Edna Clements

Edna Clements, 68, of Vardaman, went to her heavenly home Tuesday, Jan. 26, 2016. She was born July 4, 1948, the daughter of Billy Ray “Bit” Poe and Lucy Walls. [Read more...]

Marine Clark

Marine Clark, 84, of Pittsboro, died Saturday, Jan. 30, 2016, at Montgomery Gardens Assisted Living in Starkville. Born August 6, 1931 in Vardaman, she was the daughter of the late William and Sarah Bailey Spratlin. She was the wife of Charles Calvin Clark of Pittsboro. She was a retired store manager for Twl. She was a member of Old Town Baptist Church. [Read more...]

Jean Bishop

Jean M. Bishop, 69, retired RN of Bruce, passed away January 25, 2016. She was a
member of Christ the King Catholic Church in Southaven.
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Jeremy Parker

Jeremy Keith Parker, 39 of Calhoun City, Mississippi died on Wednesday, January 27, 2016, at North Mississippi Medical
Center in Tupelo, Mississippi.

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Brenda Murphree

Brenda Logan Murphree, 74, of Vardaman, died Monday, Jan. 25, 2016, at her residence. Born March 27, 1941, she was the daughter of the late Sission and Myrtle McGreger Logan. She was a member of Rocky Mount Baptist Church. She had worked at Kellwood Co. and 37 years at Calhoun Health Services in Calhoun City.  [Read more...]

John Paul Blount

John Paul Blount, 53 of Hickory Flat,  died Friday, Jan. 22, 2016. Born February 7, 1962 in Bruce, he was the son of the late Elvis Blount and the late Monise Coleman Blount. He served in The National Guard and was a truck driver.  [Read more...]

Kenny McKibben

Kennith “Kenny” Max McKibben, 69, died Sunday, Jan. 24, 2016 at Oxford Health and Rehab. Born in Bruce, he had lived in the Oxford area since 1977. The owner of McKibben Heating and Cooling, he was self-employed. He was well-known in the community as a skilled and honest businessman. His hobby was working, training, trading and riding horses. He also enjoyed riding his motorcycle. [Read more...]

Ossie Buford

Ossie B. Carter Buford, 77, of Abbeville, died January 5, 2016 at Sanctuary Hospice House in Tupelo. She was born August 30, 1938 in Lafayette county, the daughter of late Harvie and Ina Perry Carter. She accepted Christ at an early age and joined Valley Chapel CME Church. She later joined Springfield MB Church in Abbeville. [Read more...]

Helen Anderson

Helen Christine Massey Young Anderson, 73, passed away Tuesday, Jan. 12, 2016 at her home in Houston after a courageous battle with breast cancer. She was born June 18, 1942 in Bruce, to Forrest Winnon and Sara Ester Corrine Bratton Massey. She was a homemaker and member of First Baptist Church in Houston where she was a member of Bethany Sunday School Class. She was a loving mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. She enjoyed gardening, fishing and cooking her famous “Sunday Night Supper” for her entire family. She especially loved spending time with all her grandchildren playing train dominos. [Read more...]

Cleo Turner

Cleo “Miss Skinney” Turner, 82, of Calhoun City, died December 27, 2015. She was born April 3, 1933, to the late Clarissie Armstrong and Richard Mays in Calhoun County She was a member of Porters Chapel African Methodist Episcopal Church at an early age and participated in various church activities. She was a member of Usher Board, Missionary Society, served as Sunday School Superintendent and also a Steward. She was a faithful member of Porters Chapel until her health failed. “Miss Skinney” will be missed by all who knew her and enjoyed her frank sense of humor.  [Read more...]