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Sunday, April 20, 2014

Kenneth I. Roberson Funeral Home

Thursday’s obituaries

  • Jerry Lee Campbell — 58, died Monday, April 8, 2013, at his daughter’s residence in Oxford. Services will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday at Philadelphia M.B. Church, with burial to follow in the church cemetery. Visitation will be held from 5 to 6 p.m. Friday at Hodges-Freeman Funeral Home of Oxford.
  • Bennie Ray Cohran — 59, died Tuesday, April 9, 2013, at his residence in Oxford. Services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at Clear Creek MB Church. Burial will follow in West Springhill 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.
  • Dr. Nancy Karleen Pass Metts — 71, died Wednesday, April 10, 2013, at Hermitage Gardens in Oxford. Services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at Yellow Leaf Baptist Church in Oxford. Burial will follow in Oak Hill Cemetery in Water Valley. Visitation will be held from 4 to 7 p.m. Friday at Waller Funeral Home in Oxford.
  • John Henry Murphy — 74, died Tuesday, April 9, 2013, at the North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo. Services will be held at 1 p.m. Friday at Smith Chapel CME Church in Abbeville. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. Visitation will be held from 5 to 7 this evening at the church. Kenneth I. Roberson Funeral home of Pontotoc is in charge of the arrangements.
  • Linda Golden Partridge — 72, died Monday, April 8, 2013, at her home in Oxford. Services will be held at 3 p.m. Sunday at the First Presbyterian Church in Oxford. A private graveside service will be held on Saturday. Visitation will be held for two hours prior to Sunday’s service in the church fellowship hall. Waller Funeral Home of Oxford is in charge of arrangements.
  • Arthur Carl Pettis — 62, died Thursday, April 4, 2013, at his home in Memphis. Services will be held at noon Saturday at the T.O.M.B. building on Highway 334 in Oxford. Burial will follow in  the Tobby Tubby M.B. Church Cemetery in Oxford. Visitation will be held from 3 to 6 p.m. Friday at the Serenity-Martin Funeral Home Chapel in Oxford.
  • Tryeone “Tren” Ruiz — 44, died Sunday, April 7, 2013, at her home near Oxford. A private family memorial service will be held at a later date. Coleman Funeral Home of Oxford was in charge of local arrangements.

 (April 11, 2013, Page 2A)

Wednesday’s obituaries

  • Bennie Cohran — 59, died Tuesday at his residence. Arrangements are incomplete with Kenneth I. Roberson Funeral Home of Pontotoc.
  • Stanley Crow — died Monday, April 8, 2013, at his home in Water Valley. Services will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday at First Baptist Church in Water Valley. Burial will follow the funeral service in Oak Hill Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 5 to 8 this evening in the sanctuary of the church. Seven Oaks Funeral Home of Water Valley is in charge of arrangements.
  • Nancy Metts — 71, died this morning at Hermitage Gardens in Oxford. Arrangements are incomplete with Waller Funeral Home of Oxford.
  • John Murphy — 74, died Tuesday at the North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo. Arrangements are incomplete with Kenneth I. Roberson Funeral Home of Pontotoc.

 (April 10, 2013, Page 2A)

Monday’s obituaries

  • Lee Arthur Goliday — 89, died Wednesday, April 3, 2013, at Regency Hospital in Jackson. Services were held this morning at Second Missionary Baptist Church. Burial followed in Oxford Memorial Cemetery. Kenneth I. Roberson Funeral Home of Pontotoc was in charge of the arrangements.
  • Dorothy “Dot” B. Hayward — 82, died Friday, April 5, 2013, at Hermitage Gardens in Oxford. Services were held this morning at First Presbyterian Church in Oxford. A graveside service followed in Woodlawn Cemetery in Grenada. Waller Funeral Home in Oxford was in charge of arrangements.
  • Clyde Holyfield — 77, died Saturday, April 6, 2013, at Baptist Hospital-East in Memphis. Services will be held at 3 this afternoon at the Coffeeville Church of Christ. Burial will follow in the Coffeeville City Cemetery. Visitation will be held for two hours prior to the service at the church. Seven Oaks Funeral Home in Water Valley is in charge of arrangements.
  • Dr. William “Bill” Herbert Jolley — 96, died Thursday, April 4, 2013, at the Veterans Home in Oxford. A graveside service will be held at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Memphis Memorial Gardens in Memphis. Seven Oaks Funeral Home of Water Valley is in charge of arrangements.
  • Linda Lovitt Jordan — 65, died Sunday, April 7, 2013, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi in Oxford. Services will be held at 1 p.m. Tuesday at the at the Free Springs United Methodist Church in Harmontown. Burial will follow in the Free Springs Cemetery at Harmontown. Visitation will be held for two hours prior to the service at the church. Coleman Funeral Home in Oxford is in charge of arrangements.

 (April 8, 2013, Page 2)

Thursday’s obituaries

  • Gary Darnell Blackmon — 49, died in Abbeville. Services will be held at 2 p.m. Friday at the T.O.M.B. building on Highway 334 in Oxford, with the Rev. Michael P. James Sr. officiating. Burial will follow in the Smith Chapel Christian Methodist Episcopal Church Cemetery in Abbeville. Visitation will be held from noon to 7 this evening at the Serenity-Martin Funeral Home Chapel in Oxford.
  • Lee Edward “Red” Brown — 56, died Sunday, March 31, 2013, at his residence in Oxford. Services will be held at 2:30 p.m. Saturday at South Hopewell M.B. Church in Taylor. Burial will follow in Browning cemetery in Taylor. Visitation will be held from 6 to 7 p.m. Friday at Hodges-Freeman Funeral Home Chapel in Oxford.
  • Lee Arthur Goliday — 89, died Wednesday at Regency Hospital in Jackson. Arrangements are incomplete with Kenneth I. Roberson Funeral Home of Pontotoc.
  • Mark Allan Martin — 42, died Monday, March 25, 2013, in Memphis. Services will be held at noon Saturday at North Hopewell M.B. Church with burial to follow in Yocona Cemetery in Taylor. Hodges-Freeman Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

  (April 4, 2013, Page 2)

Thursday’s obituaries

  • Sarah Lugean Alexander — 62, died Sunday, March 3, 2013, at Select Specialty Hospital in Memphis. Services will be held at 2 p.m. Friday at the Tallachatchie-Oxford Missionary Baptist Association Building in Oxford. Burial will follow in New Hope 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 the arrangements.
  • Irene Smith Willard Bryant — 83, died Tuesday, March 5, 2013, at Hermitage Gardens in Oxford. Services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday in the chapel of Waller Funeral Home in Oxford. Burial will follow in Cambridge Cemetery in Oxford. Visitation will be held for two hours prior to the service on Saturday at the funeral home.
  • Robert “Bob” William Foster — 83, died Monday, March 4, 2013. Services will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday at Burgaw Baptist Church. Burial will follow in Potts Memorial Presbyterian Church Cemetery with full military honors. Quinn-McGowen Funeral Home of Burgaw is in charge of arrangements.
  • Sadie Littlejohn — 93, died Wednesday at Baptist Memorial Hospital–North Mississippi in Oxford. The arrangements are incomplete with Waller Funeral Home in Oxford.
  • Thelbert “Big Doc” Rooks — 61, died Friday, March 1, 2013, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-DeSoto in Southaven. Services will be held at noon Saturday at New Dimensions Salt and Light Ministries in Holly Springs. Burial will follow in Powell Chapel Cemetery in Holly Springs. Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday at Hodges-Freeman Funeral Home in Oxford.
  • Bertha Jane Fiew Watts — 89, died Wednesday, March 6, 2013, at the Yalobusha County Nursing Home in Water Valley. Services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday at Anchor Baptist Church. Burial will follow in Shipp Cemetery in Oxford. Visitation will be held from 4 to 6 p.m. Friday at Waller Funeral Home in Oxford, and for 30 minutes prior to Saturday’s service at the church.
  • Martha Ann Winters — 74, died Wednesday, March 6, 2013, at her home in Oxford. Services will be held at 10 a.m. Sunday in the chapel of Waller Funeral Home in Oxford. Burial will follow in Springdale Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 4 to 6 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home.

 (March 7, 2013, Page 2)

Monday’s obituaries

  • Sarah L. Alexander — 62, died Sunday at Select Specialty Hospital in Memphis. Arrangements are incomplete with Kenneth I. Roberson Funeral Home of Pontotoc.
  • Warren Hershel Ash — 70, died Saturday, March 2, 2013, at Methodist LeBonheur Hospital in Germantown, Tenn. A private memorial service will be held at a later date. Coleman Funeral Home in Oxford was in charge of arrangements.
  • John Whitaker Hamilton — 87, died Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2013, in Longview. Services will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday in the chapel at Hillsboro Memorial Funeral Home. Visitation will be held for one hour prior to the service at the funeral home.
  • Jimmie Livingston Kemp — 99, died Saturday, March 2, 2013, in Hixson, Tenn. Services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday in the chapel of Waller Funeral Home in Oxford, with Dr. Robert Allen officiating. Burial will follow in St. Peter’s Cemetery in Oxford. Visitation will be held for one hour prior to the service at the funeral home.
  • Juanita Hadden Lovelace — 70, died Sunday, March 3, 2013, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi in Oxford. Service will be held at 1 this afternoon at Acree Hill Church in Batesville, with the Rev. Randle Harris officiating. Burial will follow in Acree Hill Cemetery. A visitation will be held for two and half hours prior to the service at the church.
  • Linda Sue Minor Rodgers — 51, died Thursday, Feb. 28, 2013, at Sanctuary Hospice House in Tupelo. Services were held Sunday at the United Funeral Service Chapel in New Albany, with the Rev. Larry Harrison and the Rev. Steavon Ball officiating. Burial followed in the Enterprise Cemetery.
  • Robert “Bob” Hughie Stubbs III — 57, died Saturday, March 2, 2013, at his home in Harmontown. A memorial service will be held at 1 p.m. Wednesday at the Harmontown Baptist Church in Harmontown, with Bro. Jim Pinkerton officiating. Coleman Funeral Home of Oxford is in charge of local arrangements.

  (March 4, 2013, Page 2A)

Thursday’s obituaries

  • Charlie Bernard Boston — 30, died Sunday, Feb. 17, 2013. A memorial service will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday at New Hope Missionary Baptist Church in Oxford. Funeral services were held Monday at Nations Ford Community Church in Charlotte, N.C., and burial followed at Sunset Memorial Gardens in Charlotte.
  • Cedric “Tracy” Marzette — 50, died Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2013, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi in Oxford. Services will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday at Flint Hill M.B. Church, with burial to follow in the church cemetery. Visitation will be held from 6 to 7 p.m. Friday at Hodges-Freeman Funeral Home of Oxford.
  • Zola Mae Turner — 71, died Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2013, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi in Oxford. Services will be held at 2 p.m. Friday at Jeffries Chapel M.B. Church in Abbeville. Burial will follow in Jeffries Chapel Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 5 to 7 this evening at the church. Kenneth I. Roberson Funeral Home of Pontotoc is in charge of the arrangements.

 (February 28, 2013, Page 2)

Wednesday’s obituaries

  • Calvin Alford Jr. — 37, died Sunday, Feb. 24, 2013, at the Regional Medical Center in Memphis. Services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at the City Auditorium in Water Valley. Burial will follow in the Rocky Mt. Church Cemetery in Yalobusha County. Visitation will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday at Seven Oaks Funeral Home in Water Valley.
  • Joy Underwood Crow — 83, died Monday, Feb. 25, 2013. Services will be held at 3 p.m. Thursday in the Henry Chapel of Seven Oaks Funeral Home in Water Valley. Burial will follow in the Pine Crest Memorial Gardens Cemetery in Yalobusha County. Visitation will be held for two hours prior to the service at the funeral home.
  • Cedric Tracy Marzette — 50, died Tuesday at Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi in Oxford. Arrangements are incomplete with Hodges-Freeman Funeral Home of Oxford.
  • Zola Mae Turner — 71, died Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2013, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi in Oxford. Services will be held at 2 p.m. Friday at Jeffries Chapel M.B. Church in Abbeville. Burial will follow in Jeffries Chapel Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday at the church. Kenneth I. Roberson Funeral Home of Pontotoc is in charge of the arrangements.

 (February 27, 2013, Page 2)

Thursday’s obituaries

  • Shirley Broadhead Hamilton — 72, died Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2013. A memorial service will be held at 1 p.m. Friday at Independent Presbyterian Church in Memphis. Canale Funeral Directors of Memphis is in charge of arrangements.
  • Pearlie Thompson Logan — 96, died Saturday, Feb. 16, 2013, at her residence in Abbeville. Services will be held at noon Saturday at the Tallahatchie Oxford Missionary Baptist Association Building in Oxford. Burial will follow in the Providence United Methodist Church cemetery in Abbeville. Hodges-Freeman Funeral Home in Oxford is in charge of arrangements.
  • Linnie Bell Pettis — 100, died Friday, Feb. 15, 2013, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi in Oxford. Services will be held at noon Friday at Providence United Methodist Church in Abbeville. Burial will follow in Providence Cemetery. Visitation will be held for one hour prior service at the church. Kenneth I. Roberson Funeral Home of Pontotoc is in charge of the arrangements.
  • Zola Turner — 70, died Wednesday at Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi in Oxford. Arrangements are incomplete with Kenneth I. Roberson Funeral Home of Pontotoc.

 (February 21, 2013, Page 2)

Friday’s obituaries

  • Lucile Louise Smith Easterbrook — 84, died Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2013, at Hermitage Gardens in Oxford. A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at St. Peter’s Episcopal Church in Oxford. Visitation will be held for one hour prior to the service at the church. Waller Funeral Home of Oxford is in charge of arrangements.
  • Allen Hilliard — 71, died Thursday at his residence in Oxford. Arrangements are incomplete with Hodges-Freeman Funeral Home of Oxford.
  • Regina Moore Holley — 88, died on Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2013, at her home in Oxford. Services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday at First Baptist Church in Oxford. Burial will follow in St. Peters Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 4 to 6 this evening at Waller Funeral Home in Oxford.
  • Lennie Pettis — 100, died this morning at Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi in Oxford. Arrangements are incomplete with Kenneth I. Roberson Funeral Home of Pontotoc.

 (February 15, 2013, Page 2A)

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