C.R. Dismuke

On the morning of April 22, 2015, from the easy chair in his living room, Charles Randolph Dismuke went home to be with his heavenly father. He was 83. His beloved wife, Betty Sheffield Dismuke, was cooking their lunch when he passed away. C.R. was born in Yazoo City, on October 18, 1931. Nicknamed “Frosty” as a young child for his head full of white hair, he moved with his family to Big Creek in Calhoun County as a boy. For him, Big Creek was home. He graduated from Big Creek High School in 1950. [Read more...]

Lane Dickson

Robert Lane Dickson, 92 of Bruce, died Wednesday, April 22, 2015, at Mississippi State Veterans Home-Oxford. Born March 5, 1923 in Sarepta, he was the son of the late Andrew Dickson and Lottie Stewart Dickson. He was the husband of the late Winnie Rae Turner Dickson and a former carpenter and farmer. He was a U.S. Army Veteran of World War II, and a member of First Baptist Church in Bruce. [Read more...]

James Keith Turner

James Keith Turner, 53 of Pittsboro, died  Wednesday, April 22, 2015, at Sanctuary Hospice House in Tupelo. Born May 27, 1961, he was the son of the late Red Turner and Jo Hughes Turner. He was a graduate of Bruce High School. [Read more...]

Archie Campbell

Archie Larry Campbell, 67, of Coffeeville, passed away April 19, 2015 in Jackson. He was born August 11, 1947 to Archie Roy Campbell and Mildred Wade Campbell in Calhoun County. [Read more...]

Faye Snyder

Faye Snyder, 86, of Bruce, died Sunday, April 19, 2015, at her residence. Born Friday, October 26, 1928 in Merryville, La., she was the daughter of the late Clayton Earl Glaze and Sallie Lou Deason Glaze. She was the wife of the late Boyce Franklin SnyderShe was retired, former employee of Glenn Slacks as a quality control supervisor. She was a member of Ellard Baptist Church, and Veteran of Foreign War-Ladies Auxiliary. [Read more...]

Mary Nell Moore

Mary Nell Sheffield Moore went home to be with the Lord April 18, 2015. She was born January 6, 1919 to Mary Sue and Jess A. Sheffield, the youngest of their four children. She was preceded in death by her beloved husband, Paul Meadows Moore Sr. and by her grandson, Bennett Van York Jr. A lifelong resident of Calhoun City, she was a graduate of Calhoun City High School and Mississippi State College for Women. She was a dedicated member of Lewis Memorial United Methodist Church where she was active in United Methodist Women and served in numerous positions throughout her life. [Read more...]

Glen Crutchfield

Glen F Crutchfield, 82, of St. John, In., passed away Friday, April 10, 2015. He was born September 26, 1932 in Calhoun City, the son of Timothy Crutchfield and Eula Mae Jones Crutchfield. [Read more...]

Phil Taylor


James Phillip “Phil” Taylor, 62, passed away April 14 in Little Rock, Arkansas. He was born in Bruce, Mississippi, graduated from Whitehaven High School and attended Mississippi State University.

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Margie Bollinger

Margie Sue Bollinger, 80 of Bruce, died  Tuesday, April 14, 2015, at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Oxford. Born September 16, 1934, she was the daughter of the late Buford Murphree and the late Hazel Logan Murphree. She was the wife of the late Dwane Bollinger, and she was retired from Glenn Slacks. [Read more...]

J.B. Going Jr.

John Byrd (“J.B.”) Going Jr., 95, passed away April 7, 2015 in Olive Branch. He was a resident of Byhalia. He was retired from Citizens Bank in Byhalia, was a WWII Veteran, and he was a Gideon. He was the son of the late John B. Going Sr. and Ronda (Steele) Going, Calhoun City. [Read more...]