J. H. “HAM” BAKER – 76, died Thursday, Sept. 22, 2011, at his home in Water Valley. Services were held Saturday at in the Henry Chapel of Seven Oaks Funeral Home in Water Valley, with Bro. David Freeman officiating. Burial followed in the Oak Hill Cemetery in Water Valley.
NELL BRISCOE – 86, died Saturday, Sept. 24, 2011, at her home in Oxford. The funeral service will be Tuesday at Clear Creek Baptist Church at 11 a.m. with the Rev. Charles Lipe officiating and Eric Payne assisting. Burial will be at Clear Creek Cemetery. Visitation will be today from 4:30 to 7 p.m. at Waller Funeral Home and from 10 until 11 a.m. Tuesday at Clear Creek Baptist Church.
A.C. COATEN – 83, died Friday, Sept. 23, 2011, at Yalobusha General Hospital in Water Valley. A memorial service will be held at a later date. Coleman Funeral Home is in charge of local arrangements.
MELISSA ANN RUSSELL – 44, died Wednesday, Sept. 21, 2011, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi in Oxford. Services will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday in the Henry Chapel of Seven Oaks Funeral Home in Water Valley, with Dr. Randy Bain officiating. Burial will follow in the Shady Grove Methodist Church Cemetery in Sarepta. Visitation will be held from 5 to 7 this evening at the funeral home. (September 26, 2011, Page 2A)