Saturday, January 18, 2020

On Wednesday morning January 15, 2020, Joan Johnson Miller, 94, resident of Ripley, passed away peacefully at Diversicare Health & Rehabilitation Center in Ripley following an extended illness. A Gathering of family and friends remembering the well lived life of Mrs. Miller will be from …

Sarah Lynn Patton, 95, of Tupelo, passed away Friday, January 17, 2020 at Diversicare in Amory. She was born February 22, 1924 to Ebb and Carra Thorn. She was a member of Skyline Baptist Church. Funeral service will be at 2:00 P.M. Sunday, January 19, 2020 at Lee Memorial Funeral Home with D…

Doris LaVelle Patterson Little, 93, passed away on Friday, January 17, 2020 at the Baldwyn Nursing Facility. She was a 1943 graduate of Wheeler High School and attended MSCW 1943 - 1944. She was a homemaker and member of Mount Olive Baptist Church. Funeral services will be at Waters Funeral …

Mary Virginia Kimmons , 89, passed away on January 17, 2020, at her home in New Albany. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Serenity Simmons Funeral Home New Albany.

Joel Thomas Duncan, 73, passed away on Wednesday, January 15, 2020, at North MS Medical Center, Tupelo, MS. Born on October 26, 1946 in Amory, MS, he was the son of the late Joseph Duncan and Verna Suggs Duncan. Joel grew up in Amory, MS and was a 1965 graduate of Amory High School. He marri…

Rachel L. Robinson, 93, of Tishomingo, MS, passed away on Friday, January 17, 2020, at her residence. Rachel enjoyed listening to The Gaither's sing gospel music, cooking, working in her flower garden, and watching hummingbirds. She also enjoyed spending time with her family, especially her …

Barbara Ruth Wheeler Murphy , 73, passed away on January 17, 2020, at Sunshine Nursing Home in Pontotoc. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Holland Funeral Directors-Tupelo.

Johnnie Kimble , 84, passed away on January 18, 2020, at Tupelo Nursing and Rehab in Tupelo. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Tisdale-Lann Memorial Funeral Home - Nettleton .

Bobby Dean Olive , 54, passed away on January 17, 2016, at Home in Booneville. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Kesler Funeral Home .

Melissa Allen Brooks , 53, passed away on January 18, 2020, at her residence in Benton County. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Ripley Funeral Home .

IUKA -- Tommy Johnson, 67, passed away Friday, January 17, 2020, at his residence in Iuka. Services will be on Monday, January 20, at 1:00 p.m. at Burnsville Tabernacle. Visitation will be on Sunday, January 19, from 5:00 until 8:00 p.m. at Burnsville Tabernacle.

IUKA -- Donald E. Bray, 62, passed away Friday, January 17, 2020, at his residence in Iuka. Services will be on Sunday, January 19, at 1:00 p.m. at Cutshall Funeral Home Chapel in Iuka. Burial will follow at Fairview Cemetery.

Our beloved wife, mother, sister, nanny and friend, Jean Barber Orman, 61, lifetime resident of Tippah County, went home to be with our Lord Friday morning, January 17, 2020 at the Baptist Memorial Hospital in Southaven surrounded by her loving family. A Celebration of Life Service will be a…

Christopher "Chris" Kennedy , 42, passed away on January 17, 2020, at his residence in Myrtle. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by New Albany Funeral and Cremation Care.

Gertrude Owens , 80, passed away on January 17, 2020, at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Oxford. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Serenity Daniels Funeral Home of Water Valley.

Friday, January 17, 2020

SHERMAN, MS -- Isbella Conway, 89, passed away Monday, January 13, 2020, at her daughter's home in Sherman, MS. Services will be on Sunday, January 19, 2020 at 2 pm at Poplar Christian Methodist Episcopal Church. Visitation will be on Saturday, January 18, 2020 from 5-6 pm at N.L. Jones Fune…

BALDWYN -- Doris Little, 93, passed away Friday, January 17, 2020, at Baldwyn Nursing Facility in Baldwyn. Services will be on Tuesday, January 21, 2020 @ 11:00 a.m. at Waters Funeral Home . Visitation will be on Monday, January 20, 2020 4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. at Waters Funeral Home. Burial w…

Carolyn Sykes Walker, 75, died Thursday, January 16, 2020 at the Care Center of Aberdeen. She was born June 17, 1944 in Aberdeen to Durley Sykes and Lois Chandler Sykes. She was a life long resident of Aberdeen. Ms. Walker was a seamstress for Sharp Garment and she was a member of the Church…

Janet Marie Cody Rogers, age 60, died at her home, Thursday morning, January 16, 2020 while surrounded by loved ones. A lifelong resident of Plantersville, she was born to the union of James Cody and Dorothy Monts Cody. She was a homemaker with a servant's heart, who opened her heart and hom…

Mary Pearl Handley Thompson, 89, passed away on Thursday, January 16, 2020 at North Mississippi Medical Center-Gilmore in Amory. She was born on August 30, 1930 in Flatwoods, Alabama to Robert and Lummy Jones Handley and she was the widow of Rubel Thompson. Prior to her retirement, she had w…

Jean Barber Orman , 61, passed away on January 17, 2020, at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Desoto County. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Ripley Funeral Home .

IUKA -- Bonnie Jean "Mamaw" Weathers, 68, passed away Thursday, January 16, 2020, at Magnolia Regional Health Center in Corinth. Services will be on Saturday, January 18, at 3:00 p.m. at Cutshall Funeral Home Chapel in Iuka. Visitation will be on Saturday from 1:00 p.m. until service time at…

IUKA -- Robert D. "Bob" Dennis, 87, passed away Friday, January 17, 2020, at North Mississippi Medical Center in Iuka. Services will be on Saturday, January 18, at 12:00 p.m. at Cutshall Funeral Home Chapel in Iuka. Visitation will be on Saturday from 11:00 a.m. until service time at the fun…

HOLLY SPRINGS, MS -- Carol Campbell, 69, passed away Friday, January 17, 2020, at her home in Holly Springs. Services will be on Sunday, January 19, 2020 at 2:00 PM at the Holly Springs Funeral Home with a visitation at the funeral home also Sunday from 12 noon until service.

FRANKLIN, TN -- Jean Bell, 85, passed away Thursday, January 16, 2020, at Clayborn and Hughes Nursing Home in Franklin. Services will be on Monday, January 20, 2020 at 12 noon at the Holly Springs Funeral Home with a visitation at the funeral home Monday 11:00 am until service.

Jewell Gosa West, 84, died Friday, January 17, 2020 at her residence. She was born January 10, 1936 in Aberdeen to Thomas Gosa and Velma Garrett Gosa. She was a life long resident of Aberdeen. She owned Happy Days Nursery for 25 years and was a teacher assistant in the Aberdeen Schools. Ms. …

Terry Lynn Garner, 72, passed away Thursday, January 16, 2020 at Baptist Memorial Hospital- North Mississippi in Oxford. He was born July 7, 1947 in New Albany to the late Arlie Clinton and Lila Purdon Garner. He enjoyed hunting and fishing. He retired from the State Highway Department and w…

Peggy McCrady , 80, passed away on January 16, 2020, at her home in Ashland. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Holly Springs Funeral Home .

Joseph Leonard South, 99, passed away Friday, January 17, 2020, at his home. He was born February 17, 1920, to Joseph Henry and Amanda South. He graduated from Northeast Junior College. He was a U.S. Army Veteran of World War II, serving during the battle of the Bulge. He was a member of Pad…

BRUCE -- Robert Wayne Harrison, 75, passed away Wednesday, January 15, 2020, at Diversicare in Eupora, MS.. Services will be on Monday at 2:00 pm at Rock Springs Cemetery Nacogdoches, TX. Visitation will be on Saturday from 5-8 at Parker Memorial Funeral Home Bruce, MS..

PONTOTOC -- Haygan Rhodes Baker, 3 MONTHS, passed away Wednesday, January 15, 2020, at Pontotoc Health Services in Pontotoc. Services will be on Saturday, January 18,2020 Beginning at 3:00 PM at Parker Memorial Funeral Home Vardaman Chapel . Visitation will be on Saturday, January 18,2020 fr…

Katherine "Kathy" Reich, 82, passed away on Thursday, January 16, 2020 at Diversicare Nursing Center in Amory. Born in Lee County, MS on March 15, 1937, she was a daughter of Noah and Clara Bell Frederick Edwards. Kathy was an independent woman, and a devoted wife and mother. Her faith in Go…

Thursday, January 16, 2020

Dawn Elizabeth Johnson died December 6, 2019 in Tupelo. She was 56. She was born July 29, 1963 to J.D. Johnson and Bernice Ophaline Young "Bonnie" Johnson. She worked as a bartender in the restaurant industry. She was a delightful soul and had a fun loving personality. A Celebration of Life …

Randal Malone Greenhill, 62, went to his eternal home on Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2020 at the Hospice Unit of the North Mississippi Medical Center. Randy was born in Tupelo on April 3, l957, the youngest of 4 children born to the late Nelson and Mary Alice Harrelson Greenhill. Randy attended Tupe…

Sammy Don McVey, 47, passed away Wednesday, January 15, 2020, at his home in Booneville. He was born April 27, 1972, to Don and Betty McVey. He graduated from Booneville High School where he was a member of the 1990 championship football team. He enjoyed racing and football. A Celebration of…

MANTEE, MS -- Dora Ree Clark, 94, passed away Thursday, January 09, 2020, at Floy Dyer Manor in Houston, MS. Services will be on Saturday January 18 2020 at 2:00p.m. at Lower Prairie Creek M.B. Church in Woodland MS. Visitation will be on Friday January 17 2020 from 5-7:00p.m. at Montgomery …

Mildred Dale , 79, passed away on January 10, 2020, at Methodist University Hospital in Memphis. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Community Funeral Directors and Cremations.

Dennis Faggert died Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2020, at North Mississippi Medical Center after a sudden illness. He was 66. Dennis was born in Batesville, MS on March 15, 1953, to James and Hazel Tullos Faggert. Dennis grew up in Columbus, MS and graduated from Caldwell High School in Columbus as p…

Donnie L. Wall, 79, passed away on Tuesday, January 14, 2020, at Diversicare Nursing Home in Amory, MS. He was born on March 15, 1940, to Author Craig Wall & Katie Lou Thomas Wall. Donnie was united in holy matrimony to Costella Wall of Amory. He was employed by the City of Amory Utility…

CARDOVA ,TN -- Carrol W Seldon, 49, passed away Wednesday, January 08, 2020, at Methodist Hospital North in Memphis. Services will be on Saturday January 18, 2020 11:00 a.m. at St Mark M.B. Church 363 Sycamore Rd Collierville , TN . Visitation will be on Friday January 17, 2020 4:00 - 6:00 a…

TIPPAH COUNTY -- Joan Johnson Miller, 94, RESIDENT OF RIPLEY, passed away Wednesday, January 15, 2020, at Diversicare Health & Rehabilitation Center in Ripley. Services will be on A Gathering for family and friends will be Monday, January 20 from 2 PM to 4 PM at The Heritage Chapel of Ri…

Carolyn Walker , 75, passed away on January 16, 2020, at Care Center of Aberdeen in Aberdeen, MS. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Tisdale-Lann Memorial Funeral Home - Aberdeen .

AMORY -- Joel Thomas Duncan, 73, passed away Wednesday, January 15, 2020, at his residence in Amory. Services will be on Monday, January 20, 2019 at 11:00 AM at E.E. Pickle Funeral Home Chapel. Visitation will be on Sunday evening from 5:00 - 8:00 PM at the the funeral home.. Burial will fol…

BOONEVILLE -- Melvin Tennison, 92, passed away Wednesday, January 15, 2020, at Sanctuary Hospice House in Tupelo. Services will be on Wednesday, January 22, at 2:00 P.M. at Booneville Funeral Home. Visitation will be on Wednesday, January 22, from 12:00 noon until 2:00 P.M. at Booneville Fun…

TUPELO -- Erma Dametria Warren, 45, passed away Monday, January 13, 2020, at Northeast Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo. Services will be on Saturday, January 18 at 12:00 noon at Springhill MB Church in Booneville. Visitation will be on Friday evening from 5pm until 7pm at Springhill MB …

WEST POINT, MS -- David Lee Box, 59, passed away Wednesday, January 01, 2020, at the Prairie Community in West Point, MS. Services will be on Saturday, January 18, 2020 at 11:00 a.m. at Lake Grove M.B. Church, Prairie, MS. Burial will follow at Chandler Grove Church Cemetery.

TUPELO, MS -- James A. Robinson, 85, passed away Sunday, January 12, 2020, at North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo, MS. Services will be on Saturday, January 18, 2020 at 3 pm at Temple of Compassion & Deliverance, Tupelo, MS. Visitation will be on Friday, January 17, 2020 from 5-7 …

TUPELO -- Gertrude Sims, 64, passed away Thursday, January 09, 2020, at North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo, MS. Services will be on Saturday, January 18, 2020 at 1 pm at New Lebanon Missionary Baptist Church, Coley Road, Tupelo, MS. Visitation will be on Friday, January 17, 2020 from…