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From: Ken Jackson <>
Subject: Winona Times Obituaries - 6-21-2001
Date: Mon, 25 Jun 2001 21:26:30 -0500


The Winona Times
Winona, MS
Week of 21 Jun 2001

Ken

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Gary Dale Bennett

Gary Dale Bennett, 49, of Carrollton, died June 15, 2001 after an
automobile accident. He was an insurance salesman.
Mr. Bennett was born in Greenwood and was a former resident of Memphis,
Tenn. He attended Malmaison Baptist Church. He was preceded in death by one
daughter, Jennifer Renee Bennett.
Graveside services were held June 18 at Evergreen Cemetery in North
Carrollton with Rev. Sonny Redwine officiating.
Mr. Bennett is survived by one daughter, Natalie Bennett of Jackson, Tenn.;
one brother, Barry Bennett; his mother, Dorothy Mae Bennett, both of
Carrollton.
Pallbearers were David Haddon, Jerry Beckwith, Park Haddon, Jack Curtis,
Bennie Rigby, Manley Hayward.
Williams & Lord Funeral Home of Greenwood was in charge of the arrangements.

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Annie B. Blaylock

Annie Bell Harbin Blaylock, 93, of Grenada, died June 6, 2001 at Grenada
Lake Medical Center.
Mrs. Blaylock was a retired private duty sitter. She was also a Methodist.
The funeral was held June 8 at National Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Jack
Smith officiating. Burial was in Woodlawn Cemetery.
Mrs. Blaylock was preceded in death by her husband George Gillespie Blaylock.
She is survived by a daughter, Gloria Blaylock of Grenada; and a
grandchild, Justin Blaylock of Grenada.
National Funeral Home of Grenada was in charge of the arrangements.

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Omie Mae Britt

Mrs. Omie Mae Britt, 80, of Memphis, Tenn., died of heart failure June 13,
2001 at Baptist Hospital East in Memphis. She was a retired office clerk
and a member of Montevista Baptist Church in Webster County.
Funeral services were held June 16 at Oliver Chapel in Winona. Burial was
at Alva-Parker Cemetery in Alva with Rev. John L. Walker officiating. Mrs.
Britt is survived by her husband, Mr. James Lee Britt of Memphis, Tenn.;
one son, Charles Britt of Cordova, Tenn.; one sister, Mrs. Vernell G.
Hardin of Mobile, Ala.; one grandchild.
Oliver Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.

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James Criss Chapman

James Criss Chapman, 72, of Coffeeville, died of cancer June 11, 2001 at V.
A. Hospital in Jackson. Mr. Chapman was retired from the construction
business. Funeral services were held June 15 at Elam Baptist in
Coffeeville. Burial was at Elam Cemetery with Rev. Charles Nail officiating.
Mr. Chapman is survived by his wife, Beverly Penman Chapman; four
daughters, Kathy Steele of Bossier City, La., Helen Clark of Cabot, Ark.,
Debra Mackessy and Patricia Bardo, both of Coffeeville; three sons, Steve
Chapman of Spokane, Wash., J.C. Worsham of London, Ark., Doug Shelton of
Spokane, Wash.; one sister, Hazel McNulty of Coffeeville; one brother, Fred
Chapman of Coffeeville; 17 grandchildren, three great-grandchildren.
Garner-Harper Funeral Home of Grenada was in charge of arrangements.

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Sadie Noland Cheek

Mrs. Sadie Noland Cheek, 82, of Greenwood, died of cancer June 16, 2001 at
her residence. She was a homemaker.
She was a native and lifelong resident of Carroll County and Greenwood. She
was preceded in death by her husband, Mr. David Martin Cheek.
Funeral services were held June 19 at Wilson & Knight Funeral Home Chapel
in Greenwood. Burial was at Evergreen Cemetery in North Carrollton with
Rev. Joseph Sansing officiating.
Mrs. Cheek is survived by one son, David Vinson Cheek of Jackson; six
daughters, Selma Thorn, Alice Worrell, Bonnie Watkins, all of Greenwood,
Shirley Underwood of Gore Springs, Rachel Grones of Teoc, Kathy Carpenter
of Money; two sisters, Ruby McCluskey, Dorothy Minga, both of Carrollton;
14 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; three great-great-grandchildren.
Pallbearers were her grandsons, Dale Austin, Claud Thorn, Curt Underwood,
Greg Watkins, Scott Cheek, Rob Grones, Sean Jones and Jeffery Grones.
Honorary pallbearers were Vince Thorn, Kevin Underwood, Jimmy Worrell, Adam
Turner.
Wilson & Knight Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.

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Flora Gilliand Chrismond

Mrs. Flora Gilliand Chrismond, 86, of Itta Bena, died of cancer June 15 at
her residence. She lived in Itta Bena for 60 years. She was a surgical
assistant at Greenwood Leflore Hospital until her retirement in 1985. She
was a member of First Baptist Church in Itta Bena where she was a member of
the Senior Adult Sunday School Class, Sr. Adult Choir and the Kitchen Band.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Mrs. R. N. Chrismond Sr. and a
daughter, Bobbie Vaughan.
Funeral services were held June 18 at Wilson & Knight Funeral Home Chapel
in Greenwood. Burial was at Itta Bena Cemetery with Rev. George Meadows and
Rev. Doyle Cummins officiating.
Mrs. Chrismond is survived by one son, R. N. "Brother" Chrismond Jr. of
Carrollton; four daughters, Betty C. Makamson of Itta Bena, Carolyn C. Nix
of Winona, Brenda C. Hamby of Stewart, Beverly C. Smith of Minter City; one
brother, William K. Gilliand of Albuquerque, N. M.; four sisters, Verla
Robbins of Avalon, Ruth Randa-Boldt of Ft. Lauderdale, Fla., Irene Brocato
of Ocean Springs, Omega Marvil of Cantonement, Fla.; 17 grandchildren; 20
great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild.
Pallbearers were her grandsons, Tony Hodges, Tommy Vaughan, Bubba Nix, Bo
Nix, Trey Hamby, Barry Makamson, Robert Joiner.
Honorary pallbearers were her great-grandchildren.
Wilson & Knight Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.

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Mary Strub Fancher

Mrs. Mary Strub Fancher, 79, of Greenwood, died of heart failure June 16,
2001 at Greenwood Leflore Hospital. She was a retired office administrator
for Greenwood Leflore Hospital.
Mrs. Fancher, a native and lifelong resident of Greenwood. She was preceded
in death by her husband, Mr. Graham D. Fancher.
Funeral services were held June 19 at Williams & Lord Chapel in Greenwood.
Burial was at Odd Fellows Cemetery in Greenwood with Rev. Duane Jensen
officiating.
Mrs. Fancher is survived by two sons, Don Fancher, Myron Russell Fancher,
both of Greenwood; five grandchildren; five great-grandchildren.
Pallbearers were Charles Sproles, George Lee, Tommy Lee, Leonard Lee, Tony
Roberts, Bob Fancher, Jimmy Fancher, Bobby Miller. Honorary pallbearers
were Dr. William Jones, Dr. Richard Price, J. M. Fancher, J. E. Mitchell.
Memorials may be made to Golden Age Nursing Home in Greenwood.
Williams & Lord Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.

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Thomas Douglas Landreth

Thomas Douglas Landreth, 74, of Coffeeville, died of respiratory failure
June 14, 2001 at Yalobusha General Hospital in Water Valley. He was a
retired knitter from Pennaco Hosiery where he was employed for 48 years. He
was a member of Coffeeville First Baptist Church where he was a Sunday
School teacher for many years.
Funeral services were held June 16 at Coffeeville First Baptist Church.
Burial was at Coffeeville Cemetery with Revs. Daniel Hathorne and Truman
Scarborough officiating.
Mr. Landreth was preceded in death by his father, Oswald S. Landreth. He is
survived by his wife, Alice Gorden Landreth of Coffeeville; his mother,
Maye M. Landreth of Coffeeville; two daughters, Rita C. Pollan of
Coffeeville, Frankie J. Adams of Padukah, KY; six sisters, Billie L. Shaw,
Jean Miller both of Coffeeville, Betty Bodet, Aline Johnson both of
Grenada, Mary Jeff Babb of Paris, Miss., Roanne Standridge of Tutwiler;
three grandchildren, James Douglas Pollan, Brooke E. Adams, Bethany C.
Adams. Memorials may be made to the Coffeeville First Baptist Church, 709
Depot St., Coffeeville, Miss. 38922. Garner-Harper Funeral Home was in
charge of arrangements.

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Ruth Jackson Martin

Ruth Jackson Martin, 84, of Grenada, died June 18 at Grenada Lake Medical
Center. Funeral services were held June 20 at National Funeral Home Chapel
in Grenada. Burial was at Woodlawn Cemetery. Ms. Martin was preceded in
death by her husband, Sayles Martin Sr. She is survived by three sons,
Sayles "Buster" Martin Jr., John Sidney Martin, George Robert Martin all of
Grenada; one brother, Sidney Jackson; 6 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren.
National Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.

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Gladys Tharpe Pollan

Gladys Tharpe Pollan, 86, of Grenada, died of heart failure June 11, 2001
at Grenada Lake Medical Center. She was a homemaker.
Funeral services were held June 14 at Elam Baptist Church in Coffeeville.
Burial was at Elam Cemetery with Revs. Jimmy Martin and Daniel Hathorn
officiating.
Mrs. Pollan was preceded in death by her husband James Ralph Pollan. She is
survived by one daughter, Jean Pollan Smith of Greenville; three sons,
Kelly Dean Pollan of Southaven, Ralph Edward Pollan of Cleveland, Alton
Wayne Pollan of Coffeeville; four sisters, Myrtle Pollan and Nellie Reason
both of Bruce; Jim Chandler of Batesville, Effie Kelly of Greenville; one
brother, William Tharpe of Coffeeville; seven grandchildren, 10
great-grandchildren, 10 great-great-grandchildren.
Garner Harper Funeral Home of Grenada was in charge of arrangements.

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Floyd Alexander Rosamond

Mr. Floyd Alexander Rosamond, 92, of Kilmichael, died of heart failure June
13, 2001 at Mississippi Baptist Medical Center in Jackson. He was a retired
employee of the Mississippi State Highway Department.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Mr. and Mrs. John M. Rosamond.
He was a member of Poplar Creek Baptist Church, the Big Black Masonic Lodge
#608, the Order of the Eastern Star Winona J. B. Small Chapter #78.Funeral
services were held June 16 at Oliver Chapel in Winona. Burial was at Pine
Bluff Cemetery near Kilmichael with Masonic Rites and Rev. Hugh Bland
officiating, Rev. Jimmy Latham assisting.
Mr. Rosamond is survived by his wife of 72 years, Mrs. Louise Ferrell
Rosamond of Kilmichael; one daughter, Martha Pittman of Eupora; five sons,
James H. Rosamond of Orlando, Fla., Pleas O. Rosamond, Floyd C. Rosamond,
Frank. A. Rosamond, R. L. Rosamond, all of Kilmichael; one sister, Lucille
Smith of Batesville; one brother, Vernon Rosamond of Louisville; 20
grandchildren; 30 great-grandchildren; a host of great-great-grandchildren.
Pallbearers were Robert Rosamond, Larry Michael Rosamond, Jessie Pittman,
Mike Rosamond, Darrell Rosamond, Alex Rosamond.
Honorary pallbearers were Thomas Donahoo, Guy Stanford, Freddie Pate, Burt
Hodges.
Oliver Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.

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Henry "Spot Cash" Turner

Henry "Spot Cash" Turner, 77, of Carrollton died of congestive heart
failure on June 9 at his sister's residence.
He was a World War II Air Force veteran and a retired laborer for the
Carroll County Bridge Department.
Funeral services were held June 16 at Ed Roberts Chapel of Remembrance in
Winona. Burial was at Turner's Family Cemetery with Pastor Lewis Purnell
officiating.
Mr. Turner is survived by 2 brothers, Alfred Turner Jr. of St. Louis, Mo.,
J. V. Turner of Greenwood; four sisters, Susie Purnell of St. Louis, Mo.,
Lucille Kelly of Bronx, N.Y., Ida Lee Rhodes of Detroit, Mich., Harriet
Tisdell of Portageville, Mo.
Roberts and Sons Mortuary was in charge of the arrangements.


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