Obituaries for Wednesday, June 11, 2008

Published 5:00 am Wednesday, June 11, 2008

Evelyn Darleen Neal

Services for Evelyn Darleen Neal, of Monticello, will be held at1 p.m. on Wednesday, June 11, at Carmel Baptist Church inMonticello with burial in the Neal and Smith Cemetery. CommunityFuneral Services is in charge of arrangements.

Mrs. Neal, 34, died June 6, 2008, along with her husband, GordenBurke Neal, in an automobile accident. She was born in Monticelloon Dec. 3, 1973, to William Anthony Boyles and Geneva Neal.

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She was a stocker with Ramey’s Grocery Store in Monticello.

Survivors are her daughters, Amber Neal and Kristen Neal; herbrothers, William Boyles and Billy Joe Boyles; and her sister, SueMerritt.

Gorden Burke Neal

Services for Gorden Burke Neal, of Monticello, will be held at 1p.m. on Wednesday, June 11, at Carmel Baptist Church in Monticellowith burial in Neal and Smith Cemetery. Community Funeral Serviceis in charge of arrangements.

Mr. Neal, 38, died June 6, 2008, along with his wife, EvelynDarleen Neal, in an automobile accident. He was born in LawrenceCounty on March 15, 1970, to Gorden Neal and Bobbie RaeStephens.

He was a dozer operator.

Preceding him in death were his paternal grandparents, Loyd Nealand Doris Neal; and his maternal grandmother, Ruby Reid.

Survivors are his daughters, Kristen Neal and Amber Neal; hisbrothers, David Neal and Johnathon Neal; his sisters, ShannonBurkhart and Barbara Moore; and many aunts, uncles, cousins, niecesand nephews.

Sherry Lynn Burns Starnes

Services for Sherry Lynn Burns Starnes, of Pearl, will be heldat 10 a.m. on Thursday, June 12, at Riverwood Family FuneralService Chapel in Brookhaven with burial in Cold Springs Church ofChrist Cemetery in Bogue Chitto.

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

Mrs. Starnes, 43, died June 7, 2008, in Whitesburg, Tenn. Shewas born on Oct. 31, 1964, to Troy Burns and Phyllis TonyFaulkner.

Her greatest joy and accomplishment in life were her threechildren.

Preceding her in death were her grandparents, Lillian and TedBurns; her grandmother, Jean Faulkner; her grandfather, Carl Tony;and her brother; Carl Lynell Burns.

Survivors are her husband Russell Starnes, of Pearl; her son,Dustin Starnes, of Jackson; her daughters, Rusti Yates and husbandCameron, of Brandon, and Amanda Starnes, of Pearl; her father, TroyBurns, of Brandon; her mother, Phyllis Tony Faulkner and husbandTym, of Ridgeland; her grandmother, Louise Tony; hergreat-grandmother, Ora Hamilton; her grandparents, Harlan and AnneStarnes; her grandfather, Johnnye Denman; her brother, Joe BrockFaulkner and wife Ashley, of Brandon; her sisters, Toni Fox, ofMurfreesboro, Tenn., Felicia Williams, of Brandon, Paula Starnes,of Jackson, Tara Wilborne, of Morristown, Tenn.; her grandchild,Ryan Yates; and a host of family and friends.