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Holmes County HERALD - Lexington, MS, Thursday, March $, 1998 OBIE (ROSS) JOIINSON, SR. deacon. He was all Army veteran. Survivors include: daughters, Evelyn Funeral services for Obie (Ross) Survivors include: sons, Albert Tate of Vaughan, Lettishia Davis of St. Johnson, Sr., 78, of Lexington were Johnson of Terry, Obie Johnson, Jr. of Louis, Missouri, and Barbara Stephens heldat l:00p.m, on Saturday, February Lexington; daughters, Maxcine of Lexington; 32 grandchildren, 62 28 at West Grove Missionary Baptist Johnson of Chicago. Illinois, Arnette great-grandchildren, and 42 great-great- Church. Rev. Eddie Barns officiated. Stevenson of SL Louis, Missouri, and grandchildren. Interment was in West Grove Church Martha Ann Turner of Indianapolis, In- Active pallbearers were Willie Tate, Cemetery with Delta Burial Corpora- diana; sisters, Alberta Patton of Lexing- J.T. Clay, Ricky Horton, Rodney tion of Lexington in charge of arrange- ton and Ora Bell Wright of Jackson; Stephens, Corey Yates, and Calvin ments, brother, Lentha Johnson of Jackson; Stephens. Mr. Jolmson died on Sunday, Febru- and 12 grandchildren. Honorary pallbearers were deacons aD' 22 at Methodist Hospital of Middle Friends of the family served as of her church. Mississippi in Lexington. pallbearers. He was a member of West Grove M.B. Church where he served as a I,IIr Special Prices/ See 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 CARRIE BANKS TATE Funeral services for Mrs. Carrie Banks Tate, 97, of Lexington were held at 1:00 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. 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 he 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. 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 -- that are now inhabited" . . . "the people that are gatherec out of many nations.., which have cattle"... (AN AREA NOT NAMED AS A NATION -- Al" ]'HAT TIME -- BUT IS NOW.) Today, the USA is the STRENGTH OF ISRAEL . . . At the time o! that prophesy, north south Arnerica Australia were not countries -- WITH A NAME. Jack Lowe Ministries, Int'l. Oil & Filter lncludes filter and your choice of up to 5 quarts Pennzoil lOW30 or Castrol 20W50. Every Day '1850 Senior Citizen Every Tuesday 50 Factory Workers Every Saturday P50 HWY. 12 EAST 834-2135 LEXINGTON 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 Benson, 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 Springhill United Methodist Church. She is survived by a daughter, Gertrude 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 MINUTES, BOARD OF SUPERVISORS, NO. 56, FEBRUARY DOCKET, ALLOW CLAIMS AGAINeT VARIOUS FUND8 All DESIGNATED: This Board haunt consider- ed all of the claims as entered by the Clerk in the Docket of Claims and as horoln~or sho,~ ~d~ the monthly payroll r~ortl for ~ S~oaralo Road District. hereloy approves said payroll repofls, and does now determine that said claims correlly specify the name o( the ~ the amount to be allowed, and on what acoont; it Is hereby ordered that all of sak~ cJaims, except any as specifically denoted have been entered. 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I m ~ t,s.~o The first successful t t0. ai, ntt gasoline- powered car R~ lt~. ~ t ~ ~ ~.~e ~'$ M~qS, I~ IS.e0 n0,, J Mat ar m am, in Amedca wasbuilt mtt .0o etmm 70.n me. ,,.e0 by the Duryea brothers 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. Lueas 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 County, 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 Hi: h School r, 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, Courmey Jones, Demetrius Kelly, Ginny Land, Christina McCrory, Delisa Nash, Jamie Roby, Lindsay Snell; Semester Honor Rol_._lh Bridget Bell, Chase Caldwell, Alyse Grant, Matthew Hopson, Diedre Ingram, Courtney Jo~es, Christina McCrory, Delisa Nash, Jamie Roby, Lindsay Snell, Setra Sumetall. Matt Tate, Marvell Thompson, Sam Townshend, Brian Weeks; PrincipaFs 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 Cade, 88, of the Emory Com- munity, 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 Weal Mrs. Cede 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 Cede Jones of Evergreen, Colorado; brothers, Ward E. Hopkins of Colum- bie, 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. Sherlandra Young; Monica Ellis, Eric Rodgers; Honor Roll: Huntley, Katie Hurst, McCrory, Melissa Sanders' Woods, Sherlandra Youn List: Leslie Burrell, Rodgers 9TH GRADE - 2nd Honor Roll: Gordon, Patricia Mitchell, Alvonea Jeffrey Williams; List: Kendrick Ba,n, khead, i H-u-mphrey; )al s List:l Joiner, Gromyko Roby; Honor Roll: LaGreta Branch, Gilbert, James Grant, Patricia Mitchell, LatoyS Jot~athan 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 Bailey, 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: Joe), 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 Powell, LaTesha Roby, Lakeisha Tracy Webster . ::::: . . -. o : * . i, FY f998 TRANSPORTA ]'ION 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 Octcber 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 Plenning Offices listed below. I~mes available for review: 8:00 am. - 4:00 pro, Monday through Fnday; Comments deadline: March 13, 1998. Comments may be deposited at these sites or sent by mail to: State Planning Engineer 85-01, MDOT, P O. Box 1850, Jackson, MS 39215-1850. TRANSPORTA TION PROGRAM REVIEW L OCA TION$: Central Mississippi Planning & Development Dist, 1170 Lakeland Dr, Jackson, MS .............. 601-961-1511 Gulf Regional Planning Commission, 1232 Pass Rd, Gulfport, MS ......................................... 601-864-1167 Hattiesburg Dept of Planning and Community Dev, 200 Forrest St, Hattiesburg, MS ............ 601-545-4501 Memphis - Shelby County Off of Plan & Dev, 125 N Mid America Mall, Memphis, TN ........... 901-576-6765 Meridian Community Development Dept, City Hall, 601 24th Ave, Mendian, MS ................... 601-485-1910 MDOT District 1 Office, lg09 N Gioster St, Tupelo, MS ............................................................ 601-842-1122 Aberdeen Project Office, 51787 Highway 25 South, Aberdeen, MS ..................................... 601-369-8411 Corinth Project Office, Highway 45 Bypass @ Golding Dr, Corinth, MS ............................. 601-265-3929 New Albeny Project Office, Highway 178 East, Now Albany, MS ......................................... 601-534-512t Starkville Project Office, Highway 82 East, Sterkvilie, MS ..................................................... 601-323-4545 MDOT District 2 Office, Highway US North, Batesville, MS ...................................................... 601-5634541 Clarksdale Project Office, 16575 Highway 61 North, Lyon, MS ............................................ 601-524-6448 Greenwood Project Office, Highway 49 South, Greenwood, MS ......................................... 601-453-7430 Grenada Project Office, 1517 Jackson Ave, Granada, MS .................................................... 601-226-3351 Holly Springs Project Office, Highway MS 7 @ US 78, Holly Spnngs, MS ......................... 601-252-4410 Oxford Project Office, 2000 Old Taylor Rd, Oxford, MS ......................................................... 601-234-6521 Senatobia Project Office, 152 Matthews Dr, Sanatobia, MS ................................................. 601-552-5271 Winona Project Office, 104A Industrial Park Rd, Winona, MS ............................................... 601.283-1282 MDOT Distnct 3 Office, Highway 49 West, Yazoo City, MS ..................................................... 601-746.2513 Hazlehurst Project Office, 119 W Whitworth St, Haziehurst, MS ........................................... 601-894-1271 Indiancla Project Office, Highway 49 West, Indianola, MS ................................................... 601-887-2gg2 Leland Project Office, Old Highway 61 South, Leland, MS ................................................... 601.886A919 Vicksburg Project Office, 650 Highway US 80, Vicksburg, MS ............................................. 601-636-3664 MDOT Distdct 5 Office, Highway 80 West, Newton, MS ........................................................... 601-683-3341 Carthage Project Office, Highway MS 16 East, Carthage, MS .... .......................................... 601-267-3401 Philadelphia Project Office, Highway 15 Bye, Philadelphia, MS ..................................... ~01.856-2411 MDOT District 6 Office, Highway 49 North, Hattiesburg, 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 ......................................................... 801-832-0277 Ocean Springs Project Office, 6100 Highway 57, Ocean Springs, MS ................................. 601-875-2802 Waynesboro Project Office, 6716 Highway 84 West, Waynesboro, MS ............................... 601-735-1122 MDOT District 7 Office, Highway 51 North, McComb, MS ....................................................... 601-684-2111 Brookhaven Project.Office, Highway 84 West, Brookhaven, MS .......................................... 601-833-8300 Foxwcrth Project Office, Highway 98 West, Foxworth, MS ................................................... 601-7364616 Washington Project Office, Highway 84, Washington, MS ................................................... 601-445-8351 MDOT Planning Division, Room 7043, 401 N West St, Jackson, MS ...................................... 601-359-7685