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Funeral services for Mrs. Venita Knight, age 90, of Berry, were held Thursday, July 30, 2015, at 2 p.m., at Norwood Chapel with Bro. Randal Trimm officiating. Burial followed in Patton Hill Cemetery.
Mrs. Knight was born Nov. 18, 1924 in Corona, the daughter of Sherman “Shorty” Frost and Ora Crownover Frost. She died Monday, July 27 at her daughter’s residence in Parrish.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Thomas G. Knight; one daughter, Doris Cooper; two sons, Bobby Knight and Jeff Knight; one grandson, Codie Knight; two sisters and four brothers.
Survivors include four daughters, Brenda Haley of Jasper, Donna (Doug) Henson of Spring, Texas, Cheryl (Phillip) Thacker of Parrish and Tammy (Jack) Smith of Jasper; four sons, Ralph (Loretta) Knight, Jerry Knight, Gary (Wanda) Knight and Ricky Knight, all of Berry; one brother, Truman Frost; 12 grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.
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Norwood Chapel of Fayette directed.
Funeral services for Mr. Kenneth Mozingo, age 60, of Fayette, were held Thursday, July 30, 2015 at 2 p.m. from Nelson Funeral Home Chapel. Burial followed in Bethlehem Cemetery. Joel Daniel officiated.
Mr. Mozingo died July 27 at his residence. He was preceded in death by a son, Christopher Mozingo; a daughter, Angela Mozingo; brothers, Dale and Wesley; and sisters, Alice, Peggy and Kathy.
Survivors include his wife, Sandra Mozingo of Fayette; son, Joshua Mozingo of Fayette; daughter, Tammy Renee Mozingo of Reform; brother, Roy Mozingo of Ireland; sister, Paulette Pugh of Northport; sister-in-law, Jimmie Mozingo; seven grandchildren, Brittney Terry, Devan Mozingo, Isiah Dixon, Mason Dixon, Courtney Mozingo, Carson Mozingo and Tyler Nalls.
Pallbearers were Joshua Mozingo, Tracy Findley, Lisa Meadows, Devan Mozingo, Isiah Dixon and Dewayne Nabors.
Nelson Funeral Home of Fayette directed.
Funeral services for Mr. James Wiley Smith, age 87, of Bankston, were held Thursday, July 30, 2015, at 1 p.m., at New Liberty Free Will Baptist Church. Burial followed in the adjoining cemetery. Donald Smith, Adam Smith and Darren Pollard officiated.
Mr. Smith was born May 15, 1928 to Andy and Lula Mayfield Smith. He gained his angel wings and went to be with the Lord on July 28.    
Mr. Smith was a member of New Liberty FWB Church, a lifelong farmer, sawmill worker and retired from the Fayette Cotton Mill after 25 years of service. He was a devoted and loving husband to his wife for 64 years.
He was preceded in death by his mother and father; siblings, Lela McDonald, Mamie Selman and Arthur Smith; grandsons, Chris Lowery and Jason Edgil; and son-in-law, Fred Killingsworth, Jr.
Survivors include his wife, Myrtie; two daughters, Janet Killingsworth and Donna (Mark) Edgil; grandchildren, Tabbatha (Jr.) White, Sheila Lowery, Shelley (Jeff) Moody, Rodney (Aimy) Ramsey, Khristy (Charles) Bush, Brad Killingsworth and Ashley Hughes; great-grandchildren, Hillary, Kaitlyn, Jordan, Briana, Brittney, Drew, Faith, Devin, Tyler, Jaymes, Hannah, Brayden, Kaylen, Miranda and Trey; great-great-grandchildren, Hannah, Hayes, Nick, Faith, Will, Ethan, Dalton, Emma, Rylie, Camden, Brendon, Bradley and Braxton; along with a host of nieces, nephews and friends.
Honorary pallbearers were Justin Hancock, Adam Smith and Charles Bush.
Active pallbearers were Rodney Ramsey, Ronnie Ramsey, Tyler Ramsey, Drew Price, Devin Bush, Jordan Lowery and Jaymes Roberts.
Nelson Funeral Home of Fayette directed.
Funeral services for Mr. Timothy Vick, age 43, of Fayette, were held Thursday, July 30, 2015, from Nelson Funeral Home Chapel. Burial followed in Oak Grove Cemetery. Bro. James Godsey officiated. Mr. Vick died July 28 at his residence.
Nelson Funeral Home of Fayette directed.

Funeral services for Mrs. Carrie Lee Wilson, age 73, of Fayette, were held Saturday, Aug. 1, 2015, at 1 p.m., at Norwood Chapel with the Rev. Jimmy Hill officiating. Burial followed in the New Friendship Freewill Baptist Church cemetery.
Mrs. Wilson was born Sept. 2, 1941 in Jasper, the daughter of the late Mose and Ora Bell Guyton McDavid. She died Friday, July 24 peacefully at her residence. She was a member of the Gibson Chapel Missionary Baptist Church.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by one son, Gregory Wilson; two brothers, Oliver McDavid and Arnold Northington; one sister, Lossie Davis; and her step-mother, Gertrude Bondman McDavid.
Survivors include three children, Kenneth (Terry) McDavid, Vicky (Sam) Patterson and Kim (John) Stepp; grandchildren, Tiffany Patterson, Kenneth “Dewayne” McDavid, Crystal Wilson, Erika McDavid, Lewayne (Jacqueline) Wilson, Commish Wilson, Courtney (Chelsea) Wilson, Javonte’ Stepp and Gabrielle Shinault; great-grandchildren, Destane’ Patterson, Ayanna Wilson, De’Ashia Patterson and Anya Wilson; one sister, Flossie Robinson; a niece, Victoria McDavid-Burns and a host of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.
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Norwood Chapel of Fayette directed.