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8 Holmes County HERALD - Lexington, MS, Thursday, March $, 1998 OBITUARIES OBIE (ROSS) JOtlNSON, SR. Funeral services for Obie (Ross) Johnson, Sr., 78, of Lexington were held at h00 p.m. on Saturday, February 28 at West Grove Missionary Baptist Church. Rev. Eddie Barns officiated. Interment was in West Grove Church Cemetery with Delta Burial Corpora- tion of Lexington in charge of arrange- ments. Mr. Jolmson died on Sunday, Febru- a D, 22 at Methodist Hospital of Middle Mississippi in Lexington. He was a member of West Grove M.B. Church where he served as a Special Prices/ Se us before you buy any marker or monument. We Strive to Please Buck's Memorials 9 Miles North of Lexington Highway 17 N. .834-1563 Night 453-7331 deacon. He was an Army veteran. Survivors include: sons, Albert Johnson of Terry, Obie Johnson, Jr. of Lexington; daughters, Maxcine Johnson of Chicago, Illinois, Arnette Stevenson of St. Louis, Missouri, and Martha Ann Turner of Indianapolis, In- diana; sisters, Alberta Patton of Lexing- ton and Ora Bell Wright of Jackson; brother, Lentha Johnson of Jackson; and 12 grandchildren. Friends of the family served as pallbearers. CARRIE BANKS TATE Funeral services for Mrs. Carrie Banks Tate, 97, of Lexington were held at h00 p.m. on Saturday, February 21 at Pleasant Grove A.M.E. Church in Yazoo County. Officiating ministers were Rev. Martin Brown and Rev. David Johnson. Burial was in Tye Cemetery with Porter & Sons Funeral Home of Lexington in charge of ar- rangements. Mrs. Tate died on Sunday, February 15 at Methodist Hospital of Middle Mississippi. She was a native of Yazoo County and a member of Pleasant Grove A.M.E. Church. IS THE USA REFERRED TO IN PROPHESY? Apparently... YES... In Ezekiel 38 are terms such as "land ol unwalled villages" . . . "having neither bar nor gates"... "desolate places -- ttlat are nov. inhabited" . . . "the people that are gatherec out of many nations.., which have cattle"... (AN AREA NOT NAMED AS A NATION -- AT THAT TIME -- BUT IS NOW.) Today, the USA is Ihe STRENGTHOF ISRAEL . . . At the time o! that prophesy, north south America Australia were not countries -- WITH A NAME. Jack Lowe Ministries, Intq. Oil & Filter Change Includes filter and your choice of up to 5 quarts Pennzoil 10W30 or Castrol 20W50 Every Day Special00l Senior Citizen Every Tuesday s17so Factory Workers Every Saturday $17so H LME C NTY T PART I HWY. 12 EAST 834-2135 LEXINGTON Survivors include: daughters, Evelyn Tare of Vaughan, Lettishia Davis of St. Louis, Missouri, and Barbara Stephans of Lexington; 32 grandchildren, 62 great-grandchildren, and 42 great-great- grandchildren. Active pallbearers were Willie Tate, J. T. Clay, Ricky Horton, Rodney Stephens, Corey Yates, and Calvin Stephens. Honorary pallbearers were deacons of her church. NORMAN SMITH Norman Smith, 55, a car salesman of Jackson, died of respiratory failure on February 19 at University Medical Center in Jackson. Services will be held at 11 a.m. Sat- urday, March 7 at St. Paul Church of God in Christ in Lexington with burial in Bethel Missionary Baptist Church Cemetery. Westhaven Funeral Home will be in charge or arrangements. Mr. Smith was a Lexington native. He was raised by Cordeia Booker of Jackson. Survivors include: wife, Mazell; sons, Norman Smith Jr. of Wisconsin, Barry Smith, Otis Smith and Timothy Smith, all of Chicago, and Terrance Smith of Jackson; daughter, Pamela Smith of Wisconsin, Delores Smith and Diane Smith, both of Chicago; mother, Lula Lee of Jackson; brothers, James Smith of Lexington, Monroe Smith, Robert Smith, Jimmy Booker, Quendle Booker and Ezell Smith, all of Chica- go; sisters, Sadie Swanitan, Jeraldine Murphy and Juanita Nickerson, all of Lexington, Helen Meeks, Henrietta Hedges, Catherine Mann, Yvonne Moss, L. V. Rodgers, Leola Smith, Fannie Jones, Rosie Smith, Juanita Smith, Earlene Henderson, Johnnie Smith and Nellie Sullivan, all of Chica- go, and Juanita E. Williams of Jackson; and 15 grandchildren. MARY A. RUSSELL JEREMY (G.G.) WILLIAMS A double funeral service was held for Mrs. Mary Alice Russell, 87, and Jeremy Jermaine (G. G.) Williams, 3, both of Lexington on Saturday, Febru- ary 28 at 3:00 p.m. at West Grove Mis- sionary Baptist Church on Ebenezer Road near Lexington. Rev. Eddie Barnes and Elder Leslie Beuson, Sr. of- ficiated. Burial was in West Grove Church Cemetery with Delta Burial Fu- neral Home handling arrangements. Both Mrs. Russell and G. G. were victims of a fire at their home in the Balance Due Community on Monday, February 23. They were both natives of Holmes County. Mrs. Russell was a member of Springhil] United Methodist Church. She is survived by a daughter, Gertnute R, Williams, of Lexington; three granddaughters, and seven great. grandchildren. Jeremy is survived by his parents, Ondria Shenaa Williams of Lexington and Belle Moore of West; sisters, Can- Proceedings of Holmes County Supervisors MINUTES, BOARD OF BUPERVISORa, NO. $8, FEBRUARY DOCKET, ALLOW CLAIId8 AGAINST VARIOUS FUND8 A8 DESIONATED: This Board having €onsider- ed all of the elair as entered by" the Clerk in the Docket of ClatrTw and as hereinafter shown kl¢ludlng the monthly payroll reports foe uch Separate Road Dtstrk:t, hetty approves said payroll reports, and does now determine that said claims correctly spe¢lly the name ot the ¢lalmKd, the amount to be allowed, and On what aceoont; it is hereby ordered that all of Bald claims, except any as specifically denoted herein as disallowed, be altowod due  payab4e out el the ruOeetlve funds against which claims have been entered. So ordered by an unanimous vole of the Board. glaJ atlSON  14 t HitE 137.00 til., Jill 2,Y. ATtT 91.%  Oflrl .: 1,500.00 t EEI, liE. 1,1.00 • LL  &.l? , I1 0. C£#gll,  . 500.00  t I1 1,7. 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II ltlll 18.®  I   t,.® .I TIE B,Ig 181.', lie mm LIE  IF t1. 1.17 1  U,IT. YA0 WlKY O$C iia ll.itl CI1Y ff i II.I ,- I)ISlII' 3 noao t  I1 II,.II  N li6.sl ArU S. mffat ILL1 alllM TIE IIIII, IIS li.® IL CUlY H[M.D .?1 mL mm i,n,.e The first successful m,  .= gHoline- powered car N/IIWS M, Ig I|.0e atom  .® in America was built liEIE Fill;  . m, me. m. by the Duryea brothers sam, mmmT m .w in 1893. dice and Ashley Williams, brother, DeAnthony Williams, all of Lexington; grandparents, Gertrude R. Williams of Lexington and Lucille Moore of West, and James Williams of Lexington. Active and honorary pallbearers were stewards of Springhill United Meth- odist Church. LELA YOUNG Lela Young, 92, a homemaker of Goodman, died of cardiorespiratory ar- rest Tuesday, February 24 at her home. Services were held Saturday, Febru- ary 28 at Georgeville United Methodist Church with burial in Georgeville Cemetery. Century Hairston Funeral Home of Lexington was in charge of arrangements. Survivors include: daughter, Frances Johnson of Clarksdale; four grand- children and many great-grandchildren. HELEN M. FISACKERLY Mrs. Helen McCrory Fisackerly, 68, a homemaker of Starkville, died of heart failure Thursday, February 26 at Starkville Manor Nursing Home. Services were held at 2:00 p.m. Sun- day, March 1 at Oliver Funeral Home of Eupora with burial in Clear Springs Cemetery in Oktibbeha County. Survivors include: husband, James; daughters, Linda Tuck and Brenda Fulgham, both of Mathiston, Sandra Griffin of Starkville; son, Jimmy Fisackerly of Starkville; sisters, Lottie Nassar of Cleveland, Catherine Jackson of Durant and Inez Roberson of Jack- son; brothers, Eugene McCrory of Durant, Clayton McCrory of Cleveland, Mitchell McCrory of Indianola and Charles McCrory of Jackson; 13 grand- children and 11 great-grandchildren. GRACE LUCAS CUMMINS Mrs. Grace Lucas Cummins, 70, of Mobile, Alabama died February 19 after a long illness with cancer. She was the daughter of the late Earl C. Lucas and Molly Killebrew Lucas of Ebenezer and Goodman. Graveside service was held at Pine Crest Cemetery in Mobile, her home for 49 years. Survivors include: husband, Howard Cummins, son, Carlton Cummins, daughter, Mary Cicel Tate, and four grandchildren, all of Mobile, Alabama; brother, Walter L. (Street) Lucas of Goodman. MARION HATHCOCK Funeral services for Marion Hath- cock, 67, of Southaven were held at 11 a.m., Monday, March 2 at Southern Fu- neral Home Chapel in Durant. Rev. Jim Meridith officiated. Burial was in Brister Cemetery. Mr. Hathcock died of heart failure at the V. A. Nursing Home in Oxford on Friday, February 27. A native of Holmes ounty, he worked as a computer operator for the Federal Aviation Administration. He was an Air Force veteran of the Korean Conflict. He was a member of Whitehaven Baptist Church in Memphis where he served as a deacon, a member of the choir and a former Sunday School teacher. He was active in all areas of church activities. Survivors include: wife, Jewell Hath- cock of Southaven; brother, H. T. Hath- cock of Durant. Active pallbearers were Keith Beard, Danny Cain, George Hathcock, Wil- liam Henry Hathcock, Willie Harris, and David Shelley. NAMED TO ALL-TOURNAMENT TEAM Central Holmes basketball team members Dustin Williams (left) were named to the District 2, 1A All-Tournament Team for 1998. Durant High School n 9 weeks, semester honor Durant High School releases the sec- ond nine weeks and first semester honor rolls as follows: 7TH GRADE - 2nd Nine Weeks Honor Roll: Bridget Bell, Naora Horton, Diedra Ingram, Courtney Jones, Demetrius Kelly, Ginny Land, Sherlandra Young; Monica Ellis, Eric Rodgers; Honor Roll: Huntley, Katie Hurst, McCrory, Melissa Woods, Sherlandra Youn List: Leslie Burrell, Christina McCrory, Delisa Nash, Jarnie Ro--"dgers Roby, Lindsay Snell; Semester Honor 9TH GRADE - 2nd Rol_._[: Bridget Bell, Chase Caldwell, Alyse Grant, Matthew Hopson, Diedre Ingrain, Courtney Jones, Christina McCrory, Delisa Nash, Jamie Roby, Lindsay Snell, Seta Sumetall, Matt Tate, Marvell Thompson, Sam Townshend, Brian Weeks; Principal's List Demetrius Kelly, Ginny Land 8TH GRADE - 2nd Nine Weeks Honor Roll: Rebecca Bardwell, Leslie Burrell, Jennifer McCrory, Melissa Sanders, Jamie Sturgis, Misty Woods, CAROLYN HOPKINS CADE Funeral services for Mrs. Carolyn Hopkins Cede, 88, of the Emery Com- mtmity, were held at 2:00 p.m Friday, February 27 at Emery Methodist Church. Officiating ministers were Rev. Phillip Dearman and Rev. W. M. Daves. Interment was in Cade Cemetery at West. Mrs. Cade died of heart failure, Tues- day, February 24 at her residence. A native of Tippah County, she was a homemaker and a member of Emery Methodist Church. She was preceded in death by her husband, Marvin Cede, in 1978. Survivors include: daughters, Mary Eleanor Cede of Lexington and Carol Cade Jones of Evergreen, Colorado; brothers, Ward E. Hopkins of Cohim- big South Carolina and Travis E. Hop- kins of Hernando; sisters, Mary H. Smith of Carthage, and Mildred H. Stanford of Ripley; and two grand- children. Serving as pallbearers were Paul Smith, Holt Smith, Sam Alexander, Louis Alexander, Billy Tare, and Tim Melton. Memorials may be made to Emery Methodist Church. Honorary pallbearers were deacons of Whitehaven Baptist Church. Memorials may be made to Whitehaven Baptist Church. 4800 Elvis Presley Blvd., Memphis, TN. Honor Roll: Gordon, Patricia Mitchell, Alvonea Jeffrey Williams; List: Kendrick Bankhead, Humphrey; ml's Joiner, Gromyko Roby; Honor Roll: LaGreta Branch, Gilbert, James Grant, Patricia Mitchell, Latoyl Jotathan Prewitt, Gromko vonea Rowland; Kendrick Bankhead; Jamie Humphrey 10TH GRADE - 2nd Honor Roll: Dusty Myers, mend; Semester Honor Roll: Burrell; Principal's List: Dusty l lTH GRADE - 2nd Honor Roll: Reta Barley, ferson, Tiffany Nash, son; Superintendent's List: Sheppeard, Elisha Winters; Lis._.t: Tonya Rodgers, Jason Semester Honor Roll: Campbell, Shaton intendent's List: Jonathan Elisha Winters; Bailey, Ton] 12TH GRADE - 2nd Honor Roll: Joey Ables, Lawton Coffer, Lewis, Lorenzo Ross, Young; Mark Cain, Sondra Joineg Powell, Sheta Kim Thornton; rintha McClellan, Angela Wash, Tracey Semester Honor Roll: Lorenzo Ross, Angela LaShandra Young; List: John-Mark Cain, wood, Sondra Joiner, Kim Principal's List: Lawton Jones, Charles Lewis, McClellan, James Powdl, LaTesha Roby, Lakeisha Tracy Webster i i i . - !': !]i:. ii] ] ! !:! =:: ! i i ::i::::: : i RTMENT  NPO#7"A TION FY f998 TRANSPORTATION PROGRAM AMENDMENT The Mississippi Department of Transportation (MDOT) is requesting public comments on proposed amendments to the Fiscal Year 1998 program. This program adopted in October 1997 is being amended to include emergency or omitted projects for the FY 1998-2000 Statewide Transportation Improvement Program (STIP). The STIP includes Highway, Transit, and Rail projects and the amendment is available for review at the MDOT and Metropolitan Planning Offices listed below. Times available for review: 8:00 am. - 4:00 pm, Monday through Fnday; Comments deadline: March 18, 1998. Comments may be deposited at these sites or sent by mail to: State Plenning Engineer 85-01, MDOT, P, O. Box 1850, Jackson, MS 39215-1850. TRANSPORTATION PROGRAM REVIEW L OC TIONS: Central Mississippi Planning & Development Dist, 1170 Lakeland Dr, Jackson, MS .............. 601-681-1511 Gulf Regional Planning Commission, 1232 Pass Rd, Gulfport, MS ......................................... 601-864-1167 Hattiesburg Dept of Planning and Community Dev, 200 Forrast St, Hattiesburg, MS ............ 601-545-4501 Memphis - Shelby County Off of Plan & Dev, 125 N Mid America Mall, Memphis, TN ........... 901-576-6768 Meridian Community Development Dept, City Hall, 601 24th Ave, Mendian, MS ................... 601-485-1910 MDOT District 1 Office, 1909 N Gloster St, Tupelo, MS ............................................................ 601-842-1122 Aberdeen Project Office, 51787 Highway 25 South, Aberdeen, MS ..................................... 601-369-8411 Corinth Project Office, Highway 45 Bypass @ Gelding Dr, Codnth, MS ............................. 601-2 New Albeny Project Office, Highway 178 East, Now Albany, MS ......................................... 601-5,.34.-5121 Starkville Project Office, Highway 82 East, Starkvilie, MS ..................................................... 601-323-4545 MDOT District 2 Office, Highway US North, Batesville, MS ...................................................... 601-5634541 Clarksdale Project Office, 16575 Highway 81 North, Lyon, MS ............................................ 601-624-6448 Greenwood Project Office, Highway 49 South, Greenwood, MS ......................................... 601-453-74,30 Grenada Project Office, 1517 Jackson Ave, Granada, MS .................................................... 681-226-,3351 Holly Springs Project Office, Highway MS 7 @ US 78, Holly 8pdngs, MS ......................... 681-252-4410 Oxford Project Office, 2000 Old Taylor Rd, Oxford, MS ......................................................... O:)1-234-6521 Senatobia Project Office, 152 Matthews Dr, Sanatobia, MS ................................................. 601-582-5271 Winone Project Office, 104A Industrial Park Rd, Winona, MS ............................................... 601.283.128 MDOT District 3 Office, Highway 49 West, Yazoo City, MS ..................................................... 601-746-2513 Hazlehurst Project Office, 119 W Whitworth St, Hazlehurst, MS ........................................... 601-894-1271 Indianola Project Office, Highway 49 West, Indianola, MS ................................................... 601-657-2992 Leland Project Office, Old Highway 61 South, Laland, MS ................................................... 601-686.4919 Vicksburg Project Office, 650 Highway US 80, Vicksburg, MS ............................................. 601-638-3684 MDOT District 5 Office, Highway 80 West, Newton, MS ........................................................... 601-683-3341 Carthage Project Office, Highway MS 16 East, Carthage, MS... ........................................... 681-267-3401 Philadelphia Project Office, Highway 15 Bypass, Philadelphia, MS ..................................... 801-656.2411 MDOT District 6 Office, Highway 49 North, I-kdtiesburg, MS ................................................... 601-544.6511 Laurel Project Office, 4180 Highway MS 15 North, Laurel, MS ............................................. 601-428-8434 Lyman Project Office, 16499 Highway 49, Saucier' MS ......................................................... 601-832-0R77 Ocean Springs Project Office, 8100 Highway 57, Ocean Spdnga" MS ................................. 601-875-2802 Waynesboro Project Office, 8718 Highway 84 West, Waynesl0oro, MS ............................... 601-735-1122 MDOT District 7 Office, Highway 51 North, McComb, MS ....................................................... 681-684-2111 Brookhaven Project.Office Highway 84 West, Brookhaven, MS .......................................... 681-83,3-8300 Foxworth Project Office, Highway 98 Wast, Foxworth, MS ................................................... 601-7364618 Washington Project Office, Highway 84, Washington, MS ................................................... 601-445-8351