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Monday’s obituaries

  • Angela Bogard Buford, 39, died Saturday at Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi in Oxford. Arrangements are incomplete with Hodges-Freeman Funeral Home in Oxford.
  • Mollie Fairley, 93, died at the Westerchester Nursing Home in Bronx, N.Y. Arrangements are incomplete with Hodges-Freeman Funeral Home of Oxford.
  • John Philip Hester, 37, died Saturday, Dec. 11, 2010, at his home in Oxford. Services will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday at the Oxford Conference Center,  with Bro. Larry Walker and Bro. Steve Hentz officiating. Burial will follow in the Oxford Memorial Cemetery, with Bro. Davy Russell officiating at graveside. Visitation will be held from 4 to 8 this evening at Coleman Funeral Home.
  • W.C. Hill, 71, died Saturday at the Sanctuary Hospice House in Tupelo. Arrangements are incomplete with Kenneth I. Roberson Funeral Home of Pontotoc.
  • Cora Liggins, 67, died Saturday at her cousin’s residence in Abbeville. Arrangements are incomplete with Kenneth I. Roberson Funeral Home of Pontotoc.
  • Andrew Mayes, 58, died Thursday in Davenport, Iowa. Arrangements are incomplete with Hodges-Freeman Funeral Home of Oxford.
  • Daniel Joseph McCormick, 20, died Saturday at Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi in Oxford. Arrangements are incomplete with Waller Funeral Home.
  • Joseph Edwin Nissen, 67, died Friday, Dec. 10, 2010, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi in Oxford. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church, with Father Joe Tonos officiating. Burial will follow in Springdale Cemetery. Visitation will be from 5:30 until 6:30 this evening at the church. A Rosary Service will follow at 6:30. Waller Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
  • Annie Mae Key Pegues, 89, died Monday, Dec. 6, 2010, at Swedish Covenant Hospital in Chicago. Services will be held at 1 p.m. Tuesday at Philadelphia M.B. Church in Oxford, with the Rev. Alfred Hall officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. Visitation will be held until 6 this evening at Cooley’s Mortuary.

 (December 13, 2010, Page 2A)

Sunday’s obituaries

  • Mollie Fairley — died at the Westerchester Nursing Home in Bronx, N.Y. Arrangements are incomplete with Hodges-Freeman Funeral Home of Oxford.
  • John Philip Hester — 37, died Saturday, Dec. 11, 2010, at his home in Oxford. Services will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday at the Oxford Conference Center. Burial will follow in the Oxford Memorial Cemetery. Visitation will be held Monday from 4 to 8 p.m. at Coleman Funeral Home.
  • W.C. Hill — 71, died Saturday at the Sanctuary Hospice House in Tupelo. Arrangements are incomplete with Kenneth I. Roberson Funeral Home of Pontotoc.
  • Cora Liggins — 67, died Saturday at her cousin’s residence in Abbeville. Arrangements are incomplete with Kenneth I. Roberson Funeral Home of Pontotoc.
  • Andrew Mayes — 58, died Thursday in Davenport, Iowa. Arrangements are incomplete with Hodges-Freeman Funeral Home of Oxford.
  • Joseph Edwin Nissen — 67, died Friday, Dec. 10, 2010, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi in Oxford. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church. Burial will follow in Springdale Cemetery. Visitation will be Monday from 5:30 until 6:30 p.m. at the church. A Rosary Service will follow at 6:30. Waller Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

 (December 12, 2010)

Monday’s obituaries

  • Larry Lonnell Chrestman — 63, died Wednesday, Nov. 24, 2010 at his home in Batesville. Services were held Saturday in the chapel of Waller Funeral Home. Burial followed in Eastover Memorial Cemetery.
  • Era Jane Coleman — 92, died Thursday, Nov. 25, 2010, at Sanctuary Hospice House in Tupelo. Services were held Saturday in the chapel of Waller Funeral Home. Burial followed in Pine Bluff Cemetery.
  • Rosie P. Ford — 70, died Monday, Nov. 22, 2010, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi in Oxford. Services were held this morning at Clear Creek MB Church. Burial followed in Clear Creek Cemetery. Kenneth I. Roberson Funeral Home of Pontotoc was in charge of arrangements.
  • Marian C. Getsin — 79, of Oxford died this morning at Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi. Coleman Funeral Home of Oxford is in charge of arrangements.
  • Allie B. Orange — 70, died Tuesday, Nov. 23, 2010, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi in Oxford. Services will be held at 1 p.m. Wednesday at Clear Creek M.B. Church. Burial will follow in Cypress Grove M.B. Church Cemetery in Oxford. Hodges-Freeman Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
  • Kathleen “Kathy” Wiley Roberts — 88, died Friday, Nov. 26, 2010, at her residence in Abbeville. Service will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday in the Waller Funeral Home Chapel. A graveside service will follow in Forest Hill Cemetery-Midtown in Memphis at 12:30 p.m. Visitation will be Monday from 4 until 7 p.m. at the funeral home.

 (November 29, 2010, Page 2A)

Saturday’s obituaries

  • Era Jane Coleman - 92,  died Thursday, Nov. 25, 2010, at Sanctuary Hospice House in Tupelo. Services will be held at11 a.m. today in the chapel of Waller Funeral Home, with Min. Lendy Bartlett officiating.  Burial will follow in Pine Bluff Cemetery. Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service at the funeral home.
  • Larry Lonnell Chrestman - 63, died Wednesday, Nov. 24, 2010, at his home in Batesville. Services will be held at 2 p.m. today Saturday in the chapel of Waller Funeral Home, with the Rev. Paul Meacham officiating. Burial will follow in Eastover Memorial Cemetery. Visitation was held Friday at the funeral home.
  • Rosie P. Ford - 70, died Monday, Nov. 22, 2010, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi in Oxford.Services will be held at 11 a.m. Monday at Clear Creek MB Church, with the Rev. Eddie D. Goliday Jr. officiating. Burial will follow in Clear Creek Cemetery. Kenneth I. Roberson Funeral Home of Pontotoc is in charge of the arrangements.

     

 (November 27, 2010)

Tuesday’s obituaries

  • Rosie P. Ford —  70, died Monday at Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi in Oxford. Arrangements are incomplete with Kenneth I. Roberson Funeral Home of Pontotoc.
  • Don William Moore — 80, died Wednesday, Nov. 17, 2010, at his home in Water Valley. A graveside service was held Monday at the Oak Hill Cemetery in Water Valley. Seven Oaks Funeral Home of Water Valley was in charge of arrangements.
  • Nancy Carolyn “Carol” Park Russell — 56, died Monday, Nov. 22, 2010, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi. Services will be held at 6 p.m. Wednesday in the Fellowship Hall of Clear Creek Baptist Church. Waller Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
  • Mary Louise McClung Sprinkle — 91, of Jackson died Sunday, Nov. 21, 2010, at the Arbor. Services will be held at 3 this afternoon at Wright and Ferguson on Highland Colony Parkway, with visitation for two hours prior to the service.

 (November 23, 2010, Page 2)

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)

Tuesday’s obituaries

  • Bradford C. “Brad” Brooks — of Water Valley died Monday. Arrangements are incomplete with Seven Oaks Funeral Home in Water Valley.
  • Roosevelt Carrouthers Jr. — 48, formerly of Oxford, died Monday in Indianapolis. Arrangements are incomplete with Kenneth I. Roberson Funeral Home of Pontotoc.
  • Richard B. King — 51, died Monday at Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi in Oxford. Arrangements are incomplete with Coleman Funeral Home of Oxford.
  • Gary Dan Pope — 55, died Monday, Nov. 1, 2010, at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Union County. Services will be held at 3 p.m. Wednesday at Serenity Chapel in New Albany, with Bro. Jason Howell officiating. Burial will follow at Pisquagh Cemetery in Hickory Flat. Visitation is from 5 to 9 this evening at the church. Serenity Funeral Home of New Albany is in charge of the arrangements.
  • Voncille Rosenauer — 86, died Saturday, Oct. 30, 2010, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi in Oxford. Per the family’s request, there will be no services at this time. Memorials may be made to the charity of the donor’s choice.

 (November 2, 2010, Page 2)

Friday’s obituaries

  • Jean W. Cheek — 72, of Delhi died Wednesday, Oct. 27, 2010. Services will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday at the Delhi Presbyterian Church. Burial will follow in Faith Memorial Park Cemetery, south of Delhi. Visitation will be held from 5 to 7 this evening at Cox Funeral Home in Delhi.
  • Vernon Kenneth Daniels — 82, died Wednesday, Oct. 27, 2010. Services will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday in the chapel of Waller Funeral Home, with the Rev. Eric Hankins and Dr. Robert Allen officiating. Burial will follow in Oxford Memorial Cemetery. Visitation will be prior to the service from noon until 2 at the funeral home.
  • Jearlene Frison-Gordon — 62, died Tuesday, Oct. 26, 2010. Services will be held at noon Saturday at the Clear Creek M.B. Church on Highway 6 West. Burial will follow in the Greater St. Johns Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 1 to 7 this evening, with family present from 5 to 7, at the Serenity-Martin Funeral Home Chapel in Oxford.
  • Gladys Louise Pannell Graham — 84, died Tuesday, Oct. 26, 2010. Services will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday at Union Prospect M.B. Church in Blue Mountain. Burial will follow in Union Prospect Cemetery. Visitation will be from 6 to 8 this evening at the church. Kenneth I. Roberson Funeral Home of Pontotoc is in charge of the arrangements.
  • William Harvey Johnson — 86, died at Berkshire Manor in Miami. Services will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Wells Funeral Home Chapel in Batesville. Burial with full military honors will follow at Chapel Hill Cemetery in Pope. Visitation will be Monday from 5 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home.
  • Wendy Lee Evans Pritchard — 37, died Wednesday, Oct. 27, 2010. Services will be held at 3 p.m. Saturday in the Coleman Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will follow in the Oxford Memorial Cemetery. Visitation will be held two hours prior to the service at the funeral home.
  • Rose Elizabeth Ramage — infant daughter of Robert Ramage and Carolynn Batt, died Tuesday, Oct. 26, 2010. Services will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday in the Coleman Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will follow in Babyland in the Garden of Memories located at the funeral home. Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service at the funeral home.
  • Jesse Glyn Weeks — 84, died on Thursday, Oct. 28, 2010, at the Yalobusha General Hospital in Water Valley.

Born in Tillatoba, he was a graduate of Water Valley High School and was an outstanding athlete for the football, basketball and track teams, where he was affectionately known as “Puppy Dog.” From 1944 through 1946, he served as a first class seaman in the U.S. Navy. He was stationed on the USS Ticonderoga in the Pacific Arena during World War II. He was honorably discharged in 1946 Glyn was an avid reader, a devout Ole Miss fan, and a dedicated Sunday School teacher. He was a staunch supporter of the Biblical Research Society. He also loved fishing and gardening. After retiring as a power dispatcher for the Tennessee Valley Authority, he and his wife returned home to Water Valley. He was a member of First Baptist Church.

A graveside funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday at Oak Hill Cemetery in Water Valley, with Dr. Randy Bain officiating. Seven Oaks Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Survivors include his wife of 54 years, Callie Mae Mills Weeks “Kay” of Water Valley; two sons, Dr. Barry L. Weeks of Water Valley and Timothy G. Weeks of Nashville, Tenn.; and two grandchildren.

Memorials be made to the First Baptist Church of Water Valley. (October 29, 2010, Page 2A)

Thursday’s obituaries

  • James “Kank” Carothers Sr. — 76, died Friday, Oct. 15, 2010. Services will be held at 1 p.m. Friday at the Tallahatchie-Oxford Missionary Baptist Association Building in Oxford. Burial will follow in Yocona Cemetery in Taylor. Visitation for family will be from 6 to 7 this evening and public visitation will follow from 7 to 8 at Mt. Hope M.B. Church. Kenneth I. Roberson Funeral Home of Pontotoc is in charge of the arrangements.

 (October 21, 2010, Page 2)

Monday’s obituaries

  • James Carothers Sr. — 76, died Friday at his residence in Taylor. Arrangements are incomplete with Kenneth I. Roberson Funeral Home of Pontotoc.
  • Rev. Eugene Eggerson Sr. — 58, died Thursday, Oct. 14, 2010. Services will be held at noon Wednesday at the Tallatchie-Oxford Missionary Baptist Association Building. Burial will follow in Yocona Cemetery in Taylor. Visitation will be from 5 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at Hodges-Freeman Funeral Home Chapel in Oxford.

 (October 18, 2010, Page 2A)

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