Margaret Lantrip

Margaret Early Lantrip, b82, died Wednesday, September 17, 2014 at Yalobusha General Nursing Home in Water Valley.  She was born October 22, 1931 in Yalobusha County to the late Ozzie and Helen Ford Early.  She loved her Sylva Rena Baptist Church family and serving the Lord.  Before her health failed she enjoyed cooking, cleaning and working in her yard.  She was a devoted mother and grandmother and loved spending time with her family and friends.  [Read more...]

Burnie Phillips

Burnie Sue Phillips, 88, Calhoun City, died Monday, Sept. 15, 2014, at NMMC in Tupelo. Born Saturday, Nov. 28, 1925 in Vardaman, she was the daughter of the late Jim Hamilton and the late Maudie Blanche Hamilton. She was the wife of the late James Phillips. Retired from Kellwood Co., she was a member of Reedy Chapel Baptist Church. [Read more...]

Betty Malone

Betty Carolyn Malone, 78,  of Winona died Sunday, Sept. 14 at Winona Manor of heart failure. She was born in Calhoun County  November 27, 1935, to the late John Dewey and Blanche Beatrice Simpson Baker.  She was a homemaker and a member of North Winona Baptist Church. [Read more...]

George ‘Flat’ Williams

George Edward ‘Flat’ Williams  of Bruce died August 22, 2014 at Calhoun Health Services Nursing Home in Calhoun City. He was born December 30, 1939 to Earl Williams and Cora Lee Kilgore in Lafayette County, Ms. He was a member of Union Hill M.B. Church in Etta. He was a skilled windshield repairman, auto mechanic and avid sportsman. He was a friend to all and an enemy to none. Some of his favorite days were spent on the bench in front of Piggly Wiggly in Bruce socializing. [Read more...]

James Potts

James Potts, 66, Water Valley, died Saturday, Sept. 13, 2014, at his residence. Born  March 1, 1948, he was the son of the late Arvie N. Potts and the late Mary Clyde Joblin Potts. He was the husband of Lottie Galloway Potts, Water Valley. He was a member of Drivers Flat Baptist Church. [Read more...]

Olen Baker Jr.

Olen Purvis Baker, Jr., 78, Vardaman, died Friday, September 12, 2014 at Sanctuary Hospice House in Tupelo.  He was born May 15, 1936 to Olen Purvis Baker, Sr. and Mettie Ellen Pendergrast Baker in Calhoun Co.  He was retired from MS Hwy Dept., was a member of Duncan Hill Baptist Church, and the MS National Guard Armory. [Read more...]

Joyce Ward

Joyce Herron Ward, 72, Leander, Tx., died Saturday, Aug. 23, 2014 in Austin, Tx. She was born August 6, 1942 to William Milton Herron and Margaret Virginia Grooms Herron in Ashport, Tn., but was raised in Tunica, Ms. She was proud to be the youngest of 12 siblings and enjoyed any time she was able to spend with them. [Read more...]

John Robert Baker

John Robert Baker, 64, Memphis and  formerly of Calhoun City, died Monday,  Sept. 8, 2014 at his home.  He was born December 31, 1949 to John Floyd Baker and  Martha Reeves Baker in Calhoun City. He was retired from Sunbrand as clothing engineering. [Read more...]

John Finley Wright

John Finley Wright, 84, Coffeeville, died Tuesday, Sept. 9, 2014 at Grace Health & Rehab in Grenada. He was born March 26, 1930 to Price Wright and Ethel Shankle Wright in Calhoun County. He was a retired county worker, a member and choir member of Shiloh Baptist Church, and member of Magnum Hunting Club. [Read more...]

Grace Green

Grace Delania Green, 94, Pittsboro, died Wednesday, Sept. 10, 2014, at her residence. Born December 13, 1919 in Pittsboro, she was the daughter of the late Frank McGreger and the late Millie Hamblin McGreger, and   the wife of the late Jim E. Green.  She was a homemaker, employee of the Kellwood Company, and she was a member of Rocky Mt. Baptist Church. [Read more...]