May 04, 2005

Published 12:00 am Wednesday, May 4, 2005

Christopher Keith Ebeling

Christopher Keith Ebeling died Tuesday, May 3, 2005, at his home. He was 47.

Mr. Ebeling was born in Vicksburg and attended Warren Central High School. He was of the Catholic faith.

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He was preceded in death by his father, Daniel K. Ebeling; his maternal grandfather, John Dave Brichetto; and his paternal grandfather, Fred Henry Ebeling.

He is survived by his wife, Paula Marie Ebeling of Vicksburg; two sons, Christopher Allen James of Boston, Mass., and Chad Everett James of Jackson; one daughter, Courtney Guin of Clanton, Ala.; two sisters, Terri Lee Black of Huntsville, Ala., and Donna Kay Crowe of Vicksburg; his mother and stepfather, Thomas and Paula Brichetto Noble of Decatur, Ala.; his maternal grandmother, Mary Lee Brichetto of Decatur; his paternal grandmother, Myrtle Irene Ebeling of Vicksburg; and two grandsons.

Services will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at Riles Funeral Home with the Rev. Kent Campbell, pastor of Woodlawn Baptist Church, officiating. Burial will follow at Cedar Hill Cemetery.

Visitation will be from 10 a.m. Thursday until the service at the funeral home.

Pallbearers will be Ralph Allison, Berle Hynum, Joey Wright, Bill Field Jr., Michael Stabler, Tommy Suell, Paul Kelly and John Jabour.

Honorary pallbearers will be Dr. Hildon Sessums, Dr. David Fagan, Dr. Steven Zachow, David Ebeling, Jamie Ogle, Marilyn King and Shannon Burgess.

Memorials may be made to Patient’s Choice Hospice, 1911 Mission 66, Suite A, Vicksburg, MS 39180.

L.T. Moran Sr.

Services for L.T. “Butch” Moran Sr. will be at 1 p.m. Friday at Lakeview Memorial Funeral Home. Burial will follow at Cedar Hill Cemetery.

Visitation will be from noon until 7 Thursday at the funeral home.

Mr. Moran died Friday, April 29, 2005, at St. Dominic Memorial Hospital in Jackson. He was 68.

He retired from Cotton Holsum Bakers Inc. and spent a number of years as a cab driver for both Veterans and J.B. Taxi companies.

He was a member of Mount Pisgah Baptist Church of Vicksburg.

Mr. Moran was preceded in death by his father, Jeff Barnes; his mother and stepfather, Gertrude and Tom Green; and three brothers, Tommy Green, Robert L. Moran Sr. and James E. Winfield Sr.

Survivors include his wife, Thelma W. Moran; two daughters, Mary Lisa Moran Grayer of Brandon and Jeanie Moran Bishaw of Detroit; two sons, L.T. Moran Jr. of Detroit and Eric Scott of Vicksburg; four stepsons, Calvin Washington and Gary Eastman, both of Vicksburg, Michael Eastman of Seattle, Wash., and Ricky Eastman of Tallulah; three brothers, Johnny Moran and Nathan Green, both of Vicksburg, and Willie Green of Kosciusko; five sisters, Patsy Gibbs and Azilee Green, both of Vicksburg, Christine Phillips of Edwards, Matilda Miles of Tiptonville, Tenn., and Hattie Mae Barnes Turner of Milwaukee, Wis.; six grandchildren; and nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends.

Johney Mitchell Sr.

ANGUILLA – Johney Mitchell Sr. died Tuesday, May 3, 2005, at Tulane University Hospital in New Orleans. He was 54.

Mr. Mitchell was born in Moorehead. He was a resident of Sharkey County, where he worked as a mechanic.

Survivors include his wife, Rosie Mitchell of Anguilla; three sons, Johney Mitchell Jr. of Philadelphia, Billy Wayne Mitchell of Wayside and Jimmy Allen Mitchell of Rolling Fork; his father, Dently Mitchell of Belzoni; three sisters, Lula Mae Cochran of Mountain Home, Ark., Kathy Harris of Pascagoula and Annie McClain of Morgan City, La.; and four grandchildren.

Services will be at 2 p.m. Friday at Glenwood Funeral Home in Rolling Fork with the Rev. Joel Hill and the Rev. Vernon Phillips officiating. Burial will follow at Zion Cemetery in Anguilla.

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

Gary Dean Owens

OAK GROVE – Gary Dean Owens died Sunday, May 1, 2005, in a car accident in Oak Grove. He was 45.

He was preceded in death by his father, Jerry Dale Owens.

Survivors include his wife, Charlotte Owens of Oak Grove; two sons, Jason Alan Owens and Kyle Michael Owens of Oak Grove; his mother, Mavis Tyson Owens of Oak Grove; two brothers, Alan Dale Owens and Terry Gaston Owens, both of Oak Grove; and nieces and nephews.

Services will be at 2 p.m. Thursday at Goodwill Church of God in Goodwill with the Rev. Jason Strong and Jonathan Williams officiating. Burial will follow at Red Wing Cemetery in Oak Grove.

Visitation will be from 1 until 2 today at Cox Funeral Home in Oak Grove and from 8 a.m. Thursday until the service at the church.

Pallbearers will be Joey Anders, Donald Guice, David Guice, Blake Essex, Patrick McGee and Brian Guice.

Fred Singleton

FLINT, MICH. – Fred Singleton died Wednesday, April 27, 2005, at McLaren Regional Medical Center in Flint, Mich. He was 55.

Mr. Singleton was born in Edwards. He was employed with General Motors before working as a carpenter and mason.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Ulysses Singleton Sr. and Vantee Singleton.

Survivors include four brothers, Elex Singleton and John Singleton, both of Vicksburg; Ulysses Singleton Jr. of Flint and Robert Turner of Chicago; five sisters, Mattie Robinson, Daisy Harbin, Alma Ruth Boyd and Eulamas Slaughter, all of Vicksburg, and Matilda Haynes of Shreveport, La.; and nieces, nephews and other relatives including Lula Jolly of Flint.

Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Friday at Lawrence E. Moon Funeral Home in Flint.

Marie Jenkins Winston

Marie Jenkins “Rie” Winston died today, May 4, 2005, at River Region Medical Center. She was 89.

A homemaker, Mrs. Winston was a member of Oak Chapel M.B. Church, where she was on the Mother Board.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Ellis Sr. and Laura Piggs Jenkins; her husband, James Winston; three sons, Leo Winston, James C. Winston and Wallace Winston; and four brothers, the Rev. Ellis Jenkins Jr., the Rev. Charlie Ford, Arthur Jenkins and Rufus Jenkins.

She is survived by three sons, Thomas Winston of New Orleans, McArthur Winston of Muskegon, Mich., and Charles Winston Sr. of Vicksburg; six daughters, Harriet Langs of New Orleans, Sue Anderson of Muskegon and Gladys Winston, Beatrice Perkins, Dorothy Erves and Thelma Winston, all of Vicksburg; 18 grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; and nieces, nephews and great-great-grandchildren.

W.H. Jefferson Funeral Home has charge of arrangements.