Virginia Lynn (Ivy) Winter, 50, of Gore Springs, died May 1, 2013 at her home. She was born July 24, 1962 in Bruce, the daughter of L.T. Ivy and Bulin Timms Ivy. She was a homemaker.
Ellar Mae Hankins, 68 of Calhoun City, died Saturday, April 27, 2013 at Calhoun Health Services. She was a member of Sabougla M.B. Church. Services will be Saturday, May 4 at 1 p.m. at Black Jack MB Church. Rev. Larry Mays will be officiating. Burial will be in Dentontown Cemetery. Belle Memorial Funeral Home of Bruce is in charge.
Stella Bross Shepherd, 74, of Crenshaw, died May 2, 2013 at her home. She was a member of Crenshaw Methodist Church. Visitation will be Sunday from 1:30 p.m. until time of the funeral service at 3 p.m. at Crenshaw Methodist Church. Burial will be in Longtown Cemetery. Kimbro Funeral Home of Marks is in charge of arrangements.
Rubel Parker, 83, of Calhoun City, died May 3, 2013 at Trace Regional Hospital in Houston. He was born November 8, 1929 in Calhoun County, the son of Bannie Parker and Lura Porter Parker. He was a retired supervisor from Tension Envelope in Memphis after 35 years. He served as a U.S. Army captain during the Korean Conflict.
Frances Lucille Head Watson, 96, of Pittsboro, died April 29, 2013 at Bruce Community Living Center. She was born February 21, 1917, the daughter of John Roy Head and Bessie Bell?Head. She was a retired Kellwood factory worker, and a member of Duncan Hill Baptist Church.
Harold Howell, 83, of Blue Mountain, died Monday, April 22, 2013, at Tippah County Hospital Nursing Home in Ripley. He was born November 27, 1929, in Banner to Dexter and Uvee Spradling Howell. He was a retired employee of the Farmers Home Administration, U.S. Navy veteran, and a member of First Baptist Church.
Ricky Henry, 53 of Decatur, MS, died Sunday, April 28, 2013 in Decatur, MS.
Travis Gale Clanton Sr., 59, of Calhoun City, died April 22, 2013 at NMMC in Tupelo. He was born April 15, 1954 in Calhoun County, the son of William Travis Clanton and Margaret Franklin Clanton. He was a machine operator at Franklin Manufacturing and was a member of College Hill Baptist Church.