Aleen Prophet

Aleen Prophet, 95, of Corinth, died Monday, June 20, 2016, at Magnolia Regional Hospital-Corinth. She was born November 25, 1920 in Vardaman, the daughter of the late Fillmore Dye and the late  Sally Dye. She was the wife of the late Samuel Prophet. She was retired manager - from Memphis Linen Supply, a member of Vardaman First Baptist Church, also a member of the Vardaman  City planning board. [Read more...]

Robert Benz

Robert Tod Benz, 42 of Englewood, California died Sunday, June 19, 2016, at Ronald Regan Medical Center.
Born Thursday, December 27, 1973 in Oxford, the son of the late Charles "Tookie" Benz and Patricia
Turner Zinn. He was owner of Contract Engineering Assoc. where he was a Civil Engineer. [Read more...]

Kenny “Cornbread” Thornburg

Kenny Thornburg, AKA “Cornbread”, died Friday, June 17, 2016 at Baptist East Hospital in Memphis. He was born October 24, 1962 in Rockford, IL to Johnnie and Donna Hada Thornburg. He was an avid Indiana Colts fan who enjoyed hunting, fishing, dancing, NASCAR racing and playing with his dog “Boo-Boo”. He was a fun-loving person and always the “life of the party”. He was a devoted husband, father and grandfather and loved spending time with his grandchildren. [Read more...]

Perry “Pop” Arbuckle

Perry Dalfred “Pop” Arbuckle, Sr., 78, died Friday, June 17, 2016 at his home in Water Valley. He was born September 2, 1937 to the late William Nathaniel and Opal Simmons Arbuckle. He was a member of Hardy Baptist Church, a retired self-employed logger and was affectionately known as “Pop”. A devoted husband, father and grandfather, he enjoyed fishing with his grandchildren, gardening and spending time with family and friends. [Read more...]

Darla Miller

Darla June Miller, 55, of Calhoun City, died Wednesday, June 15, 2016 at her home. She was born February 16, 1961 in Houston, the daughter of the late Billy Bradford and Betty Bailey Bradford. She was a sewer for Franklin Corp. in Houston. [Read more...]

Mable McCrory

Mable Ruth Proctor McCrory, 90, of Gulfport, and formerly of Memphis, beloved mother, grandmother and great-grandmother, passed away June 12, 2016 after a brief illness. She was a graduate of Treadwell High School and was a long-time realtor in Memphis. Before moving from Memphis, she was an active member of Cherry Road Baptist Church and Memphis Women’s Council. [Read more...]

Edward Malone

Edward Lynn Malone, 88, went to his heavenly home Wednesday June 15, 2016 at Calhoun Health Services in Calhoun City. He was born July 21, 1927 in Carrolton, the son of Finace Malone and Nannie Watson. He was a retired truck driver and a member of Pleasant Hill Baptist Church. [Read more...]

Ed Newman Jr.

Edward Lowry Newman, Jr., 71, died Tuesday, June 14, 2016 at the University of Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson. He was born July 31, 1944 in Bruce, to the late Edward Lowry Newman, Sr. and Mary Esther Fly Newman. He was a member of Timothy Baptist Church in Oklahoma and a devoted husband, father and grandfather. He enjoyed working, gardening, horses, running his sawmill and spending time with his family and grandchildren. [Read more...]

Dorothy Beckett

On Monday, June 13, 2016, Dorothy “Dot” Freely Beckett, 77, was wonderfully and completely healed as she drew her last breath here on Earth and entered heaven in a new body. She was born December 21, 1938, to the late Robert and Jannie Vanlandingham Freely in Vardaman, MS.  She was a member of Mt. Zion Baptist Church, Columbus, MS. During her time spent here on Earth,  she poured her life into being a devoted pastor’s wife, mother, grandmother, caregiver, and Sunday School teacher, serving the Lord in any way she could. [Read more...]

Jimmy Coleman

Jimmy Wade Coleman, 49, of Jacksonville, FL died June 12 at Memorial Hospital in Jacksonville of cancer.

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