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Death notices for Saturday, October 28, 2013
by Joseph Miller
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Sue Wren

Sue Wren, died October 28, 2013 at Cornerstone Health and Rehab.

Arrangements are incomplete at this time with Memorial Funeral Home in charge.

Visitation has been set for today at 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. at Memorial Funeral Home.

Moise Bean

Funeral services for Moise Holder Bean, 92, were held at 11 a.m. on Monday at Memorial Funeral Home Chapel with the burial being held at Forrest Memorial Park.

She died on Oct. 25, 2013 at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Desoto.

She was born October 30, 1920 to the late J.D. Holder and Dona Brown. She was a retired LPN who for many years having worked at Whitfield Hospital, Magnolia Hospital and Care Inn. Moise was a member of Little Flock Primitive Baptist Church, she loved her church family very much. Moise was a fixture at the Dinner Bell for lunch, she enjoyed spending time with the staff there. She also loved spending time with her cat, Mittens.

She is survived by a host of family and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents and step-mother Lyda Holder.

Bro. Bob Ward officiated the services.

Memorials can be made to Little Flock Primitive Baptist Church c/o Dalton Lansdale 1309 Orchard Ln Corinth, Miss., 38834.

Stephen Brown

Memphis, Tenn. -- Funeral services for Stephan Earl Brown, 61, were held on Oct. 26, 2013 at 3 p.m. at Shackelford Funeral Directors in Selmer, Tenn and burial was at Clear Creek Cemetery near Selmer.

He was born on Sept. 2, 1952 in Memphis and was the son of the late Edsel Earl and Jane Elizabeth Hope Brown.

He died on on Oct. 23, 2013 in Selmer.

Brown received a Bachelor of Science Degree from Cumberland University. He was a Requisition Engineer with General Electric in Selmer. He worked for GE from the initial plant opening until 1997. For the last several years he owned his own business, Maxtech, in Selmer.

He was very active in youth sports in McNairy County. He was a founding member of Pee Wee Football and the original coach of the Redskins team.

He was a gridiron booster for McNairy Central High School (MCHS) football, a MCHS basketball booster, and founder and sponsor for the Jr. High Track Meet.

He attained the rank of Eagle Scout and was a member of the Order of the Arrow society of the Boy Scouts of America. He was a wide range Philanthropist, a Relay for Life sponsor, a member of the Selmer Country Club and the Selmer Moose Lodge. He was a lifetime member of the National Rifle Association (NRA) and was an avid hunter and sportsman. He was a nationally recognized primitive rifleman and re-enactor and received over 50 awards for his marksmanship.

He is survived by a daughter, Jessica Brown Huff (Bryan) of Selmer, TN; two sons, William Daniel Brown (Stacy) of Arlington, Tenn, Kaleb Grant Brown of Tupelo, MS; two grandchildren, William Jackson Huff, John Marvin McDaniel Huff; three sisters, Billie Sanders (Dennis) of Selmer, Jo Ann Poindexter of Adamsville, Tenn, Kelly Brown of Independence, MO; his former wife, Barbara McDaniel Brown of Selmer, and a host of extended family and friends.

In addition to his parents, Steve was preceded in death by three sisters, Janet Brown, Shellaine Wilbanks and Donna McAfee-Newman.

Bro. W. D. McCollum, David Cummings officiated the service.

Serving as Pallbearers were J. C. Sanders, Chris Sanders, Timmy Sanders, Josh Brown, Jeremy Poindexter, Chase Poindexter and Jonathan McAfee.

Guestbook may be signed at

Sandra Giles

Funeral service for Sandra Ruth Giles will be held at 1 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2013 at Memorial Chapel and the burial will be held at Corinth National Cemetery.

Sandra Giles died October 27, 2013 at Magnolia Regional Health Center. She was a retired LPN after many years, attended Grace Bible Baptist Church.

She is survived by her son Nicholas Green of Corinth; sisters Michelle Lewis, Jeanne Barnhart and Nancy Fjeldsted, along with a host of other family and friends.

She was preceded in death by husband Donald Giles; parents Harold and Virginia Pergande.

Bro. Donald Sculley will be officiating.

Family will receive friends from noon until service time Wednesday, Oct. 30.

Dorothy Gilbert

Savannah, Tenn. -- Funeral services for Dorothy Ann Gilbert, 83, will be held at a later date.

She was born on April 26, 1930.

She died on Sunday, Oct. 27, 2013 at her residence.

She was of the Methodist faith.

She is survived by her son, Jeff Dragness of Aalgona, Wash.; daughter, Susyn Dragness of Savannah, Tenn.; brother, Dick Stoneburner of Forest Grove, Calif.; sister, Betti Jane Tompkinson of Renton, Wash.; grandchildren, Tyler Dragness, Ryan Dragness, Joe Dragness, Kim Wolters; and eleven great grandchildren, along with a host of relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Kenneth Gilbert; parents, Worth and Sophia Simmons Stoneburner; brother, Bob Stoneburner and Joe Stoneburner; sister, Barbara Moore; father of her children, George Dragness Jr.

Thomas McGee

Funeral services for Thomas McGee, 79, of Corinth will be held on Thursday, Oct. 31, 2013 at 11 a.m. with the burial being held at the Corinth National Cemetery.

He died on Oct. 25, 2013 at his residence.

He was born on July 28, 1934.

He was a retired U.S. Army veteran.

He is survived by his spouse, Soon Cha McGee; siblings, Nadine Selmon, Corine Warren, Harvie McGee, Judy Burley; children, Michael McGee (Penny), Marty McGee (Casaundra), Marlon McGee (Earline), Denise Gumbs (Loxton), Ernestine Smith (Andre); 20 grandchildren and 42 great grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Harvey McGee and Evie Stubb; grandparents, Thomas Stubb and Dora Stubb; brother, Billy McGee.

Visitation will from noon until 6 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 30 at Patterson Memorial Chapel.

Re-pass will be held at the Lighthouse Foundation at 1103 S. John St., Corinth, Miss., 38834.

Horace Clay Thomas

New Albany -- Funeral services for Rev. Horace Clay Thomas, 84, will be held today at 2 p.m. at United Funeral Home in New Albany with the burial to be held at Vista Memorial Park in New Albany.

He was born on July 3, 1929 in Baldwyn to Virgil and Myrtle Saylors.

He died at on Saturday, Oct. 26, 2013 at Baptist Memorial Hospital in New Albany.

Rev. Thomas was a man of integrity, and was a faithful pastor of the Gospel for 61 years. He leaves behind a godly legacy for his family, and he is remembered for the Christian love he shared with all who knew him. He was a 1947 graduate of Center High School in Union County, and he earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Biblical Studies from Blue Mountain College in 1959. During his ministry, he served in churches across North Mississippi and the Mississippi Delta. His pastorates include New Harmony, Oak Hill, Glenfield, and Wallerville Baptist Churches in Union County; Shiloh and Wheeler Grove Baptist Churches in Alcorn County; Fellowship and Springdale Baptist Churches in Tippah County; First Baptist Church of Hickory Flat; Belden Baptist Church in Tupelo; Immanuel Baptist Church in Greenwood; and Trinity Baptist Church in Fulton.

He was a member of Wallerville Baptist Church in New Albany.

He is survived by his wife of 65 years, Dellynne Murrah Thomas of New Albany; one sister, Dayle Thomas of Los Angeles, CA; one son, Dr. Gregg Thomas (Karen) of New Albany; one granddaughter, Beth Thomas Harmon (Trent) of Ripley; one grandson, Jonathan Thomas of New Albany; one step-granddaughter, Kayla Doster (Cody) of Columbus; and one step-great-grandson, Caleb Doster of Columbus

He is preceded in death by his parents, two brothers, and four sisters.

Visitation will be from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. this evening at United Funeral Service and services will Horace’s son, Dr. Gregg Thomas, and Bro. Charles Rodgers will officiate

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