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Thursday, April 24, 2014

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Wednesday-Thursday obituaries

  • William M. “Bill” Anderson Jr. — 76, died Tuesday, Dec. 31, 2013, at his home in Oxford. Services will be held at 3 p.m. Friday at the Oxford-University United Methodist Church in Oxford. Burial will follow in Oxford Memorial Park Cemetery. Visitation will be held for an hour and 45 minutes prior to the service in the fellowship hall of the church. Peebles Fayette County Funeral Homes & Cremation Center in Somerville, Tenn., is in charge of arrangements.
  •  Jeffie L. Campbell — 80, died Tuesday, Dec. 31, 2013, at her home in Batesville. Services will be held at 1 p.m. Friday in Wells Funeral Home Chapel in Batesville. Burial will follow in Blackjack Cemetery. Visitation will be held for two hours prior to the service at the funeral home.
  • Vita Diane Williams Gillard — 48, died Saturday, Dec. 28, 2013, at her residence. Services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at the Tallahatchie-Oxford Missionary Baptist Association Building. Burial will follow in Yocona Cemetery in Taylor. Visitation will be held from 6 to 7 p.m. Friday at Mt. Hope MB Church. Kenneth I. Roberson Funeral Home of Pontotoc is in charge of the arrangements.
  • Wynona Tramel Gossett — 87, died Monday, Dec. 30, 2013, at Graceland Care Center in Oxford. Services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at Delay Baptist Church in Lafayette County. Burial will follow in the Delay Church Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday at Seven Oaks Funeral Home in Water Valley.
  • Cynthia Miller Pettis — 51, died Tuesday, Dec. 31, 2013, at her residence in Oxford. Services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at Second Missionary Baptist Church. Burial will follow in Buford Chapel Cemetery in Oxford. Visitation will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday at Hodges-Freeman Funeral Home in Oxford.
  • Aurelia Christalise Lealynn Simmons — infant daughter of Martin Simmons and Ariel Pryor, died Saturday, Dec. 21, 2013, in Oxford. A graveside service will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday at Clear Creek Missionary Baptist Church Cemetery. Waller Funeral Home of Oxford is in charge of arrangements.
  • Gregory Anthony Tinner — 46, died Tuesday at Baptist Memorial Hospital-East in Memphis. Arrangements are incomplete with Kenneth I. Roberson Funeral Home of Pontotoc.

 (January 2, 2014, Page 2)

Monday’s obituaries

  • Lois Harris Halter Lawhorn — 89, died Sunday, Dec. 29, 2013, at Yalobusha General Hospital. Services will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday in the chapel of the Waller Funeral Home in Oxford. Visitation will be prior to the service from 12:30 until 2 p.m. at the funeral home. Burial will follow in Oxford Memorial Cemetery.
  • Hugh Bill McGuire — 83, died Thursday, Dec. 26, 2013, at North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo. Services were held Sunday at Parker Memorial Funeral Home Chapel in Bruce. Burial followed in Spring Creek Cemetery in Banner.
  • Elmease Billingslea Patton — 88, died Tuesday, Dec. 24, 2013, in Oxford. Funeral services were held Sunday at Concord Church Cemetery in Madison County. Southern Funeral Home of Lexington was in charge of arrangements.
  •  Michael Aaron Scanlon — 30, died Thursday, Dec. 26, 2013, at his home in Water Valley. Services will be held at 2 this afternoon in the Henry Chapel of the Seven Oaks Funeral Home in Water Valley. Burial will follow in the Oak Hill Cemetery in Water Valley. Visitation will be held for two hours prior to the service at the funeral home.
  • Robert Lynn Tettleton — 84, died Sunday, Dec. 29, 2013, at the Mississippi Veterans Home in Oxford. Service will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday at Oxford-University United Methodist Church in Oxford. Burial will follow in St. Peter’s Cemetery. The visitation will be held the day of the service in Wesley Hall of the church from 9 a.m. until service time. Waller Funeral Home in Oxford is in charge of arrangements.

 (December 30, 2013, Page 2)

Friday’s obituaries

  • Lt. Col. Paul Jonathan Barlow — 73, died Wednesday, Dec. 25, 2013, at his home in Clinton. Services will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday at Wildwood Baptist Church in Clinton with graveside services immediately following at Lakewood Memorial Park. Visitation will be from 4 to 7 this evening at Lakewood Funeral Home in Jackson and for one hour prior to the service Saturday at the church.
  • Susie Marshall — 100, died Wednesday, Dec. 25, 2013, at her residence in Oxford. Services will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday at Second M.B. Church in Oxford. Burial will follow in Oxford Memorial Cemetery. Visitation will be held from noon to 5 p.m. Saturday at Hodges-Freeman Funeral Home in Oxford, and for one hour prior to the service Sunday at the church.
  • Sophia Elaine Smiley —  infant daughter of Amanda and Drew Smiley, died Wednesday, Dec. 25, 2013, at LeBonheur Children’s Research Hospital. A graveside service will be held at 2 p.m. Monday at Pine Flat Cemetery in Oxford. Waller Funeral Home of Oxford is in charge of arrangements.

 (December 27, 2013, Page 2A)

Tuesday-Wednesday obituaries

  • Alan Wright Arrington — 44, died Monday, Dec. 23, 2013, in Panola County. Services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at North Oxford Baptist Church in Oxford. Burial will follow in College Hill Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 4 to 7 p.m. Friday at Waller Funeral Home in Oxford.
  • Frances White Heard — 87, died Monday, Dec. 23, 2013, at her home in Oxford. Services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday in the chapel of Waller Funeral Home in Oxford. Burial will follow in Kingdom Cemetery. Visitation will be held for one houre prior to the service.
  • Jossie Mae Kimmons — 67, died Monday, Dec. 23, 2013, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi in Oxford. Services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday at New Hope M.B. Church. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. Hodges-Freeman Funeral Home of Oxford is in charge of arrangements.
  • Edna Caldwell Morgan — 66, died Monday, Dec. 23, 2013, at her home in Water Valley. Services will be held at 1 p.m. Thursday at Everdale Church in Water Valley. Visitation will be held for one hour prior to the service at the church. Burial will follow in the Green Goshen Cemetery in Yalobusha County. Seven Oaks Funeral Home of Water Valley is in charge of arrangements.
  • Dorothy Mae Scurlock Thompson — 60, died Thursday, Dec. 19, 2013, at St. Francis Hospital in Memphis. Services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at Macedonia Missionary Baptist Church in Batesville. Burial will follow in New Hope Church Cemetery in Batesville. Visitation will be held from noon to 6 p.m. Friday at Kenneth I. Roberson Funeral Home of Sardis.

 (December 24, 2013, Page 2)

Thursday’s obituaries

  • Dwight E. Clark — 61, died Sunday, Dec. 15, 2013, at the Oklahoma Heart Hospital in Oklahoma City. Services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at the United M.B. Church in Coffeeville. Burial will follow in Coffeeville City Cemetery. Hodges-Freeman Funeral Home of Oxford is in charge of arrangements.
  • John Lawrence “Larry” Culver — 75, died Tuesday, Dec. 17, 2013, at Baptist Memorial Hospital–North Mississippi in Oxford. Services will be held at 2 p.m. Friday in the chapel of Waller Funeral Home in Oxford. Burial will follow in Eastover Memorial Cemetery in Oxford. Visitation will be held for two hours prior to the service at the funeral home.
  • Walter “Wayne” Harris — 63, died Sunday, Dec. 15, 2013, at Tri-Lakes Medical Center in Batesville. Services will be held at noon Saturday in the Henry Chapel of Seven Oaks Funeral Home in Water Valley. Burial will be in the Pine Grove Church Cemetery in Yalobusha County. Visitation will be held for two hours prior to the service at the funeral home.
  • Erma Jean Hawkins — 83, died Thursday, Dec. 12, 2013, at the North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo. Services will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday at Serenity-Martin Funeral Home Chapel in Oxford. Burial will follow in Cypress Grove Cemetery in Oxford. Visitation will be held from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday at the funeral home and for one hour prior to the service on Saturday.
  • Kyle D. Mize — 68, died Saturday, Dec. 14, 2013, at his home. Services were held Tuesday at First Baptist Church of Crystal Springs. Burial followed at Gallman Cemetery in Gallman. Stringer Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

 (December 19, 2013, Page 2A)

Monday’s obituaries

  • Syble Laverne McCormick Ridings, — 83, died Saturday, Dec. 14, 2013 at Sanctuary Hospice House following an extended illness. Services will be held at 2 p.m. Monday at the Tupelo Chapel of Holland Funeral Directors. Burial will follow in Lee Memorial Park.
  • Cynthia “Cindy” Ann Osborne Roux — 66, died Thursday, Dec. 12, 2013, at her home in Oxford. Services will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday at St. John The Evangelist Catholic Church in Oxford. Burial will follow in Oxford Memorial Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesday at the church with a Rosary Service to follow at 7. Waller Funeral Home of Oxford is in charge of arrangements.

 (December 16, 2013, Page 2)

Monday’s obituaries

  • Esther Lee Patton Coleman — 99, died Sunday, Dec. 8, 2013, at Yalobusha Nursing Home in Water Valley. Services will be held at 1 p.m. Tuesday in the Coleman Funeral Home Chapel in Oxford. Burial will follow in the Oxford Memorial Cemetery. Visitation will be held for two hours prior to the service at the funeral home.
  • Vicky Lynn Davis — 55, died on Thursday, Dec. 5, 2013, at her home in Tula. Service will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday in the chapel of Waller Funeral Home in Oxford. A graveside service will follow in Denmark Baptist Church Cemetery in Oxford. Visitation will be held from 4 to 7 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.
  • Anita Kay Kehoe — 57, died Friday, Dec. 6, 2013, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi in Oxford. Services will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday in the Henry Chapel of Seven Oaks Funeral Home in Water Valley. Burial will be in the Pine Crest Cemetery in Yalobusha County. Visitation will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.
  • Hazel Vaughn Tutor Taylor — 87, died Sunday, Dec. 8, 2013, at Methodist University Hospital in Memphis. Services will held at noon Tuesday in the Henry Chapel of Seven Oaks Funeral Home in Water Valley. Burial will follow in the Oak Hill Cemetery in Water Valley. Visitation will be held for two hours prior to the service at the funeral home.

 (December 9, 2013, Page 2A)

Friday’s obituaries

  • Vicky Lynn Radford Davis — 55, died Thursday at her home in Tula. Arrangements are in complete with Waller Funeral Home and Cremation Services in Oxford.
  • Jachicka L. Knox — 22, died Thursday, Nov. 28, 2013, in Oxford. Services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday at Jesus Crown of Life Apostolic Pentecostal Church. Beasley Funeral Home in New Albany is in charge of the arrangements.

 (December 6, 2013, Page 2A)

Tuesday’s obituaries

  • Dwight Leon Crowe — 85, died Monday, Dec. 2, 2013, at his home in Oxford. Services will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Clear Creek Baptist Church. Burial will follow in Clear Creek Cemetery. Visitation will be from 4 until 7 this evening at Waller Funeral Home in Oxford and again for 30 minutes prior to the service at the church.
  • Patti Lynn Callaway Harris — died Monday, Dec. 2, 2013, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi in Oxford. Private services will be held at a later date. Coleman Funeral Home in Oxford is in charge of the arrangements.
  • Delmer Ray Wilder Hodge — 96, died Monday, Dec. 2, 2013, at Yalobusha County Nursing Home in Water Valley. Service will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday at New Prospect Baptist Church. Burial will follow in Ragland Cemetery in Delay. Visitation will be held from 4:30 until 7 p.m. at Waller Funeral Home in Oxford and again for 30 minutes prior to the service at the church on Wednesday.
  • Stella Mayes — 79, died Monday at Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi in Oxford. Arrangements are incomplete with Hodges-Freeman Funeral Home of Oxford.
  • Bernie Smith Murff — 41, died Sunday, Dec. 1, 2013. Services will be held at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday at St. Peter Catholic Church in Memphis. Burial will follow at Elmwood Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesday at Canale Funeral Directors in Memphis.

 (December 3, 2013, Page 2)

Monday’s obituaries

  • Dwight Leon Crowe — 85, died this morning at his home in Oxford. Arrangements are incomplete with Waller Funeral Home of Oxford.
  • John Madkins Jr. — 66, died Saturday at Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi in Oxford. Arrangements are incomplete with Hodges-Freeman Funeral Home in Oxford.
  • Amos Rowsey — 91, died Sunday at Yalobusha County Nursing Home in Water Valley. Arrangements are incomplete with Kenneth I. Roberson Funeral Home of Pontotoc.

 (December 2, 2013, Page 2A)

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