May 17, 2006

Published 12:00 am Wednesday, May 17, 2006

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Howard William Barton.

Howard William Barton died Sunday, May 14, 2006, at River Region Medical Center. He was 81.

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Born in Bunker, Mo., Mr. Barton had been a resident of Vicksburg for more than two years. He served in the U.S. Marine Corps during World War II. He was a member of Solid Rock United Pentecostal Church.

He was preceded in death by two sisters, Lora Hamn and Dorothy Brown; and four brothers, Lowell Barton, Earl Barton, Lyman Barton and Delmar Barton.

Survivors include his wife, Corinne L. Barton of Vicksburg; a son, Scott Barton of Watkins, Colo.; five daughters, Carol Whipple of Tahoe, Calif., Mary Johansen of Kingman, Ariz., Jean Hanshaw of Fresno, Calif., Sherry Barton of Riverside, Calif., and Gay Barton of Salt Lake City, Utah; and a sister, Lela Reed of Ironton, Mo.

Services will be at 2 p.m. Thursday at Glenwood Funeral Home with the Rev. Billy J. Talbert officiating. Burial will follow at Green Acres Memorial Park. Visitation will be from noon Thursday until the hour of service at the funeral home.

Jack H. Hayes Sr.

Jack H. Hayes Sr. died Tuesday, May 16, 2006, at his home. He was 76.

A native of Palataka, Fla., Mr. Hayes had lived in Vicksburg since 1964. He served in the Air Force from 1950 until 1962. He founded Central Asphalt Company Inc. in 1979, operating the company with his sons until his death. He was a member of the VFW, BPOE No. 95 and Diamond Island Hunting Club.

He was of the Baptist faith.

Survivors include his wife, Dottie Faye Hayes of Vicksburg; three sons, Jack Hayes Jr. of Columbus and Gregory E. Hayes and Brett A. Hayes, both of Vicksburg; six grandchildren; and one sister.

Services will be at 3 p.m. Thursday at Riles Funeral Home chapel with the Rev. Terry White, pastor of Bowmar Baptist Church, officiating. Burial will follow at Green Acres Memorial Park.

Visitation will be from 1 p.m. Thursday until the service.

Pallbearers will be Bill Aaron, Donald Tweedle, Bryan Maggio, Bill Elliott, Buddy Myer and Harry Gilliland.

Honorary pallbearers will be Paul Barrett, John Bell, Bob Geary, Charles Toney and members of Diamond Island Hunting Club.

Memorials may be made to Keystone Ministries, 2320 Washington St., Vicksburg, MS 39180.

Martha Ella Cook Marshall.

Services for Martha Ella Cook Marshall were today at Glenwood Funeral Home with the Rev. Billy J. Talbert officiating. Burial followed at Green Acres Memorial Park.

Mrs. Marshall died Monday, May 15, 2006, at River Region Medical Center. She was 89.

Born in Kingston, Ark., she had lived in Vicksburg for the past 60 years. She attended Solid Rock Pentecostal Church.

She was preceded in death by her husband, J.T. Marshall; her parents, John David and Isabelle Cook; a son, John A. Marshall; two sisters and two brothers.

Survivors include two sons, Melvin R. Marshall and Marvin J. Marshall, both of Vicksburg; two daughters, Mavis Marie Barnes and Rose Gardner, both of Vicksburg; eight grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; and nine great-great-grandchildren.

Pallbearers were Kendell Stevens, Michael Boler, Justin Boler, Chris DeRossette, Danny Marshall, Israel West, Matthew West and Randy Barnes.

Honorary pallbearers were Henry Stevens, Drs. Murray Whitaker and Anita Tribble.