Margaret Timbes

Margaret Ann Logsdon Timbes, 72 of Vardaman, died Thursday, Oct. 16, 2014, at her residence.  Born August 10, 1942 in Memphis, she was the daughter of the late John Dewy Logsdon, Sr.
and Margaret Marie Logsdon McClure. She was a retired waitress.  [Read more...]

C.T. Sexton

 Cassell Thomas “C.T.” Sexton left this world of pain and strife and was welcomed with open arms by his Heavenly Father on Monday, Oct. 13, 2014. He was born November 14, 1926 in the mountains of West Virginia. He never left those mountains he called home until the age of 16 when he joined the United States Navy where he fought aboard the USS Guam during World War II. [Read more...]

Betty Cox

Betty Quay Cofer Cox, 76, passed away peacefully to be with her Lord  Monday, Oct. 13, 2014, in Oxford.  She was born in Banner,  November 8, 1937 to the late J.H. and Gatha Potts Cofer. A member of Calvary Baptist Church in Oxford, she enjoyed spending time with family and friends. She never met a stranger and opened her home to many. Her pastimes included sewing, crossword and jigsaw puzzles, reading and Bingo. In her early years, she began the first all women’s softball team in the area. Her team won the season championship. She had many accomplishments that included having a cameo part in “The Gun in Betty Lou’s Handbag” and an extra in “The Heart of Dixie,’ performing the gospel with her siblings, and visiting many national land marks. [Read more...]

Michael McMahan

Michael McMahan, 61, of Bruce, died Saturday, Oct. 11, 2014, at Calhoun Health Services in
Calhoun City.  He was born Monday, April 6, 1953 in Clarksdale,  the son of the late Joe Oliver McMahan and Ruby
Ruth Johnson McMahan Raulston. He was a farmer.  [Read more...]

Roy Turner

Roy Charles Turner, 57, of Calhoun City, died October 6, 2014 at his home. He was born February 15, 1957 in Bruce, the son of A.J. and Nell Turner. He was a member of Bruce First Pentecostal Church. [Read more...]

Jimmie Lois Tedford

Jimmie Lois Gray Tedford, 81 of Bruce, died Thursday, Oct. 9, 2014, at her home. Born December 3, 1932 in Pittsboro, she was the daughter of the late Jahu T. Richards and
Sallie Pearl Russell Richards.  She was the retired owner of Tedford’s Flying Service and she was a member of Bruce First Baptist Church.  [Read more...]

Burl Hardin

Burl Hardin, 76, of Vardaman, died October 3, 2014 at his residence. He was born July 25, 1938 in Calhoun County. He was a member of College Hill Baptist Church. He was also a member of the Masons. [Read more...]

Wayne Lucius

Funeral services were held Monday at 10 a.m. at Community Baptist Church, 800 Rue De Belier, Lafayette, LA  for Wayne Lucius, 82, who passed away Thursday, Oct.  2, 2014 at 10:56 p.m. at his residence. A resident of Lafayette, La., he was the son of the late Wesley Lucius and the former Myrtie Therell. He lived the last t30 years of his life in Lafayette, where he was employed with Shell Oil Company, in Exploration & Offshore departments. [Read more...]

Peggy Bush

Peggy Cain Bush, 68, of Vardaman,  died  Sunday, Oct. 5, 2014, at her home. Born December 10, 1945 in Pontotoc, she was the daughter of the late Howard and Pauline Conway Cain. She was the wife of the late Billy Gene Bush. She was retired from Kellwood Garment Co. and was a member of Vardaman First Baptist Church.  [Read more...]

Maggie Martin

Maggie Spratlin Martin, 91 of Vardaman,  died Wednesday, Oct. 1, 2014, at Sunshine Health Care in Pontotoc. Born September 24, 1923 in Vardaman, she was the daughter of the late B. Forrest Spratlin and Pearl Hollingsworth Spratlin. She was the wife of the late Paul Fleming Martin.  She was a homemaker and a life long active, member of First Baptist Church Vardaman, charter member of Merry Hearts, church women’s group, and Eastern Star member.  [Read more...]