Genet Barton

Arlene Genet Hodges Barton, 79, of Calhoun City, died March 15, 2014 at Hermitage Gardens in Oxford. She was born November 13, 1935 in Bentley, the daughter of William Hodges and Arlene Christopher. She was a member of Calhoun City First Baptist Church. [Read more...]

Jack Green

Lester Miller “Jack” Green, Jr., age 84, died Saturday, March 15, 2014 at the Regional Medical Center in Memphis, TN.  He was born February 19, 1930 in Moorehead, MS  to the late Lester Miller, Sr. and Nina Horton Green.  Jack was a member of Coffeeville United Methodist Church of Coffeeville, the Masonic Grand Lodge of MS and a 32nd degree A & A Scottish Rite Freemason.  He was a devoted husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather who enjoyed spending time with family and friends, hunting and woodworking. [Read more...]

Travis Malone

Travis Dale Malone, 73 of Bruce died on Friday, March 14, 2014, at his residence. He was born December 18, 1940 in Calhoun County, the son of Renzie  Poynor Malone and Sarah Crocker Malone. He was a Retired Business Owner of Calhoun County Oil and Slate Springs Glove. He served in the MS National Guard during the Berlin Crisis and received an Honorable Discharge with the rank of Sargent. He was a member of Mt. Moriah Baptist Church, PKC Association, Paso Fino Association, Mason with the Antioch Lodge, Nettleton Fox Hunting Association and Woodmen of the World. [Read more...]

Robert Reid

Robert James Reid, age 87, formerly of New Orleans, LA, died Wednesday, March 12, 2014 at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Oxford.  He was born November 4, 1926 in Harmontown (Lafayette County),  to the late Julius Linson and Lucy Cook Reid.  Robert was a graduate of Mississippi State University and served in the United States Army during WWII.  He was a retired Labor Market Analyst for the state of Louisiana.  Robert was a Methodist and attended First United Methodist Church of Water Valley,  and was a member of the Water Valley Ambassadors.  He enjoyed gardening, music, traveling and spending time with family and friends. [Read more...]

Edna Chapman

Edna Harrison Chapman, 87, of Coffeeville, died Tuesday, March 11, 2014 at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Oxford. She was born December 16, 1926 in Yalobusha County, to the late Lee and Susie McCammon Harrison.  Edna worked as a seamstress for Pennaco in Grenada, where she retired after 27 years of service, then worked another 17 years for Kellwood in Coffeeville. She was a member of Coffeeville Baptist Church and enjoyed cooking, gardening, going to yard sales, spending time with her family, friends and her dog, “puppy”. [Read more...]

Jimmy Morgan

James Earl “Jimmy” Morgan, 52, of Coffeeville, died March 11, 2014 at his home. He was born April 1, 1961 in Lambert. He was a self-employed roofer. [Read more...]

Wendell Blount

Wendell Glenn Blount, 62, of Midland City, AL and formerly of Calhoun City, died March 5, 2014 in Butner, NC. He was born October 16, 1951 in Bruce, the son of Wilburn and Bobbie Nell Bray Blount. He was a self-employed salesman. [Read more...]

Tom Hendrix

James Thomas Hendrix, 92, died February 7, 2014 in Georgetown, TX. Tom was born September 24, 1921 in Tupelo, to James Milford Hendrix and Sybil Cook Hendrix of Vardaman. He was preceded in death by his wife, Faye, and siblings, Mable, Milford, Catherine, and Robert. He grew up in Inverness and graduated from Citrus High School. He joined the Army and flew with the 70th Bomb Squadron in the Pacific during WWII. [Read more...]

Gwen Holland

Gwendolyn Gaye Cook “Gwen”?Holland, 61, died Thursday, Feb. 27, 2014 at Sanctuary Hospice House in Tupelo. She was born in Calhoun County on July 9, 1952 to Betty Jean Lee and Billy Joe Cook. She grew up in Calhoun County, lived in the Mississippi delta (Tutweiler) for several years, and moved to the Tupelo area in 1982. [Read more...]

Dale Weeks

Pervie LaDale “Dale” Weeks, 76, of Calhoun City, died March 4, 2014 at NMMC-Webster County in Eupora. He was born May 31, 1937 in Slate Springs, the son of Leroy Weeks and Ouida Latham Weeks. He was a retired chief investigator for the state of MS. He was a member of Bethany Baptist Church, and was the current mayor of Slate Springs. [Read more...]