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Tuesday’s obituaries

  • Ronald A. “Ron” Caldwell — 55, died Monday, March 26, 2012. Graveside services will be held at 1 p.m. Wednesday at Old Monroe Cemetery in Algoma, with Darrell Clarke officiating. Tutor Memorial Funeral Home of Pontotoc is in charge of the arrangements.
  • George Ralph “Ricky” Frierson — 62, died Monday at the Veterans Administration Medical Center in Memphis. Arrangements are incomplete with Kenneth I. Roberson Funeral Home of Pontotoc.
  • Paul Hawks — of Oxford died Monday at the Mississippi State Veterans Home in Oxford. Arrangements are incomplete with Coleman Funeral Home of Oxford.
  • Lillian Anne Marie Saxton and Danielle Anne Marie Saxton — infant twin daughters of Harley David and Amy Marie Saxton of Water Valley, were born Thursday, March 22, 2012, at Baptist Memorial Hospital in New Albany, and died the same day. Graveside services were held Sunday in Oak Hill Cemetery in Water Valley, with Bro. Keith Burney officiating. Seven Oaks Funeral Home of Water Valley was in charge of arrangements.
  • John W. Taylor — 94, died this morning at his home in Byhalia. Arrangements are incomplete with Coleman Funeral Home of Oxford.

 (March 27, 2012, Page 2)

Monday’s obituaries

  • Mark Cohn Bradley — 51, died Saturday, Jan. 14, 2012, at Norfolk General Hospital, in Norfolk, Va. Services were held Tuesday at Bayside Presbyterian Church in Virginia Beach. An Oxford memorial is planned for a later date. Waller Funeral Home is in charge of local arrangements.
  • Elton Lee “Sonny” Jenkins — 71, died Friday, Jan. 20, 2012, at Calhoun Nursing Home in Calhoun City. Services were held this morning at Tutor Memorial Funeral Home in Oxford. Burial followed in Pine Flat.
  • Essie Mae Jones — 79, died Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2012, at Graceland Care Center in Oxford. Services will be held at 1 p.m. Wednesday at Jordan Chapel C.M.E Church. Burial will follow at the church cemetery. Visitation will be held for one hour prior to the service at the church. Hodges-Freeman Funeral Home of Oxford is in charge of the arrangements.
  • Norma Stringfield Scallorn — 94, died Friday, Jan. 20, 2012, at Yalobusha General Nursing Home in Water Valley. Services were  held this morning in the Henry Chapel of Seven Oaks Funeral Home in Water Valley.
  • Georgia Mae Smith — 72, died Saturday at Graceland Care Center in Oxford. Arrangements are incomplete with Kenneth I. Roberson Funeral Home of Pontotoc.

 (January 23, 2012, Page 2A)

Tuesday’s obituaries

  • Steven Edward Kelly — 47, died Sunday, Nov. 27, 2011, at his home in Paris. Services will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Paris Baptist Church. Burial will follow in the Paris Cemetery. Visitation will be held for two hours prior to the service at the church. Tutor Memorial Funeral Home of Oxford is in charge of the arrangements.
  • W.J. Littlejohn — 61, died Thursday, Nov. 24, 2011, at his home in Oxford. Services will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday at Cooley’s Mortuary Chapel in Batesville. Burial will follow in the West Tennessee V.A. Cemetery in Memphis. Visitation will be held from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.

 (November 29, 2011, Page 2)

Thursday’s obituaries

  • Shirley A. Black — 77, died Wednesday, Nov. 9, 2011, at Baptist Memorial Hospital–North Mississippi in Oxford. Services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday at the Oxford University United Methodist Church. The graveside service will be held at 2:30 p.m. in Memorial Park Cemetery in Memphis. Visitation will be held for one hour prior to the service at the church. Waller Funeral Home of Oxford is in charge of arrangements.
  • Alvis Clay “Cowboy Clay” Collums — 65, died Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2011, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi in Oxford. Services will be at 2 p.m. Friday at Carey Springs Baptist Church. Burial will follow in Guinn Cemetery. Visitation will be for three hours prior to the service at the church. Tutor Memorial Funeral Home of Pontotoc is in charge of the arrangements.
  • Louise White Gooch — 88, died Wednesday, Nov. 9, 2011, at Yalobusha County Nursing Home in Water Valley. Services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday in the Chapel of Waller Funeral Home in Oxford. Burial will follow in Clear Creek Cemetery. Visitation will be held for two hours prior to the service at the funeral home.
  • Corrine Metts Robbins — 91, died Wednesday, Nov. 9, 2011, in Pontotoc. A graveside service will be held at 1:30 this afternoon at Eastover Memorial Cemetery in Oxford. Waller Funeral Home of Oxford is in charge of arrangements.
  • William Roy “Coach” Young Jr. — 73, died Thursday, Nov. 10, 2011, at his home in Oxford. Services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday in the Coleman Funeral Home Chapel in Oxford. Burial will follow in the Poplar Springs Cemetery in Calhoun County. Visitation will be held for two hours prior to the service at the funeral home.

 (November 10, 2011, Page 2)

Monday’s obituaries

  • Brenda Atkinson — 59, died Thursday, Oct. 6, 2011, at Sanctuary Hospice House in Tupelo. Services were held Saturday at Tutor Memorial Funeral Home in Pontotoc. Burial followed in Pine Flat Cemetery.
  • Ricky Wayne Henning — 42, died Thursday, Oct. 6, 2011, in Panola County. Services will be held at 3 this afternoon at Wells Funeral Home Chapel in Batesville. Burial will follow in Blackjack Cemetery.
  • Edgar Sandefer — 86, died Friday, Oct. 7, 2011, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi in Oxford. Services will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday at the Waller Funeral Home Chapel in Oxford, with the Rev. Kerby Ladner officiating. Burial will follow in Paris Cemetery in Paris. Visitation will be held for two hours prior to the service at the funeral home.
  • James A. Woods Jr. — 79, died Tuesday, Sept. 27, 2011, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-East in Memphis. Services were held Tuesday at New Salem Missionary Baptist Church in Memphis, with Elder Jeremy Gray officiating. Burial followed in the West Tennessee Veterans Cemetery in Memphis. J.O. Patterson Mortuary in Memphis was in charge of arrangements.

 (October 10, 2011, Page 2A)

Monday’s obituaries

  • Patrick Luke Griffin Sr. — 37, of Pontotoc died Friday, Sept. 2, 2011, at North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo. Services were held on Sunday at Tutor Memorial Funeral Home in Pontotoc. Burial followed in Guinn Cemetery.
  • Ruby Bernice McGee — 92, died Sunday at Graceland Care Center in Oxford. Arrangements are incomplete with Hodges-Freeman Funeral Home of Oxford.
  • Benson “Ben” Dion Wright — 34, died Thursday, Sept. 1, 2011, at the University Medical Center in Jackson. Services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Eureka A.M.E. Zion Church in Batesville. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. Visitation will be held from 3 to 6 p.m. Tuesday at Philadelphia M.B. Church in Oxford. Hodges-Freeman Funeral Home in Oxford is in charge of arrangements.

 (September 5, 2011, Page 2A)

Tuesday’s obituaries

  • Gloria Keel Brumfield — died Monday at Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi in Oxford. Arrangements are incomplete with Waller Funeral Home of Oxford.
  • Manuel Cathey — 60, died Tuesday, Aug. 9, 2011, at his residence in Como. Services will be held at 1 p.m. Wednesday at the West Looxahoma Church of Christ in Senatobia. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. Hodges-Freeman Funeral Home in Oxford is in charge of arrangements.
  • Melvin David Mills — 77, died Saturday, Aug. 13, 2011, at his home near Water Valley. Services will be held at 3:30 this afternoon at Mt. Liberty Church, with Bros. Justin Gates and Payton Meeks officiating. Burial will follow in the Mt. Liberty Cemetery. Visitation will be held for an hour and half prior to the service at the church. Tutor Memorial Funeral Home of Oxford is in charge of the arrangements.
  • Ora L. “LD” Tidwell — died Monday at his home in Oxford. Arrangements are incomplete with Waller Funeral Home of Oxford.

 (August 16, 2011, Page 2)

Monday’s obituaries

  • David Ralph Bailey — 72, died Saturday, July 23, 2011, at his home in Columbus. Services will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday in the Lowndes Funeral Home Chapel, with burial to follow at Friendship Cemetery in Columbus. Visitation will be held from 5 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.
  • Santonio Bell — 27, died Sunday at her home in Abbeville. Arrangements are incomplete with Serenity-Martin Funeral Home of Oxford.
  • John Cecil Haynie — 82, died Friday, July 22, 2011, at The Med in Memphis. Services will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday in the Coleman Funeral Home Chapel in Oxford. Visitation will be held for three hours prior to the service at the funeral home. Burial will follow in the Abbeville Cemetery in Abbeville.
  • Arness “Punkin” Faye Ivy — 48, died Tuesday, July 19, 2011. Services will be held at 1 p.m. Wednesday at the Clear Creek M.B. Church. Burial will follow in the Oxford Memorial Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 1 to 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Serenity-Martin Funeral Home Chapel, with family present from 5-6:30.
  • Charles Leonard Mason — 70, died Thursday, July 21, 2011, near his home in Lafayette County. Services were held Saturday in the Coleman Funeral Home Chapel. Burial followed in the Springdale Baptist Church Cemetery.
  • Collie Rogers — 96, died Thursday, July 21, 2011, at Graceland Care Center in Oxford. Services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday at East Providence M.B. Church. Burial will follow in Yocona Cemetery in Taylor. Hodges-Freeman Funeral Home of Oxford is in charge of arrangements.
  • Paul Almond Swanson — 58, died Saturday, July 23, 2011, at North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo. Services will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Tutor Memorial Funeral Home in Pontotoc. Burial will be in Pine Bluff Church of Christ Cemetery. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 this evening and one hour prior to the service, all at the funeral home.
  • Earnest Webb Walker — 86, died Saturday at Graceland Care Center. Arrangements are incomplete with Waller Funeral Home of Oxford.

 (July 25, 2011, Page 2)

Friday’s obituaries

  • Willie Lee Crane — of Oxford died Thursday, Jan. 27, 2010. A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at Free Branch Church in Holly Springs. Serenity-Martin Funeral Home of Oxford is in charge of arrangements.
  • Betty Jean Marion — 69, died Tuesday, Feb. 1, 2011, at Grenada Lake Medical Center in Grenada. Services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at Zion Springs Baptist Church in Calhoun County, with the Rev. Tommy Daniels officiating. Burial will follow in the Zion Springs 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.
  • Tommie Lee Shelby — 69, died Thursday at Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi in Oxford. Arrangements are incomplete with Hodges-Freeman Funeral Home of Oxford.
  • Lena Mae Stone — 96, died Thursday, Feb. 3, 2011, at Church Street Personal Care Home in Ecru. Services will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday in the chapel of Waller Funeral Home, with the Rev. Adam Vinson officiating. Burial will follow in Christian Rest Cemetery. Visitation will be Saturday from 4 until 7 p.m. at the funeral home.
  • M. Craig Warren — 34, died Saturday, Jan. 29, 2011, at his home in Springboro, Ohio. Services will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday at Tutor Memorial Funeral Home Chapel in Pontotoc, with ministers Marcus Coward and Bill Thompson officiating. Burial will follow at Sand Springs Cemetery. Visitation will be held this afternoon starting at 4 and for one hour prior to the service Saturday, all at the funeral home.

 (February 4, 2011, Page 2A)

Monday’s obituaries

  • Darra L. Christman — 45, died this morning at Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi in Oxford. Arrangements are incomplete with Coleman Funeral Home of Oxford.
  • Joyce Hill Culver — 81, died Saturday, Jan. 15, 2011, at her home in Oxford. Services will be held at 2 this afternoon in the chapel of Waller Funeral Home. Visitation will be held for two hours prior to the service at the funeral home.
  • Linda Irene Goodwin — 66, died Friday, Jan. 14, 2011, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi in Oxford. Services were held Sunday at Tutor Memorial Funeral Home Chapel in Oxford, with Bro. Kevin Franklin officiating.
  • James “Buddy” Wesley Hudson — 73, died Saturday, Jan. 15, 2011, at his residence. Services will held at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Wells Funeral Home in Batesville, with Rusty Robertson officiating. Visitation will be held for one hour prior to the service.
  • Cora M. Jordan — 69, died Monday, Jan. 10, 2011, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi in Oxford. Services will be held at 3 p.m. Saturday at Paris-Yates Chapel on the University of Mississippi campus. Coleman Funeral Home assisted in local arrangements.
  • David Lafargue — 73, died at his home Saturday. Arrangements are incomplete with Coleman Funeral Home of Oxford.
  • Hellene Mize — 76, died Saturday, Jan. 15, 2011, at her residence in Tula. Services will be held at 1 p.m. Wednesday at Tula Baptist Church, with the Rev. Jimmy Sockwell and the Rev. Mark Hill officiating. Burial will follow in New El Bethel Cemetery. Visitation will be Tuesday from 5 until 7 p.m. at Waller Funeral Home and for 30 minutes prior to the service at the church.
  • Ura Jane Barlow Parker — 98, died Saturday, Jan. 15, 2011, at her daughter’s home in Belden. Services were held this morning in the chapel of Waller Funeral Home in Oxford, with the Rev. Clay Farr, the Rev. James Richardson and the Rev. Matthew Pharis officiating. Burial followed in the Tula Cemetery.
  • Marilyn Lesa Pegues — 45, died Sunday at her sister’s residence in Oxford. Arrangements are incomplete with Hodges-Freeman Funeral Home in Oxford.
  • Floyd Stewart — 57, died Thursday, Jan. 13, 2011, at Sanctuary Hospice House in Tupelo. Services will be held at 2 this afternoon at Hope Church, with the Rev. Michael Stewart officiating. Burial will be in Lee Memorial Park with military honors. Visitation will be held for one hour prior to the service at the church. Lee Memorial Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
  • Verna Leigh Ellzey Vines — 70, died Thursday, Jan. 13, 2011, at Yalobusha General Hospital in Water Valley. Services were held Saturday at Wells Funeral Home Batesville, with the Rev. Jay Anderson officiating. Burial followed in Springdale Cemetery in Oxford.

 (January 17, 2011, Page 2)

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