RITA KAY PARKER GLASSCOCK

Rita Kay Parker Glasscock, 62, of Silver City, died Monday, June 19, 2017 at her home, with her family by her side.

Preceded in death by her mother, father, two brothers, and a daughter.

She is survived by her husband, David D. Glasscock, Sr.; son, David D. "Don" Glasscock, Jr. and his wife April; a daughter, Janice Glasscock Watson and husband, Michael; five granddaughters, and two grandsons.

Graveside services were held at 1:00 p.m. Wednesday, June 21, 2017, in Greencrest Memorial Gardens.

Interment was at Greencrest Memorial Gardens, under the direction of Mortimer Funeral Home.

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ELLEN WALKER HUDSON

Ellen Walker Hudson of Corona, California, and formerly of Isola, passed away Friday, February 3, 2017 with her loving family by her side.

She was born at home in Isola, Mississippi on February 20, 1934 with the name Sonora Ellen Walker and was the daughter of James Monroe Walker and Maggie Grace Gannan Walker. Ellen was the second of eight daughters. She grew up on a farm in Isola, and later moved to California with her older sister Helen and her husband Louis Lyle. They later moved to San Diego, California where she met and married Ronald James Hudson in 1958. She and Ronald celebrated 50 years of marriage in 2008 and Ronald passed away the following year from Alzheimer’s. Ellen was a legal secretary for over 30 years for Gus Papas, until they both retired. She loved her job, but loved her family and friends more. Ellen loved going to her grandchildren’s swim meets and dance recitals. She had family dinners at her house every Saturday night with her daughter, son, and their families.

Ellen was preceded by her parents, James Monroe Walker and Maggie Grace Gannan Walker and her oldest sister, Helen Lyle.

She leaves her daughter Elaine Brinker, husband Todd and grandchildren Jensen and Katherine. Also, her son Steven Hudson, wife Anne and grandchildren Jean and Nora. She also leaves her six surviving sisters, Peggy Duke, Syble Johnson, Nancy Baggett, Sandra Logan, Sue Walker and Kathryn Gardner.

Graveside services will be at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, July 1, 2017 at Indianola City Cemetery. Burton Funeral Home of Indianola is in charge of arrangements.

Online condolences may be shared with the family by visiting www.burtonfuneralhome.net

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ELVIA DENISE NEW DOLLAHITE

Elvia Denise New Dollahite, 61, of Daytona Beach, Florida, and formerly of Isola and Glen Allan, lost her battle with pulmonary fibrosis on Monday, June 26, 2017. She entered eternity peacefully while at home with family.

Denise was born on December 10, 1955, to Howard and Bobbie New in Sikeston, Missouri. Denise and Bill Dollahite were married on July 3, 1976 in Glen Allan, Mississippi at Glen Allan Methodist Church.

She received a Certificate of Secretarial Science and worked at Kings Daughters Hospital and Delta Regional Medical Center in Greenville; South Sunflower County Hospital, SuperValu, and Double Quick Corporate Office in Indianola. After moving to Florida, she worked in administration at Horizons Condo and Continental Group, and Sykes Home/Alpine Access until illness forced her to retire.

Denise was preceded in death by her parents, Marjorie Dwight New and Howard Franklin New.

She leaves her beloved husband and friend of 40 years, William “Bill” Dollahite; one son, John New Dollahite and his wife Emily; one daughter, Amy Perkins and husband Cory; three brothers, Danny New and wife Deborah, Howard Lynn New and wife Debbi, and Randy New and wife Rose; one grandson, Stephen Rhea Dollahite; two granddaughters, Marley Payton Perkins and Maggie Page Perkins; nieces and nephews including Blake New and wife Mari Katherine, Kris New and wife Deanne, Daniel New and wife Nikki, Melanie New Nixon and husband Mark, and Amanda Prestage; and their children; a myriad of close maternal cousins and one paternal cousin, Jean Carroll; one sister-in-law, Jude Patterson and her husband Brian; and niece, Kate Patterson Ueda and husband Kosuke.

The family will receive friends Friday, June 30, 2017 from 1:00 p.m. until the 2:00 p.m. funeral service at Glen Allan Methodist Church. Burial will follow in Greenfield Cemetery in Glen Allan. Burton Funeral Home of Indianola is in charge of arrangements.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that contributions be made to the Providence Church Missions Fund. To make an online contribution, please visit www.theprovidencechurch.org and click on "Give Now With Givelify”; Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation, 230 East Ohio Street, Suite 500, Chicago, IL 60611; Florida Wildflowers Foundation, 225 S. Swoope Ave. Ste. 110, Maitland, FL 32751.

Online condolences may be shared with the family by visiting www.burtonfuneralhome.net

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CHERYL CARSON MCLENDON

Funeral services for Cheryl Carson McLendon, 69, of Cleveland and formerly of Belzoni will be at 11:00 a.m., Wednesday, June 28,2017 at Eastside Baptist Church, Belzoni. Burial will be in Belzoni Cemetery under the direction of Boone Funeral Home, Greenville.

Cheryl was born in Belzoni where she graduated from high school.  She married Franklin McLendon and they made their home in Belzoni.  She owned and operated Reruns until retiring in 2003. In 2016 she made her home in Cleveland.  She was a member of Eastside Baptist Church in Belzoni.

She was preceded in death by her husband in 2010; great grandchild Lyric; sister Mary Dale Martin and brother Robert J. Carson.  She is survived by 2 daughters, Angie Hodges (Ray) of Cleveland and Anita McLendon of Cheyenne, WY; son, Bubba McLendon (Annabeth) of Brandon, MS; sister, Martha Carson Irwin of Columbus, MS and 10 grandchildren and 4 great grandchildren.

There will be a visitation one hour prior to services at the church.  In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Arms of Mercy.

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