Garnell Flowers

Edmon Garnell Flowers, 86, of Vardaman, died Tuesday, Mar. 29, 2016, at Calhoun Health Services Nursing Home in Calhoun City. Born March 4, 1930, in Vardaman, he was the son of the late Jessie  and  Madie Winter  Flowers. He was a member of New Hope Baptist Church in Vardaman, He served in the US Army in the Korean Conflict. He was a devoted husband and loving father. [Read more...]

Lura Easley

Lura Rea Easley, 81, passed away, March 28, 2016 at Baptist Hospital North Mississippi-OxfordS. She was a longtime resident of Houlka. She operated Easley Supermarket and Houlka Oil Company for 25 years. She was a member of Schooner Valley Baptist Church. She was the proud grandmother of six grandchildren, loving mother to daughters, Cathy and Dianne, and beloved wife of Robert Andrew Easley.

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Rubye Hughes

Rubye Hughes, 78, of Big Creek, went to her heavenly home Wednesday, Mar. 23, 2016 at Sanctuary Hospice House in Tupelo. She was born April 25, 1937, in Calhoun County, the daughter of Edgar and Etis Montgomery Clanton. She was a member of Amity Baptist Church in Houston and a retired seamstress from Kellwood. [Read more...]

Grover Reeves

Robert Grover Reeves, 85, of Vinemont, passed away Sunday, Mar. 20, 2016, at Cullman Regional Medical Center. Funeral services were Wednesday at noon at Cullman First Baptist Church with Dr. Tom Whatley officiating. Burial was in Cullman City Cemetery. He was born in Pittsboro June 25, 1930, to R.C. and Mattie Reeves. He joined the Air Force in 1951 and was honorably discharged in 1955. He attended Mississippi State University on the GI Bill and graduated in 1958. He married Irma Goodson that year and began his career with Mississippi Plant Board. They moved to Cullman, Al., in 1973, where he worked for Chevron Chemical until his retirement. [Read more...]

Mitchell Campbell

Mitchell Campbell died February 29, 2016. He was born August 29, 1937 in Calhoun City, the son of Silas and Willie Campbell. He loved to hunt, fish and farm. After graduating from Bruce High School in 1959, he worked on the family farm. He also had various other jobs--hauled pulpwood, drove a school bus and worked at Memphis Hardwood until he retired. He served as secretary for the drainage committee until his health failed. [Read more...]

Sherry Lenard

Sherry Denise Lenard, 52, died  Monday, Mar. 21, 2016, at her home surrounded by her loving family in Bruce. Born September 30, 1963, she was the daughter of the late Jack  and Elwanda Mayhan Willson. She was formerly employed by Caterpillar Inc. in Oxford,  where she was a team leader. She loved her family and friends. [Read more...]

Martha Rodgers

Martha Sue Sprayberry Rodgers, 75, went to her heavenly home Sunday, Mar. 20, 2016. She was born April 2, 1940, in Cadaretta, the daughter of James and Mary Allen Sledge Sprayberry. A Christian, she was a pianist at Macedonia Baptist Church for 25 years and she served on 10 missionary trips to Alaska. She was the past department president of the American Legion Auxiliary of the State of Mississippi where she served as a member for 35 years, member of DAV Auxiliary and the Eastern Star. Her special project was the cancer wards at all the VA Hospitals. [Read more...]

Imogene Peacock

Imogene “Gene” Dye Peacock, 73, died Sunday, Mar. 20, 2016 at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Oxford. She was born December 4, 1942 in Bruce, to the late Leroy and Lavern Tallent Dye. She was a member of Pilgrims Rest Baptist Church in Panola County the Ladies’ Auxillary of VFW, and Eastern Star. She worked all her life at various jobs including Kimberly Clark Corporation in Memphis. She enjoyed playing Bingo, sewing and spending time with her family and grandson. [Read more...]

John Phillips

John Alan Phillips, 82, went to his heavenly home Saturday, Mar. 19, 2016. He was born January 28, 1934, in Sabougla, the son of Noel and Nina Lord Phillips. He was a member of Sabougla Baptist Church and a retired loan officer for Production Credit. [Read more...]

James Browning

James Otis Browning, 73 passed away  March 18, 2016, at his residence, surrounded by his family. He was a member of Mt. Comfort Baptist Church, a 32nd degree Mason and a Shriner. He retired with the U.S. Army after 26 years of service and spent six years with the U.S. Marines. After his time in service he retired from Alco Aluminum with 30 years of service as a mechanical craft specialist. [Read more...]