Kimbro Funeral Home Ebituaries

Mrs. Marjorie Thompson

Marks, MS,

Mrs. Marjorie Thompson, age 93, passed away Wednesday morning September 28, 2016 at North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo, MS. The family will receive friends on Saturday October 1, 2016 from 10:00 a.m. until service time beginning 11:00 a.m. at First Baptist Church in Marks, MS. Interment to follow in Marks Cemetery.

Mrs. Thompson was a former member of The Marks Garden Club, WMU, and a member of First Baptist Church of Marks.

Mrs. Thompson is survived by her daughter, Taffy Roper of Mobile, AL., and her son Lee H. (Terri) Thompson Jr. of Mooreville, MS. Six Grandchildren and Five Great grandchildren also survive Mrs. Thompson. She was preceded in death by her husband Lee H. Thompson Sr., her parents E.A. & Pauline Temple, two sisters and one brother.

In lieu of flowers the family ask memorial contributions be made to:

First Baptist Church of Marks

300 Maple St.

Marks, MS. 38646

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Mrs. Betty Ann Gurley

Marks, MS.

Mrs. Betty Ann Gurley, age 74, passed away Thursday night September 08, 2016 at Baptist East Hospital in Memphis, TN. The family will receive friends at a catered reception on Saturday September 10, 2016 from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. in the Chapel of Kimbro Funeral Home. An additional visitation will be held on Sunday September 11, 2016 at Marks First Baptist Church from 1:00 p.m. until service time beginning at 2:00 p.m. Interment to follow at Memorial Gardens Cemetery in Clarksdale, MS.

Mrs. Gurley, a retired store owner for Gurley's Inc. in Marks was also a member of Calvary Baptist Church.

Mrs. Betty is survived by her husband Frank Gurley of Marks, MS. two daughters Robyn (Mark) Williams of Marks, MS., Kristy (Cliff) Heffner of Marks, MS., four sons Rusty (Terri) Gurley of Batesville, MS., Bill (Carol) Gurley of Marks, MS., Freddie Gurley of Marks, MS., Ty (Ali) Gurley of Marks, MS., one sister Jimmie Faye (William) Sneed of Darling, MS., twenty-three grandchildren and eleven great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents Dempsey & Lorine Pierce and one daughter Margie Gurley.

Memorial contributions may be made to Cancer Research or The Gideons International

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Mr. James "Bill" Smith

Marks, MS.

Mr. James "Bill" Smith, age 71, passed away Friday morning September 02, 2016 at Quitman County Hospital in Marks, MS. The family will receive friends at a catered reception on Sunday September 04, 2016 from 12:00 p.m. until service time beginning at 2:00 p.m. in the Chapel of Kimbro Funeral Home. Interment to follow in Lambert Cemetery.

Mr. Smith was a retired truck driver for Corso Inc. in Clarksdale, MS.

Mr. Smith is survived by his loving wife Irene Smith of Crowder, MS., one daughter Melinda(Mike) Mills of Marks, MS., sons Bobby (Tina) Bird of Thompsonville, IL., Billy Bird of Melrose Park, IL., David Smith of Tampa, FL., Tim (Jenny) Smith of Villa Park, IL., Johnny Smith of Addison, IL., Jimmy (Jackie) Gant of Loganville, GA., and Tommy (Julie) Gant of Kennasaw, GA. Twenty-three Grandchildren, Twelve Great Grandchildren and a host of loving Nieces & Nephews also survive Mr. Smith. He was preceded in death by his parents Thomas & Lena Smith, one son Jamie Gant, three sisters and three brothers.

Memorial contributions may be made to:

St Jude Research Hospital

262 Danny Thomas Pl

Memphis, TN 38105

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Mrs. Betty Loftis Collins

Marks, MS.

Mrs. Betty Loftis Collins, age 80, passed away Tuesday afternoon at her residence in Batesville, MS. The family will receive friends at a catered reception on Friday September 2, 2016 from 2:00 p.m. until service time beginning at 4:00 p.m. in the Chapel at Kimbro Funeral Home. Interment will follow in Marks Cemetery.

Mrs. Collins was a former church secretary for West Marks Baptist Church in Marks, MS and was a member of Crowder Baptist Church in Crowder, MS.

Surviving Mrs. Collins are her husband, Major Billy Collins of Batesville, MS., one brother Larry Loftis of Batesville, MS. and  two step sons Greg(Susan) Collins of Batesville, MS., Gary(Carla) Collins of Petal, MS. She was preceded in death by her parents Robert & Mary Loftis two brothers Chuck & Robert Loftis.

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Mrs. Mildred M.Jamison

Marks, MS

Mrs. Mildred M. Jamison, age 97, passed away Friday evening August 26, 2016 at Quitman County Health & Rehab in Marks, MS. An 11:00 a.m. Graveside celebration of life will be held on Monday August 29, 2016 at Marks Cemetery with Rev. Will Overstreet officiating.  Interment to follow in Marks Cemetery.

Mrs. Jamison was a retired sales clerk at The Gift Shop located inside the former Stone's Drug Store in Marks. She was the oldest member of Marks First Baptist church and a member of The Marks Garden Club earlier in her life.

Left to cherish her memory are two daughters Cornelia(Charles) Henry of Oxford, MS., Linda(Eddie) Loper of Laurel, MS., one son John B.(Sandra) Jamison of Marks, MS., a special friend Zane (Kathy Jo) Alford of Tocowa, MS. Nine grandchildren and Thirteen Great grandchildren also survive Mrs. Jamison. She was preceded in death by her husband John C. Jamison, her parents William & Myrtle Moore, one son Charles William "Bill" Jamison, four sisters and one brother.

Memorial contributions may be made to:

Marks First Baptist Church

300 Maple St.

Marks, MS. 38646

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Mrs. Connie Kirkland

Marks, MS.

Mrs. Connie Kirkland, age 78, passed away Friday evening July 15, 2016 at Quitman County Hospital in Marks, MS. The family will hold a graveside service at Crowder Cemetery in Crowder, MS. on Monday July 18, 2016 at 1:00 p.m. with the Rev. Earnest Gordon officiating. Interment will follow in Crowder Cemetery.

Mrs. Kirkland is survived by her three sons David (Tina) Phillips of Big Creek, MS., Paul ( Michelle) Phillips of Sarah, MS., and Mark (Carolyn) Phillips of Crowder, MS., one brother Gerald (Linda) Austin of Crowder, MS. Six Grandchildren and four great grandchildren also survive Mrs. Kirkland. She was preceded in death by her parents Charlie & Clyde Austin, four sisters Mary Jane Hutchens, Curel Rockwood, Clara Martin and Evelyn Hollingsworth, four brothers Sam, Earl, Charlie, & John Austin.

The family request memorial contributions be made to:

St. Jude Research Hospital

262 Danny Thomas Pl.

Memphis, TN. 38105

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Mrs. Irene Roberson

Marks, MS

Mrs. Irene Roberson, age 102, passed away early Friday morning July 15, 2016 at her residence in Terry, MS. The family will receive friends at a catered reception Saturday July 16, 2016 in the Chapel of Kimbro Funeral Home from 4:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m with an additional visitation on Sunday July 17, 2016 from 1:00 p.m. until service time beginning at 2:00 p.m. at Community Baptist Church in Lambert, MS.. Interment will follow in Lambert Cemetery.

Mrs. Roberson was a Homemaker and a member of Calvary Baptist Church.

Mrs. Roberson is survived by her four daughters Shirley (Bill) Russell of Calhoun City, MS., Linda (Jesse) Waddell of Madison, MS., Lynn (Terry) Morrison of Marks, MS., and  Betty (Neal) Hannon of Terry, MS., seven sons Johnny Roberson of Starkville, MS., Gene Roberson of Charleston, MS., Raymond (Ruby) Roberson of Lambert, MS., Benny (Pat) Roberson of Starkville, MS., Keith (Lillie) Roberson of Shannon, MS., Kenny (Judy) Roberson of Blue Mountain, MS., and Danny Roberson of Lambert, MS. Thirty-one grandchildren, multiple great grandchildren & great-great grandchildren and a host of loved nieces & nephews also survive Mrs. Roberson. She was preceded in death by her husband John Boyd Roberson, two sons Thomas Earl & William Floyd Roberson her parents James & Lillian Roy, one sister Vonteece Powers, brothers J.T., James, Raymond, and Gerald Roy.

In Lieu of flowers the family request memorial contributions be made to Community Baptist Church Lambert, MS.

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Mr. Walter Kendall Babb

Marks, MS.

Mr. Walter Kendall Babb, age 58, passed away Thursday June 23, 2016 at his residence in Marks, MS. The family will receive friends at Kimbro Funeral Home Chapel on Saturday June 25, 2016 from 1:00 p.m. until service time beginning at 2:00 p.m. Interment to follow in Marks Cemetery.

Mr. Babb was an Engineer Assistant for MDOT.

Mr. Babb is survived by his wife Jennie Babb of Clarksdale, MS., one daughter Shelby Kendall Babb of Clarksdale, MS., one son Sean (Laura) Babb of Clarksdale, MS., and one brother Joey (Donna) Babb of Madison, MS. He was preceded in death by his parents Joe & Eloise Babb.

Memorial contributions may be made to:

St. Jude in memory of Chase Bailey

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Mrs. Sue Rakestraw

Marks, MS.

Mrs. Sue Rakestraw, age 79, passed away Wednesday June 22, 2016 at Merit Health in Batesville, MS. The family will receive friends Saturday June 25, 2016 from 10:00 a.m. until service time 11:00 a.m at West Marks Baptist Church. Interment will follow in Marks Cemetery.

Mrs. Rakestraw was a retired secretary for Wade Inc. in Marks MS and was also a member of West Marks Baptist Church.

Mrs. Rakestraw is survived by her daughter Cindy(Cricket) Brewer of Marks, MS., son Ricky(Donna) Rakestraw of Pontotoc, MS., brother Larry(Jackie) Brewer of Hernando, MS. Also surviving Mrs. Rakestraw are four grandchildren Robin(Mark) Jackson of Grenada MS., Holden Brewer of Marks MS, Codi Crew & Lawrence Rakestraw of Pontotoc, MS. and two great grandchildren Kaitye & Whitten Jackson of Grenada, MS.. She was preceded in death by her husband Jimmy Rakestraw,her parents Holder & Lillian Brewer.

Memorial contributions may be made to:

West Marks Baptist Church

105 Collins Rd.

Marks, MS 38646

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Mr. R.C. "Cope" Mitchell

Marks, MS.

Mr. R.C. "Cope" Mitchell, age 88, passed away at his residence early Tuesday morning June 21, 2016. The funeral service will be held Thursday June 23, 2016 11:00 a.m. at Blue Lake Baptist Church. The family will receive friends immediately following the service.

Mr. Mitchell a faithful member of Blue Lake Baptist Church since 1960 and was retired.

Mr. Mitchell is survived by his wife Betty Mitchell of Lambert, MS., one daughter Rita Knudsen of Cumming, GA., one son Larry (Virgie) Mitchell of Jacksonville, FL. and two grandchildren David (Josette) Knudsen of Cumming, GA. & Larissa (Joseph) Gorden of Jacksonville, FL. He was preceded in death by his parents A.C. & Annie Mitchell, son-in-law Buck Knudsen one grandson Mitchell Knudsen, three sisters and two brothers.

In lieu of flowers the family request you send memorial contributions to :

Blue Lake Baptist Church

PO Box 441

Crowder, MS. 38622

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