Mayleen Fox

Mayleen Fox, 82, of Calhoun County, passed away Thursday, July 17, 2014 at her home. She was born August 17, 1931 in Calhoun County, to the late Grant and Ella Tedford. She worked and retired from Kellwood Company after a career of 33 years. She loved cooking, gardening and helping others. She was a member and usher of the Greater Little Rock M.B. Church in Slate Springs until her health prevented her from doing so. She was married to L.C. Fox and to this union four children were born. [Read more...]

Jim E. Cowsert

Jim E. Cowsert, 77, of Pontotoc, died July 24, 2014 at Hospice House in Tupelo. He worked construction all of his life, liked fishing, was a member of West Heights Baptist Church and loved his wife and daughters. [Read more...]

Lonnie Whitt

Lonnie Whitt, a beloved husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather, brother, and friend passed away Saturday, July 26, 2014. He was born October 14, 1937, in Chickasaw County to Luther Ell and Janie Mae Harmon Whitt. On October 16, 1954, he married his childhood sweetheart, Bonnie Martin. They would have celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary this year. A successful businessman, he owned and operated Houston Monument Company over 40 years. He was extremely involved in the community as both a working man and generous leader, serving as an alderman for the City of Houston nine years. He was a Chickasaw County Supervisor 12 years, and president of the board eight of those years. He was a member of Three Rivers Board of Planning and Development and was appointed by Governor Haley Barbour to the Board of Directors of Tombigbee River Valley Water Management District. In addition, he was a Mississippi High School basketball official for over 20 years. He was loved by coaches, fellow officials, and players alike. [Read more...]

Elizabeth Blissard

Elizabeth Smith Blissard, 87, died Wednesday, July 23, 2014, at Fernbrooke Personal Care Home in Houston. She was born May 3, 1927, in Van Vleet to James Jackson Smith and Mollie Mae Neal Smith. She was a homemaker and a member of Thorn United Methodist Church. [Read more...]

James Stallings

James Earnest Stallings, 95, a resident of Calhoun City for 46 years, died Sunday, July 20, 2014 at Sanctuary Hospice House in Tupelo.  He lived in Tupelo for the past 16 years at Traceway Retirement Community.  He was born February 16, 1919 in Webster County and  grew up on the family farm in Cumberland. He was the son of the late Lonnie Lee Stallings and Mary Earnest Stallings. He graduated from Cumberland High School, Wood Junior College and Mississippi State University. He was an Army Veteran of World War II. For 33 years, he was employed by Farmers Home Administration as County Supervisor in Calhoun County from 1952 until 1969 and as a District Director from 1969 until 1979. After retiring, he founded Stallings Real Estate in Calhoun City and managed it for 12 years. [Read more...]

Glen Parker

Glen Alfred Parker, 81, of Corinth, died July 15, 2014 at his home. Born September 4, 1932 in Calhoun County, he graduated from Pittsboro High School in 1950, attended Itawamba Community College and then received his Bachelor of Science Degree at Mississippi State University in 1956. He completed his education by earning his Master of Science Degree at the University of Memphis. He served his country in the Mississippi National Guard, and worked seven years as a school teacher at Houston High School and Corinth High School. [Read more...]

Lora Edwards

Lora Frances Herring Edwards, 91, of Eupora, died July 11, 2014 at Eupora Long Term Care. She was born August 13, 1922 in Calhoun County, the daughter of Paul Herring and Cannie Bell Neal Herring. She was a homemaker and member of New Hope Baptist Church in Webster Co. [Read more...]

Luther Redwine

Luther Manuel Redwine 90, of Bruce,  died Saturday, July 12, 2014, at Bruce Community Living Center. He was born  October, 24, 1923 to Louis Redwine and Vesta Melton Redwine. He was a Baptist and a mechanic.  [Read more...]

Colleen Holt

Colleen Briley Holt, beloved mother, grandmother, and aunt, passed away peacefully in her Huntsville home on July 1 at the age of 63. A private family memorial will be held to celebrate her life.  [Read more...]

Margaret Callahan

Margaret Pauline Callahan, 98, of Bruce, died Tuesday, July 8, 2014 at her daughter’s residence. She was a Baptist and a homemaker. She was born May 9, 1916 in Purcell, Ok., the daughter of the late Andrew Cox and the late Jettie Willis Cox. She was the wife of the late Delbert Callahan. Surviving are daughters, Pansy Acker, Rochester, Mi., and Donna (George) Liles, Bruce;

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