September 29, 2006

Published 12:00 am Friday, September 29, 2006

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Eudie Leona Harrison.

ANGUILLA – Eudie Leona Harrison died Tuesday, Sept. 26, 2006, at Sharkey-Issaquena Hospital in Rolling Fork. She was 90.

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Born in Tishomingo County, Mrs. Harrison had been an Anguilla resident since 1963. She was a homemaker and was a member of First Baptist Church of Anguilla.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Joe Harrison.

She is survived by one son, Jimmy Harrison of Anguilla; one daughter, Shirley Nell White of Vicksburg; and two grandchildren.

Services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Glenwood Funeral Home in Rolling Fork with the Rev. Vernon Phillips officiating. Burial will follow at Hollandale Cemetery.

Visitation will be Saturday from noon until the service at the funeral home.

Pallbearers will be Charles &#8220Bubba” Keever, Neal Clinkscales, the Rev. Brad Moak, Jay Martin, Craig Boykin and Danny Howle.

Theodore D. Jones Sr.

Theodore D. &#8220Ted” Jones Sr. died Wednesday, Sept. 27, 2006. He was 78. Born in Vicksburg, he was the son of the late William Lee Jones Sr. and Avis Wyona Cooper Jones. A graduate of Redwood High School, Mr. Jones served in the 82nd Airborne and 101 Airborne Divisions during the Korean War. He was employed by the Vicksburg District Corps of Engineers and later by Pensacola Naval Station until his retirement. Mr. Jones was a communicant of St. Michael’s Catholic Church.

He was preceded in death by a daughter, Mary Katherine Jones; and a sister, Laurette Corbin Warner.

He is survived by his wife, Grace Schaffer Jones of Vicksburg; three daughters, Rhonda Ellen Jones of Hudspeth Regional Center, Theresa &#8220Terri” Abraham and her husband, Chuck, of Las Vegas, Nev., and Judith Marie Cassidy of Vicksburg; four sons, Theodore David Jones Jr. of Hudspeth Regional Center, William Nicholas &#8220Nick” Jones and his wife, Karen, of Vicksburg, Kevin Jones and his wife, Gail, of Olive Branch and Michael B. Jones and his wife, Jenny, of Shalimar, Fla.; eight grandchildren, Catherine J. McComas, Anna Lee Jones, Wesley Jones, Leslie Williams, Chase Abraham, Christian Abraham, Elizabeth Abraham and Brian David Cassidy; a great-granddaughter, Mikaylah Jones; two sisters, Beatrice Ransomer of Dayton, Ohio and Cecil Schmitt and her husband, Joe, of Southaven; a brother, William L. Jones, Jr. of Vicksburg; and several nieces and nephews.

A funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Saturday at St. Michael Catholic Church with the Rev. P. J. Curley officiating. Burial will be at Cedar Hill Cemetery under the direction of Riles Funeral Home. Visitation will be from 5 until 7 tonight at the funeral home and from 9:30 a.m. Saturday until the hour of service at St. Michael Catholic Church. Rosary will be at 6:30 tonight at the funeral home.

Pallbearers will be Wesley Jones, Chase Abraham, Christian Abraham, Bobby McComas, Kenny Williams and Chuck Abraham.

Honorary pallbearers will be Charles Abraham, William Dulaney and Frank Whitaker.

Memorials may be made to Friends of the Hudspeth Center, Hudspeth Retardation Center, P.O. Box 127-B, Whitfield, MS 39193.