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Saturday, November 22, 2014

Coleman Funeral Home

Friday’s obituaries

  • GRAHAME BROOKE SNIDER – 26, died on Thursday, Dec. 13, 2012, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-Memphis. Services will be held at 3 p.m. Saturday in the Coleman Funeral Home chapel with Bro. Johnny Flynt officiating. Interment will follow in the Oxford Memorial Cemetery. Visitation will be held 1 to 3 p.m. on Saturday at Coleman Funeral Home.
  • WILLIE WALKER – 89, of Water Valley, died this morning at Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi. Arrangements are incomplete with Serenity-Martin Funeral Home in Oxford.
  • DAMON WALL – 80, died this morning at the Mississippi State Veterans Home in Oxford. Services are scheduled for 10 a.m. Monday at First Baptist Church in Oxford with Dr. Eric Hankins and Dr. Robert Allen officiating. Burial will follow in the Oxford Memorial Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday at Waller Funeral Home in Oxford.

 (December 14, 2012, Page 2A)

Monday’s obituaries

J. H. “HAM” BAKER –  76, died Thursday, Sept. 22, 2011, at his home in Water Valley. Services were held Saturday at in the Henry Chapel of Seven Oaks Funeral Home in Water Valley, with Bro. David Freeman officiating. Burial followed in the Oak Hill Cemetery in Water Valley.

NELL BRISCOE –  86, died Saturday, Sept. 24, 2011, at her home in Oxford. The funeral service will be Tuesday at Clear Creek Baptist Church at 11 a.m. with the Rev. Charles Lipe officiating and Eric Payne assisting. Burial will be at Clear Creek Cemetery. Visitation will be today from 4:30 to 7 p.m. at Waller Funeral Home and from 10 until 11 a.m. Tuesday at Clear Creek Baptist Church.

A.C. COATEN – 83, died Friday, Sept. 23, 2011, at Yalobusha General Hospital in Water Valley. A memorial service will be held at a later date. Coleman Funeral Home is in charge of local arrangements.

MELISSA ANN RUSSELL – 44, died Wednesday, Sept. 21, 2011, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi in Oxford. Services will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday in the Henry Chapel of Seven Oaks Funeral Home in Water Valley, with Dr. Randy Bain officiating. Burial will follow in the Shady Grove Methodist Church Cemetery in Sarepta. Visitation will be held from 5 to 7 this evening at the funeral home. (September 26, 2011, Page 2A)

Friday’s Obituaries

TOMMY GLENN “TOM CAT” FARR – 58, died Monday, Aug. 22, 2011, at the University of Wisconsin Medical Center in Madison, Wis. Services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Pontotoc Second Baptist Church with the Rev. Terry Baber officiating. Burial will be in Pontotoc City Cemetery. Kenneth I. Roberson Funeral Home of Pontotoc is in charge of the arrangements. Visitation will be today from 3 to 7 p.m. at the funeral home.

LOTTYE CONNER MCCOY – 53, died Wednesday, Aug. 24, 2011, at her home near Oxford. Funeral services will be held Saturday at 2 p.m. at Yellow Leaf Baptist Church with Bro. Jerry East and Bro. Jimmy Sockwell officiating. Interment will be in Yellow Leaf Cemetery. Visitation will be held today from 4 to 7 p.m. at Coleman Funeral Home, which is in charge of arrangements.

KATHLEEN BRASSELL WRIGHT – 61, retired line operator, died Tuesday, Aug. 23, 2011, at her residence in Batesville. Funeral services are Saturday at 11 a.m. at Eureka AME Zion Church, with burial in the church cemetery. Hodges-Freeman Funeral Home of Oxford is in charge of arrangements. (August 26, 2011, Page 2A)

Wednesday’s Obituaries

WILLIAM EUGENE “BILL” DAVIS – 78, died at his home in Water Valley on Monday, Aug. 22, 2011. Visitation will be held today from 5 to 7 p.m. at Seven Oaks Funeral Home in Water Valley. Services will be held Thursday at Hopewell Baptist Church in Water Valley with Bro. Rick Glidewell and Bro. Fletcher Moorman officiating. Burial will be in the Hopewell Baptist Church cemetery.

ANN HELMS HILLHOUSE – 80, died Tuesday, Aug. 23, 2011, at her home in Oxford. The funeral service will be Thursday at 2 p.m. in the Waller Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Eric Payne and the Rev. Jimmy Sockwell officiating. Burial will follow in New El Bethel Cemetery. The visitation will be today from 4 to 7 p.m. at Waller Funeral Home.

LOTTYE C. MCCOY – 53, died today at her home near Oxford. Funeral arrangements with Coleman Funeral Home are incomplete at this time.

ANNA M. METZGER – 89, of Dover, Del., died on Monday, Aug. 22, 2011, with family and hospice chaplain Raymond Taylor by her side. There will be a private viewing for her immediate family. A graveside service will be held on Friday at noon at Erb’s Mennonite Church Cemetery, 567 West Lexington Road, Lititz, Pa. (August 24, 2011, Page 4)

Monday’s Obituaries

  • ROSE ELLEN HOGINS – 97, died Thursday, Aug. 18, 2011, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi in Oxford. Services will be held at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday at St. Peter’s Episcopal Church in Oxford, with the Rev. Taylor Moore officiating. Coleman Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
  • DONALD W. ROBINSON SR. – 93, died Friday, Aug. 19, 2011, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi in Oxford. A memorial service will be held at a later date at All Saints Episcopal Church in Philadelphia, Pa. Waller Funeral Home of Oxford is in charge of arrangements.
  • MIRIAM WILSON WEEMS – 69, of Jackson died Saturday, Aug. 20, 2011. The funeral will take place Tuesday at the Cathedral Parish of Saint Andrew in Jackson with the service to begin at 11 a.m. Visitation will precede services in the Parish Hall at 9:30. Funeral arrangements are being handled by Wright & Ferguson Funeral Home.

 (August 22, 2011, Page 2A)

Friday’s Obituaries

WILLIAM GEORGE KNIGHT JR. – 76, died Wednesday, June 1, 2011, at his home in the Taylor community. Services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday in the Coleman Funeral Home chapel with Bro. Ross Robertson officiating. Interment will follow in St. Peter’s Cemetery in Oxford. Visitation will be from 4 to 7 p.m. today and 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. Saturday at the funeral home.

ELIZABETH “LIBBY” TILLMAN – 79, died Thursday, June 2, 2011, at a hospital in Batesville, Ark. A graveside service will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday at Oxford Memorial Cemetery with Paul Seay officiating. Burial will follow. Visitation will be from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at Roller-Crouch Funeral Home in Batesville, Ark.

DARLENE TOWNSEND-CAROTHERS – 57, died Tuesday, May 31, 2011. Services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday at the T.O.M.B. Association Building on Highway 334, with the Rev. Eddie Goliday Sr. officiating. Interment will follow in the East St. Peter’s Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 1 to 7 p.m. today in the Serenity Martin Funeral Chapel. Family will be present from 5 to 7 tonight.

BARBARA L. WALKER-JONES – 43, died Thursday, June 2, 2011, at her home in Southaven. Funeral arrangements are incomplete with Hodges-Freeman Funeral Home in Oxford.

ROBERT C. WOODARD – 82, died Wednesday, June 1, 2011, at the Mississippi State Veterans Home in Oxford. A memorial service will be held at 3 p.m. Saturday at Wells Funeral Home chapel in Batesville. Visitation will begin two hours prior to the funeral at 1 p.m. (June 3, 2011, Page 2A)

Wednesday’s Obituaries

PEGGY JEAN CUMMINGS – 69, of Water Valley, died May 30, 2011, at her home with her family at her side. Visitation is planned for 9 a.m. Thursday with services at 11 a.m. at Camp Ground Baptist Church with Bro. David Ross and Bro. Ken Izzard officiating. Burial will be in Camp Ground Cemetery. Seven Oaks Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

ROBERT EDWARD JONES – 91, died Tuesday, May 31, 2011, at the Mississippi State Veterans Home in Oxford. A private family graveside service will be held at Yellow Leaf Cemetery. Visitation will be held 1-3 p.m. Thursday at Waller Funeral Home.

DEMETURIS ANTUAN OWENS – 19, died Friday, May 27, 2011, at Baptist Memorial Hospital North Mississippi in Oxford. Visitation will be Thursday from 5-7 p.m. at North Hopewell M.B. Church in Taylor. Funeral services will be Friday at 11 a.m. at Tallahatchie Oxford Missionary Baptist Association Building with Rev. Jamuel Johnson officiating. Burial will follow in Yocona Cemetery in Taylor. Hodges-Freeman Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

BERNICE PATEN – 71, died June 1, 2011, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi. She was a resident of Oxford. Arrangements are incomplete with Serenity-Martin Funeral Home of Oxford.

GERALD MURRAY STAGE JR. – 67, died Sunday, May 29, 2011, at Baptist-Memphis Hospital in Memphis. A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints in Cordova. Coleman Funeral home is in charge of the arrangements.

DAVEY LEE TIDWELL – 78, died Monday, May 30, 2011, in Clarksdale. Visitation will be Thursday from noon to 2 p.m. at Coleman Funeral Home. Funeral services will follow at 2 p.m. in the Coleman Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. David Bishop officiating. Interment will be in the Pine Flat Cemetery in Oxford. Coleman Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

DARLENE TOWNSEND-CAROTHERS – 58, died May 31, 2011 at Baptist Memorial Hospital North Mississippi. She was a native of Oxford. Arrangements are incomplete with Serenity Martin Funeral Home of Oxford.

ETHEL MAE TURNER – 75, died May 28, 2011, at Yalobusha General Hospital in Water Valley. Visitation will be Thursday from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Water Valley Civic Auditorium. Funeral services are 1 p.m. Thursday at Water Valley Civic Auditorium with burial in Oak Ridge Cemetery. Hodges-Freeman Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. (June 1, 2011, Page 2)

Tuesday’s Obituaries

ETHEL TURNER – 75, died Saturday at Yalobusha General Hospital in Water Valley. Arrangements are incomplete with Hodges-Freeman Funeral Home of Oxford.

DAVID LEE TIDWELL — died Monday in Clarksdale. Arrangements are incomplete with Coleman Funeral Home. (May 31, 2011, Page 2)

Monday’s Obituaries

ALAN BYRON LOCKE – 79, died Wednesday, June 30, 2010, at his home near Oxford. Services were held Saturday in the Coleman Funeral Home Chapel, with Bob Brewer and Eric Dahl officiating. Burial followed in the Clear Creek Cemetery.

D. ALLEN MOTT – 61, died Wednesday, June 30, 2010, at his home in Oxford. Graveside services were held today at Greenlawn Memorial Gardens in Greenville, with the Rev. Claire Dobbs officiating. Burial will be under the direction of Boone-Wells Funeral Home in Greenville.

JOHN W. NARON JR. – 82, died Saturday, July 3, 2010, at Graceland Care Center in Oxford. Services will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Clear Creek Baptist Church, with the Rev. Charles Lipe officiating. Burial will follow in Clear Creek Cemetery. Visitation will be from 4 until 7 this evening at Waller Funeral Home.

JAMES “SOLE” ROBERTSON – 63, died at Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi on Monday, July 5, 2010. Arrangements are incomplete with Hodges-Freeman Funeral Home of Oxford.

AMY DELL HOLLOWELL SPENCER – 97, retired employee of the B & I Complex in Oxford and the Oxford High School Cafeteria, died Saturday, July 3, 2010, at her son’s home in Oxford. Funeral services will be Tuesday at 10:30 a.m. at Anchor Baptist Church with Rev. Gerald Shook officiating. Burial will follow in Pine Flat Cemetery. Visitation will be from 5 until 7 p.m. today at Waller Funeral Home and again, prior to the service, from 9:30 until 10:30 at Anchor Baptist Church. Waller Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

DALE K. TUTOR – 92, died Sunday, July 4, 2010, at Tri Lakes Medical Center in Batesville. Arrangements are incomplete with Waller Funeral Home.

DEBORAH JO WHITE – 58, of Cullman, Ala. and originally from north Mississippi, died on June 24, 2010. A celebration of her life was held on June 27, 2010, at Spirit Life Church of God, where she served as secretary for eight years. Wayne Barnett of New Life Worship Center in Holly Pond, Ala., officiated. (July 5, 2010, Page 2)

Monday’s Obituaries

• Mary Lou Dodson – 85, died on Friday, April 16, 2010, at Baptist Hospital-North Mississippi in Oxford. Services were held on Sunday at Holly Springs Funeral home with Dr. James Pinkerton officiating. Burial followed at Memory Hill in Ellendale, Tenn.

• Delmer Lamar (Did) Fortner – 74, died Thursday, April 15, 2010, at his residence in Oxford.  Services were held at 2 p.m. on Sunday at Springhill Methodist Church. Burial followed at the Springhill Methodist Church Cemetary. Tutor Memorial Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

• Ruth Tolson Kelly – 85, retired elementary school teacher, died Thursday, April 15, 2010, at Graceland Care Center in Oxford. Funeral services were this morning at College Hill Presbyterian Church with the Rev. Alan Cochet officiating. Burial followed at College Hill Cemetery. Waller Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

• Frances Irene Maples – 90, died Saturday, April 17, 2010, at the Yalobusha Nursing Home in Water Valley. Services are scheduled for 2 p.m. Tuesday at Coleman Funeral Home with Bro. Bill Russell officiating. Burial will follow at the Oxford Memorial Cemetary. Visition will be Tuesday from noon to 2 p.m. at Coleman Funeral Home.

• Sarah Payton – 76, died, April 16, 2010, at Graceland Care Center in Oxford. Funeral services are incomplete with Hodges-Freeman Funeral Home.

John Michael Tiller – 57, of Water Valley died Wednesday, April 14, 2010, at his residence. A graveside service will be held at 5 p.m. today at Oak Hill Cemetery in Water Valley with Dr. Randy Bain presiding. Tiller’s Sunday school teacher, Tommy White, will share some closing remarks. (April 19, 2010, Page 2A)

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