Wednesday, December 12, 2018

Ernestine Outlaw, 80, passed away at her home on Tuesday, December 12, 2018 after a lengthy illness. She was born August 27, 1938 in Union County to Ernest and Lizzie Pannell McDonald. Ernestine was a graduate of Jericho High School. She worked as a secretary for Malone and Hyde and also for…

OKOLONA -- Alonzo Deavens, Jr., 60, passed away Sunday, December 02, 2018, at home in OKOLONA. Services will be on Saturday, Dec 8, 2018 at 2 p.m. at Red Bud M.B. Church. Visitation will be on Friday, Dec 7, 2018 from 5 to 7 p.m. at Belle Memorial of Aberdeen. Burial will follow at Gunn Cemetery.

Johnny Ross Wright, 78, passed away on Sunday, December 9, 2018, at his home in Walnut, MS. He was born June 19, 1940, to Harold Lee and Lillian Ruth Jones Wright, in St. Louis, MO. Before his retirement, Johnny worked for Security and Maintenance at the Tippah County Hospital in Ripley. He …

Marcell Blankenship , 84, passed away on December 11, 2018, at Dugan Memorial Home in West Point. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Robinson Funeral Home .

TIPPAH COUNTY -- Danny Joe "Duck" Derrick, 55, passed away Tuesday, December 11, 2018, at North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo. Services will be on Friday December 14 at 2 PM at The Heritge Chapel of Ripley Funeral Home. Visitation will be on Friday December 14 from 12 Noon to 2 PM at …

WEST POINT -- Mrs. Margaret Betts Carter, *, passed away Thursday, December 06, 2018, at North Mississippi Medical Center in West Point. Services will be on Tuesday, December 18, 2018 at 2:00 P.M. at Calvert Funeral Home Chapel. Visitation will be on Tuesday, December 18, 2018 12:00-2:00 P.M…

Steve Ramey, 61, passed away Tuesday, December 11, 2018, at North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo. He was born April 27, 1957 to the late Hollis Ramey and Louise Davis Ramey in Baldwyn. He was a member of Trinity Baptist Church. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, watching NASCAR, and being ou…

Raymond Barnett Jr., 71, passed away Monday, December 10, 2018, at his home in Tremont. He was born June 23, 1947 to the late Raymond C. Barnett Sr. and the late Irene Thompson Barnett. He retired as Sergeant from Broward County Sheriff's Department after 21 years of service. He was a member…

Judy Carol Williamson Jones, 73, left this earth to go to her heavenly home on Tuesday, December 11, 2018. Born on October 14, 1945, in Merigold, MS, she was a daughter of Ollice and Audrey Williamson. Judy grew up in a large family and she graduated from Drew High School with the class of 1…

David Delane McGarrh,61, died Wednesday, December 12, 2018 at the hospice unit of North Mississippi Medical Center after a brief illness. He was born and raised in Greenville April 8, 1957 to Eston Harold McGarrh, Sr. and Louie Nell Estes McGarrh. He worked as a master carpenter. He was an a…

EGGVILLE -- Carl Clifton Loftin, 92, passed away Wednesday, December 12, 2018, at NMMC Hospice in Tupelo. Services will be on Saturday, Dec. 15, 2018 at 2:00 PM at Union Grove Church of God of Prophecy . Visitation will be on Friday, Dec. 14, 2018 from 4 PM - 7 PM and Noon to Service Time on…

Danny Ellis Walker , 49, passed away on December 11, 2018, at result of a vehicle accident in Ashland. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Ripley Funeral Home .

HOLLY SPRINGS -- Tracy Lopaz Pegues, 47, passed away Friday, December 07, 2018, at Alliance Health Care in Holly Springs. Services will be on Saturday December 15, 2018 12:00 Noon at Serenity Autry Funeral Chapel . Visitation will be on Friday December 14, 2018 3:00 - 7:00 at the funeral hom…

Mary Etta Young Lyons, 91, passed away December 12, 2018, at Dogwood Assisted Living in New Albany, MS. She was born November 6, 1927, in Donna, TX., to Claude and Mabel Gafford Young. She worked at Irwin B. Schwabe Shirt Factory and Brookwood Furniture as a seamstress before her retirement.…

Melvin Beasley , 82, passed away on December 11, 2018, at North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Ripley Funeral Home .

AMORY -- Earnest Kenneth Adams, 90, passed away Wednesday, December 12, 2018, at Riverplace Nursing Center in Amory. Services will be on Friday, December 14, 2018, 3:00 PM at E.E. Pickle Funeral Home Chapel. Visitation will be on Friday prior to his service. Burial will follow at Masonic Cemetery.

HOLLY SPRINGS, MS -- Patsy Day, 84, passed away Tuesday, December 11, 2018, at Belmont Village in Memphis. Services will be on Saturday, December 15, 2018 at 11:00am at graveside in Oxford Memorial Cemetery in Oxford, MS with the Holly Springs Funeral Home in charge.

TUPELO- George William Putnam, Jr, 92, passed away Tuesday, December 11, 2018, surrounded by his friends and family at AvonLea Assisted Living. Born February 10, 1926, to George and Ruth Putnam of Philadelphia, PA, he was a WWII veteran achieving the rank of 2nd Lieutenant in the U.S. Army. …

J. P. Davis, 91, passed away at his home on Tuesday, December 11, 2018. He was a member of Mt. Olive Baptist Church since 1950. He was ordained as a deacon on November 06, 1960 and served several times as chairman. J.P was the adult music director for 40+ years and voted Music Director Emeri…

Gennie Marie McKinney Bradley was born April 17, 1945 to the late T.P. and Nervia Jane Hill McKinney in Calhoun City, Mississippi. Gennie confessed her hope in Christ at an early age. She was a member of Chesterville Baptist Church until marriage, when she then joined Oak Grove Missionary Ba…

June Nanette "Nette" Shelby James, 58, resident of the Walnut Community and beloved daughter, mother, sister and "Mama Nette", passed away peacefully in her sleep Monday morning December 10, 2018 at Magnolia Regional Health Center in Corinth following an extended illness. Funeral Services fo…

On Saturday afternoon December 8, 2018, Crystal Lindley Carpenter, 39, resident of Ashland, passed away peacefully surrounded by family at North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo following an extended illness. A Gathering of Family and Friends will be from 6 PM to 8 PM Thursday December 1…

CHICAGO, IL FORMERLY ALGOMA, MS -- Grace Virginia Thomas, 83, passed away Monday, December 10, 2018, at Trinity Hospital in Chicago. Services will be on Saturday December 15, 2018 11:00 a.m. at MT Nebo UM Church 1221 Campground Rd, Pontotoc. Visitation will be on Saturday 15, 2018 10:00 a.m.…

OXFORD -- Ronald E. Biggs, 65, passed away Thursday, December 07, 2018, at his home in Oxford. Services will be on Thursday December 13, 2018 11:00 a.m. at T O M B Building . Visitation will be on Thursday one hour before service at the TOMB Building. Burial will follow at Decatur Illinois. …

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Ken Dorris, 58, passed away December 11, 2018, in Memphis, Tennessee after a brief illness. He was born January 28, 1960, to Max and Carolyn Edwards Dorris. He graduated from Bruce High School in 1978. He went on to earn both his Bachelor's and Master's degree from Mississippi State Universi…

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CHESAPEAKE, VIRGINIA - Ms. Tammy Lynn Long, of Chesapeake, Virginia, born on October 18th, 1965 in Kennett, Missouri, to the late Maxine Barnett Mason and the late Lindell Lee Long (Linda Long), passed away at age 53 on November 23rd, 2018 in Aberdeen.

Grace Virginia Thomas , 83, passed away on December 10, 2018, at Trinity Hospital in Chicago, IL. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Serenity Autry Funeral Home Pontotoc .

ABERDEEN -- Octavia Sharee Harris, 28, passed away Thursday, June 12, 2018, at Baptist Memorial Hosp. in Columbus. Services will be on Sat.-Dec 15,2018 at 12 PM at Spring Creek MB Church-Aberdeen, MS.. Visitation will be on Fri.-Dec. 14, 2018 at 4 - 6 PM at Belle Memorial Funeral Home-Aberde…

Billy Badie , 64, passed away on December 11, 2018, at North MS Medical Center in Pontotoc. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Serenity Autry Funeral Home Pontotoc.

Services for Bobby Joe Mathews, 78, of Tiplersville, MS are 1 PM Wed., Dec. 12 at Shackelford Funeral Directors chapel in Middleton, TN. Burial is in Harmony Baptist Cemetery in Walnut, MS. The family will receive friends from 10 AM until 1 PM Wed., Dec. 12 at the funeral home. He died Dec. …

Deloris Minor , 76, passed away on December 10, 2018, at North MS Medical Center in Tupelo. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Agnew and Sons Funeral Home of Verona .

CORINTH -- Marion Patterson, 91, passed away Thursday, December 06, 2018, at home in Corinth. Services will be on Saturday, December 15 at Alcorn MB Church. Visitation will be on Friday from 4:00 pm until 6:00 pm at Patterson Memorial Chapel. Burial will follow at Wheeler Grove Cemetery.

Althea Sims-Gibbs , 51, passed away on December 06, 2018, at Grady Memorial Hospital in Atlanta. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Williams Memorial Funeral Home .

William Harvey DeVaughn, 57, passed away at his home on December 10, 2018. He was a truck driver and enjoyed watching Mash and was an avid sports fan. He was an ordained Baptist preacher and he was a member of Grace Fellowship Baptist Church in Amory. Funeral services will be held at Waters …

James Kenneth Hall, Sr. 78, passed away, Monday, December 10, 2018, at his residence, in Steens, MS. Mr. Hall was born February 23, 1940, to the late Cecil Franklin and Ada Davis Hall in Blue Mountain, MS. He retired from Glenn Machine Works as a crane operator after 30+ years. A graveside s…

CORINTH -- Amanda Marie Cole, 27, passed away Wednesday, December 05, 2018, at a friends home in Corinth. Services will be on Thursday, December 13 at 12:00 noon at Saulter Chapel. Visitation will be on Wednesday evening from 3:00 pm until 5:00 pm at Patterson Memorial Chapel. Burial will fo…

TIPPAH COUNTY -- June Nanette "Nette" Shelby James, 58, passed away Monday, December 10, 2018, at Magnolia Regional Health Center in Corinth. Services will be on Thursday December 13 at 2 PM at The Heritge Chapel of Ripley Funeral Home. Visitation will be on Wednesday December 12 from 5 PM t…

Danny Joe "Duck" Derrick , 55, passed away on December 11, 2018, at North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Ripley Funeral Home .

Raymond Barnett Jr. , 71, passed away on December 10, 2018, at at his residence in Tremont. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Senter Funeral Home .

NEW ALBANY -- Joe Billy Graham, 78, passed away Friday, November 09, 2018, at New Albany Health and Rehab Nursing Home in New Albany. Services will be on November 17, 2018 at United House of Prayer.

J. P. Davis , 91, passed away on December 11, 2018, at his home in Baldwyn. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Waters Funeral Home .

Chanquisity Evans , 22, passed away on December 11, 2018, at HWY 32 in Bruce. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Belle Funeral Home -Bruce.

Jessie Clifton Chunn, 74, passed away Monday, December 10, 2018 at NMMC-Tupelo, MS. He was born in Pontotoc, attended Zion School and last worked at Peeples Building Material. He was a founding member of Furrs VFD. He enjoyed spending time with grandchildren, riding around the neighborhood i…

Irma Johnson , 89, passed away on December 10, 2018, at Alliance Health Care in Holly Springs. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Serenity Autry Funeral Home .

BALDWYN -- J.P. Davis, 91, passed away Tuesday, December 11, 2018, at His home in Baldwyn. Services will be on Thursday, December 13th @ 2:00 p.m. at Waters Funeral Home. Visitation will be on Wednesday 5:00 - 8:00 p.m. at Waters Funeral Home .

NEW ALBANY -- Clarence Finley, 63, passed away Monday, November 19, 2018, at Sanctuary Hospice House in Tupelo. Services will be on November 23, 2018 at 1:00 p.m. at Oak Grove M.B. Church in New Albany, Mississippi.

WEST POINT -- Mr. Kamil S. Kassees, 90, passed away Sunday, December 09, 2018, at his residence in Richmond, KY. Services will be on Saturday, December 15, 2018 at 11:00 A.M. at the Episcopal Church of the Incarnation in West Point. Visitation will be on Saturday, December 15, 2018 from 10:0…

Ronald E Biggs , 65, passed away on December 07, 2018, at his home in Oxford. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Serenity Martin Funeral Home .

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TUPELO -- George Putnam Jr., 92, passed away Tuesday, December 11, 2018, at Avonlea Assisted Living in Tupelo. Services will be on Friday, Dec. 14, 2018 at 2 PM with Military Honors at the Tupelo Chapel of Holland Funeral Directors. Visitation will be on Friday immediately following the serv…