|William "Bill" Millard Jackson
William "Bill" Millard Jackson, known by many of his friends as "Rosie", 59, of Como, Miss., died Sunday, July 27, 2008 at Methodist University Hospital Extended Care of Heart Attack at 3:10 p.m.
He was a truck driver for MBCI Metal Building Systems, retired from the Mississippi National Guard and was a lifetime member of the Como Baptist Church.
He was born in Senatobia on October 7, 1948 to Charles Millard Jackson and Zola Mae Taylor Jackson, who preceded him in death. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a sister, Marie Jackson Carter.
He leaves behind his son and daughter-in-law, James "Bo-Jack" Millard Jackson and Kimberly "Kim" Alexander Jackson of Batesville, Miss., who made him "Big Daddy" by giving him a grandson, James "Alex" Alexander Jackson, who was the inspiration of this life. He also leaves behind Bo-Jack's mother, Jane Perkins Jackson. He is also survived by one sister, Sandra Jackson Williams of Como, Miss.; two brothers, Charles Martin Jackson (Jane) of Hot Springs, Ark. and Thomas "Tommy" Wayne Jackson (Charlotte) of Sardis, Miss.; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives, coworkers and friends.
Services were held at 10:30 a.m. on July 30, 2008 at Pate-Jones Funeral Home. Burial followed at New Hope Cemetery east of Como, Miss.
The family requests that memorials be made to the American Heart Fund, St. Jude's Children's Hospital or a charity of the donor's choice.
Phyllis Bryant McFarlin
Phyllis Bryant McFarlin, 63, housewife, of Greenleaf, died July 29, 2008 at her home. Visitation was held from 5-8 p.m. Wednesday, July 30. Services were held at 11 a.m. Thursday, July 31. Both were at Brantley-Phillips Funeral Home in Hernando. Burial was in Greenleaf Cemetery in Coldwater, Miss.
She leaves a daughter, Veronica McFarlin of Greenleaf; one son, Greg McFarlin and wife, Christie of Senatobia.; parents, Rev. Hollis Bryant and Elizabeth Bryant; two sisters, Alica Moore and Sonya Bryant, all of Greenleaf.
James Howard McGrew
James Howard McGrew, 48, of Independence, Miss., passed away July 23, 2008 at the Regional Medical Center in Memphis, Tenn. Services were held at 10 a.m. on Monday, July 28 at Pate-Jones Funeral Home. Burial followed at Magnolia Cemetery.
He is survived by his wife, Wanda McGrew of Independence; a son, Marc McGrew of Independence; and a grandson, Tripp Austin McGrew.
Mary Clemmer Olive
Mary Clemmer Olive, 86, of Chattanooga, formerly of Memphis and Senatobia, Miss., died July 27, 2008.
She was a member of First Baptist Church in Senatobia.
Ms. Olive was preceded in death by her husband of 61 years, James L. Olive.
She is survived by her son, James R. Olive of Chattanooga, Tenn.; daughter, Carolyn Rhodes of Senatobia, Miss.; four grandchildren; and six great grandchildren.
Funeral services were held at 10 a.m., Wednesday, July 30 at Forest Hill South.
In lieu of flowers, the family has requested that memorials be sent to Blue Mountain College.
Terry F. Stacks
Terry F. Stacks, 57, of Coldwater, Miss., passed away July 28, 2008 at Baptist Memorial Hospital DeSoto. Services were held July 30, 2008 at 2 p.m. at Pate-Jones Funeral Home in Senatobia, Miss. where burial followed at Magnolia Cemetery in Coldwater.
Terry leaves his mother, Mary L. Stacks of Coldwater; and his brothers, Tim Stacks of Nesbit, Miss., Ted Stacks of Pascagoula, Miss., Tony Stacks of Coldwater, and Terrell Stacks of Senatobia.
Tommy Durin Wells
Tommy Durin Wells, 55, metal worker, of Senatobia, Miss., passed away Saturday, July 26, 2008.
He is survived his wife, Lillie Fulton Wells of Senatobia, Miss.; step daughter, Kimberly Lyon of St. Charles, Mo.; step sons, Scott Fulton of Marianna, Ark. and Michael Byers of West Memphis, Ark.; mother, Ethel W. Rhimes of Senatobia, Miss.; sister, Shelia Lantrip of Batesville, Miss.; brother, Ted Wells of Robinsville, Miss.; and 5 grandchildren.
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