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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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    Friday’s obituaries

    OCIE A. BRITTEN — 76, died Wednesday, June 18, 2014, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi in Oxford. Services will be held at 1 p.m. Tuesday at East St. Peters M.B. Church, with the Rev. Woods officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. Visitation will be held from 5 to 6 p.m. Monday at Hodges-Freeman Funeral Home in Oxford.

    MARTHA ANNA GREGORY ELKINS — 99, died Wednesday, June 18, 2014, at her home in Oxford. Services will be held at 2 p.m. Monday at First Presbyterian Church, with the Rev. John Semmes officiating. Burial will follow in Oxford Memorial Cemetery. Visitation will be held for two hours prior to the service at the church. Waller Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

    VIRGINIA SIEGLE JENSEN — 87, died Saturday, March 8, 2014. Services will be held at 11 a.m. June 26 at Margate Community Church in Margate City, New Jersey. Waller Funeral Home of Oxford is in charge of arrangements. (June 20, 2014, Page 2A)

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      Wednesday’s obituaries

      • TROY WETZEL HATFIELD — 87, died Monday, May 12, 2014, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi in Oxford. A memorial service will be held Friday evening at 7 at Calvary Hill Church of Christ in Oxford with Minister Ed Casteel officiating. Visitation will be held prior to the service from 6-7 p.m. Waller Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
      • DAVID NATHANIEL JOINER — 61, died Sunday, May 11, 2014, at his home in Water Valley. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday at Bayson Chapel Church in Water Valley with the Rev. Preston Gleaton and the Rev. Amos Sims officiating. Burial will be in the Old Providence Cemetery in Panola County. Visitation will be held Friday from 5-7 p.m. at Seven Oaks Funeral Home in Water Valley.
      • BERTHA JEAN LIPSEY KEYS — 58, of Pontotoc died Sunday, May 11, 2014, at the North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo. A celebration of life service will be 1 p.m. Thursday at Springville Chapel M.B. Church with the Rev. Jimmy Stewart officiating. Burial will be in Pontotoc City Cemetery. Visitation will be today from 2-6 p.m. with family hour from 5-6 p.m. at the funeral home. Kenneth I. Roberson Funeral Home of Pontotoc is in charge of the arrangements.
      • KENNETH RAY WILKINS — 53, formerly of Oxford, died Sunday at Medical Center in Arlington, Texas. Funeral arrangements will be announced later by Hodges-Freeman Funeral Home of Oxford.

       (May 14, 2014, Page 2)

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        Monday’s obituaries

        • ROBBIE “SKINT” CARR BRASSELL — 64, died Friday at Tri-Lakes Medical Center in Batesville. Funeral services will be announced later by Hodges-Freeman Funeral Home in Oxford.
        • SAM HARRIS — 81, of Abbeville died Sunday at Oxford Health & Rehab in Oxford. Arrangements are incomplete with Serenity-Martin Funeral Home of Oxford.
        • JAMES “PERK” EDWARD PERKINS — 71, died Saturday, May 10, 2014, at Oxford Health and Rehab in Oxford. Funeral services were Monday, May 12, 2014, at 11 a.m. in the Chapel of Waller Funeral Home with the Rev. Gerald Shook officiating. Burial followed in North Oxford Cemetery.
        • JUNE CAROL MELTON RIDER — 75, died Thursday, May 8, 2014, at her home in Potts Camp. A memorial service will be held Saturday at 10 a.m. at the home of her son, Joe Rider, in Potts Camp, with Pastor Jon Vazquez officiating. Waller Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
        • TOMMIE “TONY” TEDFORD — of Water Valley, 44, died Tuesday, May 6, at North MS Medical Center in Tupelo. Services were held Sunday, May 11, 2014, at Everdale M.B. Church in Water Valley with burial in Oak Ridge Cemetery in Water Valley. Serenity-Daniels Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
        • ANN WITT — 51, died Friday at the Regional Medical Center in Memphis. Arrangements are incomplete with Waller Funeral Home.

         (May 12, 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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            Monday’s Obituaries

            • DONALD PAUL “DUCK” BYFORD — 59, died Friday, Dec. 20, 2013, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi in Oxford. Graveside services were held Sunday at Harbour Church Cemetery in Coffeeville. Seven Oaks Funeral Home of Water Valley was in charge of arrangements.
            • JOSIE KIMMONS — 67, died this morning at Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Miss in Oxford. Funeral services are incomplete at this time with Hodges-Freeman Funeral Home.
            • BYRON E. SNEED — 88, died Sunday, Dec. 22, 2013, at Sanctuary Hospice House in Tupelo after a brief illness. A celebration of life service will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday at Harrisburg Baptist Church with Dr. Forrest Sheffield and Rev. David Langerfeld officiating. Burial with military honors will follow in Lee Memorial Park. Visitation will be today from 5 to 7 p.m. at Holland Funeral Directors Tupelo Chapel.

             (December 23, 2013, Page 2)

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              Monday’s obituaries

              • James Edward Cool Jr. – 71, died Saturday at his residence in Oxford. Arrangements are incomplete with Serenity-Martin Funeral Home of Oxford in charge.
              • Eva Ellzy – 94, died Thursday, Jan. 3, 2013, at Tri-Lakes Medical Center in Batesville. Services were held Saturday at the Wells Funeral Home Chapel in Batesville, with the Rev. Jay Anderson officiating. Burial followed in Oxford Memorial Cemetery.
              • Anna Savage Phillips Russell – 70, died Friday, Jan. 4, 2013, at her home in Oxford. Services will be held at 2 this afternoon at the Waller Funeral Home Chapel in Oxford, with the Rev. Gene Bramlett officiating. Burial will follow in Pine Flat Cemetery.
              • Ruth Dale Allen Sneed – 83, died Friday, Jan. 4, 2013, at her residence in Belden. Services were held this morning at Harrisburg Baptist Church, with the Rev. David Langerfeld, Dr. Forrest Sheffield and the Rev. David Smith officiating. Burial followed in Lee Memorial Park. Holland Funeral Directors, Tupelo Chapel, was in charge of the arrangements.
              • Elmar Lee Summar – 85, died Thursday, Jan. 3, 2013, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi in Oxford. Services were held Saturday in the Coleman Funeral Home Chapel in Oxford, with Bro. Randy Hope officiating.
              • Jimmy Wortham – 60, died Saturday at his residence in Oxford. Arrangements are incomplete with Hodges-Freeman Funeral Home in Oxford.

               (January 7, 2013, Page 2A)

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                Monday’s obituaries

                • QUITMAN ELLIOTT “BOO” HARRISON – 74, died Friday, Oct. 26, 2012, in his home in Lambert. Services will be held at 2 this afternoon in the Wells Funeral Home Chapel in Batesville. Visitation will be held for one hour prior to the services at the funeral home.
                • EARL IVY – 64, died Sunday at Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi in Oxford. Arrangements are incomplete with Serenity-Martin Funeral Home of Oxford.
                • LULA OWENS – 53, died Friday at Baptist Memorial Hospital-East in Memphis. Arrangements are incomplete with Hodges-Freeman Funeral Home of Oxford.
                • MARY ALLENE HUDSON SMITH – 87, died Thursday, Oct. 25, 2012, at the Oktibbeha County Hospital in Starkville. Services were held Sunday at the United Funeral Service Chapel in New Albany. Burial followed in the Glenfield Memorial Park.

                 (October 29, 2012, Page 2A)

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                  Wednesday’s obituaries

                  DELEY SMITH BOWLES – 69, died Monday, Aug. 13, 2012, at her home in Sledge. Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Thursday at Wells Funeral Home Chapel in Batesville with the Rev. Matt Hill officiating. Interment will follow in Peachcreek Cemetery near Sardis. Visitation will be tonight from 5 to 8 at Wells Funeral Home.

                  SANDRA KAY CASEY – 59, died Monday, Aug. 13, 2012, at her home near Lambert. A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. today at Wells Funeral Home Chapel in Batesville with the Rev. Murphy Eubanks officiating. The family was to receive friends one hour prior to the memorial service.

                  DOROTHY H. DAVIDSON – 89, died Monday, Aug. 13, 2012, at her home in Oxford. Funeral services will be Thursday at 11 a.m. at Waller Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. John Semmes and Reverend John Helbig officiating. Burial will follow in St. Peter’s Cemetery in Oxford. Visitation will be held Wednesday from 5 to 7 p.m.

                  BRENDA ANNETTE HOWARD – 53, died Saturday, Aug. 11, 2012, at her residence in Oxford. Funeral services will be held Friday at 11 a.m. at the Tallahatchie Oxford Missionary Baptist Association Building with the Rev. James Wesley Johnson officiating. Burial will follow in the St. John M.B. Church cemetery. Hodges-Freeman Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

                  QUEEN E. PERRY – 76, died Friday, Aug. 3, 2012, at her home in Flint, Mich. Funeral services were held Saturday, Aug. 11, at Greater Holy Temple C.O.G.I.C. with Elder Henry Jamerson and Bishop Roger L. Jones Sr. officiating. Interment  followed at Crestwood Memorial Cemetery. Lawrence E. Moon Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.

                  DANNY LANIER SIMPSON – 71, of Ashland, died Monday, Aug. 13, 2012, at St. Francis Hospital in Memphis. Services will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday at Holly Springs Funeral Home with Dr. Gerald Hodges and Brother William Kemp officiating. Visitation will be held from noon to the service time Thursday at the funeral home. (August 15, 2012, Page 2)

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                    Monday’s obituaries

                    • BRENDA HOWARD – died Saturday, Aug. 11, 2012, at her residence in Oxford. Funeral services will be announced later by Hodges-Freeman Funeral Home.
                    • THOMAS MICHAEL LONG – 60, died Sunday, July 22, 2012. A memorial service will be held at 1 p.m. Aug. 17 at Sunnybrook Children’s Home in Ridgeland. For online condolences, visit www.natcheztracefuneralhome.com.
                    • FRANCIS GERARD McGIRR – 75, of Oxford died Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2012, at his residence. Graveside services will be held Tuesday at 10 a.m. at Rose Hill Cemetery in Sardis with the Rev. Danya Goff officiating. Ray-Nowell Funeral Home of Sardis is in charge of arrangements.
                    • CURTIS CLYDE STACEY JR. – Graveside services for Curtis Clyde Stacey Jr. of Humboldt, Texas, will be Tuesday at 2 p.m. at Oak Hill Cemetery in Water Valley. Seven Oaks Funeral Home in Water Valley is in charge of arrangements.
                    • EDWIN WILBOURN – 85, of Water Valley, died Saturday, Aug. 11, 2012, in Water Valley. Services will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday in the Henry Chapel of Seven Oaks Funeral Home. with Bro. David Robertson officiating. Burial will take place in Bethel Cemetery. Visitation will be from 9 a.m. to service time at Seven Oaks Funeral Home.

                     (August 13, 2012, Page 2)

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