Dewitt Spencer

Carl Dewitt Spencer, 71, of Vardaman, died April 21, 2014 at his home. He was born June 19, 1942 in the Elzey community in Vardaman, the son of Thomas Charles and Ludie Annis Loftis Spencer. He was a 1960 graduate of Vardaman High School, a 1965 graduate of the University of Mississippi with a B.S. degree, where he later received his master’s in Special Education in 1967, and his Specialist Degree in 1970, He taught Special Ed in Vardaman, was Title One Coordinator, Superintendent of Education 1992- 2000, and served on the State Mental Health Advisory Board, Communicare Advisory Board 37 plus years. He was Secretary of Calhoun Co. Democratic Party, and was a loyal “Yellow Dog” Democrat. [Read more...]

Evelyn Henry

Evelyn Henry, a long-time resident of Nicholson and Picayune, entered the gates of heaven, surrounded by her family, on Saturday, April 12, 2014, at the age of 83.
  Born August 7, 1930, in Derma, MS, Evelyn graduated from Derma High School in 1948.  In 1952, she was awarded a Bachelor of Science degree in Home Economics from Mississippi State College for Women in Columbus.
  Evelyn was a well-loved home economics teacher for the next 40 years.  She retired from teaching at Pearl River Junior High School in 1992. [Read more...]

Charles Brasher

Charles Wayne Brasher, 60, of Bruce, passed away April 4, 2014 at his home.  He was born November 27, 1952.  He graduated from Houlka High School in 1970.  He resided in the Pilgrim Rest Community.  He drove a semi-truck most of his life. [Read more...]

Gwen Shipp

Gwendolyn Killingsworth Shipp, 86, of Calhoun City, died April 15, 2014 at Calhoun Health Service Nursing Home in Calhoun City. She was born November 10, 1927 in Greenville, the daughter of A.K. Killingsworth and Octa Culp Killingsworth. She was a member of Lewis Memorial United Methodist Church, a charter member of Isaac Ross Colonial Dames 17th Century, and a member of Daughters of the American Revolution. [Read more...]

Israel Harper

Israel Emil Harper, 34, of Vardaman, died Saturday, April 12, 2014 at his home. [Read more...]

George Tutor

George Ellix Tutor, 73, of Houlka, died April 14, 2014 at his home. He was born May 19, 1940 in Calhoun County, the son of Bobby Tutor and Audie Kincade Tutor. He was disabled. He was a loving brother and uncle. He was a member of Church of the Lord Jesus Christ in Vardaman. [Read more...]

Patricia Clements

Patricia Ann Faul Clements, 75, of Bruce, died April 13, 2014 at NMMC in Tupelo. She was born March 31,1939 in Oswego, Il., the daughter of Thomas Faul and Viviana Wilson Faul. She was a housewife, retired from Glenn Slacks, and she attended Pleasant Ridge Baptist Church. [Read more...]

Mildred Cagle

Mildred McNamee Cagle, 77, of Malvern, passed away April 8, 2014 in a Houston, TX hospital. She was born on November 4, 1936 to Gladys and William M. Patterson in Pittsboro. She lived in Malvern for many years and was very active in local community groups. She was a member of the First United Methodist Church in Malvern since 1968 and a member of the Malvern Lions Club. She worked all her life as an RN. [Read more...]

Billy Roach

Billy Thomas Roach, 61, of Calhoun City, died April 10, 2014 at his home. He was born September 23, 1952 in Carroll County, the son of Bill Roach and Bert Rimmer Roach. He was a truck driver and farmer for Topashaw Farms. He was a member of Pittsboro Pentecostal Church the National Guard. [Read more...]

Jonathon West

Jonathon Edward West, 43, of Calhoun City, died April 10, 2014 at Baptist Memorial Hospital-NM in Oxford. He was born April 9, 1971 in Oxford, the son of Larry West and Prentice Ann Easley West. He was a truck driver for Hardin Brothers and a member of the Vardaman First Baptist Church. [Read more...]