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From February 1, 2001


Services for Emma Lee Armstrong Bolden will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Shiloh M.B. Church with the Rev. Willie Jones officiating. Burial will follow at Cedar Hill Cemetery under the direction of W.H. Jefferson Funeral Home.

Mrs. Bolden died Thursday, Jan. 25, 2001, at Vicksburg Medical Center. She was 52.

She was a cook with the Vicksburg Warren Public School System. She was a member of Shiloh M.B. Church.

She was preceded in death by her father, Eddie Armstrong.

She is survived by a son, Ronald Carl Bolden of Vicksburg; her mother, Annie Goldsberry Armstrong of Vicksburg; three brothers, Roy Armstrong of Princeton, Texas, Claiborne Armstrong and Kevin Lee Armstrong, both of Vicksburg; six sisters, Rosie Armstrong of Joliet, Ill., Dorothy Armstrong, Olivia Armstrong, Brenda A. Banks, Jessie Armstrong and Mary Jo Armstrong, all of Vicksburg; and other relatives including George Dolly of Vicksburg.


Michael Clyde Ganzerla died Wednesday, Jan. 31, 2001, at ParkView Regional Medical Center. He was 50.

A native of Vicksburg, Mr. Ganzerla was a graduate of St. Aloysius High School and the University of Southern Mississippi. He was a volunteer with Mississippi Hearts Against AIDS and a volunteer art teacher at the Vicksburg Senior Center. He had been a teacher at St. Joseph Catholic School in Jackson and Simpson County Public Schools. He also worked at the Department of Human Services in Jackson. He was a member of St. Paul Catholic Church.

Survivors include a daughter, Elizabeth Anne Ganzerla of Pearl; his parents, Dante and Katherleen Ganzerla, both of Vicksburg; two sisters, Veronica Coffing of Vicksburg and Benita Temple of Austin, Texas; two brothers, John Ganzerla of Madison and Donald Ganzerla of Jackson.

Services will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at St. Paul Catholic Church with the Rev. Thomas McGing officiating. Burial will follow at Cedar Hill Cemetery.

Visitation will be from 5 until 7 p.m. Friday at Glenwood Funeral Home with wake serve at 6:30.

Pallbearers will be Mike McDonald, Brad Temple, Rogers Coffing Jr., Daniel Temple, Russ Nelson and Sid Tucker.

Memorials may be made to the Mississippi Hearts Against AIDS, P.O. Box 13371, Jackson, MS. 39236, the Diabetes Foundation of Mississippi or the St. Aloysius building fund, 1900 Grove St., Vicksburg, MS. 39180.


Kenneth Alan Jones died Wednesday, Jan. 31, 2001, at ParkView Regional Medical Center. He was 49.

Mr. Jones was a 1970 graduate of North Habershan County High School in Clarksville, Ga. He graduated in 1976 from the University of Mississippi with a bachelor’s degree in geological engineering. He received a masters from the University of Missouri in geological engineering and a masters in civil engineering from Mississippi State University. He was employed with the Vicksburg District Corps of Engineers as a geotechnical engineer. He was a member of the American Society of Civil Engineers and Association of Engineering Geologists. He was a licensed professional engineer and land surveyor and a licensed professional geologist. He taught math and geology at Hinds Community College.

He is survived by his mother, Ann Jones of Clarksville; two sisters, Karen Fain and Sandy Lyndon, both of Clarksville; and a brother, Randy Jones of Vicksburg.

Services and burial will be Saturday in Clarksville under the direction of Hillside Memorial Chapel.

Visitation will be from 5 until 8 Thursday night at Glenwood Funeral Home.

Memorials may be made to the American Heart Association.


Services for Sylvester “Vest” Mason will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Fellowship M.B. Church in Lorman with the Rev. James Bowman officiating. Burial will follow at the church cemetery under the direction of W.H. Jefferson Funeral Home.

Mr. Mason died Sunday, Jan. 28, 2001, at his home in Vicksburg. He was 59.

He was a retired Central Asphalt Co. operator and a member of Fellowship M.B. Church in Lorman.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Alex Mason Sr. and Mary Lee Scott Mason.

He is survived by a son, Gregory Mason of Vicksburg; three daughters, Katina Mason of Memphis, Kimberly Mason of Vicksburg and Andrea Mason of Edwards; a stepdaughter, Lisia Rowan of Vicksburg; three brothers, Alex Mason Jr. of Anchorage, Alaska, and McArthur Mason and Ricky Mason, both of Natchez; four sisters, Catherine Bailey of Lorman, Lillie Cooper of Chicago, Hazel Gonzalez and Rosetta Mason, both of Kankekee, Ill.; six grandchildren, one great-grandchild and other relatives.


JACKSON Harold S. Mustin Sr. died Tuesday, Jan. 30, 2001, at Orchard Nursing Home in Jackson. He was 87.

Mr. Mustin was a native of Lumberton and a resident of Jackson since 1937. He worked with the Mississippi Highway Department before becoming an auditor for Port Arthur, Texas, Ammunition Plant. He returned to Jackson and was office manager for Millsaps College and retired after 50 years with New York Life Insurance. He was a 1935 graduate of Mississippi State College. He was the first Mississippi State Hinds County Alumnus of the Year in 1964. He served for 25 years with the Mississippi Lung Association. He was past president of Magnolia Optimist Club, past captain of Wahabi Temple Drum Corps and a 33-degree Scottish Rite Mason. He was also a member of St. Luke’s United Methodist Church where he taught Sunday school and was on the board of stewards.

Survivors include his wife, Lloyd Patrick Mustin of Jackson; a daughter, Ann Patrick McCarley of Vicksburg; a son, Harold S. Mustin Jr. of Benton, La; and five grandchildren, including Timothy McCarley of Vicksburg.


Services for Betty Grace Wilson will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Pleasant Hill M.B. Church with the Rev. Joseph Brown officiating. Burial will follow at the church cemetery under the direction of W.H. Jefferson Funeral Home.

Visitation will be from 1 p.m. until the service Saturday at the church.

Mrs. Wilson died Monday, Jan. 29, 2001, at Brookside Hospital in Richmond, Calif. She was 78.

She was a member of the Baptist faith.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Tim Wilson and Maggie Scott Wilson; two brothers, Lawson Wilson and Elijah “Buddy” Wilson; three sisters, Mary Wilson, Emma Lona Myle and Mary Washington.

She is survived by a son, Charles J. Wilson Sr. of Vicksburg; a brother, Willie J. Wilson Sr. of Maywood, Ill.; a sister, Sirflonia Washington of Richmond, Calif.; seven grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren, two great-great-grandchildren and other relatives including the Williams, Gaskin and Washington families of Vicksburg.