Mrs. Earline Bailey Williams

Mrs. Earline Bailey Williams, 84, retired homemaker, died June 28, 2013 at North Ms. Medical Center in Eupora. Funeral Services were held 11 AM, Monday, July 1, 2013 at Oliver Funeral Home Chapel with burial in the Lollars Grove Cemetery in Webster County. Bro. William Carpenter and Bro. Stanley Dorroh officiated. Pallbearers were; Keith, Brad, Dustin and Taylor Williams, Kendale Durham and Willie Lott.

Mrs. Williams was a member of the Lollars Grove Baptist Church.

She is survived by two sons; Jimmy Dale Williams and Tom Jack Williams, both of Mathiston, Ms., three brothers; Clyde Bailey and Otis Bailey both of Houston, Ms. and Eddie Martin Bailey of Vardaman, Ms., five grandchildren and four great grandchildren. Oliver Funeral Home of Eupora was in charge of all arrangements.


Mrs. Agnes Boggan Blaine

Funeral services for Agnes (Boggan) Blaine, 99, were held on July 16, 2013 at 11 a.m. at South Union Methodist Church Arbor near Ackerman, MS with Rev. George Buell, Rev. Ed Saunders and Rev. Bryan Carrubba officiating. Interment was at South Union Cemetery Near Ackerman, MS.

Ms. Blaine was a native of Choctaw County and was a Homemaker. Mrs. Blaine was also a member of South Union Methodist Church.

Survivors include sons, C.E. “Chuck” Blaine of Ackerman, MS; James Clyde “Bud” Blaine of Greenville, MS; Wade Blaine of Ackerman, MS; daughter, Dorothy Faye Robin of Edmond, Oklahoma; 10 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren and 1 great-great-grandchild.

Coleman Funeral Home in Ackerman, MS was in charge of all the arrangements. Family suggests Memorials be made to South Union Cemetery Fund. To sign the guest registry, visit


Mrs. Lottie Drexel McClure

Funeral services for Lottie Drexel McClure, 82, were held on July 6, 2013 at 11 a.m. at Chester Baptist Church near Ackerman with Rev. Rob Faulk and Rev. Danny Irvin officiating. Internment was held at Chester Baptist Church Cemetery near Ackerman, MS.

Mrs. McClure was a native of Choctaw County and a Church Secretary.

Survivors include husband, James McClure; sons, Larry and Terry McClure both of Ackerman, MS; sister, Carolyn Bright Norman of Clinton, MS; along with 4 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.

Family suggests Memorials to St. Jude Research Hospital.

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


Mrs. Emmajean Hackathorn Palone

Mrs. Emmajean Hackathorn Palone, 76, died Tuesday, July 9, 2013, at her home in Ackerman, MS. Funeral services were held at 10:00 A.M. Friday, July 12th, at Porter Funeral Home, with Rev. Rob Faulk officiating. Interment will be in Enon Cemetery in Ackerman. Porter Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Mrs. Palone was born November 23, 1936, in Canton, OH. She was a retired nurse’s aid; and a member of Blythe Creek Baptist Church in Chester, MS.

She is survived by her sons, William Nelson of Louisville, MS, and John Nelson of North Canton, OH; step-sons, Frank McCleer of Greenville, SC, Rick McCleer of Tulsa, OK, and Tommy McCleer of Louisville, MS; step-daughters Pat Witten of Greenville, SC, Penelope Ann Palone of Phoenix, AZ, and Loretta Peery of Charleston, SC; grandchildren, Jonathan Nelson, Adam Nelson, Jessica Nelson, Samantha Nelson, Sarah Nelson, Rachel Nelson, Laura Nelson, Daniel Nelson, Elijah Nelson, Tess Nelson, and Grace Nelson; and great grandchildren, Angela Fishel, Abby Fishel, Allen Fishel, and Owen Sheridan. Mrs. Palone also had numerous grandchildren and great grandchildren from her marriage to Harold Palone.

She was preceded in death by her husbands, William James Nelson and Harold Palone; her parents, Mildred Clark and Harold Hackathorn; brothers, Edward Hackathorn, William Hackathorn, and Ronald Hackathorn; and sisters, Evelyn Passwaters, and Kathy Miller.

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