Edna Barton

Edna Ruth Barton, 85 of Metairie, La. passed on January 12, 2015.  She was born April 27, 1929 in Calhoun City. She was the wife of the late Ernest Edwain Barton, who passed on December 13, 2012. She was a  homemaker, graduate of Mississippi State University and school teacher for 30 years, in Mississippi and Louisiana. She was a Sunday School teacher 30 plus years and active member of First Baptist Kenner, in Kenner, La. where she helped established a prayer ministry, and had her own personal ministry in visiting folk ill in their home or in the hospital. She was a gentle spirit, but yet a warrior for her faith.  [Read more...]

Carl Coleman

John Thomas Carl Coleman, 89, of Pontotoc, died Wednesday, Jan. 14, 2015, at Pontotoc Rehab. Born March 20, 1925, he was the husband of the late Faye Reynolds Coleman. He was retired from Memphis Hardwood Flooring and was a member of Mt. Moriah Baptist Church.  [Read more...]

Wanda Logan

Wanda Joy Logan, 69 of Derma, died Sunday, Jan. 11, 2015, at North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo. Born Sunday, Dec. 2, 1945 in Bruce. She was the wife of Homer Logan. She was a graduate of Bruce High School Class of 1963 and was a loving mother and homemaker. She was a member of New Liberty Baptist Church. [Read more...]

Juanita Lucius

Juanita Holloway Lucius, 68, of Vardaman, died Friday, Jan. 9, 2015 at Graceland Care Center in Oxford. She was born December 27, 1946 in Big Creek, to Benjamin Boyd Holloway and Polly Angie Hughes Holloway. She was a retired seamstress for Kellwood and a Baptist. [Read more...]

Forrest Poindexter

Forrest E. Poindexter, 78, of Bruce, died  Wednesday, Jan. 7, 2015, at The Med in Memphis. Born February 1, 1936 in Pine Valley, he was the son of Milford F. and Nettie Mae Vanlandingham Poindexter. He was a member of Parker Baptist Church. A Baptist minister, he was retired from Kellwood Co. and maintenance supervisor for Coffeeville.  [Read more...]

Lorene Morris

Lorene Morris, 89, of Bruce, died Wednesday, Jan. 7, 2015, at Calhoun Health Services in Calhoun City. Born August 6, 1925 in Calhoun County, she was the daughter of E.A. and Annie Neal Newsom. She was a member of Sherman Baptist Church,  a homemaker and former employee of Fred’s. [Read more...]

Jeanne Bingham

Jeanne P. Bingham, 77,  died Thursday, Jan. 8, 2015 at her residence. Born and raised in Vardaman, she was the daughter of the late Charlie Terrell Perkins and Vivian Vanhorn Perkins. She married her husband, Jimmie A. Bingham, on December 23, 1953 moving to Vicksburg in 1965. She was employed by the Jitney Jungle Green Stamp Store and later by Sears in the old Battlefield Mall. She retired from Sears in Jackson,  and later managed the Sears Franchise Store in Vicksburg. She was member of the Junior Auxiliary and was an avid bridge enthusiast. She was a member of the First Baptist Church. [Read more...]

Patsy Pendergrass

Patsy Cofer Pendergrass, 71, went to her heavenly home Friday, January 2, 2015 at University Medical Center of Grenada.  She was born September 12, 1943  in Calhoun County, to the late James “Jimmy” Hornsby and Gatha Potts Cofer.  She was a member of First Baptist Church of Coffeeville, a former member of the Water Valley CB club, and the Ladies Auxiliary VFW Post 4488 in Grenada.  She enjoyed playing Bingo and card games, crocheting, cooking, and working crossword puzzles.  She was a devoted mother and loved spending time with her family and friends. [Read more...]

Charles Hollis

Charles D. Hollis, 67, of Vernon, Al., formerly of Bruce, died December 28, 2014 at Brookwood Medical Center, Birmingham, Al. He was born March 14, 1927 in Booneville to J.D. and Dorothy Hollis. He was a graduate of Bruce High School and was a retired forklift operator. [Read more...]

Michael Bryant

Charles Michael Bryant died  December 31, 2014.  He was born September 4, 1964 in Calhoun City to Joyce Arbuckle Bryant and the late Charles Russell Bryant and was a graduate of Bruce High School. He had been a volunteer fireman with Lafayette County Fire Department – Company 3, for 31 years, serving as captain for over 20 of those years. Helping people was very important to Michael. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, grilling, and spending time with his family and friends. Michael was Vice President of K&D Cultured Marble, Inc. and a member of O’ Tuckolofa Baptist Church.  [Read more...]