Maeford Logan Winter

Maeford V. Logan Winter, 89, passed away September 24, 2016 at NMMC in Tupelo. She was born September 17, 1927 in Bruce, to Warren and Bessie Sartin Logan.  She was an avid and loving member of First Pentecostal Church in West Point.  She was a homemaker and loving mother, grandmother, great grandmother, and great great grandmother.  She married David Levoy Winter September 20, 1942 in Bruce. In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by a daughter, Sharon Eaton; one sister: Carris Crocker, and three brothers: Willie, Randle, and Denzel Logan. [Read more...]

Harley Winter

Harley Lee Winter, 87, of Bruce, died at his home Sunday, September 25, 2016. Born August 27, 1929, he was the son of James Enoch and Rena Parker Winter Cooner. He was retired from body work and painting. He was a Veteran of the U.S. Army during the Korean Conflict, and member of Antioch Baptist Church. He was an avid coon hunter and lover of outdoor living and wood working. [Read more...]

Rueben Byars

Rueben Wrenna Byars, 83, of Vardaman, passed away Thursday, Sept. 22, 2016, at his home. Born November 19, 1932, he was the son of Odie B. and  Grace Griffin  Byars. He was a retired supervisor for the Town of Vardaman Maintenance Department. He served as a Private in the Army. He was a Veteran of  Korea. He was a member of Vardaman First United Methodist Church. Community-minded, he was a member of Vardaman Volunteer Fire Department where he served as Chief. He served on the Board of Alderman for the town of Vardaman for 12 years, He was a member of Woodmen of the World, American Legion, and was an avid Ole Miss Fan. [Read more...]

Kit Moore

Kit Thomas Moore, 71 of Pittsboro, died Sunday, Sept. 18, 2016 at North MS Medical Center in Tupelo. [Read more...]

Ruth Chrestman

Ruth Laverne Chrestman, 94 of Pittsboro, died Monday, Sept. 19, 2016, at her daughter’s residence in Pittsboro. Born  June 15, 1922 in Pittsboro, she was the daughter of Clarence Walker and Vara Thelma Lowe Moorman. She was former secretary for the Superintendent of Education in Calhoun County Schools for 24 years. She was a  member of Pittsboro Baptist Church where she was a nursery worker for over 30 years. [Read more...]

Jimmie Miller

Jimmie Miller, 83, of Coffeeville, died September 11, 2016. He was born May 29, 1933, the son of Blanche Miller Martin and Eugene Jones.  He learned the value of hard work and helping others at a young age. One of his numerous jobs was as a soil conservationist for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. He remained with the corps until his retirement 38 years later.

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Dennis Pettit

Dennis Pettit , 81, of West Point, died Tuesday, Sept. 13, 2016, at Clay County Medical Center in West
Point. Born December 11, 1934, he was the son of John J. and the late Cara Lee Moore Pettit. He served in The United States Army, was  self-employed, and was  and a member of Mt. Moriah Baptist Church. [Read more...]

Sue Melton Galloway

Funeral services for Betty “Sue” (Melton) Galloway, 75, of Countyline were Monday at  10 a.m.  at the Ratliff City First Baptist Church with Rev. Glynn Baker officiating. Services were under the direction and care of Alexander Gray Velma Chapel. She was born July 5, 1941 in Calhoun County to the late Claude and Velma Melton. She departed this life Thursday, Sept. 8, 2016 at  Duncan Regional Hospital. [Read more...]

Herbert Cardwell Jr.

Herbert Cardwell, Jr., 75, of Vardaman,  died Monday, Sept. 12, 2016, at Calhoun Health Services Hospital in Calhoun City.Born May 1, 1941 in Vardaman, he was the son of the late William and Eula Tallant Cardwell. He was the husband of the late Barbara Stone Cardwell. He was a former employee of Vardaman Hardware, and  member of Vardaman First United Methodist Church.  [Read more...]

Nell Crocker

Martha Nell Crocker, 83, of Laurel passed away Wednesday, Sept. 7, 2016, at her residence. She was employed by Avon as a manager. She was one of the founding members of Salem Heights Baptist Church, where she taught Sunday school. She was also a member of the Gideons Auxiliary. She loved flowers and she was an avid fan of Coke Classic. She will be remembered as a devoted wife and a loving mother and grandmother. She was preceded in death by her parents Claxton Vanlandingham and Lillian Parker Vanlandingham; first husband Creston Davis Carter; son James Ricky Carter; and brother Charlie Vanlandingham. [Read more...]