Newsom Funeral Home Ebituaries

Lila Goad Phifer

Charleston, MS

Mrs. Lila Goad Phifer, age 62, passed away May 2, 2015 in Anniston Alabama. The Family will receive friends at a catered reception Tuesday, May 5, 2015 from 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm followed by the service at 4:30 pm at Newsom Funeral Home in Charleston, MS. Interment will be at Bethel Cemetery.

Mrs. Phifer was a member of the Baptist Faith and a homemaker. Mrs. Phifer is survived by her husband Noonan C. Phifer of Talladega, AL. She is also survived by her sisters Patricia Denton and Charlene Wolfe of Charleston, MS and numerous nieces and nephews. Mrs. Phifer was preceded in death by her son Eric Clolinger; her parents Everett and Louise Goad and two brothers Ronnie Goad and Jimmy Goad.

Memorial contributions may be made to the  Paralyzed Veterans Association

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Mrs. Draper Mae Odom

Charleston, MS

Mrs. Draper Mae Odom, age 95, passed away on Saturday, May 02, 2015 in Charleston, MS. Family will receive friends at a catered reception on Monday, May 04, 2015 from 5:30 pm until 7:00 pm at Newsom Funeral Home Chapel. The funeral service will be held on Tuesday, May 05, 2015 at 2:00 pm at Newsom Funeral Home Chapel with interment to follow at Rosemound Cemetery.

Mrs. Odom was a homemaker and a member of the Baptist Faith. She is survived by her daughter, Margie Ann Stanford of Charleston, MS and son Johnny Odom of Brandon, MS.

Eight Siblings also survive Mrs. Odom:  Hilda Russell of Pope, MS; Mildred (Albert) Gordon of Pope, MS; Joan (Charles) Sharpe of Grenada Co; Nina (George) Hays of Carroll County, MS; Faye Clark of  Pope, MS; Jetty Whitsell of Pope, MS; Mavis (William) King of  Washington State; and Corley Thompson of  Tallahatchie Co, MS.

Five grandchildren, eight great grandchildren and six great-great grandchildren also survive Mrs. Odom.

She was preceded in death by her son, Charles Adam Odom and Siblings, Daisy Bell Joyner, Mary M. Thompson, Dotsy Joyner and Joseph Preston Thompson.

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Mrs. Mary L. Burton

Charleston, MS

Mrs. Mary Lou Burton, age  97, passed away on Friday, May 01, 2015 in Charleston, MS. Family will receive friends on Monday, May 04, 2015 from 5:30 p.m. until 7:00 p.m.  at Adams Arbor Church of God and Prophecy Church. The funeral service will be held on Tuesday, May 05, 2015 at 11:00 a.m., also at Adams Arbor Church of God of  Prophecy, with interment to follow at Adams Arbor Cemetery.

Mrs Burton was a homemaker and member of Adams Arbor Church of God of Prophecy. She is survived by her daughters Clara Bond Tartt of Charleston, MS, Barbara (Robert) Larkins of Charleston, MS; son Henry (Linder) Bond of Oxford, MS; brother Billy (Joan) Lomax of Emory, TX; eight grandchildren, thirteen great grandchildren and three great-great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents, Henry & Maudie Lomax, son Kenneth Bond and four brothers.

Memorial Contributions may be made to Adams Arbor Cemetery Fund.

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Ricky L. Ward

Charleston, MS

Ricky L. Ward, age 59, passed away April 25, 2015 in Tupelo, MS.  The Family will receive friends from 12:00 pm until 2:00 pm Tuesday, April 28, 2015 followed by the funeral service at 2:00 pm at Bethel Methodist Church. Interment will be at Bethel Cemetery.

Ricky Ward, a member of Bethel Methodist Church, was a self-employed tile layer/construction worker in Charleston, MS.  His daughter Heather Ward of Texas survives Mr. Ward. His sister Kathy (Barry) Jones of Amory, MS; his niece Jacelyn Jones of Tupelo, MS; his nephew Matthew Jones of Starkville, MS and two half-brothers-Bradley Ward of Tulsa, OK and Greg Ward of Georgetown, TX also survive him.  His parents Bobby and Jeri Ward precede Mr. Ward in death.

Memorial contributions may be made to Sanctuary Hospice House; 5159 W. Main Street; Tupelo, MS  38801.

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James Richard Hudgins, Sr.

Charleston, MS

Mr. James (Rickey) Hudgins, Sr.

Mr. James (Rickey) Hudgins, age 49, passed away April 24, 2015 in Tutwiler, MS.  The Family will receive friends Wednesday, April 29, 20115 at a Graveside Service at 11:00 am at Memorial Gardens Cemetery in Clarksdale, MS.

Mr. Hudgins , a member of Friendship Baptist Church West, was a farm worker for Bud Ellett Farms. He is survived by his wife, Anita Hudgins, of Tutwiler, MS; his daughter Sabrina Hudgins and his son James R. Hudgins, Jr. of Tutwiler, MS. Mr. Hudgins is also survived by three sisters: Karen Hudgins of Tutwiler, MS; Earlene Miller of Tunica, MS and Shelia Hudgins of Ohio and three grandchildren. Mr. Hudgins was preceded in death by his parents Jerry and Ruth Hudgins and his brother Jerry Wayne Hudgins.

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