Hulon Arthur Morgan

May 28, 2013

Services for Hulon Arthur Morgan, 84 of Maben, were May 31, 2013, at Welch Funeral Home Chapel in Starkville conducted by the Revs. Kerry Collins and Rev. Donnie Morgan. Burial was in Providence Methodist Church Cemetery in Maben.

He was the son of the late Fred Darrell and Bessie Hildred Fairchild Morgan. Mr. Morgan played in the Maben Church of God Band and lead guitar for the Morgan Davis Family. He died at his residence on May 28, 2013.

Survivors include his daughter, Lynn Payne of Maben; three sons, Donnie Morgan of Ackerman, Terry Morgan of Kansas City, Kan., and Darrell Morgan of Maben; a sister, Edna Hartin of Starkville; 19 grandchildren and 25 great-grandchildren.

Memorials maybe made to the Maben Church of God.


Melvin Phelps Jr.

May 27, 2013

Services for Melvin Phelps Jr., 79, of Ackerman were May 30, 2013, at Blythe Creek Baptist Church near Mathiston with the Rev. Mike Fondren officiating. Burial was in the church cemetery.

He was born May 23, 1934. Mr. Phelps was a retired welder for B&W Corp. and a member of Blythe Creek Baptist Church. He died May 27, 2013, at North Mississippi Medical Center-Eupora.

Survivors include three sons, Barry Phelps, Bobby Phelps and Carl B. Phelps of Ackerman; a daughter, Beth Love of Ackerman; a brother, James Everett Phelps of Nauvoo, Ala.; three sisters, Oline Bell and Mildred Busby of Mathiston, and Mamie Lee Jordan of Evansville, Ind.; eight grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren.

Memorials may be made to Blythe Creek Baptist Church.

Coleman Funeral Home of Ackerman was in charge of arrangements.