Obituaries for Tuesday, September 29, 2009

Published 5:00 am Tuesday, September 29, 2009

Erma Jean Miller

Services for Erma Jean Miller, of Bogue Chitto, are 2 p.m.Wednesday, Sept. 30, at Riverwood Family Funeral Service Chapelwith burial in Arlington Baptist Church Cemetery in BogueChitto.

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

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Mrs. Miller, 68, died Sept. 27, 2009, at the University ofMississippi Medical Center in Jackson. She was born on Oct. 2,1940, to Enoch Vince Adams and Lovie Mae French Adams.

She was a homemaker and employed through Brookhaven Nursery. Shewas a member of Arlington Baptist Church.

Preceding her in death were her parents, Enoch and Lovie MaeAdams; her husband, Bobby Joe Miller; her brothers, Junior Adamsand Roger Adams; her sisters, Cora Mae Adams and Eloise Adams; anda grandchild, Chuck Ingle.

Survivors are her sons, Jeff Miller and wife, Pam, and JohnMiller and wife, Penny, all of Bogue Chitto; her daughters, BeckyMiller, of Bogue Chitto, and Bonita Givens and husband, Luke, ofMonticello; her brothers, Roy Adams and wife, Judy, of Marshall,Texas, and Troy Adams and wife, Virginia, of Lucien; her sisters,Audrey Posey and husband, Jack, of Brookhaven, Thelma Norman, ofBogue Chitto, and Bobbie Nell Kitchens and husband, Richard, ofVicksburg; her seven grandchildren, Chris Miller and wife, Susan,of Bogue Chitto, Brittany Aguilar and husband, Fernando, ofBrazoria, Texas, Jessie Miller and Holly, Heather and Haley Miller,all of Bogue Chitto; and her five great-grandchildren, Blair, Jennaand C.J. Miller and Huston and Auston Aguilar.

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The Rev. Leroy Russell

Services for the Rev. Leroy Russell, of Brookhaven, were 11 a.m.Tuesday, Sept. 29, at Brookhaven Funeral Home Chapel on NatchezDrive with burial in Easthaven Cemetery in Brookhaven.

The Rev. Russell, 83, died Sept. 27, 2009, at SouthwestMississippi Regional Medical Center in McComb. He was born inLincoln County on Aug. 29, 1926, to Lee Russell and Mae PoseyRussell.

He was a retired Baptist minister. He was a member of VisionCommunity Church. The Rev. Russell also served in the U.S. Army AirForce.

Preceding him in death were his parents; his wife, Mary FrancesDunaway Russell; and a son, Larry Russell.

Survivors are a son, Lee Russell, of Brookwood, Ala.; adaughter, Phyllis Mulligan, of Brookhaven; his five grandchildren;his three step grandchildren; and a niece.

Dorothy Sullivan

Memorial services for Dorothy Sullivan, of Jayess, will be heldat a later date. Wilson Funeral Home in Monticello is in charge ofarrangements.

Mrs. Sullivan, 56, died Sept. 28, 2009, at her residence. Shewas born on Sept. 21, 1953, to Gardner Smith and Ruby HillSmith.

She was a caretaker and sitter. She was a member of ProvidenceBaptist Church.

Preceding her in death were her parents.

Survivors are a son, Michael Smith, of Jayess; a sister,Patricia Cullen, of Baker, La.; and her two grandchildren.