- Raymond Carl Highsmith – 72, died Wednesday, July 10, 2013, at his home in Oxford. A funeral service will be held on Friday at 2 p.m. at Waller Funeral Home in Oxford, with Dr. Alice Clark officiating. Burial will take place at a later date in Woodlawn Cemetery in Orlando, Fla. Visitation will be held the day of service from 12:30 to 2 p.m.
- Sgt. L.C. “Babe” Jenkins – 80, died Sunday, July 7, 2013, in Batesville as the result of an automobile accident. A celebration of life service is set for noon Saturday at the Water Valley City Auditorium. The Rev. Mitchell Steen will officiate. Burial will be in Bayson Chapel Cemetery. The body will lie in state one hour prior to services at the city auditorium. Kenneth I. Roberson Funeral Home of Pontotoc is in charge of the arrangements.
- Jonathan Roves “Jon Jon” Malone – 24, line operator for SWM Company, died Saturday, July 6, 2013, in Oxford. Funeral services will be held Saturday at 11 a.m. at Springfield M.B. Church Community Life Center in Abbeville. Burial will be in the church cemetery in Abbeville. Hodges-Freeman Funeral Home of Oxford has charge of arrangements
- Indiana Cancer Price – 93, died Friday, July 5, 2013, at Graceland Care Center in Oxford. Funeral services will be Saturday at 1 p.m. at Providence U.M. Church in Abbeville with burial in the church cemetery. Hodges-Freeman Funeral Home has charge of arrangements.
Saturday, August 30, 2014