Kimbro Funeral Home Ebituaries

Ms. Mary Beth Melton Boyd

Marks, MS.

Ms. Mary Beth Boyd, age 51, passed away on Friday April 22, 2016 in Pensacola, FL. The family will receive friends at a catered reception on Tuesday April 26, 2016 from 10:30 a.m. until service time beginning at 12:00 p.m. at Kimbro Funeral Home Chapel in Marks, MS. Interment to follow at Brazil Cemetery in Brazil, MS.

Ms. Boyd was a homemaker and a member of West Pensacola Baptist Church in Florida.

Ms. Boyd is survived by her daughters Michale Melton, Samantha (Chris) Ott, & Dianna Melton all of Pensacola, FL., her son Kevin (Ashley) Melton of Charleston, MS., sister Tina Akins of Pensacola, FL., brothers Jimmie Lane (Nena) Melton Jr. of Drew, MS., Johnny (Betty) Melton of Coffeeville, MS. and Billy (Dianna) Melton of Tillatoba, MS. Six Grandchildren also survive Ms. Boyd. She was preceded in death by her parents, Jimmie & Elizabeth Melton.

Memorial contributions may be made to:

West Pensacola Baptist Church

5213 West Jackson St.

Pensacola, FL.

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Mrs. Ouida L. Kennedy

Marks, MS.

Mrs. Ouida L. Kennedy, age 78, passed away on Tuesday April 19, 2016 at Quitman County Hospital in Marks. The family will receive friends on Friday April 22, 2016 at Peach Creek Baptist Church in Pleasant Grove, MS. from 11:00 a.m. until service time beginning at 1:00 p.m. Interment to follow in Peach Creek Cemetery.

Mrs. Kennedy was a retired factory worker for Hygiene in Sardis, MS., loved God & her family.

Mrs. Kennedy is survived by her son Albert (Myra) Kennedy of Charleston, MS., her twin sister Freida (Jack) Kennedy  of Pleasant Grove, MS., brothers Roger (Donna) Stevens of Pleasant Grove, MS. & Larry Stevens of Sardis, MS. Five Grandchildren and Four Great Grandchildren also survive Mrs. Kennedy. She was preceded in death by her husband, Albert H. Kennedy, parents John & Gladys Stevens, sister Lottie Lantrip and brothers Calvin, Lynn, Andy & J.W. Stevens.

Memorial contributions may be made to:

Peach Creek Baptist Church

3107 Parks Place Rd.

Como, MS. 38619

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Mrs. Erma Jean Craig

Marks, MS.

Mrs. Erma Jean Craig, age 75, passed away on Saturday March 26, 2016 at her residence. The family will receive friends at a catered reception from 12:00 p.m. until 2:00 p.m. Tuesday March 29, 2016 in the chapel at Kimbro Funeral Home with the service beginning at 2:00 p.m. Interment to follow in Crowder Cemetery.

Mrs. Craig was a retired factory worker for the hosiery mill in Batesville, MS.

Surviving Mrs. Craig are her four sons James Edward Craig, Roger (Laurie) Craig, Gary Wayne Craig all of Marks, MS. and Danny Ray Craig of Louisiana, five sisters Julienne Wilson, Christine Hill, Juanita Forbis and Linda Presley all of Truman, AR. and Pam Goldy of Marion, AR., one brother David Rogers of Drummonds, TN., eight grandchildren; Tonya, Little Dee, J.R., Sarah, Michael, Jon, Hunter & Fisher Craig. Five great grandchildren also survive Mrs. Craig. She was preceded in death by her husband Dee Edward Craig, Jr. her parents James & Aileen Rogers, one sister Shirley Ann Burger and one brother Thomas Rogers.

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Mrs. Erma Jean Craig

Marks, MS.

Mrs. Erma Jean Craig, age 75, passed away on Saturday March 26, 2016 at her residence. The family will receive friends at a catered reception from 12:00 p.m. until 2:00 p.m. Tuesday March 28, 2016 in the chapel at Kimbro Funeral Home with the service beginning at 2:00 p.m. Interment to follow in Crowder Cemetery.

Mrs. Craig was a retired factory worker for the hosiery mill in Batesville, MS.

Surviving Mrs. Craig are her four sons James Edward Craig, Roger (Laurie) Craig, Gary Wayne Craig all of Marks, MS. and Danny Ray Craig of Louisiana, five sisters Julienne Wilson, Christine Hill, Juanita Forbis and Linda Presley all of Truman, AR. and Pam Goldy of Marion, AR., one brother David Rogers of Drummonds, TN., eight grandchildren; Tonya, Little Dee, J.R., Sarah, Michael, Jon, Hunter & Fisher Craig. Five great grandchildren also survive Mrs. Craig. She was preceded in death by her husband Dee Edward Craig, Jr. her parents James & Aileen Rogers, one sister Shirley Ann Burger and one brother Thomas Rogers.

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Mrs. Erma Jean Craig

Marks, MS.

Mrs. Erma Jean Craig, age 75, passed away on Saturday March 26, 2016 at her residence. The family will receive friends at a catered reception from 12:00 p.m. until 2:00 p.m. in the chapel at Kimbro Funeral Home with the service beginning at 2:00 p.m. Interment to follow in Crowder Cemetery.

Mrs. Craig was a retired factory worker for the hosiery mill in Batesville, MS.

Surviving Mrs. Craig are her four sons James Edward Craig, Roger (Laurie) Craig, Gary Wayne Craig all of Marks, MS. and Danny Ray Craig of Louisiana, five sisters Julienne Wilson, Christine Hill, Juanita Forbis and Linda Presley all of Truman, AR. and Pam Goldy of Marion, AR., one brother David Rogers of Drummonds, TN., eight grandchildren; Tonya, Little Dee, J.R., Sarah, Michael, Jon, Hunter & Fisher Craig. Five great grandchildren also survive Mrs. Craig. She was preceded in death by her husband Dee Edward Craig, Jr. her parents James & Aileen Rogers, one sister Shirley Ann Burger and one brother Thomas Rogers.

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Ms. Mary Jane Palmer

Marks, MS.

Ms. Mary Jane Palmer, age 68, passed away on Sunday March 13, 2016 at Quitman County Hospital in Marks, MS. Family will receive friends at a catered reception on Wednesday March 16, 2016 from 11:00 a.m. until service time at 1:00 p.m. in the chapel of Kimbro Funeral Home in Marks. Interment will follow in Longtown Cemetery.

Ms. Palmer was a homemaker and loved her family.

She is survived by her sister Linda (Gerald) Austin of Lambert, MS. and brother James Hamm of Blytheville, AR. Ms. Palmer was preceded in death by her parents Charley & Ruby Hamm, two sisters Gertrude Butler and Louise White, four brothers Jr., Ricky, Jimmy and Alvin Hamm.

Memorial contributions may be made to The Cancer Society

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Mrs. Kathleen "Katie" O'neal

Marks, MS.

Mrs. Kathleen "Katie" O'neal, age 89, passed away on Sunday afternoon February 28, 2016 at Quitman County Hospital in Marks, MS. The family will receive friends from 1:00 p.m. until 1:45 p.m. at Kimbro Funeral Home Chapel with a Graveside service to follow along with Interment in Marks Cemetery  Tuesday March 01, 2016 at 2:00 p.m.

Mrs. O'neal was a retired nurse in Quitman Co. for Drs. Lynch, Phelps, Quitman County Hospital & Nursing Home for 60 plus years.

Mrs. O'neal is survived by her daughter Patti (Danny) Ellis of Marks, MS. Her sister Bertha Hitchcock of Osceola, AR. Five grandchildren; David Allen Clark of Saltillo, MS., Brian & Stacy Ellis of Atlanta, GA., Kimberly & Angela Clark of Ruleville, MS. Five great grandchildren. A hosts of niece and nephews also survive Mrs. O'neal. She was preceded in death by her husband Allen O'neal, parents Henry and Esther Barnes, one son James Ronald Clark and one brother Rex Henry Barnes.

Memorial contributions may be made to Quitman County Health & Rehab, Marks, MS.

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Mr. Ben Gray "Bud" Barringer, Jr.

Marks, MS.

Mr. Ben Gray "Bud" Barringer, Jr., age 86, passed away on Friday February 26, 2016 at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Oxford, MS after a brief illness.  The family will receive friends at 10:30 am on Monday February 29, 2016 at Marks Presbyterian Church with a Memorial service beginning at 11:00 am at the church.

Bud was born October 13,1929 and lived his entire life in the Quitman County area. He graduated from Marks High School and earned the rank of Eagle Scout. He attended & graduated from the University of Mississippi in 1950 where he was a member of Delta Psi Fraternity. While at Ole Miss, he met his future wife, Suezette Buehler. He returned to Marks where he and his father operated the family Chevrolet dealership, which was formed in 1937.

During his lifetime, Bud served his community in various capacities. He was a devoted member of the Marks Volunteer Fire Department where he served as Chief for many years. Additionally, he was most proud of his military service in the Mississippi National Guard where he achieved the rank of captain.

Mr, Barringer is survived by his wife Suezette Barringer; daughters Mary Beth (James) Maxted of Brownwood, TX., Suezette Hankins of Jackson, MS.and Cathy (Tag) Reed of Belzoni, MS. Son, Henry Barringer of Marks, MS. and one sister, Montie Calvert of Little Rock, AR. Twelve grandchildren, Thirteen Great Grandchildren and Two Great-great grandchildren also survive Mr. Barringer. He also eaves behind his much beloved dogs, Beau & Casper. He was preceded in death by his parents, Ben Gray and Mary Barringer, one son Ben Gray Barringer III, and brother James Mack Barringer.

 

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Mrs. Mary Maude Loftis

Marks, MS.

Mrs. Mary Loftis , age 100, passed away February 17, 2016 in Marks, MS. The family will receive friends from 9:00-10:00 a.m. Saturday, February 20, 2016 at the West Marks Baptist Church in Marks, MS. with the funeral service beginning at 10:00 a.m.  Interment will be in Marks Cemetery.

Mrs. Loftis was a member of West Marks Baptist Church and a retired cafeteria employee for the Quitman County School system, where she was best known as "The Roll Lady".

She is survived by her daughter Betty (Billy) Collins of Marks, MS. One Son Larry Wayne Loftis of Sardis, MS. Seven Grandchildren, Thirteen Great- Grandchildren and Two Great- great- Grandchildren also survived Mrs. Loftis.  Mrs. Loftis was preceded in death by her husband Robert Loftis, her parents Franklin and Mary Burt and two sons Charles and Robert Loftis.

Memorial Contributions may be made to West Marks Baptist Church.

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Mrs. Lillian Millsaps

Marks, MS.

Mrs. Lillian Millsaps, age 89, passed away early Saturday morning February 13, 2016 at Yalobusha General Hospital in Water Valley, MS.  The family will receive friends at a catered reception on Sunday February 14, 2016 from 3:00 p.m. until 5:00 p.m. at Kimbro Funeral Home Chapel. The funeral service will be held on Monday February 15, 2016 at 10:00 a.m. at Kimbro Funeral Home Chapel with the Interment to follow at Carey Springs Cemetery in Pontotoc, MS.

Mrs. Millsaps was the retired owner of Lillian's Beauty Shop in Marks and attended Crowder Baptist Church in Crowder, MS.

Mrs. Millsaps is survived by her four nieces, Dianne (Jerry) Clark of Batesville, MS., Gladys Thomsen of Crowder, MS., Lynn Bell of Crowder, MS., Barbara (Butch) Green of Sarah, MS., two nephews, Bubba Bell of Lambert, MS., Ricky (Martha) Bell of Sarah, MS. A special friend, William Johnson of Batesville, MS. also survives Mrs. Millsaps.  She was preceded in death by her husband, Thomas Millsaps, her parents Ethel & Katie Simmerman, one niece Betty Green, eight sisters and six brothers also preceed Mrs. Millsaps.

Memorial Contributions may be made to Cancer Society.

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