Meridian Star

July 20, 2013

Obituaries for Saturday, July 20, 2013


The Meridian Star

MERIDIAN — Lawrence B. “Billy” Coker Jr.

           

    Graveside services for Lawrence B. “Billy” Coker Jr. will be held today at 10 a.m. at Coker’s Chapel United Methodist Church Cemetery.

    Mr. Coker, 87, of Meridian died Wednesday, July 17, 2013, at Sumter Health and Rehabilitation Center in York, Ala.

    In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy may be made to Coker’s Chapel Cemetery Fund, 3024 Jeff Davis School Road, Meridian, MS 39301.

    A special thanks to the staff at Sumter Health and Rehabilitation in York, Ala. for their kindness and caring during Mr. Coker’s stay.

    Family and friends may sign the online guest book at robertbarhamffh.co

 

Robert Junior “R.J. Jenkins



    Services for Robert Junior “R.J.” Jenkins will be held today at 10 a.m. at Branch Church of God with Lester Pope officiating. Burial will be in Barrytown Cemetery with Phillips Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

    Mr. Jenkins, 78, of Gilbertown, Ala., died Thursday, July 18, 2013, at his residence.

         

Chalmers Green



    Services for Chalmers Green will be held today at 11 a.m. from McClain-Hays Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Vernell Daniels officiating. Burial will follow in Dry Creek Cemetery in Kemper County. McClain-Hays Funeral Home in Philadelphia is in charge of arrangements.

    Mr. Green, 82, of Nanih Waiya, died Thursday, July 18, 2013, at Anderson Regional Medical Center in Meridian.

 

Infant Hayden Seth Joiner

 

    Services for Infant Hayden Seth Joiner will be held today at 12 p.m. at Robert Barham Family Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor Earl Wheatley officiating. Burial will be in Chunky Cemetery with Robert Barham Family Funeral Home in charge of the arrangements.

    Baby Hayden, of Chunky, died Tuesday, July 16, 2013, at University Medical Center Wiser NICU.

     The family requests memorials be made to The March of Dimes.

    Family and friends may sign the online guest book at robertbarhamffh.com.

    Visitation will be held Friday from 5 p.m. until 7 p.m. at the funeral home.

 

Frances Addy Kating

 

    Graveside services for Frances Addy Kating will be held today at 2 p.m. at Stonewall Cemetery with Roger Burke officiating. James F. Webb Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

    Ms. Kating, 59, of Meridian, died Thursday, July 18, 2013 at her residence. She was a member of the Seventh Day Adventist Church.

    She is survived by her best friend, Carolin K. Jackson; and her precious cats, Santana, Miss Girl, and Rue.

    She was preceded in death by her parents, Curtis and Reba Addy.

    Family and friends may sign the online guestbook at www.jamesfwebb.com

 

Ida Leo Adcock



    Services for Mrs. Ida Leo Adcock, 89, of Philadelphia will be held today at 2 p.m. at Bethlehem Pentecostal Church with Rev. Stacy Adcock officiating.   Interment will be in Church Cemetery. Family and friends may sign the online guestbook at johnestephenschapel.com.

 

Therrell W. Robertson

 

    Services for Therrell W. Robertson will be held today at 2 p.m. at Jones Chapel Church of God, with Reverend Ron Leonard officiating. Burial will be in the Jones Chapel Church of God Cemetery with Robert Barham Family Funeral Home in charge of the arrangements.

    Mr. Robertson, 75, of Meridian died Wednesday, July 17, 2013, at his residence.

    In lieu of flowers, the family request donations be made to The Jones Chapel Church of God Life Center, 5880 Highway 145, Meridian, MS 39301.

    Family and friends may sign the online guest book at robertbarhamffh.com.

    Visitation will be held today from 1 p.m. until 2 p.m. at Jones Chapel Church of God.



Susanna Auguste Nowlan



    Funeral services for Susanna Auguste Nowlan of Meridian will be held today at Barham Funeral Home Chapel at 3 p.m. Rev. Ralph Henson will officiate. Burial will follow in Forest Lawn Memory Gardens.

    Mrs. Nowlan, 49, passed away at her home Thursday, July 18, 2013. She was a homemaker and a native of Germany.

    She is survived by her husband Chris Nowlan of Meridian; daughters Corinna Sterzer of Gulfport, Kelly Nowlan of Meridian; grandchildren Savion Smith and McKenzie Smith, both of Gulfport; mother Irene Ruppert and a sister Sandra Ruppert Lauretta, both of Texas and two brothers, Ronald Ruppert and Siegfried Ruppert Jr. both, of Germany.

    She was preceded in death by her father, Siegfried Ruppert.

    Visitation will be 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. at the funeral home.

 

Infant Seth Tushka Shoemake

 

    Funeral services for Infant Seth Tushka Shoemake will be held on Sunday at 2 p.m. at Bogue Chitto Baptist Church with Rev. Doby Henry and Samuel Dixon officiating. Burial will follow in Isleep Cemetery. Visitation began at 3 p.m. Friday, July 19, 2013 at 120 Bates Road.

 

Willie Mae Ladd



    Services for Willie Mae Ladd will be held Sunday at 3:30 p.m. from McClain-Hays Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Gary Sistrunk, Rev. Dean Speed and Rev. Clifford Jinkerson officiating. Burial will follow in Henry’s Chapel Cemetery. McClain-Hays Funeral Home in Philadelphia is in charge of arrangements.

    Mrs. Ladd, 75, of Philadelphia, died Friday, July 19, 2013, at Anderson Regional Medical Center in Meridian.

    Visitation will be held today from 5 p.m. until 8 p.m. at McClain-Hays Funeral Home.

 

Robin A. Kelley



    Memorial Services for Robin A. Kelley will be held Monday at 1 p.m. at Robert Barham Family Funeral Home Chapel, with Dr. Raymon Leake officiating. Robert Barham Family Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

    Ms. Kelley, age 42, of Meridian, died Thursday, July 18, 2013.

    In lieu of flowers, the family request memorials may be made to the First Baptist Church of Meridian Kitchen Ministry.

    Family and Friends may sign the online guestbook at robertbarhamffh.com.

    Visitation will be held Sunday from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Robert Barham Family Funeral Home.

 

Ruthie J. Null

 

    Services for Ruthie J. Null will be held Monday at 2:30 p.m. at Robert Barham Family Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will be in Long Creek Cemetery.

    Mrs. Null died July 18, 2013, at her home.

    Family and friends may sign the online guest book at robertbarhamffh.com.

    Visitation will be held Sunday, July 21, 2013, at the funeral home

 

Mary Joyce Green Snowden

 

    Mary Joyce Green Snowden, 76, of Meridian, died Friday, July 19, 2013, at her residence. Family and friends may sign the online guest book at robertbarhamffh.com.

 

John L. Halswell



    Services are incomplete at Weatherly-Studdard Memorial Funeral Home for John L. Halsell.

    Mr. Halsell, 73, of Lisman, Ala., died Friday, July 19, 2013, at Choctaw General Hospital.