Obituaries for Friday, December 4, 2009

Published 6:00 am Friday, December 4, 2009

Sam Chinn

Services for Sam Chinn, of Wesson, are 3 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 5,at Community Funeral Services Chapel with burial in Rocky HillBaptist Church Cemetery in Wesson.

Visitation is Friday from 5 until 9 p.m. and Saturday from 10a.m. until 3 p.m. at the funeral home.

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Mr. Chinn, 64, died Dec. 2, 2009, at the University ofMississippi Medical Center in Jackson. He was born in Kentucky onJune 30, 1945, to Oswald Chinn and Ann Kissinger Chinn.

He was a millwright for Kitchen Brothers. He was a member ofWestside Baptist Church.

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

Survivors are his wife, Patsy Chinn, of Wesson; his daughters,Sherry Russell, Becky Brown and Marcia Chinn; his brothers, LewisBradley Chinn and Darrel Chinn; his sisters, Betty Rostrup, VickiChinn and Anetta Bilunas; and his four grandchildren, Justin Brown,Hanna Brown, Nikki Russell and Haleigh Chinn.

Andrew Charles Cooper

Services for Andrew Charles Cooper, of McComb, are 2 p.m.Monday, Dec. 7, at Mt. Zion M.B. Church in Sontag with burial inthe church cemetery. Williams Mortuary is in charge ofarrangements.

Mr. Cooper, 72, died Nov. 30, 2009, at McComb Nursing andRehabilitation Center in McComb. He was born in Sontag on Feb. 16,1937, to Lamar Davis Sr. and Eva Mae Webb Davis.

He was retired.

Preceding him in death were his parents; a brother, JessieCooper; and his sisters, Myrtis Brown and Marvia Smith.

Survivors are his sisters, Ruby Lee Boyd, of Covington, La.,Lettie Mae Butler and husband, Wilmer, of Wesson, and BeatriceMcWilliams and husband, Emile, of McComb; and a brother, LamarDavis Jr. and wife, Connie, of Sontag.

Mary Alice Thrasher Dillon

Services for Mary Alice Thrasher Dillon, of Bogue Chitto, are 11a.m. Monday, Dec. 7, at Greenwood M.B. Church in Bogue Chitto withburial in the church cemetery.

Visitation is Sunday from 1 until 6 p.m. at Williams Mortuary inBrookhaven.

Mrs. Dillon, 55, died Nov. 30, 2009, at Southwest MississippiRegional Medical Center in McComb. She was born in Hazlehurst onJan. 27, 1954, to Hardy Thrasher and Ida Mae Davis Thrasher.

She was a 1973 graduate of Brookhaven High School and 1977graduate of Jackson State University. Mrs. Dillon was a licensedsocial worker with the State of Mississippi until she retired tobecome a devoted homemaker. She was a member of Greenwood M.B.Church.

Preceding her in death were her mother, Ida Mae Thrasher; andher father-in-law and mother-in-law, Felo and Viola Dillon.

Survivors are her husband of 32 years, Levi Dillon, of BogueChitto; a son, Adrian Dillon and wife, Jonnell; her father, HardyThrasher Sr. and wife, Carolyn; her brothers, George Thrasher andwife, Rose, of Forrest, Hardy Thrasher Jr., of Granby, Mass.,Jessie Thrasher and wife, Linda, and Ernest Thrasher, all ofBrookhaven; her sisters, Dorothy Quinn and husband, Jerrel, andChristine Thrasher, all of Brookhaven; her four grandchildren; herfive sisters-in-law; her three uncles; her six aunts; and her manynieces, nephews and other relatives.

Emily Faith White

Graveside services for Emily Faith White, of Sontag, were 1 p.m.Thursday, Dec. 3, at Holly Springs Baptist Church Cemetery inBrookhaven. Riverwood Family Funeral Service was in charge ofarrangements.

The infant died Nov. 30, 2009, at King’s Daughters MedicalCenter in Brookhaven. She was born on Nov. 30, 2009, to Jerry LynnWhite and Christie Freeman.

Preceding her in death were her great-grandparents, Alfred E.Sykes, Ray and Margie Walley and A.C. White; and an uncle, CharlesDavid White.

Survivors are her parents; a brother, Micah Joseph Freeman, ofBrookhaven; her maternal grandparents, Alfred and Sheila Sykes; apaternal grandparent, Cora Mae White; her maternalgreat-grandparents, Rhoda Mae Sykes and Dorothy Sykes; and a hostof uncles, aunts and cousins.