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Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Kenneth I. Roberson Funeral Home

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)

Friday’s obituaries

  • Dr. Ephraim Edward “Ed” Davidson — 87, died Monday, Oct. 4, 2010. Services will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday at the First Baptist Church in Stillwater. Burial will follow at Sunset Memorial Gardens. Strode Funeral Home in Stillwater is in charge of arrangements.
  • Henry Louis Graham — 87, died Monday, Oct. 4, 2010. Services will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday at Union Prospect MB Church in New Albany. Burial will follow in Union Prospect Cemetery. Visitation will be held from noon to 4:30 this afternoon at the Kenneth I. Roberson Funeral Home of Pontotoc and from 6-8 this evening at the church.
  • Evelyn Noel — 71, died Tuesday, Oct. 5, 2010. Services will be held at a later date in St. Thomas in the U.S. Virgin Islands. Serenity-Martin Funeral Home is in charge of local arrangements and V.H. Funeral Home in St. Thomas is in charge of all other arrangements.

 (October 8, 2010, Page 2A)

Friday’s obituaries

  • Richard “Rick” Edward Page Sr. — 75, died Wednesday, Sept. 22, 2010. A Celebration of Life service will be held Sunday at the Page residence at 256 Huckleberry Lane in the Boatlanding community. Seven Oaks Funeral Home of Water Valley assisted with the arrangements.
  • Bettie Lue Peel — 57, died Sunday, Sept. 19, 2010. Services will be held at noon Saturday at Harrisonville MB Church in Oxford, with the Rev. F.C. Kelson officiating. Burial will follow in Harrisonville Cemetery. Kenneth I. Roberson Funeral Home of Pontotoc is in charge of the arrangements.

 (September 24, 2010, Page 2A)

Monday’s obituaries

  • James Ellis Baker — 59, died Sunday, Sept. 19, 2010. Services will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Parker Memorial Funeral Home Chapel in Bruce. Burial will follow in the Banner Cemetery. Visitation will be from 5 to 9 this evening at the funeral home.
  • John L. Cherry — 77, died Thursday, Sept. 16, 2010. Services were held this morning in the Coleman Funeral Home Chapel. Burial followed in the Veterans Garden of the Garden of Memories at Coleman Funeral Home of Oxford.
  • Edith Lucille Dickey — 71, died Friday, Sept. 17, 2010. Services were held Sunday in the Henry Chapel of Seven Oaks Funeral Home in Water Valley. Burial followed at Elam Cemetery in Yalobusha County.
  • Susan Varas Hannah — 64, died Friday, Sept. 17, 2010. Services will be held at 2 this afternoon in the chapel of Waller Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Oxford Memorial Cemetery. Visitation will be held for two hours prior to the service at the funeral home.
  • Harry K. Jennings Sr. — died Friday, Sept. 17, 2010. Graveside services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Forest Hill Cemetery East in Memphis. Coleman Funeral Home of Oxford is in charge of arrangements.
  • Bettie Peel — 57, formerly of Oxford, died Sunday  in Grand Rapids, Mich. Arrangements are incomplete with Kenneth I. Roberson Funeral Home of Pontotoc.
  • William Travis “Billy” Rutledge — 88, died Thursday, Sept. 16, 2010, at his home in Oxford. Services will be held at 1 p.m. Tuesday at McMillan Funeral Home Chapel in Booneville, with Bro. Bobby Hankins officiating. Burial will follow in Booneville Cemetery. Visitation will be from 5 until 8 this evening and until service time Tuesday at the funeral home.

 (September 20, 2010, Page 2A)

Monday’s obituaries

  • Mattie Lou Woods Ivy Bruce — 103, died Friday, Aug. 27, 2010. Services will be held at 1 p.m. Wednesday at Union Hill MB Church. Burial will follow in Union Hill Cemetery. Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the Second Missionary Baptist Church on Jackson Avenue in Oxford. Kenneth I. Roberson Funeral Home of Pontotoc is in charge of the arrangements.
  • Thomas Ramage Ethridge — 92, died Sunday, Aug. 29, 2010. Services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday at First Presbyterian Church. Visitation will be Tuesday from 5 until 7 p.m. in the fellowship hall of First Presbyterian Church and again, preceding the service, from 10 until 10:45 a.m. in the fellowship hall. A private family graveside service will be held following the service at Oxford Memorial Cemetery. Waller Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
  • Helen Grace Garavelli — 86, of Southaven died Thursday, Aug. 26, 2010. Services will be held at 2:30 this afternoon at Memorial Park Funeral Home in Memphis. Visitation will be held for one hour prior to the service at the funeral home.
  • Pricilla Romanda Gladney — 38, of Oxford died Sunday at Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi in Oxford. Arrangements are incomplete with Serenity-Martin Funeral Home of Oxford.
  • Kimberly Karol Herrin — 43, died Saturday at Sumner Regional Hospital in Gallatin, Tenn. Arrangements are incomplete with Waller Funeral Home of Oxford.
  • Lila Marie McGregor — 89, died Friday, Aug. 27, 2010. Services were held Sunday at Tutor Memorial Funeral Home in Pontotoc. Burial followed in Carey Springs Cemetery.
  • Amanda McCain Pipkin — 38, died Thursday, Aug. 26, 2010. Services were held Saturday in the Henry Chapel of Seven Oaks Funeral Home of Water Valley. Burial followed at Goshen Cemetery in Coffeeville.
  • Elizabeth Louise “Betty” Wilkinson — 86, died Friday, Aug. 27, 2010. Services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday at the College Hill Presbyterian Church in Oxford. Visitation will be held an hour prior to the service at the church. Coleman Funeral Home of Oxford is in charge of local arrangements.
  • James Henry Wolfe — 74, died on Friday, Aug. 27, 2010. Services were held at noon today in the Henry Chapel of the Seven Oaks Funeral Home in Water Valley. Burial followed at Ford’s Well Cemetery in Yalobusha County.

 (August 30, 2010, Page 2A)

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