Obituaries for Sunday, December 28, 2008

Published 6:00 am Monday, December 29, 2008

Robert Calcote

Services for Robert Calcote, of Monticello, were 11 a.m.Saturday, Dec. 27, at Wilson Funeral Home in Monticello with burialin Pleasant Grove United Methodist Church Cemetery.

Mr. Calcote, 67, died Dec. 26, 2008, at Lawrence County NursingCenter. He was born on Dec. 4, 1941, to Barney Calcote and MarieKing Calcote.

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He was a retired carpenter. He was a member of Pleasant GroveUnited Methodist Church.

Preceding him in death were his parents; and one brother,Richard Calcote.

Survivors are his daughters, Tina Harvey, of Meridian, andRochel Andrews and Robyn Rogers, both of Monticello; his brothers,Barney Calcote, Frank Calcote and Glen Calcote, all of LawrenceCounty, and Jerry Calcote, of Jackson; his sisters, MildredBallard, Sarah King, Voncille Benoit and Sue Armstrong, all ofLawrence County, and Joann Ledet and Jean Petrie, both ofLouisiana; seven grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.

James Lamar Calcote

Services for James Lamar Calcote, of Brookhaven, are 2 p.m.Monday, Dec. 29, at Bethel United Methodist Church with burial inthe church cemetery. The Revs. Ivan Cray, Loyd Calcote and RoyBarlow will officiate.

Visitation is Sunday from 5 until 9 p.m. at Riverwood FamilyFuneral Service.

Mr. Calcote, 79, died Dec. 26, 2008, at Field Memorial Hospitalin Centreville. He was born on Aug. 8, 1929, to Versie Calcote andRutha Posey Calcote.

He retired after 36 years with Getty and Texaco Oil Co. and wasa member of Bethel United Methodist Church. He was a U.S. Navyveteran during the Korean conflict and served two years in the U.S.Air Force Reserves.

Preceding him in death were his parents; and a brother, HenryCalcote.

Survivors are his wife, Irene Wallace Calcote; his son, JamesDonald Calcote and wife, Cindy, of Cookeville, Tenn.; his stepsons,Danny Bertram, of Axix, Ala., and Darrell Bertram and wife, Cristy,of Creola, Ala.; his daughter, Cindy Trest and husband, Mark, ofBay Springs; his stepdaughter, Sonya Thames and husband, Alan, ofRuth; his brother, the Rev. Loyd Calcote and wife, Ann, ofBrookhaven; and his sisters, Willena Varnado, of Ridge Crest, La.,Mary Lou Barlow and husband, the Rev. Ray, of Hurley, Elva Smithand husband, Melvin, of Long Beach, Bernita Reeves and husband,Ronnie, of Monticello; his sister-in-law, Thelma Calcote, ofBrookhaven; his brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, Calvin andCathy Wallace, Johnny and Cookie Wallace, Liz Franklin, Sherrilland Jerri Wallace, Mary Ann and John Ritchie, Paul and SounniaWallace, Jackie Wilkinson, Myrtle and Paul Cartwright, Ray andPaulette Wallace and Roy and Susan Wallace, all of Brookhaven; avery special friend, Joe Frank Wooks, of Creola, Ala.; and manynieces, nephews, other family and friends.

Memorials or gifts may be made to Bethel United Methodist ChurchBuilding Fund, 8710 Highway 84 East, McCall Creek, MS 39647.

Hilda Lane Campbell

Services for Hilda Lane Campbell, of Monticello, are 2 p.m.Sunday, Dec. 28, at Wilson Funeral Home in Monticello with burialin Monticello Municipal Cemetery.

Mrs. Campbell, 84, died Dec. 25, 2008, at Mississippi BaptistMedical Center in Jackson. She was born on July 12, 1924, toShirley Ballard and Wilma Boyd Ballard.

She was a homemaker. She was a member of Monticello BaptistChurch.

Preceding her in death were her parents; her husband, RalphCampbell; her brother, Dewey Ballard; and her sister, LeraHyde.

Survivors are her daughters, Diane Williams and husband, Scotty,of Lucedale, and Sherry Pevey and husband, Gene, of Brookhaven; hersisters, Fleda Smith, of Sontag, Bobbie Dickerson, of Pricedale,and Lynda Richard, of Hattiesburg; five grandchildren; and 10great-grandchildren.

Phoebe Dell Fugler Robinson

Services for Phoebe Dell Fugler Robinson, of Katy, Texas, are 2p.m. Sunday, Dec. 28, at Brookhaven Funeral Home Chapel on NatchezDrive with burial in Wellman Baptist Church Cemetery.

Visitation is Sunday from 8 a.m. until the time of the serviceat the funeral home.

Mrs. Robinson, 80, died Dec. 26, 2008, in Madison. She was bornin Lincoln County on March 31, 1928, to Emmitt Nations and IreneGreer Nations.

She worked for 17 years as a telephone operator with SouthCentral Bell and retired as a materials manager at King’s DaughtersMedical Center. She was a member of Easthaven Baptist Church.

Preceding her in death were her parents; her husband, RipRobinson; her brother, Warren “Bozo” Nations; and her sister,Sidney White.

Survivors are her daughter, Stella Fugler Applewhite andhusband, Gordon, of Katy; her sister, Peggy Smith and husband, W.L., of Wesson; her grandchildren, Lee Myers, of Brookhaven, andTaylor Applewhite, of Katy; and her great-grandson, Dallas Myers,of Brookhaven.

Pallbearers are Wayne White, Revel Applewhite, StephenApplewhite, Craig Smith, Brian Emerson and Cody Emerson.

Memorials or gifts may be made to Brookhaven Animal RescueLeague.

Dale Starks

Services for Dale Starks, of Roxie, are 1 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 28,at Franklin High School Auditorium in Meadville with burial in HuntCemetery. Marshall Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Visitation is Sunday from 11 a.m. until the time of the serviceat Franklin High School Auditorium.

Mr. Starks, 42, died Dec. 21, 2008, at Natchez CommunityHospital. He was born in Natchez on June 26, 1966, to John LeeStarks Sr. and Margaret White Starks.

Preceding him in death were his father, John Lee Starks Sr.; hisson, Dale Starks Jr.; and his grandmother, Letha White.

Survivors are his wife, Stacey Davis Starks; his children,Demareo Starks, Mildred Starks and Morgan Starks, all of Roxie; hismother, Margaret Starks, of Roxie; his father, Henry “Pop” Rogers,of Roxie; his brothers, David Starks, John Starks Jr., DerrickStarks, Dee Starks, Grant Rogers and Charles Hunt, all of Roxie,Alvin Starks, of Meadville, and Mark Rogers, of Vicksburg; hissisters, Sylvia Lucas and Connie Rogers, both of Roxie, TheresaHaggard, of Vicksburg, and Tasha Puckett, of Houston, Texas; andmany nieces and nephews.

Thomas James ‘Baby Jr.’ Wallace

Services for Thomas James “Baby Jr.” Wallace, of Natchez, were 1p.m. Saturday, Dec. 27, at Greater Macedonia Baptist Church inNatchez with burial in Pine Hill Memorial Cemetery. MarshallFuneral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Mr. Wallace, 65, died Dec. 16, 2008, at Natchez CommunityHospital. He was born in Adams County on Oct. 8, 1943, to AnnieWallace Clark and Nathaniel Wallace.

He was a member of Greater Macedonia Baptist Church Usher Boardand Brotherhood Club and L.F. & C. Society.

Preceding him in death were his father; his son, Thomas “T.R.”Richardson; his stepfather, Henry Clark; and his sister, SarahFirley.

Survivors are his wife, MaDora Wallace, of Natchez; hisdaughter, Kimula Wallace and husband, Michael, of Natchez; hissons, Terrace O. Bindon, of Greenwood, and TaKarri T. Wallace andwife, Erica, of Natchez; his mother; his sisters, Willie MaeWatkins and Carrie Howard, both of Natchez, Gladys West, ofChicago, Ill., and Velma Culver, of Jackson; his brothers,Nathaniel Wallace Jr., of Milwaukee, Wis., and Joseph Wallace, ofNatchez; three aunts; two uncles; 12 grandchildren; twosisters-in-law; and many nieces and nephews.