Obituaries for Friday, November 6, 2009

Published 6:00 am Friday, November 6, 2009

Billy Roger ‘Nig’ Hall

Services for Billy Roger “Nig” Hall, of Pine Bluff, Ark., are1:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 7, at Ralph Robinson & Son Chapel inArkansas with burial in Cypress Memorial Gardens.

Visitation is Friday from 5 until 7 p.m. at the funeralhome.

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Mr. Hall, 75, died Nov. 5, 2009, at his residence. He was bornin Franklin County on Jan. 28, 1934, to Willis Lloyd and WillieMarie Ratcliff Hall.

He was reared and educated in Brookhaven, having graduated fromBrookhaven High School. Mr. Hall retired after 36 years fromInternational Paper Co. as a maintenance supervisor, having workedin both the Natchez and Pine Bluff mills. After retirement, hebaled and sold hay and was affectionately known as “The Hay Man.”He also collected bells and was a volunteer cook at the I.P.Supervisor Club. He was a member and choir member of East SideBaptist Church. He was also a member of the Masonic Blue Lodge inNatchez; the Shriners in Pine Bluff; the York Rite of Little Rock,where he was a 32nd degree Mason; and the Roper Hunting Club.

Preceding him in death were his parents; and a brother, Alton”Joby” Lloyd Hall.

Survivors are his wife, Ella Marie Rogillio Hall, whom hemarried on May 30, 1954, in Natchez; his daughters, Donna MarieHall Bradshaw and husband, Jerry, of Maumelle, Ark., Dianna LynneHall Bailey and husband, Billy, of Heber Springs, Ark., and DeniseHall Courson and husband, Jerry, of Star City, Ark.; his sisters,Donna Margaret Hall, of Greenwood, Barbara Hall Leigh, and RachelSonja Hall Murray and husband, Edward Lee, all of Natchez; hisgrandchildren, Meridith Leigh Hamilton, Allen Corey Neal II, bothof Little Rock, Ark., Cody Bryan Stringfellow, of Fordyce, Ark.,Tyler Mackenzie Courson, and Jacob Hall Courson, both of Star City;and a great-grandchild, Isabella “Bella” Grace Hamilton, of LittleRock.

Amelia Erin Kittle

Graveside services for Amelia Erin Kittle are 2 p.m. Saturday,Nov. 7, at Riverwood Memorial Gardens in Maumelle, Ark.Roller-McNutt Funeral Home in Conway, Ark., is in charge ofarrangements.

The infant passed away Oct. 30, 2009, at Baptist Health MedicalCenter in Little Rock, Ark. She was born on Oct. 30, 2009, toDonovan Kittle and Alissa Mason.

Preceding her in death were her great-grandparents, the lateRev. Edwin Burns and Aileen Raiford Burns, the late Curtis D. MasonSr. and Nancy Williams Mason.

Survivors are her parents; a maternal grandmother, Alice Mason,of Maumelle, a maternal grandfather, Curtis Mason and wife, Jeri,of Lebanon, Tenn.; a paternal grandmother, Paula Kittle, of Conway,Ark.; a maternal step-great-grandmother, Evelyn Mason, ofBrookhaven; a paternal great-grandmother, Ruth Kittle, of Conway;an aunt, Marissa Mason; and her uncles, Duke Kittle, Matthew andAndrew Mason, all of Conway.

Ora Lee ‘Red’ Washington

Services for Ora Lee “Red” Washington, of Union Church, are 11a.m. Saturday, Nov. 7, at Hickory Block United Methodist Church inUnion Church with burial in the church cemetery.

Visitation is Friday from 1 until 5 p.m. at WilliamsMortuary.

Mrs. Washington, 90, died Nov. 3, 2009, at Franklin CountyMemorial Hospital. She was born in Jefferson County on May 10,1919, to John Lynch McNair and Julia Ann Buie.

She was retired. She was a member of Hickory Block UnitedMethodist Church.

Preceding her in death were her parents; and her husband,Freddie Thompson.

Survivors are a godson, Dr. Vic Wyatt, of Pennsylvania; and hermany nieces, nephews and other relatives.

Derrick DWayne Womack Sr.

Services for Derrick DWayne Womack Sr., of Brookhaven, are 2p.m. Saturday, Nov. 7, at Siloam M.B. Church in Brookhaven withburial in the church cemetery.

Visitation is Friday from 1 until 8 p.m. at Williams Mortuarywith family present from 7 until 8 p.m.

Mr. Womack, 47, died Oct. 31, 2009, at Mississippi BaptistMedical Center in Jackson. He was born in Lincoln County on Jan. 5,1962, to James L. Womack and Mae Belle Byrd Womack Fells.

He was a 1979 graduate of West Lincoln Attendance Center. He wasdisabled. He was a member of Siloam M.B. Church.

Preceding him in death was his father.

Survivors are his mother, Mae Belle Byrd Womack Fells, ofBrookhaven; a son, Derrick Womack Jr., of Champaign, Ill.; hissisters, Tarri Y. Fells, of Brookhaven, Jarika Womack and LaToyaWomack, both of Jackson; his two step brothers; his five stepsisters; and a host of aunts, uncles, other relatives andfriends.