Obituaries for Thursday, November 16, 2006
Published 6:00 am Thursday, November 16, 2006
William ‘Buddy’ Buie
Services for William (Willie) “Buddy” Buie, of Brookhaven, are 2p.m. Saturday, Nov. 18, at Friendship M.B. Church in Brookhavenwith burial in the church cemetery. R.E. Tyler Funeral Home is incharge of arrangements.
Visitation is Friday from noon until 7 p.m. at the funeral home,with family present from 6 until 7 p.m.
Mr. Buie, 72, died Nov. 12, 2006, at Southwest MississippiRegional Medical Center in McComb. He was born on Dec. 13, 1933, toWilliam Buie and Lyntee Williams Buie.
He was a retired pulpwood hauler. He was a member of FriendshipM.B. Church.
Preceding him in death were his parents; his sister, EarnestineCampbell; and two daughters.
Survivors are his wife, Ora Bell Buie, of Scooba; his sons,Robert Brice and Willie Brice, both of Brookhaven, Jerry Buie, ofPorterville, Troy Calcote, Joseph Buie and Andre Buie, all of St.Louis, Mo.; his daughters, Michelle and Grace Brice, both ofBrookhaven, Francine Chaney, of Panola, Ala., Sarah Knox, ofScooba, Helen Thompson, Alma Stevenson, Deborah Rusan, Rosie Buie,Brenda Johnson, all of St. Louis; Willie Faye Harris, Anita Buieand Donnis Whittaker, all of Milwaukee, Wis.; his sisters, AliceCraig, of Brookhaven, and Lerlean Fleming, of California; his 54grandchildren and 27 great-grandchildren.
Dorothy Summers Doolittle
Dorothy Summers Doolittle, 84, passed away on Monday, Nov. 13,2006, at Saint Simeon’s Episcopal Home, Tulsa, Okla., where she hadbeen a resident for five years. Memorial services were heldThursday, Nov. 16 at Saint Simeon’s in Tulsa. There will be amemorial service and celebration of her life on Jan. 21, 2007,which would have been her 85th birthday, at First Baptist Church inBrookhaven.
“Dot,” as she was affectionately known, was born on Jan. 21,1922, to John Eugene Summers and Zelma Ware Summers, inJacksonville, Fla. As a young child she moved with her family toWalnut Grove, Miss., where she graduated from high school, andattended and graduated from East Central Mississippi JuniorCollege.
In 1943, she married Spivey Newton Doolittle and together theyraised three children in Brookhaven, where she was a very skilledhomemaker, active in the community and a longtime leader at FirstBaptist Church for over 50 years. She will be remembered by all forher sweet soul, her constantly joyful spirit and her always brightand positive outlook on life.
She was preceded in death by her husband; a sister, BobbieCahoon; and a granddaughter, Stacey Doolittle.
She is survived by a sister, Helen Franklin, of Jackson; herchildren, Jerry Doolittle (Jo) of Madison, Charles Doolittle (Cala)of Colorado Springs, Colo., and Cindy Harkins of Tulsa; and fourgrandchildren, Anna Crabtree, Hadley Doolittle, Tate Doolittle andJosh Harkins.
In accordance with her wishes, her body has been donated forresearch purposes to the Oklahoma University College ofMedicine.
In lieu of flowers the family requests donations be made toBrookhaven Beautiful, P.O. Box 978, Brookhaven, MS 39601, as Dotthoroughly enjoyed the changing seasons, flowers, trees and allbeautiful things growing outdoors.
Lonnie E. Hughes
Services for Lonnie E. Hughes, of Liberty, are 2 p.m. Saturday,Nov. 18, at Parson Hill M.B. Church in Liberty with burial in thechurch cemetery. Williams Mortuary is in charge ofarrangements.
Visitation is Friday from 1 until 6 p.m. at the funeralhome.
Mr. Hughes, 59, died Nov. 12, 2006, at Southwest MississippiRegional Medical Center in McComb. He was born in Amite County onMarch 24, 1947, to Alea Hughes and Allie Mae Hughes.
He was disabled. He was a member of Parson Hill M.B. Church.
Preceding him in death were his parents; his sons, Dexter Hughesand Patrick Hughes; a brother; and four sisters.
Survivors are his wife, Ethel Lee Hughes, of Liberty; his sons,Derrick Hughes, of Meadville, Lonnie Hughes and Delvin Hughes, bothof Liberty; his daughters, Diann Foley, of Hammond, La., Irma JeanHughes and Connie Hughes, both of Liberty; his sisters, Irma Lucas,Yvonne Robinson, Nancy Williams and Carolyn Patterson, all ofLiberty; his brother, the Rev. L.J. Hughes, of Liberty; his 17grandchildren, and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives andfriends.
Kisha Ann Hutchison
Services for Kisha Ann Hutchison, of Borger, Texas, are 1 p.m.Saturday, Nov. 18, at Trinity Church of the Nazarene, with burialin Borger.
Mrs. Hutchison, 25, died Nov. 11, 2006, at San Juan RegionalMedical Center in Farmington, N.M. She was born March 3, 1981, toLarry Mayberry and Lee Ann McHenry.
Preceding her in death was her mother.
Survivors are her father and his wife, Theresa, of Vicksburg;her husband, Terrill Hutchison; her children, Chasity LeeAnnHutchison, Trenton DeWayne Hutchison and Kenadi Alexis Hutchison,all of Bogue Chitto; her sister Tasha Summers; and her brotherEddie McHenry lll, both of Texas.
Bro. Curtis Wade ‘Big Daddy’ McCullom
Memorial services for Bro. Curtis Wade “Big Daddy” McCullom ofPerris, Calif., are 10 a.m. Friday, Nov. 17, at Figueroa Church ofChrist in Los Angeles, Calif., and will be Webcast at noon from LosAngeles for viewing in Brookhaven at Center Street Church ofChrist. R.E. Tyler Funeral Home is in charge of localarrangements.
Bro. McCullom, 63, died Nov. 9, 2006, in Perris. He was born inBrookhaven to John McCullom and Pauline Stephens McCullom on Feb.8, 1943.
He was educated at Harding University in Searcy, Ark., and otherBible colleges in Mississippi. He was a spiritual leader and aformer pastor at Center Street Church of Christ in Brookhaven.
Preceding him in death were his parents and his four brothers,Paul, Versy, Glen and Johnny McCullom.
Survivors are his wife of 45 years, Hazel Louise Hill McCullom,of Perris; his sons, C.B. McCullom, of Murietta, Calif., and CephasMcCullom, of Los Angeles; his daughters, Glennetta Fleming, ofUpland, Calif., Deanne Tyre, of Ft. Lauderdale, Fla., and FeliciaBurnette, of Stockbridge, Ga.; his brothers, John McCullom Jr., ofMississippi, and George McCullom, of Kansas City, Mo.; his sisters,Claudia Fells, of Kansas City, Mo., Edith Smart, of Sacramento,Calif., Kathy McCullom, of Los Angeles, and Sandra Brown, of BogueChitto; his adopted children, Bobby Clark, Fred Clark, Rose Clark,Stacey Clark, LaTasha Carroway, Alanna Garrison, Jean Sullivan, andLissa and Kerry Mitchell.
Albert ‘Pops’ Murphy Jr.
Services for Albert “Pops” Murphy Jr., of Brookhaven, are 11a.m. Saturday, Nov. 18, at Macedonia M.B. Church in Brookhaven withburial in the church cemetery. Williams Mortuary is in charge ofarrangements.
Visitation is Friday from 1 until 8 p.m. at the funeral home,with family hour from 7 until 8 p.m.
Mr. Murphy, 65, died Nov. 11, 2006, at King’s Daughters MedicalCenter. He was born in Wabbaseka, Ark., on Feb. 19, 1941, to AlbertMurphy Sr. and Roberta Murphy.
He was a security guard with Safe Security, stationed atWal-Mart in Brookhaven. He was a member of Macedonia M.B.Church.
Preceding him in death were his parents and his daughter, Azola”Mickey” Jackson.
Survivors are his wife, Patsy Wallace Murphy, of Brookhaven; hisdaughters, Arlene Marie Neal, of Milwaukee, Wis., Ruby Jean Fields,of Brookhaven, Linda Faye Fields, of St. Louis, Mo., and SheliaFields, of Brookhaven; his sons, William Fields, of Chicago, Ill.,and Conrad N. Fields, of Houston, Texas; his sister, Barbara AnnBanks, of Chicago; his brother, Roosevelt Murphy, of Chicago; and ahost of grandchildren, great-grandchildren,great-great-grandchildren; nieces, nephews, other relatives andfriends.