Wednesday, January 16, 2008

Rex Charles Bowie

Rex Charles Bowie, 79, a retired pipe insulator, died Wednesday January 9, 2008 at his residence in Ackerman, MS. Visitation is Friday (1/11/2008), 5 p.m. until 8 p.m. at Coleman Funeral Home in Ackerman, MS. Funeral services are 11 a.m. Saturday (1/12/2008) at Ackerman United Methodist Church in Ackerman, MS with burial in the Enon Cemetery in Ackerman. Coleman Funeral Home in Ackerman, MS is handling the arrangements.

Mr. Bowie was a veteran of the Korean conflict and a Purple Heart recipient. He was a member of the Shriners, the Southern Colorado Consistory, the Ackerman Masonic Lodge, and the American Legion. He was a member of South Union Methodist Church and attended Ackerman United Methodist Church.

Survivors include: wife-Ruby M. Bowie of Ackerman, son, Hamp McKnight of Ackerman; daughter-Christina Bowie of Colorado; brothers, Ralph Bowie and Jack Bowie-both of Ackerman; sister, Joan Graves of Memphis, TN and one grandchild, Mitchell McKnight of Ackerman. Preceded in death by parents, Alien and Cora Bowie, brother Kay Bowie, and sister Lyndell Chambers.

Pallbearers for the service will be Clark Presley, Brent Bowie, Jody Graves, Eric Chambers, Robby Chambers, Doug Wise, Michael Donnell, Shane Burton, and Dale Currie. Honorary Pallbearers for the service include the Men's Bible Class of Ackerman United Methodist Church taught by Joe Griffin, Frank Black, Boyce Bruce, and Jimmy Ralph McClure.

Memorials may be sent to Ackerman United Methodist Church. Published in the Clarion Ledger on 1/11/2008.

Martha J. McMinn Brevard

Waynesboro, PA - Martha J. McMinn Brevard, 72, of 12125 Country Club Road, died Monday, Jan. 7, 2008, at Community Hospice of Washington, D.C.

Born March 8, 1935, in Mississippi, she was the daughter of the late James T. and Letha C. Carr McMinn.

She was a 1953 graduate of Ackerman (Miss.) High School. She graduated from the Mississippi University for Women, Columbus, Miss., in 1957, with a bachelor's degree in music education.

She was a homemaker and following her husband's retirement, they worked in real estate together.

She was a member of Blue Ridge Summit (Pa.) Garden Club and Waynesboro Country Club.

She is survived by her husband of more than 48 years, William N. "Nick" Brevard.
Services will be Thursday at 2 p.m. at Grove-Bowersox Funeral Home, Waynesboro. The Rev. John Ile will officiate. Burial will be later in Ackerman Cemetery, Ackerman.
The family will receive friends Thursday one hour prior to the services at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made to Quincy United Methodist Home Benevolent Care Fund, P.O. Box 128, Quincy, PA, 17247.

There will be a visitation at FUMC in Ackerman on Monday, January 14, 2008 from 1-2pm with the funeral service at 2 pm. Interment will be in Enon Cemetery.