Luna Beulah King

Published 12:00 am Wednesday, February 11, 2004

TALLULAH Luna Beulah King died Monday, Feb. 9, 2004, at Madison Parish Hospital in Tallulah. She was 93.

Mrs. King was a native of Center, Ark., and was a resident of Tallulah. She was a longtime member of Melbourne Baptist Church.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Green P. and Belle Dawson; her husband, Marvin Wesley King; one son, Ralph Cercil King; one daughter, Verbie King Simpson; and six siblings.

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She is survived by two sons, Wayne King and Gerald King, both of Transylvania, La.; three daughters, Annetta Graham of Tallulah, Lila Sue Wolfe of Vicksburg and Norma Patrick of Pascagoula; a brother, John Robert Dawson of Paragould, Ark.; 14 grandchildren; 29 great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren.

Services will be at 10 a.m. Thursday at Melbourne Baptist Church with the Rev. James Hayes officiating. Burial will follow at Herringville Cemetery in Monticello.

Visitation will be from 5 until 8 tonight at Cox Funeral Home in Delhi.

Pallbearers will be Kenneth King, Jerry King, Ronnie King, Kiley King, Rickey Wolfe and Robert Simrall.

Henry Patterson Jr.

Henry Patterson Jr. died Tuesday, Feb. 10, 2004, at his home. He was 76.

Born in Savannah, Tenn., Mr. Patterson had been a resident of Vicksburg for the past 50 years. He was retired from the Warren County Bus Barn and was of the Baptist faith.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Henry and Dorothy Patterson; a brother, Elmer F. Patterson; and a sister, Lucille Castill.

Survivors include his wife, Frankie Strong Patterson of Vicksburg; two sons, Kenneth Patterson and Michael Patterson, both of Vicksburg; three daughters, Sharon K. Patterson, Holly Hollowell and Marsha A. Purvis, all of Vicksburg; a brother, Archie Patterson of Columbus, Ga.; two sisters, Robbie “Bobbie” Smithson of Carthersville, Mo., and Mary M. Gucy of Pomona, Calif.; eight grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.

Services will be at 2 p.m. Thursday at Glenwood Funeral Home with the Rev. Kent Campbell officiating. Burial will follow at Cedar Hill Cemetery.

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

Pallbearers will be Mark Patterson, Cody Hollowell, Steve Strong, Brian Patterson, Ken Patterson II and Steven Galey.

Honorary pallbearers will be Josh Strong, Herbert Strong, Clayton Strong Jr., Ronnie Terrell, Buddy Terrell, Bill Strong, Woodrow Dixon, Charles Dixon, Lon Strong and Russell Hollowell.

Memorials may be made to Patient’s Choice Hospice.