Pete Poynor

Bedford Oliver “Pete” Poynor, 78 of Banner,  died Wednesday, August 6, 2014, at Calhoun Health  Services in Calhoun City. Born November 29, 1935 in Sarepta, he was the son of the late Nathaniel Poynor and the late
Lila Pearl Harrison  Poynor. He was the husband of the late Beverly Jo Russell Poynor. He was a member of Lantrip Baptist Church, served in the U.S. Army for four years, and National Guard for six
years. [Read more...]

Taylor Dobbs III

Taylor Reese Dobbs, III, 32, died on Tuesday, August 5, 2014, at Centennial Medical Center, Nashville.  Born on June 12, 1982, in Amory, he was a son of Kay Nettle McKinney Dobbs and Taylor Reese Dobbs, Jr. Taylor was a graduate of Smithville High, Class of 2001.  A hard-worker, he was an Op-Tech technician with Nissan.  Guided by his faith in God, he was a member of Temple Heights Baptist Church, Oxford.  One who never met a stranger and was always smiling, Taylor had the gift of loving others, had a huge heart for children, and was a hugger.  Always helping others, he enjoyed spending time with his family, football, coaching kids in sports, being a role model, and was an avid Ole Miss fan.

James Sykes

James Edward Sykes, 61, died Monday, Aug. 4, 2014 at NMMC in Pontotoc. He was born March 7, 1953, the son of Joe D. Sykes and Dora Mae Herrod. He was a log truck driver for Hardin Trucking, and a member of Dentontown M.B. Church. [Read more...]

Gloria Hardin

Houston-Gloria Hardin, 64, died Wednesday, July 30, 2014 at North MS Medical Center in Tupelo. She was born April 23, 1950 in Chickasaw County to Vernon “Slim” Reeves and Levada Blissard Reeves.  She was a bookkeeper for Houston Funeral Home for over 20 years before retiring. She was the secretary/treasurer for Poplar Springs Baptist Church. She was a regular performer at Sparta Opry, singing and playing her guitar. She was a member of Poplar Springs Baptist Church in Calhoun County. [Read more...]

James Wortham

James Timothy Wortham, 59, a resident of Navarre, Fl., died Sunday, August 3, 2014 at Fort Walton Beach Medical Center in FWB, Fl. He was born January 1955 to the late Harold and Alberta Wortham in Calhoun City. He graduated from Calhoun City High School and he was a lifetime member of The Church of the Living God, Calhoun City. [Read more...]

Mary G. Bollinger

Mary G. Bollinger, 87, of Bruce, died Friday, August 1, 2014 at NMMC in Tupelo. She was born  December 23, 1926, the daughter of the late Emmette Rasberry and Lula Henry Rasberry .She was the wife of the late Frank Garner and Durane Bollinger. She was a member of Banner Baptist Church. [Read more...]

Linda Clark

Linda Dianne Stokes Clark, 62, of Vardaman, died August 2, 2014 at her residence. She was born August 31, 1951 in Greenville, the daughter of Argolus  Stokes and Jeanette Vanlandingham Stokes. She was a homemaker and member of New Liberty Baptist Church. [Read more...]

Loyce Steele Jr.

Loyce Stewart Steele, Jr., 87 of Houlka, died Sunday, August 3, 2014, at his daughter’s residence in
Houlka. He was born September 17, 1926, the son of the late Loyce Steele and Annie Ferguson  Steele. He
was the husband of the late Mary Hinton  Steele. He was retired from Ark-Ell Springs. He served in the Army. [Read more...]

Mayleen Fox

Mayleen Fox, 82, of Calhoun County, passed away Thursday, July 17, 2014 at her home. She was born August 17, 1931 in Calhoun County, to the late Grant and Ella Tedford. She worked and retired from Kellwood Company after a career of 33 years. She loved cooking, gardening and helping others. She was a member and usher of the Greater Little Rock M.B. Church in Slate Springs until her health prevented her from doing so. She was married to L.C. Fox and to this union four children were born. [Read more...]

Jim E. Cowsert

Jim E. Cowsert, 77, of Pontotoc, died July 24, 2014 at Hospice House in Tupelo. He worked construction all of his life, liked fishing, was a member of West Heights Baptist Church and loved his wife and daughters. [Read more...]