Norene Clements, 87, went to her heavenly home Tuesday, Oct. 25, 2016 at Grenada Living Center, where she was affectionately known by fellow residents and staff as “Mama Clementine.” She was born February 10, 1929 in Calhoun County, the daughter of Otho and Ava Cantrell Hill. She was a member of New Hebron Baptist Church in Grenada. [Read more...]
Charles Winfred Poynor, 78, of Banner, died Monday, October 24, 2016, at MyKales in New Albany.
Born March 29, 1938, he was the son of the late Nathaniel Davis Poynor and the late Lila Pearl Harrison Poynor.
He was the husband of the late Wanda Braddock Poynor.
He graduated from Bruce High School in 1957. He was a retired construction superintendent for Endevco, Inc. He enjoyed farming as a hobby. He was a member of Lantrip Baptist Church and served in the U.S. Army during the Cuban Missile Crises. He was a devoted Ole Miss Rebel fan and was known for his warm personality and charming smile. [Read more...]
Ben Anderson Arrington, 100, went to his heavenly home Sunday, Oct. 23, 2016 at his daughter’s home in Grenada. He was born December 30, 1915 in Hardin County, TN, the son of George Nathan and Dora Thompson Arrington. He was a retired security guard at Custom Dimensions and member of New Providence Baptist Church. [Read more...]
Helen Virginia McGonagill Wheeler, 76, of Ellisville, formerly of Columbus, died Sunday, Oct. 23 in Ellisville, Mississippi. Born March 7, 1940 in Tula, she was the daughter of William Arnold and Ruthie Cledia May Jones. She was a retired L.P.N. and an avid day lily gardener. [Read more...]
Shawna Kaye Coleman, 40, of Calhoun City, passed away Saturday, Oct. 22, 2016, at Baptist East Memphis in Memphis. She was born August 28, 1976 in Houston and was a member of Derma Baptist Church. [Read more...]
James Bryan Moore, 43, passed away in Calhoun County Thursday, Oct. 20, 2016 as the result of an automobile accident. He was born June 10, 1973 in Bruce to E.D. and Virginia Chrestman Moore. He worked with Allen Murphree Farms. [Read more...]
Ellie Jane Young, 103, of Bruce, died Friday, October 21, 2016, at Pontotoc Nursing Home in Pontotoc,
Mississippi. Born October 13, 1913, in Calhoun County, she was the daughter of the late Henry Campbell and the late Lona
Coston Campbell. She was the wife of the late Hilliard Enoch Young. She was a member of Bruce Church Of Christ, a
Homemaker, Seamstress and sewed for the public, enjoyed gardening and flowers. [Read more...]
Johnnie Jean Saulters, 84, of Olive Branch, died Thursday, Oct. 20, 2016, at Poplar Point Nursing Home in Memphis. Born July 14, 1932, she was the daughter of James Lee Adkins and Johnnie O. Summers. She was retired from the housekeeping department at Lebonheur Hospital. [Read more...]
Charlie Wayne Clark, 87, of Bruce, left this earthly home for his eternal home in heaven, October 19 2016. Christian, lover of family, and friend to so many, he was a loved and respected pillar in his Pleasant Grove community, Calhoun county, and far beyond. He was the firstborn to Henry and Johnnie Jewell Busby Clark and grew up in the north Calhoun County area not far from Sarepta. Growing up, he helped his father farm. He attended Sarepta School and enjoyed gathering and sharing pictures and other historical school memorabilia with classmates through the years. He was a gifted story teller with a great memory and shared many stories of his childhood years. [Read more...]
Bobby Ray Hall, 84, died October 15, 2016 at his residence, surrounded by his loved ones. He was born in Calhoun County June 21, 1932 to Robert Lee and Birdie Mae Lee Hall. He graduated from Bruce High School and served in the U.S. Army during the Korean Conflict. He was a member of Westside Baptist Church in Bruce. He was a former employee of Kellwood Company of Oxford, where he worked over 28 years in the cutting department as a supervisor. After his work at Kellwood he worked for Con-Agri in Water Valley. He was a cattle farmer and avid outdoorsman but his greatest love was his family and friends. [Read more...]