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  • John W. Alexander Jr. — 60, died Sunday, Feb. 19, 2012, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi in Oxford. Services will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday in the chapel of Waller Funeral Home in Oxford, with the Rev. Jerry East officiating. Visitation will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home. A graveside service will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Pleasants Cemetery in Rossville, Tenn.
  • Mary “Sis” Payne Byars — 87, died Sunday, Feb.. 19, 2012, at her home in Batesville. Services will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday at First Baptist Church of Batesville, with Dr. Tommy Snyder and the Rev. Pat Ludlam officiating. Burial will follow in Marks Cemetery. Visitation will be held for one hour prior to the services. Wells Funeral Home of Batesville is in charge of arrangements.
  • Janette “Jan” Deaton — 77, died Saturday, Feb. 18, 2012, at Baptist Memorial Hospital–North Mississippi in Oxford. A visitation will be held from 6 to 8 this evening at Waller Funeral Home in Oxford. A memorial service will be held at Deaton Funeral Home in Belmont on Tuesday at 2 p.m. The visitation at the funeral home will be held for two hours prior to Tuesday’s service.
  • Zakaylin Martezz Jones — infant son of Miesha Jones and the late Martezz Evans, died Friday, Feb. 17, 2012, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi. Graveside services were held Sunday at Philadelphia M.B. Church Cemetery, with the Rev. Alfred Hall officiating. Hodges-Freeman Funeral Home of Oxford was in charge of arrangements.
  • Flora McCallum — 86, died Thursday, Feb. 17, 2012, at her daughter’s home in Oxford. Services will be held at 4 p.m. Tuesday at Christ Presbyterian Church of Oxford, with the Rev. Curt Presley officiating. Visitation will be held for one hour prior to the service at the church. Waller Funeral Home of Oxford is in charge of arrangements.
  •  Joe Lee Rockette — 55, died Tuesday, Feb. 14, 2012. Services were held earlier today at the Draeger-Langendorf Funeral Home in Racine, with Bishop Rory Marshall officiating. Burial followed in West Lawn Memorial Park.
  • Willie Mae Simmons — 97, died Saturday at Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi in Oxford. Arrangements are incomplete with Hodges-Freeman Funeral Home of Oxford.
  • Leona Buckner Thompson — 92, died Sunday at Baptist Memorial Hospital North Mississippi in Oxford. Arrangements are incomplete with Kenneth I. Roberson Funeral Home of Pontotoc.
  • James “Babe” Allen Wortham — 82, died Friday at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Memphis. Arrangements are incomplete with Hodges-Freeman Funeral Home in Oxford.

 (February 20, 2012, Page 2)

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