Rubert Ovid Kimbrough

Rubert Ovid Kimbrough, 89, of Calhoun City, died April 7, 2014 at North MS Medical Center in Tupelo. He was born March 22, 1925 in Van Vleet, the son of Robert Kimbrough and Willie Turman Kimbrough. He was a retired maintenance foreman for C.H. Services, and was a member of Calhoun City First Baptist Church. He was a World War II Army, and Korea Air Force Veteran. He was a member of American Legion, VFW, and he was a Mason. [Read more...]

Thomas Simmons

James ‘Thomas’ Simmons, 79, of Endville, died April 5, 2014 at Darlington Oaks in Verona. He was born September 22, 1934 to Carl and Ruby Simmons. He was a member of Endville Baptist Church. Before his health failed, his favorite past time was camping and spending time with his family. [Read more...]

Annie Criddle

Annie Lou Voyles Criddle, 55, of Woodland, died March 30, 2014 at Baptist Memorial Hospital-NM in Oxford. She was born October 28, 1958 in Vardaman, the daughter of Otha Voyles and Betty Lou Brassfield Voyles. She was a homemaker and member of Church of the Nazarene. [Read more...]

Jesse Collins

Jesse Collins, 77, of Marvell, Ar., died Friday, Mar. 28, 2014 at Baptist DeSoto Hospital in Southaven. He was born January 17, 1947 in Ellard, the son of Elmer and Nannie Collins. He was a member of the First Baptist Church in Marvell and was a retired banker and farmer. [Read more...]

Clemmie Crew

Clemmie Ella Crew, 105, of Pittsboro, died March 29, 2014 at Bruce Community Living Center in Bruce. She was born February 7, 1909 in Calhoun county, the daughter of James H. and Alice Armanda Davis Cook. She married Hallie Crew in August 21, 1928, and she was a housewife, and member of Westside Baptist Church. [Read more...]

Diane H. Reeves

Diane Herndon Reeves, 45, of Guntown, died March 5, 2014. She was born March 1, 1969, in Pontotoc Community Hospital, the youngest daughter of James Wilson Herndon and Maggie Aaron Herndon. She grew up in Bruce and the Sarepta community in Calhoun County, where she attended Bruce Schools, Bruce First Baptist Church and Sarepta Baptist Church. As an adult, she settled in Lee County, where she worked as a branch administrator at Cavalier Quality Homes, a mortgage loan originator and a mortgage broker. She was also a notary public. [Read more...]

Donnie Johnson

Donnie Lee Johnson, 65, of Vardaman, died March 22, 2014 at his home. He was born November 20, 1948 in Vardaman, the son of Edwin Forest and Lois Dye Johnson. He was a member of the Vardaman United Methodist Church in which he served on the church administration board and was a church representative of the Calhoun County Cluster. He was also an active member of the Calhoun County Our Daily Bread Food Pantry. He was a Mason and a member of the Masonic Lodge #527. He was retired from the maintenance department with Weyerhaeuser Co. [Read more...]

Arlie Hughes

Arlie Owen Hughes, 84, of Big Creek, died March 21, 2014 at NMMC in Tupelo. He was born January 28, 1930 in Hardin Co., Tn., the son of John Hughes & Beatrice Blackwelder Hughes. He was a retired machine operator for Harrelson Mfg. and was a member of Amity Church of God. [Read more...]

Doris Tramel Harmon

Doris Lynn Tramel Harmon, 70, of New Albany, died March 20, 2014 at Golden Living Center in Tupelo. She was born February 29, 1944 in Lafayette County, the daughter of Hubert Richard Tramel and Ada Bernice Clifton Tramel. She attended cosmetology school, was a retired cosmetologist from Ritz, and was a member of New Albany Presbyterian Church. She was a loving mother and grandmother (Nana). [Read more...]

Jemmie Cooke

Jemmie Nell Cooke,  79, of Abilene, passed from this life Tuesday, March 18, 2014 and was reunited with her beloved husband Daniel Cooke. She was born in Oxford on January 11, 1935 to Elvis Wayne and Nettie Wilma (Brasher) Crocker. Jemmie was an amazing woman who will always be remembered for the deep love she had for her family, especially her children and grandchildren. She enjoyed history and was very involved in politics and working for political campaigns and elections.  She was also a member of the Baptist Church. [Read more...]