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Obituaries

The Oxford EAGLE publishes obituaries free of charge for local families and for those making arrangements through local funeral homes. We accept obituary information from funeral homes only. Photos are welcome. For more information, call us at 662-234-4331 or send an e-mail.

Sunday’s obituaries

  • Jimmy E. Cannon — 67, died Wednesday, Nov. 26, 2014. Services were held Tuesday at the Memory Lane Funeral Home in Crown Point. Burial, with military honors, followed at Memory Lane Memorial Park.

 (December 7, 2014, Page 3A)

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    Friday’s obituaries

    • Robert Essie Goolsby — 75, died Friday, Nov. 28, 2014, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi in Oxford. Services will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday at the Tallahatchie-Oxford Missionary Baptist Association Building. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. Kenneth I. Roberson Funeral Home of Pontotoc is in charge of the arrangements.
    • Kenneth “Kenny” Dixon Percell — 59, died at his home in West Blocton, Alabama, on Tuesday, Dec. 2, 2014. Services will be held at 3 p.m. Sunday at New Prospect Baptist Church. Visitation will be held for one hour prior to the service at the church. Coleman Funeral Home of Oxford is in charge of arrangements.

     (December 5, 2014, Page 3A)

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      Thursday’s obituaries

      • Robert Essie Goolsby — 75, died Friday, Nov. 28, 2014, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi in Oxford. Services will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday at East St. Peter MB Church in Abbeville. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. Kenneth I. Roberson Funeral Home of Pontotoc is in charge of the arrangements.
      • Rosie Ann Hickey — 76, died Monday, Dec. 1, 2014, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi in Oxford. Services will be held at 1 p.m. Friday at the House of Prayer C.O.G.I.C. in Water Valley. Burial will follow in the Yocona Cemetery in Taylor. Visitation will be held from 1 to 7 this evening at the Serenity-Daniels Funeral Home Chapel in Water Valley.
      • W. B. Tallie — 53, died Wednesday, Nov. 26, 2014, at his home in Oxford. Services will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday at The Orchard Church in Oxford. Burial will follow be in the Rock Hill MB Church Cemetery in Oxford. Visitation will be held from 5 to 6 p.m. Friday at Coleman Funeral Home in Oxford.

       (December 4, 2014, Page 3A)

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        Wednesday’s obituaries

        • Nickey Faye Dickey — 63, died Monday, Dec. 1, 2014, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-East in Memphis. A private family memorial service will be held at a later date. Coleman Funeral Home of Oxford was in charge of local arrangements.
        • Rosie Ann Hickey — 76, died Monday at Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi. Arrangements are incomplete with Serenity-Daniel Funeral Home of Water Valley.
        • Dr. Frank Thaddeus “Dr. Frank” “Catfish” Marascalco — 91, died Monday, Dec. 1, 2014, in Clarksdale. Services will be held at noon Thursday at St. Elizabeth’s Catholic Church in Clarksdale. Burial will follow in Oakridge Cemetery. Visitation will be held for two hours prior to the service at the church. Meredith Nowell Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
        • Kenny Percell — 59, died Tuesday at his home in West Blocton, Alabama. Arrangements are incomplete with Coleman Funeral Home of Oxford.

         (December 3, 2014, Page 2A)

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          Tuesday’s obituaries

          • James Dane “Jimmy” Reid — 54, died Friday, Nov. 28, 2014, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississppi in Oxford. Services will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday at Waller Funeral Home in Oxford. Burial will follow in Tula Cemetery. Visitation will be held for two hours prior to the service at the funeral home.

           (December 2, 2014, Page 3)

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            Monday’s obituaries

            • Charles Nolan Fortenberry Jr. — 74, died Saturday, Nov. 15, 2014, at his home in Jackson. Services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday at Galloway United Methodist Church in Jackson, with visitation being held for one hour prior to the service. Parkway Funeral Home of Ridgeland is in charge of arrangements.
            • Robert Essie Goolsby — 75, died Friday at Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi in Oxford. Arrangements are incomplete with Kenneth I. Roberson Funeral Home of Pontotoc.
            •  James Dane “Jimmy” Reid — 54, died Friday at Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi in Oxford. Arrangements are incomplete with Waller Funeral Home of Oxford.
            • Donald Wayne Sockwell — 77, died Saturday, Nov. 29, 2014, at his son’s home in Paris. Services will be held at 2 this afternoon at New El Bethel Baptist Church. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. Visitation will be held for one hour prior to the service at the church. Coleman Funeral Home of Oxford is in charge of arrangements.

             (December 1, 2014, Page 3)

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              Sunday’s obituaries

              • Jesse Lester Adams Jr. — 61, died Saturday, Nov. 29, 2014, at his home in Water Valley. Services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday in the Henry Chapel of the Seven Oaks Funeral Home in Water Valley. Burial will follow in the Mt. Liberty Cemetery in Calhoun County. Visitation will be held for one hour prior to the service at the funeral home.
              • Lula Burns Porter — 80, died Friday, Nov. 28, 2014, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi in Oxford. Services will be held at noon Monday at First Baptist Church in Coffeeville. Burial will follow in the Coffeeville City Cemetery in Coffeeville. 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.
              • Donald W. Sockwell — 76, died Saturday at his home near Oxford. Arrangements are incomplete with Coleman Funeral Home in Oxford.
              • Mayva “Sue” Weaver — 81, died Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2014, at Baptist Reynolds Hospice House in Collierville, Tennessee. A family graveside service was held Saturday in the Oak Hill Cemetery in Water Valley. A memorial service will be held at 2 this afternoon in the chapel of Hope Church in Memphis. Visitation will be held for one hour prior to the service at the church. Seven Oaks Funeral Home of Water Valley was in charge of arrangements.

               (November 30, 2014, Page 3A)

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                Friday’s obituaries

                • Leona Mathis — 89, died Monday, Nov. 24, 2014, at her daughter’s residence in Oxford. Services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday at East St. Peters M.B. Church. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. Visitation will be held from 5 to 7 this evening at Hodges Funeral Home in Oxford.
                • Eugene McGee — 65, died Friday, Nov. 21, 2014, at his residence in Oxford. Services will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday at Mt. Hope MB Church in Taylor. Burial will follow in the Yocona Cemetery in Taylor. Visitation will be held from 5 to 7 this evening at the Serenity-Martin Funeral Home Chapel in Oxford.

                 (November 28, 2014, Page 3A)

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                  Wednesday’s obituaries

                  • James Albert Martin — 88, died Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2014, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi in Oxford. Services were set for 11 a.m. this morning in the chapel of Waller Funeral Home in Oxford. Burial followed in Oxford Memorial Cemetery. Visitation was to be held for one hour prior to the service at the funeral home.

                   (November 26, 2014, Page 3A)

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                    Tuesday’s obituaries

                    • Joe E. Martin — 86, died Friday, Nov. 21, 2014, at Oxford Health and Rehab. Services will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday at North Hopewell M.B. Church. Burial will follow in Yocona Cemetery. Visitation will be held until 5 this evening at Hodges Funeral Home in Oxford.
                    • Leona Mathis — 86, died Monday at her daughter’s residence in Oxford. Arrangements are incomplete with Hodges Funeral Home in Oxford.
                    • Malissie Wright— 98, died Wednesday, Nov. 19, 2014, at her daughter’s residence in Memphis. Services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Eureka AME Zion Church, with burial to follow in the church cemetery. Visitation will be held from 5 to 7 this evening at the church. Hodges Funeral Home of Oxford is in charge of arrangements.

                     (November 25, 2014, Page 3)

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