February 8, 2005

Published 12:00 am Tuesday, February 8, 2005

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Johnny Herman Broadwater

Johnny Herman Broadwater died Monday, Feb. 7, 2005, at River Region Medical Center. He was 72.

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A native of Florence, Mr. Broadwater lived in Terry for a number of years and had been a Vicksburg resident for the past 31 years. He was a member of New Haven Baptist Church in Terry. He retired as a mechanic for Entergy.

He is survived by his wife, Mildred Broadwater of Vicksburg; two sons, Billy Wayne Broadwater and Robert “Bobby” Broadwater, both of Vicksburg; a daughter, Pam Lewis of Vicksburg; two brothers, James Ray Broadwater of Cleveland and Cliff Lewis Broadwater of Florence; one sister, Mary Louise Myers of Vicksburg; and five grandchildren and one great-grandchild.

Services will be at 10 a.m. Thursday at Baldwin-Lee Chapel in Jackson with the Revs. James Broadwater and Doug McDaniel officiating. Burial will follow at Terry Cemetery.

Visitation will be from 6 until 8 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.

Pallbearers will be Chris Broadwater, Charles Broadwater, Brandon Lewis, Cady Lewis, James “Kenneth” Myers and Karen Broadwater.

Honorary pallbearers will be nephews.

Barbara Jean Cook

OMAHA, Neb. – Barbara Jean Cook died Saturday, Jan. 15, 2005, in Omaha, Neb. She was 60.

Mrs. Cook was born in Lorman to the late Rowan Sr. and Marie Galtney. She was a former member of Waterlou M.B. Church and attended Lidell High School in Fayette.

She later moved to Omaha, where she was a member of King Solomon M.B. Church and was employed at Vickers Inc. for more than 20 years.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her grandparents, David Barber and Bessie Thomas.

Survivors include her husband of 41 years, Leroy J. Cook of Omaha; a son, Arthur Cook of Omaha; a daughter, Latanya Cook of Omaha; three brothers, Rowan Galtney Jr. of Omaha, David Galtney of Lorman and Freddie Galtney of Detroit; three sisters, Rosemary Chambers of Inkster, Mich., and Velma Galtney and Thelma Lee Galtney, both of Lorman; one grandson; and nieces, nephews, cousins and other relatives.

Services were Jan. 19 at King Solomon M.B. Church in Omaha with the Rev. A.J. Wagstaff, pastor, officiating. Burial followed at West Lawn Hillcrest Cemetery under the direction of Myers Funeral Home of Omaha.

Pallbearers were Bud Boyles, Marvin Block, Eldner Redder, Luther Clark, Roy Seals and Eddie Waters.

Honorary pallbearers were Daryl Agee, Arthur Chambers, Robert Gaines, Wesley Green, Loucious Booker, Adrian Chambers, LeRoger Cook and Brian Littlejohn.

Harold McWade Sr.

Services for Harold McWade Sr. will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at W.H. Jefferson Funeral Home with the Rev. Joseph Briscoe officiating. Burial will follow at Cedar Hill Cemetery.

Mr. McWade died Sunday, Feb. 6, 2005, at Hospice Ministries in Ridgeland. He was 68.

Mr. McWade was self-employed. He was a member of St. Mark Freewill Baptist Church and was a veteran of the Air Force.

He was preceded in death by his mother, Eliza R. Green.

He is survived by one son, Harold McWade Jr. of Jackson; his father, James Green Sr. of Vicksburg; a brother, James Louis Green of Vicksburg; three sisters, Dollie White of Chicago and Sherry Fisher and Rosemary Spears, both of Vicksburg; two grandchildren; and nieces, nephews, cousins and other relatives.