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From July 2, 2001


Daisy C. Jones died Friday, June 29, 2001, at Vicksburg Medical Center. She was 79.

A native of Satartia, Mrs. Jones graduated from Culkin Academy. She had lived in Pace, Fla., for the past 30 years, after her retirement from Westinghouse with more than 20 years of service. She was a member of Billory Baptist Church in Pace.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Jacob C. and Frances Tindol Dose; her husband, Charles R. Jones Sr.; a daughter, Alta Marie Jones; and two brothers, Jacob C. Dose Jr. and J.T. Plake.

Survivors include two sons, Charles R. Jones Jr. of Pace and William David Jones of Rolling Fork; two daughters, Dorris J. Highsmith of Pace and Nancy J. Thompson of Vicksburg; two sisters, Vivian Evans of Vicksburg and Mary Rogers of Phoenix, Ariz.; two brothers, Silas Dose of California and Walter Dose of Gainesville, Fla.; 11 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews.

Services will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Fisher-Riles Funeral Home with the Rev. Dwight Sibley officiating.

Visitation will be from noon Tuesday until the service at the funeral home.

A memorial service will be held later in Pace.


Services for Joe F. Marquis will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Glenwood Funeral Home with the Rev. Ladon Dawson officiating. Graveside services will be at 3 p.m. at Inverness Cemetery in Inverness.

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

Mr. Marquis was born in Clarkston, and had lived a number of years in Sunflower County and Shaw before moving to Vicksburg in 1955. He was a retired terminal manager for United Oil Company. He was a member of Gibson Memorial United Methodist Church.

Survivors include his wife, Jo H. Marquis of Vicksburg; his son, Bob Alford of Amhurst, N.H.; his daughter, Jolynn Long of Georgetown, Texas; two sisters, Willie Bell Weaver of Drew and Myrlee Weaver of Homer, La.; four grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.

Pallbearers will be Allen Weaver, Odell Weaver, Joe D. Weaver, Houston Weaver, Jimmy D. Anderson, James E. Anderson, Bradford Walker and Hilary Westbrook.

Honorary pallbearers will be L.B. Vanlandingham, Robert Smith, Bob Gordon, Randy Nailor and the men of Gibson Memorial United Methodist Church.

Memorials may be made to Gibson Memorial United Methodist Church, 335 Bowie Road, Vicksburg, Miss. 39183; or to a favorite charity.