Obituaries

Mr. Kenneth C. “Kamala” Triplett Funeral services for Mr. Kenneth C. “Kamala” Triplett, 48, were held at the Chapel of Williams & Hampton in Louisville on Saturday, August 11, 2012 at 2 p.m. Rev. William Haynes officiated. Burial at New Zion.

Mr. Triplett died on Sunday, August 5, 2012 at Winston Medical Center in Louisville.

Survivors include daughters, Thertrice and Shalonda Thomas of Clarksville, TN; son, Emmanuel Thomas of Clarksville, TN; brothers, Anthony, Michael and Martez Triplett, all of Louisville; 3 grandchildren.

Williams & Hampton Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Mrs. Willie Pearl Woods Funeral services for Mrs. Willie Pearl Woods was held at 2:00 pm Friday, August 10, 2012 from John E. Stephens Chapel with Rev. Eric Sharp & Rev. Chris Vowell officiating. Burial was in White Oak Cemetery.

Mrs. Willie Pearl Woods, 77, passed away on Tuesday, August 7, 2012 at her residence in the Zion Community where she lived most of her life. She and her husband, Paul, owned & operated Woods Grocery for many years. Mrs. Woods retired from U.S. Electrical Motors. She also was a chicken farmer. She loved her flowers and ceramics. Mrs. Woods was an active member of White Oak Baptist Church.

Mrs. Woods is survived by her husband, Paul Woods of Phila, MS; daughters, Kay Snow of Phila, MS and Lisa Thompson of Phila, MS; son, Paul Ray Woods of Phila, MS; sisters, Edna Earl Thompson of Phila, MS and Nancy Davis of Mobile, AL; brother, H.L. “Rip” Todd of Phila, MS; (5) grandchildren, (4) great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews.

Pallbearers are Greg Barrett, Charles Capps, Jamie Eakes, Scott Breazeale, Dr. John Boyles and Jerry Greenlee.

Elton Earl Watson

Elton Earl Watson, Jr., 59, passed away on August 11, 2012, in Louisville, MS. Elton was born in Louisville on December 23, 1952. He was a 1970 graduate of Louisville High School and a graduate of the University of Mississippi, where he studied microbiology. He began his career as an infection control officer with the Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians in Philadelphia, MS. In 1983, he joined his father as a partner at Louisville Hickory, Inc. before returning to laboratory work at Winston Medical Center and Choctaw Medical Center. He was a member of First Baptist Church.

Elton is survived by his wife of twenty-seven years, Lisa Blalock Watson, of Louisville; daughters, Katie Watson of Arlington, VA, and Maggie Watson of Louisville; parents, Peggy and Earl Watson of Louisville; brother, David Watson of Louisville; sister, Janet (Ron) Collins of Madison; and mother and father-in-law, Dot and Tom Blalock of Meridian.

Funeral services were held on Tuesday, August 14, at 11 o’clock in the morning at First Baptist Church of Louisville, with Rev. Leslie Mills officiating. Interment was in Memorial Park Cemetery. Porter Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Pallbearers were James Ashley, Will Butts, Ron Collins, Scott Hendrix, Pete Mills, and Pete Stribling.

In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to Winston Medical Center at Post Office Box 967, Louisville, MS 39339. To sign the guestbook, please go to www.porterfuneralhome.net. PAID OBITUARY