Obituaries for Friday, Novemer 24, 2006
Published 6:00 am Friday, November 24, 2006
Frank Gilmore Sr.
Graveside services for Frank Gilmore Sr., of Brookhaven, are 2p.m. Saturday, Nov. 25, at Zion Hill Church Cemetery in Wesson.Williams Mortuary is in charge of arrangements.
Visitation is today from 1 until 8 p.m. at the funeral home,with family hour from 7 until 8 p.m.
Mr. Gilmore, 52, died Nov. 21, 2006, in Lincoln County. He wasborn on Aug. 15, 1954, to Fletcher Gilmore and Alvia Gilmore.
He attended Hazlehurst Public Schools. He was employed withBarnard and Sons Construction Co. He was a member of New JerusalemM.B. Church.
Preceding him in death were his parents; his brothers, GeorgeRoosevelt Reese and Jessie Gilmore; and his sister, BeatriceGilmore.
Survivors are his wife, Audrey Gilmore, of Brookhaven; his son,Frank Gilmore Jr., of Brookhaven; his daughter, Sadie Gilmore, ofBrookhaven; his stepson, Demetricus Nelson and wife Tabitha, ofBrookhaven; his brothers, Bennie F. Gilmore, of Chicago, Ill., andWillie Lee Johnson, of Hazlehurst; and many other nieces nephews,aunts, uncles and other relatives.
Randolph Holcomb, of Bogue Chitto, died Tuesday, Nov. 21, 2006,at King’s Daughters Medical Center. Riverwood Family FuneralService is in charge of arrangements.
Mr. Holcomb, 67, was born on June 4, 1939, to Robert GeorgeHolcomb and Ethel Marie Bardwell.
He was disabled.
Preceding him in death were his parents and his twobrothers.
Survivors are his wife, Debra Buffington Holcomb; his sons,Ricky Collins, of Wesson, Robert Holcomb, of Bogue Chitto, andGeorge Holcomb and wife Liz, of Wesson; his daughters, VickyWalker, Debra Mahon, Rose Holcomb, Jessica Holcomb and AshleyHolcomb, all of Bogue Chitto; his sister, Evaline Jones and husbandAlvin, of Monticello; his nine grandchildren and onegreat-grandchildren.
A memorial service will be held at a later date.
Elsie Roberts Prescott
Services for Elsie Roberts Prescott, of Summit, are 11 a.m.Saturday, Nov. 25, at Johnston Chapel United Methodist Church inSummit with burial in the church cemetery. Jones Family FuneralServices in McComb is in charge of arrangements.
Visitation is today from 5 until 8 p.m. at the funeral home andon Saturday at the church from 9:30 a.m. until the time of theservice.
Mrs. Prescott, 73, died Wednesday, Nov. 22, 2006, at herresidence. She was born in Pike County on Nov. 10, 1933, to Sam “BoJack” Roberts and Isabelle “Miss Belle” Furlow Roberts.
She was a homemaker. She was a member of Wildwood Baptist Churchin Laurel and attended Johnston Chapel United Methodist Church,where she was active in many church activities.
Preceding her in death were her parents; one brother, StanleyRoberts; and her four sisters, Velma Norton, Ruby Carroll, AlmaHenley and Florence “Kit” Harper.
Survivors are her husband, George L. Prescott, of Summit; hersons, Wayne Prescott, of Vicksburg, and Stanley W. Prescott, ofKent, Wash.; her sister, Helen Watts, of Summit; her fourgrandchildren and numerous nieces, nephews, other family membersand friends.
Memorials may be made to Johnston Chapel United Methodist ChurchBuilding Fund, 2093 Chapel Dr., Summit, MS 39666.
Services for Mildred Turner, of Monticello, are 2 p.m. today,Nov. 24, at Wilson Funeral Home Chapel in Monticello with burial inBethshan Cemetery in Monticello.
Mrs. Turner, 83, died Wednesday, Nov. 22, 2006, at LawrenceCounty Hospital. She was born on June 29, 1923, to George King andVelma Davis King.
She was retired from her job as park manager with Atwood WaterPark. She was a member of Bethel Baptist Church, and Eastern Starand served as Past Worthy Matron.
Preceding her in death were her parents; her husband, RileyTurner; and one grandson.
Survivors are her sons, A.C. Turner and Steve Turner, both ofMonticello, and George Riley Turner, of Bay St. Louis; herdaughters, Mary Lou Dyess, Jo Stapleton, Ann White and MelbaCarson, all of Monticello; her brothers, Charlie J. King, ofBrookhaven, and Buddy Ward, of Monticello; her sisters, Hilda MaeHedgepeth, Colyce Neely and Walene Lambert, all of Monticello; her14 grandchildren, 20 great-grandchildren and fourgreat-great-grandchildren.
Cindy Delaughter Williams
Services for Cindy Delaughter Williams, of Denham Springs, La.,are 11 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 25, at the chapel of Riverwood FamilyFuneral Service with burial in Pleasant Grove Methodist ChurchCemetery. The Revs. M.R. Bradley and Phillip Bradley willofficiate.
Visitation is today from 5 until 9 p.m. at the funeral home
Mrs. Williams, 42, died at her residence and went home to bewith our Lord on Nov. 20, 2006.
She was a member of Bethany World Prayer Center.
Preceding her in death were her grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. WebbRussell, and Mr. and Mrs. Ray Delaughter, of Brookhaven.
Survivors are her husband, Scott H. Williams, of Denham Springs;her mother, Webbie Savoie and husband Mark, of Denham Springs; herfather, Bobby Delaughter and wife Connie, of Brookhaven; her sons,Matthew and wife Rachael Delaughter, of Baton Rouge, La., RobertBradley Hadden and Christian Trey Hadden, of Denham Springs; herdaughter, Alexa Layine Hadden, of Denham Springs; her sister, AmyJannise and husband Don, of Walker, La.; her brother, RussellDelaughter and wife April, of Walker; her nieces and nephews, Meganand Ty Jannise, and Ethan and Jacob Delaughter.
Pallbearers are Greg Boyte, Keith Russell, Larry Russell, AlHerrington, Don Jannise and Russell Delaughter. Matthew Delaughteris honorary pallbearer.