R.V. Sutton

R.V. Sutton,  94, died August 26, 2014 at N.M.M.C. in Tupelo. He was born in Calhoun County on July 2, 1920, the son of  the late Hubert and Carrie Kelley Sutton. He served in the U.S. Army as a Corporal during WW II and was a member of the V.F.W. He worked with Memphis Pepsi Cola Bottling Company until his retirement in 1970 as a production consultant for RKO Pepsi plants. He was a member of Ardmore Baptist Church in Memphis and a Mason. [Read more...]

Arnold Gulledge

Robert Arnold Gulledge, 88, died August 26, 2014 at Bruce Community Living Center. He was born June 28, 1926 at Big Creek, the son of Charles and Myrtle Carter Gulledge. He is survived by his wife of 59 years Allie Collins Gulledge of Bruce; [Read more...]

Jimmy Patton

Jimmy L. Patton, 73 of Banner, died Thursday, August 21, 2014, at his caregiver’s residence in Water Valley. Born  September 20, 1940 in Banner,  he was the son of the late Harold Patton and the late Ruby Joblin Patton. He was a graduate of Bruce High School class of 1959 and was retired from Whirlpool Appliance Corp. He served in the National Guard, and was a member of Banner Baptist Church.  [Read more...]

Mary Ingram

Mary Ingram, 61 of Bruce,  died  Thursday, August 21, 2014, at North Mississippi Medical Center in
Tupelo.
Born Tuesday, April 28, 1953 in Chicago, Il., she was the daughter of the late John Johnson and the late Mary
Caples  Gordon. She was the wife of the late Gregg Ingram.
She was a member of Shiloh Baptist Church and a waitress
She was survied by a host of nieces and nephews.
A memorial service will be held at a later date.
Online condolences may be made to the family at ParkerMemorialFuneralHomes.com

William Hodge

William L. Hodge, age 90, died Monday, August 20, 2014 at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Oxford.  He was born November 29,1923, in Lafayette County, to the late Edgar and Della Davis Hodge.  William retired from the United States Army and worked for many years as a carpenter. He was a Baptist minister and throughout the years pastored several churches in the surrounding counties including: New Hope and Calvary in Coffeeville, Hopewell in Yalobusha County, Second Baptist in Water Valley, Paris Baptist Church, Springdale in Lafayette County, Turkey Creek and Driver’s Flat in Calhoun County. William enjoyed gardening, remodeling homes, watching old westerns and spending time with his coffee-drinking buddies at Turnage Drug Store.  He was a devoted husband, father and grandfather and loved spending time with his family.  [Read more...]

Bobbye Harmon

Bobbye Sue Murphree Harmon, 77, of Houlka died Tuesday, August 19, 2014, at her home in Houlka.
   She was born November 9, 1936, to Sim Roane Murphree and Vangie Shields Murphree in Bruce. She was a homemaker and a member of Prospect Baptist Church. [Read more...]

James Magness Jr.

James Robert Magness , Jr., 67 of Collierville, Tn., and  formerly of Huntsville, Al. died Wednesday,
August 20, 2014, at his residence in Collierville. Born September 11, 1946 in Fort Dix, NJ, he was the son of the late James Magness  and the
late Mary  Crawford  Magness. He was the husband of Gloria Glenn Magness, whom he married August 3, 1973 . [Read more...]

Jimmy Moorhead

Jimmy C. Moorhead, 68, of Bruce, died Friday, August 15, 2014, at  his residence.
Born August 22, 1945 in Bruce, he was the husband of the late Betty Massey Moorhead.
He served in the U.S. Navy, and he was employed by the University of Mississippi. [Read more...]

Ray Hamblin

Ray Hamblin, 76, of Houston, died August 11, 2014 at Trace Regional Hospital in Houston. He was born November 9, 1937 in Houlka, the son of Benny Lee and Velma  Sprayberry Hamblin. He was retired from Gold Medal Manufacturing in Pyland, and was pastor of 33 years at Church of the Lord Jesus Christ in Vardaman. [Read more...]

Henry Earnest Conner

Henry Ernest Conner, 97 of Pittsboro died  Sunday, August 10, 2014, at her son’s residence in New Albany. Born January 1, 1917, she was the daughter of the late Walter Wright and the late Dora Wright. She was a member of Bruce First Baptist Church Bruce.  [Read more...]