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Tuesday, October 21, 2014

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Monday’s obituaries

Milton Richard Hix — 79, died Friday, Oct. 17, 2014 at his home in Water Valley. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday in the Henry Chapel of Seven Oaks Funeral Home in Water Valley with Bro. James West and Bro. Jerry Smith officiating. Burial will be in the Sylva Rena Cemetery in Water Valley. Visitation will be held Tuesday from noon until the service at the funeral home.

Mary Evelyn Mize Massey — 88, of Tula died Saturday, Oct. 18, 2014. The funeral service will be held Tuesday at 11 a.m. at Tula Baptist Church in Tula with the Rev. Hilton Lane officiating. Burial will follow in Tula Cemetery. Visitation will be held this evening from 5-7 p.m. at Waller Funeral Home and at Tula Baptist Church from 10:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. prior to the service.

William Edward McCammon — 80, of Water Valley died Saturday, Oct. 18, 2014, at Baptist Hospital in Memphis. Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Turkey Creek Baptist Church in Calhoun County with Bro. Charles Fitts officiating. Burial will be in the Turkey Creek Church Cemetery. Visitation will be held Wednesday from 1-2 p.m. at the church. Seven Oaks Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Luke Cameron Phillips — 19, died Friday, Oct. 17, 2014, in Thaxton. Services will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday at Broadway Baptist Church in Southaven. Graveside services will follow at 3:30 p.m. in Indianola City Cemetery in Indianola. Visitation will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. this evening at the church in Southaven. Burton Funeral Home of Indianola is in charge of arrangements.

William Reeves — 54, died today at his home in Bruce. Waller Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

  (October 20, 2014, Page 3)

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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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      Saturday’s obituaries

      Billy Eugene Hester — 67, died Friday, May 16, 2014, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi in Oxford. The funeral service will be held Monday at 2 p.m. in the chapel of Waller Funeral Home with the Rev. Johnny Flynt officiating. Burial will follow in Oxford Memorial Cemetery. Visitation will be held prior to the service from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.

       (May 19, 2014)

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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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          Tuesday’s obituaries

          • TRAVIS OTIS CLEMENT — 74, died Monday, May 12, 2014, at Yalobusha General Hospital in Water Valley. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday at the First Baptist Church of Water Valley, with Dr. Randy Bain officiating. Burial will be in the Oak Hill Cemetery in Water Valley. Visitation will be held Wednesday from 5-7 p.m. at Seven Oaks Funeral Home in Water Valley.
          • NELL BROWN SMITH — 93, died Saturday, May 10, 2014, in Southaven. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Friday in the Henry Chapel of Seven Oaks with Bro. Jimmy Hood officiating. Burial will be in the Oakland City Cemetery in Oakland. Visitation will be held Thursday from 5-7 p.m. at Seven Oaks Funeral Home in Water Valley,
          • ANN MARIE COCHRAN WITT — 51, died Friday, May 9, 2014, at the Regional Medical Center in Memphis. The funeral service will be held Wednesday at 2 p.m. in the chapel of Waller Funeral Home with the Rev. Don Ross officiating. Burial will follow in Oxford Memorial Cemetery in Oxford. Visitation will be held prior to the service from noon until 2 p.m.

           (May 13, 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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              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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                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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                  Friday’s Obituaries

                  • LOUISE HILLHOUSE HODGE — 95, died Thursday, Dec. 12, 2013, at Sunshine Healthcare in Pontotoc. The funeral service will be held Saturday at 2 p.m. in the Chapel of Waller Funeral Home with Rev. Derrick Starnes officiating. A graveside service will follow in Shiloh Cemetery in Oxford. Visitation will be held today from 4-7 p.m. at the funeral home.
                  • MAISY MITCHELL — 78, died Friday, Dec. 6, 2013, at her residence in Oxford. Services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday at Mt. Gillion M.B. Church in Sardis, with Pastor Robert Vaughn officiating. Burial will follow in Orwood Cemetery in Taylor. Visitation will be held from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. today, with family hour from 5 to 7, at Cooley’s Mortuary.
                  • CYNTHIA ANN “CINDI” ROUX — 66, died at her home in Oxford on Thursday. Arrangements are incomplete with Waller Funeral Home and Cremation Services.
                  • MARY WRIGHT STONE — 70, died Wednesday, Dec. 11, 2013, at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Oxford. A memorial service will be held Saturday at 1 p.m. at St. Peter’s Episcopal Church with The Rev. Ann Whitaker officiating. A time of fellowship will follow the service in the Parish Hall. Coleman Funeral Home is handling the arrangements.
                  • TOM HUNT WHITE — 71, died Thursday, Dec. 12, 2013, at his home near Oxford. There are no plans for a memorial service at this time. Coleman Funeral Home is in charge of local arrangements.

                   (December 13, 2013, 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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