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Obituaries for Wednesday, October 18, 2006

Ella Louise ‘Mamie Gal’ Arnold Ford

Services for Ella Louise “Mamie Gal” Arnold Ford, of Brookhaven,are 11 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 19, at St. James M.B. Church inBrookhaven with burial in Hillcrest Cemetery. Williams Mortuary isin charge of arrangements.

Visitation is today from 1 until 7 p.m. at the funeral home,with family hour from 6 until 7 p.m.

Mrs. Ford, 63, died Oct. 13, 2006, at Mississippi BaptistMedical Center. She was born in Lincoln County on Jan. 14, 1943, toLee Willie Arnold and Geneva Webb.

She attended Alexander High School, and was retired from AuburnSportswear of Brookhaven, after 30 years of service. She was amember of St. James M.B. Church.

Preceding her in death were her father; her stepfather, SecdonieWebb Sr., and her brother, Robert Earl “Snake” Arnold.

Survivors are her mother, Geneva Webb, of Brookhaven; herdaughters, Dorene Brown, Doletha Arnold, Brenda Trahan and BessieArnold, all of St. Louis, Mo., and Tonia Arnold Henry, ofBrookhaven; her sons, Anderson Trahan and Gregory Trahan, both ofSt. Louis, and Rodney Trahan, of Las Vegas, Nev., and EugeneArnold, of Brookhaven; her sister, Linda Thrasher and husbandMichael, of Brookhaven; her brothers, Secdonie Webb Jr., EmbryWebb, and James “Peanut” Arnold and wife Jean, all of Brookhaven;her 18 grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren, and a host ofnieces, nephews, friends and relatives.

John Connor Rhinewalt

John Connor Rhinewalt, infant son of Malcolm and HeatherRhinewalt, and little brother of Madilyn Rhinewalt, of Brandon,went to be with the Lord on Oct. 16, 2006. He was born Aug. 24,2006.

Services are 2 p.m. today, Oct. 18, 2006, at Ott & LeeFuneral Home in Brandon, with burial in Ross Cemetery.

In addition to his parents and sister, he is survived by hismaternal grandparents, Brett (Pop Pop) and Vicki (Nana) Hart, ofBrandon; his paternal grandparents Dalton and Nona Rhinewalt, ofMorton; his great-grandparents, Margaret Tardo and Raymond Tardo,and Roger and Wyonzie Hart; his great aunts and uncles Donald Earland Debbie Smith, and Rickie and Gwen Tardo. He is also survived bynumerous aunts, uncles, cousins and friends.

Connor will be loved and missed by everyone who knew him andevery life that he touched.

Mommy, Daddy and big Sissy love you so much and are going tomiss you dearly, little man.

Pallbearers will be Sawyer Smith and Johnny Page. Honorarypallbearers will be Chris Tardo and Lee Culpepper.