Teresa Douglas, 64, of Southaven, Miss., died February 22, 2013 at St. Francis Hospital. Services were held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, February 26, at Hernando Funeral Home Chapel. Interment followed in Grays Creek
She was preceded in death by her husband, Bill "Shorty" Douglas.
She is survived by two daughters, Lisa Douglas and Donna (Mark) Cooper, both of Southaven; two sons, Billy (Sonya) Douglas of Southaven, and John (Vivian) Douglas of Horn Lake; a sister, Judy Van of Memphis, Tenn.; a brother, Frank Clevenger of Como; 14 grandchildren and 14 great grandchildren.
Robert Hibbler, 59, truck driver, of Coldwater, Miss., passed away February 18, 2013 at Methodist South Hospital in Memphis, Tenn. Services were held at Mt. Calm M.B. Church February 24. Interment followed in Mt. Calm Church Cemetery.
He is survived by his wife, Debra L. M. Hibbler of Coldwater; five daughters, Glenda Hibbler of Marks, Schulendra Ellebe of Anderson, S.C., Lashanta Hibbler of Coldwater, Montanez Roberts of Senatobia, and Shaterrica Tolbert of Senatobia; a son, Robert Hibbler, Jr. of Memphis, Tenn.; three sisters, Lillian Askew of Crenshaw, Geraldine Harris of Sarah, and Sarah Eppenger of Sarah; and nine grandchildren.
Mary Alice Blackwell Jennings
Mary Alice Blackwell Jennings, 82, homemaker, of Clarksdale, Miss., passed away February 24, 2013. Funeral services were held Wednesday, February 27 at National Chapel. Interment followed in Marks Cemetery.
She was a member of First Baptist Church in Senatobia and was a member of the Ladies Auxiliary VFW Post 3936. She was a former treasurer for Ladies Auxiliary American Legion, former member of Oakhurst Rolling Along Club, former member of Women's Club and Homemaker's Club, was a past board member of the Mississippi Fire Fighter's Burn Center.
She is survived by three daughters, Debra Sullivan of Senatobia, Barbara Young (Larry) of Senatobia, Allison Butler (Don) of Madison; five nephews and nieces; 5 grandchildren; and 10 great grandchildren; and one great-great grandchild.
Frank Norris McPhail, Sr.
Frank Norris McPhail, Sr., 86, of Hernando, Miss., devoted husband and loving father, moved on to his heavenly home on Tuesday, February 26, 2013.
Frank proudly served during World War II in the Army stationed in the Philippines. He retired from Sears and Roebuck after 44 years of service. Frank was a member and deacon at First Baptist Church in Coldwater. Throughout the years, Frank served his Lord faithfully through various ministries including teaching Sunday School, singing in the choir, and leading services at the Senatobia Nursing Home.
Born in Slate Springs, Miss., Frank was preceded in death by his parents, Rev. Walter Hix and Janie West McPhail, along with his ten siblings, Lylis Jennings, Bud McPhail, Otis McPhail, A.D. McPhail, Helen Anderson, Ygondine Johnson, Bill McPhail, Jane Perry, Nancy Carlisle, and Bryant McPhail.
Frank is survived by his wife of 63 years, Rachel V., two daughters, Lynn (Jerry) Reece, Gail Hollaway, and one son, Frank Norris (Sheryl) McPhail, Jr. He also leaves eight grandchildren and seven great grandchildren.
The funeral was held at 2:00 p.m. Friday, March 1, 2013 at First Baptist Church in Coldwater. Burial followed in Magnolia Cemetery in Coldwater.
Memorials may be made to The Baptist Children's Village, P. O. Box 27, Clinton, MS 39060-0027, or to a charity of the donor's choice.
The family would like to express their heartfelt appreciation to Dr. David Sullivan and his wonderful staff and also to all of the Baptist DeSoto Hosptial 8th floor nursing staff for their kindness, care, and support of my husband and our father.
Pate-Jones Funeral Home in Senatobia had charge of the arrangements.
Gary Alan Monroe
Gary Alan Monroe, 54, of Booneville, Arkansas, formerly of Senatobia, Mississippi, passed from this life February 16, 2013 in Booneville, Arkansas. He was born July 11, 1958 in Orange County, California to Lee Aubrey and Doris Monroe.
He was a supervisor at Southern Steel company in Memphis, Tennessee. He was a Marine and Army veteran and was a member of the Church of Christ in Looxahoma, Mississippi.
A memorial service will be at 2:00 P.M., March 9, 2013, at the Faith Pentecostal Church of God in Paris, Arkansas with Rev. Tim Hanscom and Jim West officiating.
Cremation arrangements were under the direction of Roberts Funeral Home in Booneville, Arkansas.
He is survived by his wife, Carolyn Monroe of the home; one daughter, Chrissa Bell Solt of Idaho; one stepdaughter, Meloney Moraski of Texas; two sons, Heath Monroe and Bradley Monroe both of Idaho; three stepsons, A.W. McCracken of Texas, Tim McCracken of Booneville, Arkansas, and Rod McCracken of Kentucky; two sisters, Marilyn Sailers of California and Marsha Meissner of Idaho; twelve grandchildren and three great grandchildren.
Patricia Bennett Nelson
Patricia Bennett Nelson, 86, died Saturday, February 23, 2013 at Providence Assisted Living in Senatobia.
Mrs. Nelson was a retired executive housekeeper in the hospitality industry. She also served as a volunteer for the Resource Council on Aging. She loved to crochet and play bingo.
Mrs. Nelson is survived by her daughters, Cheryl Keegan of Erie, Pa., Penny LaFauci (Joseph) of Augusta, Ga., Deborah Brunson of Tampa, Fla. and Sandra Nelson Greer of Fairfax, Va.; sons, William Long of Atlanta, Ga. and Patrick Nelson of Senatobia; 17 grandchildren; 12 great grandchildren; and one great-great grandchild.
Ray-Nowell Funeral Home - Senatobia Chapel had charge of the arrangements.
Caroline Little Polk
Caroline Little Polk, 57, of Senatobia, Miss, passed away February 22, 2013. Funeral services were held at Cistern Hill MB Church March 2 at 11:00 a.m. Interment followed in Senatobia Memorial Cemetery. Felix Cauthen Funeral Home had charge of the arrangements.
She is survived by her husband, Jimmy Polk of Senatobia; a daughter, Rashanda Little of Senatobia; step daughters, Melody Polk of Jackson, Tenn., Alicia Polk of Jackson, Tenn., and Ocie Polk of Hanford, Calif.; two sons, Rodney Little of Horn Lake, and Rontoya Little of Louisville, Ky.; a step son, Javon Polk of Senatobia; sisters, Georgia Rosemon of Senatobia, Lillie M. Davis of West Memphis, Ark., Jessie Wilson of Memphis, Tenn., and Gracie Little of Memphis, Tenn., Pearl Harper of Memphis, Tenn., Josie Little of Como, Earnestine Polk of Senatobia, Geraldine Shannon of Licton, Ill., and Veronica Onkwo of Power Spring, Ga.; brothers, James Little of Como, Jimmie Little of Senatobia, Melvin Little of Atlanta, Gal, and Hobbart Shannon of Byhalia; and nine grandchildren.
LuAnn Mize Red
LuAnn Mize Red, 51, of Senatobia, Miss., passed away February 24, 2013, at Baptist Memorial Hospital DeSoto in Southaven. Services were held Tuesday, February 26, at 11:00 a.m. at Pate-Jones Funeral Home in Senatobia. Burial followed in Bethesda Cemetery.
She is survived by her daughters, Allison Crowson and Leah Mims both of Columbus, Miss.; mother, Fannie Mize of Senatobia; sisters, Jaye Mize of Chicago, Ill., and Linda Sue Neill of Jackson; brothers, Jim Mize and J. H. Mize, both of Senatobia; grandchild, Bradley Crowson; and former husband, Buster Red.
She was preceded in death by her father, James Mize.
Memorials may be sent to the Senatobia Church of Christ, P.O. Box 488, Senatobia, MS 38668, where she was a member.
Pallbearers for the service were Brandon Red, Joel Mize, Cameron Myers, Jacob Neill, J. J. Hindman, Josh Buchanan, Theron Fly, and Patrick Craig.
Larry Weathers, 60, of Eudora, Miss., passed away after a courageous battle against cancer for several years. He won the fight on February 22 and went home to be with his Lord.
He is survived by his wife of 38 years, Jeanie Weathers; his father, Thurman Weathers of Senatobia; brother, Doug Weathers (Janet) of Southaven; sisters, Linda Rupprecht of Lake Cormorant and Mary Edmondson of Hernando.
He was preceded in death by his mother, Clara Mae Weathers.
He was an active member of Eudora First Baptist Church.
The funeral was held Monday, February 25 at 10:00 a.m. at Eudora First Baptist Church. Burial followed at Eudora Baptist Cemetery. Hernando Funeral Home had charge of the arrangements.
Memorials may be made to Eudora First Baptist Church.
Paul Wooten, 87, of Senatobia, Miss., passed away Wednesday, February 20, 2013 at North Oak Regional Medical Center in Senatobia.
Mr. Wooten, lovingly known by his grandchildren as "Daddy Paul", was a member of First Baptist Church in Senatobia, a member of the Masonic Lodge and a life-long Eastern Star. He worked at Billingsley Auction Sale for 25 years and was a retired rancher and farmer, who loved his cows.
Mr. Wooten is survived by his wife of 70 years, Adele D. Wooten; one daughter, Rosamond Hawkins (Dewitt) of Senatobia; two sons, Thomas Paul Wooten (Dolores) and Wiley Roy Wooten, both of Senatobia; one sister, Ollie Hudson of Senatobia; nine grandchildren, Thomas Allen Wooten (Pam), Phil Wooten (Jennifer), Susan Treadway (Neil), Wiley Wooten, Amy Freeman (Davis), Angie Crockett (Davie), Christy Willhite (Rodney), Bryan Maxwell (Laurie) and Kevin Maxwell (Carol Ann); and 18 great grandchildren, Seth Wooten, Zackary, Allison, Lawren and Ellie Treadway, Katie Wooten, Campbell Freeman, Ethan, Emily & Canon Paul Crockett, Maylee and Lindey Willhite, Mayci, Caroline, Jackson and Myles Maxwell, and Luke and Anna Kate Maxwell.
Funeral services were held Saturday, February 23, at 10:00 a.m. at Ray-Nowell Funeral Home in Senatobia. Burial followed in Mt. Zion Cemetery in Independence.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be sent to the Tate County Humane Society, 909 E.R. Hale Drive, Senatobia, MS 38668.
Ray-Nowell Funeral Home in Senatobia had charge of the arrangements.