Carolyn Tedder

Carolyn Thompson Tedder, 86, went home to heaven Sunday, Feb. 28, 2016, at the Mississippi Baptist Medical Center in Jackson. She was born August 1, 1929, in Big Creek, a daughter of the late L.C. and Jakie Boland Thompson. She married her beloved husband, Emerson Tedder, Jr., April 13, 1947 in Calhoun City.  [Read more...]

Jo Ann Hyde

Jo Ann Gregg Hyde, 65, went to her heavenly home Friday, Mar. 11, 2016. She was born December 20, 1950 in Calhoun County, the daughter of Joe and Robbie Wood Gregg. [Read more...]

Tony Chance

Tony E. Chance, 62, of Sardis, passed away  March 13, 2016 at Baptist Memorial Hospital--DeSoto in Southaven. A very likeable person, he never met a stranger and had countless friends. He was an avid hunter and fisherman, loved music and was a drummer with Two Dollar General and Rebel Souls bands. [Read more...]

Opal Tunnell

Essie Opal Carter Tunnell, 94, died at Sanctuary Hospice House in Tupelo March 11, 2016. She was the widow of Clyde Tunnell. [Read more...]

Ben Crutchfield

Willie Ben Crutchfield, 81, of Calhoun City, went to his heavenly home Thursday, Mar. 10, 2016. He was born April 23, 1934, in Slate Spring, the son of Timothy Crutchfield and Eula M. Jones.  [Read more...]

JoAnn Schantz

JoAnn Schantz, 79 of Eupora, died Thursday, Mar. 10, 2016, at NMMC in Tupelo. Born  September 27, 1936, she was the daughter of the late Robbie and Ethel Burt Guthrie. She was the wife of Jack Schantz. [Read more...]

Sylvester Mitchell

Sylvester Mitchell, 72, of Bruce, died March 7, 2016 at his residence. He was a retired truck driver for Mott’s and T.G. Baker. [Read more...]

Maggie Vance

Maggie Louise Dorroh Vance, 103, went to her heavenly home Tuesday, Mar. 1, 2016. She was born January 15, 1913, in New Hope in Webster County,  the daughter of Leroy Finnell and Mannie West Dorroh. She went through 12th grade at Slate Springs School. She and T.J. (Thomas Jefferson) Vance were married for 65 years until his death May 20, 2000. She was a homemaker and former resident of the Slate Springs community and resident of Calhoun Health Services Nursing Home since 2006. She was a long-time member of Bethany Baptist Church in Slate Springs, where she was a Sunday School and Vacation Bible School teacher, G.A. leader, and choir member. She enjoyed playing piano, walking, reading, tatting and crocheting, and reading her Bible. She loved children and animals. [Read more...]

Era Pearl Harrelson

Era Pearl Harrelson, 86, of Memphis, loving wife, mother, grandmother, and sister passed away February 27, 2016. She loved children and was a foster parent and babysitter for 26 children throughout the years. She also kept the nursery for 40 years at Wells Station Baptist Church. She always loved to do for others by putting them first, making things with her hands and giving them as gifts. She was the best mother and will truly be missed. [Read more...]

Ernest Webb Sr.

Ernest Eugene Webb, Sr. of Charlotte, died February 29. He was an avid pilot, antique airplane pioneer, WWII veteran, devoted husband, father and grandfather. He is preceded in death by his wife Lucye Webb; son, Ernest Webb Jr. and daughter, Sherry Webb Williams. He is survived by his daughter, Suzy Webb Bertoni; son, Ken Webb and five grandsons. [Read more...]