November 25, 2002

Published 12:00 am Monday, November 25, 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.


Willie Lee Bulter died Friday, Nov. 22, 2002, at River Region Medical Center. She was 82.

A native of Yazoo County, Ms. Bulter lived in Vicksburg for more than 50 years.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Tom and Caroline Iseral; and three sisters.

Survivors include a son, Johnny Williams of Vicksburg; a daughter, Doris Jearles of New York; a sister, Emmaline Berry of Yazoo County; two grandchildren; and other family and friends including, Helena Berry of Yazoo County.

Family Memorial Funeral Home in Canton has charge of arrangements.


Services for Cecil H. Crosby will be at 2 p.m. today at Glenwood Funeral Home with the Rev. Dwight Sibley officiating. Burial will follow at Cedar Hill Cemetery.

Visitation will be from 12:30 until the service at the funeral home.

Mr. Crosby died Friday, Nov. 22, 2002, at River Region Medical Center in Vicksburg. He was 94.

Mr. Crosby was born in Annapolis, Nova Scotia, and had lived in Vicksburg since 1927. He owned and operated C&C Welding Company until he retired. He was a member of Calvary Baptist Church where he served as a deacon.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Cardenas and Maggie Crosby.

Survivors include his wife, Anna Mae Crosby of Vicksburg; a son, Thomas Crosby of Canton, Texas; two daughters, Cecile Cockrell and Ann Cook, both of Vicksburg; five grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.

Pallbearers will be G.T. “Red” Dowdy, George Culkin, Bill Collins, Dean Leist, Richard George and Junius Williams.

Honorary pallbearers will be deacons of Calvary Baptist Church.