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Jessie Eleanor Sneed Haney

    HOUSTON, TX: Jessie Eleanor Sneed Haney, 93, devoted wife, mother, sister, grandmother, great-grandmother, great-great grandmother, aunt and friend, died September 3, 2007 in Houston, Texas after a brief illness.

    She was born in Centalia, Missouri July 6, 1914. Jessie, also known as Jay by many, knew Jesus as her Savior and found great peace and strength in reading her Bible nightly. She found joy and purpose in caring for her family. Jessie had a gift for making any house into a warm and comfortable home where all were welcomed. She also enjoyed reading, gardening and celebrating with family and friends. Mrs. Haney is a past member of the Daughters of the American Revolution, Eastern Star, as well as the Baptist Woman’s Missionary Union and served in many capacities.

    She was preceded in death by: her loving husband of fifty-five years, Wilmer B. (Bill) Haney; two sons, Kenneth J. Gordon and Robert V. Gordon; parents, Nell Robinson Sneed and Ed Sneed; a sister, Margaret Sneed Heddesheimer; and two brothers, Sam Sneed and William R. Sneed.

    Survivors include: her son, William E. Gordon, and his wife, Dianne; a daughter, Eleanor K. Haney Mayne; grandchildren; great-grandchildren; great-great-grandchildren a daughter-in-law, Lynda Gordon; and many nieces and nephews.

    A graveside service was held at 3:30 p.m. Saturday, September 8, in Oak Hill Cemetery at Water Valley. Seven Oaks Funeral Home had charge of arrangements.


Charles Krupchak

  OAKLAND: Charles Krupchak, 76, of Oakland died Tuesday, September 4, 2007 in Grenada Lake Medical Center.

  Graveside service were held at ten o’clock in the morning Thursday, September 6, in Oakland Cemetery with Rev. Jimmy Hood officiating. Garner-Harper Funeral Home of Grenada had charge of arrangements.

    Mr. Krupchak was a U.S. Navy Veteran. He served four and a-half years on the USS Midway during the Korean Conflict. He was retired after 40 years as a machinist at US Steel Works. He also managed Oakland Heights Manor. Mr. Krupchak was a member of the Oakland Baptist Church, where he served as an usher. He was an avid Notre Dame fan, a loving husband and father.

    Mr. Krupchak was preceded in death by a daughter, Shannon Gail Krupchak and a brother, Gary LeLoup.

  Survivors include: his wife, Bettye B. Krupchak of Oakland; four daughters, Deborah Wilfond of Gore Springs, Jacque Romeo of Phoenix, Arizona, Rebecca Manfred of Tinley Park, Illinois, and Patricia Guthrie of Oakland; one brother, John Krupchak of Lake Station, Indiana; six grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.

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