Obituaries for Monday, September 22, 2008

Published 5:00 am Monday, September 22, 2008

Robert L. Eaton Sr.

Services for Robert L. Eaton Sr., of Bogue Chitto, are 2 p.m.Tuesday, Sept. 23, at Riverwood Family Funeral Service Chapel.

Visitation is Tuesday from 1 until 2 p.m. at the funeralhome.

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Mr. Eaton, 71, died Sept. 21, 2008, at his residence. He wasborn on Nov. 6, 1936, to Lavern Eaton and Laura Everett Eaton.

He was a retired owner of Eaton’s Grocery. He was a member ofEasthaven Baptist Church.

Preceding him in death were his parents; and a son, Robert L.Eaton Jr.

Survivors are his wife, Nida Eaton; his daughters, JanetPhillips, of Brookhaven, and Cheryl Thomas, of Magnolia; his sons,Paul L. Eaton, of New York, John S. Magee and Michael Magee, bothof Brookhaven; his sisters, Loretta Miller, of Michigan, andMildred Price, of Buffalo, N.Y.; and a number of grandchildren andgreat-grandchildren.

Archie Rickey Halford

Graveside services for Archie Rickey Halford, of Meadville, were2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 20, at Providence Cemetery in Meadville.Riverwood Family Funeral Service was in charge of arrangements.

Mr. Halford, 52, died Sept. 15, 2008, at his residence. He wasborn on Sept. 25, 1955, to Eloise Carlock Halford.

He was employed with Dyna Steel in Natchez.

Preceding him in death was his mother.

Survivors are a son, Nicholas Rick Halford; his brothers, BuddyHalford, of Loyd Star, and Mike Halford, of Columbus; and a sister,Diane Phillips, of Mobile, Ala.

Kimberly D. Smith Hux

Services for Kimberly D. Smith Hux, of Bogue Chitto, are 3 p.m.Tuesday, Sept. 23, at Pleasant Hill Baptist Church in Bogue Chittowith burial in the church cemetery.

Visitation is Monday from 5 until 9 p.m. at Riverwood FamilyFuneral Service and Tuesday from 2 until 3 p.m. at the church.

Mrs. Hux, 40, died Sept. 21, 2008, at King’s Daughters MedicalCenter in Brookhaven. She was born on April 9, 1968, to KennethEarl Smith and Dorothy Carlile Smith.

She was a graduate of Bogue Chitto High School and attendedSouthwest Mississippi Community College. She was a homemaker andmother. She was a member of Pleasant Hill Baptist Church. Mrs. Huxwas an active Sunday school teacher and mission friends teacher.She was on the youth and children’s council and served aschildren’s church coordinator. She was also involved withEnterprise Attendance Center’s booster club.

Preceding her in death were her father-in-law, C.M. Hux; hergrandparents, Clifton and Jessie Carlile, Lenord and Nannie BelleSmith and Myrtis Hux; and a nephew, Kollin Ross Smith.

Survivors are her parents; her husband, Kyle Hux; her daughters,Katie Loren Hux, Karla Beth Hux, Kelsey Rae Hux and Kylie Erin Hux;her brothers, Ken Smith and wife, Chasity, and Kyrk Smith and wife,Missy; her mother-in-law, Merle Hux; a sister-in-law, Tanya Johnsonand husband, Henry; her nephews and nieces, Kayla and Carl Ray,Matthew Smith, Reese and Carleigh Brocato, Sawyer and ShelbyWallace, Karter Dane Smith, Karl, Klint and Kalli Johnson and LoriWilson; her great nieces, Riley Claire and Katelyn.

Pallbearers are Brad Smith, Chuck Smith, Lance Smith, RonnieSmith, Chris Welch and Jimmy White.

Honorary pallbearers are Cal Ray, Sawyer Wallace, Matthew Smith,Reese Brocato and Colton Welch.

Memorials may be made to the Pleasant Hill Baptist Churchbuilding fund.

Thelma Price Robinson Smith

Services for Thelma Price Robinson Smith, of Brookhaven, are 11a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 23, at Riverwood Family Funeral Service Chapelwith burial in Warrick-Brister Cemetery in Bogue Chitto.

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

Mrs. Smith, 89, died Sept. 21, 2008, at her residence. She wasborn on Nov. 22, 1918, to William Murphy Price and Ciara BoytPrice.

She retired from Stahl Urban after 39 years of service. She wasa member of Pleasant Grove Baptist Church.

Preceding her in death were her parents; her husbands, JessieRobinson and W.O. Smith; her brothers, Doris, Everett, J.Q., Murphyand Charles Price.

Survivors are a daughter, Nelline R. Reed and husband, Vencie,of Brookhaven; a brother, Billy Joe Price, of Bogue Chitto; asister, Clara Nell Johnson, of Bogue Chitto; her two grandchildren,Robin Williamson, of San Diego, Calif., and Holly Kyzar Smith, ofBrookhaven; and a great-granddaughter, Hailey Elias Smith, ofBrookhaven.

Memorials may be made to Hospice Ministries or the PleasantGrove Music Ministry.