August 16, 2002

Published 12:00 am Friday, August 16, 2002

The Vicksburg Post prints obituaries for residents, former residents and residents’ immediate family members who resided elsewhere when notified by a family member or a funeral home. There is no charge for printing an obituary, but all are edited to meet the newspaper’s requirements.


Alma Ingle Barrett died Wednesday, Aug. 14, 2002, at Vicksburg Trace Haven nursing home. She was 72.

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A lifelong resident of Vicksburg, Mrs. Barrett was the daughter of the late Edward and Alma Thurman Ryals. She was a member of Northside Baptist Church.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by husbands, Walter C. Ingle and F.W. Barrett.

She is survived by a daughter, Judy Harrell of Vicksburg; a brother, Milner Ryals of Sanford, Fla.; a sister, Edna Caldwell of Vicksburg; one grandson, Chad Harrell; and one great-grandson, Tyler Harrell.

Services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Fisher Funeral Home with the Rev. Gene Jacks officiating. Burial will follow at Green Acres Memorial Cemetery.

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

Pallbearers will be Jesse Barrett, Jimmy Caldwell, Jody Tuggle, Steve Riles, Ricky McGee and Jimmy Renfroe.

Honorary pallbearers will be Carl Pettway, Herbert Stokes, Paul Barrett and James Barrett.


Ella Tribble Cook died Wednesday, Aug. 14, 2002, at River Region Medical Center. She was 96.

Mrs. Cook was a lifetime resident of the Bovina community. She was a member of New Hope Missionary Baptist Church.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Tommy Cook.

She is survived by one daughter, Mary L. Cook Brown of Bovina; one brother, Albert Tribble of Oakland, Calif.; and six grandchildren and other relatives.

Robbins Funeral Home has charge of arrangements,


OAKLAND, Calif. Robert Lee Davis died Wednesday, Aug. 14, 2002, at Kaiser Hospital in Oakland, Calif. He was 57,

Mr. Davis was a former Eagle Lake resident.

He is preceded in death by his father, Richard Lee Davis Jr.; and his stepmother, Lucille Davis; and one son, Robert Davis Jr..

He is survived by his wife, Jeri Davis of Oakland; two daughters, Tina Davis and Vanessa Rhem, both of Oakland; one son Vernell Rhem of Oakland; his mother Betty Louise Dunson of Oakland; nine brothers, Willie Davis of Oakland, Luke Lee, Leroy Watson, Richard Davis, Frank Davis, Jimmie Davis, Jesse Davis, Milton Davis and Rickey Ross, all of Vicksburg; six sisters, Eveline Gray, Doris Patton, Diane Washington, Rosie Harris, Demetris Gray, all of Vicksburg, and Lucille Williams of Chicago; eight grandchildren and other relatives including the Hardy, Davenport and Slaughter families.

Fullers Funeral Home in Oakland is in charge of arrangements


CLINTON Bonnie Haddock died Tuesday, Aug. 13, 2002, as the result of injuries sustained in an automobile accident. She was 17.

A native of Vicksburg, Miss Haddock was a member of the Clinton Church of Christ. She attended Clinton High School.

She is survived by her parents, David and Linda Haddock of Clinton; her sisters, Amanda Renee Dunn of Raleigh, N.C.; her brother, Jeff Haddock of Clinton; her grandmothers, Estelle Cotten of Clinton and Mary Jane Haddock of Vicksburg; and other relatives.

Services will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Wright & Ferguson Funeral Home in Clinton. Burial will follow at Lakewood Memorial Park Cemetery.

Visitation will be from 4 until 7 tonight and from 9:30 a.m. Saturday until the service at the funeral home.

Memorials may be made to Hospice Ministries, 450 Towne Center Blvd., Ridgeland, MS 39157.


Services for Annie W. Jackson will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at New Rock of Ages M.B. Church, 1944 Valley St., with Dr. Michael R. Reed officiating. Burial will follow at Cedar Hill Cemetery.

Visitation will be from noon Saturday until the service at the church.

Mrs. Jackson died Thursday, Aug. 8, 2002, at Trace Haven Nursing Home. She was 91.

A homemaker, she was a member of New Rock of Ages Church.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Frank Sr. and Clara Wells Williams; two brothers, the Rev. John Henry Williams and Frank Williams Jr.; and three sisters, Easter Sanders, Laura Mitchell and Lydia Littleton.

She is survived by her husband, Herbert Jackson of Vicksburg; a daughter, Claree Green of New London, Conn.; one brother, the Rev. Alfred Williams of Chicago; one sister, Emma Savage of Vicksburg; eight grandchildren, including Artelia Green Williams of Vicksburg; and 15 great-grandchildren.


Services for Victor Jacobs were today at Anshe Chesed Cemetery under the direction of Riles Funeral Home.

Mr. Jacobs died Thursday, Aug. 15, 2002, at Our Lady of the Lake Medical Center in Baton Rouge. He was 91.

Born in Middlesboro, Ky., he was a longtime resident of Vicksburg and had lived in Baton Rouge since 1996. He attended the University of Tennessee and was a veteran of World War II, having served in the Army. He retired from the shoe business with more than 40 years of experience. He was past exalted ruler of the Benevolent Protective Order of the Elks No. 95 and was a member of and past president of the Anshe Chesed Congregation.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Celia Berry Jacobs; and two sisters.

He is survived by a daughter, Nita Jacobs Lepp of Baton Rouge; three grandchildren, Edward Lepp of West Monroe, David Lepp of Murfreesboro, Tenn., and Lois Lepp Park of Pensacola, Fla.; and one great-granddaughter, Kathryn Rachael Lepp of Murfreesboro.

Memorials may be made to the Anshe Chesed Congregation, 2414 Grove St., Vicksburg, MS 39180.