Obituaries

Nellie Sue Edwards
February 6, 2013

Funeral services for Nellie Sue Edwards, 82, were held at 11 a.m. on February 8, 2013 at Ackerman Church of God with Revs Greg Chamblee and Bill Taylor officiating. Burial followed in Enon Cemetery in Ackerman, MS.

A native of Choctaw County, MS. Ms. Edwards was a retired cook. She was also a member of Ackerman Church of God. She died February 6, 2013 at Starkville Manor Nursing Home in Starkville, MS.

Survivors include sons; Charles W. Edwards of Ackerman, MS, James Lloyd Edwards of West Memphis, Ark.; daughters; Cherrie Lee Salley of Ackerman, MS. Ms. Edwards also had 12 grandchildren.

Coleman Funeral Home of Ackerman, MS was in charge of arrangements. If you would like to sign the family registry, visit www.colemanfuneral.com. Family suggests memorials be made to Ackerman Church of God.

J.T. Tennyson
Jan. 19, 2013
Services for Jack Tullos “J.T.” Tennyson, 20, of Eupora were held on Jan. 25, 2013, at Mt. Pisgah Baptist Church with the Revs. Rob Faulk and Curtis Guess officiating. Burial was in the church cemetery.

Mr. Tennyson was born Nov. 11, 1992, in Eupora. Mr. Tennyson graduated from Ackerman High School, where he played football and was a member of the FFA. He died Jan. 19, 2013, at Scott and White Trauma Center in Temple, Texas.

Survivors include his parents James “Kooter” (Shelia) Tennyson of Eupora; five sisters, April Stringer of Raymond, Tina Elkins of West Point, Michelle Edwards of West Point, Shea Rosamond of Kosciusko and Danielle Tennyson of Eupora; four brothers, Jamie Tennyson of Washington, Jason Edwards of West Point, Wesley Tennyson of Eupora, and Derrick Tennyson of Clarkville, Tenn.; his grandmother, Ruby Stafford of West Point; and a host of nieces and nephews.

Wise Funeral Home of Eupora, was in charge of arrangements.

Hubert Hulon Pinnix

Hubert Hulon Pinnix, 87, passed away February 6, 2013 at OCH Regional Medical Center in Starkville, MS. He was born and lived in Choctaw County. He was a veteran of WW II and served in the European Theatre. His infantry unit participated in the Battle of the Bulge and Ardennes Forest.

Hulon was a farmer, forester, and retired supervisor for Babcock and Wilcox. During retirement he raised and marketed pond raised channel catfish.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Joe Lovick Pinnix, Sr. and Clara Love Pinnix; three brothers, Joe Lovick Pinnix, Jr. of Mathiston, MS, Coy Pinnix of Beaumont, TX, and Paul Caldwell of Salt Rock, W. Virginia.

He is survived by his wife of 68 years, Reba Doris Reed Pinnix of Mathiston; two sons, Phil Pinnix (Bobbye) of Port Gibson, MS, and Barney Pinnix (Pam) of Boise, Idaho; brother, Jimmie Pinnix of Grenada, MS; sisters, Opal McAdams and Annette Shipley, both of Memphis, TN; seven grandchildren, numerous great grandchildren, and several great great grandchildren.

Visitation for Mr. Pinnix was held Friday, February 8, 2013 from 5:00-7:00 p.m. at Welch Funeral Home in Starkville, MS. Funeral services were Saturday, February 9, 2013 at 10:00 a.m. at Blythe Creek Baptist Church in Mathiston, MS. Burial was in the church cemetery.

You can go online and sign the guest register at: www.welchfuneralhomes.com.