Saturday, January 16, 2021

Victor A. Garmon , 65, passed away on January 15, 2021, at his home in Tupelo. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Agnew and Sons Funeral Home of Verona .

Randy Williams , 55, passed away on January 16, 2021, at his home in Baldwyn. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Agnew and Sons Funeral Home of Baldwyn.

Jenifer Cromeans Brown, 64, died Friday, January 15, 2021, at the Helen Keller Hospital in Sheffield, AL. She was born October 7, 1956, in Red Bay, to Junior and Jewel Keeton Cromeans. She was member of the Walker Missionary Baptist Church. She was a seamstress at Golden Manufacturing for 24…

Ronnie L. Bethay , 66, passed away on January 14, 2021, at University of Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson, MS. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Booneville Funeral Home .

Richard Irby, 84, passed away January 15, 2021 at NMMC-Tupelo, MS. Richard was a very Christian man, who loved to go and learn about the Lord. He love to hang out with his son and piddle around the shop. Richard is survived by his son, Rodney Irby(Sheryl); daughter, Kathryn Scott(Robert); sp…

Mary Laverne Horne Mary Laverne Horne, 90, started her new life in Heaven on Saturday, January 16, 2021. Born on June 30, 1930, in Smithville, she was the daughter of the late Clint and Lessie Hathcock Stevens. Laverne grew up in Monroe County and graduated from Smithville High School. She l…

Pat Patterson, 82, finished a good fight and ultimately won the battle when he saw Jesus face to face on Friday, January 15, 2021. He was born on September 21, 1938, to Lula Preston and Ruby Mae Jones Patterson, in the Peaceful Valley Community, Mississippi. Growing up in a large family, wit…

Ricky Joe Hopper, 72, of Walls, MS, went to his heavenly home on Thursday, January 14th, 2021. Papa Hopper, as he was affectionately known, started out as a farmer in rural Mississippi; he was a Vietnam war veteran; and he worked for many years at, and retired from, Firestone. He is preceded…

James Wilson Gregory, 86, went to his heavenly home Friday, January 15, 2021 at his residence in Myrtle. He was born May 2, 1934 to Bryant and Letha Doan Gregory. Mr. Gregory married to the love of his life, Glenda Cowart Gregory, and was married for 54 years. He was affectionately known as …

Bennie Max Ratliff, 81, passed away peacefully at his home with his family at his side on Friday, January 15, 2021. He was born on February 18, 1939, in Toccopola, MS, to Rex and Paula Mae Bishop Ratliff. Ben was a member of the Pontotoc Church of Christ and was previously a member of the Pi…

James Aaron Alexander, 83, passed away Thursday, January 14, 2021, at North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo ,MS. Graveside Services will be at 1:00 p.m. Monday, January 18, 2021 with a walk-through viewing from noon until service time at Porter's Memorial Park with Rev. Jeffery Daniel o…

Mary Cummings , 61, passed away on January 14, 2020, at North MS Medical Center in Tupelo. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Agnew and Sons Funeral Home ofVerona.

Elbert Junior Sullivan, 83, passed away Friday, January 15, 2021, at his residence in Nettleton. Services will be on Monday, January 18, 2021, at 2:00 P.M. at Tisdale-Lann Memorial Funeral Home in Nettleton with Rev. Sammy Raper officiating. Visitation will be on Monday, January 18, 2021, at…

Virginia "Peaches" Thurman was born in Oakman, Alabama on April 6, 1932, the daughter of Grady and Lura Cooper. She lived her childhood in Oakman until her family moved to Union County during her adolescent years. She lived in the New Albany area into her young adulthood. She attended Macedo…

On Friday morning, January 15, 2021, Linda Gail Moore Morrison, 72, lifelong resident of Tippah County, departed this life at Sanctuary Hospice House in Tupelo following an extended illness. A Graveside Service honoring the life of Ms. Morrison will be at 2 PM Monday, January 18 in the Pine …

Gary Keith Browning, 63, passed away January 15, 2021 at NMMC-Tupelo, MS. Gary attended Hayseed Cowboy Church, was an outdoorsman that loved hunting, fishing, horseback riding, and camping. Gary is survived by his wife, Paula Browning; sister, Nancy Yates(Hugh) of New Albany; brothers, Nicke…

Charles McMillen, 81, passed away Friday, January 15, 2021 at NMMC-Tupelo, MS from complications of Covid. He was born January 26, 1939 to C.G. "Red" McMillen and Marion Hardy McMillen. He was a member of Midway Baptist Church. He was an avid gardner, specializing in tomatoes. Charles was a …

Bob Knight, 88, passed away Friday, January 15, 2021, at Mithcell Hollingsworth Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Florence, AL. Services will be on Monday, January 18, 1 p.m. at Pilot Hill Cemetery. Burial will follow at Pilot Hill Cemetery.

Rachel Marie Armstrong, 95, passed away Sunday, January 10, 2021, at her son's residence in Kenosha, WI . Services will be on Sunday, January 17, 2 p.m. at Lindsey Cemetery. Burial will follow at Lindsey Cemetery.

Friday, January 15, 2021

Johnny Burks, 58, passed away Thursday, January 14, 2021, at Red Bay Hospital in Red Bay, AL. Services will be on Sunday, January 17, 4 p.m. at Ebenezer Cemetery, Vina, AL. Visitation will be on Sunday, January 17, 3:30-4 p.m. at Ebenezer Cemetery. Burial will follow at Ebenezer Cemetery.

Shelby Dean Moore, 84, passed away Thursday, January 14, 2021, at Courtyards Nursing Home in Fulton. He was born in Itawamba County on June 18, 1936 to the late Simm Lee Moore and the late Lula Castleberry Moore. He farmed at an early age and later in life, owned and operated a sawmill and D…

Leon Evans, 67, passed away Tuesday, January 12, 2021, at Baptist Memorial Hospital in New Albany Graveside. Services will be on Saturday January 23, 2021 2:00 at Palestine Church Cemetery in Michigan City. Visitation will be on Friday January 22, 2021 1:00 - 6:00 at Serenity Autry Funeral H…

Charles Hamblin,78, passed away on January 10, 2021 at the NMMC. He enjoyed fishing, watching television, especially boxing and he loved his dog. He was a mechanic at Windham Ford and he was a Baptist. Funeral services were held at Waters Funeral Home on Saturday, January 16, 2021 at 2:00 p.…

Randal "Grizz' Lynn Potts, 64, passed away on Friday, January 15, 2021 at the NMMC after an extended illness. He was born on November 24, 1956 to Becky Ward. Grizz enjoyed working with heavy equipment and hotrods. He loved being outdoors and helping people. Funeral services will be at Waters…

Marjorie "Argie" Ann Adams, 87, passed away on January 13, 2021 at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Booneville. Marjorie was born May 07, 1933 to Abbie and Maggie Grisham Adams. She was a graduate of Baldwyn High School and Mississippi State College for Women (now Mississippi University for Wome…

Ricky Hollis , 59, passed away on January 15, 2021, at Resident in Mathiston, MS. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by ASSOCIATED FAMILY FUNERAL HOME & CREMATION CENTER - TUPELO (associatedfuneral.com).

Beulah Lee Rogers, 93, passed on Monday, January 11, 2021, at North Mississippi Medical Center-Gilmore in Amory, MS. She is survived by her four daughters: Gwendolyn Strong (Robert) of Clinton, MS.; Dorothy Austin of Hazelhurst, IL., and Marcell McKinney and Marinell Rogers both of Amory, Mi…

Bobby Wayne Price, 73, passed away on Friday, January 15, 2021 at North Mississippi Medical Center—Gilmore in Amory. He was born on September 28, 1947 in Aberdeen to Bill Price and Eva Price Harden. Bobby was a proud veteran serving in the Alabama National Guard the United States Marine Corp…

Nelson Ryan Wheeler - Stanley Nelson Ryan, 87, passed away at the NMMC from complications of the corona virus on Friday, January 15, 2021. He enjoyed deer hunting, working in his yard and garden. He was a longtime educator and administrator for the Prentiss County School System. He was a vet…

Butch Ritchie, 71, passed away January 14, 2021 at his home. Butch was born in Pontotoc county and spent his early adult life singing and playing piano with various gospel groups. He had a great love for people and gospel music. For twenty years he owned "The Video Shop" in New Albany, MS an…

Judy Sanders passed away on January 14, 2021 at the Baptist Memorial Hospital in Booneville. She was born on July 25, 1960 and she was a homemaker. A private family service will be held at Waters Funeral Home on Monday, January 18, 2020 @ 11:00 a. m. with Bro. Terry Etheridge officiating. Sh…

Penny K. Nichols Kirksey left her earthly pilgrimage in the late evening hours of Wednesday, Jan. 13, 2021 from Baptist Hospital-New Albany where she battled the complications of Covid-19. She was only 2 days shy of her 66th birthday when she passed. Penny was a delightful, fully-engaged sou…

Jimmy Wayne Lindsey, 67, went to be with his Lord in Heaven on January 14, 2021, at the North Mississippi Medical Center. He was born July 4, 1953, in Russellville, Alabama, to Emory and Martha Elizabeth Smith Lindsey. He was a member of the Mt. Pisgah Baptist Church. He was a self-employed …

Jerry Lantrip, 87, met his Savior face to face on Wednesday, January 13, 2021. Born in Amory, MS on May 30, 1933, he was a son of the late Jake and Dolly Milam Lantrip. Jerry attended Amory High School and entered into the Mississippi Army National Guard in 1951 where he served as a Speciali…

Ruth Wilbanks Pittman, 88, passed away Wednesday, January 13, 2021, at Diversicare in Ripley, MS. She was born, April 29, 1932, to Garvis and Josephine Morphis Wilbanks in Tippah County - Mississippi. Ruth was a retired beautician, and a member of West Ripley Baptist Church in Ripley. Graves…

Janet Burns Moffitt, 60, lifelong resident of Tippah County, passed away unexpectedly of natural causes Thursday evening, January 14, 2021 at North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo. A private family graveside service is planned. Arrangements will be provided by The Ripley Funeral Home. J…

Thomas J. (Tommy) Prince passed away on January 3, 2021, at 11:05 am at North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo, MS, from pneumonia after complications from fighting Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma. He was born September 25, 1941, in Macon, MS, to the late Thomas J. (Tubby) Prince and the late Mab…

Thursday, January 14, 2021

Betty Turner Kingsley passed away Wednesday, January 13, 2021 at the age of 80 at NMMC Gilmore Hospital in Amory after a lengthy battle with Post Covid double pneumonia. She was born in Lee County on August 4, 1940 to Cariel and Bertha Sample Turner. Betty loved the Lord and her family. She …

Anne Herrington Barker passed away peacefully on Wednesday, January 13, 2021 at Jackson Madison County General Hospital, Jackson, TN. Anne was born February 18, 1940 to the late Leonard Herrington, Sr. of Kosciusko, MS and the late Mattie Eudelle Berry Herrington of Chickasaw County, MS. Ann…

J D Stokes, 72, passed away Tuesday, January 12, 2021, at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Oxford. Graveside. Services will be on Sunday January 17, 2021 1:00 p.m. at Greater Springhill Toccopola Cemetery. Visitation will be on Saturday January 16, 2021 4:00- 6:00 at Serenity Autry Funeral Chape…

MARCELL ROGERS MCKINNEY , 69, passed away on January 14, 2021, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-Golden Triangle in Columbus. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Darden and Sons Funeral Home .

Madalyn Brooke Bails 21, passed away Monday, January 11, 2021 at the North MS Medical Center in Tupelo, MS. She was born June 12, 1999 unto Antoinette Freeman and the late Rodney Bails. She was a member of New Zion M. B. Church, where she was a very active member. She was a member of the cho…

Mrs. Rosa Ray Roberts, daughter Nathan Lewis Ray and Lillie Vernice Ray, was born on November 18, 1947, in Chicora, Mississippi. She passed away at the North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo, Ms on January 5, 2021. Her parents, two brothers George Ray Nathan Ray, Jr., and two sisters Bet…

Timothy Ogarek, 57, passed away Tuesday, January 12, 2021, at North Mississippi Medical Center. in Tupelo. Services will be on There will be no local services. at W.E. Pegues.

Roosevelt Johnson, 79, passed away Sunday, December 30, 2020, at North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo. Services will be on Saturday, January 16, 2021 at 11am, Graveside at Kimble Chapel Church Cemetery, 3215 Walsh Road, Tupelo, MS. Visitation will be on Friday, January 15, 2021 from 4-…

Elaine Morris McCurley, 80, passed away Wednesday, January 13, 2021, at North Ms. Medical Center in Tupelo, MS. Services will be on Friday, January 15, 1 p.m. at Deaton Funeral Home Chapel, Red Bay, AL. Visitation will be on Friday, January 15, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. at Deaton Funeral Home, Red Bay,…

Billy W. Damron, 60, passed away Saturday, January 09, 2021, at his home in Corinth. Services will be on Sunday, January 17, 2021 at 12 noon at Concorde Cemetery. Visitation will be on Saturday, January 16, 2021 from 3:00 pm until 5:00 pm at Patterson Memorial Chapel . Burial will follow at …

Jimmy Lindsey , 67, passed away on January 14, 2021, at North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by McNeece-Morris Funeral Home in Fulton.

Billy Doyle "Catfish" Massey, 71, passed away Tuesday, January 12, 2021, at NMMC in Tupelo. Services will be on Saturday, January 16, 2021 at 1PM at Tutor Memorial Funeral Home in Pontotoc. Visitation will be on Friday, January 15th, 5-8PM and Saturday, January 16th, 12PM until service time …