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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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              Tuesday’s Obituaries

              • COLLIE B. HARWELL KESLER – 83, died Sunday, May 6, 2012, at Sanctuary Hospice House in Tupelo. Services will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday in the Coleman Funeral Home Chapel, with the Rev. Jim Peterman officiating. Burial will follow in the Old Union Cemetery on CR 444. Visitation will be held from 5 to 7 this evening at Coleman Funeral Home.
              • MAE IVY LIVINGTON – 89, died Monday, May 7, 2012, in Water Valley. Funeral services are today at 2 p.m. in the Henry Chapel of Seven Oaks Funeral Home with Bro. Fred Eakes officiating. Visitation was scheduled from noon until service time. Interment will be in Browning Cemetery in Lafayette County.
              • EDDIE MCGLORN – 60, died Tuesday, May 8, 2012, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Miss in Oxford. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at this time with Hodges-Freeman Funeral Home of Oxford.

               (May 8, 2012, Page 2)

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                Friday’s obituaries

                • Sylvester “Sugar man” Cook — 62, died Tuesday, March 9, 2010. Services will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday in Henry Chapel of Seven Oaks Funeral Home in Water Valley. Burial will follow in Oak Ridge Cemetery in Water Valley. Visitation will be held Saturday from 5 to 7 p.m. at the funeral home.
                • Joshua Darnell Fondren Jr. — infant son of Jessica Woodard and Joshua Darnell Fondren Sr., died Wednesday, March 10, 2010. Graveside services will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday at Spring North Cemetery in Water Valley. Hodges-Freeman Funeral Home of Oxford is in charge of arrangements.
                • Leland Herod — 59, of Oxford died Saturday, March 6, 2010. Services will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday at Philadelphia Missionary Baptist Church in Oxford. Visitation will be until 6 this evening at Serenity-Martin Funeral Home in Oxford.
                • Carey “Pudding” Shantel McCollins — 31, died Tuesday, March 2, 2010. Services were held earlier today at Green Goshen C.M.E. Church in Water Valley. Burial followed at Green Goshen Cemetery. Serenity-Martin Funeral Home of Oxford was in charge.
                • Jacquelyn Mason Smith — 50, died Tuesday, March 2, 2010. Services were held Wednesday at the Serenity-Martin Funeral Chapel in Oxford. Burial followed at Brown Chapel Church Cemetery in Taylor. Serenity-Martin Funeral Home of Oxford was in charge.

                 (March 12, 2010, Page 2A)

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                  Thursday’s obituaries

                  • Floyd Bryant Sr. —  92, died Monday, March 8, 2010. Services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday at Forest Hill Funeral Home in Memphis. Burial will follow in Forest Hill Cemetery. Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service.
                  • Patricia Jane “Patsy” Little Culpepper — 71, died Tuesday, March 2, 2010. A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday at the First Presbyterian Church in Oxford. Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service at the church. Brigman’s Funeral Service of Black Mountain, N.C., is in charge of arrangements.
                  • Joshua Darnell Fondren Jr., infant son of Jessica Woodard and Joshua Fondren Sr., died Wednesday at Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi. Arrangements are incomplete with Hodges-Freeman Funeral Home of Oxford.
                  • BRANDON — Tommie Sue Franklin Rhodes — 81, died Tuesday, March 9, 2010. Services will be held at 10 a.m. Friday at the Ott and Lee Funeral Home in Brandon. Burial will follow in the Gulde Cemetery. Visitation will be from 5 to 8 this evening at the funeral home.

                   (March 11, 2010, Page 2A)

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