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Friday, August 22, 2014

Wells Funeral Home

Thursday’s obituaries

  • Bettye Joyce Jenkins Hammack — 72, died Monday, Sept. 30, 2013, at Baptist DeSoto Hospital. At her request, no service will be held. Waller Funeral Home was in charge.
  • Charles Edward Scruggs — 72, died Wednesday, Oct. 2, 2013, at Golden Living Nursing Home in Batesville. Services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday in Wells Funeral Home Chapel in Batesville. Burial will follow in Cold Springs Cemetery in Sardis. Visitation will be held for an hour and a half prior to the service at the funeral home.

 (October 3, 2013, Page 2)

Monday’s obituaries

  • Sarah Elizabeth Bial — 17, of Oxford died Saturday. Arrangements are incomplete with Waller Funeral Home of Oxford.
  • Juanita Laverne Musick Dillard — 78, died Friday, Aug. 23, 2013, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi in Oxford. A graveside service was held Sunday in New El Bethel Cemetery in Oxford. Waller Funeral Home of Oxford was in charge of arrangements.
  • Robert Edward Fudge — 63, died Saturday, Aug. 24, 2013, at his home in Byhalia. Services were held this morning in the chapel of Waller Funeral Home in Oxford.
  • Thomas Roland “Tom” Hurdle — 70, died Friday, Aug. 23, 2013, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi in Oxford. Services will be held at 2 this afternoon at Taylor Baptist Church in Taylor. Burial will follow in Oxford Memorial Cemetery. Coleman Funeral Home of Oxford is in charge of arrangements.
  • Ernest Allen Lavender Sr. — 68, died Wednesday, Aug. 21, 2013, at his home in Harmontown. A private family service will be held at a later date. Coleman Funeral Home was in charge of local arrangements.
  • Genendle Walker Parker — 86, died Saturday, Aug. 24, 2013, at the Mississippi State Veterans Home in Oxford. Services will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday in the chapel of Waller Funeral Home in Oxford. Burial will follow in Springdale Cemetery. Visitation will be held for an hour and a half prior to the service at the funeral home.
  • Peggy Hailey Watson — 56, died Friday, Aug. 23, 2013, at Tri-Lakes Medical Center in Batesville. Services will be held at 2 this afternoon at the Wells Funeral Home Chapel in Batesville. Burial will follow in Chapel Hill Cemetery in Pope. Visitation will be held prior to the service at the funeral home.

 (August 26, 2013, Page 2A)

Thursday’s obituaries

  • Earl Christman — 82, died today at Graceland Care Center in Oxford. Arrangements are incomplete with Waller Funeral Home of Oxford.
  • Elizabeth Colston — died Wednesday at her home in Olive Branch. Arrangements are incomplete with Waller Funeral Home of Oxford.
  • Nancy Clair Evans — 72, died this morning at her home in Midlothian, Va. Arrangements are incomplete.
  • Lucile Thomas Goree Monk — 89, died Tuesday,  July 23, 2013, at her home in Batesville. Services will be held at 3 p.m. Sunday at the Batesville Presbyterian Church. Visitation will be held for one hour prior to the service at the church.Wells Funeral Home in Batesville is in charge of arrangements.
  • Annis Hipps Morgan — 92, died Saturday, July 20, 2013, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi in Oxford. Services will be held at 1 p.m. Friday 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.
  • Francis Tatum Tidwell — 95, died Tuesday, July 23, 2013, at Sardis Community Nursing Home. Services will be held at 2 this afternoon in Wells Funeral Home Chapel in Batesville. Burial will follow in Forrest Memorial Park Cemetery. Visitation will be held for two hours prior to the service at the funeral home.

 (July 25, 2013, Page 2)

Monday’s obituaries

  • Willie Herod — died Saturday at Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi in Oxford. Arrangements are incomplete with Hodges-Freeman Funeral Home in Oxford.
  • Elizabeth “Pumpkin” Lewis — 55, died Saturday at Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi in Oxford. Arrangements are incomplete with Kenneth I. Roberson Funeral Home of Pontotoc.
  • Morris “Ray” Rayburn Rhyne — 66, died Saturday, June 20, 2013, at his brother’s home in Batesville. Services were held Sunday at Wells Funeral Home Chapel in Batesville, with the Rev. Al Mullan officiating. Burial followed in Cold Springs Cemetery near Sardis.
  • Judge Ed Roberts — 65, died this morning at his home in Oxford. Arrangements are incomplete with Waller Funeral Home of Oxford.
  • George Thompson — 78, died Friday at his residence in Abbeville. Arrangements are incomplete with Hodges-Freeman Funeral Home in Oxford.

 (July 1, 2013, Page 2)

Wednesday’s obituaries

  • Thomas L. Brooks — 77, died Monday at Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi in Oxford. Arrangements are incomplete with Hodges-Freeman Funeral Home in Oxford.
  • Michael “Mike” Clinton Butts — 65, died Friday, June 14, 2013, at his home in Oxford. A private memorial service will be held at a later date. Seven Oaks Funeral Home of Water Valley is in charge of arrangements.
  • Wilma Faye Houston — 76, died Monday, June 17, 2013, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi in Oxford. Services will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday at Calvary Baptist Church in Batesville. Burial will follow in Forrest Memorial Park. Visitation will be held from 5 to 8 this evening at Wells Funeral Home.
  • Cora Lynn Frison Barr Westbrook — 59, died Sunday, June 16, 2013, at Graceland Care Center in Oxford. Services will be held at 2 p.m. Friday at East Providence M.B. Church. Burial will follow in Garden of Memories Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday at East Providence M.B. Church. Kenneth I. Roberson Funeral Home of Pontotoc is in charge of the arrangements.

  (June 19, 2013, Page 2)

Friday’s obituaries

  • Edward Bethel Adams — 51, died Monday, May 27, 2013, at his home in Portland, Ore. A memorial service will be arranged later.
  • Betty Mack Priest Brown — 72, died Thursday, June 6, 2013, at her home in Oxford. Services will be held at 11 a.m. Monday in chapel of Waller Funeral Home in Oxford. A graveside service will follow at 2:30 p.m. in Priest Cemetery in Houston. A visitation will be held for two hours prior to the service at the funeral home.
  • Presley Nicole Jones — an infant, died Wednesday, June 5, 2013, at the University Medical Center in Jackson. A graveside service will be held at 2:30 this afternoon at Shady Grove Cemetery near Batesville. Visitation will be from 1 to 2 this afternoon preceding the service at Wells Funeral Home in Batesville.
  • Landers Slack — 88, died Wednesday, June 5, 2013, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi in Oxford. Services will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday at East Providence M.B. Church. Burial will be in Yellowleaf Cemetery. Kenneth I. Roberson Funeral Home of Pontotoc is in charge of the arrangements.
  • June Anderson White — 94, died Friday, June 7, 2013, at Yalobusha General Hospital in Water Valley. A graveside service will be held at 4:30 p.m. Sunday in College Hill Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 30 minutes prior to the service in the sanctuary of the church. Waller Funeral Home of Oxford is in charge of arrangements.

 (June 7, 2013, Page 2A)

Wednesday’s obituaries

  • Ruth Karr Goforth — 83, died this morning at her home in Oxford. Arrangements are incomplete with Waller Funeral Home of Oxford.
  • Joyce Sue Gordon — 61, died Monday, June 3, 2013, at Methodist University Hospital in Memphis. Services will be held at 10 a.m. Friday in the Wells Funeral Home Chapel in Batesville. Burial will follow in Good Hope Baptist Church Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.
  • Joann Elizabeth “Pat” Searcy-Thomas — 83, died Thursday, May 30, 2013, at her residence in Oxford. Services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday at Burns U.M. Church, with burial to follow in St. Peter’s Cemetery in Oxford. Hodges Freeman Funeral Home in Oxford is in charge of arrangements.

 (June 5, 2013, Page 2A)

Wednesday’s obituaries

  • Malcolm Wayne Driver Sr. — 71, died Tuesday, May 21, 2013, in Greenwood. Services were held Monday at the Serenity-Martin Funeral Home in Oxford.
  • Jimmy Lee Moore — 63, died Monday, May 27, 2013, at Graceland Care Center in Oxford. Services will be held at 1 p.m. Thursday at the Serenity-Daniels Funeral Home Chapel in Water Valley.
  • Thomas Brett Pugh — 51, died Sunday, May 26, 2013, in Quitman County. Services were held this morning at Wells Funeral Home in Batesville. A private burial followed in the Ashland Cemetery.

 (May 29, 2013, Page 2)

Thursday’s obituaries

  • Virginia Ann Harrington Chrestman — 72, died this morning at her home in Oxford. Arrangements are incomplete with Waller Funeral Home of Oxford.
  •  Jack Cobb — 56, died Tuesday, May 21, 2013, at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Memphis. Services were held this morning at the First United Methodist Church in Batesville. Wells Funeral Home of Batesville was in charge of arrangements.
  • Malcolm Wayne Driver — 72, died Tuesday at the Greenwood Leflore Hospital in Greenwood. Arrangements are incomplete with Serenity-Martin Funeral Home of Oxford.
  • Carlenna Pegues — 86, died Tuesday, May 21, 2013, at her residence in Oxford. Services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday at Union Hill M.B. Church. Burial will follow in Union Hill Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday at the church. Kenneth I. Roberson Funeral Home of Pontotoc is in charge of the arrangements.
  • Ila Fay “Toot” Perry — 51, died Monday, May 20, 2013, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi in Oxford. Services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at East Providence M.B. Church in Oxford. Burial will follow in Oxford Memorial Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 6 to 7 p.m. Friday at Hodges-Freeman Funeral Home Chapel in Oxford.
  • Julia Nathaniel Pettis Phillips — 65, died Saturday, May 18, 2013, at the North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo. Services will be held at noon Saturday at the Tallahatchie-Oxford Missionary Baptist Association Building in Oxford. Burial will follow in the Garden of Memories Cemetery. Visitation will be from 6 to 7 p.m. Friday at Tobby Tubby M.B. Church. Kenneth I. Roberson Funeral Home of Pontotoc is in charge of the arrangements.
  • Sereda Franks “Reda” Sheffield — died Wednesday, May 22, 2013, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi in Oxford. Services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday in the chapel of Waller Funeral Home in Oxford. Burial will follow in Oxford Memorial Cemetery. Visitation will be held for an hour and a half prior to the service at the funeral home.
  • David Webb Sr. — 93, died Monday, May 20, 2013, at Graceland Care Center in Oxford. Services will be held at 2:30 p.m. Saturday at Clear Creek M.B. Church. Burial will follow in Buford Chapel 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.

 (May 23, 2013, Page 2)

Monday’s obituaries

  • J.C. “Curt” Daniels — 66, died Saturday, May 18, 2013, at his home in Batesville. Services will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday in the Wells Funeral Home Chapel in Batesville. Burial will follow in Forrest Memorial Park. Visitation will be held from 5 to 8 this evening at the funeral home.
  • George W. Lambert — 70, died this morning at Darlington Oaks Community Hospice in Verona. Arrangements are incomplete with Coleman Funeral Home of Oxford.
  • Ruby Mae Mathews — 78, died Friday, May 17, 2013, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi. Services will be held at 3 this afternoon at the Peach Creek Baptist Church in Sardis. Visitation will be held for two hours prior to the service at the church. Ray-Nowell Funeral Home of Sardis is in charge of arrangements.
  • Ella Willene McCollum — 81, of Abbeville died Sunday at Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi in Oxford. Arrangements are incomplete with Coleman Funeral Home of Oxford.
  • Esther Baker Mize — 85, died Saturday, May 18, 2013, at her home in Oxford. Service will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday at North Oxford Baptist Church. Burial will follow in Oxford Memorial Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 4 until 7 this evening at Waller Funeral Home in Oxford and for 30 minutes prior to the service Tuesday at the church.
  • Loyd M. Myles — 87, died Saturday, May 18, 2013, in the Golden Living Center in Batesville. Services will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday in the Wells Funeral Home Chapel in Batesville. Burial will follow in Bethel Cemetery in Enid. Visitation will be held for one hour prior to the service at the funeral home.
  • Herbert H. Nevitt — 85, died Thursday, May 16, 2013, in Oxford. The family has no plans for a memorial service at this time. Coleman Funeral Home of Oxford is in charge of arrangements.
  • Julia Pettis Phillips — 66, died Saturday at the North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo. Arrangements are incomplete with Kenneth I. Roberson Funeral Home of Pontotoc.
  • Margie Z. Taylor — 92, died Saturday, May 18, 2013, at her home in Oxford. A graveside service was held this morning at Oxford Memorial Cemetery. Waller Funeral Home of Oxford was in charge of arrangements.

 (May 20, 2013, Page 2A)

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