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Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Wilson & Knight Funeral Home

Wednesday’s obituaries

  • Helen Reynolds — 84, died Friday, July 11, 2014, in Oxford. A graveside service will be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Jonestown Cemetery in Jonestown. National Funeral Home & Memorial Gardens Cemetery of Clarksdale is in charge of arrangements. A memorial service will be held at 3 p.m. Saturday at Emeritus of Oxford.
  • Rachel Joan McGee Smith — died Monday, July 14, 2014. Visitation will be Thursday from 5 to 7 p.m. in the sanctuary of First United Methodist Church in Greenwood and 9:45 to 10:45 a.m. Friday, followed by the service in the sanctuary. Burial will be at 3 p.m. at Memorial Park in Memphis. Wilson & Knight Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
  • Linda Ann Smith Tubbs — 66, died Saturday, July 12, 2014. Visitation will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday, and a memorial service will follow at Grace Celebration Lutheran Church, 8601 Trinity Road in Cordova, Tenn. Canale Funeral Directors is in charge of arrangements.

 (July 16, 2014, Page 2)

Tuesday’s obituaries

  • Janet Ann Bernet — 83, died Sunday, Jan. 5, 2014, at Indywood Glen. Services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday at St. John’s United Methodist Church. Wilson & Knight Funeral Home of Greenwood is in charge of arrangements.
  • Rosie Perry Caulfield — 83, died Thursday, Jan. 2, 2014, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi in Oxford. There are no plans for a service at this time. Coleman Funeral Home in Oxford is in charge of local arrangements.

 (January 7, 2014, Page 2)

Thursday’s obituaries

  • Xavier Benson — 21, of Water Valley died Sunday. Arrangements are incomplete with Serenity-Martin Funeral Home of Oxford.
  • Maxine Harper — died Tuesday at her home in Oxford. Two services will be held. The first service will be Saturday and will begin with visitation in the parlor of First Presbyterian Church in Greenwood from 12:30 to 1:30 P.M. with a graveside service to follow at 2 at Mt. Pisgah Cemetery in Carroll County. A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. June 23 at the First Presbyterian Church. Visitation will be held for one hour prior to the service in the church parlor. Wilson & Knight Funeral Home of Greenwood is in charge of arrangements.
  • James G. Heard — 67, of Oxford died Wednesday at Select Specialty Hospital in Memphis. Arrangements are incomplete with Waller Funeral Home of Oxford.
  • Ida Arneal McCullar Lakey — 80, died Tuesday, June 11, 2013, at Yalobusha General Nursing Home in Water Valley. Services will be held at at 4 p.m. Friday in the Henry Chapel of Seven Oaks Funeral Home in Water Valley. Visitation will be held for one hour prior to the service at the funeral home.
  •  Isom Eugene McCormick — 77, died Wednesday, June 12, 2013, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi in Oxford. Services will be held at 10 a.m. Friday at Parker Memorial Funeral Home Chapel in Bruce. Burial will follow in Rocky Mt. Cemetery at Pittsboro. Visitation will be from 6 to 9 this evening at the funeral home.
  • Doryce Louise Moore — 82, of Etta died Wednesday at Saint Francis Hospital in Memphis. Arrangements are incomplete with Waller Funeral Home of Oxford.

 (June 13, 2013, Page 2A)

Friday’s obituaries

  • James Henry “Bobo” Champion Jr. — 64, died Wednesday, Dec. 19, 2012, at Greenwood-Leflore Hospital. Services will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday at North Greenwood Baptist Church. Burial will follow at 2:30 p.m. at St. Peters Cemetery in Oxford. Visitation will be held from 5 to 7 this evening at Wilson and Knight Funeral Home and for one hour prior to the service at the church.
  • Pauline Pegues — 85, died this morning at Graceland Care Center in Oxford. Arrangements are incomplete with Hodges-Freeman Funeral Home in Oxford.
  • Nettie Mae Tabor Russell — 93, died Thursday, Dec. 20, 2012, at River Region  Hospital in Vicksburg. Services will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday in the Coleman Funeral Home Chapel in Oxford. Burial will follow in the Christian Rest Cemetery in Lafayette County. Visitation will be held for two hours prior to the service at the funeral home.
  • Willie Bell Walker — 89, died Thursday, Dec. 13, 2012. Services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at the Everdale Baptist Church in Water Valley. Burial will follow in Oak Ridge Cemetery. Serenity-Martin Funeral Home of Oxford is in charge of arrangements.

 (December 21, 2012, Page 2A)

Wednesday’s obituaries

  • Eula Virginia Walton Buford — 52, died Sunday, Dec. 9, 2012, at the University of Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson. Services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at the Clear Creek M.B. Church in Oxford. Burial will follow in St. Peters Cemetery in Oxford. Hodges-Freeman Funeral Home in Oxford is in charge of arrangements.
  • Rosa M. Dukes — 80, died Friday, Dec. 7, 2012, at her residence in Oxford. Services will be held at 1 p.m. Friday at the Tallahatchie Oxford Missionary Baptist Association Building in Oxford, with burial following in Oxford Memorial Cemetery. Hodges-Freeman Funeral Home of Oxford is in charge of arrangements.
  • Addie Louise Sink Person — 85, died Tuesday, Dec. 11, 2012, in Greenwood. Services will be held at 1 p.m. Thursday at St. John’s United Methodist Church in Greenwood. Burial will follow at the Mausoleum at Odd Fellows Cemetery. Visitation will be held for one your prior to the service at the church. Wilson & Knight Funeral Home of Greenwood is in charge of arrangements.
  • Robert Lee Thompson — 76, died Thursday, Dec. 6, 2012, at North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo. Services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday at North Oxford Baptist Church. Burial will follow in Garden of Memories Cemetery in Oxford. Visitation will be held from 6 to 7 p.m. Thursday at Hodges-Freeman Funeral Home in Oxford.
  • Marjorie Alene Wareham — 78, died Monday, Dec. 10, 2012, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi in Oxford. Services will be held at 4 this afternoon in the Coleman Funeral Home Chapel in Oxford. Visitation will be held for one hour prior to the service at the funeral home.

 (December 12, 2012, Page 2A)

Friday’s obituaries

  • Bernice Gibson Harper — 88, died Thursday, Oct. 11, 2012, at Azalea Gardens (Emeritus Senior Living) in Oxford. Services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday at First Presbyterian Church in Greenwood. Visitation will be held for one hour prior to the service at the church. Wilson & Knight Funeral Home in Greenwood is in charge of arrangements.
  • Andrew Stewart — 77, died Thursday, Oct. 4, 2012, at Coral Gables Hospital in Coral Gables, Fla. Services will be held at noon Saturday at Philadelphia M.B. Church. Burial will follow in Mt. Vernon Cemetery in Abbeville. Hodges-Freeman Funeral Home in Oxford is in charge of arrangements.

 (October 12, 2012, Page 2A)

Tuesday’s obituaries

  • Vernon Adair Beck — 86, died Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2012, at his residence in Greenwood. Services were held Friday in Wilson & Knight Funeral Home Chapel in Greenwood. Burial followed in Odd Fellows Cemetery.
  • Betty Jean Anthony Bright — 80, died Friday, Oct. 5, 2012, in Yalobusha General Hospital in Water Valley. A graveside service will be held at 3:30 p.m. Thursday in the Ashland Cemetery in Ashland. Visitation will be held from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday at the Seven Oaks Funeral Home in Water Valley.

 (October 9, 2012, Page 2)

Monday’s obituaries

  • David “Moon” L. Mullen — 94, died Friday, Nov. 18, 2011, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi in Oxford. Services will be held at noon Tuesday in the chapel of the Waller Funeral Home in Oxford. Burial will follow in Oxford Memorial Cemetery. Visitation will be held for two hours prior to the service.
  • Milton Thomas “Tom” Person III — 44, died Thursday, Nov. 17, 2011, at the Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi in Oxford. Graveside services were held Saturday at the Odd Fellows Mausoleum. Wilson & Knight Funeral Home of Greenwood was in charge of arrangements.

 (November 21, 2011, Page 2A)

Monday’s obituaries

  • Louise Hardy Diggs — 86, died Saturday, June 25, 2011, at Golden Living Retirement Center in Tupelo. Services were held this morning at the Tupelo Chapel of Holland Funeral Directors. A private family burial followed in Lee Memorial Park.
  • Bessie Long Hewlett — 83, died Saturday, June 25, 2011, at her residence in Oxford. Services will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Clear Creek Baptist Church. Burial will follow at Clear Creek Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 10:30 a.m. to noon Tuesday at Waller Funeral Home.
  • Bobby “Buddy” King — 60, died Sunday at Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi. Arrangements are incomplete with Waller Funeral Home of Oxford.
  • Myra Pauline Sloan Shuler — 91, died Thursday, June 23, 2011. Services were held Sunday at First Presbyterian Church. Burial followed in the odd fellows cemetery. Wilson & Knight Funeral Home of Greenwood was in charge of arrangements.
  • Lillie Mae Tallie — 71, died Wednesday, June 22, 2011. Services will be held at noon Tuesday at Rock Hill M.B. Church in Yocona. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. Visitation will be held from 1 to 6:30 this evening in the Serenity-Martin Funeral Home Chapel, with family present from 5 to 6:30, and again for one hour prior to the service at the church.

 (June 27, 2011, Page 2)

Monday’s obituaries

  • Michael W. Creel — 62, of Pope, died Thursday, April 21, 2011, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi in Oxford. Services were held Saturday at Tocowa Baptist Church in Courtland. Cooley’s Mortuary Inc. of Batesville was in charge of arrangements.
  • A’Miyah La’Shae Gipson — six-month-old daughter of Ja’Terrika Gipson of Oxford and Darrius Moore of Como, died Friday, April 22, 2011, at the Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi in Oxford. Services will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday at East Providence MB Church. Burial will follow in Oxford Memorial Cemetery. Kenneth I. Roberson Funeral Home of Pontotoc is in charge of the arrangements.
  • Miriam Agatha Grissom — 86, died Friday, April 22, 2011, at her home in Snow Lake. A private family memorial service will be held at a later date. Coleman Funeral Home was in charge of local arrangements.
  • Robert Baird “R. B.” Moor — died Wednesday, April 20, 2011, at his home. Services were held Saturday at Wilson & Knight Funeral Home in Greenwood. Burial followed in Evergreen Cemetery.
  • Melvin T. Perry — 79, died Thursday, April 21, 2011, at his home in Flint. Services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Southeast Christian Church, and burial will follow in the Great Lakes National Cemetery in Holly, Mich. Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesday in the chapel of the Lawrence E. Moon Funeral Home.
  • Johnny B. “J.B.” Smith Jr. — 86, of Nashville, died Friday, April 22, 2011. Services will be held at 11:30 a.m. Tuesday at Woodlawn-Roesch-Patton Funeral Home of Nashville. Visitation will be held from 4 to 7 this evening at the funeral home.
  • Col. William R. Trott —  79, died at his home in Oxford. Arrangements are incomplete with Waller Funeral home of Oxford.

 (April 25, 2011, Page 2A)

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