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Cockrell Funeral Home

310 North Jefferson Street
Macon, MS 39341
(662) 726-5431
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310 North Jefferson Street
Macon, MS 39341
(662) 726-5988
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Jones Memorial Funeral Home

200 Miller Chapel Road
Macon, MS 39739
(662) 726-2004
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Lee Sykes Funeral Home

107 Drive Mlk Jr Drive
Macon, MS 39341
(662) 726-4622
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Ann Craig

Monday, June 26, 2017

Florence after her father went into law practice here. She attended the Maude Lindsey Kindergarten, Kilby Training School and Coffee High School. She later attended Randolph-Macon Women’s College and graduated with a degree in history and art from Vanderbilt University in 1948.In 1949, she was married to the late Benjamin H. Craig, Jr. She is survived by six daughters: Landis Williams ( the late Ken Williams, Jr.), Caroline Craig, Nancy Murbury (Dave), Catherine O’Steen (Kevin), all of Florence, Margaret Schafer (Dan) of Houston, Texas, and Frances Guillemot (Gerard) of Los Angeles, CA. ; 10 grandchildren and 4 great grandchildren.Ann showed interest in community from the beginning. She was an active member of the Muscle Shoals District Service League and served as one of its past presidents. A lifelong member of First Presbyterian Church, Florence, Ann served as elder, trustee, and Sunday school teacher while remaining active in the women of church. In addition, she held membership in the Florence Rotary Club, the Florence Historical Society, Shoals Preservation, Inc. and the National Society of Colonial Dames in America.The family would like to thank her caregivers for the past several years for there love and devotion.In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to First Presbyterian Church, 224 E. Mobile Street Florence, Alabama 35630 or to the Children’s Museum of the Shoals, 2810 Darby Drive Florence, Alabama 35630Elkins Funeral Home would like to invite you to leave your condolences at elkinsfuneralhome.com...

Gregg Allman laid to rest next to brother Duane in Macon - Atlanta Journal Constitution

Saturday, June 10, 2017

MACON – Only a thin iron fence will separate Gregg Allman and his beloved brother Duane in their final resting places.Just after 2 p.m. on Saturday, Allman, the co-founder of Southern rock behemoth The Allman Brothers Band, received his final blessings at a Rose Hill Cemetery grave site, mere feet from his sibling, as well as fellow Allman Brothers Band mate Berry Oakley.Allman died on May 27 at the age of 69 from complications due to liver cancer.A bagpiper puffed the mournful tones of “Amazing Grace” as a procession including Allman’s five children – Michael, Elijah Blue, Devon, Delilah Island and Layla Brooklyn – musicians Derek Trucks, Susan Tedeschi, Dickey Betts and Peter Frampton; Allman’s wife, Shannon; and ex-wife Cher slowly traversed the rocky walkway to Allman’s coffin.Thousands of fans, many holding up fingers in a peace gesture or waving homemade signs with declarations of Allman love, crowded on the stone steps above and around the flower-laden coffin, keeping a respectf...

John "Bob" Mayes

Saturday, April 08, 2017

Ketchum/Langley Area.Bob served in the Army with a tour of duty in Japan during War World II and was called back as a reserve in the Korean Conflict.Bob married Gladys June Macon on March 7, 1949, making their home in the Ketchum/Langley area. They had three children John Earl, Robert Whayne and Nancy Ruth. After 22 years of marriage, they divorced. Bob married Betty A Drywater. Betty had two children Scott and Mary Ellen.Bob worked as a heavy construction superintendent until his retirement. He enjoyed raising horses, cattle, fishing, gardening and helping his grandsons Preston John and Aaron Whayne with their music.Bob was preceded in death by both parents Earl Joseph Mayes and Thelma Roberdia “Caldwell” Mayes, wife Betty A Mayes, a son John Earl Mayes, brother Thomas Earl Mayes and his first wife Gladys June “Macon” Mayes.Bob is survived by his daughter Nancy Ruth Mayes, and grandsons Preston John and Aaron Whayne Mayes, of Vinita, Oklahoma. Also, a sons Robert Whayne Mayes of Vinita, Oklahoma, and stepson Scott Lamb of Owasso, Oklahoma, and daughter Mary Ellen Smoke of Spavinaw, Oklahoma as well as, two brothers Ray and Jerry Mayes, and two sisters Joan Flock and Carolyn Olson all of the Ketchum/Langley area. Bob had fourteen grandchildren, nine great-grandchildren, and six great-great-grandchildren. He is also survived by his beloved pets, Leah and Sissy. Memorial services will be held 2 p.m., Wednesday, April 5, 2017 at the Seventh Day Adventist Church in Ketchum with Jerr...

Robert Wayne Brush, 29, Of Cockeysville - Patch.com

Monday, April 03, 2017

James Brush. He enjoyed traveling and playing video games.In addition to his mother, he is survived by his brother, James (Rachel) W. Brush of Bel Air; and sisters, Rhonda (Garry) L. Simons of Macon, Georgia, Cheyenne Dawn Brush of Aberdeen and Megan Lee Clark of Gwynn Oak.Visitation will be from 2-3 p.m. on Saturday, April 8, at McComas Funeral Home, 50 W. Broadway, Bel Air, MD 21014.There will be a memorial service for Robert Wayne Brush at 3 p.m. on Saturday, April 8, at McComas Funeral Home, 50 W. Broadway, Bel Air, MD 21014.—Obituary and service information from McComas Funeral Home. Get free real-time news alerts from the Hunt Valley-Cockeysville Patch.

Donald Smith, 1936-2017 - Columbia Daily Tribune

Monday, March 06, 2017

Graveside services and interment will be conducted at 2:00 pm Monday, March 6, at Riverview Cemetery with the Reverend Rich Litzau officiating.Don was born June 13, 1936 in Macon, the son of Lester and Nadine (Cross) Smith.He was married on August 23, 1958 in Macon, to Lillian Heidtmann.He was a 1954 graduate of Macon High School and a 1958 graduate of the University of Missouri at Columbia with a degree in Sociology.Don was employed with the Missouri Dept. of Corrections for over 37 years as a Case Worker, Assistant Superintendent at the Algoa Correctional Facility, as Director of the Diagnostic Center at the Missouri State Penitentiary, and retired in 1995 as Superintendent of the Fulton Reception and Diagnostic Center.He was a member of the Jefferson Lodge No. 43, A.F. & A.M.Don enjoyed fishing, knife collecting, listening to music, and reading. Most importantly, he cherished time with his family.Survivors include: his wife of 58 years, Lillian Smith; one daughter, Nancy O’Connor (Mike) of Columbia; three grandchildren, Katherine O’Connor of Kansas City, Abigail O’Connor and Emily O’Connor, both of Columbia; and dear friends, Tim and Lisa Tharp and their family.He was preceded in death by his parents; his step-mother, Evel...

Ellis, Lisle E. - Herald & Review

Monday, February 20, 2017

Sears & Roebuck, and Company. He also worked for the Office of the Illinois Secretary of State, and for Dawson & Wikoff Funeral Homes. He was a former member of the Macon County Board, former President of Decatur Township Cemeteries, former President of Macon County Mosquito Abatement District and former Republican Precinct Committeeman. Lisle was an active member of Maranatha Assembly of God and a former member of Trueblood United Methodist Church.Lisle is survived by son: David and wife Rhonda Ellis of Vandalia, IL; grandchildren: John Ellis, Mitchell Green, Amanda Stockon, Amber Hemingway, Felicia Dilley and Michael Ellis; thirteen great-grandchildren; brother: Harrell Ellis and wife Shirley of Clinton, IL; and his friend Mary Kindred of Decatur, IL and many nieces and nephews.He was preceded in death by his parents, wife, and his sister Jean (Ellis) Adams of Whittier, CA.Obituary written by family members.

Mary Curtis Driver - Murfreesboro Post

Sunday, February 12, 2017

Mary Curtis Driver, age 88, of Lascassas, TN died Jan. 17, 2017. She was a native of Macon County, TN. She was preceded in death by her husband Willie B. Driver who died in 2010 and was the daughter of the late Elmer W. and Ida Carter Curtis.Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at Woodfin Memorial Chapel. Bro. Jimmy Carver will officiate. Burial will be in Roselawn Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at Woodfin Memorial Chapel.Mrs. Driver is survived by a son, William David Driver and his wife Darcy of Murfreesboro, TN; daughter, Bonnie Carol Jennings and her husband Rick of Lascassas; and four grandchildren, John and Ray Jennings, Jennifer Ricks, and Jamie Fisher.Mrs. Driver was a member of Kelly's Chapel United Methodist Church and was a 1947 graduate of Walter Hill High School.An online guestbook is available for the family at www.woodfinchapel.com. Woodfin Memorial Chapel (615) 893-5151.

Elliott, Charles Harold - Herald & Review

Monday, February 06, 2017

DECATUR -- Mr. Charles Harold Elliott age 86 of Palmyra passed away Wednesday, February 1, 2017 at Meadow View Health Care and Rehab.Mr. Elliott was born April 14, 1930 in Macon County, Illinois the son of Everett and Ethel Voyles Elliott. He was a retired employee of General Electric. He was a Korean War Army veteran and a Bronze Star recipient.Charles is survived by his wife: Margie A. Elliott. He is also survived by a son: Travis C. Elliott (Tamara Jo) of Campbellsburg, a daughter: Myra Kay Elliott Sharp of Decatur, Illinois, a brother: Carroll Elliott of LaPlace, Illinois, three grandchildren: Tamara Kay Day (Terry), Mariah Jo Applegate (Nicholas James), and Wade Levi Elliott, and 2 great-grandchildren: Faith Helen Day and Andrew Lewis Day.He was preceded in death by a brother: Lazarre Elliott, a sister: Maxine Burket, a grandson: Tice Sharp III and his parents.Funeral services will be held Monday at 11:00AM at Weathers Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Crown Hill Cemetery with military honors. Visitation will be Sunday from 5-7PM and Monday from 10AM-time of service.Obituary written by family members.Sign up to get each day's obituaries sent to yo...

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Ann Craig

Monday, June 26, 2017

Florence after her father went into law practice here. She attended the Maude Lindsey Kindergarten, Kilby Training School and Coffee High School. She later attended Randolph-Macon Women’s College and graduated with a degree in history and art from Vanderbilt University in 1948.In 1949, she was married to the late Benjamin H. Craig, Jr. She is survived by six daughters: Landis Williams ( the late Ken Williams, Jr.), Caroline Craig, Nancy Murbury (Dave), Catherine O’Steen (Kevin), all of Florence, Margaret Schafer (Dan) of Houston, Texas, and Frances Guillemot (Gerard) of Los Angeles, CA. ; 10 grandchildren and 4 great grandchildren.Ann showed interest in community from the beginning. She was an active member of the Muscle Shoals District Service League and served as one of its past presidents. A lifelong member of First Presbyterian Church, Florence, Ann served as elder, trustee, and Sunday school teacher while remaining active in the women of church. In addition, she held membership in the Florence Rotary Club, the Florence Historical Society, Shoals Preservation, Inc. and the National Society of Colonial Dames in America.The family would like to thank her caregivers for the past several years for there love and devotion.In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to First Presbyterian Church, 224 E. Mobile Street Florence, Alabama 35630 or to the Children’s Museum of the Shoals, 2810 Darby Drive Florence, Alabama 35630Elkins Funeral Home would like to invite you to leave your condolences at elkinsfuneralhome.com...

Gregg Allman laid to rest next to brother Duane in Macon - Atlanta Journal Constitution

Saturday, June 10, 2017

MACON – Only a thin iron fence will separate Gregg Allman and his beloved brother Duane in their final resting places.Just after 2 p.m. on Saturday, Allman, the co-founder of Southern rock behemoth The Allman Brothers Band, received his final blessings at a Rose Hill Cemetery grave site, mere feet from his sibling, as well as fellow Allman Brothers Band mate Berry Oakley.Allman died on May 27 at the age of 69 from complications due to liver cancer.A bagpiper puffed the mournful tones of “Amazing Grace” as a procession including Allman’s five children – Michael, Elijah Blue, Devon, Delilah Island and Layla Brooklyn – musicians Derek Trucks, Susan Tedeschi, Dickey Betts and Peter Frampton; Allman’s wife, Shannon; and ex-wife Cher slowly traversed the rocky walkway to Allman’s coffin.Thousands of fans, many holding up fingers in a peace gesture or waving homemade signs with declarations of Allman love, crowded on the stone steps above and around the flower-laden coffin, keeping a respectf...

John "Bob" Mayes

Saturday, April 08, 2017

Ketchum/Langley Area.Bob served in the Army with a tour of duty in Japan during War World II and was called back as a reserve in the Korean Conflict.Bob married Gladys June Macon on March 7, 1949, making their home in the Ketchum/Langley area. They had three children John Earl, Robert Whayne and Nancy Ruth. After 22 years of marriage, they divorced. Bob married Betty A Drywater. Betty had two children Scott and Mary Ellen.Bob worked as a heavy construction superintendent until his retirement. He enjoyed raising horses, cattle, fishing, gardening and helping his grandsons Preston John and Aaron Whayne with their music.Bob was preceded in death by both parents Earl Joseph Mayes and Thelma Roberdia “Caldwell” Mayes, wife Betty A Mayes, a son John Earl Mayes, brother Thomas Earl Mayes and his first wife Gladys June “Macon” Mayes.Bob is survived by his daughter Nancy Ruth Mayes, and grandsons Preston John and Aaron Whayne Mayes, of Vinita, Oklahoma. Also, a sons Robert Whayne Mayes of Vinita, Oklahoma, and stepson Scott Lamb of Owasso, Oklahoma, and daughter Mary Ellen Smoke of Spavinaw, Oklahoma as well as, two brothers Ray and Jerry Mayes, and two sisters Joan Flock and Carolyn Olson all of the Ketchum/Langley area. Bob had fourteen grandchildren, nine great-grandchildren, and six great-great-grandchildren. He is also survived by his beloved pets, Leah and Sissy. Memorial services will be held 2 p.m., Wednesday, April 5, 2017 at the Seventh Day Adventist Church in Ketchum with Jerr...

Robert Wayne Brush, 29, Of Cockeysville - Patch.com

Monday, April 03, 2017

James Brush. He enjoyed traveling and playing video games.In addition to his mother, he is survived by his brother, James (Rachel) W. Brush of Bel Air; and sisters, Rhonda (Garry) L. Simons of Macon, Georgia, Cheyenne Dawn Brush of Aberdeen and Megan Lee Clark of Gwynn Oak.Visitation will be from 2-3 p.m. on Saturday, April 8, at McComas Funeral Home, 50 W. Broadway, Bel Air, MD 21014.There will be a memorial service for Robert Wayne Brush at 3 p.m. on Saturday, April 8, at McComas Funeral Home, 50 W. Broadway, Bel Air, MD 21014.—Obituary and service information from McComas Funeral Home. Get free real-time news alerts from the Hunt Valley-Cockeysville Patch.

Donald Smith, 1936-2017 - Columbia Daily Tribune

Monday, March 06, 2017

Graveside services and interment will be conducted at 2:00 pm Monday, March 6, at Riverview Cemetery with the Reverend Rich Litzau officiating.Don was born June 13, 1936 in Macon, the son of Lester and Nadine (Cross) Smith.He was married on August 23, 1958 in Macon, to Lillian Heidtmann.He was a 1954 graduate of Macon High School and a 1958 graduate of the University of Missouri at Columbia with a degree in Sociology.Don was employed with the Missouri Dept. of Corrections for over 37 years as a Case Worker, Assistant Superintendent at the Algoa Correctional Facility, as Director of the Diagnostic Center at the Missouri State Penitentiary, and retired in 1995 as Superintendent of the Fulton Reception and Diagnostic Center.He was a member of the Jefferson Lodge No. 43, A.F. & A.M.Don enjoyed fishing, knife collecting, listening to music, and reading. Most importantly, he cherished time with his family.Survivors include: his wife of 58 years, Lillian Smith; one daughter, Nancy O’Connor (Mike) of Columbia; three grandchildren, Katherine O’Connor of Kansas City, Abigail O’Connor and Emily O’Connor, both of Columbia; and dear friends, Tim and Lisa Tharp and their family.He was preceded in death by his parents; his step-mother, Evel...

Ellis, Lisle E. - Herald & Review

Monday, February 20, 2017

Sears & Roebuck, and Company. He also worked for the Office of the Illinois Secretary of State, and for Dawson & Wikoff Funeral Homes. He was a former member of the Macon County Board, former President of Decatur Township Cemeteries, former President of Macon County Mosquito Abatement District and former Republican Precinct Committeeman. Lisle was an active member of Maranatha Assembly of God and a former member of Trueblood United Methodist Church.Lisle is survived by son: David and wife Rhonda Ellis of Vandalia, IL; grandchildren: John Ellis, Mitchell Green, Amanda Stockon, Amber Hemingway, Felicia Dilley and Michael Ellis; thirteen great-grandchildren; brother: Harrell Ellis and wife Shirley of Clinton, IL; and his friend Mary Kindred of Decatur, IL and many nieces and nephews.He was preceded in death by his parents, wife, and his sister Jean (Ellis) Adams of Whittier, CA.Obituary written by family members.

Mary Curtis Driver - Murfreesboro Post

Sunday, February 12, 2017

Mary Curtis Driver, age 88, of Lascassas, TN died Jan. 17, 2017. She was a native of Macon County, TN. She was preceded in death by her husband Willie B. Driver who died in 2010 and was the daughter of the late Elmer W. and Ida Carter Curtis.Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at Woodfin Memorial Chapel. Bro. Jimmy Carver will officiate. Burial will be in Roselawn Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at Woodfin Memorial Chapel.Mrs. Driver is survived by a son, William David Driver and his wife Darcy of Murfreesboro, TN; daughter, Bonnie Carol Jennings and her husband Rick of Lascassas; and four grandchildren, John and Ray Jennings, Jennifer Ricks, and Jamie Fisher.Mrs. Driver was a member of Kelly's Chapel United Methodist Church and was a 1947 graduate of Walter Hill High School.An online guestbook is available for the family at www.woodfinchapel.com. Woodfin Memorial Chapel (615) 893-5151.

Elliott, Charles Harold - Herald & Review

Monday, February 06, 2017

DECATUR -- Mr. Charles Harold Elliott age 86 of Palmyra passed away Wednesday, February 1, 2017 at Meadow View Health Care and Rehab.Mr. Elliott was born April 14, 1930 in Macon County, Illinois the son of Everett and Ethel Voyles Elliott. He was a retired employee of General Electric. He was a Korean War Army veteran and a Bronze Star recipient.Charles is survived by his wife: Margie A. Elliott. He is also survived by a son: Travis C. Elliott (Tamara Jo) of Campbellsburg, a daughter: Myra Kay Elliott Sharp of Decatur, Illinois, a brother: Carroll Elliott of LaPlace, Illinois, three grandchildren: Tamara Kay Day (Terry), Mariah Jo Applegate (Nicholas James), and Wade Levi Elliott, and 2 great-grandchildren: Faith Helen Day and Andrew Lewis Day.He was preceded in death by a brother: Lazarre Elliott, a sister: Maxine Burket, a grandson: Tice Sharp III and his parents.Funeral services will be held Monday at 11:00AM at Weathers Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Crown Hill Cemetery with military honors. Visitation will be Sunday from 5-7PM and Monday from 10AM-time of service.Obituary written by family members.Sign up to get each day's obituaries sent to yo...