Saturday, February 27, 2021

Glenda Wilburn Grabow, 72, passed away Friday, February 26, 2021, at her home in Booneville. Services will be on Sunday, February 28, 2021 at 1 pm at Prospect Community Cemetery. Condolences to the family may be made online at www.keslerfuneralhome.com.

Joe Lynn Bartlett, CWO4, U. S. Navy, Ret., 71, died at his residence in Mooreville at 12:47 AM Saturday, Feb. 27, 2021 after a extended illness. Born in Ardmore, Oklahoma on August 27, l949 to Joe Earl Bartlett and Betty Sue Hurley Bartlett, Joe lived in various towns in Oklahoma growing up …

Ann Gertrude Gregory Hamilton, at age 86, departed this life for her life in Glory on Thursday, Feb. 25, 2021 at Tupelo Health and Rehabilitation where she had resided the last 4 years. Born in Tupelo on May 23, l934 to the late Robert Gregory and Laudis Holland Gregory, she spent her growin…

Annie Jean Sheffield, 83, passed away Friday, February 26, 2021 at the North Mississippi Medical Center after a brief illness. She was born February 28, 1937 in Fulton to Hershel and Mildred Raper Senter. Annie Jean was a business owner for many years, her last factory being Lee Sportswear. …

It is with deep sorrow that we mourn the peaceful passing of John "Gerald" Wilson, Sr. of the Unity Community on February 25, 2021 at the age of 77. Gerald was born in Baldwyn on December 22, 1943 to John T. and Audrey. He worked as a diesel mechanic at Waste Management until he retired in 2…

James Gerard "Jimmy" Jalette, 73, passed away Wednesday, February 24, 2021 at the North Mississippi Medical Center after a lengthy illness. The son of Gerard Rosaire Jalette and Kathleen Mary Creighton Jalette, he was born December 17, 1947 in Woonsocket, Rhode Island. His memories in Rhode …

Martha W. Pharr , 75, passed away on February 27, 2021, at NMMC in Tupelo . Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Deaton Funeral Home-Belmont .

Kay Thompson 65, passed away on February 25, 2021 at her home in Ripley. Kay was born on July 19, 1955 to B.G. and Johnnie Mae Jobe Willingham in Ripley Mississippi. She retired as Medical Lab Director at the Tippah County Hospital after over 42 years of service. Kay was a member of the Palm…

Gracie Josephine Gibson, 83, passed away at Tishomingo Community Living Center in Iuka, MS. She was born on November 5, 1937, to Guy and Vadie Lee Harris Kimery in Ashland, Mississippi. Gracie was retired after several years with ABC, Inc. and Quartet, Inc. She was of the Baptist Faith. Serv…

James Alvin Duke, 73, passed away February 26, 2021 at his residence surrounded by family. He was a beloved father and husband. He retired after 30 plus years as an over the road truck driver with Overnite Transportation. He enjoyed camping, fishing, traveling, and spending time with family …

Karen Rogers, 51, passed away on Monday February 15, 2021 at Sanctuary Hospice House in Tupelo. She was an active member and Sunday School Teacher at Gospel Tabernacle. She enjoyed cooking, watching Hallmark, going to church and spending time with her family. Services were on Tuesday, Februa…

Carolyn Hays Grimes (75) passed away Friday, February 26, 2021 at North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo. She was a member of First Baptist Church of Baldwyn. She enjoyed reading, traveling, going to Disney World and spending time with her family. Services are 2 pm Monday, March 1, 2021 …

Vickie L. Sanders 67, passed away on Friday, January 26, 2021 at NMMC. She retired as a manager at Wal-Mart and was a former manager at Food Mart. She enjoyed playing games on her phone and Bingo. She loved spending time with her family especially her grandchildren. She was a member of Gunto…

Paulette Parker Bennett, 72, departed her earthly home and met her Savior face to face on February 25, 2021. She was born on Mar 6, 1949 in Red Bay, Alabama to the late Ezell Parker and Ima Faye Brock Parker. As one of eleven children, Paulette knew and appreciated the love of a large family…

Mrs. Carrie Hughes Denney, 88 passed away Feb. 02, 2021 at the NMMC in Tupelo after an extended illness. Mrs. Denney was born April 14, 1932 in Iuka MS to the late Oscar and Ida Hughes. She enjoyed quilting, crocheting, and traveling with her husband delivering RV's. She is survived by three…

James M. Knighton, 96, passed away Friday, February 26 at North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo. The family has decided in light of the current Covid-19 situation to have a private family service, honoring Mr. Knighton's life, with Bro. David Grumbach officiating. The Service will be sh…

72, passed away on Mon., Feb. 22, 2021 at NMMC in Tupelo. John Lawson was born to his late parents, Elbert "Jack" Lawson and Levada Moore Lawson on April 15, 1948 in Chickasaw Co. Mr. Lawson is survived by two daughter; Jacquilyn Owens (Cedric) of Southaven, MS and Tangi Donaldson of Okolona…

Gregory Stokes , 67, passed away on February 27, 2021, at Sunshine Health Care in Pontotoc. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Kesler Funeral Home .

Eugene Barnes, 88, passed away Saturday, February 27, 2021. He was born August 6, 1932 to Delmus Barnes and Floura Mae Hoard Barnes. He was retired from Tishomingo County Vo-Tech. Mr. Barnes loved to fish. He was an active member of New Bethel Church of Christ. Graveside services for Mr. Bar…

Dorothy Wages Jones, 82, passed away Friday, February 26, 2021, at North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo. Services will be on Sunday, February 28, 2021 at 2 pm at Kesler Funeral Home-Baldwyn Chapel. Visitation will be on Sunday from 12-2 pm at Kesler Funeral Home-Baldwyn Chapel. Burial …

Marilla Gail Wilson, 71, passed away Friday, February 26, 2021, at North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo. She was born May 6, 1949, to James W. Sr. and Lizzie Irene Wilson. She was a member of Prospect Baptist Church. She enjoyed playing bingo, find-a word puzzles and watching TV. A Pri…

Beulah Kate Smith Davis, 97 passed away on Friday, February 26, 2021. Beulah was born in Itawamba County on December 30, 1923, to Beverly "Bulo" Smith and Omie Belle Reich Smith. Beulah graduated from Itawamba Agricultural High School in 1942. She was married for 53 years to Doyle Davis. She…

Delton Kelton , 79, passed away on February 27, 2021, at Residence in Golden . Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Deaton Funeral Home-Red Bay.

Jacob Brown , 19, passed away on February 26, 2021, in Tupelo. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by W.E. Pegues Funeral Directors .

Friday, February 26, 2021

Charles Gates , 57, passed away on February 23, 2021, at North MS Medical Center in Tupelo. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by ASSOCIATED FUNERAL HOME & CREMATION - TUPELO .

Tamara Joyner, 66, passed away Wednesday, February 24, 2021, at North MS Medical Center in Tupelo. Services will be on No formal servkces are scheduled at this time at Arrangements provided by ASSOCIATED FAMILY FUNERAL HOME - TUPELO (associatedfuneral.com).

Cynthia Josephine Crausby Holste, 86 passed away Wednesday Feb 24, 2021 at NMMC Tupelo. Born in Pontotoc, MS on August 19, 1934, she was the daughter of the late Ervin Mitchell Walls and Lonnie McClenda Walls of Pontotoc. Jo grew up in the Black Zion community with two sisters, the late Hele…

Glenda Tackett, 60, passed away on Thursday, February 25, 2021 at the NMMC. She was a nursing home assistant. She enjoyed fishing, spending time with her grandchildren and keeping up with her everyone on Facebook. She loved her God and her family and she was a member of Genesis Church in Tup…

Johnny Michael Kimble, 65, passed away Friday, February 26, 2021, at Sanctuary Hospice House in Tupelo. He was born September 7, 1955 to the late Johnny Edward Kimble and the late Ruby Scribner Johnson. He was a member of Gravel Springs Baptist Church. He was an avid craftsman and a wonderfu…

Gloria Jernigan , 76, passed away on February 26, 2021, at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Columbus, MS. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by N.L. Jones Funeral Directors.

Samantha Joyce Grostick, 27, resident of Ripley and former resident of Michigan, departed this life Saturday, February 20, 2021 at her residence. The family has requested a private service. Arrangements will be provided by The Ripley Funeral Home. Samantha was born May 17, 1993 in Holland, M…

Cathy Marcia Pickens, 49, passed away Tuesday, February 23, 2021, at Emory University Hospital in Atlanta, GA. Services will be on Tuesday, March 2, 2021 at 1:00 PM at Bethel Church Cemetery, Hamilton, MS. Visitation will be on Tuesday, March 2, 2021 from 1:30 PM - 2:00 PM at Bethel Church C…

Sammy Lee "Log" Grayson, 62, passed away Friday, February 19, 2021, at his home in Peoria Private Graveside. Services will be on Tuesday March 2, 2021 at Baptist Hill Church Cemetery 4892 Bethlehem Rd Potts Camp, MS . Visitation will be on Monday March 1, 2021 4:00 - 6:00 at Serenity Autry C…

Sharon Ann Edwards Benitez , 65, resident of Blue Springs , passed away on February 25, 2021, at North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo . Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by New Albany Funeral and Cremation Care.

Louise Domines , 83, passed away on February 26, 2021, at Sanctuary Hospice House in Tupelo. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by ASSOCIATED FUNERAL HOME & CREMATION - TUPELO (associatedfuneral.com).

Mandy Gann, 50, passed away Monday, February 22, 2021, at Residence in Calhoun City, MS. Services will be on No services are scheduled at this time. at Arrangements by ASSOCIATED FAMILY FUNERAL HOME - TUPELO- (associatedfuneral.com).

Mrs. Lura Cook , 80, passed away on February 25, 2021, at The University Medical Center in Grenada. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Serenity Funeral Home of Oxford .

Robert "BOB" Crumpton, 77, passed away Thursday, February 18, 2021, at Residence in Tupelo. Services will be on was Thursday, Feb 25, 2021 at Tupelo Chapel of Memories . at ASSOCIATED FAMILY FUNERAL HOME . We are honored to serve the family of Robert Crumpton. Our condolences go out to the f…

Annie Faye (Harris) Kendrick , 90, passed away on February 25, 2021 at The Waters Nursing Home of Gallatin, TN. She was born in Nettleton, MS on September 29, 1930 to parents Edgar Harris and Beatrice (Edwards) Rial. She was known to her family and friends as: Annie, Ann, Faye, Mom, Mama, Gr…

Delbert Lee Haynes, 93, passed away Thursday, February 25, 2021, at Schilling Gardens in Collierville. Services will be on Monday, March 1, 2021 at 11:00 am at graveside in Salem Cemetery with the Holly Springs Funeral Home in charge.

Jessie William Hester, 76, went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, February 20, 2021. Born on July 4, 1944 in Pontotoc, MS. Jessie grew up in Mississippi, Texas, and Arizona where he graduated in 1965 from Mesa High School located in Mesa, AZ. He was a 21 year veteran from the US Air Forc…

Bobby Ray "Bob" Hallmark, 74, resident of the Ecru Community, passed away Monday evening, February 22, 2021 at the North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo following an extended illness. A Private Family Interment will be in the Arkansas State Veterans Cemetery near Wynne, AR. Arrangements…

Marcus Gleen , 28, passed away on February 26, 2021, at Home in Ripley, MS. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Foster and Son Funeral Home of Ripley, MS.

Joseph Lynn Coats (80) passed away Saturday, February 20, 2021 at his home in Blackland. Lynn was born on September 5, 1940 to the late Vester and Beryl Sandy Coats. He was a member of Oak Ridge Church of Christ. Private family services were on Wednesday, February 24, 2021 in the Booneville …

Laverne Cox Garner, 92, started her new life in Heaven on February 25, 2021. She was born in Smithville, MS on April 4, 1928, and was a daughter to the late Lester Cox and Sadie Paramore Cox. Laverne grew up in a very large family with 9 other siblings and learned early the value of family. …

April Rena Morgan, 46, of Booneville, passed away peacefully in her sleep on Thursday, February 25, 2021 at her home. She was born on December 26, 1974. She was a member of Love Joy Baptist Church. She was an employee of Homeland Vinyl Products. She enjoyed watching NASCAR, drinking coffee a…

Thursday, February 25, 2021

Mrs. Gloria Rae Caffey Clay, 73, passed away at home on February 13, 2021. She was born in Memphis, Tennessee on September 15, 1947 to James T. Caffey and Audrey S. Caffey. She graduated from Clarksdale High School and received a bachelor's degree in home economics from Delta State Universit…

Judy Kay Crumpton went to be with her Lord and Savior on February 24, 2021 at 8:21 pm in Baptist Memorial Hospital-Oxford. She was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. Judy loved spending her days caring for her grandchildren and spending time with family. You could fin…

Lea Ann Smith, 48, passed away Tuesday, February 23, 2021, at her residence in New Albany. Services will be on Friday, February 26, 2021 at 2:00p.m. at United Funeral Service.