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Obituaries for Tuesday, June 12, 2007

Kasey Diane Wilkinson Herring

Services for Kasey Diane Wilkinson Herring, of Brookhaven, are 3p.m. Thursday, June 14, at Riverwood Family Funeral Service Chapelwith burial in Johnson Grove Church of Christ Cemetery inBrookhaven.

Visitation is Wednesday from 6 until 9 p.m. at the funeralhome.

Mrs. Herring, 22, died June 10, 2007, in Carthage. She was bornon July 27, 1984, to Timothy D. Wilkinson and Kelli ClineLoflin.

She was a wife, mother, daughter and friend. She was a member ofBrookway Church of Christ in Brookhaven.

Preceding her in death were her paternal grandmother, DorothyMae Wilkinson, of Carthage; her maternal grandfather, Walter D.Cline, of Dallas, Texas; and her grandmother, Mildred B. Loflin, ofJackson.

Survivors are her husband, Gregory Herring, of Brookhaven; herson, Ricky Paul Herring, age 4, of Brookhaven; her daughters, KatieElizabeth Herring, age 6, and Taylor Malayne Herring, age 2, bothof Brookhaven; her parents, Timothy D. Wilkinson and wife PamWilkinson, of Carthage, and Kelli Cline Loflin and husband Frank W.Loflin, of Brookhaven; her her sister, Karri LeAnn Wallace andhusband Brad, of Brookhaven; her brothers, Scott Loflin and wifeMichelle, of Jackson; Jeffrey Johnson and wife Kristi, and DerekJohnson and wife Suzanne, all of Carthage; her brothers-in-law, JimHerring and Brock Herring and wife Lori, all of Brookhaven; herpaternal grandfathers, R.W. Wilkinson, of Carthage, and FrankLoflin Sr., of Madison; her maternal grandmother, Betty Cline, ofCarthage; her special grandmothers by marriage, Dorothy Price andDelois Pilgrim; her mother-in-law, who was like a mother, GailHerring; and many friends and relatives.

Marjorie Kuzmitz

Services for Marjorie Kuzmitz, of Brookhaven, are 11 a.m.Wednesday, June 13, at Brookhaven Funeral Home on Natchez Drivewith burial in Riverwood Memorial Park.

Visitation is Tuesday from 5 until 8 p.m. at the funeralhome.

Mrs. Kuzmitz, 82, died June 10, 2007, at her residence. She wasborn in Covington, Ga., and was reared in Madison, Ga. She was bornon March 6, 1925, to Richard Grady Orr Sr. and Mattie Lou WomackOrr.

She was a graduate of business college in Madison. She was ahomemaker. She was an active member of First Baptist Church inBrookhaven. She served on the Membership Committee and the Board ofDirectors of the Friends of the Mississippi State Hospital. Shealso belonged to the Peripatetics Club and the Brookhaven HighSchool Band Boosters. She volunteered with the church youth choirand Meals on Wheels. She was a member of the Chamber of Commerce.She was always willing to help out a friend.

Preceding her in death were her parents; her husband, VictorKuzmitz; and her brother, Grady Orr Jr.

Survivors are her son, Bill Kuzmitz and wife Donna, ofMelbourne, Ark.; her daughters, Vicky Wallace and husband J.L., ofBrookhaven, and Anne Slight and husband Ian, of San Francisco,Calif.; her brothers, John Orr and wife Dodie, of Covington, and BoOrr and wife Betty, of Monroe, Ga.; her sisters-in-law, AnneKuzmitz, of Bluffton, Ind., and Gladys Orr, of Austin, Texas; hergrandchildren, Juliana Wallace, of Brookhaven, Kristina and WadeMason, of Sontag, Ken and Beth Downer, of Minneapolis, Minn., andDee Downer, of Norman, Okla.; her great-grandchildren, Angie,Lindsey, Rebecca and Ashley Downer, of Minneapolis; and a host ofnieces and nephews.

Thanks to Mary Ann Lewis, Marge’s “jewel,” special familyfriends and the Community Hospice of America Friends for the hoursof care and love given.

Memorials may be made to Community Hospice, 140 N. 5th St.,McComb, MS 39648; The Gideons International; The Mississippi StateHospital; or your favorite charity.

Yvonne Ferguson Ogle

Yvonne Ferguson Ogle, 71, was born on Oct. 28, 1935, inBrookhaven, to James Hugh and Frances Ferguson. On Monday, June 11,2007, she stepped into eternity, into a healthy body, and into thepresence of the Lord. She was 71 years old.

Yvonne graduated from Miami Edison High School in Miami, Fla.For most of her life she was a stay at home mom and homemaker. Atone time, she did enjoy owning and operating a bake shop and sheworked in home health for a period of time. She was a member of NewLife Church in Columbia, Tenn., for many years where she lovedworking with Operation Outreach. She recently moved back toBrookhaven, where she attended Macedonia Baptist Church.

She was married to Dave Ogle Jr., of Columbia, Tenn., with whomshe has four children. They lived in Houma, La., for a number ofyears before retiring in Columbia. She loved being a mom, bakingand cooking, sharing life with friends, spending time with hergrandchildren, and most of all she loved her Lord and Savior JesusChrist.

Mrs. Ogle is preceded in death by her parents, James HughFerguson, and Rufus M. and Frances Case; her husband, Dave OgleJr.; her son, Dave Ogle III; and a granddaughter, Hannah ElizabethPorche.

She is survived by her daughter, Deborah K. Porche and husbandJoey, of Blountville, Tenn.; daughter, Patty DeAnn Ogle, ofPulaski, Tenn.; son, Donald Ray Ogle, of Nashville, Tenn.; and twodaughters-in-law by marriage, but daughters by love, Peggy SchreckOgle, of Canute, Okla., and Brisa Vazquez Ogle, of Nashville; sixgrandchildren, Stephanie Adams, of Elk City, Okla., William Ogle,of Canute, Okla., Michal-Anna, Annie-Deborah, and Caleb Porche, allof Blountville, and Ziggy Ogle, of Nashville; threegreat-grandchildren, Sage and Colt Adams and Katilyn Ogle; threesisters, Alice Warren and Elaine Benson, both of Brookhaven, andPat Jacobson, of Baton Rouge, La.; many special nephews and nieces;an “adoptive” grandson, Jeff Green, of Columbia; along with some ofthe best friends a person could have and her church family at NewLife Church.

Visitation of family and friends will be held on Wednesday, June13, from 10 until 11 a.m. at New Life Church, 6111 Cayce Lane,Columbia, Tenn.

A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, June 13,in the church, with Pastor Darryl Martin and Pastor Nick Adamsofficiating.

She will be buried with her husband in the Middle TennesseeState Veterans Cemetery in Nashville at a private ceremony.

In lieu of flowers, she requested that memorial donations bemade in her memory to the following ministries which were close toher heart: Operation Outreach, 6111 Cayce Lane, Columbia, Tenn.38401, or to Pathfinders, 4961 Sullivan Gardens Parkway, Kingsport,Tenn. 37660.

Online condolences may be sent to the family atwww.cartertrent.com.

Carter-Trent Funeral Home, Kingsport, is serving the Oglefamily.