Columbian-Progress from Columbia, Mississippi (2024)

VAn EXt a a a A The Columbian-Progress Thursday, February 13, 1986 Obituaries Nello Magee Molet Funeral services were conducted Jan. 28 for Sis. Nello Magee Molet at the Christian Union M.B. Church in Sumrall. Rev.

M.L. Patton officiated the ceremony while Smith Funeral Home was in charge. Sis. Molet was born Nov. 13, 1913 in Lamar County to the late Charlie and Alice Magee.

She was married to the late Pezell Molet and to that union three children were born. Survivors include one daughter-Mrs. Carrie Johnson of Freeport, NY; two sons-Jessie Molet of Hempstead, NY and Hubert Molet of Roosevelt, NY: one sister-Sis. Pearlie Expose of Sumrall; one brother-Owen Magee of Sumrall; two sisters and four brothers preceded her in death. Other survivors are one auntSis.

Lonnie Magee; ten grandchildren; five greatgrandchildren; and many nieces, nephews, other relatives and numerous friends. Pallbearers were Jessie Magee, Ray Magee, J.C. Magee, Fredrick Magee, Ronald Lott and Clifford Magee. Lee Anna Smiley Services for Ms. Lee Anna Smiley, 69, were conducted Sunday, Feb.

2 at the Little Rock M.B. Church in Foxworth. Smith Funeral Home was in charge of the services with Rev. B.A. Goff officiating.

Burial was held in the church cemetery. Ms. Smiley was born March 16, 1916 in Marion County. She is survived by two daughters-Mrs. Clarice Husband of New Orleans, and Ms.

Cynthia Alexander of Foxworth; two sons-Columbus Smiley and Cleophus Smiley of New Orleans; five sisters-Mrs Vera Billy, Mrs. Mae Ola Coleman and Mrs. Helen Husband of New Orleans; Mrs. Eloise Ephriam of Baldwin Park, CA and Mrs. Jessie Lee Johnson of Foxworth; two Smiley of New Orleans and, W.C.

Smiley of Foxworth. She is also survived by 13 grandchildren, one daughter-inlaw-Mrs. Betty McGowan Smiley; one son-in-law-Delarris Husband and many nieces, nephews, two aunts, and numerous friends. Pallbearers were her grandsons-Dwayne Smiley; Orlando Smiley and Cleophus Smiley and nephews-Chester Johnson, Joe Edward McGowan, Charles Lampton and Raymond Billy. Sarah Alexander Funeral services for Mrs.

Sarah Alexander were held Wednesday, Feb. 5, at the Rose Hill Missionary Baptist Church. The Rev. Hosea Cook, officiated the ceremony with Cook-Galloway funeral home in charge of burial services. Interment was held as the Rose Hill Cemetery.

Mrs. Alexander was born Oct. 30, 1888 in Marion County and was preceded in death by her husband, Mr. Willie Alexander; one daughter; and all her brothers and sisters. She is survived by one daughter, Mrs.

Mary Abram; four grandchildren; nineteen great-grandchildren; nine greatgreat grandchildren; one sisterin-law; many nieces, nephews; and numerous relatives and friends. Lula V. Baylis Services were held for Mrs. Lula Viola Thames Baylis Saturday, Feb. 8, at the St.

Mark Missionary Baptist Church. Interment was at the 'Hub Community Cemetery where Cook-Galloway Funeral Home was in charge of the burial service. Rev. O.D. Alford officiated the ceremony.

Mrs. Baylis was Born Feb. 27, 1897 in Simpson County and was married to the late Floyd Baylis, Survivors of her death are one son-James Clifton Baylis of Columbia; a stepdaughter-Ada Johnson of Columbia; a stepsonJohn Baylis of St. Louis, MO; nine grandchildren-Peggy Pittman, Louise Daniels, Linda Rhem, La Sha Viola Baylis, all of Columbia; Ellis G. Baylis, Edward L.

Baylis, and Floyd W. Baylis, all of Milwaukee, WS and Evelyn Morgan and Wanda Newson of Hartford, CN. She is also survived by 12 stepgrandchildren including Angela Lee Wright and Patrick L. Wright of Columbia; Rev. Floyd Lee Frelix of Monticello; Christine Doby of Picayune; Bessie R.

Robinson of Riveria Beach, FL; 14 greatgrandchildren; 31 grandchildren; seven greatgreat-grandchildren; one stepgreat-great grandchild; eight nephews; seven nieces; and numerous other relatives and many friends. Gordon Ray Stampley Services were held for Gordon Ray Stampley, 49, at the Colonial Chapel Funeral Home Sunday at 2 p.m. Bro. Bob Lowery officiated the ceremony with interment following at the Woodlawn Cemetery. Stampley was survived by his wife-Hilda G.

Stampley of Lumberton and three sonsRickey Ray Stampley and David B. Stampley of Lumberton and Gordon L. Stampley of Slidell; two grandchildren; his father and stepmother-Mr. and Mrs. Ray Stampley of Foxworth; and one brother-Sherman Stampley of Lumberton.

He is also survived by three sisters- Geraldine Sanders of Picayune, Peggy McArthur of Purvis and Earnestine Hickman of Denham Springs, LA; many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Pallbearers were Woodrow Brumfield, Clyde L. Robbins, Harold Whitman and Harry L. Barber. Bessie Lee Clark Funeral services for Mrs.

Bessie Lee Clark, 66, were held Saturday, Feb. 8, at the Colonial Chapel Funeral Home. Rev. Bobby Smith officiated the ceremony interment followed at the Lott Cemetery. Mrs.

Clark was born July 8, 1919 and was a resident of the Foxworth Community. She is survived by two sonsJimmy Clark of Columbia and VERNON BEAL'S OK AUTO COMPLEX The Best In Auto Body Work The Best In Used Cars Trucks The Best In Auto Mechanic Work The Best On 98 Your One 24 hour STOP Automotive TOWING Shop SERVICE Night Day 736-8287 736-3219 VERNON BEAL'S OK BODY SHOP I Hwy. 98 West Columbia 736-3219 Buddy Clark of Foxworth; three grandchildren; one greatgrandchild; three brothers-John Patterson, Cassie Patterson and Dan Patterson, all of Bogalusa, LA; three sisters-Audie M. Reynolds, Gettie Wallace and Maudie Rester, also of Bogalusa. She is also survived by many nieces, nephews and friends.

Pallbearers were Everett Stringer, Melvin Lowery, Johnny Glenn Stringer, Sherril Magee, Bobby Smith, and Howard Bennett. Emily Mae Davis Services for Mrs. Emily Mae Davis were conducted at the Colonia Chapel Funeral Home Monday, Feb. 10, at 3 p.m. Interment followed at Society Hill Cemetery with the Rev.

Matt Buckles officiating the burial service. Mrs. Davis was born June 13, 1913 and is survived by her husband-Wilber Davis of Columbia. Other survivors are her sonJames E. Davis of Natchez; three grandchildren and many nieces and nephews, other relatives and friends.

Pallbearers for Mrs. Davis were James Robbins, Glyn Robertson, Arnold Carlisle, Hunter B. Carlisle, Hoyt Forbes and Mike Buckley. Charles C. Fortenberry Funeral services for Charles Clinton Fortenberry, 52, were held Wednesday, Feb.

5, at the Colonial Chapel Funeral Home. Rev. David De Weese and Rev. Bobby Smith officiated the ceremony. Interment followed at the Fortenberry Cemetery of New Hope Community.

Fortenberry was born August 26, 1933 and died at his home on Feb. 1, in Kaleva, MI. He was preceded in death by his father T.J. Fortenberry in 1981 and his mother, Mrs. Mattie Pittman Fortenberry of New Hope.

He is survived by his fiancee-ail Gail Griffin of Kaleva, MI; two sons-Avery Fortenberry of Foxworth and Aaron Fortenberry of Columbia; two daughtersDeborah Burrow of Smyrna, TN; and Dejuona McMurtry of Castallian Springs, TN. Other survivors are six grandchildren; two sisters-Jo Helon Turnage of New Hope and Ann Day of Jackson; two nieces; a nephew; aunts; uncles; cousins; and many other friends and relatives. Pallbearers for Fortenberry were Fred Turnage, Bob Pittman, Alton McDaniel, Jerome Armstrong, Kenny Rowell, Steve Rowell, Burt Rowell and Donnie Williamson. Isaac S. Holmes Services were conducted for Isaac Shelby Holmes, 74, Saturday, Feb.

8. at the Colonial Chapel Funeral Home. The ceremony was officiated by Rev. J.B. Stewart and interment followed at the Woodlawn Cemetery.

Holmes is survived by his wifeMrs. Emma B. Holmes of Columbia; one daughter-Evelyn Sewell of Tallahassee, FL; two sons- Vernon Holmes of Mobile. AL and Joe Holmes of Columbia. He is also survived by six grandchildren; two brothers Thomas Holmes of Columbia and Murray Holmes of Geneva.

NE; two sisters-Mamie Holmes and Ethel Watts of Columbia; and many nieces and nephews, friends and other relatives. Pallbearer for Holmes were Floyd J. Holmes, Henry E. Davis, Royle Etheridge, J. Baughman, James Cook and Reggie Baughman.

Sebe McCain Funeral services for Sebe McCain of Marion County were held Sunday, Feb. 9, at the Turnage Chapel. Hartman-Hughes Funeral home was in charge of burial services. Interment followed at the Turnage Chapel Cemetery. Rev.

Bobby Smith officiated the services. McCain was 90 years of age when he died and he is survived by one brother-Reece McCain. He is also survived by many nieces, nephews, and greatnieces and nephews. Pallbearers for McCain were Mark McCain, Mike Lee, Windell Sullivan, Carey Jones, Kenneth McCain, and Clifford McCain. Dessie A.

Stewart Funeral services for Mrs. Dessie Stewart were held at the Bradford-O'Keefe Chapel Funeral Home in Ocean Springs, MS, Thursday, Feb. 6. Rev. Kenneth Broadus officiated the ceremony.

Interment followed at the Crestlawn Cemetary in Ocean Springs. Her survivors are four daughters-Mrs. Melma Beets, Mrs. Hilda Firenza, Mrs. Aimee Martin of Ocean Springs and Mrs.

Dorothy Crapo of Biloxi; one son-John Stewart also of Ocean Springs. She- is also survived by three sisters-Mrs. Gladys Thornhill, Mrs. Greta Regan and Mrs. Town Country Fabrics A HANco*ck INDEPENDENT Opening: Monday, Feb.


Depositors Savings Bank Priscilla Berry, all of Columbia; one brother-Louis Webster Alexander, also of Columbia; 20 IT Cross-Lites grandchildren and 39 great- says: grandchildren; many other "Are you certain that you have eternal life?" relatives and friends. Continued from page 4A EastPrincipal's List are Cheryl Allen, Kenard Durr, Mike Gonzalez, Sandra Grindle, Scott Hall, Tonia James, Craig Marchall, Nicholas Medious, Dorita Mc-. Adory, Craig Porter and Kevin C. Thomas. Eighth Graders making the Honor Roll are Mamie Hibley and Angela Sistrunk.

Seventh Graders who made the Superintendent's List are Amanda Barber and Charrie Williamson. Seventh Graders who made the Principal's List are Katrina Porter and Stephanie Stringer. Seventh Graders who made the Honor Roll are Pamela Broom, Rennie Deen, Patrick Magee and Barbara Sistrunk. Ninth Graders making the Superintendent's List are Portia Patton and Tara Russell. Ninth Graders making the Principal's List are Donovan Alford, Linda Bennett, Donald Baccus and Shonda Toney.

Ninth Graders making the Honor Roll are Anita Brady, Frenchie Christopher, Karen Johnson, Stephanie, Vanlester Stepney, Mary Broom, James Hampton, Gary Kemp, Wallace Lowe and Michael Watts. Tenth Graders who made the Superintendent's List are Lydia Gonzalez, Sharon Oatis and Patrick Akins. Tenth Graders who made the Principal's List are Tracye Foster, Angela Mason, Elnora Sims and Bridgett Abram. Tenth Graders who made the Honor Roll are Todd Patten, Chuck Creel, Mitchell Youngblood, Angela Hendricks. Shona Primary Continued from page 9A son, Bryce Martin, Shannon Merritt, Eric Peters, Randy Smith, Jennifer Stringer, Amanda, Caroire, Christopher Gay, Jeanie Holmes, Tonya Johnson, Margie Pittman, Jamie Priest, Misti Robertson, Jake White, Jeffery Williams, Christie Emler, Garrett Tynes, Elesha Buckley, Amanda Garner, Brandon Payne, Jamie Holmes, Continued from page 5A CHS's Tuesday, and Mrs.

Wood said that, in addition to the sets, would give everyone involved an added "feeling" for the musical. Tickets went on sale Monday in the CHS office, which is open from 8 a.m. until 4 p.m., for the Feb. 21-22 musical. The production will begin each night at 7:30 p.m., and all seats will be reserved.

Tickets are $4 in advance and $6 at the door. THE COLUMBIAN-PROGRESS Your Hometown Newspaper Galloway Odom, Bridgett Newson and Lisa Fay Pittman. Eleventh Graders making the Superintendent's List are Renee Barnes, Tanya Washington, Adrienne Johnson and Cassandra Newson. Eleventh Graders making the Principal's List are Carlton Anderson, Cheryl Benjamin, Beverly Cagins, Ramona Ann Ramshur, Andrew Thompson, June Barber, Tammy Broom, Ray Hampton, Gerald Reed and Tommy Miller. Eleventh Graders making the Honor Roll are Marvin Aaron, Charles Broom, Steven Hibley, Dewayne Robertson, Samiata Abram, Tabatha Echols, Camille Raynes and Carolyn Sims.

Twelfth Graders who made the Superintendent's List are Stan Bennett, Kareesa Broom, Benita Crowther, David Daniels and Tammy Lowery. Twelfth Graders who made the Principal's List are Naomi Barber, Timothy Beach, Michelle Broom, Willie Coleman, Racheal Johnson, Elaine Lowe, Libby Magee, Steve Patton, Marvis Robinett, Monique Toney, Katrina Batimon, James Blue, Lawrence Christopher, Claudia Curtis, Karen Lena Magee, Elmira LaShon Owens, Denard Ready and Vicki Robinson. Twelfth Graders who made the Honor Roll are James Brown, Paulette Bullock, Joey Inabinett, Constance Marshall, Marvin Pittman, Michael Blair, Dearin Christopher, Lorece Magee, Rovella Parker and Edna Sims. Jeanie Turnage, Joni Trelys Magee, Rosella Ryan Davis, Melody Binkley, James lock, Gilbert Cox, Lea and Belinda Pittman. Third Graders who made Honor Roll are Lexa Brad Bozeman, Rebecca Ashley McKenzie and Spieghts.

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