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March 28, 2012 I LOCAL I Obituaries STONE COUNTY ENTERPRISE.3A Joseph Garrett Joseph Walter Garrett, age 85, died Wed., March 21, 2012 in Hattiesburg. Mrs. Garrett was born in Short Creek, Ala., on Aug. 26, 1926. He enlisted in the U.S. Na'T in 1944 and served for 22 months as a radar operator during World War II. He began his career of 31-1/2 years with Gulf Oil Corporation in Birmingport, Ala. His career took him and his famil to Tuscaloosa, Vicksburg, Jackson, Gulflrt, Hattiesburg and Collis. , Aftd retiring from Gulf Oil, Mr. Garrett worked for Big K in Meridian and throughout the south Mississippi area. He was a Master Mason with the Pearl Lodge. e lived in RaMs Springs for 24 years and one of his greatest joys was cooking and sharing his special dishes with family and friends. His wife of 39 years, Helen Marie Holmes Garrett and his daughter, Julie Marie Garrett sam- son, preceded him in death. Survivors include his daughter, Donna Garrett Rouse of Wiggins; two granddaughters, Jennifer Rouse (Jason),Jones of Wiggins and Lesley Marie Samson of D'Lo; two great grandsons, Garrett and Gibson ,Jones; sister, Edith Arnold; two nieces, Jeanie Arnold and Frances Orr; and two brothers-in-law, James C. (Mignon) Holmes and Don W. (danie) Holmes. Graveside services were held Sun., March 25 in Woofllawn Cemc'tery in Wiggins. Moore Funeral Services of Hattiesburg was in charge of arrangements. Mary Ann Bond Mrs. Mary Ann Bond, 56, of Wiggins, died Sat., March 24, 2o12 in Hattiesburg. Mrs. Bond was a retired registered nurse and was a music director, teacher and sang with One Voice for the Southern Baptist Association. Her adopted parents, Lee Russell Smith and Mary Neno Smith; her birth mother, Sandra Shaw; and her brother, Leopold VaUder Sehmitzen, preced- ed her in death. Survivors include her husband, Oran Bond; one son, 3ira (Sherine Asfourd) Davis; two daughters, Tiffany Bond and Ashley (,Joe) Miles; three grand- children, Kole Davis, Dalyen Davis and Jordan Bond all of Wiggins; five sisters, ,Jenny Lovelady, Betsy Fountain, Sally Vark, Samantha Horowitz and Amy Strickland. Moore Funeral Service, Wiggins were in charge of arrangements. Memories may be shared at www.moorefuneralser- Nettle lzell Mrs. Nettie Lou Webb Izell, 79 of Greenwood, Ark., died Tues., March 20, 2o12 in a Fort Smith nurs- ing home. Mrs. Izell was a home- maker and a member of the Excelsior Home Extension Club. Survivors include her husband of 50 years, Jim Izell of Greenwood; two sons, Terry (Jessiea) Izell of Greenwood and Lester Poe of E1 Dorado, Kansas; two daughters, Janette (John) Farewell of Colfax, Calif. and Hazel Ann Murdock of Overland Park, Kansas; two brothers, Herbert (Kay) Webb of Wiggins and Terry (Lou Jean) Webb of Wiggins; five sisters, Martha (Terry) Garner of Oceanside, Calif., Carole (Walter) Atchison of Wiggins, Blanche Sockwell of Atlanta, Ga., Glenda (Jeff) Corffee of Idaho Springs, Colo., and Lucy (Tommy) Prehoda of Mobile, Ala.; seven grandchildren, Nick Poe, Emily Poe, Jarrett Farewell, Jacob Farewell, ,Jordan Farewell, Chase Izell and Bailey Izell; five great grandchildren; and numerous nephews, nieces and friends and other fam- ily members. A memorial service was held Men., March 26 at McConnell Funeral Home Chapel in Greenwood. McConnell Funeral Home was in charge of arrange- lnents. Memories may be shared at dignitymemorial.eom. Ott Broekman Mr. Ott Stanley Brockman of Hattiesburg, died Sun., March 25, 2o12, at Forrest General Hospital. His parents, Thomas Harry Brockman and Gertrude Ott Brockman; his brother, T. H. Brockman; and his sister, Georgette Brockman Hall, preceded him in death. Survivors include his,wife of 63 years, Georgia Elizabeth "Betty" MISSISSIPPI GULF COAST COMMUNITY COLLEGE ommtty Campus/Advanced km County Ca Kaer CenU, hnklnston camlms/ Iadudg m4 TechMIogy P.O. Bo 100 ,Gautlec, M$ 39553 P.0.  f0 8. Ink tgll, MS It't 0? 0. lira $1 Centw 10298 Exs Drive 218-497-%02 395344.18.432-71911 Pt, MS 39573 llla, MS 39S05 Jefferson Davis Campus Na Cmuakm 601-9ltt. $211 121141974It0 2126 Swlttr IRa. Kla, I  (enter West  CouMy (eMer GeOle County nte 39507-3896 * 228419f]]$$ 1800 Dqmg Xcl Avenue 21S00 B Sly'bet Loug Ih MS 39560 P,O.  ;I tudale, MS 19451. ,glt. MS 39501 2ZII-868-60$7 601-947-4201 228.865.0675 www..,,,,.ed, 00/009EN0000ENNIAL w...f.,e,o.k.,,.J.,,,, 000000LEBRATIOON ', Toll free: 1.866.735.1122 Itl ,  o, e Brockman of Hattiesburg; his daughters, Peggy Brockman Varnado and Christine Brockman "Kissy" Brady both of Hattiesburg; his son, Eric Ott (,Judy) Brockman of Hoover, Ala.; his niece, Lynne Burger of Picayune; and eight grandchildren. Born in New Orleans, Ott attended Bay St. Louis High School and Pearl River Community College before getting married and serving in the U. S. Army. After the military, Ott began his career with Bell Telephone in Biloxi in 195o. After several early moves, Ott settled his faro- ily in Hattiesburg in 1956, where he served his com- pany and community until his retirement in 1994 and beyond. He was a member of Parkway Heights United Methodist Church. Services were 'rues., March 27, at Moore Funeral Chapel in Hattiesburg. Moore Funeral Service in Hattiesburg was in charge of arrangements. Looking Back Prese00 by Bank of Wiggins . Serving You Since 191G Compiled by Charlotte Wippler (All in formation for Looking Back is taken as it originally appears.) ao Years Ago From Wednesday, March 27, 2oo2 issue of the Stone County Fmterprise: General Dynamics in McHenry, received an order from the U.S. Army as part of a five-year contract awarded to General Dyammies in June of ]999. They will begin production on Hydra-7o rock- ets. The order was worth $91 million Picture: Stone Middle School, traveled tom Moss Point High to compete in the MMEA District VIII Choral Festival, where they preformed Lord Make Us Worthy. The choir received all superior and a trophy under the directiojn of Mrs. i Erna Martin. Picture: Dr. Bobby Burns, of Wiggins, wasn certified by the American College of Surgeons in Advanced Trauma Life Support. Dr. Burns works in the Emergency Room at Stone County Hospital, in addition to the Hospital and the Family Medical Clinic. Picture: Corban Ainsworth competed in the 2002 Miss Sweetheart Pageant and Baton Competition held in Vandeve. She won overall in the Strut Queen divi- sion and was crowned Strut Queen for 2002, Picture: Brooke Rosetti competed in the 2002 Miss Sweetheart Pageant and Baton Competition held in Vancleve. She won overall in her division for modeling and was crowned Miss Sweetheart for 2002. Millitary Mentions: Sgt. Andrew L. Pickens, a member of the Mississippi Army National Guard Det 1 Co C 89oth Engineer BN, in Wiggins, was promoted to the rank of Staff Sgt. Obituaries included: Ethan Moore, 77 of Hattiesburg, Willie Allen, 85 of Wiggins, and James Willard Jackson, 77 of Greenville. a5 Years Age From Thursday, March 26, 987 issue of the Stone County Enterprise: Picture: tlenry W. Rath, a native of Stone County, annonced that he would seek the office of School Superintendant. Rath was currently the principal at Stone High School. Picture: Charles L. Sullivan, chairman of the Social Studies Department at MGCJC, wrote is second book, titled Hurricanes of the Mississippi Gulf Coast, in cooperation with the Sun ttearld. Sullivan recreated the events of storms from newspaper reports. His first book was; 'The Mississippi Gulf Coast: A Portrait of a People. Picture: Bob Mixon, the Warehouse foremen at the Wiggons District of PRVEPA, complected his tenth year of service. And, Marie Baggett, a cashier at the Wiggins branch competed her 25th year. Millitary Mentions: Sgt. Louis F. Petrosino, a member of the U. S. Airforce and, son of Mr. & Mrs. Vincent Petrosino of Long Beach, was premoted to the rank of Staff Sargeant. Piggly Wiggly Offered: Kraft Mayo- 99c, 2'liter of Pepsi products for 88, 51bs-Martha White Flour-79, Jumbo Eggs- 69, Store Brand Bread 2-88 Obituaries included: William Jones, 64 of Biloxi, and Rev. Hollis Williams, 45 of Benndale. 50 Years Age From Thursday, March 22, 1962 issue of the Stone County Enterprise: Picture:Roy Acuff, and the Smokey Mountain Boys, Diz)i,Dan and the Louving Bros, alont,th oth s, entertainers were sehelded t0tform at the Perkinston Junior College Stadium. . Picture: Stone County leads the state in income derived from sale of forest products from 16-Section School Land. According to Vaden Loveless, MS Forestry Commissioner the county received more than $112,ooo.oo since 1955. Picture: Mr. And Mrs. Julius Owens celebrated their Golden Wedding Aniversary with a double ring ceremony performed by their son-in-law, the Rev. C. D. Prine. o The Town and Country Garden Club awarded the Yard of the Month to Mr. and Mrs. R. L. Dancer. . Military Mention: Pvt Charles M. Bond, son of Mr. and Mrs. Jeauneb L. Bond of Wiggins was asigned to Company G. 397 Regiment, at Fort Chaffee Arkansas, for his basic combat trianing. . Obituaries included:Fannie Bond, a Stone County Native, Florian Hiekman, and Hilda Barnett Resner, 77 of Wiggins, Playing at the Straub Theatre: The Shadow of the Cat, Swingiu Along, and Deborah Kerr in The Innocents, plus a cartoon. Playing at the GLO Drive-ln: X-15, plus a cartoon. (Taken from the March, 1957 Bank of Wiggins imert) The Slothful Servant Even when the Great T_ eaeher was on earth and simke in parables, there were those who hid thei_r savings in bed mattresses or buried their treasure in .ret hiding raa00s. In the parable of the talents, reproduced on the back page ofthis message, the slotifful servant was censured by hLs re.aster for hiding his nmn away and not putting itin thebank In every financial pinch those least emlxmassed by it are those who saved against it - they fnrlifl thensdves against the tmeeminties of the future -- they  somethiu4 for tomorrow's comforts, haPlY, heSS and seoar00. They who bank their money and build their cash reserves are also prepared to grasp their golden opportu- nities, for it is as true as it was in the lime ofthe Great Teacher, "unto every one who hath shall be given in abundant_" Bank of Wiggins