Class of 1959

We, the Class of 1959, celebrated our 50th class reunion on April 24 and 25, 2009. This blog is about sharing memories of our class reunions and a long ago life at our Alma Mater's, S.F.X.A. and S.A.H.S. Good memories of days gone by but not forgotten! A gift to my classmates. ~Marian Love Phillips ~

Wednesday, June 17, 2015

James R. Hossley Dies

James R. Hossley died Saturday, June 14, 2015.  He was 78.

Born in Vicksburg, he was the son of the late Harry Halpin Hossley Jr. and Lucille Mondelli Hossley.

He was a graduate of St. Aloysius High School in the Class of 1955 and received his degree in mechanical engineering from Mississippi State University in 1960.  Mr. Hossley was employed in the structures lab at the Waterways Experiment Station, retiring January 2, 1993, with 31 years of service.

He was a skilled woodworker and an avid gardener growing vegetable to share with his friends.  Mr. Hossley was a dedicated family man with a deep love for his wife, daughters, son, grandchildren and brother. He was a member of St. Michael Catholic Church.

He is survived by his wife of 50 years, Anita Zorn Hossley (Class of 1958), whom he married on May 29, 1965; one son, William Matthew Hossley (Katie); two daughters, Marcia Kay Shingleton (Dr. Bruce) and Margaret Carl Piazza (Mike), eight grandchildren, Ashleigh Nichole Piazza, Anne Stewart Piazza, Elise Michelle Piazza, Robley Bruce Shingleton, Margaret Merriman Shingleton, Mary Elizabeth Shingleton, James Will Hossley and John Matthew Hossley; one brother Joseph Earl Hossley (Mimsey) and several nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents he was predeceased by his grandson, William Michael Shingleton.

A Mass of the Resurrection will be Thursday, June 18, 2015, at St. Michael's Catholic Church with Father P. J. Curley, pastor, officiating.

Visitation will be from 9:30 am Thursday until the Mass at 11 am.

Interment will follow at Cedar Hill Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105 or Vicksburg Catholic School, 1200 Hayes Street, Vicksburg, MS  39183

Pallbearers are Willie Hughes, Adam Hossley, Richard Hossley, Charles Haley, Eric Holland, Tom Patin, Mark Vispi and Joe Loviza.  Honorary pallbearers are George Zorn, Henry Zorn, Charles Miller, Michael Piazza, Dr. Bruce Shingleton and Mike Reed.

Saturday, June 13, 2015

The Browns ~ Three Bells

Another great voice from Country Music has been silenced:
Jim Ed Brown passed away on 06/11/15 at the age of 81.

Sunday, June 07, 2015

Classmate's Step-Mother Passes Away

Lucille Blackledge Logue (11/14/1931 - 6/4/2015)

Lucille Blackledge Logue died Thursday, June 4, 2015 in the Merit Health River Region Medical Center. She was 83.

Born November 14, 1931 in Sandersville, MS, she was a graduate of Agricola High School. She was employed as a Public Affairs Specialist for the Waterways Experiment Station and the Jackson District Recruiting Command. In "retirement" she was president of her own furniture factory near Tupelo, a very successful realtor on the Gulf Coast and later with Jones and Upchurch in Vicksburg.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Hopp and Tressie Lucille Waldrop Blackledge; her husband, Louis Harold Logue, Sr.; all of her siblings and a granddaughter, Lori Roberts.

Survivors include her daughter, Mary Logue of Tioga, TX; her 3 sons, 
Louis Logue (Class of 1959) (Wanda) and Michael Logue (Becki) both of Vicksburg and Keith Logue (Susan) of Longview, TX; and 6 Grandchildren Amanda Boone (Jonathan),Adam Logue (Rachael), Kimberly Logue, Kyle Logue, Layne Logue, and Dawn Lundien (Matthew). 10 Great-Grandchildren Ella Kate Boone, Amelia Jo Boone, Lily Logue, Emma Logue, Brigitte Nichols (Tanner), Brandon Roberts (Courtney), Brian Roberts, Josh Lundien, Forrest Logue, Hanna Lundien.

Family graveside services were held at 4:00 PM Saturday, June 6, 2015, in Cedar Hill Cemetery with Louis Logue officiating.

There was no visitation.

Honorary pallbearers were the Staff of Heritage House, the ICU team at River Region, Drs. Lee Giffin, Calvin Masterson, Mac Jarmon and the staff of Jones and Upchurch Real Estate.

Memorials to favorite charity. Glenwood Funeral Home had charge of arrangements.
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