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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)

Friday’s obituaries

  • Wesley Todd Alexander — 61, died Wednesday, Dec. 1, 2010. Services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Tutor Memorial Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will follow in Bellevue Cemetery. Visitation will be from 4 until 8 this evening and from 10 a.m. until service time Saturday, all at the funeral home.
  • Howard Andrews — 51, of Batesville died Monday, Nov. 29, 2010, at the Regional Medical Center in Memphis. Services will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday at the Eureka A.M.E. Zion Church in Batesville. Burial will follow in Eureka Cemetery. Visitation will be from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday at Cooley’s Mortuary and one hour prior to Sunday’s service at the church.
  • Howard Gene Halverson — 72, died Thursday, Dec. 2, 2010, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi in Oxford. Local funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday in the chapel of Waller Funeral Home. Visitation will be held for one hour prior to the service at the funeral home. Final funeral services will be Monday at 2 p.m. at East Clermont Lutheran Church in Postville, Iowa. Visitation will be prior to the service from 1:30 until 2 p.m. at the church. Burial will follow in East Clermont Lutheran Church Cemetery.
  • William Lewis Miles — 81, of Water Valley, died Wednesday, Dec. 1, 2010, at the Yalobusha County Nursing Home. Visitation will be from noon until 2 this afternoon at Seven Oaks Funeral Home in Water Valley, with a graveside service at Jumper’s Chapel in Yalobusha County immediately following the visitation.

 (December 3, 2010, Page 2A)

Monday’s obituaries

  • Mattie Lou Woods Ivy Bruce — 103, died Friday, Aug. 27, 2010. Services will be held at 1 p.m. Wednesday at Union Hill MB Church. Burial will follow in Union Hill Cemetery. Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the Second Missionary Baptist Church on Jackson Avenue in Oxford. Kenneth I. Roberson Funeral Home of Pontotoc is in charge of the arrangements.
  • Thomas Ramage Ethridge — 92, died Sunday, Aug. 29, 2010. Services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday at First Presbyterian Church. Visitation will be Tuesday from 5 until 7 p.m. in the fellowship hall of First Presbyterian Church and again, preceding the service, from 10 until 10:45 a.m. in the fellowship hall. A private family graveside service will be held following the service at Oxford Memorial Cemetery. Waller Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
  • Helen Grace Garavelli — 86, of Southaven died Thursday, Aug. 26, 2010. Services will be held at 2:30 this afternoon at Memorial Park Funeral Home in Memphis. Visitation will be held for one hour prior to the service at the funeral home.
  • Pricilla Romanda Gladney — 38, of Oxford died Sunday at Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi in Oxford. Arrangements are incomplete with Serenity-Martin Funeral Home of Oxford.
  • Kimberly Karol Herrin — 43, died Saturday at Sumner Regional Hospital in Gallatin, Tenn. Arrangements are incomplete with Waller Funeral Home of Oxford.
  • Lila Marie McGregor — 89, died Friday, Aug. 27, 2010. Services were held Sunday at Tutor Memorial Funeral Home in Pontotoc. Burial followed in Carey Springs Cemetery.
  • Amanda McCain Pipkin — 38, died Thursday, Aug. 26, 2010. Services were held Saturday in the Henry Chapel of Seven Oaks Funeral Home of Water Valley. Burial followed at Goshen Cemetery in Coffeeville.
  • Elizabeth Louise “Betty” Wilkinson — 86, died Friday, Aug. 27, 2010. Services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday at the College Hill Presbyterian Church in Oxford. Visitation will be held an hour prior to the service at the church. Coleman Funeral Home of Oxford is in charge of local arrangements.
  • James Henry Wolfe — 74, died on Friday, Aug. 27, 2010. Services were held at noon today in the Henry Chapel of the Seven Oaks Funeral Home in Water Valley. Burial followed at Ford’s Well Cemetery in Yalobusha County.

 (August 30, 2010, Page 2A)

Monday’s obituaries

  • Leslie Chapman — 38, died Friday at Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi in Oxford. Arrangements are incomplete with Hodges-Freeman Funeral Home of Oxford.
  • Emma Curry — 76, died Thursday, July 29, 2010. Services will be held at 2 this afternoon at First Presbyterian Church in Oxford. Burial will follow in Hamilton Chapel C.M.E. Church in Waterford. Hodges-Freeman Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
  • Paula Roberson Hall — 63, died Friday, July 30, 2010. A graveside service will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday at Oak Hill Cemetery in Water Valley. Seven Oaks Funeral Home of Water Valley is in charge of arrangements.
  • Samuel William Long — of Teoc died Saturday, July 31, 2010. Services will be held at his home at Longshot Planting Company in Teoc at 3 p.m. Tuesday. Visitation will begin at the family home one hour prior to the service.
  • Lillian Inman Neal — 89, died Saturday, July 31, 2010. Services will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday in the Henry Chapel of the Seven Oaks Funeral Home in Water Valley. Burial will follow in the Bruce Cemetery in Bruce. Visitation will be from 6 to 8 this evening at the funeral home.
  • Moses Phillips — 82, died at Graceland Care Center in Oxford on Saturday. Arrangements are incomplete with Hodges-Freeman Funeral Home of Oxford.
  • Thomas Redmond — 61, died Sunday in Chicago. Arrangements are incomplete with Hodges-Freeman Funeral Home of Oxford.
  • Clarence “Clay” Thomas Robertson III — 22, of Germantown Tenn., died Friday, July 30, 2010. Services will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church in Germantown. Burial will follow at Memorial Park Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 4 to 7 this evening at the church, with the Rosary to follow at 7 p.m. Canale Funeral Directors of Memphis is in charge of arrangements.
  • Mattie Dawkins Shaw — 102, of Coffeeville, died Thursday. Services were held Saturday at the First Baptist Church in Coffeeville. Burial followed in the Pilgrim’s Rest Cemetery. Garner-Harper Funeral Home of Coffeeville was in charge of the arrangements.
  • Jimmy Howard Weeks — 77, died Friday, July 30, 2010. Services will be held at 4 this afternoon at Tutor Memorial Funeral Home Chapel in Pontotoc. Burial will follow in Loyd Cemetery. Visitation will be held two hours prior to the service at the funeral home.

 (August 2, 2010, Page 2)

Sunday’s obituaries

  • Jimmy Howard Weeks — 77, died Friday, July 30, 2010, in Calhoun City. Services will be held at 4 p.m. Monday at Tutor Memorial Funeral Home Chapel in Pontotoc. Burial will follow in Loyd. Visitation will be held two hours prior to the service at the funeral home.
  • Clarence “Clay” Thomas Robertson III — 22, of Germantown, Tenn.,  died Friday, July 30, 2010, in Oxford. Services will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church in Germantown. Burial will follow at Memorial Park Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 4 to 7 p.m. Monday at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church in Germantown, with the Rosary to follow at 7 p.m.
  • Mattie Dawkins Shaw — 102, of Coffeeville, died Thursday, July 29, 2010, at the Yalobusha General Nursing Home in Water Valley. Services were held Saturday at the First Baptist Church in Coffeeville. Burial followed in the Pilgrim’s Rest Cemetery. Garner-Harper Funeral Home of Coffeeville was in charge of the arrangements.

 (August 1, 2010)

Friday’s obituaries

  • Milford Lee Hill — 82, died Thursday, July 29, 2010. Services will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday at the North Ridge Woodhaven Cemetery in Millington, Tenn. Burial will follow in the cemetery. Tutor Memorial Funeral Home of Oxford is in charge of arrangements.
  • Robert Lee Smith — 85, died Thursday, July 29, 2010. Services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday in the Henry Chapel of Seven Oaks Funeral Home in Water Valley. Burial will follow in the Mt. Liberty Cemetery in Calhoun County. Visitation will be from 5 to 7 this evening at the funeral home.

 (July 30, 2010, Page 2A)

Friday’s obituaries

  • Paul Easton Bruening — 48, died Monday, May 24, 2010. A memorial services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday at St. Peter’s Episcopal Church in Oxford. Waller Funeral Home of Oxford was in charge of arrangements.
  • Ada Celeste Colley — 89, died Wednesday, June 2, 2010. A graveside service will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday in Oak Hill Cemetery. A visitation will be held at Seven Oaks Funeral Home in Water Valley one hour prior to the service.
  • James C. “J.C.” Dickey — 86, died Wednesday, June 2, 2010. Services were held this morning at Wells Funeral Home Batesville,. Burial followed in Magnolia Cemetery in Batesville.
  • Beatrice Baker Faust — 97, of Florence, Ala., died Tuesday, June 1, 2010. A graveside service will be held at 2:30 this afternoon at North Oxford Baptist  Church Cemetery in Oxford. Visitation was held earlier today at Morrison Funeral Home in Tuscumbia, Ala.
  • Robin Dean Williams — 48, died Monday, May 31, 2010. Services will be held at 2 this afternoon at Tutor Memorial Funeral Home’s Oxford Chapel, with Gary Frye officiating. Burial will follow in Paris Cemetery. Visitation will be held today until the service at the funeral home.

 (June 4, 2010, Page 2A)

Thursday’s obituaries

  • Robin D. Williams — 48, died Wednesday in Memphis. Visitation will be 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday at Tutor Memorial Funeral Home of Oxford. Other arrangements are incomplete with the funeral home.

 (June 3, 2010, Page 2)

Wednesday’s obituaries

Gracie Mae McIntosh Morrow — 47, of Abbeville, died Friday, April 16, 2010. Services will be held at 1 p.m. Thursday at Jeffries Chapel Church in Abbeville. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. Visitation will be from 1 to 5 this evening at the Serenity-Martin Funeral Home Chapel and one hour prior to the service at the church.

Tony Allen Smith — 52, died Saturday, April 17, 2010. Graveside services were held this morning at Springhill Cemetery in Lafayette County. Tutor Memorial Funeral Home of Oxford was in charge of the arrangements. (April 21, 2010, Page 2)

Tuesday’s obituaries

Kenneth K. Gowen Jr. — 85, died Monday, March 29, 2010.  Funeral services will be Thursday at noon at First Baptist Church in Oxford. Burial will follow in Eastover Memorial Cemetery. Visitation will be Wednesday from 4. until 7 p.m. at Waller Funeral Home and again, preceding the service, from 11 a.m. until noon at the church.

Cassanda Faulkner Potts —  33, died Saturday, March 27, 2010. Services will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Tutor Memorial Funeral Home Chapel in Pontotoc. Burial will follow in the North Oxford Baptist Cemetery. Visitation will be from 5 to 9 this evening and from noon to service time Wednesday at the funeral home.

Betty Ruth Swearengen — 70, died Sunday, March 28, 2010. Visitation will be from 5 until 7 this evening at Seven Oaks Funeral Home. Services are planned for Wednesday at 11 a.m. in the Henry Chapel of Seven Oaks. Burial will follow in Oak Hill Cemetery in Water Valley. (March 30, 2010, Page 2)

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