Amanda Taylor

Amanda Kaye Taylor, 26, passed away Thursday, Nov. 10, 2016 in Lafayette County. She was born in Hinds County. She served in the U.S. National Guard as a Private First Class with a tour of duty in Iraq in 2011. She was a homemaker, loving wife and mother, and blessed to be loved and cherished by Jim, Drew and Alex. [Read more...]

Rene Liles

Rene Hastings Liles, 91 of Southaven,  passed away Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2016, at her residence. Born June 19, 1925 in Pittsboro,  she was the daughter of James and the late Tezzie Goodson Hastings. She was the wife of the late Tommie Liles. [Read more...]

Ray James

Rubel Ray James, 81, went to his heavenly home Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2016 at his residence in Calhoun City. He was born October 11, 1935 in Grenada County, the son of Edward Eugene and Lois Arie Mitchell James. He was a retired mechanic for Affordable Furniture, and a member of New Providence Baptist Church, where he served as a deacon.  [Read more...]

Minister Charles Kelly

Minister Charles Wesley Kelly of Macon, and formerly of Bruce, died October 27, 2016 in Jackson. He was born March 26, 1949 in Bruce, the son of Daniel (Jack) and Rosie Alexander Kelly. He was a former member of Zion Spring MB Church. He graduated from Bruce High School in 1967 and attended Coahoma Junior College. He served his country in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam era. [Read more...]

Charles Shinall

Charles Shinall, 83, of Pittsboro, went to his heavenly home Friday, Nov. 4, 2016 at NMMC in Tupelo. He was born January 7, 1933 in Calhoun County, the son of Melvin  and Mary Jenkins Shinall. He was a retired farmer, and a member of Oak Grove Baptist Church. He was in the United States Army, and proudly served his country in the Korean War. He was an avid fisherman and also loved gardening. [Read more...]

Flora Ella Rogers

Flora Ella Rogers, 82, of Bruce passed away Saturday, Nov. 5, 2016, at Bruce Community Living Center. Born September 11, 1934, she was the daughter of Louis and Lizzie Hamblin Gregory. She was the wife of the late James Rogers. She was retired from Glenn Slacks in Bruce and a member of Mt. Comfort Baptist Church. [Read more...]

Mary Virges

Mary E. Virges, 54, of Woodland, died Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2016 at OCH Regional Medical Center in Starkville. [Read more...]

Gladys Hughes

Gladys Marie Hughes, 90, died Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2016. at Madison County Nursing Home in Canton. She was formerly of Bruce. Born August 5, 1926, she was the daughter of  Zek Loyd “E.L.” Hughes and  Susie Mae Wiggs  Hughes. She was a member of Mt. Moriah Baptist Church. [Read more...]

Frank Brown

Franklin “Frank” Lee Brown, Sr., 72, died Tuesday, Nov. 1, 2016 at his home in Coffeeville. He was born January 4, 1944 in Water Valley, to Clarence Lee Brown and Christene Shepherd Brown Farmer. He served in the United States Navy during the Viet Nam War, was a retired barber and later retired from Mott’s Chicken Plant in Water Valley where he worked as a mechanic. He was a member of the Cowboy Church of Coffeeville. He was an agricultural enthusiast who enjoyed gardening, raising animals, fishing, hunting, and running his sawmill. Frank was a devoted father and grandfather who loved spending time with his family and friends. [Read more...]

Joshua Tanner Armstrong

A graveside service will be held Thursday, Nov. 10 for infant Joshua Tanner Armstrong, the son of Brannon Wayne Armstrong and Laken Harrison Armstrong of Vardaman. The service will be at Bethany Cemetery in Slate Springs with Bro. James Tower officiating. [Read more...]