Joe Abb King, 82, of Water Valley, died Friday, Dec. 2, 2016, at Brookdale Senior Living in Oxford. Born January 24, 1934 in Paris, he was the son of Abb and Effie Williams King. He was the husband of Sybil Warren King. He was retired from Chambers in Oxford. [Read more...]
Frances Montez Camp, 89, passed away Wednesday, Nov. 30, 2016, at Fern Brooke Personal Care Home in
Houston. Born April 10, 1927 in Banner, she was the daughter of the late Rex Bollinger and the late Inez Goodwin Bollinger. She was the wife of the late Frank "Tiny Boy" Camp. She was a retired elementary teacher for Calhoun Co. Schools where she served 35 years. [Read more...]
Grady Lee Easley, Jr., 66, went to his heavenly home Monday, Nov. 28, 2016 at his home in Calhoun City. He was born June 29, 1950 in Calhoun City, the son of Grady Easley, Sr. and Francis Vernon Chandler Easley. He was a retired farmer, and a member of College Hill Baptist Church. He was a loving husband, father, and grandfather. [Read more...]
Jeanette Wilson, 65 of Bruce, passed on Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2016, at her home in Bruce. She was born February 19, 1951 in Pelahatchie, she was the daughter of Woodrow and Sara Smith. She was the wife of Jerry Lee Wilson of Bruce. She was a member of Pittsboro First Pentecostal Church, where she served as First Lady and was a Prayer Warrior. She loved her church and family. [Read more...]
On November 6, 1934, Theodis Herrod was born to the late Cedell “Papa” Herrod and Grace M. Slaughter in Calhoun County. Theodis was affectionately called “Mike” since his early childhood. He made his transition from time to eternity after a lengthy illness on Novewmber 18, 2016 at his home, surrounded by his family. He confessed Christ at an early age and united with Friendship Baptist Church in Calhoun City and later with C.O.G.I.C. Upon moving to Bruce he united with Bruce Chapel C.M.E. Church. He was a man who enjoyed life and his family. He had a wonderful sense of humor and cared about his kids and wife. Even during his ilnness, he continued to laugh and make others happy. He enjoyed all types of sports, especially race car driving. [Read more...]
Beulah Gregory Cleveland, 93, was born October 10, 1923 in Calhoun County. She passed away November 24, 2016 at Bruce Community Living Center. She was a homemaker and member of Skuna Valley Baptist Church. [Read more...]
Joyce Elizabeth Nix, 83, of Pittsboro, passed away Saturday, Nov. 26, 2016, surrounded by her family at
her residence. Born May 30, 1933, she was the daughter of Gilbert Wall and Maggie Shepherd Moore. She was
the wife of the late Bryan Nix.
Abbie “Jewel” Massey, 95, of Vardaman, passed on Monday, Nov. 21, 2016, at Floy Dyer Manor in Houston. Born February 25, 1921 in Calhoun County, she was the daughter of Russ and Dora Baker Hamby. She was the wife of the late Arnie Burl Massey. She was a devoted homemaker and loving mother and a member of New Hope Baptist Church. [Read more...]
Jay Lewis Griffin, 74, of Water Valley, died Monday, Nov. 21, 2016 at The Med in Memphis, of injuries from a fall. [Read more...]
Shelby Jean Jones, 76, of Minter City, passed away Sunday, Nov. 20, 2016, at Greenwood Leflore County Hospital in Greenwood.
Born August 9, 1940, she was the daughter of William and Hazel Logan Murphree. She was a retired Dietary Manager for Ruleville Nursing and Rehab. She was a member of Mt. Moriah Baptist Church. [Read more...]