Obituaries for Sunday, March 23, 2008

Published 5:00 am Tuesday, March 25, 2008

Dallas V. Anding

Services for Dallas V. Anding, of Brookhaven, will be held at 4p.m. on Sunday, March 23, at Macedonia Baptist Church in Brookhavenwith burial in the church cemetery. Brookhaven Funeral Home onJackson Street is in charge of arrangements.

Mr. Anding, 87, died March 20, 2008, at King’s Daughters MedicalCenter. He was born in Lincoln County on Jan. 6, 1921, to JohnstonJ. “J.J” Anding. and Eunice Case Anding.

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He was retired from his work as a self-employed buildingcontractor and millworker. He was the owner of MississippiMillworks and built church furniture for many churches throughoutthe South. He was a lifelong member of Macedonia Baptist Church,where he was a member of the Harold Smith Sunday School Class. Herebuilt the church after the original structure was lost to fire.He was formerly active in the Civitan Club and was a member of theBrookhaven Masonic Lodge.

Preceding him in death were his parents; his first wife, GladysSmith Anding; his daughter, Linda Kay Terrell; his infant daughter,Glenda Fay Anding; his brother, Carlos “Kit” Anding; and hissisters, Yvonne Boyte and Mavis Smith.

Survivors are his wife, Aleene Anding, of Brookhaven; his son,Nelson Anding, of Brookhaven; his stepsons, Bobby Caraway, ofClinton, and Michael Caraway, of Decatur, Ala.; his daughter,Marbeth Jordan and husband Reuben Jordan, of Brookhaven; hisstepdaughter, Georgia Weeks, of Bolton; his brother, Denver Andingand wife Esiz Lee, of Brookhaven; his sister, Eva Nations andhusband Curtis, of Brookhaven; his son-in-law, Gabe Terrell, ofBrookhaven; his 14 grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren.

Pallbearers are Jason Anding, Chris Terrell, Jamie Weeks, DustyBratton, Trent Thurman and Dean Thurman.

Honorary pallbearers are the members of the Harold Smith SundaySchool Class of Macedonia Baptist Church.

Memorials may be made to the Macedonia Baptist Church BuildingFund, or the American Cancer Society.

Lemuel Kirby Dunn

Services for Lemuel Kirby Dunn, of Brookhaven, are 11 a.m.Monday, March 24, at Riverwood Family Funeral Service Chapel withburial in New Prospect Baptist Church Cemetery.

Visitation is Sunday from 5 until 9 p.m. at the funeralhome.

Mr. Dunn, 65, died March 2008, at his residence. He was born onJuly 27, 1942, to James Ira Dunn and Elsie Lee Bowman.

He was a dairy farmer. He was a member of New Prospect BaptistChurch and the Sons of the Confederacy.

Preceding him in death were his parents.

Survivors are his brothers, Carroll Bruce Dunn and wife Linda,and James Larry Dunn and wife Shirley, all of Brookhaven; hisnieces, Susan Dunn, Rochelle Dunn Hackney and husband Victor, andtheir daughter, Michaela, all of Brookhaven; and his nephew, JamesDunn, of Brookhaven.

Memorials or gifts may be made to the New Prospect ChurchCemetery Fund or to the Gideons.

Wilma Pepper Porter

Services for Wilma Pepper Porter, of Fort Walton Beach, Fla.,formerly of Brookhaven, are 2 p.m. Sunday, March 23, at BrookhavenFuneral Home Chapel on Natchez Drive with burial in Ramah BaptistChurch Cemetery in McCall Creek.

Visitation is Sunday from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. at the funeralhome.

Mrs. Porter, 86, died March 20, 2008, at Fort Walton BeachMemorial Hospital. She was born in Lincoln County on July 1, 1921,to Van Horton Pepper and Josia Pepper Pepper.

She was a retired dietary supervisor at Haven Hall N. H. and A.and a homemaker. She was a member of Northview Baptist Church, theEastern Star, and a former member of the Pilot Club.

Preceding her in death were her husband, Benton Porter; herparents; her daughter, Patricia Diane Porter; her grandson, TonyPorter; her brothers, T. L. Pepper, Jerry Pepper and James HortonPepper.

Survivors are her sons, Carroll Ray Porter and wife Peggy, ofFlynn, Texas, and Ben Porter and wife Patricia, of Destin, Fla.;her daughter, Linda (Lynn) Porter Slade and husband Louie, of FortWalton Beach, Fla.; her brother, Marlon Pepper and wife Bonnie, ofBrookhaven; her sister, Gladys Richardson, of West Lincoln, DorothyBrooks, of Brookhaven, Ruth Newman and husband Paul, of Pearl, andJosie Wright, of Plain Dealing, La.; six grandchildren; and 12great-grandchildren; and two step-great-grandchildren.