Wallace Forsyth

Wallace Forsyth, 83, died Monday, Dec. 15, 2014 at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Oxford.  He was born February 19, 1931 in Pine Valley,  to the late J.W., Sr. and Christine Camp Forsyth. He was a devoted member of First Baptist Church of Water Valley where he served as deacon and Sunday School Superintendent. He was an avid Ole Miss football fan and was an usher at the games for years.  He was a devoted husband, father and grandfather who enjoyed hunting, fishing, looking for treasures with his metal detector and spending time with his sons. [Read more...]

Elizabeth Camp

Mary Elizabeth Hardy Camp, 92, died Monday, December 15, 2014 at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Oxford.  She was born March 6, 1922 in Water Valley, to the late Griffin G. and Lena Carr Hardy.  She graduated from Jeff Davis High School in Water Valley, where she is remembered for her outstanding athletic ability as a basketball player. After graduating high school she married William Louie Camp and together they owned and operated Camp Motor Company, where she retired as office manager and bookkeeper. She was a devoted mother and grandmother who loved taking care of her family and others. Until her health failed she was a faithful member of the Water Valley Church of Christ. [Read more...]

William Brummett

William Junior Brummett, 66 of Vardaman, died Wednesday, December 17, 2014, at Sanctuary Hospice House in Tupelo. Born November 13, 1948 in Lafayette County, he was the son of William Norris Brummett and Sarah Cathleen Galloway Brummett. He was retired from Emerson Electric Company in Oxford,  after 32 years. He was a member of Springdale Freewill Baptist Church .  [Read more...]

Connie Pounders

Connie LaNeece Murphree Pounders, 51 of Counce, Tn. died Thursday, Dec. 18, 2014, at Baptist Memorial Hospital- Golden Triangle in Columbus. She was born  July 6, 1963 in Pontotoc. She was a graduate of Overton High School, and of  Methodist School of Nursing. She was a retired RN after 22 years. She was Director of Woman’s OB-Gyn unit at Baptist Memorial Hospital-Southaven. She was a member of Southland Baptist Church in Memphis.  [Read more...]

Katie Skeen

Katie Marie Skeen, 22 of Big Creek,  died Friday, Dec. 19, 2014, at University Medical Center Grenada in Grenada. Born January 30, 1992 in Greenville, she was the daughter of Johnny Kavin Skeen, Southaven, and Melanie Smith Melton (Lee) of Big Creek. She was a graduate of Vardaman High School, attended Itawamba Community College and was employed by Applebee’s in Grenada. She was a member of Vardaman First United Methodist Church. [Read more...]

Phillip McGonagill

Phillip Lowell McGonagill, 78, of Columbus, Oh., died Friday, Dec. 5, 2014, at his residence.  He was born September 30, 1936 in Oxford, the son of the late Lowell McGonagill and the late Christine Holley McGonagill. He served as a PFC in the Marine Corps.  [Read more...]

Dixie Davis

Dixie Davis, 82, of Bruce, died Monday, Dec. 15, 2014, at Calhoun Health Services in Calhoun City. She was born March 4, 1932 in Ellard, the daughter of the late E.L. Steele and the late Helen McKibben Steele. She worked for the School of Pharmacy at the University of Mississippi for over 30 years. She was a member of Ellard Baptist Church.  [Read more...]

Pearline Hamblin

Pearline Harrelson Hamblin, 92, of Bruce,  died Thursday, Dec. 11, 2014, at her daughter’s residence. She was born November 1, 1922 in Sabougla, the daughter of Eli Jahew and Minnie Mooneyham Harrelson She was a homemaker and attended Mt. Comfort Baptist Church.  [Read more...]

Delle Burke

Lula Odelle  “Delle” Byars Burke, 81, of Grenada, died Monday, Dec. 8, 2014 at her home. She was born December 30, 1932 in Calhoun County,  to Charlie R. Byars, Sr.  and Lula Bells Hendrix Byars. She was a homemaker and a member of Emmanuel Baptist Church. [Read more...]

Kathy Brummett

Kathy Brummett, 66, of Pittsboro, died Wednesday, Dec. 10, 2014, at Sanctuary Hospice House   in Tupelo. Born December 1, 1948 in Webster County, the daughter of Ruble and Nora Allred Collins. She was a graduate of East Webster High School, had previously worked at Kellwood Garment Company and had owned and operated a restaurant.Her last employment was Calhoun Health Services.  She was a member of Old Town Baptist Church. [Read more...]