Newsom Funeral Home Ebituaries

Mr. Joseph Webb Cox Sr.

Charleston, MS

Mr. Joseph Webb Cox, Sr., age 48, passed away on Wednesday, August 26, 2015 in Southaven, MS. Family will receive friends from 1:00 p.m. until 3:00 p.m. on Saturday, August 29, 2015 at First Baptist Church in Charleston, MS. Funeral services will begin at 3:00 p.m. with interment to follow at Charleston Cemetery.

Mr. Cox was employed as a Maintenance Tech at American Petroleum in Southaven, MS and was an avid golfer and hunter. He was also a veteran of Desert Shield/Desert Storm and a member of First Baptist Church in Charleston, MS, serving on the Youth Committee. He is survived by his wife, Heather Etheridge Cox of Charleston, MS; daughter, Anna Jade Cox of Charleston, MS; son, Joseph Webb Cox, Jr. of Charleston, MS; step-daughters, Emily Claire Ray & Addison Willingham of Charleston, MS; step-son, Adams Ray of Charleston, MS and brother, Ray D. Cox Jr. of Atoka, TN.  Mr. Cox was preceded in death by his parents, Ray D. Cox, Sr. & Dimple Webb Cox and his first wife, Katrina Cox.

Memorial Contributions may be made to First Baptist Church of Charleston, MS

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Jeffrey Hollingsworth

Charleston, MS

Mr. Jeffrey Hollingsworth, retired truck driver for Cooper Freight, passed away in Memphis, TN August 21, 2015. He was 63 years of age. The Family will receive friends Monday, August 24, 2015 at Friendship East Baptist Church from 2:00 pm until 4:00 pm followed by the service at 4:00 pm. Interment will be at Bethel Cemetery.

Mr. Hollingsworth is survived by his wife Cindy Hollingsworth of Charleston, MS.  Mr. Hollingsworth is also survived by his daughter Gena Ivy (Donnie); son Jeffrey Hollingsworth (Leah); Step-daughter Ashley Williams (Bubba); Step-son John Bryant (Miranda); Sisters- Barbara Reed (Henry) and Phyllis Griggs (Mike) all of Charleston, MS.  Also surviving Mr. Hollingsworth are Grandchildren Leah and Lyss’ah Ivy, Nolan, Caleb, and Jackson Hollingsworth of Charleston, MS; Step-Grandchildren Karleigh and Trace Williams and Kora Bryant of Charleston, MS and Great Grandchild Beckslee Peden of Charleston, MS and a host of Nephews.  Mr. Hollingsworth was preceded in death by his parents Mr. and Mrs. Phillip Hollingsworth and nephew Henry  “Honeybun” Reed.

Newsom Funeral Home

662-647-2726

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Mrs. Bernice Hodges Bishop

Charleston, MS

Mrs. Bernice Hodges Bishop, age 78, passed away August 16, 2015 in Charleston, MS. The Family will receive friends at a catered reception from 6:00 pm until 8:00 pm Monday, August 17, 2015 at Newsom Funeral Home in Charleston, MS.  The funeral service will be Tuesday, August 18, 2015 at 12:00 pm at First Baptist Church in Charleston, MS. Interment will be at Indianola Ceremony.

Mrs. Bishop had been a realtor with Rector Realty in Fairfax County, Virginia, and a homemaker.  She had been on staff of the Honorable Congressman Jamie L. Whitten and a member of First Baptist Church of Charleston, MS.  Mrs. Bishop is survived by her husband Marion (Buddy) Bishop of Charleston, MS and her son Lloyd Bishop (Patty) of Alexandria, VA  and four grandchildren-Pierce Bishop of Arlington, VA; Clint Bishop of Haymarket, VA and Mother-Rachel Bishop; Anna Bishop of Alexandria, VA, Carly Bishop of Alexandria, VA and Mother-Anella Oliva. Also surviving Mrs. Bishop are sisters Ruth Box of Starkville, MS; Mary Jo Langley of Clarksdale, MS and brother Tom Hodges (Estelle) of Gulfport, MS.  Mrs. Bishop was preceded in death by her son Marion F. Bishop, Jr and four brothers and sisters.

Memorial Contributions may be made to First Baptist Church of Charleston, MS.

Newsom Funeral Home

662-647-2726

www.brentwoodfuneralservices.com

 

Jason Barrett Williams

HERNANDO, MS

Jason Barrett Williams, 16, passed away Tuesday, July 28, 2015. Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday at The Outpouring Church, 6888 Goodman Road, Suite 120, Olive Branch, MS 38654. The family will receive friends from 11 a.m. until service time at the church. Hernando Funeral Home has charge. Barrett was a member of The Outpouring and was beginning his senior year at Northpoint Christian School where he was chaplain of the Honor Society. He enjoyed writing, drawing, and painting. He competed in endurance horseback races. Survivors include his parents, Jason and Kim Williams; his sisters, Kaitlin Grace Williams and Emma Rose Williams, all of Hernando; grandparents, Paul and Debbie Williams of Hernando, Kirk and Barbara Howell of Southaven; great grandparents, Ruby Williams of Charleston, MS, Milton Gardner, Sr. of Ponchatoula, LA; aunts and uncles, Shannon and Johnny Coleman of Memphis, Mary and Chris Miller of Nesbit; cousins, Eliyah, Victoria, Juliana, and Christopher Kirk Miller, Aidan and Patrick Coleman; and some very special friends, the Tackers and the Rays. If desired, in lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Reagan Ministries, 5274 Morganton Blvd. Greenback, TN 37742.

Hernando Funeral Home

(662) 429-5260

www.BrentwoodFuneralServices.com

Mr. Thurman F. Dickey

Charleston, MS

Mr Thurman F. Dickey, age 93, passed away on Thursday, July 23, 2015 in Oxford, MS.  Family will receive friends at a catered reception on Sunday, July 26, 2015 from 5:00 pm until 7:00 pm at Newsom Funeral Home Chapel.  The funeral service will be held on Monday, July 27, 2015 at 2:00 pm with interment to follow at Springhill Cemetery.

Mr Dickey was a retired employee of Kimberly Clark in Memphis, TN and attended Springhill Baptist Church in Charleston. He is survived by his wife, Elizabeth Dickey of Oakland, MS; son Bailey (Diane) Dickey of Gatlinburg, TN; stepson Ken (Margie) Scott Jr. of Lebanon, TN; step-daughter Cheryl (Henry) Martin of Sardis, MS; five step-grandchildren, five great step-grandchildren and a number of nephews and nieces. He was preceded in death by his parents Pete and Hattie Maude Dickey and sister Hazel Jensen.

Memorial Contributions may be made to Springhill Baptist Church.

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Newsom Funeral Home

662-647-2726

www.brentwoodfuneralservices.com

 

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