Obituaries for Thursday, November 29, 2007

Published 6:00 am Thursday, November 29, 2007

Richard Charlie ‘R.C.’ Campbell

Services for Richard Charlie “R.C.” Campbell, of Brookhaven are11 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 1, at Della Green M.B. Church with burial inCarver Heights Cemetery.

Visitation will be from 1 until 5 p.m. Friday, with family hourfrom 7:30 until 8:30 p.m. at Williams Mortuary.

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Mr. Campbell, 92, died Nov. 22, 2007, at Mississippi BaptistMedical Center. He was born in Brookhaven on May 10, 1915, toCharlie Campbell and Ida Bell Campbell.

He was retired and a member of Della Green M.B. Church.

Preceding him in death were his parents; his son, RichardCampbell; his granddaughter, Donna Ballentine; five brothers, RalphCampbell, Frank Campbell, Sam Campbell, Albert Campbell and LeviCampbell; four sisters, Tillie McGee, Estelle Burton, GoldieRowland and Hannah Green.

Survivors include his loving wife, Mildred Campbell, ofBrookhaven; his three daughters, Annie P. Ashford and her husband,Hayward, of Chicago, Ill., Geraldine Bennett, of Los Angeles,Calif., and Connie Davis and her husband, Lamar, of Sontag; histhree sons, Jackie Campbell, Donald Campbell and his wife, Merlee,and Jimmie Campbell, all of Brookhaven; 13 grandchildren; 12great-grandchildren; 2 great-great-grandchildren; and a host ofnieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

Katie Mae Funchess Hinton

Services for Katie Mae Funchess Hinton, of Monticello, are 1p.m. Saturday, Dec. 1, at Monticello First Baptist Church withburial in the church cemetery.

Visitation will be from 1 until 5 p.m. Friday at WilliamsMortuary.

Mrs. Hinton, 77, died Nov. 26, 2007, at Saint Dominic-JacksonMemorial Hospital. She was born in Monticello on May 24, 1930, toO’Neal Mason and Susie Hardy.

She was retired and a member of Monticello First BaptistChurch.

Preceding her in death were her parents; her first husband,Charles Funchess and her second husband, James P. Hinton; herbrother, Major Evans; her sister, Mary Evans; her great-grandson,Bradford; and her daughter Maryam.

Survivors include her seven children, Robert (Luci),Charlestine, Dorothy, Charles, Ruth Ann (Freddie), Sharon (Howard)and Carolyn; her sister, Ruth “R.B.”; three stepchildren, WillieEarl, Joanne (Richard) and James (Pam); 25 grandchildren; 28great-grandchildren; and a host of nieces, nephews, other relativesand friends.

Novanna Sartin Scott

Services for Novanna Sartin Scott, of Caseyville, are 3 p.m.Saturday, Dec. 1, at Zion Chapel A.M.E. Church in Caseyville withburial in the Scott Family Cemetery in Caseyville.

Visitation will be from 1 until 6 p.m. with family hour from 6until 7 p.m. Friday at Williams Mortuary.

Mrs. Scott, 82, died Nov. 26, 2007, at her residence. She wasborn Dec. 14, 1924, in Caseyville to Johnson Sartin and MarySartin.

She was a graduate of Alexander High School and attended JacksonState College. She graduated from Alcorn State College. She was ateacher and retired after 30 years of service with the LincolnCounty Public Schools. She taught at Lincoln County TrainingSchool, Progress High School, Eva Harris High School and retiredfrom Loyd Star High School. She was a member of Zion Chapel A.M.E.Church where she served as a class leader, Sunday school teacher,choir member and church secretary.

Preceding her in death were her parents; her husband, Robert LeeScott; two sisters, Barbara Sartin and Beverly Sartin; and threebrothers, C.W. Sartin, Frankie Carter and Johnny Carter.

Survivors include her three sons, James Earl Scott and his wife,Donna, of Fairmont, W.V., John Edward Scott and his wife, the Rev.Emma Scott, of Caseyville, and Ronnie Scott and his wife, Dianne,of Baytown, Texas; three daughters, Jean Delayne Liston, ofFlowood, Jeanett Scott, of Caseyville, and Carolyn Smith, ofShreveport, La.; 12 grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; twosisters, Thelma Winfrey, of Philadelphia, Pa., and Burnella Rucks,of Tacoma, Wash.; and a host of nieces, nephews, other relativesand friends.

Louis Tensley

Services for Louis Tensley, of Natchez, will be held at 11 a.m.Friday, Nov. 30, at Emmanuel Church of God in Christ in Natchezwith burial in a cemetery in Gloster. Marshall Funeral Home is incharge of arrangements.

Visitation is Thursday, from noon until 5 p.m. at the funeralhome in Bude, and on Friday at the church from 10 a.m. until thetime of the service.

Mr. Tensley, 73, died Nov. 22, 2007, at Adams County CommunityHospital in Natchez. He was born in Port Gibson on Oct. 23, 1934,to Charlie Tensley Sr. and Mable Gilmore Tensley.

Preceding him in death were his parents.

Survivors are his children, Joe Louis Tensley, Minister CharlieTensley, Pastor Eddie Tensley, Jerry Tensley, Minister DexterTensley, Mable Bailey, Beverly Tensley, Louis McDonald, RaymondMcDonald, Debbie McQuarters and Louis Brown; and a host of nieces,nephews, other relatives and friends.