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Obituaries for Sunday, March 12, 2006

Margie Newman Day

Services for Margie Newman Day, of Brookhaven, are 2 p.m. today,March 12, 2006, at Riverwood Family Funeral Service Chapel withburial in Hawkins Chapel United Methodist Church Cemetery.

Visitation is today at the funeral home from 8 a.m. until thetime of the service.

Mrs. Day, 84, died March 10, 2006, at King’s Daughters MedicalCenter. She was born on Oct. 14, 1921, to John F. Newman and WinnieDiamond Newman.

She was retired from TG&Y. She was a graduate of BrookhavenHigh School. She was a member of Hawkins Chapel United MethodistChurch.

Preceding her in death were her parents; her husbands, StanleyDay, James Whittle Hare, John H. Whittington Sr.; her brother,Silas Newman; and her sister, Bonita N. Watkins.

Survivors are her sons, Frank T. Whittington, of Brandon, JohnH. Whittington Jr., of Raleigh, N.C., and Jesse E. Whittington, ofAugusta, S.C.; her daughter, Beverly Hare Moreton, of Brookhaven;her stepbrother, Herman Rice, of Brookhaven; her six grandchildren;two great-grandchildren; and a host of nieces and nephews.

Memorials may be made to Hawkins Chapel United Methodist ChurchCemetery Fund.

Darcus Britt Prislovsky

Graveside services for Darcus Britt Prislovsky, of Stuttgart,Ark., are 10 a.m. Tuesday, March 14, at Lone Tree Cemetery with an11 a.m. service of celebration to follow at St. John’s LutheranChurch. Turpin Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Visitation is Monday from 5 to 8 p.m. at St. John’s LutheranChurch.

Mrs. Prislovsky, 75, died March 10, 2006, at Baptist MedicalCenter in Arkansas. She was born in Brookhaven on August 31, 1930,to Frank Britt Sr. and Linnie Britt.

She was a retired homemaker. She was a member of St. John’sLutheran Church where she was a member of the Cinnamon RollCommittee.

Preceding her in death were her parents and her husband, Joe M.Prislovsky Jr.

Survivors are her sons, Frank Prislovsky and his wife Cindy, andGene Prislovsky and his wife Kathy, all of Stuttgart; herdaughters, Linda Calvert and her husband Carroll, of Carlisle,Ark., Kathy Edwards and her husband Randy, of Dumas, Ark., andKaren Prislovsky of Little Rock, Ark.; her brother, F.H. Britt andhis wife Faye, of Brookhaven; her grandchildren, Dustin and BlakeCalvert, of Carlisle, Hunter, Wade, Amanda, Sarah, and SamPrislovsky, of Stuttgart, and Elizabeth Edwards, of Dumas; and manynieces and nephews.

Memorials may be made to the Cinnamon Roll Committee c/o St.John’s Lutheran Church or to the donor’s choice.

Rufus Rushing

Services for Rufus Rushing, of Monticello, are 2 p.m. today,March 12, at Wilson Funeral Home Chapel with burial in BethelBaptist Church Cemetery.

Visitation is today from 9 a.m. until the time of theservice.

Mr. Rushing, 80, died March 10, 2006, at King’s DaughtersMedical Center. He was born in Tylertown on May 29, 1925, to HermanJessie Rushing and Lesse Smith Rushing.

He was a retired service man with Southern Pine EPA. He was amember of New Bethel Primitive Baptist Church in Tylertown, wherehe was a deacon for more than 15 years. He was also a member of theCoon Hunters Association and Civitan Club

Preceding him in death were his parents; his brother, WillieRushing; and two grandchildren.

Survivors are his wife, Nevon Holmes Rushing, of Monticello; hissons, Dennis Ralph Rushing, Rufus Keith Rushing, and Michael TerryRushing, all of Monticello; his brothers, Herman Rushing Jr., ofPascagoula, Donald Rushing, of Magnolia, Smith Rushing, ofFerriday, La., Paul Rushing and Bill Rushing, both of Tylertown,James Rushing, of Brookhaven, and Jerry Rushing, of Alexander, La.;his sisters, Sarah Alice Sagor, of Alexander, Lessie Mae Rhawls, ofMoss Point, Joyce Odom and Beth Morrow, both of Tylertown, andMareen Spence, of Monticello; his 10 grandchildren; and 10great-grandchildren.

Memorials may be made to St. Jude Children’s ResearchHospital.