Saturday, August 08, 2020

Eulon A. Summerford, 90, passed away on Friday, August 7, 2020, at North Mississippi Medical Center Gilmore, Amory, MS. Born of September 21, 1929, in the James Creek Community, Itawamba County, he was a son of the late Earnie Clevus and Reba Irene Harris Summerford. Eulon grew up in the Jam…

Devon Fears , 25, passed away on August 07, 2020, at North Mississippi Medical Center Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by N.L. Jones Funeral Directors.

Hershel Ladell Russell, a good ole soul who lived a simple life, departed his earthly pilgrimage for his home in Glory on Saturday, August 8, 2020 from Sanctuary Hospice House. He just celebrated his 73rd birthday a week ago. Ladell was born in Pontotoc County on July 31, 1947 to the late He…

Mary Lucile Hood, daughter of the late Mary and Joe Miller, was born December 15, 1928, in Wren, MS. At an early age she professed her faith in Jesus Christ and joined Union Grove Methodist Church, where she was a dedicated member until her passing. She was united in holy matrimony to Elijah…

Raymond D. Cline, 72, passed away on Thursday, August 6, 2020 at North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo. He was born May, 6, 1948 in Idabel, OK to James Milas and Margaret Wright Cline. He graduated from Idabel High School in 1966 and went on to attend Oklahoma State University while con…

Ed Gray, 81 passed away surrounded by his loving family on Wednesday, August 8, 2020. Born on April 8, 1939, he was the son of William Robert and Josephine "Derrick" Gray. Ed served his country in the U.S Army and was a member of the Fraternal Masonry. He was best known for his charming ways…

Ben C. Ruff was born January 7, 1934 in Lee county in Mississippi to William and Roberta Springer Ruff. Ben departed this life on August 5, 2020 and entered into his eternal life. At an early age, he professed his faith and joined New Bethel M.B. Church. He later became a member of First New…

Scottie Kennedy, 35, passed away on August 03, 2020. He loved computers, had worked at APMM over 5 years and H & M Richards Mfg. He was a member of the Anchor Church in Verona. Funeral services will be at Waters Funeral Home on Monday, August 10, 2020 @ 11:00 a.m. with Chris Payne offici…

John Robert McCallum, Sr., 85, died Friday, August 7, 2020 at the Monroe County Regional Hospital in Aberdeen. He was born in Memphis, TN on November 3, 1934 to Joseph Watson McCallum and Bell Lack McCallum. he lived most of his life in Monroe County. He was retired from Ben Franklin where h…

Danny Neal Meeks was born to Roy and Blanche Meeks on May 5, 1960. He passed away peacefully on August 7, 2020, after a brief illness. He was the youngest of seven children. Danny attended Mississippi State University and graduated with a bachelor's degree and a master's degree in biological…

Sara Marie McMillen Butler, 91, passed away peacefully at North Mississippi Medical Center Friday August 7, 2020. Marie, the Daughter of Robert and Luvara Cooley McMillen, was born on November 13, 1928 in the Fawn Grove community of Itawamba County. Marie was one of six children in the McMil…

SMITHVILLE -- Eulon A. Summerford, 90, passed away Friday, August 07, 2020, at the North Mississippi Medical Center-Gilmore in Amory. Services will be on 3:00 PM, Monday, August 10, 2020 at E.E. Pickle Funeral Home in Smithville. Visitation will be on Monday from 2:00 - 3:00 PM at at the fun…

Russell Edward 'Sam' Ivy , 69, passed away on August 07, 2020, at Sanctuary Hospice House in Tupelo. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Serenity Funeral Home of Oxford.

ASHLAND, MS -- Annie Faye Hopkins Smith, 80, passed away Friday, August 07, 2020, at Magnolia Regional Health Center in Corinth, MS. Services will be on Monday August 10, 2020 4:30 PM at Hopkins Cemetery.

William Alexander Boyd , 91, passed away on August 08, 2020, at his residence 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 .

Alline Lewellen, age 92, went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, August 08, 2020 at the Tishomingo Manor. She was a seamstress, and was employed at Lucky Star Mfg. for over 15 years, Guntown slacks and she sewed for the public. She was a Baptist. Funeral services will be at Waters Funeral…

Allen Lee Durham (69) passed away Friday, August 7,2020 at the NMMC in Tupelo. He was a member of New Lebanon Freewill Baptist Church. He enjoyed fishing and watching westerns. He was a United States Navy veteran. Services will be 11:00 a.m. Monday at Kesler Funeral Home Chapel in Baldwyn wi…

Friday, August 07, 2020

A kind, considerate and compassionate soul met his Creator on Thursday, August 6, 2020 after apparently suffering a heart attack while swimming in his home pool. Thomas Cowen McDaniel, Sr., 87, was born in the Evergreen Community of Itawamba County on March 3, 1933 to the late Eric and Lema …

Margaret Morgan , 59, passed away on August 07, 2020, at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Oxford. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Serenity Autry Funeral Home of Holly Springs .

Fred Yeakley , 66, passed away on August 06, 2020, at North Alabama Medical Center in Florence, AL. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Ripley Funeral Home .

Elaine Stone , 81, passed away on August 07, 2020, at NMMC in Tupelo. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Waters Funeral Home .

Ronnie Edward Wells, 58, resident of New Albany, died after a short term illness Monday, August 3, 2020 at his home. Funeral arrangements will be private and provided by New Albany Funeral & Cremation Care. Ronnie was born September 13, 1961 in Crestview, FL, the son of the late A. G. an…

LAWRENCEBURG, TN, FOMERLY OF BURNSVILLE, MS -- Haven Hall Smith, 50, passed away Thursday, August 06, 2020, at South Tennessee Regional Health System - Lawrenceburg in Lawrenceburg, TN. Services will be on Saturday, August 8, at 11:00 a.m. at graveside at Little Flock Cemetery. Burial will f…

Tony R. North, 61, passed away Thursday, August 6, 2020, at home with his family by his side. He was born August 28, 1958 to the late Bill North and Peggy Frederick North in Memphis, TN. He was a 1976 graduate of Tremont High School and a member of Tremont First Baptist Church. On June 2, 19…

Marvin Preston Jarrett, 92, passed away August 6, 2020 at his home. He was a member of Pleasant Grove Freewill Baptist Church and attended Hurricane High School. After serving in the U.S. Navy he married Mary Elizabeth "Betty" Kidd on September 25, 1948 and they had four children. He operate…

Robert Pulliam , 74, passed away on August 07, 2020, at NMMC in Amory. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Williams Memorial Funeral Home .

Mary Faye Holland , 66, passed away on August 07, 2020, at home in Rienzi. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Booneville Funeral Home .

O.D. Kirk Dowdy, age 96, went to her heavenly home prepared for those saved by Jesus' grace on Thursday, August 6, 2020. She was born on March 13, 1924, to Lee and Julia Robbins Kirk of the Pinedale Community in Union County, the ninth of twelve children. O.D. was a member of that generation…

CALHOUN CITY -- William Doss, 79, passed away Sunday, August 02, 2020, at Baptist Calhoun Nursing Home in Calhoun City. Services will be on Sunday, Aug 9, 2020 at 2 p.m. at Chapel Hill Cemetery. Visitation will be on Sun, Aug 9, 2020 from 1 to 2 p.m. at Chapel Hill Cemetery.

Jesse Cummings (77) passed away Thursday, August 6, 2020 at North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo. He was a member of Carolina Methodist Church. He enjoyed farming, hunting, riding motorcycles and cutting up with family and friends. Services will be 4-6 pm Saturday, August 8, 2020 in th…

Charles (Charlie) Alfred Doty, 91, of Memphis, TN passed away on Tuesday July 14, 2020. Charlie was born to Ila Lovell and Alfred Oren (Red) Doty on June 25, 1929 in Tupelo, MS. He attended Tupelo High School and was a star player for the Tupelo Golden Wave football team. He graduated from V…

Thursday, August 06, 2020

Marjorie Jo Ann Kelley Pike, 76, passed away peacefully Monday morning, August 3, 2020 at New Albany Health & Rehabilitation Center following an extended illness. A Service of Remembrance is planned at New Albany Funeral & Cremation Care when all family members will be present. Buria…

Jimmy Dale Torrence, 74, passed away Thursday, August 6, 2020 at the North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo, MS. He was born on June 16, 1946 to John Torrence and Margle Leathers. Mr. Torrence spent most of his working career in a furniture factory. Later on, he went out on his own with …

Charlene Grisham moved to her heavenly home from the Baldwyn Nursing Facility on August 3, 2020. She was born on September 21, 1928 to Hasten and Alice Nichols Farrar. She married Douglas Grisham on October 26, 1945. They had two children, Frankie and Linda, and built a home on the family fa…

Moonie Berry was born September 13, 1952 to the late Sallie Hill in Chickasaw County, MS. He was reared in the home of Arthur Berry and Sallie Hill Berry. On Tuesday, August 4, 2020, Moonie departed this life on this side of heaven at Sanctuary Hospice House in Tupelo, MS. Moonie was precede…

Mr. Alan Lee Upchurch, 72, died Thursday, August 6, 2020 at the Mississippi State Veteran's Home in Oxford, MS. The funeral service will be held in the Chapel of Waller Funeral Home Saturday, August 8, 2020 at 2:00 P.M. with Rev. Rocky Watts officiating. Burial will follow in Shipp Cemetery …

64, passed away on August 2, 2020 at NMMC in Tupelo. Joe Earnest Boxx was born to his late parents, Bessie Mae Ivy and Fred Boxx on Sept. 12, 1955 in Houston, MS. Mr. Joe E. Boxx is survived by one daughter; Makella Rochelle Lenoir of Prairie. Two brothers; Bishop L.C. Boxx (Kathleen) and El…

Timothy Lee Starling, 55, met his Lord and Savior on the morning of August 5, 2020, at the North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo. Tim was a resident of Diversicare of Tupelo for many years. Tim was born on March 13, 1965, to Mary Starling. Tim was a loving and caring husband, daddy, son…

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Mable Cummings Coleman, 80, died Wednesday, August 5, 2020 at her residence. She was born June 16, 1940 in Itawamba County to Roy Cummings and Ila Palmer Cummings. She was a life long resident of Monroe County. Ms. Coleman was a retired hair stylist. She was a member of the Aberdeen First Ch…

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PLANTERSVILLE, MS -- Willie Lipsey, Jr., 64, passed away Friday, July 31, 2020, at North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo, MS. Services will be on Saturday, August 8, 2020 at 1 pm at Plantersville Community Center. Visitation will be on Saturday, August 8, 2020 from 2-5 pm at the funeral…

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Stanley Cole, 57, was born October 18, 1962 in Lee County unto the late Murphy and Susannah Cole. He departed this life on August 3, 2020 at North MS Medical Center in Tupelo, MS. He accepted Christ and joined Sandhill M. B. Church, where he remained a member until his death. He was united i…

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UNION COUNTY -- Ronnie Edward Wells, 58, passed away Monday, August 3, 2020, at his residence in New Albany. Private services are planned. Arrangements will be provided by New Albany Funeral & Cremation Care.

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"Jack" Thompson, 59, passed away at the North Mississippi Medical Center on August 2, 2020. As a member of St. John Missionary Baptist Church Jack served on the Deacon Board as a Sunday School Teacher and sang in the choir. He graduated from Shannon High School where he played on the Shannon…

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BALDWYN -- Ella Jean "Tut" Barnett, 74, passed away Monday, August 3, 2020, at North MS Medical Center in Tupelo. Services will be on Sunday, August 9, 2020 at 1:00 P.M. at Mt. Nebo Cemetery in Baldwyn. Walk through visitation will be on Saturday, August 8, 2020 3-5 P.M. at Agnew & Sons …

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BALDWYN -- Charlie M. Agnew, 72, passed away Saturday, August 1, 2020, at his residence in Baldwyn. Services will be on Saturday, August 8, 2020 at 11:00 A.M. at Mt. Zion Memorial Garden in Guntown. Walk through visitation will be on Friday, August, 7, 2020 3-5 P.M. at Agnew & Sons Funer…

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William "Tink" Murphy, 68, passed away on August 5, 2020, at his home in Booneville. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Booneville Funeral Home.

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Hoyt Ray Floyd Sr., 74, passed away on Wednesday, August 5, 2020 at the Magnolia Regional Hospital in Corinth. He enjoyed fishing, spending time with his grandchildren and he was a Pentecostal. Funeral services will be held at Waters Funeral Home on Friday, August 07, 2020 at 10:00 a.m. with…

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Sidney Earl Yielding, 72, passed away Wednesday, August 5, 2020 at NMMC-Tupelo, MS. Earl was born in Mantachie, MS and was a second generation gifted carpenter and home builder. He served the Lord in many different capacities. He loved to teach and was a Sunday School teacher and Godly mento…

Lindsay Diann Roberts Rushing died suddenly at home August 5, 2020. Born July 25, 1981, she was the middle child of Danny and Linda Roberts. Lindsay was a free spirit whose idea of a short trip was a 24 hour drive to hear her favorite music. Lindsay's smile was genuine and those who knew her…