Janet Ramage

Janet Porter Ramage, 82, passed away peacefully at Baptist Nursing Home Saturday, June 17, 2017. Born September 9, 1934, in Houston, she was the daughter of George Lyndon and Mary Alice Smith Porter. She was a member of New Providence Baptist Church, where she was very active. Anyone who knew her would say “she was there every time the doors were open.” [Read more...]

John ‘J.T.’ Gunter

John “J.T.” Gunter, 79, died Wednesday, June 14, 2017, at his home in Old Union community.  The funeral service will be Saturday, June 17, 2017, at 10 a.m. in the Chapel of Waller Funeral Home with Rev. Earl Rush officiating. Burial will follow in Old Union Baptist Church Cemetery. Visitation is Friday from 4-6 p.m. at Waller Funeral Home. [Read more...]

Bettye Wilson Johnson

Bettye Jean Wilson Johnson, a resident of Nixa, Mo.  with her husband Ronald since 2005, passed to her heavenly home June 10, 2017. She was born in Banner, to Cynclair and Inez Wilson in 1933. She graduated from Bruce High School in 1951, then attended business college in Memphis, securing her first job with General Electric Credit Corporation located in the Sterick Building. [Read more...]

Virginia Casey

Virginia Whitt Casey, 75 born January 4, 1942 passed away June 9, 2017 at the home of Robert and Pat Melton, who were her devoted caregivers. She was a devoted mother, grandmother, homemaker, excellent cook, and beautician. She owned and operated Virginia’s Beauty Shop for over 43 years. She was also a faithful member of Midway Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her parents,  John Lee and Earlene Vance Whitt, and an infant son, James Allen Casey. [Read more...]

Davie Oliver

Davie Quey Oliver, 68 died on Thursday, June 8, 2017, at Union Long Term Care in New Albany, Mississippi.

Lottie B. Potts

Lottie B. Potts, 66 of Paris, Mississippi passed away on Tuesday, June 6, 2017, at her home in Paris, Mississippi.

Jerry Lee Farmer

Jerry Lee Farmer, 66, of Bruce, died Sunday, June 4, 2017, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-North MS in Oxford. Born August 30, 1950 in Jackson, he was the son of  Leo and Dorothy Brooks Farmer. He was the husband of Tammy McCammon Farmer. He served as a PVT in the Army from 1968-69. He was a Vietnam veteran. He was a member of Paris Baptist Church. [Read more...]

Don McMinn

Homer L. “Don” McMinn, also known as Papa Don, Blues music legend, passed away on June 4, 2017 after a brief illness.  He was instrumental in the rebirth of Beale Street in the 80’s and for years was the entertainment director and leader of the house band at Rum Boogie Cafe. [Read more...]

James Jr. Doss

James Jr. Doss, 67, of Calhoun City, died Tuesday, May 30, 2017 at Calhoun Health Services Nursing Home in Calhoun City. [Read more...]

Cleave Steen Jr.

Cleave Steen, Jr., 62, of Coffeeville, died Tuesday, May 30, 2017 at Sanctuary Hospice in Tupelo. Services will be Wednesday, June 7 at 11:30 a.m. at United M. B. Church in Coffeeville. [Read more...]