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Walker, Martha

Funeral services for Martha Stiger Walker 65, of Corinth are set for 1 p.m. Sunday at Mason St. Luke Baptist Church with the Rev. Lynn Bess officiating. Burial will be in Wheeler Grove Cemetery. Patterson Memorial Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

Mrs. Walker died Wednesday, April 11, 2007, at Magnolia Regional Health Center.

She was preceded in death by George and Amy Ross.

Survivors include her husband, Harry Leroy Walker; one stepson, Leroy Walker; one stepdaughter, Angela Walker; four brothers, George Ross and his wife, Johnnie, Jimmy Green, Walter Rutland and Ronny Green and his wife, Cookie; five sisters, Sarah Pickett and her husband, Tom, Linda Armstead, Dorothy Morris and husband, John, Barbara Green and Shirley Goodloe; four aunts; seven sisters-in-law, five brothers-n-law; and many nieces, nephews and cousins.

Pallbearers will be her nephews.

Visitation will be held from 6 pm. until 7 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home.
[Obituary newspaper article donated to the Alcorn County Genealogical Society] used with permission, transcribed by Pat Lancaster


Wamsley, Lillie

Funeral services for Lillie Blanche Wamsley, 86, are set for 2.p.m. today at McPeters Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Dennis Smith and the Rev. Jimmy Lancaster officiating. Burial will be in Henry Cemetery.

Mrs. Wamsley died Friday, Oct. 26, 2001, at Whitfield Nursing Home. She was an active member of First Baptist Church for more than 30 years and a member of the Good News Sunday School Class. She was a retired employee of Sears with more than 35 years of services. After retiring from Sears she worked as a saleslady for Maurine Dress Shop. She also enjoyed reading.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Archie D. Wamsley; one sister, Stella Mae Dees; two brothers, Gaines Hill Dixon and J.W. Dixon and one nephew, Billy Wilbanks.

Survivors include five nieces and nephews, Jamie Timbes and her husband, Mike, Patricia Lancaster and her husband, Jimmy Lancaster, Jimmy Dixon, Margie Wilbanks, Gaines Hill Dixon Jr. and his wife, Kate, and Dixie Comer.

Visitation will be from 1 p.m. until service time today and will continue after the service.
["Daily Corinthian" (Corinth, Mississippi), Oct 2001] transcribed by Pat Lancaster


Wiginton, Jimmy

Funeral services for Jimmy Wade Wiginton, 66, are set for 2 p.m. Saturday at New Hope Church of Christ with Minister Terry Smith officiating. Burial will be in New Hope Church of Christ Cemetery.

Mr. Wiginton died Monday, May 29,2008, at Magnolia Regional Health Center. He was a member of New Hope Church of Christ and a security guard at Magnolia Regional Health Center. He was an inspection technician for ITT and retired with 30 years years of service. He loved spending time with his family and friends -- especially his grandchildren -- and enjoyed fishing, hunting, and gardening.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Hedy Lou Wiginton; his parents George Clifford Wiginton and Nellie Grace Wiginton; brothers, Nicky Wiginton and Donnie Wiginton; and a sister, Cherrie Voyles.

Survivors include his sons, Samuel Wade Wiginton and wife Keena of Glen, and Matthew Jason Wiginton and wife of Angel of Mooreville; seven grandchildren, Allison Wiginton, Peyton Wiginton, Jeremy Wiginton, Adam Lambert, Chevy Wiginton, Torrie Huddleston and Tobias Wiginton;two great-grandchildren, Jasen Wade Wiginton and Jimmy Christian Wiginton; brother, Autry Wiginton and wife Oney Mae of Burnsville; sisters, Nelda Bain and husband Ranney, Julie Ann Baswell and Johnny, Maylene Carpenter and husband Marion, all of Glen; other relatives and a host of friends.

Pallbears will be Chevy Wiginton, Jeremy Wade Wiginton, Samuel Wiginton, Matthew Jason Wiginton, Charles Keenum and Ross Keenum.

Visitation will be held from 5-8 p.m. Friday at Magnolia Funeral Home. The body will lie in state at New Hope Church of Christ Saturday from 1 p.m. until time of service.
[Obituary newspaper article donated to the Alcorn County Genealogical Society] used with permission, transcribed by Pat Lancaster



       

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