Mary Tatum

Published 12:00 am Friday, July 9, 2004

GREENVILLE Mary Tatum died Monday, July 5, 2004, at Delta Regional Hospital in Greenville. She was 81.

Mrs. Tatum was a former resident of Onward and had lived in Greenville for a number of years.

She is survived by brother, Ollie Washington of Greenville; a sister, Rosie Lee Jackson of Detroit; and six daughters and five sons.

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Services will be at 2:30 p.m. Saturday at Walker Funeral Home in Rolling Fork with Roosevelt Smith officiating. Burial will follow at Pleasant Grove Cemetery in Fitler.

Volney Lydell Winters

Services for Volney Lydell Winters will be at noon Saturday at Travis Chapel A.M.E. Church. Burial will follow at Cedar Hill Cemetery under the direction of Williams Funeral Service.

Visitation will be from 5 until 7 tonight at the funeral home.

Mr. Winters died Tuesday, June 22, 2004, at his home in Vacaville, Calif. He was 69.

He retired as a master sergeant after 20 years of service in the Air Force. He also retired as a health inspector and medic with the State of California after 20 years. He was of the Methodist faith.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Henry Winters Sr. and Gertrude Major Winters-Johnson; two brothers, Henry Winters Jr. and Eddie Johnson; two sisters, Johnnie B. Taylor and Lee Ester Winters; and his stepfather, Walter Johnson.

Survivors include two daughters, Darlene Merriweather of Cleveland, Ohio, and Arte’Mia Winters of Winnipeg, Canada; two brothers, Clarence Winters of Portland, Ore., and Willie Winters of Vicksburg; a sister, Walterine J. Wildee of Vicksburg; four grandchildren; nieces and nephews; and other relatives, including the Johnson, Winters, Major and Taylor families, all of Vicksburg.