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Obituaries for Monday, July 24, 2006

Frances Ann Reeves Baker

Services for Frances Ann Reeves Baker, of Brookhaven, were 11a.m. today, July 24, at Riverwood Family Funeral Service Chapelwith burial in Riverwood Memorial Park.

Mrs. Baker, 75, died July 21, 2006, at Mississippi BaptistMedical Center. She was born on Jan. 4, 1931, to Luther AndrewReeves and Rhoda Ann Brown Reeves Buie.

She was a homemaker. She was a member of First Baptist Church.Mrs. Baker’s childhood was spent in the Arlington community inLincoln County. She played basketball for Copiah-Lincoln CommunityCollege. She taught secretarial education at Siloam High School.She enjoyed traveling with her husband and close friends. Shecontinued lifelong relations with her many friends. Her life’s joyand fulfillment were her endless love and dedication for her familyas a wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother.

Preceding her in death were her parents.

Survivors are her husband, Dr. Brandt LaRue Baker Sr.; her sons,LaRue Baker and his wife, Sue, of Brookhaven, and Mac L. Baker andhis wife Amy, of Brookhaven; his daughter, Ann Baker Sparks and herhusband, Darryl, of Memphis, Tenn.; her grandchildren, Brandi BakerDay and her husband, Ryan, Brandon Baker and Jake Baker; hergreat-grandchildren, Brantley Day, Roland Day, and Laren Day; andher lifelong friend and housekeeper, Sadie Mae Dickey.

Memorials may be made to the First Baptist Church of BrookhavenBuilding Fund.

Gracie Vone Cameron

Services for Gracie Vone Cameron, of Meadville, are 11 a.m.Tuesday, July 25, at New Fork United Methodist Church in Meadvillewith burial in Hunt Cemetery on Highway 84 in Kirby. MarshallFuneral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Visitation is today from noon until 5 p.m. at the funeral homein Bude and on Tuesday at the church from 9 a.m. until the time ofthe service.

Mrs. Cameron, 50, died July 20, 2006, at Natchez RegionalHospital. She was born in Meadville on Dec. 18, 1955, to Monroe andStella Mae Hunt.

Preceding her in death were her parents and her niece,Molly.

Survivors are her husband, Glen Cameron Sr., of Meadville; herdaughters, Anya Starks, Kieanna Cameron, Ellisha Cameron, MirandaCameron and Arrianna Cameron, all of Meadville; her sons, GlenCameron Jr., of Natchez, and Evan Cameron, of Meadville; hersisters, Patricia Ann Hunt, of Santa Maria, Calif., Debra Hunt andMinnie Williams, both of Meadville, Carolyn Clayton, Linda Claytonand Betsy Clayton, all of Oxford; her brothers, Eddie Ray Hunt, ofDothan, Ala., Bobby Hunt, Kenneth Hunt, Roger Hunt, Steve Hunt,Mike Hunt and Greg Hunt, all of Meadville, Jerry Clayton, ofCalifornia and Billy Clayton, of Tampa, Fla.; her mother- andfather-in-law; her three brothers-in-law; her sister-in-law; herfive grandchildren, and a host of nieces, nephews, other relativesand friends.

Marie Yawn Ward Norrell

Services for Marie Yawn Ward Norrell, of Bogue Chitto, are 11a.m. Tuesday, July 25, at Brookhaven Funeral Home with burial inMontgomery Baptist Church Cemetery in Lincoln County. The Revs.Paul Clark and Christopher M. Jones will officiate.

Visitation is today from 5 until 8 p.m. at the funeral home.

Mrs. Norrell, 92, died July 22, 2006, at her residence. She wasborn in Lincoln County on Sept. 29, 1913, to Walter C. Yawn andFannie Grice Yawn.

She was a supervisor with Potter Company for 35 years. She was amember of the Seventh Day Adventist Church.

Preceding her in death were her parents and her husbands,Raymond Ward and Charles Norrell Jr.

Survivors are her daughter, Marva Erwin and her husband Joseph,of Bogue Chitto; her brother, James Yawn, of Alice, Texas; hersister, Maxine Hillman, of Houston, Texas; her grandchildren,Michael Evan Moak and his wife Nancy, of Santa Rosa, Calif.,Patricia JoAnne Reynolds and her husband Kenny, of Chattanooga,Tenn., and Terry Ray Moak and his wife Sacia, of Bogue Chitto; andher 10 great-grandchildren.

Pallbearers are Michael Moak, Terry Moak, Kenny Reynolds, DeanSnider, Jason Snider and Dr. Hugh V. Leggett.

Richard Rogers

Services for Richard Rogers, of Silver Creek, are 11 a.m.Tuesday, July 25, at Wilson Funeral Home Chapel in Monticello withburial in Old Silver Creek Baptist Church Cemetery.

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

Mr. Rogers, 60, died July 23, 2006, at Hospice Ministries,Ridgeland. He was born on May 18, 1946, to Cary J. Rogers and MaxieHathorn Rogers.

He was a railroad conductor with Illinois Central Railroad. Hewas a member of Arm Baptist Church.

Preceding him in death were his parents.

Survivors are his wife, Shirley Gray Rogers, of Silver Creek;his daughters, Shannon Werneth and her husband Jeff, of OceanSprings, and Kelly Mullins and her husband Jerry, of New Hebron;his sister, Cary Acy, of Corpus Christie, Texas; and his fourgrandchildren.