Obituaries

Sarah Mozelle Singleton July 4, 2012 Services for Sarah Mozelle Singleton, 99, of Raleigh were July 6, 2012, at Coleman Funeral Home in Ackerman with the Revs. Curtis Guess and Shane Singleton officiating. Burial was in Weir Cemetery.

She was born Nov. 2, 1912, in Attala County. Mrs. Singleton was a housewife and member of Weir Baptist Church, where she was remembered as a children’s Sunday School teacher for many years. She died July 4, 2012, at Rolling Hills Retirement Home in Raleigh.

Survivors include a son, Rodger Singleton of Taylorsville; three daughters, Sherry Estralla of New Augusta, Jeanene Kea of Waynesville, N.C., and Nadine Spillman of Brandon; 14 grandchildren and 19 great-grandchildren.

Memorials may be made to Weir Baptist Church.

Bobbie Tucker Sudduth June 23, 2012 Services for Bobbie Tucker Sudduth, 74, of Eupora were June 30, 2012, at Mount Union Missionary Baptist Church in Eupora with the Rev. Andrew E. Windrick officiating. Burial was in Churchill Cemetery.

She was born Oct. 20, 1937, to the late Jake and Odell J. Tucker. Mrs. Tucker was a member of Mount Union Missionary Baptist Church and a former member of the Order of the Eastern Star. She died June 23, 2012, at North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo.

Survivors include seven children, Willie G. Sudduth of Starkville, Robert Sudduth of Jackson, John Sudduth of Columbus, Ohio, and Bernard Sudduth, Juanita Sudduth, Angie Sudduth and Beatrice Sullivan, all of Eupora; two brothers, James Tucker of Jackson and Howard Tucker of Detroit; three sisters, Janie Brown of West Point, and Louise Brown and Geneva Jackson of Greenville; nine grandchildren; three stepgrandchildren; six great-grandchildren; and a host of nieces and nephews.

Pallbearers were Clifton Luckett, Gavin Sudduth, John Sudduth, Reggie Sudduth, Robert Sudduth and Willie G. Sudduth.

Eddie Robinson and Son Funeral Directors was in charge of arrangements.

Harvey Birch Vanderford June 29, 2012 Services for Dr. Harvey Birch Vanderford , 102, of Murfreesboro, Tenn., were July 5, 2012, at First United Methodist Church in Murfreesboro with the Rev. Thad Austin officiating. Burial was in Hermitage Memorial Gardens.

He was born Feb. 18, 1910, in Maben to the late Robert William and Sarah Mize Vanderford. He lived in Oktibbeha County from birth until 1994. At that time he and his wife moved to Hermitage, Tenn. In 2007, he moved to Murfreesboro. Dr. Vanderford was a professor emeritus of agronomy soils at Mississippi State University author of two books: “Soils and Land Use” and “Managing Southern Soils.” He was a member of First United Methodist Church of Starkville for more than 70 years. He died June 29, 2012, at Adams Place in Murfreesboro.

Survivors include a daughter, Beth Moore of Murfreesboro; a brother, W. B. Vanderford of Maryland; two grandchildren and two great- grandchildren.

Memorials may be made to First United Methodist Church in Murfreesboro, First United Methodist Church in Starkville or The H. B. Vanderford Soil Scholarship Fund at Mississippi State University (The MSU Foundation, P.O. Box 6149, Mississippi State, MS 39766-6149).

Bob Crowell

Robert Lynn “Bob” Crowell of Walthall passed away June 28, 2012 at his residence at the age of 80. He was born January 13, 1932 to the late Birdie Hood and Shed Crowell. He was a retired Chief Master Sergeant in the US Air Force serving in the Korean and Vietnam Wars. He was a member of Walthall Baptist Church.

Funeral services were 2:00 PM Sunday July 1, 2012 at Walthall Baptist Church with Bro. Mike Ramage and Bro. Willie Weddle officiating. Visitation was at 1:00 PM to service time Sunday at the church. Burial followed in Walthall Memorial Cemetery.

Serving as pallbearers were Rodney Crowell, Blake Putnam, Tim Abbot, Cliff Ballard, Brian Perkins, Don Card. Honorary pallbearers were Dannie Lewis, George Mitchell, Roland Beni, Harvey Kolb.

He is survived by his wife, Samantha Caywood Crowell of Walthall; sons, Timothy Crowell of Panama City Beach, FL, James Franklyn Crowell of Lubbock, TX; daughter, Amanda Marie Crowell of Lubbock, TX; numerous other family and friends; 3 grandchildren; 1 great- grandchild.

In lieu of flowers family request memorials be made to Walthall building fund or Walthall Memorial Cemetery fund PO Box 366 Walthall, MS 39771.

Wise Funeral Home in Eupora is in charge of arrangements. PAID OBITUARY

Jason Allen Modzelewski

Jason Allen Modzelewski, 15, passed away Monday, July 2, 2012 on Clarkson Road in Mathiston, MS. Visitation was Friday, July 6, 2012 from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. at the Maben Church of God. Funeral services were held Saturday, July 7, 2012 at 11:00 a.m. at Maben Church of God with Rev. Kerry Collins officiating. Interment was at Mt. Hope Cemetery at Webster County.

Jason was a 8th grade student at East Webster High School and a member of Maben Church of God at Maben, MS.

Survivors include his mother, Darlene Modzelewski, and father, John Modzelewski, both of Mathiston, MS; grandmother, Inez Gray, Meridian, MS; grandfather, Stanley Modzelewski, Walthall, MS; brother Justin Modzelewski, Mathiston, MS; aunts and uncles, Stanely and Sheri Modzelewski, Maben, MS, Ricky and Laura Mann, Mantee, MS, Terry and Julie Hodnett, Mantee, MS, Gene and Connie Mitchell, Starkville, MS, and aunt, Dorothy; and 11 cousins.

Pallbearers were Stanley Modzelewski, Ricky, Michael, and Ryan Mann, Terry and Walker Hodnett.

All arrangements were handled by Oliver Funeral Home, Eupora, MS. PAID OBITUARY