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February 10, 2008

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Posted: Saturday, February 9, 2008 12:00 am

Allen, Duren, Fisher, Goodwin, Hamilton, King, Moody, Underwood, Wolfe


HOLLANDALE - Graveside services for Ricky Allen, 59, of Hollandale, a truck driver, will be at 2 p.m. today at Hollandale Cemetery. He died Feb. 8, 2008, at Delta Regional Medical Center, Greenville. Boone Funeral Home, Leland, has charge of arrangements.

Survivors include his wife, Jo Ann Cook Allen of Hollandale, Miss.; stepdaughter, Doris Ann Bullock of Wayside, Miss.; stepson, Joe Allen Cook of Hollandale, Miss.; sister, Emeleme A. Corley of Estill, Miss.; two brothers, Tommy Allen of Cabot, Ark., and Dennis Ray Allen of Arkansas; and two stepgrandsons, Cordarro Bullock of Wayside, Miss., and James Cook of Leland, Miss.


LELAND - Funeral services for Hazel Siddon Duren, 67, of Leland will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Smith Funeral Home Chapel, Greenville. She died Feb. 8, 2008, at her home. Burial will be in Hollandale Cemetery.

Visitation will be Tuesday from 6 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home.


LELAND - Funeral services for Charles Darby Fisher, 77, of Leland, assistant superintendent with MAFES, will be at 10 a.m. Monday at First Baptist Church, Leland. He died Feb. 8, 2008, at Mississippi Care Center, Greenville. Burial will be in Leland-Stoneville Cemetery, Stoneville, under the direction of Boone Funeral Home, Leland.

He was a native of Charleston, Miss., where he graduated from high school and graduated from Mississippi State University with a BS in agriculture. He served in the U.S. Air Force during the Korean Conflict. He married the former Georgia Taylor in 1953 and moved to Leland in 1959 where he was employed with Delta Branch Experiment Station, returing in 1992 as assistant superintendent at the Ag Department of MAFES. he was preceded in death by his parents, Charles S. and Margaret Darby Fisher; a daughter, Margaret Ann Godwin; a son, George Scott Fisher; and a brother, Bill Fisher. He was a member of First Baptist Church.

Survivors include his wife, Georgia Taylor Fisher of Leland; son-in-law, Mike Godwin and his wife, Diane, of Starkville; daughter-in-law, Vanessa Stewart and husband, Olander, of Orange Beach, Ala.; and seven grandchildren, Lane Godwin of Starkville, Amber Fisher, Mallary Fisher, Taylor Fisher, Blake Fisher, Walker Stewart and Shane Stewart, all of Orange Beach, Ala.

The family will receive friends from 2 to 4 p.m. today at Boone Funeral Home, Leland, Miss.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to American Cancer Society or First Baptist Church, Leland, Miss.


GREENVILLE - Funeral services for Johnie Franklin Goodwin, 79, of Greenville, a butcher, were at 10 a.m. Thursday at Mortimer Funeral Home, Greenville. He died Feb. 4, 2008, at his home. Burial was in Greenlawn Memorial Gardens, Greenville.

He was a member of the Oddfellows.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Lee Bryan and Mary Estelle Goodwin; and four brothers, James, William, Herman and Lee Bryan Goodwin Jr.

He is survived by his wife, Bonnie Goodwin; three daughters, Debbie (Mike) Vaught of Brumfield, Colo., Sharon Bennett of St. Petersburg, Fla., and Christie (Greg) Mobley of Greenville; two sons, Rickie Goodwin and John (Sandra) Goodwin, both of Greenville; two brothers, Edward Goodwin and Darrell Goodwin; five grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.


CLEVELAND - Funeral services for Nema Jennings Kimbrell Hamilton, 85, of Cleveland will be at 11 a.m. Monday at Ray Funeral Home, Cleveland. She Feb. 8, 2008, at Cleveland Nursing and Rehab. Burial will follow at Shaw Cemetery.

Mrs. Hamilton was born on Dec. 12, 1922, in Shaw to V.W. Jennings and Rosie Lee Allday Jennings. She graduated from Mississippi Delta Community College with an R.N. Degree. She was a registered nurse at King's Daughters Hospital in Greenville until her retirement. Mrs. Hamilton was a member of the Second Baptist Church in Greenville and the Daughters of the American Revolution.

She is preceded in death by her first husband, Acie E. Kimbrell in 1962; and her second husband, Wilson W. Hamilton in 2002.

Survivors include two sons, Elbert J. Kimbrell of Starkville and Doug Kimbrell of Corpus Christi, Texas; a daughter, Arleene Robinson of Shaw; her sister, Millie Allen of Merigold; eight grandchildren; and 17 great-grandchildren.

Pallbearers will be Kevin Robinson, Randall Robinson, Michael Kimbrell, Jeffrey Kimbrell, Hubert Parker and James Paul Robinson.

Dr. Ronny Spivey will officiate.

Visitation will be from 10-11 a.m. Monday at the funeral home.

Memorials may be made to the Second Baptist Church, 1407 E. Reed Road, Greenville, MS 38701 or Shaw Baptist Church, P.O. box 495, Shaw, MS 38773.


LELAND - Funeral arrangements for Willie King Sr., 56, of Leland are pending at Redmon Funeral Home, Greenville. He died Feb. 8, 2008, at his residence.


GREENVILLE - Funeral services for William Martin Moody, 86, of Greenville, a retired C.P.A., were at 3 p.m. Saturday at St. James Episcopal Church, Greenville. He died Feb. 7, 2008, at Delta Regional Medical Center, Greenville. Burial was in Greenville Cemetery under the direction of Boone-Wells Funeral Home, Greenville.

He was a native of Sunflower County and was a graduate of Drew High School and he attended the University of Southern Mississippi. He served in the U.S. Marines during World War II and during the Korean Conflict. After his discharge he made his home in Greenville where he received his C.P.A. license in 1957 and was employed with the IRS for several years before starting Moody & Gill C.P.A. in 1959 and later was senior partner with Moody-Clarke-Macione C.P.A. and then with Moody-Young C.P.A. He was with Security Barge Lines when he retired in 1973.

He was a communicant of St. James Episcopal Church where he served as a vestryman, past Worshipfull Master of the Greenville Masonic Lodge, past president of Greenville Kiwanis Club, the Optimist Club, Elks Club, Rotary Club and the Lions Club. He was on the founding commission of the Greenville Airport.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Robert Edgar and Mary Nix Moody; a brother, Howard Moody; and a grandson, Bo Byrnes.

Survivors include his wife, Millie Hall Moody of Greenville; two daughters, Theresa Moody of Jackson and Marie Jenkins and husband, Maxie, of Greenville; a son, Martin Moody of Flowood; two sisters, Mavis Faust of Lambert and Edna Dunn of Oklahoma, City, Okla.; two brothers, Robert Moody of Austin, Texas, and C.L. Moody of Texas; three grandchildren, Jason Jenkins and wife, Carman, of Oxford, Shelley Beausoliel and husband, Dade, of Brandon and Michael Moody of Flowood; two great-grandchildren, Molly and Jackson Jenkins of Oxford.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Hinds Community College Development Foundation, “The Bo Byrnes Memorial Scholarship” in Raymond, Miss.


ST. LOUIS, Mo. - Funeral arrangements for Julia Underwood, 82, of St. Louis, Mo., and formerly of Rosedale are pending at Redmon Funeral Home, Rosedale. She died Feb. 7, 2008, at Alexian Brothers Sherbrooke Village, St. Louis.


LITTLE ROCK, Ark. - A memorial service for Forrest Palmer Wolfe Jr., 69, of Little Rock, will be at 2 p.m. today in the Chapel of Griffin Leggett Healey & Roth, Little Rock. He died Feb. 7, 2008, in Little Rock.

He had a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from University of Arkansas at Little Rock. He retired from Blue Cross/Blue Shield in March of 2007 after 20 years of service. He loved home and enjoyed movies, music, reading and traveling.

He is preceded in death by his mother, Era Corrine McClure.

Survivors include his wife of 46 years, Sue Wolfe, and his father, Forest Palmer Wolfe Sr., both of Little Rock; three sisters, Carama Sue Peterson of Arlington, Texas, Shelia Ann Hines of Ridgeland, Miss, and Rebecca Jane Thorne of Southlake, Texas; sister-in-law, Betty Ross of Little Rock; aunt and uncle, Edward and Christine Parker of Terry, Miss.; many nieces and nephews and great-nieces and great-nephews and a host of friends and family who loved him dearly.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to National Public Radio, 2801 S. University, Little Rock, AR 72204, Public Broadcasting System, c/o Community Outreach, 350 S. Donaghey, Conway, AR 72034, or the Pulaski County Human Society, 14600 Colonel Glenn, Little Rock, AR 72210.

The Rev. David Harris officiated.

To sign the online guestbook, go to http://www.griffinleggett.com">www.griffinleggett.com.

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