Obituaries – Feb. 7, 2013

Frances Landreth Colvin

WATER VALLEY—Frances Landreth Colvin, age 56, died Wednesday, January 30, 2013, at her home in Water Valley.
    Born in Water Valley, Mrs. Colvin was a daughter of Mary Lois Anderson Landreth and the late John Landreth. Frances enjoyed teaching and had a  passion for teaching her special needs students in the East Tallahatchie School District, where she formerly taught. She also enjoyed singing and playing the piano. Frances dearly loved the Lord, her church, her family and grandchildren.
    Visitation was held Monday, February 4, from 5 until 7 p.m. in First United Pentecostal Church at Water Valley. Services were held at two o’clock in the afternoon Tuesday, February 5, in the church with Bro. Charles Compton officiating. Burial was in First United Pentecostal Church Cemetery with Daryl Gaither, Daniel Self, Dennis Hodge, Ethan Flake, Daven Flake, Enrique Bravo, Nathan Arnold, and David McMillen as pallbearers. Seven Oak Funeral Home of Water Valley has charge of arrangements.
    Mrs. Colvin is survived by her husband, Archie Colvin; one daughter, Mollie Marie Colvin; a son, Justin Colvin (Kristy); her mother, Mary Landreth; and seven grandchildren, Caramia Colvin, Braxton Colvin, Jonathan Bravo, Allyana Colvin, Brooke Hollinger, Lacy Hollinger, and Brice Colvin.
    In addition to her father, she was  preceded in death by her sister, Janell White.

Mary Lois Johnsey

WATER VALLEY— Mary Lois Johnsey, age 76, died Sunday, January 27, 2013, in North MS Medical Center at Tupelo.
  Born in the Pine Valley Community of Yalobusha County, Mrs. Johnsey was a daughter of the late David Oliver and Clara Nelson Walters. In her younger days she worked at Dr. George Brown’s hospital and Wiley’s Drug Store. When she married she moved to Water Valley where she lived all her life, caring for her home and family. She enjoyed cooking, sewing, gardening, taking care of her flowers and being outdoors. She especially enjoyed feeding and watching her animals, the birds, and deer. She dearly loved spending time with her family and friends. Mary Lois was a faithful and active member of First Baptist Church of Water Valley and a  member of the Ruth Sunday School Class.
    The funeral service was held in the Henry Chapel of Seven Oaks Funeral Home at three o’clock in the afternoon Thursday, January 31, with Dr. Randy Bain and Rev. Billy Childs officiating. Burial was in Oak Hill Cemetery at Water Valley.
    Survivors include her husband, Bobby Carr Johnsey, Sr. of Water Valley; one daughter, Emily Johnsey Childs (Billy) of Water Valley; a sister-in-law, Elizabeth Walers of Grenada; two brothers, Oliver Walters of New Albany and Bobby Gene Walters (Jimmie) of Grenada; two grandchildren, Allison Childs Hernandez and Catie Childs Tucker (Jay), both of Water Valley; and two great-grandchildren.
    In addition to her parents, Mary Lois was preceded in death by two sons, Benjamin Johnsey and Bobby Carr Johnsey, Jr.; her sister, Mildred Wilson; and brothers, Jack Walters and Earl Wayne Walters.

Lois Smith Mooney

WATER VALLEY – Lois Smith Mooney, age 58, died Tuesday, January 29, 2013 at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Oxford,.
  Born in Water Valley, she was a daughter of the late Clinton and Mary Bell Wrenn Smith. Lois was a member of Faith Baptist Church of Water Valley and enjoyed cooking and reading. Her life revolved around her children and grandchildren and she cherished the time spent with them.
    Visitation was Friday evening, February 1,  from 5 to 7 p.m. at Seven Oaks Funeral Home in Water Valley. Funeral services were held at eleven o’clock on Saturday, February 2, in the Henry Chapel of Seven Oaks with Bro. Daryl Weathers officiating. Burial was in the Mt. Liberty Baptist Church Cemetery in Calhoun County with Rickey Mooney, Jason Mooney, Taylor Mooney, Brandon Anthony, Shane Jones, and Larry Jones serving as pallbearers. Raymond Wright, Austin Hobson, Aidan Ross and Zachary Wright were honorary pallbearers.
    Lois is survived by two daughters, Melanie Ross (Steve) and Hope Ross (Damon) both of Water Valley; one son, Chris Mooney (Sundye) of Water Valley; one brother, Marvin Holdsenback (Janice) of Hernando; six grandchildren, Austin Hobson, Autumn Mooney, Ashley Hobson, Amber Mooney, Aidan Ross, and Addison Ross; and one great-grandson.
    In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband, David Mooney, and one sister, Mary Jo Jones.

Hazel Pack

WATER VALLEY— Hazel Pack, 85, died Friday, February 1, 2013, in the Golden Living Center at Batesville. Born June 14, 1926, in Calhoun County, Mrs. Pack was a daughter of the late Walter “Walt” and Willie Mattie Pearl Jones Adams. Hazel was a member of Mt. Liberty Baptist Church, a homemaker, and mother to three adopted grandchildren, whom she raised. She was an avid coin collector and enjoyed researching her family’s genealogy. She enjoyed playing cards, dancing every Saturday night at the VFW, and spending time with her family and friends.
    The funeral service was held at eleven o’clock in the morning Tuesday, February 5, in the Henry Chapel of Seven Oaks Funeral  Home with Dr. Ron Kirkland officiating. Burial was in Mt. Liberty Baptist Church Cemetery with Darrell Adams, Billy Adams, Kevin Kimzey, Ronnie Methvin, James Potts, and Jason Adams as pallbearers. Jimmy Cleve Peacock, Bobby Adams, Otis Sorrells and Paul Morin were honorary pallbearers.
    Survivors include her companion of five and one-half years, Otis Sorrells of Marks; two sons, Rickey Peacock and Randy Peacock (Linda), both of Coffeeville; eight grandchildren, Audrey Kirkland (Davy) of Gulfport, Missy Kimzey (Kevin), Randy Peacock (Carla), all of Water Valley, Ashley Crowe of Oxford, Rickey Peacock, Jr. (Michelle), Jennifer Peacock, and Laura Bowen (Brian), all of West Virginia, and Jason Mottz of Corinth; 21 great-grandchildren; and five great-great-grandchildren.
    In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her daughter, Darlene Peacock, five sisters, Helen Leipstorff, Minnie Johnson, Catherine Ross, Louise Doris, and Sally Hanson; and one grandson, Jeffrey Peacock.

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