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Wells Funeral Home

Monday’s obituaries

  •  Betty Lou Melton — 75, died Friday, March 28, 2014, at Oxford Health and Rehabilitation in Oxford. Services were held Sunday in the Wells Funeral Home Chapel in Batesville. Burial followed in the Lambert Cemetery.
  • Cho-Cho Porter — 75, died Sunday at Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi in Oxford. Arrangements are incomplete with Hodges-Freeman Funeral Home in Oxford.
  • John Whitten Street — 88, died Friday, March 29, 2014, at the Mississippi State Veteran’s Home in Oxford. Services were held Sunday at the Jefferson Street Chapel of W.E. Pegues Funeral Directors. Burial followed in Tupelo Memorial Park.
  • Alex James “A.J.” Vance — 83, died Sunday, March 30, 2014, at the Mississippi State Veterans Home in Oxford. Services will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Macedonia Baptist Church in Myrtle. Burial will follow in Philadelphia Cemetery in Etta. Visitation will be held from 5 until 7 this evening at Waller Funeral Home in Oxford, and for 30 minutes prior to Tuesday’s service at the church.
  • William David Wood — from Oxford died this morning at his home in El Dorado, Ark. Arrangements are incomplete with Waller Funeral Home in Oxford.

 (March 31, 2014, Page 2)

Friday’s obituaries

  • Danny “Pop” Phil File — 62, died Wednesday, March 19, 2014, at his home in Pope. Services were held this morning in Wells Funeral Home Chapel in Batesville. Burial followed at Chapel Hill Cemetery in Pope.

 (March 21, 2014, Page 2A)

Tuesday’s obituaries

  •  David Harmon — 71, died Sunday, March 16, 2014, in Franklin, Tenn. Services will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday in the chapel of Lawrence Funeral Home . Graveside services will be conducted at 10 a.m. Thursday at Magnolia Cemetery in Batesville. Visitation will be held from 4 to 8 this evening at the funeral home. Wells Funeral Home in Batesville is in charge of local arrangements.
  • Amy Dawn Hodge Wilbourn — 36, died Sunday, March 16, 2014, at her daughter’s home near Fayetteville, Ark. Services will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday in the chapel of Waller Funeral Home in Oxford. Burial will follow in Spring Hill Cemetery in Oxford. The visitation will be held from 4 to 7 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.

 (March 18, 2014, Page 2)

Thursday’s obituaries

  • Pearline Slack Mathis — 68, died Tuesday, March 4, 2014, at her residence in Oxford. Services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at East Providence M.B. Church. Burial will follow in Oxford Memorial Cemetery. Visitation will be held for two hours prior to the service at the church. Kenneth I. Roberson Funeral Home of Pontotoc is in charge of the arrangements.
  • Bobby Lee Woodruff — 81, died Tuesday, March 4, 2014, at Yalobusha County Nursing Home in Water Valley. Services will be held at 1 p.m. Friday in Wells Funeral Home Chapel in Batesville. Burial will follow in New Cleveland Cemetery in Cleveland. Visitation will be held for two hours prior to the service at the funeral home.

 (March 6, 2014, Page 2)

Friday’s obituaries

  • Jean “Nana” Barnes — 73, died Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2014, at home. Services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday at Roller Citizens Funeral Home in Little Rock. Burial will follow at Crittenden Memorial Park. Visitation will be held for two hours prior to the service at the funeral home.
  • Roy Cook Jr. — 58, died Thursday at his resident in Oxford. Arrangements are incomplete with Hodges-Freeman Funeral Home in Oxford.
  • William Lynn “Billy” Jones — 60, died Monday, Feb. 24, 2014. Services will be held at 2 this afternoon in the Wells Funeral Home Chapel in Batesville, with burial following in Crowder Cemetery. Visitation will be held for two hours prior to the service at the funeral home.
  • Pearl Lucille McCord — 101, died Thursday, Feb. 28, 2014, at Yalobusha Nursing Home in Water Valley. Services will be held at 3 p.m. Sunday at Coleman Funeral Home in Oxford. Burial will follow in Springdale Cemetery. Visitation will be held for two hours prior to the service at the funeral home.
  • Sudie Mae Polk — 84, died Sunday, Feb. 23, 2014, at the Yalobusha Nursing Home in Water Valley. Services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday at the Bayson Chapel M.B. Church in Water Valley. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. Visitation will be held until 4 this afternoon at Cooley’s Mortuary and family hours will be held from 5 to 7 this evening at the church.

 (February 28, 2014, Page 2A)

Tuesday’s obituaries

  • Cathryn “Kit Kat” Jean Bowman — 57, died Sunday, Feb. 23, 2014, at Glenburney Healthcare in Natchez. Services will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday in the Wells Funeral Home Chapel in Batesville. Burial will follow in Wesley Chapel Cemetery in Sardis. Visitation will be held for one hour prior to the service at the funeral home.

 (February 25, 2014, Page 2)

Monday’s obituaries

  • Ernest “Ernie” Goodwin — 68, died Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2014, at the Mississippi State Veterans Home in Oxford. Services were held Saturday at Wells Funeral Home Chapel in Batesville. Burial followed in Shady Grove Cemetery.
  • Roy D. Melton — 71, died Thursday, Feb. 13, 2014, at Tri-Lakes Medical Center, Batesville. Services were held Saturday at the First United Pentecostal Church in Batesville. Burial followed in Forrest Memorial Park Cemetery in Batesville.

 (February 17, 2014, Page 2)

Friday’s obituary

  • Elge Flemons — 60, died Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2014, at his residence in Oxford. Services will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday at North Oxford Baptist Church, with burial following in Providence U.M. Church Cemetery in Abbeville. Hodges-Freeman Funeral Home in Oxford is in charge of arrangements.
  • Hazel Joyce Hoffman Kinney — 80, died Thursday, Feb. 13, 2014, at Hermitage Gardens in Oxford. Services will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday at Oxford-University United Methodist Church in Oxford. Burial will follow in Oxford Memorial Cemetery in Oxford. Visitation will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. Saturday at Waller Funeral Home.
  • Paul Lincoln Parker — 98, died Sunday, Feb. 9, 2014, at his home in Water Valley. Services will be held at 2 this afternoon at First Baptist Church of Water Valley. Burial will follow in the Oak Hill Cemetery in Water Valley. 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.
  • James Richard Webb — 65, died Thursday, Feb. 13, 2014, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi in Oxford. Services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday in Wells Funeral Home Chapel in Batesville. Burial will follow in Forrest Memorial Park Cemetery. Visitation will be held for one hour prior to the service at the funeral home.

 (February 14, 2014, Page 2A)

Thursday’s obituaries

  • Teresa Lynn Ferguson — 52, died Monday, Jan. 13, 2014, at Graceland Care Center in New Albany. No services are planned. Coleman Funeral Home in Oxford was in charge of local arrangements.
  • Annie Grace Gaters — 54, died Sunday, Jan. 12, 2014, at the North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo. Services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday. Burial will follow in the Philadelphia M.B. Church cemetery. Visitation will be held from 6 to 7 p.m. Friday at Hodges-Freeman Funeral Home in Oxford.
  • Richard “Ricky” Leroy Gore — 56, died Monday, Jan. 13, 2014, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi in Oxford. A family-led memorial service will be held at 3 p.m. Friday in Graceland Nursing Care Facility in Oxford. Wells Funeral Home & Cremation Services in Batesville is in charge of arrangements.
  • Johnny Murry — 67, died this morning at Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi in Oxford. Hodges-Freeman Funeral Home of Oxford is in charge of arrangements.
  • Aaron Lynn Spence — 48, died Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2014, in Belden. Services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday at United Funeral Service Chapel in New Albany. Burial will follow at Pleasant Valley Cemetery in the Blair community. Visitation will be held from 5 to 8 this evening at the funeral home.
  • Rickey Gene Weaver — 55, died Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2014, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi in Oxford. Services will be held at noon Saturday in the Henry Chapel of the Seven Oaks Funeral Home in Water Valley. Visitation will be held for one hour prior to the service at the funeral home.

  (January 16, 2014, Page 2)

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)

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