From October 25, 2000

Published 12:00 am Wednesday, October 25, 2000


Services for Annette “Annie-Pooh” Mays will be at noon Thursday at W.H. Jefferson Funeral Home with the Rev. Frank Gardener officiating.

Burial will follow at Christian Home No. 1 Cemetery.

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Miss Mays died Wednesday, Oct. 18, 2000, at University Medical Center in Jackson. She was 32.

She was of the Baptist faith.

She was preceded in death by her father, Albert James Blackmore; her maternal grandparents, Inetta Williams and Elbert Williams Sr.; her paternal grandparents, Suzzianna Blackmore and Ellis Banks; and her paternal great-grandmother, Josephine Brown.

She is survived by her mother, Shirley M. Thomas of Vicksburg; a brother, Joe Thomas of Vicksburg; and three sisters, twin Nanette Morgan of Jackson and Tabitha Mays and Sharon Williams, both of Vicksburg.


GREENVILLE Katherine Reilly died Tuesday, Oct. 24, 2000, at Delta Regional Medical Center in Greenville. She was 95.

Miss Reilly was a lifelong resident of Greenville. She graduated from St. Rosa Lima Academy and Mississippi State College for Women. She also attended Columbia University and New York University.

She taught business at Clarksdale High School for 18 years and Greenville High School for 25 years. She also taught summer school at the University of Southern Mississippi, the University of Arkansas in Little Rock and Fayetteville and night classes at the Greenville Air Force Base. She was a communicant of St. Joseph Catholic Church.

She is survived by a number of relatives, including members of the Bori, Horton, McStravick, Lefoldt, Loviza, Kennedy, Garvin, Johnson and Podesta families.

A Mass of the Resurrection will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Greenville. Burial will follow at Greenville Cemetery.

Visitation will be from 6 until 7 Wednesday night at Boone-Wells Funeral Home in Greenville with Rosary at 7.

Pallbearers will be Billy Phillips, Mike Columbus, Wayne McMaster, Joe Curro, Philip Vedros and Joe Loviza.