November 4, 2005

Published 12:00 am Friday, November 4, 2005

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Karen Rose Bradshaw

BATESVILLE, Ark. – Karen Rose Bradshaw died Saturday, Oct. 29, 2005, in Batesville, Ark. She was 42.

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Ms. Bradshaw was a Vicksburg native. She was a homemaker and sponsor for Alcoholics Anonymous. She was of the Catholic faith.

She was preceded in death by her mother, Eva Jean Brown.

Survivors include one son, Michael Flowers of Batesville; her father, James Miles of Vicksburg; two brothers, James Flowers of Vicksburg and Joe Flowers of Baton Rouge; one sister, Stacey Graves of Vicksburg; and other relatives.

A memorial service will be at 7 p.m. Tuesday at Jacques Cafe at Battlefield Inn.

Willis-Hays Funeral Services of Batesville has charge of arrangements.

Emily Williamson Johnson

Emily Williamson Johnson died Thursday, Nov. 3, 2005, at Richton Nursing Center. She was 91.

A lifelong resident of Vicksburg, Mrs. Johnson was the daughter of the late Samuel and Maggie Tucker Williamson. She worked as a dental assistant for Dr. George &#8220Hank” Guider for 15 years. She was of the Methodist faith.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Samuel T. Johnson; a brother, Lawson Williamson; and a sister, Margie Sweet.

Survivors include one son, Charles Johnson of Vicksburg; one daughter, Margaret Blackledge of Richton; three grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.

Services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Fisher Funeral Home with the Rev. Chip Starnes officiating. Burial will follow at Cedar Hill Cemetery.

Visitation will be Saturday from noon until the service at the funeral home.

Pallbearers will be Lawson Williamson, Tommy Blackledge, Richard Johnson, Jerry Campbell, Roger Aultman and Jay Ratliff.

Joyce A. Jones

Services for Joyce A. Jones will be at 2:30 p.m. Saturday at New China Grove M.B. Church in Lorman. Burial will follow at Mount Zion Christian Church Cemetery in Claiborne County under the direction of W.H. Jefferson Funeral Home.

Ms. Jones died Monday, Oct. 31, 2005, at River Region Medical Center. She was 32.

A resident of Port Gibson, Ms. Jones was an aide at Shady Lawn Nursing Home. She was of the Baptist faith.

She was preceded in death by her father, Ples Jones.

Survivors include a daughter, Charitee Jones of Port Gibson; her mother, Joyce Jones of Port Gibson; six brothers, Elbert Campbell of Utica and Carl Campbell, Willie Campbell, Roy Lee Jones, Bobby Jones and Luster Jones, all of Port Gibson; eight sisters, Dorothy McGowan, Bobbie McGowan, Jacqueline Campbell, Roberta Jones, Tiffany Jones and Carolyn Jackson, all of Port Gibson, and Charlotte Campbell and Ella Dotson, both of Vicksburg; and aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins and other relatives.

Leonard H. Moore Sr.

Services for Leonard H. &#8220Babro” Moore Sr. will be at noon Saturday at W.H. Jefferson Funeral Home. Burial will follow at Cedar Hill Cemetery.

Mr. Moore died Friday, Oct. 28, 2005, at Promise Specialty Hospital. He was 48.

A Warren County native, Mr. Moore was of the Baptist faith.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Leonard and Alberta Fonville Moore; a brother, Alonzo Green; his maternal grandmother, Berline Fonville; and his paternal grandparents, Ike Moore and Ada Hill.

He is survived by three sons, Stephon Williams of Edwards, Adrian Warfield of Jackson and Leonard Howard Moore Jr. of Detroit; two daughters, Demetris Banks of Vicksburg and Neshia Renea Moore of Detroit; a brother, James Moore of Vicksburg; three sisters, Catherine Green of Vicksburg, Carolyn Green Banks of Murfreesboro, Tenn., and Connie Moore Smith of Indianapolis; his maternal grandfather, Monroe Fonville of Mound Bayou; three grandchildren; and other relatives, including members of the Williams family of Vicksburg.