Sandra Byars

Sandra J. Byars, 68, of Calhoun City died Tuesday, April 28, 2015 at North MS Medical Center in Tupelo. She was born October 4, 1946  in Calhoun City, the daughter of Robert Whitworth and Nettie Maxine Hubbard Whitworth.  She was retired from Kroger and was a member of Pleasant Hill Baptist Church. [Read more...]

Ruby Dean Tedder

Ruby Dean Tedder, 86, of Vardaman, died Wednesday, April 29, 2015, at North Mississippi Medical
Center in Tupelo.Born August 11, 1928, she was the daughter of the late W.H.”Buck”  Langford and the late Edna Baker
Langford. She was the wife of the late George Edward Tedder. She was a devoted  homemaker and member
of Midway Baptist Church.  [Read more...]

Ruth Poe Weir

Ruth Poe Weir of Nashville has died.  She and her sister, Nelle were members of the Grand Ole Opry and were known as “The Poe Sisters” during the 1940′s. [Read more...]

Harold Walls

Harold Edward Walls, 87, died Monday, April 20, 2015 at West Tennessee Transitional Care in Jackson, Tn. He was born March 25th, 1928, in Vardaman to Hosea Littleton Walls and Annie Lee Vanlandingham Walls. He was a retired Air Force Lieutenant Colonel who began his military career during the Korean War. He flew missions with the Strategic Air Command in the Cold War and with the Tactical Air Command in the Vietnam War. He received the Distinguished Flying Cross during service in Vietnam. After the Air Force, he was a pilot for MP Enterprises and other corporations in Houston and served in the Mississippi Wing of the Civil Air Patrol. He was a member of Houston’s First Baptist Church where he taught a boy’s Sunday School class for many years. [Read more...]

Maurine Lee

Maurine Edwards Lee was born June 23, 1930, in Southern Illinois, to Guy and Ruby Clark Edwards. As a child she gave her heart and life to the Lord Jesus. She graduated from Sesser High School in 1948, then attended Free Will Baptist Bible College in Nashville, graduating in 1952. There she found the love of her life, George C. Lee of Calhoun City,  and they married August 8, 1951. Their commitment to the Lord led them to Shelton, Ne. in 1954 as Free Will Baptist Home Missionaries. In the years that followed, George pastored churches in Memphis; Durham, NC; Albany, Georgia; Nashville, Tennessee, and Goldsboro, NC. [Read more...]

Imogene Kelley

Imogene Kelley, 87 of Banner, died Sunday, April 26, 2015, at her residence. Born June 4, 1927, she was the daughter of the late Herman Wright and the late Clara Mitchell Wright. She was the wife of the late James Orlin Kelley. She was loving wife and devoted homemaker. She was a lifelong member of Providence Baptist Church. [Read more...]

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...]