February 1, 2005

Published 12:00 am Wednesday, February 2, 2005

Maude Cleo Havis

Maude Cleo Havis died Sunday, Jan. 30, 2005, at the Firefighters Memorial Burn Center in Greenville. She was 89.

Mrs. Havis was born in McCall Creek and had been a Vicksburg resident since the 1930s. She was a member of First Baptist Church and the Lydia Sunday School class.

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She was preceded in death by her husband, Hamilton “Ham” Havis; her parents, William Eugene and Judy Jones Cain; and two sisters, Vera Evans and Alice Matthews.

She is survived by a son, William “Bill” Havis of Vicksburg; one brother, George Cain of Vicksburg; three sisters, Golda Mathews of Baton Rouge, Judy Mae Ratcliffe of McCall Creek and Dorothy Carson of Houston, Texas; and two grandchildren.

Services will be at 2 p.m. Thursday at Glenwood Funeral Home with Dr. John G. McCall and Dr. Matt Buckles officiating. Burial will follow at Cedar Hill Cemetery.

Visitation will be from 5 until 7 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.

Pallbearers will be Justin Havis, Wade Havis, George Cain Jr., George “Trip” Cain, Bill Stark, Casey Skelton and Havis Johnson.

Honorary pallbearers will be Calvin Pugh, Richard Stuart, Robert Peters, Tommy Lee, Richard Dove, Dr. Jimmy Vessell, Bobby Amborn and David Haworth.

Memorials may be made to First Baptist Church or the American Lung Association’s Mississippi Society.

Clyde Jay

DELHI – Clyde Jay died Monday, Jan. 31, 2005, at River Region Medical Center. He was 76.

Mr. Jay was a former resident of Laurel, where he was employed at the Masonite Corp. and was a member of the Masonic Lodge. He later moved to Delhi and worked as a pipeliner.

He was a member of Waverly Baptist Church in Waverly, La.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Reuben Marion Jay and Nina Eva Walker Jay; three brothers, Harlon Jay, Quinion Jay and Lavelle Jay; and a sister, Elizabeth Tillman.

Survivors include his wife, Shirley Feroben Jay of Delhi; a son, Dale Jay of Laurel; two daughters, Janice Bond and Frances Hill, both of Laurel; three stepdaughters, Tanya Gray of Oak Grove, Sharon Inoue of Santa Fe, N.M., and Tina Longmuir of Medicine Hat, Alberta, Canada; three brothers, his twin Clois Jay of Orange, Texas, and W.F. Jay and Douglas Jay, both of Newton; a sister, Eloise Garvin of Newton; and four grandchildren, three great-grandchildren and seven stepgrandchildren.

Services will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at Waverly Baptist Church with the Revs. Charles Best, Todd Perry and Jay Morgan officiating and at 10 a.m. Thursday at Liberty Baptist Church in Newton. Burial will follow Thursday’s service at the church cemetery.

Visitation will be from 5 until 9 p.m. Wednesday at James F. Webb Funeral Home in Newton.

William Clyde McAuley

William Clyde McAuley died Monday, Jan. 31, 2005, at River Region West Campus. He was 84.

Born in Thornton, Ala., Mr. McAuley lived in Natchez for 14 years before moving to Vicksburg in 1966. He retired from Mississippi Power and Light Company in 1986. He was a veteran of the Navy, serving in World War II. He was a member of First Baptist Church, where he taught Sunday school in the Adult 7 Department.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Martha S. McAuley.

Survivors include two sons, Dan McAuley of Rockwell, Texas, and Don McAuley of Vicksburg; one daughter, Martha Jane Wright of Houston, Texas; two brothers, Joe Clark McAuley of Notasulga, Ala., and Kenneth Sherrel McAuley of Hardyville, Va.; one sister, Margaret Goodson of Notasulga; and three grandchildren.

Services will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at Glenwood Funeral Home with Dr. John G. McCall and Dr. Matt Buckles, ministers, officiating. Burial will follow at Green Acres Memorial Park.

Visitation will be from 5 until 7 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.

Pallbearers will be Kevin Garner, Tom Hill, Jack Jordan, Jim Pilgrim, Duane Stagg and Rick Tillotson.

Honorary pallbearers will be the Sunday school class of First Baptist Church, Adult 7 Department.

Frank McClung

Frank McClung died Sunday, Jan. 30, 2005, at River Region West Campus. He was 82.

Born in Buena Vista, Calif., Mr. McClung had lived in Vicksburg since 1945. He retired from Mississippi Valley Portland Cement Co. He was a member of IASTE and MPO Local No. 589.

A veteran of World War II, he served in the Marine Corps. He was a Mason and a member of the DAV and VFW. He was of the Methodist faith.

He was preceded in death by a daughter, Beverly Jean McClung; his parents, Luther and Julia McClung; and four brothers, Stanford McClung, George McClung, Gene McClung and J.T. McClung.

Survivors include his wife, Bonnie H. McClung of Vicksburg; a son, Dale McClung of Vicksburg; two daughters, Annette Spring of Vicksburg and Judy Marsicano of Fort Worth, Texas; two brothers, Earl McClung of Athens, Ga., and Woodrow McClung of Orlando, Fla.; and six grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

Services will be at 3 p.m. Wednesday at Glenwood Funeral Home with the Rev. Steve Bryant officiating. Burial will follow at Cedar Hill Cemetery.

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

Memorials may be made to the Ronald McDonald House in Jackson or to Jacob’s Ladder Learning Center of Vicksburg.

McDavid Shows

McDavid Shows died Sunday, Jan. 30, 2005, at River Region Medical Center. He was 69.

Born in Richton, Mr. Shows had been a Vicksburg resident since 1979. He was a Mason and a veteran of the Navy. He was a member of Bible Holiness Church.

He is survived by his wife, Frances D. Shows of Vicksburg; three daughters, Shela Gail Goodnight and Cathy Diane Wilkerson, both of Vicksburg, and Anneita Louise Newell of Raymond; one son, David Glenn Shows of Jackson; four sisters, Margaret Jane Landers and Anna Laura Shows, both of Slidell, La., Pauline Ervin of Marianna, Ark., and Lou Ella Watts of Raleigh; three brothers, Thomas Shows and Roy M. Shows, both of Seminary, and Dr. Billy Ray Shows of Newton; and eight grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

Services will be at 2 p.m. today at Church of God Cemetery in Seminary. Burial will follow under the direction of Glenwood Funeral Home.

Lillie Mae Smith

CARLISLE – Lillie Mae Smith died Wednesday, Jan. 26, 2005, at River Region Medical Center. She was 77.

A Warren County native, Mrs. Smith was a member of St. Elmo Christian Church in Carlisle. She was the daughter of Stonewall and Annie Brown Wade.

She is survived by three brothers, Albert Wade of Hermanville, Walter Wade of Long Beach, Calif., and Willie Windham of Fort Lauderdale, Fla.; 15 grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren; four great-great-grandchildren; and other relatives and friends.

Services will be at 1 p.m. Thursday at St. Elmo Christian Church with the Rev. Johnny Hughes officiating. Burial will follow at Barnes Cemetery.

Visitation will be from 3 until 5 p.m. Wednesday at Rollins Funeral Home in Port Gibson.