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Thursday, October 23, 2014

J.F. Brittenum & Sons Funeral Home

Wednesday’s obituaries

  • William Alan Pilcher — 44, died Monday, Sept. 15, 2014, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi in Oxford. Services will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday in the Henry Chapel of Seven Oaks Funeral Home in Water Valley. Burial will follow in the Camp Ground Cemetery in Water Valley. Visitation will be held from 5 to 7 this evening at the funeral home.
  • Deborah Kay Rowan Wilkins — 59, died Sunday, Sept. 14, 2014, at Methodist Hospital of Olive Branch in Olive Branch. Services will be held at 2:30 p.m. Sunday at Chulahoma M.B. Church in Holly Springs. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. Visitation will be held from 2 to 6 p.m. Saturday at J.F. Brittenum & Son Funeral Home in Holly Springs and for one hour prior to the service at the church.

 (September 17, 2014, Page 2)

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)

Wednesday’s obituaries

  • Dr. LaNitra MaShay Kinkle — 34, died Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2013, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi in Oxford. Services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday at Christ Temple Church of God In Christ in Holly Springs. Burial will follow in Cottrell Memorial Garden in Holly Springs. Visitation will be held from 2 to 6 p.m. Thursday at  J. F. Britenum & Son Funeral Home in Holly Springs and for one hour prior to Friday’s service at the church.

 (September 18, 2013, Page 2)

Friday’s obituaries

  • Pete Gill Sr. — 86, died Monday, Oct. 1, 2012, at Trinity Nursing Home in Holly Springs. Services will be held at 2:30 p.m. Saturday at FreeBranch M.B. Church. Burial will follow at Cottrell Memorial Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 2 to 6 this evening at J.F. Brittenum and Son Funeral Home in Holly Springs.
  • Marilyn Kagen — 82, died Monday, Oct. 1, 2012, at Winter Park Hospital in Orlando, Fla. A private interment will be held Monday at Gulf Pines Memorial Park and Cemetery. A memorial service will be held at a later date. Englewood Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
  • Norris A. Robertson Sr. — 93, died Wednesday, Oct. 3, 2012, at the Mississippi State Veteran’s Home in Oxford. Services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at Macedonia Baptist Church. Burial will follow in Macedonia Cemetery. Visitation will be from 5 to 8 this evening  at United Funeral Service and for one hour prior to the service at the church on Saturday.
  • Andrew Stewart — 77, died Thursday at Coral Gable Hospital in Miami. Arrangements are incomplete with Hodges-Freeman Funeral Home in Oxford.

 (October 5, 2012, Page 2A)

Thursday’s obituaries

  • Joe Edward Fortner — 91, died Tuesday, Feb. 7 2012, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi. Services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at the First Baptist Church in Lambert. Burial will follow in the Lambert Cemetery. Visitation will be held for one hour prior to the service at the church. Kimbro Funeral Home of Marks is in charge of arrangements.
  • Thomas Russell — 67, died Thursday, Feb. 2, 2012, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi. Services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at Jeffrie Chapel M.B. Church in Abbeville. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. Visitation will be held from 2 to 6 p.m. Friday at J. F. Brittenum & Son Funeral Home of Holly Springs and for one hour prior to the service at the church on Saturday.

 (February 9, 2012, Page 2)

Wednesday’s obituaries

  • Edward Leroy “Roy” Barton — 85, died Tuesday, Sept. 27, 2011, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi in Oxford. Services will be held at 2 p.m. Friday in the Henry Chapel of Seven Oaks Funeral Home in Water Valley, with Bro. E. J. Brasher officiating. Burial will follow in the Ford’s Well Cemetery in Oakland. Visitation will be held for two hours prior to the service at the funeral home.
  • Lennie Mae Dickey — 84, died Monday, Sept. 26, 2011, in Horn Lake. Services will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday at Drivers Flat Baptist Church, with Bro. Hank Anderson and Bro. Raymond Aven officiating. Burial will take place in the Drivers Flat Baptist Church Cemetery in Calhoun County. Visitation will be held from 5 until 7 this evening at Seven Oaks Funeral Home in Water Valley.
  • Lorenzo Gipson — 56, died Thursday, Sept. 22, 2011, in Waterford. Services will be held at 1 p.m. Thursday at Jeffrie Chapel MB Church in Abbeville. Burial will follow at Mt. Vernon Cemetery in Abbeville. Visitation will be held from 2 to 6 this evening at J. F. Brittenum & Son Funeral Home in Holly Springs and for one hour prior to the service at the church on Thursday.
  • Elton Graham Sr. — 53, died Tuesday at Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi in Oxford. Arrangements are incomplete with Serenity-Martin Funeral Home of Oxford.
  • Patrick Hastings and Drew Mullins Meisenheimer — infant twin sons of Drew and Kate Meisenheimer of Bay St. Louis, were born and died on Saturday, Sept. 24, 2011, at the University of Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson. A private burial will be held Friday at Lakeshore Cemetery in Lakeshore. Edmond Fahey Funeral Home in Bay St. Louis is in charge of arrangements.

 (September 28, 2011, Page 2)

Thursday’s obituaries

  • Nancy Higgins Fowler — 65, died Thursday, July 7, 2011, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi. A memorial service will be held at a later date in Chicago. Waller Funeral Home of Oxford is in charge of the local arrangements.
  • Homer Clyde Toles — 77, died Tuesday, July 5, 2011, at his daughter’s home in Abbeville. Services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at the Clear Creek M.B. Church in Oxford. Burial will follow in the Yocona Cemetery in Taylor. Visitation will be held from 2 to 6 p.m. Friday at the J. F. Brittenum & Son Funeral Home in Holly Springs, and for one hour prior to the service Saturday at the church.

 (July 7, 2011, Page 2)

Thursday’s obituaries

  • Joe E. Cappleman — 54, died Wednesday at North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo. Arrangements are incomplete with Waller Funeral Home.
  • Tiger E. Crawley — 87, died Tuesday, April 19, 2011, at the State Veterans Home in Oxford. Services with military honors were held this morning at Pilgrims Rest Baptist Church-Batesville. Burial followed at Pilgrims Rest Cemetery. Wells Funeral Home of Batesville was in charge of arrangements.
  • Hayes Lynch Jr. — 77, died Saturday at Community Hospice in Verona. Services will be held at noon Saturday at Springfield MB Church in Abbeville. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. Visitation will be held from 2 to 6 p.m. Friday at J.F. Brittenum & Son Funeral Home in Holly Springs and for one hour prior to the service at the church.
  • Inez Parks — 100, died Thursday at The Windsor Place in Columbus. Arrangements are incomplete with Waller Funeral Home.
  • Bryan Dennis Rikard — 42, died Monday, April 18, 2011, in Oxford. Services will be held at 10 a.m. Friday in the Coleman Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will follow in the College Hill Presbyterian Cemetery. Visitation will be from 5 to 8 this evening at the funeral home.
  • Johnnie McCain White — 81, died Thursday, April 21, 2011, at Graceland Care Center in Oxford. Services will be held at 2 p.m. Friday in the chapel of Waller Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Cambridge Cemetery. Visitation will be from 4 until 7 this evening at the funeral home.

 (April 21, 2011, Page 2)

Thursday’s obituaries

  • Debra “Debbie” Gail Potts Hamblin — 56, died Tuesday, Oct. 5, 2010. Graveside services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday at Forrest Memorial Park. Wells Funeral Home in Batesville is in charge of arrangements.
  • Oscar Gordon Jr. — 63, died Sunday, Oct. 3 2010. Funeral services will be held Friday at 1 p.m.  at Jeffrie Chapel MB Church in Abbeville. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. Visitation will be from 2 to 6 this evening at the J. F. Brittenum & Son Funeral Home in Holly Springs and for one hour prior to the service at the church.
  • Jakalia MaKenzie Thomas — the infant daughter of LaTia Johnson and Damien Thomas of Tuscaloosa, Ala., died Monday, Oct. 4, 2010. Private funeral services will be held at Hodges-Freeman Funeral Home Chapel in Oxford. Burial will follow in Springfield Cemetery in Abbeville.

 (October 7, 2010, Page 2)

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