Newsom Funeral Home Ebituaries

Charles Michael Champion

Charleston, MS

Mr. Charles Michael (Big Daddy) Champion passed away February 20, 2015 in Oxford, MS. The Family will receive friends Sunday, February 22, 2015 from 4:00 pm until 6:00 pm at Corinth Baptist Church. The funeral service will be held Monday, February 23, 2015 at 11:00 am at Corinth Baptist Church with interment at Strider-Burt Cemetery.

Charles Michael Champion, retired supervisor for Luvato Co. in Grenada, MS, was a member of Corinth Baptist Church and Manager of Tallahatchie County Club. Mr. Champion is survived by his wife Emily Strider Champion of Cascilla, MS; his daughter Clarissa Champion Milner of Cascilla, MS, and two grandchildren Lily Claire Milner and Jeff David Milner of Cascilla, MS.  Mr. Champion is also survived by his two brothers -Larry Champion and wife Diane and Benny Champion and wife Shirley, and two sisters Anita Sykes and husband Johnny and Melanie Whitten and husband Tandy, Sr. and many beloved nieces and nephews.   Mr. Champion was preceded in death by his parents Charles H. & Elaine B. Champion.

Memorial Contributions may be made to Corinth Baptist Church or First United Methodist Church-Charleston, MS.

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Mrs. Elaine Barkley Champion

Charleston, MS

Mrs. Elaine Barkley Champion, age 87, passed away February 8, 2015 in Tillatoba, MS. The Family will receive friends from 5:00 pm until 7:00 pm Tuesday evening February 10, 2015 at Corinth Baptist Church. The funeral service will be Wednesday, February 11, 2015 at 11:00 am at Corinth Baptist Church. Interment will follow at Corinth Cemetery.

Mrs. Elaine Barkley Champion was born October 5, 1927 in New Albany, MS to Clyde and Annie Barkley. She was a member of Corinth Baptist Church and retired from Pennaco Hosiery in Grenada, MS. She is survived by three sons and two daughters- Charles Michael Champion and wife Emily of Cascilla, MS, Larry Champion and wife Diane, Benny Champion and wife Shirley, Anita C. Sykes and husband Johnny and Melanie C. Whitten and husband Tandy, Jr., all of Charleston, MS. One sister, Geraldine Laughlin of Como, MS, nine Grandchildren, Sixteen Great Grandchildren and two Great-Great Grandchildren also survive Mrs. Champion. Mrs. Champion was preceded in death by her husband Charles H. Champion, her parents Mr. and Mrs. Clyde Barkley, two brothers Kenneth Barkley and Don Barkley and one dear sister Hortense Champion.

Memorial Contributions may be made to Corinth Baptist Church, 888 Tatum Pond Road, Tillatoba, MS  38961.

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Jimmie E. Porter

Charleston, MS

Mr. Jimmie E. Porter, age 81, passed away February 6, 2015 in Philipp, MS. The family will receive friends at a catered reception Monday, February 9, 2015 from 12:30 pm until 2:00 pm followed by the service at 2:00 pm at Newsom Funeral Chapel. Interment will be at Woodlawn Cemetery in Sumner, MS.

Mr. Jimmie E. Porter, a U. S. Army Veteran, was a farmer and  a member of the Brazil Church of Christ. He is survived by his wife Faye Porter of Philipp, MS; two daughters Pam (Jackey) Dickey of Holcomb, MS; and Phoebe (Rickey) Hopper of Philipp, MS; and his son Tansil (Kelly) Porter of Philipp, MS. Two sisters also survive Mr. Porter-Daisy Tierce of Cumming, GA and Betty Jean (Bill) Little of Brazil, MS; and nine Grandchildren and six Great Grandchildren. Mr. Porter was preceded in death by his parents Emmitt & Mary Lee Porter and two brothers and one sister.

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Mr. John Mooney

January 16, 2015

Mr. John Mooney, age 53, passed away January 15, 2015 in Hammond, LA. The family will receive friends from 1:00 pm until 2:00 pm Saturday, January 17, 2015 followed by a Graveside service at Brazil Cemetery.

Mr. Mooney was a cook at Ryan’s Restaurant and a member of the Baptist Faith. Mr. Mooney is survived by his sisters Myrtis Carmen of Springfield, LA, Dorothy Stockstill of Springfield, LA and Mildred Womack of Maryville, TN. He is also survived by his brother Troy Mooney of Slidell, LA.

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

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Mr. Isaac E. Sayle

Charleston, MS

Mr. Isaac E. Sayle, age 94, passed away January 3, 2015 in Charleston, MS.  The Family will receive friends Monday, January 5, 2015 from 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm followed by the funeral service at 2:00 pm at First Presbyterian Church of Charleston, MS.  Interment will be at Charleston Cemetery.

Mr. Isaac E. Sayle, WWII Veteran, was the Founder and President of Sayle Oil Company and a member of the First Presbyterian Church of Charleston, MS.  Mr. Sayle is survived by his daughter Linda and Don Allison of Charleston, MS, his sons Ike and Elaine Sayle of Charleston, MS and Johnny and Jennifer Sayle of Oxford, MS. Mr. Sayle is also survived by twelve grandchildren, eighteen great grandchildren and one great- great grandchild.  Mr. Sayle was preceded in death by his wife of fifty-nine years, Sue Whitten Sayle, great grandson, John Wesson Sayle and Ann Whitten Sayle.

Memorials may be made the Family Life Center of the First Presbyterian Church in Charleston, MS.

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