May 31, 2002

Published 12:00 am Friday, May 31, 2002


ROLLING FORK Quincy Harry Adams died Monday, May 27, 2002, at Greenwood-Leflore County Hospital. He was 73.

A resident of Rolling Fork, Mr. Adams worked as a farmer for Carter Bros. Inc. for more than 50 years.

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He is survived by four sons, Hudson Clark, Harry Adams, Johnnie Adams and Errick Clark, all of Rolling Fork; five daughters, Fannie Adams and Tracy Adams, both of Rolling Fork, Valerie Clay of Cary and Debbie Adams and Quincella Clark, both of Mayersville; one brother, Orie Adams Sr. of Rolling Fork; one sister, Earnestine Bell of Greenville; and 18 grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.

Services will be at 2:30 p.m. Sunday at Mount Lula M.B. Church in Rolling Fork with J.H. Whitehead officiating. Burial will follow at St. Peter Cemetery in Mayersville under the direction of Walker Funeral Home in Rolling Fork.


Geraldine L. Andress died Thursday, May 30, 2002, at River Region Medical Center. She was 75.

A lifelong resident of Vicksburg, Mrs. Andress was the adopted daughter of Henry and Geraldine Stewart Gorsch and Gladys Stewart.

She was a graduate of St. Francis Xavier Academy and a member of St. Paul Catholic Church. She retired as a budget analyst from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers after 30 years of service.

Survivors include three sons, Steven L. Andress and William H. “Billy” Andress, both of Vicksburg, and Robert P. Andress of Utica; one daughter, Leslie J. Andress of Corvallis, Ore.; and five grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.

Private services will be held later under the direction of Fisher-Riles Funeral Home.


JACKSON Services for Gary Andrews will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Belmont M.B. Church in Utica with the Rev. Phillip Burks officiating. Burial will follow at the church cemetery.

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

Mr. Andrews died Friday, May 21, 2002, from gunshot wounds. He was 25.

He was a resident of Jackson.

Mr. Andrews is survived by his mother, Janice Andrews of Jackson; his father, Aubrey Holmes of Port Gibson; a daughter, Segirra Hughes of Jackson; his maternal grandmother, Annie Mae Andrews-King of Utica; his paternal grandmother, Irene Holmes of Port Gibson; three brothers, Carlos Henderson, Michael Andrews and Nicholas Ward, all of Jackson; a sister, Trena Holmes-Green of Vicksburg; and nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends, including Desiree Duffy of Jackson.


START, La. Fred Stanley Bernard died Wednesday, May 29, 2002, at his home in Start, La. He was 66.

Mr. Bernard was born in Floyd, La., to the late Clarence W. and Mary Elizabeth Bernard.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, Steve Bernard; and a sister, Linda Wade.

He is survived by his wife, Barbara Bernard of Start; two sons, Stanley Bernard of Monroe, La., and Randy Bernard of Shreveport, La.; one stepson, Mike Collins of Monroe; a stepdaughter, Carla Nichols of Woodward, Okla.; a brother, Ken Bernard of Bastrop, La.; and 11 grandchildren and one great-grandson.

Services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Cox Funeral Home in Oak Grove with the Rev. Jeff Smart officiating. Burial will follow at New Forest Cemetery in Forest, La.

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

Pallbearers will be Carlo Sciara, Lyle Malloy, Brian Berst, Jerry Chesser, Wayne Brantley and Warren Perkins.


Richard “Cuz” Cook died Thursday, May 30, 2002, at River Region Medical Center. He was 71.

Mr. Cook was a native of Lonoka, Ark., and had lived in Vicksburg most of his life. He served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War and was retired from Vicksburg Chemical Company as a millwright. He was a member of Bowmar Baptist Church.

He is survived by his wife, Shirley D. Cook of Vicksburg; three sons, Jerry Cook and Richard Cook, both of Vicksburg, and Dean Cook of Pearl; two daughters, Penny Frith and Shirley Adcock, both of Vicksburg; three sisters, Effle Lee Griffin and Nadine Ables, both of Vicksburg, and Zedith Yates of West; six granddaughters, Leslie Adcock, Meredith Keen, Blair Cook and Jessica Frith, all of Vicksburg, and Lora Beth Cook and Payton Cook, both of Pearl; and five grandsons.

Services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Glenwood Funeral Home with the Revs. Mark Roland, Paul Lee and Terry White officiating. Burial will follow at Green Acres Memorial Park.

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

Pallbearers will be his grandsons, Jeremy Cook, Rory Cook, Corey Adcock, Logan Adcock and Josh Cook and Sean Keen.

Honorary pallbearers will be Dr. Murray Whitaker, Dr. James Valentine, Dr. Randy Easterling and employees of Vicksburg Chemical Company.


Herbert Haynes died Thursday, May 30, 2002, at River Region Medical Center. He was 72.

Mr. Haynes served in the Army and was of the Baptist faith. He was formerly employed with the U.S. Corps of Engineers Mat Sinking Unit.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Tommy Haynes Sr. and Wilmouth Haynes; and four brothers, Tommy Haynes Jr., Alfred Haynes, Issiah Haynes and Benjamin Haynes.

Survivors include a daughter, Herscine Brown of Vicksburg; three brothers, Jack Haynes and Samuel Haynes, both of Flint, Mich., and Jessie Smith of Vicksburg; three sisters, Virginia Johnson, Wilmouth Haynes and Louise Harris, all of Detroit; two grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and other relatives and friends.

Williams Funeral Service has charge of arrangements.