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Monday’s obituaries

  • Brenda Atkinson — 59, died Thursday, Oct. 6, 2011, at Sanctuary Hospice House in Tupelo. Services were held Saturday at Tutor Memorial Funeral Home in Pontotoc. Burial followed in Pine Flat Cemetery.
  • Ricky Wayne Henning — 42, died Thursday, Oct. 6, 2011, in Panola County. Services will be held at 3 this afternoon at Wells Funeral Home Chapel in Batesville. Burial will follow in Blackjack Cemetery.
  • Edgar Sandefer — 86, died Friday, Oct. 7, 2011, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi in Oxford. Services will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday at the Waller Funeral Home Chapel in Oxford, with the Rev. Kerby Ladner officiating. Burial will follow in Paris Cemetery in Paris. Visitation will be held for two hours prior to the service at the funeral home.
  • James A. Woods Jr. — 79, died Tuesday, Sept. 27, 2011, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-East in Memphis. Services were held Tuesday at New Salem Missionary Baptist Church in Memphis, with Elder Jeremy Gray officiating. Burial followed in the West Tennessee Veterans Cemetery in Memphis. J.O. Patterson Mortuary in Memphis was in charge of arrangements.

 (October 10, 2011, Page 2A)

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    Friday’s obituaries

    • James Edward Briggs — 59, died Thursday, Sept. 29, 2011, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi. Services will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday at the T.O.M.B. building in Oxford. Burial will follow in the Yocona Cemetery at North Hopewell Baptist Church in Taylor. Visitation will be held  until 2 this afternoon at the Serenity-Martin Funeral Home in Holly Springs and from 3 to 6:30 this evening at Serenity-Martin Funeral Home in Oxford.
    • William Loy Brown — 92, died Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2011, at St. Dominic’s Hospital in Jackson. Services will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday at North Oxford Baptist Church. Burial will follow in North Oxford Baptist Church Cemetery. Visitation will be Saturday from 5 until 7 p.m. at Waller Funeral Home and for one hour prior to the service at the church on Sunday.

     (October 7, 2011, Page 2A)

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      Thursday’s obituaries

      • Earl Boatright — 89, died Sunday, Oct. 2, 2011, at the State Veterans Home in Oxford. Services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday at Waller Funeral Home Chapel in Oxford, with the Rev. Johnny Flynt officiating. Burial will follow at Oxford Memorial Cemetery. Visitation will be Friday from 4 until 6 p.m. and Saturday from noon until service time at the funeral home.
      • William Loy Brown — 92, died last night at St. Dominic’s Hospital in Jackson. Arrangements are incomplete with Waller Funeral Home in Oxford.
      • Verdie Singleton Woodard — 88, died Friday, Sept. 30, 2011, at Methodist University Hospital in Memphis. Services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday at Harmontown Baptist Church. Burial will follow at Harmontown Baptist Church Cemetery. Visitation will be held for four hours prior to the service at the church. Ray-Nowell Funeral Homes in Sardis is in charge of arrangements.

       (October 6, 2011, Page 2)

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        Wednesday’s obituaries

        • Trudy Akins — 75, died Tuesday, Oct. 4, 2011, at her home in Water Valley. Services will be held at 6 p.m. Thursday in the Henry Chapel of Seven Oaks Funeral Home in Water Valley. Visitation will be held for one hour prior to the service at the funeral home.
        • Thompson Rhea Dabney — 60, died Tuesday, Oct. 4, 2011, at Jackson-Madison County General Hospital in Jackson. Graveside services f will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at Ridgecrest Cemetery. Arrington Funeral Directors of Jackson is in charge of arrangements.
        • Jane Carr Hale — 83, died Saturday, Oct. 1, 2011, at her home in Maywood. A memorial service will be held at a later date. Coleman Funeral Home of Oxford was in charge of local arrangements.
        • Barbara Beatrice Turner Harris — 96, of Memphis died Monday, Oct. 3, 2011, at Kirby Pines Manor in Memphis. Services will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday at Memphis Funeral Home and Memorial Gardens. Burial will follow in Memphis Memory Gardens. Visitation will be from 5 to 7 this evening at the funeral home.

         (October 5, 2011, Page 2)

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          Tuesday’s obituaries

          • Lynda C. Whitten — 56, died Friday, Sept. 30, 2011, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi in Oxford. Services will be held at 4 this affernoon in the Henry Chapel of Seven Oaks Funeral Home in Water Valley. Visitation will be held for one hour prior to the service at the funeral home.

           (October 4, 2011, Page 2)

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            Monday’s obituaries

            • Earl Boatright — 89, died Sunday at Mississippi State Veterans Home in Oxford. Arrangements are incomplete with Waller Funeral Home of Oxford.
            • Zettie Holman-McGaughy — 70, died Wednesday, Sept. 21, 2011, at Graceland Care Center. Services were held Saturday at Brown Chapel AME Church in Joliet, Ill. Burial was in Elmhurst Cemetery in Joliet. Kenneth I. Roberson Funeral Home of Pontotoc handled local arrangements. Minor-Morris Funeral Home handled Joliet arrangements.

             (October 3, 2011, Page 2A)

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              Friday’s obituaries

              • Thomas Hunt Armistead — 87, died Tuesday, Sept. 27, 2011, in Ft. Worth, Texas. Services will be held at 11 a.m. Monday at First Presbyterian Church in Water Valley. Burial with military honors will follow in Oak Hill Cemetery in Water Valley. Seven Oaks Funeral Home of Water Valley is in charge of local arrangements. A memorial service will also be held today in Ft. Worth.
              • James Edward Briggs — 59, died Thursday at Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi in Oxford. Arrangements are incomplete with Serenity-Martin Funeral Home.
              • Dorothy Louise Fondren — 78, died Sunday, Sept. 25, 2011, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi in Oxford. Services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at the T.O.M.B. building in Oxford. Burial will follow in Yocona Cemetery in Taylor. Visitation will be held until 6 this evening at Cooley’s Mortuary in Batesville and for one hour prior to the service on Saturday at the T.O.M.B. building.
              • Elton Graham Sr. — 53, died Tuesday, Sept. 27, 2011, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi in Oxford. Services will be held at 11 a.m. Monday at West Oak Grove Church of God and Christ in Hernando. Burial will follow at the State Veterans Cemetery at Forest Hill-Irene in Memphis. Visitation will be held Sunday from 4 to 6 p.m. at Serenity-Martin Funeral Home in Oxford.

               (September 30, 2011, Page 2A)

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                Thursday’s obituaries

                No obituaries were submitted for today’s edition of The Oxford EAGLE. (September 29, 2011, Page 2)

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                  Art show interference sets troubling precedent

                  Oxford EAGLE News Editor Jonathan Scott expresses concern that Mayor Pat Patterson’s recent involvement in one particular artist’s show and its appropriateness to be displayed at The Powerhouse could be setting a precedent that seriously affects the growing local art community. Scott takes a closer look at the actions surrounding the “Scratch and Sniff” show, and suggests that the Arts Council ought to have more say than the mayor in what is displayed. (September 29, 2011, Page 4)

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                    Wednesday’s obituaries

                    • Edward Leroy “Roy” Barton — 85, died Tuesday, Sept. 27, 2011, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi in Oxford. Services will be held at 2 p.m. Friday in the Henry Chapel of Seven Oaks Funeral Home in Water Valley, with Bro. E. J. Brasher officiating. Burial will follow in the Ford’s Well Cemetery in Oakland. Visitation will be held for two hours prior to the service at the funeral home.
                    • Lennie Mae Dickey — 84, died Monday, Sept. 26, 2011, in Horn Lake. Services will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday at Drivers Flat Baptist Church, with Bro. Hank Anderson and Bro. Raymond Aven officiating. Burial will take place in the Drivers Flat Baptist Church Cemetery in Calhoun County. Visitation will be held from 5 until 7 this evening at Seven Oaks Funeral Home in Water Valley.
                    • Lorenzo Gipson — 56, died Thursday, Sept. 22, 2011, in Waterford. Services will be held at 1 p.m. Thursday at Jeffrie Chapel MB Church in Abbeville. Burial will follow at Mt. Vernon Cemetery in Abbeville. Visitation will be held from 2 to 6 this evening at J. F. Brittenum & Son Funeral Home in Holly Springs and for one hour prior to the service at the church on Thursday.
                    • Elton Graham Sr. — 53, died Tuesday at Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi in Oxford. Arrangements are incomplete with Serenity-Martin Funeral Home of Oxford.
                    • Patrick Hastings and Drew Mullins Meisenheimer — infant twin sons of Drew and Kate Meisenheimer of Bay St. Louis, were born and died on Saturday, Sept. 24, 2011, at the University of Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson. A private burial will be held Friday at Lakeshore Cemetery in Lakeshore. Edmond Fahey Funeral Home in Bay St. Louis is in charge of arrangements.

                     (September 28, 2011, Page 2)

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