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Obituaries for Monday, November 20, 2006

Margie Marie Dickerson Etheridge

Services for Margie Marie Dickerson Etheridge, of Summit, are 2p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 21, at the chapel of Jones Family FuneralServices with burial in Moak’s Creek Baptist Church Cemetery. TheRevs. Mike Alexander and Randy Dunn will officiate.

Visitation is today from 5 until 9 p.m. at the funeral home, andon Tuesday from 10 a.m. until the time of the service.

Mrs. Etheridge, 55, died Nov. 19, 2006, at her residence. Shewas born in McComb on June 16, 1951, to Louis Loyd Dickerson andWillie Fae Stubbs Dickerson.

She was a member of Moak’s Creek Baptist Church and a formermember of the Pike County Women’s Bowling Association, in which shewas secretary for several years. She was also a former member ofthe Mississippi Realtors Association, and Southwest MississippiRealtors Association She was a barber and operated a barber shop inMcComb at one time. She loved to travel, often competing in bowlingtournaments at the local, state and national levels.

Preceding her in death were her father; her grandson, ZacharyWayne Bryan; and her father-in-law, J.R. Etheridge.

Survivors are her husband of 37 years, Roger Wayne Etheridge, ofSummit; her mother, Willie Fae Stubbs Dickerson, of McComb; hersons, Louis Wayne Etheridge, of McComb, and William J. Etheridge,of Summit; her daughter, Angela Michelle Honea and husband Kelly,of Magnolia; her stepson, Thomas Wayne Etheridge, of McComb; herstepdaughter, Lisa Kay Brown, of McComb; her sister, Jimmie NellHaraughty, of Summit; her mother-in-law, Margaret McCall Etheridge,of McComb; her 12 grandchildren, Josh Brown, Chas Etheridge, CoreyBryan, Candace Bryan, Marie Etheridge, Tyler Honea, JessicaEtheridge, Ashley Etheridge, Alan Etheridge, Michelle Honea, HanaPetrus and Logan Etheridge; and very special friends, Hale and EmmaRochelle and Chasity Petrus, of Summit, and a host of family andfriends.

Pallbearers are Jerry Stubbs, Hale Rochelle, Bobby, Jerry andJames Lee Etheridge, Billy Gunther, Gene Jones and HaroldMcClelland.

Elsie Mae Dalton McDavid

Services for Elsie Mae Dalton McDavid, of Brookhaven, are 11:30a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 21, at Holly Springs Baptist Church in LincolnCounty with burial in the church cemetery. Brookhaven Funeral Homeis in charge of arrangements.

Visitation is today from 5 until 9 p.m. at the funeral home, andon Tuesday at the church from 10 a.m. until the time of theservice.

Mrs. McDavid, 65, died Nov. 18, 2006, at her residence. She wasborn on Dec. 8, 1940, to Brother Dalton and Marie HillhouseDalton.

She was a homemaker and was retired from Keystone Seneca after23 years of service. She was a member of Holly Springs BaptistChurch.

Preceding her in death were her parents; her husband, Enois L.McDavid Sr.; her granddaughter, Katrina Autrey; hergreat-granddaughter, Arianna Hollingsworth; her brothers, GeorgeRichard and Billy Dalton; her sisters, Lyble Walls and IveyClemons.

Survivors are her sons, Enois McDavid Jr., of Brookhaven, andBrian McDavid and wife Stacey, of Ruth; her daughters, TeresaAutrey and husband Owen, Vickie Case and husband Steven, and TinaRoberts and husband David, all of Brookhaven; her brothers, JamesDalton and wife Helen, of Michigan, Kenneth Dalton, of Southaven,Tommy Dalton and wife Cherly, of Crenshaw, and Robert Dalton andwife Rachel, of Odessa, Texas; her sisters, Rose Clemons andhusband Shed, of Crenshaw, Jean Cooper and husband Pete, of LittleRock, Ark., and Linda Clemons and husband Lee, of Horn Lake; herspecial brother-in-law, Phillip McDavid; her 13 grandchildren andsix great-grandchildren; and a host of nieces and nephews andfriends.

Eunice Neal Townsend

Services for Eunice Neal Townsend, of Brookhaven, were 1 p.m.Saturday, Nov. 18, 2006, at Harrigill Funeral Home Chapel withburial in Antioch Baptist Cemetery in Lawrence County.

Mrs. Townsend, 94, died Nov. 16, 2006, at North Oaks MedicalCenter in Hammond, La. She was born in Lawrence County on Dec. 20,1911, to Murphy Neal and Settie Neal.

She was a homemaker. She was a member of Antioch BaptistChurch.

Preceding her in death were her parents; her husband, Ned J.Townsend; her son, James D. Townsend; her six brothers and threesisters.

Survivors are her son, Ted Townsend, of Baptist, La.; herdaughters, Barbara Adams, of Hammond, and Caroline Hodge, ofEunice, La.; her sister, Ruth Burkett, of Monticello; and her fourgrandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.