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Kenneth I. Roberson Funeral Home

Friday’s obituaries

  • J. C. Golden — 82, died Wednesday, June 22, 2011, at his residence in Pontotoc. Services will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday at New Salem MB Church. Burial will follow in Pontotoc City Cemetery. Visitation is from 1 to 8 this evening, with family hour from 7 to 8, at the Kenneth I. Roberson Funeral Home of Pontotoc.
  • Dante’ Dwain Jackson — 33, died Tuesday, June 21, 2011. Services will be held at 11 a.m. Monday at St. Paul Missionary Baptist Church in Racine. Burial will follow in West Lawn Memorial Park. Visitation will from 5 to 7 p.m. Sunday at the Draeger-Langendorf Funeral Home and Crematory in Racine, with a service at 6:30. Visitation will also be held one hour prior to the service at the church.
  • Jeanette Barbour Mobley — 86, died Wednesday, June 22, 2011, at her residence. A private memorial service was held Thursday at the Tupelo Chapel of Holland Funeral Directors.

 (June 24, 2011, Page 2A)

Thursday’s obituaries

  • Jewell Annette Hutchens Enlow — 62, died Wednesday at Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi in Oxford. Arrangements are incomplete with Waller Funeral Home.
  • Nathan Lee “Nell” Gordon — 78, died Thursday, April 28, 2011, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi in Oxford. Services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at Jeffries Chapel MB Church. Burial will follow in Jeffries Chapel Cemetery. Kenneth I. Roberson Funeral Home of Pontotoc is in charge of the arrangements.
  • Bobbie Inez Hewitt — 92, died this morning at Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi in Oxford. Arrangements are incomplete with Waller Funeral Home of Oxford.
  • Dr. Kim Myrick Stasny — 55, died Wednesday, May 4, 2011, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi in Oxford. Visitation will be held at 1 p.m. Friday at Oxford University Methodist Church, with a service to follow at 3. An additional service will be held Saturday at Memory Chapel Funeral Home in Laurel, with visitation at 1:30 p.m. and a service to follow at 3. Burial will be at Matthews Cemetery in Laurel. Waller Funeral Home of Oxford is in charge of arrangements.

 (May 5, 2011, Page 2)

Friday’s obituaries

  • Georgia Sue Nicholson Evans — 50, died Friday, April 29, 2011, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi in Oxford. Services will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday in the chapel of Waller Funeral Home. Burial will follow at Forrest Memorial Park in Batesville. Visitation will be prior to the service from noon until 2 at the funeral home.
  • Addie Sue Fuller — 88, formerly of Oxford, died Wednesday, March 30, in Texas. Graveside services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday at Oxford’s Shiloh Church Cemetery.
  • Nathan Lee “Nell” Gordon — 78, died Thursday at Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi in Oxford. Arrangements are incomplete with Kenneth I. Roberson Funeral Home of Pontotoc.
  • Glenn Russell Jarrett — 84, died Wednesday, April 27, 2011, at Tri-Lakes Medical Center in Batesville. Services will be held at 2 this afternoon in the chapel of Waller Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Browning Cemetery. Visitation will be held prior to the service from 12:30 until 2 at the funeral home.
  • Gladys Boatright Metts — 92, died Thursday, April 28, 2011, at her home in Oxford. Services will be held at 2:30 p.m. Saturday at Yellow Leaf Baptist Church. Burial will follow in the Yellow Leaf Baptist Church Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 1 to 2:30 p.m., prior to the service at the church. Seven Oaks Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
  • Kenneth Mullin — 55, died Thursday at Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi in Oxford. Services are incomplete with Hodges-Freeman Funeral Home of Oxford.

 (April 29, 2011, Page 2A)

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

  • Mary Joyce Schmitz Bardo — 50, died Thursday, April 14, 2011, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi in Oxford. Services were held Sunday at Elam Cemetery in Coffeeville, with Bro. Ken Izzard officiating. Seven Oaks Funeral Home of Water Valley was in charge of arrangements.
  • Bobby Gene “Calhoun” Walker — 57, died Sunday, April 10, 2011, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi in Oxford. Services were held Saturday at Usher Valley United Methodist Church, with the Rev. Domini Henry officiating. Burial followed in Pontotoc City Cemetery. Kenneth I. Roberson Funeral Home of Pontotoc was in charge of arrangements.
  • Christopher Caleb Wesley — 20, died Thursday, April 14, 2011, in Oxford. Services were held Sunday in the chapel of Waller Funeral Home of Oxford, with Bro. Ryan Baker officiating. Burial followed in the Eastover Memorial Cemetery.

 (April 18, 2011, Page 2A)

Friday’s obituaries

  • Joyce Bardo — 51, of Water Valley died Thursday. Arrangements are incomplete with Seven Oaks Funeral Home of Water Valley.
  • Y.C. Mayes-Rockette — 67, died Monday, April 11, 2011. Services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at Everdale M.B. Church in Water Valley. Burial will follow in the Oakridge Cemetery in Water Valley. Visitation will be held for two hours prior to the service at the church. Serenity-Martin Funeral Home of Oxford is in charge of arrangements.
  • Christopher Caleb Wesley — 20, a college student, died Thursday, April 14, 2011, in Oxford. Funeral Services will be Sunday at 2 p.m. in the chapel of Waller Funeral Home, with Bro. Ryan Baker officiating. Burial will follow in Eastover Memorial Cemetery. Visitation will be Sunday from noon until 2 at the funeral home. Born in Greenwood, he was a 2008 graduate of Dickson High School in Dickson, Tenn., and attended Northwest Mississippi Community College. He enjoyed working with children at The Scott Center in Oxford, music and singing. He was preceded in death by his grandmother, Helen L. Wesley, and his grandfathers, James H. Wiltshire and Darrel Wayne Gray. Survivors include his mother, Rolonda Wesley Gray of Oxford; his father, Shealyn N. Richmond of Holly Springs; his step-father, David W. Gray of Oxford; his brother, David Bojack Gray of Oxford; his sister, Cara Loree Gray of Oxford; and his grandparents, Ronald Wesley of Carolton, Rubye Britt Carlisle of Greenwood and Sally J. Gray of Oxford. Memorials may be made to: The Scott Center, 401 North 5th Street, Oxford, Mississippi 38655. For online condolence, visit, www.wallerfuneralhome.com.
  • Bobby Gene “Calhoun” Walker, 57, died Sunday, April 10, 2011, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi in Oxford. Visitation is from 1 to 6 p.m. Friday, with family present from 5 to 6, all at the Kenneth I. Roberson Funeral Home of Pontotoc. Services will be held at noon Saturday at Usher Valley United Methodist Church, with the Rev. Domini Henry officiating. Burial will be in Pontotoc City Cemetery. A native of Pontotoc, he was a member of Usher Valley United Methodist Church. He loved people and making them laugh, loved gangster movies, loved broadcasting baseball games and other events and love the Pistons and the Lakers. Survivors include his wife, Eloise Walker of Houlka; one daughter, Seqouia Williams of Pontotoc; three sons, Brandon Walker, Kasar Latham and Isiah Walker, all of Grand Rapids, Mich.; his mother, Georgia B. Ware of Pontotoc; three sisters, Patsy Wilson and Alice Montgomery, both of Pontotoc, and Sarah Currie of Houston, Texas; eight brother, Jake Walker of Grand Rapids, James Wilson of Oxford, Joe Ware, Melvin Ware, Robert White and Johnny Ware, all of Pontotoc, Willie Ware of Plantersville and Gearld Ware of Memphis; four grandchildren; and a very special aunt, Lue Ethel Foster of Pontotoc.

 (April 15, 2011, Page 2A)

Tuesday’s obituaries

  • Caroline DeSaussure “Dessie” Anderson Caulfield — 94, of Water Valley died Monday, March 28, 2011, at her home. Services will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday at First Presbyterian Church of Water Valley. Burial will follow in the Oak Hill Cemetery. Visitation will be held Wednesday from 6 until 8 p.m. at Seven Oaks Funeral Home in Water Valley.
  • Sarah Lloyd — 96, died Monday at Tri-Lakes Medical Center in Batesville. Arrangements are incomplete with Kenneth I. Roberson Funeral Home of Sardis.

 (March 29, 2011, Page 2)

Thursday’s obituaries

  • J.L. Smith — 66, died Sunday, March 13, 2011, at his residence in Oxford. Services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at the Tallahatchie-Oxford Missionary Baptist Association Building in Oxford. Burial will follow in Oxford Memorial Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday at East Providence M.B. Church in Oxford. Kenneth I. Roberson Funeral Home of Pontotoc is in charge of the arrangements.
  • Earnestin Williams — 75, died Wednesday at her residence in Oxford. Arrangements are incomplete with Serenity-Martin Funeral Home of Oxford.

 (March 17, 2011, Page 2)

Monday’s obituaries

  • Nancy Brewer — 67, died this morning at her home in Oxford. Arrangements are incomplete with Waller Funeral Home of Oxford.
  • Nancy Kay Newton DeLeeuw — 75, died Sunday, March 13, 2011, at Baptist Trinity House Hospice in Collierville, Tenn. Memorial services will be held at noon Thursday at St. Peter’s Episcopal Church. Interment will follow in the courtyard at St. Peter’s Episcopal Church. Visitation will be Wednesday from 5 until 7 p.m. at Waller Funeral Home and again prior to the service from 11 a.m. until noon at the church.
  • James Oscar Hutchinson Sr. — 72, died Friday, March 11, 2011, at his home. Graveside services will were held this morning at Southlawn Cemetery. Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday at George Funeral Home & Cremation Center in Aiken, S.C.
  • Ervin Edward Nelson Jr. — 95, died Saturday, Feb. 12, 2011, in his daughter’s home in Scottsdale, Ariz. A memorial service will be held at 11:30 a.m. Wednesday at the First United Methodist Church in Water Valley. Seven Oaks Funeral Home of Water Valley is in charge of arrangements.
  • J.L. Smith — died Sunday at his residence in Oxford. Arrangements are incomplete with Kenneth I. Roberson Funeral Home of Pontotoc.
  • James Paul Weems — 92, died Thursday, March 10, 2011, in Oxford. Services were held Sunday in the Southern Funeral Home Chapel in Lexington. Burial followed at Mars Hill Cemetery in Winston County.

 (March 14, 2011, Page 2)

Friday’s obituaries

  • Harold Lee Cook, 64, died Thursday, Feb. 24, 2011, at Methodist University Hospital in Memphis. Graveside services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at Oak Grove CME Church Cemetery in Water Valley. Kenneth I. Roberson Funeral Home of Pontotoc is in charge of the arrangements.
  • William U. “Bill” Faust Jr., 90, died Thursday, March 3, 2011, at his residence in Oxford. Services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday in the chapel of Waller Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Shiloh Cemetery. Visitation will be from 5 until 7 this evening at Waller Funeral Home.
  • Nellie Belle Lancaster “Miss Nellie” Gardiner, 72, died Wednesday, March 2, 2011, at Yalobusha General Hospital. Services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday at First Baptist Church of Water Valley. Burial will follow in Oak Hill Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 5 until 7 this evening at Seven Oaks Funeral Home of Water Valley.
  • Jenks Maynard, 66, died Thursday, March 3, 2011, in McIntosh County, Ga. Services will be held at 2 p.m. Monday in the chapel of Waller Funeral Home in Oxford. Burial will follow in Oxford Memorial Cemetery. Visitation will precede the service from noon until 2 at the funeral home.
  • Betty Ree Sharp Stark, 71, died Thursday, March 3, 2011, at her daughter’s home in Batesville. Services will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday in the Henry Chapel of Seven Oaks Funeral Home in Water Valley. Burial will follow in Pinecrest Cemetery. Visitation will be Saturday from 6 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home.

 (March 4, 2011, Page 2A)

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