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Rachel Hill, 95
Rachel Eunice Medlin Hall Hill, 95, of Dumas, died Monday, July 13, 2009 at the Baptist Memorial Hospital - Union County. She was born Sept. 3, 1913 to the late Joe and Bettie Willhite Medlin. She was a member of Dumas Baptist Church. She loved cooking for her family and friends. She cooked in the cafeteria at Dumas and Pine Grove Schools for years and was famous for her delicious homemade rolls. She loved working in her garden and flowers and helping anyone who needed help and was loved by everyone who ever knew her. She was a loving wife and mother and was devoted to her family, which was her pride and joy.
Services were at 1 p.m. Wednesday, July 15, 2009 at Dumas Baptist Church with Bro. Don Wilson and Bro. Bill Baker officiating. Interment in Fellowship Cemetery.
Survivors include three daughters, Jessie Mauney (Benny) of Dumas, Betty Hogue (Larvie) of Dumas, and Edna Beard (Mike) of New Albany; one son, Leon Hall (Betty) of Keonville; nine grandchildren, Harold Hogue (Becky) of Dumas, Joy Dees (Ranny) of New Albany, Linda Jarvis (Roger) , of Dumas, Karen Cash (James) of Dumas, Dean Hogue (Sherry) of Keonville, Lecia Pannell (Eddy) of Keonville, Shelia Greer (Terry) of Keonville, Olin Hall (Sonya) of Keonville, and Kristie Thompson (Jim) of New Albany; twenty-one great-grandchildren, and five great-great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by two husbands, Olin Hall and Earl Hill; her parents, Joe & Bettie Medlin; five sisters; and seven brothers.
Visitation were Tuesday, July 14, 2009 at 5 p.m. until at Dumas Baptist Church.
To view obituaries on-line and sign guestbook, visit www.ripleyfuneralhome.com.
Bettye Bogue, 69
Bettye Josephine Little Bogue, 69, of Etta, died Tuesday, July 14, 2009, at her residence. She was born April 5, 1940, in Cotton Plant, MS to the late Joe Earl Little and Effie Jones Little. She worked at Wal-Mart. She was a member of the Bethel Baptist Church.
Services were at 2 p.m., Thursday, July 16, 2009, at United Funeral Service chapel with the Rev. Tom Burchfield officiating. Interment was in the Glenfield Memorial Park. United Funeral Service was in charge of arrangements.
Survivors include her step mother Opal Akins Little of Ripley; the father of her children Gara Bogue; 3 sons Jerry Bogue (Jan), Gerald Bogue (Lisa), and Brad Bogue (Julie) all of Etta; 3 sisters Nellie Cook of Blue Mountain, Sue Harrison (Gary) of Blue Mountain, and Bonnie White (Larry) of New Albany; 5 brothers Bobby Little (Nona) of Saltillo, James Wallace Little (Martha) of Hurricane, Richard Little (Marina) of New Albany, Randy Little (Brenda) of Tupelo, and Lee Earl Little (Diane) of New Albany; 6 grandchildren Brandy Hamilton (Brooks), Case Bogue, Emily Bogue, Bailey Bogue, Riley Bogue, and Easton Bogue; 3 great grandchildren; special friends Billy Lyle and Brenda Stanton.
She was preceded in death by her parents and a sister Ella Gates.
Pallbearers were Brooks Hamilton, Brock Foster, Barry Harrison, Rodney Little, Will White, and B.J. Little.
Visitation were from 5 until 9 p.m. Wednesday, July 15, 2009, at the funeral home.
For online condolences visit www.unitedfuneralservice.com
James Lemons, 80
James Dallas Lemons, 80, of Potts Camp, died Wednesday, July 15, 2009, in Oxford. He was born Dec. 17, 1928, in Potts Camp to Lee and Nancy Free Lemons. He was a member of Salem Baptist Church. He was a logger. He enjoyed fishing, and spending time with his grandchildren and great-grandchild.
Services will be at 2 p.m. Friday, July 17, 2009, at Salem Baptist Church. Interment will be in Salem Cemetery. Holly Springs Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
Survivors include his wife, Laxine Briscoe Lemons of Potts Camp; one son, Mike Lemons, and daughter-in-law, Lea Lemons, of Potts Camp; one sister, Jessie Pipkin of Potts Camp; two grandchildren, Morgan and Daniel Tatum, and Philip Lemons, all of Potts Camp; and one great-grandchild, Lynleigh Tatum of Potts Camp.
Visitation was from 6 to 9 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.