Obituaries for Friday, October 19, 2007
Edith Argussie Buckley Brown
Services for Edith Argussie Buckley Brown, of Brookhaven, are 11a.m., Saturday, Oct. 20, at Alexander Junior High School Auditoriumwith burial in Dennis Griffith Cemetery in Prentiss.
Visitation is Friday from 1 until 5 p.m. at Williams Mortuarywith family time from 6 until 8 p.m. at Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’sWitnesses in Brookhaven.
Mrs. Brown, 69, died Oct. 14, 2007, at King’s Daughters MedicalCenter. She was born in Prentiss on Aug. 4, 1938, to HezekiahBuckley and Swrintha Buckley.
She was a graduate of Prentiss High School and Jackson StateUniversity. She was a retired teacher and member of Kingdom Hall ofJehovah’s Witnesses.
Preceding her in death were her parents, and a sister, CarolineAnderson.
Survivors are her husband, Leotha Brown Sr., of Brookhaven; hersons, Rickey L. Brown, of Richmond, Va., Leotha Brown II, ofBrookhaven, Alvin Brown of Killeen, Texas, Calvin Brown, ofRichmond, Va., Donald Holden, of Tylertown, and Edward Brothern, ofDetroit, Mich.; her daughters, Cassandra Brown, of Jackson, andPeggy Charles, of Brookhaven; her brothers, Robert E. Buckley, ofSalisbury, Md., McDonald Buckley, of Palestine, Texas; her sister,Fannie Taylor, of Olympia Fields, Ill.; her goddaughter, ShenikaMcGee, of Brookhaven; 15 grandchildren; and a host of nieces,nephews, other relatives and friends.
Charles W. ‘Moon’ Froust Sr.
Services for Charles W. “Moon” Froust Sr., of Meadville, will beheld at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 20, at Pentecostal LighthouseChurch in Meadville with burial in Wallace-Lee Cemetery in FranklinCounty. Franklin Funeral Home in Meadville is in charge ofarrangements.
Visitation is Friday from 5 until 10 p.m. at the funeral home,and on Saturday at the church from 8:30 a.m. until the time of theservice.
Mr. Froust, 69, died Oct. 18, 2007, at his residence with hisfamily around him. He was born in Jonesville, La., on Aug. 21,1938, to Guy Brown Froust and Pearl Sports Cagle.
He was disabled and had worked in the oilfield. He was a memberof Lighthouse Pentecostal Church.
Preceding him in death were his parents, Guy Brown Froust andPearl Sports Cagle; his stepfather, Lacy Cagle; his sons, CharlesWesley “Moonie” Froust Jr. and Cory Mitchell Froust; and hisbrother, Floyd Cagle.
Survivors are his wife, Bessie Mae McFarland Froust, ofMeadville; his daughters, Bessie Faye Lovett, of Meadville, LaVoyceBoggs, of McComb, and Denise Smith, of McCall Creek; his brother,Allen Froust, of Louisiana; his sisters, Genevieve Froust Evans, ofLouisiana, and Jean Landry, of Colorado; his nine grandchildren andthree great-grandchildren.
Lillie Bell Tucker
Services for Lillie Bell Tucker, of Brookhaven, will be held at1 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 19, at Kingdom Hall on 304 Raymond Road inJackson, with burial in the Amos Family Cemetery in Quentin.Marshall Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Visitation is Friday from noon until the time of theservice.
Mrs. Tucker, 84, died Oct. 13, 2007, at Countrybrook LivingCenter. She was born in Copiah County on June 5, 1923, to Frank andLeah Arnold Amos.
Preceding her in death were her parents; her husband, EllisTucker; her brothers, Willie Frank, Alex, Eddie and Ulius Amos; hersisters, Ethel M. Mayor, Mary Watts, Berniece Wright, Lenoria Keys,Louise Watts and Evenell Trivillion.
Survivors are her sisters-in-law, Cecil Amos, of Jackson, andEthel Amos, of Quentin; a host of nieces, nephews, other relativesand friends.
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