January 14, 2004
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.
MEMPHIS Marjorie Cleveland died Monday, Jan. 12, 2004, at St. Francis Hospital in Memphis. She was 84.
A former resident of Vicksburg, Mrs. Cleveland lived in Memphis and was a member of Independent Presbyterian Church. She was a former accountant for Pi Kappa Alpha Fraternity.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Madison Lee Cleveland.
Survivors include her niece, Emma Lou Baylot of Memphis.
Services will be at 3 p.m. today at Memorial Park Funeral Home in Memphis. Burial will follow at Memorial Park Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to Independent Presbyterian Church.
Koreice D. Jackson
Koreice D. Jackson died Monday, Jan. 12, 2004, at River Region Medical Center. He was 2.
Koreice was preceded in death by a great-great-great-grandmother, Annie E. Jones; his great-great-grandparents, Josh and Flora Jackson and Earnest Smith; and a great-grandmother, Bernice Smith.
He is survived by his mother, Devin Jones of Olive Branch; his father, Kory Jackson of Vicksburg; grandparents, Michael and Linda Jackson of Vicksburg, Earnest and Doris Hopkins of Memphis, and Mary Jones and James Jones Sr. of Olive Branch; great-grandparents, Doc Hall and Maggie Carson, both of Vicksburg, and Leroy Arnold of Olive Branch; and aunts, uncles, cousins and other relatives, including members of the Smith, Oliver, Hall, Erves and Ross families of Vicksburg.
Services will be Saturday at M.J. Edwards Funeral Home in Memphis.
W.H. Jefferson Funeral Home has charge of local arrangements.
Wilma Ray Kirby
TALLULAH Wilma Ray Kirby died Monday, Jan. 12, 2004, at Baptist Medical Center in Jackson. She was 86.
Born in Sandy Hook, Miss., Mrs. Kirby had lived in Madison Parish for 75 years. She was a merchant and owner of Farley Clothing Store in Tallulah and a member of Willow Bayou Baptist Church.
Survivors include her husband, Willard Kirby of Tallulah; and nieces and nephews.
Services will be at 2 p.m. today at Crothers-Glenwood Funeral Home in Tallulah with the Rev. Charles Gaston officiating. Burial will follow at Silver Cross Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Charles Musgrove, Lee Musgrove, John Musgrove, Keith Newell, Shane Blake and Allan Shelton.
Eunice Lee Rawls
KILBOURNE, La. Eunice Lee Rawls died Monday, Jan. 12, 2004, at West Carroll Memorial Hospital in Oak Grove. She was 95.
A longtime resident of Kilbourne, La., Mrs. Rawls was a member of Kilbourne Baptist Church. She was a seamstress and had retired as a postal officer after 34 years of service at Kilbourne Post Office.
She was preceded in death by a daughter, Nell Setton; and her parents, Charles Percy Hopper and Effie Jane Watson.
Survivors include a son-in-law, Tommy Setton of Oak Grove; a sister, Modene Haley of Zachary, La.; two grandchildren; and nieces and nephews.
Services will be at 10 a.m. Thursday at Kilbourne Baptist Church with Truman Smith officiating. Burial will follow at Kilbourne Cemetery under the direction of Cox Funeral Home in Oak Grove.
Pallbearers will be Junior Boyte and Deano Shelton.
Regina Shell died Tuesday, Jan. 13, 2004, at River Region Medical Center. She was 37.
Miss Shell was a resident of Vicksburg.
She was preceded in death by a sister, Daneita Caron Shell.
Survivors include her mother, Evangeline Kelly of Vicksburg; a son, Nicco Shell-Kelly of Vicksburg; a daughter, Maniya Shell-Kelly of Vicksburg; a sister, Lisa Thompson of Memphis; and four brothers, Lewis Shell, Maurice Shell, Taiwan Shell and Derrick Shell, all of Anderson, Ind.
Lakeview Funeral Home has charge of arrangements.
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