Thursday, April 3, 2014
Clyde L. Boga
Clyde L. “Jive” Boga, 61, formerly of Marshall County, died March 19, 2014. He moved to Chicago, Ill., after graduating high school in 1971 and later to Aurora, Ill., where he was employed with Armour Dial, Toyota and Jimmy Clark’s detailing cars. He returned to Holly Springs and later moved to Oxford.
Services were held at 1 p.m. on March 26 at Hopewell No. 1 MB Church in Holly Springs. Burial was in Bowen Cemetery. Rev. Dwight Rucker officiated. Serenity-Autry Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
He leaves his father, Clyde Boga Sr. of Holly Springs; a son, Edricke Richmond (Karen); a brother, Terry Boga (Pam) of Holly Springs; seven sisters, Annie S. Bevil of Chicago, Annette Boga Davis (Frazier) of Norcross, Ga., Patricia Boga, Donna Boga, Tamela Boga, Elizabeth Wilkins, Katrina Raimey (Ricky), all of Holly Springs; four grandchildren and a very special friend, Annie Hodges of Oxford.
Pallbearers were Andrew Burt, Ronnie Burt, Jerry Perry, David Waller, Johnnie Tidwell, Chester Campbell, Dewan Balfour and Terry Reliford. Honorary pallbearers were Terry Boga, Jaquavian Boga, Darryl Griffin, Edricke Richmond Jr., Jamaal Griffin, Emanuel Richmond and Emonte Richmond.
Reba Charlene Briggs
Reba Charlene Briggs, 81, of Snow Lake, died March 26, 2014, at Baptist Memphis Hospital. She was the widow of James Daily Briggs Sr. She was in bookkeeping with ABC Manufacturing.
Services were held at 2:30 p.m. on March 30 at Ashland Baptist Church, where she was a member. Burial was in Ashland Cemetery. Bro. Gerald Hodges officiated. Holly Springs Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
She leaves her brother, Minard Chamber of Tennessee; her sister, Geneva Chapman of Pontotoc; and two grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by two sons, James Daily Briggs Jr. and William Franklin Briggs.
For online condolences visit www.hsfuneralhome.com.
Bobby James Hunt
Bobby James Hunt, 56, of Michigan City, died March 25, 2014, at Methodist University Hospital in Memphis, Tenn. He was a worker for MDOT for nine years.
Services were held at 1:30 p.m. on March 29 at Hardaway MB Church in Michigan City. Rev. Robert Camper and Minister Willie Smith officiated. Burial was in Hardaway Baptist Church Cemetery. Minister Willie Smith officiated. Serenity-Autry Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
He leaves his wife, Brenda Marie Hudson Hunt; six daughters, Pamela Brown of Ashland, LaShonna Williams of Holly Springs, VonShella Briggs of Ashland, Shalletuh Hudson of Memphis, Chastity Hudson of Huntsville, Ala, LaQuonda Hudson of Memphis, Tenn.; two sons, DeSario Hudson of Holly Springs; six sisters, Bettie Ruth (Lem) McKinnie of Michigan City, Annie Ruth (James) Bowman of Indianapolis, Ind., Dorothy Mae (Willie Sr.) Brown of Michigan City, Anna Morrow of Michigan City, Martha Jean (Ike) Burns of Rockwall, Texas, Dorothy Ann (Earl) Alexander of Ashland; and brother, Udell Hunt Jr. and nine grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by two brothers, Odell Betts, Stevie Lawrence Hunt.
Alfred Moore Jr.
Alfred “Mont” Moore Jr., 25, of Byhalia, died March 19, 2014, at his home. He was a member of St. Matthews Church in Byhalia. He graduated from Byhalia High School in 2007. After graduation, he enrolled at Delta Technical College, where he received his certification in welding. He earned a CDL license through Swift Transportation in West Memphis, Ark.
Services were held at 12 noon on March 29 at St. Paul MB Church in Byhalia. Burial was in the church cemetery. Rev. Andrew Cheairs officiated. Serenity-Autry Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
He leaves his parents, Alfred and Gwendolyn Moore of Byhalia; a sister, Alexies (Terrell) Foxe of Memphis, Tenn.; two brothers, Anthony Moore of Cordova, Tenn., Derek Norman of Byhalia and grandmothers, Bertha Moore and Ovel Howell, both of Victoria.
He was preceded in death by a sister, Ashley Howell.
Pallbearers were Reginald Elmore, Trevor Moore, Ira Boxley (Tony), Quinton Moore, Thomas Wilson and James Pitts. Honorary pallbearers were Durrell Holt, Hollis D. Howell, Courtney Boxley, Terrell Foxe, Aaron Smoot and special friends.
Quintina Woods Moss
Quintina “Tina” Woods Moss, 35, of Horn Lake, died March 27, 2014, at Methodist Hospice Residence in Memphis, Tenn. She was a member of Mighty God Ministries in Victoria, a member of the church choir, a Sunday school teacher and an employee of Watson Pharmaceutical in the packing department.
Visitation will be held Friday, April 4 from 2-6 p.m. at the funeral home and April 5 at the Life Center from 10-10:55 a.m.
Services will be held at 11 a.m. on April 5 at Thyatira Life Center. Burial will be in Tyro-Independence Baptist Church Cemetery. Rev. Marvin Brooks will officiate. J.F. Brittenum and Son Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
She leaves her husband, Michael Moss; two daughters, Quinyanah Moss, Mya Moss, both of Horn Lake; a son, Montavious Moss of Horn Lake; her mother, Coreen Dean Woods of Coldwater; two sisters, Tibitha Y. Woods of Coldwater, Althea L. Smith of Los Angeles, Calif.
Joseph Walter Hawthorne III
Joseph Walter Hawthorne III, 39, of Millerton, Okla., died March 26, 2014, at his home.
Services were held at 2 p.m. at White Family Chapel in Idabel, Okla. Burial was in Glover Cemetery in Glover, Okla.
He leaves his mother, Brenda Downs of Holly Springs; two sisters, Crystal Hawthorne of Hope, Ark., Stacey Sexton (Randall) of Potts Camp; five brothers, Gary Hawthorne of Hope, Ricky Hawthorne of Pine Bluff, Ark., Jackie Karst (Michelle) of Olive Branch, Grady Downs, Jonathan Downs (Lola), both of Holly Springs; two stepbrothers, Hershel Downs Jr. (Edna), Steven Downs Sr. (Sharon), both of Olive Branch.
Bobby Perry, 89, of Chicago, Ill., formerly of Michigan City, died March 20, 2014, at Ingalls Home Hospice in Harvey, Ill. He was a retired factory worker with Ingersoll Rand Iron and Steel in Chicago.
Services were held at 11 a.m. on March 29 at Perry’s Chapel Church in Michigan City. Burial was in the church cemetery. J.F. Brittenum and Son Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
He leaves six sisters, Calverta Marshall (Bishop Cody) of Orland Park, Ill., Leada Ann Jones of Dolton, Ill., Corine Little of Chicago, Leatha Powell (Samuel) of Southfield, Mich., Rosie Walls (Billie) of South Holland, Ill., Annie Clark of Memphis, Tenn.; and a brother, Eddie Perry (Annie) of Louisville, Ky.
He was preceded in death by siblings Autry Perry, Audrey Perry Jackson, Janie Perry Richards, Jim R. Perry, MaeLilla Boga, Mae Francis Richmond and John Perry.
Linda Owens, 71, of Byhalia, died March 21, 2014, at her home.
A family memorial service will be held at a later date. Serenity-Autry Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
She leaves a son, Michael (Kathy) Owens of Byhalia; a daughter, Christine (Anthony) Lopez of Byhalia; a brother, Chuck Bigelow of Michigan; two sisters, Lorraine (Claire) Hopkins, Marilyn Langley, both of Michigan; nine grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband and one brother.
Earnest Wilkins Sr.
Earnest Wilkins Sr., 86, of Holly Springs, died March 25, 2014, at his home. He was the widower of Earlene Jones Wilkins. He was a member of Bell Gorve MB Church in Holly Springs and a disabled factory worker with Hoover, Inc.
Services were held at 2 p.m. on March 30 at Chulahoma MB Church in Holly Springs. Burial was in the church cemetery. Servant Marvin Lucas officiated. J.F. Brittenum and Son Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
He leaves a daughter, Barbara Stanback of Memphis, Tenn.; an adopted daughter, Katie Shaw of Holly Springs; seven sons, Michael Wilkins of Southaven, Robert L. Harmon of Waterford, Earnest Wilkins Jr. of Byhalia, Percell Wilkins, Curtis Wilkins, Lorenzo Wilkins, Sylvester Wilkins, all of Holly Springs; 24 grandchildren and 18 great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by two sons, Alonzo Wilkins and Willie Earl Wilkins.
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