Tuesday, December 10, 2019

Willie Huggins , 80, passed away on December 10, 2019, at Regional One Trauma Center in Memphis. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Kesler Funeral Home .

Billy McCall , 69, passed away on December 10, 2019, at North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo, MS. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by McBride Funeral Home .

Vasti Beene, of Mount Pleasant, passed away on December 9, 2019 at the age of 85. She was born on May 4, 1934 in Walnut, Mississippi to William P. Crawford and Lois LaBrier Crawford. She was a licensed beautician and was a member of St. Andrew United Methodist Church in Mount Pleasant, Texas…

Kenton Williams , 53, passed away on December 10, 2019, at Diversicare Nursing Facility in Tupelo. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Kesler Funeral Home .

Dan Hall , 62, passed away on December 10, 2019, at NMMC in Tupelo. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Kesler Funeral Home .

WEST POINT, MS -- Joe W. Amos, 61, passed away Wednesday, December 04, 2019, at Merit Hospital in Jackson, MS. Services will be on Thursday, December 12, 2019 at 11:00 a.m. at Mt. Hermon M.B. Church. Visitation will be on Thursday, December 12, 2019 from 9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. at Mt. Hermon …

TUPELO -- Jenny Hewitt, 77, passed away Monday, December 09, 2019, at NMMC in Tupelo. Services will be on Thursday, Dec. 12, 2019 at 11 AM at First Presbyterian Church, 400 W. Jefferson St. in Tupelo. Visitation will be on Wednesday, Dec. 11, 2019 from 4 PM - 6 PM at Holland Funeral Director…

Lamar Hatchett , 41, passed away on December 10, 2019, at home in CALHOUN CITY. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Belle Funeral Home of Bruce.

Mr. Daniel Edgeston,74, was born June 2, 1945 to the late James and Beaula Edgeston in Falkner, MS. He departed this life on December 3, 2019 at North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo, MS. He leaves to cherish his memories: his wife, Verser Edgeston of Ripley, MS; two daughters, Tamico (…

TUPELO -- Barbara Ruth Rosato, 98, passed away Sunday, December 08, 2019, at North MS Medical Center in Tupelo. Services will be on Saturday, Dec. 14, 2019 at 11:30 AM at St. Luke United Methodist Church. Visitation will be on Saturday, Dec. 14, 2019 from 10:30 - service time at St. Luke Uni…

BYHALIA,MS -- Etta Mae Dockery, 72, passed away Friday, December 06, 2019, at Baptist Hospital Desoto in Southaven. Services will be on Friday December 13, 2019 12:00 Noon at St Paul M.B. Church Byhalia Dr. Andrew Cheairs Pastor,. Visitation will be on Thursday December 12, 2019 4:00 - 6:00 …

Jerry Wayne Roberts, 64, passed away on Sunday, December 8, 2019 at his home in Columbus. He was born in Monroe County on December 27, 1954 to Leamond, Sr. and Geneva Vines Roberts. He grew up in Monroe County later making his home in Columbus where he was a dedicated employee of Fairway Ice…

Mrs. Bettie Ann Ward Morris, 81, passed away on Monday, December 9, 2019 at her home in Hohenlinden, Mississippi. Bettie Morris was born in Chickasaw County, Mississippi on September 11,1938 to Julius Eugene Ward and Nora Susanna Huffman Ward. She was a member of Hohenlinden Baptist Church. …

Barbara Ruth Grauer "Bobbie" Rosato 98, died in Tupelo on December 8, 2019 after a brief illness. Born in Meridian, MS, she moved to Okolona, MS at the age of 12 and attended school there. After graduation she married the love of her life, Peter Rosato, Jr., a native of Bangor, PA. He was th…

James Aubrey Foote, Sr., 77, died Monday December 9, 2019 at the North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo, MS after an extended illness. He was born September 23, 1942 in Aberdeen, MS to Aubrey Russell Foote and Dametra Barnes Foote and was a life long resident of Aberdeen. He taught metal…

MANTACHIE -- Jack Turner, 66, passed away Monday, December 09, 2019, at his home in Mantachie. Services will be on Private services will be held at a later date. McNeece-Morris Funeral Home assisted the family with arrangements. Condolences may be shared with the Turner family at mcneecemorr…

Virgil "Doodle" Pate, 95, passed away Monday, December 9, 2019, at North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo. He was born June 8, 1924 to the late Virgil Homer Pate Sr. and the late Eva Emiline Gober Pate in Fulton. He was a member of First Baptist Church. Virgil married Mary Ann Gilliland …

AMORY -- Thomas Stanford, 90, passed away Monday, December 09, 2019, at OCH Regional Medical Center in Starkville. Services will be on Saturday, December 14, 2019, 11:30 at Masonic Cemetery. Visitation will be on Saturday, from 10:00 - 11:00 AM at E.E. Pickle Funeral Home..

General Johnson , 88, passed away on December 10, 2019, at Diversicare in Ripley, MS. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Foster and Son Funeral Home in Ripley, MS.

Ketmany Sirasombath, 39, passed away Sunday, December 8, 2019, at the North Mississippi Medical Center due to an extended illness. He was born in Thailand to Bounmy Sirasombath and Souphy Bouaphavong Sirasombath. He is a Shannon High School graduate. Ketmany worked at multiple manufacturing …

Larry Glass , 66, passed away on December 10, 2019, at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Booneville. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Kesler Funeral Home .

Mr. Raymond Lee Mabry age 79, passed away Tuesday November 26th 2019 at his home in Lake, MS. A visitation will be held at Wolf Funeral Services in Lake, MS on Sunday December 1, 2019 from 1:00 PM until 2:50PM. A funeral service will be held on Sunday December 1, 2019 at Wolf Funeral Service…

William H. Owens , 78, passed away on December 10, 2019, at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Oxford. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Kesler Funeral Home .

HICKORY FLAT, MS -- Ray Beasley, 77, passed away Monday, December 09, 2019, at Landmark Nursing and Rehab in Booneville, MS. Services will be on Wednesday, December 11, 2019 at 10:00 am at graveside in McKay Cemetery with the Holly Springs Funeral Home in charge.

Arteria Johnson , 55, passed away on December 10, 2019, at NMMC-Hospice in Tupelo. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Williams Memorial Funeral Home .

AMORY -- Edthye Denna Thornton, 69, passed away Monday, December 09, 2019, at her residence in Amory. Services will be on Thursday, December 12, 2019; 11:00 AM at E.E. Pickle Funeral Home Chapel. Visitation will be on Wednedsay night from 6:00 - 8:00 PM at the funeral home.

Jeanette Owens Ray (86) passed away Thursday, December 5, 2019 at Sanctuary Hospice House in Tupelo. She was of Baptist faith. She retired from Action Industries and then later retired for good from Wal-Mart in Pontotoc and moved to Florida to enjoy the rest of her days with her son, Tim. Sh…

Monday, December 09, 2019

Billy Rainey , 63, passed away on December 08, 2019, at home in Amory. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Belle Funeral Home of Amory.

TUPELO, MS -- Cecelia Earl Reynolds, 73, passed away Saturday, December 07, 2019, at her home in Tupelo, MS. Services will be on Tuesday, December 10, 2019 at 2 p.m. at N.L. Jones Funeral Directors, 2510 S. Gloster Street, Tupelo, MS 38801. Expressions of sympathy may be left at www.nljonesa…

89, passed away on Sat., Dec. 7, 2019 at Shearer Richardson Nursing Home. Annie Mae Burns was born to L.C. Cockrell and Irene Hamilton-Cockrell on April 13, 1931 in Chickasaw Co. She was a Missionary/preacher most of life. Annie Mae Burns is survived by her god-daughter; Cora Bea (Jimmy)Jack…

67, passed away on Thurs., Dec. 5, 2019 at NMMC -Tupelo. Jessie Lee Sykes, Jr. was born to his late parents, Jessie B. Sykes and Jettie T. McIntosh on Dec. 28, 1951 in Okolona, MS. Mr. Sykes was also a graduate of Fannie Carter. Jessie Lee Sykes, Jr. is survived by his special friend; Joette…

On Saturday evening December 7, 2019, Betty Jo Dunnam Reaves, 79, lifetime resident of Tippah County and devoted mother, sister and "Mama Jo", departed this life at Diversicare Health & Rehabilitation Center in Ripley following an extended illness. Funeral Services remembering the well l…

OKOLONA, MS -- Erline Pierce, 91, passed away Wednesday, November 27, 2019, at her home in St. Louis, Missouri. Services will be on 12/11/2019 at 1:00 P.M. at Mt. Pisgah United Methodist Church 119 N Gatlin St, Okolona, MS 38860. Visitation will be on 12/11/2019 at 11:00 A.M. at Mt. Pisgah. …

Etta Dockory , 72, passed away on December 06, 2019, at Baptist Hospital Desoto in Southaven. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Serenity Autry Funeral Home of Holly Springs .

WEST POINT, MS -- Debbie Hoskins Gibson, 59, passed away Tuesday, December 03, 2019, at North Mississippi Medical Center in West Point, MS. Services will be on Wednesday, December 11, 2019 at 1:00 p.m. at Third Mt. Olive M.B. Church. Visitation will be on Tuesday, December 10, 2019 from 3:00…

Mr. Richard Clark "Dickie" Wise, 67, died Sunday, December 8, 2019 at North Mississippi Medical Center. A lifelong resident of Okolona, he was born April 21, 1952 in Okolona, MS, to Kirby Wise, Jr. and Laura Carlisle Wise. He was a customer service representative for many years employed by U…

Robert Cecil Payne , 68, passed away on December 08, 2019, at Hardin Medical Center in Savannah, TN. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Patterson Memorial Chapel .

Jeffery Lyons , 58, passed away on December 08, 2019, at North Mississippi Medical Center Hospice in Tupelo. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Payton Mortuary of Pontotoc.

Johnny "Booger" Miller, 54, died Sunday, December 8, 2019, at the North MS Medical Center after a brief illness. He was born July 13, 1965, in New Albany to Marvin and Linda Miller. He was a member of Tupelo Church of God. He worked for Cooper Tire and was a truck driver. He was a passionate…

BYHALIA, MS -- James May, 82, passed away Friday, December 06, 2019, at Baptist Hospital in Memphis. Services will be on Thursday, December 12, 2019 at 1:00 PM at the Holly Springs Funeral Home with a visitation at the funeral home Thursday 11:00 am until service.

Rev. J. C. Hall 92, passed away December 8, 2019, at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Memphis, TN. He was born on September 24, 1927, to Will and Mary Elizabeth Crossen Hall in Hell Creek, Mississippi. He was founder of Christ Temple Apostolic Church of the Lord Jesus Christ in 1970. He has serv…

Patsy Marie Hughey Morrison, 75, passed away Monday, December 9, 2019, at her home in Ashland, MS. She was born October 19, 1944, to Dee Daniel and Lucy Ozella Rutherford Hughey in Benton County, Mississippi. Patsy taught school for 31 years in the Tippah-Benton School System, where she rece…

Martha L. Vaughn 66 passed away Saturday December 7th, 2019 at the North MS Medical Center in Tupelo, MS. She was born December 6, 1953 in Lee County to William D. Vaughn and Mary Daphne (Harrington) Vaughn. She lived most of her life in the Nettleton area but for the past four years at the …

Annie Mae Burns , 89, passed away on December 07, 2019, at Shearer Richardson Nursing Home in Okolona. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Williams Memorial Funeral Home .

BOONEVILLE -- Winnie Bell Burke Lewis, 84, passed away Friday, December 07, 2019, at Sanctury Hospice House in Tupelo. Services will be on Private Family Services at a Private Location. Visitation will be on private. Associated Funeral & Cremation Center at 109 Rankin Blvd Extd, Tupelo. …

Thomas "Tom" Wayne Morrow, 87, died Sunday, December 8, 2019 at the North Mississippi Medical Center, Tupelo, MS. Born on August 8, 1932, in Fulton, MS, he was the son of the late Coy Morrow and Jewell Umfress Morrow. Tom graduated Itawamba Agricultural High School and Itawamba Community Col…

Gerald D. Worthey, son of the late E. L. and Laura Worthey, born on November 11, 1944, passed into paradise on December 8, 2019 at his home in Wren. He was a hard worker all his life mostly in the furniture business, including 23 years with Action Lane Industries in Verona. He was a faithful…

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Edgar Fletcher "Eddie" Ferrell Sr. was born on August 4,1943 at home in Etta, MS. It happened to be election night, and thus began his lifelong obsession with politics. His Lord called him to his final home on December 7,2019. Eddie grew up in the Philadelphia community and was a PROUD membe…

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Nelta Anita Browning, age 93, passed away Saturday, December 7, 2019 at West Hills Health and Rehab in Knoxville, TN. She was born January 20, 1926 to Minnie Pearl Morris and Foster Alexander Browning. Nelta was a graduate of Hurricane High School and retired from Goldsmith's in Memphis, TN.…