Obituaries

Mrs. Annie Mae Morgan November 14, 2012 Funeral services for Annie Mae Morgan, 92, were held at 10 a.m. on November 17, 2012 at Morgan Chapel Baptist Church with Rev. Jess Morgan and Rev. Gary Robertson officiating. Burial followed in Morgan Chapel Cemetery.

A native of Choctaw County, MS, Ms. Morgan was a housewife. She was a member of Morgan Chapel Baptist Church. She died Wednesday, November 14, 2012 at OCH Regional Medical Center in Starkville, MS.

Survivors include two sons, Charles Morgan of Sturgis, MS, Larry Morgan of Little Rock, MS and daughters, Peggy Coleman , Bobbie Livingston and Joy McMinn all of Sturgis, MS. Ms. Morgan also had 20 grandchildren, 49 great grandchildren and 11 great great grandchildren.

Coleman Funeral Home, of Ackerman, was in charge of arrangements. If you would like to sign the family registry visit. www.colemanfuneral.com.

Family suggest memorials be made to Baptist Children’s Village.

Mr. Ralph Eugene “Gene” Sullivan October 31, 2012 Memorial services for Mr. Ralph Eugene “Gene” Sullivan were held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, November 10 at Providence Baptist Church. Bro. Rob Faulk and Bro. Randle Poss officiated.

A long time resident of Choctaw County, Mr. Sullivan served in the United States Air Force and was a member of a Masonic lodge. Mr. Sullivan died Wednesday, October 31, 2012 in Fort Walton Beach, Fla. He is survived by two sons, Stevie and Rusty Sullivan, a daughter, Susan Sullivan and 10 grandchildren and seven great grandchildren.

Mrs. Marlene Lucas Hunt November 6, 2012 Funeral services for Marlene Lucas Hunt, 77, were held at 2 p.m. on November 8, 2012 at Salem Independent Methodist Church with Rev. Tim Long officiating. Burial followed in Salem Independent Methodist Church Cemetery.

A resident of Starkville, MS, Ms. Hunt, was a member of Salem Independent Methodist Church. She died Tuesday, November 6, 2012 at North MS Medical Center in Eupora.

Survivors include a son, Kerry Hunt of Starkville, MS, brother, Renford Lucas of Winona, MS and a sister, Linda Whitaker of Eupora, MS

Coleman Funeral of Ackerman was in charge of arrangements. Family suggests memorials to Salem Independent Methodist Church. To sign the family registry visit: www.colemanfuneral.com.

Mrs. Daris Ann Nowell November 6, 2012 Funeral services for Daris Ann Nowell, 69, were held at 11 a.m. on November 10, 2012 at Weir Baptist Church with Rev. Doug Atkinson officiating. Burial followed in Weir Cemetery.

A resident of Weir, Ms. Nowell was a factory worker. She died Tuesday, November 6, 2012 in Weir, MS. Survivors include a sister, Helen Nowell of Weir, MS and also 2 nieces.

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

Mrs. Mary Lee Ready November 9, 2012 Funeral services for Mary Lee Ready, 81, were held at 11 a.m. on November 12, 2012 at Salem Independent Methodist Church with Rev. Tim Long, Rev. Jim Reed and Rev. Glen Ray officiating. Burial followed in Salem Cemetery near Ackerman.

A native of Ackerman, MS, Ms. Ready was a retired factory worker. She was also a member of Clear Springs Baptist Church. She died Friday, November 9, 2012 at North MS Medical Center in Eupora, MS.

Survivors include a daughter, Sherry Raybourn; brother, Frank Ray and sister, Jo Lenore Null, all of Ackerman, MS and one granddaughter, one great grandson, one extended granddaughter, three extended grandchildren and several step grandchildren and step great grandchildren.

Coleman Funeral Home, of Ackerman, was in charge of arrangements. To sign the family registry visit: www.colemanfuneral.com. Family suggest Memorials be made to Salem Cemetery Fund.

Mrs. Helen R. Griffin Raymond, MS Helen Ruth Griffin, 91, died Tuesday, November 13, 2012 at her residence. Funeral services were held 11:00am Friday, Nov. 16, 2012 at Fellowship Baptist Church, Mathiston, MS. Burial was in the church cemetery.

Mrs. Griffin had lived in Raymond area for the past 17 years. She was a former resident of Barstow, CA for 48 years and Washington, D.C. She worked with the F.B.I. as a decoder.

Survivors include her daughters, Pamela Gayle Griffin and Linda Wills both of Raymond, MS; sister, Virginia Dowdy, Columbus, MS; and many nieces and nephews that she adored very much.

In Lieu of Flowers, memorials may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association or the American Heart Association.