Obituaries

Ms. Ann Carlisle May 15, 2012 Funeral services for Ms. Ann Carlisle, 68, were held at Coleman Funeral Home in Ackerman on Friday, May 18, 2012 at 11 a.m. Burial at Enon Cemetery in Ackerman.

A native of Winston County, Ms. Carlisle was a teacher and served in the U.S. Army as an x-ray technician. Ms. Carlisle was a member of the Catholic Church. Ms. Carlisle died on Tuesday, May 15, 2012 at Regency Hospital in Jackson.

Survivors include mother, Virginia P. Carlisle of Ackerman; brother, William T. “Billy” Carlisle of Ackerman; sister, Jackie Evans of Blairsville, GA.

Coleman Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Mr. Kenneth E. Ford May 13, 2012 Funeral services for Mr. Kenneth E. Ford, 74, were held at Concord Baptist Church near Ackerman on Wednesday, May 16, 2012 at 2 p.m. Rev. Roger Griffith & Rev. George Collins officiated.

Mr. Ford was retired from Ford Motor Company and served in the U.S. Army. Mr. Ford was a member of Concord Baptist Church. Mr. Ford died on Sunday, May 13, 2012 at his residence near Ackerman.

Survivors include wife, Linda King Ford of Ackerman; sons, Dan Ford of Southaven, Irby Ford of Madison; daughters, Loretta DuBose of La Place, LA; brother, Charles Irby Ford of Hernando; sister, Lois Raiford of Olive Branch; 10 grandchildren; 5 great grandchildren.

Family suggests memorials to Baptist Childrens Village and/or Concord Baptist Church Cemetery Fund.

Coleman Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Mr. Richard Owen Harris, Jr. May 7, 2012 Funeral services for Mr. Richard Owen Harris, Jr., 60, were held at Fellowship Baptist Church in Choctaw County on Thursday, May 10, 2012 at 3 p.m. Bro. Ralph Cain & Bro. Rob Faulk officiated.

A resident of Choctaw County, Mr. Harris was a truck driver. Mr. Harris was a member of Fellowship Baptist Church. Mr. Harris died on Monday, May 7, 2012 at University of Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson.

Survivors include son, William Richard Harris of Carrolton; daughters, Amanda Shields of Mathiston, Karen Abbot of Ackerman; brother, David Harris of Reform; sisters, Judy Hood of Ackerman, Rachel Bell of Maben, June Brooks of Mathiston, Sherry Kelley of Mathiston, Jerry Wilson of Louisville; 4 grandchildren.

Wise Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Mrs. Vera Lois Henderson May 11, 2012 Funeral services for Mrs. Vera Lois Henderson, 81, were held at Coleman Funeral Home in Ackerman on Saturday, May 12, 2012 at 2 p.m. Burial at Mt. Nebo Cemetery near Ackerman.

A native of Webster County, Mrs. Henderson was a homemaker, caregiver, housewife, and retired office clerk. Mrs. Henderson died on May 11, 2012 at North MS Medical Center in Eupora.

Survivors include daughter, Sheri Henderson of Ackerman; brothers, Don Starnes of Louisville, Howards Starnes of New Orleans, LA, and Willis Starnes of Ackerman; sisters, Eunice Crittendon of Columbus, Mamie Ruth Dickerson of Ackerman, Mary Ann Hirose of Oxford, Bessie McMillan of Memphis, Opal Prewitt of Greenville, Saundra Wright of Ackerman

Coleman Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Mrs. Jimmie Kemp Mayo May 19, 2012

Funeral services for Mrs. Jimmie Kemp Mayo, 71, were held at Harmony Baptist Church in McCool on Tuesday, May 22, 2012 at 12 p.m. Rev. Terrel Mayo officiated.

A native of Choctaw County, Mrs. Mayo was a material handler. Mrs. Mayo was a member of Harmony Baptist Church. Mrs. Mayo died on Saturday, May 19, 2012 at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Columbus.

Survivors include sons, Johnny Mayo of McCool, Mike Mayo of Ackerman; daughters, Karen Blankston of Ethel, Donna McDaniel of McCool; sisters, Emma Billingsley of Huntsville, AL, Alice Blackman of Weir; 6 grandchildren; 10 great grandchildren.

Family suggests memorials to Harmony Baptist Church. Coleman Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Mr. Zachary Lucas Myers May 11, 2012 Funeral services for Mr. Zachary Lucas Myers, 33, were held at Bear Creek Baptist Church in Attala County on Thursday, May 17, 2012 at 2 p.m. Rev. Mark Mayo & Rev. Chet Ferguson officiated.

Mr. Myers was self-employed construction worker and served in the U.S. Army reserve as a Combat Engineer. Mr. Ford was a member of Bear Creek Baptist Church. Mr. Myers died on Friday, May 11, 2012 at his residence near Weir. ‘

Survivors include parents, Robert L. Myers, Jr. & Brenda Lucas Myers, both of Weir; paternal grandmother, Grace Myers of Weir; daughters, Kaydence Myers, Laura Brooke Myers, both of French Camp, Whitleigh Jo Myers of Ackerman; brother, Robert L. Myers of Mathiston.

Family suggests memorials to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.

Coleman Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Mrs. Vivian Lois Weaver May 20, 2012 Funeral services for Mrs. Vivian Lois Weaver, 92, were held at Coleman Funeral Home in Ackerman on Tuesday, May 22, 2012 at 2:30 p.m. Rev. Bryan Carrubba officiated. Burial at Antioch Methodist Cemetery near Ackerman.

A native of Choctaw County, Mrs. Weaver was a factory worker & homemaker. Mrs. Weaver was a member of Ackerman United Methodist Church. Mrs. Weaver died on Sunday, May 20, 2012 at Choctaw County Nursing Home in Ackerman.

Survivors include son, Maxie Weaver of Fayette, AL; 3 grandchildren; 4 great grandchildren; 1 great-great grandchild. Family suggests memorials to Choctaw County Animal Shelter and/or Ackerman United Methodist Church

Coleman Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Mrs. Frankie Sue Power May 8, 2012 Funeral services for Mrs. Frankie Sue Power, 86, were held at Weir Baptist Church in Weir on Tuesday, May 8, 2012 at 12 p.m. Dr. Clarence Cooper & Rev. Mark Mayo officiated. Burial at South Union Cemetery near Ackerman.

Mrs. Power was a native of Choctaw County and a member of Weir Baptist Church. Mrs. Power died on Sunday, May 6, 2012 at Atwood Personal Care Home in Kosciusko.

Survivors include son, Billy Power of Bay St. Louis; daughter, Debbie Rice of Pearl; 3 grandchildren; 6 great grandchildren.

Coleman Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Elizabeth Smith Love GREENWOOD, MS

Funeral services for Elizabeth Smith Love, 88, of Greenwood were at 11:00 a.m., Saturday, May 19, 2012 at Lake Washington First Baptist Church, Glen Allan, MS. She died Wednesday, May 16, 2012 at Greenwood Leflore Hospital, Greenwood. Burial was in Greenfield Cemetery, Glen Allan under the direction of Boone Funeral Home, Greenville.

Mrs. Love was born in Chester, MS in Choctaw County on May 27, 1923 to Herman and Norma Wise Smith. She was the older of 2 daughters. She was a member of Lake Washington First Baptist Church and lived out her faith as a homemaker. She was a wife for over seventy years and a dedicated mother. She sacrificially devoted her life to the care of one of hers sons, Paul Jr., who was a quadriplegic for over fifty years.

Mrs. Love was preceded in death by her husband Paul Clifford Love, Sr.; a daughter, Mary Elizabeth Love Saad; and a son, Paul Love, Jr.

Mrs. Love is survived by her son, Kirby Love (Carol) of Greenwood; her sister, Mrs. Kathryn Lee of Starkville; 2 granddaughters, Laura Love Smith (Jeff) of Navarre, FL and Mary Martha Scrivener (Don) of Vaiden; 1 grandson, James Robert Love II of Manhattan, KS; a great- granddaughter, Rani Scrivener; and 3 great-grandsons, Joshua and David Smith and Andrew Scrivener.

The family received friends from 10:00-11:00 a.m., Saturday, May 19, 2012 at Lake Washington First Baptist Church.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Lake Washington First Baptist Church Fellowship Hall or to the Arms of Mercy, P.O. Box 4691, Greenville, MS 38701.

The family would like to express appreciation to caregiver’s Daisy Randle, Marsha Miller and Dean Rogers. PAID OBITUARY

William Washington Bramlett

Funeral services were held on Friday, May 18, at Williams Springs Church of God for William W. Bramlett, who passed away at his home on May 15, 2012, of heart failure. A lifelong native of Choctaw County. Mr. Bramlett is survived by his wife, Joyce Palmertree Bramlett, with whom he shared over 30 years of enjoyment and contentment that few of the present or past generations have ever experienced. He also leaves two sisters, Lucy Pearson, wife of Odis Pearson, of Stewart, Mae Rawls, wife of Richard Rawls, of Winona; two brothers, James F. Bramlett, husband of Jeanette Waymer Mann Bramlett, of Stewart, Jimmy Wayne Bramlett, husband of Donna Lindsey Bramlett, of Stewart; fifteen nieces and nephews; and numerous great-nieces and great-nephews. Mr. Bramlett was preceded in death by his parents, George Washington Bramlett and Gladys Boyles Bramlett; one sister, Lois Knight Taylor, wife of Joe Taylor and the late Lonnie Knight; two brothers, George Junior Bramlett, husband of Edna Mae Velcek Bramlett of Natchez, Robert Lee Bramlett, husband of Debra Harris Bramlett of Winona; and an infant daughter, Tina Cheryl Bramlett.

There is a land of pure delight, Where saints immortal reign; Infinite day excludes that night, And pleasures banish pain.

Mr. William Bramlett had been a valuable employee of J. A. Olson Company of Winona for many years. He was also self-employed as a pulpwood hauler, finally retiring due to health issues. Mr. Bramlett had just celebrated his 72nd birthday on May 8. He was a devoted Christian with a peaceful soul, who, in his youth, had a commanding appearance and was never known to be vindictive. He will be greatly missed by his family and friends. Funeral services were directed by Oliver Funeral Home of Winona and officiated by Brother John Lumbley, pastor of Williams Springs Church of God. Mr. Bramlett was laid to rest in the Williams Springs Cemetery beside his daughter, Tina Cheryl Bramlett. The family has requested any donations in memory of Mr. Bramlett should be given to the Williams Springs Cemetery Fund. Pallbearers were Joshua Bramlett, Mike Bramlett, Terry Edwards, Paul Green, Steve Pearson, and James Powers. PAID OBITUARY