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Ms. Tyresia
Ferguson
February 28, 2012
Funeral services for Ms. Tyresia Ferguson, 53, were held at Greater Harvest COGIC in Boxdale, Memphis, TN at 12 p.m. on March 3, 2012.
Ms. Ferguson died on Wedneday, February 28, 2012.
Dotson Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
Ms. Mary M. Baker
February 24, 2012
Funeral services for Ms. Mary M. Baker, 68, were held at Millspring M.B. Church in Weir at 11 a.m. on March 3, 2012. Burial at Fancher Hill Cemetery in McCool.
Ms. Baker died on Friday, February 24, 2012.
Dotson Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
Mr. Henry E. Haste
February 28, 2012
Funeral services for Mr. Henry E. Haste, 81, were held at Coleman Funeral Home in Ackerman at 11 a.m. on March 5, 2012. Rev. Roger Griffith officiated.
Mr. Haste served in the US Army and was a carpenter. Mr. Haste died on Wednesday, February 28, 2012 in Ackerman.
Survivors include wife, Ernestine Stevenson Haste of McCool; son, James Riley of Camden, NC; daughters, Linda Saunders of Camden, NC, Kim Stephenson of Ackerman; brother, Charles Haste of Florida; sister, Nelda Hastings of Camden, NC; 4 grandchildren; 3 great grandchildren.
Family suggests memorials to the American Heart Society.
Coleman Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
Mr. Brian Barry Nunnery
Mr. Brian Barry Nunnery, 58, died Sunday, February 26, 2012, at his home in Louisville.  Funeral services were held on Friday, March 2nd, at 11:00 A.M.,  at Porter Funeral Home, with Rev. Charles Davis officiating.  Interment was in Evergreen Cemetery.    
Mr. Nunnery was born July 28, 1953, in Centerville, MS.  He was a graduate of Liberty High School, and received his B. S. degree from Mississippi State University.  He was a retired Mississippi state park manager, having served Tishomingo State Park, Golden Memorial State Park, and 22 years at Legion State Park in Louisville.  He was a member of the Louisville Lions Club and Evergreen Baptist Church.
He is survived by his daughter, Natalie Nunnery of Louisville; a son, Nathan Nunnery of Louisville; two sisters, Beverly Nunnery and Stacy Nunnery, both of Florence, MS; and a brother, David Nunnery of Jackson.
Pallbearers were Mike Towne, Chris Childs, Richard Ford, and Don Starnes.
Memorials may be made to the UAB Transplant Center, 701 South 19th Street, Birmingham, AL   35294-0007.  
Ms. Mary M. Baker
February 24, 2012
Funeral services for Ms. Mary M. Baker, 68, were held at Millspring M.B. Church in Weir at 11 a.m. on March 3, 2012. Burial at Fancher Hill Cemetery in McCool.
Ms. Baker died on Friday, February 24, 2012.
Dotson Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
Mr. Oscar O.
 Eichelberger
February 25, 2012
Funeral services for Mr. Oscar O. Eichelberger, 64, were held at Unity M.B. Church in Louisville at 1 p.m. on March 3, 2012. Rev. Dennis Jackson officiated. Burial in Memorial Garden Cemetery in Louisville.
A native of Louisville, Mr. Eichelberger was a laborer. Mr. Eichelberger died on Saturday, February 25, 2012 at North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo.
Survivors include wife, Gwendolyn D. Eichelberger; daughters, Larna DeShawn Powell of Oceanside, CA; step-daughter, Imia Williams f Buffalo, NY; sisters, Kattie Macon, Joy Hannah, Pamela Marshall, all of Tupelo; brothers, Roy R. Eichelberger, Lavorn Eichelberger of Ecorse, MI, Troy Eichelberger of Roanoke, VA; 1 grandchild; 3 step-grandchildren.
Beck Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
Ms. Amanda Ruth Flores
February 24, 2012
Funeral services for Ms. Amanda Ruth Flores, 29, were held at John E. Stephens Chapel in Philadelphia at 1 p.m. on March 2, 2012. Rev. Lawrence Pool officiated. Burial in Union Ridge Cemetery in Noxapater.
Ms. Flores died on Friday, February 24, 2012 at her residence in Davison, MI.
Survivors include mother, Terry Flores; sister, Elizabeth Flores; grandparents, James and Ruth Edwards of Noxapater.
Memorials may be made to the Special Olympics.
John E. Stephens Chapel Funeral Services was in charge of arrangements.
Mr. Marcus Duane
 Henton
February 26, 2012
Funeral services for Mr. Marcus Duane Henton, 34, were held at Still Valley M.B. Church at 2 p.m. on March 3, 2012. Rev. William Haynes officiated. Burial in Memorial Garden in Louisville.
A native of Louisville, Mr. Henton was a member of Still Valley M. B. Church. Mr. Henton died on Sunday, February 26, 2012 at Winston County Hospital in Lousiville.
Survivors include parents, Gloria Henton Moore and Larry Moore, both of Louisville; fiancé, Dalaphine Mays; daughter, Markesha Henton of Louisville; sisters, Shlysses Johnson of Louisville, Bernice Hannah of Great Lakes, MI; brothers Kenyatta Henton of Lancaster, CA, Terrance Henton of Biloxi, Romeo Henton of Louisville, Antonio Henton of Jacksonville, FL.
Williams, Herring, & Hampton Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Jodye J. Renfroe
Jodye J. Renfroe, 85, of Kosciusko, passed away
Wednesday, February 29, 2012 at her residence.
Visitation was held Saturday, March 03, 2012 from
9:00-10:30am at Culpepper Funeral Home. Services were
held at 11:00am at First Baptist Church with Rev. Barry
Corbett and Rev. Mark Parnell officiating the service. Burial
followed at Parkway Cemetery.
Mrs. Renfroe was a member of First Baptist Church.
She was a retired English teacher and Librarian.
She was preceded in death by husband Paul
Renfroe; and parents, Charles Irving and Ruby
Ashmore Jernigan.
She is survived by daughters, Lynn (Dan) Ryder and
Amy (Bill) Arnault; grandchildren, Jason (Sarah) Ryder,
Andy Ryder, Justin (Bethany) Arnault, Spencer (Amber)
Arnault; great grandchildren, Elizabeth Ryder, Catherine
Ryder, Gavin Arnault and Brodie Arnault. For online
condolences please visit www.culpepperfuneralhome.com.
PAID OBITUARY

Lee Todd
Dixie Community
Lee Todd, 75, beloved
husband, father, grandfather
and great-grandfather, of
the Dixie Community, passed
away peacefully after a brief
illness on February 21, 2012
at Forrest General Hospital.
Visitation was from 9:30 –
11:30 a.m. and services at
11:30 a.m., Monday, February
27, 2012 at Moore Funeral
Home in Hattiesburg. Graveside services were at
2:30 p.m., Monday at Biloxi National Cemetery.
In 1954 Lee joined the United States Air Force.
As an airman, he faithfully served his country with
tours of duty overseas and in the United States. His
overseas tours included Bermuda, where he served
as an in-flight mechanic on C-47Skytrain (Gooney
Bird) and later served two tours in Vietnam as a
Crew Chief on B-52 Bombers. In 1968 he was
stationed at the United States Embassy in Tehran,
Iran where he served as the crew chief for the
United States Ambassador’s aircraft. He retired
from the Air Force in 1976 after 25 years of service
to his country.
Lee was preceded in death by parents, Roy
Herbert and Annie Laura Todd; two sisters, Lois
Bentley and Irlene Vines; and a brother, Melvin
Baker.
He is survived by his wife, Elsie Arrington Todd
of Dixie Community; a daughter Linda (Bob)
Bilodeau of Apex, NC; a son, Steven Todd of
Bridgeport TX.; a stepdaughter, Dawn (Bill) Russell;
three stepsons, Lee Arrington, Bobby (Susan)
Arrington and Jimmy Arrington; three sisters,
Dorothy Issacs of Anadarko, OK., Shirley Bentley
and Ida Mae Moore both of Amarillo, TX.; a brother,
Thomas (Georgia) Todd of Grand Junction, CO.; four
grandchildren; two step-grandchildren; and two
great-grandchildren,
Memorial donations may be made to
welcomehome.org (a foundation raising money for
a formal welcome to all Vietnam Veterans who
served) or to the American Cancer Society.
Lee will be missed for his great sense of humor,
patriotic spirit and his love of nature and the beach.
PAID OBITUARY