December 18, 2005

Published 12:00 am Monday, December 19, 2005

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Sandra Kay Thompson Sanders Culverhouse

Services for Sandra Kay Thompson Sanders Culverhouse will be at 11 a.m. Monday at Cedar Hill Cemetery with Dr. Frank Lescallette officiating. Visitation will be from 10 a.m. Monday until the hour of the service at Fisher Funeral Home.

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Mrs. Culverhouse died Friday, Dec. 16, 2005, at Vicksburg Convalescent Home. She was 59.

Mrs. Culverhouse was a native of Vicksburg and a member of the Baptist faith.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Arthur and Clara Storey Thompson.

She is survived by a daughter, Sandy Owens of Hernando; two sons, Ottis Sanders of Pearl and Leroy Sanders of Vicksburg; a sister, Maryann Gaines of Vicksburg; and seven grandchildren.

Pallbearers will be James Gaines, Jim Nevels Jr., Stephen Gaines, Johnny Sellers, David Gaines and Winfred Crane.

Honorary pallbearers will be nurses and staff of Vicksburg Convalescent Home.

Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society at MS Division Inc., 1380 Livingston Lane, Jackson, MS 39213.

Mary W. Douglas

Mary W. Douglas died Tuesday, Dec. 13, 2005, at her home in Hattiesburg. She was 93.

Mrs. Douglas was a native of Utica and longtime resident of Vicksburg. She lived in Hattiesburg with her daughter for the past five years and was a member of Immanuel Baptist Church in Vicksburg.

Mrs. Douglas was inducted into the basketball Hall of Fame at Co-Lin Junior College.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Homer R. Douglas; a son, Bobby Douglas; and two sisters, Dorothy Nevils and Louise Wallace.

She is survived by one daughter, Ann Herring of Hattiesburg; seven grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.

Services will be at 11 a.m. Monday at Glenwood Funeral Home Chapel with the Revs. Tom Rayburn and Billy Brumfield officiating. Burial will follow at Green Acres Memorial Park.

Visitation will be at 10 a.m. Monday until the hour of the service at the funeral home.

Pallbearers will be Billy Joe Cross, Donald Cross, Bart Majors, Max Evans, Walter Beall, Jack Tillotson, Hubert Stroud and Bill Thomas.