Peggy Jane Baker, 63, of Bruce, died Tuesday, August 11, 2015, at Bruce Community Living Center. Born Saturday, January 19, 1952 in Houston, she was the daughter of the late John Winfred Baker and Lavonia Mae Hardin Baker. She was a member of Faith Fellowship Church.
Mable Dean Hollis Hamilton, 86, of Calhoun City, died Monday, August 10, 2015 at Calhoun Health Services in Calhoun City. She was born September 1, 1928 in Calhoun County, the daughter of Samuel Winfield Hollis and Lula Mae Buford Hollis. She was retired from Kellwood and was a member of Pleasant Hill Baptist Church. [Read more...]
Wiley Boone Tallant, 92, passed away Saturday, August 8, 2015 in Bruce.
James “Jamie” Edward Melton, 80, of Greenville, died Monday, June 15, 2015 at Delta Regional Medical Center of Greenville. His graveside service was June 18 at 11 a.m. at Chapel Hill Cemetery in Big Creek preceding his burial there. He was born March 26, 1935 in Big Creek, the son of the late Hubert Edward and Ludie May Melton. [Read more...]
Kenneth Carroll Willis was born June 12, 1946 in Bruce, the son of Lillian Katherine Blalock Willis and James Rudell Willis, Sr. He died July 29, 2015 in hospice care, after years of suffering from cancer. He graduated from Bruce High School and the University of Mississippi, where he earned his bachelor’s and master’s degrees. He was a Vietnam Veteran. [Read more...]
Christine Bailey, 94, of Vardaman, died Tuesday, August 4, 2015, at North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo. Born December 30, 1920, she was the daughter of the late George Clifton McGee and Irvis Anderson McGee. She was the wife of the late Henry Bailey. She was a member of Vardaman First Baptist Church and an auxiliary member of the Gideons. [Read more...]
Bennie Faye White, 65 of Bruce, died Friday, July 31, 2015 at Sanctuary Hospice in Tupelo. She was a devoted wife and mother, enjoyed making hats, and was a life long member of New Hope Church. [Read more...]
Frankie Lathern Kelley, 62, of Texarkana, Tx., died July 18, 2015 at his home with his wife and mother by his side. He was born March 20, 1953 in Bruce. He was reitred from Cooper Tire. He was a member of Hillcrest Baptist Church, but attended Centre West Baptist Church. He was preceded in death by his father, Floyd Kelley; one brother, Randy Kelley; one nephew, Jarod Kelley, and his grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Albert Melton and Mr. and Mrs. Leroy Kelley, all of Bruce.
Paul Quincy Hallum, 74, was born October 27, 1940 in Pittsboro, to the late Raymon and Ethel Parker Hallum, and died July 24, 2015 at North Delta Hospice House, Southaven. He was a retired member of Local 263 and construction boilermaker. He was also a retired maintenance boilermaker with the Tennessee Valley Authority and was a member of Carriage Hills Baptist Church in Southaven.
Margaret Winter, 85 of Vardaman, died Sunday, August 2, 2015 at Calhoun Health Services Nursing Home in Calhoun City. She was born September 11, 1929 in Derma, the daughter of the late Gilbert Lee Langston and Pearl Hicks Langston. She was a homemaker and ward clerk for Trace Regional Hospital over 20 years, and a charter member of New Hope Baptist Church, Vardaman. [Read more...]