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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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      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

        • 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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          Monday’s Obituaries

          • Sammye Carter Baker, 83, died Saturday, Dec. 29, 2012, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi in Oxford. Services will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday in the chapel of Waller Funeral Home in Oxford, with the Rev. Danny Dabbs, the Rev. Annette Ford and Matthew Jackson officiating. Burial will follow in Pine Flat Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 3:30 until 6 this evening at the funeral home.
          • JoAnn Evans Bennett, 76, a retired bookkeeper at Otasco, died Sunday, Dec. 30, 2012, at her home in Oxford. Funeral services will be Wednesday at noon in the Chapel of Waller Funeral Home with Rev. Randy Hope officiating. Burial will follow in Abbeville Cemetery. Visitation will be prior to the service from 10 a.m. until noon at the funeral home.
          • Robert Grisham “Bob” Bennett Sr., 77, died Saturday, Dec. 29, 2012, at his home in Oxford. Services will be held at 1 p.m. Tuesday in the Coleman Funeral Home Chapel in Oxford, with the Rev. Claire Dobbs officiating. Burial will follow in the Garden of Memories at the funeral home. Visitation will be held for two hours prior to the service at the funeral home.
          • David Joseph Fallica, 67, died Thursday, Dec. 20, 2012, at his home in Calhoun County. A private memorial service will be held at a later date. Coleman Funeral Home in Oxford was in charge of local arrangements.
          • Lesley Lonnie Stewart, 100, died Saturday, Dec. 29, 2012, at the Mississippi State Veterans Home in Oxford. Services will be held at 2 this afternoon in the chapel of Waller Funeral Home in Oxford, with the Rev. Johnny Stewart officiating. Burial will follow in New El Bethel Cemetery. Visitation will be held for an hour and a half prior to the service at the funeral home.
          • Dr. Joe Wayne “Doc” Walker, 75, of Water Valley died Saturday, Dec. 29, 2012, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi in Oxford. Funeral services will be held Thursday at 11 a.m. at First Baptist Church with Dr. Randy Bain and Bro. Hal Clark officiating. Interment will follow in Oak Hill Cemetery in Water Valley. Visitation is planned for Wednesday from 5 to 7 p.m. at First Baptist Church in Water Valley.

           (December 31, 2012, Page 2)

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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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              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

                • HUBERT “GENE” PARSLEY – 88, died Sunday, July 29, 2012. Services will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday at the First Baptist Church in Lead Hill, Ark., with Glenn Crenshaw officiating. Visitation will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday at the church.
                • SALLIE A. POLK – 104, died Monday, July 30, 2012. Services will be Saturday at Bayson Chapel Church in Water Valley. Visitation will be Fridayfrom 5 to 7 p.m. at Seven Oaks Funeral Home in Water Valley.
                • RICHARD STANTON ZEBROWSKI – 75, died Friday, July 13, 2012, at his home in Stamford, Conn. Services were held July 18 at Holy Name of Jesus Church in Stamford. Burial followed at St. John R.C. Cemetery in Darien. Bosak Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.

                 (July 31, 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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                    WV woman killed in one-car wreck

                    At 3:30 p.m. on County Road 220, about five miles outside of the Water Valley city limits, the Yalobusha County Sheriff’s Department responded to a the one-vehicle wreck where they found Joyce Bardo, 51, laying outside of her vehicle. She was taken to Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi where she later died from her injuries. (April 15, 2011, Page 2A)

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