January 7, 2003

Published 12:00 am Tuesday, January 7, 2003

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.

Annie Mae Davis

Annie Mae Davis died Sunday, Jan. 5, 2003, at River Region Medical Center. She was 81.

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A resident of Vicksburg, Mrs. Davis was a homemaker and a member of Travelers Rest Baptist Church.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Hine Caples and Roberta Lynn.

Survivors include her husband, R.L. Davis of Vicksburg; a son, Tony Cross of Vicksburg; two daughters, Betty Floyd of Marlow Heights, Md., and Earnestine Knight of Vicksburg; a brother, the Rev. John Caples of Nashville; two sisters, Herman Mae Caples and M.L. Caples, both of Vicksburg; 10 grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren.

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

Jacqueline Louise Miller Dunmore

Jacqueline Louise Miller Dunmore died Friday, Jan. 3, 2003, at River Region Medical Center. She was 55.

A resident of Vicksburg, Ms. Dunmore was a graduate of Rosa A. Temple High School and Mississippi Valley State University. She retired from teaching after 27 years with the Vicksburg Warren School District. She was an employment counselor at Mississippi State Employment Services for many years.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Douglas Miller and Mary Middleton Miller; a sister, Shyrl Miller Thrash; and a brother, Edward Earl Miller.

Survivors include a daughter, Rosemary Dunmore of Vicksburg; a brother, Jackie Leon Miller of Vicksburg; a grandson, Benjamin Thomas Brooks of Vicksburg; and other relatives and friends including, Henry Middleton, Rosie M. Durman and Douglas M. Miller, all of Vicksburg.

Services will be at noon Wednesday at Williams Funeral Service Chapel with Carolyn Dent officiating. Burial will follow at Cedar Hill Cemetery.

Charlie Allen

TALLULAH Charlie Allen died Sunday, Jan. 5, 2003, at Olive Branch Senior Care Center. He was 88.

Born in Vernon, La., Mr. Allen lived in Tallulah. He retired from the Louisiana State Department of Transportation. He was a member of Melbourne Baptist Church and the American Legion.

Survivors include a brother, Jim Allen of Eudora, Ark.; a stepdaughter, Nell Mills of Smyrna, Tenn.; and other relatives and friends including Margaret Williamson of Tallulah.

Services will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Crothers-Glenwood Funeral Home Chapel in Tallulah with the Rev. James C. Hayes officiating. Burial will follow at Silver Cross Cemetery.

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

Pallbearers will be Charles William Wells, Jimmy Wood, Steve Wood, Ernest L. Allen, C.L. Allen, W.B. Allen and Melvin T. Allen.

Memorials may be made to Melbourne Baptist Church.

Pauline Turner Neal

McMINNVILLE, Tenn. Pauline Turner Neal died Monday, Jan. 6, 2003, at her home in McMinnville, Tenn. She was 85.

A native of Tennessee, Mrs. Neal was a graduate of Moore’s College. She was a homemaker and owner and operator of the first Dairy Queen in McMinnville. She was a member of Central Church of Christ.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Newton Edward Turner and Mary Allen; and husbands, Julius Redmon and Brown Neal.

Survivors include a son, Clyde Redmon of Vicksburg; a daughter, Linda Gilbert of McMinnville; four grandchildren, Angelia Hughes of Hope Mills, N.C., Karen Sumrall of Vicksburg, Dawn White of Tecumseh, Mich., and David Allen Gilbert of Columbus, Ohio; five great-grandchildren; and nieces, nephews and friends.

Services will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday at High Funeral Home Chapel in McMinnville with Eden Gilbert officiating. Burial will follow at Mount View Cemetery.

Visitation will be from 7 until 10 tonight and from 9 a.m. until the service Wednesday at the funeral home.

Memorials may be made to the Central Church of Christ Retirement Home Fund.