Alvie Potts

Alvie Dirl Potts, 74 of Paris, passed away Saturday, July 23, 2016, surrounded by his family at his home. Born December 1, 1941, he was the son of Arvie Potts and Clyde Joblin Potts. He was the husband of Lucille Hill Potts. He was retired from Whirlpool Appliance Corp in Oxford. He served in the Army from 1966-1968 and he was a Vietnam Veteran. [Read more...]

Jim Earl Aron

Jimmy Earl Aron, 75 of Bruce, died Monday, July 18, 2016, at The Med in Memphis. Born January 10, 1941 in Bruce, he was the son of James Lavert Aron and Sara Josephine Easley Aron. He served in the Mississippi National Guard, was in the graduating class of 1958 at Bruce High School, and was a graduate of Graduate of Mississippi State University in agriculture service. He was a cattleman, farmer, used car dealer, timber and land owner. He was a member of Sherman Baptist Church. [Read more...]

Emmer Cook

Emmer Alice   Cook , 81, passed away Friday  July 15, 2016, at home in Pittsboro. [Read more...]

Addie Cook-Vance

Addie M. Cook-Vance, 84, passed away Monday, July 11, 2016, at Sanctuary Hospice in Tupelo [Read more...]

John Paul Vance

John Paul Vance, 52, went to his heavenly home on Monday, July 11, 2016 at UMMC in Grenada. He was born May 9, 1964 in Houston, the son of Clifford Vance and Edna Jones Gregg. He was a truck driver for Lovorn Logging and member of Bethany Baptist Church in Slate Springs. [Read more...]

Louise Hillhouse

Louise Wright Hillhouse, 94 of Bruce, died Tuesday, July 12, 2016 at her home. Born January 6, 1922, she was the daughter of Avery Pascal and late Clarisa Mitchell Wright. She was a Baptist and homemaker. [Read more...]

Dr. Horton Taylor Jr.

Dr. Horton G. Taylor, Jr., 76, of Ripley, passed away at his daughter’s home in Union County July 5, 2016. He was born June 29, 1940, in Vardaman, the first born son of Horton G. Taylor, Sr. and Unita Taylor of Calhoun City. He was a graduate of Abraham Clark High School, Roselle, NJ and earned a B.S. degree from Rutgers University in New Brunswick, NJ where he was a member of Alpha Sigma Phi Fraternity. Upon earning his B.S. degree, he was accepted into medical school at Emory University in Atlanta. After he received his Doctoral Degree of Medicine, he returned to the NJ area to begin his internship at Kings County Hospital in Brooklyn, NY. During this time he married his college sweetheart Jean Barnett, Westfield, NJ, October 15, 1967. [Read more...]

Amy Jo Riley

Amy Jo Riley, 78, of Amory, passed away Saturday, July 9, 2016 at the Golden Living Health Center. Born April 20, 1938, she was the daughter of Middleton and Mary Lou Strain Clark.  Jo was a graduate of Bruce High School, class of 1955. She married the love of her life, James Riley, on December 25,  1955. She spent her career as a dental assistant for Dr. Garland Boyd and was very proud to have been a part of establishing Dr. Boyd’s Dental Practice. [Read more...]

Sue Lofton

Clara Sue Brasher Lofton, 81, passed away July 9, 2016 at her home in Houlka surrounded by her family. She was born October 30, 1934 in Houlka, the daughter of Alford Corinth  and Donnie May Tutor Brasher. [Read more...]

Charles Cumberland

Charles Albert Cumberland, 76 of Big Creek, died Thursday, July 7, 2016, at Calhoun County Nursing Home in
Calhoun City. Born Thursday, March 21, 1940 in Meridian, he was the son of the late Norman Earnest Cumberland and Ruby
Hazel Pilgrim Cumberland. He was the husband of Gayle Clark Cumberland. He was a graduate of Calhoun City High School Class of 1959 and Retired from Heatcraft where he was a machine  operator, and a member of Derma Baptist Church. He served in The U.S. Army during the Korean Conflict. [Read more...]