From April 14, 2001

Published 12:00 am Monday, April 16, 2001


Services for Hugh Vample Jr. were at 2:30 p.m. Monday at Travis Chapel A.M.E. with the Rev. Horace McKay officiating. Burial followed at Cedar Hill Cemetery.

Mr. Vample died Wednesday, April 11, 2001, at his home. He was 53.

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Mr. Vample was a Vietnam veteran and a member of the Baptist faith.

He is survived by his wife, Shirley Q. Vample of Vicksburg; a son, Roosevelt Qualls of Vicksburg; five daughters, Kimberly Vample, Alice Vample, Alicia Vample, Jamie Qualls and LaShonda Qualls, all of Vicksburg; his parents, Hugh and Alice Vample Sr., of Lumberton, N.C.; two brothers, Cedric Vample and Larry Vample, both of Lumberton; five sisters, Carolyn Riley of New York, Phyllis Jones and Valene Satton, both of Fayetteville, N.C., and Ella Baker and Sabrina McCray, both of Lumberton; three grandchildren; and other relatives.

W.H. Jefferson Funeral Home has charge of arrangements.


Hulda Chase died Friday, April 13 2001, at Vicksburg Medical Center. She was 73.

Mrs. Chase was a a custodial worker. She was a member of Zion Travelers M.B. Church.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Sam and Emma Smith McGriggs; three daughters, LaVerta Winters, LaQuitta Chase and Carolyn Ann Chase; a son, Dayton Fields Jr.; and two brothers, Lewis McGriggs and Danny McGriggs.

Survivors include three sons, John Bell Chase of Utica, Leonard Chase Jr. of New Orleans and Sam Douglas Chase of Vicksburg; a daughter, LaJoyce James of Vicksburg; a brother, Samuel McGriggs of Utica; a sister, Emma McGriggs Carson of Utica; and other relatives and friends.

Williams Funeral Service has charge of arrangements.


Services for Christy Jarrett were at 2 p.m. Monday at Southside Baptist Church with the Rev. Greg Clement officiating. Burial followed at Cedar Hill Cemetery.

Miss Jarrett died Thursday, April 12, 2001, at Vicksburg Medical Center. She was 25.

A native of Helena, Ark., she lived in Vicksburg most of her life. She attended Vicksburg High School and was a member of Southside Baptist Church.

She is survived by her mother and stepfather, Linda Kay and Glen R. Johnson, both of Vicksburg; a brother, Michael Johnson of Vicksburg; a sister, Crystal Renee Johnson of Vicksburg; her maternal grandparents, Leonard and Odell Jones, both of Vicksburg; and her paternal stepgrandmother, Nora Hafer of Biloxi.

Pallbearers were Vernon Martin, Daniel Jones, Chris Johnson, Donald Comans, Greg Massey and Lee Hogue.

Honorary pallbearers were Dr. George Habeeb, the nursing staff at Vicksburg Medical Center ICU and second floor and The Vicksburg Clinic.

Glenwood Funeral Home has charge of arrangements.