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Obituaries for Jan. 26, 2009

Tuesday, January 27, 2009

Gene Stewart Duncan, 79, of Alamo, died Sunday, Jan. 25, 2009 at Jackson-Madison County General Hospital.

He was a retired employee of Kellwood Manufacturing and Haywood Element, a member of the Church of Christ and an Army veteran.

Services will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Friendship Funeral Home. Burial will be in Friendship Cemetery.

The family will receive visitors from 5-8 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Survivors include his wife of 38 years, Sarah Webb Duncan of Alamo; three sisters, Evelyn Oliver of Memphis, Iris Deegan of Alamo and Linda Whitby of Friendship; and two brothers, Larry Duncan of Alamo and Doug Cotton of Bolivar.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Wilbur and Edith Gambol Duncan; a sister, Theda Cotton; and two brothers, Harold Duncan and Herbert Duncan.

Pallbearers will be Terry Harris, Lee Hickman, Mike Wimberly, Chad Webb, Jody Byrd and Larry Dale Hunt. Honorary pallbearers will be R.T. Fussell, Chuck Fussell, Royce Coburn and Steve Hutchison.


William Samuel Scobey, 73, of Trimble, died Saturday, Jan. 24, 2009 at Jackson-Madison County General Hospital.

He was a retired employee of All-Wear Manufacturing, a farmer, an Army veteran and a member of Trimble United Methodist Church.

Services will be at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday in the chapel of Johnson-Williams Funeral Home with Dr. Thomas Parnell officiating. Burial will be in Cool Springs Cemetery.

The family will receive visitors from 2:30-5 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Survivors include his wife, Betty Scobey of Trimble; a son, William Sidney Scobey and fiancée, Carolyn Pierce, of Trimble; a brother, Talmadge Scobey of Newbern; and a grandson, William Clint of Trimble.

Honorary pallbearers will be Talmadge Scobey, David Norsworthy, Richard Wilkerson, Lewis Mitchell, Robert Eddleman and Larry Dunaway.