Wilma Golden

Wilma Murphree Golden, 90, of Batesville and formerly of Bruce, died Saturday, Sept. 20, 2014, at her residence in Batesville. She was born August 12, 1924 in Calhoun County. She was a member of North Batesville Baptist Church in Batesville. She was a retired cosmetologist. She owned and operated a cosmetology shop and school in Bruce. She served 16 years on the Cosmetology Board for the state of Mississippi and eight of those years she served as secretary of the board. [Read more...]

Bobby Conner

Bobby Gerald Conner, 79, of Calhoun City, died Friday, Sept. 19, 2014, at North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo. He was born September 24, 1934 in Calhoun County. He was a member of Bentley Baptist Church. He was a retired farmer and truck driver. He loved to barbeque, and politics. He served in the Army during the Korean Conflict and was a member of the American Legion and V.F.W. [Read more...]

‘Buddy’ Voyles

Otha Lee ‘Buddy’ Voyles, Jr. of Calhoun City died Monday, Sept. 15, 2014 at NMMC in Tupelo. He was born September 4, 1955 in Calhoun City to Otha Lee Voyles and Betty Brassfield Voyles. [Read more...]

Margaret Lantrip

Margaret Early Lantrip, 82, died Wednesday, September 17, 2014 at Yalobusha General Nursing Home in Water Valley.  She was born October 22, 1931 in Yalobusha County to the late Ozzie and Helen Ford Early.  She loved her Sylva Rena Baptist Church family and serving the Lord.  Before her health failed she enjoyed cooking, cleaning and working in her yard.  She was a devoted mother and grandmother and loved spending time with her family and friends.  [Read more...]

Margaret Lantrip

Margaret Early Lantrip, b82, died Wednesday, September 17, 2014 at Yalobusha General Nursing Home in Water Valley.  She was born October 22, 1931 in Yalobusha County to the late Ozzie and Helen Ford Early.  She loved her Sylva Rena Baptist Church family and serving the Lord.  Before her health failed she enjoyed cooking, cleaning and working in her yard.  She was a devoted mother and grandmother and loved spending time with her family and friends.  [Read more...]

Burnie Phillips

Burnie Sue Phillips, 88, Calhoun City, died Monday, Sept. 15, 2014, at NMMC in Tupelo. Born Saturday, Nov. 28, 1925 in Vardaman, she was the daughter of the late Jim Hamilton and the late Maudie Blanche Hamilton. She was the wife of the late James Phillips. Retired from Kellwood Co., she was a member of Reedy Chapel Baptist Church. [Read more...]

Betty Malone

Betty Carolyn Malone, 78,  of Winona died Sunday, Sept. 14 at Winona Manor of heart failure. She was born in Calhoun County  November 27, 1935, to the late John Dewey and Blanche Beatrice Simpson Baker.  She was a homemaker and a member of North Winona Baptist Church. [Read more...]

George ‘Flat’ Williams

George Edward ‘Flat’ Williams  of Bruce died August 22, 2014 at Calhoun Health Services Nursing Home in Calhoun City. He was born December 30, 1939 to Earl Williams and Cora Lee Kilgore in Lafayette County, Ms. He was a member of Union Hill M.B. Church in Etta. He was a skilled windshield repairman, auto mechanic and avid sportsman. He was a friend to all and an enemy to none. Some of his favorite days were spent on the bench in front of Piggly Wiggly in Bruce socializing. [Read more...]

James Potts

James Potts, 66, Water Valley, died Saturday, Sept. 13, 2014, at his residence. Born  March 1, 1948, he was the son of the late Arvie N. Potts and the late Mary Clyde Joblin Potts. He was the husband of Lottie Galloway Potts, Water Valley. He was a member of Drivers Flat Baptist Church. [Read more...]

Olen Baker Jr.

Olen Purvis Baker, Jr., 78, Vardaman, died Friday, September 12, 2014 at Sanctuary Hospice House in Tupelo.  He was born May 15, 1936 to Olen Purvis Baker, Sr. and Mettie Ellen Pendergrast Baker in Calhoun Co.  He was retired from MS Hwy Dept., was a member of Duncan Hill Baptist Church, and the MS National Guard Armory. [Read more...]