David Bertot Jr. passed away November 7, 2014 in Lancaster, Ca. He was born June 7, 1923 in Tulsa, Ok. He was interred January 22, 2015 in the National Cemetery at Naval Air Station Pensacola. He was honored for his service by the Navy Honor Squad. An American Flag was presented to his niece Teresa Bertot Lee and the eulogy by U.S. Navy Chaplain Gibson. [Read more...]
Funeral services for William Arthur “Bill” Simpson, 87, of Coffeeville, were Saturday at 1 p.m. at Pine Grove Baptist Church in Yalobusha County. Burial followed in Clear Springs Cemetery in Yalobusha County. National Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
He died Thursday, Jan. 22, 2015 at UMMC-Grenada, and he was born November 2, 1927, the son of the late Edward Lester Simpson and Mary Frances Spurgeon Simpson of Yalobusha County. He was employed by Grenada County as an equipment operator until his retirement. He was a member and deacon of Pine Grove Baptist Church. He was also a veteran of the U.S. Army serving during World War II, and was a Mason. [Read more...]
Millie Jo Sanders Cowsert, 55 of Big Creek, died Sunday, January 25, 2015, at Calhoun Health Services Hospital in Calhoun City.
Born November 21, 1959 in Caledonia, she was the daughter of the late James Russell Sanders and Betty Jo Harrison Sanders. She was a former factory worker and attended Shiloh Baptist Church. [Read more...]
Bobby Sexton, 61 of Bruce, died on Sunday, Jan. 18, 2015, at NMMC in Tupelo. Born April 9, 1953 in Memphis, he was the son of the late Kyle Sexton and the late Nell Carter Sexton. He was a graduate of Bruce High School Class of 1971 and Northwest Mississippi Communtiy College and was a self-employed welder. Also an active member of Calhoun County 4-H. He was an active member of Lantrip Baptist Church were he served as a deacon, song leader, and lay speaker. [Read more...]
Cornell ‘Wes’ Westmoreland Jr. was born February 15, 1937 in Bruce. He is a graduate of the segregated Bruce Black High School. Upon graduating from high school, he enlisted in the army where he served in the special forces as an electrician during the Korean War. As a child and after the army, he spent many days in the cotton fields of Mississippi. [Read more...]
Alison Audrey Reynolds Hardaway, 37, of Calhoun City died Saturday, Jan. 17, 2015 at her home in Calhoun City. She was born May 17, 1977 in Victoria, Tx. to Cecil Reynolds and Thomasine Hoot Baker. She was a teacher of Calhoun City Elementary and member of Calhoun City First Baptist Church. [Read more...]
Glen Boyce Barton, 82, of Calhoun City, died Saturday, Jan. 17, 2015 at MS Veterans Home in Oxford. He was born August 17, 1921 in Grenada to Graham Jones Barton and Masouria Mitchell Barton. He was a self-employed picture frame manufacturer and a member of Calhoun City First Baptist Church. He was a U.S. Army Veteran. [Read more...]
Fern Innman, 91, of Banner, died Sunday, Jan. 18, 2015, at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Oxford. Born February 14, 1923. He was the husband of the late Ruth Miller Innman. He was a World War II U.S. Army Veteran, retired from Big Yank Corporation as a cutter. He was a member of Driver’s Flat Baptist Church where he was a former deacon, and music director. [Read more...]
Geraldine Thompson Dorroh, 83, of Eupora died Friday, Janu. 16, 2015 at Golden Living Center in Eupora. She was born September 4, 1931 in Big Creek, to L.C. Thompson and Jakie Boland Thompson. She was a farmer of Dorroh Farms and a member of New Hope Baptist Church in Webster county. [Read more...]