Dr. ‘Fella’ Armstrong

Dr. George Wells “Fella” Armstrong III, 79, of Coffeeville, passed away Monday, Oct. 20, 2014 at his residence.  He was born October 10, 1935 to the late George Wells and Georgia Criss Armstrong. He was a graduate of Coffeeville High School and received his undergraduate degree from Millsaps College. He earned a degree in pharmacy from the University of Mississippi then earned the Doctor of Medicine degree from the University of Tennessee. He practiced medicine in Denver for over 25 years before moving back to Coffeeville in 1993 to open Dr. Fella’s Medical Clinic. He was a member of the Coffeeville United Methodist Church, a Mason and US Air Force Reserves Veteran.  [Read more...]

Inez Baker

Inez Simmons Baker, 94, of Batesville, passed away Friday, October 24, 2014 at the Golden Living Center in Batesville. She was born November 5, 1919 in Denison, TX to the late William Alfred and Johnnie Thelma Moore Simmons. She was a member of Good Hope Baptist Church and a retired retail salesperson. [Read more...]

Winfred Patterson

Winfred Patterson, 88, of Calhoun City, died Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014 at Dugan Memorial Nursing Home in West Point.  He was born August 23, 1926 in Calhoun County, to Irby Vernon Patterson and Connie Dorcus West Patterson. He was retired farmer, a member of Calhoun City First Baptist Church and a U.S. Navy World War II Veteran. [Read more...]

Kathleen Mason

Kathleen Kelly Mason, 88, of Grenada, passed away Saturday, Oct. 25, 2014. A Tupelo native, Kathleen was born September 28, 1926 to W.O. and Maude Galloway Kelly. She was a retired Human Resources Director at Grenada Lake Medical Center and a member of First Baptist Church in Grenada. She was a former member of the Grenada Pilot Club in which she headed up the Lifeline Program for many years. She was deeply involved with her family, church and friends.  [Read more...]

David Reid Jr.

David Michael Reid, Jr., 53, passed away October 20, 2014, at his residence in West Point. David was born March 8, 1961, in Batesville, the son of David Michael and Patricia Ann Wilbourn Reid, Sr. One of his many accomplishments was serving as the Troop Leader of the Boy Scouts of America in Calhoun City, where he earned his Eagle Scout.  He was a 1979 Graduate of West Point High School and a 1983 graduate of Mississippi State University, Graduating with a Bachelors Degree in Business. He was an accomplished and skilled self-employed carpenter, owning and operating Reid’s Renovations, where he was recently awarded the People’s Choice Best Carpenter by the Daily Times Leader. He enjoyed fishing and watching football.  He was also an accomplished cook.  He was a member of Calvary Baptist Church.  He married Renee Holcombe Reid on May 9, 2000, in Gatlinburg, TN. [Read more...]

Marie Hurst

Marie Cantrell Hurst, 92, died Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014, at Calhoun Health Services in Calhoun City.  Born October 15, 1922,in Ecru,  she was the daughter of the late Jesse Roy Cantrell and Sarah Jane Parker
Cantrell. She was the wife of the late Ottis Paul Hurst.  She was an LPN for 43 years and had been employed by Graceland Nursing Home and the Bruce Hospital.  She was a member of Bruce First Baptist Church.  [Read more...]

Raymond Davis

Harvey Raymond Davis, 94, of Houston, died Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014, at Calhoun Health Services in Calhoun City. He was born March 20, 1920, in Houston to Harvey Hardin Davis and Georgia May Stafford Davis. He was retired from Franklin Corporation. He was a WWII US Army Veteran, having received two Bronze Stars, a Combat Medical Badge, and a Bronze Indian Arrowhead. [Read more...]

Bonnie Sullivan

Bonnie Jean Sullivan, 82 of Magee, died Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014 at her residence. Survivors include a daughter, Becky (Mark) Johns, Magee;

son, Jeff Sullivan, Bruce; grandchildren, Jacob Johns, Joseph (Julie) Sullivan, Jessica Sullivan; great-grandchildren, Addison Comeaux, Syndie Sullivan, Cole Sullivan;
sister, Dorothy Williams, and a host of nieces and nephews. [Read more...]

William McCammon

William Edward McCammon,  80, died Saturday, October 18, 2014 at Baptist Hospital in Memphis.  He was born February 14, 1934 in Yalobusha County, to the late Richard Thomas and Alma Lorene Redwine McCammon.  He worked most of his life in the construction business and enjoyed tinkering and fixing things.  He also enjoyed fishing, traveling and farming and was a faithful member of Turkey Creek Baptist Church in Calhoun County. [Read more...]

Eula Coleman

Eula Irene Newman Coleman, 80, of Grenada, died October 13, 2014 at her home. She was born on November 19, 1933 and was the daughter of the late Vernon Latimer Newman and Leslie Estelle Bullard Newman of Calhoun County, MS. Mrs. Coleman was employed by Heatcraft as a brazier until her retirement. She was a member of Church of the Nazarene. [Read more...]