Obituaries for Sunday, June 24, 2007
Ken Breck Case
Graveside services for Ken Breck Case, of Baker, La., are 1 p.m.Monday, June 25, at Friendship Baptist Church Cemetery. RiverwoodFamily Funeral Services is in charge of arrangements.
Mr. Case, 47, died June 20, 2007.
He was a 1979 graduate of Baker High School. He was a member ofUniversity Baptist Church in Thibodaux, La.
Survivors are his wife, Sandra Rodrigue Case; his daughters,Christy E. Case and Charlotte E. Roussel and husband, George, andCricket E. Case; his parents, Dennis M. and Nita Faye Case; hissisters, Selena Case, Tina C. Thibodeaux and husband, Mike; and hisgrandchildren, Corbin M. Roussel and Cameron M. Roussel.
Memorials may be made to the University Baptist Church BuildingFund.
Mary Christine Shaw Smith Ellis
Services for Mary Christine Shaw Smith Ellis, of Jackson, are 10a.m. Monday, June 25, at the chapel of Baldwin-Lee Funeral Home inJackson.
Visitation is Sunday from 2 until 6 p.m. at the funeralhome.
Mrs. Ellis, 84, died June 22, 2007, in Rankin County.
Preceding her in death were her parents, Robert and Willie SarahShaw; her sons, Bobby Gene Smith and Robert Eugene Smith; hersister, Mildred Averett; and her husbands, Jack Smith and BudEllis.
Survivors are her son, Willie James Smith, of Brandon; herdaughters, Jackie Christine Holifield, of Jackson, and DorisHillman Roberts, of Brandon; her sister, Gladys Delancey, ofWesson; nine grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.
Services for Emily McCall, of Brookhaven, are 11 a.m. Monday,June 25, at Mt. Zion M.B. Church in Caseyville with burial in thechurch cemetery. R. E. Tyler Funeral Home is in charge ofarrangements.
Visitation is Sunday from 2 until 8 p.m. at the funeral home,with family present from 6 until 8 p.m.
Mrs. McCall, 98, died June 21, 2007, at her residence. She wasborn on Aug. 16, 1908, to Richard Coleman and Martha DixonColeman.
She was a homemaker. She was a member of Mt. Zion M. B. Church,where she served on the mother board, was a deacon’s wife, usher,secretary, choir member, and the church clerk for a number ofyears.
Preceding her in death were her parents; her husband, ShermanMcCall; her sons, Joseph, John C. and Sherman McCall; her daughter,Bessie Lee Stewart; her brothers, Richard Coleman, Luther Coleman,and Johnny Buie; and her sisters, Sarah Sanders and PearlineBrothern.
Survivors are her sons, the Rev. R. C. McCall and Luther McCall,both of Brookhaven; her daughters, Alice Henderson, Emma D. Allen,Dorothy Smith and Alean Eley, all of Brookhaven, and Mary FrancesBell, of Muskegeon, Mich.; her sister, Mary Washington, ofBrookhaven; 51 grandchildren; 107 great-grandchildren, 61great-great-grandchildren; and 10 great-great-greatgrandchildren.
Clyde Estus Terrell
Services for Clyde Estus Terrell, of West Lincoln, were 11 a.m.Thursday, June 21, at Brookhaven Funeral Home on Natchez Drive withburial in Easthaven Cemetery in Brookhaven.
Visitation was Wednesday from 5 until 8 p.m. at the funeralhome.
Mr. Terrell, 93, died June 19, 2007, at his residence. He wasborn in Franklin County on Nov. 19, 1913, to William Elzy Terrelland Arie Elizabeth Lofton Terrell.
He was in cattle trading, cattle farming and soybean farming. Heworked in the pulpwood business for 30 years and did timber buying.He was a member of McCall Creek Church of God, and was active inhis church work. He was a gospel singer with the Terrell Quartetand the McCall Creek Gospel Singers. He was a beloved father andgrandfather.
Preceding him in death were his parents; his first wife, MildredLewis Terrell; his brothers, Roy Terrell, Junius Terrell and LesterTerrell; and his sisters, Mayford McCall, Leona Smith and DonisNewell.
Survivors are his wife, Clara Quin Terrell, of West Lincoln; hisson, Gabe Terrell, of West Lincoln; his daughter, Deloris Terrell,of Vicksburg; his stepson, Gary Quin and wife Belinda, of BatonRouge, La.; his brother, Linton Terrell, of Jackson; his sisters,Eva Pullen, of Brookhaven, Faye Moore, of Bay St. Louis, and ReginaHinote, of Mobile, Ala.; his grandson, Chris Terrell and wifeChristi, of Brookhaven; his granddaughter, Allison Tyler andhusband Bradley, of Kosciusko; his great-grandchildren, ColbyTerrell, of Brookhaven, and Kayden Tyler, of Kosciusko; hisstepgrandchildren, Nathan Quin, Jessica Quin Davis and StephanieQuin, all of Baton Rouge.
Donations may be made to the American Cancer Society.
Willie Henry Wesley
Services for Willie Henry Wesley, of Brookhaven, were 3 p.m.Saturday, June 23, at Beulah Chapel with burial in HillcrestCemetery. Marshall Funeral Home in Brookhaven was in charge ofarrangements.
Mr. Wesley, 51, died June 18, 2007, at his residence. He wasborn in Brookhaven on July 20, 1955, to Cora Lee Wesley and WillieLee Henderson.
Preceding him in death were his mother; his maternalgrandparents, Hattie and Evans Wesley; his paternal grandparents,Walter and Pinkie Henderson; his brother, Elliott Henderson; andhis brother-in-law, Ulysses Scott.
Survivors are his sisters, Theresia “Lou” Scott and ThelmaMorgan; his brothers, Kenneth Wesley, Willie Henderson Jr. andDesmond Henderson; his father and stepmother, Willie Lee andLouvina Henderson; his aunts, Earnestine Akon and Bennie Adams; hissister-in-law, Vickie Henderson; three great-aunts; and manynieces, nephews, relatives and friends.