October 20, 2004

Published 12:00 am Wednesday, October 27, 2004

John C. Campbell Jr.

John C. Campbell Jr. died Tuesday, Oct. 19, 2004, at Mississippi Baptist Medical Center in Jackson. He was 73.

Mr. Campbell was born in Carroll County to the late John Calvin Campbell Sr. and Zuline Gammill Campbell. He was a graduate of Valley High School and Holmes Junior College. He received a bachelor of science degree in agriculture from Mississippi State University.

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He had been a Vicksburg resident since 1956, retiring as an environmental supervisor in 1996 from the Warren County Health Department. He was a member of the Mississippi Retired Public Employees Association, the Public Health Employees Association and the Tennessee Bar Hunting Club. He was a member and former deacon at the Vicksburg Church of Christ.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a sister, Dorothy Campbell, and two brothers, Godfrey Campbell and Richard Campbell.

Survivors include his wife, Cora Lynn Sullivan Campbell of Vicksburg; two sons, Greg Campbell of Jackson and Brad Campbell of Vicksburg; one sister, Virginia Rooks of Texas City, Texas; a granddaughter, Catherine Elizabeth Campbell of Jackson; and nieces and nephews.

Services will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at Vicksburg Church of Christ with Tony Lalli officiating. Burial will follow at Green Acres Memorial Park.

Visitation will be from 5 until 8 tonight at Riles Funeral Home and from 10 a.m. Thursday until the service at the church.

Pallbearers will be Bob Thompson, Chesley Nash, Thomas Buell, Mickey Simmons, Michael Dean Leist, Randy Caperton, Ray Heffner and Phares Griffin.

Honorary pallbearers will be active and retired employees of the Warren County Health Department, members of the Tennessee Bar Hunting and Fishing Club, James R. “Jimmy” Jones, Cecil Simmons, James G. Horn, Ed Clark, Hyman Cohn, Joe Lindsey, William R. Curtis and Gary Pettway.

Memorials may be made to Sunnybrook Children’s Home, P.O. Box 4871, Jackson MS 39296-4871 or to Berean Children’s Home, P.O. Box 1009, Brookhaven, MS 39602-1009.

Ronald J. Faubus

Ronald J. Faubus died Monday, Oct. 11, 2004, at Midwestern Regional Medical Center in Zion, Ill. He was 49.

Born in Pomona, Calif., Mr. Faubus had been a Vicksburg resident for the past 10 years. He was an electrician at LeTourneau and was a former employee of the Bunge Corporation. He attended First Church of the Nazarene.

Survivors include his wife, Linda W. Faubus of Vicksburg; two sons, Timothy Faubus of San Bernardino, Calif., and Randy Faubus of Vicksburg; two daughters, Amanda Faubus and Kristin Faubus, both of Vicksburg; his mother, Marie P. Thomas of Chino, Calif.; two brothers, Jack Faubus of Fayetteville, N.C., and Roy Faubus of Chino; and a sister, Jean Snyder of Covina, Calif.

Services will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at Glenwood Funeral Home with the Rev. Kuhrman Cox officiating. Burial will follow at Cedar Hill Cemetery.

Visitation will be from 5 until 8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.

Pallbearers will be Tim Faubus, Ed Reeves, A.J. Whitley, Scott Whitley, Shannon Snow, Kevin Albritton, Jimmy Bowls and Rodger Ashley.

Dorothy Ferrell

Dorothy Ferrell died Sunday, Oct. 17, 2004, at her daughter’s home. She was 88.

Mrs. Ferrell was born in Charleston to the late Burle Alfred and Mary Caroline Lewis Williams. She moved to Rolling Fork after graduating from Charleston High School. She was a member of Cary Baptist Church and a resident of Vicksburg.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Ralph Ferrell; and a daughter, Mary Belle McDonald.

Survivors include a daughter, Dottie Bass of Vicksburg; and five grandchildren, Michael McDonald of Salt Lake City, Utah, Mollie McDonald and Blake Ward, both of Jackson, Caroline Bass of Dallas, Texas, and Sam Bass of Starkville.

Services will be at 2 p.m. Thursday at Riles Funeral Home with the Rev. Reese Kyzar officiating. Burial will follow at Cary Cemetery.

Visitation will be from 5 until 7 tonight and from 1 p.m. Thursday until the services at the funeral home.

Pallbearers will be Michael McDonald, Blake Ward, Sam Bass, William Moore, Charlie Darden, Donald Harris, Jimbo Newman, Butch Newman and Glenn Smith.

Honorary pallbearers will be Ed Kerstine, Randy Darden, Dr. Michael Abraham, Billy Bobbs, Marty Logan, Larry Ludwig, Bert Darden, Dooley Lee and Dr. Dan Jackson.

Memorials may be made to Sunnybrook Children’s Home, P.O. Box 4871, Jackson, MS 39296-4871 or to the American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 1193, Vicksburg, MS 39181.

Flynnis B. Hazlett

HOWARD CREEK, Fla. Flynnis B. Hazlett died Sunday, Oct. 17, 2004, in Howard Creek, Fla. He was 61.

A resident of Howard Creek, Mr. Hazlett was a graduate of the University of Tennessee. He retired from the Air Force as a captain after 22 years of service.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Linda Hazlett; his father, Harris W. Hazlett; and a brother, Jerry L. Hazlett.

Survivors include a son, Jeffery A. Hazlett of Pensacola, Fla.; a daughter, Nelda “Jeannine” Brown of Vicksburg; his mother, Martha Hazlett of Lynn Haven, Fla.; four grandchildren; a great-grandchild; nieces and nephews; and other relatives and friends.

Services with military honors were at 10 a.m. today at Southerland Family Funeral Home in Lynn Haven with Jim Simmons and Bill Phillips officiating.

Mary Louise Oakes

HOUSTON, Texas Mary Louise Oakes died Sunday, Oct. 17, 2004, in Houston, Texas. She was 85.

Mrs. Oakes was born in Greenville to the late Charles and Louise Brockell. She retired from Palais Royal after 25 years of service. She was a member of Broadway Baptist Church, where she served as a Sunday school teacher, and she volunteered with the Meals on Wheels program. She was a resident of Houston.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Woodrow Wilson Oakes.

She is survived by a daughter, Kathleen Serna; a sister, Jennie Anderson; three grandsons, Federico L. Serna, Phillip W. Serna and Paul J. Serna; and other relatives, including a niece, Sister Mary Paulinus Oakes of the Religious Sisters of Mercy, and the Oakes family of Vicksburg.

Services will be at 10 a.m. Thursday at Cedar Hill Cemetery with Sister Paulinus officiating. Burial will follow under the direction of Riles Funeral Home.