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Monday, October 20, 2014

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Friday’s obituaries

  • Kay Harwell Burns — 63, died Wednesday, July 2, 2014, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi in Oxford. Services will be held at 4 p.m. Sunday at Calvary Baptist Church. Burial will follow at Anchor Cemetery in Water Valley. Visitation will be held for two hours prior to the service at the church. Coleman Funeral Home of Oxford is in charge of arrangements.
  • Katherine Marie Goodrich Dowden — 92, died Thursday, July 3, 2014, at Hermitage Gardens in Oxford. A graveside service will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday at Oxford Memorial Cemetery. Waller Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
  • Carter David Sessums — 29, died Wednesday, July 2, 2014, in Oxford. Services will be held at 3 p.m. Saturday in the chapel of Wright and Ferguson Funeral Home in Clinton. Burial will follow in Lakewood Memorial Park.  Visitation will be held for one hour prior to the service.

 (July 4, 2014, Page 2A)

Monday’s obituaries

  • Melinda Kay Blackburn — 51, died this morning at Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi. Arrangements are incomplete with Waller Funeral Home of Oxford.
  • Mary Leigh Coleman Causey — 57, died Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2013, at Hospice Ministries in Ridgeland. Services will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday at First Baptist Church in Clinton. Burial will follow in the Clinton Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 5 to 8 p.m. Monday at the church and for one hour prior to the service. Wright & Ferguson Funeral Home in Jackson is in charge of arrangements.
  • Sharon Denise Crawford — 55, died Saturday at Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi in Oxford. Arrangements are incomplete with Serenity-Martin Funeral Home of Oxford.
  • Rayford Foster — 81, died Friday, Nov. 1, 2013, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi in Oxford. Services will be held at 1 this afternoon in the Coleman Funeral Home Chapel in Oxford. Burial will follow in the Old Union Cemetery. Visitation will be held for two hours prior to the service at the funeral home.
  • Larry Johnson — 55, of Water Valley died Sunday at Sanctuary Hospice House in Tupelo. Arrangements are incomplete with Serenity-Martin Funeral Home of Oxford.
  • Hubert Pegues Sr. — 81, died Tuesday, Oct. 29, 2013, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi in Oxford. Services were held Saturday at Pleasant Grove UMC in Pontotoc. Burial followed in Piney Grove Cemetery in Pontotoc. Serenity-Autry Funeral Home of Pontotoc was in charge of arrangements.
  • Dr. Chester Leland Quarles — 69, died Thursday, Oct. 31, 2013, at the University Medical Center in Jackson. Services were held Sunday at North Oxford Baptist Church. Burial followed in the Tula Cemetery in Tula. Coleman Funeral Home of Oxford was in charge of arrangements.

  (November 4, 2013, Page 2A)

Tuesday’s obituaries

  • Mary Wrenn Baddley — 81, died Saturday, June 1, 2013. Services were held Sunday at the First Baptist Church of Grant, Ala. A celebration of her life will be held at her home by family and friends at a later date.
  • James “Ed” Hewlett — 79, died Monday at Baptist Memorial Hospital–North Mississippi in Oxford. Arrangements are incomplete with Waller Funeral Home of Oxford.
  • Steve M. McCollum — 64, died Sunday, June 2, 2013, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi in Oxford. Services will be held at 4 p.m. Thursday in the Coleman Funeral Home Chapel in Oxford.
  • Dollye Strickland Smith — 93, died Friday, May 31, 2013. Services will be held at 1 p.m. Thursday at Wright & Ferguson in Jackson. Visitation will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday and one hour prior to the service Thursday, all at the funeral home.

 (June 4, 2013, Page 2)

Monday’s obituaries

  • H. E. Buddy Blake Sr. — 80, died Friday, March 30, 2012. Service were held this morning at West Side Baptist Church in El Dorado. Burial followed at Smyrna Cemetery. Arkansas Funeral Care in Jacksonville, Ark., was in charge of arrangements.
  • The Rev. Emmett Wayne Coleman — 88, died Saturday, March 31, 2012, at Hospice Ministries in Ridgeland. A graveside service will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday in the Clinton Cemetery. In the event of inclement weather, the service will be conducted in the old sanctuary of First Baptist in Clinton. Visitation will be held in the church from 5 to 8 this evening. Wright & Ferguson Funeral Home in Jackson is in charge of arrangements.
  • William Terry McDonald — 63, died Friday, March 30, 2012 at Baptist Memorial Hospital-East in Memphis. Visitation was held Saturday in the Coleman Funeral Home Chapel.
  • Martha L. Savage — 65, died this morning at her home near Oxford. Arrangements are incomplete with Coleman Funeral Home of Oxford.
  • Beverly Brawn Waller — 90, died Saturday, March 31, 2012, at Azalea Gardens in Oxford. Services were held Sunday in the chapel of Waller Funeral Home in Oxford. Burial will follow at 2:30 p.m. Tuesday in Wayne Memorial Park Cemetery in Goldsboro, N.C. A visitation will be held prior to the graveside service from 1 to 2 p.m. at Tyndall Funeral Home in Goldsboro, N.C.
  • Sadie Wilson — died Saturday at her residence in Oxford. Arrangements are incomplete with Kenneth I. Roberson Funeral Home of Pontotoc.

 (April 2, 2012, Page 2)

Monday’s obituaries

  • Sylester Dickey House — 92, died on Saturday, July 9, 2011, at the Landmark of DeSoto Nursing Home. Services will be held at 3 p.m. Tuesday at the Seven Oaks Funeral Home in Water Valley. Burial will follow in the Mt. Liberty Baptist Church Cemetery. Visitation will be held for one your prior to the service at the funeral home.
  • Jo Lewis — 37, died Friday, July 8, 2011, at her home in Water Valley. A graveside service will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday in the Oak Hill Cemetery in Water Valley. Visitation will be held from 5 to 7 this evening at the Seven Oaks Funeral Home in Water Valley.
  • Carlton Harrell Melton — 61, died Thursday, July 7, 2011, at his home in Madison. Services were held at Emory Methodist Church in Holmes County. Wright & Ferguson Funeral Home of Jackson was in charge of arrangements.

 (July 11, 2011, Page 2)

Monday-Tuesday’s obituaries

  • Mildred E. Bishop — 84, died Sunday, July 3, 2011, at her residence in Oxford. Services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Philadelphia Baptist Church, with the Rev. Bobby Irvin officiating. Burial will follow at Philadelphia Cemetery. Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service at the church. Waller Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
  • Elizabeth C. “Betty” Elliott — 80, died Friday, July 1, 2011, at St. Dominic’s Hospital. Services will be held at 2 this afternoon in the Parkway Chapel of Wright and Ferguson Funeral Home in Jackson. Inurnment will follow in the Trinity Mausoleum.
  • Preston Booker Farr — 65, died Saturday, July 2, 2011, at his residence. Services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday at the Macedonia Baptist Church, with the Rev. Malcolm Brock and the Rev. Louie Williams officiating. Burial will follow in the Cornersville Cemetery. Visitation will be from 5 till 9 this evening at the United Funeral Service in New Albany and for one hour prior to the service at the church on Wednesday.
  • Jimmie Dee Franklin — 87, died Saturday, July 2, 2011, at Hospice Ministries in Ridgeland. A private memorial service will be held for the family at a later date. Visitation will be held Wednesday from 4 to 7 p.m. at Ott & Lee Funeral Home in Brandon.
  • George B. Jones — 49, died Tuesday, June 28, 2011, at the state hospital in Whitfield. Services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Jesus’ Crown of Life Apostolic Pentecostal Church, with burial to follow in the Rock Hill Church Cemetery. Hodges-Freeman Funeral Home of Oxford is in charge of arrangements.
  • Stanley Mark Partridge — 55, of Long Beach died Friday, July 1, 2011, at Memorial Hospital in Gulfport. A graveside service will be held at 10 a.m. Friday at Eastover Cemetery in Oxford. Visitation will be from 4:30 – 6:30 Wednesday, with a memorial service at 6:30 p.m. at Michael Memorial Baptist Church in Gulfport, with Pastor Tony Karnes officiating. The Riemann Family Funeral Home of Gulfport is in charge of arrangements and Waller Funeral Home of Oxford is in charge of local arrangements.
  • Ollie O. Vaughn — 84, died Friday at Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi in Oxford. Arrangements are incomplete with Serenity-Martin Funeral Home of Oxford.

 (July 5, 2011, Page 2)

Monday’s obituaries

  • Lura Clark Ethridge — 88, died Friday, May 20, 2011, in Jackson. Services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday at St. Richard Catholic Church in Jackson. Burial will follow at 4 p.m. at St. Peter’s Cemetery in Oxford. Visitation will be held for one hour prior to the service Wednesday at the church and from 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, also at the church, followed by a prayer service at 7. Wright & Ferguson Funeral Home of Jackson is in charge of arrangements.
  • Irla L. Hodges — 100, died Sunday, May 22, 2011, at Graceland Care Center in Oxford. Services will be held at 1 p.m. Wednesday in the chapel of Waller Funeral Home of Oxford. Burial will follow in Old Union Cemetery. Visitation will be prior to the service from 11:30 a.m. until 1 p.m. at the funeral home.
  • Angela Juanita Horne Naron — 43, died Wednesday, May 18, 2011, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi in Oxford. A graveside service will be held at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at Camp Ground Cemetery in Yalobusha County. Visitation will be held from 5 to 7 this evening at Seven Oaks Funeral Home in Water Valley.
  • Brenda Jean Oliver — 43, of Batesville died Sunday, May 15, 2011, at the Tri-Lakes Medical Center in Batesville. Services were held Sunday at Eureka A.M.E. Zion Church in Batesville. Burial followed in the church cemetery. Cooley’s Mortuary Inc. of Batesville was in charge of arrangements.
  • Rosie Lee Powell — 55, died Monday, May 16, 2011, at her residence in Rochester, Minn. Services will be held at 2 this afternoon at Friendship M.B. Church in Calhoun City. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. Hodges-Freeman Funeral Home of Oxford is in charge of arrangements.
  • Lula Bell Quarles — 83, died Wednesday, May 18, 2011. Services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Buford Chapel United Methodist Church. Burial will follow in the church cemetery, and repass will be in the church’s fellowship hall. Visitation will be from 1 to 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Serenity-Martin Funeral Home Chapel in Oxford, with family present from 5 to 7, and one hour prior to the service at the church.

 (May 23, 2011, Page 2)

Tuesday’s obituaries

  • Rosie P. Ford —  70, died Monday at Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi in Oxford. Arrangements are incomplete with Kenneth I. Roberson Funeral Home of Pontotoc.
  • Don William Moore — 80, died Wednesday, Nov. 17, 2010, at his home in Water Valley. A graveside service was held Monday at the Oak Hill Cemetery in Water Valley. Seven Oaks Funeral Home of Water Valley was in charge of arrangements.
  • Nancy Carolyn “Carol” Park Russell — 56, died Monday, Nov. 22, 2010, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi. Services will be held at 6 p.m. Wednesday in the Fellowship Hall of Clear Creek Baptist Church. Waller Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
  • Mary Louise McClung Sprinkle — 91, of Jackson died Sunday, Nov. 21, 2010, at the Arbor. Services will be held at 3 this afternoon at Wright and Ferguson on Highland Colony Parkway, with visitation for two hours prior to the service.

 (November 23, 2010, Page 2)

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