Obituaries for Aug. 1, 2004

Published 12:00 am Friday, September 17, 2004

Obituaries published in Sunday, Aug. 1, 2004, edition of The Natchez Democrat

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Georgia Rice &uot;Puddin&uot; Myles, 2 p.m., Milford Baptist Church.

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Margeree Brown, 11 a.m., Fellowship Baptist Church, Lorman.

Jimmie Jones, 2:30 p.m., Bright Star Baptist Church.

Jimmie Jones

Aug. 1, 1930 &045;&045; July 28, 2004

NATCHEZ &045;&045; Services for Jimmie Jones, 73, of Natchez, who died Wednesday, July 28, 2004, at his residence, will be at 2:30 p.m. today at Bright Star Baptist Church with the Rev. Tracy Kusic officiating.

Burial will be in the Bethel AME Church Cemetery in Kingston under the direction of Webb Funeral System.

Visitation is from 10 a.m. until service time today at the church.

Mr. Jones was born Aug. 1, 1930, in Natchez, the son of the late Elvira Ward and the late Sam Jones.

He was a retired logger at C.W. Wright and was a Baptist.

Mr. Jones was preceded in death by his parents and one son, Kelvin Tolbert.

Survivors include a very, very special friend of 24 years, Delores Marvel; children, Alberta Richardson and Jimmie Jones of Los Angeles, Calif.; step-children, Sgt. Clifton Marvel Jr. of Ft. Benning, Ga., Patrick Marvel of Houston, Texas and Brian Ryan, Alice Marvel and Cory Marvel, all of Natchez; sisters, Augustine Reynolds, Thelma Jones, Edna Rose Strauder and Dorothy Jones; brother, Edgar; two special grandchildren, Baby Girl and Granny; and a number of other relatives and friends.

Pallbearers will be family members.

Rosetta McGraw Standberry

WATERPROOF, La. &045;&045; Funeral arrangements for Rosetta McGraw Standberry, 86, of Waterproof, La., who died July 31, 2004, at Heritage manor Health and Rehab Nursing Home, are incomplete at Concordia Funeral Home in Ferriday, La.

Larry Thompson

Feb. 13, 1959 &045;&045; July 28, 2004

SIBLEY &045;&045; Services for Larry Thompson, 45, of Natchez, who died Wednesday, July 28, 2004, at his residence, will be held at noon Monday at Mount Sinai Baptist Church with the Rev. James Brooks officiating.

Burial will follow in the church’s cemetery under the direction of Webb Funeral Home.

Visitation will be from 3 to 7 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Mr. Thompson was born Feb. 13, 1959, in Natchez, the son of Leon Wesley and Hannah Thompson.

He was a retired logger.

He was preceded in death by his parents and one brother, Theodus Thompson.

Survivors include one daughter, Cynthia Skipper; a companion, Charlotte Henyard; his stepmother, Ruth Wesley; four brothers, Leon Wesley and his wife, Doris, Willie Wesley and his wife, Diane, Eddie Wesley and his wife, Egypt, and Aaron Wesley Sr. and wife, Gloria; three sisters, Rosa Wilson, Linda Salaam and her husband, Muhammad, and Jessie Letcher, all of Natchez; two grandchildren, Rickeria Skipper and Rinaysha Skipper; eight aunts, Dorothy Johnson and her husband, Isaac, Virginia Rounds, Vera Saul, Annie Thompson, Evangelist Carrie Minor, Stella Clark, Fannie Ivory and Hattie Kelly and her husband, Sam; one uncle, Louis Wesley, and his wife, Geneva, both of Clinton, La.; four stepchildren, Rachel Coleman and her husband, David, Dwayne Johnson, Sharon Green and her husband, Efrem, and Dave Henyard Jr., and his wife, Taji; and a host of other relatives and friends.