Meridian Star


April 7, 2006

Saturday, April 8, 2006

Amy Elizabeth Jones

Financial analyst

QUITMAN — Services for Amy Elizabeth Jones were held Friday at 1 p.m. at Shubuta Baptist Church with the Revs. Jim Harris and John Brown officiating. Burial was in Chapparal Cemetery in Wayne County. Wright’s Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Ms. Jones, 29, of Shubuta, died Wednesday, April 5, 2006, in her home. She was a member of Shubuta Baptist Church. She was employed by Walt Disney World in Orlando as a financial analyst for five years.

Survivors include her parents, Phillip and Mary Taylor Jones of Shubuta; a brother, Rob Jones of Shubuta; paternal grandmother, Katie Jones of Shubuta; maternal grandparents, J.W. and Mildred Wells of Waynesboro and several aunts, uncles, and cousins.

Memorials may be made to Shubuta Baptist Church, the American Cancer Society, or Gideons International.

Roxie M. Godwin

UNION — Services for Roxie M. Godwin will be held today at 9:30 a.m. at Milling Funeral Home Chapel with the Revs. H.L. Rhodes and Linzy Evans officiating. Burial will be in Old White Plains Cemetery.

Ms. Godwin, 74, died Thursday, April 6, 2006, at Jeff Anderson Regional Medical Center.

Survivors include her daughter, Dorothy Manley; a son, Henry Bishop; one grandchild; one great-grandchild; two sisters; three brothers and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her husband.

Etta Kinard Gully Smith


DEKALB — Services for Etta Kinard Gully Smith will be held today at 10 a.m. at Pleasant Ridge Methodist Church with the Revs. Scott Harrell and Dr. Owen Gordon officiating. Burial will be in New Hope Cemetery. Stephens Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Mrs. Smith, 101, of DeKalb, died Thursday, April 6, 2006, at Mississippi Care Center of DeKalb. She was born on May 28, 1904, and lived all of her life in the Mt. Nebo Community of Kemper County. She was a farmer’s wife, she gardened all of her life and worked on the farm. She was a member of Pleasant Ridge Methodist Church where she taught Sunday School for many years. She was a member of DeKalb Homemaker’s Club.

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