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Obituaries for Thursday, May 21, 2009

Annie M. Hale

Services for Annie M. Hale, of Kansas City, Mo., are 9 a.m.Friday, May 22, at St. Andrew the Apostle with burial in WhiteChapel Cemetery.

Visitation is Thursday from 6 until 8 p.m. at McGilley AntiochChapel in Kansas City with rosary at 7:30 p.m.

Mrs. Hale, 68, died May 17, 2009. She was born in Brookhaven onFeb. 7, 1941, to Terrell and Marie Martin.

She married Jim Hale on Aug. 4, 1964. She retired after 21 yearsof working at Winnatonka High School. She was a member of LadiesAuxiliary, Council No. 3414, various church organizations andMissouri Association of Romance Authors.

Preceding her in death were her parents; and a brother, RodrickMartin.

Survivors are her husband, Jim Hale; her daughters, RhondaWright and husband, Roger, and Laura Hale and husband, Bill Lane; agrandson, Terrell Wright; and numerous cousins.

Percy Day Marsh Sr.

Services for Percy Day Marsh Sr., of Bogue Chitto, are 11 a.m.Friday, May 22, at Riverwood Family Funeral Service Chapel withburial in Cold Springs Church of Christ Cemetery in BogueChitto.

Visitation is Thursday from 5 until 9 p.m. at the funeralhome.

Mr. Marsh, 81, died May 20, 2009, at his residence. He was bornon April 20, 1928, to Frank Marsh and Rebecca Taylor Marsh.

He was an oilfield worker. He was of Baptist faith.

Preceding him in death were his parents; his brothers, CliftonMarsh, Benjamin Marsh and Henry Marsh; his sisters, Fannie Randall,LeLa Mae Brock and Rubie Rushell Marsh.

Survivors are his wife, Dorothy Marsh; his sons, Percy MarshJr., of Brookhaven, and Keith Marsh, of Brookhaven; her daughters,Teresa Hannah and husband, Shane, of Brookhaven, Becky Rawls andhusband, Eric, of Brookhaven, and Sharon Thomas, of Orange Beach,Texas; a sister, Alma Mattie Allen, of Morgan City, La.; his 19grandchildren, Corey, Eric and Brittany Rials, Jennifer and JeremyHannah, Nicole, Nathaniel and Travis Marsh, and many more; a veryspecial grandson, Johnny; his nine great-grandchildren; andnumerous nieces and nephews.

Arthur Thomas

Services for Arthur Thomas, of Wesson, are 2 p.m. Saturday, May23, at Old St. John M.B. Church in Wesson with burial in St. JohnCemetery.

Visitation is Friday from noon until 5 p.m. at R.E. TylerFuneral Home in Brookhaven.

Mr. Thomas, 50, died May 17, 2009, at St. Dominic-JacksonMemorial Hospital in Jackson. He was born in Copiah County on July17, 1958, to Arlee Thomas Sr. and Queen Kelly Thomas.

He was disabled.

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

Survivors are his wife, Myrtis Thomas, of Wesson; his sons,Arthur Thomas Jr., Raymond Thomas and Clayton Allen, all of Wesson;his daughters, Rolanda (Parnell) Ainsworth, of Jackson, JunaintaThomas, of Crystal Springs, Shaun Vaughn, of Jackson, and KatherineAllen, of Wesson; his brothers, Bobby Thomas, Arlee Thomas Jr. andWalter Thomas, all of Wesson; a sister, Wanda Thomas, of Wesson; ahalf brother, Brian Thomas, of Wesson; his half sisters, ShannonVaughn, Tarniece Thomas and Sandra Smith, all of Wesson; and his 10grandchildren.