Quinette Lowe

Quinette Webster Lowe, 84, of Vardaman, died Friday, Mar. 6, 2015, at Bruce Community Living Center. Born September 23, 1930 in Vardaman, she was the daughter of the late Noah Jenkins and the late Louella Vandlandingham Jenkins. She was the wife of the late Marty Webster. She was a member of Vardaman First Baptist Church.  [Read more...]

Mattie ‘Sissie’ Dugan

Mattie Teresa “Sissie” Anderson Dugan, 60, of Big Creek, died Saturday, Mar. 7, 2015 at Merit Health Central in Jackson. She was born March 15, 1954 in Calhoun County, the daughter of Neal Anderson and Marion Lollar Anderson. She was a retired beautician and a member of Shiloh Baptist Church. [Read more...]

Malinece Allen

Malinece Allen, 86, died Saturday, March 7, 2015, at her home in Eupora. Born in Choctaw County, she was a member of Wood Springs Baptist Church. She worked at Wells Lamont Mfg. for 45 years. She was preceded in death by her husband, Felix Allen. [Read more...]

Phil Yarbrough

Phillip Bruce Yarbrough, 56, of Bruce, died Saturday, Mar. 7, 2015, at Community Hospice House in Verona. Born November 4, 1958 in Water Valley, he was the son of Samuel Yarbrough and the late Mary  Harmon Yarbrough. He was a member of Bruce First Baptist Church serving as a deacon, and president of the F.B.C. Creative Learning Center. [Read more...]

Theodis Moore

Brother Theodis Moore (81) was born January 1, 1934 in Chickasaw County to the late  Venella Thompson and the late Alexander Moore, Jr.  Bro. Theodis exchanged earthly life for eternal life on February 23, 2015 at the North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo.

He was a faithful member of Porters Chapel A.M.E. Church in Calhoun City where he served as a deacon and in many other capacities during his membership at the church.  He was married to Sis. Cleo Fox Moore for over 56 years and resided in Calhoun City. [Read more...]

Charles Parker

Charles Dean Parker, 73, of Vardaman, died Thursday, March 5, 2015 at North MS Medical Center in Tupelo.  He was born September 13, 1941 in Vardaman, the son of Earnest Parker and Elizabeth Ward Parker. He was a retired milk deliveryman for Avents and was a member of New Liberty Baptist Church. [Read more...]

Nina McMahan

Nina Jo Lindsey McMahan, 85, of Tyler, Tx. (formerly of Calhoun City) died Monday, March 2, 2015 at her home in Tyler, Tx.  She was born November 23, 1929 in Banner, the daughter of Boyce Lindsey and Addie Chole Riley McMahan. Most may remember her from her tenure at The Yellow Rose Fish House and as owner of Jo’s Frosty Bar where she served for a combined total of many, many years.She was a retired store owner and member of Friendly Baptist Church in Tyler. She was very active in the Ladies Home League sponsored by The Salvation Army in Tyler. She attended weekly and enjoyed arts and crafts, Bingo, games and fellowship with other seniors, along with Bible Study and lunch. She was concerned about the funding of the program and it would be an honor to contribute in her names to help keep it going. [Read more...]

Becky Murphree

Rebecca “Becky” Lynn Chrestman Murphree, 59, died Tuesday, March 3, 2015, at her home in Lafayette County, MS. Born in Calhoun County to the late Jimmy Chrestman and Ruth Inez Alford, she was a legal assistant at Tannehill, Carmean and McKenzie, PLLC in Oxford. She was a member of Anchor Baptist Church where she attended the Grace Sunday School Class, and formerly taught a Bible study class and assisted with children’s church. She loved her scrapbooking club, reading and cross stitch. She enjoyed playing and spending time with her grandchildren. [Read more...]

Jane Blount

Sarah Jane Blount, 59, Bruce, died Wednesday, Mar. 4, 2015, at Sanctuary Hospice House in

Tupelo. Born November 23, 1955 in Grenada,  she was the daughter of the late Charles Melton and

Mayford Bumgart Melton. She was the wife of Alvin Blount. She was employed by Haworth Inc. in Bruce and was a member of Lantrip Baptist Church. [Read more...]

Dorothy Keen

Dorothy Corrine Keen, 82 of Bruce, died Monday, March 2, 2015 at St. Frances Hospital in Memphis. She was born November 11, 1932 in Oxford. She was the daughter of the late Edward Parker and Francis Lausie Moore Parker. She was the wife of the late Van Keen. She was a professional seamstress, retired from Glenn Slacks Garment Factory and a member of First Baptist Church in Bruce. [Read more...]