Elaine Nichols

Elaine Nichols, 70, passed away peacefully at North Mississippi Medical Center Saturday, May 27, 2017. Born October 10, 1946, in Paul’s Valley, OK, she was the daughter of  Rutherford Allen and Orleane VanSchuyver Simmons. She was a member of College Hill Baptist Church. One thing she loved to do was research family history. [Read more...]

David Eacholes

David Eacholes, 48, of Calhoun City,  died Thursday, May 18, 2017 at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Oxford. [Read more...]

Janell Keeton

Janell Keeton, 73, of Calhoun City, passed away Saturday, May 20, 2017, at her home. She was born January 19, 1944 in Mississippi. She was a 1962 graduate of Calhoun City High School. She was a member of New Gauley Baptist Church. She was the wife of Robert Clemmons. [Read more...]

Cecil Holder

Cecil Delane Holder, 91, went to his heavenly home Wednesday, May 17, 2017 at Baptist Nursing Home in Calhoun City. Born March 8, 1926, he was the son of Everett  and Rosie Collums Holder. He and his wife, Lurlene were married 70 years.  He was a member of Derma Baptist Church, as well as a deacon at Poplar Springs Baptist Church. He proudly served in the United States Navy, and is a veteran of WWII. He was a retired farmer, and when he wasn’t watching his beloved Ole Miss Rebels play, he spent most of his time woodworking, building everything from furniture and swings, to birdhouses. [Read more...]

Elizabeth Bagwell

Elizabeth Ann Bagwell, 65, of Bruce, passed away Tuesday, May 16, 2017, at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Oxford. Born  April 16, 1952 in Memphis, she was the daughter of A.W. and Lois Tucker Carson. She was the wife of the late Wilburn Bagwell. She was a devoted homemaker. She was a member of Antioch Baptist Church. [Read more...]

Jo Ann Walton

Jo Ann Walton, 68, peacefully passed away on Mother’s Day, Sunday, May 14, 2017 at Select Specialty Hospital in Jackson, surrounded by loving family members after a short, but brave health battle. She was born March 12, 1949 in Shaw, as the third and youngest child of J.C. and Pauline McClure. She graduated from Shaw High School before going on to Northwest Mississippi Community College in Senatobia. It was at Northwest where she met the love of her life, John William Walton of Slate Springs. [Read more...]

Jeanette Mulkey Melton

Charlotte Jeanette Mulkey Melton left this world Friday, April 21, 2017 in a Texarkana, Tx. Hospice facility. She was born January 18, 1940 in Bruce. She attended Bruce School district and was awarded a GED from Texarkana, Tx. She was a retired hairstylist and member of Hilcrest Baptist Church. [Read more...]

Joe Frank Hervy

Joe Frank Hervy, 87, passed away Saturday, May 6, 2017 at NMMC in Tupelo. He was born December 15, 1929 to Willie and Ellen Hervy .

Joe enlisted into the United States Army in 1952 and was a veteran of the Korean War. He returned to Mississippi for a short period of time and then relocated and resided in both Oklahoma and California. In recent years, he returned to Mississippi and claimed Pontotoc as his home. Before his health began to fail him, most of his time was spend tending and riding horses. [Read more...]

Chad Dauzat

Chad Joseph Dauzat, 35, of Belden, passed away Tuesday, May 2, 2017, at his home in Belden. Born September 8, 1981 in Thibodaux, La., he was the son of George Dauzat and the late Shirlene LeJuene Johnson. He was a graduate of Vardaman High School class of 2001. He served as a SSG in the Army from 2006 until 2015. He was a Veteran of Iraq Freedom, and served two tours in Afghanistan. [Read more...]

Pamela Hand

Pamela Sue Stephenson Hand of Senatobia, formerly of Pittsboro,  passed away peacefully Friday, April 28, 2017, after a very brief illness with a GBM brain tumor. She went to Heaven, surrounded by her loving family and friends.

She was born August 3, 1959 in Tupelo, to James Bruce Stephenson and Annie Margaret Mabry Stephenson. She graduated high school in Columbus, Ga.  As a young girl, she had a dream to become a CRNA. While working as a nurse aide in the emergency room at North MS Medical Center, and attending EMT school, she met her husband, Thomas. [Read more...]