Obituaries

Ricky Cameron July 18, 2012 A memorial service will be held later for Ricky Cameron, 58, of Eupora. He was born March 19, 1954, in Natchez.

Mr. Cameron was a retired welder and members of Souls Haven Church. He died July 18, 2012, at North Mississippi Medical Center-Eupora.

Survivors include his wife, Suzette Cameron of Eupora; three daughters, Becky Griffith of Eupora, Kimberly Blades of Mt. Herman, La., and Sharonna Miller of Amory; a son, Kurt Cameron of Eupora; a sister, Rita Ann Keeton of Louisville; his mother, Ann Berry of Louisville; nine grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

Oliver Funeral Home of Eupora is in charge of arrangements.

Earline Maddox Crimm July 16, 2012 Services for Earline Maddox Crimm, 82, of Mathiston were July 18, 2012, at Oliver Funeral Home in Eupora with the Revs. Max Blackwelder and Warren Hunt officiating. Burial was in Providence Cemetery.

She was born March 25, 1930, in Choctaw County. Mrs. Crimm was a homemaker and member of Old Mt. Pisgah Baptist Church. She died July 16, 2012, at North Mississippi Medical Center-Eupora.

Survivors include three daughters, Brenda Collum and Susan Price of Mathiston, and Linda Bassett of Hattiesburg; five sons, Lamar Crimm, Bill Crimm and Earl Crimm of Mathiston, and Jim Crimm and Randy Crimm of Eupora; a sister, Frankie Culwell of Louisville; 18 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.

Pallbearers were David Bassett, Kevin Collum, Brent Crimm, Morgan Crimm, Wesley Crimm and Zach Crimm.

Brenda Gail Dickson Glasner July 15, 2012 Services for Brenda Gail Dickson Glasner, 55, of Eupora were July 19, 2012, at Williams and Lord Funeral Home in Greenwood with the Rev. Dan Wright officiating. Burial was in Sparta Cemetery.

She was born June 15, 1957, in Grenada to the late Joe and June Loden Dickson. Mrs. Glasner was a homemaker. She died July 15, 2012, at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Columbus.

Survivors include her husband of 39 years, Dwayne Glasner of Eupora; two daughters, Hope Gary of Oxford and Heather Fulgham of Southaven; and one grandchild.

Jimmie Lou Henderson July 21, 2012 Services for Jimmie Lou Henderson, 95, of Ackerman were July 24, 2012, at Coleman Funeral Home with the Rev. Doug Herring officiating. Burial was in Mt. Nebo Cemetery.

She was born Dec. 18, 1916, in Choctaw County. Mrs. Henderson was a retired teacher (taught for 34 years). She died July 21, 2012, at Choctaw County Nursing Home in Ackerman.

Survivors include six sons, Douglas Henderson of Weir, James Neal Henderson and Jimmy Hugh Henderson of Ackerman; Ralph Henderson and Thomas Henderson of Tupelo, and William Henderson of Flintstone, Ga.; 10 grandchildren and 19 great-grandchildren.

Memorials may be made to the Mt. Nebo Cemetery Fund, c/o Hayward Perry, 189 Waggon Drive, Weir, MS 39772.

Etoy E. Dean Wells July 18, 2012 Services for Etoy E. Dean Wells, 90, of Ackerman were July 20, 2012, at Salem Independent Methodist Church with the Rev. Jerry Lawson officiating. Burial was in the church cemetery.

She was born Sept. 29, 1921, in Choctaw County to the late William Wiley and Nannie Hodges Dean. Mrs. Wells was a retired factory worker and member of Wood Springs Baptist Church in northern Choctaw County. She died July 18, 2012, at Choctaw County Nursing Home in Ackerman.

Survivors include three daughters, Janice Hollingsworth, Brenda Pearson and Ann Coleman, all of Ackerman; six grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren.

Memorials may be made to the Choctaw County Nursing Home Auxiliary.

Coleman Funeral Home of Ackerman was in charge of arrangements.

Willie Earl Cooley-Davis (Bee)

Willie Earl Cooley-Davis (Bee), 89, of Fairhope, Alabama, passed away on July 21, 2012. Mrs. Davis was born December 10, 1922, in Webster County Mississippi. She lived in Bellefontaine, Mississippi, and graduated from Eupora High School in 1940 where she was valedictorian of her class. She then attended Holmes Junior College on a varsity basketball scholarship.

On December 28, 1940, she married, Bodie Cooley, her husband of 42 years (deceased September 24, 1982). They raised four daughters.

In 1954 she resumed her pursuit of higher education, receiving her Bachelor of Science degree from Mississippi Southern College in 1956 and her Doctorate of Education from the University of Southern Mississippi in 1972.

Her distinguished career as an educator included elementary teacher, high school teacher, basketball coach, supervisor of student teaching, and finally director of student teaching at USM from which she retired in 1989.

At retirement she moved to Fairhope, Alabama, to be near family. On November 20, 1994 she married Benjamin Mac Davis. They enjoyed 18 happy years together.

Mrs. Davis possessed a very strong and enduring faith in God. She served Him throughout her life as a Sunday school teacher and faithful member of her church.

She enjoyed her cabin in the North Carolina mountains, fishing, gardening, canning, cooking and hosting large family gatherings. Her favorite celebration was Christmas.

Her beloved parents, Edna and Fuller Moore, and brother, Wyatt McCord Moore of Bellefontaine, husband, Bodie Cooley of Dixie Community, and youngest daughter, Debra Lee Stogner of Destrehan, Louisiana, preceded her in death.

She is survived by husband, Benjamin Mac Davis; daughters, Kay Freeman (husband Jim), Becky Nichols (husband Gary), and Liz Dyar (husband Jerry); and sister Bobbye Fowler. Survivors also include grandchildren, Sharron McGahee, Kim Agney, Teresa Criswell, Trey Dyar, Vanessa Southerland, Scott Hawkins and Crystal Hunter; great grandchildren, Erin McGahee, Derek McGahee, Blake Baylor, Jacob Criswell, Kristen Dyar, Kendall Dyar, Hatteras Dyar, Jacob Dyar, and Jordan Poche; great great granddaughter, Emory Dyar; stepdaughter, Anna Marie Boulware; stepsons, Dan and Mike Davis; and many nieces and nephews.

The family wishes to thank all the doctors and nurses of Thomas Hospital involved in her care, loving friends, and church family for countless acts of kindness during her days of failing health.

Good-bye to a loving, strong, and beautiful lady whose life was and inspiration and guiding light for many. We will love and miss you always.

Services were at Norris Funeral Home in Bay Minette, Alabama, Tuesday July 24, 2012. Visitation was 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a. m. The funeral service was at 11:00 a.m. with interment to follow in Bay Minette Cemetery.

Donations in her memory may be made to Mission of Hope Ministries, 14970 Mission Road, Mobile, Alabama, or to Fairhope Avenue Baptist Church, P. O. Box 1086, Fairhope, Alabama. PAID OBITUARY