Obituaries for Friday, April 17, 2009

Published 5:00 am Friday, April 17, 2009

Edna Noble Lovitt

Services for Edna Noble Lovitt, of Brookhaven, are 3 p.m.Saturday, April 18, at Harrigill Funeral Home Chapel in Brookhavenwith burial in Riverwood Memorial Park.

Visitation is Saturday from 1 until 3 p.m. at the funeralhome.

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Mrs. Lovitt, 86, died April 15, 2009, at her residence. She wasborn on Feb. 5, 1923, to James F. Noble Sr. and Queenie WrotenNoble.

While at Brookhaven High School, she won the “Biggest News”journalism award. Mrs. Lovitt attended Whitworth College inBrookhaven for two years. She married, moved to Jackson and had aradio program. She then moved to Natchez and started painting.After returning to Brookhaven, she won the Lincoln County Art Showtwice. Mrs. Lovitt founded and ran Personnel South and later was arealtor.

Preceding her in death were her parents; her husband, Swep H.Lovitt Jr.; a son, Michael Noble Lovitt; and a sister, Sylvia NobleBentz.

Survivors are a son, Swep Hugh Lovitt III, of Memphis, Tenn.; adaughter, Lisa Lovitt Thompson, of Madison; a brother, James F.Noble; and her five grandchildren.

Walter Carl ‘Junior’ Nulisch Jr.

A private memorial service for Walter Carl “Junior” Nulisch Jr.,of Monticello, will be held at a later date. Wilson Funeral Home isin charge of arrangements.

Mr. Nulisch, 72, died April 16, 2009, at G.V. (Sonny) MontgomeryVA Medical Center in Jackson. He was born in Dallas, Texas, on Oct.1, 1936, to Walter Carl Nulisch and Gussie Ellington Nulisch.

He was a retired brick contractor. He served in the U.S. AirForce during the Cold War. He was a member of Calvary BaptistChurch in Silver Creek. He was also a member of Lawrence CountyMasonic Lodge, Shriners and the Exchange Club. He was also a memberof Silver Creek Domino Club.

Preceding him in death were his parents; his two brothers, and asister.

Survivors are his wife, Peggy Davis Nulisch; a son, ButchNulisch, of Monticello; his daughters, Christina Sanders, ofMonticello, and Carla Myers, of Oak Grove; his sisters, MarthaSmith, of Chandler, Texas, and Betty Jane Little, of Fort Worth,Texas; his eight grandchildren; and his fivegreat-grandchildren.

Ruth L. Putman

Memorial services for Ruth L. Putman, of Brookhaven, are 2 p.m.Sunday, April 19, at Brookhaven Funeral Home Chapel on NorthJackson Street with burial in Nations Memorial Cemetery in LincolnCounty.

Mrs. Putman, 100, died March 24, 2009, at Haven Hall HealthcareCenter in Brookhaven. She was born in Stillwater, N.Y., on Nov. 29,1908, to William R. Putman and Bertha E. Farwell Putman.

She retired as a nurse assistant at the University of VirginiaHospital. She was of Methodist faith.

Preceding her in death were her parents; a son, Thomas Wantce;and a daughter, Connie Meadows.

Survivors are a son, William “Bill” Putman Schultze, ofFredericksburg, Va.; and a daughter, Barbara Mitchell, of GlenAllen, Va.