Burrell Brown Jr.

Burrell Newberry Brown, Jr., 87, of Vaiden, passed away Wednesday, Dec. 21, 2016, at Greenwood
Leflore County Hospital. Born August 10, 1929, he was the son of Burrell Newberry Brown, Sr. and Mittie Shrivener  Brown.
He was the husband of Mamie Brown. He was a retired chemistry and science teacher at Wood Community College. [Read more...]

Sara Bagwell

Sara Elizabeth Bagwell, 95 died on Wednesday, December 21, 2016, at Baptist Health Services Nursing Home  in Calhoun City.
Born May 19, 1921, she was the daughter of the late John Hunt Boydston and the late Lena May Boydston. She
was the wife of the late John Edgar Bagwell. Retired school teacher, taught 2nd grade for many years and substitute taught til
1978. She was a member of Mt. Moriah Baptist Church. [Read more...]

Martha Dye

Martha Elizabeth Dye, 88 died Tuesday, Dec. 20, 2016. Born August 29, 1928 in Houston, she was the daughter of Joe and Laura
Vance Clark. She was the wife of the late Robert Green Dye. She was a former salesclerk at G & S Rexall Drug Store.
She was a member of Vardaman United Methodist Church. [Read more...]

David Winter

David Levoy Winter, 92, passed away on December 19, 2016 at Dugan  Memorial Home, in West Point. He was born November 27, 1924 in Bruce to the late James Enoch and Rena Evie Parker Winter.  He was a member of First Pentecostal Church in West Point.  He was an avid coon hunter and in his spare time loved woodworking. He served in the United States Navy durng World War II.  He was a Paint Specialist for Babcock and Wilcox for 12 years.  He married Maeford Logan September 20, 1942 in Bruce. [Read more...]

Rubert Bruner

Rubert Dean Bruner, 68, died Sunday, December 18, 2016 at his home in Oxford. Born in Bruce, he had lived in the Oxford area for 39 years after moving from Louisville. He was a retired industrial plant manager. He enjoyed golf, gardening and reading. Entertaining friends and family was also something he took pleasure in doing. He was a member of Oxford-University United Methodist Church and was a shuttle driver for the church. [Read more...]

James Russell Griffin

James Russell Griffin, 73 of Bruce,  passed away Sunday, Dec. 18, 2016, at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Oxford. Born  July 14, 1943 in Algoma, he was the son of Joseph  and Janet Peden Griffin. He was a retired sewing machine mechanic with Kellwood. He was a member of Carey Springs Baptist Church. [Read more...]

James Blount

James Blount, 91, of Ridgeland, died Saturday, Dec. 10, 2016, at Chateau in Ridgeland. Born July 20, 1925 in Pine Valley, he was the son of  Joseph and Eva Lillian Ferrell Blount. He was the husband of Mary (Bibbie) Gary Blount of Clinton and the late Annette Mosuk Blount wife of 59 years. He was retired from United States Department of Labor. He served as a PFC in the Army from 1944 until 1945. He was a Veteran of World War II a Bronze Star and Purple Heart recipient. [Read more...]

Ruby Cumberland

Ruby Hazel Pilgram Cumberland, 92, went to her heavenly home Friday, Dece. 16, 2016 at Baptist Nursing Home in Calhoun City. She was born December 29, 1923 in Kemper County, the daughter of Oscar and Bertha Jackson Pilgram. She was a member of First Baptist Church in Calhoun City.  [Read more...]

Billy Joe Wooten

Billy Joe Wooten, 76, of Vardaman went to his heavenly home Sunday, Dec. 11, 2016 at Baptist Memorial Medical Center in Oxford. He was born October 16, 1940 in Chickasaw County, the son of William Oscar and Josie Lewis Wooten. He was a member of Pleasant Grove Baptist Church and a retired Shop Supervisor from MPI Industries in Houston.  He will also be remembered for his 25 years with Hawkins Ford Motor Company in Calhoun City. [Read more...]

Rose Howard

Rose Inmon Howard, 95, went to her heavenly home Friday, Dec. 9, 2016 at Baptist Nursing Home in Calhoun City. She was born April 9, 1921 in Vardaman, the daughter of  Robert Lee and Alma Rish Inmon. She was the youngest of a large family with 15 brothers and sisters.  She was a member of Derma Methodist Church, and loved to paint, working in her yard and garden, and sewing. [Read more...]