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Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Hodges-Freeman Funeral Home

Friday’s obituaries

  • Gladys O. Burdette — 95, died Sunday, March 2, 2014, at Baptist East in Memphis. Services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at McIvor M.B. Church, with burial to follow in the church cemetery. Hodges-Freeman Funeral Home in Oxford is in charge of arrangements.
  • Grizzie Pearl Carter — 79, died Tuesday, March 4, 2014, at her home in Oxford. Services will be held at 1 p.m. Sunday at the Tallahatchie Oxford Missionary Baptist Association Building, with burial to follow in Brown Chapel Church Cemetery in Oxford. Hodges-Freeman Funeral Home in Oxford is in charge of arrangements.
  • Hardy Lee Taylor — 72, died Thursday, March 6, 2014, at the Sanctuary Hospice House in Tupelo. Services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday in the chapel of Waller Funeral Home in Oxford. Burial will follow in Eastover Memorial Cemetery in Oxford. Visitation will be held from 5 until 8 this evening and for two hours prior to the service, all at the funeral home.

 (March 7, 2014, Page 2A)

Wednesday’s obituaries

  • Carlann “Corky” Apple — 77, died Friday, Feb. 28, 2014. A graveside service will be held at 9:30 a.m. Thursday at Restland Memorial Park. Restland Funeral Home in Dallas is in charge of arrangements.
  • Grizzie Pearl Carter — 79, died Tuesday at her home in Oxford. Arrangements are incomplete with Hodges-Freeman Funeral Home in Oxford.
  • Pearline Slack Mathis — 68, died Tuesday at her residence in Oxford. Arrangements are incomplete with Kenneth I. Roberson Funeral Home of Pontotoc.
  • Lela Mae Sumners McCarley — 93, died Monday, March 3, 2014, at the Yalobusha County Nursing Home in Water Valley. Services will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday at Waller Funeral Home Chapel in Oxford. Burial will follow in Hartwell-Tutor Cemetery in Pontotoc County. Visitation will be held for three hours prior to the service at the funeral home.

 (March 5, 2014, Page 2)

Tuesday’s obituaries

  • Carlann “Corky” Apple — 77, died Friday, Feb. 28, 2014. A graveside service will be held at 9:30 a.m. at Restland Memorial Park. Restland Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
  • Roy Cook Jr. — 58, died Thursday, Feb. 27, 2014, at his residence in Oxford. Services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Clear Creek M.B. Church, with burial to follow in the Cypress Grove Church Cemetery. Visitation will be held for 6 to 7 this evening at the Hodges-Freeman Funeral Home Chapel.
  • Lela Mae Sumners McCarley — 93, died Monday at the Yalobusha County Nursing Home in Water Valley. Waller Funeral Home of Oxford is in charge of arrangements.
  • Wallace Donald Oakes — 82, died Sunday, March 2, 2014, at his home in Abbeville. Service will be held at 1 p.m. Wednesday at the Waller Funeral Home Chapel in Oxford, with the Rev. Randy Hope officiating. Burial will follow in Abbeville Cemetery in Abbeville. Visitation will be held from 5 to 7 this evening at the funeral home.
  • Randall Wayne Tropp — 65, died Sunday, March 2, 2014, at his home near Oxford. Visitation will be held from 12:30 to 1 p.m. Thursday at Coleman Funeral Home in Oxford, with a memorial service at 1 in the Veterans Garden of the Garden of Memories located at the funeral home. Bro. Charles Lipe will officiate.

  (March 4, 2014, Page 2)

Friday’s obituaries

  • Jean “Nana” Barnes — 73, died Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2014, at home. Services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday at Roller Citizens Funeral Home in Little Rock. Burial will follow at Crittenden Memorial Park. Visitation will be held for two hours prior to the service at the funeral home.
  • Roy Cook Jr. — 58, died Thursday at his resident in Oxford. Arrangements are incomplete with Hodges-Freeman Funeral Home in Oxford.
  • William Lynn “Billy” Jones — 60, died Monday, Feb. 24, 2014. Services will be held at 2 this afternoon in the Wells Funeral Home Chapel in Batesville, with burial following in Crowder Cemetery. Visitation will be held for two hours prior to the service at the funeral home.
  • Pearl Lucille McCord — 101, died Thursday, Feb. 28, 2014, at Yalobusha Nursing Home in Water Valley. Services will be held at 3 p.m. Sunday at Coleman Funeral Home in Oxford. Burial will follow in Springdale Cemetery. Visitation will be held for two hours prior to the service at the funeral home.
  • Sudie Mae Polk — 84, died Sunday, Feb. 23, 2014, at the Yalobusha Nursing Home in Water Valley. Services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday at the Bayson Chapel M.B. Church in Water Valley. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. Visitation will be held until 4 this afternoon at Cooley’s Mortuary and family hours will be held from 5 to 7 this evening at the church.

 (February 28, 2014, Page 2A)

Friday’s obituary

  • Elge Flemons — 60, died Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2014, at his residence in Oxford. Services will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday at North Oxford Baptist Church, with burial following in Providence U.M. Church Cemetery in Abbeville. Hodges-Freeman Funeral Home in Oxford is in charge of arrangements.
  • Hazel Joyce Hoffman Kinney — 80, died Thursday, Feb. 13, 2014, at Hermitage Gardens in Oxford. Services will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday at Oxford-University United Methodist Church in Oxford. Burial will follow in Oxford Memorial Cemetery in Oxford. Visitation will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. Saturday at Waller Funeral Home.
  • Paul Lincoln Parker — 98, died Sunday, Feb. 9, 2014, at his home in Water Valley. Services will be held at 2 this afternoon at First Baptist Church of 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 church. Seven Oaks Funeral Home of Water Valley is in charge of arrangements.
  • James Richard Webb — 65, died Thursday, Feb. 13, 2014, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi in Oxford. Services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday in Wells Funeral Home Chapel in Batesville. Burial will follow in Forrest Memorial Park Cemetery. Visitation will be held for one hour prior to the service at the funeral home.

 (February 14, 2014, Page 2A)

Tuesday’s obituaries

  • Elge Flemons — 60, died this morning at his residence in Oxford. Arrangements are incomplete with Hodges-Freeman Funeral Home in Oxford.
  • James R. Leister — 74, died Sunday, Feb. 9, 2014, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi in Oxford. Services will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday at North Oxford Baptist Church in Oxford. Burial will follow in Oxford Memorial Cemetery in Oxford. Visitation will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday at Waller Funeral Home.
  • Florida Bell Martin Marion — 77, died Saturday, Feb. 8, 2014, at her home in Waterford. Services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah Witness in Holly Springs. Burial will follow in the Hamilton Chapel CME Church cemetery in Waterford. The remains will lie in repose at J.F. Brittenum & Son Funeral Home in Holly Springs on Friday from 1-7 p.m. with the family visit from 6-7. The remains will lie in state at the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah Witness on Saturday from 10-10:55 a.m.
  • Barbara Bailey Massey — 70, died Monday, Feb. 10, 2014, at her home in Oxford. Visitation will be held Thursday beginning at 5 p.m. at Waller Funeral Home. A prayer service will be held immediately following the visitation at 6. In addition to services here in Oxford, a visitation will be held at Raymond United Methodist Church of Raymond on Saturday at 10 a.m. A memorial service will follow at the church at 11.
  • Jerry Mathis — 54, died Monday at his residence in Oxford. Arrangements are incomplete with Kenneth I. Roberson Funeral Home of Pontotoc.
  • Frances Blount Molpus — 97, died Sunday, Feb. 9, 2014, at St. Dominic’s Hospital. Services will be held at 3 p.m. Saturday at the First Baptist Church in Philadelphia. Visitation will be held for two hours prior to the service at the church. McClain-Hays Funeral Home in Philadelphia is in charge of arrangements.
  • Paul Parker — died Monday at his home in Water Valley. Arrangements are incomplete with Seven Oaks Funeral Home of Water Valley.
  • Michael Tubbs — 67, died Monday at his home in Bruce. Arrangements are incomplete with Parker Memorial Funeral Home in Bruce.

 (February 11, 2014, Page 2)

Thursday’s obituaries

  • Martha Elnor Berry — 96, died Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2014, at the Yalobusha General Hospital in Water Valley. A graveside service will be held at 11:30 a.m. Saturday at Oak Hill Cemetery in Water Valley. Visitation will be held from 10 to 11 a.m. Saturday at Seven Oaks Funeral Home in Water Valley.
  • Rowland Carothers — 56, died Sunday, Jan. 26, 2014, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi in Oxford. Services will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday at the T.O.M.B. building in Oxford. Burial will follow in the Yocona Cemetery in Taylor. Visitation will be held from 11:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday at the Serenity-Martin Funeral Home Chapel in Oxford and for one hour prior to the service Saturday at the T.O.M.B. building. Repast will be held at the Stone Center in Oxford.
  • Eddie Hilliard Jr. — 57, died Monday, Jan. 27, 2014, at his residence in Oxford. Services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday at Philadelphia M.B. Church in Oxford, with burial to follow in the church cemetery. Visitation will be held from 5 to 6 p.m. Friday at Hodges-Freeman Funeral Home Chapel in Oxford.
  • Maud “Bell” Mitchell-Key — 91, died Saturday, Jan. 25, 2014, at Graceland Care Center in Oxford. Services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at East St. Peter’s M.B. Church, with burial to follow in the church cemetery. Hodges-Freeman Funeral Home of Oxford is in charge of arrangements.
  • Mary B. “Dump” Knight — 71, died Friday, Jan. 24, 2014, at Baptist Memorial Hospital–North Mississippi in Oxford. Services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday at Oakland Presbyterian Church in Oakland. Waller Funeral Home and Cremation Services in Oxford is in charge of arrangements.
  • John Mackie Pegues Jr. — 79, died Wednesday, Jan. 29, 2014, at Baptist Memorial Hospital–North Mississippi in Oxford. Services will be held at 2 p.m. Monday in the chapel of Waller Funeral Home in Oxford. Burial will follow in St. Peter’s Cemetery. Visitation will be held for an hour and a half prior to the service.
  • Edna Marie Polk — 72, died Thursday, Jan. 23, 2014, at her residence in Longtown. Services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday at Askew Grove M.B. Church. Burial will follow in the Askew Grove Cemetery. Visitation will be held from noon to 5 p.m. Friday at the Kenneth I. Roberson Funeral Home of Sardis.
  • Doyle Scott “Butch” Vance — died Saturday, Jan. 25, 2014, at his home in Southaven. A gathering of friends will be held at a later date.

 (January 30, 2014, Page 2)

Tuesday’s obituaries

  • Kay Frances Bruce — 58, died Monday, Jan. 27, 2014, at the Sanctuary Hospice House in Tupelo. Service will be held at 1 p.m. Wednesday in the chapel of Waller Funeral Home in Oxford. Burial will follow in Philadelphia Cemetery in Oxford. Visitation will be held for one hour prior to the service at the funeral home.
  • Alonzo Crocker — 75, died Saturday, Jan. 25, 2014, at his home in Coffeeville. Services will be held Wednesday at Goshen Church in Yalobusha County. The processional to Goshen Church will leave Seven Oaks Funeral Home in Water Valley at noon Wednesday. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. Visitation will be held from 5 to 7 this evening at the funeral home.
  • Eddie “Boosie’ Hilliard — 57, died Monday in Oxford. Arrangements are incomplete with Hodges-Freeman Funeral Home in Oxford.
  • John Eugene Pruett — 57, died Sunday, Jan. 26, 2014, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi in Oxford. Services will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday in the Henry Chapel of the Seven Oaks Funeral Home in Water Valley. Burial will follow in the Sand Hill Cemetery in Yalobusha County. Visitation will be held for two hours prior to the service at the funeral home.
  • Ocia Smith — 89, died Monday at the Sanctuary Hospice House in Tupelo. Arrangements are incomplete with Serenity-Martin Funeral Home of Oxford.

 (January 28, 2014, Page 2)

Monday’s obituaries

  • Rowland Carothers — 56, died Sunday at Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi in Oxford. Arrangements are incomplete with Serenity-Martin Funeral Home of Oxford.
  • Ralph Benjamin Gay Sr. — 79, died Saturday at Baptist Memorial Hospital North Mississippi. Arrangements are incomplete with Waller Funeral Home of Oxford.
  • Maude Key — 91, died Saturday, Jan. 25, 2014, at Graceland Care Center in Oxford. Arrangements are incomplete with Hodges-Freeman Funeral Home in Oxford.
  • Joan Bolen Prestage — 80, died Saturday, Jan. 25, 2014, at Yalobusha General Hospital in Water Valley. Services will be held at 2 p.m. on Tuesday in the Henry Chapel of Seven Oaks Funeral Home in Water Valley. Burial will follow in the Paris Cemetery in Paris. Visitation will be held from 5 until 7 this evening at the funeral home.
  • Dr. Emil Sidney Sanders — 67, died Friday, Jan. 24, 2014, in his home in Oxford. Graveside services will be held at 2 this afternoon at Oxford Memorial Cemetery. Visitation will follow at Oxford-University United Methodist Church. Waller Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Following the services in Oxford, a memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday at Northside United Methodist Church in Atlanta. Visitation will be held prior to the service beginning at 1.
  • Juanita Mize Schoning — 91, died Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2014. Services will be private with arrangements by Ryan Funeral Home of Homewood.

 (January 27, 2014, Page 2)

Wednesday’s obituaries

  •  Lillian Lee Baker — 80, died Monday, Jan. 20, 2014, in Oxford. Services were held this morning at Holly Springs Funeral Home. Burial followed in Gaston Cemetery in Booneville.
  • Johnnie “Skin” Murry — 67, died Thursday, Jan. 16, 2014, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi in Oxford. Services will be held at 1 p.m. Friday at Harrisonville M.B. Church. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. Hodges-Freeman Funeral Home of Oxford is in charge of arrangements.
  • Myra Ellen Jackson Vines — 81, died Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2014, at Graceland Care Center in Oxford. Services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday in the chapel of Waller Funeral Home in Oxford. Burial will follow in Shiloh Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.
  • Jerry Wayne Wilson — 73, died Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2014, at Yalobusha General Hospital in Water Valley. Service will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday at Clear Creek Baptist Church. Burial will follow in Clear Creek Cemetery. Visitation will be held for one hour prior to the service at the church. Waller Funeral Home of Oxford is in charge of arrangements.

  (January 22, 2014, Page 2)

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