Jessie E. Draper — 71, died Wednesday, April 22, 2015, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi in Oxford. Arrangements are incomplete with Hodges Funeral Homes in Oxford.
Edgar Dewitt Graham Jr. — 86, died Tuesday, April 21, 2015, in Sumner. A funeral service will be held Friday at the Church of Advent at 11 a.m. in Sumner with the Rev. Lynn Ronaldi officiating. A private burial will follow in Oakridge Cemetery in Clarksdale. The family will receive guests at their home in Sumner from 5-7 p.m. today. Meredith-Nowell Funeral Home of Clarksdale is in charge of arrangements.
Have you notices how traffic flow and traffic lights always seem to go against you. How people ignore the “15 items or less” signs in stores, how the dog always seems to chew up valuable items instead of junk? Editor Don Whitten agrees, to a point, but then notes that you just don’t notice as much when things go your way. (April 13, 2015, Page 4)
Stephanie Beaver Lawson — 38, died Thursday, April 2, 2015, at University Methodist Hospital in Memphis. A memorial service was held Saturday in Batesville. Coleman Funeral Home is in charge of local arrangements.
Esther Candy Earl Fudge Slay — 86, died Friday, April 10, 2015, at her home in Oxford. A graveside service will be held Monday at 2:30 p.m. in Oxford Memorial Cemetery with the Rev. Robert Allen officiating. A memorial service will follow at 3 p.m. at First Baptist Church, with the family receiving visitors upon completion of the service. Waller Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
James Edward Spence — 74, died Friday, April 10, 2015, at the Mississippi State Veterans Home in Oxford. Services will be held Tuesday at 10 a.m. in the chapel of Waller Funeral Home with the Rev. Roger Howell officiating. Burial will follow in Tishomingo Cemetery in Tishomingo County at 1 p.m. Visitation will be held Monday from 4-7 p.m. at Waller Funeral Home.
The local Junior Auxiliary chapter, celebrating National Junior Auxiliary Week, continues to seek ways to serve the needs of the general public and children in the Lafayette-Oxford-University community. (April 9, 2015, Page 12)
Tina Marie Hartlein — 39, died Saturday, March 21, 2015, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi in Oxford. A memorial service will be held Monday at 5:30 p.m. at Coleman Funeral Home, 106 Allison Cove, Oxford, with Bro. Wes Hughes officiating. Coleman Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Charles Ray “Skeeter” Redmond — 58, died Monday, March 23, 2015, in Oxford. Funeral services will be held Saturday at 1 p.m. at Clear Creek M.B. Church, with the Rev. Eddie Goliday officiating. Burial will follow in Tobby Tubby Cemetery. Viewing will be Friday from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. and visitation from 5-7 p.m. at Hodges Funeral Homes Chapel. Hodges Funeral Homes of Oxford is in charge of arrangements.
Annie Lee Burnett Buford — 82, died March 11, 2015, at her daughter’s residence in Oxford. Funeral services will be held Saturday at 11 a.m. at the Tallahatchie Oxford Missionary Baptist Association Building with the Rev. Bobby Dailey officiating. Burial will be Buford Chapel U.M. Church Cemetery in Oxford. Viewing will be Friday from 11a.m.-5 p.m. at Hodges Funeral Homes Chapel. Hodges Funeral Homes of Oxford is in charge of arrangements.
John V. Grigg — 58, died March 16, 2015, at his residence in Harmontown. No services were held. Cooley’s Mortuary was in charge of arrangements (March 19, 2015, Page 2)
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Xavier was going to play BYU in the second round of the NCAA Tournament. Acquaintances of Musketeers coach Chris Mack were sure of it. (more…) (March 18, 2015)
A local chapter of Together We Rise is helping Ole Miss students gain social media marketing skills while improving the lives of foster children in Mississippi (March 18, 2015, Page 3)
DAYTON, Ohio — Ole Miss’ loudest offensive explosion of the season came at the right time. The Rebels poured in 62 points in the final 20 minutes to erase a 17-point halftime deficit and advance in the NCAA Tournament with a 94-90 victory over BYU in the First Four at the University of Dayton Arena on Tuesday. (March 18, 2015, Page 6)
Ginger Alice Christman Daniel — 75, died Thursday, March 5, 2015, at Skyline Alive Hospice. Services were held March 10 at Alexander Funeral Home in Gallatin, Tenn.
Carol Champion House — 64, died Sunday, March 15, 2015, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi in Oxford. Funeral services will be held Wednesday at 11 a.m. at The Orchard with Bro. Derek Starnes and Bro. Ken White officiating. Interment will be in Laodicea Cemetery at the Lafayette Springs Primitive Baptist Church in Lafayette Springs. Visitation will be held today from 4-7 p.m. at The Orchard, 295 Highway 7 North. Coleman Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Jaxon Clay Hutchens — infant son of James and Alessandra Denise Carter Hutchens of Charleston, was born and died Tuesday, March 10, 2015, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi in Oxford. A graveside service was held Monday at the Bethel Cemetery in the Teasdale community in Tallahatchie County with Bro. Ben Kennedy officiating. Seven Oaks Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. (March 17, 2015, Page 3)