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Obituaries for Monday, March 30, 2009

Fayme ‘Viola’ Ivy Costanza

Services for Fayme “Viola” Ivy Costanza, of Monticello, are 2p.m. Sunday, March 29, at Wilson Funeral Home Chapel with burial atnoon Monday in St. Anne’s Catholic Church Cemetery in NapoleonVille, La. Wilson Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

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

Mrs. Costanza, 76, died March 27, 2009, at the Oliver House inWesson. She was born on Nov. 16, 1932, to Walter William Ivy andHelen E. Brunstrome Ivy.

She was a retired certified registered nurse anesthetist. Shewas a member of St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church and theAmerican Association of Nurse Anesthetists.

Preceding her in death were her parents; and her husband, AlbertJ. Costanza Jr.

Survivors are her sisters, Patsy Lee Ivy Honeycutt, ofBrookhaven, and Anne Louise Brenckle, of Kenner, La.

James Russell Dunson

Memorial services for James Russell Dunson, of Natchez, were 11a.m. Saturday, March 28, at Cranfield Baptist Church. MarshallFuneral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Mr. Dunson, 87, died March 23, 2009, at his residence. He wasborn in Perryville, Ark., on June 22, 1921, to James Wiley Dunsonand Era Smith Dunson.

He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II.

Preceding him in death were his parents; his wife, Biodie SharaDunson; his son, Gary Dunson; his daughter, Joyce Dunson; 10brothers; and two sisters.

Survivors are his daughter, Pam Dunson, of Canton; his sons,Donnie Benson and Felix Robertson, of Canton; his brothers, HarperDunson, of Stanton, and Dave Dunson, of Sibley; his niece; threenephews; his sister-in-law; and several other relatives andfriends.

Homer Alexander Touchstone

Services for Homer Alexander Touchstone, of Meadville, were 3p.m. Saturday, March 28, at Praise Cathedral in Meadville withburial in Byrds Chapel

Cemetery. Franklin Funeral Home was in charge ofarrangements.

Mr. Touchstone, 76, died March 26, 2009, at his residence. Hewas born in Franklin County on April 17, 1932, to William JosephTouchstone Sr. and Mammie Bell Lee Touchstone.

He was retired from International Paper Mill in Natchez. He wasa member of Praise Cathedral and was a veteran of the U.S.Army.

Preceding him in death were his parents; his wife, LorraineHolland Touchstone; two brothers; and two sisters.

Survivors are his sons, Ronnie Touchstone and wife, Karen, andWade Touchstone and wife, Joyce, all of Eddiceton; his daughters,Becky Johnson and husband, Johnny, of Baton Rouge, La., and LisaWilliams and husband, Clay, of McCall Creek; his brother, WilliamJoseph Touchstone Jr., of Smithdale; his sisters, Pauline Clark andJoyce Touchstone Howard, both of Lake Charles, La.; 10grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.