Obituaries

Kenneth M. Coleman Monday, March 19, 2012 Funeral services for Kenneth M. Coleman, 77, were held at 11 a.m., Friday, March 23, 2012 at Coleman Funeral Home in Ackerman. Rev. Jerry Lawson officiated. Burial followed in Enon Cemetery in Ackerman. A native of Choctaw County, Mr. Coleman was an electric inspector. He died Monday, March 19, 2012 in Nashville, Tenn. Survivors include sons Anthony Coleman of Birmingham, Ala., Brian Coleman of Dover, Tenn., Kenneth James Coleman of Indiana, brothers Alvin Coleman, William F. Coleman, both of Ackerman and six grandchildren. Memorials may be made to Enon CP Church, PO Box 294, Ackerman, MS 39735. Coleman Funeral Home of Ackerman was in charge of arrangements. To sign the family guest registry, visit www.colemanfuneral.com.

Joyce Collum Allen Tuesday, March 20, 2012 Funeral services for Joyce Collum Allen, 82, were held at 2 p.m., March 23, 2012 at Wood Springs Baptist Church. Rev. Larry Watson officiated. Burial followed in Wood Springs Cemetery near Eupora. A native of Choctaw County, Ms. Allen was a child care worker. She was also a member of Wood Springs Baptist Church. Ms. Allen died Tuesday, March 20, 2012 at her residence near Ackerman. Survivors include her son Mike Allen of Ackerman, daughter Carol Hawkins of Ackerman, sisters Barbara Collum of Prairieville, La., Ann Goldman of Petal and Helen Weeks of Ackerman, one grandchild and three great grandchildren. Memorials may be made to Wood Springs Baptist Church Cemetery. Coleman Funeral Home of Ackerman was in charge of arrangements. To sign the family guest registry, visit www.colemanfuneral.com.

Mrs. Jean Shurden Monday, March 19, 2012 Funeral services for Mrs. Jean Shurden, 82, were held at 10 a.m., March 22, 2012 at Blythe Creek Baptist Church in Choctaw County. Rev. Danny Bryant and Rev. Mike Fondren officiated. Burial followed at Blythe Creek Baptist Church in Choctaw County. A resident of Mathiston, Mrs. Shurden was a member of Blythe Creek Baptist Church. She died Monday, March 19, 2012 at North Mississippi Medical Center-Tupelo in Tupelo. Survivors include daughter Patsy Dodd of Mathiston, sons Sheryl Shurden of Mathiston, Hugh Shurden of Kosciusko, Howard (Shurden of Mathiston, sister Bobbie Jo Novak of Lincoln, Calif., eight grandchildren and 12 great grandchildren. Pallbearers were Zach and Josh Crowley, Sam Wilson, Michael Shurden, Jimmy Smith, Junior Templeton, Lavelle Ballard, Tony, Tommy and James Hester Brooks. Oliver Funeral Home of Eupora was in charge of arrangements.

Mr. James Kimble

“Kim” Webb

Mr. James Kimble “Kim” Webb, 52, died Sunday, March 18, 2012, at his home in Louisville. Funeral services were held at 11:00 A.M. on Tuesday, March 20th, at Porter Funeral Home, with Rev. Jerry Lawson officiating. Interment was in Memorial Park Cemetery. Porter Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. Kim was born July 17, 1959, in Louisville, MS. He was a 1977 graduate of Winston Academy, a graduate of East Central Community College, and received his B.S. degree from Mississippi State University. He had worked with the Louisville Police Department and was retired from the Miss. Public Service Commission and MDOT. He also worked with Weyerhaeuser Corporation. He loved sports from an early age and was second in the nation in the Punt, Pass, & Kick contest in the 6th grade. He played football at Winston Academy and was on the academy’s first state championship team in 1975, and played football while at EC. He was previously the softball coach at Winston Academy. Kim loved to hunt, and was a member of Little Noxubee Hunting Club, served on the shooting staff of PSE bows, and was a firearms instructor for the Midsouth Institute of Self Defense Shooting. He was a member of Enon Cumberland Presbyterian Church in Ackerman. He was preceded in death by his parents, Doris Humphries Webb and Dwight Webb. He is survived by his wife of 23 years, Bobbye Kilpatrick Webb of Louisville; a daughter, Jessica Webb of Louisville; and a host of cousins, aunts, uncles, and friends. Pallbearers were Ronnie Mitchell, Mike Land, Stan Sims, Douglas Cunningham, Hal Estes, Preston Pittman, Mike Boyles, and John Boyles. Honorary pallbearers were the members of Little Noxubee Hunting Club, Bottoms Bunch Hunting Club, Dr. Mike Ard, Don Smith, Tim Burt, Jason Thompson, Buck Ray, Leslie Charlton, Chris Wells, Cloyd Halford, Steve Gladney, and Ken Burton. Memorials may be made to the Enon Cumberland Presbyterian Church, P.O. Box 294, Ackerman, MS, 39735. To sign the guest register, go to www.porterfuneralhome.net. PAID OBITUARY