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Thursday, October 2, 2014

National Funeral Home

Monday’s obituaries

  • Henerella P. Brown — 63, died Friday at Graceland Care Center in Oxford. Arrangements are incomplete with Hodges-Freeman Funeral Home in Oxford.
  • Jonell McClurkin — 75, died Saturday, Aug. 2, 2014, in Oxford. Services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Newsom Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will follow in Needmore Cemetery in Tippo. Visitation will be held for one hour prior to the service at the funeral home.
  • Anna Louise Hopper Phillips — 80, died Saturday, Aug. 2, 2014, in Oxford. A graveside service will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Memorial Gardens Cemetery in Clarksdale. National Funeral Home and Memorial Gardens Cemetery are in charge of arrangements.

  (August 4, 2014, Page 2)

Wednesday’s obituaries

  • Helen Reynolds — 84, died Friday, July 11, 2014, in Oxford. A graveside service will be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Jonestown Cemetery in Jonestown. National Funeral Home & Memorial Gardens Cemetery of Clarksdale is in charge of arrangements. A memorial service will be held at 3 p.m. Saturday at Emeritus of Oxford.
  • Rachel Joan McGee Smith — died Monday, July 14, 2014. Visitation will be Thursday from 5 to 7 p.m. in the sanctuary of First United Methodist Church in Greenwood and 9:45 to 10:45 a.m. Friday, followed by the service in the sanctuary. Burial will be at 3 p.m. at Memorial Park in Memphis. Wilson & Knight Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
  • Linda Ann Smith Tubbs — 66, died Saturday, July 12, 2014. Visitation will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday, and a memorial service will follow at Grace Celebration Lutheran Church, 8601 Trinity Road in Cordova, Tenn. Canale Funeral Directors is in charge of arrangements.

 (July 16, 2014, Page 2)

Wednesday’s obituaries

  • Over J. Cappleman — 89, died Tuesday at North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo. Arrangements are incomplete with Waller Funeral Home and Cremation Services in Oxford.
  • Kenneth Edwin “Punk” Latham — 87, died Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2013, at his home in Paris. Services will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday at the Paris Methodist Church. Visitation will be held for two hours prior to the service at the church. National Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
  • Berneice Edlin Roy — 83, died Sunday, Nov. 17, 2013, in Abbeville. Services will be held at 1 this afternoon in the Coleman Funeral Home Chapel in Oxford. Burial will follow in the Abbeville Cemetery.

 (November 20, 2013, Page 2)

Friday’s obituaries

  • Thomas “Tom” Baker — 70, died Thursday, Oct. 18, 2012, at Baptist Memorial Hospital–North Mississippi in Oxford. Services will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday at Springdale Freewill Baptist Church. Burial will follow in Springdale Cemetery. Visitation will be held Saturday from 4 to 6 p.m. at Waller Funeral Home in Oxford and for 30 minutes prior to the service at the church on Sunday.
  • Gerald Mauldin — 64, died today at Baptist Memorial Hospital-East in Memphis. Arrangements are incomplete with Waller Funeral Home of Oxford.
  • Jesse Coleman Reynolds — 92, died Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2012, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi in Oxford. Graveside services will be held at 2:30 this afternoon in Jonestown Cemetery. National Funeral Home of Clarksdale is in charge of arrangements.

 (October 19, 2012, Page 2A)

Friday’s obituaries

  • Nancy Lee Brown — 48, died Monday at her resident in Oxford. Services will be held at 1 p.m. Monday at Clear Creek M.B. Church in Oxford. Burial will follow in Yocona Cemetery in Taylor. Visitation will be held from 3 to 6 p.m. Sunday at the Serenity-Martin Funeral Home Chapel in Oxford.
  • Hope Constance Stroud — 90, died Wednesday at the Yalobusha County Hospital in Water Valley. Services will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday at Hopewell Baptist Church in Water Valley. Burial will follow in St. Peters Cemetery in Oxford. Visitation will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. Saturday at the church. National Funeral Home of Grenada is in charge of arrangements.

 (September 21, 2012, Page 2A)

Monday’s obituaries

  •  Landyn Drake Burns — newborn son of Daniel Lee Burns and Angel Cearra Caine, died on Wednesday, May 2, 2012, at LeBonheur Children’s Medical Center in Memphis. A graveside service was held Saturday at Forrest Memorial Park in Batesville. Wells Funeral Home of Batesville was in charge of arrangements.
  • James B. “Happy Hank” Hankins Jr. — 70, died Saturday, May 5, 2012, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi in Oxford. Services will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Shiloh Baptist Church, with the Rev. Gary Stevens and the Rev. Cary Worthington officiating. Burial will follow in Shiloh Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 4 to 7 this evening at Waller Funeral Home and also for one hour prior to the service at the church.
  • Bertha Irene Lee Harmon — 90, died Thursday, May 3, 2012, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi in Oxford. Services will be held at 2 this afternoon at the Paris Baptist Church, with Bro. Raymond Aven and Bro. Justin Gates officiating. Burial will follow in the Paris Cemetery in Paris. Visitation will be held for two hours prior to the service at the church. National Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
  • Dorothy Hudson — died Sunday at Graceland Care Center in Oxford. Arrangements are incomplete with Coleman Funeral Home of Oxford.
  • Larry W. Wrenn — 59, died Friday, May 4, 2012, at Yalobusha General Hospital in Water Valley. Services were held this morning in the Henry Chapel of Seven Oaks Funeral Home in Water Valley, with Bro. Kevin Jackson officiating. Burial followed in the Mt. Liberty Church Cemetery in Calhoun County.

  (May 7, 2012, Page 2)

Thursday’s obituaries

  • Dr. Raymond McRay Pruitt — 88, died Wednesday, March 9, 2011, at his home in Oxford. Services will be held at 3 p.m. Friday in the chapel of Waller Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Oxford Memorial Cemetery. Visitation will be from 4 to 6 this evening at the funeral home.
  • Johnnie Faye Russell — 109, of Sardis died Wednesday at Sanctuary Hospice House in Tupelo. Arrangements are incomplete with Coleman Funeral Home of Oxford.
  • William T. “Bill” Trusty — 99, of Water Valley died Wednesday, March 9, 2011, at the Yalobusha General Hospital. Services will be held at 3:30 p.m. Saturday at the First Baptist Church. Burial will follow in Oak Hill Cemetery in Water Valley. Visitation will be held for one hour prior to the service at the church. National Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

 (March 10, 2011, Page 2)

Tuesday’s obituaries

  • Earline Bramlett Bell, 74 of Oxford died Saturday, Jan. 22, 2011, at Baptist East in Memphis. Services will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday at National Funeral Home in Clarksdale. Burial will follow in Memorial Gardens Cemetery. Visitation will be held for three hours prior to the service at the funeral home.
  • Frances Waits Brown, 72, died Monday at Joseph M. Still Burn Center at Doctors Hospital in Augusta, Ga. Arrangements are incomplete with Waller Funeral Home.
  • Patricia Wilkerson of Oxford died Thursday, Jan. 20, 2011. A memorial service will be held at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday at St. Peter’s Episcopal Church, followed by communion. A reception for her friends and colleagues will be held for one hour prior to the service in the parish hall. Memorials may be made to St. Peter’s Episcopal Church Memorial Fund; 113 South 9th Street; Oxford, MS 38655.

 (January 25, 2011, Page 2)

Monday’s obituaries

  • Frankie Faye Bruce — 85, died Thursday, Dec. 16, 2010. Services will be held at noon Wednesday at the Coleman Funeral Home chapel. Burial will follow at 2 p.m. at Bethesda Cemetery in Senatobia. Visitation will be from 4 to 7 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.
  • Huntley Gordon “H.G.” Davidson — 85, died Saturday, Dec. 18, 2010, at his residence in Olive Branch. Services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Brantley Funeral Home in Olive Branch. Burial will follow at Blocker Cemetery in Olive Branch. Visitation will be held from 5-8 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.
  • Bernice Doyle — 75, died at Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi in Oxford. Services will be held Tuesday in Chicago. Burial will follow in Mt. Hope Cemetery. Cooley’s Mortuary in Batesville is in charge of arrangements.
  • Katrina “Sister” Ruffin-Jones — 64, died Friday, Dec. 17, 2010, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi in Oxford. Services will be held at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday at Philadelphia M.B. Church. Burial will follow in Oxford Memorial Cemetery. Kenneth I. Roberson Funeral Home of Pontotoc is in charge of the arrangements.
  • L.B. King — 89, died Friday, Dec. 17, 2010, at his residence in Oxford. Services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday at the Tallahatchie-Oxford Missionary Baptist Association Building in Oxford. Burial will follow in Oxford Memorial Cemetery. Visitation will be Tuesday from 5 to 7 p.m. at East Providence M.B. Church. Kenneth I. Roberson Funeral Home of Pontotoc is in charge of the arrangements.
  • Myrtle Melissa Kitchens — 76, died Sunday at Baptist Hospital in Collierville, Tenn. Arrangements are incomplete with Waller Funeral Home of Oxford.
  • A Q Lemons — 81, died Saturday, Dec. 18, 2010, at Darlington Oaks Hospice in Verona. Services will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday at the Bethlehem Church of the Lord Jesus Christ in Marshall County. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. Visitation will be from 5 to 9 this evening at the church. Coleman Funeral Home of oxford is in charge of arrangements.
  • Lerlean Burt Loggins — 85, died Thursday, Dec. 16, 2010, at the Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi in Oxford. Services will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Mt. Hope M.B. Church in Taylor. Burial will follow in Yocona Cemetery. Visitation will be from 6 to 7 this evening at the church. Kenneth I. Roberson Funeral Home of Pontotoc is in charge of the arrangements.
  • Mary Ann Overstreet — 87, died Thursday, Dec. 16, 2010, at her home in Houma, La. Services were held Saturday at National Funeral Home. Burial followed in Oakridge Cemetery.
  • La’Quarius Mar’Shon Rowsey — infant son of Qanisha La’Sha Rowsey of Abbeville, died Saturday at Woman Pavilion Hospital of North Mississippi in Tupelo. Arrangements are incomplete with Serenity-Martin Funeral Home.
  • Virginia “Gini” Simmons — 77, died Thursday, Dec. 16, 2010, at her home in Kalamazoo. No services are planned, but an open house will be held in her home from 2 to 4 this afternoon. Redmond Funeral Home of Kalamazoo is in charge of arrangements.
  • Annie Smith — 89, died Sunday at her home in Oxford. Arrangements are incomplete with Waller Funeral Home of Oxford.
  • Robert Gene “Blue” Thompson — 73, died Wednesday, Dec. 15, 2010, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi in Oxford. Services will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday at the Tallahatchie Oxford Missionary Baptist Association Building. Burial will follow in St. Peter’s M.B. Church cemetery in Abbeville. Visitation until 4:30 this afternoon and family hour will be 5-7 this evening at Hodges-Freeman Funeral Home in Oxford.

 (December 20, 2010, Page 2)

Friday’s obituaries

  • Wendell Rose — 71, died Wednesday, May 19, 2010. Graveside services will be held at 3 p.m. Sunday at Bruce Cemetery, with the Rev. Bobby Long officiating. Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service at Parker Memorial Funeral Home in Bruce.
  • J.D. Winters — 80, died Thursday, May 20, 2010. Services will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday at the National Funeral Home in Clarksdale. Burial will follow at Barbee Cemetery in Lula. Visitation will be held two hours prior to the service at the funeral home.

 (May 21, 2010, Page 2A)

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