Obituaries for Feb. 4, 2001
Saturday, February 03, 2001
The Natchez Democrat
Obituaries published in the Sunday, Feb. 4, 2001, edition
of The Natchez Democrat
Randolph B. Hamlin, Sr., 2 p.m., Greater St. Mark Missionary
Baptist Church, Port Gibson.
Sanford Brown, 2 p.m., Pleasant Green Missionary Baptist Church.
Lucille Galloway House, 3 p.m., Young’s Funeral Home Chapel,
Kenneth Larry Cook, 2 p.m., Bethesda Baptist Church, Jefferson
Walter Mae Greenhalgh, 3 p.m., Hopewell Methodist Church, Crosby.
Charles E. Davis
Sept. 8, 1942 – Jan. 29, 2001
Services for Charles E. Davis, 58, of Chicago, who died Monday,
Jan. 29, 2001 in Chicago, will be at 2 p.m. Monday at Greater
Mount Bethel Baptist Church with the Rev. James C. Anderson officiating.
Burial will be in the Selstown Cemetery under the direction
of George F. West Funeral Home.
Visitation is from 4 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home and
from 1 p.m. until service time Monday at the church.
Mr. Davis was born Sept. 8, 1942, the son of Rev. Alonzo Irving
and Bernice Thomas.
He was employed with Acme Barrell Company in Chicago and was
Survivors include his wife, Rosie Lee Davis of Chicago; his
father, Rev. Alonzo Irving of Natchez; one son, Charles E. Davis
Jr.; one stepson, Bobby Ray Thomas; three daughters, Sharon Davis
and Jennifer Davis of Natchez and Lyvonne Patrick of Natchez;
five brothers, Luther Thomas of Chicago, Charles Beamer, Walter
Lee Thomas, Richard Thomas and Larry Thomas, all of Natchez; seven
sisters, Joanne Bindon, Barbara Thomas, Mary Ann Irving, Marie
Davis, Ivy Davis, Jessie Dorsey and Etta R. Irving, all of Natchez;
seven grandchildren; one great-grandchildren; and a number of
nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
Pallbearers will be Steven Thomas, Virgil Gibbs, Calvin Hammett,
Charles Davis, Joseph Washington and Ben Moore.
Dec. 31, 1942 – Feb. 1. 2001
MEADVILLE – Services for Wetter Williams, 58, of Meadville,
who died Thursday, Feb. 1, 2001, at Natchez Regional Hospital
in Natchez, will be at 1 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 6, 2001, at Mt. Sinai
Missionary Baptist Church in Meadville, with the Rev. Ernest Carter
Burial will follow in the New Fork Cemetery in Meadville under
the direction of Tyler Funeral Home in Brookhaven.
Visitation is from noon until 5 p.m. Monday, Feb. 5, 2001,
at Tyler Funeral Home in Brookhaven.
Williams was born Dec. 31, 1948, in Franklin County, the daughter
of L.C. Williams Sr. and Jessie Mae Bee Williams.
She was a homemaker who served on the mothers board at Mount
Sinai Missionary Baptist Church in Meadville, where she was a
She was preceded in death by her parents; three brothers, Leroy
Williams, Claude Williams and Elijah Williams; and three sisters,
Massie Jones, Argree Harris and Margaret Williams.
Survivors include two sons, Thomas Williams of Roxie and Andrew
Williams of Meadville; three daughters, Joyce Williams, Jessie
King and Laura Nell Houston, all of Meadville; four brothers,
Roy Williams of Roxie, the Rev. L.C. Williams of Meadville, Charlie
Campbell of Roxie and Alton Covington of Meadville; six sisters,
Wilhelminia Harris, Betty Ford and Clara Starks, all of Meadville,
Alice Jackson and Dorothy Campbell, both of Roxie, and Bertha
Summerville of Chicago; 18 grandchildren, four great-grandchildren
and a host of nieces and nephews.
James C. Bonds
Oct. 14, 1960 – Jan. 31, 2001
HAMBURG – Graveside services for James Calvin Bonds, 40, of
Natchez, who died Wednesday, Jan. 31, 2001, in Natchez, will be
at 2:30 p.m. today at Mount Carmel Cemetery in Hamburg with Lt.
Bobby Westmoreland officiating.
Burial will follow under the direction of Laird Funeral Home.
Mr. Bonds was born Oct. 14, 1960, in Natchez, the son of William
and Mary Eugenia Callender Bonds.
He was a lifelong resident of Natchez and attended Natchez
Mr. Bonds was preceded in death by his father; a stepfather,
Cecil James Callender; one brother, William Earl Bonds; and a
stepbrother, Cecil Ray Callender.
Survivors include his mother, Jean Callender of Tunica, La.;
a wife, Bobbie Ann Cavin Bonds of Natchez; three sisters, Patricia
Scott of Centreville, Ruby Louise Carman of Natchez and Elizabeth
Callender of Gloster; two brothers, James S. Callender of Houma,
La., and Johnny Edward Callender of Gloster; two nephews, three
nieces and one greatnephew.
Pallbearers will be Carl Ray Craven, Wilbern J. Blades, William
V. Bonds Sr., Robert C. Smith, George E. Duck and Scott Morgan.
Honorary pallbearers will be Danny Ray Smith and Tommy Smith.