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March 1, 2003

Rose Lee Buchanan

Services for Rose Lee “Toot” Buchanan will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at Grove Street M.B. Church, 2015 Grove St. Burial will follow in Cedar Hill Cemetery.

Visitation will be at Williams Funeral Service from 5 p.m. until 7 p.m. today.

Mrs. Buchanan died Monday, Feb. 24, 2003, at River Region Medical Center. She was 73.

A resident of Vicksburg, Mrs. Buchanan was a member of Grove Street M.B. Church and was a homemaker.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Walter Buchanan and Rosie Lee Buchanan Williams; and a sister, Lula Gross.

Survivors include three sons, Mose Herron, Lonnie Miller Jr. and Willie Larry Coleman, all of Vicksburg; eight daughters, Edna Campbell, Brenda Martin, Celia Carter, Barbara Williams, Willie Mae Ward, Marilyn Coleman and Leslie Rader, all of Vicksburg, and Fannie Smith of Utica; a brother, Albert Buchanan of Vicksburg; a sister, Mary Lee Moore of Vicksburg; grandchildren; great-grandchildren; and other relatives and friends.

Henry Jackson Sr.

DETROIT, Mich. Memorial services for Henry Jackson Sr. will be at 1 p.m. Monday at St. Mark Freewill Baptist Church, 2606 Hannah Ave., with the Revs. Willie James and Marvin Adams officiating.

Visitation will be at Williams Funeral Service from 1 p.m. until 5 p.m. Sunday.

Mr. Jackson died Friday, Feb. 21, 2003, at Veterans Hospital in Detroit, Mich. He was 69.

A former Vicksburg resident, Mr. Jackson lived most of his life in Detroit. He was chairman of the trustee board for New Saint Paul M.B. Church. He was a retired manager for the Detroit School System.

He was preceded in death by his father, Charlie Jackson; a brother, James Austin Jackson; a daughter, Beverly Jackson.

Survivors include his wife, Mattie Jackson of Detroit; three sons, Henry Jackson Jr., Tony Jackson and Dewayne Jackson; four daughters, Brenda Jackson, Barbara Jackson, Elizabeth Ann Jackson and Bridgette Jackson; his mother, Bernice Jackson of Vicksburg; two sisters, Henrietta J. Ellis of Kansas City, Mo., and Mary J. Ballard of Milwaukee, Wis.; 14 grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; and friends and other relatives, including Richard Adams.

Williams Funeral Service has charge of arrangements.

Thomas Edwin Lindsey Jr.

HOHENWALD, Tenn. Thomas Edwin Lindsey Jr. died Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2003, at Vanderbilt Medical Center. He was 25.

A former resident of Vicksburg, Mr. Lindsey lived in Hohenwald, Tenn., and was a maintenance worker with Industrial Door Contractors.

He was preceded in death by his paternal grandparents, John and Dorin Lindsey; and his maternal grandfather, Garvis Hensley.

Survivors include his wife, Amanda Ranae Lindsey of Hohenwald; a daughter, Bailey Nicole Lindsey of Hohenwald; his parents, Connie Hensley and Thomas Edwin Lindsey Sr., of Hohenwald; a brother, Jason Lindsey of Hohenwald; and his maternal grandmother, Loudean Hensley of Hohenwald.

Services will be at 1 p.m. today at McDonald Funeral Home with Richard Tate officiating. Burial will follow at Hensley Cemetery.

Jewell Veatrice McDowell

OAK GROVE Jewell Veatrice McDowell died Thursday, Feb. 27, 2003, at West Carroll Care Center in Oak Grove. She was 93.

Born in Adamsville, Tenn., Mrs. McDowell was a resident of Oak Grove.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Gurvase Vernon McDowell; her parents, John Lawson Newell and Janie Issac Newell; a brother, Edward Newell; and a sister, Reatha Layton.

Survivors include three sons, James McDowell and John F. McDowell, both of Kalkaska, Mich., and Harp McDowell of Kilbourne, La.; two daughters, Joan Priddy of Vicksburg and Claudine Stephens of Oak Grove; two brothers, J.L. Newell and J.I. Newell, both of Oak Grove; three sisters, Eula Mae Harper of Kilbourne, Rosa Lee Maxwell of Oak Grove and Holloway Imo Jean of Monroe, La.; 19 grandchildren; 30 great-grandchildren; and 12 great-great-grandchildren.

Services will be at 3 p.m. Sunday at Cox Funeral Home Chapel in Oak Grove. Burial will follow at Kilbourne Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Mike Stephens, Ricky McDowell, Scott McDowell, Bill McDowell, Andy Russell and Gary Stanley.

Helen Elaine Tarver

PIONEER, La. Helen Elaine Tarver died Friday, Feb. 28, 2003, at Richland Parish Hospital in Delhi, La. She was 76.

A resident of Pioneer, La., Mrs. Tarver was born in Lincoln County, Mississippi.

She was preceded in death by her husband, C.L. Tarver; her parents, Thomas Crawford McGuffie Sr. and Gladys Thelma McGuffie; and three brothers, Willie Ratliff, T.C. McGuffie Jr. and James Howard McGuffie.

Mrs. Tarver is survived by two daughters, Linda Boyte of Pioneer and Martha Turner of Oak Grove, La.; three brothers, Douglas Ratcliff of Bastrop, La., Jack McGuffie of Shreveport and Robert McGuffie of Corpus Christi, Texas; two sisters, Willie Belle LeBlanc of McComb, Miss., and Bessie McMillan of Mauriceville, Texas; and seven grandchildren and one great-grandchild.

Visitation will be all day today at New Prospect Baptist Church and Sunday morning until the service.

Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at New Prospect Baptist Church in Pioneer with the Revs. James Kitchens, Walter Cloud and James Hayes officiating. Burial will follow in the Unity Cemetery in Pioneer.

Pallbearers will be Mike Turner, Chris Turner, Bob Boyte, Jon Jon Boyte, T.C. Boyte, C.R. Boyte and Delton Thompson. Honorary pallbearers will be Mark Raley and Mike Crenshaw.

Cox Funeral Home in Oak Grove, La., is in charge of arrangements.