August 14, 2006

Published 12:00 am Tuesday, August 15, 2006

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Annie Nell Buster Jenkins.

CARPENTER – Nell B. Jenkins died Sunday, Aug. 13, 2006, at River Region Medical Center in Vicksburg. She was 83.

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Born in Canton, Mrs. Jenkins was a longtime resident of Carpenter and an employee at Jackson Redi Mix, where she served as a bookkeeper for many years until her retirement. She was an avid reader, a lover of good music and enjoyed travel, having visited most of the states in the United States. Known as &#8220Nannie” to most who knew her, her greatest joys were cooking and spending time with her children and grandchildren and traveling with her sisters. Nannie’s leaving has left a void in all our hearts and lives. She will be greatly missed by each one that knew her.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Henry Edgar and Annie Turnage Brister; her beloved husband, Troy Edwin Jenkins; four sisters, Eva Hopson, Emma McCormack, Henrietta Wooley and Alice Arnold; and three brothers, Sam, Bill, and Cecil Brister.

Survivors include one daughter and son-in-law, Shelby Jean and Bobby Lewis; one son and daughter-in-law, Troy Lee and Joan Jenkins; four grandchildren, Jason Jenkins, Lisa Whatley and husband Ricky, Lori Mitchell and husband Mark, Lesley Carter and husband, Christian; five great-grandchildren, Justin and Brett Caldecott, Amber and Niclos Mitchell and Connor Carter; three sisters, Louise Jenkins of Natchez, Ethel Curtis of Utica and Lois Tidwell, of Washington, Mississippi; nieces, nephews and numerous fiends.

Visitation will be from 5 until 8 tonight at Glenwood Funeral Home in Utica. Services will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Carpenter United Methodist Church in Carpenter with the Rev. Lauren Porter officiating. Burial will follow at Utica Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be grandsons, Jason Jenkins, Justin Caldecott, Brett Caldecott, Nicolas Mitchell; grandson-in-law, Christian Carter and nephew, Dewight Tidwell.

In lieu of flowers memorials made be made to Carpenter United Methodist Church, 2160 Myles Station Rd., Hermanville MS 39086.

Mary Monroe.

HOUSTON – Services for Mary Monroe were Saturday, Aug. 12, 2006, at Pruitt’s Funeral Home in Houston, Texas.

Mrs. Monore died Friday, Aug. 4, 2006, in Houston, Texas. She was 97.

Mrs. Monroe was a former resident of Vicksburg.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Leroy Monroe.

She is survived by two nieces, Jane Davis of Houston and Theo McCoy of Vicksburg.

Ray White.

Services for Ray White will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday at Glenwood Funeral Home chapel with Paul Walden officiating. Burial will follow at Green Acres Memorial Park.

Visitation will be from 6 until 8 tonight at the funeral home.

Mr. White died Saturday, Aug. 12, 2006, at Mississippi Baptist Medical Center in Jackson. He was 79.

A native of West Monroe, La., Mr. White had lived in Vicksburg since 1967. He was a retired wood yard operator at International Paper. He was a member of Vicksburg Church of Christ.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Jim M. White and Elizabeth White; and five brothers, Melvin White, Herman White, Thelber White, J.B. White and Tom White.

He is survived by his wife, Virginia R. White of Vicksburg; two sons, Bendel Ray White and Glenn Dale White, both of Vicksburg; three brothers, Henry &#8220Bud” White of Ozark, Mo., Benny White of Bosco, La., and Wayne White of Junction City, Mo.; one sister, Lillian Cockrell of Bastrop, La.; and four grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.

Pallbearers will be David White, Drew Boswell, Damon Jacoby, Craig Williamson, Johnny White, Tommy White, Bill Waller and Ben Berry.

Honorary pallbearers will be R.E. Coker, Wayne Sibley and retired employees of International Paper Co.