Obituaries for Monday, August 27, 2007

Published 5:00 am Monday, August 27, 2007

William Henry Coleman

Services for William Henry Coleman, of Brookhaven, are 1 p.m.Tuesday, Aug. 28, at Jericho Church of Christ in Wesson with burialin the church cemetery. R.E. Tyler Funeral Home is in charge ofarrangements.

Visitation is Monday from noon until 5 p.m. at the funeralhome.

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Mr. Coleman, 76, died Aug. 22, 2007, at Haven Hall Health CareCenter. He was born in Lincoln County on Oct. 15, 1930, to JohnnyColeman and Georgia Owens.

He was a former diesel mechanic and bus shop mechanic. He workedwith Coca Cola USA and the Lincoln County Public Schools. He was amember of Jericho Church of Christ. He was a veteran of the UnitedStates Army.

Preceding him in death were his parents; his first wife, MarciaAnn Coleman; his half brother, Ira Coleman; his sister, JeanReeder; and his half sister, Anna Lee Sterling.

Survivors are his wife, Betty White Coleman, of Brookhaven; hissons, Melvin Coleman and Terrence Jones, both of Brookhaven, TimmyJones, of Ellisville, Jerry Coleman, of Piedmont, S.C., WilliamColeman Jr., of St. Louis, Mo., Etrophius Coleman, of California;his stepson, Lane Jones, of Colorado Springs, Colo.; his daughters,Patricia Coleman Williams, of Brookhaven, Angela Coleman, of St.Louis, and Marsha Young, of Chicago, Ill.; his brother, CharlesColeman, of St. Louis; his 21 grandchildren; 13great-grandchildren; and a host of nieces and nephews.

Mary E. Williams

Services for Mary E. Williams, of Brookhaven and formerly ofMcComb, are 10 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 28, at Catchings Funeral HomeChapel in McComb with burial in Hollywood Cemetery in McComb.

Visitation is Monday from 6 until 8 p.m. at the funeral home,and on Tuesday from 9 a.m. until the time of the service.

Mrs. Williams, 91, died Aug. 26, 2007, at Brook Manor NursingHome. She was born in McComb on March 24, 1916, to Cluster and ArieMcDaniel.

She was a homemaker and a member of the First Church of theNazarene in McComb.

Preceding her in death were her parents; her husband, W.D.Williams; her sister; four brothers; and one granddaughter.

Survivors are her son, Bobby Williams, of Zachary, La.; herdaughter, Sherry Case, of Aberdeen; her brother, Malcolm McDaniel,of Ocean Springs; her five grandchildren; her fivegreat-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.