Alpha Collins

Alpha C. Collins, 92, of Corinth, died Tuesday, Nov. 24, 2014 at her home. She was born November 21, 1922, the daughter of William Maize and Mary Gullick Jarrett. She was a homemaker and member of Shiloh Baptist Church. [Read more...]

Damita Valentine

Damita Jo Valentine, 53, of Vardaman, died Wednesday, Nov. 26, 2014 at North MS Medical Center in Tupelo. She was born July 14, 1961 in Dallas, Tx. She was the daughter of Billy G. Colbert and Betty Towery Colbert. She was a homemaker and member of Faith Bible Church. [Read more...]

Charlene Parker

Elsie Charlene Turner Parker, 93, of Pensacola, FL (formerly of Calhoun City), died Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2014 at Asbury Place in Pensacola.  She was born September 28, 1921 in Calhoun City, the daughter of Jessie Daniel Turner and Dora Estell Williams Turner. She was a secretary at Kellwood, and a member of Macedonia Baptist Church. [Read more...]

Johnny Ramsey

Johnny Ramsey, 63 of Bruce, died Monday, Nov. 24, 2014, at his home. He was born February 24, 1951 in Calhoun City to William C. Ramsey, Sr. and Bessie Pendergrast
Ramsey.  He was a 1971 graduate of Calhoun City High School, was a construction worker, and member of Duncan Hill Baptist Church. He was preceded in death by his parents and a grandson
Remington Blake Wesley. [Read more...]

Annie Hood

Annie Opal Abbott Hood, 94, homemaker, died November 18, 2014 at her residence in Ackerman. She was a member of Chester Baptist Church. [Read more...]

Martha Camp

Martha Bess Camp, 85, of Water Valley, died Thursday, November 20, 2014, at her residence. Born August 13, 1929, in Calhoun county, she was the daughter of the late Cecil Shields and Bessie
Shields. She was retired from Big Yank as a seamstress.  [Read more...]

Russell Shipp

Russell Parker Shipp, 92, of Calhoun City,went to his eternal home November 19, 2014 at VA Home in Oxford. He graduated from Calhoun City High School and Mississippi State University.  He was a hard worker all of his life.  He was a farmer, cattleman, and worked for Kanas City Farm Loans.  He was the main ‘Founding Father’ of the Crossroads Water Assn.  He was instrumental in acquiring political assistance for the monies for the association and was also an active member of the Yalobusha Drainage District. Until his declining health, he was extremely active in the Calhoun County and State Democratic Party. Being extremely outspoken about his love for politics, he made numerous friends through the years and remained close with many.  [Read more...]

Jimmie Melvin

Jimmie Ruth Melvin, 75, passed away November 18, 2014, after a courageous fight against cancer. She was born in Bruce, on December 16, 1938, the daughter of S.T. and Cleo Hawkins. She attended Hinds Junior College and the University of Southern Mississippi, where she earned a degree in elementary education. She and her family moved to Warrensburg, Mo. in 1966. [Read more...]

Frank Daniel

Frank Carrol Daniel, 81, died Friday, Nov. 14, 2014, at his home in Houston. He was born January 28, 1933, in Pontotoc County to Ether Vardaman Daniel and Luvedia Cannon Daniel. He was a barber for 15 years, in the auto parts business for 14 years, had the first Dollar Store in Houston for 18 years. He was a member of First United Methodist Church in Houston, and was a Veteran of the US Army. [Read more...]

Judy VanCanneyt

Judy Davis VanCanneyt, 62, died Friday, Nov. 14, 2014, at Eliza Coffee Memorial Hospital in Florence, Al., just one week before her 63rd birthday. She was born in Bruce, November 21, 1951 to Thelma York Davis and James “Buddy” Davis. She was married Clifford Raymond VanCanneyt in Whitehaven, August 5, 1967. This past August they celebrated their 47th wedding anniversary. [Read more...]