Thursday, July 29, 2021

Amory - Gerald Lovvorn, 81, began his new life in Heaven on Monday, July 26, 2021. Gerald was born on July 31, 1939, in Brownsville, Alabama, to the late Homer and Dora Ann Kendrick Lovvorn. Gerald grew up in Monroe County and attended Smithville High School. He married the love of his life …

Denford "Denny" Cleveland Hacker, 69, passed away Sunday, July 24, 2021, at his residence in Blountsville, Alabama. Services will be on Saturday, July 31, 2021 at 3:30 PM at E. E. Pickle Funeral Home, Amory, MS. Visitation will be on Saturday, July 31, 2021 from 2:00 pm until 3:30 pm at E. E…

John Murrah Lovorn, Jr. was a devoted husband, father, and friend. He had a big personality and an even bigger heart. He passed away, unexpectedly but peacefully, at his home on July 28, 2021, at age 72. Born in Jackson in 1949 and raised in Fairfax, Virginia, he went to the University of So…

Shameaka Patton , 39, passed away on July 29, 2021, at her home in Tupelo. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Patterson Memorial Chapel .

Frankie E. Emerson, 67, passed away Wednesday, July 28, 2021, at his residence in New Vernon, IN. Services will be on Graveside services will be Sunday, August 1, 2 p.m. at Ebenezer Cemetery, Vina, AL. Burial will follow at Ebenezer Cemetery, Vina, AL.

Linda Mae Hall-Prowell, 66, passed away Tuesday, July 20, 2021, at her home residence in West Point, MS. Services will be on Saturday, July 31, 2021 at 11:00 AM at Dixie Community Cemetery. Visitation will be on Saturday, July 31, 2021 from 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM at Dixie Community Cemetery. Bu…

Ina Fay Samples, 87, passed away Wednesday, July 28, 2021, at New Albany Health and Rehab in New Albany. Services will be on Monday, August 2, 2021 at 1:00 PM at Pleasant Hill Baptist Church with the Holly Springs Funeral Home in charge. There will be a visitation at the church Sunday 4-7 PM.

George Maurice "Red" Hoagland, age 93, died peacefully at his home in Palmetto, Florida on July 6, 2021. Born in Carter County, Missouri to George E. Hoagland and Laura Evans Hoagland. George, who was also known to many as Maurice, "Coach," or "Red," grew up on the family farm, attended a on…

Novella Thomas , 91, passed away on July 29, 2021, at Diverscare in Amory. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Serenity Autry Funeral Home of Pontotoc.

Shirley Ann Thompson Lowry of Pontotoc, went to be with her Savior and Lord on Tuesday, July 27, 2021. She was the only child of the late Loyd and Earline West Thompson. She graduated from Algoma High School in 1954 as valedictorian and attended Itawamba Jr. College. She married the love of …

Wilburn W. Kitchens, 89, died Tuesday, July 27, 2021, at the North MS Medical Center, Amory. He was born in Kirkville on December 29, 1931, to James Wesley and Pearl Bridges Kitchens. He was a Korean War Veteran serving in the United States Army. He served as a dorm parent at the Tupelo Chil…

Patsy Kay Walker Holliday, 71, lifetime resident of Ripley, passed away Wednesday, July 28, 2021 at Regional One Health Center in Memphis, Tn following a brief illness. Funeral Services remembering the life of Mrs. Holliday will be at 4PM Saturday July 31 in The Heritage Chapel of Ripley Fun…

James Edward Houston, 86, died July 27, 2021 at Baptist Desoto Hospital in Southaven. He was a retired machinist and a member of the Colonial Hill Baptist Church. Mr. Houston was born on August 31, 1934 in Benton County, MS to the late Joseph Thomas Houston and Effie Wilkerson Houston. He is…

Betty Jean Holder, 73, passed away Monday, July 26, 2021, at North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo, MS. Services will be on Sunday, August 1, 2021 at 11:30 AM at Pool's Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be on Sunday, August 1, 2021 from 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM at Pool's Memorial Gardens. Bu…

Wednesday, July 28, 2021

Vera Vicknair Moss, OF PONTOTOC, 54, passed away Saturday, July 24, 2021, at North MS Med Center in Tupelo. Services will be on Tuesday, July 27, 2021 with viewing at ASSOCIATED FAMILY FUNERAL HOME in Tupelo. Our family at Associated are very honored to have served the Moss family. (associat…

Lowrance Byrd, 76, lifelong resident of the Lamar Community, departed this life Tuesday morning, July 27, 2021 in the comfort of his home surround by family. Graveside Services remembering the life of Mr. Byrd will be at 11 AM Thursday, July 29 at Boot Hill Cemetery located at 1389 Allen Cor…

Jack M. Carlisle, 91, died at his home in New Albany, Ms. on July 27, 2021. He was born and raised in Amory, Ms to Herbert and Estelle Carlisle. He graduated from Ms. State University with a Bachelors degree in History and from Mississippi College with a Masters Degree in Ed. Leadership. He …

John M. Lovorn , 72, passed away on July 28, 2021, at his home in Tupelo. Full obituary to follow. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by W. E. Pegues Funeral Directors. Expressions of sympathy and fond memories may be left at www.peguesfuneralhome.com .

Patsy Holliday , 71, passed away on July 28, 2021, at Region One Medical Center in Memphis, TN. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Ripley Funeral Home .

Lloyd Perry, 67, passed away Friday, July 02, 2021, at his home residence in West Point, MS. Services will be on Friday, July 30, 2021 at 11:00 AM at Union Star M.B. Church Cemetery. Burial will follow at Union Star M.B. Church Cemetery.

Paula Novarese, 71, passed away Tuesday, July 27, 2021, at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Memphis. Services will be on Sunday, August 1, 2021 at 3:00 PM at the Holly Springs Funeral Home with a visitation at the funeral home Sunday 1:00 PM until service.

Christopher Michael Roberson, II, Kyler for short (his inside Joke), 18 passed away on Saturday, July 24, 2021 in Smithville. Kyler graced the world on May 15, 2003 in Amory, the proud baby boy of Deana Mask Roberson and Christopher Michael Roberson, I. Kyler had an enormously positive outlo…

Beverly Ann Riley, 73, passed away on Monday, July 26, 2021 at North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo. She was born on October 8, 1947 in Amory to Thomas Roberts, Jr. and Carolyn Haney Roberts. She married Roger Riley on August 17, 1973 and for many years, Beverly was a teachers' assista…

Ruth Ann Nash , 48, passed away on July 26, 2021, at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Memphis. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Community Funeral Directors and Cremations.

Sylvester Byers, 60, passed away Saturday, July 24, 2021, at his home in Holly Springs. Services will be on Saturday July 31, 2021 1:00 at Serenity Autry Funeral Home Holly Springs. Visitation will be on Friday July 30, 2021 3:00 - 6:00 at Serenity Autry Funeral Chapel . Burial will follow a…

Mother Hazel Lou Riddle 68, began her celebration of life on November 8th, 1952 in Ripley, MS. She was the fourth of seven children born to the late Hollis and Linnie Boyd. She transitioned to her heavenly home on July 25th, 2021 in Magnolia Regional Hospital in Corinth, MS. She began her li…

Evelyn Ann Brooks, 35, was born December 5, 1985, in New Albany, MS, to Marilyn Prather Colyer and Jimmy Ray Brooks, Sr. God called her home on July 25, 2021. She became a member of Union Grove UMC at a young age and remained a devout member until her passing. Evelyn graduated from Ripley Hi…

Dorothy Faye Clark, 58, passed away Tuesday, July 27, 2021, at her home in Iuka. Services will be on Thursday, July 29, 2021 at 1 pm at Kesler Funeral Home-Booneville Chapel. Visitation will be on Thursday from 11-1 at Kesler Funeral Home-Booneville Chapel. Burial will follow at Jacinto Comm…

Andrew Lee Balius , 50, passed away on July 26, 2021, Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Kesler Funeral Home .

Jo Ann Barrett of Iuka , 61, passed away on July 27, 2021, at North MS Medical Center in Iuka, MS. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by ASSOCIATED FUNERAL HOME & CREMATION - TUPELO (associatedfuneral.com).

Michael "Doug" Dantone, 60, passed away Sunday, July 24, 2021, at North Ms Med Center in Tupelo. Services will be on Private family service at Family Cemetery.

Mr. Don Trumble, age 74 and Mrs. Norma Trumble, age 73 of Newcomb, TN passed away five days apart. Don on July 22,2021 and Norma on July 27, 2021. They had a never-ending love for each other and their children. Don served 22 years in the Navy and was deployed on three tours in Vietnam. He wa…

Shirley Robertson , 63, passed away on July 27, 2021, at Sanctuary Hospice House in Tupelo. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Community Funeral Directors - Okolona.

Wilburn Kitchens, 89, passed away Tuesday, July 27, 2021, at North MS Medical Center in Amory. Services will be on Saturday at 1 PM at Cedar Grove Pentecostal Church. Visitation will be on Saturday from 11 - 1 at the church. Burial will follow at Lee Memorial Park.

James L. Shelly , 81, passed away on July 24, 2021, at Magnolia Regional Health Center in Corinth. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Agnew and Sons Funeral Home of Verona .

Latasha Brownlee , 44, passed away on July 28, 2021, at North MS Medical Center in Tupelo. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Agnew and Sons Funeral Home of Verona .

Sarah Sims Washburn passed away after a long illness in Madison, MS, on July 27, 2021. She immeasurably loved God, family, church, and the hundreds of students she taught and guided at Blue Mountain College. Born on November 29, 1937, she was the cherished daughter of Horace Allen and Rosale…

Gerald Lovvorn , 81, passed away Monday, July 26, 2021, at his residence in Amory, Mississippi. Services will be on Sunday, August 1, 2021 at 2:30 pm at E. E. Pickle Funeral Home, Amory, MS. Visitation will be on Sunday, August 1, 2021 from 1:30 pm until 2:30 pm at E. E. Pickle Funeral Home …

Ethan Scott Priest Coggin died one day shy of his seventeenth birthday on Tuesday, July 27, 2021 from injuries sustained in a four-wheeling accident. Ethan is the son of Scott Wayne Coggin and Kimberley Melton Dillon. Although at times he was shy and often stubborn, Ethan would do anything f…

Carolyn Grunewald Blakey passed away peacefully after an extended illness on Tuesday, July 27, 2021, at Sanctuary Hospice House. She was born in New Orleans, Louisiana on September 10, 1939, to Aime' and Madeline Grunewald as the youngest of four girls. In 1957 as class valedictorian, Callie…

Tuesday, July 27, 2021

Sandra Watkins Lesure , 53, passed away on July 27, 2021, at her home in Holly Springs. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Serenity Autry Funeral Home of Holly Springs .

Peggy Edmondson Vanlandingham Wicker, 84, died at NMMC Hospice Unit on Thursday evening, July 22, 2021 after a brief illness. Born in Vardaman, Ms. on April 16, 1937 to the late Thomas Edmondson and Thelma Faulkner Edmondson, she graduated from Vardaman High School and received her BA in Edu…

Booneville-James Freddie Scott, age 78 passed away Monday July 26, 2021 at the Magnolia Regional Health Center in Corinth. He was retired from Scotts Amoco Mini-Mart. He was born in Prentiss County on September 10, 1942, to Leland Arliss Scott and Elsie Prather Scott. He enjoyed history, lis…

Ezell Wilks , 41, passed away on July 27, 2021, at Methodist Hospital in Olive Branch. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Serenity Autry Funeral Home of Holly Springs .

Benford Cleveland Hacker , 69, passed away on July 25, 2021, at his residence in Blountsville, Alabama. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by E E Pickle Funeral Home .

Ronald Eugene McLelland, 60, passed away Saturday, July 24, 2021, at his Home in Oxford. Services will be on Services are private and will be announced by the family at a later date. at private.

Marilyn Newland Tutor, 90, passed away July 25, 2021 at New Albany Health and Rehab. Marilyn enjoyed being with her grandchildren, woodworking, and painting. Marilyn is survived by her brother, John Newland(Joy) of Opelika, AL; daughter-in-law, Delese Tutor of Tupelo; grandchildren, Richard …

Ronald "Ronnie" McLelland, 60, resident of Oxford, passed away unexpectedly at his home of natural causes. A Service of Remembrance honoring the life of Ronnie will be at 5PM Thursday, July 29,2021 at Wellington Place, 157 Stricklin Lake Dr. in Oxford. Arrangements will be provided by New Al…