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Bennett, Verda Lee

Corinth, Jan. 2 - (Special) - The community learns of the death of Mrs. Verda Lee Bennett, wife J. C. Bennett, who passed away last night in a hospital in Memphis.
Mrs. Bennett was well known throughout this county and Tishomingo county, where she has a large circle of friends, and this community has suffered a distinct loss in giving up this character of ideal womanhood.
The remains were brought to Corinth Saturday for interment.
She is survived by a husband and a son, besides numerous relatives and friends.

["Jackson Daily News (Jackson, Mississippi), 31 Dec 1917.] Submitted: 27 Oct 2016. Transcribed by Pat Lancaster.


Bennett, Mildred

Funeral services for Mildred Irene Hilliard Bennett, 84, of Corinth are set for 11 a.m. today at First Pentecostal Church with the Rev. Nelson Hight, Bro. Gary Caviness, the Rev. Terry Harmon and Bro. Eddie McFalls officiating. Burial will be in Forrest Memorial Cemetery. Magnolia Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Ms. Bennett died Sunday, May 5, 2002, at her residence. She was a member of the First Pentecostal Church.
Ms. Bennett was preceded in death by her father, Gilbert Ross Hilliard, her mother, Ava McAuley Hilliard; and her granddaughter, Angela Duncan.
Survivors include her husband of 62 years, the Rev. Cecil Bennett of Corinth; three daughters, Carolyn Lovett and her husband, James of Lilbourn, Mo.; Mary Sue Rhoads and her husband, Robert, of Corinth; and Gwyn Kiddy and her husband, James, of Cabot, Ark.; one brother, Gilbert Hilliard and his wife, Louise, of Corinth; six grandchildren, Millie Rambis and her husband, Tyler, of Columbia, Mo., Chris Duncan and his wife, Kelley, of Corinth, Jamie Lewis and her husband, Brian, of Bertrand, Mo., Meredith Duncan of Memphis, Tenn., Jill Kiddy and Ann Kiddy, both of Cabot; one great-grandson, Justin Duncan; two brothers-in-law, Fred Bennett and his wife, Bonnie, of Baldwyn and David Bennett and his wife, Dot, of Memphis; three sisters-in-law, Vera Mae Bennett of Jackson, Tenn., Mabel Hobson and Sue Bennett, both of Corinth; numerous nieces, nephews and other relatives.
Pall bearers are Chris Duncan, James Lovett, James Kiddy, Robert Rhoads, Brian Lewis and Tyler Rambis.
Memorials may be made to the First Pentecostal Church Ladies Group.
Visitation will continue today from 9:30 a.m. until service time at First Pentecostal Church.
[Obituary newspaper article donated to the Alcorn County Genealogical Society] used with permission, transcribed by Pat Lancaster


Bollinger, Captain Inez

Funeral services for Captain Helen Inez Poindexter Bollinger, 82, were held Monday at Magnolia Chapel of Memories with Bro. Paul Valentine officiating along with officers from the Salvation Army divisional office in Jackson: Major Dewey Alderson, Major Virginia Alderson, Lt. Colonel Donald Canning and Lt. Colonel Connie Canning. Burial was in Indian Springs Methodist Church Cemetery.
Mrs. Bollinger died Saturday, June 8, 2002, Magnolia Regional Health Center. After co-founding the Salvation Army in Corinth in 1987, she remained active with the Corinth chapter. She and her husband, Joseph, retired as a Salvation Army officers in 1983 in Santa Barbara, Calif., where they were working with recovering alcoholics. She had attended Indian Springs United Methodist Church since 1986, and she loved her family and friends and enjoyed gardening and fishing.
She was preceded in death by her father, Henry Carroll Poindexter; her mother, Cora Elizabeth Brown Poindexter; one granddaughter, Rebecca St. Clair; three brothers, Elbert B. "Red" Poindexter, David E. "Dude" Poindexter and William A. Poindexter and his wife, Stella; one sister, Agnes Mae "Ginger" Woodruff; and four brothers-in-law, Alvis Strickland, Walton O. Woodruff, Joe Mense and Jim Savage.
Survivors include her husband of 35 years, Captain Joseph J. Bollinger of Glen; two sons, Dan St. Clair and his wife, Nancy, of Cypress, Calif;, and Bob St. Clair and Gay of Lake Havasu City, Ariz; one stepson, Robert Bollinger and his wife, Shirley, of Fresno, Calif.; one stepdaughter, Shirley Arce and her husband, Julio, of Fresno; five grandchildren, Randy St. Clair of Orange, Calif., Elizabeth St. Clair of Cypress, Jami Hayes and her husband, Art, of San Pedro, Calif., Amber St. Clair of Lake Havasu City and Timothy St. Clair of Chico, Calif; three great-grandchildren, Art Hayes, Nicholas Hayes and Madison Hayes, all of San Pedro, Calif.; six sisters, Edna Mense of Glen, Ruby Strickland of Farmington, Lois Mill and her husband C.G., of Wichita, Kan., Naomi Davis and her husband, Hubert, of Sachse, Texas, Barbara Savage of Linden, Tenn., and Louise Spilger and her husband, Gene, of Viera, Fla.; three sisters-in-law, Lila Dyson Poindexter of Glen, Ida Mae Poindexter of Corinth and Floy Wood of Fresno; and many nieces and nephews.
Pallbearers were David Poindexter, Tim Poindexter, Bert Poindexter, Jerry D. Poindexter, Pat Poindexter, Donald Dunn, Mark Savage, Mike Maxcy, Harold Strachan, Wayne Downs, John Padziora, Bobby Galloway, Jack Rook and Jeff Poindexter.
Visitation was held Sunday and Monday at Magnolia Funeral Home.
[Obituary newspaper article donated to the Alcorn County Genealogical Society] used with permission, transcribed by Pat Lancaster


Butler, Mrs. Millie

Services for Mrs. Millie Butler of Wenasoga were held Sunday at 2 p.m. at Holly Baptist Church with burial in Holly Cemetery, McPeters Mortuary had charge.
Mrs. Butler, who was 86, died Friday night at Magnolia Hospital after an illness of one week. She was born in Alcorn County and was a member of Holly Baptist Church. Her husband, N.G. Butler, died in 1960.
She leaves a son, Clifford Butler of Wenasoga; two daughters, Mrs. Alma Osborn of Wenasoga and Mrs. Archie Tyson of Whitehaven; nine grandchildren, 14 great-grandchildren and two great-great- grandchildren.
["Daily Corinthian" (Corinth, Mississippi), 24 Jan 1966] transcribed by Pat Lancaster


       

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