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April 18, 2004

Edna B. Hennington

PORT GIBSON Services for Edna B. Hennington were Saturday at Glenwood Funeral Home in Port Gibson. Mrs. Hennington died Wednesday, April 14, 2004, at Central Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson. She was 88.

A native of Chase, La., Mrs. Hennington lived most of her adult life in Port Gibson before moving to Riggs Manor Retirement Community in Raymond. A retired health-care worker, she was a member of The Friendship Club, the XYZ Club, The Obedient Servants Sunday School and the Port Gibson Baptist Church.

Mrs. Hennington is survived by two daughters, Joy Dale of Woodville and Mary Ann Parman of Port Gibson; four grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.

Memorials may be made to The Green Houses Assisted Living at Riggs Manor Retirement Community, 2300 Seven Springs Road, Raymond, MS, 39154.

Maylyn Willis Lucas

Services for Maylyn Willis Lucas were Thursday at the Chapel of Radney Funeral Home in Alexander City, Ala. Mrs. Lucas died Thursday, April 8, 2004, in Ogden, Utah. she was 25.

A former resident of Vicksburg, Mrs. Lucas was born in Ogden to Kerry and Jacqueline Edgell Willis.

Mrs. Lucas is survived by her husband, Kevin Lucas of Vicksburg; her daughter, Tina Marie Klein of Vicksburg; a son, Hunter Edgell Lucas of Vicksburg; her parents, Jacqueline and Wayne Klein of Vicksburg; her sister, Alexis Wright of Equality, Ala.; her grandparents, James W. and Danielle J. Edgell of Equality; and other relatives.

Memorial messages may be sent to the family at www.radneyfuneralhome.com.

Mary Jane Travis

Mary Jane Travis died Saturday, April 17, 2004, at Glenwood Regional Medical Center in West Monroe. She was 81.

Mrs. Travis was preceded in death by her parents, Johnny Columbus Aaron and Mattie Hair Aaron; and a son, Johnny Travis.

She is survived by her husband, William Thad Travis of Lake Providence; six sons, Joe Travis and Dicky Travis, both of West Monroe, Leroy Travis of Monroe, Billy Travis and Jimmy Travis, both of Lake Providence, and Jacky Travis of Livingston, Tenn.; five daughters, Dot Lovell, Shelia Cook and Sharon Styron, all of Lake Providence, Bonnie Coburn of Sparta, Tenn., and Tiffany Moody of Livingston, Tenn.; 19 grandchildren and 35 great-grandchildren.

Services will be at 3 p.m. Monday at Cox Funeral Home in Lake Providence with the Rev. Ken Evans. Burial will follow at Providence Memorial Cemetery.

Visitation will be until 9 p.m. Sunday and until the service Monday.

Messages may be sent to the family at www.coxfuneral.com

Lily Burnet Wall

UTICA Lily Burnet Wall died Saturday, April 17, 2004, at her home. She was 94.

Mrs. Wall was born in Bear Creek and lived for 60 years in Utica. A graduate of Hinds Junior College, she worked as a legal secretary and business manager of Farmer’s Market in Utica. She was a member of Utica United Methodist Church.

Mrs. Wall was preceded in death by her husband, Charlie Wall; a son, Charles Eugene Wall; and two sisters, Eugenia Burnet and Frances C. Fisher.

She is survived by a son, Malcom Wall of Lexington, Ky.; a daughter, Kay Flood of Jackson; seven grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

Services will be 11 a.m. Monday at Utica United Methodist Church. Burial will follow at Bear Creek Cemetery.

Visitation is from 4 until 6 p.m. today at Glenwood Funeral Home in Utica.

Memorials may be made to Utica United Methodist Church, Utica, MS 39175 or Bear Creek Cemetery Association, Utica MS 39175.

Jim Wilson Jr.

Services for Jim Wilson Jr. will be at 2 p.m. today at Pleasant Hill M.B. Church with the Rev. Joseph Brisco officiating. Burial will follow at Pleasant Hill Cemetery.

Visitation will be until noon today at Robbins Funeral Home.

Mr. Wilson died Friday, April 9, 2004. He was 87.

A retired truck driver for Warren County, Mr. Wilson was a member of Pleasant Hill M.B. Church.

He was a preceded in death by his wife, Clara Louise Wilson; a son, Joe Earl Wilson; a daughter, Zelma Lee Neal; his parents, Jim and Georgia Wilson; four sisters; and two brothers.

Mr. Wilson is survived by five daughters, Margaret Evans, Clementine Wilson Smith Wilson and Joy R. Wilson Davis, all of Vicksburg, Alberta E. Craft of Chicago and Bettye J. Wilson Felker of Richton Park, Ill.; two sons, Eddie Wilson of Las Vegas and Johnny Berlin Wilson of Minneapolis; 37 grandchildren and nieces, nephews, cousins and other relatives.

Florence Thomas

Services for Florence Thomas will be at 11 a.m. Monday at Robbins Funeral Home with the Rev. James Archer officiating. Burial will follow at Cedar Hill Cemetery.

Visitation will be from noon until 4 p.m. today and Monday until the service.

Mrs. Thomas died Wednesday, April 14, 2004, at Lutheran Convalescent Home in Webster Grove, Mo. She was 94.

A former resident of Vicksburg, Mrs. Thomas was a homemaker. She was a member of Zion Travelers M.B. Church.

Mrs. Thomas was preceded in death by her husband, Jessie Thomas; two daughters, Rosie Thomas and Clementine McFarland; her sisters and brothers.

She is survived by four sons, Freddie Thomas of Vicksburg, Roosevelt Thomas of Chicago, Jessie Thomas of Chicago and Tom Thomas of Minneapolis; five daughters, Jessie Ferguson of Newman, Ga., Florence Allen of Memphis, Mildred Edwards and Georgia Malone, both of St. Louis, and Ophelia Caldwell of Vicksburg; grandchildren; great-grandchildren; nieces; nephews and other relatives.