Obituaries for Sunday, December 4, 2005
J. Wayne Allgood
Services for J. Wayne Allgood, of Brookhaven, are 10 a.m. Mondayat Riverwood Family Funeral Service with burial in Forest LawnCemetery.
Visitation is today from 5 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home.
Mr. Allgood, 84, died Dec. 1, 2005, at Camellia Estates inMcComb. He was born on Oct. 18, 1921, to the late Dorsey S. Allgoodand Anna Hammock Allgood.
He was retired from the U.S. parole commission. He was a memberof First Baptist Church of Brookhaven. He received a bachelor’sdegree at Louisiana College and a master’s degree at LouisianaState University. He was a former deacon at First Baptist Church,of Richardson, Texas, and was an associate warden and warden atAngola Prison in Louisiana. He was a professor of sociology atLouisiana Tech University in Ruston, La.
Preceding him in death were his parents; and his wife of 56years, Deta Bird Allgood.
Survivors are his daughter, Judy Wallace and husband, Joe, ofBrookhaven; his grandchildren, Laura Keel and husband, Daniel, ofChuglak, Alaska, Jennifer Smith and husband, Micheal, of DenhamSprings, La., and Stan Wallace and wife, Melinda, of Shreveport,La.; and eight great-grandchildren.
Lula Virginia Drane
Services for Lula Virginia Drane, of Yazoo City, were 1:30 p.m.Sunday at Stricklin-King Chapel with burial in Wesson CityCemetery.
Mrs. Drane, 80, died Dec. 2, 2005, of heart failure atMississippi Baptist Medical Center in Jackson. She was born inYazoo County on Feb. 28, 1925, to the late Nathan Waters Eldridgeand Molly Virginia Ward.
She was a homemaker. She was a member of First PresbyterianChurch of Wesson.
Preceding her in death were her parents and her husband, AlbertJ. Drane.
Survivors are her nieces, Peggie Jenkins Ivers and Linda JenkinsKetchum, both of Yazoo City, Mila Jenkins Waller, of Lake Charles,La., Kelly Eldridge Tootle, of Biloxi, Ann Eldridge Walley, ofRichland, Carolyn Eldridge Simmons, of Franklin, Tenn., and RhenaDrane and Nan Drane, both of Wesson; and her nephews, John T.Jenkins, of Jacksonville, Fla., Lamar Eldridge and Thomas Eldridge,of Pearl, and Randall Drane, of Wesson.
Audrey Scott Huber
Audrey Scott Huber, 87, passed away Nov. 27, 2005, at the homeof her daughter in Lindon, Utah, due to causes incident to age.
She was born in Brookhaven on July 14, 1918, the second daughterof Della Smith and Denon Scott. Audrey graduated from Loyd StarHigh School in 1937 and married Bennie L. Woolley in 1938. They hadone daughter, Rita Ann. Bennie passed away in July, 1941. AfterBenny’s death, Audrey went to work for her brother-in-law at J.A.Huber Shoe Shop in Jackson. In 1956, she marred Clarence C. Hultzbut was again a widow in 1958. She married Henry A. Huber in 1974,and they continued to run the business together until poor healthforced them to close the shop.
Huber Shoe Shop was a landmark on Capitol Street for many years,and Audrey made many friends there in the 42 years she worked.Widowed again in 1981, she moved to Clinton until 1999, when shemoved to Utah to live with her daughter and to be near hergranddaughters and great-grandchildren.
Survivors include daughter Rita Woolley Penix (Roy G.), ofLindon; two granddaughters, Audrey Theresa Allred (Mike), of Lehi,Utah, Debra Michelle Okelberry (Scott), of American Fork, Utah;seven great-grandchildren: Benjamin, Joshua and Rebecca Allred,Matthew, Camille, Steven and Michelle Okelberry. She is alsosurvived by sisters, Wisie Smith, of Wesson, Nita Hanenkrat, ofRancho Santa Margarita, Calif., and Virginia Hurst, ofBrookhaven.
Audrey was preceded in death by three husbands; her parents; andan older sister, Agnes Woolley.
The family would like to give special thanks to Leann Jackson.She has been Audrey’s hospice nurse during her illness and a veryspecial friend to all of us. She has been our own angel during thelast three years.
Funeral services will be held Sunday, Dec. 4 at 12:30 p.m. atRiverwood Family Funeral Service in Brookhaven with burial in NewHope Methodist Church Cemetery.
Visitation will be prior to services at 11 a.m.
Bennie Lee Moak
Services for Bennie Lee Erwin Moak, of Summit, are 2 p.m. Mondayat Hartman Funeral Home Chapel in McComb with burial in MontgomeryCemetery in Lincoln County.
Mrs. Moak, 91, died Dec. 2, 2005, at Brook Manor Nursing Home inBrookhaven. She was born in Kokomo on April 13, 1914, to the lateB.F. Erwin and Molly Dickerson Erwin.
She was a homemaker. She was a member of Montgomery BaptistChurch.
Preceding her in death were her parents; her husband, HaroldMoak; her brothers, E.J. Erwin, Clyde Erwin, Guy B. Erwin and RalphErwin; her sisters, Estelle E. Simmons, Marguerite Patrick, LucilleBarclay, Ellen “Mutt” Foster and Beadie Roberts.
Survivors are her son, J.B. Moak and wife, Nan, of Summit; herdaughter, Joann Holmes and her husband, J.W., of Summit; hergrandchildren, Mark Moak, Mike Moak, Clancy Moak and Troy Holmes;and her great-grandchildren, Lauren Moak, Lacey Moak, Lindsey Moak,Kayla Smith, Matthew Smith and Hannah Smith.
Memorials may be made to Montgomery Baptist Church.