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Wednesday, July 30, 2014

Burton Funeral Home

Friday’s obituaries

  • Betty DeShazo — 69, died Saturday, June 28, 2014, at her home in Conroe, Texas. Services will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday in the chapel of Waller Funeral Home in Oxford. Family requests that those attending the services dress casual and wear “happy colors.” Burial will follow in Harmontown Cemetery in Harmontown. Visitation will be held for two hours prior to the service at the funeral home.
  • Dr. Malcom Maurice Leach — 88, died today, at the Mississippi State Veterans Home in Oxford. Arrangements are incomplete at Waller Funeral Home in Oxford.
  • Martha Mitchell — 57, died Thursday, July 10, 2014, at her home in Water Valley. Services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday in the Henry Chapel of the Seven Oaks Funeral Home in Water Valley. Burial will follow in the Oak Hill Cemetery in Water Valley. Visitation will be held for one hour prior to the service at the funeral home.
  • William Tom Ragland — 46, died Thursday, July 10, 2014, at Oxford Health and Rehab in Oxford. A graveside service will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday at Old Union Cemetery in Oxford. Waller Funeral Home in Oxford is in charge of arrangements.
  • William Earl Strowd Sr. — 92, died Thursday, July 10, 2014 at his home. Graveside services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday in Hickory Grove Cemetery in Inverness. Visitation will be held from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Burton Funeral Home in Indianola.

 (July 11, 2014, Page 2A)

Monday’s obituaries

  • Joseph Grant Bradley — 5, died Friday, Sept. 21, 2012, at his home in Oxford. Services were held Saturday at the Burton Funeral Home in Indianola. Burial followed at the Hickory Grove Cemetery.
  • Murphrey Adams Cooper — 71, formerly of Taylor, died Saturday, Sept. 15, 2012, at his home in Escondido. Burial will be in California.
  • Dr. Francis Gary Fournet Jr. — 89, died Sunday at the Mississippi State Veterans Home in Oxford. Arrangements are incomplete with Coleman Funeral Home of Oxford.
  • Bee Bee Gater — 69, died Monday, Sept. 17, 2012, at his residence in Oxford. Visitation will be held from 1 to 6 p.m. Tuesday at the Serenity-Martin Funeral Home Chapel in Oxford.
  • Gladys Mandy Herod — 69, died Wednesday, Sept. 19, 2012, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi in Oxford. Services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Providence U.M. Church. Burial will follow in Free Spring C.M.E. Church cemetery in Harmontown. Hodges-Freeman Funeral Home in Oxford is in charge of arrangements.
  • Pearl Christine Kesler — 93, died Thursday, Sept. 20, 2012, in Abbeville. Services were held this morning at the Holly Springs Funeral Home. Burial followed at Abbeville Cemetery.
  • Texanna Redmond — 94, died Friday at her son’s residence in Oxford. Arrangements are incomplete with Hodges-Freeman Funeral Home in Oxford.
  • John E. Ruffin — 57, died Saturday at Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi in Oxford. Arrangements are incomplete with Kenneth I. Roberson Funeral Home of Pontotoc.

 (September 24, 2012, Page 2A)

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