Meridian Star


May 22, 2007


Sophia M. Davis


DEKALB — Services for Sophia M. Davis will be held today at 2 p.m. at Greenfield Baptist Church in the Hopewell Community with the Rev. Sylvester Hampton officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery. E.E. McDonald Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Mrs. Davis, 71, of Philadelphia, died Friday, May 18, 2007, at Neshoba County General Hospital in Philadelphia.

She was preceded in death by her husband.

Harry Tubby


PHILADELPHIA — Services for Harry Tubby will be held Thursday at 10 a.m. at Bogue Chitto Facility Building with the Revs. Mark Roth and Ethan Good officiating. Burial will be in Isleep Cemetery. John E. Stephens Chapel Funeral Services is in charge of arrangements.

Mr. Tubby, 47, of Louisville, died Sunday, May 20, 2007, at Jeff Anderson Regional Medical Center.

Survivors include his sons, Daniel Tubby and Mason Tubby; one brother and one aunt.

Barbara Garrett Parkerson


Graveside services for Barbara Garrett Parkerson will be held Thursday at 3 p.m. at Magnolia Cemetery with the Revs. Dr. Ramon Leake and David McCubbin officiating. Barham Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Mrs. Parkerson, 89, of Meridian, died Tuesday, May 22, 2007, at Jeff Anderson Regional Medical Center. She was a “Pink Lady” at Riley Hospital for more than 20 years. She was a member of First Baptist Church of Meridian.

Survivors include her daughter, Dorothy Akin Little and her husband, Harry, of Meridian; grandchildren, Earl Bernard Akin Jr. and Alan Akin and his wife, Teresa, all of Meridian, Susan Akin Lynch and her husband, Brooks, of Jackson and Lisa Akin Mansell and her husband, John Pat, of Carthage; six great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; a brother, Dorris Garrett and his wife, Mary, of Jackson and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Thomas Rudolph Parkerson and a granddaughter, Janet Lee Akin.

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