Kimbro Funeral Home Ebituaries

Mrs. Mary Jane "Janie" Self

Marks, MS

Mrs. Mary Jane "Janie" Self, age 70, passed away on Thursday, November 06, 2014 in Batesville, MS. Family will receive friends at a catered reception on Saturday, November 08, 2014 from 5:00 pm until 8:00 pm at Kimbro Funeral Home Chapel. The funeral service will be held on Sunday, November 09, 2014 at 2:00 pm at Kimbro Funeral Home Chapel with interment to follow at Forrest Memorial Park in Batesville, MS.

Mrs Self  was a homemaker and a member of Blue Lake Baptist Church. She is survived by three grandchildren, David Andrew Self of Hernando, MS, Tisha Kay Rich of Courtland, MS, Gaston Allen Self of Crowder ,MS; sisters Ruth Fortner, Shirley Gordon and Polly Gordon, all of Ponchatoula LA, Martha Briggs of Biloxi MS;   brothers Oscar (Delores) Gordon, Billy Gordon and Pat Gordon, all of Amite, LA and four great grandchildren. Mrs Self was preceded in death by her husband, Andrew "Bud" Jackson Self, parents, Walter & Leona Gordon, son David Allen Self and three brothers Walter, Joe and Paul Gordon,

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Ms. Betty Jean Green

Marks, MS

Ms. Betty Jean Green, age 59, passed away on Friday, November 07, 2014 in Tupelo, MS. Family will receive friends on Monday, November 10, 2014 from 12:00 pm  until 2:00 pm at Faith Baptist Church in Lambert, MS. Funeral services will begin at 2:00 pm with interment to follow at Crowder Cemetery.

Ms. Green was a homemaker and a member of Faith Baptist Church. She is survived by her daughters Jerri Michelle (Scotty) Cox of Crowder, MS, Cindy Green of Marks, MS; sisters Diane Clark of Batesville, MS, Gladys Thompson of Crowder, MS, Linda Bell of Crowder, MS, Barbara Green of Crenshaw, MS; brothers Rickey Bell of Crenshaw, MS, Bubba Bell of Lambert, MS, grandchildren Micheal McGee of Marks, MS, Patrick McGee of Strayhorn, MS, Halie Lamar of Mark, MS , Katheline Cox of Crowder, MS, great granddaughter Marissa Jean McGee of Independence, MS and husband Bobby Maxey.

Memorial Contributions may be made to St Judes Children's Hospital.

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Mrs. Dorothy Jean Bell

Marks, MS

Mrs. Dorothy Jean Bell, age 80, passed away on Tuesday, October 28, 2014 in Memphis, TN. Family will receive friends at a catered reception on Thursday, October 30, 2014 from 5:30 pm until 7:00 pm at Kimbro Funeral Home Chapel. The funeral service will be held on Friday, October 31, 2014 at 2:00 pm at West Marks Baptist Church with a brief visitation from 1:00 pm until 2:00 pm. Interment will follow at Marks Cemetery.

Mrs. Bell  was a retired bank teller from Citizens Bank in Marks, MS and a member of West Marks Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her husband, Willie Bell, parents, Paul & Inez Eubanks, grandaughter Jennifer Bell and brother Larry Eubanks. She is survived by her daughter, Carolyn (Rickie) Womble of Marks, MS, sons Robert (Linda) Bell of Nesbit, MS & Keith Bell of Crowder, MS, sister Pauline Eubanks of Marks, MS, three grandchildren and four step-grandchildren.

Memorial Contributions may be made to the American Heart Association or the American Diabetes Association.

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Mr. Otis Ray Sorrells

Marks MS

Mr Otis Ray Sorrells, age 74, passed away on Saturday, October 25, 2014 in Clarksdale, MS. Family will receive friends at a catered reception on Wednesday, October 29, 2014 from 10:00 am until 11:00 am at Kimbro Funeral Home Chapel. The funeral service will begin at 11:00 am with interment to follow at Mount Liberty Cemetery in Water Valley, MS at 2:00 pm.

Mr Sorrells was a retired security guard at Mississippi State Penitentiary  and a member of the Methodist Church. He was preceded in death by his parents, Otis & Louise Sorrells, stepson Timothy Shivers and stepdaughters Miriam Bentley and Sherry Lynn Shivers. Mr Sorrells is survived by his stepdaughter Carol Roper of Marks, MS, stepsons Paul (Anges) Shivers of Marks, MS, Ronald Shivers  of Vardaman, MS; sisters Carol (George) Williams of Oakland, MS, Ruben (Christine) Sorrells of Los Lunas, NM, two nieces and two nephews.

Memorial contributions may be made to St Judes Childrens Hospital.

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Mrs. Johnnie E. Wofford

Marks, MS

Mrs. Johnnie E. Wofford, age 87, passed away on Tuesday, October  21, 2014 in Memphis,TN. Family will receive friends at a catered reception on Friday, October 24, 2014 from 1:00 pm until 2:00 pm at Kimbro Funeral Home Chapel. The funeral service will begin at 2:00 pm with interment to follow at Marks Cemetery.

Mrs Wofford was a retired merchant for Wofford & Sons in Darling, MS and a longtime member of Darling Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her huband William Earl Wofford Sr.  Mrs Wofford is survived by her daughter, Emily (Lynn) Barmer of DeSoto, TX, sons William Earl (Janet) Wofford Jr. of Andalusia, AL, Robert Arnold (Sharon) Wofford of Eads, TN, sisters Gladys Blackwood Ross of Senatobia, MS and Joan Dancy Gee of Marks, MS, six grandchildren, Jennifer Barmer of DeSoto, TX, Bradley Barmer of Austin, TX, Sarah Wofford of Bowling Green, OH, Caroline Wofford of Oxford, MS, Catherine Wofford of Andalusia, AL and Hillary Wofford of Eads, TN.

Memorial Contributions may be made to Memphis Jewish Home and Rehab. 36 Bazeberry Rd  Cordova, TN 38018. 901-758-0036

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Percy “Pops” Blair

Percy “Pops” Blair, 67, of North Chicago died on October 17, 2014 in Marks, MS. He was born February 3, 1947 to Mattie and Percy Blair. He met and married Thelma Blair and from this marriage had 6 kids. He is survived by his mom Mattie Blair; sons Percy (Nancy) Blair, Joe (Kathleen) Blair, Johnny Blair, Jame Blair, Eric Veal, and Vondell Wilbourn; daughter Johanna Veal; brother Booker T. Rucker; and many grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Preceded in death by daughter Jolene Carr and son Joel Allen Blair. Visitation Monday, October 27, 2014, from 10:00 until 11:00 a.m. at the CONGDON FUNERAL HOME, 3012 Sheridan Road, Zion, followed by a funeral service at 11:00. Interment Mt. Olivet Memorial Park, Zion. In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be given to the family.

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Ms. Shirley Moore

Marks, MS

Ms. Shirley Marie Moore, age 75, passed away on Tuesday, October 21, 2014 in Oxford, MS. A graveside service will be held on Thursday, October 23, 2014 at 11:30 am at Bethel Church Cemetery in Water Valley, MS.

Ms Moore was preceded in death by her parents, Edward and Lillian Moore, sister Marjorie Moore, brothers Edward 'Buster' Moore, Leland Moore, Jimmy Moore and Richard Moore. She is survived by her sisters, Eunita Austin of Crowder, MS & Judy Flowers of Columbus, MS and brother Joe S. (Wanda) Moore of Randolph, MS.

Memorial Contributions may be made to The Friends Organization of NMRC in Oxford, MS. 967 Regional Center Drive. Oxford MS 38655.

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Mr Bobby D. Mitchem

Marks, MS

Mr. Bobby D. Mitchem, passed away on Wednesday, October 15, 2014 at his home in Marks, MS after battling illness for sometime. Bobby was a loving man and will be missed very much by his family and friends. He leaves his wife of thirty eight years, Etta Marie Mitchem, daughters, Wendy Marie and Samantha, sisters, Kathy Daniels, Nita Martin and Debbie Pullins all of Florida and his mother in law and father in law, James and Charlotte Roseberry. Bobby was preceded in death by his parents and his brother, Richard McKelvey who passed away on Sunday, Ocotober 12, 2014.

A memorial service will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Thursday, October 23, 2014 at Crowder Baptist Church.

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Mrs Gertrude Viola Hawkins

Marks, MS

Mrs Gertrude Viola Hawkins, age 84, passed away on Thursday, October 09, 2014 in Oxford, MS. Family will recieve friends at a catered reception from 11:00 am untill 1:00 pm at Kimbro Funeral Home on Saturday, October 11, 2014.  The graveside service will be held at 3:30 pm at Stevens Cemetery in Mantachie MS.

Mrs  Hawkins was a homemaker and a member of Belen Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her parents, William and Annie Buice, grandson Stephen Guthrie, two sisters and three brothers. Mrs Hawkins is survived by her husband, D.L. Hawkins of Marks, MS, daughter Marsha Selby of Marks, MS, sons Rickey (Chris) Hawkins of Marks, MS and Dorman (Margaret) Hawkins of Mantachie, MS, eight grandchildren and seventeen great grandchildren.

Memorial Contributions may be made to the American Heart Association and St. Judes Hospital.

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Mrs Myrna Koger

Mrs. Myrna Koger, age 82, passed away on Sunday, October 05, 2014 in Batesville, MS. Family will receive friends at a catered reception on Tuesday, October 07, 2014  from 12:30 p.m. until 2:00 p.m.  at Kimbro Funeral Home Chapel. The funeral service will begin at 2:00 p.m. with interment to follow at Lambert Cemetery.

Mrs Koger was a homemaker and a member of First Baptist Church in Lambert, MS.

She was preceded in death by her husband, R. H. Koger, parents I. E. & Ola Daniels, brothers Kenneth Wayne Daniels, Freddie Daniels, Curt Daniels, Earl "Hook" Daniels, and sister Violet Daniels. She is survived by her daughter Rhonda Bryant of Batesville, MS, son Mike Koger of Batesville, MS, sisters Jean Allen, Wanda Hall & Nelda Fagan, all of Toccopola, MS, brothers Frankie Daniels of Ponotoc, MS, William Daniels of Algoma, MS; eight grandchildren and twenty great -grandchildren.

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