December 24th, 2011
Judy Hicks Barrentine, 55, died Monday, December 19, 2011 at University Medical Center in Jackson.
Funeral services were Thursday at Oak Grove Baptist Church. Burial followed in the church cemetery under the direction of Chancellor Funeral Home of Florence.
A native of Yazoo County, Ms. Barrentine had lived in Brandon for the past six years. She was employed as Supervisor of Office Services for the Pediatric Neurology Department at UMC.
She was preceded in death by her parents, M.A. and Lydia M. Hicks; and three sisters, Billie Jean Moore, Dorothy Louise Smithart and Carrie Sue Ertle.
Survivors include her daughters, Jennifer Stegall (Paul) and Katie Parker (Tim) both of Florence; two sisters, Martha Martin (Bill) and Shirley Neely (Bobby) both of Bentonia; and four grandchildren, Coleman Russell, Chandler Thornhill, Anna Lauren Parker and Madye Stegall.
Memorials may be made to The American Heart Association.
An online guestbook is available at www.chancellorfuneralhome.com
Thomas Humphreys Campbell, III, 79, of Ponce Inlet, Fla. died Monday, December 19, 2011.
Born July 26, 1932 in Yazoo City, the eldest son of Thomas Humphreys Jr. and Mary Frances Campbell. He graduated from the University of Mississippi with a degree in History and Political Science. Following graduation he served as a Captain in the United States Air Force.
Upon completion of his military service, he returned to the University of Mississippi to earn a Juris Doctorate in Law. He was a partner of Campbell and Campbell in Yazoo City and was city attorney.
At age 27 he was elected to the Mississippi State House of Representatives where he served for 20 years. Following his five terms as legislator he served as Mississippi’s first State Fiscal Officer and then as Assistant Commissioner at the Institution of Higher Learning for the State of Mississippi.
Thomas retired in 1992, settling in Ponce Inlet, Florida where he lived for the last 15 years. He served as a docent at the Ponce Inlet Lighthouse. He enjoyed cycling, water colors painting, and building model airplanes.
Thomas was married to Phyllis Sellier Campbell for 49 years. He is survived by two sons: Thomas Humphreys Campbell IV and his wife Kathleen of Buford, GA and John Kachler Campbell, MD and his wife Christianna of Raleigh, North Carolina; and five grandchildren: Colin, Andrew, Stuart, Chloe and Caroline; a brother Bill Campbell and wife Margaret Graham of Virginia Beach, VA and two sisters: Mary Bet Evans of Pascagoula, MS and Colleen and husband Richard Hatchett of Mobile, AL; also many cousins, nieces and nephews.
In memory of Mr. Campbell, donations may be made to the “Ponce de Leon Inlet Lighthouse” online at www:poncelighthousestore.org via the Tommy Campbell Memorial Fund or by mail to Ponce de Leon Inlet Lighthouse at 4931 South Peninsula Drive, Ponce Inlet, FL 32127.
A memorial service will be scheduled at a later date.
Arrangements are under the careful direction of Baggett and Summers Funeral Home, 736 So. Beach St, Daytona Beach, FL 32114. Condolences may be shared with the family at www.lohmanfuneralhomes.com.
Leslie A. “Johnny” Davis, 72, died Wednesday, Dec. 21, 2011 at King’s Daughters Hospital.
Funeral services were Friday at Glenwood Cemetery with Rev. Glen Allen and Rev. Kerry Burrough officiating.
Mr. Davis was the son of Warren Davis Sr. and Ernestine Wooten Davis. He was a retired merchant and farmer.
He was preceded in death by three brothers, Warren Davis Jr., Billy Davis and Wayne Davis.
Survivors include his wife, Molly Davis of Bentonia; son, Jim Davis (Susan) of Bentonia; daughter, Pam Ledbetter (Terrell) of Benton; two sisters, Ann Davis of Yazoo City and Marilyn Williams of Yazoo City; three brothers, Charles Davis of Benton, Lewis Davis of Satartia and Terry Davis of Canton; four grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
Serving as pallbearers were Frank Johnson, Bubba Williams, Ray Howell, Bobby Wayne Williams, Mike Johnson, Billy Worthy and Tony Spires.
Sadie J. Hood, 92, died Monday, Dec. 19, 2011 at home.
Funeral services were Friday at the Stricklin-King Funeral Home with Rev. Gina Vancleave officiating. Burial followed at Midway Baptist Cemetery.
Mrs. Hood was born Dec. 16, 1919 in Holmes County to David Jefferson and Annie Winstead Wigley. She married Robert Bernon (R.B.) Hood on February 13, 1935 in Canton. She was a homemaker and a member of Westwood Baptist Church. She lived most of her life in Yazoo County where she raised her family. She loved the outdoors and spent hours in her garden and tending her flowers.
She was preceded in death by her husband, R.B. Hood and a son, Bernon Ray Hood.
Survivors include a daughter, Janice Hurley of Yazoo City; two sons, Ned Hood of Brandon and Mike Hood of Yazoo City; a brother, Ned Wigley of Benton; sister, Ruby Earline Johnson of Vicksburg; 11 grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren and eight great-great grandchildren.
Serving as pallbearers were William Bradley Shanks, Ethan Micheal Penning, Heath Michael Hood and Matthew Smith.
Golda DeCell Minor, 91, of Memphis, died Sunday, Dec. 18, 2011.
Funeral services were Tuesday at Memorial Park Funeral Home in Memphis. Burial followed at Chambers Chapel Cemetery in Arlington, Tenn.
Mrs. Minor was born in Yazoo City on Feb. 16, 1920, to Lucile Brister DeCell and John Eldridge DeCell. Upon graduation from high school, she attended Mississippi State College for Women (now MUW), and graduated proudly from the University of Mississippi, where she was a member of Chi Omega and selected a campus beauty for the Ole Miss yearbook. She was the widow of Dudley McBee of Greenwood, who was killed in the service of his country in World War II. After the war, Golda, while working in New Orleans, met Lanny, a decorated, former WWII B-24 pilot, and they were married in 1946. Thereafter, they lived and raised their family in Memphis. She was a retired Vice-President of National Bank of Commerce in Memphis. Golda was very active and involved in civic and community activities, including The Le Bonheur Club, of which she served as President, and the Junior League of Memphis. She was an active member of First Evangelical Church in Memphis and an avid prayer supporter of and participant in many Christian ministries including Bible Study Fellowship.
She was preceded in death by her loving husband, Lancelot Longstreet Minor, Jr., her parents, her brothers, Herman Brister DeCell and John Eldridge DeCell, Jr., both of Yazoo City and her niece, Alice DeCell Wise of Jackson.
Survivors include her two daughters, Lucile Minor Glasebrook (Richard) of Greenwich, CT, Sally Minor Cook of Ponte Vedra Beach, FL, and her son, Lancelot L. Minor, III (Mary) of Memphis; her grandchildren, Taylor Glasebrook, Morgan Glasebrook, Joshua Cook, Phillip Cook (Renee), Minor Cook Pipes (Mike), Lancelot Minor, IV, Ruth Minor, Missy Minor, Sarah Minor, and Betsy Bragg Minor; and one great-grandchild, Lucas Cook.
Memorials may be made through Neighborhood Christian Centers at 785 Jackson Ave., Memphis, TN 38107; or Su Casa Family Ministries at 4899 Summer Ave., Suite 101, PMB#901, Memphis, TN 38122; or First Evangelical Church Missions Fund at 735 Ridge Lake Boulevard, Memphis, TN 38120.
WILLIAM POWELL II
William H. Powell II, 72, of, Charleston, W.V., died Dec 4, 2011, at his home surrounded by family.
By his request there will not be a formal service held.
Mr. Powell was born July 11, 1939, in Flora to the late Ade Mae and Dallas Powell Sr. He graduated from Yazoo City High School in 1958.
Mr. Powell was preceded in death by his beloved sister, Sally Ann Long.
Survivors include two sons, William H. Powell III (Melinda) of Nashville, Tenn. and MSG Richard Powell (Angel) of Fort Stewart, Ga.; daughter, Teresa Cook (Jerry) of Nashville, Tenn.; eight grandchildren, Brandon and Austin of Tennessee, Brittany, Miranda, Richard II, and Madison of Ga. James and Alan of Nashville, Tenn.; a great grandchild, Taryn of Ga. Brother, Sanders Powell of Jackson, Ms. Dallas Powell Jr. of Benton, and sister Marilyn of Pearl.
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