Obituaries

[obits] Obituaries Mrs. Shirley Faith Lee
Mrs. Shirley Faith Lee, 95, died Tuesday, March 6, 2012, at Hattiesburg Health and Rehab in Hattiesburg.  Funeral services were held Thursday, March 8 at 11 A.M. at Porter Funeral Home, with Rev. Dwayne Mayo officiating.    Interment was in Craig Springs Cemetery. Porter Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
Mrs. Lee was born October 23, 1916, in Sturgis, MS. She was a homemaker and worked as a medical clerk at the Mississippi State Penitentiary at Parchman.  She was a member of Wes Chapel Baptist Church.
Mrs. Lee is survived by two sons, William (Lee and Charles Lee, both of Brandon, MS; two sisters, Chaney Holman of Sturgis, MS, and Cubelle Killman  of Johnson City, TN; three grandchildren; and two great grandchildren.   
Pallbearers were Duane Ray, Harold Yarbrough, Bill Lindsey, Ben Lee, Derek Topik, and Brent Robinson.  
Memorials may be made to the charity of your choice.  To sign the guestbook, please go to www.porterfuneralhome.net.    
Mr. Kenneth D. Burt
March 1, 2012
Funeral services for Mr. Kenneth D. Burt, 51, were held at Abraham M.B. Church in McCool at 1 p.m. on March 10, 2012. Burial at Abraham Cemetery in McCool.  
Mr. Clen O. Love
March 7, 2012
Funeral services for Mr. Clen O. Love, 90, were held at Traveler’s Rest M.B. Church in Kosciusko at 2 p.m. on March 13, 2012. Burial at Parkway Cemetery in Kosciusko.
Mr. James Calvin Copeland
March 6, 2012
Funeral services for Mr. James Calvin Copeland, 71, were held at Sandtown United Methodist Church in Philadelphia at 11 a.m. on March 9, 2012. Rev. Barry Fulton officiated. Burial in Sandtown Cemetery in Philadelphia.
Mr. Copeland was a retired electrician. Mr. Copeland was a Baptist. Mr. Copeland died on Tuesday, March 6, 2012 at his residence in Lewisburg, TN.
Survivors include wife, Carol Copeland of Lewisburg, TN; daughter, Robin Shelton of Collinsville; step-mother, Jeanette Copeland of Philadelphia; step-daughters, Stacey Crake of England, Billie Burt of Florence, Rene Morris of Florence; brother, Eddie Dean Copeland of Collinsville; sisters Theresa Spivey of Collinsville, Jamie Fulton, Cathy Swann and Renee Burt, all of Philadelphia; 7 grandchildren; 4 great grandchildren.
Pallbearers were D.J. Shelton, Brent Freeman, Shane Fulton, Josh Burt, Lance Copeland, Michael Smith, and Chad Copeland
Memorials may be made to Hospice Compassus, 1412 Trotwood Avenue, Columbia, TN 38401.
John E. Stephens Chapel Funeral Services was in charge of arrangements.
Mr. Danny Lynn Fairchild
March 5, 2012
Funeral services for Mr. Danny Lynn Fairchild, 53, were held at John E. Stephens Chapel in Philadelphia at 2 p.m. on March 8, 2012. Rev. Scott Boatner officiated. Burial in Bloomfield Cemetery in Philadelphia.
Mr. Fairchild was a member of God’s House-West Philadelphia Baptist Church. Mr. Fairchild died on Monday, March 5, 2012 at Regency Hospital in Meridian.
Survivors include daughter, Brandi Sciortino of Enterprise; son, Justin Fairchild of Waynesboro; brother, Chris Fairchild of Philadelphia; 9 granchildren.
Pallbearers were Richard Springer, Bobby Wayne Hall, Reuben Thompson, Jamie Wilson, Tim Gibson, James Thompson, Jamie Cumberland.
John E. Stephens Chapel Funeral Services was in charge of arrangements.
Mr. Willie Jim Gray
March 6, 2012
Funeral services for Mr. Willie Jim Gray, 82, were held at John E. Stephens Chapel in Philadelphia at 2 p.m. on March 9, 2012. Rev. John Stephens, Rev. Robert Garcia, Rev. Bragston Miley (graveside) officiated. Burial in Good Hope Cemetery in Philadelphia.
A native of the Neshoba Community, Mr. Gray was a mechanic and truck driver. Mr. Gray was a member of Church of God in Union. Mr. Gray died on Tuesday, March 6, 2012 at his residence.
Survivors include wife, Catherine Gray of Philadelphia; daughters, Susan McDonald of Preston, Darlene Bozeman of Philadelphia, Missy Rushing of Philadelphia; stepdaughters, Virginia Reed, Linda Winstead, Estell Boykin; son, Jimmy Gray of Philadelphia; stepsons, Douglas Langdon of Arkansas, John Riley Langdon of Philadelphia, Raymond Langdon of Philadelphia; sister, Janice Belk of Philadelphia; brothers, Harold Gray of Philadelphia, Mark Gray of Philadelphia; 9 grandchildren; 27 great grandchildren; 7 great-great grandchildren.
Pallbearers were Doug Strickland, Ethan Copeland, Josh Gray, Jamie Gray, Patrick Gray, Edsel Belk, Mario Cruz, Michael Bozeman, Austin Gray, Randall Bozeman, and Randy Walton.
John E. Stephens Chapel Funeral Services was in charge of arrangements.
Mrs. Evie Jewell Price Jackson
March 9, 2012
Funeral services for Mrs. Evie Jewell Price Jackson, 90, were held at John E. Stephens Chapel in Philadelphia at 2 p.m. on March 11, 2012. Rev. Chris Vowell, Rev. Ray Luke, Rev. Creighton White (graveside) officiated. Burial in North Bend Methodist Cemetery in Philadelphia.
Mrs. Jackson was a retired nurse’s aide. Mrs. Jackson was a member of North Bend Methodist Church. Mrs. Jackson died on Friday, March 9, 2012 at her residence.
Survivors include son, Joey Jackson of Philadelphia; sisters, Sue Shepherd of Noxapater, Elaine McAdory of Philadelphia; brothers, Johnny Price of Noxapater, Leon Price, Robert Price, Glen Price, all of Philadelphia; 2 grandchildren; 1 great grandchild.
Pallbearers were Steven Nance, Scott Jackson, Kenny Price, Mike Price, Johnny Stuart, Larry Cole.
John E. Stephens Chapel Funeral Services was in charge of arrangements.
Mr. Holly Henley Jones
March 8, 2012
Funeral services for Mr. Holly Henley Jones, 78, were held at Tucker Cemetery in Kemper County at 2 p.m. on March 10, 2012. Rev. John Stephens officiated.
Mr. Jones was a U.S Navy and Air Force Veteran. Mr. Jones was an Ophthalmologist and Baptist. Mr. Jones died on Thursday, March 8, 2012 at Plaza Community Living Center in Pascagoula.
Survivors include sister, Mary Flemings of Meridian; brothers, Elvin Jones of Philadelphia, Cecil Jones of Pass Christian.
John E. Stephens Chapel Funeral Services was in charge of arrangements.
Mr. Larry Lamar Miles
March 7, 2012
Funeral services for Mr. Larry Lamar Miles, 69, were held at John E. Stephens Chapel in Philadelphia at 11 a.m. on March 10, 2012. Rev. Bert Jones officiated. Burial in McLain Chapel Cemetery in Philadelphia.
Mr. Miles was a produce seller. Mr. Miles was a member of McLain Chapel Church. Mr. Miles died on Wednesday, March 7, 2012.
Survivors include wife, Mildred Miles of Philadelphia; daughters, Crystal Miles of Philadelphia, Melissa Nadean Miles of Philadelphia; sons, Sammy Miles of Louisville, Steve Miles of Dekalb, Tim Miles of Collinsville, Chad Miles of Philadelphia; brothers, Marvlon Miles of Dekalb, Dennis Lamar Hitt of Philadelphia; 16 grandchildren; 1 great grandchild.
Pallbearers were Sammy Miles, Lin Harrison, Edward Petty, Ricky Eakes, John Knight, Lucas Knight, Zach Jones, Michael Miles, Ryan Skinner, Anthony Miles, and Mason Miles.
John E. Stephens Chapel Funeral Services was in charge of arrangements.