October 28, 2003
Published 12:00 am Tuesday, October 28, 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.
A Mass of the Resurrection for Eloise Guider will be said at 11 a.m. Wednesday at St. Paul Catholic Church with the Rev. Patrick Farrell, pastor, officiating. Burial will follow at Cedar Hill Cemetery under the direction of Riles Funeral Home.
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Visitation will be from 10 a.m. until the service Wednesday at the church. Rosary will be at 10:30 a.m.
Miss Guider died Saturday, Oct. 25, 2003, at River Region Medical Center. She was 94.
Miss Guider was born in Vicksburg to George W. and Mary Alice Guider. She graduated from St. Francis Xavier Academy and was a 1937 graduate of the University of Texas at Austin.
She retired as a technical librarian from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Waterways Experiment Station. She was a communicant of St. Paul Catholic Church.
She is survived by nieces and nephews, including G. Warren Guider, Tricia G. Sadler and Gwyn G. Neill, all of Vicksburg, Gail G. Boland and Jan G. Bond, both of Tupelo, Mary Pearse L. Schlottman of Hattiesburg, Dr. Ann L. Jackson of Thibodaux, La., Zita L. Sandmeyer of Roche Harbor, Wash., Judy G. Conerly of Kingsport, Tenn., Karen G. Jacobs of Littleton, Colo., and Kelly G. Finch of Casper, Wyo.; 30 great-nieces and great-nephews; and 11 great-great-nieces and great-great-nephews.
Pallbearers will be Joe Bottino, Joe Loviza, Charlie Marshall, Rob Sadler, Gaddis Guider, Fred Messina and Billy Curry.
Honorary pallbearers will be Charles Roesch, Vincent Bonelli, Jane Loboda, Ann Mahoney, Philomena Zelasko and Delores Coomes.
Memorials may be made to Vicksburg Catholic School, 1900 Grove St., Vicksburg, MS 39183.
Isabel Voelker Hathorn
LAKE PROVIDENCE Isabel Voelker Hathorn died Thursday, Oct. 23, 2003, in Middle Island, N.Y. She was 80.
Born in Lake Providence, Ms. Hathorn was a resident of Middle Island.
She is survived by two daughters, Isabel Hathorn Watson of Vancouver, Canada, and Emilie Hathorn Pozgay of South Beach, N.Y.; one son, Richmond Hathorn of Frankfurt, Germany; two sisters, Katherine Cain and Flo Guenard, both of Lake Providence; and three grandchildren.
Services will be at 10:30 a.m. Thursday at St. Patrick Catholic Church in Lake Providence with the Rev. Joseph Zacharius officiating. Burial will follow at Lake Providence Cemetery under the direction of Cox Funeral Home.
Jimmy Hugley died Saturday, Oct. 25, 2003, at River Region Medical Center. He was 65.
A native of Alabama, Mr. Hugley had lived in Vicksburg most of his life. He was a former employee of McKay Motors, and for the past 22 years he owned and operated Hugley’s Garage. He was a pilot and an auto mechanic and a member of Bovina Baptist Church.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Lonnie and Euneiceteen Shirley Hugley; a sister, Verlene Odom; and a grandson, Leon McMullen II.
Survivors include his wife, Syble Y. Hugley; two daughters, Vickie Lewis and Carol Hearon, both of Vicksburg; a son, Steve Hugley of Vicksburg; five brothers, Gene Hugley, Edward Hugley, Joe Hugley and Terry Hugley, all of Michigan City, Ind., and James Hugley of Vicksburg; two sisters, Shirley Brittain of Lexington, Tenn., and Earece Heapy of Michigan City; four grandchildren; and friends, including Renea Swank of Vicksburg.
Services were scheduled for 2 p.m. today at Fisher Funeral Home with Kent Campbell officiating. Burial was to follow at Green Acres Cemetery.
Pallbearers were Marty Stokes, Bruce Odom, David Donnell, Jimmy Vinson, Daniel Greer and Robert Martin.
Honorary pallbearers were Steven Hugley Jr., Dr. Paul Pierce, Riley Ramshur and nurses at River Region Medical Center.
Memorials may be made to St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105 or the March of Dimes, 4800 McWillie Circle, Jackson, MS 39206.
Charles Edward Spellman
Charles Edwards Spellman died Sunday, Oct. 26, 2003, at River Region Medical Center. He was 72.
Born in Vicksburg, Mr. Spellman was an Army veteran. He retired from River Transportation Co., and was employed at Pemberton Square mall.
Mr. Spellman was a member of the American Legion, Tyner-Ford Post 213.
He was preceded in death by his mother, Geniven Spellman; a daughter, Tonia Spellman; a sister, Lola Dottorey; and his grandmother, Clemos Spellman.
Survivors include his wife, Mamie R. Spellman of Vicksburg; two daughters, Veronica Powder of Compton, Calif., and Pamela Thomas of Marina, Calif.; four sons, Charles Spellman Jr. and Timothy Spellman, both of California and Christopher Spellman and Roosevelt Williams, both of Vicksburg; a sister, Freddie Smith of Vicksburg; a brother, Vurce Spellman of Germany; grandchildren; and nieces and nephews.
Dillon-Chisley Funeral Home has charge of arrangements.