Kimbro Funeral Home Ebituaries

Mrs. Jewel Lee Segars

Marks, MS

Mrs. Jewel Lee Segars, age 85, passed away on Wednesday, April 08, 2015 in Marks, MS. Family will receive friends at a catered reception on Saturday, April 11, 2015 from 12:00 pm until 2:00 pm at Kimbro Funeral Home Chapel. Funeral services will begin at 2:00 pm with interment to follow at Marks Cemetery.

Mrs. Segars was a retired supervisor from Barth MFG Co. in Marks, MS.  She also was the owner/operater  of Segars Day & Night Convenience Store and  a member of West Marks Baptist Church. She is survived by her daughter, Margaret Potts (Johnny) Towery of Crenshaw, MS, son William Terry (Penny) Potts of Senatobia, MS; stepdaughters Carol (Kevin) Baker of Madison, MS & Cindy (Pat) Bankston of Clarksdale, MS; grandchildren Justin (Jennifer) Towery of Hamburg, AR, Lee (Greg) Hissong of Arkabutla, MS; five step - grandchildren Mary Susan (Wayne) Cobb of Cleveland, MS, Valerie Bankston of Charleston, MS, Chase Baker, Samuel Baker &  Nathaniel Baker, all of  Madison, MS; six great grandchildren, Alexandra Towery & Lawson Towery of Hamburg, AR, Hunter Hissong & Avery Hissong of Arkabutla, MS, James William Potts & Jeweleigh Potts of Sardis, MS and two step  great -grandchildren Sara Chesley Cobb and Jax Cobb, both of Cleveland, MS.

She was preceded in death by her husband Charles Monroe Segars, parents W.B. (Boss) & Mittie Hood and grandson Wiliam Scott Potts.

Memorial Contributions may be made to the Alzheimers Association PO Box 96011 Washington DC  20090-6011.  www.alz.org.

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Mrs. Mary Anderson

Marks, MS

Mrs. Mary Anderson, age 100, passed away on Sunday, April 05, 2015 at her residence in Lambert, MS.  Graveside services will be held at 4:30 pm on Tuesday, April 07, 2015 at Lambert Cemetery in Lambert, MS.

Mrs. Anderson was a retired school teacher for Lambert Jr. High and a member of Lambert Baptist Church. She is survived by her daughter Mimi (Robert) Mehrle of Lambert, MS; grandchildren, Anderson (Laurel) Mehrle of Bartlesville, OK Kerk (Elizabeth) Mehrle of Jackson, MS. Elizabeth (Jason) Hawkins of Ridgeland, MS. Great-grandchildren, Pryor, Matthew, Anderson and Virginia Mehrle, Catherine and Gray Hawkins, Tyrus Mehrle. Mrs. Anderson was preceded in death by her husband, Mr. Edward Henry Anderson, daughter, Martha Yeager Anderson; Parents Ida and David Pritchard; sisters Avis Smith and Ruby Russell; brothers, Dr. Clarence Pritchard and Dr. Tyrus Pritchard.

Memorial Contributions may be made to Lambert Cemetery Fund PO Box 1038 Lambert MS 38643  or First Baptist Church  PO Box 145  Lambert MS 38643.

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Thomas Craig Simpson

Marks, MS

Thomas Craig Simpson, age 57, passed away on Wednesday, April 01, 2015 in Memphis, TN.

Born April 27, 1957 in Flint, MI, Tom lived in Lambert, MS and was employed by the Town of Lambert. You could find him wearing many hats and filling many different positions, depending on what the day held. Until his death, Tom was a member of the Lambert and Marks Volunteer Fire Department, a member of Lambert Methodist Church where he was actively involoved in L.U.M.C. Mens Club and he also served as Vice Chair of the Quitman County Food Pantry. Survivors include his parents, Criss and JoeAnn Simpson of Lambert, MS; brother Steven Criss Simpson of Chipley, FL, sister DeAnn (Clayton) Simpson Williams of Ackerman, MS;  foster sister Shelly Taft of Houston, TX; nephew Patrick Williams of Lambert, MS, nieces Ashley Williams of Ackerman, MS, Courtney Williams of Ackerman, MS & Brenda Cobb of Graceville, FL; great niece Mimi Williams and two great nephews Nicholas and Triston Porter; longtime family friend Sid Wimberly and family of Bakersfield, CA and a host of cousins, aunts and uncles.

Services will be held at Kimbro Funeral Home Chapel on Monday, April 06, 2015. A catered reception will be held from 10:00 am until 1:00 pm with a memorial service to follow. Upon cremation, graveside services will be held at McCurtian's Creek Baptist Church in Stewart, MS. Relatives and friends will be welcome at Lambert Methodist Church immediately following the service.

At the request of Tom, donations may be made to Lambert/Marks Volunteer Fire Department or Quitman County Food Pantry in lieu of flowers.

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David L. Hays

Marks, MS

Mr. David Lee Hays, age 63, passed away on Sunday, March 29, 2015 in Aurora, CO. Family will receive friends at a catered reception on Saturday, April 04, 2015 from  1:00 p.m. until 2:00 p.m. at Kimbro Funeral Home Chapel with the funeral service to follow at 2:00 p.m. Interment will be held at Marks Cemetery.

Mr. Hays was self employed as a Transition Coordinator in Denver, CO and a member of the Baptist faith. He also served in the Vietnam Conflict  and was an advocate & activist for Disabled Rights.

He is survived by his wife Dawn Russell of Denver, CO; sons Parker  and Patrick Hays of Memphis, TN and sisters Eva Claire Penrose of Pensacola, FL and Nora June Meadows of Rugby, TN. He was preceded in death by his parents, Brewer and Ruth Hays, sister Betty Rogers & brother Dennis Hays.

Memorial Contributions may be made to A.D.A.P.T.  1208 South Logan St  Denver, CO 80210

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Mr. Tony Mitchell

Marks, MS

Mr. Tony Mitchell, age 57, passed away Sunday, March 22, 2015 in Grenada, MS. Family will receive friends at a catered reception on Tuesday, March 24, 2015 from 1:00pm until 2:00 pm with the funeral service beginning at 2:00 pm at Kimbro Funeral Home Chapel. Interment will be held at Crowder Cemetery.

Mr. Mitchell was a retired machine operator for Crown Cork & Seal of Batesville, Ms. He was a member of Blue Lake Baptist Church and a Veteran of Vietnam Conflict. He is survived by a son, Brandon Mitchell of Brookfield, IL.; sisters Dale (Bobby) Bowles of Lambert, MS, Judy (Rick) Pettit of Oxford, MS, Peggy (Bo) Reid of Crowder, MS; brothers Johnny (Lois) Mitchell of Lambert, MS, Tommy (Bonnie) Mitchell of Lambert, MS. Mr. Mitchell was preceded in death by his parents N.E & Edra Mitchell and sister Shirley Sappington

 

Memorial Contributions may be made to:

Wounded Warrior Regiment

Attn: Charitable Giving Coordinator

1998 Hill Avenue

Quantico, VA 22134

Or

Gideon International  www.tgi@gideons.org

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Mrs. Frances Howell Mills

Marks, MS

Mrs. Frances Howell Mills, age 71, passed away Saturday, March 21, 2015 at her home in Sledge, Ms. Family will receive friends at First Baptist Church in Marks on Monday, March 23, 2015 from 5:30 pm until 8:00 pm and also again on Tuesday, March 24, 2015 from 10:00 am until service time at 11:00 am. Interment will be held at Marks Cemetery.

Mrs. Mills was a homemaker and a member of First Baptist Church of Marks where she served as a Sunday School Teacher. Mrs. Mills was also a member of Marks Garden Club, Quitman County Hospital Auxiliary, and Wilson Lake Ladies Golf Association. She is survived by her husband of 53 years, Thomas (Sonny) Mills of Sledge , MS, Daughter Edie (Terry) Ivey of Sledge, MS;  sons Tommy Mills and Mike (Melinda) Mills of Marks, MS; one brother Vernon Lee (Betty) Howell Jr. of Enid, MS; step mother Dot Bess of Marks, MS. Grandchildren: Mills Cox of Boulder, Colorado, Leyton Mills of Sledge, MS, Ashton Mills of Marks, MS,  Michael Mills of Marks, MS and Kristen Smith of Darling, MS. Mrs. Mills also leaves her Special niece Miffie Wright of Sledge, MS and Special nephew Lee McKee of Houston, TX. Special great niece, Amanda Wright of Sledge, MS. She was preceded in death by her father Vernon Lee Howell Sr.; mother  Myrtes Melton  and sister Sammie Lee McKee.

Memorial Contributions may be made to:

The Alzheimer's Association

P.O. Box 96011

Washington, DC 20090-6011

www.alz.org

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Mr. Steve G. Kohanski

Marks, MS

Mr. Steve G. Kohanski, age 70, passed away on Wednesday, February 25, 2015 in Las Vegas, NV. Family will receive friends at a catered reception on Wednesday, March 04, 2015 from 10:00 a.m. until 11:00 a.m. with the funeral service beginning at 11:00 a.m. Interment will be be held at Marks Cemetery.

Mr. Kohanski was a security officer at MGM International and a member of the Baptist Faith. He is survived by his wife, Becky Kohanski of Las Vegas, NV; sons Vic (Sylvia) Kohanski of Sugarland, TX, Karl (Darlene) Kohanski of Barnstead, NH; sister Patricia Robinson of Jupiter, FL, brothers Bill Kohanski of Durham, NC, David Kohanski of Norwick, CT; five grandchildren and six great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents, Walter & Felanise Kohanski and sister, Phyllis Wainwright.

Memorial Contributions may be made to Cal Farley Boys & Girls Ranch. P.O. Box 1890 Amarillo, TX  79174

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Mrs. Annie Ruth Stevens

Marks, MS

Mrs. Annie Ruth Stevens, age 80, passed away  Sunday, February 01, 2015 in Marks MS. A graveside service will be held on Wednesday, February 04, 2015 at 2:00 pm at Union Baptist Cemetery in Sardis, MS.

Mrs. Stevens was a homemaker and a member of the Baptist Faith. She is survived by her nieces Linda Reece of Salem, MA & Sharon Snell of Memphis, TN and  nephew Bobby Reece of Salem, MA.

Memorial Contributions may be made to St Judes Children's Hospital. 501 St Jude Place Memphis, TN 38105.

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Hunter Elijah Emery

Marks, MS

Hunter Elijah Emery, age 2 months, passed away on Friday, January 16, 2015 in Memphis, TN. Family will receive friends on Wednesday, January 21, 2015 at Community Independent Baptist Church from 5:30 pm until service time the following day. The funeral service will begin at 11:00 am on Thursday, January 22, 2015 at Community Independent Church with interment to follow at Lambert Cemetery.

Hunter is survived by his mother, Samantha Russell of Lambert, MS, father Jessie Emery of Lambert, MS, paternal grandparents, James & Heather Emery of Lambert, MS; maternal great grandfather, Raymond (Ruby) Roberson of Lambert, MS; maternal great grandmothers Loretta Russell and Jane Roberson and paternal great grandparents Paul & Gaynell Emery of Crowder, MS and David & Debra Pruett of Memphis, TN. Hunter was preceded in death by his maternal grandparents, Jimmy Ray Russell and Betty Jane Bell and paternal great grandmother Audrey Pruett.

Memorial contributions may be made to Community Independent Baptist Church.

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Mrs. Dora Melton

Marks, MS

Mrs. Dora Melton, age 75, passed away on Wednesday, January 07, 2015 in Tupelo, MS. Family will recieve friends at a catered reception on Sunday, January 11, 2015 from 12:30 pm  until 3:00 pm at Kimbro Funeral Home Chapel with the funeral service beginning at 3:00 pm.  Interment will be held at Brazil Cemetery in Brazil, MS

Mrs Melton was a retired cashier and a member of the Baptist Church. She is survived by her daughters Debra (Stanley) Holland of Drew, MS, Cindy Sparks of Pontotoc, MS, Lilly Bowman of Pontotoc, MS, Linda Dyess of  Ft Polk, LA, Mary Ruth Pugh of Churchhill, TN ; sons Ricky (Renea) Melton of Pontotoc,MS, Randy (Bobbie) Melton of Coffeeville, MS, John (Wanda) Melton of Clarksdale, MS, Tracy (Ashley) Melton of Carrollton, MS, Charles Melton of Jackson, MS, Gary Melton of Clarks, LA; sisters Betty Jo Hutchinson of Greenwood, MS, Evelyn Chandler of Southaven, MS; nineteen grandchildren, twenty eight great grandchildren, two great-great granddchildren and special friend L.V Ford. She was preceded in death by her husband, John Melton, parents George & Hattie Chandler and daughter Bonnie Melton.

Memorial Contributions may be made to COPD Research. www.copdfoundation.org.

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