Perry “Pop” Arbuckle

Perry Dalfred “Pop” Arbuckle, Sr., 78, died Friday, June 17, 2016 at his home in Water Valley. He was born September 2, 1937 to the late William Nathaniel and Opal Simmons Arbuckle. He was a member of Hardy Baptist Church, a retired self-employed logger and was affectionately known as “Pop”. A devoted husband, father and grandfather, he enjoyed fishing with his grandchildren, gardening and spending time with family and friends. [Read more...]

Darla Miller

Darla June Miller, 55, of Calhoun City, died Wednesday, June 15, 2016 at her home. She was born February 16, 1961 in Houston, the daughter of the late Billy Bradford and Betty Bailey Bradford. She was a sewer for Franklin Corp. in Houston. [Read more...]

Mable McCrory

Mable Ruth Proctor McCrory, 90, of Gulfport, and formerly of Memphis, beloved mother, grandmother and great-grandmother, passed away June 12, 2016 after a brief illness. She was a graduate of Treadwell High School and was a long-time realtor in Memphis. Before moving from Memphis, she was an active member of Cherry Road Baptist Church and Memphis Women’s Council. [Read more...]

Edward Malone

Edward Lynn Malone, 88, went to his heavenly home Wednesday June 15, 2016 at Calhoun Health Services in Calhoun City. He was born July 21, 1927 in Carrolton, the son of Finace Malone and Nannie Watson. He was a retired truck driver and a member of Pleasant Hill Baptist Church. [Read more...]

Ed Newman Jr.

Edward Lowry Newman, Jr., 71, died Tuesday, June 14, 2016 at the University of Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson. He was born July 31, 1944 in Bruce, to the late Edward Lowry Newman, Sr. and Mary Esther Fly Newman. He was a member of Timothy Baptist Church in Oklahoma and a devoted husband, father and grandfather. He enjoyed working, gardening, horses, running his sawmill and spending time with his family and grandchildren. [Read more...]

Dorothy Beckett

On Monday, June 13, 2016, Dorothy “Dot” Freely Beckett, 77, was wonderfully and completely healed as she drew her last breath here on Earth and entered heaven in a new body. She was born December 21, 1938, to the late Robert and Jannie Vanlandingham Freely in Vardaman, MS.  She was a member of Mt. Zion Baptist Church, Columbus, MS. During her time spent here on Earth,  she poured her life into being a devoted pastor’s wife, mother, grandmother, caregiver, and Sunday School teacher, serving the Lord in any way she could. [Read more...]

Jimmy Coleman

Jimmy Wade Coleman, 49, of Jacksonville, FL died June 12 at Memorial Hospital in Jacksonville of cancer.

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Gladys Jennings

Gladys J. Jennings, 64, of Calhoun City, died Saturday, June 11, 2016 at Calhoun Health Services. [Read more...]

Curtis Ellis

Curtis Wayne Ellis, 74, went to his heavenly home Friday, June 10, 2016 at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Oxford. He was born July 25, 1941 in Slate Springs, the son of Rufus Ellis and Virginia Vance. He was a member of Bethany Baptist Church in Slate Springs. [Read more...]

Lorance Drake

Vernon Lorance Drake, 78 of Horn Lake,  passed away Friday, June 10, 2016 at his residence. Born September 7, 1937 in Bruce, he was the son of Vernon “Bill” and Ruby Russell Drake. His first wife, Mary Ellen Drake,   preceded him in death, and a brother, Winfred Drake. He was retired from Memphis Hardwood Flooring and served in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War. His many hobbies were fishing, hunting and gardening. He attended Colonial Hills Baptist Church. [Read more...]