Elise Evelyn Thomas

April 6, 2017

Graveside services for Elise Evelyn Thomas, 86, of Eupora and formerly of Sturgis were April 6, 2017, at Sturgis Cemetery.

Mrs. Thomas, a homemaker, was born Sept. 30,1930, in Oktibbeha County. She died April 6, 2017, at Diversicare of Eupora.

Survivors include her husband, Donald W. “Pete” Thomas of Sturgis, a daughter, Alice Stribling of Sturgis; two grandchildren, four great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren.

Memorials may be made to French Camp Academy.

Coleman Funeral Home of Ackerman was in charge of arrangements.


Mary F. Swindle Wilkinson

April 3, 2017

Services for Mary F. Swindle Wilkinson, 79, of Ozark, Alabama, were April 6, 2017, at the Earl Bankston Memorial Chapel of Fuqua-Bankston Funeral Home in Ozark with the Rev. Danny Bynum officiating. Burial was in Woodlawn Memory Gardens in Ozark.

She was born Jan. 11, 1938, in Webster County to the late Virgil and Lexie Nicholson Swindle. Mrs. Wilkinson was a retired office manager and member of Southside Baptist Church in Ozark. She April 3, 2017, at Dale Medical Center in Ozark.

Survivors include her husband, Noel Wilkinson of Ozark; a daughter, Judy Wray of Greenville; two sisters, Zelma Crowley of Eupora and Ruby Slade of Greenville; and a host of nieces and nephews

Pallbearers were Brad Clanton, Curtis Clanton, Terry Clanton, Jimmy Grimes, Carl Mosley and Bo Wilkinson.