Obituaries for Sunday, December 14, 2008

Published 6:00 am Monday, December 15, 2008

Hunnicutt Bibby

Services for Rachel Hunnicutt Bibby, of McComb, are 11 a.m.Tuesday, Dec. 16, at Navilla Baptist Church with burial in thechurch cemetery. Hartman-Sharkey Funeral Home is in charge ofarrangements.

Visitation is Monday from 5 until 8 p.m. and Tuesday from 10a.m. until the time of the service. Both visitations will be heldat the church.

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Mrs. Bibby, 84, died Dec. 12, 2008, at McComb Extended Care. Shewas born in Mobile, Ala. on April 9, 1924, to Arvell Jefferson andIris Duffey Hunnicutt.

She was a homemaker. She was a member of Navilla Baptist Church,where she served as a Sunday school teacher and G.A. leader. Shewas also a member of the Elizabeth Sunday school class.

Preceding her in death were her parents; her husband, Vernon D.Bibby Sr.; three brothers, A.J. Hunnicutt, Jimmy Hunnicutt andHerschel Hunnicutt; a great-granddaughter; and a son-in-law.

Survivors are her son and daughter-in-law, David Bibby Jr. andShannon, of Prairie Grove, Ark.; three daughters and twosons-in-law, Jackie and Donald Brown, of McComb, Donna and BobWhite, of Ocala, Fla., and Linda Gordon, of Bogue Chitto; hersister, Rosemary Kielbasa, of Birmingham, Ala.; her brother, EdwardHunnicutt, of Durant, Okla.; 11 grandchildren; 24great-grandchildren; and three great-great-granddaughters.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be sent to the BaptistChildren’s Village, P. O. Box 27, Clinton, MS 39060 or theInternational Mission Board’s Lottie Moon Christmas offering.

Lonnie Ray “Red” Harris Sr.

Services for Lonnie Ray “Red” Harris Sr., of Bude, are 2 p.m.Sunday, Dec. 14, at East Roxie Church of Christ with burial inHigdon Cemetery in Oldenburg. Marshall Funeral Home is in charge ofarrangements.

Visitation is Sunday from 1 p.m. until the time of the serviceat the church.

Mr. Harris, 65, died Dec. 10, 2008, at Natchez Regional MedicalCenter. He was born in Franklin County on Aug. 31, 1943, to LulaMae Harris White and Johnny Sanders.

He was a member of East Roxie Church of Christ.

Preceding him in death were his parents.

Survivors are his wife, Mary Louise Harris, of Bude; his sons,Lonnie R. Harris Jr., of Roxie, and Raymond Spearman Jr., ofCalifornia; his daughters, Angela Harris Anderson and husband,Larry, and Keno Browner, both of California, and April Browner, ofRoxie; his brothers, Luther Harris and wife Vera, L. J. White,Pearlie White and David Sanders and wife, Grace, all of Kirby; hissisters, Katie Morgan, Dorothy Williams, Beatrice Stampley andhusband, Leroy, and Pearlie Mae Green and husband, Jamie, all ofKirby, and Rosie Marie Sanders and husband, Murphy, of Gloster; 10grandchildren; one great-grandchild; and many nieces, nephews,other relatives and friends.

Elizabeth Ann Case Ladner

Services for Elizabeth Ann Case Ladner, of Brookhaven, are 3p.m. Sunday, Dec. 14, at Brookhaven Funeral Home Chapel on NatchezDrive with burial in Philadelphia Baptist Church Cemetery.

Visitation is Sunday from noon until the time of the service atthe funeral home.

Mrs. Ladner, 83, died Dec. 12, 2008, at her daughter’s residencein Senatobia. She was born in Lincoln County on April 23, 1925, toRufus Patterson Case and Ida Ella Ferguson Case.

She was a graduate of Copiah-Lincoln College. She was a retiredowner and operator of the Round Table Restaurant in Brookhaven. Sheattended Philadelphia Baptist Church when she was able and wasformerly an active member of Brookhaven’s Business and ProfessionalWomen’s Club.

Preceding her in death were her parents; six brothers; and onesister.

Survivors are her her daughter and son-in-law, Gail L. Eaves andDon Eaves, of Senatobia; her grandchildren, Curt Crowley, ofBrandon, and Abby Branan and husband, Lance, of Dahlonega, Ga.; hergreat-grandchildren, Josh Potts, Meghan Crowley and Tori Crowley,all of Brandon; her sisters, Shirley Cupit, of Bogue Chitto, andCarolyn Carpenter, of Mobile; and many nieces and nephews.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to American KidneyFund, 6100 Executive Boulevard, Suite 1010, Rockville, MD 20852 orto French Camp Academy.

Ina McCoy

Graveside services for Ina McCoy, of Brookhaven, were 2 p.m.Saturday, Dec. 13, at Hillcrest Church of Christ Cemetery.

Mrs. McCoy, 90, died Dec. 12, 2008, at Silver Cross Home. Shewas born in Lincoln County on April 18, 1918 to Johnson C. Smithand Mary A. McGee Smith.

She retired from Stahl-Urban Company. She was a member ofHillcrest Church of Christ.

Preceding her in death were her parents; a son, Neal McCoy; hersisters, Betty Smith, Hallie Lea, Estelle Hardin; her brothers,Claude Smith, Clyde Smith, Percy Smith, Clark Smith and ThomasSmith.

Survivors are her brothers, Denver Smith and Sam Smith, both ofBrookhaven; her two grandchildren, Matthew McCoy and Betsy Ross;her two great-grandchildren; and a host of nieces and nephews.

Maybell Richardson

Services for Maybell Richardson, of Brookhaven, are 2 p.m.Sunday, Dec. 14, at Brookhaven Funeral Home Chapel on North JacksonStreet with burial in Easthaven Cemetery.

Mrs. Richardson, 97, died Dec. 11, 2008, in Brookhaven. She wasborn in Winnsboro, La. on July 27, 1911, to Dan Sullivan and LizzieRichardson Sullivan.

She was a housewife. She was a member of Brookway Church ofChrist.

Preceding her in death were her parents; her husband, JohnnyRichardson Sr.; her son, Danny Richardson; and her daughter, JoanIdom.

Survivors are her son, John Richardson and wife, Willie Del, ofBrookhaven; her daughters, Lucille Farris and husband, James, andMary Ann Barker and husband, James, all of Brookhaven; 11grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren; and fourgreat-great-grandchildren.

Pallbearers are her grandsons, Johnny Farris, Jamie Farris,David Richardson, Jeff Richardson, Jimmy Barker and RichardBarker.

Ernest Alvin Rhodes

Services for Ernest Alvin Rhodes, of Brookhaven, are 11 a.m.Monday, Dec. 15, at Riverwood Family Funeral Service Chapel withburial in Riverwood Memorial Park.

Visitation is Sunday from 3 until 5 p.m. at the funeralhome.

Mr. Rhodes, 87, died Dec. 13, 2008, at University Medical Centerin Jackson. He was born on Oct. 7, 1921, to Luther Rhodes andHallie Bonnie Rhodes.

He was a retired truck driver. He was a U.S. Army veteran ofWorld War II.

Preceding him in death were his parents.

Survivors are his wife, Margie Rhodes, of Brookhaven; hisdaughter, Nan Bridges, of Brookhaven; his brother, Dan Rhodes, ofLafayette, La.; his sister, Edna Winkle, of McCool; and hisgrandchildren, Jason Bridges, of Brookhaven, Jennifer Bridges, ofBaker, La., and Jeffrey Bridges and wife, Circe, of Baton Rouge,La.