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Obituaries for Monday, March 26, 2007

Gwendolyn Warner Bond

Services for Gwendolyn Warner Bond, of McComb, are 11 a.m.Tuesday, March 27, at Navilla Baptist Church in McComb. The Rev.Jeff Gardner will officiate. Jones Family Funeral Services is incharge of arrangements.

Visitation is Monday from 5 to 9 p.m. at Navilla Baptist Church,and on Tuesday from 9 a.m. until the time of the service.

Mrs. Bond, 37, died March 25, 2007, at Mississippi BaptistMedical Center in Jackson. She was born in McComb on July 2, 1969,to Clinton and Pat Warner.

She was a homemaker and devoted mother. She was a member ofNavilla Baptist Church and a supporter of Relay for Life. Shegraduated from South Pike High School in 1987.

She was preceded in death by her grandparents, Willie “Bill” andTempy Reed, and C.C. and Ethel Warner; and her two uncles, Earl andRonnie Reed.

Survivors are her parents; her husband, Mark Bond; her sons,Corbin and Jacob Smith, and Tanner Bond, of McComb; her brother,Jeff Warner and wife Elizabeth, of McComb; her sister, BeckyHedgepeth and husband Wayne, of Monticello; her mother andfather-in-law, Charlene and Fredrick Bond; her sister-in-law, LoraVance and husband Richard; her brother-in-law, Mitchell Bond andwife Kristie, all of McComb; her nephews, Josh Warner, Tyler Vanceand Cole Bond, of McComb, and Tommy Hedgepeth, of Monticello; hernieces, Jordan Warner and Lanie Vance, of McComb, and Savannah andHeidi Hedgepeth, of Monticello; her uncles and aunts include Billyand Pat Reed, of Baton Rouge, La., and Roy and Cile Morgan, andWalter and Shirley Webb, of McComb.

Pallbearers are John and Trey Hillyard, Chip Hamilton, RickyMorgan, Authur Casey and Brandon Reed.

Alma Estell Bullock

Services for Alma Estell Bullock, of Brookhaven, are 11 a.m.Wednesday, March 28, at Riverwood Family Funeral Service Chapelwith burial in Easthaven Cemetery in Brookhaven.

Visitation is Tuesday from 4 until 10 p.m. at the funeralhome.

Mrs. Bullock, 85, died March 23, 2007, at Silver Cross Home. Shewas born on Nov. 7, 1921, to A.C. Pate and Mary Braswell Pate.

She was retired. She was a member of Easthaven BaptistChurch.

Preceding her in death were her parents; her husband, VernonBullock; and her three brothers and two sisters.

Survivors are her sons, Jerry Bullock and wife Wanda Bullock, ofBrookhaven, Donnie Bullock and wife Margret Ann Bullock, of Dubai,United Arab Emirates, and Billy Bullock and wife Marcia Bullock, ofBrookhaven; her brothers, A.C. Pate, of New Orleans, La., and HenryPate, of Brookhaven; her sister, Alfia Bullock, of Brookhaven; hergrandchildren, Monica Bullock, Dwayne Bullock and wife Kim; herstepgrandchildren, Tammy Delaughter, Kammy Cody and ReginaWhittington; her great-grandchildren, Jerred Bullock, PeytonBullock and Marleigh Bullock; and her great-stepgrandchild, BaileyDelaughter.

Jay C. Potter

Services for Jay C. Potter, of Brookhaven, are 2:30 p.m.Wednesday, March 28, at Riverwood Family Funeral ServiceChapel.

Visitation is Wednesday from 1 p.m. until the time of theservice at the funeral home.

Mr. Potter, 80, died March 23, 2007, at his residence. He wasborn on Sept. 5, 1926, to Joseph Carl Potter and Arie Huston.

He was retired from the U. S. Postal Service. He was a UnitedStates Air Force Veteran of World War II. He was a member of FirstBaptist Church in Brookhaven.

Preceding him in death were his parents; his brothers; hissisters, and his daughters, Patty and Carol Potter.

Survivors are his wife, Frances Young Potter; his son, Jay C.Potter Jr.; his daughters, Peggy Sue Potter Cody and SarahJeffries; his five grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

Memorials may be made to First Baptist Church in Brookhaven.

Stella C. Thornton

Services for Stella C. Thornton, of Meadville, are 2 p.m.Tuesday, March 27, at Franklin Funeral Home Chapel in Meadvillewith burial in Midway Cemetery. The Rev. Jeff Gardner willofficiate.

Visitation is Monday from 6 until 9 p.m. at the funeral home,and on Tuesday from 11 a.m. until the time of the service.

Mrs. Thornton, 79, died March 24, 2007, at MeadvilleConvalescent Home. She was born in New Orleans, La., to WilliamMarks and Stella Cains Marks.

She was a homemaker. She was a member of Meadville MethodistChurch.

Preceding her in death were her parents; her husband; and herson.

Survivors are her son, Robert Thornton, of Gloster; her sister,Patsy R. Addison, of New Orleans; and her granddaughter, LyndseyThornton, of Gloster.