Thomas Scott Card
WATER VALLEY—Early on a beautiful summer morning, Tuesday, September 8, 2020, in Water Valley, Thomas Scott Card went to rest high on that mountain. His days on earth were done and he is now at peace with the Lord.
Born February 1, 1981, in Shelby, Thomas is a son of Linda Card (Peacock). He was an avid hunter and fisherman and was never happier than when he fished in Guy Dale Shaw’s pond. Whether hunting deer, ducks or squirrels, it didn’t matter to him, he just liked being in the woods or on the lake. Thomas especially looked forward to the opening of squirrel season at Howell’s Hunting Camp, east of Eden.
Thomas loved to eat and he wasn’t picky, his favorites being Mama’s fried pork chops and Meme’s barbecue chicken and cornbread dressing. Give him a chocolate pie and it would be gone in no time.
He earned his degree from Northwest Community College in Tool and Dye and was working at Valley Tool at the time of his death. He was a member of Jumpers Chapel Congregational Methodist Church where his remains will be at rest.
Survivors include his wife, Lynne Sims-Card of Brandon; a son, Brayden Scott Card, also of Brandon; a daughter, Carolyne Taylor Card of Grenada; his mother and step-father, Linda and Randy Peacock of Coffeeville; his father and step-mother, Thomas Scott “Sam” Goodwin and Phyllis Goodwin of Water Valley; two brothers, Patrick Card (Suzanne) of Shreveport, La., and Randy Peacock, Jr. of Water Valley; four sisters, Missy Kimzey (Kevin) of Water Valley, Joy Bratcher (Michael) of Brandon, Audrey Kirkland of Charlotte, N.C., and Ashley Crowe of New Albany; and numerous nieces and nephews.
A celebration of Thomas’ life will be held at a later date, with Seven Oaks Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
Jeannie Ann Clement
WATER VALLEY—Jeannie Ann Clement, age 66, of Water Valley, died September 13, 2020, in Baptist Memorial Hospital—North Mississippi at Oxford with her family by her side.
Born January 11, 1954, in Belmont, Mrs. Clement was a daughter of the late Homer and Marjorie Greene Moxley. She attended the Ole Miss School of Business. She went to work in the personnel department of Holley Carburetor in Water Valley, where she continued her career until she retired. She was married to the late Travis Clement for 31 years and was involved in many community activities, including serving as a member of the Town and Country Garden Club, a lifetime member of the Junior Auxiliary, a charter member of the Red Hatters, and serving as a Water Valley Ambassador. Jeannie was also a faithful member of First Baptist Church and the Irene Sunday School Class. She enjoyed traveling, gardening, flowers and keeping company with her beloved dog, Toby. Jeannie was loving and compassionate, and had many wonderful friends who cherished her friendship.
Visitation will be held from noon until service time on Wednesday, September 16, in Seven Oaks Funeral Home. The funeral service will begin at 2 p.m. in the Henry Chapel of the funeral home, with Dr. Randy Bain officiating. Burial will follow the service in Oak Hill Cemetery.
Jeannie is survived by two daughters, Charlotte Gray (Steven) of Horn Lake, and Denise Tate of Memphis; one son, Lance Clement (Andrea) of Water Valley; a very special aunt, Aunt Jolene “Jo” Stockton; nine grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
In addition to her parents and husband, Jeannie was preceded in death by a sister, Cindi Michael.
WATER VALLEY—JoAnn Potts of Water Valley, died Monday, September 7, 2020, in Baptist Memorial Hospital—North Mississippi at Oxford. She was 65.
Born July 20, 1955, in Lambert, JoAnn was a daughter of the late Jessie and Christine Holloway Adams. After marrying the love of her life, Loyd, they settled into the routine of making a home for their family. Until becoming disabled, JoAnn worked in the garment industry, which included the local Big Yank plant in Water Valley. She loved the simple things in life like dancing and going to the VFW and she was known to be an avid shopper. JoAnn was a member of OTuckolofa Baptist Church.
Visitation was held Friday, September 11, from noon until 2 p.m. in the Gardiner Room of Seven Oaks Funeral Home. The funeral service followed at 2 p.m. in the Henry Chapel of the funeral home with Bro. Tommy Mitchell officiating. Burial was in Mt. Liberty Church Cemetery with Van Potts, Bryan Shelton, Cody Perkins, Tom Karsten, Arron Montgomery, Ronnie Melton and Dale Potts as pallbearers.
Survivors include one son, Dewayne Potts; a brother, David Adams; and one sister, Mae Watts, all of Water Valley.
In addition to her parents, JoAnn was preceded in death by her husband of 32 years, Loyd Potts; and one brother, Jessie Adams, Jr.
Robert Turner, Jr.
WATER VALLEY—Robert Turner, Jr., age 53, went to be with the Lord on Thursday, September 10, 2020, in Baptist Memorial Hospital—North Mississippi at Oxford.
Born August 15, 1967, Mr. Turner was a son of the late Annie Ruth Turner. He confessed the Lord at an early age and joined Harris Church. He enjoyed spending time with family and friends, cooking and just enjoying life.
Robert is survived by his dad, Robert Turner, Sr. (Evelyn); two brothers, Tommie Turner (Carla) of Water Valley, and Charles Turner of Memphis; nieces, Aijah Turner of Oxford and Shanterian Gaston of Memphis; a nephew, Da’kendrick Gooch of Water Valley; and a host of cousins and friends.
Visitation will be held Friday, September 18, from 5-7 p.m. in the Gardiner Room of Seven Oaks Funeral Home. The funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, September 19, in the Henry Chapel of the funeral home. Burial will follow in Oak Ridge Cemetery at Water Valley.