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Tuesday, March 31, 2015

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Thursday’s obituaries

Bill Blankenship — 83, died Thursday, March 12, 2015, at the Mississippi State Veterans Home in Oxford. Arrangements are incomplete with Waller Funeral Home.

Annie Lee Buford — 82, died Wednesday, March 11, 2015, at her daughter’s residence in Oxford. Funeral services will be announced later by Hodges Funeral Homes of Oxford.

Hattie Ann “Big Mama” Isom — 72, died March 5, 2015, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi. Services will be Saturday at noon at Serenity-Martin Funeral Home Chapel in Oxford with the Rev. Rodney Dean officiating. Burial is set for Mt. Vernon Church Cemetery in Abbeville. Visitation will be Friday from 2-6 p.m. at Serenity-Martin Funeral Home in Oxford, which is in charge of arrangements.

Jerry Lipsey — 57, died Sunday, March 8, 2015, at Graceland Care Center in Oxford. Funeral services will be held Saturday at 1 p.m. at Union Hill M.B. Church, with burial in the church cemetery. Viewing will be Friday from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Hodges Funeral Home of Oxford, which has charge of arrangements.

Mark D. Lofton — 62, died Tuesday, March 10, 2015, at the North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo. The funeral service will be Friday at 11 a.m. in the chapel of Waller Funeral Home with Bro. Anthony Williams officiating.  Burial will follow in Oxford Memorial Cemetery. Visitation will be prior to the service beginning at 9:30 a.m.

Vera Ellen Smith Maples — 88, died Wednesday, March 11, 2015, at Baptist Memorial Hospital – North MS. The funeral service will be held Friday at 2 p.m. in the chapel of Waller Funeral Home with Minister Bob Brewer officiating. Burial will follow in North Oxford Cemetery. Visitation will be held from noon to 2 p.m. prior to the service at Waller Funeral Home.

Thomas Anthony McVeigh — 47, died Tuesday, March 10, 2015, at his home in Olive Branch. The funeral service will be held Saturday at 11 a.m. in the chapel of Waller Funeral Home with the Rev. Dale Beavers officiating. Burial will follow in Carey Springs Cemetery in Pontotoc County. Visitation will be held from 9-11 a.m. prior to the service at Waller Funeral Home.

Roy F. Smith — 90, of Harmontown passed away on Saturday, March 7, 2015, in the aftermath of a serious stroke. The funeral service will be at 3 p.m. Sunday at Free Springs United Methodist Church (76 CR 511, Como) with the Rev. Joey Bates officiating. Interment will be in Harmontown Cemetery. Visitation will be held Sunday from 2-3 p.m. at the church. Coleman Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

  (March 12, 2015, Page 3)

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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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