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Obituaries for Thursday, March 15, 2007

Robert L. Eaton Jr.

Services for Robert Eaton Jr., of Bogue Chitto, are 2 p.m.Friday, March 16, at Union Baptist Church in Brookhaven with burialin the church cemetery. Riverwood Family Funeral Service is incharge of arrangements.

Visitation is Thursday from 2 until 10 p.m. at the funeral home,and on Friday at the church from 10 a.m. until the time of theservice.

Mr. Eaton, 51, died March 12, 2007, at King’s Daughters MedicalCenter. He was born on Dec. 29, 1955.

He was a forklift driver and a former truck diver for McLaneSouthern for 19 years. He was a deacon and member of Union BaptistChurch.

Preceding him in death was his mother, Marilyn Fay TerwillingerEaton.

Survivors are his wife, Katherine Smith Eaton; his sons, JoeHonea and wife Pam, Patrick Honea and wife Misty, and Trey Eatonand wife Melisa; his father, Robert Eaton Sr. and his stepmother,Nadia Eaton; his brothers, Paul Eaton, Steve Magee and Mike Magee;his sisters, Janet Phillips and Cheryl Thomas; and hisgrandchildren, Joseph Honea, Alley Grace Honea, Mallory Honea andJeffery Daniels.

Pauline D. Holly

Services for Pauline D. Holly, of Brookhaven, are 10 a.m.Friday, March 16, at Brookhaven Funeral Home on Jackson Street withburial in Wellman Baptist Church Cemetery in Brookhaven.

Visitation is Thursday from 5 until 9 p.m. at the funeralhome.

Mrs. Holly, 81, died March 14, 2007, at Countrybrook LivingCenter in Brookhaven. She was born in Oak Grove, La., on Aug. 15,1925, to Plummer Watford and Ida Mae Davis Watford.

She was a homemaker. She was a member of Wellman Baptist Churchin Brookhaven.

Preceding her in death were her parents; her husband, James F.Holly; her son, Eugene Lott; and her brothers, Tom, J.W., Troy andRobert Jack Davis.

Survivors are her daughter, Jeanette Carithers and husbandAlbert, of Ruth; her sister, Christine White, of Monticello; hergrandsons, Mark Carithers and wife Becky, and Michael Carithers andwife Cynthia, all of Ruth; her granddaughter, Sharon Case andhusband Richard, of Bogue Chitto; and her eight great-grandchildrenand one great-great-grandchild.

Cynthia ‘Wee-Wee’ Pernell-Humphrey

Services for Cynthia “Wee-Wee” Pernell-Humphrey, of Natchez, are1 p.m. Sunday, March 18, at St. Matthews Baptist Church in theGarden City community in Franklin County, with burial in KettleyCemetery on Garden City Road. Marshall Funeral Home is in charge ofarrangements.

Visitation is Saturday from noon until 5 p.m. at the funeralhome in Bude, and on Sunday at the church from 11 a.m. until thetime of the service.

Mrs. Pernell-Humphrey, 32, died March 11, 2007, at NatchezCommunity Hospital. She was born in Natchez on July 19, 1974, toJerry and Patricia Pernell.

Preceding her in death were her grandparents, Emile and LureniaBrown, and Elree and Ollie Pernell.

Survivors are her husband, Willie Humphrey, of Natchez; herparents, Jerry and Patricia Pernell, of Natchez; her children,K’vontruis Pernell, Shankia Pernell, Mikia Queen and JumorrisPernell, all of Natchez; her sisters, Katrina Pernell, of New York,Geraldine Bass, of Texas, Andrea and Audrea Pernell and WynekaPernell, of Natchez; her brothers, Jerry Pernell Jr. and JeromePernell, both of Natchez; four nieces, two nephews, and many aunts,uncles, great-aunts and great-uncles, and a host of other relativesand friends.

Julius Pearl Smith

Services for Julius Pearl Smith, of Brookhaven, are 1 p.m.Saturday, March 17, at Avery Chapel A.M.E. Church in Brookhavenwith burial in Bogue Chitto Cemetery. Williams Mortuary is incharge of arrangements.

Visitation is Friday from 1 until 6 p.m. at the funeralhome.

Mr. Smith, 76, died March 12, 2007, at King’s Daughters MedicalCenter. He was born on March 9, 1931, to Frank Smith and OctaviaSmith.

He was a 1951 graduate of Alexander High School and alsoattended Prentiss Institute. He was a veteran of the United StatesArmy. He was retired from Jones Lumber Co., and Lincoln Lumber Co.He was a self-employed landscaper and salesman of arts and crafts.He had worked as a bus driver for the Pearl River Valley YouthIncentive Program. He was a member of Avery Chapel A.M.E.Church.

Preceding him in death were his parents; his son, Lasalle Smith;his brother, Frank Smith Jr.; his sister, Laura Carter; hisfather-in-law, Jodie Holmes; his mother-in-law, Cora Holmes; hissister-in-law, Laverne Blackwell; and his brother-in-law, AldolphusHolmes.

Survivors are his wife, Emma Lee Smith, of Brookhaven; hisdaughters, Emelda Thompson and husband Ronnie, and Felissa N.Smith, all of Brookhaven, and Dorothy Williams, of Lumberton; hissons, Larry Rochelle Smith, Stephen Gregory Smith, Julius TerrellSmith, and Phillipe Alou Smith and wife Christine, all ofBrookhaven, Tysha Perez Smith, of Buffalo, N.Y., and Letara Smith,of Las Vegas, Nev.; his sister, Lentee Smith, of Raymond; his 20grandchildren, 16 great-grandchildren, and a host of nieces,nephews, other relatives and friends.