Alcorn County Genealogical Society
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Clenney, Jerry

Funeral services for Jerry Clenney, 59, of Corinth, are set for 4:30 p.m. Thursday at Memorial Funeral Home with the Rev. Harold Burcham officiating. Burial will be at Forrest Memorial Park.
Mr. Clenney died Sunday, June 3, 2007, at his home. He attended Strickland Baptist Church and enjoyed serving as an auctioneer, dealing in furniture and antiques and spending time with family and his pet dog, Patches. He was regarded as a great husband, father, grandfather and friend.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Coy and Willie Mae Rushing Clenney; a brother, Neil Clenny; and a sister, Mary Nellie Wallace.
Survivors include his wife, Phyllis Clenney; two daughters, Michelle Hopper and Cindy Mitchell, both of Lexington, Tenn.; a stepdaughter, Michelle Mayhall and her husband, Robert, of Franklin, Ky.; a stepson, Randy Dotson and his wife, Peggy, of Corinth, a sister, Peggy Washburn and her husband, Frank, of Lexington, Tenn.; grandchildren, Jared Hopper, Kristen Hopper, Tiffany Mitchell, Kesha Lynn Seltzer, Bridget Leigh Seltzer, Ryley Mayhall an Ari Montana Mayhall; two great-grandchildren, Jane Mariah Dalton and William Goodwin; a brother-in-law, Everett Wallace; a sister-in-law, Louise Clenney; and special friends Tommy and Diane Mathis of Corinth.
Pallbearers are Ryley Mayhall, Chad Mathis, Brad Brooks, James Brooks, Ronnie Washburn, Shane Grice, and Derek Grice. Tommy Mathis and Randy Dotson will serve as honorary pallbearers.
Visitation is from 5 until 8 p.m. Wednesday and from 9 a.m. until service time Thursday.
[Obituary newspaper article donated to the Alcorn County Genealogical Society] used with permission, transcribed by Pat Lancaster

Coleman, Winnie Mae

Funeral services for Winnie Mae Pickard Coleman, 90, of Corinth, are set for 11 a.m. today at Bucatunna Baptist Church, in Meridian, with the Rev. Buddy Braddock and the Rev. Derrick Simmons officiating. Burial will be in Ford Cemetery.
Mrs. Coleman died Tuesday, May 20, 2008, in Corinth. She was a hardworking homemaker and was greatly loved by her family. She was an active member of Bucatunna Baptist Church until she moved to Corinth to be with her daughter.
She is preceded in death by her husband, Chester Coleman; one son, Jimmy Coleman; an infant daughter, Dorothy Sue Coleman; son-in-law, Jimmy Gardner; an infant grandson, Kenneth Michael Gardner; her parents, three brothers and one sister.
Survivors include her daughter, Peggy Gardner of Corinth, one son, Ronald Coleman of Whynot; daughter-in-law, Virginia Coleman of Whynot; one brother, Ladell Pickard and wife Lanelle of McComb; grandchildren, Sharon seal and husband Jimmy of Whynot, Phillip Coleman and wife Michelle of Whynot, Jeff Gardner and his wife Tracy, Brian Gardner and his wife, Frieda, Mark Gardner, and wife Shelia, all of Corinth; seven great-grandchildren, Kristy, Pace and husband Damon, Cassie Wing and husband Rodney of Whynot, Will Gardner, JonMark Gardner, Jennifer Gardner, Brandon Gardner and Coleman Gardner, all of Corinth; and two great-great grandchildren, Darby Kate Pace of Collinsville and Shelby Ann Wing of Whynot.
Pallbearers will be Mrs. Coleman's grandsons, Jeff Gardner, Brian Gardner, Mark Gardner, Phillip Coleman, Damon Pace and Rodney Wing.
Visitation was held Wednesday at James F. Webb Funeral Home.
Memorial contributions may be made to Bucatunna Baptist Church Cemetery Fund at 10806 County Road 514, Meridian, MS 39301 or to a charity of your choice.
Family and friends may sign the online guestbook at
[Obituary newspaper article donated to the Alcorn County Genealogical Society] used with permission, transcribed by Pat Lancaster

Coln, James

James Moorah Coln, 88, of Rt. 6, Corinth, died at 8 p.m. Saturday at his home.
A former justice of the peace, bailiff and deputy sheriff, Coln was a retired farmer. He was a member of the Sardis Primitive Baptist Church.
Funeral services will be held Tuesday at 2 p.m. at the Strickland Church of Christ with Marvin Rainey and Clifford Rinehart officiating. Burial will be in the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery.
Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Mattie L. Coln; five sons, C.B. Coln Lester Coln, both of Corinth, Hubert Coln of West Memphis, Ark., J.T. Coln of Glen and Clyde Coln of Jackson Miss.; two daughters, Mrs. Opal Stevens of Corinth and Mrs. Lucille Lillie of Brooksport, Ill.; two sisters, Mrs. Elvin Browder of Michie and Mrs. Ora Sample of Florence, Ala.; 22 grandchildren and 43 great-grandchildren.
Pall bearers will be Ronald Coln, Ralph Coln, Raburn Coln, Jimmy Perry, Olen Coln, Murry Wayne Coln and Marlin Coln.
McPeters Mortuary is in charge of arrangements.
[Obituaries, Volume 1, located in the Alcorn County Genealogical Society] used with permission, transcribed by Pat Lancaster.


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