Daisy Green

Published 12:00 am Friday, January 24, 2003

Services for Daisy “Grandma Daisy” Green will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Evergreen M.B. Church with the Rev. Frank Gardner officiating. Burial will follow at Evergreen Cemetery under the direction of W.H. Jefferson Funeral Home.

Mrs. Green died Monday, Jan. 20, 2003, at her home. She was 91.

A resident of Vicksburg, she was a homemaker. She was a member of Evergreen M.B. Church where she served as a church mother and a former usher.

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She was preceded in death by her husband, Phenes Green; two sons, Arthur Lee Jackson and L.C. Jackson; her parents, Perry Mitchell and Nora Erwin; a brother, Perry Mitchell; and four sisters, Mary Ellis, Cornelius Todd, Atilda Johnson and Jo Ellis.

Survivors include a son, Elbert Jackson of Columbus, Ga.; two daughters, Letide Smith of Milwaukee, Wis., and Dora Mae Burks of Redwood; a sister, Mattie Johnson of Jackson; 25 grandchildren; 46 great-grandchildren; and 48 great-great-grandchildren.

Mattie D. Green

ROLLING FORK Mattie D. Green died Friday, Jan. 17, 2003, at University Medical Center in Jackson. She was 74.

Ms. Green was a resident of Rolling Fork.

Survivors include four sons, Larry Green, Johnny Green, Willie T. Green and Gordon Green, all of Rolling Fork; a brother, Tom Green of Chicago; five sisters, Clarie Caldwell and Earlean Green, both of Rolling Fork, Celest Berley and Herdercine Robinson, both of Chicago, and Mary Lee Nowling of Houston, Texas; a grandchild; and two great-grandchildren.

Services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Mount Herald M.B. Church in Rolling Fork. Burial will follow at Elmwood Cemetery under the direction of Walker Funeral Home.

Erby Lane

ROLLING FORK Erby “Ike” Lane died Thursday, Jan. 16, 2003, at Kings Daughters Hospital in Greenville. He was 90.

Mr. Lane was a resident of Rolling Fork.

Survivors include seven sons, Earlvine Lane Jr. and A.J. Lane, both of New Orleans, Thomas Lane of McComb, James Lane, Albert Lane and Willie Lane, all of Anguilla, and Jeffery Lane of Greenville; eight daughters, Ruby Williams of Vicksburg, Ester Grant of Metairie, La., Willie Mae Whiting of Glen Allan, Carolyn Davis, Rosie Watts, Malinda Coleman and Dorothy Lane, all of Anguilla, and Augustine Webb of Kankakee, Ill.; two sisters, Golden E. Nick of St. Louis, Mo., and Velma Lane of Kenner, La.; 54 grandchildren; 66 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.

Services will be at 2:30 p.m. Saturday at Mount Ollie M.B. Church in Egremont. Burial will follow at Danover Cemetery under the direction of Walker Funeral Home.

Dorothy Robbins

Services for Dorothy Robbins will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at St. Mary’s Center. Burial will follow at Cedar Hill Cemetery.

Visitation will be from 5 until 7 tonight at Williams Funeral Service.

Mrs. Robbins died Monday, Jan. 20, 2003, at River Region Medical Center. She was 79.

A resident of Vicksburg, Mrs. Robbins was a member of American Legion Tyner Post 213, the Elks Lodge and Pleasant Green M.B. Church. She was an insurance agent for Security Life Insurance Company of Jackson and W.H. Jefferson Funeral Home.

She was preceded in death by husbands, Clarence Alonzo Sims Jr. and James T. Robbins; her mother, Blanche Murphy; her father; and a son, Larry George Sims.

Survivors include three sons, Clarence Alonzo Sims, Michael B. Sims and Chauncey Leon Robbins, all of Vicksburg; grandchildren; great-grandchildren; and other relatives, including the Berry, Brayboy, Dennis, Sims and Taylor families.