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Obituaries for Thursday, May 24, 2007

Eudie Bell Bledsoe

Services for Eudie Bell Bledsoe, of Brookhaven, are 11 a.m.Saturday, May 26, at Macedonia M.B. Church with burial in HillcrestCemetery. Tyler Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Visitation is Friday from noon until 8 p.m. at Willie Mae TylerMemorial Chapel with a family hour from 7 until 8 p.m.

Mrs. Bledsoe, 83, died Sunday, May 20, 2007, at her residence.She was born on Nov. 7, 1923, to the late Roger Smith and NarcissJones Clark.

She was a homemaker. She was a member of Macedonia M.B.Church.

Preceding her in death were her parents; sons, Earnest andWilliam Bledsoe; seven brothers; and six sisters.

Survivors are her husband, Collas Bledsoe, of Brookhaven; a son,Larry Bledsoe, of Gulfport; her daughters, Ora Lee McKeever andCollisteen Wells, both of Brookhaven; her brothers, Frank Clark,Daniel Clark and Nathaniel Clark, all of Union Church, Henry LeeLowe, of Jackson, and C.W. McDaniel, of Flint, Mich.; her sisters,Gloria Smith, of Wilmington, Del., and Bobbie Jean Green, ofHattiesburg; 17 grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren.

James T. Hearn

Graveside services for James T. Hearn, of Monticello, are 2 p.m.Thursday, May 24, at Carmel Baptist Church Cemetery inMonticello.

Mr. Hearn, 84, died May 21, 2007, at North Oaks Medical Center,Hammond, La. He was born on March 12, 1923, to James Eric andVerlie Roma Miller Hearn.

He was retired from the military with service in World War IIand the Korean War. He was a member of Carmel Baptist Church wherehe was a Sunday school teacher for many years.

Preceding him in death were his parents; five sisters; onebrother; and two grandchildren.

Survivors are his sons, Tim Hearn, of Monticello, and MichealJoe Hearn; his daughters, Judy Holmes, of Louisiana, and DebbieLoyd, of Covington, La.; and his brother, Gene Hearn, of Pearl.

Rudolph N. ‘Rudy’ Domin

Rudolph N. “Rudy” Domin, 55, of McComb, died May 23, 2007, atMcComb Extended Care after a lengthy battle with multiplesclerosis.

He was born June 6, 1951, in Pike County. He was the son of thelate Michael Phillip Domin Sr. and Sybil Grafton Domin, ofMagnolia.

Mr. Domin worked as a salesman for Williams Grocery in McComb,Russell Grocery in Woodville, and ended his career with ColeBrothers and Fox in Canton before becoming disabled. He was an avidhunter and fisherman.

He was a member of Central Baptist Church, in McComb.

He is preceded in death by his parents and a nephew, SpencerO’Brien.

He is survived by his wife of nearly 33 years, Patricia “Pat”Howell Domin, of McComb; one daughter, Amy Domin, of McComb; oneson, Brantley Domin, of Hattiesburg; one brother and his wife,Michael Domin Jr. and Vicki, of Yazoo City; three sisters and theirhusbands, Julie and Mike O’Brien, of Madison; Jody and TaylorRobertson, of Alpharetta, Ga.; and Jenny and Wayne Dykes, ofKentwood; one sister-in-law and her husband, Betty and BillyMorace, of Zachary, La.; two brothers-in-law and their wives,Nelson and Darlene Howell, of Wesson, and Will “Teddy” and KayWhite, of McComb; a lifelong friend, Larry Temple, of Magnolia, andnumerous nieces and nephews.

Visitation is Thursday at Jones Family Funeral Services inMcComb from 4 p.m. until memorial services at 6 p.m. with Rev. EdSudduth officiating.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorials be sent toGilbert Hospice or Central Baptist Church in McComb.

Ronald Lane McDaniel

Ronald Lane McDaniel, of Blountsville, Ala., died May 22, 2007,at his residence. Services will be held Friday, May 25, at 11 a.m.,at the Rock Springs Methodist Church. Phillip Vaughn and Chad Paynewill be officiating. The family will receive friends before theservice on Friday from 10 until 11 a.m. at the church.

He was born in Florence, Ala., on May 21, 1949. He was the sonof George Milton McDaniel and Pearl Olene Shook McDaniel.

He had worked with the Social Security Administration, where hewas a fraud investigator at the time of his retirement. He was agraduate of Waterloo High School in Waterloo, Ala.; the Universityof North Alabama in Florence; and the University of Alabama inTuscaloosa, Ala. He was a member of Waterloo Methodist Church and aWoods Walker.

He is survived by his parents, George and Olene McDaniel, ofWaterloo; his wife, Janet Walker McDaniel, of Blountsville; hisdaughters, Heather McDaniel, of Washington, D.C., and BonnieMcDaniel, of Carrollton, Ga.; his brother,Robert McDaniel, ofWaterloo, and his twin brother, Donald McDaniel and wife,Charlotte, of Florence; his sisters, Martha Sharp and husband,Kenneth, of Waterloo, and Sarah Holcombe and husband, Terry, ofWesson; sister-in-law Nancy Walker Locke, of Belton, S.C.; hisnephews, Kyle Holcombe, of Starkville, and Daniel Holcombe, ofWesson; his niece, Kimberly Payne and husband, the Rev. Chad Payne,of Cottondale, Ala.; and his great-nieces, Elizabeth Rose Payne andLydia Payne, of Cottondale.

The family has requested in lieu of flowers that donations bemade to the National Association on Mental Illness.

Jerry J. Smith

Services for Jerry J. Smith, of Monticello, are 2:30 p.m.,Saturday, May 26, at Greater Mt. Olive M.B. Church in Oma, withburial in Pleasant Valley Cemetery in Oma. R.E. Tyler Funeral Homeis in charge of arrangements.

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

Mrs. Smith, 59, died May 20, 2007, at the Lawrence CountyHospital in Monticello. She was born on July 21, 1947, to the lateGeorge Ross and Gladys Cowart Jones, of Hammond, La.

She was disabled. She was a member of Greater Mt. Olive M.B.Church in Oma.

Preceding her in death were her husband, Lee Estees Smith; ason, Richard Smith; and one grandchild.

Survivors are her sons, Reginald Smith, of Silver Creek, SamSmith, of Monticello, Roger Smith, of Gulfport, Matthew Smith, ofMonticello, and Bibbley Smith, of Monticello. Survivors alsoinclude a host of brothers and sisters.

Hilda W. Stovall

Services for Hilda W. Stovall, of McComb, are 11 a.m. Saturday,May 26, at New Heights Baptist Church with burial in HollywoodCemetery. Jones Family Funeral Services is in charge ofarrangements.

Visitation is Friday from 5 p.m. until 8 p.m. at Jones FamilyFuneral Services and continues Saturday at New Heights BaptistChurch from 10 a.m. until services at 11 a.m. The Rev. Rick Kennedyand Dr. David Millican will be officiating.

Mrs. Stovall, 96, died May 22, 2007, at her home surrounded byfamily and friends. She was born in Nov. 26, 1910, in McComb, toJames Monroe and Fannie Reedy Williams.

She was a devoted homemaker, wife, mother and grandmother. Shealso worked many years for McComb Manufacturing Company having alsobeen co-owner with her husband of Stovall Mattress Company. She wasa lifelong and oldest member of New Heights Baptist Church, theformer East McComb Baptist Church where she was active in WMU,taught Sunday school, and sang in the choir.

Preceding her in death were her parents; her husband, Oscar A.Stovall, whom she was married to for 51 years before his death; twobrothers, Ray Williams and Howard Williams; and a granddaughter,Rhonda Kay Scott.

Survivors are her two daughters and one son-in-law, JanetteScott, and Betty and the Rev. Howard Brister, all of McComb; threegranddaughters, Cindy Bracey and husband, Larry, of Hattiesburg,Robin Herrington and husband, Mike, of Vicksburg, and RebeccaChase, of Hattiesburg; two grandsons and their wives, Robby andElizabeth Scott, of McComb, and Dr. Glenn and Janeth Brister, ofTennessee; her great-grandchildren, Melissa Rouse and husband,Gene, of Vicksburg, Melanie Herrington, Rachel Chase and MeganChase, all of Hattiesburg, Laura Brooks and husband, Kevin, ofMcComb, Kristin Bracey, of Birmingham, Josh and Jacob Bracey, ofHattiesburg, Dusty and Cody Scott, of McComb, and Jonathan Brister,of Tennessee; great-great-grandchildren, Trevor, Peyton and MorganRouse, of Vicksburg, and Destiny and Abigail Brooks, of Tennessee;numerous nieces and nephews; a very good friend, Anna Nimon, ofMcComb; and the loving and caring staff of Community Hospices ofAmerica.

Pallbears will be Mike Herrington, Robby Scott, Gene Rouse,Kenin Brooks, Larry Bracey, Dr. Glenn Brister, Josh Bracey andJacob Bracey.