From April 5, 2001

Published 12:00 am Thursday, April 5, 2001


PORT GIBSON Roosevelt Trimaine Anderson died Sunday, April 1, 2001, as the result of an automobile accident. He was 17.

Mr. Anderson was a senior at Hinds A.H.S. High School in Utica. He was a member of the band, JROTC, and the 601 Boys Club. He played football, track and tennis.

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He was preceded in death by his maternal grandfather, Charlie Anderson; and his paternal grandparents, Josephine Howard and Jack Howard.

He is survived by his mother, Wanda Anderson of Port Gibson; his father, Roosevelt Howard of Clarksdale; his stepmother, Peggy Wells-Howard of Clarksdale; his stepfather, James Johnson of Vicksburg; a son, Sidney Dotson of Utica; three brothers, Reginald Dorsey of Port Gibson and Gerald Norphlet and Jarrod Norphlet, both of Clarksdale; three sisters, Catina Anderson of Port Gibson, Josie M. Blake of Natchez and Delondria R. McDonald of Chicago; his maternal grandmothers, Celia Anderson and Lorraine Buck, both of Port Gibson; and other relatives and friends including Amelda Arnold, Lula Arnold, Adrianne Arnold, Monique Minor, Latasha Dotson, Alisha Green, Julius Hendick Jr., Quinton Turner and Jackie Ray Buck Jr.

Services 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 M.B. Church Cemetery under the direction of Thompson Funeral Home in Port Gibson.

Visitation will be from 10 a.m. until noon and from 4 until 8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home and from 1 until 3 p.m. at Utica Junior College Gymnasium.


Dorothy Robinson Dalrymple died Wednesday, April 4, 2001, at her home. She was 80.

Mrs. Dalrymple was a native of Shreveport, La., and had lived in Vicksburg for 51 years. She was a graduate of Centenary College, where she was a member of Zeta Tau Alpha sorority. She was a member of First Methodist Protestant Church, where she was a member of the Adult Sunday school class and a trustee of the Wesley Missionary Auxiliary.

She was a member of the Colonial Dames of America and the John Birch Society and a lifelong member of the Shreveport Junior League and Vicksburg Junior Auxiliary.

Mrs. Dalrymple was vice regent and regent-elect of the Ashmead Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution. She had served as past regent, parliamentarian, recording secretary and treasurer of the Ashmead Chapter, and she had also served as chairman of a number of committees.

She was past president of Sarah Randolph Boone Society Children of the American Revolution.

She was a committee member of the Board of Resolutions of the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution in Washington, D.C. She was chairman of the Resolutions Committee and past librarian of the Mississippi State Society Daughters of the American Revolution.

She was national defense chairman of Vicksburg Chapter 77 of the United Daughters of the Confederacy, second vice-regent of the Vicksburg chapter of the Daughters of American Colonists and state vice-president of the United States Daughters of 1812. She also was a member of the Thomas Minor Society.

Mrs. Dalrymple was recording secretary for the Fort St. Pierre Chapter of National Society of the Colonial Dames of the XVII Century and past state president of the Magna Carta Dames and Barons.

She was preceded in death by her parents, John M. and Margaret Glassell Robinson; her husband, William J. Dalrymple; and her son, John Dalrymple.

Survivors include a daughter, Mary D. Bradway of Vicksburg; and three grandchildren, Patricia Jane Bradway and Mary Kelly Bradway, both of Vicksburg, and John Sydney Bradway of Long Beach.

Services will be at 11 a.m. Friday at Fisher-Riles Funeral Home with the Rev. Billy Gerald officiating. Burial will follow at Green Acres Memorial Cemetery.

Visitation will be from 5 until 7 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.

Pallbearers will be Steve Golding, Bobby Bailess, Steven Glassell, Dan Waring, Wesley Cunningham, Albert Dornbusch and Ken Grogan.

Honorary pallbearers will be members of the adult Sunday school class of First Methodist Protestant Church and members of the Ashmead Chapter DAR.

Memorials may be made to the Ashmead Chapter DAR Scholarship Fund, c/o Ann Grogan, 155 Chapel Hill, Vicksburg, MS 39180 or to First Methodist Protestant Church, 500 Porters Chapel Road, Vicksburg, MS 39180.


TALLULAH James M. Gilfoil died Wednesday, April 4, 2001, at ParkView Regional Medical Center. He was 88.

Mr. Gilfoil was born in Lake Providence and was a lifelong resident of Madison Parish. He was a 1935 graduate of Notre Dame. He was a farmer, a rancher and a member of St. Edward’s Catholic Church.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Mary Agnes Hamley Gilfoil.

He is survived by three sons, James Patrick Gilfoil, William Riley Gilfoil and John Winston Gilfoil, all of Tallulah; six daughters, Mary Agnes York of Jonesville, La., Dorothy Dyer of Tallulah, Margaret Yerger of Mound, Georgie Breard of Gulfport, Gail Snider of Shreveport and Susan Cangelosi of Covington, La.; a brother, William Scott Gilfoil of Start, La.; 17 grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.

Services will be at 11 a.m. Friday at St. Edward’s Catholic Church with the Rev. Ferre D’Cruz and Monsignor Gerald Priest officiating. Burial will follow at Silver Cross Cemetery in Tallulah under the direction of Crothers-Glenwood Funeral Home.

Visitation will be from 7 until 8:30 p.m. Thursday with Rosary at 8.

Pallbearers will be his grandsons, William Mitchell Gilfoil, James Marion Gilfoil II, James Gilfoil Dyer, Edward Scott Yerger, William David Yerger, John Winston Gilfoil, Jason Thomas Gilfoil, William Riley Gilfoil III and Richard Adam Snider.

Honorary pallbearers will be John Terral, Pat Burns, Dr. Ed Evans, Johnny Hawarth, Jack Millikin and Jamie Howington.

Memorials may be made to St. Edward’s Catholic Church, P.O. Box 1308, Tallulah, LA 71282 or St. Gerard’s Catholic Church, 303 Willow St., Jonesville, LA 71343.