John Glaspie Jr.

John Henry Glaspie, Jr. was born January 1, 1944 to John Henry Glaspie, Sr. and Izora Steen-Glaspie in Bruce. He was the third of eleven children. He attended North Calhoun High School where he was a 1964 graduate. He met his wife, Flora Dell Yates-Glaspie during his youth, in Bruce, and was a member of Jackson Chapel M. B. Church. He enlisted in the U.S. Army in 1966 and served as an E6/Staff Sergeant until his honorable discharge in 1972. [Read more...]

James (Moby) Armstrong

James Earl (Moby) Armstrong, 57, of Calhoun City, died March 31, 2017 at Baptist East Hospital in Memphis. He was born May 23, 1959, the son of Azzie Armstrong and Lou Allie Ewing. He was self-employed at Moby’s Auto in Calhoun City. [Read more...]

Donny Byars

Donny Wayne Byars, 66, passed away peacefully on Sunday, Mar. 26, 2017, surrounded by family and friends at his home in Horn Lake. Born September 22, 1950, he was the son of Shed and Edna Pitts Byars.  He was a retired welder/pipe fitter at Standard Maintenance Company, and proudly served in the United States Air Force during the Vietnam War. [Read more...]

Betty McCain

Betty Sue McCain, 67, of Water Valley,  passed away surrounded by her family Friday, Mar. 24, 2017, at Oxford Health Care and Rehabilitation Center. Born December 20, 1949 in Banner, she was the daughter of Cleatus Reid and Betty Sims Miller. She was a graduate of Bruce High School and was a nurse for Baptist Memorial Hospital in Oxford. She enjoyed playing on the computer, Facebook and most importantly she loved spending time with her family. She attended Driver’s Flat Baptist Church. [Read more...]

Harold King

Harold Wayne King passed away March 24, 2017 at the State Veterans Home in Oxford, at the age of 91. He was born February 20, 1926 in Paris, to the parents of  Effie Mae Williams and Abb King. He served during WWII in the U.S. Marines. After serving his country he came home to be a husband, parent, farmer, cattle rancher and a worker at Big Yank garment factory in Water Valley. He was also an active member of Yalobusha Primitive Baptist Church, American Legion and V.F.W. [Read more...]

David Bailey

David Bailey, 89, of Bruce, died Saturday, Mar. 25, 2017, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-North MS in Oxford. He was born  February 23, 1928 in the Loyd community in Calhoun County. He was a member of  Bruce United Methodist Church. He was a retired grocery manager for over 41 years and a monument dealer. [Read more...]

Charles Patterson

Charles Wayne Patterson, 68, of Union,  died Sunday, Mar. 19, 2017 at Hilltop Manor Nursing Home. His hobbies were going to church and attending all church activities and gospel singings. He loved his church family and his pastor, Bro. Sam Fulton. He also loved his hospice workers and the staff at Hilltop Manor Nursing Home. [Read more...]

Trisha Sparrow

Trisha Ann Sparrow, 67, of Calhoun City, died Monday, Mar. 20, 2017, at her residence. Born January 10, 1950 in Clarksdale, she was the daughter of James Felix  and Catherine Wortham Nelson. She attended Mt. Comfort Baptist Church. She was a former teacher’s assistant, bank teller and secretary for a Construction Company. [Read more...]

Bobbie Senter

Bobbie Ruth Aycock Senter, 92, of Macon, passed away Thursday, Mar. 16, 2017 surrounded by her family at Elderly Care Center of Macon. She was a native of Derma, born July 28, 1924 to the late Dr. W.J. and Marion Denley Aycock and she graduated from Calhoun City High School. [Read more...]

Glenn Jones

Herman Glenn Jones, 75, passed away Tuesday, March 7, 2017 at his home in Water Valley. He was born November 7, 1941 in Water Valley, to William “Herman” and Estelle Bankston Jones. He worked for the Department of Corrections and was a member of Sylva Rena Baptist Church. He loved his family, friends, and enjoyed hunting, fishing and working with horses. [Read more...]