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Obituaries for Tuesday, March 30

Leland Everett Cole

Services for Leland Everett Cole of Brookhaven are 10 a.m.,Wednesday, March 31, at Brookhaven Funeral Home Chapel with burialin Wesson Cemetery.

Visitation is Tuesday from 5-8 p.m., at the funeral home.

Mr. Cole, 91, died March 28, 2004, at his residence. He was bornin Covington, Tenn., on Jan. 12, 1913, to Barry Leland Cole andRuth Milburn Cole.

He was a retired industrial mechanic with 31 years experiencewith Flintkote. He was past master of the Orleans Lodge 397, andwas a present member of the Ocean Orleans Lodge in Slidell, La. Hewas a member of Central Baptist Church.

Preceding him in death were his parents, six sisters and threebrothers.

Survivors are his wife, Myra Maurine Cole of Brookhaven; hissons, Larry E. Cole, William F. Cole and Michael G. Cole, all ofMetairie, La.; six grandchildren; and sevengreat-grandchildren.

Zula B. Magee

Services for Zula B. Magee of Brookhaven are 2 p.m., Tuesday,March 30, at Harrigill Funeral Home Chapel with burial in FairRiver Baptist Church Cemetery.

Mrs. Magee, 75, died March 29, 2004, at King’s Daughters MedicalCenter. She was born in Lawrence County on Dec. 21, 1928, to LeslieBuchanan and Ida Mae Morris.

She was a seamstress at Kellwood Company in Monticello. She wasa member of Big Springs Baptist Church.

Preceding her in death were her parents and a brother, ElzyBuchanan.

Survivors are her husband of 56 years, K.C. “Snooks” Magee; hersister, Earlene Reid of Monticello; her brothers, Jewell Buchanan,Leslie Buchanan Jr. and Delmus Buchanan, all of Monticello; and ahost of nieces and nephews.

John W. Smith

Services for John W. Smith of Brookhaven are 3 p.m., Tuesday,March 30, at Holly Springs Baptist Church with burial in HollySprings Cemetery. Community Funeral Services is in charge ofarrangements.

Visitation is Tuesday from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m., at thechurch.

Mr. Smith, 97, died March 28, 2004, at King’s Daughters MedicalCenter. He was born in Lincoln County on March 18, 1907, to EugeneSmith and Letha White.

He was a self-employed farmer.

Preceding him in death were his parents and his wife, GladysSmith.

Survivors are his sons, Elton Smith and Gordon Smith, both ofBrookhaven; his sister, Geneva Geogahgen of Natchez; eightgrandchildren; and a host of great-grandchildren.