Ann Burgess

Ann Lindsey Burgess, 83, of Memphis, died peacefully on July 16, 2015. She was born October 16, 1931, in Banner, the daughter of Boyce Lindsey and Addie Chloe Riley McMahan. She graduated from Memphis Technical High School in 1949 and retired from The University of Memphis after 35 years of loyal service, where she was honored for her work with students for whom she provided vocational placement and guidance. [Read more...]

Betty Miller

Betty Jean Pittman Miller,   58, passed away July 2, 2015 at   St. Joseph Hospital in Milwaukee, WI. She was born September 19, 1957 in Calhoun County to Willie G (Jank) Pittman and Eddie Mae Dukes Pittman. She received her formal education at Calhoun City High School. She moved to Milwaukee in the early 1980’s. She was saved and baptized at a young age. She had Christian beliefs which she instilled into her children and grandchildren. She was a valued member at Greater Love Missionary Baptist Church in Milwaukee. [Read more...]

Cherrie Cousins

Cherrie Lee Ford Cousins of West Point, died July 10, 2015. She was born April 28, 1919in Clay County, the daughter of the late Jake Burns and Mary Addie Burns. She was a member of Third Mt. Olive M.B. Church for many years. [Read more...]

Loyce Cole

Loyce Jones Cole, 93, of Pittsboro, died  Friday, July 17, 2015 at North MS Medical Center Hospice in Tupelo. She was born March 31, 1922 in Yalobusha County,  the daughter of William H. Jones and Effie Shankle Jones. She was a homemaker and member of Rocky Mount Baptist Church. [Read more...]

Bobby Joe Fleming

Bobby Joe Fleming, 72, died Friday, July 17, 2015 at Calhoun Health Services Nursing Home. He was born March 19, 1943 in Houston, the son of the late Archie W. Fleming and Mary Louise Turner Fleming. He was a member of Derma Baptist Church and a former employee of Union Camp. [Read more...]

Billy McCord

Bro. Billy Q. McCord, of Bruce, died at Calhoun Health Services in Calhoun City, Tuesday, July 14, 2015. Born March 30, 1940 in Shady Grove Community, he was the son of the late Vard McCord and the late Ila Edwards McCord. He was a graduate of University of Mississippi and was a retired Assistant Superintendent for DeSoto County Schools. He was a pastor for Shady Grove Methodist Church. Community-minded, he served as president of Calhoun County School Board, was a member of Sons of the American Revolution, Mississippi Conference of United Methodists, Bruce Rotary Club, and he served as a DeSoto County deputy sheriff.  [Read more...]

Billy Ray Covington

Billy Ray Covington, 26, of Calhoun City, died Saturday, July 11, 2015 in Big Creek. [Read more...]

Pearlie Thomas

Pearlie Mae (Bracy) Thomas, 61, of Calhoun City, died Saturday, July 11, 2015 at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Oxford.

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Shirley Goodson

Shirley Calder Goodson, 81, of Bruce died Sunday, July 12, 2015 at Calhoun Health Services Nursing Home in Calhoun City. She was born January 16, 1934 in Calhoun County, the daughter of Leslie Edward Calder and L.V. Kelley Calder. She was a retired factory worker and member of New Gauley Freewill Baptist Church. [Read more...]

K.D. Boyd

Kimuel Durrell “K.D.” Boyd, 70, of Grenada, passed away Thursday, July 9, 2015 at the University of Mississippi Medical Center-Grenada. He was born July 23, 1944 in Monroe County, to O.E. and Lillian Tubb Boyd. He was a self-employed businessman most of his life and served as Justice Court Judge in Grenada County for two terms. He was a National Guard Veteran. [Read more...]