December 10, 2006

Published 12:00 am Sunday, December 10, 2006

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Bessie Mae Lee Cannon.

AUGUSTA, Ga. – Bessie Mae Lee Cannon died Wednesday, Dec. 6, 2006, at University Hospital in Augusta. She was 78.

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Mrs. Cannon was preceded in death by her parents, Arthur and Dolly Mae Lee; her husband, Richard Joseph Cannon; and two sisters, Dolly Mae Lee Gibson and Rosa Ann Lee Lynch.

Survivors include a daughter, Dr. Sandra Cannon Scott of Augusta, Ga.; a son, Calvin Tyrone Cannon of Itta Bena; a stepson, Richard Horace Cannon of Tallulah; three sisters, Dorothy Lee Coleman of Tallulah, Wilma Hollins of Houston and Clara Lynch of Winnsboro; a brother, Rev. Arthur Lee Jr. of Tempe, Ariz.; a godson, Earl Pinkney; three foster grandchildren; a host of nieces and nephews.

Services will be 11 a.m. Thursday at the New Hope Missionary Baptist Church in Tallulah. Burial will follow at Morning Rest Memorial Park. McFarland Funeral Home of Delhi has charge of arrangements.

Family hour will be from 5 until 7 p.m. Wednesday at the church. Family and friends will be received at the Madison Tallulah Community Center following interment.

Condolences may be expressed to the Cannon family at 1110 Craig St., Tallulah, LA 71282 or to Dr. Sandra Cannon Scott, 3441 Heather Drive, Augusta, GA 30909-2707.

Herbert Marshall Herman Sr.

GLEN ALLAN – Herbert Marshall Herman Sr. died Friday, Dec. 8, 2006, at his home. He was 79.

Mr. Herman was a native of Charleston, Mo., and had lived in Mayersville for 50 years and Glen Allan for a year. A retired postmaster, he was a member of First Baptist Church of Rolling Fork.

He was preceded in death by a brother, James W. Herman and a sister, Margaret Lee.

Survivors include his wife, Lila Ruth Herman; a daughter, Linda Nichols, both of Glen Allan; three sons, Herbert Marshall Herman Jr. of Rolling Fork, Arthur Steven Herman of Charleston, S.C., and Gary Herman of Tyler, Texas; two sisters, Pearl Massey of Vicksburg and Wanda Gore of Rolling Fork; two brothers, Harold Herman of Slidell, La., and Arthur Lawler of Glen Allan; nine grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.

Services will be at 10 a.m. Monday at First Baptist Church in Rolling Fork with Rev. Millard L. Caulder officiating. Burial will follow at Greenfield Cemetery in Glen Allan. Glenwood Funeral Home in Rolling Fork has charge of arrangements.

Visitation is from 2 until 5 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Cade Michael Mitchell.

GREENVILLE – Cade Michael Mitchell died Friday, Dec. 8, 2006, at Delta Regional Medical Center in Greenville following an auto accident. He was 18.

Mr. Mitchell was a native of Fitler and an employee of Wal-Mart in Greenville.

He was preceded in death by a paternal grandfather, Henry Mitchell.

Survivors include his parents, Mike and Tammy Mitchell of Fitler; a daughter, Kaylee Ann Sellars of Rolling Fork; a sister, Magen Mitchell of Fitler; a paternal grandmother, Edna Mitchell; his maternal grandparents, Jim and Pam Hay of Fitler; and a maternal great-grandmother, Evelyn Adam of Hazen, Ark.

Services will be at 3 p.m. Monday at Glenwood Chapel in Rolling Fork with Rev. Vernon Phillips officiating. Burial will follow at Zion Cemetery in Anguilla.

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

Pallbearers are Brandon Billings, Alan Stone, Randall Greene, Tory Dobbs, Jimmy Mitchell and Nathan Greene.

Georgia Mae Neal.

Georgia Mae Neal died Thursday, Dec. 7, 2006, at her home. She was 77.

Mrs. Neal was retired from Warren Central High School and was a member and served as a mother at Jones Chapel MB Church.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Jimmie Neal Sr.; her parents, Hattie Petties and Moses Jones Sr.; three daughters, Dorothy White, Jessie Neal and Gloria Ivy; a son, E.T. Neal; a sister, Tinnie Smith; and two brothers, Little Dee Petties Sr. and Frank Dorsey.

Survivors include four daughters, Shirley Molette of Westchester, Ill., Zelmarie Neal and Vickie Neal Thomas, both of Vicksburg, and Avion Lee of Zion, Ill.; three sons, Jimmie Neal Jr., Phillip Neal and Dwayne Neal, all of Memphis; two sisters, Selena Williams of Chicago and Jewel Piazza of Oakland, Calif.; four brothers, Moses Jones of Niagara Falls, N.Y., Lovie Petties of Memphis, James Petties of Cairo, Ill., and Robert Petties of Vicksburg; 30 grandchildren, 25 great-grandchildren; nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends in the Johnson, Robinson, Reynolds, Jackson, Miller, Plunkett, Sanders and Brown families.

Services will be 1 p.m. Tuesday at King Solomon Baptist Church. Burial will follow at Cedar Hill Cemetery. Lakeview Memorial Funeral Home has charge of arrangements.

Visitation will be from noon until 7 p.m. Monday with the family present from 5 to 6 p.m. at the funeral home.