EUGENE E. DONNELLY
Funeral services for Eugene E. Donnelly of Winona, formerly of Belzoni, were at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, June 17, in the Oliver Funeral Home Chapel, with Rev. John Burke officiating.
Mr. Donnelly, 87, died at his residence on Wednesday, June 14, 2017. He was born on July 11, 1929, in Nashua, New Hampshire, to Eugene E. and Lillian Mae Lambert Donnelly. He was a retired postmaster with the U. S. Postal Service and a veteran of the U. S. Marine Corps Reserve. Mr. Donnelly was a member of First Baptist Church in Winona and the Jackson Masonic Lodge. He was preceded in death by his parents and three sisters, Patricia, Marjorie, and Phyliss.
Mr. Donnelly is survived by his wife, Mettie Sue Buckley Donnelly of Winona; two daughters, Anita Turnipseed of Greenville and Laura Smith of Winona; two sisters, Norma Hanson of Hudson, New Hampshire, and Cynthia Noah of Norfolk, Virginia; six grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.
Burial will be in the Veterans Cemetery at Kilmichael at a later date.
Oliver Funeral Home of Winona (www.ofhwinona.com) was handling arrangements.
JERRY "PEEWEE" CHILDS
Jerry "PeeWee" Childs as he was known, of Silver City, passed over peacefully to meet his master the Lord Jesus Christ early Wednesday morning June 14, 2017, at Baptist Medical Center in Jackson, MS. He was born on December 5, 1943 in Humphreys County. He was reared and lived his life out there as well.
He was an active member of the Silver City Baptist Church. He was the son of H.C. (Pete) Childs and Marie Hill Childs. He was preceded in death by his parents; one brother, Floyd Childs and a sister, Shirley Ann Childs.
He leaves behind his wife Wilma, of Silver City; two daughters LaChele Bozeman (Randy) of Hayneville, AL, and Melissa "Ruda" Schuler (Brian) of Bryson City, NC; one brother Fred Childs of Hardy, AR; five grandchildren, Tyler and Anna Marie Bozeman of Hayneville, AL, and John, Grace, and James Schuler of Bryson, City, NC.
A private burial was held at Caile Cemetery.
Pallbearers were Nic Carter, Buster Carithers, Rob Heflin, Bubba Hale, Jamie Holeman, Wayne Holeman, Scott Myers, Wallace Outlaw, Pepper Roberts, Gene Robertson, Johnny Hue Rowland, Tim Saxton, and Shea Whitfield. Honorary pallbearers were Doug Holeman and Joe Outlaw.
Services for Kay Glasscock will be held Wednesday at Mortimer Funeral Home
Visitation: 11 to 1
Graveside service to follow at Greencrest Gardens