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Obituaries for Wednesday, November 29, 2006

Billie Faye Calhoun

Services for Billie Faye Calhoun, of Columbia, are 1 p.m.Friday, Dec. 1, at Colonial Funeral Home Chapel in Columbia withburial in Richland Creek Cemetery.

Visitation is Thursday from 5 until 9 p.m. at the funeralhome.

Calhoun, 73, died Nov. 28, 2006, in Columbia. She was born onSept. 8, 1933, in Lawrence County to Jewell Peavey and GertrudeStevens Peavey.

She was a retired seamstress and a member of Heritage FamilyChurch.

She is preceded in death by her birth parents and her adoptiveparents, Jewitt Mason and Lillian Mason Delaughter.

Survivors are her son, Daniel Calhoun, of Grapevine, Texas; herdaughters, Evelyn Calhoun, of Columbia, Bonnie Potter, ofSenatobia, Regina Stewart, of Grand Bay, Ala., and Debbie Mason, ofBrookhaven; her brother, Robert Peavey, of Mobile, Ala.; her 17grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.

Charlie Thompson

Services for Charlie Thompson, of Brookhaven, are 2 p.m.Thursday, Nov. 30, at Kynett United Methodist Church in Brookhavenwith burial in Hickory Block Church Cemetery in Union Church.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. Thompson, 87, died Nov. 24, 2006, at his residence. He wasborn in Union Church on Aug. 8, 1919, to Boss Thompson and BlancheThompson.

He was retired. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army. He was amember of Kynett United Methodist Church.

Preceding him in death were his parents; his brothers, M.C.Thompson and George Thompson Sr.; and his stepsons, MichealHenderson and Howard Henderson.

Survivors are his wife, Reana R. Thompson, of Brookhaven; hisdaughter, Deloris Harrison, of Jackson; his stepdaughters,Gearldean Collins, Lessie White, Deloris O’Neal, all of Chicago,Ill., and Norma Newton, of Gulfport; his stepsons, Curtis HendersonJr., of Chicago, and John Bledsoe Jr., of Brookhaven; his sister,Josie Mae Robinson, of Chicago; his brother C.W. Thompson, ofBrookhaven; his 25 stepgrandchildren, 29 great-stepgrandchildren;and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

JoJuanna Fay ‘Boobie’ Whigham

Services for JoJuanna Fay “Boobie” Whigham, of Clinton, are 11a.m. Thursday, Nov. 30, at the National Guard Armory in Glosterwith burial in Woodlawn Cemetery in Gloster. Marshall Funeral Homeis in charge of arrangements.

Visitation is today from noon until 5 p.m. at the funeral homein Bude and on Thursday from 9 a.m. until the time of the serviceat the National Guard Armory.

Miss Whigham, 32, died Nov. 23, 2006, at the University MedicalCenter in Jackson. She was born in Natchez on Sept. 16, 1974, toJodie Ray Whigham and Bessie Mae Whigham.

Preceding her in death were her grandparents, Ray Whigham,Alnava Johnson, Lessie M. Johnson and Alkres James.

Survivors are her parents, Jody Ray and Bessie Mae Whigham, ofGloster; her grandmother, Sara J. Whigham; her sisters, YumeacoWhigham, of Clinton, and Jodie Jenkins, of Brookhaven; her brother,Daniel Whigham, of Jackson; her niece; three nephews, and a host ofaunts, uncles, other relatives and friends.