Mr. Alfred Dempsey
Alfred Dempsey, 64, died April 14, 2013 at the Choctaw County Nursing
Center. Graveside services will be at 11:30 a.m. at Center Ridge
Cemetery in Winston County. Rev. Derrick Wilson will officiate.
Mr. Dempsey was born Feb. 16, 1949.
Survivors include daughters, Paula Beauchamp, Diana Dempsey, both of
Detroit, MI, Amanda Harvey of McCool, Brandy Allen and Sandy Dempsey,
both of Kosciusko; mother, Orene Wilson; brother, Ray Dempsey; and
sister, Louise Dempsey of Weir.
Mr. Harold McMinn
Mr. Harold Franklin McMinn, 76, died Sunday, April 14, 2013 at his home.
Services were held at 10 AM Tuesday at Lee Memorial Funeral Home
Chapel with Bro. David Laman and Bro. Jack Ezell officiating. Burial
with Military Honors was in Lee Memorial Park. Lee Memorial Funeral
Home is in charge of the arrangements.
Mr. McMinn served in the United States Air Force. He was stationed in
North Africa, Vietnam and Thailand. He attended Tupelo Church of God.
Survivors include his children, Shirley Gail Collier of Eupora and
Gene Franklin McMinn of Tupelo; two grandchildren; three sisters,
Allie Busby of Ackerman, Dean Coker of San Antonio, TX and Peggy Ann
Ming of Ackerman; two brothers, William Boyce McMinn of Ackerman
and Joe Crumption McMinn of San Antonio, TX.
Mr. Calton Lee
April 14, 2013
Funeral services for Calton Lee Upchurch, 81, were held at 12 p.m. on
April 16, 2013 at Enon Cumberland Presbyterian Church in Ackerman, MS
with Rev. Jerry Lawson officiating. Burial followed in Wood Springs
Baptist Church Cemetery in northern Choctaw County, MS.
A native of Choctaw County Mr. Upchurch was a member of Enon
Cumberland Presbyterian Church in Ackerman. He was also a member of
the MS Grand Lodge. He was a Carpenter. He also served in the United
States Navy during the Korean Conflict.
Survivors include wife, Joan (Chaffin) Upchurch of Ackerman, MS;
sons, Calton E. Upchurch of Sturgis, MS and Lee Upchurch of Ackerman,
MS; daughters, Patricia Ming of Alabama and Chrysta Childs of
Starkville, MS; sisters, Joyce Ann Dozier of Jackson, MS, Mary Ethel
McCarty of Oxford, MS and 11 grandchildren and 16 great grandchildren.
Coleman Funeral Home of Ackerman was in charge of all arrangements.
Family memorials can be made to Enon Cumberland Presbyterian Church
P.O. Box 294 Ackerman, MS. To sign the family registry, visit
Mrs. Emma Lou
Mrs. Emma Lou Fulgham Nickels, 88, died Tuesday, April 16, 2013 at
Rush Specialty Hospital in Meridian.
She was a homemaker and a gifted artist. She painted the scenery
on the baptistry at Double Springs Baptist Church where she was a
member. Her artwork is still being used today in the church bulletin
at Double Springs.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Kenneth Nickels; two
sons, Randy and Kippy Nickels.
Funeral services were 2:00 pm Friday at Oliver Funeral Home Chapel
with burial in Double Springs Methodist Cemetery in Oktibbeha County.
Rev. Dale McAnnaly officiated. Visitation was Thursday, 6:00 pm until
8:00 pm at the funeral home.
Survivors include her daughter, Sandy (William) Black of
Mathiston; sister, Jessie “Jett” Fulgham of Mathiston; 4
grandchildren, 6 great grandchildren, and 1 great grandchild.
Pallbearers are Dennis Black,Jamie Black, Donald Peterson, Dale
Ray, C. J. McAnnally, Chris McAnnally, Dusty Wright
Oliver Funeral Home of Eupora is in charge of arrangements.
Charlene Senter Glasgow
Charlene Senter Glasgow, 96, entered into rest on Thursday, April
18, 2013, wife of the late Thomas Rawles Glasgow. Charlene graduated
from Itawamba Junior College and taught school and music lessons
before meeting and marrying her beloved Tom. Later she established
and taught one of the first kindergartens in the area. She was also
director of the Appalachian project which established home daycare
services to prepare preschool children for learning in three area
counties. She was a long time member of Ackerman Methodist Church
where she taught Sunday School and chaired and volunteered with many
committees and organizations. She was a charter member of The 20th
Century Club and a long time member of her beloved Bridge club.
She was born in Fulton, MS, to the late Alfred Richard Senter and
Maudena Sheffield Senter.
She is also predeceased by her sister, Bessie Googe; and her
brother, Patrick Senter, both of Fulton, MS.
She is survived by her sister, Sue Wiygul of Fairfax, VA; and also
her children, Roselyn G. Bryant of Evans, GA, Felicia G. Butler and
husband, Nate of Riverview, FL, Dr. Thomas S. Glasgow and wife, Ann,
of Oxford, MS, and Dr. Richard M. Glasgow of Slidell, LA; eleven
grandchildren and seventeen great grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held in the Chapel of Coleman Funeral Home
at 11:00 am on Wednesday, April 24th. The family will receive
friends the hour
before the services at 10:00 am to celebrate her long life and
Coleman Funeral Home of Ackerman is in charge of all arrangements.
To sign the guest registry, visit www.colemanfuneral.com.