Jimmy Stewart

Jimmy H. Stewart, 80 of Bruce, passed away Saturday, Jan. 21, 2017, at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Memphis.
Born August 17, 1936 in Grenada, he was the son of Arvin and Mary Coker Stewart. He served 36 years for the  Mississippi Department of Employment Security. He was a member of Antioch Baptist Church. He was a leader of the local Boys Scout Camp. He also loved traveling and camping. He served 32 years in the National Guard. [Read more...]

Bobbie Jean Henry

Bobbie Jean Henry, 82, Houlka, died Thursday, Jan. 19, 2017, at Pontotoc Health Services Hospital. Born January 21, 1934 in Crowder, she was the daughter of the Jake  and Winnie McCormick Ledbetter. She was the wife of Reginald Henry. She was a member of Cooke Memorial Baptist Church. [Read more...]

Col. Edwin Boland

Col. Edwin A. Boland, U.A.S.F. Retired, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2017, at his home in Calhoun City. He was born  August 6, 1930, to Eugene and Eddith Burson Boland of Calhoun City. He graduated from Calhoun City High School and received a B.S. degree in Business Administration from Mississippi College. Upon graduation from M.C., he joined the Air Force and flew Photo Reconnaissance fighter jets until 1957. [Read more...]

Cal Gatlin

Calvin “Cal” Neil Gatlin, 40, passed away  Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2017 in Jackson. He was born May 21, 1976 in Houston, the son of the Neil Gatlin and Gail Vanlandingham Criddle. He was an over the road truck driver for Franklin Furniture in Houston. He was a very loving father, brother, husband and grandfather. He was a member of Vardaman First Baptist Church, and was a Mason of Montpelier#220. [Read more...]

J.B. Payne

J.B. Payne, 68, of Calhoun City, died Saturday, Jan. 14, 2017 at his home. He was born January 22, 1948 and was the son of Meek Andrew Payne, Sr. and Ola Mae Harris Payne of Tippo. He was employed as a truck driver 58 years. Many people called him Blue Goose. He was a member of the Church of God. [Read more...]

J.W. Jackson

John Wesley “J.W.” Jackson, 75, of Bruce, died Friday, Jan. 13, 2017 at Baptist East in Memphis. He was born December 20, 1941, the son of Leroy Jackson and Aline Flemming. He was a member of Jackson Chapel M.B. Church. [Read more...]

Dan Gore Hitt

Dan Gore Hitt died Tuesday, Jan. 10, 2017 at his residence in Corinth. He was preceded in death by his wife of 68 years, Mary Otye Vance Hitt; his parents, Ruben and Kate Gore Hitt; his sisters, Christine (Chene) Hitt, Virginia (Sit) Vance, Kathryn (Kat) Jackson, Frankie Morgan and Jessie Fern Spencer. [Read more...]

Loretta Bingham

Loretta Lee Ferguson Bingham, 86, went to her heavenly home Tuesday, Jan. 10, 2017 at UMMC in Jackson. She was born October 9, 1930 in Grenada county, the daughter of James Dee Ferguson and  Emmie Dee Davis, and grew up in Money. She was a wonderful mother and grandmother. She was also an avid gardener who was very nurturing, and loved to watch things grow. This past November she celebrated 68 years of marriage to her wonderful husband, Robert Kent Bingham.  [Read more...]

John Thomas Hamilton

MSGT (Ret.) John Thomas Hamilton, 80, of Weaver, AL, passed away peacefully on January 8, 2017, at home after a long illness. He was born on July 19, 1936, in Vardaman. After graduating high school, he proudly served his country in the United States Air Force for over twenty years. He was a graduate of Gadsden State Community College and instilled the importance of education into all his children, grandchildren, and loved ones. [Read more...]

William Swindle

William Swindle, 45, passed away at his home in Calhoun City, Monday, January 9, 2017.  He was an avid hunter and outdoorsman.  He was a wonderful father, and he absolutely loved his son, Alex. [Read more...]