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Friday’s obituaries

  • William Junior Brummett — 66 died on Wednesday, Dec. 17, 2014, at Sanctuary Hospice House in Tupelo. Services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday at Springdale Freewill Baptist Church. Burial will follow in Springdale Community Cemetery in Toccopola. Visitation will be held from 5 to 8 this evening at Parker Memorial Funeral Home in Bruce, and for two hours prior to the service Saturday at the church.
  • Diane Elaine Hatley Little — 52, died Thursday, Dec. 18, 2014, at Greenfield Assisted Living in Memphis. Services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday in the chapel of Coleman Funeral Home in Oxford. Burial will follow in Forrest Memorial Park near Batesville. Visitation will be held for one hour prior to the service at the funeral home.

 (December 19, 2014, Page 3)

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    Ode to an electric hand-held mixer

    News Editor Jonathan Scott and his family had to say goodbye to a long-time friend recently: an electric hand-held mixer they’ve been using for three decades. (December 19, 2014, Page 4)

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      Thursday’s obituaries

      • Janet Michelle Cook — 50, died Sunday, Dec. 14, 2014, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi in Oxford. Viewing will be held from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday at Hodges Funeral Home in Oxford. Private services will be held at a later date.
      • Bernice Sandidge Holder — 93, died Tuesday, Dec. 16, 2014, at her home in Water Valley. Services will be held at 2 p.m. Friday in the Henry Chapel of Seven Oaks Funeral Home in Water Valley. Burial will follow in the Oak Hill Cemetery in Water Valley. Visitation will be held for two hours prior to the service at the funeral home.
      • Richard L. Williams — 73, died Monday, Dec. 15, 2014, at St. Francis Hospital in Crawfordsville, Indiana. Services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday at Waller Funeral Home in Oxford. Burial will follow in Oxford Memorial Cemetery. Visitation will be held for two hours prior to the service at the funeral home.

       (December 18, 2014, Page 3)

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        The week in Oxford history

        During this week in Oxford history, “Bruiser” Kinard was named to the All-American team back in 1936, and the body of a murdered boy was discovered in a shallow grave off  Taylor Road in 1964. (December 17, 2014, Page 1A)

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          Wednesday’s obituaries

          • Mary Elizabeth Hardy Camp — 92, died Monday, Dec. 15, 2014, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi in Oxford. Services will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday in the Henry Chapel of the Seven Oaks Funeral Home in Water Valley. Burial will follow in the Oak Hill Cemetery in Water Valley. Visitation will be held for one hour prior to the service at the funeral home.
          • Wallace Forsyth — 83, died Monday, Dec. 15, 2014, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi in Oxford. A graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday in the Oak Hill Cemetery in Water Valley. Seven Oaks Funeral Home in Water Valley is in charge of arrangements.
          • Venis Phillips — 50, died Saturday, Dec. 13, 2014, at Oxford Health and Rehab. Services will be held at 1 p.m. Friday at Second Missionary Baptist Church. Burial will follow in New Hope Cemetery. Visitation will be held for an hour and half prior to the service at the church. Kenneth I. Roberson Funeral Home of Pontotoc is in charge of the arrangements.

           (December 17, 2014, Page 2A)

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            Friday’s obituaries

            No obituaries were submitted for publication today. (December 12, 2014, Page 3)

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              Thursday’s obituaries

              • Ralph Leon “Duck” Holland — 86, died Friday, Dec. 5, 2014, at Sanctuary Hospice House in Tupelo. A private memorial was held Sunday in Tupelo.

               (December 11, 2014, Page 3A)

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                This week in Oxford history

                This was the week back in 1941 that stunned Oxonians when they heard the news that Japan had attacked Pearl Harbor. It was also the week over the last several decades when the community get ready to launch the Crimestoppers program and the Oxford Medical Ministries Clinic. (December 10, 2014, Page 1A)

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                  Wednesday’s obituaries

                  • Maurice D. Luker — 94, died Tuesday, Dec. 9, 2014, at the Mississippi State Veterans Home in Oxford. Services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday in the chapel of Waller Funeral Home in Oxford. A graveside service will follow in Memphis Memory Gardens at 2 p.m. Visitation will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday the funeral home in Oxford.
                  • Delbert Ross — died Monday, Dec. 8, 2014, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi in Oxford. A graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. Friday at Oak Hill Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday at the Seven Oaks Funeral Home in Water Valley.
                  • Virgie Swinney — 79, died this morning at Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi. Arrangements are incomplete with Hodges Funeral Home of Oxford.
                  • Anne Marie Grace “Annie Grace” Williams — infant daughter of Christine and Jarrett Williams, died Monday, Dec. 8, 2014, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi. A private funeral mass will be held at St. John The Evangelist Catholic Church. Burial will follow at a later date at Griffin Point Cemetery in Moss Point. Waller Funeral Home is in charge of local arrangements.

                   (December 10, 2014, Page 2A)

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                    Tuesday’s obituaries

                    • Maurice Dethelle Luker — 94, died this morning at the Mississippi State Veterans Home in Oxford. Arrangements are incomplete with Waller Funeral Home of Oxford.
                    • Lucille Wilsford Fyfe Wilson — 97, died Sunday, Dec. 7, 2014, in Oxford. Services will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday at St. George’s Episcopal Church in Clarksdale, with burial to follow at Oakridge Cemetery. Visitation will be held for one hour prior to the service at the church. Meredith-Nowell Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

                     (December 9, 2014, Page 3)

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