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Monday’s obituaries

  • J.J. Bonds — 92, died Sunday, June 5, 2011, at his residence in Etta. Services will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Philadelphia Baptist Church. Burial will follow in Philadelphia Cemetery. Visitation will be from 5 until 8 this evening at Waller Funeral Home and one hour prior to the funeral service on Tuesday at the church.
  • Ronald TreMail Hoskins — 27, of Batesville died Friday, June 3, 2011, at the University of Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson. Services will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Cooley’s Mortuary Chapel in Batesville. Burial will follow in Antioch Cemetery in Courtland. Visitation will be held until 6 this evening at the funeral home.

 (June 6, 2011, Page 2)

Monday’s obituaries

  • Lura Clark Ethridge — 88, died Friday, May 20, 2011, in Jackson. Services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday at St. Richard Catholic Church in Jackson. Burial will follow at 4 p.m. at St. Peter’s Cemetery in Oxford. Visitation will be held for one hour prior to the service Wednesday at the church and from 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, also at the church, followed by a prayer service at 7. Wright & Ferguson Funeral Home of Jackson is in charge of arrangements.
  • Irla L. Hodges — 100, died Sunday, May 22, 2011, at Graceland Care Center in Oxford. Services will be held at 1 p.m. Wednesday in the chapel of Waller Funeral Home of Oxford. Burial will follow in Old Union Cemetery. Visitation will be prior to the service from 11:30 a.m. until 1 p.m. at the funeral home.
  • Angela Juanita Horne Naron — 43, died Wednesday, May 18, 2011, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi in Oxford. A graveside service will be held at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at Camp Ground Cemetery in Yalobusha County. Visitation will be held from 5 to 7 this evening at Seven Oaks Funeral Home in Water Valley.
  • Brenda Jean Oliver — 43, of Batesville died Sunday, May 15, 2011, at the Tri-Lakes Medical Center in Batesville. Services were held Sunday at Eureka A.M.E. Zion Church in Batesville. Burial followed in the church cemetery. Cooley’s Mortuary Inc. of Batesville was in charge of arrangements.
  • Rosie Lee Powell — 55, died Monday, May 16, 2011, at her residence in Rochester, Minn. Services will be held at 2 this afternoon at Friendship M.B. Church in Calhoun City. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. Hodges-Freeman Funeral Home of Oxford is in charge of arrangements.
  • Lula Bell Quarles — 83, died Wednesday, May 18, 2011. Services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Buford Chapel United Methodist Church. Burial will follow in the church cemetery, and repass will be in the church’s fellowship hall. Visitation will be from 1 to 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Serenity-Martin Funeral Home Chapel in Oxford, with family present from 5 to 7, and one hour prior to the service at the church.

 (May 23, 2011, Page 2)

Wednesday’s obituaries

  • Nat L. Doyle — 71, of Robinsonville, died Thursday, May 5, 2011. Services will be held at noon Friday at Cooley’s Mortuary Chapel in Batesville. Burial will follow in the Batesville Cemetery. Visitation will be from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.
  • Samuel “BoPete” Holman — 82, died Sunday, May 8, 2011, at his residence in Oxford. Services will be held at 1 p.m. Friday at Clear Creek M.B. Church. Burial will follow in the Oxford Memorial Cemetery. Hodges-Freeman Funeral Home of Oxford is in charge of arrangements.

 (May 11, 2011, Page 2)

Monday’s obituaries

  • Michael W. Creel — 62, of Pope, died Thursday, April 21, 2011, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi in Oxford. Services were held Saturday at Tocowa Baptist Church in Courtland. Cooley’s Mortuary Inc. of Batesville was in charge of arrangements.
  • A’Miyah La’Shae Gipson — six-month-old daughter of Ja’Terrika Gipson of Oxford and Darrius Moore of Como, died Friday, April 22, 2011, at the Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi in Oxford. Services will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday at East Providence MB Church. Burial will follow in Oxford Memorial Cemetery. Kenneth I. Roberson Funeral Home of Pontotoc is in charge of the arrangements.
  • Miriam Agatha Grissom — 86, died Friday, April 22, 2011, at her home in Snow Lake. A private family memorial service will be held at a later date. Coleman Funeral Home was in charge of local arrangements.
  • Robert Baird “R. B.” Moor — died Wednesday, April 20, 2011, at his home. Services were held Saturday at Wilson & Knight Funeral Home in Greenwood. Burial followed in Evergreen Cemetery.
  • Melvin T. Perry — 79, died Thursday, April 21, 2011, at his home in Flint. Services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Southeast Christian Church, and burial will follow in the Great Lakes National Cemetery in Holly, Mich. Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesday in the chapel of the Lawrence E. Moon Funeral Home.
  • Johnny B. “J.B.” Smith Jr. — 86, of Nashville, died Friday, April 22, 2011. Services will be held at 11:30 a.m. Tuesday at Woodlawn-Roesch-Patton Funeral Home of Nashville. Visitation will be held from 4 to 7 this evening at the funeral home.
  • Col. William R. Trott —  79, died at his home in Oxford. Arrangements are incomplete with Waller Funeral home of Oxford.

 (April 25, 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)

Monday’s obituaries

  • Angela Bogard Buford, 39, died Saturday at Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi in Oxford. Arrangements are incomplete with Hodges-Freeman Funeral Home in Oxford.
  • Mollie Fairley, 93, died at the Westerchester Nursing Home in Bronx, N.Y. Arrangements are incomplete with Hodges-Freeman Funeral Home of Oxford.
  • John Philip Hester, 37, died Saturday, Dec. 11, 2010, at his home in Oxford. Services will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday at the Oxford Conference Center,  with Bro. Larry Walker and Bro. Steve Hentz officiating. Burial will follow in the Oxford Memorial Cemetery, with Bro. Davy Russell officiating at graveside. Visitation will be held from 4 to 8 this evening at Coleman Funeral Home.
  • W.C. Hill, 71, died Saturday at the Sanctuary Hospice House in Tupelo. Arrangements are incomplete with Kenneth I. Roberson Funeral Home of Pontotoc.
  • Cora Liggins, 67, died Saturday at her cousin’s residence in Abbeville. Arrangements are incomplete with Kenneth I. Roberson Funeral Home of Pontotoc.
  • Andrew Mayes, 58, died Thursday in Davenport, Iowa. Arrangements are incomplete with Hodges-Freeman Funeral Home of Oxford.
  • Daniel Joseph McCormick, 20, died Saturday at Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi in Oxford. Arrangements are incomplete with Waller Funeral Home.
  • Joseph Edwin Nissen, 67, died Friday, Dec. 10, 2010, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi in Oxford. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church, with Father Joe Tonos officiating. Burial will follow in Springdale Cemetery. Visitation will be from 5:30 until 6:30 this evening at the church. A Rosary Service will follow at 6:30. Waller Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
  • Annie Mae Key Pegues, 89, died Monday, Dec. 6, 2010, at Swedish Covenant Hospital in Chicago. Services will be held at 1 p.m. Tuesday at Philadelphia M.B. Church in Oxford, with the Rev. Alfred Hall officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. Visitation will be held until 6 this evening at Cooley’s Mortuary.

 (December 13, 2010, Page 2A)

Friday’s obituaries

  • Wesley Todd Alexander — 61, died Wednesday, Dec. 1, 2010. Services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Tutor Memorial Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will follow in Bellevue Cemetery. Visitation will be from 4 until 8 this evening and from 10 a.m. until service time Saturday, all at the funeral home.
  • Howard Andrews — 51, of Batesville died Monday, Nov. 29, 2010, at the Regional Medical Center in Memphis. Services will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday at the Eureka A.M.E. Zion Church in Batesville. Burial will follow in Eureka Cemetery. Visitation will be from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday at Cooley’s Mortuary and one hour prior to Sunday’s service at the church.
  • Howard Gene Halverson — 72, died Thursday, Dec. 2, 2010, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi in Oxford. Local funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday in the chapel of Waller Funeral Home. Visitation will be held for one hour prior to the service at the funeral home. Final funeral services will be Monday at 2 p.m. at East Clermont Lutheran Church in Postville, Iowa. Visitation will be prior to the service from 1:30 until 2 p.m. at the church. Burial will follow in East Clermont Lutheran Church Cemetery.
  • William Lewis Miles — 81, of Water Valley, died Wednesday, Dec. 1, 2010, at the Yalobusha County Nursing Home. Visitation will be from noon until 2 this afternoon at Seven Oaks Funeral Home in Water Valley, with a graveside service at Jumper’s Chapel in Yalobusha County immediately following the visitation.

 (December 3, 2010, Page 2A)

Friday’s obituaries

  • Oscar Tilden Ash — 93, died Thursday, Nov. 4, 2010,. Services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at Holly Springs Funeral Home. Burial will follow at Chewalla Primitive Baptist Cemetery in Potts Camp. Visitation will be held from 5-8 this evening at the funeral home.
  • Beverly Ann Rucker Braswell — 68, of Kennett, Mo., died Wednesday Nov. 3, 2010. Services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday at the McDaniel Funeral Home Chapel in Kennett. Burial will follow in Memorial Gardens Cemetery in Kennett. Visitiation will be held for two hours prior to the service at the funeral home.
  • Roosevelt Carouthers Jr. — 48, formerly of Oxford, died Monday, Nov. 1, 2010, in Indianapolis. Services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday at East St. Peter M.B. Church in Abbeville. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. Visitation will be held for one hour prior to the service at the church. Kenneth I. Roberson Funeral Home of Pontotoc is in charge of arrangements.
  • Sarah E. Willingham Reynolds — 75, died Tuesday, Nov. 2, 2010, at her home in Batesville. Services will be held Saturday at New Bethlehem M.B. Church in Batesville. Burial will follow at the church cemetery. Visitation will be held until 6 this evening at Cooley’s Mortuary in Batesville and Saturday from 1-2 p.m. at the church.

 (November 5, 2010, Page 2A)

Thursday’s obituaries

  • Mary Margaret Dunn Ashmore — 91, died Monday, May 24, 2010. Services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday in the Henry Chapel of Seven Oaks Funeral Home in Water Valley. Burial will follow in the Oak Hill Cemetery in Water Valley. Visitation will be held from 5 to 7 this evening at the funeral home.
  • Paul Easton Bruening — 48, died Monday, May 24, 2010. A memorial service will be announced at a later date. Waller Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
  • Flora Estelle Martin Cole — 91, died Thursday, May 27, 2010. Services will be held at 3 p.m. Friday in the Chapel of Waller Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Oxford Memorial Cemetery. Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service at the funeral home.
  • Kenneth Freeman — 42, died Wednesday, May 19, 2010. Services will be held at 3 p.m. Saturday at Spring Hill ASA M.B. Church in Courtland. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. Visitation will be from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday at Cooley’s Mortuary.
  • Rufus Kenneth Jenkins — 70, died Tuesday . Arrangements are incomplete with Serenity-Martin Funeral Home of Oxford.
  • Clarence Ramsey — 66, died Sunday, May 23, 2010. Services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday at Independent M.B. Church in Tyro. Burial will follow in Lewers Chapel Cemetery in Senatobia. Kenneth I. Roberson Funeral Home of Sardis is in charge of the arrangements. Visitation will be held until 7 this evening at the funeral home.

 (May 27, 2010, Page 2)

Thursday’s obituaries

  • Aamitta S. “Teekie” Gaines — Services will be held at noon Friday at Second Missionary Baptist Church in Oxford. Cooley’s Mortuary of Batesville is in charge of arrangements.
  • Gregory LaMont Gillom — Services will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday at North Oxford Baptist Church. Cooley’s Mortuary of Batesville is in charge of arrangements.
  • Annette “Mickey” Holland — Services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at Second Missionary Baptist Church in Oxford. Visitation will be Friday from 5 to 6 p.m. at Hodges-Serenity Funeral Home in Oxford.
  • Shirley Babb McPhail — Services will be held Saturday at 11 a.m. at Waller Funeral Home Chapel. Visitation will be Friday from 4 until 7 p.m. at the funeral home.
  • Mildred “Mu” Miller — Services will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday at Tallahatchie-Oxford Missionary Baptist Association Building. Visitation will be Friday from 6 to 7 p.m. at Hodges-Serenity Funeral Home Chapel in Oxford.
  • Isabella Jean Stanfield — Newborn daughter of Crystal Gilmer Stanfield and Bernard George Stanfield Jr. of Water Valley. Burial will be held Friday at 11 a.m. in Delay Road Baptist Church Cemetery in Water Valley. Seven Oaks Funeral Home in Water Valley is in charge of arrangements.

 (January 21, 2010, Page 2)

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