Janice Napier

Janice Sampsell Napier, 74, went to her heavenly home Wednesday, February 1, 2017 at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Oxford. She was born April 9, 1942 in Hazzard, KY; she was the daughter of the late Lige Sampsell and the late Ada Hudson Sampsell. Mrs. Janice was a wonderful, loving mother and granny, and also had a tremendous love for animals. [Read more...]

Pete Barnette

Pete Barnette, 74, of Vardaman, went to his heavenly home Friday, Feb. 3, 2017 at NMMC in Tupelo.  He was born May 7, 1942 in Sabougla. He was the son of  E.B. Barnette and Goldie Henson Barnette.  He was a retired, self-employed mechanic, and member of New Providence Baptist Church. [Read more...]

Lucas Redwine Sr.

Lucious Wayne Redwine, Sr., 79, of Water Valley, passed away Saturday, Jan. 28, 2017 at Regional One Medical Center in Memphis. He was born in Water Valley on October 21, 1937 to Willie Sprouse and Cleland Laverle Redwine. A retired carpenter, he proudly served his country as a veteran of the United States Navy. [Read more...]

Willie Isbell

Willie Marvin Isbell, 46, of Bruce, died Friday, Jan. 27, 2017 in Calhoun City. [Read more...]

Thomas Wade Sr.

Thomas H. Wade, Sr., USN Retired-CPO, 86, went to his heavenly home Saturday, Jan.  28, 2017 at his home in Calhoun City.  He was born June 13, 1930 in Derma, the son of the Charles W. Wade and Vena Vanlandingham. He was a member of Egypt Baptist Church. He loved his country very deeply, and proudly served in the Korean War. He was a member of the American Legion. Known for his keen sense of humor, he was a prankster and always quick with a one-liner.  He was a devoted husband and father, who also loved wood-working, and was an avid fisherman. [Read more...]

Paul Ward

Paul Wilson Ward, 64, went to his heavenly home Sunday, Jan. 29, 2017 at his home in Big Creek. He was born March 12, 1952 in Vardaman, the son of  Orville and Rebecca Hall Ward. He was retired from the MS National Guard, member of the American Legion and attended Shiloh Baptist Church.  [Read more...]

Charlene Walker Adams

Charlene Walton Walker Adams died peacefully, Friday, January 27, 2017, at Baptist Hospital in Oxford surrounded by her family, after a long, hard battle with cancer. “Char” as she was called by family and friends, fought it with all of her might, as they all knew she would--strong, enduring and without complaint. She was born on Leap Day, February 29, 1940, to C.B. and Irene Walton Walker, Tillatoba, and was the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Walter Walker, Tillatoba, and Ezra and Effie Cook Walton, Oakland. She married John Oscar (Bud) Adams, Oakland, in 1958. [Read more...]

Marvin Brown

Marvin Lee Brown, 65, of Bruce, died Friday, Jan. 27, 2017, at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Oxford. He was born May 16, 1951. He was a member of Pittsboro Baptist Church. [Read more...]

Rita Conner

Rita Irene Conner, 54, of Calhoun City, died Thursday, Jan. 19, 2017 at her home. [Read more...]

Marty Turner

Marty Clark Turner, 52, of Banner, passed away Thursday, Jan. 26, 2017 at his home in Banner. Born September 29, 1964 in Bruce, he was the son of Wilma Pearl Clark Turner and the late William “Billy” Thora Turner. He was employed by Caterpillar Inc. in Oxford. He was a member of Lantrip Baptist Church. [Read more...]