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...]

Betty Allen

Betty Sue Johnson Allen, 84, of Pittsboro, died  Thursday, Sept. 8, 2016, at Brookdale Senior Living in Oxford. She was born August 30, 1932 in Bruce, the daughter of Clarence  and Jimmie Mae Bennett Johnson. She was a homemaker and member of Bruce United Methodist Church, Daughters of the American Revolution, and Twentieth Century Club. [Read more...]

Idell York

Eudie Idell York, 83 of Bruce, died Tuesday, Sept. 6, 2016, at Bruce Community Living Center. Born March 5, 1933 in Pittsboro,  she was the daughter of Ira and Euris Tutor McCormick. She was formerly employed by Wildwood Church and Day Care and was a member of Rocky Mount Baptist Church. [Read more...]

Grace Raley

Grace Ann Henry Raley, 62, died Tuesday, Sept. 6, 2016 at her home in Banner. She was born June 27, 1953 in Batesville,  to  Thomas Jefferson and Grace Edith Thompson Henry. Grace worked for a number of years at Winchester in Oxford and enjoyed gardening, growing flowers and plants, feeding the birds and cooking for her family and friends. [Read more...]

Genita Johnson

Genita Ann Johnson, 64, of Vardaman,  went to her heavenly home Saturday, September 3, 2016, at her residence. Born May 12, 1952 in Magnolia, she was the wife of Myles Johnson. Her birth mother was Maxine Stewart of Memphis. She was preceded in death by her adopted mother, Edna Lindsey. She was a member of Vardaman First Baptist Church. [Read more...]

Lyla Mitchell

Lyla Fuggett Mitchell, 90, went to her heavenly home  Friday, September 2, 2016 at Bruce Living Center in Bruce. She was born March 13, 1926 in Calhoun County, the daughter of Walter Fuggett and Winnie Vaughn Fuggett. She was a retired sewing machine operator at Kellwood and a member of Pleasant Hill Baptist Church. [Read more...]

Natalie McKinney

Natalie Patricia McKinney, 74 of Bruce,  went to her heavenly home Saturday, September 3, 2016, at NMMC in Tupelo. Born October 22, 1941 in Galveston, Tx. she was the daughter of Louis Paysse and Natalie King Paysse. She was the wife of the late Curtis McKinney. She was a retired office manager Easy Credit Finance of Bruce. [Read more...]

Kenneth Bowling

Kenneth Wayne Bowling, 56, of Water Valley, died Thursday, September 1, 2016, at his residence.
Born Friday, May 20, 1960 in Vardaman, he was the son of the late Billy Wayne Bowling and the late Annie Lou Holloway
Armstrong. He was the husband of Retha Jean Bowling. He was a member of Oak Springs Baptist Church, he was formerly employed with Hardin Trucking.

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John Hodges

John Thomas Hodges, 75, of Grenada, passed away Thursday, August 25, 2016 at his residence. He was born February 27, 1941 in Oneonta, AL to Howard and Julia Hodges. He had served his country in the United States Marine Corps and retired as a Warehouse Supervisor with Michelin Tire Corporation. Following his retirement with Michelin, he became a licensed hearing aid specialist and formed Hodges Hearing Aid Service, Inc. [Read more...]

Willa Sexton

Willa Nell Sexton, 51, went to her heavenly home Friday, Aug. 26, 2016 at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Oxford. She was born April 21, 1965 in Grenada, the daughter of the late James Miller and Laura James. [Read more...]