Monday, June 24, 2019

Robert T. "Ted" Jones was called home by his Lord and Savior on Thursday, June 6, 2019. He was born September 18, 1945 in Amory, MS to Jean Lee and Dick Jones. He was educated in the Amory Public Schools and graduated in 1963, after which he entered the University of Mississippi where he gra…

Mary Jo Minich, 83, passed away on June 22, 2019, at North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo, MS. Born on March 10, 1936, in Amory, MS, she was a daughter of Thomas Balvin Nash and Bessie Jo Farley Nash. Mary Jo graduated with the Amory High School class of 1954. After graduating, she met…

Zek Neese , 27, passed away on June 24, 2019, at his residence in Becker, Mississippi. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by E E Pickle Funeral Home .

Micheal Dwayne Miller, 65, resident of Pontotoc County, passed away Thursday June 13, 2019 at his residence following an extended illness. Graveside services will be at 2 PM Tuesday June 25 at the Pontotoc City Cemetery with a gathering of family and friends 30 minutes before services. Arran…

ROY STRONG JR , 86, passed away on June 20, 2019, at home in Aberdeen. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Belle Funeral Home Aberdeen-go to bellememorialfuneralhomes.com.

RIPLEY -- Joe M. Smith, 85, passed away Sunday, June 23, 2019, at his home in Ripley, MS . Services will be on Tuesday, June 25, 2019 at 11:00 AM at Nance Cemetery.

Ellie Mae Kolb Sigman, 99, died Saturday, June 22, 2019 at the Monroe Regional Hospital in Aberdeen, MS. She was born on November 28, 1919 in Monroe County to Claude Newton Kolb aand Vera Leona West Kolb. She was a life long resident of Monroe County. Miss Sigman was a bookkeeper for twenty …

Azzie Lee Martin , 91, passed away on June 24, 2019, at North Al. Medical Center in Florence, AL. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Deaton Funeral Home, Red Bay, AL.

Maxine Helms Williams, 92, died Sunday June 23, 2019 at Sanctuary Hospice House in Tupelo. She was born March 4, 1927 to Allen and Maude King Helms in Lee County, Mississippi. Maxine was special to all of us. She loved God, her Church and people. Maxine was a member of Richmond Baptist Churc…

NEW ALBANY -- Wallace Houston 'Gator' Churchill, 69, passed away Saturday, June 22, 2019, at his home in Myrtle. Services will be on Wednesday June 26, 2019 1:00 p.m. at Serenity Simmons Funeral Chapel with Pastor Anthony Johnson Officiating. Visitation will be on Tuesdau June 25, 2019 5:00 …

NETTLETON, MS -- Pastor Samuel David Choate, 60, passed away Friday, June 21, 2019, at his residence in Nettleton, Mississippi. Services will be on Wednesday, June 26, 2019 at 11:00 am at E. E. Pickle Funeral Home. Visitation will be on Tuesday, June 25, 2019, from 5:00 pm until 8:00 pm at E…

Edith Dakota, 92, died Monday, June 24, 2019, at her home. She was born July 5, 1926, in Dumas to Orlie and Ava Anderson. She was a homemaker and enjoyed cooking and dancing. Services are private. She is survived by her son, John Dakota, III of Mooreville and one daughter, Deusanne; one brot…

Barbara Anne "Tootsie" Kirk , 76, passed away on June 23, 2019, at Magnolia Regional Health Center in Corinth. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Ripley Funeral Home .

Dorothy Juanita "Nita" Barnett, age 81, passed away Sunday morning, June 23, 2019, at home in Booneville. She was born in Booneville on August 12, 1937, to Van Presley Tice and Cortez Storey Tice. She was a cosmetologist for many years and worked as a nurse's aide. She also was co-owner of Q…

Brenda Kay Clayton, 46, passed away Monday, June 24, 2019, at her home. She was born December 16, 1972, in Amory. She worked as the service department administrative assistant for M & E Division of Jesco. She was an active and devoted member of Living Water Community Church in Mooreville…

Darrell T. Branyan 85, passed away Sunday, June 23, 2019 after an extended illness, at the New Albany Health & Rehab. He was born November 15, 1933 to Naamon and Ruddell Thomasson Branyan of the Branyan Community. He was a graduate of Cedar Hill High School and attended Northeast Mississ…

Sunday, June 23, 2019

WEST POINT -- Mr. Kevin Gerald Oswalt, 54, passed away Saturday, June 22, 2019, at his residence in West Point. Services will be on Monday, June 24, 2019 at 2:00 P.M. at Calvert Funeral Home Chapel. Visitation will be on Monday, 12:00-2:00 P.M. at Calvert Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will fol…

BRANYAN RIDGE -- Darrell Branyan, 85, passed away Sunday, June 23, 2019, at New Albany Health & Rehab in New Albany. Services will be on Wednesday, June 26, 2019 @ 11:00 a.m. at Waters Funeral Home. Visitation will be on Tuesday evening from 5:00 - 8:00 p.m. and Wednesday from 10:00 a.m.…

Jon Steffan Munroe, 46, resident of Pontotoc, passed away of natural causes Saturday June 8, 2019 at his home. Private services are planned. Arrangements will be provided by New Albany Funeral & Cremation Care. (662)539-7000. Jon was born August 4, 1972 in California, the son of Deborah …

Eural Wyke , 87, passed away on June 22, 2019, at Whitfield Nursing Home in Corinth. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Patterson Memorial Chapel .

R. V. Ryan Jr., 79, passed away on June 22, 2019 at the NMMC. He was a farmer and avid hunter. He loved his home property and the crops that he was blessed to produce. He was a Baptist. Funeral services will be at Waters Funeral Home on Tuesday, June 25, 2019 @ 2:00 p.m. with Bro. Dan Mobley…

Michael "Mickey" Thomas Jolly, 72, passed away Friday, June 21, 2019 at Sanctuary Hospice House in Tupelo, Mississippi. He was born November 18, 1946 to Thomas Ivy Jolly and Velora Earnestine Murdock Jolly. He was the owner/operator of Jolly's Dirt Construction, a member of Sherman Baptist C…

Joel Henry , 72, passed away on June 23, 2019, at his residence in Tupelo. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Holland Funeral Directors-Tupelo.

Ricky Gene Jenkins , 58, passed away on June 21, 2019, at his home in Tupelo. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Agnew and Sons Funeral Home of Verona .

Joel Henry , 72, passed away on June 23, 2019, at his residence in Tupelo. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Holland Funeral Directors-Tupelo.

Cynthia Ann Smith Alred, 62, died unexpectedly on Saturday morning, June 22, 2019 from an apparent heart attack. Cynthia was born February 11, 1957 in Tupelo to the late William Jolly "Billy" Smith and Delia Agnes Gullett Smith. A lifelong Lee County resident, she graduated from Tupelo High …

Joel Luther Henry, 72 passed away Sunday, June 23, 2019 at home after an extended illness. Mr. Henry was born in Colbert County, Alabama on May 28, 1947 to Buford C. and Eva Knight Henry. He graduated from Rienzi High School in 1965 and continued his education at Northeast MS Junior College …

Juanita Barnett , 81, passed away on June 23, 2019, at her home in Booneville. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Booneville Funeral Home .

Joe Smith , 85, passed away on June 23, 2019, at his home in Ripley, MS. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by McMillan Funeral Home .

Mrs. Mary Esther Miller, 82, went to be with her Savior Saturday, June 22, 2019 at Baptist Memorial in New Albany. Mary was born March 11, 1937 in Arkansas to Lynn Carl and Lillian Alexander Montgomery Manning. She was a seamstress for most of her life until she retired to stay home and rais…

Saturday, June 22, 2019

June Lawrence Haulcomb, 71, passed away Friday, June 21, 2019 at NMMC-Tupelo, MS. She was a retired registered nurse working at both, Everglades Memorial Hospital and NMMC Women's Center. She enjoyed the Garden Club, shopping, spending time with family and friends and also loved caring for h…

Wallace Churchill , 69, passed away on June 22, 2019, at his home in Myrtle. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Serenity Simmons Funeral Home of New Albany.

BOONEVILLE -- Lydia Virginia Smith, 91, passed away Saturday, June 22, 2019, at her home in Booneville. Services will be on Sunday, June 23, 2019 at 4:00 PM at McMillan Funeral Home. Visitation will be on Sunday, June 23, 2019 from 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM at McMillan Funeral Home. Burial will fol…

Age 69 passed away on June 21, 2019 at The Veterans Hospital in Memphis Tn. He was born Nov. 30, 1949 in Potts Camp , Ms to Charles Hilburn"Hillbolt" and Ruth Naomi Randolph Shaw. Lester was a Baptist, carpenter and a Vietnam Army Veteran. He was survived by 2 brothers: Charlie Shaw of Holly…

Ruel Ryan , 79, passed away on June 22, 2019, at NMMC in Tupelo. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Waters Funeral Home .

Martha Victoria Robbins, 75, of Alexander City, Alabama, formerly of Saltillo, Mississippi passed away peacefully into the arms of her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on Friday, June 21, 2019. Funeral services will be held Monday, June 24, 2019 at 11:00 AM at Waters Funeral Home in Baldwyn, Mis…

Ricky Letson Golden, MS - Ricky Lee Letson, 59, died Friday, June 21, 2019 at Rest Haven Nursing Home in Ripley, MS. He was born in Red Bay, Al and was a factory worker. He was a Baptist. Services will be Sunday, June 23, 2 p.m. at Deaton Funeral Home Chapel, Belmont, MS with Bro. John Griff…

Harold Eugene Caldwell, 79, died June 11, 2019, at his residence. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Lowndes Funeral Home of Columbus. Mr. Caldwell was born July 16, 1939, in Lee County, to the late Ruby Hester and George Albert Caldwell. He was a U.S. Air Force veteran, se…

Ellie Sigman , 99, passed away on June 22, 2019, at Monroe Regional Hospital in Aberdeen. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Tisdale-Lann Memorial Funeral Home - Aberdeen .

PONTOTOC COUNTY -- Jon Steffan Munroe, 46, passed away Saturday, June 08, 2019, at his residence in Pontotoc. Services will be on Private services are planned at Arrangements will be provided by New Albany Funeral & Cremation Care.

Mary Jo Minich , 83, passed away on June 22, 2019, at NMMC in Tupelo. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by E E Pickle Funeral Home .

Jessica Rae Hammock Johnson, 42, passed away Friday, June 21, 2019, at Piedmont Hospital in Atlanta, GA surrounded by her family and a host of friends. She was born in Kenosha, WI on March 23, 1977 to the late Ronnie Hammock and Margaret Vanderford Hammock. She graduated Tremont High School …

Virginia Roper Warren 82, passed away on Friday, June 21, 2019 at the NMMC. She was a seamstress and homemaker. She enjoyed embroidering, crocheting, flowers, working in her yard and spending time with her grandchildren. She was a member of Friendship Baptist Church. Funeral services will be…

Curtis Wayne Dixon, 53, resident of Glen and native of Tippah County, passed away Wednesday June 19, 2019 at Tippah County Hospital in Ripley following an extended illness. Funeral Services for Mr. Dixon will be at 2 PM Monday June 24 at Mission of Hope Church near Glen with a vistiation 2 h…

Michael "Mickey" Thomas Jolly, 72, passed away Friday, June 21, 2019 at Sanctuary Hospice House in Tupelo, Mississippi. He was born November 18, 1946 to Thomas Ivy Jolly and Velora Earnestine Murdock Jolly. He was the owner/operator of Jolly's Dirt Construction, a member of Sherman Baptist C…

Friday, June 21, 2019

Carolyn Faye Ayers Sawyers, 62, passed away on Thursday, June 20, 2019 at her home. Born on October 16, 1956 in Aberdeen, she was a daughter to Oliver and Lola Bernice Southern Ayers. Growing up in Aberdeen, she was a graduate of Aberdeen High School. A devout mother and grandmother, Carolyn…

OXFORD -- Bertha Lee Sanders, 67, passed away Monday, June 17, 2019, at Methodist Hospital in Memphis, TN. Services will be on 1:00 pm, Sunday June 23, 2019 at Church of the Living God (Brown Chapel). Visitation will be on Saturday, June 22, 2019 from 12 pm to 4:00 pm at L. Hodges Funeral Se…