Obituaries – Apr 2, 2009

Erlis Quayle “Quay” Camp

WATER VALLEY – Erlis Quayle “Quay” Camp, 55, of Water Valley passed away Monday, March 23, 2009, at his residence.

  Born March 2, 1954 in Water Valley, he was a son of the late Everett Lee and LaVae House Camp. Mr. Camp was also preceded in death by a brother, Dale Camp. He was a retired self-employed mechanic and enjoyed woodworking, hunting and drag racing.

  The funeral service was held at ten o’clock in the morning, Friday, March 27, in New Life Christian Fellowship Church at Oakland, with Rev. Jerry Smith officiating. Interment followed in the Driver’s Flat Cemetery in Calhoun County. Garner-Harper Funeral Home of Grenada had charge of arrangements.

  Survivors include two brothers, Earl Camp of Sardis and Elvis Camp of Coffeeville; a sister, Lynn Green of Brandon; and a host of nieces and nephews.

Charlene Foster

CARPENTERSVILLE, IL. – Charlene Foster, age 74, of Carpentersville, Illinois, died March 24, 2009, at her home.

  Born September 3, 1934, in Water Valley, Charlene was the daughter of the late Charlie E. and Lyda Coleman Ringold. She was a resident of the Carpentersville area for the past 25 years She worked as an accountant/bookkeeper her entire professional career and was for many years an employee of H&R Block Tax Services. She was the former bookkeeper for Grazie Ristorante in Des Plaines, Illinois.

  Survivors include her daughters, Lyda R. (Ronald) Jackson of Chicago and Linnie S. Hayes of Carpentersville; grandchildren, Derek Hayes, Melissa Price, Richard Santana, Allyson Jackson, Nicole Santana and Ronnie Jackson; 12 great-grandchildren; and her sister, Carolyn (Robert) Nelson of Rockville, Maryland; many nieces, nephews and friends.

  Charlene was preceded in death by her parents; daughters, Elizabeth Price and Kimberly Santana; and a sister, Elizabeth Spence.

Caroline Turner

WATER VALLEY – Caroline Turner, 96, passed away March 22, 2009, in Oxford at Graceland Nursing Home.

  She was born to the late Ben and Minnie Vann Nicholson in Water Valley. Mrs. Turner was a homemaker. She was a member of Everdale Missionary Baptist Church in Water Valley, where she served as an usher and a Sunday School teacher.

  The funeral service was held at two o’clock in the afternoon  Saturday, March 28, in Everdale M.B. Church at Water Valley, with Rev. Larry Hervey presiding. The committal was in Rocky Mount Cemetery.

  Mrs. Turner is survived by five grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews. Along with her parents, she was preceded in death by: her husband, Jewel Turner; a daughter, Dollie J. Starks; a son, James R. Turner; three sisters, Moriah “Polly” Sims, Mary Harris, and Dora Rayburn; and four brothers, Eddie Nicholson, Charlie Nicholson, Hubert Nicholson, and Odis Nicholson.

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