Edward Brewer Hamilton
ECRU – Edward Brewer Hamilton, 79, passed away July 21, 2021 at Sunshine Heath Care in Pontotoc, MS. He was a devoted family man and spent most of his life as a self employed business man who worked sun up to sun down to provide for his family. He enjoyed taking part and even sometimes coaching his children and grand children’s sporting events. He was a former deacon at Hollywood Baptist Church in Sledge MS and loved to visit with all of his family and friends from the Delta. His devotion and love for his family, friends, and even his pets will live in the hearts of each and everyone that had the pleasure of knowing him.
He is survived by his daughter, Sherry Hamilton (Tommy); 7 grandchildren, Brandon Thacker (Elise), Diane Seigler (Rocky), Cindy Linenthal (Aaron), Daniel Thacker (Haley), Angela McLaughlin (Greg), Kyle Parrish (Mia), and Caitlin Yates (Sam); and 11 great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Mildred Cook Hamilton; parents, Earl and Mabel Hamilton; and daughter, Tina Parrish Hamilton.
Service will be Saturday, Jul y 24, 2021 at 2PM at Tutor Memorial Funeral Home in Pontotoc with Bro. Jason Watts officiating, Burial will follow in Turnpike Cemetery, Thaxton, MS. Tutor Memorial Funeral Home of Pontotoc is in charge of arrangements.
Pallbearers: Greg McLaughlin, Brandon Thacker, Daniel Thacker, Kyle Parrish, and Sam Yates. Honorary Pallbearers: Caden Thacker and Walker McLaughlin.
Visitation will be Saturday, July 24th 12PM until service time at the funeral home.
Hugh Lee Peden, Jr.
VAN VLEET – Hugh Lee Peden, Jr., 72, passed away Tuesday, July 20, 2021, at North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo, Mississippi. Services will be on Saturday, July 24, 2021 at 3:00 PM at Friendship Cemetery in Van Vleet, MS. Visitation will be on Saturday, July 24, 2021 from 2:30 – 3:00 PM at Friendship Cemetery.
TUPELO – Donald Fields, 55, passed away Thursday, July 15, 2021, at Hwy 245 in Okolona. Services will be on Saturday July 24, 2021 at 2:30 pm at Oddfellows Cemetery in Okolona. Visitation will be on today from 4 pm – 6 pm at Community Funeral Directors – Okolona. Burial will follow at Oddfellows Cemetery -Okolona.
Onaria “Shorty” Robertson Hurt
FALKNER – Onaria “Shorty” Robertson Hurt, 90, passed away Wednesday, July 21, 2021, at home in Falkner, MS. Services will be on Friday, July 23, 2021 at 2:00 p.m. at McBride Funeral Home. Visitation will be on Friday, July 23, 2021 from 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. at McBride Funeral Home www.mcbridefuneralhome.com. Burial will follow at Nance Cemetery-Pine Hill Road.
Mary Frances Easter
AMORY – Mary Frances Easter, 73, passed away on July 21, 2021 at Sanctuary Hospice House in Tupelo, MS. Born on June 23, 1948, she was the daughter of the late Charlie E. and Willie Mae Martin Dunn. She attended school in the state of Tennessee. Mary worked as a housekeeper at Gilmore Memorial Hospital in Amory then later was a cook at Vend Foods in Tupelo.
Mary was a very forward and sassy person. She enjoyed her coffee, cigarettes and going to casinos. Mary was also a very feisty lady who enjoyed listening to old time country music and playing cards. She enjoyed being with her grandkids and family as well as being with her close friends, Berniece, Violet Barrett and Tommy Hugya. Mary was a Christian who volunteered with the American Cancer Society. She was proud of raising her family and watching them as they grew up to become wonderful adults.
Mary is survived by two daughters, Janet Lee Easter (Chris) Amory, and Cassandra Tedford, Hatley; a son, Clayton Dewayne Easter, Aberdeen; three sisters, Joann Caldwell, Tennessee, Betty Lou Moore (Ray), Florida and Mildred Dunn, Belleville, IL; seven grandchildren: Evan Easter, Ashley Welch, Kelly Dodd, Kevin Dodd, Austin Easter, Eric Tedford and Rylee Tedford; four great grandchildren; a host of nieces and nephews; the love of her life, Clayton Easter, Aberdeen.
In addition to her parents, Mary was preceded in death by a son, Jamey Dodd; a sister, Brenda Kay Milliken; two brother, Bobby and Wayne Dunn; a great grandson, Donovan Colt Womack.
Services have been set for 11:00 AM, Friday, July 23, 2021 at E.E. Pickle Funeral Home with Bro. Joe Gullick and Bro. Willie Wilson officiating. Burial will be in the New Hope cemetery in Hatley. Pallbearers will be Gary Wouldridge, Dustin Welch, Austin Easter, Lanny Clayton and Tommy Hugya.
Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society.
Stella Mae Holland
BALDWYN – Stella Mae Holland , 83, passed away Sunday, July 17, 2021, at Rest Haven Nursing Home in Ripley. Services will be on Saturday, July 24, 2021 at 11:00 a.m. at New Tabernacle Baptist Church. Visitation will be on Friday, July 23, 2021 at 4:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m. at Agnew and Sons of Baldwyn. Family and friends may sign the guestbook at www.agnewandsons.com.
Michael D. Jones
OKOLONA – Michael D. Jones, 45, passed away Monday, July 5, 2021, at at his home in Atlanta, GA. Services will be on 07/24/2021 at Chapel Grove West Missionary Baptist Church Cemetery located at 304 CR 135 in Okolona. Services were entrusted to Fields Funeral Home located at 202 N Olive St Okolona, MS 38860. Contact Grief Therapist and Funeral Director CPT Oliver W. Johnson, III, J.D. at (662) 447-2252 with all matters concerning the Jones family during their time of bereavement.
Michael W. “Mike” Golebiewski
PONTOTOC – Michael W. “Mike” Golebiewski, 66, passed away Wednesday, July 21, 2021, at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Oxford. Services will be on Friday, July 23, 2021 at 6 PM at Tutor Memorial Funeral Home in Pontotoc. Visitation will be on Friday, July 23rd, 5 PM until Celebration of Life Service time of 6PM at Tutor Memorial Funeral Home in Pontotoc.
FULTON – Russell Wayne Wilemon, 81, passed away Wednesday, July 21, 2021, at NMMC in Tupelo. He was born November 16, 1939 to the late Leonard Wilemon and the late Effie Mae Gann Wilemon. He enjoyed working with his hands and watching Westerns on TV. He dearly loved his family.
Services will be 2:00 pm on Friday July 23, 2021 at Senter Funeral Home with Bro. Bobby Jarrell officiating. Visitation will begin at 11:00 am Friday in the Senter Funeral Home chapel.
Burial will be at Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church Cemetery. Senter Funeral Home has been entrusted with the arrangements.
Survivors include his wife, Eva Wilemon; children: Steve (Deb) Wilemon, Pam (Ron) Milam, Sandy (William) Parker, Lisa (Randle) Sutton, Beth (Tom) Garrison, Lesia (Steve) Ray, Jeff (Gail) Wilemon, Clayton (Connie) Yielding, Kellie Womack; 15 grandchildren and 19 great grandchildren; brother, Romie (Dorothy) Wilemon.
Preceded in death by his parents; brothers: Lencile Wilemon, Charlie Wilemon, J.B. Wilemon; sisters: Erma Ray West, Berma Dulaney.
Pallbearers will be Russell Wilemon, Dallas Peoples, Landon Johnson, Cole Mason, Drew Parker, Hunter Tyler.
Online condolences can be expressed at www.senterfuneraldirectors.com.