Newsom Funeral Home Ebituaries

Ms. Bonnie Ellett Ray

Charleston, MS

Ms. Bonnie Ellett Ray, age 44, passed away on Saturday, April 04, 2015 in Tutwiler, MS. Family will receive friends at a catered reception on Monday, April 06, 2015 from 5:30 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. at Newsom Funeral Home Chapel. An additional visitation will be held from 9:00 a.m. until 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday, April 07, 2015 at Friendship Baptist Church with the funeral service beginning at 10:00 a.m.  Interment will follow at Woodlawn Cemetery.

Ms. Ray was a homemaker and a member of the Baptist Faith. She is survived by her son Nicholas "Scooter" Ellett of Sumner, MS, father Bud Ellett of Tutwiler, MS, sister Stephanie (Billy) Melton of Crowder, MS and two grandchildren Garrett Ellett and Adalyn Ellett of Sumner, MS. She was preceded in death by her mother Dorinda A. Ellett and niece Kayla Ballard.

Memorial Contributions may be made to LeBonheur Children's Hospital Foundation Dept. PO Box 41817 Memphis TN 38174-1817

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Roger Dale Murphey Jr.

Charleston, MS

Mr. Roger Dale Murphey Jr.,age 33, passed away on Sunday, March 15, 2015 in Tippo, MS. Family will receive friends at a catered reception on Saturday, March 21, 2015 from 1:00 pm until 2:00 pm at Newsom Funeral Home Chapel with the funeral service beginning at 2:00 pm. Interment will be held at Tippo Cemetery.

Mr. Murphey was employed at ICE Industries in Grenada, MS as Electrical Maintenance and a member of Tippo United  Methodist Church. He is survived by his daughter Madalyn Riley Murphey of Tippo, MS; mother Rebecca Murphey of Walls, MS; father Roger Murphey Sr. of Tippo, MS; brother Greg Murphey of Tippo, MS; maternal grandparents Janie Beatrice McGee of Oakland, MS and Lester David McGee of Tillatoba, MS and paternal grandfather, William Bitsy Murphey of Tippo, MS. He was preceded in death by his paternal grandmother Clare A. Murphey and a number of aunts, uncles and cousins.

Memorial Contributions may be made to Tippo Cemetery Fund. P.O. Box 127 Tippo, MS 38962

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Estelle C. Barefoot

Charleston, MS

Mrs. Estelle C. Barefoot

Mrs. Estelle Barefoot, age 82, passed away March 16, 2015 in Charleston, MS. Mrs. Barefoot was a member of the Charleston Church of Christ. She worked and retired as Office Manager of Whitten Law Firm of Charleston, MS  then continued her career as Office Manager at Tallahatchie General  Hospital, from which she also retired. The Family will receive friends at a catered reception from 10:00 am until 11:00 am  Wednesday, March 18, 2015 followed by the funeral service at 11:00 am at Newsom Funeral Chapel in Charleston, MS. Interment will be at Magnolia Gardens Cemetery.

Mrs. Barefoot is survived by her husband Tom Barefoot of Charleston, MS; her daughter Joyce  (Walter) Butler of Waterproof, LA; her son Larry (Carolyn) Hillhouse of Courtland, MS; her step-daughter Susan (George) Houston of Sumner, MS and four step-sons-Larry Barefoot of Charleston, MS; Harry (Ann) Barefoot of Oakland, MS; Greg Barefoot of Enid, MS and Brad (Vickie) Barefoot of Pope, MS.  Mrs. Barefoot is also survived by  her sister Nita Allen of Oakland, MS; four grandchildren – Whit Butler of Houston, TX; Chris Butler of Waterproof, LA; Diana Fillyaw of Water Valley, MS; Jackie Wilkerson of Courtland, MS and five great grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.  Mrs. Barefoot was preceded in death by her first husband Ralph Hillhouse, her parents-George & Bertice Lindley, her sister Sadie Roberts and her brother James Earl Lindley.

Memorial Contributions may be made to the Charleston Church of Christ; 410 East Main Street; Charleston, MS  38921.

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Mrs. Jessie Dean Mounce

Charleston, MS

Mrs. Jessie Dean Mounce, age 85, passed away March 11, 2015 in Charleston, MS. The Family will receive friends at a catered reception Monday, March 16, 2015 from 1:00 pm until 2:00 pm followed by the service at 2:00 pm at Newsom Funeral Chapel in Charleston, MS. Interment will be at Adams Arbor Cemetery.

Mrs. Mounce retired from South Central Bell as a service representative. She was a member of the Church of God faith. Mrs. Mounce is survived by her daughter Pamela Anita (Gary) Moran of Whitehall, MT and her son Steven (Trudy) Mounce of Lacombe, LA. Two grandchildren-Kasey Wise of Whitehall, MT and Caleb Mounce of Shenzhen, China also survive Mrs. Mounce. Mrs. Mounce was preceded in death by her husband Willis Vinton Mounce, Jr.; her parents Jessie & Bessie Cole and her sister Nita Mitchell.

Memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.

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Mr. William Brewer

Funeral services for Mr. William Brewer will be held Saturday, March 07, 2015 at Springhill Baptist Church, beginning at 2:00 pm. Interment will follow at Brewer Family Cemetery.

 

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