Monday, October 19, 2020

Helen Mayfield White , 91, passed away on October 19, 2020, at Samaritan Gardens Nursing Facility Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by N.L. Jones Funeral Directors.

Patricia Ann Dixon Murry , 71, passed away on October 18, 2020, at her residence in New Albany. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by New Albany Funeral and Cremation Care.

POTTS CAMP, MS -- Opel Jean Thompson, 84, passed away Sunday, October 18, 2020, at Ashland Health and Rehab in Ashland. Services will be on Thursday, October 22, 2020 at 2:00 PM at the Holly Springs Funeral Home with a visitation at the funeral home Thursday starting at 12 noon and going unt…

Nell Naeger , 92, passed away on October 18, 2020, at her residence in Tupelo. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Holland Funeral Directors-Tupelo.

Sara "Memmie" Benjamin 89, passed away on Monday, October 19, 2020 at the Baldwyn Nursing Facility. She was a seamstress, homemaker, former employee of Blue Bell Mfg. and had worked in the cafeteria at school. She was a member of Mt. Olive Baptist Church. Funeral services will be @ Waters Fu…

Harold Gene Williamson , 77, passed away on October 19, 2020, at Sanctuary Hospice House in Tupelo. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by W.E. Pegues Funeral Directors. Expressions of sympathy may be left at www.peguesfuneralhome.com .

Modene Pannell Cissom , 83, passed away on October 19, 2020, at her residence in Ripley. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Ripley Funeral Home .

BELDEN -- Erma Mae Vance, 94, passed away Friday, October 16, 2020, at her home in Belden. Graveside. Services will be on Thursday October 22, 2020 11:00 at Redoak Grove Church Cemetery 1215 S Veterans Blvd Tupelo. Visitation will be on Wednesday October 21, 2020 4:00 - 6:00 at Serenity Autr…

Bonnie Johnson , 95, passed away on October 18, 2020, at Diversicare in Tupelo. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Holland Funeral Directors-Tupelo.

Jimmy Nolen Kane, age 85, passed away on Sunday, October 18, 2020 at NMMC in Tupelo. He was a former real estate agent in Memphis for many years. He and his wife Betty Hatcher, moved to Mountain View Arkansas and built a house on the White River, where he enjoyed fishing. Jim and Betty moved…

EGGVILLE -- Julia Brock, 84, passed away Monday, October 19, 2020, at her residence in Eggville. Services will be on Wednesday, October 21, 2020 at Holland Funeral Directors. Burial will follow at Eggville Cemetery.

ABERDEEN -- Zeta Mae Adams Owen, 90, passed away Friday, October 16, 2020, at home in Aberdeen. Services will be on Tuesday, October 20, 2020 1:00 P.M. at Tisdale-Lann Memorial Funeral Home. Visitation will be on at 11:00 P.M. until service time at Tisdale-Lann Memorial Funeral Home. Burial …

George Alford Lawrence , 75, passed away on October 15, 2020, at his home in Water Valley. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Serenity Daniels Funeral Home of Water Valley.

RED BAY, AL -- Jimmy Earl Miller, Jr., 58, passed away Monday, October 19, 2020, at his residence in Red Bay, AL. Services will be on Wednesday, October 21, 11 a.m. at Ridge Cemetery, Golden, MS. Burial will follow at Ridge Cemetery.

UNION COUNTY -- Patricia Ann Dixon Murry, 71, passed away Sunday, October 18, 2020, at Her residence in New Albany. Services will be on Private family Service of Remembrance will be at 11 AM Thursday, October 22 at at Faith Church Cemetery near Myrtle. Arrangements will be provided by New Al…

OLIVE BRANCH, MS -- Rev. James Isaac Worthington, 83, passed away Monday, October 19, 2020, at Baptist Desoto Hospital in Southaven. Services will be on Wednesday, October 21, 2020 at 11:00 am at the Bethel United Apostolic Church with the Holly Springs Funeral Home in charge. There will be …

Kimberly Nicole Ross , 45, passed away on October 18, 2020, at her home Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by N.L. Jones Funeral Directors .

HAMILTON -- Malchom Ray Pounders, 70, passed away Saturday, October 17, 2020, at home in Hamilton. Services will be on Tuesday, October 20, 2020 11:00 A.M. at Tisdale-Lann Memorial Funeral Home. Visitation will be on Tuesday, October 20, 2020 10:00 A.M. until service time at Tisdale-Lann Mem…

Ira Lee Stone, Jr. 83 passed away on October 15, 2020 surrounded by the love and devotion of his family in Pontotoc, MS. He was a member of Springhill Missionary Baptist Church where he joined at a very young age. Ira was a retired employee of Delta International Machinery, he was known by m…

Jennie Buskirk Cox, 82, died Saturday, October 17, 2020 at the North MS Medical Center, Hospice Unit. She was born in Tupelo on March 16, 1938, to Roy and Iva Arnold. She worked at the North MS Medical Center as an Operating Room Technician and later for Dr. Janice Burns. She was a longtime …

THAXTON -- Donna Bivens, 53, passed away Monday, October 19, 2020, at her home in Thaxton. Services will be on Tuesday, October 20, 2020 at 2PM at Tutor Memorial Funeral Home in Pontotoc. Visitation will be on Tuesday, October 20, 2020 12PM until service time at Tutor Memorial Funeral Home i…

NEW ALBANY -- Kennith "Kenny" Judon, 60, passed away Friday, October 16, 2020, at Baptist Memorial Hospital in New Albany. Services will be on Wednesday October 21, 2020 1:00 at Church of Act 1016 CR 326 New Albany. Visitation will be on Wednesday October 21, 2020 10:00 - 1:00 at The Church …

Linda Ridgeway , 74, passed away on October 19, 2020, at her home in Verona. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Lee Memorial Funeral Home .

Funeral services for Brenda Jones Shea, 75 of Tiplersville are set for Wednesday, October 21, 2020 at 11:00am at Magnolia Funeral Home - East Chapel. Visitation will be Tuesday, October 20, 2020 from 5:00pm-8:00pm at Magnolia Funeral Home - East Chapel. Born October 11, 1945 in Brownfield, M…

JoAnn Montgomery McCommon, 83, of Greenbrier, passed from this life on Monday October 19, 2020 at Morningside of Springfield. Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday October 21st at 2:00 p.m. in the Oakhurst Chapel of the Robertson County Funeral Home with Brother James Shoulders offici…

Sunday, October 18, 2020

HODGES, AL -- Evelyn Engle, 60, passed away Saturday, October 17, 2020, at her residence in Hodges. Services will be on Tuesday, October 20, 2 p.m. at First Missionary Baptist Church, Hodges, AL. Visitation will be on Tuesday, October 20, 1-2 p.m. at First Missionary Baptist Church. Burial w…

DRY CREEK -- Sue Mauney, 86, passed away Saturday, October 17, 2020, at Magnolia Regional Health Center in Corinth. Services will be on Tuesday, October 20, 2020 at 2 pm at Concord Baptist Church. Visitation will be on Monday, October 19, 2020 from 5-7 pm at Concord Baptist Church. Burial wi…

Delbert Tracy Blaylock, 46, passed away Saturday, October 17, 2020, at NMMC in Tupelo. He was born January 3, 1974 to Delbert C. Blaylock and Linda Abbott Oliver. He was a member of Mt. Vernon Baptist Church. He graduated in 1992 from I.A.H.S., He enjoyed fishing, playing cards, and watching…

Saturday, October 17, 2020

RANDOLPH -- Rebecca Jane Swanson, 54, passed away Sunday, September 06, 2020, at her home in Houlka. Services will be on 2PM, Monday, October 19, 2020 at Hartwell Tutor Cemetery.

Carroll L. Borden , 84, passed away on October 16, 2020, at North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Cutshall Funeral Home .

Mr. Kenneth "Kenny" Judon , 60, passed away on October 16, 2020, at Baptist Memorial Hospotal in New Albany. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Serenity Simmons Funeral Home of New Albany.

Reca Mildred Petty, 94, died Saturday, October 17, 2020, at the Red Bay Hospital in Red Bay, Al. She was born June 22, 1926, to Willie and Pearlie Upton Hamm. She helped her husband farm and retired from Charm Step after 27 years. She was an avid gardener. Graveside services will be at 2 PM …

Mrs. Ema Vance , 94, passed away on October 16, 2020, at her home in Belden. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Serenity Autry Funeral Home of Pontotoc.

Loree Lancaster Knight Rice, 90, passed away at North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo on Friday, October 16, 2020. Born July 27, 1930, in Pontotoc County, she was the daughter of the late William Hayden Lancaster and the late Odell Holley. She attended Bruce High School, and was retired…

BOONEVILLE -- Jimmy Lee Ridge, Sr., 78, passed away Thursday, October 15, 2020, at North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo. Services will be on Sunday, October 18, 2020 at 2 pm at Kesler Funeral Home - Booneville Chapel. Visitation will be on Sunday from 12-2 pm at Kesler Funeral Home - B…

AKOTA, TN -- Tommy Fowler, 69, passed away Friday, October 16, 2020, at his residence in Atoka, TN. Services will be on Sunday, October 18, 2:30 at Halltown Cemetery. Visitation will be on Sunday, October 18, 2-2:30 at Halltown Cemetery. Burial will follow at Halltown Cemetery.

Jimmy Stevens,Sr. , 76, passed away on October 17, 2020, at home in Saltillo. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Kesler Funeral Home .

Joyce Palagyi Maenpaa, 86, of Oxford, Mississippi, passed away peacefully Wednesday, Oct. 14, 2020, at home with her husband by her side. She was born on May 16, 1934, to her loving parents, Frank and Caroline Palagyi, in Conneaut, Ohio. She graduated from Conneaut High School in 1952 where …

Eva Mauney , 86, passed away on October 17, 2020, at Magnolia Regional Health Center in Corinth. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Kesler Funeral Home .

Rufus Allen Colburn, 53, passed away Friday, October 16, 2020, at his home. He was born in Zion, IL on March 22, 1967 to Rufus Colburn and Betty Jean Beard Peugh. He was a carpenter by trade. He enjoyed fishing, riding four wheelers, and he enjoyed being around people. He loved his country m…

Friday, October 16, 2020

Sherry Lynn Merchent Pittman, 73, died Thursday, October 15, 2020 at North Mississippi Medical Center. A native of Tupelo, she was born August 22, 1947 to Roy Douglas and Zilpha Reese Merchent. In 1967, she married John Bill Pittman and together they had four children. She had a passion for …

TISHOMINGO, MS -- Geraldine Holt Rushing, 83, passed away Saturday, October 10, 2020, at NO LOCATION OF DEATH in Baton Rouge, LA. Services will be on Saturday, October 17, 11 a.m. at Tishomingo City Cemetery, Tishomingo, MS. Visitation will be on Saturday, October 17, 10:30 - 11 a.m. at Tish…

Annis Gholston, formerly of Kirkville was the daughter of Wheeler and Carrie (Taylor) Davis. She was born on September17, 1918 and passed into her heavenly life on Tuesday, Oct 13, 2020. After celebrating 102 years of life, she went to be with those who predeceased her: husband, Clifton, and…

John Luther Robbins, Jr., 84, of New Albany, MS, went to be with his Lord and Savior on Sunday, September 27, 2020. John was born on April 20, 1936, and raised in New Albany, Mississippi. He graduated high school from Georgia Military Academy (currently Woodward Academy, College Park, GA) in…

Mary Earle Hill Isaac, 78, died on Friday, October 16, 2020 at her home. She was born April 24, 1942 in Union County to Floy Daniel Hill and Irene Cappleman Hill. She was retired and was a member of Center Baptist Church. Funeral services will be at 11:00a.m. Monday, October 19, 2020 at Plea…

Edwin Lewis Trammel, after a long, productive and fruitful life that spanned 92 years, died Thursday evening, October 15, 2020. A native of Dorsey, Itawamba County, MS, he was born on Sept. 1, 1928. Edwin was the youngest child born to William "Will" Trammel and Aurelia Sheffield Trammel. He…

After 90 years, 5 months, 16 days in her purpose-filled, beautiful earthly pilgrimage, Carrie Sue Lemmons Goggans returned to her Creator on Thursday, October 15, 2020 at Sunshine Nursing Center in Pontotoc. Sue was born on May 31, 1930 in West Point, the oldest of 6 children born to O.H. Le…

Leonard "Pop" Welch, 92, passed away Tuesday, October 13, 2020 at Pontotoc Health and Rehab, Pontotoc, MS. He was a veteran of WWII and served his time in the Philippines. He was an avid Harley Davidson Motorcycle rider and loved being outdoors. His greatest passion was working and restoring…

BRANDON/FORMERLY OF TUPELO -- Homer D. Reeves, 83, passed away Friday, October 16, 2020, at UMMC in Jackson. Services will be on Wednesday, Oct. 21, 2020 at Forest Hill Memorial Park South in Memphis.