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Sunday, November 23, 2014

Holly Springs Funeral Home

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)

Wednesday’s obituaries

  • Cassie Lucille Chaney Berry — 94, died Friday, August 3, 2012. A graveside service was held this morning in the Oak Hill Cemetery in Water Valley. Seven Oaks Funeral Home of Water Valley was in charge of arrangements.
  • Omar Alejandro Rosas Guzman — 20, died Sunday, Aug. 5, 2012, in Holly Springs. Services will be held at 6 this evening at Holly Springs Funeral Home. Burial will follow at Hillcrest Cemetery in Holly Springs. Visitation will be held until funeral services begin.

 (August 8, 2012, Page 2)

Monday-Tuesday obituaries

  • Ida Mae Edlin Hatler — 91, died Friday, May 25, 2012, at her home in Laws Hill. Services will be held at 2 Tuesday afternoon at the Holly Springs Funeral Home in Holly Springs. Burial will follow in the Mt. Moriah Cemetery.
  • Sam Doyle Horton — 51, died Sunday, May 27, 2012, at the Hosanna Family Worship Center in Pope. Services will be held at 6 p.m. Thursday at the Hosanna Family Worship Center. Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service at the center. Wells Funeral Home of Batesville is in charge of arrangements.
  • James Tate Scott Jr. — 80, died Saturday, May 26, 2012, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi in Oxford. Services were held Tuesday morning at the First United Methodist Church in Batesville. Wells Funeral Home of Batesville is in charge of arrangements.
  • James Felix “Jimbo” Thompson Jr. — 69, died Saturday, May 26, 2012, at his home. Services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday at the First United Methodist Church in Water Valley. Visitation will be held for one hour prior to the service at the church. A private family service will be held at a later date. Seven Oaks Funeral Home of Water Valley is in charge of arrangements.
  • Mahlon Earl Webb — 97, died Saturday, May 26, 2012, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi in Oxford. Services will be held at 3 p.m. Wednesday at St. Andrews Methodist Church in Oxford.

 (May 29, 2012, Page 2)

Thursday’s obituaries

  • Linda Carrol Ellzey — 62, died Tuesday, Oct. 18, 2011, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-DeSoto in Southaven. Graveside services will be held at 4 this afternoon at Twin Oaks Memorial Gardens in Southaven. Twin Oaks Funeral Home in Southaven is in charge of arrangements.
  • Charles Wynn Gadd — 84, died Sunday, Oct. 16, 2011, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi. Services were held this morning at Holly Springs Funeral Home. Burial followed at McKay Cemetery in Hickory Flat.
  • Ruthie Thompson Ivy — 75, died Saturday, Oct. 15, 2011, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi in Oxford. Services will be held at 2 p.m. Friday at the Tallahatchie-Oxford Missionary Baptist Association Building. Burial will follow in Buford Chapel Cemetery. Hodges-Freeman Funeral Home of Oxford is in charge of arrangements.
  • James Douglas Minor Sr. — 64, died Monday, Oct. 17, 2011. Services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at Mt. Calm Missionary Baptist Church in Coldwater. Visitation will be held from 5 until 7 p.m. Friday at Second Baptist Church in Oxford, and one hour prior to the service in Coldwater. Hodges-Freeman Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
  • Charles Morgan — died Thursday at his home in Water Valley. Arrangements are incomplete with Seven Oaks Funeral Home of Water Valley.
  • Samantha Rena Stokes — 35, died Tuesday, Oct. 18, 2011, at Hospice Ministries in Ridgeland. Services will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday at Toccopola Church of the Living God in Toccopola, with Bishop Calvin Worthem officiating. Burial will follow in Springhill Toccopola Cemetery. Visitation will be from 1 to 4 p.m. Friday at the Kenneth I. Roberson Funeral Home of Pontotoc and 5 to 7 p.m. Friday at the church.

 (October 20, 2011, Page 2)

Friday’s obituaries

  • Delores Owen Busby — 84, died this morning at Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi. Arrangements are incomplete with Waller Funeral Home of Oxford.
  • Harold Cooke died this morning at Methodist Central University Hospital in Memphis. Arrangements are incomplete with Kenneth I. Roberson Funeral Home of Pontotoc.
  • Barbara Fournie — 92, died on Wednesday, Feb. 9, 2011, at the Meadows Nursing Home in Fulton. No formal services were held. Holly Springs Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
  • Shirley Dale Johnson — 71, died Tuesday, Feb. 22, 2011, at Cornerstone Health and Rehabilitation Center in Corinth. Services will be held at 3 this afternoon in the  Booneville Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will follow in Lebanon Cemetery.

 (February 25, 2011, Page 2A)

Thursday-Friday obituaries

  • Clarence Booker — 61, died Wednesday, Dec. 29, 2010, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi. Services will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday in the Serenity-Martin Funeral Chapel in Oxford. Burial will follow in Oxford Memorial Cemetery. Repass will be held at the West Spring Hill Church Life Center. Visitation will be held Friday from noon to 6 p.m., with family present from 5 to 6, at the funeral home.
  • Alma B. Miller — 87, died Tuesday, Dec. 28, 2010, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi. Services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday at Calvary Baptist Church. Burial will follow at Cambridge Cemetery in Oxford. Visitation will be held from 3 to 7 p.m. Thursday at the Holly Springs Funeral Home.
  • Doris Quarles — 81, died Monday, Dec. 27, 2010, at Central Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson. Services will be held at 1 p.m. Monday at Tallahatchie Oxford Missionary Baptist Association Building. Burial will follow in Oxford Memorial Cemetery in Oxford. Hodges-Freeman Funeral Home of Oxford is in charge of arrangements.

 (December 30, 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)

Monday’s obituaries

  • Ina Mae Bibbs – 82, died Friday, Aug. 13, 2010. Services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday at the Tallahatchie-Oxford Missionary Baptist Association Building. Burial will follow in the Beverly U.M. Church Cemetery. Visitation will be from 5 to 6:30 p.m. Tuesday in the Beverly U.M. Church. Hodges-Freeman Funeral Home of Oxford is in charge of arrangements.
  • Dale McCurdy Childress – 89, died Thursday, Aug. 12, 2010, at the Yalobusha General Hospital in Water Valley. Services were held this morning in the Henry Chapel of Seven Oaks Funeral Home in Water Valley. Burial followed in Oak Hill Cemetery in Water Valley.
  • Robert Landon Davis – 73, died Friday, Aug. 13, 2010. Services were held Saturday at Holly Springs Funeral Home. Burial followed at the Hillcrest Cemetery in Holly Springs.

 (August 16, 2010, Page 2)

Monday’s obituaries

  • Virgle Edward “Bill” Appleton — 85, died Sunday at Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi. Arrangements are incomplete with Waller Funeral Home of Oxford.
  • William Paul Byars — 65, of Water Valley died Friday, July 16, 2010. Services were held at noon today in the Henry Chapel of Seven Oaks Funeral Home in Water Valley. Burial followed in the Pisgah Cemetery in Yalobusha County.
  • Charles Allen Gurley — 61, died Saturday, July 17, 2010. Services will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday at the Holly Springs Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Potts Camp Cemetery. Visitation will be from 5 to 8 this evening at the funeral home.
  • Pansy Viola Lynch Saxton — 72, of Water Valley died Saturday, July 17, 2010. Services will be held at 3 p.m. Tuesday in the Henry Chapel of the Seven Oaks Funeral Home in Water Valley. Burial will follow in Oak Hill Cemetery in Water Valley. Visitation will be held two hours prior to the service Tuesday at the funeral home.

 (July 19, 2010, Page 2)

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