Shirley Goodson

Shirley Calder Goodson, 81, of Bruce died Sunday, July 12, 2015 at Calhoun Health Services Nursing Home in Calhoun City. She was born January 16, 1934 in Calhoun County, the daughter of Leslie Edward Calder and L.V. Kelley Calder. She was a retired factory worker and member of New Gauley Freewill Baptist Church. [Read more...]

K.D. Boyd

Kimuel Durrell “K.D.” Boyd, 70, of Grenada, passed away Thursday, July 9, 2015 at the University of Mississippi Medical Center-Grenada. He was born July 23, 1944 in Monroe County, to O.E. and Lillian Tubb Boyd. He was a self-employed businessman most of his life and served as Justice Court Judge in Grenada County for two terms. He was a National Guard Veteran. [Read more...]

Murlene Gable

Murlene Camp Gable, 87, passed away July 10, 2015 at NMMC- Eupora. She was born September 17, 1927 in Itawamba County to Gladys Irene Riley and Daniel Anderson Camp. She was a homemaker. She was a member of Siloam Baptist Church. She married Luther Tulon Gable July 3, 1952, who preceded her in death December 8, 1993. In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by two sisters, Marcelle Duncan and Olene Camp, and one brother, Durell Camp. [Read more...]

Barney McFall Jr.

Barney McFall, Jr., 80, of Calhoun City,  died Thursday, July 9, 2015, at his residence. Born March 11, 1935, he was the son of the late Barney McFall and the late Myrtle Jones McFall. He was the husband of Merle Harbin McFall. He was a retired purchasing clerk for Calhoun County District 4. He was a member of Trinity Bible Baptist Church. [Read more...]

James Caples

James Lamar Caples, 71 of Bruce, died on Wednesday, July 8, 2015, at his residence in Bruce.

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Lue Wade

Lue Birdie Wade, 61 of Bruce died Tuesday, July 7, 2015 at North MS Regional Center in Oxford. [Read more...]

Jo Ann Barnette

Jo Ann Neese Barnette, 73, of Vardaman died Friday, July 3, 2015 at her home.  She was born April 13, 1942 in Philadelphia, MS. She was the daughter of Perry Neese and Ann White Neese. She was a homemaker and member of New Providence Baptist Church. [Read more...]

Midgie Hodge

Midgie Bell Miller Hodge, 77, passed away at her residence on Monday, June 29, 2015.  Born on February 16, 1938, in Monroe County, she was a daughter of the late Will and Midgie Bell Hathcock Miller. She graduated from Smithville High School, Class of 1955.  On August 16, 1974, Midgie married Marcus Hodge of Calhoun City.  Before becoming a homemaker, she had worked in the assembly department with General Electric for 15 years and later in the packaging department for Kellogg in Memphis.  Midgie was a member of Faith Baptist Church.  Her family, especially her grandchildren, was a very significant part of her life.  Having a big heart for animals, she loved her cats and dogs and supported her local Humane Society.  Midgie loved to sew and crochet; talking with people; making quilts; and collecting dolls, and angel and fairy figurines.  She enjoyed listening to Elvis Presley. [Read more...]

Ottis Crocker Jr.

Ottis Brazel Crocker, Jr., 79, of Bruce, died Monday, June 29, 2015, at Biloxi Regional Medical Center. Born June 27, 1936 in Houston, MS, he was the son of the late Dr. Ottis Brazel Crocker,  Sr. and  the late Ora Hawkins  Crocker. He graduated from Bruce High School in 1954. He was a graduate of the University of Mississippi where he received his Juris Doctor degree. After graduating from law school he practiced law for over 50 years. He also  served in the U.S. Air Force. He was a member of Bruce First Baptist Church, Bruce Rotary Club and Bruce Chamber of Commerce. He served on the Board of Directors for the Farmers and Merchant Bank and also Renasant Bank. Community-minded, he served as a judge for the City of Bruce and attorney for Calhoun Health Services Hospital and nursing home. He also served as attorney for the Calhoun County Hospital of which his father founded. He was an avid Ole Miss Rebel fan,  attending ball games for over 40 years. [Read more...]

Daniel Duke

Daniel Marion Duke, Jr., 65, died Sunday, June 28, 2015, at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Memphis. Born in Grenada, to the late Daniel Marion and Margaret Sylvania Horton Duke, he was retired from the Mississippi Department of Transportation where he worked in road maintenance. He served in the United States Army during the Vietnam War as a Medic. He was a member of Turkey Creek Baptist Church. He was a fisherman and found great pleasure being outdoors and riding his four wheeler. His dog, Major, was a constant companion to him. [Read more...]