Friday, February 27, 2015

Lounette Collins Obituary

By Floyd Ingram | 8:13 AM | May 30, 2014 | Obituaries CJ-0604-OBIT-Collins-1KCOLUMBUS – Lounette Buchanan Collins, 90, passed away Wednesday, May 28, 2014, at Baptist Hospital in Columbus. She was a retired teacher with 36 years in the Houston Public Schools. Funeral services are set for Saturday, May 31, at noon at Pleasant Plain M.B. Church in Prairie. The Rev. Willie K. Orr will officiate. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. The body will lie in repose from 11 a.m. until the hour of the service. Carter Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements. She is survived by one son, Henry Collins (Angela) of Spanaway, Wash.; one daughter, Yvonne Collins Jones of Columbus; two sisters, Ophelia Holliday (R.C.) of Prairie and Oberia Holliday of Columbus; four grandchildren, Camille Bobo, Cheryl Hutchinson, Tarekee Barr and Jermaine Collins; 11 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

Friday, January 30, 2015

James "Andre" Jeter

Mr. James Jeter, a resident of Montgomery, Alabama passed January 16, 2015. Funeral services will be held Saturday, January 24, 2015 at 11:00 am from Nebraska Missionary Baptist Church, Shorter, AL. Interment will follow in the churchyard cemetery, McKenzie's Funeral Home Staff, directing. Visitation will be held on Friday, January 23, 2015 from 2:00 - 6:00 pm with a family hour to follow from 6:00 - 7:00 at McKenzie's Funeral Home. He leaves to cherish his memories, five children, Aundrea Jeter, Aundra Jeter, Robert Jeter, Shaundra Jeter, Tiffany Jeter; five beautiful grandchildren; three brothers, Oscie Murphy, Rexford (Betty) Jeter, Quintin (Dondranise) Jeter; five sisters, Lillian (Leon) Smith, Willie Mae (Harold) Powell, Vanessa (Ben) Jeter-Freeman, Glenda Jeter, Deanna (Herman) Payne, and loving in-laws, nieces, nephews, uncles, aunts, classmates, co-workers, relatives and friends. logo - See more at:

Thursday, January 15, 2015

"Bubba" Arlanis Eugene Smith, Jr. (George Taylor's grandson)

Arlanis " Little Bubba" Smith,Jr was born on February 5, 1970 in Joliet ,IL to Arlanis E. Smith, Sr. and Mary Smith. He departed this life on Monday, January 5, 2015 at Good Samaritan Health Center in Mt. Vernon, Illinois. He graduated from Loachapoke High School in Auburn, Alabama. He enjoyed fishing, and was a master on the grill. He is preceded in death by his mother, Mary Smith, his paternal grandparents, James and Betty Smith, maternal grandparents, George and Wyoline Taylor, one uncle, James Smith Jr. He leaves to cherish his memories his father, Arlanis Smith Sr. and step mother, Jennifer Smith, one daughter, Amber Smith of Joliet IL; two brothers, Christopher Smith of Madison, WI and James (Tish) Smith of Milwaukee, WI; four sisters, Mellisa Smith and Marquita Smith, both of Milwaukee, WI, Sharnell (Clemente) Grubbs and Tiffany Lee, all of Joliet IL; two stepbrothers, Minister Louis (Michele) Bass of Joliet IL, Tomeker (Manaya) Robertson of Pinehurst, NC; three step sisters, Bobbie Ward ,Lacreatia Barrett, and Brittany (Teresa) Robertson, all of Joliet IL; two aunts, Merecedes Herring of Joliet IL and Arnethia (Alonzo) Walker of Auburn, AL, three uncles, Timothy Smith of Joliet, IL, Hurbert (Geraldine) Taylor of Washington, DC and Darryl Smith of Springfield IL, and a host of relatives and friends.