Roy Turner

Roy Charles Turner, 57, of Calhoun City, died October 6, 2014 at his home. He was born February 15, 1957 in Bruce, the son of A.J. and Nell Turner. He was a member of Bruce First Pentecostal Church. [Read more...]

Jimmie Lois Tedford

Jimmie Lois Gray Tedford, 81 of Bruce, died Thursday, Oct. 9, 2014, at her home. Born December 3, 1932 in Pittsboro, she was the daughter of the late Jahu T. Richards and
Sallie Pearl Russell Richards.  She was the retired owner of Tedford’s Flying Service and she was a member of Bruce First Baptist Church.  [Read more...]

Burl Hardin

Burl Hardin, 76, of Vardaman, died October 3, 2014 at his residence. He was born July 25, 1938 in Calhoun County. He was a member of College Hill Baptist Church. He was also a member of the Masons. [Read more...]

Wayne Lucius

Funeral services were held Monday at 10 a.m. at Community Baptist Church, 800 Rue De Belier, Lafayette, LA  for Wayne Lucius, 82, who passed away Thursday, Oct.  2, 2014 at 10:56 p.m. at his residence. A resident of Lafayette, La., he was the son of the late Wesley Lucius and the former Myrtie Therell. He lived the last t30 years of his life in Lafayette, where he was employed with Shell Oil Company, in Exploration & Offshore departments. [Read more...]

Peggy Bush

Peggy Cain Bush, 68, of Vardaman,  died  Sunday, Oct. 5, 2014, at her home. Born December 10, 1945 in Pontotoc, she was the daughter of the late Howard and Pauline Conway Cain. She was the wife of the late Billy Gene Bush. She was retired from Kellwood Garment Co. and was a member of Vardaman First Baptist Church.  [Read more...]

Maggie Martin

Maggie Spratlin Martin, 91 of Vardaman,  died Wednesday, Oct. 1, 2014, at Sunshine Health Care in Pontotoc. Born September 24, 1923 in Vardaman, she was the daughter of the late B. Forrest Spratlin and Pearl Hollingsworth Spratlin. She was the wife of the late Paul Fleming Martin.  She was a homemaker and a life long active, member of First Baptist Church Vardaman, charter member of Merry Hearts, church women’s group, and Eastern Star member.  [Read more...]

Virginia Stewart

Virginia Anderson Stewart, 77, died Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2014 at Calhoun City Nursing Home. She was born September 30, 1937 in Water Valley, to the late Robert and Pauline Carter Anderson. She was a retired seamstress for Big Yank in Water Valley, and a member of the Water Valley Assembly of God church.  She enjoyed reading, cooking, and working in her flower gardens.  She loved everyone and was always helping others in need. She was a devoted mother and grandmother and treasured time spent with her family and friends. [Read more...]

Bernice Armstrong

Bernice Armstrong, 88 of Southaven,  died Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2014, at her son’s residence in Southaven. Born December 17, 1925, she was the daughter of the late Marvin Turner and Dora Culver Turner. She was the wife of the late Ruell D. Armstrong. She was a seamstress, and a member of Church of God.  [Read more...]

Mozelle Joblin

Mozelle Nelson Joblin, 97, passed on September 22, 2014 at OCH Regional Medical Center in Starkville. Before her retirement, she was a business woman. She was the wife of Eugene I. (Gene) Nelson 43 years and Lathan Joblin for 17. She was born Leila Mozelle Pyron June 8, 1917 in Calhoun County to Thomas (Tom) Lee Pyron and Seleatha Estelle (Essie) Taylor who preceded her in death. She was also preceded in death by brothers John Henry and Robert Roy Pyron; sister Ora Lee Pyron Barton; step-sister Blanch Simpson Baker, and step-brothers Carver, Emmett, and Burkett Simpson. She was also preceded in death by husbands Eugene Irwin Nelson and Lathan Joblin. [Read more...]

Sue Cox

Sue Cox, 76 of Pittsboro, died  Saturday, Sept. 27, 2014, at UT Methodist Central in Memphis,
TN. Born August 7, 1938, she was the daughter of the late Elmer Hughes and Mary Etta Murphree Hughes.
She was the wife of the late Wendel Cox. She was a member of Bruce United Methodist Church, DAR, Republican Party, served on the Sawmill Festival
Committee, and was involved with the Biblical City.  [Read more...]