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Friday, October 31, 2014

Holly Springs Funeral Home

Friday’s obituaries

  • Betty Fay Bowen — 79, died Thursday, Oct. 9, 2014, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi in Oxford. Services were held this morning at Holly Springs Funeral Home in Holly Springs. Burial followed in Bethlehem Methodist Cemetery.
  • Sherrie Ann Tutor Darby — 56, died Wednesday, Oct. 8, 2014, at her home in Pope. Services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday in the chapel of Wells Funeral Home in Batesville. Burial will follow in Forrest Memorial Park. Visitation will be held from 5 to 8 this evening at the funeral home.
  • Janice House Parker — 63, died Thursday at the North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo. Arrangements are incomplete with Coleman Funeral Home of Oxford.
  • Dorothy “Dot” Rebecca Bruce Terry — 85, died Thursday, Oct. 9, 2014, at Oxford Health and Rehab in Oxford. Services will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday in the Henry Chapel of Seven Oaks Funeral Home in Water Valley. Burial will follow in the Bethel Baptist Church Cemetery. Visitation will be held for one hour prior to the service at the funeral home.

 (October 10, 2014, Page 3A)

Thursday’s obituaries

  • Aline Faccini Alias — 94, died Tuesday, Oct. 7, 2014. Services were held this morning at St. Elizabeth Catholic Church in Clarksdale, and followed by a private burial in Oakridge Cemetery. Meredith-Nowell Funeral Home in Clarksdale is in charge of the arrangements. A reception will be held at the Clarksdale Country Club following the funeral. The family will arrive after the private burial.
  • Betty F. Bowen — 79, died this morning at Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi in Oxford. Services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday at Holly Springs Funeral Home in Holly Springs. Visitation will be held for two hours prior to the service. The rest of the arrangements are incomplete with the funeral home.
  • Reba Fay Matsufuji — 86, died Wednesday, Oct. 8, 2014, at her home in Oxford. Services will be held at 3 p.m. Sunday in the chapel of Waller Funeral Home in Oxford. Burial will follow in Oxford Memorial Cemetery. Visitation will be held for two hours prior to the service at the funeral home.
  • David Daniel Perkins — 75, died Tuesday, Oct. 7, 2014, at the Tallahatchie County Nursing Home in Charleston. Services will be held at 2 this afternoon at Wells Funeral Home Chapel in Batesville, with burial to follow at Cold Springs Road Cemetery in Sardis.

 (October 9, 2014, Page 3A)

Monday’s obituaries

  • Thelma Kesler Lyell — 74, died Friday, Aug. 8, 2014, at her residence in Cordova, Tenn. Services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday at the Holly Springs Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will follow in the Abbeville Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 5 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.

 (August 11, 2014, Page 2)

Monday’s obituaries

  • Sarah Virginia Cook — 86, died Saturday, July 12, 2014, at Oxford Health and Rehab in Oxford. Services will be held at 2 this afternoon at the Holly Springs Funeral Home. Burial will follow at Mt. Moriah Cemetery.
  • Michael Wayne Herron — 58, died Friday, July 11, 2014, at his home. Services will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday in the Henry Chapel of Seven Oaks Funeral Home in Water Valley. Burial will follow in Forest Memorial Cemetery on Highway 6 near Batesville. Visitation will be held from 5 to 7 this evening at the funeral home.
  • Anthony “Tony” Rakestraw — 56, died Friday, July 11, 2014, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi in Oxford. Services will be held at 2 this afternoon at Midway Methodist Church. Burial will follow in Shiloh Cemetery. Visitation will be held for one hour prior to the service at the church. Waller Funeral Home in Oxford is in charge of arrangements.

 (July 14, 2014, Page 2)

Wednesday’s obituaries

  • Tommie Jean Floate — 83, died Monday, April 21, 2014, in Batesville. Services will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday at the Holly Springs Funeral Home in Holly Springs. Burial will follow at Free Springs Methodist Cemetery in Harmontown. Visitation will be held for two hours prior to the service at the funeral home.
  • Doyal David Walls-Hill — 97, died Monday, April 21, 2014, at Oxford Health and Rehab. Services will be held at 1:30 p.m. Thursday at the T.O.M.B. Association Building in Oxford. Burial will follow in the New Hope Church Cemetery in Oxford. Visitation will be held for two hours prior to the service at the T.O.M.B. building. Serenity-Martin Funeral Home of Oxford is in charge of arrangements.
  • Nora Veron Drewrey Metts — 90, died Tuesday, April 22, 2014, at Oxford Health and Rehab in Oxford. Services will be held at 2 this afternoon in the chapel at Waller Funeral Home in Oxford. Burial will follow in Oxford Memorial Cemetery in Oxford. Visitation will be held for an hour an half prior to the service at the funeral home.

 (April 23, 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)

Friday’s obituaries

  • Alice E. “Betty” Cleland — 93, died Sunday, Dec. 29, 2013, in The Villages in Florida. Services will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday at First Presbyterian Church in Oxford. Burial will follow in Oxford Memorial Cemetery in Oxford. Visitation will be held from 4 to 6 p.m. Monday at Waller Funeral Home.
  • Leon Steven “Steve” Cooper — 56, died Tuesday, Dec. 24, 2013, in Tuscaloosa. Services were held this morning at Oak Hill Cemetery in Atmore, Ala. For information on a later memorial service planned for early February in Tuscaloosa, contact Deborah Hughes at deborahhughes50@gmail.com.
  • Betty Ann Kennedy Mobley — 84, died Thursday, Jan. 2, 2014, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi in Oxford. Services will be at held at 1 p.m. Saturday at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Holly Springs. Visitation will be held for one hour prior to the service in the commons area of the church. Holly Springs Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
  • Ronald Keith Parker — 54, died Thursday at Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi in Oxford. Arrangements are incomplete with Coleman Funeral Home in Oxford.
  • Charles F. Sitzler — 86, died this morning at Baptist Memorial Hospital–North Mississippi in Oxford. Arrangements are incomplete with Waller Funeral Home in Oxford.
  • David Lee Sullivan — 76, died Wednesday, Jan. 1, 2014, at Baptist Memorial Hospital–East in Memphis. A graveside service will be held at 3 this afternoon at Rose Hill Cemetery in Obion, Tenn. Waller Funeral Home of Oxford is in charge of arrangements.
  • Gregory Anthony Tinner — 46, died Tuesday, Dec. 31, 2013, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-East in Memphis. Services will be held at 2:30 p.m. Sunday at Clear Creek MB Church in Oxford. Burial will follow in the Garden of Memories Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. Saturday at the church. Kenneth I. Roberson Funeral Home of Pontotoc is in charge of the arrangements.
  • Ann Beckham Turney — 96, died Wednesday, Jan. 1, 2014. Services will be held at 2 p.m. Monday at Anchor Baptist Church in Oxford. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. Visitation will be held for one hour prior to the service at the church. Forest Hill South Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
  • Gwen Williams — 75, died Thursday, Jan. 2, 2014, at her home in Memphis. Services will be held at 1 p.m. Monday in the chapel of Waller Funeral Home in Oxford. Burial will follow in Drew Cemetery in Drew. Visitation will be held for one hour prior to the service at the funeral home.

 (January 3, 2014, Page 2A)

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)

Friday’s obituaries

  • Belle McDonald Alexander — 85, died Thursday, April 11, 2013, at her home in Cleveland. Services will be held Monday at First Baptist Church in Cleveland. Burial will follow in New Cleveland Cemetery. Ray Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
  • Xanaka Hill-Burgess — 34, of Oxford died Thursday in Pontotoc County. Arrangements are incomplete with Serenity-Martin Funeral Home of Oxford.
  • Iona Vinson — 80, died Monday, April 8, 2013, at the Regional Medical Center in Memphis. Services will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday at the Holly Springs Funeral Home in Holly Springs. Burial will follow at Bluff Springs Baptist Church Cemetery in Oxford. Visitation will be held for one hour prior to the service at the funeral home.

 (April 12, 2013, Page 2A)

Wednesday’s obituaries

  • Billy Campbell — 57, died Friday, March 22, 2013. Services will be held at 3 this afternoon at the Holly Springs Funeral Home. Burial will follow at Hillcrest Cemetery in Holly Springs. Visitation will be held for three hours prior to the service at the funeral home.
  • Belinda Karen Mathis — 46, died Friday, March 22, 2013, at her residence in Oxford. Services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday at Second Baptist Church in Oxford. Burial will follow at Oxford Memorial Cemetery. Visitation will be held from noon to 6 p.m. Thursday at the Serenity-Martin Funeral Home Chapel in Oxford.
  • Betty Mae McAllister Wiseman — 84, died Monday, March 25, 2013, at the North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo. Services will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday in the chapel of Waller Funeral Home in Oxford. Burial will follow in Endville Cemetery in Belden. Visitation will be held for an hour and half prior to the service at the funeral home.

  (March 27, 2013, Page 2)

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