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Wednesday’s obituaries

Betty Mullins Coon — 85, died Saturday, May 2, 2015, at her home in Oxford. A memorial service will be held Friday at 10 a.m. in the sanctuary at First Presbyterian Church with the Rev. Ann H. Kelly officiating. Visitation will be Friday from 9-10 a.m. in the fellowship hall of First Presbyterian Church. Coleman Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Roy Lee Jones — 59, died Wednesday, April 29, 2015, at his residence. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday at Serenity-Martin Funeral Home Chapel in Oxford with Minister Lee Avant officiating. Burial will follow at Mt. Hope Baptist Church Cemetery in Taylor. Visitation will be Thursday from 2-6 p.m. at Serenity-Martin Funeral Home.

Sarah Salmon — 92, died Wednesday, May 6, 2015, at the Yalobusha County Nursing Home. Arrangements are incomplete with Waller Funeral Home.

William Scott Smith — 17, died Sunday, May 3, 2015, at his home in Harmontown. A memorial service is planned at his home, 21 County Road 525, on Saturday at 2 p.m. Waller Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Shelly “Red Bone” Ray Taylor —  51, died Saturday, May 2, 2015, in Coffeeville. A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. today at The Orchard, 295 Highway 7N in Oxford, with Bro. Mark Harris officiating. Visitation will be held from noon to 2 p.m. at The Orchard. Coleman Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

  (May 6, 2015, Page 3A)

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    Sunday’s obituaries

    Roy Lee Jones — 59, died Wednesday, April 29, 2015, at his home. Arrangements are incomplete with Serenity-Martin Funeral Home of Oxford in charge.

    Clark Anthony Parham — 2 weeks, died Thursday, April 30, 2015, at Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital.  Private graveside services will be today at the New Hope Cemetery.

      (May 3, 2015, Page 3A)

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      Friday’s obituaries

      Stephany Gray Cox — 64, died Thursday, April 30, 2015, at her home in Water Valley. The funeral service will be held Monday at 11 a.m. in the chapel of Waller Funeral Home with the Rev. Gerald Shook officiating. Burial will follow in Oxford Memorial Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 9-11 a.m. prior to the service at the funeral home.

      Jerrel Lee Jones — 76, died Wednesday, April 29, 2015, near Oxford. Funeral services will be held today at 3 p.m. at North Oxford Baptist Church with the Rev. Jim Peterman officiating. Burial will follow at the Abbeville Cemetery. Visitation will be at the church from 1-3 p.m. today. Coleman Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

      Kimberly Lashay Jones —  39, died April 23, 2015 at Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi. Funeral services will be Saturday at noon at Hodges Funeral Home chapel in Oxford with burial to follow at Philadelphia M.B. Church. Hodges Funeral Home has charge of arrangements.

      Roy Lee Jones — 59, died Wednesday, April 29, 2015, at his home in Taylor. Arrangements are incomplete with Serenity-Martin Funeral Home of Oxford in charge.

      John “Rook” Willis McCauley —  79, died Thursday, April 30, 2015, at his home is Oxford. The funeral service will be held Saturday at 10 a.m. at Oxford-University United Methodist Church in Oxford with the Rev. Eddie Rester and the Rev. Warren Black officiating. Burial will follow in Oxford Memorial Cemetery. Visitation will be held today from 4-6 p.m. at Waller Funeral Home and Saturday from 9-10 a.m. prior to the service at the church.

        (May 1, 2015, Page 2A)

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        Wednesday’s obituaries

        • EDDIE LEE “BUCK” OWENS — 63, died Wednesday, April 30, at the University of Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson. Services will be held Friday at 1 p.m. at Serenity-Martin Funeral Home Chapel in Oxford with the Rev. John Jones officiating. Burial will be at Salem United Methodist Church Cemetery in Oxford. Visitation will be Thursday from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. at Serenity-Martin Funeral Home, which is in charge of arrangements.

         (May 7, 2014, Page 2)

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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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            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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              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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                  Thursday’s obituaries

                  JEFFREY O’NEAL BOOKER – 27, died Friday, Aug. 10, 2012, in Taylor. Services will be held at 1:30 p.m. Saturday at the T.O.M.B. Building in Oxford. Visitation will be held from 1 to 7 p.m. Friday at the chapel in the Serenity-Martin Funeral Home in Oxford, with the Rev. Jamuel Johnson officiating. Burial will follow in the Yocona Cemetery in Taylor.

                  JOSH BOOKER – 95, died Monday, Aug. 13, 2012, at his home in Water Valley. Services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday in the Henry Chapel of Seven Oaks Funeral Home in Water Valley, with Pastor Phillip Brackett, Pastor Mitchell Steen, Minister Steve Allen and Minister Curtis Matthews officiating. Burial will follow in the Oak Ridge Cemetery in Water Valley. Visitation will be held for two hours prior to the service at the funeral home.

                  JEAN T. SICHI – 92, of Oxford died this morning at Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi in Oxford. Arrangements are incomplete with Coleman Funeral Home of Oxford. (August 16, 2012, Page 2A)

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                    Tuesday’s obituaries

                    • JEFFREY O’NEAL BOOKER – 27, died Friday, Aug. 10, 2012, in Taylor. Funeral arrangements are incomplete; Serenity-Martin Funeral Home of Oxford is in charge of arrangements.
                    • DOROTHY “DOT” LOUISE DAVIDSON – 89, died Monday, Aug. 13, 2012, at her home in Oxford. Arrangements are incomplete with Waller Funeral Home.

                     (August 14, 2012, Page 2)

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