Tuesday, April 16, 2019

Rickey D. Newell, 55, passed away Monday, April 15, 2019, at North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo. He was born August 18, 1963 to the late Johnny Newell and the late Betty Wilemon Thrasher in Itawamba County. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army. Rickey enjoyed watching TV, fishing, garde…

Shawanda Holliday , 31, passed away on April 16, 2019, at Home in Aberdeen. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Belle Funeral Home of Aberdeen.

PONTOTOC -- Violet Lessel, 80, passed away Monday, April 15, 2019, at Pontotoc Health and Rehab in Pontotoc. Services will be on Friday, April 19, 2019 at 2PM at Tutor Memorial Funeral Home in Pontotoc. Visitation will be on Thursday, April 18, 5-8PM and Friday, APril 19, 1PM until service t…

Zachary Judon , 31, passed away on April 13, 2019, at Home in Oxford. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Belle Funeral Home of Ecru.

Omrie Hayes, 66 passed away on Wednesday, April 10, 2019. He was born in Brewton, AL on December 23, 1952 to Raymon V. Hayes SR. and Edith Carrier Hayes. He was formerly of Indianola, MS where he operated the Sonic for several years. He moved to Pontotoc in 1977 and owned and operated the So…

Jennifer Neely Munoz, of Biloxi, MS, made her journey to heaven on Sunday, April 14, 2019. Mrs. Munoz was the beloved wife of Vicente "Papa V" Munoz of Biloxi, MS the loving mother of Amanda Cumberland (Nick) of Diamondhead, MS and RJ Gonzales III (Amanda) of Mobile, AL, the nurturing sister…

Marvis Harris , 83, passed away on April 16, 2019, at NMMC Hospice Unit in Tupelo. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Waters Funeral Home .

Dorothy "Dot" Harrison Langford, 87, passed away peacefully at North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo on Sunday, April 14, 2019. Born February 13, 1932, she was the daughter of the late Dallas Lloyd and the late Lula Mae Wiggins Lloyd. She was born in Slate Springs, MS, and lived there d…

Mildred Evans , 69, passed away on April 15, 2019, at NMMC in Tupelo. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Belle Funeral Home -Bruce.

Ruth Garrard 85, passed away on Monday, April 15,2019 at Diversicare Nursing Facility in Ripley, MS. She was a former nurse's aide with NMMC and she was a Pentecostal. Graveside services will be held at New Haven Cemetery in Ridgley, TN at 1:00 p.m. on Wednesday, April 17, 2019. Waters Funer…

Ava Grace Martin, beloved newborn daughter and covenant child of believers Devin and Autumn Martin was born on April 12, 2019, into the sweet loving arms of Jesus. She was born at 6:17 a.m. at NMMC Women's Hospital, weighing 9 pounds 12 ounces and 19 .75 inches long. As her mother stated, "A…

Randy DeWayne Smith, 70, died Friday April 12, 2019 at his residence. He was born November 24, 1948 in Hamilton, MS to Merle Clayton Smith and Katheryne Pope Estes. He was a life long resident of Hamilton. Mr. Smith was a graduate of Mississippi State University. He was an Mechanical Enginee…

HOLLY SPRINGS, MS -- Peggy Edwards, 85, passed away Tuesday, April 16, 2019, at North Delta Hospice House in Southaven, MS. Services will be on Thursday, April 18, 2019 at 11:00am at the Holly Springs Funeral Home with a visitation at the funeral home Wednesday 5-8PM.

Nancy Phyllis Wiltshire Strickland, 65, died Tuesday, April 16, 2019 at Sanctuary Hospice, Tupelo, MS. She was born in Attala County, MS and worked at the Itawamba County School District for thirty-two years. She was a member of Fulton United Methodist Church where she was organist for twelv…

SALINAS, CALIFORNIA -- Richard Eugene Finger, 63, passed away Friday, April 05, 2019, at Stanford Hospital in Stanford, California. Services will be on Thursday, April 18 at 11:00 am at Macedonia MB Church. Visitation will be on Wednesday evening, April 17 from 5:00 pm until 7:00 pm at Patte…

Mr. Dale Bradley Massey, age 90, died Monday, April 15, 2019 at North Mississippi Medical Center Hospice Unit. He was born June 10, 1928 in Marietta, MS to the union of Edgar W. Massey and Bessie Z. Holley Massey. He graduated Booneville High School and continued his education with an Associ…

Mrs. Carnell Lovelace Watson, 88, died Monday, April 15, 2019 at Magnolia Manor in Tupelo where she had resided the last 4 years. Carnell was born September 7, 1930 in Calhoun County, Mississippi to James Leonard Lovelace and Gladys C. Burt Lovelace. After graduating high school, she continu…

Mr. Julius Edward Ward, Jr., 88, passed away on April 12, 2019, at West Point Community Living Center. Mr. Julius was born July 17, 1930, in Woodland, the son of the late Julius Edward and Nora Susanna Huffman Ward, Sr. He was a retired Supervisor at CECO Buildings in Columbus. He was a memb…

Garry Murl Raden, 61, passed away Saturday, April 13, 2019 at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Booneville. He was born January 22, 1958 to Dillard Murl Raden and Mary Kuykendall Raden. He was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. He was a welder by trade. He enjoyed go-kar…

Monday, April 15, 2019

Celebration of Life Service with Military Honors for Dr. Thomas (Tommy) L. Sweat Sr. was held Sunday at First United Methodist Church with Rev. Roger Shock and Rev. Kim Parker officiating. Burial was in the Henry Cemetery. Dr. Sweat died April 11, 2019 at his residence. He was born on March …

John McTaggart , 86, passed away on April 15, 2019, at his residence in West Point. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Robinson Funeral Home .

WEST POINT -- Mrs. Almarita Barkemeyer Clark, 85, passed away Saturday, April 13, 2019, at Merit Health River Oaks Medical Center in Flowood, MS. Services will be on Saturday, April 20, 2019 at 11:00 A.M. at Calvert Funeral Home Chapel. Visitation will be on Saturday, 10:00 - 11:00 at Calver…

Roy Eugene Ratliff, 95, died Saturday, April 13, 2019 at his residence where he had lived since 1979. He was born December 18, 1923 in Baldwyn, MS to Benjaman Roy Ratliff and Cleo Carmack Ratliff. He was a retired wood finisher of nineteen years for Warwick Manufacturing. He was a Veteran of…

Georgia Mae Garner Cockerham left this world to be with her Lord and Savior on Saturday April 14, 2019. Born June 23, 1925 to Woodie Word and Lora Lee Garner, Georgia was a graduate of Hamilton High School and was a lifelong resident of Hamilton. She met her sweetheart, John Allen Cockerham,…

GLEN -- Allen Osborn, 84, passed away Saturday, April 13, 2019, at Magnolia Regional Health Center in Corinth. Services will be on Wednesday, April 17, 2019 at 11:00 AM at Cutshall Funeral Home Chapel in Glen, MS. Visitation will be on Tuesday, April 16, 2019 from 5pm until 9pm at Cutshall F…

Jarrod Lee Holloway (48) passed away Saturday April 13, 2019 as the result of a plane crash. He was born in Aurora, Illinois, on November 17, 1970, to Nell and Earl Holloway. He grew up in McKinney, Texas. He graduated from Freed-Hardeman University. Jarrod was a deacon at the Booneville Chu…

Stanley Barnett (78) passed away Monday April 15, 2019 at his home in Baldwyn. He served in the U.S. Marines for 4 years. He was a member of Wheeler Baptist Church. He owned and operated Barnett's Restaurant in Baldwyn for several years. He enjoyed reading his Bible, fishing and woodworking.…

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Joe Donald Page , 83, passed away on April 10, 2019, at Willow Ridge Nursing Home in Grambling, LA. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Fields Funeral Home.

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Clara Nell Swords, 79, passed away Sunday, April 14, 2019 Baptist Memorial Hospital, Oxford, MS. She was born May 25, 1939. She married the love of her life, Sherman Swords on February 10, 1962. He preceded her in death on September 22, 2013. She was a housewife and a faithful member of Coun…

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Willard Mauney Shackelford, 94, passed away Sunday, April 14, 2019, at Tippah County Hospital in Ripley, MS. She was born October 5, 1924, to Homer and Rue Mauney in Tippah County - Mississippi. She was a loving daughter, wife, mother, and granny. She was a member of the Church of Christ. Se…

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Alford Johnson , 93, passed away on April 14, 2019, at North MS Medical Center in Tupelo. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Serenity Autry Funeral Home of Pontotoc.

Sunday, April 14, 2019

IUKA -- Timothy Irvin Gilley, 60, passed away Saturday, April 13, 2019, at North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo. Services will be on Monday, April 15, at 11:00 a.m. at Cutshall Funeral Home Chapel in Iuka. Visitation will be on Monday, April 15, from 10:00 until service time at the fun…

WEST POINT, MS -- Bertha Melinda Strode-Meaders, 49, passed away Thursday, April 11, 2019, at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Columbus. Services will be on Tuesday April 16, 2019 1:00p.m. at St Matthew Baptist Church 510 Martin Luther King Dr Fulton, MS. Visitation will be on Tuesday April 16, …

Edward "Ricky" Black , age 58, passed away on April 13, 2019, at Union County Hospital in New Albany, MS . Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Foster and Son Funeral Home of Ripley, MS.

Ella Mae Cook , 86, passed away on April 14, 2019, at at her home Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Beasley Funeral Home .

Larry Payton , 71, passed away on April 13, 2019, at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Oxford, MS. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Payton Mortuary of Pontotoc .

Sue Carolyn Gunn , 64, passed away on April 13, 2019, at Emergency's Storm Shelter in Houlka. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Serenity Autry Funeral Home of Pontotoc.

CHEROKEE -- Dorothy McVay, 95, passed away Saturday, April 13, 2019, at her residence in Cherokee. Services will be on Monday, April 15, at 2:00 p.m. at Allsboro Cumberland Presbyterian Church. Visitation will be on Monday, April 15, from 1:00 p.m. until service time at Allsboro Cumberland P…

Lynn Kincannon Holland Lynn Kincannon Holland, 73, left this earthly life and the many people who loved her on Saturday, April 13, in Columbus, Mississippi. Her death came as a release after a long struggle with Alzheimer's Disease. Born in Detroit, Michigan, on September 9, 1945, Lynn was t…

Annie Phene Lollar, 94, passed away Saturday, April 13, 2019, at Sanctuary Hospice House in Tupelo. A lifelong resident of Mooreville, Ann was born December 15, 1924, to Elisha "E.L." and Nancy Brown Burcham in Lee County. She married W.B. "Bryan" Lollar and they shared sixty-six years toget…

Mary Christine Plunkett, 94, passed away suddenly, Friday, April 12, 2019, at her residence. She was born on September 11, 1924 in Lee County to Tracy and Mamie Roebuck Burt. She had lived most all of her life in Lee County, was a retired factory worker and a Baptist. She enjoyed spending ti…

Cecil Milton Sturdivant, 79, passed away Saturday, April 13, 2019, at his home surrounded by his family. He was born January 6, 1940 to the late Robert Lee Sturdivant and the late Myrtle Jones McKee. He enjoyed fishing, hunting and gardening. He enjoyed being outdoors. The visitation only wi…

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Pauline Goodwin Coleman, 91, died April 12, 2019, at Hermitage Gardens Assisted Living in Oxford, MS. Visitation and Funeral Service will be held at Tisdale-Lann Memorial Funeral Home in Aberdeen. Visitation will be Wednesday, April 17, 2019 from 11:00 A.M. until 12 noon. Services will be at…

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Ray LeVohn "Ray Von" McAnally, 73, passed away at New Albany Health and Rehab Center on Friday, April 12, 2019. He was born on October 31, 1945 in Chickasaw County to William Andrew McAnally and Florence McAnally. He is survived by his wife, Flonnie McAnally of Houlka, his sons, Cleveland (S…

Saturday, April 13, 2019

T. Lynda Cross, 75, passed away Friday, April 12, 2019, at the North Mississippi Medical Center Hospice Unit. She was born September 16, 1943, in Fulton to George Thomas and Dorothy Jewell Wood Stewart. She worked as a teller and secretary for BancorpSouth for many years and was a member of …

Curtis C. Miller , 79, passed away on April 13, 2019, at his home in Booneville, MS. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Agnew and Sons Funeral Home of Booneville. .

Jaqueline Sutherland White, age 92, of Booneville, passed away Saturday, April 13, 2019 at Landmark Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. Mrs. White is a Baptist in faith. She is a retired librarian and church organist. She was born March 14, 1927 to Albert Sutherland and Myrtle Perry Sutherlan…