Caliya McBride

Caliya Nazhai McBride, 5, died Friday, March 6, 2015 in Pontotoc County. She was born August 11, 2009 in Pontotoc County, the daughter of Octavis Gibson and Catina McBride. She was a kindergarten student at Calhoun City Elementary School. [Read more...]

Kanariya Guyton

Kanariya Chante Guyton, 11, died Friday, March 6, 2015 in Pontotoc county. She was born July 2, 2003 in Oktibbeha County, the daughter of Kenneth Guyton and Catina McBride. She was a sixth grader at Calhoun City Elementary School. [Read more...]

Catina McBride

Catina Shaunta McBride, 29, died Friday, March 6, 2015 in Pontotoc County. She was born April 20, 1985in Webster County, the daughter or Roosevelt Wells and Cathleen McBride. She was employed by American Furniture and was a member of New Life Church.

Visitation will be Wednesday, Mar. 11 from 6-8 p.m. at New Life Church in Calhoun City. The funeral service will be Thursday at Calhoun City gymnasium at 1 p.m. with Pastor Stephon Tucker officiating. Burial will be in Piney Jordan Cemetery in Eupora.

Survivors include her mother, Cathleen Hych; one daughter, Kashrya Guyton; brothers, Cartin McBride, Andre Perry, Tyrone Hych, and sisters, Catessa Brown, Rochelle McBride, Jamie Hych and Jamirkle Hych.

Memorial donations for Catrina and her daughters can be made at Renasant Bank in Calhoun City.

Curtis Dennis

Curtis Wayne Dennis, 71, went to be with the Lord Monday, March 9, 2015 at his home in Water Valley after a long battle with cancer. He was born August 6, 1943 in Yalobusha County, to the late Henry Dudley and Annie Patton Dennis.  He served in the United States Army and the Army National Guard.  He was a self employed contractor, a member of the Yalobusha Chain Saw Crew and the Coffee Shop Club at Turnage Drugs. He was an active and faithful member of O’Tuckolofa Baptist Church in Water Valley where he served as a choir member, chief biscuit baker for Brotherhood and any maintenance work at the church. [Read more...]

Jimmy White

Jimmy Ray White, 60, of Calhoun City died Monday, March 9, 2015 on County Road 419 in Calhoun City. He was born January 3, 1955 in Memphis, the son of Lenon White and  Sarah Nell Lafayette Watkins. He was a Calhoun county maintenance employee, member of Poplar Springs Baptist Church, an avid Mississippi State Bulldog and Vardaman Ram Fan. [Read more...]

Quinette Lowe

Quinette Webster Lowe, 84, of Vardaman, died Friday, Mar. 6, 2015, at Bruce Community Living Center. Born September 23, 1930 in Vardaman, she was the daughter of the late Noah Jenkins and the late Louella Vandlandingham Jenkins. She was the wife of the late Marty Webster. She was a member of Vardaman First Baptist Church.  [Read more...]

Mattie ‘Sissie’ Dugan

Mattie Teresa “Sissie” Anderson Dugan, 60, of Big Creek, died Saturday, Mar. 7, 2015 at Merit Health Central in Jackson. She was born March 15, 1954 in Calhoun County, the daughter of Neal Anderson and Marion Lollar Anderson. She was a retired beautician and a member of Shiloh Baptist Church. [Read more...]

Malinece Allen

Malinece Allen, 86, died Saturday, March 7, 2015, at her home in Eupora. Born in Choctaw County, she was a member of Wood Springs Baptist Church. She worked at Wells Lamont Mfg. for 45 years. She was preceded in death by her husband, Felix Allen. [Read more...]

Phil Yarbrough

Phillip Bruce Yarbrough, 56, of Bruce, died Saturday, Mar. 7, 2015, at Community Hospice House in Verona. Born November 4, 1958 in Water Valley, he was the son of Samuel Yarbrough and the late Mary  Harmon Yarbrough. He was a member of Bruce First Baptist Church serving as a deacon, and president of the F.B.C. Creative Learning Center. [Read more...]

Theodis Moore

Brother Theodis Moore (81) was born January 1, 1934 in Chickasaw County to the late  Venella Thompson and the late Alexander Moore, Jr.  Bro. Theodis exchanged earthly life for eternal life on February 23, 2015 at the North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo.

He was a faithful member of Porters Chapel A.M.E. Church in Calhoun City where he served as a deacon and in many other capacities during his membership at the church.  He was married to Sis. Cleo Fox Moore for over 56 years and resided in Calhoun City. [Read more...]