Jack Dee Sims

Jack Dee Sims, 57, of Slate Springs, died Wednesday, Nov. 18, 2015 in Webster County. He was born November 5, 1957. He worked in the farming business. [Read more...]

Billy Barnette

Billy Wayne Barnette, 74, of Calhoun City died Friday, Nov. 20, 2015 at NMMC in Tupelo.  He was born May 7, 1941 in Calhoun County, the son of Esker and Goldie Hinson Barnette. He was a produce distributor and member of New Providence Baptist Church. [Read more...]

William Walker

William Charles Walker, 85, of Calhoun City, died Saturday, Nov. 14, 2015 at his home. He was born April 27, 1930, the son of Lottie Armstrong. He was a member of First Timothy Independent Church. [Read more...]

Dwayne Brasher

Curtis Dwayne Brasher, 55, of Robbs, passed Saturday, Nov. 14, 2015 at his home. He enjoyed going to dances and was loved by many.  [Read more...]

Paulette Tomaras

Paulette Quarrels Serra Tomaras, 73, died Saturday, Nov. 14, 2015 at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Oxford. She was born April 11, 1942 in Calhoun County, to the late Allie and Velvia Hope Quarrels. She worked as a hostess for several restaurants and enjoyed cooking and gardening prior to her retirement. She was a member of Woodland Hills Baptist Church of Water Valley and a devoted mother and grandmother. [Read more...]

Betty Edmondson

Bettye Dianne Reedy Edmondson, 67, of Vardaman, died Thursday, Nov. 5, 2015 at her home.  She was born January 8, 1948 in Memphis, the daughter of Eli and Laverne Taylor Reedy. She was a photographer, member of Reedy Chapel Baptist Church, and Metavivor research and support. She was a loving wife, mother and grandmother. [Read more...]

Bobby Harrison

Bobby Dale Harrison, 43, passed away Monday, Nov. 2, 2015 at North MS Medical Center Hospice.  He was born June 20, 1972 in Meridian to Sandra Carol Baker Johnson. He was employed at B&W as Production Control Manager Engineer. He was a member of First Baptist Church of Woodland where he was a Sunday School teacher and youth leader. He has been member of Woodland Volunteer Fire Department and a volunteer softball coach for Houston Park & Rec [Read more...]

David ‘Pete’ Lee Jr.

David Baine “Pete”  Lee Jr., 77, died October 2, 2015 at his home near Talladega, Al. He was born May 14, 1938 in  Calhoun City, the son of David Baine Lee Sr. and Mildred Helen Parrette Lee.

Memorial services have not been planned.

He  is survived by Cassandra Lee, Oxford, AL; his brother, James Harold (Anita) Lee, Heidelberg, and two sisters, Martha Sue Lee Feazell, Rienzi, and Kathy Faye Lee Davis, Senatobia two grandsons, many cousins and friends. He was preceded in death by his son, Ronald Barry Lee Sr.

He graduated from Calhoun City High School in 1957. He joined the MS National Guard and was in a unit sent to the 1957 Central High School Little Rock, Ar. riots and again to the 1962 riots over desegregation of Ole Miss. He was a lifelong horse trainer and lover of his horses, dogs, nature and the great outdoors. He was a true gentleman, gracious, generous and caring. All in all, his life was huge, and he lived it fully. [Read more...]

John Lee Bailey

John Lee Bailey died October 27, 2015 at Bolivar Medical Center in Cleveland. He was born May 30, 1941 to Ester Bailey. He joined Oak Grove Christian Methodist Episcopal Church in Bruce and remained a faithful servant until his health failed. He served as trustee, steward, Sunday School teacher and choir member. In 1965, he married Callie Bailey and to this union two children were born, John W. and Teresia. [Read more...]

Sarah Jeffreys

Sarah Elizabeth Jeffreys, 87, of Big Creek, died Sunday, Nov. 1, 2015, at her daughter’s residence in Big Creek. Born April 5, 1928 in Grenada County, she was the daughter of the late Tillman Schmitz and the late Annie Neel Schmitz. She was the wife of the late James Jeffreys and the late George Edward Rounsaville. She was a member of Shiloh Baptist Church, past member of Shiloh Community Homemakers Club, and the Sonshine Girls. She was a retired school bus driver and Avon Sales Representative. [Read more...]