Dannie Ezell Emrick went home to be with our Lord and savior Jesus Christ Monday, Sept. 28, 2020, at 7:19 p.m. surrounded by all of his loved ones. For all that knew him knew he absolutely loved fishing and his kids, grandkids, great grandkids and great-great grandchild, in addition to all of the bonuses that came along with them.
Mr. Emrick was preceded in death by his parents, Julian Ezell Emrick and Virginia Mildred Dobbs, and two sisters, Kitty Fay Hunt and Teresa Nowell. He is survived by two sons, Danny Emrick Jr. and Trinity Emrick (Nikki); five daughters, Lisa Kapp (Robert), Christie Emrick, Lee Moulder (Jason), Mistie Davis and Destiny Emrick (Kurt); two sisters Shirley May and Debbie McDaniel; 20 grandchildren, April Johnston (David), Robert Kapp Jr., Stacia Guider (Peyton), Caleb Baker (Chanci), Lexi Baker, Shane Emrick (Laurin), Dillion Nevels, Ethan Moulder, Abigayle Davis, Emma and Lyndon Davis, Raina and Jordan Emrick, Angel Hunt, Hayden Hinson, Connor Emrick and Jordan, Lilly, Skyla and TJ Shamblin; 10 great grandchildren, Corbin Hart (Jacie Redditt), Taylor Palmer, Conley Johnston, Lanie Johnston, Shane Michael Emrick Jr., Brayden Kapp, Kenzie Brewer, Colby Baker, Ayden Thomas and Greyson Guider; and one great-great-grandchild, Laken Hart.
Services will be held at Glenwood Funeral Home with visitation from 10 a.m. until noon and service to follow. Burial will be at Cedar Hill Cemetery.
Memorial donations may be made to Beautiful Deliverance Ministry.
Timothy Wayne Randall, 1954 – 2020
Timothy Wayne Randall passed away Oct. 12, 2020, at the age of 66.
Timothy was a member of Bowmar Baptist Church. He attended H. V. Cooper High School. He lived in Vicksburg most of his life.
He is preceded in death by his parents, Charles Wayne Randall and Ruby Lucille Randall.
He is survived by his daughter, Rachel Rene Randall Campbell; son, Nathan Wayne Randall; sister, Elaine Randall English (Bill); grandsons Austin and Landon Kraemer; nephew, Cris Bessette; and niece, Evie Bessette.
A visitation will be Friday, Oct. 16, 2020, at 10 a.m. at Glenwood Funeral Home.
A graveside service will follow at Cedar Hill Cemetery with Rev. Roger Cresswell officiating.
Marion G. ‘Buster’ Cupp, 1926 – 2020
Marion G. “Buster” Cupp passed away Oct. 13, 2020. He was 93.
Buster was born in Alexandria, Louisiana, on Oct. 25, 1926, the son of John F. and Bertha Ashley Cupp; he was one of 14 children. He had lived in Vicksburg since 1942. He worked for Davis Grill from 1943 to 1944 and again from 1947 to 1953; then for A&P from 1953 until 1988. He served in WWII in the South Pacific, 7th Division, 17th Regiment, Company K. He was a lifetime member of VFW Post 2572 and lifetime member of American Legion Post 3.
He is predeceased in death by his parents and all his siblings.
He is survived by his wife of 72 years, Mary L. “Tippy” Cupp; daughters Janie Ruth Hollowell (Thomas) and Mary Ann Lockhart; five grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
Due to Covid-19, the family is holding a private service.
Phyllis Wilson Mobley, 1939 – 2020
Phyllis Wilson Mobley, 81, went to be with the Lord Tuesday, Sept. 22, 2020.
Phyllis was born June 24, 1939, in Yazoo City, Mississippi. She graduated from Carr Central High School in 1957. After graduating high school she married Luke Mobley, and they moved to Hattiesburg where Luke attended University of Southern Mississippi. Phyllis held several different professions but what she loved most was owning her day care, where she raised many children in Vicksburg. Phyllis also left her mark on downtown Vicksburg with the “Turkey Supreme.”
Phyllis spent her life serving The Lord in all aspects of the church, but she had a special calling for children’s ministry. She served as a Sunday School teacher, puppet ministry director, children’s choir director, and in recent years she was a part of The Good News Club. She touched many lives through her service in the children’s ministry. Phyllis was an active member of the Steele Magnolias of Bovina Baptist church.
Phyllis enjoyed spending time with her family and loved being a part of her grandchildren and great grandchildren’s lives. She is better known as Gammie or Meme to the family. Gammie was always excited to attend sporting events, choir concerts and other activities that the kids were involved in. She loved having girls’ nights and getting together as often as possible. She was the life of the party, and you were guaranteed to laugh hearing one of her wonderful stories.
Phyllis was proceeded in death by her parents, Pete and Louise Wilson, and her husband, Luther Edwin Mobley Jr.
Phyllis is survived by her four children Nancy Melancon (Ray), Geni Fulcher (Bill), Luther E Mobley, III (Adrienne) of Laurel and Allyson Collins (Bryan) of Clinton; her 10 grandchildren Desi Melancon Goodson, Emily Melancon Muirhead, Anna Melancon Tillotson, Ryan Adam Fulcher, Ansley Fulcher Hinton, Zac Collins, Abi Collins, Megan Collins, Trip Mobley and Gage Mobley; nine great grandchildren; one sister-in-law, Martha Mobley; one niece, Terry Brumfield; and one nephew, Bill Mobley Jr.
The service will be held at Bovina Baptist Church Friday, Sept. 25, 2020. Visitation will be from 9 a.m. until the hour of service at 11 a.m., with the Rev Dwight Sibley, Rev. Kent Campbell and Rev Brian Parker. Burial will follow at Greenlawn Gardens Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Adam Fulcher, Bill Mobley Jr., Casey Clark, Dan Muirhead, John Hinton, Neil Tillotson and Zac Collins. Honorary Pallbearers will be her grandsons Trip Mobley and Gage Mobley.
The family would like to thank Claudette King for her dedication to Phyllis and the family.
Memorials can be made to the children’s ministry of Bovina Baptist church and the Mississippi Chapter of the Alzheimer’s Association.
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