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Saturday, March 28, 2015

Serenity-Martin Funeral Home

Friday’s obituaries

  • George Washington “June” Bell — 69, died Sunday, March 1, 2015, at Methodist University Hospital in Memphis. Due to this week’s inclement weather, the services have been rescheduled. Services will now be held at 2 p.m. Sunday at the Serenity-Martin Funeral Home Chapel in Oxford, with the Rev. Marvin Quarles officiating. Burial will follow in Providence United Methodist Church in Abbeville. There will be no visitation.
  • Hattie Ann Isom — 72, died Thursday at Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi in Oxford. Arrangements are incomplete with Serenity-Martin Funeral Home in oxford
  • Sheila Gregory Nelson — 51, died Sunday, March 1, 2015, at her home in Water Valley. Services were originally scheduled to be held on Thursday morning in the Henry Chapel of Seven Oaks Funeral Home in Water Valley, with Chaplain Wayne Harlow and Pastor Bill Rutledge officiating. Burial was to follow in the Walker Cemetery in Yalobusha County. Due to Thursday’s inclement weather, the services have been rescheduled. Services will not be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at Seven Oaks Funeral Home in Water Valley.

 (March 6, 2015, Page 3)

Wednesday’s obituaries

  • Robert Franklin Cooper Jr. — 101, died Monday, Jan. 12, 2015, in Memphis. Services will be held at 12:30 p.m. Friday at First Presbyterian Church Chapel in Jackson. Lakewood Funeral Home in Jackson is in charge of arrangements.
  • James Hamilton “Jimmy” Lear Jr. — 83, died Monday, Jan. 12, 2015, in Oxford. Services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Friday at St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church in Indianola. Visitation will be held from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. Thursday at the Lear home at 200 East Parkway in Indianola, and then following the service in the Parish Hall. Waller Funeral Home in Oxford is in charge of arrangements.
  • Mae Vera Robinson — 81, died Monday, Jan. 12, 2015, at Oxford Health and Rehab in Oxford. A private memorial service will be held at a later date. Coleman Funeral Home in Oxford was in charge of local arrangements.
  • Geraldine “Jewel” Slack — 61, died Monday, Jan. 12, 2015, at her residence. Services will be held at noon Friday at East Providence MB Church. Burial will follow in Oxford Memorial Cemetery. Kenneth I. Roberson Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
  • Rosa Lee Woods — 68, died at the North Mississippi Regional Center in Oxford. Arrangements are incomplete with the Serenity-Martin Funeral Home in Oxford.

 (January 14, 2015, Page 3)

Friday’s obituaries

  • Mildred Lucille Phillips — 88, died Wednesday, Dec. 17, 2014, in Atlanta. Services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday at Serenity-Martin Funeral Home Chapel in Oxford. Burial will follow in Oxford Memorial Cemetery.
  • Charles Edgar Treas — 88, died Wednesday, Dec. 24, 2014, at home. Services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday at First Presbyterian Church. A graveside service will follow in Oaklawn Memorial Gardens in Aberdeen. Visitation will be held for two hours prior to the service in the fellowship hall of the church. Waller Funeral Home of Oxford is in charge of arrangements.

 (December 26, 2014, Page 3A)

Sunday’s obituaries

  • Dorothy Elaine Hatley Little — 52, died Thursday, Dec. 18, 2014, at Greenfield Assisted Living in Memphis. Services were held Saturday in the chapel of Coleman Funeral Home in Oxford. Burial followed in Forrest Memorial Park near Batesville.
  • Mildred Philips — 88, formerly of Oxford, died Tuesday in Atlanta. Arrangements are incomplete with Serenity-Martin Funeral Home of Oxford.
  • Buddy Roper — 51, died Thursday, Dec. 19, 2014, at his home near Batesville. Services will be held at 3 p.m. Monday at Wells Funeral Home Chapel in Batesville. Burial will follow in Forrest Memorial Park.

 (December 21, 2014, Page 3A)

Friday’s obituaries

  • Leona Mathis — 89, died Monday, Nov. 24, 2014, at her daughter’s residence in Oxford. Services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday at East St. Peters M.B. Church. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. Visitation will be held from 5 to 7 this evening at Hodges Funeral Home in Oxford.
  • Eugene McGee — 65, died Friday, Nov. 21, 2014, at his residence in Oxford. Services will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday at Mt. Hope MB Church in Taylor. Burial will follow in the Yocona Cemetery in Taylor. Visitation will be held from 5 to 7 this evening at the Serenity-Martin Funeral Home Chapel in Oxford.

 (November 28, 2014, Page 3A)

Sunday’s obituaries

  • Roger Bynum — 64, died Friday, Nov. 21, 2014, at his home in Oxford. Services will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday at First Baptist Church of Oxford. Burial will follow in Oxford Memorial Cemetery. Visitation will be held for two hours prior to the service at the church. Waller Funeral Home of Oxford is in charge of arrangements.
  • James P. “Skip” Lewis — 65, died Thursday, Nov. 20, 2014. Graveside services with military honors will be held at 1 p.m. Monday at Mount Liberty Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 4 to 6 this evening at Seven Oaks Funeral Home in Water Valley.
  • Joe E. Martin — 86, died Friday at Oxford Health and Rehab. Arrangements are incomplete with Hodges Funeral Home in Oxford.
  • Eugene McGee — 65, died Friday at his residence in Oxford. Arrangements are incomplete with Serenity-Martin Funeral Home of Oxford.
  • G.W. Miller — 86, died Wednesday, Oct. 8, 2014, at NHC in Columbia. A memorial service was held on Oct. 15 at Williams Funeral Home in Columbia, Tenn.

 (November 23, 2014, Page 3A)

Wednesday’s obituaries

  • Ethel Mae Wilson Austin — 80, died Tuesday at her residence in Oxford. Arrangements are incomplete with Hodges-Freeman Funeral Home in Oxford.
  • Robirta Mae Gipson — 95, died Friday, Oct. 24, 2014, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi in Oxford. Services will be held at 2 p.m. Friday at East St. Peters in Abbeville. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. Visitation will be held from 12:30 to 7 p.m. Thursday at the Serenity-Martin Funeral Home Chapel in Oxford.
  • Carl Neely — 54, died this morning at Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi. Arrangements are incomplete with Serenity-Daniels Funeral Home of Water Valley.

 (October 29, 2014, Page 2A)

Sunday’s obituaries

  • Robirta Gipson — 95, died Friday at Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi. Arrangements are incomplete with Serenity-Martin Funeral Home of Oxford.

 (October 26, 2014, Page 3A)

Thursday’s obituaries

  • Annie Lois Costephens — 70, died Monday, Sept. 22, 2014, at her home in Abbeville. Services will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday at Smith Chapel CME Church in Abbeville. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. Visitation will be held from 4 to 6 p.m. Friday at the Serenity-Martin Funeral Home Chapel in Oxford.
  • Earl Lee Yarber — 87, died Thursday, Sept. 18, 2014, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi in Oxford. Services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at Greater St. John MB Church. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. Visitation will be held from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Friday at Hurricane Creek Primitive Baptist Church. Kenneth I. Roberson Funeral Home of Pontotoc is in charge of the arrangements.
  • Michael Christopher “Chris” Yarber — 42, died Friday, Sept. 19, 2014, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi in Oxford. Services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at the Tallahatchie Oxford Missionary Baptist Association Building. Burial will follow in Jordan Chapel C.M.E. Church Cemetery. Hodges-Freeman Funeral Home of Oxford is in charge of arrangements.

 (September 25, 2014, Page 3)

Monday’s obituaries

  • Annie Costephens — 70, died this morning at her home in Oxford. Arrangements are incomplete with the Serenity-Martin Funeral Home of Oxford.

 (September 22, 2014, Page 2)

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