Jerry Lee Farmer

Jerry Lee Farmer, 66, of Bruce, died Sunday, June 4, 2017, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-North MS in Oxford. Born August 30, 1950 in Jackson, he was the son of  Leo and Dorothy Brooks Farmer. He was the husband of Tammy McCammon Farmer. He served as a PVT in the Army from 1968-69. He was a Vietnam veteran. He was a member of Paris Baptist Church. [Read more...]

Don McMinn

Homer L. “Don” McMinn, also known as Papa Don, Blues music legend, passed away on June 4, 2017 after a brief illness.  He was instrumental in the rebirth of Beale Street in the 80’s and for years was the entertainment director and leader of the house band at Rum Boogie Cafe. [Read more...]

James Jr. Doss

James Jr. Doss, 67, of Calhoun City, died Tuesday, May 30, 2017 at Calhoun Health Services Nursing Home in Calhoun City. [Read more...]

Cleave Steen Jr.

Cleave Steen, Jr., 62, of Coffeeville, died Tuesday, May 30, 2017 at Sanctuary Hospice in Tupelo. Services will be Wednesday, June 7 at 11:30 a.m. at United M. B. Church in Coffeeville. [Read more...]

Ralph Perkins

Ralph Jamison Perkins (Dec. 19, 1915- May 29, 2017), a World War II Navy veteran, passed away in Dallas, Tx. on Memorial Day, ending a life of almost 102 years. He  grew up in Independence, Senatobia, and Coldwater, Mississippi and lived most of his adult life in his beloved Calhoun City. He was the son of Laura Henrietta Jamison Perkins and Sanford McClendon Perkins. [Read more...]

Dwight Hellums

Dwight Hellums was born June 6, 1921 in Pontotoc County to Henry Grady and Lillie Roane Clark Hellums. He moved with his parents to Texas, Arkansas and the Mississippi Delta before settling in Lafayette County. It was here that he enlisted in the U.S. Marine Corps on Jan. 12, 1942. [Read more...]

Veottis Ferguson

Veottis Ferguson passed away Saturday, June 3, 2017 at North Mississippi Medical Center. Born in Pittsboro on December 8, 1933 to Tommie and Josie Ferguson, he spent most of his life in Bruce, where he had many friends and family. [Read more...]

Ralph Perkins

Ralph Jamison Perkins, 101, formerly of Calhoun City, died Monday, May 29, 2017, in Dallas, Tx., where he had been living for several years.  [Read more...]

Margaret Jones

Margaret Meadows Jones, 88, passed away peacefully at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Calhoun City on Thursday, June 1, 2017. Born January 14, 1929, she was the daughter of Garland and Nona Owens Meadows. Retired from Kellwood, she was a loving mother and devoted Christian woman. She was a member of Grace Southern Baptist Church, where she was a Sunday school teacher over 20 years [Read more...]

Paul Warner

Paul Edward Warner, 90, of Brandon, passed away May 25, 2017 at Peachtree Assisted Living. He was a Calhoun County native, born September 8, 1926 in Big Creek, the son of Harry and Irene Warner. He has been a resident of Brandon since 1974, and member of First Baptist Church. [Read more...]