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Page 2 The Woodville Republican, Thursday, March 19, 2015 MtSSI$$IPPI'$ OLDEST NEWSPAPER - Et~bli~ked Ia24 oo/ Di onblitan Woodville, Mississippi 39669 Andrew ,J. Lewis ....................................... Publisher/Editor Lili R. Lewis ...................... Associate Editor/Adv. Manager Frances C. Devening ......................................... Typesetter Kathleen Geter Daly ........................................ Bookkeeper THE WOODVILLE REPUBLICAN (USPS No. 462-260) is published weekly on Thursdays. Subscriptions: $28.00 per year in Wilkinson County, $30.00 per year outside Wilkinson County & in Miss., and $32.00 per year outside Mississippi. 50 per copy. Office located 425 Depot Street, Woodville, MS 39669. Telephone (601) 888-4293, FAX (601) 888- 6156. Email: wrepublican @ Periodicals Post- age Paid at Woodville, MS 39669. POSTMASTER: Send all address changes to THE WOODVILLE REPUBLICAN, P.O. Box 696, Woodville, MS 39669-0696. The individuals' names listed below have paid a fee to have their names listed in this weekly column. The names of candidates who have qualified to run the the Democratic First Primary Election will ap- pear on the Tuesday, Au- gust 4, 2015 ballot. Ifa run- off is needed, the Second Primary Election will be held three weeks later on Tuesday, August 24, 2015. These individuals have paid a fee to be listed in this column. This column does not necessarily indicate these are the only candi- dates running in each race. (I) Incumbent TAX ASSESSOR Jeremy "Jarrod" Ephion (I) Wevlyn I. "Cookie" James Treva Reid SUPERINTENDENT OF EDUCATION Shemekla L Bailey Charles E. Johnson Annette M. Dillon Underwood CIRCUIT CLERK Brian L. Dooley SUPERVISOR 3RD DIST. Venton A. "Bubba" McNabb JUSTICE COURT JUDGE WEST DISTRICT Linda Ferguson Boyd Lee O. Dixon CONSTABLE EAST DIST. Edward M. Arbuthnot, Jr. The following candi- dates have announced their intention to seek office as independent candidates in the Wilkinson County Gen- eral Election which will be held on Tuesday, Novem- ber 3, 2015. Individuals listed below have paid a fee to be listed in this column. This column does not necessarily indicate these are the only candi- dates running in each race. (I) Incumbent SUPERVISOR 2ND DIST. E. Kirk Smith Louis L. Crawford U. S. veteran Louis Lafay "HoC Crawford, 82, of Tyler- town, died Saturday, March 7, 2015, at his residence. Funeral services were held on Monday, March 9, 2015, at the Tylertown United Methodist Church at 11:00 a.m. Brother Glen Martin and the Reverend Linda Fox officiated at the services. Burial followed in"the Tylertewn Cemetery with Jones Family Funeral Ser- vices of McComb handling arrangements. Mr. Crawford was bern Aug. 5, 1932, in McComb, the son of Luther and Mary Davis Crawford. He was a graduate of En- terprise School, Southwest Mississippi Community Col- lege and Mississippi State University. He served in the U.S. Army, taught at Osyka school, worked for Reha- bilitation of the Blind and served as county agent in Walthall County for more than 30 years. He was a member of Tylertown Unit- ed Methodist Church and was a Mason. He also had been a member of numerous community organizations in Walthall County. Mr. Crawford was in- strumental in beginning the Walthall County Dairy Fes- tival, which is still held an- nually. He also served on the board of the Southwest Mississippi Community Col- lege Alumni Association and was named Alumnus of the year in 1987. In 1990, he was named to the Mississippi Cattlemen's Association Hall of Fame. He also served as president of the Mississippi Association of Agricultural Agents in 1978. Mr. Crawford was pre- ceded in death by his wife, Annette Woodward Craw- ford; and two brothers, W. L. Crawford and Grady Craw- ford. He is survived by his sons, Shelby Crawford of Hunts- ville, Alabama, Shep Craw- ford of Woodville, Stacey Crawford of Tylertown and Stewart Crawford of Madi- son; and numerous other relatives and friends. Pallbearers were Shelby Crawford, Shep Crawford, Stacey Crawford, Stewart Crawford, Shea Crawford, 'Bryce Crawford, Cameron Crawford, Chase Crawford and David Merrill. Honorary pallbearers were David Caire, Phil Nu- gent, Conrad Mord and Da- vid Shivers. Memorials may be made in Mr. Crawford's memory to the American Cancer Society or to the Alzheimel;s Asso- ciation. Tangie R. Dawson Funeral services for Tan- gie Renee Dawson, 54, of Gloster, who died on Tues- day, March 10, 2015, at St. Dominic Medical Center in Jackson, were held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, March 14, 2015, at Brown Funeral Home in Gloster with the Reverend Lee Miley and the Reverend Gaylon Dawson officiating. Burial followed at the New Hope Cemetery under the direction of Brown Funeral Home. Ms. Dawson was born on September 21, 1960, in Centreville, the daughter of Eugene "BOy" Dawson and Genevieve Good Dawson. She was a homemaker and attended the Praise Ca- thedral Church in Meadville. Ms. Dawson was preceded in death by her parents. Survivors include two daughters, Brandi Cum- mings and Trisca Jackson; four grandchildren; three step-grandchildren; two brothers, Tony Dawson and Kent Dawson; one sister, Karen Jones; and a number of nieces, nephews, other rela- tives and friends. Helen C. McGehee Helen "Sue" Czuszak Mc- Gehee 82, of Liberty, passed away on Sunday, March 15, 2015, at the University Medical Center in Jackson. She was born on October 20, 1932, in Vandergrii% Pennsylvania, the daugh- ter of John and Catherine Czuszak. She served in the United States Army as an officer and registered nurse. Her first assignment 'was the Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Bethesda, Maryland. She continued her nursing career over 40 years at nu- merous military and civilian hospitals overseas and in the United States. Mrs. McGe- hee was a veteran of the emergency surgical center at Kadena, Okinawa, which served the severely wounded flown in from South Viet- nam. She was an accom- plished seamstress and a certified SCUBA diver. She is survived by her hus- band of 57 years, Paul Jack- son McGehee; her son', David McGehee of Macon, Georgia; and two grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents and her brothers, Nick, Stan, and Chuck, and sisters, Annie and Sophie. Visitation will be on day March 20, 2015, from 10 a.m. until time of funeral services at 11 a.m. at Brown Funeral Home in Liberty, with the Reverend Ernest Whittington officiating. Interment will follow in Liberty Cemetery. Pallbearers are Bruce Leboeuf, Melvin Ratzaiff Jr., Aubrey Blalock, Orland Brecheen, Randy Caston, and Dr. David Herring, and alternate pallbearer will be Clay Brecheen. The family requests no flowers be sent, and memo- rial donations made to St. Luke Hospice would be ap- preciated. .% d!el BIRTH Emily and Jamie Watts of Watson, Louisiana, an- nounce the birth of their second child and second daughter, Hunter Adele, on Monday, January 12, 2015, at Woman's Hospital in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Grandparents are Gale and Emmette Knighton and Dina and Andy Peak, all of Centreville, and Susan Andrews and Larry Watts of Livingston, Louisiana. Great-grandparents are Emma Zell Knighton of Centreville, Betty and R. B. Wallace of Summit, Hattie and Joel Watts of Livings- ton, Ann and Nelson Huss- er of Walker, Louisiana, and Tommy Peak, also of Walker. Great-great-grand- mothers are Mable Delaune of St. Amant, Louisiana, and Dorothy Kavanaugh of Denham Springs, Louisi- ana. Mamh 5, 2015 Dear Editor, I love Mississippi. My name is Ella. I am in fourth grade. My school's in Illinois. My class is writting to differ- ent States n the country and I just happend to pick your wonderful state. I picked your state because of its ex- trodinary name, Mississippy. My class and I are doing a study on the fifl y states of America and ar teacher thougt this would be a fun project. If you would, I would like your readers to send a souve- nir from your area or a post card with a picture of Missis- sippi and some info about the state on the back tos Ella R. at Grace Christian Academy, 2499 Waldron Rd., Kanka- kee, IL 60901. A column by Rev. Bobby Thornhill, Pastor Centreville & Whites Chapel United Methodist Churches "For whatever is born of God overcomes the world. And this is the victory that has overcome the world. our faith." 1 John 5:4 (NKJV) Great advice for a world where so many have no vic- tory in their lives; no sense of purpose; merely going through the motions of life expecting little and re- ceiving their expectations. ship with Jesus the Cruci- fied; we have not sought our purpose in Him; or per- haps we have found our purpose but for whatever reason choose not to "sing out" and our purpose, our "music" dies with us. It need not be that way; Je- sus has made it possible for us to have joy, to live in peace, and to experience victory because of His vic- tory over death, hell, and the grave at Calvary. It is not His will that we live in desperation; not that we will not have trouble and trials in life; but that Henry David Thoreau we can experience those spoke of this in "Walden" events with the victory of when he said "The mass of peace and the hope and men lead lives of quiet des- comfort that joy brings peration." 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