ROSALIE M. NASH

Published 12:00 am Tuesday, February 13, 2001

Rosalie M. Nash died Saturday, Feb. 10, 2001, at ParkView Regional Medical Center. She was 80.

Mrs. Nash was a retired social worker. She was a member of Mount Givens M.B. Church of Yokena and St. John’s Burial Society.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Pete Minor and Isador Bass Minor; and a grandchild, Henry Kent Jr.

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She is survived by a daughter, Georgia Bell Kent of Vicksburg; four grandchildren, nine great-grandchildren, one great-great-grandchild and other relatives.

Robbins Funeral Home has charge of the arrangements.

MARY DABNEY NICHOLLS

Services for Mary Dabney Nicholls were today at Christ Episcopal Church with the Rev. Bill Livingston, rector, officiating. Burial was at Cedar Hill Cemetery under the direction of Fisher-Riles Funeral Home.

Mrs. Nicholls died Saturday, Feb. 10, 2001, at ParkView Regional Medical Center. She was 69.

A native and lifelong resident of Vicksburg, Mrs. Nicholls was the daughter of the late Frederic and Eloise Walne Dabney. She was a graduate of All Saints’ Episcopal School. She was a managing partner of the Dabney Company, president of the Dabney Investment Company and vice-president of the Frederic Yeamans Dabney Family Foundation. She was a lifetime member of the Vicksburg Junior Auxiliary, a member of Hester Flowers Garden Club and Christ Episcopal Church.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Hugh Nicholls.

She is survived by four daughters, Dabney Nicholls Haugh of Paducah, Ky., Kristin Nicholls Tedder of Natchez, Amy Nicholls Richmond of Vicksburg and Wendy Nicholls Wilhoit of Versailles, Ky.; two sisters, Freddie Dabney Hataway of Memphis and Eloise Dabney de Verona of Gulf Breeze, Fla., and a brother, David Hunt Dabney of Vicksburg; nine grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

Pallbearers were James Dupuy, Chuck McKesson, W.E. Wilson, Jerry Derivaux, Allen Hood, Richard Nicholls, Bill Longfellow and L.G. Hataway Jr.

Honorary pallbearers were Robert de Verona, Leo Boolos, J. Richard Walne, Steve Butler, Frank Schleicher, Oscar LaBarre, Lucius Dabney, Robert Solis and Teddy Levi.

Memorials may be made to the Vicksburg-Warren Humane Society, P.O. Box 820171, Vicksburg, MS. 39182.

FLORENCE E. O’QUINN

Services for Florence E. O’Quinn were Monday at Cedar Hill Cemetery with the Rev. Geoffrey Joyner officiating under the direction of Fisher-Riles Funeral Home.

Mrs. O’Quinn died Friday, Feb. 9, 2001, at ParkView Regional Medical Center. She was 94.

A native of Vicksburg, Mrs. O’Quinn was the daughter of the late Horace Powell and Evelyn Whitaker Clark. She had been a resident of Natchez before returning to Vicksburg 20 years ago. She was a homemaker and a member of Crawford Street United Methodist Church.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, William D. O’Quinn; a sister, Margaret Smith; and a nephew, Aubrey Smith.

Survivors include a brother, Walter C. Clark of Vicksburg; two nieces, Cynthia C. Warriner of Vicksburg and Margaret Barnett of LaMesa, Calif.; and a nephew, Walter Dainwood of New York.

Pallbearers were Charles Johnson, W.F. Grayson, Richard Jacobson, William M. Pace, Lesta T. Lee, Jim Warriner, Fred Groome Jr. and Louis Nichols.

ROBERTA RICKS

LUMBERTON Roberta Ricks died Sunday, Feb. 11, 2001. She was 88.

Mrs. Ricks was a resident of Lumberton.

She is survived by three daughters, Thelma Kaiser of Florence, Marion Allison of Vicksburg and Georgia Spurgeon of Running Springs, Calif.; a son, Marcus Dodd of Belleview, Fla.; nine grandchildren, nine great-grandchildren and seven great-great-grandchildren.

Services will be at 3 p.m. Tuesday at Cedar Hill Cemetery under the direction of Mark Seepe Funeral Home of Jackson.

ROSIE LEE WILLIAMS

Rosie Lee Williams died Sunday, Feb. 11, 2001, at Shady Lawn Nursing Home. She was 94.

Mrs. Williams was a homemaker and a member of King David No. 1 M.B. Church where she was a member of the mother board.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Burt Williams; a daughter, Lula Brown Gross; three brothers, Chuck Lovely, Henry Lovely and George Lovely; three sisters, Bessie Lovely, Leanne Smith and Leola Woods; and two grandchildren, Joyce Valentine and Albert Moore.

She is survived by two daughters, Rosie L. Buchanan and Mary Moore, both of Vicksburg; a son, Albert Buchanan of Vicksburg; a niece, Bessie Smith of Vicksburg; 25 grandchildren, 71 great-grandchildren, 48 great-great-grandchildren and other relatives including Mary Buchanan of Vicksburg.

Dillon-Chisley Funeral Home has charge of the arrangements.