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Mrs. Mary Agnes Robinson

Mrs. Mary Agnes Robinson, age 87, passed away March 13, 2017, Charleston, MS. The family will receive friends Wednesday, March 15, 2017 beginning at 10:00 a.m. until service time  11:00 a.m., First United Methodist Church, Charleston, MS; following the service interment will be in Magnolia Garden, Charleston, MS.

Mrs. Robinson, a member of First United Methodist Church, had been a Nurse Assistant with Continue Care Home Health, Charleston, MS.

Surviving Mrs. Robinson are her two daughters DeLoris (Bud) Trout, Charleston, MS and Wanda Tharp, Enid , MS; her son Louie Robinson, Charleston, MS; her sister Sylvia Joyce Beardain, Charleston, MS; six grandchildren and twelve great-grandchildren.

Mrs. Robinson was preceded in death by her husband, L. W. Robinson, Sr.; her parents Marion and Bertha Reece; one grandson Gregg Hodges; four brothers and one sister.

Family requests you consider memorials to First United Methodist Church, Charleston, MS.


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Mrs. Elizabeth Emerson Adams

Charleston, MS

Mrs. Elizabeth Emerson Adams, age 83, passed away March 3, 2017 at Ocean Springs, MS. Family will receive friends Monday March 6, 2017 from 11:00 a.m. until service time at 12:00 p.m. at Adams Arbor Church of God of Prophecy, Charleston, MS. Interment will follow in Oak Grove Cemetery.

Mrs. Adams was a member of Oak Grove Methodist Church, Charleston, MS

Surviving Mrs. Adams are her daughter Rachel (Dale) Johnson of Vancleave, MS; her sons Danny (Teresa) Adams of Charleston, MS, Bill (Torry) Adams of Vancleave, MS and Jeff Adams of Gautier, MS; her brother, James (Mabus) Emerson of Bartlett, TN; six grand children and eight great-grandchildren.

Mrs. Adams was preceded in death by her husband, William Payne Adams, her great-grandson  Jayden Adams and  her parents Goodlett and Lillian Vaughn Emerson.

The family request memorial contributions given to Adams Arbor Church of God of Prophecy, Charleston, MS


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Mrs. Lena V. Browning

Charleston, MS

Mrs. Lena Velma Ellison Browning, 86, passed away February 25, 2017 in Homa, LA.  She was  born in Stover, MS and spent her life in Greenville, MS and Estill Springs, TN.

There will be a family visitation  2:00 p.m. March, 2,2017 ,  at Newsom Funeral Home Chapel, Charleston, MS followed by a graveside funeral service at  3:00 p.m. for family and friends at Magnolia Garden Cemetery, Charleston, MS.

Mrs. Browning was a member of Oaklawn Baptist Church, Winchester, TN.

Mrs. Browning is survived by her son, Douglas B. Browning and wife, Lennie; daughters, Linda Gail Starns and husband, Billy, and Carol Anne Browning; brothers, Ralph Ellison, Dan Ellison and Ronnie Ellison; sister, Anne Wesley;  grandchildren, Leslie Mack, Don Starns, Christopher Browning, Jacob Browning, Douglas Pinkerton, Sara Browning, Michael Browning, Gregory Thornton and Lee Thornton; eleven great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild.

She is preceded in death by her husband of 56 years, Douglas L. Browning; son Michael W. Browning; parents Ralph Asaph and Velma Anna Cole Ellison.

Mrs. Browning was a most loving and devoted wife, mother and grandmother. She was a true angel on earth and will be sorely missed by those remaining.

Flowers may be sent to Newsom Funeral Home, Charleston, MS or in lieu of flowers the family requests you consider donations to your local Alzheimer's Association in her name.

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Mr. Charles David Orr

Charleston, Ms

Mr. Charles David Orr a self employed farmer, age 78, passed away at his home in Charleston, MS February 16, 2017.  The family will receive friends, Saturday February 18, 2017 from 1:00 p.m. until service time at 2:00 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church, Charleston, MS . Interment will follow in Bethel Cemetery, Enid, MS.

Mr. Orr a member of First United Methodist Church, Charleston, MS,  was also a member of Bear Lake Hunting Club as well as a member of The Ole Miss Alumni Association.

David was a 1960 graduate of Ole Miss where he met  Peggie Newman.  The couple  married on April 22, 1961.

Mr. Orr served in the U.S. Army and his basic training  was at Fort Rucker, AL. He began farming in 1974, and was an outstanding farmer.

He is survived by his wife of fifty-five years, Peggie Newman Orr of Charleston; a son Craig (Natalie) Orr of Laurel, MS; three grandchildren Eli, Mariana and Chloe all of Laurel, MS.

Mr. Orr is preceded in death by his parents, Charles L. and Pearl Odell Orr and one brother, Thomas Orr.

Family requests that memorials be made to First United Methodist Church, Charleston, MS.

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Mrs. Johnnie Wrenn


Mrs. Johnnie Wrenn age 95, passed away February 2, 2017 Tillatoba, MS. Family will receive friends Sunday, February 5, 2017 from 2:00 p.m. until service time at 3:00 p.m. at Corinth Baptist Church, Tillatoba, MS. Interment will be New Hope Cemetery, Scobey, MS.

Mrs. Wrenn was a member of Corinth Baptist Church and was retired from Grenada Hospital, Grenada, MS.

Mrs. Wrenn is survived by her daughters, Carol Winter, Tillatoba, MS, Jean (James) Hughes, Tchula, MS; her son, Michael (Annette) Wrenn, Tillatoba, MS; eight grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren, and 1 great-great-grandchild.

Mrs. Wrenn was preceded in death by her husband, Wilmer Wrenn, her parents, Robert Jutson and Daisy Ellett, four sisters and two brothers.

Family requests that you consider memorial donations to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital.

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