Ruth Ivy McDonald was born Nov. 26, 1932, to Blanche and William Parsons in Franklin County, Mississippi. She grew up in a family of five sisters and six brothers in Church Hill, Miss. She went to her heavenly reward Dec. 3, 2019.
Ruth was married to James Edward McDonald for 65 years. They were best friends and had a beautiful life together. She is survived by her husband James; son Michael Edward McDonald (Debbie); daughters Becky Lynn Etheridge (Ronnie), Nancy Irene Hicks (Tim); son Bobby Lee McDonald (Patty); daughters Sally Ann Pickett (Steven), and Amy Patricia Emerson (James). She is loved by many grandchildren and great grandchildren.
Ruth was a devoted Christian, wife, mother, sister, aunt and gramma to many children.
Ruth loved to garden with her grandchildren. she enjoyed cooking, especially with her grandchildren. She loved to sew clothes and made many Disney princess ballgowns for her granddaughters and great granddaughters. Ruth enjoyed coffee and spending time with her family on her wrap-around porch and sharing stories about her family and days gone by. Ruth loved the Lord and sharing her testimonies about the Lord. She enjoyed feeding her birds and hummingbirds and watch them every day. Ruth lived a long, beautiful life and was quick to share her sweet laugh and kind heart. She will be missed dearly by her family and friends.
Visitation will be 9:30 to 11 a.m., Friday, Dec. 6, 2019, at Glenwood Funeral Home with services in the chapel at 11 a.m. with Rev. Bryan Abel officiating. Burial will follow in Greenlawn Gardens Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Aubrey Graves, Joshua McDonald, Matthew McDonald, Garrett Graves Toby Graves, and Will Pickett. Honorary pallbearers will be great grandsons.
Felicia R. Kuhnert Logue, 1985 – 2020
Felicia R. Kuhnert Logue passed away on Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2020, at her home in Vicksburg, Miss., at the young age of 34.
She was born on February 22, 1985, in Vicksburg. She was preceded in death by her sister Lori Dawn Kuhnert, and grandparents Gillis McMahon, Mary Louise McMahon, and James McDuff.
She is survived by her children, Kaden Andrew Corsbie, Lori Isabella “Lily” Logue and Jack Steele. She is also survived by her mother Donna Griffin, stepfather Clay Griffin, sister Kaci Fife, stepsister Courtney Fife, and grandmother Shirley Love.
Felicia was raised mostly in Vicksburg but also lived in Haleyville, Ala., in her teenage and young adult years. She graduated high school in Haleyville and graduated from Hinds Community College as a registered nurse. She recently started a job at Vicksburg Nephrology. She loved her family and friends, as they do her!
Felicia was a beautiful, intelligent, woman with a bright future who was taken from us too soon. Her memory and the memory of her contagious smile will forever live on in our hearts.
A visitation will be held at Glenwood Funeral Home on Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2020, at 9 a.m. with a memorial service immediately following at 10 a.m.
Rev. Tony Monk will be officiating the service.
Steven John Whitehead, 1971 – 2020
Steven John Whitehead passed away Monday, Jan. 13, 2020. He was 49 years old.
Steven was a life-long resident of Vicksburg, Miss. He was a member of Life Church in Vicksburg. He is preceded in death by his paternal grandfather Samuel C. Whitehead.
He is survived by his wife Balinda Ashley Whitehead; sons John Whitehead, Leland Whitehead, Craig Vickers (Tiffany), Chad Vickers (Heatherly), Jonathan Whitley, and Jarret Whitley (Jori); brothers Donnie Whitehead, Michael Whitehead, Casey Whitehead, and Sam Whitehead, father Sandy Whitehead; mother Linda Evans; paternal grandmother Shirley Faye Whitehead; Tracie Nevels mother of Craig and Chad; grandchildren Makinzee, Laikynn, Jacob, Saylor, Jaxon, Jonah, Bexlie, Hayden, Nick, Nathan and Riley.
Visitation will be Saturday, Jan. 18, 2020, at Life Church on Fisher Ferry Rd. from 1 until 2 p.m., and services will start at 2 p.m. with Rev. Roger Cresswell officiating.
Tensie Ernestine ‘Ernie’ Graham, 1927 – 2020
Tensie Ernestine “Ernie” Graham passed away Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2020. She was 93 years old.
Mrs. Graham was a member of Redbone United Methodist Church and also a member of Hyland Chapter 147 Order of Eastern Star. She loved classical music and played the violin for 25 years. She loved picture puzzles, knitting, crocheting, musical concerts and eating out. She lived for her family members.
She is preceded in death by her husband Miles T. Graham, parents O.J. and Tensie Cotton Peterson, sons Jerry D. Graham and John B. Graham.
She is survived by son Richard Graham and daughter Cynthia G. White, six grandchildren and numerous great-grandchildren.
Services will be held at Glenwood Funeral Home Saturday, Jan. 18, 2020, at 11 a.m. with Rev. John Evans officiating. Visitation will be from 10 a.m. until the hour of service. Burial will follow at Greenlawn Gardens Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be John Carlisle, Calvin Allen, Chester Day, Pete Dionne, Robert Graham and Miles White.
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