Published 12:00 am Monday, December 30, 2002


LAKE WASHINGTON Eugenia Darnell Keith died Friday, Dec. 27, 2002, at the University of Mississippi Medical Center. She was 39.

A native of Lake Washington, Mrs. Keith graduated from Sharkey-Issaquena Academy. She attended Mississippi Delta Community College and Hinds Community College. She lived in Hollandale for a number of years and was employed at Twin County Electric Power Association in communications. She was a member of the United Methodist Church of Glen Allan.

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She is survived by her husband, Harper Keith of Lake Washington; a daughter, Laura Eugenia Keith of Lake Washington; a son, Luke Keith of Lake Washington; her mother, Winnie Haden Darnell of Lake Washington; and a sister, Deborah Rogers of Amory.

Services will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday at the United Methodist Church of Glen Allan. Burial will follow at Greenfield Cemetery in Glen Allan.

Visitation will be from 5 until 7 tonight at Boone-Wells Funeral Home in Greenville.

Memorials may be made to Greenfield Cemetery, P.O. Box 147, Glen Allan, MS 38744.


Services for Luke James Lee Sr. will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at W.H. Jefferson Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will follow at Cedar Hill Cemetery under the direction of Dillon-Chisley Funeral Home.

Mr. Lee died Tuesday, Dec. 24, 2002, at his home. He was 77.

Born in Vicksburg, Mr. Lee lived in Peoria, Ill., for 25 years before returning to Vicksburg. He was an Army veteran serving in World War II.

Survivors include a son, Luke James Lee Jr. of Vicksburg; six daughters, Eveline Gray of Vicksburg and Deloris Mitchell, Hannah Jean Brown, Linda Kay Brown, Catriss Hobson and Monica Hanson, all of Peoria; three brothers, Mack Albert and Tommy Albert, both of Vicksburg, and Eugene Albert of Buffalo, N.Y.; four sisters, Queen Ester Shaw, Sammie Lee Jones, Betty Jean Carter and Gracie Albert, all of Vicksburg; grandchildren; great-grandchildren; and other relatives.


Charles E. Miles Sr. died Saturday, Dec. 28, 2002, at his home. He was 48.

A Rolling Fork native, Mr. Miles had lived in Vicksburg since 1969. He had worked as an electronic technician for Ace Amusement Co. for the past 30 years. He was a member of Deer Creek Baptist Church in Rolling Fork.

Mr. Miles was preceded in death by his father, William Henry Miles Jr.

He is survived by three daughters, Jennifer Dawn Miles, Elizabeth Starr Miles and Becky Acuff, all of Vicksburg; three sons, Charlie Miles and Adam Christopher Miles, both of Vicksburg, and Ricky Miles of Dothan, Ala.; his mother, Lady Elaine Miles of Delta; three sisters, Patsy Jackson of Delta, Pam Addor of Pierce City, Mo., and Dianne Copes of Lamar, Miss.; two brothers, W.A. Jackson of Vicksburg and Eugene Miles of Branson, Mo.; and eight grandchildren.

Services will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Mound Cemetery in Rolling Fork with the Rev. Reese Kyzar officiating.

Visitation will be from 5 until 7 tonight at Riles Funeral Home.

Pallbearers will be Jon Ellis, Robert Rivers, Dusty Jackson, Tony Powell, Johnny Miles, Johnny Upton, Bill Rivers, Keith Rogers and Spencer Addor.

Honorary pallbearers will be Lucy Harrel and employees of Ace Amusement Co.