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Gifts that have a long shelf life

For News Editor Jonathan Scott, Christmas and books are practically synonymous. With the big shopping weekend coming up, Scott takes the opportunity to point out the large number of local authors and locally-oriented books that are available for those looking for gift ideas. (November 23, 2011, Page 4A)

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    Tuesday’s obituaries

    • Bernice Porter King — 78, died Monday at Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi in Oxford. Arrangements are incomplete with Kenneth I. Roberson Funeral Home of Pontotoc.
    • Beverley Eugene Smith Jr. — 72, died Monday at the Yalobusha County Hospital and Nursing Home in Water Valley. A memorial service and celebration of his life will be held at a later date in Andalusia, Ala.

     (November 22, 2011, Page 2)

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      Monday’s obituaries

      • David “Moon” L. Mullen — 94, died Friday, Nov. 18, 2011, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi in Oxford. Services will be held at noon Tuesday in the chapel of the Waller Funeral Home in Oxford. Burial will follow in Oxford Memorial Cemetery. Visitation will be held for two hours prior to the service.
      • Milton Thomas “Tom” Person III — 44, died Thursday, Nov. 17, 2011, at the Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi in Oxford. Graveside services were held Saturday at the Odd Fellows Mausoleum. Wilson & Knight Funeral Home of Greenwood was in charge of arrangements.

       (November 21, 2011, Page 2A)

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        Friday’s obituaries

        • David L. “Moon” Mullen — 94, died today at Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi in Oxford. Arrangements are incomplete with Waller Funeral Home.

         (November 18, 2011, Page 2A)

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          Thursday’s obituaries

          • Michael Kevin Lemmons — 46, died Tuesday, Nov. 15, 2011, at the VA Medical Center in Memphis. Services will be held at 1 p.m. Friday in the Coleman Funeral Home Chapel in Oxford. Burial will be held Saturday at 11 a.m. in Woodlawn Cemetery in Sharon, Tenn. Visitation will be held for two hours prior to the service at the funeral home.
          • Linda Morgan — 49, died Monday, Nov. 14, 2011, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi in Oxford. Services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at the Spring Hill North Church in Water Valley. Burial will take place in the Oak Grove Church Cemetery in Yalobusha County. Visitation will be held for two hours prior to the service at the church.Seven Oaks Funeral Home of Water Valley is in charge of arrangements.

           (November 17, 2011, Page 2)

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            Wednesday’s obituaries

            • James Howard Barton — 76, died Monday, Nov. 14, 2011, at the MED in Memphis. Services will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday at Sylva Rena Baptist Church in Water Valley. Burial will be in the Ford’s Well Cemetery in Oakland. Visitation will be held from 5 to 8 this evening at the church. Seven Oaks Funeral Home of Water Valley is in charge of arrangements.

             (November 16, 2011, Page 2)

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              Tuesday’s obituaries

              • Helen Rogers Anthony — 82, died Sunday, Nov. 13, 2011, at her home in Water Valley. Services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday at First United Methodist Church 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 church. Seven Oaks Funeral Home of Water Valley is in charge of arrangements.

               (November 15, 2011, Page 2)

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                Monday’s obituaries

                • Alta Jo Bryan — 99, died Saturday, Nov. 12, 2011, at the home of her daughter in Pope. Services were held this morning at Taylor United Methodist Church. Burial followed in the Orwood Cemetery in Oxford. Waller Funeral Home of Oxford was in charge of arrangements.
                • Kenneth M. Hayward — 81, died Thursday, Nov. 10, 2011, at his home in Oxford. Services will be held at 1 this afternoon at First Presbyterian Church in Oxford. A graveside service will follow at 3 at Woodlawn Cemetery in Grenada. Waller Funeral Home of Oxford is in charge of arrangements.
                • Lewis Albert Joy — 62, died Friday, Nov. 11, 2011, at the Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi Oxford. Services will be held at 1 p.m. Thursday in the Henry Chapel of Seven Oaks Funeral Home in Water Valley. Burial will follow in the Oak Ridge Cemetery in Water Valley. Visitation will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.

                 (November 14, 2011, Page 2A)

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                  Strut Your Mutt

                  The annual Strut Your Mutt dog walk to benefit the Oxford-Lafayette Humane Society will be held Sunday in Oxford and on the Ole Miss campus. The fee to “strut your mutt” is $25, which includes refreshments (for the four-legged walkers, too) and official T-shirts for the fundraiser. Registration will be held on the Oxford Square from 1 to 1:45 p.m. Sunday with the walk between 2 and 4 p.m. The walk from the Lafayette County Courthouse lawn will include a stroll through the Grove and other parts of the Ole Miss campus.

                  Participants can also raise more money and compete for prizes by getting pledges and donations. A form is available at the OLHS website, www.oxfordpets.com. Prizes will be awarded to the three participants who raise the most money. For more information, visit the OLHS website or email Clara Lee Arnold at clara.lee.arnold@gmail.com. (November 11, 2011)

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                    Double Decker Bus Tour

                    A Double Decker Bus Tour will be held at 1 p.m. Sunday. Guide and historian Jack Mayfield will give visitors and residents an up close look at historic points of interest, including North and South Lamar, St. Peter’s Cemetery and Rowan Oak, and the University of Mississippi campus, while riding on the Double Decker bus. In addition to the driving tour, the bus will stop to tour two historic homes: the L.Q.C. Lamar House and Cedar Oaks Mansion. The tour departs from Skipwith Cottage, on the Square next door to Oxford City Hall. Space is limited. Tickets are $8 for adults and $4 for children and includes admission into both homes. For more information, call the Oxford Convention & Visitors Bureau at 232-2477. (November 11, 2011)

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