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LL :! RUTHIE M. ALLEN Funeral services were he!d for Ruthie M. Allen 87, of McComb, Monday, October 29, 2007, at 1 p.m. at Flowery Mount Baptist Church in McComb. Dr: Cleveland Quinn Jr. officiated. Burial was in Greenwood Cemetery Mrs. Allen passed away Tues- day, October 23, 2007, at McComb Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. Born January 26, 1920, in Amite County, Mrs. Allen was the daugh- ter of Luberta Cotton, deceased Mrs Allen was a homemaker, and a member of Flowery Mount Baptist Church. In addition to her mother, Mrs. Allen was preceded in death by one sister and one brother. Mrs. Allen is survived by her husband Benjamin Allen of McComb; three nieces and their husbands, Patricia C. and Hohco Bates, Jessica Cotton, and Jacque- line and Aaron Moore al of McComb. JA'KYRIA DENISE AND JA'KEYVIUS DE'SHAW MAY Graveside services were held for Ja'Kyria Denise and Ja'Keyvius De'Shaw May, infants, Thursday, October 25, 2007. at 4 p.m. at Webb Chapel Missionary Baptist Church under the direction of Cook's Enterprise Funeral Home of McComb Ja'Kyda Denise a girl, passed away Sunday, October 14, 2007, and Ja'Keyvius De'Shaw, a boy, passed away Saturday, October 20, 2007 at University of Mississipp= Medical Center in Jackson. The twins were born Sundeay, October 14, 2007 at UMC, to La'Crystal Berry of Liberty and Byron May of Jackson. In addition to their parents, the twins are survived by a sister, Trini- ty Jene Moncure of Liberty; grand. parents, Aubrey and Vivian Patter- son of Liberty and Delia Berry of Bryam; great-grandparents, Robert and Dorothy Addison of Liberty and Dennis and Linda Davis of Monti- cello; great-great-grandmother, Alberta Tobias of Liberty; and a host of aunts, uncles, relatives and family friends. HAZEL ES'TELLE N. VEAL Funeral services were held for Hazel Estelle Netterville Veal, 89, of Crosby, Saturday, October 27, 2007, at 11:00 a.m. at Gloater First Baptist Chumh. Rev. Alex Wesco officiated. Burial was in Clayton Cemetery under the direction of Mashall Funeral Home of Bude. Mrs. Veal passed away Sunday, October 21,2007, at her residence. Born February 11, 1918, Mrs. Veal was the daughter of Silas Net- terville and Elanora Clayton both deceased. In additon to her parents, Mrs. Veal was preceded in death by a daughter, Hazel Nelson; a son, Pre- ston Veal; and a brother, Union Nettervil le. Mrs. Veal is survived by her hus- band, Rev. John Veal of Crosby; seven daughters and two sons-in- law, Alma Johnson, Rosetta and Arthur Scott, Selenia Mason, Patri- cia Rogers and Nora and Earl Rowe, all of Baton Rouge, and Shirley Hall and Florence Bateaste, both of Crosby; three sons and two daughters-in-law. Rev. David.and Diane Franklin of Baker, La John Louis and Faye Veal of Franklin County, and Willie Veal of Crosby; fifty-eight grandchildren; one-hun- dred, thirty-four great-grandchil. dren; and a host of nieces nephews, other relatives and friends. CPO LEO HUTSON Funeral services were Ileld for Chief Petty Officer Leo Hutson, 76, of the Gillsburg community, Wednesday, October 31, 2007, at 10:00 a.m at Gillsbur~ Baptist Church. Naval chaplains officiated. Burial was in Gillsburg Memorial Gardens with full military honors Mr Hutson passed away Satur- day, October 27, 2007, at his home. Born November 11, 1930, un Amite County, Mr. Hutson was the son of William E. Hutson Sr. and Donis Kirkland Hutson Stewart of Amite County, both deceased. Mr. Hutson was of the Baptist faith and was a retired veteran of the U.S. Navy, which he served during the Vietnam War. In addition to his parents, Mr. Hutson was preceded in death by his wife, Jenny R.*Hutson; one brother, William E. Hutson Jr.; and one sister, Hilda Ray Waiters. Mr. Hutson is survived by one son and daughter-in-law, John Hut- son and Ellen of McComb; two daughters and one son-in-law, Judy Hutson Hemphill and Jeff of Robert, La and Joyce Elaine Hutson Hong of Klamath Falls, Ore.; one sister and brother-in-law, Glenda Fay Alexander and Jack of Jackson, La.; six grandchildren; two great- grandchildren; and a host of neices, nephews and other relatives SMCC CHRISTMAS STAGE BAND SHOW Thursday, Nov. 29, 7:00 p.m Friday, Nov. 30, 1:00 (changed from 2.:00 p.m.) & 7:00 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 1, 7:00 p.m. Laderrius Dixon, son of Francine Dixon of Magnolia, has been adopt- ed by the SMCC Stage Band for Christmas. He is a 7 year old with Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy. Donations can be made prior to the show or when you attend the show on the dates below. Please make checks payable to SMCC for him. Thank you for sharing and caring during the holiday season. It is the hope and plan of the Stage Band to provide Laderrius and his family with a happy Christ- mas by giving him some of the things on his wish list and a great dinner. He will attend the Friday night performance. Shelton Whittington and the Stage Band students will also have Operation Christmas Bear again this year. Bring a new stuffed Bear when you come to the Stage Band Show, and these bears will be taken to area hospitals for the chil- dren over the holidays. THIS WEEK AT A.S.C. By: Simmons McGehee The "Womanless Beauty Pageant" opened last Saturday mght in the ASC gymnasium to a packed crowd. There were fourteen contestants competing for the title of "Most Beautiful". Participants were judged in the areas of talent, poise, and appearance. Contestant winners were: 3rd Runner-up- Daniel "Madalynn Farrah" Cothren, 2nd Runner-up- Matthew "Mattie" Martin, 1st Runner-up-. Barton "Coco Roboshaw" Lewis, and Most Beautiful- Tanner 'q'angelina Jolie" Cothren. Tuesday, October 30, Seniors ordered announcements and accessories. Thursday Huntington will host the Pre-season Basketball Tournament. The Junior Varsity and Varsity teams will be playing. Friday the ASC football team will travel to Woodville to play against W.C.C.A. for the last football game of the season. The game will be at 7:00 p.m. Saturday is the Fall Fest. Activities will include a costume contest, hayride, Bingo, a raffle drawing, Grandma's Attic and much more. Be sure to participate in the festivities. CENTREVILLE OVERPOWERS WCCA, 42 - 6 After clinching district with a win over Oak Forest last week the Cen- trevtlle Academy Tigers defeated the WCCA Rams by a score of 42-6 in a non-district game played at Tiger field Friday, October 26, 2007. The class A Rams was no match for the AA Tigers at Centre- ville built a 23-0 first quarter lead and coasted in for the win. CA imporved its record to 9-1 on the year with the Rams falling to 6-4. WCCA is still in line for a wild card spot in the upcoming playoffs. CA travels to Natchez Thursday, November 1, 2007 to meet Trinity. Gametime is 7:00 P.M AMITE COUNTY WINS OPENERS Saturday, October 27, 2007, the Amite County Boys and Girls bas- ketball teams played their first games of the season at the Wilkin- son County Classic in Woodville. The Boys won Jackson, La, 58- 51, and the Girls won Jackson, La. 40-21 Both teams will travel to Fayette for the Jefferson County Classic Saturday, November 3, 2007 to play Jim Hill. Congratulations Amite County!!! AMITE COUNTY VO- TECH STUDENTS OF THE 1ST NINE WEEKS The following students were chosen as 'Student of the Nide Weeks' at the Amite County VO- Tech from their vocational pro- grams. The students were chosen for the 1st Nine Weeks grading period for their outstanding achievement, and other abilities in their chosen fields, by their instruc- tors. The judgement was based on ten different criterions, for example: grades, attendance, conduct, etc. We would like to recognize these students for their exceptional work and performance in their respective shops, and encourage them to con- tinue. Congratulation students! The students are as follows: ALLIED HEALTH Instructor, Mrs. Joice McGowan LaToya Bailey was selected as Allied Health II's 'Student of the Nine Weeks' at the Amite County Vo-Tech. Latoya is a seventeed- year-old senior at Amite County Sherryl Dickens of Gloster, MS.' She enjoys running, reading, and listening to music. Her favorite sub- ject is Culinary and Related Food Technology. Kenesha Rozette Dickerson was selected as Culinary and Related Foods Technology I's 'Stu- dent of the Nine Weeks' at the Amite County Vo-Tech. Kenesha is a fifteen-year-old sophomore at Amite County High School. She is the daughter of Mrs. Myeasha Brown of Summit, MS. She enjoys High School, She is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Bobby Bailey c~f dent in Arkansas Sunday morning. Happy Birthday wishes go out to our sheriff Tim Perkins on Novem- ber 14th. Happy Birthday wishes go out to Cory Cullotta~on November 2nd. Hap~y Birthday ~ishes go out to William (Di.~):;Brandenburg, Sr of Vidalia; onNOvember 11th. He is the husba, nd of :Vh'ginia Crosby Brande~1~0~ Happy Birthday wishes go out to Dina Ronnae Steele, of Yidalia, on November 16th. She is the sister of .THE SOUTHERN HERALD Liberty, Mississippi November !, 2007 Page 10 Gloster, MS. Her favorite subject is math, She plans to attend the Uni- versity of Southern Mississippi and major in pre-med. Karen Johnson was selected as Allied Health I's 'Student of the Nine Weeks' at the Amite County Vo-Tech. Karen is a sixteen-year.- old junior at Amite County High School. She is the daughter of Mr. J. E. and Mrs. Nancy Johnson o)' Magnolia, MS. Her favorite subject is math, and her future plan is tO become a pediatrician or physicaj therapist. BUILDING TRADES Instructor, Mr. Julian Thompson J. R. Williams was selected as Building Trades II's 'Student of the Nine Weeks' at the Amite County. Vo-Tech. J. R, is a sevneteen= year-old senior at Amite County High School He is the son of Mr. & Mrs. J. R. Williams of Gloster, MS:~ His favorite subject is math, and her future plan is to become a pediatri-: cian or physical therapist. Aaron Griffin was selected as~ Building Trades I's 'Student of the; Nine Weeks' at the Amite Coun~ Vo-Tech. Aaron is a fifteen-year: old sophomore ZAIDEN ELEAZER YOUNG Mr. and Mrs. Nick Young of singing and dancing, and she is a Coyette Stuart of Liberty. Goose Creek, S.C announce the member of the ACHS cheerleadingA belated Happy Birthday goes squad, She-~ is'-a?member "of ~ : out'tO Coyette Stuart good friend, "birth of a 6-pound, 15-ounce son, Zaiden Eleazer. Zaiden Eleazer FCCLA club. Her favorite subject Heather Ann Lee, of Oklahoma, was born Monday, May 7, 2007. at is math. She plans to major in cos- whose birthday was October 14th. Summerville Medical Center metology. Would like to say HELLO to my The mother is the former Sherri good friend Nina Bell Callender of Eleazar of Charleston, S.C. Hammond, as she gets The South- Grandparents include Travis and ern Herald newspaper. Shellah Young of Smithdale, and Brian and Marilyn Eleazer of Mount Pleasant, S.C. Great-grandparents include Carol F. and Prince Boyd Eleazer of Columbia, S.C the late Joseph R. and Leslie P. Jordan, L.G and Mavis Young, and the late J.W. end Eloweese Spring, all of Smithdale. Also welcoming Zaiden Eleazar is a two-year-old sister, Avalon Rose; and aunts Dana Young and Elizabeth Eleazer. SYDNEY CLAIRE CASTON Dr. and Mrs. Bennie C. Caston Tim Cowell of Springfield, La. and Winnie Mae Loving of Ham- mond, La. were the visitors in the home of Gene Morgan and I Mon- day Morning. The visit was enjoyed immensely. Miss Lauryn Wroten enjoyed having a friend from school come and spend a night with her. Alma Dripp of Summit, MS enjoyed a business trip to Missouri. Pam Wall of Osyka, MS enjoyed visiting with her sister Sharon Gib- son of Jackson, MS While there Pam enjoyed visiting with her father Cash Hutchinson also of Jackson Mr. and Mrs. Noel Namouu and family of Maryland, Lenora and her husband and family of Shreveport, GARREN THOMAS BAGGETT Kaitlyn M. Baggett of Liberty and Joel Wall of Liberty announce the birth of their 7-pound, 3-ounce son, Garren Thomas Baggett. Garren Thomas was born Wednesday, October-10 2007, at King's Daugh- ters Hospital in Brookhaven at 6:22 p.m. Grandparents include Bill and Share Baggett of Liberty and Joey and Lou Ann Wall of Liberty. Jr. of Mount Vernon, Ga annou0ce Great-grandparents include are the birth of a 7-pound, 8-ounce James and Diane Copeland, Billy daughter, Sydney Claire. Sydrley Baggett and Janie W ikln~,n ~, ,~ Claire was born Friday, August 24, 2007, at Memorial Hos =tel m Liberty, Thomas and Birdie Ratcliff P' ~" Cidalia, Ga. The mother is the former Rebec- of Brookhaven and Geraldine Wall of Uberty. Garren Thomas' great-great- grandmother is Mable Beasley of Liberty. Teach your children to choose the right path, and when: they are older, they will; remain upon it. Proverbs 22:6 La David and Sherrie Grover and fancily of Pervis, MS, Blaine and Amber Britt and family of Jackson, MS, and Aaron and Autumn Blalock and family of Pervis were Sunday visitors in the home of Bert and Gayle Blalock of Liberty. They attended church .with them Sunday morning. All enjoyed the visit. Mark and Betty Rogers of Utah were the visitors in the home of David Callendar. October 20, 2007 there was a Tiger Cub all day fishing event at Merrill and Carolyn Blalock's pond. The event was enjoyed by all. Sympathy is extended to the at Amite County family of Gei~alynn Prevost who ca WiUiamson of Lucedale. Grandparents include Clay rind Paula Caston of Liberty, and L~rry and Cheryl Williamson of Lucedala. Great-grandparents include the late Lorena Newman, formerly of Liberty, Grace Howell and Darkis Williamson, both of Lucedale, the late Will Davis Newman and the late Morris and Myrtle Caston. r~ Also welcoming Sydney Claire:is a brother, Clay. High School. He is the son of Mr. & ,was killed in an automobile acci- Mrs. Morris Griffin of Liberty, MS, . His favorite subject is history. A COMMUNITY SERVICE MESSAGE FROM STATE FARM enjoys football and is on the honor roll at ACHS. His future plan is to attend University of Southern Call- " fornia school of law, BUSINESS COMPUTER TECH- NOLOGY II Instructor,~.M/ss, ~onya Bates Lekenddck Harrell was selected as Business Computer Technology II's 'Student of the Nine Weeks' at the Amite County Vo-Tech. Lek- endrick is a sixteen-year.old junior at Amite County High School. Ne is the son of Mrs. Sandra Bates. His favorite-subject is English. He plans to attend college and travel around the world. Shamicque Jackson was also selected as Business Computer Technology I's 'Student of the Nine Weeks' at the Amite County Vo- Tech. a fourteen- year-old sophomore at Amite Coun- ty High School. She is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Larry Jackson of Liberty, MS. Her favorite subject is BCT. She plays basketball and is a member of Future Business Lead- ers of America (FBLA). She plans to become a dentist and open up her own practice. CULINARY & RELATED FOODS TECHNOLOGY Instructor, Mr. Roger Mills Felicia Dickens was selected as Culinary and Related Foods Tech- nology II's 'Student of the Nine Weeks' at the Amite County Vo- Tech. Felicia is a seventeen-year- old senior at Amite County High School. She is the daughter of Mrs. l The Southern Herald can take a licking and that's'not" ticking! 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