From September 4, 2001

Published 12:00 am Tuesday, September 4, 2001


Linda Livingston Miller died Saturday, Sept. 1, 2001, at ParkView Regional Medical Center. She was 29.

Ms. Miller was a lifelong resident of Vicksburg. She was a waitress at Cracker Barrel restaurant and a member of Warrenton Church of Christ.

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She was preceded in death by her father, Charles C. Brooks Sr.

She is survived by three sons, Michael Brooks, Christopher Livingston and Courtney Livingston, all of Vicksburg; her mother, Carolyn Brooks of Vicksburg; four sisters, Cindy McGuffie, Darlene Moseley and Barbara Brooks, all of Vicksburg, and Debra Cade of Port Gibson; two brothers, Charles Ray Brooks of Vicksburg and Charles Coleman Brooks Jr. of Jackson; her stepfather, Robert Gladwell of Vicksburg; and three stepsisters, Theresa Rios, Lisa Clanton and April Wigley, all of Vicksburg.

Services will be at 3 p.m. today at the Glenwood Funeral Home chapel with the Rev. Steve Shappley officiating. Burial will follow at Cedar Hill Cemetery.

Visitation will be from 1 today until the time of service.

Memorials may be made to a trust fund in Ms. Miller’s name at AmSouth Bank. For details, contact Pat Johnson at AmSouth, 800-267-6884.


Pauline Krivcher Sheller died Monday, Sept. 3, 2001, at her daughter’s home in Vicksburg. She was 84.

Mrs. Sheller was a native of Memphis and moved to Vicksburg in 1941, where she retired as a nurse’s aide. She attended Trinity Baptist Church.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Hyman and Lula Krivcher.

She is survived by a son, Joseph Hyman of Marion, Ark.; three daughters, Beth Wooten of Roanoke, Va., Becky Cannon and Linda Dubuisson, both of Vicksburg; seven grandchildren; and 16 great-grandchildren.

Services for Mrs. Sheller will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at the Glenwood Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Kevin Marr officiating. Burial will follow at Green Acres Memorial Park.

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

Pallbearers will be Wayne Wooten, Jammie Sheller, Arthur Luttig, Tom Jones, Timmy Lampkin, Chad Tanner and Justin Jones.

Memorials may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association or Trinity Baptist Church, 3365 Porters Chapel Road, Vicksburg, MS 39180.


NEWELLTON Frank Allen Yahn died Monday, Sept. 3, 2001, at Franklin Medical Center in Winnsboro, La. He was 62.

Mr. Yahn was born in Mena, Ark., and had lived in Newellton most of his life. He was a graduate of Newellton High School and was a retired oil field worker.

He attended the First Baptist Church of Newellton.

Survivors include two brothers, Donald Yahn of Keithville, La., and Lewis Yahn of Mooringsport, La.; one sister, Beverly Yahn Sanders of Oak Grove, La.; two nieces and two nephews.

Services will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Crothers-Glenwood Funeral Home Chapel in Tallulah with the Rev. J. Fulton McGraw officiating. Burial will follow at Legion Memorial Cemetery in Newellton.


Andrew Jackson “A.J.” Brown died Monday, Sept. 3, 2001, at ParkView Regional Medical Center. He was 57.

Mr. Brown was employed with U.S. Rubber.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Archie and Anglee Brown, and a son, Patrick Andrew Brown.

Survivors include his wife, Hattie Brooks Brown of Vicksburg; two daughters, Pamela Marie Brown and Cynthia Renee Brown, both of Vicksburg; a brother, Roosevelt Darden of Vicksburg; two grandsons, DeMarcus Eric West and D’Angelo Field, both of Vicksburg; and other relatives, including the Dotson and Turner families of Vicksburg.

Williams Funeral Service has charge of arrangements.