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Joann Nevels Parker, 1949 – 2020

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Joann Nevels Parker passed away Sunday, March 22, 2020. She was 71 years old.

Joann was a lifelong resident of Eagle Lake Community where she was a very active member of Eagle Lake Baptist Church. She is preceded in death by her parents Evelyn Francis Jones, Lloyd (Munch) Nevels, Sr., and Mary Lou Gladwell; her first husband Charles F. Ashley; brothers Edward Burton, Billy Nevels and Perry Nevels; sisters Marie Erwin, Gracie Dill and Dinna Simmons.

She is survived by her husband Willie Clifton (Bill) Parker; daughters Trisha Anderson (William) and Kim Comfort (Jay); son Charles F. (Chuck) Ashley (Michelle); sisters Virginia Carr, Ruthie Nevels, Annie Allison and Susie Marichie; brothers Richard Nevels, Albert Petters and Roy Petters; grandchildren Randy Banks, Julianne Comfort, Nick Comfort, Tim Comfort, Cal (Kaitlyn) Anderson, Logan Anderson, Gage Ashley, Kate Ashley, Parker Ashley, Corbin French,  Charlsi French and Bryce Nicholes; great-grandchildren Kayla Bank, Troy Banks and Keaton Anderson.

A private family graveside service will be held Wednesday, March 25, in Winter Green Cemetery with Bro. Lane Varner officiating.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Eagle Lake Baptist Church or Winter Green Cemetery.

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Randy Eugene Sorrels, 1960 – 2020

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Randy Eugene Sorrels passed away Friday, March 27, 2020. He was 59 years old.

Randy was born April 19, 1960. He lived in Pattison, Miss., and was formerly from Brookhaven, Miss. He retired from Entergy, Grand Gulf Power Plant with 35 years of service. He was a member of Beech Grove Baptist Church.

Randy was preceded in death by his parents, Sam Sorrels and Clara Sorrels, and his wife, Penny Sorrels.

He is survived by his daughter Cody Sorrels (fiancé – Ben Norwood), son Travis Sorrels (Kayla);  brother Darrell Sorrels (Barbara); stepmother Alice Sorrels; grandson Tucker Sorrels; niece Sonya Jones (Corey) and her children Gracie, Sophia, and Sam; Nephew Michael Sorrels (Whitney) and his son Harrison.

A graveside service will be held Wednesday, April 1, 2020, at Serepta  Cemetery in Claiborne County. Casey Sorrels will officiate.

Pallbearers will be Michael Sorrels, Ike Cooper, Emmett Roan and Ben Norwood.

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Eleanor Ruth Moss, 1936 – 2020

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Eleanor Ruth Moss passed away surrounded surrounded by family Friday, March 27, 2020, after a short illness. She was 83 years old.

Eleanor was born on June 17, 1936 in Vicksburg. She attended Vicksburg city schools and was voted homecoming queen her senior year at Carr Central High School in 1954. She attended Mississippi State College for Women for one year and returned to Vicksburg. She married her high-school sweetheart, Barger Moss, and they were married 56 years until he passed away in 2011. She was an active member of the First Baptist Church in Vicksburg for many years until her health prevented her from attending church. She always appreciated and treasured visits from Brother Matt Buckles.

She was preceded in death by her parents, several brothers and sisters, husband Henry Barger Moss, Jr. and daughter Judith Love Moss Farris.

She was the proud mother of five children: Judith Love (deceased 1999), Jerry Barger (Gina), David Wayne (Robin), Daniel Eugene (Beth) and Jennifer Love.; 15 Grandchildren and 12 Great- Grandchildren who she loved and adored and enjoyed spending time with, especially when they were camping.

A grave side service will be held at 4 p.m. Monday, March 30, 2020, at Greenlawn Gardens Cemetery with Dr. Matt Buckles officiating.

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Dovie Linda Heggins, 1945 – 2020

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Dovie Linda Heggins died Thursday, March 26, 2020, in the Greenwood Leflore Hospital. She was 75.

A native of Water Valley, Miss., she had made her home in Vicksburg for 20 years before moving to Greenwood 20 years ago. She was a former member of the Calvary Baptist Church in Vicksburg and currently was a member of the Calvary Baptist Church in Greenwood.

Survivors include her husband of 40 years, John M. ‘ Johnny” Heggins, of Greenwood; her daughter, Wanda Mathes of Kilgore, Texas; her sons, Terry Miles of Greenwood and Robert Miles of Cuero, Texas; her brother, Jimmy Dale Hawkins of Water Valley; six grandchildren; 29 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandson.

Graveside services will be held 2 p.m. Monday, March 30, 2020, in the Greenlawn Gardens Cemetery with Rev. Mitchell Long officiating. Visitation will be 1 p.m. Monday at  Glenwood Funeral Home until the service.

Pallbearers will be David Heggins, Donnie Heggins and Lyman Greer.

Glenwood Funeral Home has charge of arrangements.

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