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I LOTTIE JANE ROBERTS TERRELL Religious services were held for Lottie Jane Roberts Terrell, 100, of Liberty, Thursday, November 1, 2007, at 2:00 p.m. at Liberty United Methodist Church. Rev. Ernest Whittington officiated. Burial was in Terrell Cemetery near Liberty. Ms Terrell passed away Tues- day, October 30, 2007, at Liberty Community Living Center. Born October 28, 1907, in Amite County, Ms Terrell was the daugh- ter of Monroe and Mary Blanch Wilkinson Roberts, both deceased. Ms Terrell was a retired dairy farmer and school bus driver. In addition to her parents, Ms Terrell was preceded in death by her husband, Johnnie Bertram Ter- rell; a daughter, Nell McNeil; and two brothers, Webb Roberts and Bonnie Roberts. Ms Terrell is survived by one son, James Bernett (Jack) Terrell and wife Betty of Liberty; one son- in-law, Sam McNeil of Gloster; one sister, Bertha lea Lumpkin of Gloster; one brother, D.R. Roberts and wife Ann of Batesville, MS; four grandchildren: five great-grandchil- dren; one great-great-grandchild; and numerous step-grandchildren. RACHEL M. MOORE Graveside services were held for Rachel M. Moore, 96, of Centre- ville, Thursday, October 11,2007, at 11:00 a.m. at the Liberty Cemetery with Hartman Funeral Home of McComb in charge of arrange- ments. Rev. Billy Joe Deer officiat- ed. Ms Moore passed away Friday, October 5, 2007, at the Wilkinson County Nursing Home. Born November 1, 1909, in Jef- ferson Davis County in Prentiss, Ms Moore was the daughter of the late James Roberts Graves McLendon and Lucille Laird McLendon, both deceased. Ms Moore was a homemaker and was of the Presbyterian faith. In addition to her parents, Ms Moore was preceded in death by her husband, Charles Butler Moore; and one brother, Roberty Graves McLendon. Ms Moore is survived by her son, Rex Moore of McComb; one daughter, Henrilu Babington of Coshocton, Ohio; one granddaugh- ter, Barbara Varnado of Zachary, La.; two great-grandchildren, Stephen and Charles Varnado, both of Zachary; and several nieces and nephews. CAMALEAN MARTIN Funeral services were held for Camalean Martin, 82, of Liberty, Saturday, November 3, 2007, at 1:00 p.m. at Jerusalem Baptist Church. Rev. Tom Pitts, pastor, offi- ciated. Burial was in the church cemetery. Ms Martin passed away Mon- day, October 29, 2007, at her resi- dence. Born November 7, 1924, in Lib- erty, Ms Martin was the daughter of Napolean and Bertha Thomas, both deceased. Ms Martin was a homemaker. In addition to her parents, Ms Martin was preceded in death by her husband, Walter Martin, Jr.; one son, Johnny Martin; and one daughter, Alice Walker. Ms Martin is survived by three sons, George Martin of Kenner, La Leroy Martin of New Orleans, and Charles Martin of Columbus, Ohio; three daughters, Shirley Jagers of Maple Heights, Ohio, Magalean Marr of Woodland, California, and Evelyn Jackson of Jackson; and two brothers, Charles Thomas of San Francisco and Parker Thomas of New Orleans. Pallbearers were Jasper Bates, AIvie Mixon, Howard Martin, Robert Higginbotham, Jimmy Martin and Thomas Reed. Joyce King of Liberty and Robert and Sherry King of Wesson; two daugthers and one son-in-law, Frances and Ricky Thompson of Liberty and Louise King of Tyler- town; three brothers and sisters-in- law, William Clinton "Pete" Sullivan and Eloise of Columbus, Billy Wayne Sullivan and Carolyn of Bude and Paul Sullivan and Phyllis of Liberty; four sisters and two brothers-in-law, Christine and Fritz Oberlies of Gulfport, Cora Annette Jones of McComb, Emma Sue Tarver of Smithdale and Sarah Alice and Roger Arnold of Liberty; eleven grandchildren; seven great- grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews. Pallbearers were Joseph Thompson, Reginald King, Stacey Thomas, Gabe Sullivan, Danny Sul- livan, Roger Sullivan, Dusty Sulli- van and Greg Colclasure. JOHN IVY NUNNERY JR. Funeral services were held for John Ivy Nunnery Jr 77, of Vicks- burg, Friday, November 2, 2007, at 12:00 noon at Glenwood Funeral Home in Vicksburg. Rev. Dwight Sibley and Rev. Basil Wicker offici- ated. Burial was in Mars Hill Ceme- tery near McComb. Mr. Nunnery passed away Wednesday, October 31, 2007, at River Region Medical Center. Born January 2, 1930, in Liberty, Mr. Nunnery was the son of John Ivy Nunnery Sr. and Lurleen Reeves Nunnery, both deceased. Mr. Nunnery attended Mars Hill High School. He served with the Merchant Marines and was a veter- an of the U.S. Army. He spent more than 30 years in the insurance busi- ness serving as manager of dis- tricts in New Orleans, Shreveport, Hattiesburg, Jackson, Birmingham, Ala and Valdosta, Ga for Inter- state Life Insurance Company, later known as Gulf Life and then Ameri- can General. Mr. Nunnery was a graduate of LUTC and completed LIMRA's Agency Management School. His honors included numer- ous leaders conferences and recognition in the President's Club. He was a 32nd degree Mason and a Shriner. Upon retirement, Mr. Nunnery moved to Eagle Lake where he enjoyed hunting, fishing, gardening and cooking. In addition to his parents, Mr. Nunnery was preceded in death by his sister, Mattie Nunnery Hawkins; and his grandson, Andrew Johnson Covington. Mr. Nunnery is survived by one daughter, Rebecca Marie Nunnery Covington and husband Andy of Madison; two grandchildren, Aman- da Kathryn Covington and James Carson Covington of Madison; and one sister, Linda Nunnery Wicker and husband Rev. Basil Wicker of Slaughter, La. ACHGS TO MEET The next meeting of the Amite County Historical and Genealogical Society will be a regular Thursday night meeting on November 8, 2007, at the Amite County Court- house in Liberty, MS. The business meeting will begin at 7:00 pm. SWMGS TO MEET The Southwest Mississippi Genealogical Society (SWMGS) will meet Tuesday, November 13, 2007, at 6:00 p.m. at the Pike- Amite-Walthall Library in McComb. A representative from the Summit Sesquicentennial Committee will talk about the 150th Anniversary of the founding of the town coming up in April 2008. Visitors and prospective mem- bers are welcome. Anyone need- ing a ride or further information should call 601-276-6210. DAn TO MEET Amite River Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution will meet Saturday, November 17, 2007, at 11:30 a.m. at the Liberty Library Conference Room. Hostesses will be Mdmes. Canetti O'Brien, Joyce Mabry and Robbie Clark. BETTY LOU KING Funeral services were held for Betty Lou King, 71, of Liberty, Sat- urday, November 3, 2007, at 10:00 a.m. at Jones Family Funeral Ser- vices in McComb. Rev. Gerald Wicker officiated. Burial was in the Lowe Cemetery in Copiah County. Ms King passed away Thursday, November 1, 2007, at her resi- CENTREVILLE ACADEMY NEWS Lincoln O'Dell has been selected by his classmates as the DAn Good Citizen for 2007-08. This award is intended to encourage adn reward the qualities of Dependabili- ty, Service, Leadership and Patrio- tism. Congratulations Lincoln! CAMP VAN DORN WWll MUSEUM TO HONOR VETERANS The Camp Van Dorn WWll Museum in Centreville, MS, will honor all veterans by participating in the Dignity Memorial Vietnam Wall exhibition. The traveling Viet- nam Wall is a three-quarter replica of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C. The black surfaced monument is inscribed with the names of more than 58,000 Americans who lost their lives during the war as well as those who are listed as missing in action. The exhibition will be located at the Zoar Baptist Church, on the cor- ner of Joor Road and Hooper Road in Baton Rouge, LA. The Wall will be open for public viewing begin- ning at 8 a.m. Thursday, November 8th and continue through 4 p,m Sunday November 11th. A formal program will be presented at 1 p.m. Saturday, November 10th. The event will feature a military arma- ments display and a military heli- copter fly-over on Saturday. The Camp Van Dorn WWII Museum will have a display show- casing the museum and replicas of various artifacts. Volunteers will be handing out small gift bags as well as brochures and other infor- mation about the museum. Information regarding specific events and their timing may be obtained through the internet at www.centralveterans.com GODSPELL Godspell, the Musical, will be held at the Fine Arts Auditorium of Southwest Mississippi Community College on November 8, 9, & 10 at 7 p.m. Admission is free. Starring Jonathan May as Jesus, Byron Bul- lock, Bethany Dykes, (Melissa Easley not pictured), Jessie Gib- son, Tyler King, Brandee May, Stephen Rider, Jacob Rosenthal, Tori Sharp, Jessica Wheat. GLOSTONIAN TO BE USED IN SHORT FILM 22-year-old Gloster native, Jonathan Wilson, and a USM film school student, has begun filming a 10 to 15 minute fictional movie at the Glostonian Motel and Restau- rant in Gloster. Wilson, the son of 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 ASC By: Simmons McGehee ASC played their final football game of the season last Friday night against WCCA in Woodville. Saturday was the Fall Fest, and Landon Leake was crowned King, and Blair Walsh was crowned Queen. This year's Fall Fest was one of the most successful ever thanks to all the hard work of the classroom kings and queens, the parents, students, and all who par- ticipated in Saturday's events. Tuesday the basketball players and parents met with the coaches for a Pot Luck supper. The girl's basketball team began their season with a tournament Wednesday at ACCS in Natchez. The tournament will continue with games on Thursday and Saturday. Monday, November 12, ASC varsity boys, varsity girls, junior varsity boys and junior varsity girls will play their first home basketball game against WCCA. Come out and sup- port the ASC Rebels. ASC wilt be out of school November 19-23 for Thanksgiving Roy and Cheryl Wilson hopes to holidays . enter the film in film festivals when ~-/ possible, and hopes to pursue a / TROJAN NEWS career in directing or writing. ' The Amite County boys and girls The movie is based on a stage play written by Trevor Campbell, also of Gloster. Campbell had origi- nally named the play "Closing Time", but Wilson renamed it "As Time Goes By". Campbell is a jour- nalism graduate of Delta State Uni- versity and is now working on a master's degree at USM. Bob and Carolyn Toney, Camp- bell's grandparents, are the owners of the Glostonian. What better way to film a short movie than using your hometown as Wilson is. HAPPY 50TH basketball teams lost their games at the Jefferson County classic on Saturday afternoon, November 3, 2007. The boys lost to Jim Hill 60-54 with Justin Patterson and Trabriel Johnson each scoring 16 points and Kent Bates adding 11. The girls also lost to Jim Hill 44- 28. The Trojans will host Lawrence County on Thursday, November 8, 2007, in Liberty. Good luck Trojansf ANNIVERSARY November 14, 1957, was a time when Clyde Kinabrew and Inez Williams took the vows of marriage in Amite County. The couple had four daughters, Cathy, Ann, Gayle and Amy, and now have a number of grand- children and great-grandchildren. With loving respect and memories, the family of Clyde and Inez Kinabrew would like to wish the couple a "HAPPY ANNIVERSARY". Although they are no longer with us in body, they continue to live on in spirit. dence following a lengthYKingillness. Born September 19, 1936, in Amite County, Ms was the ~,'~" daughter of Clinton Truly and ,~ . Lucille Laird Sullivan, both "~ deceased, t Ms King was retired, having S iiii;twho will celeb ate -i is birthday 0 ii', N em bar 11th, e :ib e and miss worked for Croft Meta!s, Kcllwoo,'t C, umpany, M.L. Lynch Company and Pop Jackson's Grocery. She was a member of Mount Zion Bap- tist Church in Amite County. In addition to her parents, Ms King was preceded in death by her husband, Luther Reginald King; and infant son, Reginald Ray King; and a brother, Daniel Sullivan. Ms King is survived by two sons and daughters-in-law, Tony and wry much "Pop". Coyette, Kyrstyne and Robyn AMITE COUNTY VO-TECH: STUDENT OF THE NINE WEEKS Pictured Front Row L to R: Shamicque Jackson, Karen Johnson, and Kenesha Dickerson Back Row: J. R. Williams, Aaron Griffin, LaToya Bailey, Felicia Dickens, and Lekendrick Harrell. When high school kids i" THE SOUTHERN HERALD Liberty, Mississippi wear rags today, we1 November 8, 2007 Page 8 call it self-expression. When I was young and 1 unless you can create the I t WHOLE universe in 5 days, dressed this way, we t then perhaps giving "advice" to|l call it Depression. ~ God. isn't such a good idea! L HAZARDS OF TOBACCO USE PROGRAM COMES TO AMITE SCHOOL CENTER Suzanne Ellis, representing Partnership for a Healthy Mississippi, came to A.S.C Elementary and presented a program to grades 3-6 on the haz- ards of tobacco use in all forms. Groups 'ran in place' for 20 seconds and then were asked to breathe through a straw illustrating one of the harmful effects of smoking. A healthy animal's heart and one showing the effects of nicotine were on display with other exhibits. Teachers and students alike learned many stats on the hazards of smoking and inhaling second- hand smoke. FINE DINING When it comes to dining, Amite Countians are proud to be considered specialists in the category of knowing what's good, rather it's meals pre- pared at home or in one of the many restaurants in town. Below we will give you round-up of some of the restaurants that you may want to consider when taking the family out to eat: Ambrosia Caf~ - Here's a nice little restaurant that caters to the south- ern home cooking style that we all love and appreciate. There are many items that are worthwhile when dining here. Open 9:00 a.m.- 2:30 p.m. Monday-Thursday, and 9:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m. Friday-Saturday. B.J.'s Seafood Hut and Cafe - Another of Liberty's nice restaurants that caters to the cajun side of those that like a little spice to their foods. This restaurant also carries many varieties of fish, seafood and specialty items. Open 9:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m. Monday-Thursday, 9:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m. Friday & Saturday, and 11:00 a.m. - 4 p.m. on Sunday. Jr. Food Mart - Although a convenient store, Jr. Food Mart has spicy and mild fried chicken for those that love their chicken. They also carry a few side dishes that you may be interested in. Of course, I love to go in and order a pizza with all the toppings and extra cheese. Talk about scrumptious! Check store for hours. Rockin' K - Many still call it the tasty freeze, as the building has been / there for years and was once the local drive-in. The menu at Rockin' K is wide and they'll serve you how you want it. Check store for hours. Ward's of Liberty - Ward's is a widely known fast food restaurant that has some very good food. They serve breakfast, lunch and dinner. For those on the run, Ward's is the place for you. Check store for hours. If you have a restaurant that you wculd like to contribute to this page, feel free to do so. You can call it in, mail it in, fax it in or even email it in. Our fax number is the same as our phone number, 657-4818. Our mailing address is listed on page 2 every week, all year long. And our email is at the top of the front page on the right hand corner. We'd love to get more restaurants added to the list so everyone knows there's a restaurant out there waiting to serve them. ! JENKINS - WHETSTONE Leanne and Marty Jenkins of Centreville announce the engagement of their daughter, Carley Jenkins, to Dustin Savage Whetstone, so of Ida and Clifford Whetstone of Woodville. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Bill and Sudie Matthews of Alexandria, La and the late Maj. P.H. Mercer Jr and Raymond and Ann Jenkins of Centreville. She is a 2001 graduate of Centreville Academy and received a degree in behavioral science this year from Southeastern Louisiana University in Hammond. She is a sales representative for Petrol Premium Denim. The prospective bridegroom is the grandson of Patsy Cockerham of Centreville and the late Jerry Cockerham, and Joan Whetstone of Woodville and the late Charles E. Whetstone Sr. He is a 1999 graduate of Wilkinson County Christian Academy in Woodville. In 2002, he graduated from Southwest Mississippi Community College, where he studied computer network technology. He is manager of C & R Auto Sales in Woodville. The couple will exchange vows at 7:00 P.M. December 1, 2007, at Centreville Baptist Church. Friends and relatives are invited through this newspaper to the wedding and reception, which will follow at Jenwood, the home of the bride in Cen-, treville, as local invitations will not be sent. ,