Obituaries

Mr. Vicky R. Mosley Sr. Monday, Oct. 8, 2012 Funeral services for Mr. Vicky R. Mosley Sr., 57, were held at 2:00 p.m., Saturday Oct. 20, 2012 at MT. Pleasant #1 Church. Rev. Williams Haynes officiated. Burial followed in Eiland Cemetery.

A resident of Winston County, Mr. Mosley Sr. was a Truck Driver. Mr. Brown died Monday, Oct. 8, 2012 in Chicago, IL. He was born March 1, 1955.

Survivors include wife, Johnnie Mosley of Louisville, MS.; mother, Georgia Mosley of Chicago, IL.; daughters, Vicki Glenn, Johnice Taylor both of Louisville, MS; sons, Kareem Mosley, Vicky R. Mosley Jr. both of Louisville, MS.; sisters, LaKitha and LaTonya Mayfield of Chicago, IL: Sharon Moore of Louisville, MS.; 8 grandchildren, and a host of nieces and nephews.

Williams and Hampton Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Mr. Swancy L. Brown Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2012 Funeral services for Mr. Swancy L. Brown, 72, were held at 11 a.m., Tuesday Oct. 16, 2012 at Rockport U. M. Church. Rev. Fredrick Brown officiated. Burial followed in Rockport U.M.C. Cemetery. A resident of Choctaw County, MS.

Mr. Brown was a retired Coach and School Teacher. He was a member of Rockport U.M. Church also a member of A Mason.

Mr. Brown died Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2012 at Choctaw County Nursing Home in Ackerman, MS. He was born May 30, 1940.

Survivors include daughter, Tiffany Lewis of Monticello, MS.; son, Adrian Brown of Monticello, MS.; sister, Maudean Hunt of Ackerman, MS; brother, James Brown of MI; Aunts, Uncles, Cousins, and Friends.

Williams and Hampton Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Mrs. Luvenia Keeton Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2012 Funeral services for Mrs. Luvenia Keeton, 72, were held at 2:00 p.m., Friday Oct. 19, 2012 at Concord Baptist Church near Ackerman, MS. Rev. Roger Griffith officiated. Burial followed in Concord Baptist Cemetery.

A resident of Ackerman, MS. Mrs. Keeton was a Homemaker. She was a member of Concord Baptist Church.

Mrs. Keeton died Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2012 at OCH Regional Medical Center in Starkville, MS. She was born Dec. 31, 1939.

Survivors include son, Clinton Keeton of Ackerman, MS.; 5 grandchildren and 6 great-grandchildren. Coleman Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Mrs. Rebecca Bowie Ruth Mrs. Rebecca Bowie Ruth, 84, died Tuesday, October 16, 2012, at Winston County Nursing Home in Louisville, MS. Funeral services were held at 10:00 A.M. on Friday, October 19th, at Porter Funeral Home, with Dr. Mark LaRue officiating. Interment was in Bassett Cemetery in Bassett, Arkansas.

Mrs. Ruth was born October 27, 1927, in Bassett, Arkansas. She was a homemaker and a member of First Baptist Church of Louisville, MS. She is survived by a son, Billy Bowie of Louisville, MS; two daughters, Regenia Adams of Noxapater, MS, and Betty Lance of Parsons, TN; a sister, Betty Irwin of Kapaa, Kaui; two brothers, William LaRue of Idaho, and Wallace LaRue of Sandy Ridge, TN; four grandchildren, and five great grandchildren.

Memorials may be made to First Baptist Church, Bus Fund, P. O. Box 547, Louisville, MS, 39339.

To sign the guestbook, please go to www.porterfuneralhome.net.

Mrs. Elizabeth Reaves

Mrs. Elizabeth Reaves, 78, passed away on Saturday, October 20, 2012, at her residence in Oxford, Mississippi. Visitation was Monday, October 21, 2012, from 5 p.m. until 8 p.m. at Nowell-Massey Funeral Home in Louisville, Mississippi, and on Tuesday from 1:30 until service time at the church. Funeral services were held at 2:00 p.m. on Tuesday, October 21, 2012, at Union Ridge Baptist Church with Dr. Paul Blanchard officiating. Interment was in Union Ridge Baptist Church Cemetery.

Mrs. Reaves was born on August 25, 1934. She was a member of Union Ridge Baptist Church and she enjoyed a career as a beautician, a homemaker, and at the Spartus Corporation.

Mrs. Reaves is survived by her son, Steve Reaves and wife, Alice Fay, of Oxford, Mississippi. She has one sister, Ella Mae Jett of Paducah, Kentucky; and one granddaughter, Allison Stephanie Reaves.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Archie M. Reaves.

Memorials may be given to Union Ridge Baptist Church Cemetery Fund, c/o Jamie Clark, 1629 Johnson 5 Road, Noxapater, MS 39346.

Pallbearers were Ricky Hartness, Bill Baskin, Jerry Coward, Barry Shepherd, Scott Bullard, and Derrel Taylor.

Arrangements were under the direction of Nowell-Massey Funeral Home, 724 North Columbus Avenue, Louisville, MS. Memories and condolences may be shared with the family by signing the guest register at www.nowellmasseyfuneralhome.com PAID OBITUARY

Mr. James William “Will” McLeod

Mr. James William “Will” McLeod, 37, died Saturday, October 20, 2012, in Starkville, MS. Funeral services were held at11:00 A. M. Tuesday at First United Methodist Church, with Rev. Mike Childs officiating. Interment was in Memorial Park Cemetery. Porter Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Mr. McLeod was born August 3, 1975, in Louisville, MS. He was a 1993 graduate of Louisville High School and East Central Community College and attended Mississippi State University. He was a supervisor with Louisville Utilities. Will was an avid turkey and deer hunter. He was a member of Dancing Rabbit Hunting Club and a guide for Black Prairie Outfitters. He was an avid Ole Miss fan, and was deeply devoted to his son, Hank. He was a member of First United Methodist Church.

He was preceded in death by his father, Robert Charles “Bob” McLeod; and his brother, Hank McLeod.

He is survived by his son, Hank Coehn McLeod of Louisville; his mother, Judy Hall McLeod of Louisville; and host of cousins and friends.

Pallbearers were Vance Taylor, Parrish Jewell, Ryan Jewell, Chad Curry, Sean Curry, Neil Gregory, Marcus Thames, and Patrick Landers.

Memorials may be made to First United Methodist Church, Bus Fund, P. O. Box 523, Louisville, MS, 39339. To sign the guest register, go to www.porterfuneralhome.net. PAID OBITUARY

Mr. Darwin D. Whitmire

Mr. Darwin D. Whitmire, 84, passed away on Saturday, October 20, 2012, at Crossgates River Oaks Hospital in Brandon, Mississippi. Visitation was Tuesday, October 23, 2012, from 9 a.m. until service time at Nowell-Massey Funeral Home in Louisville, Mississippi. Funeral services were held at 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday, October 23, 2012, in the Nowell-Massey Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Trent Jaudon and Rev. Mark Rowlen officiating. Interment was in Memorial Park Cemetery.

Mr. Whitmire was born on October 18, 1928. He was a member of South Louisville Baptist Church, a former Mason, and he retired from the United States Air Force after serving 20 years.

Mr. Whitmire is survived by his wife, Marzene P. Whitmire of Louisville, Mississippi; and three sons, Steve Michael Whitmire (Sandra) of Virginia Beach, Virginia, Alan Wayne Whitmire (Georgia) of Columbus, Mississippi, and Kenneth Earl Whitmire (June) of Albany, Georgia. He is also survived by two sisters, Juanita Rodgers (James E.) and Linda Swain (David) all of Louisville, Mississippi; as well as 10 grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren, and one great-grandson.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Phillip M. and Elva Mae Adams Whitmire; his sister, Bettye Jean Stewart; two nephews, Mike Swain and Dan Stewart; and his great-niece, Tammy Roland.

Pallbearers were David Stewart, Craig Swain, Adam Swain, Don McClure, Murray Woody, and Brandon Whitmire. Memorials may be given to South Louisville Baptist Church, c/o Carla Fleming, 933 South Church Avenue, Louisville, MS 39339.

Arrangements were under the direction of Nowell-Massey Funeral Home, 724 North Columbus Avenue, Louisville, MS. Memories and condolences may be shared with the family by signing the guest register at www.nowellmasseyfuneralhome.com. PAID OBITUARY

Nancy Aycock McCool

Nancy Aycock McCool, age 91, entered into the joy of her Lord on Friday, October 19. Funeral services were held at 3:00 pm Sunday, October 21st, at First United Methodist Church in Louisville, with Rev. Mike Childs officiating. Interment was in Memorial Park Cemetery. Porter Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Nancy McCool was preceded in death by her husband of 66 years, David McCool; by her parents, Maude Chatham and Charles Reed Aycock; and by brothers and sisters, Rodney Aycock, Charlie B. Aycock, Angie Virginia Mayeaux, and Ruby Lee Gardner.

She is survived by her children, Charles E. McCool (wife, Beth) and Linda M. Waldron (husband, Ed); by five grandchildren, Joey McCool (wife, Courtney), Cara McCool, Alison Whitney (husband, Chandler), Jennifer Caperton (husband, Roger) and Mary Esther Slater (husband, Steven); and by nine great grandchildren.

Nancy McCool was a native of Rose Hill and a member of the First United Methodist Church in Louisville for some 70 years, where she taught Sunday School and was a Methodist Youth Fellowship leader and later became an active member of the Ed Livingston Sunday School Class. She was also a former member of Louisville’s Fortnightly Club and Women’s Junior Auxiliary as well as other service clubs.

For 27 years, she was the financial secretary for Inter-City Federal Savings and Loan, now a part of Renasant Bank. She began her working career at the Rex Soda Shop in Louisville, followed by positions in Texas banks as she continued her education at Tyler Commercial College. During World War II, while her husband served in the US Navy in the Pacific Theater, she was employed in a secretarial capacity for California winery and furrier companies. After World War II, she worked at the University of Mississippi to help put her husband through both undergraduate and graduate school in accounting. Following the completion of her husband’s education, she and her husband returned to Louisville in 1948, where they began their family.

Nancy McCool loved her Lord, her community, her church, and especially her family, where she was affectionately known by her grandchildren and great grandchildren as NanNan.

The family wishes to extend their special thanks to Brother Mike Childs, to her caregivers Betty Chappel, Ruthie George, and Demetrice Kennedy, and to Sonya Berryhill and Christie Dempsey, staff members of Sta-Home Hospice.

Memorials may be made to the First United Methodist Church or to Sta- Home Hospice.

Pallbearers were Roger Caperton, Joey McCool, Tommy Russell, Steven Slater, Chandler Whitney, and Jim Wood. To sign the guestbook, please go to www.porterfuneralhome.net. PAID OBITUARY