were his parents; and his brother, LouisThomas Westbrook.

Survivors are his son, Lawrence Odell Westbrook Jr. and hiswife, LeeAnne, of Markham, Ill.; his former wife, RosiellaWestbrook, of Harvey, Ill.; his brothers, Johnny Westbrook and hiswife, Mildred, of Matteson, James Earl Westbrook and his wife,Mary, of Calumet Park, Ill., Ulyesses Westbrook and his wife,Patsy, of Chicago, Ray Westbrook and his wife, Martha, of Chicago,Harvey Westbrook, of Baton Rouge, La., and Theodis Westbrook andhis wife, Katherine, of Smithdale; his sister, Dorothy WestbrookPatterson, of Smithdale; one grandson; and many nieces, nephews andother relatives.