October 6, 2003

Published 12:00 am Monday, October 6, 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.

Carlene Branch

CARY Carlene Branch died Sunday, Oct. 5, 2003, at her home in Cary. She was 66.

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A homemaker, Mrs. Branch was a native of Manila, Ark., and had lived in Cary for the past 43 years. She was a member of the Cary Baptist Church.

She is survived by her husband, Elton E. Branch of Cary; two sons, Marvin Clay Branch of Cary and Elton Eugene Branch of Sheridan, Ark.; one brother, C.L. Abernathy of Natchez; one sister, Jeanette Franklin of Sondheimer, La.; and two grandchildren.

Services will be at 3 p.m. today at Cary Baptist Church with the Revs. Johnny Sanders and Reese Kyzar officiating. Burial will follow at Cary Cemetery.

Visitation will be today until the service at Glenwood Funeral Home in Rolling Fork.

Pallbearers will be Sammy Bonds, Jimmy Priddy, Tom Dunn, George Martin, Henry Lomax and Greg Priddy.

Honorary pallbearers will be Roy Gerrard, David Uzzle, Dr. Danny Jackson, Bill Hayes, W.K. Melton, Ronnie Taylor, Jesse Peay and Monroe Stevens.

Memorials may be made to Cary Baptist Church, P.O. 59, Cary, MS 39054.

Percy Lee Lloyd

Percy Lee Lloyd died Saturday, Oct. 4, 2003, at River Region Medical Center. He was 47.

Mr. Lloyd was a member of Christian Home M.B. Church No. 2.

He was preceded in death by his father, Lamar Lloyd Sr.; and his mother, Geraldine Lloyd Watkins.

Survivors include three brothers, Lamar Lloyd Jr. of Chicago and Curtis Ray Lloyd Sr. and Kenneth Ross, both of Vicksburg; four sisters, Lillie Bell Lloyd, Shirley Lloyd and Helen Mace, all of Vicksburg and Lacy Burse of Aurora, Ill.; his grandmother, Alberta Burse of Clinton; and other relatives.

Dillon-Chisley Funeral Home has charge of arrangements.

Richard James Prince

CLEVELAND, Ohio Richard James Prince died Sunday, Oct. 5, 2003, at River Region Medical Center. He was 59.

Mr. Prince was a resident of Cleveland, Ohio. He was employed with Ford Motor Co. for 20 years and was a member of New Home Baptist Church in Cleveland.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Mack Prince and Mary Willis Prince; a son, Richard James Prince Jr.; and three brothers, Mack Prince Jr., William Prince and Charles Prince.

Survivors include his wife, Anne Harris Prince of Cleveland; two sons, Michael Prince and Darrell Prince, both of Cleveland; a daughter, Annette Jefferson of Cleveland; one brother, Alfred Prince of Jackson; three sisters, Mary Prince Wilborn and Beulah Prince Dickey, both of Ocean Springs, and Theresa Prince Rogers of Cleveland; nine grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and other relatives, including Theresa P. Williams of Vicksburg.

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

Nancy L. Richardson

Services for Nancy L. Richardson will be at 3:30 p.m. Tuesday at Fisher Funeral Home with Terry White, pastor of Bowmar Baptist Church, officiating. Burial will follow at Green Acres Cemetery.

Visitation will be from 6 until 8 tonight at the funeral home.

Mrs. Richardson died Friday, Oct. 3, 2003, at River Region Medical Center. She was 60.

A lifelong resident of Vicksburg, Mrs. Richardson was employed at Corner Drug Store for nearly 30 years. She was a member of Bowmar Baptist Church, Paddlewheelers Square Dance Club, Quilting Club and Antique Engine Club of Vicksburg.

She was preceded in death by her parents, J.H. and Othe Davis Meadows.

She is survived by her husband, Robert Richardson of Vicksburg; a son, Bailey Richardson of Rayville, La.; a daughter, Susan Richardson Denham of Tupelo; a brother, Larry “Jake” Meadows of Gallman; and three grandchildren.

Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 1193, Vicksburg, MS 39181.

Mary E. Robinson

HERMANVILLE Mary E. Robinson died Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2003, at Claiborne County Hospital. She was 90.

Ms. Robinson was a resident of Hermanville and a member of Mount Olive Baptist Church in Carlisle, Miss.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Ben and Mintie January-Robinson; and three sons, Clarence Robinson, Clyde Robinson and Clinton Robinson.

Survivors include two sons, Clayton Robinson of Atlanta, Ga., and Bobbie Robinson of Hermanville; two brothers, Bennie Smith and Joe Smith, both of Port Gibson; 16 grandchildren; great-grandchildren, great-great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews; and other relatives and friends.

Services were at 1 p.m. Sunday at Thompson Funeral Home with the Rev. Horace McBride officiating. Burial followed at Seven Star M.B. Church Cemetery in Utica.

Mary Frances Daniel Sibley

BATESVILLE, Miss. Mary Frances Daniel Sibley died Friday, Oct. 3, 2003, at Tri-Lakes Medical Center in Batesville, Miss. She was 68.

Born in Bentonia, Mrs. Sibley was a resident of Batesville. She was a retired home economics teacher and office manager and was a member of First Baptist Church in Batesville.

Survivors include her husband, Doyle M. Sibley of Batesville; three sons, Larry Sibley, Michael Sibley and Mark Sibley, all of Batesville; two sisters, Mernette Daniel Sibley of Bentonia and Mattie Jo Daniel Cook of Vicksburg; a brother, Ray Neal Daniel of Bentonia; and five grandchildren.

Services were at 2:30 p.m. Sunday at Mount Olivet United Methodist Church with the Revs. Dwight Sibley and Ray Daniel officiating. Burial followed at the church cemetery under the direction of Wells Funeral Home in Batesville.

Memorials may be made to Mount Olivet United Methodist Church, 3941 Mechanicsburg Road, Bentonia, MS 39040.