Glen Crutchfield

Glen F Crutchfield, 82, of St. John, In., passed away Friday, April 10, 2015. He was born September 26, 1932 in Calhoun City, the son of Timothy Crutchfield and Eula Mae Jones Crutchfield. [Read more...]

Phil Taylor


James Phillip “Phil” Taylor, 62, passed away April 14 in Little Rock, Arkansas. He was born in Bruce, Mississippi, graduated from Whitehaven High School and attended Mississippi State University.

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Margie Bollinger

Margie Sue Bollinger, 80 of Bruce, died  Tuesday, April 14, 2015, at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Oxford. Born September 16, 1934, she was the daughter of the late Buford Murphree and the late Hazel Logan Murphree. She was the wife of the late Dwane Bollinger, and she was retired from Glenn Slacks. [Read more...]

J.B. Going Jr.

John Byrd (“J.B.”) Going Jr., 95, passed away April 7, 2015 in Olive Branch. He was a resident of Byhalia. He was retired from Citizens Bank in Byhalia, was a WWII Veteran, and he was a Gideon. He was the son of the late John B. Going Sr. and Ronda (Steele) Going, Calhoun City. [Read more...]

Randle Bailey

Randle Bailey, 53, of Calhoun City, died  Wednesday, April 8, 2015 at the North MS Medical Center in Tupelo. He was born May 9, 1961 in Vardaman, the son of James Bruce Bailey and Peggy Sue Steelman. [Read more...]

Alma Kelley

Alma ‘Bubba’ Kelley, 81, of Bruce, died Monday, April 6, 2015 at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Oxford. She was born November 16, 1933 in Coffeeville, the daughter of Fannie and Rayford Kelley. She was a Certified Nursing Assistant, salad chef and member of United Missionary Baptist Church. She enjoyed sewing and baking. She was a former resident of New Orleans, LA. [Read more...]

Rev. William Martin

Rev. William Everette Martin, 85, of Grenada, passed away Tuesday, April 7, 2015 at the University of Mississippi Medical Center-Grenada.  He was born May 12, 1929 in Grenada County to Felix Buford and Summie Lee Worsham Martin.  He was a graduate of Mississippi College and continued his studies at the New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary.  He was a retired Baptist minister having pastored in six different states over the course of over 50 years. In addition to his pastoral duties, he enjoyed being a part of several international mission trips and spent many years in hospital ministry.  He was a member of First Baptist Church-Grenada and enjoyed spending time with his family, working in his yard and time spent at his farm. [Read more...]

George Williams Jr.

George Lee Williams, Jr.,55, of Calhoun City died Wednesday, April 8, 2015 at his home. He was born February 10, 1960 in Ackerman. He was the son of George L. Williams, Sr. and Mary Wilkerson French. He was employed with B & L Farms and was  a member of College Hill Baptist Church. [Read more...]

Bobbie McKinney

On August 29, 1948 a beautiful baby girl was born to Mr. George Allen and Gracie Marie ‘Armstrong’ Pearson of Calhoun County. Bobbie Pearson McKinney departed to be with the Lord Saturday April 4, 2015 at Baptist Memorial Hospital Oxford. She accepted Christ at an early age at Friendship M.B. Church and later joined Clear Spring C.M.E, where she served faithfully until her illness. If you knew her, you knew she was definitely a giver by nature, she loved, she joked, and had a heart for all people. [Read more...]

Perry Goodson

Perry K Goodson, 50, of Calhoun City died Wednesday, April 8, 2015 at his home. He was born July 30, 1964 in Grenada, the son of Boyd Ray Goodson and Linda Hamilton Goodson. He was retired from the Calhoun City Water Department of 32 years. He was a member of Pleasant Hill Baptist Church, MS Rural Water Association and Calhoun City Fire Department. He was the water operator of the year in 2010. [Read more...]