Saturday, June 12, 2021

Janet Ruth Little, 74, passed away Friday, June 11, 2021, at her home after a sudden illness. She was born April 28, 1947, to George and Earlene Wallace Gray. She was a life- long member of Ballardsville Baptist Church, where she taught children's Sunday School class for many years. She was …

William Lee "Bill" Dowdy, 80, resident of Blue Mountain and beloved educator, mentor and friend, passed away peacefully in the comfort of his home Wednesday, June 9, 2021. Mr. Dowdy was born October 12, 1940 in Memphis, TN, the son of the late Levi and Martha Helen Shirey Dowdy. He was a gra…

Geraldine Dowdy Sloan Christy, 96, passed away June 12, 2021 at Baptist Hospital North Mississippi in Oxford. She was born February 3, 1925, in Pontotoc County, to Elba Franklin Dowdy and Beatrice Robbins Dowdy. Geraldine attended school at Lone Star and Hurricane, and was a 1943 graduate of…

Timothy Scott Slaughter, 60, passed away Sunday, June 08, 2021, at his residence in Dennis. Services will be on Sunday, June 13th from 3pm until 5pm at Tupelo Chapel of Memories. Visitation will be on with viewing from 3 until 5pm Sunday. at To view obit information and to leave condolences …

T.D. Rushing, better known as "Papaw," by those who loved him most, went to be with his wife, Granny, and our Lord and Savior in the early morning hours of Friday, June 11, 2021. He was the gentle rain to his wife's thunder and lightning and loved her ardently. Loving was second nature to hi…

Betty Ruth Hardwick Wilemon, 89, of Iuka, Mississippi, died Saturday, June 12, 2021, at the North Mississippi Medical Center in Iuka. Mrs. Wilemon was a member of Hubbard Salem Baptist Church. She was a lifelong nurse, having worked at the Tishomingo County Hospital, the Iuka Clinic, the Tis…

Robert Marshal Johnson, 71, passed away Saturday, June 12, 2021, at his home after an extended illness. He was born December 23, 1949 to the late Vonnie Marshal Johnson and the late Bernice Wilson Johnson in Itawamba County. He was member of Saucer Creek Church of Christ. Robert was veteran …

Mrs. Ella Webb, 86, passed away peacefully with her loving family by her side on June 12, 2021, at the Pinnacle of Oxford. The funeral service will be held on Monday, June 14, 2021, at 2:00 P.M. in the Chapel of Waller Funeral Home with Reverend Derek Starnes officiating. Visitation will be …

Randy Gillespie, 69 of Grenada, passed away Friday June 11, in the loving care of Pontotoc Health and Rehab in Pontotoc, MS. Born in Randolph, MS on October 16, 1951, Randy's entire family is from Pontotoc County. Through the years even while living in Grenada, Randy always kept his Family f…

Jean Stanford Tubb , 83, passed away on June 11, 2021, at her residence in Becker, Mississippi. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by E E Pickle Funeral Home .

Robert Allen Worth , 63, passed away on June 09, 2021, at his residence Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by ASSOCIATED FUNERAL HOME & CREMATION - TUPELO (associatedfuneral.com.

Luba James Hill, known better as Boobie, passed away on Friday morning, June 11, 2021 at the age of 92. Born in Amory on September 9, 1928 she was a daughter to Chris and Vasilka George James. Boobie was a life-long resident of Amory and a graduate of Amory High School. She was married to Cl…

Friday, June 11, 2021

Rita Russell (59) passed away Thursday, June 10, 2021 at the Sanctuary Hospice House in Tupelo. She was a member of East Pleasant Ridge Baptist Church. She enjoyed going to church, being with her church family, drinking coffee with her friends and eating her donuts. Her most prideful job was…

Vickie M. Oliver, 64, passed away Thursday, June 10, 2021, at Generations of Red Bay in Red Bay, AL. Services will be on Graveside Services Saturday, June 12, 11 a.m. at Red Bay City Cemetery, Red Bay, AL. Burial will follow at Red Bay City Cemetery, Red Bay, AL.

Bobby Taylor, 63, passed away Friday, June 11, 2021, at Home in Horn Lake. Services will be on 06/15/2021, 11:00 a.m. at Payne Cemetery. Visitation will be on 6:00 p.m. -8:00 p.m. at Twin Oaks Memorial Gardens and Funeral Home. Burial will follow at Payne Cemetery.

Harold Phillips, 83, finished his earthly life and began his new life in Heaven on June 10, 2021. He was born on December 17, 1937, in Amory, MS, to the late William Neville Phillips and Maudie Mae Mathis Phillips. Harold grew up in Monroe County and graduated from Hatley High School. He beg…

Shirley Ann Isbell, 77, passed away Thursday, June 10, 2021, at Cornerstone Nursing Home in Corinth, MS. She was born August, 9, 1943 to Carl and Ruth Ashcraft. Mrs. Isbell was a member of the Booneville First United Pentecostal Church. She enjoyed traveling, working in her flower garden, re…

Theodore E. "Ted" Lewis, 91, of West Street, died on Thursday morning, June 10, 2021 at Charlene Manor in Greenfield. Born in Hartford, CT on October 10, 1929, he was the son of Arthur and Inez (French) Lewis. Ted grew up in Wendell and graduated from New Salem Academy. Upon graduation, Ted …

Marla Joy Sherrill, 54, passed away Thursday, June 10, 2021, at home in Pontotoc. Services will be on Tuesday, June 15, 2021 at 6PM at Tutor Memorial Funeral Home. Visitation will be on Tuesday, June 15th 5PM until memorial service time at Tutor Memorial Funeral Home in Pontotoc.

Our beloved mother, sister, aunt and "Mim", Lura Faye Luna Kimery, 65, resident of Walnut, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, June 9, 2021 at her son's residence. Funeral Services remembering the life of Mrs. Kimery will be at 2 PM Sunday, June 13 in The Heritage Chapel of Ripley Funeral H…

Thursday, June 10, 2021

Timothy Scott Slaughter , 60, passed away on June 08, 2021, at his Residence in Dennis . Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by ASSOCIATED FAMILY FUNERAL HOME -TUPELO (associatedfuneral.com).

Lonnie Collins , 42, passed away on June 09, 2021, at his residence in Memphis. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Community Funeral Directors and Cremations.

Margie Ballard Crumby, 96, died Wednesday, June 9, 2021, in Woodland, MS. She was born February 24, 1925, to Hiram W.I. Ballard and Mary Bell Ballard in Webster County, MS. She graduated in the Class of 1942 from Mathiston High School and attended Wood Junior College. She was a loving wife a…

Christine Sullivan, 95, passed away Wednesday, June 09, 2021, at her home in Tupelo . Services will be on Tuesday, June 15, 2021 at 1:00 p.m. at People's Community M.B. Church . Visitation will be on Monday, June 14, 2021 at 4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. at Agnew and Sons of Verona. Family and frien…

Lady B. Eacholes, 91, passed away Tuesday, June 01, 2021, at her home residence in Cedar Bluff, MS. Services will be on Saturday, June 12, 2021 at 11:00 AM at Watkins Family Cemetery. Visitation will be on Saturday, June 12, 2021 from 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM at Watkins Family Cemetery. Burial wi…

Christine Sullivan , 95, passed away on June 09, 2021, at her home in Tupelo . Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Agnew and Sons Funeral Home .

James Edward Wallace, 73, passed away Wednesday, June 02, 2021, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-DeSoto in Southaven. Services will be on today at 12 noon at Community Funeral Directors Chapel. Visitation will be on today 10am - 12pm at Community Funeral Directors - Coldwater.

Winona Lucille "Runt" Cantrell Hicks, 87, passed away on Wednesday, June 9, 2021 at her home. Born on December 8, 1933 in Greenwood Springs, she was a daughter to Tom and Rose Flippo Cantrell. She graduated Greenwood Springs school and worked for many years for the Amory Garment Company and …

Mack Arthur "Pete" Pruett Jr., 50, passed away peacefully Tuesday, June 8, 2021 at his home in New Albany. Funeral services honoring the life of Mr. Pruett will be 11 AM Friday June 11, 2021 in the Memory Chapel of the New Albany Funeral & Cremation Care with Rev. Dr. Tim Prather officia…

Herbert Charles "Chuck" Williams, Jr. passed away June 9, 2021 at Panola Medical Center. He was 60 years old. A visitation will be held Saturday, June 12, 2021 from 11:00-12:00pm at Meredith-Nowell Funeral Home in Clarksdale, MS. Funeral services will be Saturday, June 12, 2021 at Meredith-N…

Lura Faye Luna Kimery, 65, passed away Wednesday, June 09, 2021, at her son's residence in Walnut. Services will be on Sunday, June 13 at 2 PM at The Heritage Chapel of Ripley Funeral Home. Visitation will be on Saturday, June 12 from 5 PM to 8 PM at The Ripley Funeral Home. Burial will foll…

Mattie Mae Willis , 56, passed away on June 09, 2021, at University of Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson, MS. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Community Funeral Directors and Cremations.

Wiliese Goodwin Cain, 83, passed away Wednesday, June 09, 2021, at her residence in Olive Branch, MS. Services will be on Tuesday, June 15, 11 a.m. at Bethel Baptist Church, Walls, MS. Visitation will be on Monday, June 14, 6-8 p.m. at Bethel Baptist Church, Walls, MS. Burial will follow at …

On Tuesday, June 8, 2021, at Countrywood Manor, Charles Dillard, faithful, loving husband and father left this earth to be in the presence of his Lord and Savior. He was born in Lee County on March 17, 1928, to James Leonard and Carrie Ewing Dillard. He graduated as the valedictorian of the …

Kenneth Kelsie Stephens, at the age of 89 years old, died Wednesday, June 9, 2021 at Sanctuary Hospice House in Tupelo. Ken was the ninth child of Walter Daniel Stephens and Lucille Webb. He and his twin sister were born on August 19, 1931 in the Kirkville Community of Itawamba County. Ken w…

Mozella Barnes , 72, passed away on June 09, 2021, at Tallahatchie General Hospital in Charleston. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Community Funeral Directors and Cremations.

James Wright, 67, passed away Monday, June 07, 2021, at his home residence in Madison, AL. Services will be on Saturday, June 12, 2021 at 3:30 PM at New Hope Woodland M.B. Church Cemetery. Visitation will be on Friday, June 11, 2021 from 4:30 PM - 7:00 PM at Carter's Mortuary Service Chapel.…

Herman Wayne Harrelson , 82, passed away on June 10, 2021, at his home in Guntown. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Waters Funeral Home .

James Eugene "Gene" Dill, 65, started his new life in Heaven on Monday, June 7, 2021. Born in Nettleton, on December 8, 1955, he was the son of the late Franz and Louise Smith Dill. Gene grew up in Monroe County and graduated from Smithville High school. He went to work at early age as a sew…

On Wednesday morning, June 9, 2021, Jimmy Lee Reese, 63, resident of Dumas, passed away at North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo. A Service of Remembrance will be at 2 PM Saturday, June 12 in The Heritage Chapel of Ripley Funeral Home with Bro. Bo Rucker officiating. A private family bu…

R. Jean Wallace, 68, passed away Tuesday, June 8, 2021, at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Columbus. She was born October 30, 1952 to the late Joseph Wilson Dunaway and the late Delma Underwood Umphreys. She was a member of New Hope Baptist Church. Jean enjoyed reading the Bible, traveling to t…

Wednesday, June 09, 2021

Ruby Mae Franks, 66, passed away Tuesday, June 08, 2021, at Magnolia Regional Health Center in Corinth. Services will be on Friday, June 11, at 2:00 p.m. at Cutshall Funeral Home Chapel in Iuka. Visitation will be on Thursday, June 10, from 5:00 until 8:00 p.m. at Cutshall Funeral Home in Iuka.

Kevin Vanderford, 46, passed away Tuesday, June 08, 2021, at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Memphis, TN. Services will be on Saturday, June 12, 2021 at 2 pm at Snowdown Church of Christ. Visitation will be on Friday, June 11, 2021 from 5-9 pm at Snowdown Church of Christ. Burial will follow at…

Larry K. Stephens, 60, passed away Tuesday, June 08, 2021, at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Booneville. Services will be on Friday, June 11, 2021 at 2 pm at Little Creek Baptist Church. Visitation will be on Thursday, June 10, 2021 from 5-9 pm at Little Creek Baptist Church. Burial will follo…

Guy Waymon Bigham, age 91, passed away on Tuesday, June 8, 2021 at NMMC in Tupelo. He was born on September 18, 1929 to Thomas Edison and Ruth Dowdy Bigham. Waymon was a member of Ecru Baptist Church. He was a Korean War Veteran, where he served in the Navy, and a lifelong member of the VFW.…

Ellanor Little, 68, passed away Tuesday, June 08, 2021, at her residence in the Pinedale Community in Etta. Services will be on Saturday, June 12, 2021, at 1:00 P. M. at Glenfield Funeral Home, condolences at Glenfieldfuneralhome.com. Visitation will be on Saturday from 11:00 A. M. until 1:0…

Ross Epting, 91, passed away May 19, 2021 at the Avonlea assisted living. Arvin was born January 12, 1930 in the Jericho Community of Union County to Samuel Ross Epting and Trudy White Epting. After high school and proudly serving in the U.S. Army Air Force in Japan during the Korean War, he…

Jimmy Lee Reese, 63, passed away Wednesday, June 09, 2021, at North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo. Services will be on Saturday, June 12 at 2 PM at The Heritage Chapel of Ripley Funeral Home. Visitation will be on Saturday, June 12 from 12 Noon to 2 PM at The Ripley Funeral Home.

Marvin Neal, 61, passed away Saturday, June 05, 2021, at his home in Water Valley. Services will be on Saturday June 15, 2021 12:00 Noon at Everdale M.B. Church Water Valley. Visitation will be on Friday June 14, 2021 5:00- 7:00 at Serenity Daniels Chapel . Burial will follow at Oak Ridge Ce…