From March 8, 2001

Published 12:00 am Thursday, March 8, 2001


Georgia A. Douglas died Sunday, March 4, 2001, at her home in Vicksburg. She was 81.

Mrs. Douglas was a homemaker and member of Mount Zion M.B. Church No. 4, where she was in the adult choir and a member of the burial society.

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She was preceded in death by her husband, James Douglas Jr.; her parents, Albert and Alberta Jenkins Lumpkin; a son, James Douglas III; a daughter, Lucille Douglas Major; a brother, Ollie James Lumpkin; and three sisters, Vashti Turner, Fannie Mae James and Rosie Lloyd.

Survivors include a daughter, Hazel Barbara Wince of Vicksburg; a sister, Johnnie D. Flaggs of Vicksburg; nine grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; great-great-grandchildren; other relatives, including Verna Patrick Crawford of Rolling Fork and members of the Lumpkin, Williams, Douglas and Smith families of Vicksburg.

Services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Bethlehem M.B. Church with the Rev. Henry Mayfield Sr. officiating. Burial will follow at Green Acres Memorial Park.

Visitation will be from 6 until 7 p.m. Friday at W.H. Jefferson Funeral Home.


BATON ROUGE Marvin Edward Lee died Tuesday, March 6, 2001, at Baton Rouge General Medical Center-Bluebonnet. He was 71.

A native of Amite, La., Mr. Lee worked as a machinist for Nader Foundry in Plaquemine, La. He served in the Army and was a member of Jefferson United Methodist Church.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Herman E. and Lois Mirenach Lee.

He is survived by his wife, Thaddye L. Cunningham Lee of Baton Rouge; two daughters, Susan L. Jones of Arlington, Texas, and Sherrill L. Page of Waldorf, Md.; a son, Scott M. Lee of Baton Rouge; two stepsons, Laird Magee of Irving, Texas, and Michael Magee of St. Francisville, La.; two sisters, Rosalie L. Wheeler and Hazel L. Allen, both of Kentwood, La.; and six grandchildren.

Services were at 1:30 p.m. Thursday at Jefferson United Methodist Church in Baton Rouge with the Rev. Carol Winn officiating. Burial will be at 1 p.m. Friday at Cedar Hill Cemetery with the Rev. Ed Hightower officiating.

Visitation will be from 12 until 1 p.m. Friday at Fisher-Riles Funeral Home.


ANGUILLA Jessie Molder died Wednesday, March 7, 2001, in Hollandale. She was 81.

Mrs. Molder was a native of Neshoba County and had lived most of her life in Anguilla.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Bill Molder.

She is survived by a son and daughter-in-law, Bobby and Alma Dickerson of Hollandale; a grandson, Johnny Dickerson of Dallas; and a great-granddaughter, Julia Dickerson of Dallas.

Services will be at 2 p.m. Friday at Glenwood Funeral Home in Rolling Fork with the Rev. Gene Elliott officiating. Burial will follow at Zion Cemetery in Anguilla.

Visitation will be from 6 until 8 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.


NEWPORT, Tenn. Gertrude Hall Salyers died Wednesday, Feb. 28, 2001, at Baptist Convalescent Center in Newport, Tenn. She was 98.

A native of Vicksburg, Mrs. Salyers and her husband had owned Delta Insurance Company and Yesteryears Antiques in Yazoo City.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Ernest Salyers.

Survivors include a sister, Aubin Stewart of Yazoo City; a brother, J.W. Hall of Vicksburg; nieces; and nephews.

Services were at 2 p.m. Friday at Union Cemetery in Newport with the Rev. David Gamble officiating. Burial followed under the direction of Manes Funeral Home.

Memorials may be made to the Baptist Convalescent Center, 450 College St., Newport, TN 37821.