John William Walton


John William Walton peacefully passed on to his eternal reward on Sunday, February 12, 2017 at Indianola Rehabilitation and Health Center in Indianola, WaltonMS.

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Frank Gunn Jr.

Frank  J. Gunn Jr. , 69, died Friday, Feb. 10, 2017 at UAB Comprehensive Cancer Center in Birmingham. [Read more...]

Opal Goodwin

Opal Ada Goodwin, 95, of Water Valley, passed away  Friday, Feb. 10, 2017, at Yalobusha General Hospital in Water Valley. She was born Sunday, Oct. 23, 1921, the daughter of Walter and  Niecie Hollis Blansett. She was the wife of the late Homer Goodwin. [Read more...]

Ralph Hutchins

Ralph Hutchins, 94, went to his heavenly home Wednesday, Feb. 8, 2017 at the Mississippi State Veterans Home in Oxford. He was born January 21, 1923 in Big Creek, the son of the late Ben M. and Birdie Litten Hutchins. He was a member of Shiloh Baptist Church where he was a deacon and a Sunday school teacher. He proudly served in the United States Army, and was a retired farmer and carpenter, as well as a retired rural mail carrier. [Read more...]

Ervin Funderburg

Ervin Funderburg, 90, went to his heavenly home Tuesday, Feb. 7, 2017 at the Mississippi State Veterans Home in Oxford. He was born January 29, 1927, in the Pleasant Hill Community, the son of Bradford Scott and Frances Fox Funderburg, and was a member of Pleasant Hill Baptist Church. His greatest satisfaction in life came from taking care of his family. He and his son, Danny, were inseparable. In 1988, after a career as an automobile dealer, he opened C.C. Blouses. [Read more...]

Janice Napier

Janice Sampsell Napier, 74, went to her heavenly home Wednesday, February 1, 2017 at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Oxford. She was born April 9, 1942 in Hazzard, KY; she was the daughter of the late Lige Sampsell and the late Ada Hudson Sampsell. Mrs. Janice was a wonderful, loving mother and granny, and also had a tremendous love for animals. [Read more...]

Pete Barnette

Pete Barnette, 74, of Vardaman, went to his heavenly home Friday, Feb. 3, 2017 at NMMC in Tupelo.  He was born May 7, 1942 in Sabougla. He was the son of  E.B. Barnette and Goldie Henson Barnette.  He was a retired, self-employed mechanic, and member of New Providence Baptist Church. [Read more...]

Lucas Redwine Sr.

Lucious Wayne Redwine, Sr., 79, of Water Valley, passed away Saturday, Jan. 28, 2017 at Regional One Medical Center in Memphis. He was born in Water Valley on October 21, 1937 to Willie Sprouse and Cleland Laverle Redwine. A retired carpenter, he proudly served his country as a veteran of the United States Navy. [Read more...]

Willie Isbell

Willie Marvin Isbell, 46, of Bruce, died Friday, Jan. 27, 2017 in Calhoun City. [Read more...]

Thomas Wade Sr.

Thomas H. Wade, Sr., USN Retired-CPO, 86, went to his heavenly home Saturday, Jan.  28, 2017 at his home in Calhoun City.  He was born June 13, 1930 in Derma, the son of the Charles W. Wade and Vena Vanlandingham. He was a member of Egypt Baptist Church. He loved his country very deeply, and proudly served in the Korean War. He was a member of the American Legion. Known for his keen sense of humor, he was a prankster and always quick with a one-liner.  He was a devoted husband and father, who also loved wood-working, and was an avid fisherman. [Read more...]