From August 29, 2000

Published 12:00 am Tuesday, August 29, 2000


Thomas L. Lee Sr. died Monday, Aug. 28, 2000, at his home in Bovina.

He was 84.

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A native of Eupora, Mr. Lee had lived in Vicksburg for the past 60 years. He served in the Marine Corps during World War II. He worked as a route man for the Vicksburg Laundry for more than 40 years and was a member of the Baptist faith.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Annetta Allen Lee; his parents, Charles G. and Martha Lindsey Lee; two sisters, Martha Lee and Charlene Lee Wright; and a brother, George S. Lee Sr.

Survivors include a son, Thomas L. Lee Jr. of Redwood; a daughter, Lynda A. Lee of Vicksburg; two grandsons, Tom H. Lee of Redwood and D. Shane Martin of Jackson; three granddaughters, Lurlinda L. Soignier of Inverness and Lurline M. Lawrence and Alisha E. Lawrence, both of Redwood; and three great-grandchildren.

Services will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at Fisher-Riles Funeral Home with the Rev. Dennis Stringer, pastor of Westview Baptist Church, officiating. Burial will follow at Cedar Hill Cemetery.

Visitation will be from 5 until 8 tonight at the funeral home.

Pallbearers will be John Nelson, John Ryan Lee, George Lee Jr, Larry Dickson, Billy Wright and Robert Pridgen.

Honorary pallbearers will be Irma Howard Hintson, Alice Pronger, Luther Barber, Warren Guider, Allen Kitchens, Eddie Bingham, Chris Nelson and former employees of Vicksburg Laundry.

Memorials may be made to a favorite charity.


Bobby “Pete” Pinkney died Sunday, Aug. 27, 2000, at the University Medical Center in Jackson.

He was 37.

Mr. Pinkney was employed with Humes Landscaping Service. He was a former employee of the City of Vicksburg.

Survivors include two sons, Michael Lee Pinkney of Edwards and Bobby Pinkney Jr. of Vicksburg; his mother, Annie Marie Pinkney of Vicksburg; three brothers, Jessie Pinkney, James Earl Pinkney and Levon Pinkney, all of Vicksburg; two uncles, Robert Pinkney and Hezekiah Pinkney, both of Vicksburg; and two aunts, Vennie Jackson of Utica and Alice Curtis of Vicksburg.

Dillon-Chisley Funeral Home has charge of arrangements.