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Wednesday’s obituaries

  • Helen Reynolds — 84, died Friday, July 11, 2014, in Oxford. A graveside service will be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Jonestown Cemetery in Jonestown. National Funeral Home & Memorial Gardens Cemetery of Clarksdale is in charge of arrangements. A memorial service will be held at 3 p.m. Saturday at Emeritus of Oxford.
  • Rachel Joan McGee Smith — died Monday, July 14, 2014. Visitation will be Thursday from 5 to 7 p.m. in the sanctuary of First United Methodist Church in Greenwood and 9:45 to 10:45 a.m. Friday, followed by the service in the sanctuary. Burial will be at 3 p.m. at Memorial Park in Memphis. Wilson & Knight Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
  • Linda Ann Smith Tubbs — 66, died Saturday, July 12, 2014. Visitation will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday, and a memorial service will follow at Grace Celebration Lutheran Church, 8601 Trinity Road in Cordova, Tenn. Canale Funeral Directors is in charge of arrangements.

 (July 16, 2014, Page 2)

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    Tuesday’s obituaries

    • Craig Stephen Kidd Sr. — 67, died Thursday, July 10, 2014, at the Green Houses at Traceway Retirement Community in Tupelo. A service will be held later. Coleman Funeral Home of Oxford is in charge of arrangements.
    • John Henry Pegues — 85, died Wednesday, July 9, 2014, at the Mississippi State Veterans Home in Oxford. Services will be held at 1 p.m. Wednesday at the T.O.M.B. Association Building in Oxford. Burial will follow at Oxford Memorial Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. today, with family present from 5 to 7 this evening at the Serenity-Martin Funeral Home in Oxford, and for two hours prior to the service at the T.O.M.B. Building on Wednesday.

     (July 15, 2014, Page 2)

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      Monday’s obituaries

      • Sarah Virginia Cook — 86, died Saturday, July 12, 2014, at Oxford Health and Rehab in Oxford. Services will be held at 2 this afternoon at the Holly Springs Funeral Home. Burial will follow at Mt. Moriah Cemetery.
      • Michael Wayne Herron — 58, died Friday, July 11, 2014, at his home. Services will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday in the Henry Chapel of Seven Oaks Funeral Home in Water Valley. Burial will follow in Forest Memorial Cemetery on Highway 6 near Batesville. Visitation will be held from 5 to 7 this evening at the funeral home.
      • Anthony “Tony” Rakestraw — 56, died Friday, July 11, 2014, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi in Oxford. Services will be held at 2 this afternoon at Midway Methodist Church. Burial will follow in Shiloh Cemetery. Visitation will be held for one hour prior to the service at the church. Waller Funeral Home in Oxford is in charge of arrangements.

       (July 14, 2014, Page 2)

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        Friday’s obituaries

        • Betty DeShazo — 69, died Saturday, June 28, 2014, at her home in Conroe, Texas. Services will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday in the chapel of Waller Funeral Home in Oxford. Family requests that those attending the services dress casual and wear “happy colors.” Burial will follow in Harmontown Cemetery in Harmontown. Visitation will be held for two hours prior to the service at the funeral home.
        • Dr. Malcom Maurice Leach — 88, died today, at the Mississippi State Veterans Home in Oxford. Arrangements are incomplete at Waller Funeral Home in Oxford.
        • Martha Mitchell — 57, died Thursday, July 10, 2014, at her home in Water Valley. Services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday 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.
        • William Tom Ragland — 46, died Thursday, July 10, 2014, at Oxford Health and Rehab in Oxford. A graveside service will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday at Old Union Cemetery in Oxford. Waller Funeral Home in Oxford is in charge of arrangements.
        • William Earl Strowd Sr. — 92, died Thursday, July 10, 2014 at his home. Graveside services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday in Hickory Grove Cemetery in Inverness. Visitation will be held from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Burton Funeral Home in Indianola.

         (July 11, 2014, Page 2A)

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          Thursday’s obituaries

          • Edward Dewayne “Hook/Shane” Houston — 48, died Friday, July 4, 2014, at his sister residence in Oxford. Services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at TOMB association building, with burial to follow in Oxford Memorial Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 6 to 7 p.m. Friday at Hodges-Freeman Funeral Home in Oxford.
          • Margaret Dean Kinne — 95, died Wednesday, July 9, 2014. Services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday in the chapel of Moore’s Cabot Funeral Home in Cabot, Ark. Another service will be held at 2 p.m. Monday at Seven Oaks Funeral Home in Water Valley. Burial will follow in Pine Crest Memorial Gardens.

           (July 10, 2014, Page 2)

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            Pageant, plantings – and a parrot prominent in past paper

            This week’s Yesterday’s Papers takes a look at the main stories featured in the July 8, 1954 edition of The Oxford EAGLE (July 9, 2014, Page 1)

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              Wednesday’s obituaries

              • Leola Lunceford — 87, died Saturday, July 5, 2014, at Oxford Health & Rehab. Graveside services will be held at 1 p.m. Thursday at Memorial Gardens Cemetery in Clarksdale. Meredith-Nowell Funeral Home in Clarksdale is in charge of arrangements.
              • John Henry Pegues — 86, died Tuesday at the Mississippi State Veterans Home in Oxford. Arrangements are incomplete with Serenity-Martin Funeral Home of Oxford.

               (July 9, 2014, Page 2)

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                Tuesday’s obituaries

                • Ann Williams Bronaugh Andrews, 60, —died Saturday, June 21, 2014. Services were held June 26 at Bond Memorial Chapel in Mt. Juliet.
                • Dorothy J. Donaldson — 75, died Wednesday, July 2, 2013, in Wheaton Franciscan All Saints Medical Center in Racine. Services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday at the Greater St. Luke Baptist Church. Burial will follow in West Lawn Memorial Park. Visitation will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday in the Strouf Funeral Home, and for one hour prior to the service at the church.
                • Ann Constance “Connie” Phillips — 97, died Saturday, July 5, 2014, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi in Oxford. A funeral mass will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Corpus Christi Catholic Church in Macon, with interment at Oddfellows Cemetery.  Immediately following, visitation will be held at the Corpus Christi parish hall. Cockrell Funeral Home of Macon is in charge of arrangements.

                  (July 8, 2014, Page 2)

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                  Monday’s obituaries

                  • Katherine Marie Goodrich Dowden — 92, died Thursday, July 3, 2014, at Hermitage Gardens in Oxford. A graveside service was held Saturday at Oxford Memorial Cemetery. Waller Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
                  • Edward D. Houston — 48, died Friday at his sister’s residence in Oxford. Arrangements are incomplete with Hodges-Freeman Funeral Home in Oxford.
                  • Howard L. Searcy — 78 died Saturday, July 5, 2014, at his residence in Mendenhall. Services were held this morning at Dry Creek Baptist Church in Magee. Burial followed in the church cemetery. Colonial Chapel Funeral Home in Magee was in charge of arrangements.
                  • John Luke Winters — 78, died Sunday, July 6, 2014, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi in Oxford. Services will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday at St. Peter’s Episcopal Church in Oxford. Visitation will be held for one hour prior to the service at the church. Waller Funeral Home in oxford is in charge of arrangements.

                   (July 7, 2014, Page 2)

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                    Friday’s obituaries

                    • Kay Harwell Burns — 63, died Wednesday, July 2, 2014, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi in Oxford. Services will be held at 4 p.m. Sunday at Calvary Baptist Church. Burial will follow at Anchor Cemetery in Water Valley. Visitation will be held for two hours prior to the service at the church. Coleman Funeral Home of Oxford is in charge of arrangements.
                    • Katherine Marie Goodrich Dowden — 92, died Thursday, July 3, 2014, at Hermitage Gardens in Oxford. A graveside service will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday at Oxford Memorial Cemetery. Waller Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
                    • Carter David Sessums — 29, died Wednesday, July 2, 2014, in Oxford. Services will be held at 3 p.m. Saturday in the chapel of Wright and Ferguson Funeral Home in Clinton. Burial will follow in Lakewood Memorial Park.  Visitation will be held for one hour prior to the service.

                     (July 4, 2014, Page 2A)

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