KIMBERLY RENEA NEAL PORT GIBSON

Published 12:00 am Friday, August 24, 2001

KIMBERLY RENEA NEAL

PORT GIBSON Kimberly Renea Neal died Saturday, Aug. 18, 2001, at Claiborne County Hospital. She was 21.

Miss Neal was preceded in death by an aunt, Leedora Coffee.

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She is survived by her parents, Ellis Neal and Mattie Neal, both of Port Gibson; her brother, Ellis Neal Jr. of Port Gibson; three sisters, Vicky Neal-Ellis and Pamela Neal, both of Port Gibson, and Patricia Tucker of Jackson; and other relatives including Edward Heath and Mamie McBride, both of Port Gibson.

Services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at New Mount Olive Baptist Church in Carlisle with the Rev. Horace McBride officiating. Burial will follow at Holly Grove Baptist Church Cemetery in Hermanville.

Visitation will be from 1 until 6 tonight at Thompson Funeral Home in Port Gibson and from 1 p.m. until the service Saturday at the church.

ESTELLA PARKER

Estella Parker died Monday, Aug. 20, 2001, at ParkView Regional Medical Center. She was 92.

Mrs. Parker was a member and mother of Mount Zion Baptist Church. She was a member of the Baptist Aid Association.

She is survived by three sons, Alvin Parker and Love Parker Jr., both of Vicksburg, and Monroe Parker of Greenville; three daughters, Marilyn Randolph of Vicksburg, Wilma J. Parker of Chicago and Ruby L. Parker of St. Paul, Minn.; 11 grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; nieces; nephews; and other relatives and friends.

Services will be at 2:30 p.m. Saturday at Mount Zion M.B. Church in the Westside community with the Rev. Dave Washington officiating. Burial will follow at Rose Hill Christian Church Cemetery in Russum.

Visitation will be from 1 until 6 today at Thompson Funeral Home Inc. of Port Gibson and from 1:30 p.m. Saturday until the service at the church.

ERMA LYNN SANDERS

TALLULAH Erma Lynn Sanders died Tuesday, Aug. 21, 2001, in Shreveport. She was 36.

Born in Delhi, Mrs. Sanders lived in Waskom, Texas, for two years. She was a housewife.

She is survived by two daughters, Crystal Sanders of Bossier City and Amber Nicole Sartor of Delta; her son, Timothy Daniel Sanders of Seminary; her parents, Billy Ray and Margie Williamson of Delta; her sister Angela Hall of Delta; four brothers, Thomas Sartor and Joshua Sartor, both of Seminary, Ronald Drane of West Palm Beach, Fla., and Daniel Sartor of Sarasota, Fla.; and one grandchild, Brandon Allums of Bossier City.

Services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Crothers-Glenwood Funeral Home in Tallulah with the Rev. Rusty Keen officiating. Burial will follow at Memorial Park Cemetery.

Visitation will be from 5 until 8 tonight at the funeral home.

Pallbearers will be Donald Cruse, Joshua Sarton, Richard Walker, John Prothrow, Phillip Blake and Frank Keen Jr.

Honorary pallbearers will be Brandon Allums and Clifford Sanders.

RONNY SPRUILLE

PORT GIBSON Ronny Spruille died Wednesday, Aug. 22, 2001, at his home in Port Gibson. He was 45.

Mr. Spruille was preceded in death by his father, Louise Spruille Sr.; two sisters, Patricia Spruille and Mary Scott; and his stepfather, David Scott Sr.

Survivors include Pamela Buie of Port Gibson; his mother, Julia Smith-Scott of Port Gibson; two sons, Rokeyvis Dotson and Ronny Spruille Jr., both of Port Gibson; four daughters, Yolanda Harris of Atlanta, Moteka Gibson of Chicago and Ria-jshcarrienia Dotson and Vocia Coleman, both of Port Gibson; seven brothers, Louis Spruille, Kenneth Spruille and Johnny Ray Scott, all of Port Gibson, Eugene Spruille of Chicago, Luster Thomas and Glen Spruille, both of Joliet, Ill., and Dexter Scott of Laurel; six sisters, Lutricia Spruille, Bobbie Spruille and Cassandra Denise Parker, all of Port Gibson, Cloria Anderson of Fayette and Linda Spruille-Brown and Maxine Thomas, both of North Chicago; four grandchildren; aunts; uncles; nieces; nephews; and other relatives and friends.

Services will be at 3 p.m. Sunday at First Baptist Church in Port Gibson with the Rev. James Dorsey officiating. Burial will follow at Holly Grove Cemetery in Hermanville.

Visitation will be from 1 until 6 p.m. Saturday at Thompson Funeral Home Inc. of Port Gibson and from 2 p.m. Sunday until the service at the church.