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Monday’s obituaries

  • Rodrick S. “Rite Quick” Armstrong, 42 — formerly of Oxford, died July 27, 2014, at the Alta Bates Summit Medical Center in Oakland, Calif. Funeral arrangements will be announced later by Hodges-Freeman Funeral Home in Oxford.
  • Louise Booker, 92 — died Wednesday, July 23, 2014. Services will be held Tuesday at 11 a.m. at the T.O.M.B. Association Building with burial in the Yocona Cemetery in Taylor. Visitation is this evening from 6-8 at Mt. Hope M.B. Church in Taylor. Coleman Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
  • Lee Anderson Frison Sr., 73 — died July 11, 2014, at his home in Jackson. Funeral services were held Wednesday, July 16, 2014, at M.W. Stringer Grand Lodge F. & A.M., P.H.A. with burial in Autumn Woods Memorial Gardens in Jackson. Westhaven Memorial Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

 (July 28, 2014, Page 2)

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    Coleman Funeral Home shifts gears

    After a decade of serving the families of Oxford and Lafayette County, Coleman Funeral Home is redefining its role in the community with a new location, new owner and new mission for its service. (June 12, 2014, Page 6A)

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      Friday’s obituaries

      DAVID JONES JR. — 67, died Thursday, Jan. 30, 2014, at his home near Oxford. Funeral arrangements with Coleman Funeral Home are incomplete at this time.

      DANNY JOE MARTIN — 62, died Wednesday, Jan. 29, 2014, at his home in Water Valley. Services will be held at 2:30 p.m. Saturday in the Henry Chapel of Seven Oaks Funeral Home in Water Valley, with Bro. Rick Glidewell officiating. Burial will follow in the Paris Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 5 to 7 this evening at the funeral home.

      TOY L. PALMER — 80, died Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2014, at Beacham Memorial Hospital in McComb. Services will be held at 11 a.m. Monday at Jones Family Funeral Services in McComb, with Dr. David Millican officiating. Visitation will be held for two hours prior to the service at the funeral home.

      TRAVIS DENTON PHILLIPS — 82, of Starkville, died Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2014, from complications due to Parkinson Disease. Services will be held at Welch Funeral Home on Saturday at 11 a.m. Visitation will be held from 9:30-11 a.m. Saturday at the funeral home. Graveside service and interment will be at Oktibbeha Memorial Gardens.

      OCIA B. JONES-SMITH — 89, of Etta died Monday, Jan. 27, 2014, at Sanctuary Hospice in Tupelo. Services will be held Saturday at 2 p.m. at Flint Hill M.B. Church in Etta with Pator Lindsey Sanford Jr. officiating. Visitation will be from 12:30-6 p.m. today at Serenity-Martin Chapel and for one hour before the service at the church. Serenity-Martin Funeral Home of Oxford is in charge of arrangements.

      PAULINE SOWELL WHEELER — 94, of Golden died Wednesday, Jan. 29, 2014, at the Red Bay, Ala., Hospital. Services will be at 11:30 a.m. Saturday at Deaton Funeral Home Chapel in Red Bay with Bro. Donnie Riley presiding. Burial will be in Ridge Cemetery in Golden. Visitation will be 10-11:30 a.m. Saturday at the funeral home. Deaton Funeral Home of Red Bay is in charge of arrangements. (January 31, 2014, Page 2A)

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        Monday’s Obituaries

        • JAMES “BILL” HENRY BAILEY — 84, died Saturday, Jan. 4, 2014, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi in Oxford. Services will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday at United Funeral Service Chapel in New Albany, with the Rev. Greg Spencer and the Rev. John Staggs officiating. Burial will follow in Glenfield Memorial Park. Visitation will be held from 5 to 8 this evening at the funeral home.
        • BOBBY LYNN BROWER — 78, died Saturday, Jan. 4, 2014, at Grenada Living Center in Grenada. Services will be held at 1:30 this afternoon in the Henry Chapel of Seven Oaks Funeral Home in Water Valley, with Bro. James Edwards officiating. Burial will follow in the Hopewell Baptist Church Cemetery. Visitation will be held for one hour prior to the service at the funeral home.
        • RONALD KEITH PARKER — 54, died Thursday, Jan. 2, 2014, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi in Oxford. Services were held Sunday at Coleman Funeral Home Chapel in Oxford, with Bro. Chuck Fowler officiating. Burial followed in the Kingdom Cemetery.
        • CHARLES FRANKLIN SITZLAR — 86, died Friday, Jan. 3, 2014, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi. Services were held Sunday in the chapel of Waller Funeral Home in Oxford, with the Rev. Derek Starnes officiating. Burial followed in Yellow Leaf Cemetery.

         (January 6, 2014, Page 2)

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          Thursday’s Obituaries

          • HARRY EARL BENNETT JR. — 77 died Sunday, Dec. 22, 2013, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi in Oxford. There will be no service. Coleman Funeral Home was in charge of local arrangements.
          • O’JAY LORETTA CRAIG GRAHAM — 90, died Thursday, Dec. 26, 2013, at her home in Oxford.  The funeral service will be Monday at 11 a.m. in the Chapel of Waller Funeral Home with Elder Grady Camp and Rev. Jeff Taylor officiating. A graveside service will follow at St. Peter’s Cemetery in Oxford. Visitation will be Sunday from 3:30 to 6 p.m. at the funeral home.
          • SUSIE MARSHALL — 100, retired school teacher, died Wednesday at her residence in Oxford. Hodges-Freeman Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

           (December 26, 2013, Page 2)

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            Friday’s Obituaries

            • LOUISE HILLHOUSE HODGE — 95, died Thursday, Dec. 12, 2013, at Sunshine Healthcare in Pontotoc. The funeral service will be held Saturday at 2 p.m. in the Chapel of Waller Funeral Home with Rev. Derrick Starnes officiating. A graveside service will follow in Shiloh Cemetery in Oxford. Visitation will be held today from 4-7 p.m. at the funeral home.
            • MAISY MITCHELL — 78, died Friday, Dec. 6, 2013, at her residence in Oxford. Services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday at Mt. Gillion M.B. Church in Sardis, with Pastor Robert Vaughn officiating. Burial will follow in Orwood Cemetery in Taylor. Visitation will be held from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. today, with family hour from 5 to 7, at Cooley’s Mortuary.
            • CYNTHIA ANN “CINDI” ROUX — 66, died at her home in Oxford on Thursday. Arrangements are incomplete with Waller Funeral Home and Cremation Services.
            • MARY WRIGHT STONE — 70, died Wednesday, Dec. 11, 2013, at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Oxford. A memorial service will be held Saturday at 1 p.m. at St. Peter’s Episcopal Church with The Rev. Ann Whitaker officiating. A time of fellowship will follow the service in the Parish Hall. Coleman Funeral Home is handling the arrangements.
            • TOM HUNT WHITE — 71, died Thursday, Dec. 12, 2013, at his home near Oxford. There are no plans for a memorial service at this time. Coleman Funeral Home is in charge of local arrangements.

             (December 13, 2013, Page 2A)

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              Friday’s obituaries

              THOMAS R. “TOM” HURDLE – 70, died today at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Oxford. Funeral arrangements with Coleman Funeral Home are incomplete at this time.

              MARY LAWANDA MARTIN – 77, died Wednesday, Aug. 21, 2013, in Memphis after a brief illness. Visitation will be at Memphis Funeral Home and Memorial Gardens on Saturday from 12:30 p.m. till service time at 2:30. Brother Bo Grace will officiate. Interment will follow in Memorial Gardens. Memphis Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. (August 23, 2013, Page 2A)

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                Thursday’s obituaries

                • MICHAEL DARNELL BOOKER – 55, died Sunday, Aug. 18, 2013, at Graceland Care Center in Oxford. Services will be held Saturday at 11 a.m. at Serenity-Martin Chapel in Oxford with Pastor Lee Earl Robinson officiating. Visitation will be Friday from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. at Serenity Martin Chapel with family hour from 4 to 7 p.m. Burial will be at Oxford Memorial Cemetery. Serenity-Martin Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
                • EMILY HALL BOSWELL – 86, died Wednesday, Aug. 21, 2013, at Graceland Care Center in Oxford. A graveside service will be held Friday at 11 a.m. at the Oxford Memorial Cemetery with Eric Dahl officiating. Coleman Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
                • RUBY PRITCHARD RUSSELL – 94, died Sunday, Aug. 18, 2013, in Meridian. Services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday at Waller Funeral Home in Oxford, with Dr. Robert Allen officiating. Burial will follow in Oxford Memorial Cemetery. Visitation will be held for two hours prior to the service at the funeral home.

                 (August 22, 2013, Page 2)

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                  Tuesday’s obituaries

                  • Beatrice Clark – 97, of Astor, Fla., died Sunday, July 14, 2013. Funeral services were held this morning at Beyers Funeral Home in Astor with the Rev. Terry Holland officiating. Interment followed at Astor-Astor Park Cemetery.
                  • Nell Callihan Hubbard – 75, died Sunday, July 14, 2013, at her home in Pope. Funeral services were this afternoon at 1 at Wells Funeral Home in Batesville with interment to follow in Chapel Hill Cemetery in Pope. Robert Rawson was officiating the ceremony with Wells Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
                  • Lt. Col. (Retired) USAF Billy R. “Bill” King – 80, died Sunday, July 14, 2013, after a brief illness. King wished to help medical science and donated his body to the University of Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson. An interment service will be held at a later date.
                  • Sandy G. Tutor – 48, died Friday, July 12, 2013, at Baptist DeSoto Hospital in Southaven. Memorial services were held Monday at the Batesville Church of Christ with Michael Bates officiating. Wells Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
                  • Alonzo D. Welch – 95, died at his home on Sunday, July 14, 2013. Open visitation is from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday at Wright and Ferguson Funeral Home in Madison. A memorial service will be held at 10:30 a.m. Friday at the Meadowbrook Church of Christ, with interment at the Natchez City Cemetery later that day.
                  • Lillian Cathryn Wilkins – 61, died Friday, July 12, 2013, at Sanctuary Hospice House in Tupelo. There are no plans for a memorial service at this time. Coleman Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

                   (July 16, 2013, Page 2)

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                    Monday’s obituaries

                    • Joan M. Bowen , 85, died today at her home in Oxford. Arrangements are incomplete with Waller Funeral Home in Oxford.
                    • Lewis Charles Fortinberry,  70, died Friday, July 5, 2013, at his residence in Courtland. A memorial service will be held at the home of his niece, Tara Adams Shedd, in Batesville at 11 a.m. Tuesday. Coleman Funeral Home is in charge of local arrangements.
                    • Sylvia Carpenter Graham, 58, died Friday, July 5, 2013, at her home in Water Valley. Visitation will be from 2 to 3 p.m. today at Seven Oaks Funeral Home in Water Valley with services following at 3 in the Henry Chapel of Seven Oaks with the Rev. Ray Branch officiating. Burial follows at the Church Grove Cemetery in Lafayette County.
                    • L.C. Jenkins, died Sunday, July 7, 2013, in Batesville as the result of an automobile accident. Arrangements are incomplete with Kenneth I. Roberson Funeral Home of Pontotoc.
                    • Bradley Dean Martin,  77, died Thursday, July 4, 2013, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi in Oxford. Services were held Saturday at Seven Oaks with Bro. Charles Keel officiating. Burial followed in the Mt. Liberty Cemetery in Calhoun County.

                     (July 8, 2013, Page 2)

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