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Obituaries for February 25, 2011

Friday, February 25, 2011

Shirley Cox Baity, age 69, of Jackson, died Sunday, Feb. 20, 2011 at Jackson-Madison County General Hospital. Cosmopolitan Funeral Services is in charge of arrangements. Shirley was an employee of Cosmopolitan Funeral Services of Jackson were she was a Lady attendant. Funeral services will be held Saturday, Feb. 26, 2011 at 11 a.m. at Lane Chapel C.M.E. Church, Hwy 70 West, Jackson, where she was a member. Burial will be held in the Lane Chapel Cemetery. Pastor Carol McCright, officiating. Visitation will be held at Friday, Feb. 25, 2011 from 6-8 p.m. in the Jackson Chapel. Pallbearers will be Gilbert B. Carter III, Willie Taylor, James Reid, Terry McCreight, Sammie Edwards, and L.C. Sinclair. Leave online condolences at www.cosomopolitanfuneralservices.net

Bernard Cork, 59, of Jackson, died Tuesday, Feb. 22, 2011.

Services will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at Tabernacle Baptist Church with the Rev. H. Seward and the Rev. Mitchell Matthews officiating. H.H. Hudson Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

The family will receive visitors at 4-8 p.m. today at 11 a.m. Saturday at the church.

Survivors include his wife, Vella Cork of Jackson; two daughters, Guanita Cork and Andrea Cork; five sons, Terry Cork, Jarrell Cork, Arie Cork, Ronnie Dukes and Mark Dukes; his father, James Agnew; nine sisters, Nannette Griffin, Rhozland Agnew, Ophelia Agnew Mack, Gwendolyn Mallory, Tamiko Burr, Leahmetrice Agnew, Frances Wade, Grewendolyn Patridge and Delilah Smith; six brothers, Burnette Agnew, Harry Agnew, James Agnew, Edward Cork Jr., James Cork and Victor Cork; and five grandchildren, Jacobe, Joshua, Issianna, Montavious and Amirya.

Kenneth Norris, 79, of Wynnburg, died Wednesday, Feb. 23, 2011 at Methodist Central Hospital in Memphis.

Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Curry Funeral Home.