December 22, 2005

Published 12:00 am Thursday, December 22, 2005

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Katie V. Blackwell

DELHI – Katie V. Blackwell died Monday, Dec. 19, 2005, at The Oaks Nursing Center in Monroe. She was 82.

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Mrs. Blackwell was a former Delhi resident.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Ralph Blackwell; her parents, Lee Russell and Eula Mae Chamblee Russell; two brothers, Herman Russell and Cloyt Russell; and two sisters, Mildred Bradstock and Inez Hanks.

She is survived by a daughter, Sandra Morris of Monroe; three sons, Mike Blackwell of Crowville, La., David Blackwell of Meadville and Don Blackwell of McCleod, Texas; two sisters, Yvonne McInnis of McLeod and Bobbie McManus of Wellington, Ohio; and 13 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren.

Services will be at 3 p.m. today at Cox Funeral Home of Delhi with the Rev. Tony Smith officiating. Burial will follow at Newton Church Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be grandsons.

Vivian I. Foster

Vivian I. Foster died Tuesday, Dec. 20, 2005, at Olive Branch Nursing Home in Tallulah. She was 90.

Mrs. Foster was a native of Vicksburg and the daughter of the late Herman J. Sr. and Idalie Maffe Schultz. She was a graduate of St. Francis Xavier Academy.

Mrs. Foster was a secretary with the Street Sanitarium for a number of years and worked in medical profession services for the Veterans Administration. She was a member of St. Michael Catholic Church.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, William Samuel Foster; a brother, Howard W. Schultz; and two sisters, Helen Browne and Idalie Harrell.

Survivors include a sister, Inez Hogue of Vicksburg; a brother, Herman J. Schultz of Vicksburg; and nieces and nephews.

Services will be at 10 a.m. Friday at St. Michael Catholic Church with the Rev. P.J. Curley officiating. Burial will follow at Cedar Hill Cemetery.

Visitation will be from 6 until 8 tonight at Fisher Funeral Home with Rosary at 7:30 p.m.

Pallbearers will be James Harrell, William Seabergh, Nicholas Seabergh, Larry Hartley, Robert Harrell and Gerald Harmon.

Memorials may be made to St. Michael Catholic Church, 100 St. Michael Place, Vicksburg, MS 39180 or to St. Francis Xavier Elementary, 1900 Grove St., Vicksburg, MS 39183.

Roosevelt Malone Sr.

FAYETTE – Roosevelt &#8220Boydee” Malone Sr. died Friday, Dec. 16, 2005, at Natchez Community Hospital. He was 67.

Mr. Malone was born in Jefferson County. He was a painter and a member of Taylors Chapel Baptist Church.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Alfred Malone and Martha Shelvy; his adopted parents, Robert Ballard and Christine Thomas; a son, Roosevelt Nicholas; and one brother and one sister.

Survivors include his wife, Theresa Malone of Fayette; three sons, Ronnie Malone, Norris Malone and Morris Malone, all of Fayette; nine daughters, Mary E. Malone, Thelma Malone, Charlene King, Crystal Malone and Laveda Malone, all of Fayette, Mary Jenkins and Christine Washington, both of Vicksburg, Georgia Jones of Meadville and Martha Malone of Detroit; 34 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; and other relatives and friends.

Services will be at 2 p.m. today at Taylors Chapel Baptist Church with the Rev. Percy Turner officiating. Burial will follow at the church cemetery under the direction of Rollins Funeral Home in Fayette.

Karen Kay Travis Moore

UTICA – Karen Kay Travis Moore died Tuesday, Dec. 20, 2005, at her home in Utica. She was 42.

A native of Jackson, Mrs. Moore lived a number of years in Houston, Texas, and Baton Rouge. She had been a Utica resident for the past 10 years.

She is survived by her husband, Danny Moore of Utica; one daughter, Rebecca Lynn Moore of Utica; one stepson, Romeo Moore of Utica; her parents, Lloyd and Ann Collins Travis of Learned; a brother, Lloyd K. Travis II of Flowood; two sisters, Brenda Downs of Ridgeland and Kenna Rotz of York, Pa.; and one grandchild.

Services will be at 1 p.m. Friday at Glenwood Funeral Home in Utica with Jimmy Miller officiating. Burial will follow at Utica Cemetery.

Visitation will be from 5 until 8 tonight at the funeral home in Utica.

Glenn W. Paulette Sr.

TALLULAH – Glenn W. Paulette Sr. died Monday, Dec. 19, 2005, at River Region Medical Center. He was 80.

Mr. Paulette was born in Linden, Texas, and had lived in Tallulah for 70 years. He was a retired restaurant supervisor.

He is survived by his wife of 60 years, Gertrude Dahlhauser Paulette of Tallulah; two sons, Bill Paulette of Eatonton, Ga., and Terry Paulette of Vicksburg; one daughter, Elizabeth Ann Paulette of Tallulah; five grandchildren; and nieces and nephews.

Services will be at 2 p.m. today at Crothers-Glenwood Funeral Home with the Rev. John Rushing officiating. Burial will follow at Memorial Park Cemetery in Tallulah.

Pallbearers will be Vaughn Antley, Bill Yerger Jr., Buddy Crews, Jason Crews, Edward Yerger and Bo Magoun.

Honorary pallbearers will be Clement Dahlhauser, Donnie Powers, Donald Neumann, Dr. Thomas A. Neumann, Dr. L.P. Neumann Jr., Dr. Abdul Bahro, Dr. David M. Halinski, Dr. George E. Abraham and Dr. Wayne Pitre.

Fred Sanders Jr.

Services for Fred Sanders Jr. will be at noon Friday at W.H. Jefferson Funeral Home with the Rev. Booker T. Smith officiating. Burial will follow at Cedar Hill Cemetery.

Mr. Sanders died Friday, Dec. 16, 2005, in Gary, Ind. He was 85.

Mr. Sanders was of the Baptist faith. He was a veteran of World War II, serving in the Army. He was retired.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Blannie Mae Sanders; a brother, Willie Sanders; four sisters, Ida Jackson, Mary Jones, Delilah Jordan and Ellen Sanders; and his parents, Fred Sanders Sr. and Louisa Sanders.

Survivors include two daughters, Willie Mae Landfair of Harvey, Ill., and Antoinette Harris of Cleveland, Ohio; three sisters, Elizabeth Sanders of Vicksburg, Ruth Simpkins of Miami, Fla., and Tethel Bridge of Gary; 10 grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and nieces, nephews, cousins and other relatives.