Obituaries for Sunday, November 27, 2005

Published 6:00 am Monday, November 28, 2005

Myra Sue Hedgepeth Carney

Services for Myra Sue Hedgepeth Carney, of Monticello, were 11a.m. Saturday at Bethel Baptist Church in Monticello with burial inthe church cemetery. Wilson Funeral Home was in charge ofarrangements.

Mrs. Carney, 54, died Nov. 23, 2005, at Baptist Medical Centerin Jackson. She was born on March 27, 1951, to Colon Hedgepeth andCloyce Hedgepeth Neely.

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She was a Lawrence County school teacher. She was a member ofBethel Baptist Church.

Preceding her in death was her father.

Survivors are her mother; her husband, Ronnie Carney ofMonticello; her son, Dwayne Carney of Monticello; her daughter,Misty Carney of Monticello; her brother, Charles Hedgepeth ofStarkville; and her granddaughter, Faith Carney.

Harry ‘Big Boy’ Doss Jr.

Services for Harry “Big Boy” Doss Jr., of Natchez, were 11 a.m.Saturday at Pine Grove Baptist Church in Stampley with burial inthe church cemetery. Marshal Funeral Home was in charge ofarrangements.

Mr. Doss, 78, died Nov. 21, 2005, at Southwest MississippiRegional Medical Center in McComb. He was born in Jefferson Countyon May 22, 1927, to Harry Doss and Maggie Doss.

He was a deacon of Pine Grove Baptist Church and a former starof Bethel Baptist Church in New Orleans.

Preceding him in death were his parents; one brother, Alex Doss;two sisters, Ethel Davis and Clora Williams; and his first wife,Georgia Doss.

Survivors are his wife, Lollie Doss of Natchez; his sons, LeeDoss Sr. of Stampley, David Doss of Meadville, Robert Doss ofNatchez, and Alex Doss of Tennille, Ga.; his stepsons, Marki Brownand Ronald C. Brown, both of New Orleans; his daughters, JoAnnGrayson of Champagne, Ill., and Joyce Smith and Carolyn Jackson,both of Roxie; his brothers, Julius Doss Sr. of McNair and J. P.Doss of Roxie; his sisters, Willie Mae Culbert and Louise Hunter,both of Stampley, and Mary Lee Fuller and Dora Coleman, both ofVicksburg; his mother-in-law, Annie L. Tenner of Natchez; and hostof grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews andfriends.

Vivian Irene Moak Hart

Services for Vivian Irene Moak Hart, of Bogue Chitto, were 2p.m. Sunday at Brookhaven Funeral Home with burial in BethelBaptist Church Cemetery in Bogue Chitto.

Mrs. Hart, 87, died Nov. 25, 2005, at her residence. She wasborn in Lincoln County on March 10, 1918, to Thomas Andrew Moak andRachel Wallace Moak.

She was a housewife. She was a member of Bethel BaptistChurch.

Preceding her in death were her parents and her husband, HarleyHart.

Survivors are her sons, Gerald Hart and his wife Glenda ofBrookhaven, Harold Hart and his wife Becky of Madison, Gary Hartand his wife Janie of Ruth and C. G. Hart and his wife Judy ofBogue Chitto; her daughter, Alice Hart Case and her husband Jack ofBogue Chitto; her brothers, Thomas Moak of Bogue Chitto and J. V.Moak and George Moak, both of Summit; 19 grandchildren; 36great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Lottie MoonOffering at Bethel Baptist Church.

John Carroll Smith

Services for John Carroll Smith, of Brookhaven, are 10 a.m.Monday at Riverwood Family Funeral Service with burial in MacedoniaBaptist Church Cemetery.

Mr. Smith, 54, died Nov. 26, 2005, at his residence. He was bornon April 15, 1951, to John Steve Smith and Mary Lou Case Smith.

He was a member of Easthaven Baptist Church.

Preceding him in death were his grandparents, Wiley Case andAlma Case and Charlie Smith and Ollie Smith; and one brother, BillySteve Smith.

Survivors are his parents; his sons, Steven Carroll Smith andhis wife Denise of McComb and Jeffery Wayne Smith and his wifeDarlene of Ruth; his daughter, Kristi Ann McKenzie of Summit; hisbrother, Ronald Glynn Smith and his wife Stephanie of Mendenhall;his sister, Regina Taylor and her husband Kenny of Longview, Texas;and eight grandchildren.