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Obituaries for Thursday, October 15, 2009

Wickie Wallace Alexander

Services for Wickie Wallace Alexander, of Jayess, are 2 p.m.Friday, Oct. 16, at Powell’s Grove United Pentecostal Church inJayess with burial in Topeka Cemetery. The Revs. Ronnie Tuner,Ratcliff and Ray Bowling will officiate. Hartman-Sharkey FuneralHome in McComb is in charge of arrangements.

Visitation is Thursday from 5 p.m. until 2 p.m. Friday at thechurch.

Mrs. Alexander, 87, died Oct. 13, 2009, at McComb Nursing andRehabilitation Center in McComb. She was born in Lawrence County onAug. 19, 1922, to Laney and Lizzie Creel Wallace.

She was a longtime member of Powell’s Grove United PentecostalChurch. She was also former owner and operator of the 27 Drive Innin Lawrence County and was best known for her cooking. Mrs.Alexander was also a former employee of the Kellwood Co. inMonticello.

Preceding her in death were her parents; a son, Leon Alexander;her brothers, Emory, Lonnie and Prentiss Wallace; her sisters, AlmaRials, Charlene Dunaway, Earlene Reid, Wilma Holmes and Hazel Boyd;and a granddaughter, Misty Dawn Alexander.

Survivors are her husband of 70 years, Clarence Alexander, ofJayess; a son, Aaron “A.C.” Alexander and wife, Ann, of Jayess; adaughter, Elaine Davis and husband, Ray, of Ruth; a brother, KimbleWallace and wife, Virgie, of Monticello; a daughter-in-law, KayGivens Alexander, of Monticello; her nine grandchildren and theirspouses, Duane and Kathy Alexander, Mechelle Burnette, of Jayess,Darla and Keith Boyd, Hujuan Davis, Carla and Mike Murphy and Apriland Jason Mullins, all of Ruth, Carmen and Randall Adams, of BogueChitto, Lane Alexander and Leona Alexander, of Monticello; her 11great-grandchildren, Brently Pevey and wife, Ashley, KaylaBurnette, Tonya Alexander, Erin Alexander, Atlana Adams, CodyDavis, Christopher Murphy, Austin Murphy, Trae Pigott, Jaylee Beardand Laney Beard; her three great-great-grandchildren, Ashton Hulin,James Pevey and Saige Pevey; and the wonderful and compassionatestaff of McComb Nursing and Rehabilitation Center and HospiceCompassus; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Pallbearers are Wayne Reid, Larry Reid, Billy Joe Alexander,Gerald Alexander, Therl Alexander and Keith Boyd.

Honorary pallbearers are her grandsons.

Kenneth W. Ham

Services for Kenneth W. Ham, of Jayess, are 11 a.m. Friday, Oct.16, at New Bethel Jesus Name Church in Tylertown with burial in thechurch cemetery. Bro. Gary Robinson, Bro. Larry Reed and Bro. JamesCarney will officiate. Hartman-Sharkey Funeral Home in McComb is incharge of arrangements.

Visitation is Thursday from 5 until 9 p.m. and Friday 9 until 11a.m. at the church.

Mr. Ham, 59, died Oct. 13, 2009, at the University ofMississippi Medical Center in Jackson. He was born in WalthallCounty on June 7, 1950, to Emory Ham Sr. and Donis EtheridgeHam.

He was retired owner of Little “H” Construction. He was a veryactive member of New Bethel Jesus Name Church. He was head usher,was a church trustee and also taught Sunday school. Mr. Ham alsocoached the church “B” team softball team. He was a member ofCitizens Bank board of directors. He was a man who enjoyed life,his church, his family and his friends and was honored as “V.P” ofthe “Brister’s Store Club.”

Preceding him in death were his father; and a brother, BillyEarl Ham.

Survivors are his mother, Donis Etheridge Ham, of Jayess; hiswife, Marlene Roberts Ham, of Jayess; his sons, Britt Ham and wife,Julee, of Columbia, and Darrin Ham and wife, Robin, of Jayess; adaughter, Bridgette Mann and husband, Shay, of St. Louis, Mo.; abrother, Emory Ham Jr. and wife, Sue, of Jayess; his sisters,Shirley Lambert and husband, Bobby, and Linda Bennett and husband,Darrell, all of Jayess; his seven grandchildren, Marla Ham, AdamHam, Madelyn Ham, Breleigh Ham, Blair Mann, Lana Ham and DailynHam; and numerous nieces, nephews and friends.

Pallbearers are Steve Ham, Scott Battle, Ken Bourn, DelwinWilson, Neil Burnette, Joel Lollar Jr., Myron Wallace, BradleyBeard, Lil Albert Cook and Lance McCloud.

Honorary pallbearers are the employees of Little “H”Construction.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial donations besent to Tupelo Children’s Mansion, 1801 East Main St., Tupelo, MS38804.

C.A. Haynes

Services for C.A. Haynes, of Brookhaven, are 2 p.m. Saturday,Oct. 17, at Riverwood Family Funeral Service Chapel in Brookhavenwith burial in Mission Hill Baptist Church Cemetery in Wesson.

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

Mr. Haynes, 73, died Oct. 13, 2009, at Hospice Ministries inRidgeland. He was born on Oct. 4, 1936, to Cecil Haynes and MattiePartin Smith.

He was a retired tool pusher for Zappata. He also served withthe U.S. Air Force during the Korean War. Mr. Haynes was a memberof Mission Hill Baptist Church. He was a member of the BrookhavenMoose Lodge and for Mr. C.A., everyone who knew him will rememberhim for his songs and his love of country music.

Preceding him in death was his parents, Cecil Haynes and MattiePartin Smith; his stepfather, Henry P. Smith; and a brother, EugeneHaynes.

Survivors are his wife, Joan Haynes; his daughters, SherryHaynes, of Hattiesburg, and Lindy Haynes, of Brandon; his sisters,Virginia Faye Tanner and husband, Talmadge, of Semmes, Ala., andLoyce Benge, of Pass Christian; his three grandchildren, MichelleLofton and husband, Shorty, Kristal Williams and Lacy Young; andhis seven great-grandchildren, Morgan, Kailey, Garrett, Cole,Branden, Lily Grace and Geran.

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Patty Case Jacobson

Memorial services for Patty Case Jacobson, of Baton Rouge, La.,formerly of Brookhaven, are 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 17, at RabenhorstFuneral Home East Chapel on Florida Boulevard in Baton Rouge.

Visitation is Saturday from noon until 2 p.m. at the funeralhome.

Mrs. Jacobson, 67, died Oct. 12, 2009, at her residence.

She was a native of Brookhaven.

Preceding her in death were her father, Rufus M. Case; hermother, Frances O. Case; a sister, Yvonne Ogle; and numerous auntsand uncles.

Survivors are a son, Stephen Jacobson; a daughter, SharonJacobson-Robertson and husband, Cliff Robertson; her sisters, AliceE. Warren and Elaine Benson and husband, Joe; her grandchildren,Meagan, Morgan and Case Robertson, Ian and Isabella Nezat and TavioJacobson; her aunts, Shirley Cupit, Carolyn Carpenter and husband,Marvin, Patty Bramlette and Martha Faulver; and numerous nephewsand nieces.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the American HeartAssociation for research.