August 2, 2002

Published 12:00 am Friday, August 2, 2002


Services for Irener Neal Clark will be at 1 p.m. Tuesday at Mount Calvary Baptist Church with the Rev. Mincer Minor officiating. Burial will follow at Second Union Cemetery in Hinds County.

Mrs. Clark died Thursday, Aug. 1, 2002, at River Region Medical Center. She was 87.

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She was a member of Mount Calvary M.B. Church, where she was on the Mother’s Board. She was a homemaker.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Robert Clark; her parents, Cleveland and Joanna N. Neal; a sister, Helen Neal Rawlins; and two brothers, Tom Neal Sr. and Cleotha Neal.

Survivors include a son, Tom Neal Jr. of Vicksburg; two brothers, Willie Neal of Vicksburg and Ben Neal of Chicago; and nieces and nephews.

W.H. Jefferson Funeral Home has charge of arrangements.


Sidney “Pappy” Kinstley died Thursday, Aug. 1, 2002, at Mississippi Baptist Medical Center in Jackson. He was 92.

Born in Copiah County, Mr. Kinstley had been a resident of Vicksburg since 1947. He was retired from Magnolia Mobile Homes. He was a member of Woodlawn Baptist Church.

He was preceded in death by a daughter, Betty Jo Mosmeyer.

He is survived by his wife, Mary Louise Kinstley of Vicksburg; three sons, Billy Sidney Kinstley and Louis Neil Kinstley, both of Raymond, and the Rev. Art Dean Kinstley of Brandon; his daughter, Mary Virginia Kinstley Donnell of Madison; two adopted daughters, Carmen K. Case of Clinton and Cynthia Lou Cook of Kalamazoo, Mich.; 18 grandchildren; 24 great-grandchildren; and seven great-great-grandchildren.

Services will be at 3 p.m. Saturday at Glenwood Funeral Home with the Revs. Kent Campbell and Doug Vinzant officiating. Burial will follow at Green Acres Memorial Park.

Visitation will be from 4 until 8 today and from 11 a.m. Saturday until the service at the funeral home.

Pallbearers will be Davis Mosmeyer, Archie Kinstley, Bill Kinstley, Anthony Kinstley, Neil Kinstley, Keith Kinstley, Steve Donnell, Sean Donnell, Joseph Kinstley, Paul Donnell and Eric Branch.

Honorary pallbearers will be Billy Bowers, Bruce Bishop, Robert Dowe, Jack Dowe, J.W. Holiness and John Black.


PORT GIBSON Deloris Buck McGrew died Thursday, July 25, 2002, at River Region Medical Center. She was 58.

Mrs. McGrew was born in Claiborne County. She was a housewife and a member of Springhill Baptist Church.

She was preceded in death by her father, James Buck; and her mother, Carrie Nash Buck.

She is survived by her husband, Andrew McGrew of Port Gibson; eight daughters, Gail Owens, Carla Houston, Angela Porter, Tammy McGrew, Kutinia Clark, Anitria McGrew, Juantika McGrew and Clancy McGrew, all of Port Gibson; 19 grandchildren; one great-grandchild; and other relatives.

Services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at First Baptist church in Port Gibson with the Rev. James Dorsey officiating. Burial will follow at Springhill Cemetery in Port Gibson.

Visitation will be from 1 until 4 today at Rollins Funeral Home in Port Gibson.


Services for Ezekiel Sims Sr. will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at Mount Shiloh M.B. Church in Edwards. Burial will follow at the church cemetery.

Visitation will be from 1 until 6 today at Dillon-Chisley Funeral Home and from noon Saturday until the service at the church.

Mr. Sims died Tuesday, July 30, 2002, at Central Mississippi Medical Center. He was 74.

Mr. Sims was a member of Shiloh M.B. Church.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Sallie Mae Sims.

He is survived by three sons, Lee Dale Sims of Edwards, Ezekiel Sims Jr. of Gulfport and Bernadine Jones of Chicago; two daughters, Carrie Selvy and Pearlina Carter, both of Edwards; 16 grandchildren; 22 great-grandchildren; and other relatives, including Dorothy H. Sims, Henry Selvy and Percy Carter, all of Edwards, and Virginia Sims of Gulfport.