Amy Jo Riley

Amy Jo Riley, 78, of Amory, passed away Saturday, July 9, 2016 at the Golden Living Health Center. Born April 20, 1938, she was the daughter of Middleton and Mary Lou Strain Clark.  Jo was a graduate of Bruce High School, class of 1955. She married the love of her life, James Riley, on December 25,  1955. She spent her career as a dental assistant for Dr. Garland Boyd and was very proud to have been a part of establishing Dr. Boyd’s Dental Practice. [Read more...]

Sue Lofton

Clara Sue Brasher Lofton, 81, passed away July 9, 2016 at her home in Houlka surrounded by her family. She was born October 30, 1934 in Houlka, the daughter of Alford Corinth  and Donnie May Tutor Brasher. [Read more...]

Charles Cumberland

Charles Albert Cumberland, 76 of Big Creek, died Thursday, July 7, 2016, at Calhoun County Nursing Home in
Calhoun City. Born Thursday, March 21, 1940 in Meridian, he was the son of the late Norman Earnest Cumberland and Ruby
Hazel Pilgrim Cumberland. He was the husband of Gayle Clark Cumberland. He was a graduate of Calhoun City High School Class of 1959 and Retired from Heatcraft where he was a machine  operator, and a member of Derma Baptist Church. He served in The U.S. Army during the Korean Conflict. [Read more...]

John Kimbrell

John Floyd Kimbrell, 82 of Pontotoc, died Friday, July 8, 2016, at N.M.M.C. Nursing Home in Pontotoc. Born May 30, 1934, he was the son of the late Emmett Lee Kimbrell and the late Annie Bay Stone Kimbrell. He was preceded in death by a brother Azzie Duran Kimbrell. He was formerly employed by Washington Furniture Mfg. and the former owner of Kimbrell Insurance Agency. He was a member of West Heights Baptist Church, a Mason, former Bruce Volunteer Fireman, served his country in The U.S. Navy, instrumental in starting the Meals on Wheels in his area. [Read more...]

Etoyle Cain

Etoyle Burgess Cain, 82 of Bruce, died Tuesday, July 5, 2016, at Calhoun Health Services Nursing
Home in Calhoun City. Born August 13, 1933, she was the daughter of the late Kellie Burgess and the late Minnie Young Burgess. She was
a loving mother, wife, homemaker, and seamstress, a member of Westside Baptist Church. [Read more...]

Robert Clanton

Robert “Choo Choo” Clanton, 57, went to his heavenly home Monday, July 4, 2016 at Calhoun Health Services in Calhoun City. He was born February 18, 1959 in Calhoun City, the son of Travis Clanton and Margaret Franklin. He was a saw operator at Franklin and member of College Hill Baptist Church. [Read more...]

Debora Phillips

Debora Phillips, 52, of Bruce, died Saturday, June 18, 2016 at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Oxford.

Born July 19, 1963 in Newark, Ohio to Bill and Coreena Phillips, she was the fourth of five children. She was a member of Calvary Baptist Church, Bruce. [Read more...]

Jimmy Lee

Jimmy Lee, 75, of Heidelberg, died peacefully at his home Friday, June 24. James Harold Lee was born July 31, 1941 in Vardaman. He was preceded in death by his parents, Baine and Helen Lee, and a brother, David Baine Lee, Jr.Growing up he attended Calhoun City Schools and Vardaman High School. In the succeeding years his family always lived next door or in the same house with the Abner Lee family and was involved in farming in Big Creek, Ellzey/Vardaman and Calhoun City. [Read more...]

Charlie Russell

Charles “Charlie” Theddis Russell, 75, born in Bentley, and resident of Macomb and St. Clair County, MI since 1965, passed away June 21, 2016.  He was the founder of PTM Corporation and partner of Modified Technologies (MTI) both located in Fair Haven, MI. He loved spending time with his family and friends, being at PTM & MTI, catfish grabbling, his big boy toys, was a great story teller and just loved life.  [Read more...]

Rafaela Brasher

Rafaela Pecina Brasher, 69 of Houlka, died Tuesday, June 21, 2016, at North Mississippi Medical Center in
Tupelo. Born May 18, 1947 in Matamoros, Mexico, she was the daughter of the late Luis Pecina and the late Manuela
Betancourt Pecina. She was employed by Edmondson Farms for eighteen plus years. [Read more...]