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James R. Atchley, Sr., 1937 – 2020

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James R. Atchley, Sr. was born on top of Sand Mountain in a log cabin in Guntersville, Alabama, to William Alex Atchley and Beunice Kelley Atchley. He spent his childhood in Alabama and Arkansas farming, hunting, fishing, frog gigging, swimming in the local swimming holes and being a typical country boy. He met the love of his life, Linda Carol Atchley, in Tyronza, Arkansas. They were married Dec. 31, 1960. James Robert lived in Vicksburg, Mississippi, 47 years raising his family and laying asphalt with Runyon Construction and APAC until he retired in 2004. He had many fond memories of the crews he worked with through the years. He enjoyed fishing, gardening, working in his yard and wood crafting.

In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his brothers W.A. Atchley, Thomas Atchley, Jimmy “Hillbilly” Atchley and Ray Atchley; a grandson James Cook; and a nephew Jeff Atchley.  He is survived by his wife, Linda Atchley; children, Bobby Atchley (Darlene), Kay Atchley (Mike Hoben) and Kimberly Atchley Williamson (Blake); grandchildren, Jamie Chandler (Natalee), Niki Chandler (Jason), Jimmy Atchley (Courtney), Alisha Utter (Matthew), Ashley Kelly (Charles) and Andrew Hood; great-grandchildren, Manny Chandler, Johnathan Chandler, Stella Chandler, Christian Chandler, Jase Rickles, Tanner Reynolds, Katie Helms, Hanah Atchley, Janie Raye Atchley, Ethan Utter, Emma Utter, Ansalynn Kelly, Cristian Kelly, Dravyn Moore, Serenity Wooley, Ansleigh Kelley and Ayla Wade; numerous nieces and nephews; and his faithful sidekick, Sebastian.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, July 27, 2020, at Glenwood Funeral Home with Rev. Greg Clemts officiating. Visitation will be from 9 a.m. Monday until the hour of the service.  Burial will follow in Cedar Hill Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Scotty Butler, Will Washington, Kenneth Moore, Christian Chandler, Manny Chandler and Johnathan Chandler. Honorary pallbearers will be Michael Atchley and all the nieces and nephews of the deceased.

To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of James Robert Atchley, Sr., please visit Glenwood’s  floral store.

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Timothy Wayne Randall, 1954 – 2020

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Timothy Wayne Randall

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.

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Marion G. ‘Buster’ Cupp, 1926 – 2020

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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.

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Dannie Ezell Emrick, 1948 – 2020

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Dannie Ezell Emrick

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.

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