- Joe Parker Hollingsworth — 79, died Sunday, Jan. 23, 2011, at his home in Albuquerque. Services were held Jan. 29 at St. Mark’s on-the-mesa Episcopal Church. Daniels Family Funeral Services was in charge of arrangements. For local information, contact Waller Funeral Home of Oxford at 234-7971.
- Walter Earl McClellan — 74, of Coffeeville died Thursday, Feb. 3, 2011, at his residence. Services will be held at 2 p.m. today at Garner-Harper Funeral Home Chapel in Grenada with Rev. James Edwards officiating. Burial will follow at Coffeeville Cemetery.
- Helen Vaughn Purser — 79, died on Thursday, Feb. 3, 2011, at her home in Water Valley. Services will be held at 11 a.m. Monday in the Henry Chapel of Seven Oaks Funeral Home, with Bro. Ken Izzard officiating. Burial will follow in the Owens Cemetery in Abbeville. Visitation will be held on from 5 until 7 this evening at Seven Oaks Funeral Home in Water Valley.
- Gabriel Norris Wright — newborn son of Victoria Renee Jones and Norris Ray Wright Jr., died Tuesday, Feb. 1, 2011, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi in Oxford. Graveside services were held Saturday at Forrest Memorial Park, with the Rev. Douglas Tutor officiating.
(February 6, 2011)