- Billie Charlene Beard Holden — 64, died Sunday, Jan. 1, 2012. Services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday at the Harmontown Baptist Church in Harmontown.
- Rosieleane McEwen Washington — 81, died Tuesday, Jan. 10, 2012, at Highland Homes in Memphis. Services were held Saturday at the N.J. Ford & Sons funeral Home in Memphis.
(January 25, 2012)
- Kenneth “Mickey” Mickle Hayward — 81, died Thursday at his home in Oxford. Arrangements incomplete with Waller Funeral Home of Oxford.
- Jerrell Mark McVay — 54, died Wednesday, Nov. 9, 2011, in Tupelo. Services will be held at 2:30 p.m. Monday at Memorial Park Funeral Home and Cemetery in Memphis. Visitation will be held from 3 to 5 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.
- Edward “Wayside” Westbrook — 52, died Monday, Nov. 7, 2011, in Memphis. Graveside services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at the Hurricane Creek Primitive Baptist Church in Oxford. He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Bill and Beulah McEwen of Oxford. N.J. Ford & Sons Funeral Home of Memphis is in charge of arrangements.
- William “Trotter” McEwen — 80, formerly of Oxford, died Saturday, Nov. 5, 2011. Services will be held Monday in Detroit.
(November 11, 2011, Page 2A)