Obituaries for September 29, 2001

Published 12:00 am Saturday, September 29, 2001

The Associated Press

Saturday, September 29, 2001

The Natchez Democrat

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Obituaries published in the Saturday, September 29, 2001,

edition of The Natchez Democrat

Services today

Chief Lee Arthur &uot;Goat&uot; Nichols, 2 p.m., Jefferson

County High School Auditorium, Fayette.

Austin McCalpin, 1 p.m., Second Union Church, Utica.

Romiller Brown, 11 a.m., Pine Grove Christian Church, Port


Cartrell Leondus Sessions, 11 a.m., New Jerusalum Missionary

Baptist Church, Jackson.

William Hobert Mount, 2 p.m., First Baptist Church, Sicily

Island, La.

John Fisher, 10 a.m., Young’s Funeral Home Chapel, Jonesville,&160;La.

John Fisher

May 15, 1914 – Sept. 28, 2001

JONESVILLE, La. – Services for John Fisher, 87, of Jonesville,

who died Friday, Sept. 28, 2001, at LaSalle General Hospital of

Jena, will be at 10 a.m. today at Young’s Funeral Home Chapel

with the Rev. Lloyd Trisler officiating.

Burial will be in Palo Alto cemetery in Mayna under the direction

of Young’s Funeral Home.

He was a commercial fisherman and a member of Mayna Church

of God.

Mr. Fisher was preceded in death by his mother, Dawnie Adams

and his father, Zennith Fisher.

Survivors include one niece, Virginia Jackson of Jonesville.

Pallbearers will be Glenn McNeely, Jackie Paulk, Richard Thompson,

Dickie Trisler, Kevin Trisler and James White.

Randy Newell

Funeral arrangements for Randy Newell, 48, of Natchez, who

died Friday, Sept. 28, 2001, in Texas City, Texas, are incomplete

at Laird Funeral Home.

Everett T. Allwell Jr.

Sept. 15, 1940 – Sept. 28, 2001

JONESVILLE, La. – Services for Everett T. Allwell Jr., 61,

of Ferriday, who died Friday, Sept. 28, 2001, at Natchez Regional

Medical Center, will be at 11 a.m. Sunday at First Pentecostal

Church of Jonesville with the Revs. Jack Knapp, Keith May, Gene

Gaspard and Michael Cole officiating.

Burial will be in the Knapp Family Cemetery in Deville under

the direction of Young’s Funeral Home of Ferriday.

Visitation is from 6 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Mr. Allwell was born Sept. 15, 1940, in Acme.

He was employed with Louisiana Department of Transportation

and Development and Hammett & Hammett Associates and a member

of Jonesville Pentecostal Church.

Mr. Allwell was preceded in death by his father, Everett Trisler

Allwell Sr. and his mother, Avis Ann Allwell.

Survivors include his wife, Juanita Allwell of Ferriday; one

son and his wife, James &uot;Butch&uot; and Debra Allwell of

Nashville, Tenn.; one brother, William Allwell of Winnfield; two

sisters, Verda A. Anderson of Port Sulphur and Sherry Reech of

Bordelonville; and five grandchildren, LeAnn Brooks and April

Deville of Jena, Bobby Dennis, Lana Dennis and Lindsey Dennis,

all of Asheville, N.C.

Pallbearers will be Tim Adams, Bobby Arthur, Morris Ray Arthur,

Henry Cotton, Brian Denny, Randall Denny, Terry Guillory, Gary

Hawks, Kenneth Hedricks, Wade Oliveaux and Joby Weeks.

Honorary pallbearers will be Bill Corbett, Perry Corbett, Harvey

Gaspard, Rep. Bryant Hammett, Sheriff Randy Maxwell, Larry McManus,

Dr. Jack D. Rodriguez, Dr. Barry Tillman, Dr. Randy Tillman and

Brent Gore.

The family requests memorials be made to the American Cancer

Society or a charity of choice.

Patricia Shell

Aug. 9, 1942 – Sept. 27, 2001

ROXIE – Services for Patricia Shell, 59, of Roxie, who died

Thursday, Sept. 27, 2001, at University Medical Center in Jackson,

will be at 2 p.m. Monday at Roxie United Methodist Church.

Burial will be in the Springhill Baptist Church Cemetery under

the direction of Franklin Funeral Home.

Visitation is from 5 to 9 p.m. Sunday and from 8 a.m. to noon

Monday at the funeral home and from 1 p.m. until service time

Monday at the church.

Mrs. Shell was born Aug. 9, 1942, in Natchez, the daughter

of John Harrigill and Doris Harrigill Carter.

She was a homemaker and a member of Union Baptist Church.

Mrs. Shell was preceded in death by her husband, Aaron Shell

Sr.; her father, John Harrigill; a sister, Katherine Young; and

a brother, Charles Harrigill.

Survivors include three sons, Kenneth Shell of Crosby, Steve

Shell of Medicine Park, Okla. and Aaron &uot;Bud&uot; Shell

Jr. of Roxie; her mother, Doris Harrigill Carter of Roxie; four

brothers, Fred Harrigill of Jackson, Jack Harrigill of Roxie,

Bobby Harrigill of Natchez and Larry Harrigill of Vicksburg; two

sisters, Agnes Kaiser of Natchez and Jewell Farmer of Memphis,

Tenn.; and four grandchildren.

The family requests memorials be made to Gideon Bibles.