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Saturday, September 20, 2014

Jon Scott

Yesterday’s Papers looks at this week in history

The Oxford community, like the rest of the world, was stunned 13 years ago this week when terrorists attacked the U.S. (September 10, 2014, Page 1)

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    Wednesday’s obituaries

    • Ben Edmond “Eddie” Gibson — 70, died Wednesday, Sept. 3, 2014, at Baptist Hospital in Collierville, Tenn. A private graveside service was held for family members. High Point Funeral Home in Memphis was in charge of arrangements.
    • Anice Louise Kenton — 40, died Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014, at Baptist East in Memphis. A visitation and memorial service will be held from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at Westview Baptist Church on Highway 6 West in Oxford. Coleman Funeral Home of Oxford is in charge of local arrangements.
    • Vera Marie Ramsey — 94, died Tuesday, Sept. 9, 2014, at her residence in the Pine Flat community. Services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday in the chapel of Waller Funeral Home in Oxford, with the Rev. Gene Bramlett and Kirk Bramlett officiating. Burial will follow in Pine Flat Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.

     (September 10, 2014, Page 2)

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      Tuesday’s obituaries

      • Deloys Arbuckle— 81, died Monday, Sept. 8, 2014, at his home in Oxford. Services will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday in the chapel of Waller Funeral Home in Oxford. Burial will follow in Pine Flat Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 4 to 7 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.

       (September 9, 2014, Page 2)

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        Monday’s obituaries

        No funeral home submitted an obituary for publication today. (September 8, 2014, Page 2)

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          Sunday’s obituaries

          • Hazel Stripling Ellzey — 100, died Wednesday, Sept. 3, 2014, at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Jackson. Services will be held at 11 a.m. Monday in the chapel of Waller Funeral Home in Oxford. Burial will follow in St. Peter’s Cemetery. Visitation will be held for one hour prior to the service at the funeral home.
          • Harper Anderson Peacock — 92, died Thursday, Sept. 4, 2014, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi in Oxford. Services will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday at St. Andrew’s United Methodist Church in Oxford. Burial will follow at Magnolia Cemetery in Batesville. Visitation will be held for two hours prior to the service at the church. Waller Funeral Home and Cremation Services in Oxford is in charge of arrangements.
          • Charles Dalton “C.D.” Shorter — 79, died Friday, Sept. 5, 2014, at his home in Oxford. Services will be held at 2 p.m. Monday at Waller Funeral Home Chapel in Oxford. Burial will follow in Oxford Memorial Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 3 to 5 this afternoon at the funeral home.

           (September 7, 2014, Page 2A)

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            Only in Oxford – the University of Mississippi

            The EAGLE debuts a new Sunday feature, “Only in Oxford,” as part of the debut of its Sunday edition. This weekly feature will take a look at the people, places and things that can only be found in Oxford. This feature begins with the main entity in Oxford that can be found no where else on Earth — the University of Mississippi. (September 7, 2014, Page 1A)

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              Guiding Growth

              As boom times  for development in Oxford return, city leaders are adopting and proposing several new regulations aimed at ensuring that this new building doesn’t diminish the quality of life residents now enjoy. (September 7, 2014, Page 1A)

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                Friday’s obituaries

                • Wesley “Dudlo” Egerson — 74, died Saturday, Aug. 30, 2014. Services were held this morning at the Draeger-Langendorf Funeral Home in Racine. Burial followed at West Lawn Memorial Park in Racine.
                • Harper Anderson “Andy” Peacock — 93, died Thursday at Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi in Oxford. Arrangements are incomplete at Waller Funeral Home in Oxford.

                  (September 5, 2014, Page 2A)

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                  Thursday’s obituaries

                  • Hazel Stripling Ellzey — 100, of Oxford died Wednesday at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Jackson. Arrangements are incomplete with Waller Funeral Home in Oxford.
                  • Martha Branscome Fielder — 81, died Wednesday, Sept. 3, 2014, at her residence in Water Valley. Services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday in the chapel of Waller Funeral Home in Oxford. Burial will follow in Anchor Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 4 to 7 this evening at the funeral home.
                  • Willie “JuneBug” Foster — 86, died Tuesday, Sept. 2, 2014, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi in Oxford. Services will be held at 3 p.m. Friday in the chapel of Waller Funeral Home in Oxford. Burial will follow in Tula Cemetery. Visitation will be held for two and half hours prior to the service at the funeral home.
                  • Cardelia Webb — 86, died Sunday, Aug. 31, 2014, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi in Oxford. Services will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday at the Tallahatchie-Oxford Missionary Baptist Association Building in Oxford. Burial will follow in Oxford Memorial Cemetery. Visitation will held from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday at the Tobby Tubby MB Church. Kenneth I. Roberson Funeral Home of Pontotoc is in charge of the arrangements.

                   (September 4, 2014, Page 2)

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                    Yesterday’s Papers takes a look at 1942

                    On this day 72 years ago, The Oxford EAGLE’s main story concerned the upcoming dedication of the new Catholic church — St. John’s. Also of note was the fact that cotton crops were being harvested and the local gins were getting busy. Scattered around the front page of the newspaper that week were several articles related to the war overseas. (September 3, 2014, Page 1)

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