March 13, 2004

Published 12:00 am Monday, March 15, 2004

Mary Thomas Callen

ANGLETON, Texas Services for Mary “Edna” Thomas Callen were at 10 a.m. Thursday at First United Methodist Church in Angleton, Texas, with the Rev. Chris Tate officiating. Burial followed at Restwood Memorial Park in Lake Jackson, Texas, under the direction of Palms Funeral Home in Angleton.

Mrs. Callen died Monday, March 8, 2004, in Angleton. She was 89.

Email newsletter signup

Sign up for The Vicksburg Post's free newsletters

Check which newsletters you would like to receive
  • Vicksburg News: Sent daily at 5 am
  • Vicksburg Sports: Sent daily at 10 am
  • Vicksburg Living: Sent on 15th of each month

Born in Coosa County, Ala., she was a graduate of Alexander City High School in Alexander City, Ala. A resident of Angleton, Mrs. Callen was a member of First United Methodist Church and the Ladies Auxiliary of Angleton Danbury Medical Center.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Lawrence Ogletree Thomas and Cora Belle Hughes Thomas; her stepmother, Vivian Thomas; a daughter, Dorothy Belle Callen Laird; three brothers, James Everett Thomas, Clarence Ogletree Thomas and Lawrence Ogletree Thomas; and a sister, Maude Thomas Letlow.

Survivors include her husband, Kenneth E. Callen of Vicksburg; a brother, Charles Francis Thomas of Goodwater, Ala.; two nephews, George Callen and John Callen, both of Vicksburg; her son-in-law, John Laird of Vicksburg; and other relatives, including Chris Callen and Tracey Callen Evans, both of Vicksburg.

Memorials may be made to Alzheimer Association, Greater Houston Chapter, 6161 Savoy Drive, Suite 240, Houston, TX, 77036.

William McClain Dozier

BOSSIER CITY, La. William McClain “Billy Mack” Dozier died Thursday, March 11, 2004, at Willie Knighton Hospital in Bossier City. He was 73.

A native of Oak Grove, Mr. Dozier graduated from Oak Grove High School in 1948.

He enlisted in the Air Force where he served as a communications specialist during the Korean War and made a tour of duty during Vietnam. He retired from service after 21 years.

Mr. Dozier was preceded in death by his parents, William Alney Dozier Jr. and Martha Bell Dozier; a brother, Butch Dozier; and two sisters, Irene McPhil and Betty Jane Walker.

Survivors include his wife, Claudine Dozier of Bossier City; two daughters, Debie Clevenger of Bossier City and Arzina Crews of Haughton, La.; and five grandchildren, Stephanie Newland of Houston, Christina Crews of Haughton, Melissa Clevenger, Jessica Clevenger and Bryan Clevenger, all of Bossier City.

Services will be at 2 p.m. Sunday in the chapel of Cox Funeral Home in Oak Grove with John Green officiating. Burial will follow at Oak Grove Cemetery.

Herbert Green Harper

SEATTLE Herbert Green Harper died Friday, Feb. 27, 2004 at his home in Seattle. He was 69.

Mr. Harper was a retired taxi driver.

He was preceded in death by his father, Cicero Harper, and a sister, Louise Perkins.

Survivors include his mother, Gertrude W. Huell of Vicksburg; four brothers, Barrington Wilson of Vallejo, Calif., Charles Huell of Jackson, and Bobby Huell and Clarence Huell, both of Vicksburg; a sister, Pearl Harris of Vicksburg; and many nieces, nephews, cousins and other relatives.

Graveside services were at noon Thursday at Cedar Hill Cemetery, and the Rev. Thomas Benard officiated.

Mike H. Price Sr.

TALLULAH Mike H. Price Sr. died Friday, March 12, 2004, in Tallulah. He was 60.

Born in Lake Providence, Mr. Price had lived in Tallulah for 43 years. He was a machine operator and a metal worker and was of the Baptist faith.

He was preceded in death by a brother, Kenneth Ray Price; a sister, Doris Kinney; and his parents, Robert and Gladys Price.

Survivors include his wife, Betty Joyce Whitley Price of Tallulah; a son, Mike H. Price Jr. of Tallulah; two daughters, Teresa P. Ramshur of Tallulah and Margaret L. Petersen of Calhoun, La.; three brothers, Robert Price Jr. of Vicksburg, Willie F. Price of Jacksonville, Ark., and James Price of Hot Springs, Ark.; two sisters, Neveal Bowman of Poplarville, Miss., and Estelle Allen of Oak Grove; and three grandsons.

Services will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at Crothers-Glenwood Funeral Home in Tallulah with the Revs. Bill Riddle and Cletus Moak officiating. Burial will follow at Silver Cross Cemetery.

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

Pallbearers will be Kenny Ray Price III, Rickey F. Price Jr., Billy Tad Earnest, Jesse Brewer Jr., Chris Coody and Bobby Mosley.

Honorary pallbearers will be John Adcock, John Matthews, Harry Uzzle, Robert Lee Price, Derrick Price and T.J. Ramshur.

Charlie Stevenson

MEADVILLE Charlie Stevenson died Wednesday, March 10, 2004, at Franklin Memorial Hospital in Meadville. He was 96.

Mr. Stevenson was born in Choctaw County.

Services will be at 11 a.m. Sunday at Roxie First Baptist Church with the Rev. Keith Shumaker officiating. Burial will follow at Red Oak Cemetery in Eupora.

Rollins Funeral Home has charge of arrangements.