Obituaries

Billy ‘B.R.’ Forbes

April 28, 2013

Services for Billy “B.R.” Forbes, 74, of Stewart were May 1, 2013, at Oliver Funeral Home Chapel in Eupora. Burial was in Greensboro Cemetery.

Mr. Forbes was a member of Union Baptist Church, and his pastor, the Rev. Terry Wills, officiated. He died April 28, 2013, at North Mississippi Medical Center-Eupora.

Survivors include his wife, Margie Forbes of Stewart; two daughters, Beverly Chandler of Chester and Cindy Strawbridge of Ackerman; two sons, Eugene Forbes of Stewart and Stevie Forbes of Tomnolen; a sister, Judy Beck of Eupora; two brothers, June Forbes of Stewart and Melton Forbes of Eupora; eight grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.

Pallbearers were D.J. Allen, Derek Britt, Bud Chandler, Donald Gene Harrison, Stanley Harrison and Barry Phelps.

 

Jeremiah Marshall

May 5, 2013

Services for Jeremiah Marshall, 75, of Starkville were May 11, 2013, at Griffin United Methodist Church in Starkville with Elder Eddie Jones officiating. Burial was in North Union Cemetery in Bellefontaine.

He was born Aug. 6, 1937, in Webster County to the late Jacob Marshall and Mattie Dumas. Mr. Marshall was retired from the city of Starkville. He died May 5, 2013, at his home in Starkville.

Century-Hairston Funeral Home of Starkville was in charge of arrangements.