- Bernice Pegues Flora — 70, died Tuesday, Feb. 7, 2012, at North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo. Services were held earlier today at Union Hill M.B. Church, with the Rev. Porchia McGlowon officiating. Burial followed in the church cemetery. Williams Memorial of Okolona was in charge of the arrangements.
- Lenora “Topsy” Pegues Smith — 97, died today at Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi in Oxford. Arrangements are incomplete with Kenneth I. Roberson Funeral Home of Pontotoc.
- Russell Mae Wortham — 68, died Sunday at Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi in Oxford. Arrangements are incomplete with Hodges-Freeman Funeral Home in Oxford.
(February 13, 2012, Page 2A)
- Dr. J. Byron Gathright Jr. — died on Saturday, Aug. 28, 2010. A visitation and memorial service will be held from 2 to 5 p.m. Saturday at Lake Lawn Metairie Funeral Home in Metairie.
- Anita Ruth Johnson Simmons — 70, of Brentwood died Thursday, Sept. 2, 2010. Services will be held at 3 p.m. Saturday at Williamson Memorial Funeral Home in Brentwood. Visitation will be held for two hours prior to the service at the funeral home.
- Paul Skierkowski — 68, of Norman died Tuesday, Aug. 31, 2010. A mass of Christian burial will be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Norman, Okla. Visitation will begin at 6 this evening, followed by a prayer service at 7 at Havenbrook Funeral Home in Norman.
(September 3, 2010, Page 2A)