November 29, 2004

Published 12:00 am Friday, December 3, 2004

Hawtense Gaddis

Hawtense Gaddis died Saturday, Nov. 27, 2004, at River Region Medical Center. She was 91.

Born in Taylorsville, Mrs. Gaddis lived most of her life in Jackson and had been a Vicksburg resident for the past five years. She was a homemaker and a member of the Van Winkle United Methodist Church in Jackson.

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She was preceded in death by her husband, Leon Gaddis; a grandson, Eddie Gaddis; and four brothers.

Survivors include two sons, Dale Gaddis of Vicksburg and Donald Gaddis of Clinton; two adopted children, Rebecca Curtis of Pensacola, Fla., and Chris Lusteck of Bloomington, Minn.; two sisters, Juanita Kobzeff of Pensacola and Doris McGehee of Jackson; and two grandchildren, three great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren.

Services will be at 3 p.m. Tuesday at Lakewood Memorial Park in Jackson. Burial will follow under the direction of Glenwood Funeral Home.

Visitation will be from 1 until 2 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.

Memorials may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association, 919 N. Michigan Ave., Suite 1100, Chicago, IL 60611-1676.

Lena Mae Goodman

DELHI Lena Mae Goodman died Wednesday, Nov. 24, 2004. She was 100.

Mrs. Goodman was born in Bethel Springs, Tenn., and was a resident of Delhi.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Robert Wesley Goodman; four brothers, John Cheshier, Edgar Cheshier, Sam Cheshier and Lonnie Cheshier; two sisters, Lillian Wilson and Louella Goddard; her parents, T.R. Cheshier and Elizabeth Davidson Cheshier; two grandsons, Robert Mark Goodman and James Marvin Goodman; and two great-grandchildren, Jill Alice Wilson and Jodi Todd Payne.

She is survived by a son, James W. Goodman of Delhi; four daughters, Carolyn Chisholm of Gulf Shores, Ala., Eva Payne of Alexandria, La., Lou Carson of Memphis and Katherin Pleasants of Delhi; and 12 grandchildren; 30 great-grandchildren and 28 great-great-grandchildren.

Services were at 2 p.m. Sunday at Lamar Baptist Church with Marion Collier, Terry Ganey and Bobby White officiating. Burial followed at Lamar Cemetery under the direction of Cox Funeral Home in Delhi.

Pallbearers were Chuck Payne, Mike O’Bannon, Ricky O’Bannon, Wes Pleasants, Wayne Pleasants, Mark Goodman, Tony Broadway and Kevin Oswell.

Honorary pallbearers were Allen Ogden, Melvin Oswell, Roger Ward, Darren Chapman, Billy Earl Hammons, Billy Riser, David Allen and Charles Godard.

Memorials may be made to the Family Life Center of Lamar Baptist Church.

Charles E. Livingston Jr.

CAIRO, Ga. Charles E. Livingston Jr. died Sunday, Nov. 7, 2004, at his home in Cairo, Ga. He was 60.

Mr. Livingston was a former resident of Vicksburg and Foley, Ala. He served in the Army from 1961 until 1965. He was a retired officer of the Vicksburg Police Department and was a student at Southwest Georgia Technical College.

He was preceded in death by his parents, James H. and Ola F. Sullivan and Charles E. Livingston Sr.

Survivors include his wife, Jacqueline L. Livingston of Cairo; a daughter, Vicki Moore of Cairo; a son, Doug Whitehead of Kimberly, Wis.; two sisters, Marjorie Martin and Geraldine McPhail, both of Vicksburg; grandchildren; nieces, nephews, aunts and cousins; and other relatives and friends.

A memorial service will be at 4 p.m. Wednesday at St. Paul Catholic Church in Vicksburg.

Memorials may be made to Hospice of Southwest Georgia, 818 Gordon Ave., Thomasville, GA 31792.