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Thursday, October 2, 2014

Kenneth I. Roberson Funeral Home

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)

Sunday’s obituaries

  • Opal Geraldine James Bowles — 80, died Saturday, Feb. 26, 2011, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi in Oxford. Services will be held at 2 p.m. Monday at Yellow Leaf Baptist Church, with the Rev. Jerry East officiating. Burial will follow in Yellow Leaf Cemetery. Visitation will be held for two hours prior to the service at the church. Waller Funeral Home of Oxford is in charge of arrangements.
  • Dolores Owen Busby — 84, died Friday, Feb. 25, 2011, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi in Oxford. Services will be held at 2 this afternoon in the chapel of Waller Funeral home, with the Rev. Charles Lipe officiating. Burial will follow in Shiloh Cemetery.
  • Harold Cooke — died Friday at Methodist Central University Hospital in Memphis. Arrangements are incomplete and will be later announced by Kenneth I. Roberson Funeral Home of Pontotoc.

 (February 27, 2011)

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)

Wednesday’s obituaries

  • Josephine Wortham Mathis — 87, died this morning at Graceland Care Center of Oxford. Arrangements are incomplete with Serenity-Martin Funeral Home of Oxford.
  • Yovonna Spearman — 32, died Tuesday at Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi in Oxford. Arrangements are incomplete with Kenneth I. Roberson Funeral Home of Pontotoc.

 (February 23, 2011, Page 2)

Thursday’s obituaries

  • Kyron Jakereon Brown — 3 months, died Tuesday, Feb. 15, 2011, at his home in Water Valley. A graveside service will be held at 2 p.m. Friday at the Garden of Memories located at Coleman Funeral Home.
  • Marvee Lorene Pegues Franklin — 77, died Saturday, Feb. 12, 2011, at her residence in Oxford. Services will be held at noon Saturday at North Oxford Baptist Church. Burial will follow in Oxford Memorial Cemetery. Visitation will be held for two hours prior to the service at the church. Kenneth I. Roberson Funeral Home of Pontotoc is in charge of the arrangements.

 (February 17, 2011, Page 2)

Monday’s obituaries

  • Marvee Lorene Franklin — 77, died Saturday at her residence in Oxford. Arrangements are incomplete with Kenneth I. Roberson Funeral Home of Pontotoc.

 (February 14, 2011, Page 2A)

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