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From May 15, 2001


DELHI Mary Inez Brown died Sunday, May 13, 2001, at Richland Parish Hospital in Delhi. She was 65.

Born in Phenix City, Ala., Mrs. Brown was a resident of Delhi.

She was preceded in death by her parents and a granddaughter, Ashley Stanley.

She is survived by her husband, Henry A. Brown of Delhi; two daughters, Rita Trahan and Pamela Hyer, both of Vicksburg; seven grandchildren, six great-grandchildren and other relatives including Joe Trahan and Joe Hyer, both of Vicksburg.

Services will be at 3 p.m. Tuesday at Waverly Baptist Church in Waverly, La., with the Rev. Lindle Stewart officiating. Burial will follow at Faith Memorial Park Cemetery in Delhi under the direction of Cox Funeral Home.

Pallbearers will be Danny Ray Mitchell, Benny Michael Stanley Jr., Thomas Martin Graham, Charles Henry Graham, Charles Henry Brown, Joe Trahan and Joe Hyer.


Services for Maudie Marie Fuller were Tuesday at Green Acres Memorial Cemetery with the Rev. Greg Clemts, pastor of Southside Baptist Church, officiating.

Mrs. Fuller died Friday, May 11, 2001, at Parkview Hospital in Mexia, Texas. She was 82.

A native of Gary, Texas, Mrs. Fuller was the daughter of the late William A. and Rosie Dixon Downs. She lived in Vicksburg from 1930 until she moved to Texas in 1998. She worked as a waitress for several restaurants in Vicksburg. She was a member of Grace Baptist Church in Kirvin, Texas.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Benard Fuller; a brother, Audrey Downs; and two sisters, Eula Patrick and Ruby Hoover.

She is survived by a sister, Jeannie Beaube of Vicksburg; nieces, nephews and other relatives.

Memorials may be made to Kirvin Baptist Church, P.O. Box 311, Kirvin, Texas, 75848.


Chester Gray died Wednesday, May 9, 2001, at ParkView Regional Medical Center. He was 77.

Mr. Gray was retired from Anderson-Tully Co.

He is survived by nieces including Alma J. Hayes, Doris Robinson and Brenda Hayes, all of Vicksburg; a nephew, Charleston Hayden of Vicksburg; and other relatives and friends including Lena Powell, Jesse “7 Up” Smith, Clyde Smith and James Scott.

Williams Funeral Services has charge of arrangements.


Dorothy Conn Jabour died Saturday, May 12, 2001, at Spring Valley Nursing Home in Elberton, Ga. She was 85.

Born in Hazlehurst, Mrs. Jabour was a former resident of Vicksburg. She was the daughter of the late David and Frances Conn. She was a homemaker and a member of St. George Antiochian Orthodox Church.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, William Jabour.

She is survived by two sons, William Jabour of Elberton, Ga., and John Hartley of Louisiana; a brother, Tony Conn of Meridian; grandchildren, great-grandchildren, great-great-grandchildren and other relatives.

Services will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Cedar Hill Cemetery with the Rev. Clifton McInnis officiating.

Visitation will be from 6 until 8 p.m. Tuesday at Glenwood Funeral Home.

Memorials may be made to Elbert County Chapter of the Gideon’s International, P.O. Box 6211, Elberton, Ga. 30635.


COLLEGEDALE, Tenn. Memorial services for Fran Gossen Evans Mohr will be at 2 p.m. Thursday at Seventh-Day Adventist Church in Collegedale, Tenn.

Mrs. Mohr died Saturday, May 12, 2001, as the result of an automobile accident near Coalmont, Tenn. She was 63.

Mrs. Mohr was a former resident of Vicksburg. She had lived in McDonald, Tenn., for a number of years.

She is survived by her husband, Ron Mohr of McDonald; a son, Michael Mohr of Collegedale; a daughter, Melissa Mohr of Melbourne, Fla.; her mother, Vivian Evans of Vicksburg; one brother, Dr. John Evans of Melbourne; and three sisters, Kay Arwood of Baytown, Texas, Georgia Wyatt of Atlanta and Judy Councell of Vicksburg.

Memorials may be made to the Seventh-Day Adventist School, P.O. Box 101, Vicksburg, MS 39180.


Alice B. Turner died Monday, May 14, 2001, at ParkView Regional Medical Center. She was 80.

A native of Memphis, Mrs. Turner had lived in Vicksburg since 1964. She graduated from Ruleville High School and attended Delta State University. She worked for DSU and the Vicksburg Public Schools before retiring as a legal secretary from Waterways Experiment Station in 1989.

She was a member of Hawkins United Methodist Church and was church secretary and treasurer. She was a member of Crusaders Sunday school class.

Mrs. Turner was preceded in death by her parents, Herbert L. and Alice Burris Whatley, and a sister, June Lee Whatley.

Survivors include her husband, John W. Turner Jr. of Vicksburg; three sons, John W. Turner III, David T. Turner and Kent A. Turner, all of Vicksburg; a sister, Anne Holladay of Ruleville; and four grandchildren.

Services will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at Fisher-Riles Funeral Home with the Rev. Mitchell Hedgepeth officiating. Burial will be at 3:30 p.m. at the Leharton Cemetery in Ruleville.

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

Pallbearers will be nephews.

Memorials may be made to the American Heart Association, P.O. Box 16808, Jackson, MS 39236; the Diabetes Foundation of Mississippi, 16 Northtown Drive, Jackson, MS 39211; or Hawkins United Methodist Church Building Fund, 3736 Halls Ferry Road, Vicksburg, MS 39180.