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Saturday, August 23, 2014

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Monday’s obituaries

  • Henerella P. Brown — 63, died Friday at Graceland Care Center in Oxford. Arrangements are incomplete with Hodges-Freeman Funeral Home in Oxford.
  • Jonell McClurkin — 75, died Saturday, Aug. 2, 2014, in Oxford. Services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Newsom Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will follow in Needmore Cemetery in Tippo. Visitation will be held for one hour prior to the service at the funeral home.
  • Anna Louise Hopper Phillips — 80, died Saturday, Aug. 2, 2014, in Oxford. A graveside service will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Memorial Gardens Cemetery in Clarksdale. National Funeral Home and Memorial Gardens Cemetery are in charge of arrangements.

  (August 4, 2014, Page 2)

Thursday’s obituaries

  • Raymond Carl Highsmith – 72, died Wednesday, July 10, 2013, at his home in Oxford. A funeral service will be held on Friday at 2 p.m. at Waller Funeral Home in Oxford, with Dr. Alice Clark officiating. Burial will take place at a later date in Woodlawn Cemetery in Orlando, Fla. Visitation will be held the day of service from 12:30 to 2 p.m.
  • Sgt. L.C. “Babe” Jenkins – 80, died Sunday, July 7, 2013, in Batesville as the result of an automobile accident. A celebration of life service is set for noon Saturday at the Water Valley City Auditorium. The Rev. Mitchell Steen will officiate. Burial will be in Bayson Chapel Cemetery. The body will lie in state one hour prior to services at the city auditorium. Kenneth I. Roberson Funeral Home of Pontotoc is in charge of the arrangements.
  • Jonathan Roves “Jon Jon” Malone – 24, line operator for SWM Company, died Saturday, July 6, 2013, in Oxford. Funeral services will be held Saturday at 11 a.m. at Springfield M.B. Church Community Life Center in Abbeville. Burial will be in the church cemetery in Abbeville. Hodges-Freeman Funeral Home of Oxford has charge of arrangements
  • Indiana Cancer Price – 93, died Friday, July 5, 2013, at Graceland Care Center in Oxford. Funeral services will be Saturday at 1 p.m. at Providence U.M. Church in Abbeville with burial in the church cemetery. Hodges-Freeman Funeral Home has charge of arrangements.

 (July 11, 2013, Page 2)

Tuesday’s obituaries

  • JOAN “MUV” MILLER BOWEN – 85, died Monday, July 8, 2013, at her home in Oxford. A funeral service will be held Wednesday, July 10, 2013, at 2 p.m. in the chapel of Waller Funeral Home in Oxford with the Rev. Eric Hankins and the Rev. Robert Allen officiating. Burial will follow in Oxford Memorial Cemetery. Visitation will be held the day of service from noon to 2 p.m.
  • JONATHAN ROVES “JON JON” MALONE – 24, died Saturday, July 6, 2013, in Oxford. Funeral arrangements are incomplete with Hodges-Freeman Funeral Home in Oxford.
  • BILLIE LOYD MITCHELL – 74, died Saturday, July 6, 2013, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi in Oxford. Visitation is set for this evening from 5 to 7 p.m. at Seven Oaks Funeral Home. Services are planned for Wednesday at 2 p.m. in the Henry Chapel of Seven Oaks with Bro. Fred Eakes and Bro R.W. Moffett officiating. Burial will be in Elam Cemetery near Coffeeville.

 (July 9, 2013, Page 2)

Tuesday’s obituaries

  • Jeffery “Neal” Bennett Jr. — 22, died Friday, April 12, 2013, at his home in Coffeeville. Services will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday at Elam Church in Coffeeville. Visitation will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday at the church. Seven Oaks Funeral Home of Water Valley is in charge of arrangements.
  • Janice Faye Wardlaw Dulany — 68, died Saturday, April 13, 2013, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-East. Services will be 11 a.m. Friday in the sanctuary of the First United Methodist Church of Batesville. Private burial will follow. Visitation will be held from 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday and for an hour and a half prior to the service, all inside the Activities Center of the church. Wells Funeral Home of Batesville is in charge of arrangements.
  • Keith Lipsey — 35, died Monday at Dove Health and Rehabilitation in Memphis. Arrangements are incomplete with Hodges-Freeman Funeral Home in Oxford.
  • Charles David Reed — 53, died Sunday, April 14, 2013, at his home. Services were held this morning in the Wells Funeral Home Chapel in Batesville.
  • Billy Conn Rotenberry — 70, died Friday, April 12, 2013, in Water Valley. Services will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Seven Oaks Funeral Home in Water Valley. Visitation will be held from 5 to 7 this evening at the funeral home.

 (April 16, 2013, Page 2)

Wednesday’s obituaries

PATRICIA ANN MONTEITH GIBBS – 70, died Monday, Sept. 24, 2012, at her home in Oxford. Services will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday at First Baptist Church in Oxford, with Dr. Robert Allen and Dr. Eric Hankins officiating. Burial will follow in Oxford Memorial Cemetery. Visitation will be from 4:30 until 7 this evening at Waller Funeral Home in Oxford.

TEXANNA BRUNT REDMON – 94, died Friday, Sept. 21, 2012, at her son’s residence in Oxford. Services will be held at 1 p.m. Friday at the Tallahatchie Oxford Missionary Baptist Association building, with the Rev. Reginald McClain officiating. Burial will follow in Salem Cemetery in Oxford. Visitation will be held for two hours prior to the service at the T.O.M.B. building. Hodges-Freeman Funeral Home in Oxford is in charge of arrangements. (September 26, 2012, Page 2)

Monday’s Obituaries

  • David “Deke” Baskin – 59, died Saturday at the North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo. Arrangements are incomplete with Hodges-Freeman Funeral Home in Oxford.
  • LaNelle Lucas Davis – 89, died Sunday, Sept. 11, 2011, in Oxford. Services will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday at College Hill Presbyterian Church, with the Rev. Alan Cochet officiating. Burial will follow in College Hill Cemetery. Visitation will be from 5 until 7 this evening in the sanctuary of the church and also for one hour prior to the service on Tuesday. Waller Funeral Home of Oxford is in charge of arrangements.
  • Janie Ernestine Shaw Fitch – 92, a retired office manager for The Women’s Clinic, died Sunday, Sept. 11, 2011, in Oxford. The funeral service will be on Wednesday at 11 a.m. at College Hill Presbyterian Church with the Rev. Alan Cochet and Brother Randy Hope officiating. Burial will follow at College Hill Cemetery. Visitation will be Tuesday from 5 to 7 p.m. at Waller Funeral Home.
  • Willie C. Willingham – 81, died Wednesday, Sept. 7, 2011, at the Yalobusha General Nursing Home in Water Valley. Services will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday at the Tallahacthie-Oxford Missionary Baptist Association Building in Oxford. The Rev. Jamuel Johnson will officiate. Burial will be in the Yocona Cemetery in Taylor. Visitation is 5-7 p.m. Tuesday at North Hopewell MB Church in Taylor. Kenneth I. Roberson Funeral Home of Pontotoc is in charge of the arrangements.

 (September 12, 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)

Tuesday’s Obituaries

SHIRLEY JEAN BLAKE – 60, of Holly Springs died Wednesday, Aug. 18, 2011, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-DeSoto. Services will be held at 11 a.m., Wednesday at Anderson Chapel CME Church in Holly Springs with the Rev. Joe T. Lester officiating. Burial will follow at Cottrell Memorial Garden in Holly Springs. Visitation will be from 2 to 6 p.m. today and 10 to 10:55 a.m. Wednesday at J.F. Brittenum & Son Funeral Home in Holly Springs.

KATHERINE BRASSELL – 61, died today at her home in Batesville. Funeral services are incomplete at this time with Hodges-Freeman Funeral Home of Oxford.

ANN HELMS HILLHOUSE – 80, died today at her home in Oxford. Arrangements are incomplete with Waller Funeral Home.

JACK MILTON MCLARTY – 86, of Jackson died Saturday Aug. 20, 2011, at the Arbor.  Services will be held Wednesday at 11 a.m. at the Cathedral of St. Andrews with visitation prior to services beginning at 9:30 in St. Francis Hall at St. Andrews Cathedral.  Private family entombment services will follow in the Parkway Memorial Cemetery in Ridgeland. (August 23, 2011, Page 2)

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)

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