Wednesday, October 21, 2020

Patricia Ann Dixon Murry, 71, resident of New Albany and wife of the late Vaudry Dean Murry, passed away unexpectedly of natural causes Sunday, October 18, 2020 at her residence. A Private Family Graveside Service will be at 11 AM Thursday, October 22 at Faith Cemetery near Myrtle with Bro. …

OKOLONA -- Johnny Ray Gunn, 57, passed away Sunday, October 11, 2020, at his home in Okolona. Services will be on Saturday 10/24/2020 at 12:00 noon at Gunn Cemetery 244 CR 149 Egypt, MS. Visitation will be on Friday 10/23/2020 from 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. at Fields Funeral Home 202 N Olive St…

Mary L. Story , 58, passed away on October 21, 2020, at Home in Ripley, MS. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Foster and Son Funeral Home of Ripley, MS.

Sharon Louise Bledsoe Tunell, age 59, passed away on Tuesday, October 20, 2020 at Panola Medical Center in Batesville. She was born February 13, 1961 to John Noel Bledsoe, Sr. and Mary Helen Browning Bledsoe. Sharon was a charter member of the Tupelo Community Church. Sharon was a long time …

Mrs. Etheleen Johnson Blanton, 100, passed away on Wednesday, October 21, 2020 at Floy Dyer Manor in Houston, Mississippi. She was born in the Redland Community of Pontotoc County, Mississippi on September 23, 1920 to Cleland Johnson and Laudie Walker Johnson. She was a devoted and loving Ch…

Clarence Horn , 74, passed away on October 21, 2020, at his residence in Byhalia. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Ripley Funeral Home .

NETTLETON -- Francis Nicole Kennedy , 38, passed away Monday, October 12, 2020, at a friends residence in Thaxton, MS. Services will be on Thursday, October 22, 2020 at 6pm at Gospel Lighthouse Pentecostal in Tishomingo, MS. Visitation will be on today. Registry book signing from 12pm - 4pm …

Mrs. Canarania Love , 88, passed away on October 20, 2020, at Baptist Memorial Hospital in New Albany. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Serenity Autry Funeral Home of Holly Springs .

Lee Earnest "Red" Betts was born January 14, 1954 to the late James Betts and Beatrice Metcalf Betts. He departed this life October 14, 2020 at Henry Ford Macomb Hospital in Clinton Township, MI after a brief illness. He was reared in the Verona, MS community, In 1974, he moved to Mt. Clemen…

R. L. Clark passed away at his home on Tuesday, October 20, 2020. He was a truck driver for Wickes Lumber, jailor for Lee County and worked at auctions. He was an avid Duke Blue Devil basketball fan. He was a veteran of the United States Army and member of Euclatubba Baptist Church. Funeral …

OKOLONA -- Mitchell Adair, 67, passed away Sunday, October 18, 2020, at NMMC in Tupelo. Services will be on Fri, Oct 23, 2020 at 11 a.m. at Snow Cemetery at Red Bud M.B. Church. Visitation will be on Thurs, Oct 22, 2020 from 4 to 6 p.m. at Belle Memorial of Aberdeen.

Mrs. Mary Brooks , 55, passed away on October 21, 2020, at her home in Byhalia. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Serenity Autry Funeral Home of Holly Springs .

SALTILLO -- Linda Lee Scott Owen, 77, passed away Tuesday, October 20, 2020, at NMMC in Tupelo. Services will be on Saturday, October 24, 2020 @ 11:00 a. m. at Waters Funeral Home.

Samieuth Reed Kelly, 79, passed away October 19, 2020 at Methodist University Hospital, Memphis, TN. He was born March 23, 1941 in Union County, MS. He is survived by his son, Shon Lee Kelly (Valerie); 6 grandchildren, Breana Kelly (Corbin), Marley Kelly, Samantha Coltharp (Mavrik), Austin S…

Billy Wayne Baker , 78, passed away on October 19, 2020, at his home in Tupelo. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Serenity Daniels Funeral Home .

Lee Brasfield, 84, met his Savior face to face on Monday, October 19, 2020. Born on August 6, 1936, in Amory, MS, Lee was the son of the late Aubrey and Nell Montgomery Brasfield. Lee grew up in Amory and graduated from Amory High School. He furthered his education at ICC and Mississippi Sta…

Beverly Weekly , 49, passed away on October 21, 2020, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi in Oxford. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Community Funeral Directors and Cremations.

Sammie Carter , 66, passed away on October 21, 2020, at North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo, MS. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Foster and Son Funeral Home of Ripley, MS.

Tuesday, October 20, 2020

Lee Brasfield , 84, passed away on October 19, 2020, at North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo.. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by E E Pickle Funeral Home .

Linda Ridgeway, 73, died suddenly at her home Monday, October 19, 2020. She was born August 24, 1947 in Lee County to Beland and Flora Mae Dill. She was a member of Verona Pentecostal Church. She worked many years in the food business, working for West Main Barbeque and Vend Foods. She spent…

HAMILTON -- Mary Trimble, 81, passed away Saturday, October 17, 2020, at Home in Hamilton. Services will be on Sat, Oct 24, 2020 at 1 p.m. at Sardis Cemetery. Visitation will be on Fri, Oct 23, 2020 from 4 to 6 p.m. at Belle Memorial of Aberdeen.

82, passed away on Wed., Oct. 14, 2020 at Longwood Community Center in Booneville. Angeline Spraggins-Berry was born to her late parents Willie Lee Spraggins and Addie B. Spraggins on Jan. 21, 1938 in Houston, MS. Angeline Berry was a member of Eastern Star Missionary Baptist Church and a li…

Robert Lee Boyd, Jr. , 71, passed away on October 16, 2020, at Pontotoc Health & Rehabilitation Center in Pontotoc. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Williams Memorial Funeral Home .

GRUBB SPRINGS, MS -- Herbert D. Holt, 86, passed away Monday, October 19, 2020, at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Columbus, MS. Services will be on October 24, 2020 at 11:00 a.m. at Tisdale-Lann Memorial Chapel in Aberdeen. Visitation will be on October 23, 2020 from 5:00 until 7:00 p.m. at Ti…

BRUCE -- Porchia Armstrong, 39, passed away Saturday, October 17, 2020, at Home in Bruce. Services will be on Sat, October 24, 2020 at 1 p.m. at ClearSprings Cemetery in Big Creek, MS. Visitation will be on Friday, Oct 23, 2020 from 4 to 6 p.m. at Belle Memorial of Bruce.

Roosevelt Robinson , 62, passed away on October 19, 2020, at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Memphis, TN. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Community Funeral Directors and Cremations.

Krysta LeSherri Martin-Chewe was born in Pontotoc County, Mississippi to the late Mr. Jimmy Martin and Mrs. Mary Martin, and Mr. Bill Hatchett who played a special role in her life. She departed this life on Sunday, October 11, 2020, at Merit Health Central in Jackson, MS. Krysta professed h…

Dennis Michael Sharpe , 73, passed away on October 20, 2020, at his residence in Hickory Flat. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by New Albany Funeral and Cremation Care.

R L Clark , 85, passed away on October 20, 2020, at his home in Guntown. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Waters Funeral Home .

Ronnie Leon Massey, 71, passed away on Monday, October 19, 2020, at Baptist Hospital in Memphis, TN. He was born on March 14, 1949, to Troy and Mattie Patterson Massey in Brookhaven, MS. He was a self-employed Used Car Dealer and of the Baptist Faith. Ronnie was a proud graduate of Pine Grov…

HOLLY SPRINGS, MS -- Nina Work, 87, passed away Monday, October 19, 2020, at her home in Holly Springs. Services will be on Sunday, October 25, 2020 at 2:00 PM at the Holly Springs Funeral Home with a visitation at the funeral home Sunday 12 Noon until service.

Nell Holley Naeger, after 92 years in her earthly pilgrimage, realized the promises of her strong faith in God and met her Creator on Sunday, October 18, 2020. She had been in failing health for the last couple years. Nell was born in the Hills Chapel Community of Prentiss County on June 15,…

Julia Fay Franks Brock, 84, went to be with her Lord and Savior on Monday morning, Oct. 19, 2020 from her residence in Eggville. Julia was born in the Fawn Grove Community of Itawamba County on January 26, 1936, the daughter of the late Marvin Franks and Costell Houston Franks. She married t…

Modene Pannell Cissom, 83, resident of the Mt. Olive Community, passed away peacefully in the comfort of her home surrounded by her family on Monday, October 19, 2020. A Graveside Funeral Service remembering the life of this much loved lady will be at 2 PM Wednesday, October 21 at Chapman Ch…

Monday, October 19, 2020

Jennie Buskirk Cox, 82, died Saturday, October 17, 2020 at the North MS Medical Center, Hospice Unit. She was born in Tupelo on March 16, 1938, to Roy and Iva Arnold. She worked at the North MS Medical Center as an Operating Room Technician and later for Dr. Janice Burns. She was a longtime …

Helen Mayfield White , 91, passed away on October 19, 2020, at Samaritan Gardens Nursing Facility Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by N.L. Jones Funeral Directors.

Patricia Ann Dixon Murry , 71, passed away on October 18, 2020, at her residence in New Albany. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by New Albany Funeral and Cremation Care.

POTTS CAMP, MS -- Opel Jean Thompson, 84, passed away Sunday, October 18, 2020, at Ashland Health and Rehab in Ashland. Services will be on Thursday, October 22, 2020 at 2:00 PM at the Holly Springs Funeral Home with a visitation at the funeral home Thursday starting at 12 noon and going unt…

Nell Naeger , 92, passed away on October 18, 2020, at her residence in Tupelo. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Holland Funeral Directors-Tupelo.

Sara "Memmie" Benjamin 89, passed away on Monday, October 19, 2020 at the Baldwyn Nursing Facility. She was a seamstress, homemaker, former employee of Blue Bell Mfg. and had worked in the cafeteria at school. She was a member of Mt. Olive Baptist Church. Funeral services will be @ Waters Fu…

Harold Gene Williamson , 77, passed away on October 19, 2020, at Sanctuary Hospice House in Tupelo. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by W.E. Pegues Funeral Directors. Expressions of sympathy may be left at www.peguesfuneralhome.com .

Modene Pannell Cissom , 83, passed away on October 19, 2020, at her residence in Ripley. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Ripley Funeral Home .

BELDEN -- Erma Mae Vance, 94, passed away Friday, October 16, 2020, at her home in Belden. Graveside. Services will be on Thursday October 22, 2020 11:00 at Redoak Grove Church Cemetery 1215 S Veterans Blvd Tupelo. Visitation will be on Wednesday October 21, 2020 4:00 - 6:00 at Serenity Autr…

Bonnie Johnson , 95, passed away on October 18, 2020, at Diversicare in Tupelo. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Holland Funeral Directors-Tupelo.

Jimmy Nolen Kane, age 85, passed away on Sunday, October 18, 2020 at NMMC in Tupelo. He was a former real estate agent in Memphis for many years. He and his wife Betty Hatcher, moved to Mountain View Arkansas and built a house on the White River, where he enjoyed fishing. Jim and Betty moved…

EGGVILLE -- Julia Brock, 84, passed away Monday, October 19, 2020, at her residence in Eggville. Services will be on Wednesday, October 21, 2020 at Holland Funeral Directors. Burial will follow at Eggville Cemetery.

ABERDEEN -- Zeta Mae Adams Owen, 90, passed away Friday, October 16, 2020, at home in Aberdeen. Services will be on Tuesday, October 20, 2020 1:00 P.M. at Tisdale-Lann Memorial Funeral Home. Visitation will be on at 11:00 P.M. until service time at Tisdale-Lann Memorial Funeral Home. Burial …

George Alford Lawrence , 75, passed away on October 15, 2020, at his home in Water Valley. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Serenity Daniels Funeral Home of Water Valley.