From October 5, 2000

Published 12:00 am Thursday, October 5, 2000

CHARLIE ANDERSON SR.

Services for Charlie Anderson Sr. will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Mercy Seat M.B. Church in Port Gibson with the Rev. Frank McGriggs officiating. Burial will follow at Mercy Seat Cemetery in Port Gibson under the direction of W.H. Jefferson Funeral Home.

Visitation will be from 1 until 6 p.m. Friday at the church.

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Mr. Anderson died Saturday, Sept. 30, 2000, at ParkView Regional Medical Center. He was 90.

He was a retired mechanic. He was a member of Mercy Seat M.B. Church in Port Gibson, where he was a deacon. He was a member of the Baptist Aid Association.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Sandy Anderson Sr. and Mattie Anderson; his grandparents, Charlie Hunt and Margaret Weatherspoon and David and Marzell Anderson; five brothers, A.C. Anderson, Willie Anderson, R.J. Anderson, Eugene Anderson and Sandy Anderson Jr.; and four sisters, Margaret Duvall, Katie Conway, Hattie Byrd and Esa Bell Bailey.

Survivors include his wife, Celia Smith Anderson of Port Gibson; six sons, Charlie Anderson Jr., Stanley Anderson and Sylvester Anderson, all of Cleveland, Ohio, L.J. Anderson of Greenville, Joe Nathan Anderson of San Diego and Arthur Levi Anderson of Port Gibson; 10 daughters, Emma L. Anderson of Silver Springs, Md., Jessie B. Williams of Campti, La., Helen R. Duffin, Hattie Turnipseed, Bobbie Jones, Shirley Wilson, Wanda Anderson, Charlene Anderson, Lucille Hyder and Mary Young, all of Port Gibson; two brothers, James Anderson and Joseph Anderson; both of Cleveland, Ohio; a sister, Lillie Mae Williams of Port Gibson; 79 grandchildren, 140 great-grandchildren, 17 great-great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews and other relatives.

WALTER BRUNTEY

Services for Walter “Chicken” Bruntey will be at noon Saturday at Greater Mount Lebanon Baptist Church with the Rev. Larry Clark officiating. Burial will follow at Cedar Hill Cemetery.

Visitation will be all day Friday at Robbins Funeral home and from 11 a.m. until the service Saturday at the church.

Mr. Bruntey died Friday, Sept. 29, 2000, at ParkView Regional Medical Center. He was 74.

He was retired from the Bunge Grain Company.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Catherine Bruntey; his parents, Roxie and Walter Bruntey Sr.; three brothers, L.D. Brown, Roosevelt Brown and Harvey Henderson; and one sister, Verale Trotter.

Survivors include two daughters, Debra Buchanan of Tallahassee, Fla., and Sylvia Jean McFarland of Las Vegas; a brother, Dan Bruntey of Eupora; three sisters, Homer Greer, Johnnie Mae Bruntey and Mary Lee Starling, all of Winona; five grandchildren, nieces, nephews and other relatives including Carrie Bruntey of Eupora.

M.C. PAMPLEY SR.

Services for M.C. Pampley Sr. will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at Mount Heroden M.B. Church with the Rev. Horace McKay officiating. Burial will follow at Cedar Hill Cemetery under the direction of W.H. Jefferson Funeral Home.

Mr. Pampley died Sunday, Oct. 1, 2000, at ParkView Regional Medical Center. He was 73.

He was a retired store supervisor of Grand Gulf Nuclear Project and master sergeant with the U.S. Army with more than 25 years of service. He was a member of the Esquire Club, the American Legion Tyner-Ford Post 213 and a board member of MIDD-West Industries. He was a volunteer with the Crisis Intervention Help Line and a member of Mount Heroden M.B. Church.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Hazel L. Pampley; his mother, Rosie Ray; and his father, Lewis Pampley.

Survivors include his wife, Sadie Pampley of Vicksburg; two sons, Mack C. Pampley Jr. and Gregory L. Pampley, both of Vicksburg; six daughters, Peggy A. Simpson of New York, Linda M. Stevens, Patricia Kinnard and Michelle R. Johnson, all of Vicksburg, Rose M. “Tangie” Sanders of Jackson, and Kimberly A. Love of Montgomery, Ala.; one sister, Hattie Winston of Los Angeles; 19 grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren; nieces, nephews and other relatives.