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Obituaries

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Monday’s obituaries

  • ROBBIE “SKINT” CARR BRASSELL — 64, died Friday at Tri-Lakes Medical Center in Batesville. Funeral services will be announced later by Hodges-Freeman Funeral Home in Oxford.
  • SAM HARRIS — 81, of Abbeville died Sunday at Oxford Health & Rehab in Oxford. Arrangements are incomplete with Serenity-Martin Funeral Home of Oxford.
  • JAMES “PERK” EDWARD PERKINS — 71, died Saturday, May 10, 2014, at Oxford Health and Rehab in Oxford. Funeral services were Monday, May 12, 2014, at 11 a.m. in the Chapel of Waller Funeral Home with the Rev. Gerald Shook officiating. Burial followed in North Oxford Cemetery.
  • JUNE CAROL MELTON RIDER — 75, died Thursday, May 8, 2014, at her home in Potts Camp. A memorial service will be held Saturday at 10 a.m. at the home of her son, Joe Rider, in Potts Camp, with Pastor Jon Vazquez officiating. Waller Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
  • TOMMIE “TONY” TEDFORD — of Water Valley, 44, died Tuesday, May 6, at North MS Medical Center in Tupelo. Services were held Sunday, May 11, 2014, at Everdale M.B. Church in Water Valley with burial in Oak Ridge Cemetery in Water Valley. Serenity-Daniels Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
  • ANN WITT — 51, died Friday at the Regional Medical Center in Memphis. Arrangements are incomplete with Waller Funeral Home.

 (May 12, 2014, Page 2)

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    Friday’s obituaries

    • Frederick L. Bland, 97, died Thursday, May 8, 2014, at Pontotoc Health Services in Pontotoc. The funeral service will be Friday at 2 p.m. at Pine Bluff Church of Christ in Lafayette County with Min. Danny Rogers officiating. Burial will follow in Pine Bluff Cemetery. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at the church. Waller Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
    • June Carol Melton Ryder, 75, of Potts Camp, died at home on Thursday. Arrangements are incomplete with Waller Funeral Home.
    • John Tindell Thomas, 51, died Saturday, May 3, 2014, in Tallahassee, Fla., as a result of a motor vehicle accident. Services will be held Saturday at 11 a.m. in the Henry Chapel of Seven Oaks Funeral Home in Water Valley with Bro. Raymond Aven officiating. Burial will be in the Old Union Baptist Cemetery in Lafayette County. Visitation will be from 9-11 a.m. at Seven Oaks Funeral Home, which is in charge of arrangements.
    • Marcus Romaine “Speedy” White, 25, died Tuesday, May 6, 2014, at the University of MS Medical Center-Grenada. Services will be held Saturday at 11 a.m. at Bayson Chapel M.B. Church in Water Valley with Pastor Amos Sims officiating. Burial will follow in Oak Ridge Cemetery in Water Valley. Visitation will be one hour before the service. Serenity-Daniels Funeral Home of Water Valley is in charge of arrangements.

     (May 9, 2014, Page 2A)

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      Thursday’s obituaries

      • Frederick Bland, 97, died this morning at North Mississippi Medical Center–Pontotoc. Arrangements are incomplete with Waller Funeral Home.
      • Malcolm P. Durham, 72, died Tuesday, May 6, 2014, at Oxford Health and Rehab Center. A graveside memorial service will be held Saturday at 2 p.m. in the Veteran’s Garden in Garden of Memories Cemetery at Coleman Funeral Home. Coleman Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
      • Linda Sue Houston-Means, 67, retired line operator from Emerson Electric died May 4, 2014, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Miss. Funeral services will be Sunday at 3 p.m. at the Tallahatchie Oxford Missionary Baptist Building with burial in Oxford Memorial Cemetery. Visitation will be 5-7 p.m. Saturday at East Providence M.B. Church. Hodges-Freeman Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
      • Tommie Tedford, 44, died Tuesday, May 6, at North MS Medical Center-Tupelo. Arrangements are incomplete with Serenity-Daniels Funeral Home of Water Valley.
      • Linzey Lee Wells Jr., 44, of Birmingham, Ala., and formerly of Oxford, died Wednesday, April 30, 2014, at St. Vincent’s East-Birmingham. Services will be held Saturday at 1 p.m. at Philadelphia M.B. Church in Oxford with Pastor Marlin Dean officiating. Burial will be in Oxford Memorial Cemetery. Visitation will be Friday from 3-6 p.m. at Serenity-Martin Chapel. Serenity-Martin Funeral Home of Oxford is in charge of arrangements.
      • Marcus Remaine White, 25, died Tuesday, May 6, at Grenada Lakes Medical Center in Grenada. Arrangements are incomplete with Serenity-Daniels Funeral Home of Water Valley.

       (May 8, 2014, Page 2)

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        Wednesday’s obituaries

        • EDDIE LEE “BUCK” OWENS — 63, died Wednesday, April 30, at the University of Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson. Services will be held Friday at 1 p.m. at Serenity-Martin Funeral Home Chapel in Oxford with the Rev. John Jones officiating. Burial will be at Salem United Methodist Church Cemetery in Oxford. Visitation will be Thursday from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. at Serenity-Martin Funeral Home, which is in charge of arrangements.

         (May 7, 2014, Page 2)

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          Tuesday’s obituaries

          • Tanner Dale Morgan Chapmon — 25, died Saturday, May 3, 2014, in Lafayette County. Services will be held at 4 p.m. Wednesday at the Church Of The Nazarene in Pearl River. D.T. Williams Funeral Home of Pearl River is in charge of arrangements.
          • Malcolm Durham — 72, died this morning at Oxford Health & Rehab in Oxford. Arrangements are incomplete with Coleman Funeral Home in Oxford.
          • Kermit David Haley — 56, died Saturday, May 3, 2014. Services will be held Wednesday at Hickory Grove Baptist Church in McCarley. Visitation at the church will be held at 2 p.m. with a graveside service following at Hickory Grove Cemetery at 3. Visitation will be held from 4 to 7 this evening at Chancellor Funeral Home in Byram. Friends and family will be invited to a memorial celebration in Nashville, Tenn., on a date to be determined.
          • Galon Winston King — 86, died Monday, May 5, 2014, at his home. Services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Seven Oaks Funeral Home in Water Valley. Burial will follow at Pine Flat Cemetery. Visitation will be from 5 to 7 this evening at the funeral home.
          • Betty Jean Nichols — 51, died Sunday, May 4, 2014, at her residence in Coffeeville. Coleman Funeral Home of Oxford is in charge of arrangements.
          • Rosie Delores Martin Shepard — 62, died Monday at her home in Oxford. Arrangements are incomplete with Waller Funeral Home in Oxford.

           (May 6, 2014, Page 2)

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            Monday’s obituaries

            • Charles Edward Below — 70, died Wednesday, April 30, 2014, at the Sanctuary Hospice House in Tupelo. Services will be held at 1 this afternoon at Alpha and Omega Transformational Ministries in Houston. Burial will follow in Norton Spring Cemetery. Kenneth I. Roberson Funeral Home of Pontotoc is in charge of the arrangements.
            • Lou Emma Maness — 80, died Saturday May 3, 2014, at the Greenwood Leflore Hospital. Services will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Pilgrims Rest Cemetery in Water Valley. Burial will follow in Pilgrims Rest Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 10 a.m. to noon Tuesday at Williams & Lord Funeral Home in Greenwood.
            • Linda Sue Means — 67, died Sunday at Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi in Oxford. Arrangements are incomplete with Hodges-Freeman Funeral Home in Oxford.
            • Roy D. Sheffield — 91, died Sunday, May 4, 2014, at Oxford Health and Rehab in Oxford. Services will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday in the chapel of Waller Funeral Home in Oxford. Burial will follow in Oxford Memorial Cemetery in Oxford. Visitation will be held for two hours prior to the service.
            • Lakeo Southammavong — 45, was found dead Tuesday at his residence. Arrangements are incomplete with Serenity-Martin Funeral Home in Oxford.
            • Barbara Elaine Berryhill Tidwell — 61, died Friday, May 2, 2014, at her home in Water Valley. Services will be held at 3 this afternoon in the chapel of Waller Funeral Home in Oxford. Burial will follow in Old Union Cemetery in Tula. Visitation will be held for two hours prior to the service.

              (May 5, 2014, Page 2)

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              Friday’s obituaries

              • Martha Yarbrough Clark— 75, died Thursday, May 1, 2014, at Baptist East Hospital in Memphis. Services will be held at 4 p.m. Sunday at Calvary Baptist Church. Visitation will be held for two hours prior to the service at the church. Coleman Funeral Home of Oxford is in charge of arrangements.
              • Carroll Leron “Ron” Harding — 70, died Wednesday, April 30, 2014, at the Armed Forces Retirement Home in Gulfport. A graveside service will be held at 10 a.m. Monday at Jumper’s Chapel Methodist Church Cemetery in Yalobusha County. Visitation will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday at Seven Oaks Funeral Home in Water Valley.
              • Katherine Campbell Hervey — 68, died Friday, April 25, 2014, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi in Oxford. Services will be held at 2 this afternoon at Seven Oaks Funeral Home in Water Valley. Burial will follow in the Oak Ridge Cemetery in Water Valley. Visitation will be held for two hours prior to the service at the funeral home.
              • Eddie Owens — 53, died Thursday at the University of Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson. Arrangements are incomplete with Serenity-Martin Funeral Home of Oxford.
              • Vera Lee Hicks Thomas — 94, died Thursday, May 1, 2014, at Hermitage Gardens in Oxford. Services will be held at 3 p.m. Tuesday at Oxford-University United Methodist in Oxford. Visitation will be held for one hour prior to the service at the church. Waller Funeral Home of Oxford is in charge of arrangements.

                (May 2, 2014, Page 2A)

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                Thursday’s obituaries

                • Alfred Campbell — 77, died Wednesday, April 23, 2014, at the Golden Living Center in Batesville. Services will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday at the Mount Hope M.B. Church in Taylor. Burial will follow in the Yocona Cemetery located near Taylor. Visitation will be held from 2 to 8 p.m. Friday at Coleman Funeral Home in Oxford.
                • Katherine Campbell Hervey — 68, died Friday, April 25, 2014, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi in Oxford. Services will be held at 2 p.m. Friday at Seven Oaks Funeral Home in Water Valley. Burial will follow in the Oak Ridge Cemetery in Water Valley. Visitation will be held for two hours prior to the service at the funeral home.
                • Lori Leigh Camp Kesler — 50, died Sunday, April 27, 2014, at Methodist Specialty Care in Flowood. Services will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday at the Episcopal Church of the Good Shepherd. A graveside service will follow at Haughton Memorial Park in Amory. Visitation will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. Saturday at the Gunter & Peel Funeral Home in Columbus.
                • Maveline Parker Murphree — 95, died Wednesday, April 23, 2014, at the Yalobusha County Nursing Home. Services will be held at 11:30 a.m. Saturday at Pryor Funeral Home Chapel in Calhoun City. Burial will follow in Pittsboro Cemetery in Pittsboro. Visitation will be held for one hour prior to the service at the funeral home.
                • Vera Lee Thomas — 94, died this morning at Hermitage Gardens in Oxford. Arrangements are incomplete with Waller Funeral Home in Oxford.
                • Linzy Wells — 44, died Wednesday at St. Vincent’s East-Birmingham, Ala. Arrangements are incomplete with Serenity-Martin Funeral Home of Oxford.

                 (May 1, 2014, Page 2)

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                  Wednesday’s obituaries

                  • Anna Ruth “Pud” Wimberly — 69, died Monday, April 28, 2014, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi in Oxford. Services were held this morning in the Coleman Funeral Home Chapel in Oxford.

                   (April 30, 2014, Page 2)

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                    Tuesday’s obituaries

                    • Laverne Rhynes Allen — 78, died Thursday, April 24, 2014. Services were held Sunday at Pate-Jones Funeral Home in Senatobia. Burial followed in Free Springs Cemetery in Harmontown.
                    • Rosa May Padgete Beam — 80, died Saturday, April 26, 2014, at her home in Water Valley. The family is planning a private memorial service at a later date. Seven Oaks Funeral Home of Water Valley is in charge of arrangements.
                    • Carol Gossett Kornegay — 64, died Friday, April 25, 2014, in Cherokee Village, Ark. Services will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday at Delay Baptist Church in Lafayette County. Burial will follow in the Delay Baptist Church Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday at the Seven Oaks Funeral Home in Water Valley.
                    • Helen Reid Moore — 87, died Friday, April 25, 2014, at her home. Services will be held at 2 this afternoon at First Baptist Church in Senatobia. Burial will follow in Rose Hill Cemetery in Sardis. Visitation will be held for two hours prior to the service at the church. Ray-Nowell Funeral Home – Senatobia Chapel is in charge of arrangements.
                    • Ruby Ann King Taylor — 98, died Saturday, April 26, 2014, at Yalobusha General Nursing Home in Water Valley. Services will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday at First United Methodist Church in Water Valley. Burial will follow in the Pine Flat Methodist Church Cemetery in Lafayette County. Visitation will be held for one hour prior to the service at the church. Seven Oaks Funeral Home of Water Valley is in charge of arrangements.
                    • Wayne Tidwell — 77, died Friday, April 25, 2014, at his home outside of Batesville. Services were held Monday in the Wells Funeral Home Chapel in Batesville. Burial followed in Liberty Hill Cemetery in Pope.

                     (April 29, 2014, Page 2)

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