PEGGY JEAN CUMMINGS – 69, of Water Valley, died May 30, 2011, at her home with her family at her side. Visitation is planned for 9 a.m. Thursday with services at 11 a.m. at Camp Ground Baptist Church with Bro. David Ross and Bro. Ken Izzard officiating. Burial will be in Camp Ground Cemetery. Seven Oaks Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
ROBERT EDWARD JONES – 91, died Tuesday, May 31, 2011, at the Mississippi State Veterans Home in Oxford. A private family graveside service will be held at Yellow Leaf Cemetery. Visitation will be held 1-3 p.m. Thursday at Waller Funeral Home.
DEMETURIS ANTUAN OWENS – 19, died Friday, May 27, 2011, at Baptist Memorial Hospital North Mississippi in Oxford. Visitation will be Thursday from 5-7 p.m. at North Hopewell M.B. Church in Taylor. Funeral services will be Friday at 11 a.m. at Tallahatchie Oxford Missionary Baptist Association Building with Rev. Jamuel Johnson officiating. Burial will follow in Yocona Cemetery in Taylor. Hodges-Freeman Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
BERNICE PATEN – 71, died June 1, 2011, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi. She was a resident of Oxford. Arrangements are incomplete with Serenity-Martin Funeral Home of Oxford.
GERALD MURRAY STAGE JR. – 67, died Sunday, May 29, 2011, at Baptist-Memphis Hospital in Memphis. A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints in Cordova. Coleman Funeral home is in charge of the arrangements.
DAVEY LEE TIDWELL – 78, died Monday, May 30, 2011, in Clarksdale. Visitation will be Thursday from noon to 2 p.m. at Coleman Funeral Home. Funeral services will follow at 2 p.m. in the Coleman Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. David Bishop officiating. Interment will be in the Pine Flat Cemetery in Oxford. Coleman Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
DARLENE TOWNSEND-CAROTHERS – 58, died May 31, 2011 at Baptist Memorial Hospital North Mississippi. She was a native of Oxford. Arrangements are incomplete with Serenity Martin Funeral Home of Oxford.
ETHEL MAE TURNER – 75, died May 28, 2011, at Yalobusha General Hospital in Water Valley. Visitation will be Thursday from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Water Valley Civic Auditorium. Funeral services are 1 p.m. Thursday at Water Valley Civic Auditorium with burial in Oak Ridge Cemetery. Hodges-Freeman Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. (June 1, 2011, Page 2)