Bobbie Jean Veazey December 27, 2012 Funeral services for Bobbie Jean Veazey, 80, were held at 11 a.m. on December 29, 2012 at Coleman Funeral Home Chapel in Ackerman with Rev. Curtis Guess officiating. Burial followed in Mt. Moriah Baptist Church near Weir.

Ms. Veazey was a member of Mt. Moriah Baptist Church. She died on December 27, 2012 at Pioneer Community Hospital in Ackerman.

Survivors include sons Alan Write Edmonds; Tony Nathaniel Edmonds and Stepson; Charles Elwyn Veazey and Step Daughters, Linda Sue Nevens and Brenda K. Stone; brother, James “Bubba” Weeks of Weir, MS and a sister, Wilma Steed of Indianola, MS. Ms. Veazey also had numerous grandchildren, great grandchildren, nieces and nephews.

Coleman Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. Family suggest Memorials be made to Mt. Moriah Baptist Church in Weir.

Mary Montez Reece December 23, 2012 Funeral Services for Mary Montez Reece, 82, were held at 11 a.m., December 27, 2012 at Coleman Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Doug Atkinson officiating. Burial followed in South Union Methodist Church Cemetery near Ackerman.

Ms. Reece was a member of New Zion Baptist Church. Ms. Reece died on Sunday, December 23, 2012.

Survivors include a son; James Reece of Grenada, MS; son, John Reece of Weir, MS; and son, Tommy Reece of Starkville, MS. a brother and sister, Wayne King and Gloria King, both of Weir, MS. Ms. Reece also had 10 grandchildren and 11 great grandchildren.

Coleman Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. To sign the guest registry, visit

Willie Mae Blackwood December 25, 2012 Willie Mae Blackwood, 88, died Tuesday, December 25, 2012 at the Union County Health and Rehab in New Albany, MS. She was born June 23, 1924 to Tommie Lou Black Collier and Plezie Collier in Choctaw County.

Services were 11 AM, Friday, December 28, 2012 in the chapel of Coleman Funeral Home in Ackerman, MS. Bro. Rob Faulk officiated and burial was in Enon Cemetery.

She served as Election Commissioner for many years and owned and operated Blackwood’s Grocery in Ackerman, MS. She also managed Fentress Grocery for many years. She was a faithful member of Chester Baptist Church.

She is survived by one daughter, Sarah Frances Stacy of New Albany; two sons, Alvin Reed McHan, Jr. of Hernando and Douglas Allen McHan of Ackerman; one brother, James Collier of Ackerman; 8 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren.

Coleman Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.To sign the guest registry, visit

Mr. Brewer Henson

Mr. Brewer Henson, 83, died December 25th. 2012 at the North Mississippi Medical Center in Eupora, Ms. Funeral Services were held 11:00 AM Friday, December 28 at the New Haven Baptist Church in Choctaw County with burial in the Church Cemetery.

Rev. Bobby Parish and Rev. Paul Cain officiated.

Pallbearers were: Earl and Bryan Lucas, David, Jeffery and Charlie Hutchison, and Kyle Stringer.

Mr. Henson was a member of the New Haven Baptist Church. He worked at McClure Furniture in Eupora for many years and was owner and operator of H & S Grocery Store in Choctaw County for over seventeen years.

He is survived by his wife; Jearline “Jerri” Erwin Henson, Weir, Ms., two daughters; Jo Ann (Earl) Lucas, Weir, Ms. and Linda (David) Hutchison, Weir, Ms., four grandchildren and five great grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents; Charlie and Ollie Henson and a brother; Edward Reed Henson. Oliver Funeral Home of Eupora was in charge of all arrangements.

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