Obituaries for Sunday, November 16, 2008

Published 6:00 am Tuesday, November 18, 2008

Martha Marie Troxell Calcote

Services for Martha Marie Troxell Calcote, of Wesson, are 2 p.m.Tuesday, Nov. 18, at First Baptist Church in Brookhaven with burialin Kennewick, Wash. Brookhaven Funeral Home’s Natchez Drivelocation is in charge of arrangements.

Visitation is Tuesday from 11:30 a.m. until the time of theservice at the church.

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Mrs. Calcote, 80, died Nov. 11, 2008, at King’s DaughtersMedical Center. She was born in New Haven, Conn., on Jan. 27, 1928,to Kenneth Charles Hendricks and Grace Paul Hendricks.

She was a beloved wife, mother, grandmother and joyful child ofGod. She was a graduate of Kimberly High School in Kimberly, Idaho,and Northwest Christian College. She was a retired missionary toJapan, a member of the Copiah-Lincoln Community College Instituteof Learning in Retirement and a member of the Darcus Sunday schoolclass at First Baptist Church.

Preceding her in death were her parents; and her first husband,Delbert Troxell.

Survivors are her husband, Ralph Victor Calcote; her son,Jonathan Mark Troxell; her stepsons, Stuart Calcote and BobCalcote; her daughters, Rebecca Carol Robertson, Teresa June Embreyand Colleen Ethel Carroll; her stepdaughters, Cherryl Duncan, NancyJackson and Janet Simmons; her brother, Paul Hendricks; her sister,Margaret Edwards; nine grandchildren; 12 step-grandchildren; threegrandchildren; and two step-great-grandchildren.

Memorials may be made to Habitat for Humanity of Lincoln CountyInc. or the Pension Fund of the Christian Church (Disciples ofChrist) Ministerial Relief Fund.

Nicholas (Nick) J. Damico

Services for Nicholas (Nick) J. Damico, of Brookhaven, are 11a.m. Monday, Nov. 17, at St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church withburial in the Catholic cemetery. Brookhaven Funeral Home’s NorthJackson Street is in charge of arrangements.

Visitation is Monday from 9 until 10:30 a.m. at the funeralhome.

Mr. Damico, 91, died Nov. 13, 2008, at his residence. He wasborn in Hattiesburg on March 25, 1917, to Joseph Damico and SalviaCarnagio Damico.

He worked for an airplane manufacturing company in Baltimore,Md., before serving in the U.S. Army during World War II. After thewar, he came to Brookhaven where he retired as a radio repairman.He was a member of St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church.

Preceding him in death were his parents.

Survivors are his brothers, Sam Damico, Vincent Damico and JohnDamico, all of Brookhaven; and a host of nieces and nephews.

Flordia Lee Jones

Services for Flordia Lee Jones, of Brookhaven, are 1 p.m.Monday, Nov. 17, at St. Paul M.B. Church with burial in CarverHeights Cemetery. Williams Mortuary is in charge ofarrangements.

Visitation is Sunday from 2 until 6 p.m. at the funeralhome.

Mrs. Jones, 94, died Nov. 12, 2008, at her residence. She wasborn in Franklin County on Feb. 16, 1914, to Emmitt Coleman andMary Coleman.

She was retired. She was a member of St. Paul M.B. Church, whereshe was well-known as an usher of the church for many years.

Preceding her in death were her parents; her husband, ShelbyJones; her daughter, Johnnie Mae Jones; three sisters, Estelle,Mary and Sally; and two brothers, Johnny and Woodrow.

Survivors are her nieces, Ruthie Turner, of Brookhaven, and ArmaJohnson, of Chicago, Ill.; her nephews, Leonard Thomas, ofBrookhaven, Leroy Thomas and Willie Thomas, both of Weed, Calif.,and Prentiss Thomas, of Springfield, Mass.; her cousin, Lillie MaeJackson, of Brookhaven; her goddaughters, Ivy Burt and DarleneRichardson, both of Brookhaven; and many nieces, nephews, otherrelatives and friends.