September 19, 2006

Published 12:00 am Tuesday, September 19, 2006

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Travis Ronald Sinclair.

HOUSTON, Texas – Travis Ronald Sinclair died Thursday, Sept. 7, 2006, at his home in Houston, Texas. He was 63.

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Mr. Sinclair was preceded in death by his parents, Travis and Jenny Sinclair.

He is survived by a sister, Dr. Janet Sinclair Fisher of Vicksburg; one nephew, Travis Yancy Fisher; and other relatives.

Services were in Houston.

Memorials may be made to St. Jude Children’s Hospital.

Lana Simone Snow.

NORTH HALEDON, N.J. – Lana Simone Snow, 61, of North Haledon, N.J., died Aug. 28, 2006. Born in Paterson, N.J., she had lived in North Haledon for the past six years. She was a customer service representative with Cingular Wireless in Paramus, N.J.

She was the devoted mother of Christopher Snow and his wife, Katherine, of Fort Worth, Texas, and Bryan Snow and his wife, Angela, of Houston, Texas; loving grandmother of Luke and Caroline Snow; and dear sister of Gary Simone of San Antonio, Texas.

A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 23, 2006, at Vander Plaat-Vermeulen Memorial Home, 530 High Mountain Road, in Franklin Lakes, N.J. The family will receive friends from 9 until 11 a.m. Saturday prior to the service.

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Cecil Auburn Walden.

JACKSON – Cecil Auburn Walden died Sunday, Sept. 17, 2006, at St. Dominic Jackson Memorial Hospital. He was 62.

Mr. Walden was born on Aug. 24, 1944, in Newton, to the late Auburn and Bessie Walden. A long-time resident of Jackson, he graduated from Forest Hill High School and continued his education at Hinds Community College. A veteran, Mr. Walden served as a medical corpsman in the U.S. Army National Guard during the Vietnam War. He was stationed in Texas and Louisiana. A contractor, he was the proprietor of Walden Construction. Mr. Walden was an avid golfer and taught golf at St. Joseph Catholic School for many years. An outdoorsman, he enjoyed hunting and fishing. He was a communicant of St. Richard Catholic Church.

He was preceded in death by his sister, Dorothy Sue Burleson of Jackson; and a brother, Robert Earl Walden of Jackson.

He is survived by his wife, Patricia Beasley Walden of Jackson; a daughter, Rebecca Walden of Brandon; a sister, Ann Walden Craig and husband, Jack, of Brandon; and nieces and nephews.

A Mass of Christian burial will be at 12:30 p.m. Wednesday at St. Richard Catholic Church. Burial will follow at Green Acres Cemetery in Vicksburg. Visitation will be from 5 until 7 tonight at the church, followed by a wake service at 7. It will resume at noon Wednesday at the church.

Wright and Ferguson Funeral Home, located on High Street has charge of arrangements.

Memorials may be made to Legion of Christ, P.O. Box 1155, Cheshire, CT 06410 or St. Richard Catholic Church, 1242 Lynwood Drive, Jackson, MS 39216.