Hernando Funeral Home Ebituaries

Nesta Jean Tucker

HERNANDO

Nesta Jean Tucker, 82, passed away Friday, February 17, 2017. She was born May 23, 1934 in Greenbrier, AR and graduated from Missco High in 1952. On June 28, 1954 she married Louis Delton Tucker. Their children are Dedi Lisco (Steve) of Fredericksburg, VA and Richard Tucker (Anthony) of Tulsa, OK. Mrs. Tucker was an astoundingly kind and overwhelmingly generous G-ma to her 3 grandchildren, Christian Lisco of Richmond, VA and Taylor Lisco & Luke Lisco of Fredericksburg, VA. She is also survived by her sisters, Patricia Simpson of Jonesboro, AR, Donna Grisham of Bartlett, TN and Debbie Reeves of Conway, AR and brothers, Jimmy Stacks of Lepanto, AR, Bill Stacks, Sr. of Jonesboro and Ken Stacks of Jonesboro. She loved her siblings and texted them daily. She was preceded in death by her husband and her parents, Benjamin Richard and Jewelle Lucille Stacks, brother Ben Stacks, Jr. and sister Barbara Bryan. She was an avid sports fan and especially loved the Memphis Tigers and Grizzlies and the St. Louis Cardinals.          The family will receive friends at a catered reception from 5 p.m. until 7 p.m. Monday at Hernando Funeral Home. Funeral services will be 10 a.m. Tuesday at Hernando Funeral Home Chapel with interment to follow in Memphis Memory Gardens Garden of Prayer.

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Gerald Dean Berry

SOUTHAVEN

Gerald Dean Berry, 80, passed away February 15, 2017. He was a retired General Foreman with the I.C. Railroad and an avid Ole Miss fan. The family will receive friends from 10 a.m. until 11 a.m. Saturday at Hernando Funeral Home. Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Saturday at Hernando Funeral Home Chapel with interment to follow in New Bethlehem Cemetery. He was preceded in death by his wife Margie Berry. Survivors include his daughters Deborah Brown, Brenda Hall and Missy Berry, sisters Mary Jo Hudson (James Loyd) and Betty Ruth Dorris (Jim), brother Jimmy Berry (Shirley), nephew Jerry Trimble (Deborah).

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Derek Smith

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Derek Smith, 27, passed away Saturday, February 11, 2017. He was a member of Trinity Baptist Church in Eudora and was a huge Mississippi State and Dallas Cowboys fan. The family will receive friends at a catered reception from 4 p.m. until 7 p.m. Friday at Hernando Funeral Home. Funeral services will be 7 p.m. Friday at Hernando Funeral Home Chapel. He is survived by his fiancé Caroline Moore, son Daxton Smith, parents Cathy & Bubba Smith, sister Taylor Smith, brother Drew Smith, cousin who was like a brother Trip Kettering, all of Lake Cormorant, uncle Michael Thomas (Amy) of Hernando, grandparents Sam & Lynda Shannon of Texas, several nephews, cousins, family and friends. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Daxton Smith Trust Fund at Community Bank. Deposits should be made to: Cathy Jean Smith Special Account, routing # 084204301, account #9022222559.

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Don Cunningham

HERNANDO

Don Cunningham, 80, passed away Wednesday, February 15, 2017. The family will receive friends at a catered reception from 10 a.m. until 12 noon Friday at Hernando Funeral Home. Funeral services will be 12 noon Friday at Hernando Funeral Home Chapel with interment to follow in Hernando Memorial Park. Survivors include his wife Kathy Cunningham, daughter Donna Alsobrook (Vern), sister Betty Dunn, stepdaughters Denise Rawls (Malcolm), Laura Carpenter (Rick), Leigh Burns (Josh), nieces and nephews, 5 grandchildren and a host of friends from a career in the truck driving industry. He was preceded in death by his parents James Elsa & Fannie Mary Cunningham, brother Junior Holcomb, sisters Maurice Hammonds, Betty Lou Hargrove and Bertha Mays.

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Mary Davis

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Mary Davis, 54, passed away January 30, 2016 at North Delta Hospice in Southaven, MS after an extended illness. She loved painting, making jewelry and all sorts of arts and crafts. Her greatest joy was spending time with her grandchildren. Survivors include her daughter Kim Davis of Hernando, grandchildren Jeremiah Davis, Joshua Larosa and Lillian Larosa, all of Hernando, sisters Linda Lentz (Charles) of Coldwater, Libby Willard (Danny) of Strayhorn and Cathy Snider of Strayhorn, brothers Robert Davis (Sandra) of Independence, John Davis of Strayhorn and Raymond Davis of Como.

Hernando Funeral Home

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www.BrentwoodFuneralServices.com