James R. Parker

James R. Parker, 78, passed away Tuesday, May 12, 2015. He was a native of Vardaman, the son of the late Curtis and Lorene Lester Parker. [Read more...]

Kinzley Tharp

Kinzley Grace Tharp, newborn, died Sunday, May 17, 2015, at North Mississippi Medical Center Women’s Center in Tupelo. She was born May 16, 2015. [Read more...]

J.W. Rodgers

J.W. Rodgers, 80, of Calhoun City, died Friday, May 15, 2015 at UMMC Hospital in Grenada. He was born December 12, 1934 in Calhoun County, the son of Tommy Rodgers and Onie Barnette Rodgers. He was a retired auto parts owner and member of Macedonia Baptist Church. [Read more...]

Jimmie James

Jimmie Boyce James, 84, of Southaven, died Wednesday, May 13, 2015, at Arbors of Olive Grove Terrace. Born October 13, 1930, he was the son of the late Ike James and the late Magolyne McKnight James. He was the husband of Nell Lockhart James. He was a graduate of Houlka High School and was retired from Tobacco Product Sales, Hertz car rental, and farming. He served in the Army. He was a member of Southaven First United Methodist Church. He was also a graduate of Houlka High School class of 1949. [Read more...]

Lois Brassfield

Lois Wilbourn Brassfield, 68, of Grenada died Saturday, May 16, 2015 at home. She was born June 12, 1934 in Grenada County, the daughter of Samuel Arthur Wilbourn, Sr. and Ruth Ester Hardin Wilbourn. She was retired CNA at Grenada County Hospital and a member of Grenada First Church of Nazarene. [Read more...]

Hazel Vaughan

Hazel Ruth (Helms) Vaughan, 71, of Cordova, TN, passed away Friday, May 8, 2015. She was born June 18, 1943, in Calhoun County, to Grady Lee Helms and Myrtie Reedy Helms. An attendee of Derma High School and a graduate of Calhoun City High School, she was a licensed cosmetologist and later served as Derma Town Clerk for over a decade. She eventually moved to Tennessee and retired from the banking field in Memphis. She was a member of Derma Baptist Church where she sang in the choir, but most recently attended Barton United Methodist Church. [Read more...]

Jimmie James

Jimmie Boyce James, 84, of Southaven, died Wednesday, May 13, 2015, at Arbors of Olive Grove Terrace. Born October 13, 1930, he was the son of the late Ike James and the late Magolyne McKnight James. He was the husband of Nell Lockhart James. He was a graduate of Houlka High School and was retired from Tobacco Product Sales, Hertz car rental, and farming. [Read more...]

Bertha Casey

Bertha Casey, 90, of Bruce, died Tuesday, May 12, 2015, at Calhoun Health Services Nursing Home in Calhoun City. Born January 6, 1925 in Calhoun City, she was the daughter of the late Robert Gray and the late Emma Morris Gray. She was the wife of the late Wallace Casey. She was retired from Calhoun Co Nursing Home. She was a member of Mt. Comfort Baptist Church. [Read more...]

Robert Gordon

Robert Wayne Gordon, 93 of Bruce, died Tuesday, May 12, 2015, at North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo. Born March 9, 1922 in Memphis, he was the husband of the late Kathe Guddat Gordon. He was retired from the U.S. Army. He served as a Chief Warrant Officer in the Army from 1942 until 1972. He was a Veteran of Vietnam, Korea, and World War II. He was a member of Banner Baptist Church. [Read more...]

Janet Kirby

Janet Ray Kirby, 91 of Coffeeville, Mississippi died Wednesday, May 13, 2015, at Calhoun County Nursing Home in Calhoun City. Born December 4, 1923 in Quitman county, she was the daughter of the late Thomas Tedford and the late Lila Lockheart Tedford. She was the wife of the late Leroy Kirby. [Read more...]