Jane Barton, 80, passed away May 27, 2014 at St. Francis Hospital, Memphis, TN. She was born on June 29, 1933 in Pittsboro, MS to Berta and Sam Patterson. She was a member of Bellevue Baptist Church and a former member of Parkway Village Baptist Church and Cherokee Baptist Church. [Read more...]
Eugene Carpenter, 95 of Aiken, South Carolina died on Thursday, May 22, 2014, at Hitchcock House Assisted Living Facility in Aiken, South Carolina. Born Friday, April 4, 1919 in Julian, West Virginia, he was the son of the late William Carpenter and the late Eva Mae Tyler Carpenter. He was the husband of the late Mable Carpenter. He was as a retired CMSGT in the Air Force for 30 years [Read more...]
Paula Wilbanks, 52, of Oxford, died Monday, May 26, 2014, at Oxford Health Care and Rehabilitation Center in Oxford.
Born June 11, 1961, she was the daughter of the late James Gill and the late Bettie Goodson Gill. She was a graduate of Bruce High School. [Read more...]
Donald Gordon Cook, 79, of Pittsboro, died Monday, May 26, 2014, at his residence. He was born May 8, 1935 in Bruce, the son of Jess and Lucy Stark Cook. He was retired from Pontotoc Electric Power Association and a member of Mt. Comfort Baptist Church. He was an avid hunter, and he loved hunting with hounds. He was one of the nation’s top breeders of Trigg Fox Hounds. He was known as a people person who never met a stranger. He loved and cherished all friends he made through the years. [Read more...]
Daniel L. “Dan” Allen, 89, passed away Sunday, May 25, 2014, at North MS Medical Center after an extended illness. He was born in the McCondy community of Chickasaw County August 23, 1924, to Hal Neal Allen, Sr. and Kate Brand Allen. He graduated from McCondy and Egypt Schools. He was a member of Parkway Baptist Church for more than 36 years. [Read more...]
Gary Lee Wells, 72 of Olive Branch, died Sunday, May 25, 2014, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-Oxford. He served in the Mississippi National Guard. He was retired from Coors Brewery. [Read more...]
Mary Jean Hardin Edwards, 92, of Bruce, died May 24, 2014 at NMMC in Tupelo. She was born January 18, 1922 in Derma, the daughter of William Emmit Hardin and Eltha Kimbell Hardin. She was a homemaker and a member of Ellard Baptist Church. [Read more...]
Linda Gail Cooper, 62 of Bruce, died Sunday, May 25, 2014, at North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo. She was born August 10, 1951 in Bruce, the daughter of the late Claxton (Tunny) Collums and the late Marjorie Easley Collums Chrestman.
She was a graduate of Bruce High School Class of 1969. She attended Northwest Community College and University of Mississippi where she earned a bachelors degree in education and was a retired teacher for Bruce Upper Elementary School. [Read more...]
Nathan Bryan Harrison, 66, of Calhoun City, died Saturday, May 24, 2014 at his residence. He was born May 21, 1948 in Grenada, to Calvin Dee and Julia Brown Harrison. After graduating from Calhoun City High School in 1966, he attended drafting school in Atlanta, GA. He was a retired businessman. He was the co-founder and president of Cottage Lane Furniture. He had a strong appreciation of history, antiques, and classic cars. He and a friend rebuilt the downtown area of Big Creek to replicate a 1909 postcard they found. He also enjoyed gardening, playing cards, drinking coffee and debating with his friends. [Read more...]