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Thursday’s obituaries

  • Maxine Evans Blackburn — 94, died Tuesday, Oct. 29, 2013, at the Mississippi State Veterans Home in Oxford. A memorial service will be held at 10 a.m. Friday at First Presbyterian Church in Oxford. Visitation will be in the fellowship hall following the service. Waller Funeral Home in oxford is in charge of arrangements.
  • Dorothea Louise Cogswell Blackmon — 81, died Tuesday, Oct. 29, 2013, at Graceland Care Center in Oxford. Services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at North Oxford Baptist Church in Oxford. Visitation will be held for an hour and half prior to the service at the church. Coleman Funeral Home of Oxford is in charge of local arrangements.
  • Buck Fondren — 47, died Saturday, Oct. 26, 2013, at Saint Francis Hospital in Memphis. Services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday at the T.O.M.B. Building in Oxford. Burial will follow in Yocona Cemetery in Taylor. Visitation will be held from noon to 8 this evening at the Serenity-Martin Funeral Home Chapel in Oxford and for two hours prior to Friday’s service at the T.O.M.B. Building.
  • Art “Jun” Frierson — 70, died Sunday, Oct. 27, 2013, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi in Oxford. Services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at Jordan Chapel C.M.E. Church in Oxford. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. Visitation will be held from 3:30 to 5 p.m. Friday at Hodges-Freeman Funeral Home in Oxford.
  • James Robert Pegues — 79, died Sunday, Oct. 27, 2013, at his residence in Oxford. Services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday at North Oxford Baptist Church in Oxford. Burial will follow in Oxford Memorial Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 5 to 6 p.m. Friday at Hodges-Freeman Funeral Home in Oxford.
  • Dr. Chester Quarles — 69, died today, Oct. 31, 2013, at the University Medical Center in Jackson. Services will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday at North Oxford Baptist Church. Burial will follow in the Tula Cemetery in Tula. Visitation will be held from 5 to 8 p.m. Saturday at Coleman Funeral Home in Oxford.
  • Willie Holloway Tidwell Jr. — 71, died Sunday, Oct. 27, 2013, at his residence. A private graveside service will be held Friday at Glenfield Memorial Park. Burial will follow in Glenfield Memorial Park. Visitation was held Wednesday at United Funeral Service of New Albany.
  • Simon LaVois “Spider” Webb — 94, died Sunday, Oct. 27, 2013, at the Mississippi State Veterans Home in Oxford. A memorial service will be held at 3 p.m. Monday at St. Peter’s Episcopal Church in Oxford, with visitation afterwards in the Parish Hall. Waller Funeral Home of Oxford is in charge of arrangements.

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