Obituaries

Mr. Jeremy Thomas Rosamond Sunday, October 14, 2012 Funeral services for Mr. Jeremy Thomas Rosamond, 27, will be held at 11 a.m., October 17, 2012 at Coleman Funeral Home in Ackerman. Burial will follow in Pine Bluff Cemetery in Kilmichael, Miss.

A resident of Tupelo, Mr. Rosamond was a pipeliner. He died Sunday, October 14, 2012 in Tupelo.

Survivors include his parents Jeffrey D. Rosamond and Debbie and Jerry Moore, all of Tupelo, brothers Chris Rosamond of Ackerman, Jeff Rosamond (Raquel) of Pontotoc, sister Dawn Rosamond of Orlando, Fla., maternal grandparents Tommy and Rosetta Boyles of Winona and paternal grandparents William and Alice Rosamond of Carrollton.

Memorials may be made to Pine Bluff Cemetery Fund in Kilmichael, Miss.

Coleman Funeral Home of Ackerman is in charge of arrangements.

To sign the family registry, visit www.colemanfuneral.com.

Ms. Sarah Winnice Spencer Friday, October 12, 2012 Funeral services for Ms. Sarah Winnice Spencer, 80, were held at 3 p.m., October 14, 2012 at Coleman Funeral Home in Ackerman. Chip Stevens and Clifton Curtis officiated. Burial followed in Enon Cemetery in Ackerman.

A resident of Starkville, Ms. Spencer was a member of First Baptist Church in Starkville. She died Friday, October 12, 2012 at Carrington Nursing Center in Starkville.

Survivors include her son Scott Spencer (Kim) of Pelham, Ala., daughter Sarah E. Spencer of Starkville and three grandchildren.

Memorials may be sent to: Mississippi State University Veterans Memorial Rose Garden, PO 9555, Mississippi State, MS 39762.

Coleman Funeral Home of Ackerman was in charge of arrangements. To visit the family registry, visit www.colemanfuneral.com.

Mrs. Clara Walker Starkville, MS

Mrs. Clara Walker, 96, retired homemaker, died Wed. Oct. 10, 2012 at the Carrington Nursing Center in Starkville, MS. Funeral services were held 11:00AM Friday Oct.12th. at Oliver Funeral Home Chapel, Bro. Tim Long and Bro. Steve Griffin officiated, with burial in the Salem Independent Methodist Church Cemetery in Choctaw County. Visitation was held 5:30PM until 8:00PM Thursday Oct. 11th. at the funeral home.

Pallbearers were Danny Walker, Mike Latham, Matthew Carden, Marc Carden, Broc Carden and Jonathan Walker.

She is survived by two daughters, Ella Margret Latham, Starkville, MS, and Gloria (Johnny) Carden, Mathiston, MS; four sons, Devon (Wilma) Walker, Starkville, MS, Douglas (Carolyn) Walker, Starkville, MS, Glen (Lillie) Walker, Mathiston, MS and Teddy (Betty) Walker, Starkville, MS; three sisters, Katherine Ramage, Kosciusko, MS, Mildred Boothe, Harrisonburg, LA, and Jean De StGermain, Baton Rouge, LA; one brother, Harold Murray, Mt. Vernon, MO; twelve grandchildren and fourteen great grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband Cecil Walker; a daughter, Elizabeth Latham; and a son, Ralph Walker.

She was a member of the Salem Independent Methodist Church. Oliver Funeral Home of Eupora was in charge of all arrangements. PAID OBITUARY

Bro. James A. Townsend

Bro. James A. Townsend, retired United Methodist Minister, died quietly at his home in Ackerman, MS on October 6, 2012. He was born April 20, 1919.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Dorothy Douglas Townsend, and later his wife, Bonnie Reeves Townsend; his parents, Boyd and Grace Townsend of Kosciusko, MS; and brother, Ralph Townsend of Kosciusko, MS.

Bro. Townsend leaves two daughters, Mary Grace Chambers, wife of Eric Chambers, of Ackerman, MS and La Fonda Poland, wife of Brooks Poland, of Batesville, MS; two brothers, Carl Townsend and Cliff Townsend of Kosciusko, two sisters, Nell Turnipseed of Weir, MS and Lucille Hathcock of Kosciusko; four grandchildren, Ben and Hannah Chambers of Ackerman, Brannon Poland of Newton, MS and Anne Claire Henson, wife of Chuck Henson, of Batesville, MS; two great- grandchildren, Brayden Poland and a precious unborn child to be welcomed in March to Chuck and Anne Claire, both of Batesville,, MS; and many nieces, nephews, and people that loved him dearly.

He was a graduate of Ethel High School, Wood Junior College and Delta State University. He served his country during WWII as assistant in a field hospital and as assistant to the Chaplain during which time he was called to the ministry. He will always be remembered for his kind spirit to those in need of someone with a listening ear, the spiritually bereft and his amazing memory. He loved reading, flowers, painting and music. He served the Lord in the ministry of the United Methodist Church for 33 1/2 years.

Visitation was Monday, October 8, 2012, 5:00 p.m. til 8:00 p.m. at Coleman Funeral Home in Ackerman, MS. Services were held at Louisville United Methodist Church on Tuesday, October 9, 2012 at 1:00 p.m. Burial was in Parkway Cemetery in Kosciusko, MS.

Coleman Funeral Home of Ackerman, MS was in charge of all arrangements. In lieu of flowers, please send your memorial to United Methodist Pension program or the American Heart Association.

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