June 23, 2007

Published 12:00 am Saturday, June 23, 2007

The Vicksburg Post prints obituaries in news form for area residents, their family members and for former residents at no charge. Families wishing to publish additional information or to use specific wording have the option of a paid obituary.

Gerode Brown

FAYETTE – Services for Gerode Brown will be at 2 p.m. today at Taylor Chapel Church in Fayette. Burial will follow at Mount Israel Church Cemetery under the direction of Thompson Funeral Home Inc. in Port Gibson.

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Mr. Brown died Wednesday, June 20, 2007, at Claiborne County Hospital. He was 69.

He is survived by his wife, Deloris Brown of Fayette; three sons, Roy Brown of Edwards, and David Reed and Leroy Brown, both of Vicksburg; three daughters, Myra Atlas-Brown and Mary Brown Turner, both of Vicksburg, and Charlene Reed-Cooks of Killeen, Texas; six brothers, Adam Brown of Vicksburg, Charlie Brown and Roosevelt Brown, both of Los Angeles, and Isaac Brown, Willie Brown and Herman Brown, all of Fayette; four sisters, Carrie Ikae of Los Angeles, Renae Mae Felton and Agnes Brown-Griffen, both of Fayette, and Alice Brown Griffen of Church Hill; 14 grandchildren, four great-grandchildren and other relatives and friends.

Armon B. Cox

TALLULAH – Armon B. Cox died Friday, June 22, 2007, at Madison Parish Hospital. He was 77.

Mr. Cox was born in Plain Dealing, La., and had lived in Tallulah for 65 years. He was a U.S. Air Force veteran of the Korean War and a retired farmer. He was a member of Willow Bayou Baptist Church.

He was preceded in death by his first wife, Dorothy E. Cox; and two sons, Charles D. Cox and A. Keith Cox.

He is survived by his wife, Carol Jean Cox of St. Joseph, La.; a son, Larry Gene Cox of Tallulah; a daughter, Kathy Cox Grady of Tallulah; two stepsons, Fred Spires of New Iberia, La., and Dale Spires of Oren, Utah; one stepdaughter, Karen Hughes of North Little Rock, Ark.; one brother, Gene M. Cox of Tallulah; one sister, Mary Lucy Brown of Tallulah; eight grandchildren; and one great-grandson.

Services will be at 9 a.m. today at Memorial Park Cemetery in Tallulah with the Revs. John Rushing and John Magnuson officiating. Burial will follow under the direction of Crothers-Glenwood Funeral Home. A memorial service will be at 10 a.m. at First Baptist Church in Tallulah.

Charles C. Lipscomb

PORT GIBSON – Services for Charles C. Lipscomb will be at 2:30 p.m. Sunday at Mercy Seat M.B. Church with the Rev. Frank McGriggs officiating. Burial will follow at White Hall M.B. Church Cemetery.

Visitation will be from 1 until 6 tonight at Thompson Funeral Home Chapel in Port Gibson and at the church Sunday from 1:30 p.m until the hour of service.

Mr. Lipscomb died Friday, June 15, 2007, at Claiborne County Hospital. He was 72.

A native of Port Gibson, Mr. Lipscomb had lived in Chicago most of his life until he returned to Mississippi in 1999.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Easter Lipscomb Turner and Cleveland Lipscomb; his stepfather, Spencer &#8220Isom” Turner; a sister, Elizabeth Williams; and a brother, L.C. &#8220Teddy” Lipscomb.

He is survived by six daughters, Sandra Faye Lipscomb of Port Gibson, Betty Ellis of Dallas, Carmen Lipscomb of Gary, Ind., Tabitha Lipscomb of Hammond, Ind., Elaine Bailey of Shreveport and Belinda Lipscomb of Chicago; six sons, Charles Lipscomb Jr. of Mobile, Ala., Charles Edward Lipscomb and Dwayne Lipscomb, both of Atlanta, Earl Lipscomb of Richton Park, Ill., and Daron Lipscomb and Thomas Terrell Lipscomb, both of Chicago; five sisters, Dr. Annie Kilcrease and Bessie Ratliff, both of Port Gibson, Wessie Green and Bobbie Jackson, both of Chicago, and Dora Kemp of Los Angeles; a brother, Carl Lipscomb of Vicksburg; two stepsisters, Nora O’Quinn and Barbara Ann Turner, both of Port Gibson; a stepbrother, Nathaniel Truitt of Port Gibson; and grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews and other relatives, including Louis Rankin and Tommy Lee King, both of Port Gibson.