Obituaries for Friday, August 17, 2007
Lucy Sandra Cardillo Calcote
Services for Lucy Sandra Cardillo Calcote, of Hoover, Ala., are10 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 18, at Nola Baptist Church in Brookhavenwith burial in Shiloh Baptist Church Cemetery in Sontag. RiverwoodFamily Funeral Service is in charge of arrangements.
Mrs. Calcote, 60, died Aug. 12, 2007, in Hoover. She was born onAug. 28, 1946, to Salvatore Cardillo and Inez Smith Dixon.
She was a retired school administrator. She earned a bachelor’sdegree in home economics at the University of Southern Mississippiand a master’s degree in home economics at Mississippi Universityfor Women. She was a member of the Baptist faith.
Preceding her in death were her father; her husband, Dr. RogerD. Calcote; her son, Christopher Paul Calcote; and her daughter,Julie Careen Calcote.
Survivors are her mother; her sons, Adam Edgar Calcote and WadeAndrew Calcote; her daughter, Cara Samantha Calcote Bondly; and hergrandchild, Jackson Roger Calcote.
Theresa L. Clark
Services for Theresa L. Clark, of Ruth, were Tuesday, Aug. 14,at Ruth Baptist Church with burial in Ruth Cemetery. CommunityFuneral Services was in charge of arrangements.
Mrs. Clark, 42, died Aug. 12, 2007, at Forrest General Hospitalin Hattiesburg. She was born on Aug. 13, 1964, to Sam McLeod Sr.and Edna McLeod.
Preceding her in death were a brother and a sister.
Survivors are her parents; her husband, Jessie R. Clark Jr., ofRuth; her daughter, Rachel Clark, of Ruth; her brother, Sam McLeodJr., of Shreveport, La.; her sisters, Cheryl Ward and CharleneKeener, both of Ohio.
Services for Willard Coke, of Brookhaven, were 10 a.m. Friday,Aug. 17, at Riverwood Family Funeral Service Chapel with burial inMt. Moriah Baptist Church Cemetery in Brookhaven.
Mr. Coke, 82, died Aug. 14, 2007, at King’s Daughters MedicalCenter. He was born on Aug. 11, 1925, to Bolivar Coke Sr. and EmmaJordan Coke.
He was a lifetime member of the American Legion.
Preceding him in death were his parents; his wife, FlorenceBoone Coke; and his brother, Bolivar “Bob” Coke.
Survivors are his sons, Pierce Dean Coke and Don Coke; hisdaughter, Marguerite Allen; his brothers, Ralph Lynn Coke andCharles Coke; his sister, Prudence Parnell; and his eightgrandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.
Howard W. ‘Hap’ Jones
Services for Howard W. “Hap” Jones, of Summit, are 2 p.m.Sunday, Aug. 19, at Jones Family Funeral Services in McComb withburial in Woodlawn Cemetery.
Visitation is Saturday from 5 until 8 p.m. at the funeral home,and on Sunday from 1 p.m. until the time of the service.
Mr. Jones, 79, died Aug. 16, 2007, at his residence. He was bornon April 18, 1928, in Pike County to W.M. “Bill” Jones and MadaJackson Jones.
He was a retired truck driver with Crescent Materials of Kenner,La., with over 20 years of service. He was a member of Moak’s CreekBaptist Church and a veteran of the United States Air Force. He wasan avid pool player.
Preceding him in death were his parents; his wife, Jessie ErwinJones; his brother, William H. Jones and his brother-in-law, CarlAnthony.
Survivors are his daughter, Pat Whittington, of Summit; hisbrother, Harold B. Jones, of Summit; his sister, Vivian NaomiAnthony, of Amite, La.; his two grandchildren; his threegreat-stepgrandchildren; three great-great-stepgrandchildren; andnumerous nieces and nephews.
Donna J. Loper
Services for Donna J. Loper, of Wesson, were Monday, Aug. 13, atStrong Hope Baptist Church with burial in Zion Hill Baptist ChurchCemetery. Community Funeral Services is in charge ofarrangements.
Mrs. Loper, 55, died Aug. 8, 2007, in Wesson. She was born onNov. 12, 1951, to Plummer Denon Keys and Joy Beasley Keys.
Her father preceded her in death.
Survivors are her son, David L. Loper, of Pearl; her daughter,Nikki Loper, of Wesson; her brothers, Larry Keys, of Jackson, andJohn Keys, of Madison; one grandchild; and a host of friends.
Mary Eloise Magee Robinson
Services for Mary Eloise Magee Robinson, of Brookhaven, are 2p.m. Sunday, Aug. 19, at Damascus Missionary Baptist Church withburial in New Hope Cemetery. Kenneth I. Roberson Funeral Home inPontotoc is in charge of arrangements.
Visitation is Saturday from 2 until 7 p.m. at Williams Mortuaryin Brookhaven, with family hour from 5 until 7 p.m.
Mrs. Robinson, 69, died Aug. 8, 2007, at Ingalls Hospital inHarvey, Ill. She was born in Lincoln County on Sept. 12, 1937, toLee Magee and Mary Magee Fields.
She was a 1956 graduate of Progress High School. She was ahomemaker and a member of Damascus M.B. Church, where she was amember of the choir, the Mother’s Board and missionary.
Preceding her in death were her parents; her sister, JessieRucks; her brothers, Leroy Magee, Willie Magee and John Magee.
Survivors are her husband, Isaac Robinson, of Brookhaven; hersons, Kenneth Magee, of Brookhaven, Leland Bruce Magee, of SouthHolland, Ill., and Dale Wesley Robinson, of Woodbridge, Va.; herbrothers, J.W. Magee and Versie Magee, both of Brookhaven, W.D.Magee, of Charlotte, N.C., and Joe Magee, of Lansing, Mich.; hersister, Minnie Stewart, of Lansing; her five grandchildren andseven great-grandchildren.
Steven L. Short
Services for Steven L. Short, of Fayette, are noon on Saturday,Aug. 18, at Mt. Moriah Baptist Church in Fayette with burial inBell Hill/Hickory Block Cemetery in Jefferson County. MarshallFuneral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Visitation is Saturday from 10 a.m. until the time of theservice at the church.
Mr. Short, 35, died Aug. 11, 2007, at his residence. He was bornin New Orleans, La., on July 27, 1972, to Herbert Short and IreneRunnels Short.
Preceding him in death were his mother, and his grandmother,L.B. (Louvellar) Runnels.
Survivors are his father; his brothers, Brian Runnels and GlennRunnels; his grandfather, G.W. Runnels; and a host of aunts,uncles, nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.