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Wednesday-Thursday obituaries

  • William M. “Bill” Anderson Jr. — 76, died Tuesday, Dec. 31, 2013, at his home in Oxford. Services will be held at 3 p.m. Friday at the Oxford-University United Methodist Church in Oxford. Burial will follow in Oxford Memorial Park Cemetery. Visitation will be held for an hour and 45 minutes prior to the service in the fellowship hall of the church. Peebles Fayette County Funeral Homes & Cremation Center in Somerville, Tenn., is in charge of arrangements.
  •  Jeffie L. Campbell — 80, died Tuesday, Dec. 31, 2013, at her home in Batesville. Services will be held at 1 p.m. Friday in Wells Funeral Home Chapel in Batesville. Burial will follow in Blackjack Cemetery. Visitation will be held for two hours prior to the service at the funeral home.
  • Vita Diane Williams Gillard — 48, died Saturday, Dec. 28, 2013, at her residence. Services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at the Tallahatchie-Oxford Missionary Baptist Association Building. Burial will follow in Yocona Cemetery in Taylor. Visitation will be held from 6 to 7 p.m. Friday at Mt. Hope MB Church. Kenneth I. Roberson Funeral Home of Pontotoc is in charge of the arrangements.
  • Wynona Tramel Gossett — 87, died Monday, Dec. 30, 2013, at Graceland Care Center in Oxford. Services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at Delay Baptist Church in Lafayette County. Burial will follow in the Delay Church Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday at Seven Oaks Funeral Home in Water Valley.
  • Cynthia Miller Pettis — 51, died Tuesday, Dec. 31, 2013, at her residence in Oxford. Services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at Second Missionary Baptist Church. Burial will follow in Buford Chapel Cemetery in Oxford. Visitation will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday at Hodges-Freeman Funeral Home in Oxford.
  • Aurelia Christalise Lealynn Simmons — infant daughter of Martin Simmons and Ariel Pryor, died Saturday, Dec. 21, 2013, in Oxford. A graveside service will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday at Clear Creek Missionary Baptist Church Cemetery. Waller Funeral Home of Oxford is in charge of arrangements.
  • Gregory Anthony Tinner — 46, died Tuesday at Baptist Memorial Hospital-East in Memphis. Arrangements are incomplete with Kenneth I. Roberson Funeral Home of Pontotoc.

 (January 2, 2014, Page 2)

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    Tuesday’s obituaries

    • Georgia Callicutt — died this morning at Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi in Oxford. Arrangements are incomplete with Hodges-Freeman Funeral Home in Oxford.

     (December 31, 2013, Page 2)

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      Monday’s obituaries

      • Lois Harris Halter Lawhorn — 89, died Sunday, Dec. 29, 2013, at Yalobusha General Hospital. Services will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday in the chapel of the Waller Funeral Home in Oxford. Visitation will be prior to the service from 12:30 until 2 p.m. at the funeral home. Burial will follow in Oxford Memorial Cemetery.
      • Hugh Bill McGuire — 83, died Thursday, Dec. 26, 2013, at North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo. Services were held Sunday at Parker Memorial Funeral Home Chapel in Bruce. Burial followed in Spring Creek Cemetery in Banner.
      • Elmease Billingslea Patton — 88, died Tuesday, Dec. 24, 2013, in Oxford. Funeral services were held Sunday at Concord Church Cemetery in Madison County. Southern Funeral Home of Lexington was in charge of arrangements.
      •  Michael Aaron Scanlon — 30, died Thursday, Dec. 26, 2013, at his home in Water Valley. Services will be held at 2 this afternoon 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 two hours prior to the service at the funeral home.
      • Robert Lynn Tettleton — 84, died Sunday, Dec. 29, 2013, at the Mississippi Veterans Home in Oxford. Service will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday at Oxford-University United Methodist Church in Oxford. Burial will follow in St. Peter’s Cemetery. The visitation will be held the day of the service in Wesley Hall of the church from 9 a.m. until service time. Waller Funeral Home in Oxford is in charge of arrangements.

       (December 30, 2013, Page 2)

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        Friday’s obituaries

        • Lt. Col. Paul Jonathan Barlow — 73, died Wednesday, Dec. 25, 2013, at his home in Clinton. Services will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday at Wildwood Baptist Church in Clinton with graveside services immediately following at Lakewood Memorial Park. Visitation will be from 4 to 7 this evening at Lakewood Funeral Home in Jackson and for one hour prior to the service Saturday at the church.
        • Susie Marshall — 100, died Wednesday, Dec. 25, 2013, at her residence in Oxford. Services will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday at Second M.B. Church in Oxford. Burial will follow in Oxford Memorial Cemetery. Visitation will be held from noon to 5 p.m. Saturday at Hodges-Freeman Funeral Home in Oxford, and for one hour prior to the service Sunday at the church.
        • Sophia Elaine Smiley —  infant daughter of Amanda and Drew Smiley, died Wednesday, Dec. 25, 2013, at LeBonheur Children’s Research Hospital. A graveside service will be held at 2 p.m. Monday at Pine Flat Cemetery in Oxford. Waller Funeral Home of Oxford is in charge of arrangements.

         (December 27, 2013, Page 2A)

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          Tuesday-Wednesday obituaries

          • Alan Wright Arrington — 44, died Monday, Dec. 23, 2013, in Panola County. Services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at North Oxford Baptist Church in Oxford. Burial will follow in College Hill Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 4 to 7 p.m. Friday at Waller Funeral Home in Oxford.
          • Frances White Heard — 87, died Monday, Dec. 23, 2013, at her home in Oxford. Services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday in the chapel of Waller Funeral Home in Oxford. Burial will follow in Kingdom Cemetery. Visitation will be held for one houre prior to the service.
          • Jossie Mae Kimmons — 67, died Monday, Dec. 23, 2013, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi in Oxford. Services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday at New Hope M.B. Church. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. Hodges-Freeman Funeral Home of Oxford is in charge of arrangements.
          • Edna Caldwell Morgan — 66, died Monday, Dec. 23, 2013, at her home in Water Valley. Services will be held at 1 p.m. Thursday at Everdale Church in Water Valley. Visitation will be held for one hour prior to the service at the church. Burial will follow in the Green Goshen Cemetery in Yalobusha County. Seven Oaks Funeral Home of Water Valley is in charge of arrangements.
          • Dorothy Mae Scurlock Thompson — 60, died Thursday, Dec. 19, 2013, at St. Francis Hospital in Memphis. Services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at Macedonia Missionary Baptist Church in Batesville. Burial will follow in New Hope Church Cemetery in Batesville. Visitation will be held from noon to 6 p.m. Friday at Kenneth I. Roberson Funeral Home of Sardis.

           (December 24, 2013, Page 2)

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            Oxford Conference Center — a valuable asset

            EAGLE News Editor Jonathan Scott gives his take on the recent discussion of closing down or re-purposing the Oxford Conference Center. (December 19, 2013, Page 4A)

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              Thursday’s obituaries

              • Dwight E. Clark — 61, died Sunday, Dec. 15, 2013, at the Oklahoma Heart Hospital in Oklahoma City. Services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at the United M.B. Church in Coffeeville. Burial will follow in Coffeeville City Cemetery. Hodges-Freeman Funeral Home of Oxford is in charge of arrangements.
              • John Lawrence “Larry” Culver — 75, died Tuesday, Dec. 17, 2013, at Baptist Memorial Hospital–North Mississippi in Oxford. Services will be held at 2 p.m. Friday in the chapel of Waller Funeral Home in Oxford. Burial will follow in Eastover Memorial Cemetery in Oxford. Visitation will be held for two hours prior to the service at the funeral home.
              • Walter “Wayne” Harris — 63, died Sunday, Dec. 15, 2013, at Tri-Lakes Medical Center in Batesville. Services will be held at noon Saturday in the Henry Chapel of Seven Oaks Funeral Home in Water Valley. Burial will be in the Pine Grove Church Cemetery in Yalobusha County. Visitation will be held for two hours prior to the service at the funeral home.
              • Erma Jean Hawkins — 83, died Thursday, Dec. 12, 2013, at the North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo. Services will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday at Serenity-Martin Funeral Home Chapel in Oxford. Burial will follow in Cypress Grove Cemetery in Oxford. Visitation will be held from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday at the funeral home and for one hour prior to the service on Saturday.
              • Kyle D. Mize — 68, died Saturday, Dec. 14, 2013, at his home. Services were held Tuesday at First Baptist Church of Crystal Springs. Burial followed at Gallman Cemetery in Gallman. Stringer Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

               (December 19, 2013, Page 2A)

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                Wednesday’s obituaries

                • Arihanna Woodall — 2-year-old daughter of Desi and LaToya Woodall of Orlando, Fla., died Sunday, Dec. 8, 2013, at the Arnold Palmer Hospital for Children in Orlando. Services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at Freedom Ministry in Apopka, Fla. Unity Memorial Funeral Home East of Apopka is in charge of arrangements.

                 (December 18, 2013, Page 2A)

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                  Tuesday’s obituaries

                  • Jewel Buford “Boots” Bell — 78, died Monday, Dec. 16, 2013, at his home in Water Valley. Services will be held at noon Thursday in the Henry Chapel of Seven Oaks Funeral Home in Water Valley. Burial will follow in the Pine Crest Memorial Cemetery in Yalobusha County. Visitation will be held for two hours prior to the service at the funeral home.
                  • Daisy Brown — 100, died Monday, Dec. 16, 2013. Services will be held for her and her son-in-law, Robert Couch, at 11 a.m. Friday at the Third Missionary Baptist Church in Davenport. Orr’s Mortuary is in charge of arrangements.
                  • Robert William Couch — 74, died Monday, Dec. 9, 2013, while visiting his son in Cypress, Calif. Services will be held for him and his mother-in-law, Daisy Brown, at 11 a.m. Friday at the Third Missionary Baptist Church in Davenport. Visitation will be held from 1 to 6 p.m. Thursday at the church.
                  • Charles Laten Howell — 86, died Saturday, Dec. 14, 2013, at his home in Oakland. Services will be held at 2 this afternoon in Wells Funeral Home Chapel in Batesville. Burial will follow in Forrest Memorial Park. Visitation will be held for an hour and half prior to the service at the funeral home.

                   (December 17, 2013, Page 2)

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                    Monday’s obituaries

                    • Syble Laverne McCormick Ridings, — 83, died Saturday, Dec. 14, 2013 at Sanctuary Hospice House following an extended illness. Services will be held at 2 p.m. Monday at the Tupelo Chapel of Holland Funeral Directors. Burial will follow in Lee Memorial Park.
                    • Cynthia “Cindy” Ann Osborne Roux — 66, died Thursday, Dec. 12, 2013, at her home in Oxford. Services will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday at St. John The Evangelist Catholic Church in Oxford. Burial will follow in Oxford Memorial Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesday at the church with a Rosary Service to follow at 7. Waller Funeral Home of Oxford is in charge of arrangements.

                     (December 16, 2013, Page 2)

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