Juanita Waltman Fulgham

Sep 27, 2016 (date of funeral)
Juanita Waltman Fulgham was born June 12, 1929, in Copiah County, Mississippi. J. W. as she was affectionately known by her loving husband, Charles “Blackie” Fulgham was loved by her many family member and her church family. Juanita and Charles would have been married 66 years on October 28, 2016.
Juanita was an active member of The Yazoo City Church of Christ. She was a woman of many talents. Juanita was a business woman having owned a dress shop and an antique store.
They were advid travelers. Juanita and Charles loved to travel to foreign countries and around the United States and with Magnolia Messenger RV Rallies for many years. They spent many happy times in Branson, Missouri
Juanita was preceded in death by her patents, A. W. Waltman and Jimmy Dungan Waltman of Hazelhurst, Mississippi, and her brothers, Nelson Waltman, and Wilfred Waltman.
Survivors are her husband, Charles; children, Edwin Fulgham (Mona), Michael Fulgham (Angelique), and Gloria Fulgham. She is also survived by her grandchildren, Chas Fulgham, Mary Lauren Howard (Matt), Meryl Allen (Shane), Sara Dent Ledbetter (Joseph). Melanie Madden (Lou), and Heather Russell (fiance', Ryan Cobb) and 13 great grandchildren.
Visitation will be held at The Yazoo City Church of Christ beginning at 10:00 AM. Until time for the funeral service at 11:00 A.M. Tuesday September 27, 2016. Burial will follow in Glenwood Cemetery Mausoleum.
Pallbearers will be Chas Fulgham, Matt Howard, Spencer Madden, Lou Madden, Joseph Ledbetter, and Ryan Cobb.

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Mac Kelly Collins

Sep 23, 2016 (date of funeral)

Below is the obituary for my Uncle, Mac Kelly Olivieri. Please contact me with questions.

Thank you – Kathleen Olivieri, 662-418-0609

Mac Kelly Collins, 76, died on September 20, 2016. He was born on October 11, 1939, in Yazoo County, MS to Clifton Garnet Collins and Mary Ann Henson Collins.

In his younger years, Kelly excelled in sports playing football for Yazoo City High School and Delta State University. He received his Bachelor’s degree from Delta State University and continued his education by earning a Juris Doctor degree in 1967 from the University of Mississippi.

In 1968, Kelly opened his law practice in Yazoo City, MS where he practiced law for 10 years. In 1978, Kelly was elected Yazoo Circuit Court Judge. At the end of his term Kelly reopened his private law practice in 1988. During this time, he worked in the Yazoo County Youth Court System and was a Public Defender. Kelly closed his office in December 2015 with his secretary of 33 years Jackie Stricklin Taylor.

Kelly was a true “country lawyer” taking his beloved dog, Maxine, to work with him for many years. Kelly had a deep love for Yazoo City and was well known for his compassion and fairness to everyone. With a smile on his face and his dog by his side, this is how many people greeted him daily.

Family was Kelly’s top priority. He married Mary Ann Weber in 1964 and remained married until his death. He visited his sister, Betty May, daily and spent most weekends with his brother, Bo. Kelly and Bo loved to turkey hunt and transformed their hunting land into a beautiful retreat.

Kelly was a member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Yazoo City. He served as a High School Sunday School teacher and a Eucharistic Minister.

He was preceded in death by his parents Clifton Garnet Collins and Mary Ann Henson Collins, sister Mamie Idalia Collins Smith and his brothers Pat Collins, Clifton (Bo) G. Collins, Jr. and George Collins and nieces Lois Boutwell Worthy and Margery Weber Penton.

He is survived by his wife of 53 years Mary Ann Weber Collins, sister Betty May Collins Boutwell, sister-in-laws JoAnne Gibbs Collins and Margery Joseph Weber, nieces Lois Boutwell Herring (Keith) of Blue Springs, MS , Jo Lynn Boutwell Vickers (Jimmy) of Madison, MS, Kathleen Collins Olivieri (Ralph) of Starkville, MS, Cindy Weber Haven (Danny) of Yazoo City, MS, Marie Weber Townsend (Jimmy) of Dublin, GA, nephews Rev. Hugh Smith of Madison, MS, Clifton G. Collins III (Kristy) of Baton Rouge, LA, Alan Collins (Suzanne) of Meridan, CT, George Collins of Palatka, FL, Armeen Weber III of San Francisco,CA, along with 9 great nieces and 6 great nephews.

A Funeral Mass will be held Friday, September 23 at 2:00 pm at St Mary's Catholic Church in Yazoo City, Mississippi. Visitation will be held after the funeral. Memorials may be given to St Mary’s Catholic Church in Yazoo City.

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