June 22, 2008

Published 12:00 am Monday, June 23, 2008

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Johnnie Mack Moore

PATTISON – Services for Johnnie Mack Moore will be today at 3 p.m. at Whitehall M.B. Church in Pattison with the Rev. Troy Smith officiating. Burial will be at the church cemetery with Thompson Funeral Home of Port Gibson in charge. Visitation will be at the church today from 2 p.m. until the service.

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Mr. Moore died Tuesday, June 17, 2008, in Vicksburg. He was 58.

Mr. Moore is survived by his wife, Josephine Moore of Pattison; three sons, Johnnie Moore Jr. of Pattison, Ronnie Ellis of Vicksburg and Michael Moore of Jackson; four daughters, Peggy Moore, Deborah Moore, Lashone Moore and Victoria Moore, all of Pattison; three sisters, Mattie T. Goods of Jackson and Parilee Segrest and Ida Mae Moore, both of Pattison; 19 grandchildren and nieces, nephews and others, including his cousin, John L. Moore of Pattison.

Mary Edith Durst Walker

STONEVILLE, Miss. – Mary Edith Durst Walker of Stoneville, Miss., 87, passed away on Saturday, June 21, 2008, at Mississippi Baptist Medical Center in Jackson after an illness.

Mary Edith was born on March 6, 1921, in Rolling Fork to Edith and John Durst. She attended Belhaven College, where she was active in drama and graduated with honors.

She and James C. “Jimmie” Walker were married in Fort Monroe, Va., on March 7, 1942. After the war they moved to Stoneville, where they lived on the banks of Deer Creek and loved life and their children. She attended Leland Presbyterian Church and was an elder and also a member of the Leland Garden Club, where she was an officer. Mary Edith will be remembered for her love of church, her community and her family.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Edith and John Durst; her beloved husband, James C. Walker; three sons, John Berkeley, Charles Rembert and Mark Schrader; two grandsons, Daniel Owen and John Berkeley Jr.; and three brothers, John Durst Jr., Brian P. Durst and Donald O. Durst.

She is survived by James C. Walker Jr. and wife Becky; Ellen Walker, wife of John Berkeley; Mary Bell Walker Czebely and husband, Joseph Czebely; Edith Kate Hampton and husband, Col. James Hampton Jr.; Samuel D. Walker and wife Andalyn; Meredith Rea Walker and wife Lou Ann; and 22 grandchildren and 22 greatgrandchildren.

A memorial service will be at 3 p.m. Monday at Leland Presbyterian Church followed by visitation at her home in Stoneville from 4 until 6 p.m.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Leland Garden Club, Ellen Ann Johnson, 606 SWDC Drive, Leland, MS 38756; Leland Presbyterian Church; or Heart Lung Association.

Boone Funeral Home in Leland is in charge of arrangements.