Margaret Reeves

Margaret Reeves, 68, of Bruce, died August 8, 2107 at Bruce Community Living Center. She was born August 18, 1948 in Calhoun County, the daughter of Vernon and Lucinda Mae Mooneyham Keel. She was a Baptist and a homemaker. She loved helping others, mowing yards and fishing.  [Read more...]

Martha Smith

Martha Naron Smith, 87, of Vardaman,  passed away Monday, Aug. 7, 2017, at The Blake in Oxford. She was a loving mother, grandmother and wife, and was loved by her family, church family and friends. She was a devoted member of Vardaman United Methodist Church. A graduate of Vardaman High School Class of 1947, she was a former telephone operator and beautician. She was born October 25, 1929 in Houston, and was a member of Vardaman United Methodist Church. [Read more...]

Geneva Embry

Geneva Embry, 81, passed away Saturday, August 5, 2017, Baptist Memorial Hospital in Oxford. She was born in February 1936, in Thaxton. She married Robert Embry in September 1961, in Grenada. [Read more...]

Harold Fly

Harold Helm Fly, 80, of Coffeeville, passed away Sunday, Aug. 6, 2017 at Grenada Living Center.  He was born September 13, 1936 in Coffeeville to Bilbo and Earlene Helm Fly. He was a member of First Baptist Church in Coffeeville and had retired from the Mississippi State Forestry Commission after having worked there for over 32 years.  He also faithfully served our country in the U.S. Army. [Read more...]

Naomi Barton

Naomi Ruth Barton, 71, passed away Sunday, August 6, 2017 at her home. She was born in Booneville on December 22, 1945 to Willie Dee and Rosa Edith Helton Smith. On July 19, 1962, she married Jimmie Barton of Derma, in Oxford. She graduated from Calhoun City High School. [Read more...]

Linda Lewis

Linda Edwards Lewis, 68, of Holcomb, passed away Saturday, Aug. 5, 2017 at Baptist Reynolds Hospice Residence in Collierville. [Read more...]

Jessie Gladney

Jessie Inola Enochs Gladney passed away Tuesday July 25, 2017 at Des Peres Hospital in St. Louis, Mo. after suffering respiratory failure.  She was born February 5, 1920 to Elmer and Annie Enochs in Vardaman. [Read more...]

Bro. Charles Keel

Bro. Charles Monroe Keel, 75, of Lambert, passed away Sunday, July 16, 2017 at Baptist Desoto Hospital in Southaven. He was born May 12, 1942 in Oxford to Howard Monroe and Carolyn Lois Neal Keel. He had served in ministry at Calvary Baptist Church in Marks,  and several other churches in the surrounding area for 44 years. He enjoyed buying and trading vehicles, watching wrestling, and reading his Bible. He was also a retired farmer and truck driver.  [Read more...]

Roger Tucker

Roger Lee Tucker departed this life on Sunday, July 23, 2017 at his home in Calhoun City. He was born September 23, 1967 to Zoila and John Tucker. He was a member of Double Spring MB Church and was a 1986 graduate of Calhoun City High School. He will most be remembered to family as a son, brother, uncle to many, and as a Calhoun City Wildcat fan. He was employed at the Piggly Wiggly Store in Bruce, where he loved his job and the people he came in contact with. [Read more...]

Mac McAlpine

Frank McKown “Mac” McAlpine, Jr., 58, of Haleyville, AL passed away Monday, July 17, 2017 after a hard-fought battle with cancer over the past two years. He spent his last days surrounded by family and innumerable friends. The outpouring of love and community support for he and his family was a true testament to his life.

Mac was born in Bruce on August 21, 1958. [Read more...]