- Richard Lionel Bethea — 74, died Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2013, at his home in Water Valley. Services will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday in the Wells Funeral Home Chapel in Batesville. Burial will follow in Forrest Memorial Park Cemetery. Visitation will be held for one hour prior to the service at the funeral home.
- W.J. Milstead — 82, died Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2013, at Graceland Nursing Center in Memphis. There are no plans for a funeral service at this time. Coleman Funeral Home of Oxford was in charge of local arrangements.
- Thelbert “Doc” Rooks — 61, died this morning at Baptist Memorial Hospital-DeSoto in Southaven. Arrangements are incomplete with Hodges-Freeman Funeral Home in Oxford.
Saturday, May 25, 2013