Friday, March 05, 2021

Billie Jeanette Sullivan, 58, passed away Thursday, March 04, 2021, at Tippah County Hospital in Ripley. Services will be on The family has requested a Private Service at a later date. at Arrangements will be provided by The Ripley Funeral Home..

Jessie Winston "Wimp" Bland, 83, passed away Thursday, March 4, 2021 at his home. He was the husband of Evelyn Bland for 65 years and was the father of two children. He served in the US Airforce for 4 years. He loved fishing and camping. He was a member and deacon for 50 years at Schoona Cha…

New Albany-Curis "Daddy Sam" Camp, 84, gained his wings for flight to his heavenly home Friday, March 5, 2021. He was born May 21, 1936 to Virdus E. Camp and Bessie Adair Camp. He was an employee of MDOT for 32 years, served in the National Guard, and was a farmer. He was a board member for …

Dorothy Ware , 83, passed away on March 05, 2021, at Methodist Hospital in Olive Branch. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Serenity Autry Funeral Home of Holly Springs .

Gene Jeffery Austin, Sr., 87, passed away Monday, March 01, 2021, at North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo. Services will be on Sunday, March 7, at 2:00 p.m. at graveside at Tishomingo Cemetery. Visitation will be on Sunday, March 7, from 1:00 p.m. until service time at graveside at Tis…

Sampson Allen Nutt, 85, passed away Friday, March 05, 2021, at Baptist Hospital in New Albany. Services will be on Sunday, March 7, 2021 at 2:00 PM at Graveside in Pine Grove Cemetery with the Holly Springs Funeral Home in charge.

James Adrian "Jim" Craig , 48, passed away on February 25, 2021, at Florida Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by New Albany Funeral and Cremation Care.

William (Bill) Wesley Wells, Sr., 83, of Dacula, GA, passed away March 4, 2021 after a brief illness. He was born in New Albany, MS, in 1937 to James Swain Wells, a postal clerk, and Mary Lou Wells, a homemaker. Bill spent his formative years between North Mississippi with his mother and Chi…

Thursday, March 04, 2021

Melva Lois Goudy Caviness ("Lois"), 95, formerly of Ripley, Mississippi and Germantown, Tennessee, died Sunday, February 28, at Elmcroft Senior Living in State College, Pennsylvania. Lois, a long-time member of Farmington Presbyterian Church in Germantown, was a Sears retiree, an avid garden…

Dordanius "Dan" Duncan , 56, passed away on March 04, 2021, at his home in Myrtle. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Serenity Simmons Funeral Home of New Albany.

Jackson Vandiver, 15, passed away Monday, February 22, 2021, at Regional One Health Medical Center in Memphis. Services will be on Saturday, March 6, 2021 beginning at 11:00 a.m. at Ludlam Funeral Home Chapel Iuka, MS. Visitation will be on Friday, March 5, 2021 beginning at 5:00 p.m. at Lud…

Jeanie Carlisle , 76, passed away on March 02, 2021, at NMMC in Tupelo. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Williams Memorial Funeral Home .

Marian Sims, 85, passed away Wednesday, March 3, 2021, at North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo. She was born July 22, 1935, to Clarence and Ester Taylor Owens. She graduated from Burton High School in 1953, and worked for Gensco Shoe Company for many years. She was a member of Little F…

Ester Mae Farmer Laird, 93, passed away Wednesday, March 3, 2021, at her home in Dorsey. She was born May 25, 1927 to the late Charlie Farmer and the late Cordelia White Farmer. She was a member of East Fulton Baptist Church. She was the supportive minister's wife for 74 years along side her…

Annesha C. Pierce "Nene", 29, passed away Monday, March 01, 2021, at her home in Booneville . Services will be on Saturday, March 6, 2021 2:30 p.m. at Springhill Cemetery in Booneville . Visitation will be on Friday, March 5, 2021 3:00 p.m - 5:00 p.m. at Agnew and Sons of Booneville. Family …

Essie L. Myles, 92, passed away Saturday, February 20, 2021, at Floy Dyer Manor in Houston, MS. Services will be on Saturday March 6, 2021 at 11:00 am at Montgomery Mortuary Chapel in Houston, MS. Visitation will be on Friday March 5, 2021 from 5-7:00 pm with all safety policies implemented.…

Gerald Lee Adderholt, at the age of 84, died Wednesday, March 3, 2021 at North Mississippi Medical Center. A lifelong Tupelo native, Gerald was born May 13, 1936 to Alton Adderholt and Beatrice McGregor Adderholt. After high school graduation, he joined the United States Army. After serving …

Bobbie Nell Harris Pitts, at the age of 87, went to her heavenly home on Thursday, March 4, 2021. She was born in Prentiss County, Mississippi on November 30, 1933, to Troy and Ouida Harris. In 1951, Bobbie graduated from Itawamba Agricultural High School. She obtained an Associate's degree …

Linda Bilbo, 57, passed away Thursday, February 18, 2021, at North Mississippi Medical Center in West Point, MS. Services will be on Saturday, March 6, 2021 at 11:00 AM at Greenwood Cemetery. Burial will follow at Greenwood Cemetery.

76, passed away on Tues., March 2, 2021 at NMMC in Tupelo. Jeanie Mae Carlisle was born to Lee Ernest Adair and Clintary Fuller Adair on May 18, 1944 in Monroe Co. Jeannie Mae Carlisle is survived by two sisters; Thelma Adair of Okolona and Annie Riley of Wisconsin. Three brothers; Erskin Ad…

59, passed away on Tues., Feb. 23, 2021. Jimmie Junior Loyd was born to the late Jimmie Lee McIntosh and Lue Jean Doss on Jan. 16, 1962 in Chickasaw Co. He was a jack of all trades. Jimmie Junior Loyd is survived by his wife Linda Loyd. His mother; Lue Jean Doss. Two daughters; Penny Michele…

47, passed away on Tues, Feb. 23, 2021 at NMMC in Tupelo. Tracey Denise Brown was born to William Edward Jennings and Versie Moore Jennings on May 1, 1973 in Chickasaw Co. Tracey D. Brown is survived by her husband Telly Brown of Shannon. Two daughters; Taleiah Brown of Shannon and Gelisa Hu…

Charles Gates, 57, passed away Tuesday, February 23, 2021, at NMMC in Tupelo. Services will be on Saturday, March 6, 2021 at 11:00am at Palestine MB Church. Visitation will be on Saturday at 10:30 am at the church. We are honored to serve the family of Charles Gates. Our condolences go out t…

Deacon Clyde Rogers Jr. passed away Sunday, February 28, 2021 at the North MS Medical Center in Tupelo, MS. He was born September 29, 1964 unto the Barbara Gilbert Rogers and the late Clyde Rogers Sr. He accepted Christ at an early age at Mt. Zion M. B. Church and later joined Chapel- Grove …

Jackie Lynn Dillard Parker, 71, departed this life for her life in eternity at 9:15 PM Wednesday, Feb. 3, 2021 from Sanctuary Hospice House. Jackie devoted her life to public education as a master teacher, program director and innovative educational leader at many levels in Mississippi. Born…

Lois Ann Trice, 72 passed away on Monday, March 1, 2021 surrounded by her loved ones at her home in Tupelo, MS. Lois, the oldest daughter born to Perry and Mary Eliza Bluitt Trice Sr., on June 6, 1948 in Tupelo, MS. She attended school in Tupelo until the death of her mother then she moved t…

New Albany-Lea Ann Joyner Smith took her flight to a better place on February 23, 2021. She was born November 6, 1972 to Billy G. Joyner Sr. and Mary Hurt Joyner. She graduated from Walnut High School in 1991. She worked for most of her career as a pharmacy tech for years at Holly Springs Dr…

Lila Ann Wallace Stewart, 88, went to rest with the angels in her heavenly home on Wednesday, March 3, 2021. She was born October 10, 1932 in Charleston, MS to Luther Wallace and Lila Adams Wallace. She was a retired school teacher, having taught in public schools in Mississippi and Alabama.…

SALTILLO- Leah Evelyn Turner Barrett, 49, passed away at St. Luke's Hospital in Milwaukee, WI, due to a sudden illness on February 21, 2021. She recently resided in Twin Lakes, WI; however, she was born and raised in Saltillo, MS. She was born on January 30, 1972, to Betty Morgan Turner and …

Wednesday, March 03, 2021

Marjorie "Carolyn" Gray, age 76 of Buckhorn, MS passed away peacefully on Wednesday, March 3rd, 2021. Her passions included gardening, cooking, painting, and loving her family wholeheartedly. Mrs. Gray is lovingly remembered by her husband of 58 years Jimmy Gray, her son Rodney Gray, sister …

Jerry C. Day, age 83 passed away Tuesday February 23, 2021. He enjoyed RVing, traveling, camping, canoeing, and fishing. He is survived by his loving wife, Peggy R. Monroe Day; son, David L. Day (Gwen); daughter, Linda C. Thoren (Craig); two brothers, Ted E. Day (Cathi), and Ronnie W. Day (A…

Jerry Stricklin , 59, passed away on March 03, 2021, at his home in Burnsville. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Kesler Funeral Home .

Virginia Young, 58, passed away Saturday, February 27, 2021, at Sanctuary Hospice House in Tupelo. Services will be on Saturday, March 6, 2021 11:00 a.m. at Mt. Zion M.B. Church Cemetery . Visitation will be on Friday, March 5, 2021 3:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m. at Agnew and Sons Funeral Home of Baldw…

Gene Skelton, 75, passed away Tuesday, March 02, 2021, at his home in Holly Springs. Services will be on Friday, March 5, 2021 at 11:00 am at the Holly Springs Funeral Home with a visitation at the funeral home Thursday 5-9 PM.

Patsy "Pat" Wilder Robbins, 71, passed away on March 3, 2021 at the Sanctuary Hospice House and left this world to join her mother and father after a long battle with cancer. She was the daughter of the late William & Geraldean Wilder She was a graduate of PHS, class of 1968. After gradu…

Robins Copeland, 77, passed away Saturday, February 27, 2021, at NMMC in Tupelo. Services will be on Friday, March 5, 2021 12 p.m. at Mud Creek Cemetery, Saltillo . Visitation will be on Thursday, March 4, 2021 3:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m. at Agnew and Sons Funeral Home of Baldwyn. Family and friends…

Roderick was born in Rock Island, Illinois on December 1, 1996 to Henry and May Frances Cobb. In 1967, they moved to Tupelo, MS, where he was educated in the Union County School Division and graduated from Saltillo High School. Roderick attended Northeast Mississippi Community College, in Bo…

Margaret Holmes, 90, passed away Tuesday, March 02, 2021, at Sanctuary Hospice in Tupelo. Services will be on Thursday, March 4, 2021 at 11:00 am at graveside in Clear Creek Cemetery as a family service with the Holly Springs Funeral Home in charge.

Willie J Johnson , 63, passed away on March 02, 2021, at his home in Holly Springs. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Serenity Autry Funeral Home of Holly Springs.

Clyde Rogers Jr., 56, passed away Sunday, February 28, 2021, at NMMC in Tupelo. Services will be on Sunday, March 7, 2021 1:00 p.m. at Chapel Grove Holiness Church . Visitation will be on Saturday 3:00- p.m. - 5:00 p.m. at Agnew and Sons of Verona. Family and friends may sign the guestbook @…

Fred Harold Bennett, beloved husband, father, grandfather, and great grandfather passed away peacefully on February 22, 2021 at the age of 95. Fred was born on August 29, 1925 in Corinth, Mississippi, the fourth child of Maude Reynolds Bennett and Henry Grady Bennett. After graduating from K…

Lynwood Cook, 86, of Ripley, Mississippi passed away peacefully on March 1st at Sanctuary House in Tupelo. He loved coon hunting, First Monday and loafing around. He also loved trading dogs, or guns and going to auctions. He never met a stranger and enjoyed having his family all together for…

Dexter Hoyle Eaton, 90, passed away Tuesday, March 2, 2021, at his home. He was born July 20, 1930, to Flake and Lois Eaton. He was a U.S. Army veteran. He was a member of Christ United Methodist Church, Field Trial Hall of Fame, and founder and past president of Hell Creek Wildlife Manageme…

Jewel Maylene Bullock, 85, passed away Wednesday, March 3, 2021, at her home in Booneville, MS. She was born on July 20, 1935, to George Washington "Buck" Engle and Novie Tidwell Engle. Mrs. Bullock was a devout Christian woman. She was a lifelong member of Gospel Lighthouse Pentacostal Chur…

Samuel Calvin Galloway, III of Booneville, passed away March 2, 2021 at his home after an extended illness. He was born on November 2, 1951 to Dr. Samuel Calvin Galloway, Jr. and Ruth Barkley Galloway. Sam was a graduate of Booneville High School. He earned a B.A. degree in Education from th…

Tuesday, March 02, 2021

Vikki Ann Martindale, 55, passed away Sunday, February 28, 2021, at her home in Corinth. Services will be on Tuesday, March 2, 2021 at 2 pm at Kesler Funeral Home-Booneville Chapel. Burial will follow at Saltillo City Cemetery. Condolences to the family may be made online at www.keslerfunera…

Christopher Green , 24, passed away on March 01, 2021, Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by N.L. Jones Funeral Directors.

Herman White, 63, passed away Thursday, February 18, 2021, at North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo. Services will be on Wednesday, March 3, 2021 at 12pm, Parking Lot Service at Whitehill M.B. Church. Expressions of sympathy may be left at www.nljonesandsons.com or on Facebook at N.L. J…