Wednesday, August 05, 2020

35, passed away on Sunday, August 2, 2020 at NMMC in Tupelo. Durell Marshall Spratt was born to his late mother, Diane Spratt, on Oct. 2, 2020 in Detroit, Michigan. Durell Spratt is survived by his uncle and aunt that reared him; Elder Willis and Della Dobbs. One daughter; Serenity A. Spratt…

NEW ALBANY -- Mother Bessie Louise Coppage, 74, passed away Saturday, August 01, 2020, at North MS Medical Center in Tupelo. Walk Thru Visitation. Services will be on Saturday August 8, 2020 4:00-6:00 at Serenity Simmons Funeral Chapel Serenity Simmons Funeral Home is in charge of servicesr.

TUPELO -- Dorothy Killough, 84, passed away Wednesday, August 05, 2020, at North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo. Services will be on Friday, August 7, 2020 at 11 am at Kesler Funeral Home- Baldwyn Chapel. Visitation will be on Friday from 10-11 am at Kesler Funeral Home- Baldwyn Chapel…

Cynthia Street , 61, passed away on August 05, 2020, at her residence in Nettleton. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Tisdale-Lann Memorial Funeral Home - Nettleton .

Lindsey Diane Roberts Rushing , 39, passed away on August 05, 2020, at her residence in Tupelo. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Holland Funeral Directors-Tupelo.

John Johnson , 67, passed away on July 30, 2020, at his residence in Memphis. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Community Funeral Directors and Cremations. www.communityfuneraldirectors.com.

BLUE MOUNTAIN -- Major Hugh Adkins, 66, passed away Monday, August 03, 2020, at North MS Medical Center in Tupelo . Graveside. Services will be on Saturday August 8, 2020 at United House of Prayer Cemetery. Serenity Simmons is in charge of arrangements.

Ben Ruff , 86, passed away on August 05, 2020, at North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by N.L. Jones Funeral Directors.

Charles William Roye, born September 11, 1935, went to be with his Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, on August 4, 2020 after a brief illness. He was a member of Pleasant Grove Baptist Church where he served as a deacon. Charles was a 1953 graduate of Pontotoc High School. He continued his educa…

WATER VALLEY -- Rev. Lugene Walker, 58, passed away Monday, July 27, 2020, at his home in Water Valley. Graveside . Services will be on Saturday August 8, 2020 11:00 a.m. at Oak Ridge Cemetery Water Valley . . Visitation will be on Friday August 7, 2020 5:00 - 7:00 at Serenity Daniels Funera…

Shirley Ann Mayo Lawson, 54, resident of New Albany and lifelong resident of Union County, departed this life Tuesday morning, August 4, 2020 at North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo following an extended illness. A Service of Remembrance for Shirley will be at 2 PM Thursday, August 6 i…

Tim Starling , 55, passed away on August 05, 2020, at North Missisisppi Medical Center in Tupelo. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by McNeece-Morris Funeral Home in Mantachie.

PONTOTOC -- Donald Joe Rogers, 61, passed away Sunday, August 04, 2020, at home in Pontotoc. Services will be on 1PM, Friday, August 7, 2020 at Edington Cemetery.

BOONEVILLE -- Joseph Wilson, 34, passed away Tuesday, August 04, 2020, at North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo. Services will be on Friday, August 7, 2020 at 4 pm at Kesler Funeral Home- Booneville Chapel. Visitation will be on Friday from 2-4 pm at Kesler Funeral Home- Booneville Chap…

HOLLY SPRINGS, MS -- Patricia Shaw, 75, passed away Tuesday, August 04, 2020, at her home in Holly Springs. Services will be on Friday, August 7, 2020 at 1:00 PM at the Red Banks Baptist Church with a visitation at the church Friday 11:00 am until service. The Holly Springs Funeral Home is i…

BALDWYN -- Hoyt Ray Floyd, Sr., 74, passed away Wednesday, August 05, 2020, at Magnolia Regional Hospital in Corinth. Services will be on Friday, August 07, 2020 @ 10:00 a.m. at Waters Funeral Home. Visitation will be on 9:00 a.m. until service time at Waters Funeral Home. Burial will follow at .

BECKER -- Syble Corrine Davis Thornton, 93, passed away Tuesday, August 04, 2020, at Garden Suites Assisted Living in Aberdeen. Services will be on Saturday, August 8, 2020 at 11:00 am at the graveside at Haughton Memorial Park, Amory, MS . Burial will follow at Haughton Memorial Park, Amory…

Terry Wayne Heard , 56, passed away on August 05, 2020, at at his home in Belden, MS. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Grayson-Porter's Mortuary.

BURNSVILLE, MS -- Frankie Hall Bryant, 66, passed away Tuesday, August 04, 2020, at Tishomingo Manor in Iuka, MS. Services will be on Friday, August 7, 2020 beginning at 11:00 a.m. at Ludlam Funeral Home Chapel . Visitation will be on 5:00 - 8:00 p.m. at Ludlam Funeral Home . Burial will fol…

Legendary Tupelo pharmacist, civic and church leader and socialite, Thomas Irvin Evans, 73, met his Creator at 4:35 PM Wednesday, August 5, 2020 at the North Miss. Medical Center in Tupelo after a brief illness. A full obituary will be on the Holland Funeral Directors web site (www.hollandfu…

Ms. Bobby Ruth McDaniel Johnson, 77, died Tuesday, August 4, 2020 at Sanctuary Hospice House following an extended illness. She was born September 9, 1942 in Lee County, Mississippi to David and Ruth Kelly McDaniel. She worked many years as a receptionist employed by Pepsi Americas Beverage …

Cecil Ivy, Jr, a good ole soul, was born on Jan. 1, 1937 in Palmetto to the late Cecil and Lois Wilson Ivy. He died there after a lifetime in this, his beloved community, on Tuesday afternoon, August 4, 2020 after a protracted struggle with cancer. Junior, as he was known by all, attended Sh…

Tuesday, August 04, 2020

Shirley Lawson , 54, passed away on August 04, 2020, at North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by New Albany Funeral & Cremation Care.

William "Dick" Rogers, 64, died Tuesday, August 3, 2020, at Sanctuary Hospice House. He was born December 19, 1955 in Hattiesburg to Jess. B. Rogers, Sr. and Merle B. Rogers. He graduated from Tupelo High School and earned his BS Degree from Mississippi State University. He was employed at C…

Frances Martin Holleman, 99, passed away peacefully Monday, August 3, 2020 in Tupelo at Sanctuary Hospice House. She was born September 5, 1920 in Apalachee, Georgia to the late William Wilkins and Alma O'dell Harper Wilkins. Frances' early years were spent in Atlanta, GA where she met and m…

Wanda June Whitehead Smithey Gaines, 67, went to be with her LORD and Savior on Monday, August 3, 2020 at Baptist East in Memphis, TN. She was born July 31, 1953 in New Albany to Willis and Edith Dorrough Whitehead. She was a homemaker and a member of Ingomar Baptist Church. She enjoyed taki…

On Thanksgiving Day, November 26, 1942, James Harold Gammel was welcomed into this world by his parents: Emmett Carson and Etta Lorene Reid Gammel. He departed this earth on August 2, 2020 due to complications of Parkinson's Disease with his loving family surrounding him and was welcomed by …

Syble Davis Thornton , 93, passed away on August 04, 2020, at Garden Suites Assisted Living Center in Aberdeen, MS. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by E E Pickle Funeral Home .

Charlene Grisham , 91, passed away on August 03, 2020, at Baldwyn Nursing Facility in Baldwyn. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Waters Funeral Home .

Frank W. Autrey, Sr. Hamilton, MS - Frank W. Autrey, Sr., 87, passed away on August 3, 2020 at at his residence in Hamilton, MS. He was born February 3, 1933 in Una, to Mable Katherine King and William Murray "Buster" Autrey. Mr. Frank was a 1952 graduate of Siloam High School. He was a life…

Celia Jean Bowen Forrester age 79 died Monday August 3, 2020 at the Courtyards Community Living Center in Fulton, MS. A graveside memorial service for immediate family and close friends will be held Thursday, August 6, at 2:00 pm at Memorial Gardens of Columbus, with Minister Luskey Green of…

BOONEVILLE -- Floyd Reed, 70, passed away Sunday, August 02, 2020, at Magnolia Regional Health Center in Corinth. Services will be on Thrusday August 6, 2020 at 1:00 PM at Booneville Funeral Home. Visitation will be on Thursday August 6, 2020 , 11:00 AM until service time

Ella Barnett , 74, passed away on August 03, 2020, at North MS Medical Center in Tupelo. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Agnew and Sons Funeral Home of Baldwyn .

Ronnie Edward Wells , 58, passed away on August 03, 2020, at his residence in New Albany. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by New Albany Funeral and Cremation Care.

Stanley Cole , 57, passed away on August 03, 2020, at North MS Medical Center in Tupelo. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Agnew and Sons Funeral Home of Baldwyn.

Sarah Evelyn Grant Ewing was born in Tupelo, MS on March 9th 1931 to Bessie and Fletcher Grant. She went to her heavenly home August 3, 2020 at 89 years old in Memphis where she lived for most of her life. She worked at St. Francis Hospital for 15 years where she enjoyed helping people. She …

CHESTERVILLE COMMUNITY -- Bobby Johnson, 77, passed away Tuesday, August 04, 2020, at Sanctuary Hospice House in Tupelo. Services will be on Thursday, August 6, 2020 at 1 PM at Tupelo Chapel of Holland Funeral Directors. Visitation will be on Thursday from 11 AM to service time only at the T…

Arzell "Moonie" Berry , 67, passed away on August 04, 2020, at Sanctuary Hospice in Tupelo, MS. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Payton Mortuary.

SOUTHAVEN -- Billy Warren Sexton, Jr., 63, passed away Saturday, August 01, 2020, at his residence in Erin, Tennessee. Services will be on Wednesday, August 5, 2020 at 3 p.m. at the Jefferson Street Chapel of W.E. Pegues. Visitation will be on Wednesday, August 5, 2020 from 1 p.m. until serv…

Betty Boyce, 83, passed away at her home on Monday, August 03, 2020. She enjoyed going to auctions and flea markets. She was a member of Hillcrest Church of Christ. Funeral services will be held at Waters Funeral Home on Thursday, August 06, 2020 at 11:00 a.m. with Bro. Ricky Kimbell officia…

TUPELO -- CHARLOTTE BURDINE, 48, passed away Sunday, July 31, 2020, at Natchez Trace Parkway as the result of an automobile wreck in Tupelo, Ms. Services will be on Friday, August 7, 2020 at 2pm at Tupelo Chapel of Memories . Visitation will be on 1pm at ASSOCIATED FAMILY FUNERAL HOME - TUPE…

Judy Duncan Dickinson, 65, lifelong resident of Ripley, passed away Sunday evening, August 2, 2020 at North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo following an extended illness. Graveside Services remembering the life of Mrs. Dickinson will be at 10 AM Wednesday, August 5 in the Ripley City Ce…

Monday, August 03, 2020

Amory - Imogene N. Langford, 93, passed away and started her new life in heaven on July 31, 2020. Born in Mc Condy, MS, on April 9, 1927, she was the daughter of the late Clifton and Irene Harper Nabors. Imogene grew up in Mc Condy in Chickasaw County and she graduated from Egypt High School…

Moses Scott , 65, passed away on August 02, 2020, at his home in Byhalia. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Serenity Autry Funeral Home of Holly Springs.

Lindon F. "Peewee" Baker, 87, passed away Saturday, August 1, 2020 at his home in Saltillo. He was born September 7, 1932 in Itawamba County to John W. and Ernie Mae Baker. Peewee was a longtime truck driver for MW Windows and Doors, receiving a safety award for 21 years of accident free dri…

OXFORD -- Wallace Lee Lawhorn, 79, passed away Wednesday, July 29, 2020, at Starksville Manor Health & Rehab in Starksville. Graveside. Services will be on Thursday August 6, 2020 1:00 p.m. at Harrisonville M B C Cemetery in Oxford. Visitation will be on Wednesday August 5, 2020 4:00 - 6…

POTTS CAMP -- Frances Elizabeth Gillmore, 82, passed away Saturday, August 01, 2020, at her home in Potts Camp. Services will be on Wednesday August 5, 2020 11:00 a.m. at Serenity Autry Funeral Home. Visitation will be on Tuesday August 4, 2020 5:00-8:00 at Serenity Autry Chapel Serenity Aut…

John Robert McCharen, 73, passed away Sunday, August 2, 2020 at Baptist Memorial Hospital-Oxford, MS. Johnny was born in Thaxton, MS and graduated from Thaxton High School in 1965. He later graduated from Mississippi State University and served in the U.S. Army. For many years, he worked for…