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Tuesday’s obituaries

  • David G. Barber — 57, died Thursday, May 9, 2012 at Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi in Oxford. Memorial services will be announced later by the Barber family. Wells Funeral Home and Cremation Services of Batesville was in charge of arrangements.
  • William David Morgan — 89, died Monday, May 14, 2012, at University Hospital in Jackson. Services will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday at the First United Methodist Church in Charleston. Burial will follow at the Charleston City Cemetery. Visitation will be held for an hour and half prior to the service at the church. Seven Oaks Funeral Home of Water Valley is in charge of arrangements.
  • Dr. William “Bill” H. Norman — 97, died Thursday, May 10, 2012. Crossville Memorial Funeral Home and Crematory Inc. was in charge of arrangements.

 (May 15, 2012, Page 2)

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    Monday’s obituaries

    • Jack Yvonne Bailey — 76, died Friday, May 11, 2012, at NWMRMC in Clarksdale. Services were held Sunday at Kimbro Funeral home in Marks. Burial followed at the Crowder Cemetery.
    • Leona Barlow Brown — 90, died Saturday, May 12, 2012, at Yalobusha General Hospital in Water Valley. Services will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday in the Coleman Funeral Home Chapel in Oxford. Burial will follow in the Tula Cemetery in Tula. Visitation will be held from 7 to 9 this evening at the funeral home.
    • Marjorie Dale Payne Clay — 75, died Wednesday, may 9, 2012, at her home. Services were held this morning at First Baptist Church in Coffeeville. A graveside service will be held at 4 this afternoon at the Guilde Cemetery in Rankin County. Garner-Harper Funeral Home in Coffeeville is in charge of arrangements.
    • Thomas Henry Freeland III — 82, died Thursday, May 10, 2012, at his home in Oxford. Services will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday at First Presbyterian Church of Oxford. Burial will follow in the Oxford Memorial Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 4 to 6 this evening at Coleman Funeral Home in Oxford.
    • Eddie Gene McGlorn — 60, died Tuesday, May 8, 2012, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi in Oxford. Services will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Union Hill M.B. Church. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. Hodges-Freeman Funeral Home of Oxford is in charge of arrangements.
    • William Earl Sheffield — 48, died Tuesday, May 8, 2012, at his home in Water Valley. Services will be held at 1 p.m. Wednesday in the Water Valley City Auditorium in Water Valley. Burial will follow in the Bayson Chapel Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Bayson Chapel on Highway 32 in Water Valley. Coleman Funeral Home of Oxford  is in charge of arrangements.

      (May 14, 2012, Page 2A)

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      Faulkner’s popularity extends beyond books

      COMPLETE STORY — Fifty years after the death of Williams Faulkner, the Oxford writer’s work continues to be popularity. The Modern Library is reissuing six of his books this year and Hollywood is showing renewed interest in transferring his work from the page to the screen.

      (more…) (May 11, 2012, Page 1A)

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        Faulkner remembrance details a click away

        In 1962, when William Faulkner died, The Oxford EAGLE was a weekly newspaper and about the only way to deliver news sooner was through handbills. Now, with the 50th anniversary of Faulkner’s death coming up, News Editor Jonathan Scott writes about technological advances and how The EAGLE will use its website to cover this historic event. (May 11, 2012, Page 4A)

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          Friday’s obituaries

          • Thomas H. Freeland III — 82, died Thursday at Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi in Oxford. Arrangements are incomplete with Coleman Funeral Home of Oxford.
          • John Morgan King — 51, died Wednesday, May 9, 2012, at his home in Oxford. Services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday in the chapel of the Waller Funeral Home in Oxford. Burial will follow in St. Peter’s Cemetery. Visitation will be from 4 to 7 this evening at the funeral home.
          • Billie Dale Mooneyham — 72, died Wednesday, May 9, 2012, at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Oxford. Services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday in the Coleman Funeral Home Chapel in Oxford. Burial will follow in the Pine Flat Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 5 to 7 this evening at the funeral home.
          •  Alex Broome Shields — 25, died Wednesday, May 9, 2012, in Memphis. Services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at the First United Methodist Church in Batesville. Burial will follow in Forrest Memorial Park Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 5 to 8 this evening at Wells Funeral Home in Batesville.
          • Rufus Robert “Bobby” Rhodes Jr. — 84, died Thursday, May 10, 2012, at Hospice Ministries in Ridgeland. Services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at Ott and Lee Funeral Home in Brandon. Burial will follow in Gulde Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 5 to 8 this evening at the funeral home.

            (May 11, 2012, Page 2A)

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            Faulkner still has many fans enjoying work

            COMPLETE STORY — The late Nobel Prize-winning author William Faulkner is still popular today — even 50 years after his death. A day-long celebration of Faulkner’s life will be held in Oxford on July 6 this year to mark the anniversary of the literary great’s death.

            (more…) (May 10, 2012, Page 1)

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              Monday’s obituaries

              •  Landyn Drake Burns — newborn son of Daniel Lee Burns and Angel Cearra Caine, died on Wednesday, May 2, 2012, at LeBonheur Children’s Medical Center in Memphis. A graveside service was held Saturday at Forrest Memorial Park in Batesville. Wells Funeral Home of Batesville was in charge of arrangements.
              • James B. “Happy Hank” Hankins Jr. — 70, died Saturday, May 5, 2012, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi in Oxford. Services will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Shiloh Baptist Church, with the Rev. Gary Stevens and the Rev. Cary Worthington officiating. Burial will follow in Shiloh Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 4 to 7 this evening at Waller Funeral Home and also for one hour prior to the service at the church.
              • Bertha Irene Lee Harmon — 90, died Thursday, May 3, 2012, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi in Oxford. Services will be held at 2 this afternoon at the Paris Baptist Church, with Bro. Raymond Aven and Bro. Justin Gates officiating. Burial will follow in the Paris Cemetery in Paris. Visitation will be held for two hours prior to the service at the church. National Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
              • Dorothy Hudson — died Sunday at Graceland Care Center in Oxford. Arrangements are incomplete with Coleman Funeral Home of Oxford.
              • Larry W. Wrenn — 59, died Friday, May 4, 2012, at Yalobusha General Hospital in Water Valley. Services were held this morning in the Henry Chapel of Seven Oaks Funeral Home in Water Valley, with Bro. Kevin Jackson officiating. Burial followed in the Mt. Liberty Church Cemetery in Calhoun County.

                (May 7, 2012, Page 2)

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                Sunday’s obituaries

                • Bertha Irene Lee Harmon — 90, died Thursday, May 3, 2012, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi in Oxford. Services will be held at 2 p.m. Monday at the Paris Baptist Church, with Bro. Raymond Aven and Bro. Justin Gates officiating. Burial will follow in the Paris Cemetery in Paris. Visitation will be held for two hours prior to the service at the church. National Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
                • James B. “Happy Hank” Hankins Jr. — 70, died Saturday, May 5, 2012, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi in Oxford. Services will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Shiloh Baptist Church, with the Rev. Gary Stevens and the Rev. Cary Worthington officiating. Burial will follow in Shiloh Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 4 to 7 p.m. Monday at Waller Funeral Home and also for one hour prior to the service at the church.

                 (May 6, 2012)

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                  Friday’s obituaries

                  • Frances W. Bevill — 81, died Tuesday, May 1, 2012, at Sanctuary Hospice House in Tupelo. Graveside services will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday in the Garden of Memories located at Coleman Funeral Home in Oxford. Visitation will be held from 6:30 to 8:30 this evening at the funeral home.
                  • Dwight Morrow Tatum — 69, died Wednesday, May 2, 2012, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi in Oxford. Services will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday in the Henry Chapel of Seven Oaks Funeral Home in Water Valley. Burial will follow in Oak Hill Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 5 until 7 this evening at the funeral home.

                   (May 4, 2012, Page 2A)

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                    Thursday’s obituaries

                    • Woodrow W. “Tracy” Clifton III — 46, had a memorial service on Saturday, April 21, 2012, at Glen Cove Marina in Vallejo, Calif. The service was officiated by the Rev. Susan Galvin.
                    • Albert Moody — 95, died Thursday, April 26, 2012, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi in Oxford. Services will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday at Tallahatchie Oxford Missionary Baptist Association Building. Burial will follow at Cypress Grove M.B. church cemetery in Oxford. Hodges-Freeman Funeral Home of Oxford is in charge of arrangements.

                     (May 3, 2012, Page 2)

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