Bobbie Powell

Bobbie Sue Powell, 81, of Bruce, died Saturday, Mar.  21, 2015, at North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo.  Born  June 23, 1933 in Sarepta, she was the daughter of the late Lois Jackson Knight and the late Annie Mae McCormick Knight. She was the wife of the late Frank Powell. She was a graduate of Randolph High School, homemaker, and loved outdoor gardening. She was a member of Houlka First Baptist Church. [Read more...]

Billy Grist

Billy L. Grist, 82, Bruce, died Saturday, March 21, 2015, at Community Hospice House in Verona. Born June 22, 1932 in Sarepta, he was the son of the late William Grist and the late Clara Logan Grist. He was the husband of Marjorie Winter Grist. He served in the Army and was a Veteran of Korean Conflict. He was a member of Sarepta Baptist Church. [Read more...]

Bro. Ed Pettit

Bro. Edward J. Pettit, 86, of Bruce, died Friday, Mar. 20, 2015, at Bruce Community Living Center. Born August 5, 1928 in Elzey,  he was the son of the late Hosea Pettit and the late Annice Moore  Pettit. He was the husband of the late Josephine Pettit. He was retired from Brookwood Furniture. He was a member of Calvary Baptist Church and he also served as a Baptist minister for 53 years in Calhoun, Chickasaw, and Pontotoc counties. [Read more...]

Drew Kelly

Funeral Services for  Drew Kelly of Bruce were held Monday March 16, 2015 at 1 p.m. at Zion Springs MB Church in Bruce.  Burial followed at Zion Springs MB Church Cemetery.  Townes Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Brynn Morgan

Brynn “Dick” D. Morgan, MSGT USAF Retired, 80, of Greenville, SC, died Monday, March 16, 2015. He was born in Calhoun City, the son of husband of the late Dewey Judson and Obera Elphia White Morgan. After 20 years of service in the United States Air Force he retired to Greenville, SC. He was a member of Taylors First Baptist Church. [Read more...]

Dewey Melton

Dewey Melton, 68, of Texarkana, Tx., died March 9, 2015 at his home. He was born September 23, 1946, in Bruce, the son of Albert and Clara Melton. He was a member of Redwater Baptist Church. He was retired from Red River Army Depot. [Read more...]

Scottie Ward

Scottie Spratlin Ward, 88, passed away Saturday, March 14, 2015 at her daughter’s residence in Bruce. She was a member of Vardaman First Baptist Church. Mrs. Ward retired from Vardaman Schools as a cafeteria worker.  [Read more...]

Helen Newman

Helen Newman, 83, Greenville,  died Wednesday, March 11, 2015, at her residence.
Born April 16, 1932 in Greenville,  she was the daughter of the late Harry R. Davis and the late
Hazel Gorman Davis. She was the wife of the late Lee A. Newman.
She was a retired healthcare worker and member of Lake Washington Baptist Church. [Read more...]

Katrina Ellis

Katrina Gaile Ellis, 51, of Vardaman, died Monday, March 9, 2015, at University Medical Center in
Jackson. Born September 22, 1963 in Grenada, Mississippi, she was the daughter of the late Roy Homer Prewitt and
Pauline Elizabeth Prewitt. She was the wife of Charles Edward Ellis. She was a homemaker and member of Taylor Church of God of Prophecy. [Read more...]

Caliya McBride

Caliya Nazhai McBride, 5, died Friday, March 6, 2015 in Pontotoc County. She was born August 11, 2009 in Pontotoc County, the daughter of Octavis Gibson and Catina McBride. She was a kindergarten student at Calhoun City Elementary School. [Read more...]