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Ray Funeral Home

Friday’s obituaries

  • Belle McDonald Alexander — 85, died Thursday, April 11, 2013, at her home in Cleveland. Services will be held Monday at First Baptist Church in Cleveland. Burial will follow in New Cleveland Cemetery. Ray Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
  • Xanaka Hill-Burgess — 34, of Oxford died Thursday in Pontotoc County. Arrangements are incomplete with Serenity-Martin Funeral Home of Oxford.
  • Iona Vinson — 80, died Monday, April 8, 2013, at the Regional Medical Center in Memphis. Services will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday at the Holly Springs Funeral Home in Holly Springs. Burial will follow at Bluff Springs Baptist Church Cemetery in Oxford. Visitation will be held for one hour prior to the service at the funeral home.

 (April 12, 2013, Page 2A)

Thursday’s obituaries

  • Claude Lee Freeman Jr. — 80, died Sunday, Sept. 4, 2011, at his home in Water Valley. Services will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday at Spring Hill North M.B. Church in Water Valley. Burial will follow in the Oak Ridge City Cemetery. Visitation will be held for one hour prior to the service at the church. Seven Oaks Funeral Home of Water Valley is in charge of arrangements.
  • Ruby Wright Henry — 88, died Tuesday, Sept. 6, 2011, at her residence in Oxford. Services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday in the chapel of Waller Funeral Home in Oxford. Burial will follow in Kingdom Cemetery. Visitation will be Friday from 6 until 8 p.m. and Saturday for one hour prior to the service at the funeral home.
  • The Rev. William Marvin Kelley Jr. — 72, died Sunday, Sept. 3, 2011, at the Mississippi State Veterans Home in Oxford. Services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at Philadelphia M.B. Church in Oxford. Burial will follow in Flint Hill Cemetery. Visitation will be Friday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Kenneth I. Roberson Funeral Home of Pontotoc and from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at Second Baptist Church in Oxford.
  • Ruby Bernice McGee — 92, died Sept. 5, 2011, at Graceland Care Center in Oxford. Services will be held at noon Saturday at the Tallahatchie Oxford Missionary Baptist Association Building. Burial will follow at Browning Cemetery in Oxford. Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday at Providence M.B. Church in Oxford. Hodges-Freeman Funeral Home of Oxford is in charge of arrangements.
  • Ina Dean McLemore Gordin Smith — 85, died Wednesday, Sept. 7, 2011, in Oxford. Services will be held at 2 p.m. Friday at Ray Funeral Home in Cleveland. Burial will follow at Merigold Cemetery in Merigold. Visitation will be held for two hours prior to the services at the funeral home.

 (September 8, 2011, Page 2)

Wednesday’s obituaries

  • Trudy Juanita Holder Erwin — 62, of Cleveland died Monday, Oct. 11, 2010. Services will be held at 2 p.m. Friday at Ray Funeral Home in Cleveland. Burial will follow at Shelby Cemetery in Shelby. Visitation will be 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.
  • Norris Thompson — formerly of Oxford, died Sunday at his residence in Jackson. Arrangements are incomplete with Hodges-Freeman Funeral Home of Oxford.
  • Honnoll Collins Windham — 89, died Tuesday at Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi in Oxford. Arrangements are incomplete with Waller Funeral Home.

 (October 13, 2010, Page 2)

Monday’s obituaries

  • Leland James Hoop Sr.  — 81, of Cleveland died Friday, March 26, 2010. Services were held Sunday at Ray Funeral Home. Burial followed in North Cleveland Cemetery.
  • Jane Johnson Hunt Smith — 96, died Monday, March 15, 2010. A memorial Service will be held at the Baughman Center at 11 a.m. Tuesday. Burial will follow in Oxford Memorial Cemetery at 10 a.m. April 10, followed by an opportunity to visit with the family at Cedar Oaks Mansion. Williams-Thomas Downtown Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
  • Betty Ruth Swearengen — died Sunday at Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi in Oxford. Arrangements are incomplete with Seven Oaks Funeral Home of Water Valley.

 (March 29, 2010, Page 2A)

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