Nina Reynolds

Nina Jo Reynolds, 66 of Calhoun City,  died Sunday, May 3, 2015, at her home. Born August 23, 1948 in Sarepta, she was the daughter of the late Lelon Reynolds and the late Willie Jean Hardin Reynolds. She was devoted homemaker. [Read more...]

Betty McGreger

Betty Sue McGreger, 66, of Vardaman,  died Sunday, May 3, 2015. Born November 23, 1948 in Calhoun City, she was the daughter of Ben Arrington and the late Nellie Hyde Arrington. She was the wife of Johnny McGreger. She was a member of New Liberty Baptist Church. [Read more...]

Doris Haire

Doris McGee Haire, 81, of Calhoun City died Saturday, May 2, 2015 at North MS Medical Center in Tupelo. She was born February 1, 1934. in Greenwood, the daughter of Island McGee and Alma Franks McGee. She was retired from Calhoun County Nursing Home as a housekeeper, and she was a member of Shiloh Baptist Church. [Read more...]

Clara Wolf

Clara Mae Wolf, 90, of Coffeeville, died  Saturday, May 2, 2015 at Baptist Memorial Hospital–NM in Oxford.  She was born June 8, 1924 in Durham, NC. She was a retired business owner and member of Clear Springs Baptist Church. [Read more...]

Sammy Cumberland

Sammy Wayne Cumberland, 66, of Houston, died Friday, May 1, 2015, at his home. Born October 28, 1948, he was the son of the late Norman Cumberland and Hazel Pilgrim Cumberland of Calhoun City. He was the husband of the late Judy McKinney Cumberland. He was a graduate of Calhoun City High School class of 1966. [Read more...]

Homer Watkins

Homer Watkins, 76, of Noxapater, went to his heavenly home Thursday, Apr. 30, 2015, at North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo. Funeral services were Sunday at 2 p.m.  at Noxapater Methodist Church with Rev. David Meadows and Rev. Mike Smith officiating. Interment was in Mt. Carmel Cemetery in Noxapater. [Read more...]

Melba Spooner

Melba Davis Rhodes Spooner went home to be with her Lord April 22, 2015 at her home. Services were Saturday at McKibben and Guinn Funeral Service Chapel. She was born October 14, 1922 in Calhoun County to the late George Eddie Davis and Ethel Spencer Davis.  She was a graduate of Gore Springs High School and attended Jackson Commercial School.  She was a secretary and also an employee of  Grenada Telephone Company before becoming a homemaker. [Read more...]

J.D. Burns

J.D. Burns of Grenada, died March 31, 2015. He was born July 23, 1947, to Earnest Burns Sr. and Natha Lee Gordon Burns. He joined Sabougla M.B. Church at an early age. After graduating from South Calhoun High School in 1967, he moved to Tupelo. He enlisted in the U.S. Army in December 1969. After serving in the Army, he continued his military service in the MS National Guard. He retired from Luvata (formerly McQuay and Heatcraft) after 37 years of employment. [Read more...]

May Willis

May Ola Fox Willis of Detroit, Mi., died March 15 at Sinai Grace Hospital. She was born December 15, 1926 in Calhoun City, to Squaire McCon Fox and Earlie Fox. She did domestic work and loved taking care of children and helping people. She joined the New Deliverance Church family in 2007. One of 10 children, she married Roosevelt Willis January 29, 1971. [Read more...]

Charlie Fail

There are surely celebrations in heaven today, as Charles Franklin Fail passed from this earth on April 27, 2015. “Charlie Boy” was many things to many people: loving husband, gracious father and grandfather, respected and adored employer, and a friendly, smiling face to all he encountered. Above all, however, he was a faithful Christian; confidently, he is now at rest with his heavenly Father. In our culture of comfort, not many know how to prepare for dying. But that is exactly what Charlie Fail made a practice of doing each and every day as he prepared for heavenly, rather than earthly, riches. He was lifelong member of Bay Springs Baptist Church, a church founded in part by his parents, and was ordained there as a deacon on January 20, 1974. His life on this earth was never boring; his accomplishments were many and his legacy will serve as an inspiration to generations.  [Read more...]