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Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Brantley Funeral Home

Thursday’s obituaries

  • Russell Paul Berryhill — 72, of Cedarview, died Monday,  Jan. 6, 2014. Services will be held at 2 p.m. Friday at the Brantley Funeral Home in Olive Branch. Visitation will be held from 5 to 7 this evening at the funeral home.
  • Charles “Charlie” Dunbar King — 25, died Sunday, Jan. 5, 2014, in Veracruz, Mexico. Services will be held at 2:30 p.m. Monday at the Oxford Church of Christ. Burial will follow in Oxford Memorial Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday at Waller Funeral Home in Oxford.

 (January 9, 2014, Page 2)

Friday’s obituaries

  • Edith Ray Woods Boyd — 64, died Thursday at the Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi in Oxford. Arrangements are incomplete with Kenneth I. Roberson Funeral Home of Pontotoc.
  • Lloyd Kesler — 89, died Thursday, April 18, 2013, at his home in Senatobia. Services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at the Holly Springs Funeral Home in Holly Springs. Burial will follow at Bethesda Cemetery in Senatobia. Visitation will be held from 5 to 8 this evening at the funeral home.
  • James C. Ledbetter — 66, died Thursday, April 18, 2013, in the Ruleville Nursing & Rehab Center.  A graveside service will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday at Forrest Memorial Park Cemetery in Batesville. Wells Funeral Home of Batesville is in charge of arrangements.
  • Ernest William “Will” McLellan V —  23, died Monday, April 15, 2013. Services will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, and burial will follow at Autumn Woods Memorial Park. Visitation will be held from 5 to 8 this evening at Brantley Funeral Home in Olive Branch.
  • Joseph Henry “Joe Henry” Norris — 67, died Wednesday, April 17, 2013, at his home in Water Valley. A graveside service will be held at 2 this afternoon at Shelby Cemetery in Shelby. Seven Oaks Funeral Home of Water Valley is in charge of arrangements.
  • George Washington Phillips — 86, died Wednesday, April 17, 2013, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi in Oxford. Services were held this morning at Waller Funeral Home. Burial followed in Pine Flat Cemetery.

 (April 19, 2013, Page 2A)

Monday’s obituaries

  • Lorene Clark — 77, died Wednesday, July 25, 2012, at her home in Oxford. Services were held this morning at the Harrisonville MB Church in Oxford, with the Rev. Robert Vaughn officiating. Burial followed in the church cemetery. Serenity-Martin Funeral Home of Oxford was in charge of arrangements.
  • Bobby Lee Colston — 75, of Olive Branch, died Friday, July 27, 2012. Services were held Sunday at the Brantley Funeral Home in Olive Branch. Burial followed in Abbeville City Cemetery in Abbeville.
  • Faye Boyett Cook Crawford — 66, died Saturday, July 28, 2012, at her home in Pope. Services will be held at 5 this evening at Wells Funeral Home Chapel in Batesville, with Robert Rawson officiating. Burial will follow in Longtown Cemetery in Crenshaw. Visitation will be held for two hours prior to the service.
  • Lucy Fitch Fudge — 101, died Saturday, July 28, 2012, at Graceland Care Center in Oxford. Services were held this morning in the sanctuary of College Hill Presbyterian Church, with the Rev. Alan Cochet officiating. Burial followed in College Hill Cemetery. Waller Funeral Home of Oxford was in charge of arrangements.
  • Gertrude Moody Hataway — 101, died Friday, July 27, 2012, at her home in Oxford. A graveside service was held Sunday at the Oxford Memorial Cemetery, with the Rev. Kirby Ladner officiating. Coleman Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
  • Case Devon Hawkins — 41, died Thursday, July 26, 2012, at his residence in Water Valley. Services were held earlier today at Springhill North MB Church in Water Valley, with the Rev. Bobby Hall officiating. Burial followed in Oak Grove Cemetery. Kenneth I. Roberson Funeral home of Pontotoc was in charge of the arrangements.
  •  Rubye Watts Jones — 94, died Saturday, July 21,2012, at The LifeCare Center in Sierra Vista. A memorial service will be held Saturday at Country Estates Southern Baptist Church in Sierra Vista. Her ashes will be returned to Mississippi for burial at Magnolia Cemetery in Coldwater. Jensen’s Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

 (July 30, 2012, Page 2)

Wednesday’s obituaries

  • Erna Sharon Davis — 62, died Saturday, April 30, 2011. Services will be held at 6 p.m. Friday at New Prospect Baptist Church in Olive Branch. Visitation will be held for three hours prior to the service at the church. Brantley Funeral Home of Olive Branch is in charge of arrangements.
  • Mildred K. Hewlett — 86, died Saturday, April 30, 2011, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi in Oxford. Services will be held at 1 p.m. Friday at Everdale M.B. Baptist Church in Water Valley. Visitation will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday at Seven Oaks Funeral Home of Water Valley.
  • Valerie Rana Childers Meredith — 37, of Myrtle, died Saturday April 30, 2011, at the Regional Medical Center in Memphis. Services will be 2 p.m. Friday, May 6, 2011 at Macedonia Baptist Church in Myrtle. Visitation will be from 5 until 9 p.m. Thursday at United Funeral Services in New Albany.
  • Albert Gerald “Jerry” Sims — 63, died Friday, April 29, 2011, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-Desoto in Southaven. A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday in the Hopewell Primitive Baptist Church in Pontotoc County. Burial will follow in the Glasgow Cemetery in Pontotoc County. Coleman Funeral Home of Oxford is in charge of local arrangements.
  • Thelma Smith Williams — 81, died Tuesday, May 3, 2011, at Tallahatchie General Hospital in Charleston. Services will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday in the Henry Chapel of Seven Oaks Funeral Home of Water Valley. Visitation will be held for two hours prior to the service at the funeral home.

 (May 4, 2011, Page 2)

Monday’s obituaries

  • Bentley Baker Crawford — 87, died Friday, March 25, 2011, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi in Oxford. Services will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday at the First Presbyterian Church in Oxford. Burial will be held at 3 in the Odd Fellows Rest Cemetery in Aberdeen. Visitation will be held from 9:30 to 11 a.m. prior to the service at the church. Coleman Funeral Home of Oxford is in charge of arrangements.
  • Randale Johnson — 38, of Oxford died Friday at the North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo. Arrangements are incomplete with Serenity-Martin Funeral Home of Oxford.
  • Kermit Frazier Shotts — 63, died Tuesday, March 22, 2011, in Olive Branch. A private family service was held at the University of Mississippi Chapel. Brantley Funeral Home of Olive Branch was in charge of arrangements.
  • Sallie H. Sledge — 78, died Sunday, March 27, 2011, at Primacy Healthcare & Rehab Center in Memphis. Services will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday in the Coleman Funeral Home Chapel in Oxford. Burial will follow in Bellevue Cemetery on Highway 6 East outside of Oxford. Visitation will be held for three hours prior to the service at the funeral home.
  • Samuel Swinney — 83, died Tuesday, March 22, 2011, in Tulsa. A graveside service will be held at 1 p.m. Wednesday at Rose Hill Memorial Park in Tulsa. Visitation will be from noon to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Reynolds Funeral Service in Tulsa.
  • Mary Nina Walton — 77, died Friday, March 25, 2011, at Landmark of DeSoto Care Center in Horn Lake. Services were held Sunday in the Henry Chapel of Seven Oaks Funeral Home in Water Valley. Burial followed in the Broadstreet Cedar Grove Cemetery in Yalobusha County.

 (March 28, 2011, Page 2A)

Monday’s obituaries

  • Frankie Faye Bruce — 85, died Thursday, Dec. 16, 2010. Services will be held at noon Wednesday at the Coleman Funeral Home chapel. Burial will follow at 2 p.m. at Bethesda Cemetery in Senatobia. Visitation will be from 4 to 7 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.
  • Huntley Gordon “H.G.” Davidson — 85, died Saturday, Dec. 18, 2010, at his residence in Olive Branch. Services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Brantley Funeral Home in Olive Branch. Burial will follow at Blocker Cemetery in Olive Branch. Visitation will be held from 5-8 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.
  • Bernice Doyle — 75, died at Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi in Oxford. Services will be held Tuesday in Chicago. Burial will follow in Mt. Hope Cemetery. Cooley’s Mortuary in Batesville is in charge of arrangements.
  • Katrina “Sister” Ruffin-Jones — 64, died Friday, Dec. 17, 2010, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi in Oxford. Services will be held at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday at Philadelphia M.B. Church. Burial will follow in Oxford Memorial Cemetery. Kenneth I. Roberson Funeral Home of Pontotoc is in charge of the arrangements.
  • L.B. King — 89, died Friday, Dec. 17, 2010, at his residence in Oxford. Services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday at the Tallahatchie-Oxford Missionary Baptist Association Building in Oxford. Burial will follow in Oxford Memorial Cemetery. Visitation will be Tuesday from 5 to 7 p.m. at East Providence M.B. Church. Kenneth I. Roberson Funeral Home of Pontotoc is in charge of the arrangements.
  • Myrtle Melissa Kitchens — 76, died Sunday at Baptist Hospital in Collierville, Tenn. Arrangements are incomplete with Waller Funeral Home of Oxford.
  • A Q Lemons — 81, died Saturday, Dec. 18, 2010, at Darlington Oaks Hospice in Verona. Services will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday at the Bethlehem Church of the Lord Jesus Christ in Marshall County. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. Visitation will be from 5 to 9 this evening at the church. Coleman Funeral Home of oxford is in charge of arrangements.
  • Lerlean Burt Loggins — 85, died Thursday, Dec. 16, 2010, at the Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi in Oxford. Services will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Mt. Hope M.B. Church in Taylor. Burial will follow in Yocona Cemetery. Visitation will be from 6 to 7 this evening at the church. Kenneth I. Roberson Funeral Home of Pontotoc is in charge of the arrangements.
  • Mary Ann Overstreet — 87, died Thursday, Dec. 16, 2010, at her home in Houma, La. Services were held Saturday at National Funeral Home. Burial followed in Oakridge Cemetery.
  • La’Quarius Mar’Shon Rowsey — infant son of Qanisha La’Sha Rowsey of Abbeville, died Saturday at Woman Pavilion Hospital of North Mississippi in Tupelo. Arrangements are incomplete with Serenity-Martin Funeral Home.
  • Virginia “Gini” Simmons — 77, died Thursday, Dec. 16, 2010, at her home in Kalamazoo. No services are planned, but an open house will be held in her home from 2 to 4 this afternoon. Redmond Funeral Home of Kalamazoo is in charge of arrangements.
  • Annie Smith — 89, died Sunday at her home in Oxford. Arrangements are incomplete with Waller Funeral Home of Oxford.
  • Robert Gene “Blue” Thompson — 73, died Wednesday, Dec. 15, 2010, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi in Oxford. Services will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday at the Tallahatchie Oxford Missionary Baptist Association Building. Burial will follow in St. Peter’s M.B. Church cemetery in Abbeville. Visitation until 4:30 this afternoon and family hour will be 5-7 this evening at Hodges-Freeman Funeral Home in Oxford.

 (December 20, 2010, Page 2)

Tuesday’s obituaries

  • Zella Mae Jones — 77, died Thursday, May 13, 2010. Services will be held at 1 p.m. Thursday at East St. Peter MB Church. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. Visitation will be held one hour prior to service at the church.Kenneth I. Roberson Funeral Home of Pontotoc is in charge of the arrangements.
  • James Alan Martin Pollock — 39, of Olive Branch, formerly of Oxford, died Monday, May 17, 2010. A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at Brantley Funeral Home in Olive Branch. Visitation will be held an hour prior to the service at the funeral home.
  • J.C. “Shorty” Smith — 93, died Sunday, May 16, 2010. Services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday in the Chapel of Waller Funeral Home. Burial will follow at Oxford Memorial Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 4 until 7 this evening.

 (May 18, 2010, Page 2)

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