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Obituaries – July 31, 2014

Crystal Shenell Robinson Adams

WATER VALLEY—Crystal Shenell “TooToo” Robinson Adams died July 19, 2014.
    Born January 4, 1976, in Oxford, Mrs. Adams was a daughter of Tony and Elaine Robinson. She is the granddaughter of Mrs. Bernice Minor and the late E. G. Minor and the late Percy and Mattie Louis Robinson, all of Water Valley. She accepted Christ at an early age in Everdale Missionary Baptist Church and remained faithful in her beliefs and in her walk with God. She graduated from Water Valley High School in 1994 and attended Northwest Community College.     Crystal married Michael Adams and resided in Alabama for several years before returning to Water Valley in 2010. She was currently employed with the Calhoun County Nursing Home in Bruce before her untimely death. She was preceded in death by her brother, Patrick Robinson, and a niece, Kiah.
    Survivors include her parents, Tony and Elainea Robinson; grandmother, Bernice Minor;  one sister, Sharika; a brother, Anthony “Rabbit”; a sister-in-law, Aundra; a special friend, Isaac; four nieces; and a host of aunts, uncles, cousins, and friends.
    The funeral service was held at noon Saturday, July 26, 2014, in Everdale Missionary Baptist Church, Water Valley, with Pastor Phillip Brackett officiating. Interment was in Oak Ridge Cemetery, Water Valley, with Shawn Benson, Tracy Fox, Byrant Mix, Ashton Spearman, Durrell Weekley, and Justin Woodard as pallbearers. Honorary pallbearers were James Brown, Dwight Burgess, Willie Foxx, Barry Minor, Warren Minor, Roy Swift, James Weekley, and Albert Willingham. Arrangements were entrusted to Eddie Robinson Funeral Directors, Grenada.

Gwendolyn Jeanette Tabor Musick

OXFORD—Mrs. Gwendolyn Jeanette Tabor Musick, age 79, died Monday, July 28, 2014, at her home in  Oxford.
    The funeral service will be held Wednesday, July 30, at 3 p.m. in the chapel of Waller Funeral Home with Dr. David Ard officiating. Burial will follow in Cambridge Cemetery in Oxford. Visitation will be held prior to the service from 1-3 p.m.
    Born in Abbeville, Mrs. Musick was a daughter of the late Will and Georgia Garner Tabor. She was a retired homemaker. Mrs. Musick was a member of Calvary Baptist Church in Oxford and a member of the Ruth Sunday School Class there. She was a kind, gentle woman who loved her family and enjoyed church activities. As a devout Christian she looked to God for help and guidance during her life. Mrs. Musick was the youngest of 13 children and leaves nieces, nephews and cousins across the country. Along with her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Milton Lavert Musick, a grandson, Jonathon Kilgore, and 12 brothers and sisters.
    She is survived by two daughters, Linda Allgood (Jimmy) of Oxford, and Brenda Kilgore (Leonard) of Water Valley.
    Memorials in Mrs. Musick’s memory may be made to the Calvary Baptist Church Building Fund, 15 CR 207, Oxford, MS 38655.

Betty Ruth Sigler

POPLARVILLE—Betty Ruth Sigler, age 76, passed away at Pearl River County Nursing Center in Poplarville on Saturday, July 12.
     Betty, a Chickasaw County native, was a homemaker. She was a member of the First Assembly of God Church in Water Valley.
    Services were held at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, July 15, at the Colonial Chapel Funeral Home in Mount Olive with interment at Grace Fellowship Church Cemetery. Rev. Clay Ingram officiated and music was provided by Kayla Smith.
    Pallbearers were her grandsons, Nathan Eubanks, Brian Sprayberry, Randy Sullivan, Adam Sullivan, Michael Bock, and Tyler Eubanks. Honorary pallbearers were Jim Eubanks, David Sullivan and Mark Smith.
    She was preceded in death by her father, Homer Floyd Goodwin; her husband, Lee (Happy) Sigler; one son, Michael Sprayberry; one sister, Jewel Burke; and two brothers, Thomas Goodwin and Doyle Goodwin.
    Survivors include her mother, Opal Blancett Goodwin of Water Valley; two daughters, Deborah S. Eubanks (Jim) of Jackson and Linda Sullivan (David) of Poplarville; one son, John Sprayberry (Becky) of Mount Olive; two sisters, Stella Stewart and Kaye Goodwin, both of Water Valley; 11 grandchildren; 25 great-grandchildren; three great-great-grandchildren; and  a host of other family and friends.

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