BIG SANDY NEWS OBITUARIES

July - December 1998



last updated January 20, 2000


BIG SANDY NEWS. Wednesday, July 1, 1998

GOOSLIN, Jesse b. Jul 7, 1913 d. Apr 24, 1998 spouse: Goldie Gooslin parents: Thomas Gooslin & Elizabeth Blackburn (dec.)

DAMERON, Mac C. b. Jun 10, 1923 d. Jun 23, 1998 spouse: none listed parents: Cloister Damron & Hessie Meade (dec.)

STEPP, Flarnie SHORT b. Aug 22, 1916 d. Jun 26, 1998 spouse: Matthew Stepp (dec.) parents: Grover Short & Alice Endicott (dec.)

LAWSON, Pearlie M. b. (age 83) d. Jun 29, 1998 spouse: not listed parents: not listed--arrangements are incomplete



BIG SANDY NEWS. Wednesday, July 8, 1998

LAWSON, Pearlie M. ADKINS b. Dec 14, 1914 d. Jun 29, 1998 spouse: Estil Lawson, Jr. (dec.) parents: Alvie ADKINS & Elizabeth FISHER (dec.)

BELCHER, Haskell b. Apr 12, 1904 d. Jul 2, 1998 spouse: Glady Chaffin (dec.) parents: Elihue BELCHER & Josephine Wilson (dec.)

FITZGERALD, Mary Jean b. Apr 14, 1922 d. Jul 7, 1998 spouse: William R. "Bill" Fitzgerald (dec.) parents: Jim Penix & Bertha Penix Skaggs (dec.)

OLSON, Hazel Marie ADAMS b. Apr 26, 1926 d. Jun 18, 1998 spouse: Arthur Olson parents: James Millard Adams & Lucy Belle Adams (dec.)



BIG SANDY NEWS. Wednesday, July 15, 1998

PREECE, Madeline NAPIER b. Oct 1, 1915 d. Jul 11,1998 spouse: Jerome Preece (dec.) parents: William Napier & Mary Lemaster (dec.)

SALTZMAN, Joyce M. HAYES b. Jun 21, 1935 d. Jul 10, 1998 spouse: William (Bill) Saltzman parents: John H. Hayes & Lydia M. Moore (dec.)

HAZLETT, Pearl V. STEWART b. Jun 13, 1903 d. Jul 9, 1998 spouse: Dency D. Hazlett (dec.) parents: Maxie Stewart & Emma Perry (dec.)

THOMPSON, Haskie b. Nov 15,1910 d. Jun 10, 1998 spouse: none listed parents: Clayton Thompson & Cora Fraley (dec.)

WAYBRIGHT, Brenda Kaye HENRY b. Jul 25, 1945 d. Jul 6, 1998 spouse: none listed parents: Earl Vaughn Henry (dec.) & Molly Cleo Parks

DEAN, Charles C. "Chuck" b. Apr 24, 1940 d. Jul 11, 1998 spouse: Suzanne D. Dean parents: Robert Lee Dean & Mellie Newcomb (dec.)



BIG SANDY NEWS. Wednesday, July 22, 1998

JOHNSON, Judith Carol  b.  Mar 30, 1945  d. Jul 20, 1998  spouse:  Rondel Johnson Parents:  Norma Frazier Webber

AKERS, Evalena DELONG  b.  Oct 22, 1916  d.  Jul 15, 1998  spouse:  Marvin Akers Parents:    Ephrim Delong & Alta Setser (dec.)

CARROLL, Barbara Jane THOMPSON  b.  Apr 16, 1936  d.  Jul 17, 1998  spouse: Glenn E. Carroll Parents:  Otha Thompson & Ivory Hayes (dec.)



BIG SANDY NEWS. Wednesday, July 29, 1998

RATLIFF, William "Sweet Pea" Walker  b.  Apr 5, 1938  d. Mar 20, 1998 spouse:  Sue Ellen Terry (dec.) Parents:  Walker Ratliff & Syble Conley (dec.)

MAYO, John Henry  b.  May 20, 1935  d. Jul 23, 1998  spouse:  Joann Jude Parents:  Oscar Mayo & Anna Roop (dec.)

MARCUM, James V.  b.  Aug 30, 1925  d.  Jul 27, 1998  spouse:  Clara See Parents:  Marlin L. Marcum & Zelda Moore (dec.)

HAYTON, Irma THOMPSON  b.  Feb 11, 1929  d.  Jul 21, 1998  spouse:  Joe Fred Hayton Parents:  Charlie W. Thompson & Inez Webb (dec.)

PERRY, Blanche A. SPARKS  b.  Dec 10, 1911  d.  Jul 25, 1998  spouse: Andrew M. Perry (dec.) Parents:  John Sparks & Mary Porter (dec.)

DANIELS, Oley  b.  Apr 5, 1923  d.  Jul 23, 1998  spouse:  Nell Carr Parents:  Forest Daniels & Beatrice Foster (dec.)

ROBERTSON, Floyd Jr.  b.  Jun 18, 1937  d.  Jul 23, 1998  spouse:  Brady Robertson Parents:  Floyd Robertson, Sr. & Opal Spears (dec.)

PALACIOS, Pablo  b.  Jun 19, 1924  d.  Jul 24, 1998 spouse:  Ivory Palacios Parents:  not listed



BIG SANDY NEWS. Wednesday, August 5, 1998

VINSON, Myrtle Holt COPLEY  b.  Mar 17, 1910  d.  Jul 31,1998  spouse: Elka Vinson (dec.) Parents:  Cluade & Pauline Copley (dec.)

PACK, George  b.  May 10, 1923  d.  Aug 1, 1998  spouse:  Mexie Thompson Parents:  Merdy Pack & Gypsie Thompson (dec.)

BOGGS, Ossie Nelson  b.  May 16, 1923  d.  Aug 2, 1998  spouse:  Janette C. Lyon Parents:  Eccleston Boggs & Belva Ross (dec.)

MARCUM, James V.  b.  Aug 30, 1925  d.  Jul 27, 1998  spouse:  Clara See Parents:  Marlin L. Marcum & Zelda Moore (dec.)

BLOEBAUM, Judy Carrol VIPPERMAN  b.  Oct 11, 1947  d.  Jul 27, 1998 spouse:  Gary Bloebaum Parents:  Taylor Vipperman & Mary Copley

ROBINSON, Gay Andrew  b.  (age 81)  d. Jul 28, 1998  spouse:  Verlena Robinson Parents:  not listed



BIG SANDY NEWS. Wednesday, August 12, 1998

THOMPSON, Carl J. b. Mar 16, 1933 d. Aug 7, 1998 spouse: Ruth Ford (dec.); Janice Cochrane Parents: Stroud Thompson & Georgia Moore (dec.)

SHORT, Raymond Wilson b. Sep 8, 1920 d. Aug 6, 1998 spouse: Jane Glass Parents: Oscar Short & Bessie Hayes (dec.)

KISE, Lucille MILLER b. Jan 22, 1928 d. Aug 4, 1998 spouse: Buster Kise Parents: Jarrett Miller & Claudia Judd (dec.)



BIG SANDY NEWS. Wednesday, August 19, 1998

BRANHAM, Maxie DILLON b. Jan 24, 1915 d. Aug 14, 1998 spouse: Sammie Branham (dec.) Parents: Riley Dillon & Elizabeth Dalton (dec.)

SALYERS, Phyllis Louise BOGGS b. May 13, 1944 d. Aug 13, 1998 spouse: James Everett Salyers Parents: Ruben J. Boggs & Edith L. Butler (dec.)

MARTIN, Rachel Dawn b. Feb 17, 1989 d. Aug 12, 1998 Parents: Jackie Hubert Young & Geneva Moore Copley

MOORE, Everett Elwood b. May 30, 1928 d. Aug 6, 1998 spouse: Betty J. Ball Parents: Dewey E. Moore (dec.) & Sylvia Moore

FERRELL, Lillian Lorene b. May 9, 1918 d. Aug 14, 1998 spouse: none listed Parents: Harrison Ferrell & Maude Clarkson (dec.)

VINSON, Dorothy Mae WHITT b. Aug 25, 1928 d. Aug 17, 1998 spouse: not listed Parents: Hence Whitt & Meddie Cain (dec.)



BIG SANDY NEWS. Wednesday, August 26, 1998

MARTIN, Joel David b. Mar 14, 1925 d. Aug 20, 1998 spouse: Virginia Collins Parents: Thomas Martin & Josephine Cornett (dec.)

WALLACE, Ollie Elizabeth KELLY b. Mar 20, 1911 d. Aug 23, 1998 spouse: Gid Wallace (dec.) Parents: George Washington Kelly & Inez Wallace (dec.)

MARTIN, Nellie R. PREECE b. May 12, 1910 d. Aug 21, 1998 spouse: John Harlin Martin (former)(dec.) Parents: Malcolm R. Preece, Sr. & Fairy Blanch Back (dec.)

SLUSS, Vernon b. Nov 11, 1921 d. Aug 23,1998 spouse: Missouri Price Parents: Johnny Sluss & Virginia Senters (dec.)

GRANT, Charles T. b. Mar 11, 1915 d. Aug 18, 1998 spouse: Okey Webb Parents: Charles Thomas Grant & Elizabeth Thompson (dec.)

PERRY, Chester W. b. Aug 17, 1923 d. Aug 15, 1998 spouse: Vivian Baldridge Parents: Ernest Perry & Agnes Thompson (dec.)

ALLEY, Lucille HORN b. n 9, 1930 d. Aug 24, 1998 spouse: none listed Parents: Carl Horn & Velma Marcum (dec.)

DIAMOND, Esta RIGGS b. Dec 14, 1914 d. Aug 25, 1998 spouse: Elmer Diamond (dec.) Parents: Wilford & Fannie Riggs (dec.)

SHANNON, Geraldine Lemaster 22, 1941 d. Aug 18, 1998 spouse: Bill Don Shannon Parents: Albert Lemaster & Myrtle Mae Gullett (dec.)



BIG SANDY NEWS. Wednesday, September 2, 1998

MARTIN, Joel David b. Mar 14, 1925 d. Aug 20, 1998 spouse: Virginia Collins Parents: Thomas Martin & Josephine Cornett (dec.)

CHAFFIN, Chelsea Breanna b. Jun 29, 1993 d. Aug 27, 1998 spouse: NA Parents: Virginia Lee Holley Chaffin

SAVAGE, Essie MANN b. Sep 9, 1905 d. Aug 26, 1998 spouse: William "Ted" Savage (dec.) Parents: Joseph Cecil Mann & Gussie Burke (dec.)

WALLACE, Ollie Elizabeth KELLY b. Mar 20, 1911 d. Aug 23, 1998 spouse: Gid Wallace (dec.) Parents: George Washington Kelly & Inez Wallace (dec.)

CASTLE, Hesie Dean b. Jun 26, 1928 d. Aug 24, 1998 spouse: not listed Parents: Fred Castle & Virgia Hannah (dec.)

McCLOUD, Clyde F. b. Sep 8, 1925 d. Aug 29, 1998 spouse: Lena Holt Parents: Pearly McCloud & Haney Napier (dec.)

PARSONS, Carolyn Rose RICE b. 1932 d. Aug 25, 1998 spouse: Albert Benton Parsons (dec.) Parents: William Rice & Sara LaFon (dec.)



BIG SANDY NEWS. Wednesday, September 9, 1998

PRICE, Flora BRYANT b. Mar 23, 1920 d. Sep 4, 1998 spouse: not listed Parents: Harrison BRYANT & Alma HAYES (dec.)

DAVIS, Roy b. Jun 24, 1932 d. Sep 2, 1998 spouse: Ann Lemaster Parents: Arlie & Lillian DAVIS (dec.)

LYONS, James Edgell b. Aug 28, 1917 d. Sep 5, 1998 spouse: not listed Parents: Oscar Hubert LYON & Ella Estie DILES (dec.)



BIG SANDY NEWS. Wendesday, September 16, 1998

VARNEY, Samuel M. b. Mar 12, 1922 d. Sep 14, 1998 spouse: Ivory "Tommy" Dillon Parents: John B. Varney & Lucinda Herald (dec.)

SPARKS, Mary Lou BRANHAM b. Sep 24, 1909 d. Sep 14, 1998 spouse: W. D. Sparks (dec.) Parents: John Branham & Martha Belle Roberts (dec.)

KELLEY, Toral Vernon b. Sep 9, 1929 d. Sep 13, 1998 spouse: not listed Parents: Damer Kelley & Effie Maude Queen (dec.)

KEATON, Hasten b. Mar 31, 1921 d. Sep 12, 1998 spouse: Dorothy Meade (dec.) Parents: John Will Keaton & Nella Blanton (dec.)

JAMES, Nancy NUNNERY b. May 3, 1910 d. Sep 11, 1998 spouse: John Wesley James (dec.) Parents: James Nunnery & Cynthia Baker (dec.)

BURKE, Phillip Kevin b. Jul 5, 1968 d. Sep 11, 1998 spouse: none listed Parents: Macke Burke (dec.) & Gayle Burke

BARKER, Richard Sr. b. Jan 1, 1917 d. Sep 10, 1998 spouse: Genny Barker Parents: not listed



BIG SANDY NEWS. Wednesday, September 23, 1998

MATHIS, Mary GEORGE b. age 78 d. Sep 18, 1998 spouse: none listed Parents: Joe George & Stella Baker (dec.)

BAUGH, Warren H. b. Dec 22, 1931 d. Sep 15, 1998 spouse: Alfretta Pickens Parents: Tom Baugh & Cora Newsome (dec.)

SANER, Heather Lorene b. Sep 21, 1974 d. Sep 14, 1998 spouse: none listed Parents: David Saner & Debbie Saner Guthrie

SHORTEN, William Leslie b. Apr 30, 1916 d. Sep 16, 1998 spouse: not listed Parents: Nora Kritzer Shorten & Mary A. Helson (dec.)



BIG SANDY NEWS. Wednesday, September 30, 1998

ADKINS, Billie Jean FITZGERALD b. Sep 10,1944 d. Sep 26,1998 spouse: James Cecil Adkins (dec.) Parents: William & Mary Jean Fitzgerald (dec.)

BRADLEY, Mabel FUGITT b. Jun 13, 1917 d. Sep 25,1998 spouse: Sol Bradley (dec.) Parents: Roscoe Fugitt & Violet Hayes (dec.)

DALTON, Saul David b. Oct 23, 1949 d. Sep 23, 1998 spouse: Irene Gamble Parents: Allen Dalton & Polly Moore (dec.)

BURCHETT, Violet HYLTON b. Aug 5, 1921 d. Sep 27, 1998 spouse: Lee Burchett (dec.) Parents: Benjamin Hylton & Louvina Thompson (dec.)

FANNIN, Dixie b. Feb 28, 1920 d. Sep 25, 1998 spouse: none listed Parents: Andrew Jackson Fannin & Corilda Pack (dec.)



BIG SANDY NEWS. Wednesday, October 7, 1998

KELLEY, Toral Vernon b. Sep 9, 1929 d. Sep 13,1998 spouse: Imogene Pack Parents: Damer Kelley & Effie Maude Queen (dec.)

EVANS, Mont J., Jr. b. Aug 20, 1923 d. Oct 1, 1998 spouse: Leola Hay Parents: Mont Evans & May Thomas (dec.)

MAYNARD, Jimmy Rogers b. Nov 22, 1942 d. Oct 1, 1998 spouse: none listed Parents: Charles Lindsey Maynard & Dolly Elizabeth Lemaster (dec.)

LEDFORD, Curtis Burton b. Oct 29, 1935 d. Oct 1, 1998 spouse: Michele Ledford Parents: Kash Ledford & Laura Burton Ledford 'Cordial' Seeber (dec.)

DOSS, Timothy Darrell b. Nov 3, 1969 d. Oct 3, 1998 spouse: Sue An Shepard Parents: Richard J. Doss & Judy Ratcliff

LYON, Lorna b. age 85 d. Oct 6, 1998 spouse: not listed Parents: not listed **arrangements are incomplete



BIG SANDY NEWS. Wednesday, October 14, 1998

CARTER, Tommy J. b. Aug 31, 1943 d. Oct 7, 1998 spouse: Stella Chaffin (dec.) Parents: Hobert Carter & Eba Rice (dec.)

TACKETT, Gerrell Jackie "Jack" b. May 22, 1939 d. Oct 10, 1998 spouse: Regina Diamond Parents: Edward Lee Tackett & Josephine Roark (dec.)

LYON, Lorna CURNUTTE b. Aug 20, 1913 d. Oct 6, 1998 spouse: Jesse D. Lyon Parents: David M. Curnutte & Sue Adams (dec.)

MULLETT, John J. b. Mar 25, 1914 d. Oct 9, 1998 spouse: none listed Parents: Widd Mullett & Mary E. Scarborough (dec.)

RICHARDS, Dr. Arthur B. b. Dec 30, 1925 d. Oct 9, 1998 spouse: Janet Ferguson Parents: Carl A. Richards & Maria Tholander (dec.)

PRICE, Bascom William b. Jun 10, 1929 d. Oct 11, 1998 spouse: Virginia Price (dec.) Parents: Jesse Price & Helen Burke (dec.)



BIG SANDY NEWS. Wednesday, October 21, 1998

HOLBROOK, Nola M. YOUNG b. May 30, 1915 d. Oct 10, 1998 spouse: Lewis Holbrook (dec.) Parents: James M. Young & Dobie Pinkerton (dec.)

BLANKENSHIP, Russell "Rusty" Wayne b. Feb 23, 1971 d. Oct 19, 1998 spouse: not listed Parents: Oscar "Buck" Blankenship & Brenda Chambers

DAVIS, Magline McCOY b. Sep 7, 1927 d. Oct 14, 1998 spouse: Jasper Felix "Bob" Davis (dec.) Parents: Ed McCoy & Nerva Jane Fitzpatrick (dec.)

CHAPMAN, Thelma BLACKBURN (Erwin) b. Oct 7, 1914 d. Oct 13, 1998 spouse: Jim Erwin (dec.); Chappy Chapman (dec.) Parents: A. W. & Ella Blackburn (dec.)

SMITH, James Cline b. Nov 16, 1922 d. Oct 14, 1998 spouse: Julia Alice Rittenberry Parents: George Smith & Della Bryant (dec.)

SEE, Cosby FRASHER b. Oct 20,, 1921 d. Oct 19, 1998 spouse: Wallace See Parents: Neal Frasher & Jennie Akers (dec.)

COPLEY, Fred b. age 87 d. Oct 19, 1998 spouse: not listed Parents: not listed – arrangements are incomplete at this time



BIG SANDY NEWS. Wednesday, October 28, 1998

HENSON, Gary Gene b. Dec 30, 1949 d. Oct 22, 1998 spouse: not listed Parents: Tom Henson & Hattie McKenzie (dec.)

BOYES, John Austin "Jack" b. Jan 7, 1950 d. Oct 25, 1998 spouse: none listed Parents: Helen Marie Wightman (dec.) & John Ralph Boyes

PRESTON, Frank Bryant b. Feb 29, 1932 d. Oct 25, 1998 spouse: Glenna Jean Sword Parents: Norman Chapman Preston & Leta Jarrell (dec.)

DAWSON, Lossie VANHOOSE b. May 30, 1927 d. Oct 26, 1998 spouse: Taylor Dawson, Jr. (dec.) Parents: Perry Vanhoose & Mary Edwards (dec.)

ADAMS, Josephine Valeria HEDRICK b. Jun 7, 1922 d. Oct 20, 1998 spouse: Donald Adams (dec.) Parents: Charles F. Hedrick & Emma Findling (dec.)

COPLEY, Fred b. Mar 15, 1911 d. Oct 26, 1998 spouse: Delores Waller (dec.) Parents: Russian Copley & Viola Crabtree (dec.)

HOLZ, Concetta A. "Connie" TESTA b. Sep 26, 1935 d. Oct 24, 1998 spouse: Carl Edward Holz (dec.) Parents: Samuel "Angelo" Testa (dec.) & Antoinette Sutch



BIG SANDY NEWS. Wednesday, November 4, 1998

BERRY, Custer b. Sep 22, 1917 d. Oct 31, 1998 spouse: none listed Parents: Jim Berry & Laura Adams (dec.)

THOMPSON, Hazel b. Mar 3, 1918 d. Oct 29, 1998 spouse: Charles Edward Thompson (dec.) Parents: Frank Thompson & Jenny Hunt (dec.)

STEPHENS, Myrtle "Kay" Kathleen BOGGS b. Aug 24, 1936 d. Oct 31, 1998 spouse: John Stephens Parents: Ora & Effie Boggs (dec.)

DIAMOND, Jack b. Dec 13, 1928 d. Nov 2, 1998 spouse: Mary Ann Childers Parents: John Lee Diamond & Ida Nelson (dec.)

DIAMOND, Tula D. ROSE b. Oct 19, 1924 d. Nov 1, 1998 spouse: Ira L. Diamond Parents: Philip Lee Rose & Liza Whicker (dec.)

HUTCHINSON, Gay Marie FANNIN b. Jun 30, 1923 d. Nov 2, 1998 spouse: Glen Hutchinson Parents: Alen Fannin & Carrie Boggs (dec.)



BIG SANDY NEWS. Wednesday, November 11, 1998

DILLEY, Blanche PARSLEY b. Sep 10, 1917 d. Nov 8, 1998 spouse: Earl Dilley (dec.) Parents: Sherman Parsley & Maude Vinson (dec.)

CASTLE, Tony R. b. Feb 28, 1922 d. Nov 5, 1998 spouse: Dora L. Hayes Parents: Tony Castle & Mary Wright (dec.)

PECTOL, Emma Jean COFFEY b. Sep 21, 1931 d. Nov 3, 1998 spouse: not listed Parents: C. Arther Coffey & Belva Jane Johnson (dec.)

WOODARD, Dennis Robert b. Feb 2, 1947 d. Nov 8, 1998 spouse: Leila Frazier Parents: Virginia Brown Remenapp (dec.) & Dennis Robert Woodard, Sr.

BELLOMY, Ella b. age 77 d. Nov 10, 1998 spouse: not listed Parents: not listed **arrangements are incomplete



BIG SANDY NEWS. Wednesday, November 18, 1998

BELLOMY, Ella CARTMEL b. May 27, 1821 d. Nov 9, 1998 spouse: Walter Bellomy (dec.) Parents: Rev. James Cartmel & Mary Workman (dec.)

JUDE, Easter b. Mar 27, 1948 d. Nov 9, 1998 spouse: Wilburn Osborne Parents: Truly Jude (dec.) & Charlie Jude

BUTLER, Charles b. Jan 19, 1923 d. Nov 11, 1998 spouse: none listed Parents: Raleigh Butler & Martha Edwards (dec.)

LIMINGS, Marie RULE b. Aug 18,1913 d. Nov 14, 1998 spouse: Lonie Limings (dec.) Parents: John Rule & Ella Wells (dec.)

SPENCER, Audrey b. Mar 23, 1914 d. Nov 9, 1998 spouse: none listed Parents: John T. Spencer & Otha Berry (dec.)

SMITH, Fred Jr. b. May 7, 1933 d. Nov 13, 1998 spouse: Wanda Robertson Parents: Fred Smith Sr. (dec.) & Maggie Walker



BIG SANDY NEWS. Wednesday, November 25, 1998

WEBB, Gertrude Fitzpatrick b. Feb 1, 1938 d. Nov 19, 1998 spouse: J. D. Webb parents: Dan Fitzpatrick & Minerva Frazier (dec.)

FANNIN, Gloria Gray COLLINS b. Jul 18, 1926 d. Nov 22, 1998 spouse: James Haskell Fannin (dec.) parents: Rush Collins & Elizabeth Fraley (dec.)

COBURN, Silas Junior b. Mar 23, 1932 d. Nov 17, 1998 spouse: Wilma Hardwick parents: Leonard Coburn & Verna Gilliam (dec.)

SALYER, Delphia COX b. Mar 30, 1927 d. Nov 23, 1998 spouse: Raymond Salyer (dec.) parents: Elzie Cecil Cox & Murzie Murray (dec.)



BIG SANDY NEWS. Wednesday, December 2, 1998

BURGESS, Jackie Eugene b. Dec 24, 1938 d. Nov 28, 1998 spouse: Eunice Wallace Parents: Dora Castle (dec.)

WILKS, Shirley May JORDAN b. May 22, 1915 d. Nov 27, 1998 spouse: Albert Wilks Parents: James Jordan & Luncinda Adams (dec.)

JORDAN, Zella Mae THOMPSON b. Nov 28, 1903 d. Nov 24, 1998 spouse: Authur Jordan (dec.) Parents: Lafayette Thompson & Susan Webb (dec.)

SMITH, Corinne THOMPSON b. Feb 24, 1906 d. Nov 30, 1998 spouse: name not listed (dec.) Parents: Emery Thompson & Susie Dawson (dec.)

CYRUS, Billie Jean DAWSON b. Feb 4, 1932 d. Nov 30, 1998 spouse: Delbert Cyrus Parents: Taylor Dawson & Alta Robertson (dec.)

SPROUSE, Thelma L. b. Jul 2, 1945 d. Nov 30, 1998 spouse: Vondon Sprouse Parents: Levi Thomas & Thelma Smith Hayton (dec.)



BIG SANDY NEWS. Wednesday, December 9, 1998

GRAYSON, Rev. James H. b. Jan 28, 1928 d. Dec 4, 1998 spouse: Evelyn Price (dec.) Parents: Thomas Brackett Grayson & Josie Campbell (dec.)

BECK, Virginia Maxine BACK b. Jan 22, 1921 d. Dec 3, 1998 spouse: Kenneth Reed Beck Parents: Coleman Back & Mary Vaughn (dec.)

CYRUS, John B. Sr. b. Feb 28, 1923 d. Dec 2, 1998 spouse: Shirley M. Thompson (dec.) Parents: Boyd Cyrus & Pernie Ball (dec.)

BLYTHE, Willie Elmer b. May 18, 1929 d. Nov 4, 1998 spouse: Maxine May (dec.); Marie Perkins Parents: Edward Blythe & Cora Ross (dec.)

KEIFER, R. Bruce b. Jun 7, 1909 d. Dec 2, 1998 spouse: Juanita Dickson (dec.) Parents: Dr. Bruce Keifer & Louise Stewart (dec.)

ROSE, Dirl b. Apr 14, 1929 d. Dec 4, 1998 spouse: none listed Parents: Lee Rose & Liza Wicker (dec.)

DIXON, Mary WILLIAMSON b. Sep 26, 1915 d. Dec 3, 1998 spouse: Raymond Dixon (dec.) Parents: Bill Williamson & Jenny Coburn (dec.)

CASTLE, John "Bud" b. Aug 16, 1920 d. Dec 7, 1998 spouse: Mavis Bartram Parents: John Castle, Sr. & Beulah Daniels (dec.)

VAN CULIN, Madeline SALYER b. Jan 25, 1919 d. Nov 20, 1998 spouse: Bruce E. Van Culin Parents: Minyard Salyer & Beulah Mae Williams (dec.)

MAYNARD, Zelpha b. Jul 25, 1913 d. Dec 2, 1998 spouse: Robert Lindsey Maynard (dec.) Parents: James Conn & Paradine Prince (dec.)

RODRIGUEZ, Betty Jane LEMASTER b. Jun 6, 1961 d. Dec 7, 1998 spouse: not listed Parents: Bural Lemaster & Jane Workman



BIG SANDY NEWS. Wednesday, December 16, 1998

RODRIGUEZ, Betty Jane LEMASTER b. Jun 6, 1961 d. Dec 7, 1998 spouse: none listed Parents: Bural Lemaster & Jane Workman

THOMPSON, Sheridan "Steve" b. Jun 7, 1952 d. Dec 3, 1998 spouse: none listed Parents: Joe Clark & Pauline Daniels (dec.)

LESTER, Shirley ROSE b. Nov 7, 1913 d. Dec 11, 1998 spouse: Dr. Hobart Lester (dec.) Parents: J. M. Rose & Ida Ferguson (dec.)

PHELPS, Leonard Lynn b. Nov 7, 1932 d. Dec 11, 1998 spouse: Margaret Dale Parents: Cecil W. Phelps & Margaret Bradley (dec.)



BIG SANDY NEWS. Wednesday, December 23, 1998

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BIG SANDY NEWS. Wednesday, December 30, 1998

HAYTON, Ella Carrie GILKERSON b. Feb 6, 1914 d. Dec 22, 1998 spouse: Clarence Hayton (dec.) Parents: Wade Gilkerson & Edna Rickman (dec.)

WRIGHT, Alvin S. “Bud” b. Apr 5, 1933 d. Dec 22, 1998 spouse: not listed Parents: Epp Wright & Dolly Allbright (dec.)

VAN HOOSE, James L. b. Apr 14, 1940 d. Dec 25, 1998 spouse: Dinah L. Sparks Parents: Edgar “Tootie” VanHoose & Flemia Melvin (dec.)

DILLON, Lillian EVANS b. Oct 4, 1932 d. Dec 27, 1998 spouse: Otis Dillon Parents: Harless Evans Sr. & Grace Chaffin (dec.)

JOHNSON, Norma Jean PRESLEY b. Sep 26, 1951 d. Dec 25, 1998 spouse: Ishmael L. Johnson Parents: Harmie Presley & Norma Hughes (dec.)

HAMMOND, Kathleen WOODS b. Jul 4, 1914 d. Dec 28, 1998 spouse: Boston Hammond (dec.) Parents: Harlan Woods & Martha Riffe (dec.)





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