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Donald Elijah Sibley

November 26, 1951 - September 27, 2021

Donald Elijah Sibley passed away Monday, September 27, 2021, surrounded by family at his home in Choctaw County. Donald battled Glioblastoma (brain cancer) for 5-1/2 years. He would have been 70 years old in November. Donald retired after working over 35 years with the Mississippi Forestry Commission. He was an avid hunter and fisherman, skilled archer, and enjoyed doing taxidermy work for...
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Dewitt A. Cutts

September 17, 1935 - September 27, 2021

Dewitt A. Cutts passed away Monday, September 27, 2021, at his residence near Weir, MS. Dewitt was born September 17, 1935, in Choctaw County, MS, to Henry Hilyard and Gertrude Cutts. He was 86 years old and a member of Mt. Moriah Baptist Church near Weir, MS. Dewitt was a retired minister. Dewitt spent most of his youth on his family's farm in Weir. After graduating from French Camp Academy...
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Janice Wells Hollingsworth

June 24, 1950 - September 25, 2021

Janice (Wells) Hollingsworth passed away on Saturday, September 25, 2021, at Choctaw County Regional Medical Center, in Ackerman, MS. Janice was born June 24, 1950, in Choctaw County, MS, to Calton O. and Etoy(Dean) Wells. She was 71 years old and a member of Macedonia Baptist Church in Decatur, MS. Janice loved life and loved helping others. Until health problems began to plague her active...
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Aubury Therrel Higgins

June 17, 1945 - September 19, 2021

Aubury Therrel Higgins passed away Sunday, September 19, 2021, at his residence in Weir, MS. Therrel was born June 17, 1945, in Weir, MS, to Horace and Odie Mae(Wills) Higgins. He was 76 years old and a member of New Zion Baptist Church near Weir, MS. Therrel's occupation was farming and truck driving. Graveside services will be held on Wednesday, September 22, 2021, 11:00 a.m., at Mt. Airy...
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Willie Faye Box

February 24, 1941 - September 18, 2021

Willie Faye (Richards) Box passed away on Saturday, September 18, 2021, at Brooklyn Hall Personal Care Home, in Mathiston, MS. Faye was born February 24, 1941, in Choctaw County, MS, to Robert and Ada Ruth(Jones) Richards. She was 80 years old and a member of Chester Baptist Church. Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, September 21, 2021, 12:00 noon, at Chester Baptist Church near...
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Terry Dean Franks, Sr.

December 21, 1958 - September 15, 2021

Terry Dean Franks, Sr. passed away on Wednesday, September 15, 2021, at North Mississippi Medical Center in, Tupelo, MS. Terry was born December 21, 1958, in Vardaman, MS, to J.D. and Margaret(Sullivan) Franks. He was 62 years old and a member of Friendship Baptist Church near Sturgis, MS. Funeral services will be held on Sunday, September 19, 2021, 2:00 p.m., at Friendship Baptist Church...
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Charles Wayne King

June 28, 1935 - September 11, 2021

Charles Wayne King, age 86, of Weir, MS, died Saturday, September 11, 2021, at Diversacare Nursing Home in Eupora, MS. He was born June 28, 1935, to the late Hessie and Floyd King. He was a member of New Haven Baptist Church near Weir, MS. Wayne had a work ethic like none other. He always held down a couple of jobs at one time. After graduating from Weir High School, Wayne moved to...
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Paul Wayne "Poss" Henson

February 24, 1939 - September 9, 2021

Paul Wayne "Poss" Henson passed away on Thursday, September 9, 2021, at his residence in Weir, MS. Mr. Henson was born February 24, 1939, in Choctaw County, MS, to George W. and Lexie(Bright) Henson. He was 82 years old and a member of New Haven Baptist Church near Weir, MS. Funeral services will be held on Monday, September 13, 2021, 11:00 a.m., at New Haven Baptist Church with Coleman...
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William Eugene Reid

October 9, 1950 - September 6, 2021

William Eugene Reid passed away on Monday, September 6, 2021, at his residence in Ackerman, MS. Eugene was born October 9, 1950, in Choctaw County, MS, to Halbert Theron and Marie(Dunn) Reid. He was 70 years old and a member of Chester Baptist Church in Chester, MS. Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, September 8, 2021, 12:00 p.m., at Chester Baptist Church with Coleman Funeral Home...
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Christina Lyn McDaniel

June 28, 1968 - September 2, 2021

Christina McDaniel, 53, daughter of Thomas and Betty Hazlett, wife of Christopher McDaniel, mother of Morgan and Megan McDaniel, passed away as the result of a year-long battle of stage IV carcinosarcoma on September 2, 2021 at her home in Chillicothe, Illinois. Christina was born on June 28, 1968 in Wauseon, Ohio. She spent her childhood in Ohio before moving to Kosciusko, Mississippi, where...
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Marsha Busby Ellington

May 17, 1956 - August 25, 2021

Marsha Busby Ellington passed away on Wednesday, August 25, 2021, at North Mississippi Medical Center in Eupora. Marsha was born May 17, 1956, in Starkville, MS, to Jimmy Steve and Juanita "Nita" Ford Busby. She was 65 years old and a member of Bethany Baptist Church in Reform, MS. Memorial graveside funeral services will be held on Saturday, September 4, 2021, at 6:00 p.m., at Antioch...
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Wayne Lee Stockman

September 8, 1966 - August 23, 2021

Wayne Lee Stockman, 54, passed away Monday, August 23, 2021, at OCH Regional Medical Center in Starkville, MS. He was born September 8, 1966, in Columbus, MS to Charlie Sr. and Lillian (Atkins) Stockman. Wayne was a former floor installer. He was an avid hunter and fisherman and he loved spending time riding his Harley, woodworking, and with his grandchildren. Memorial Funeral Services will...
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Frederick Edward "Buddy" Vowell

November 13, 1939 - August 16, 2021

Frederick Edward "Buddy" Vowell, a retired pipeliner of over fifty years, passed away on Monday, August 16, 2021, at his residence near Ackerman, MS. Buddy was born November 13, 1939, in Choctaw County, MS, to Earl and Maude Saxon Vowell. He was 81 years old, a veteran of the United States Army, and a member of Wood Springs Baptist Church near Eupora, MS. Funeral services will be held on...
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Alesia Gail "Lisa" Channell

April 21, 1962 - August 13, 2021

Alesia "Lisa" Gail Channell, passed away on Friday, August 13, 2021, at Anderson Medical Center in Meridian, MS. Lisa was born April 21, 1962, in Neshoba County, MS, to Jimmy Stroud and Mary Akins Sullivan. She was 59 years old. Funeral services will be held on Sunday, August 15, 2021, at 2:00 p.m., at Coleman Funeral Home in Ackerman, MS. Burial will follow at Bethlehem Baptist Church...
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Bobby Hue Prewitt

February 9, 1935 - August 9, 2021

Bobby Hue Prewitt passed away Monday, August 9, 2021, at St. Dominic Hospital in Jackson, MS. Bobby was born February 9, 1935, in Choctaw County, MS. He was 86 years old. Bobby worked in several positions throughout the years. He owned and operated Choctaw Butane, served as Choctaw County Chancery Clerk, and eventually retired with the Mississippi Department of Transportation. Bobby was a very...
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Johnny Dalton Tullos

March 9, 1937 - August 3, 2021

Johnny Dalton Tullos passed away on Tuesday, August 3, 2021, at the Mississippi Veteran's Home in Oxford, MS. He was born on March 9, 1937, in Choctaw County and was 84 years old. Johnny was a lifelong resident of Choctaw County and felt there was not a better place to live. He was a member of Enon Cumberland Presbyterian Church and had deep roots in Salem United Methodist Church where his...
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Terry Wayne Warren

November 10, 1947 - July 31, 2021

Terry Wayne Warren passed away on Saturday, July 31, 2021, at VA Home in Kosciusko, MS. Terry was born November 10, 1947, in Mobile, AL, to Jack P. and Frances(Walker) Warren. He was 73 years old. Terry was a retired Air Force veteran. Graveside services will be held on Thursday, August 5, 2021, 11:30 a.m., at Bethsalem Presbyterian Church near Ackerman, MS. Visitation will be held at Coleman...
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Charles N. Peay, Jr.

February 2, 1930 - July 29, 2021

Charles N. Peay, Jr., of Ackerman, MS, passed away peacefully on Wednesday July 28, 2021, at Kosciusko, MS, VA Home. He was born February 2, 1930, to Charles, Sr., and Trannie Ozelle(Whitlock) Peay. He was 91 years old. Mr. Peay was a wonderful father, patriot, war hero, and God-fearing Christian. He was born in Cottonplant, MS, but lived many years in Alabama and Michigan. He was a Korean...
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Karen Chamberlain Orr

August 9, 1944 - July 23, 2021

Karen Sue(Chamberlain) Orr passed away on Friday, July 23, 2021, at her residence in Ackerman, MS. She was born on August 9, 1944, in Chicago, IL, and was 76 years old. Karen was a special lady in this community and deeply loved by her family, friends, and church family. She was a devoted member at Enon Cumberland Presbyterian Church and always supported the church faithfully. Her We Care...
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James Wilbur Maness

August 7, 1967 - July 14, 2021

Wilbur Maness passed away at his home on July 15, 2021. He was born August 7, 1967, and lived his entire life in Ackerman, MS. He is survived by his mother, Sybil Maness of Ackerman, his daughter Jennifer Sims of Sturgis, his significant other, Cindy Weeks of Ackerman, and 2 sisters, Ann Reese of Woodland, and Vickie Barksdale of Senatobia. Wilbur leaves 2 grandchildren, Alex Rich and Emilee...
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Thomas William Jones

November 12, 1937 - July 10, 2021

Funeral services for Mr. Thomas William Jones, 83, of Choctaw County, will be held at Antioch Community Church in Reform, Monday, July 12, 2021. Visitation will be from 10:00-11:00 a.m. with funeral service immediately following. Rev. Bill Hutto and Bro. Maury Jones will be officiating with interment in the church cemetery. A native of Choctaw County, Mr. Jones was born November 12, 1937...
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Becky Lynn Carr

June 25, 1966 - June 26, 2021

Lynn Carr passed away on Saturday, June 26, 2021, at Choctaw County Medical Center in Ackerman, MS. Lynn was born June 25, 1966, in West Point, MS, to Charles Gaskin, and Shirley(Jones) Groceman. Services will be held on Wednesday, June 30, 2021, 11:00 a.m., at Coleman Funeral Home in Ackerman, MS, with Rev. Jerry Lawson and Rev. Ralph Cain officiating. Burial will follow in Concord Baptist...
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William F. " Billy" Coleman, Jr.

August 6, 1946 - June 25, 2021

William F. "Billy" Coleman passed away on Friday, June 25, 2021, at Oktibbeha County Hospital in Starkville, MS. Billy was born August 6, 1946, in Louisville, MS, to William F. Sr., and Dora Onelle(Bagwell) Coleman. Private family graveside services and burial will be held on Tuesday, June 29, 2021, 1:00 p.m., at Enon Cemetery in Ackerman, MS. A short visitation for family will be held prior...
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Charles Edward Harris

December 31, 1947 - June 21, 2021

Charles Edward Harris, 73, passed away on Monday, June 21, 2021, at North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo, MS. Charles was born December 31, 1947, in Choctaw County, MS, to Edward Thomas and Ioma(Keen) Harris. His occupation was farming. Funeral services will be held on Thursday, June 24, 2021, 11:00 a.m., at Mt. Moriah Baptist Church in Weir, MS. Burial will follow at Mt. Moriah...
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Lillie Mae Walker

June 18, 1947 - June 17, 2021


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Sarah T. Stephenson

August 16, 1935 - June 9, 2021

Sarah T. Stephenson, 85, passed away on Wednesday, June 9, 2021, at Choctaw County Nursing Center in Ackerman, MS. Sarah was born August 16, 1935, in Calhoun County, MS, to Fate and Minnie(Clark) Taylor. She was a retired business owner in Ackerman, MS. Funeral services will be held on Saturday, June 12, 2021, 2:00 p.m., at Ackerman Baptist Church. Burial will follow at Enon Cemetery in...
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Joseph Craig Campbell

October 25, 1963 - June 5, 2021

Joseph Craig Campbell, 57, passed away on Saturday, June 5, 2021, in Montgomery County, MS. Craig was born October 25, 1963, in Choctaw County, MS, to Albert Leon and Betty(Simpson) Campbell. He was employed by Choctaw County as a Beat 3 maintenance employee. Funeral services will be held on Monday, June 7, 2021, 11:00 a.m., at New Haven Baptist Church. Burial will follow in the New Haven...
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Carol Yvonne Robinson

March 15, 1946 - May 20, 2021

Carol Yvonne Robinson, 75, passed away on Thursday, May 20, 2021, at Neshoba General Nursing Home, in Philadelphia, MS. Carol was born March 15, 1946, in Choctaw County, MS, to Royce and Pernell(Collins) Swindle. She was a wife and homemaker. Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, May 25, 2021, 3:00 p.m., at South Union Methodist Arbor. Burial will follow in the South Union Cemetery. ...
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Kimberly Renee Starnes Navas

January 1, 1991 - May 17, 2021

Kimberly Renee(Starnes)Navas of Sturgis,MS, passed away Monday, May 17, 2021, at Oktibbeha County Hospital in Starkville, MS. Kimberly was born January 1, 1991, in Oktibbeha County, MS, to Alan Starnes and Lori(Baswell) Hickman. She was 30 years old, and was a homemaker. Funereal services will be held on Monday, May 24, 2021, 1:00 p.m., at Coleman Funeral Home in Ackerman, MS, with Rev....
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Rusty Dendy

September 8, 1952 - May 17, 2021

Rusty Dendy, 68, passed away on Monday, May 17, 2021, at his residence, in Ackerman, MS. Rusty was born September 8, 1952, in Ackerman, MS, to Ruston and Ruby Dendy. Memorial services will be held at a later date. Rusty is survived by 3 brothers, Dusty(Marie) Dendy of Ackerman, MS, Anthony(Alice) Dendy of Florida, and Ricky(Kay) Dendy of Ackerman, MS; 1 sister, Teresia(Johnny) Murphy...
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Wade Dillard Henson

May 23, 1937 - May 4, 2021

Wade D. Henson, 83, passed away on Tuesday, May 4, 2021, at St. Dominic Hospital, in Jackson, MS. Mr. Henson was born May 23, 1937, in Choctaw County, MS, to Telmon and Ruby (McHan) Henson. He was an educator and coach for 10 years, and a retired business owner for 50 years. Funeral services will be held on Saturday, May 8, 2021, 2:00 p.m., at Enon Cumberland Presbyterian Church, with Rev....
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Bobby Joe Barrentine

December 31, 1944 - May 2, 2021

Bobby Joe Barrentine, 76, of Ackerman, died May 2, 2021, at North Mississippi Medical Center in Eupora. Mr. Barrentine was a longtime educator in the Festus R-6 School District in Missouri and an assistant principal with the Louisville School System in Mississippi. He was a deacon and member of Chester Baptist Church; a member of the Festus-Crystal City Lions Club, and a member of the Shekinah...
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Glenda Jane Cook

February 21, 1942 - April 13, 2021

Glenda Jane Cook, 79, passed away on Tuesday April 13, 2021 while in the hospital in Memphis, TN. She was born on February 21, 1942 in the Simpson Community outside of Weir, MS in Choctaw County, MS to Milton Dean and Avonell (Hall) Dean. She was the third of their five children. She was a graduate of Weir High School and Holmes Junior College. She was employed for five years with the...
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John W. Robinson

March 29, 1957 - April 6, 2021

John W. Robinson of Ackerman, MS, passed away Tuesday, April 6, 2021, at Oktibbeha County Hospital in Starkville, MS. John was born March 29, 1957, in Hood River, OR, to Cloyd and Clara Mae(Cagle) Robinson. He was 64 years old, and was an auto parts store manager. Memorial services will be held at a later date. John is survived by his mother, Clara Mae(Cagle)Robinson of Ackerman, MS; 2...
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Debra T. Martin

July 7, 1958 - April 4, 2021

Debra T. Martin, 62, passed away on Sunday, April 4, 2021, at her residence, in Ackerman, MS. She was born July 7, 1958, in Hollywood, FL, to Larry B. Turner and Barbara Jean(Davis) Bruce. Debra was employed as an Office Manager. Funeral services will be held on Friday, April 9, 2021, 11:00 a.m., at Coleman Funeral Home in Ackerman, MS, with Rev. Danny Irvin officiating. Burial will follow...
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Charles D. "Smokey" Oswalt, Sr.

May 29, 1931 - March 31, 2021

Charles D. "Smokey" Oswalt, Sr. of Ackerman, MS, passed away Wednesday, March 31, 2021, at his residence. Mr. Oswalt was born May 29, 1931, in Choctaw County, MS, to Dutch Dorris and Irene(Conwill) Oswalt. He was 89 years old, and was a retired manager of 4-County Electric Power Association. Funeral services will be held on Friday, April 2, 2021, 11:00 a.m., at Enon Cumberland Presbyterian...
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Jason E. Reedy

March 11, 1973 - March 29, 2021

Jason E. Reedy, 48, passed away on Monday, March 29, 2021, at Baptist Memorial Golden Triangle Hospital, in Columbus, MS. He was born March 11, 1973, in Tupelo, Mississippi, to Earnest Earl and Mae Frances(Ellington) Reedy. He was self employed. Funeral services will be held on Thursday, April 1, 2021, 11:00 a.m., at Coleman Funeral Home in Ackerman, MS, with Rev. Moultrie Lacey officiating. ...
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Edna Rhodes Winkler

February 4, 1923 - March 19, 2021

Edna Earl(Rhodes) Winkler, 98, passed away on Friday, March 19, 2021, at her residence, in McCool, MS. She was born February 4, 1923, in Choctaw County, Mississippi, to Luther and Hallie(Bowie) Rhodes. She was a retired Civil Service employee. Memorial services will be held at a later date from Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, VA. Mrs. Winkler is survived by 4 nieces, Diane...
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Elsie L Bruce

May 19, 1930 - March 15, 2021

Elsie L. Bruce of Ackerman, MS, passed away Monday, March 15, 2021, at the Choctaw County Nursing Center in Ackerman, MS. Elsie was born May 19, 1930, in Choctaw County, MS, to Carl and Clara(Blaine) Bruce. She was 90 years old, and was a retired dental assistant/hygenist. Funeral services will be held on Thursday, March 18, 2021, 1:00 p.m., at Coleman Funeral Home in Ackerman, MS. ...
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Doyle Nowell

August 5, 1945 - March 4, 2021


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Ouida A. Loper

July 22, 1939 - February 27, 2021

Ouida A.(Richardson) Loper, 81, passed away Saturday, February 27, 2021, at North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo, MS. She was born July 22, 1939, in Frankville, AL, to Simon W. and Lottie M.(Anderson) Richardson. She was a retired Hospital Administrator for Choctaw County Hospital and Choctaw County Nursing Home. Services will be held on Tuesday, March 2, 2021, at 11AM, at Ackerman...
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Larry Lloyd McIntire

January 20, 1939 - February 26, 2021

Larry Lloyd McIntire "Papaw L" passed away Friday, February 26, 2021, at his home surrounded by his wife, children, and grandchildren. He was 82 years old. Larry was born on January 20, 1939, in Chester, Mississippi to the late Oscar Lloyd "O.L." and Azalee McIntire. Larry grew up in Weir, Mississippi and attended Weir High School. He was a graduate of Weir High School Class of 1957. He loved...
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Helen Rebecca Gallop

April 27, 1948 - February 25, 2021

Helen Rebecca Gallop, 72, passed away on Thursday, February 25, 2021, at her residence, in Ackerman, MS. She was born April 27, 1948, in West Point, Mississippi, to Gilbert and Willene(Ray) Gilbert. She was a retired Licensed Practical Nurse. Memorial services will be held at a later date. Ms. Gallop is survived by 1 sister, Judy(Wade) Blaine of Ackerman, MS. She was preceded in death by...
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Marcia P. Davis Collins

February 21, 1949 - February 25, 2021

Marcia P. Collins, 72, passed away on Thursday, February 25, 2021, at North Mississippi Medical Center, in Tupelo, MS. She was born February 21, 1949, in Ackerman, Mississippi, to C.A. and Roxie(Woods) Davis. Graveside services will be held on Sunday, February 28, 2021, 2:00 P.M., at Old Lebanon Presbyterian Cemetery with Rev. Rob Faulk officiating. Coleman Funeral Home is in charge of...
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Jimmy Glenn Sanders

December 5, 1944 - February 20, 2021

Jimmy Glenn Sanders of Starkville, MS, passed away Saturday, February 20, 2021, at Oktibbeha County Hospital in Starkville, MS. Jimmy was born December 5, 1944, in Birmingham, AL, to C.J. and Geneva(Buckner) Sanders. He was 76 years old, and was a retired Lieutenant with the Memphis, TN Fire Department. Graveside services will be held on Thursday, February 25, 2021, 1:30 P.M. at Pleasant...
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Alvin D. "Al" Montgomery, Sr.

July 19, 1935 - February 19, 2021

Alvin Delay "Al" Montgomery, Sr. of Weir passed away in the Choctaw County Medical Center on February 19, 2021. He was 85 years old. Al was born July 29, 1935 in Ackerman, Mississippi to Hilry "Buddy" and Esther Watson Montgomery of Ackerman. He was a 1955 graduate of Ackerman High School, and a veteran of both the Mississippi and South Carolina National Guard. Al married the love of his...
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Nicky D. Power

December 21, 1959 - February 17, 2021

Nicky Dale Power, 61, passed away on Wednesday, February 17, 2021, at Baptist Memorial Hospital Golden Triangle, in Columbus, MS. He was born December 21, 1959, in Ackerman, Mississippi, to James Homer and Iva Jean(Ming)Power. Nicky was an Electrical Estimator. Memorial services will be announced and held at a later date. Nicky is survived by his wife Ann(Lee)Power; 2 sons, Roy(Angie...
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Zane Vanlandingham

June 17, 1941 - February 12, 2021

Zane Vanlandingham, 79, passed away on Friday, February 12, 2021, at his residence, in Ackerman, MS. He was born June 17, 1941, in Ackerman, Mississippi, to Emmitt Grady and Delcie (Fulgham) Vanlandingham. Zane was a retired, self-employed appliance repairman. Graveside services will be held on Saturday, February 13, 2021, 2:00 P.M., at Bethlehem Baptist Church cemetery. Coleman Funeral...
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Bobby E Burdine

September 18, 1953 - February 10, 2021

​Bobby E. Burdine, 67, of Ackerman, passed away Wednesday, February 10, 2021, at Specialty Hospital in Meridian, MS due to complications of Covid-19. Bobby was born September 18, 1953 in Choctaw County, MS and was the son of Henry Burdine and Estelle (Wells) Burdine Lollar. On October 10, 2000, he married Jeanith White Burdine. Bobby lived his whole life in Choctaw County. He graduated from...
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Max Wayne Vickers

April 6, 1931 - February 6, 2021

Max Vickers passed Saturday, February 6th. A resident of Sturgis, MS. He was born in Morgantown April 6, 1931. Born to Moody and Annie Lois Vickers. He served his country in the army fifth division as a Sgt machine gunner from 1951-1952 during the Korean War. He received the purple heart medal in addition to many other medals upon discharge. In 1955, he married Joyce Clark from Louisville, MS....
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James Carl Wise

December 15, 1924 - January 17, 2021

James Carl Wise of Chesterfield, MO, formerly of Ackerman, MS, passed away Sunday, January 17, 2021, at St. Luke's Hospital in Chesterfield, MO. Mr. Wise was born December 15, 1924, in Choctaw County, MS, to Gary G. and Mary(Ballard) Wise. He was 96 years old, and retired from General Motors Corporation. Graveside services will be held on Saturday, January 23, 2021, 10:00 A.M. at Enon...
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Tabatha Henning McKay

April 9, 1990 - January 9, 2021

Tabatha Henning McKay of Weir, MS, passed away Saturday, January 9, 2021, near French Camp, MS. Tabatha was born April 9, 1990, in Starkville, MS, to Doug Henning and Sandra Whysall. She was 30 years old, and was a mom and homemaker. Graveside services will be held on Tuesday, January 12, 2021, 1:00 P.M. at Crepe Creek Baptist Cemetery in Stewart, MS. Coleman Funeral Home is in charge of...
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Margaret C. McClain

November 10, 1952 - January 9, 2021

Margaret C. McClain passed away Saturday, January 9, 2021, at her residence, in Mathiston, MS. She was born November 10, 1952, in Mississippi, to Lois Edward and Inez(Pinion) Jones. She was 68 years old and a homemaker. Graveside services will be held on Thursday, January 14, 2021, 12:00 P.M., at Blythe Creek Baptist Church cemetery, with Sister Linda Dempsey officiating. Coleman Funeral...
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James Lloyd Edwards

October 20, 1954 - January 8, 2021

Lloyd Edwards, 66, of West Memphis, Arkansas passed peacefully at his home on January 8, 2021. Lloyd was born in Louisville, MS on October 20, 1954 where he lived a wonderful childhood surrounded by loving family and friends. He began his 40 year career in Ackerman with Trinity Industries where he developed his strong work ethic in which he proudly passed on to his children. Lloyd married his...
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Mildred B. Martin

November 29, 1933 - January 6, 2021

Mildred B. Martin passed away Wednesday, January 6, 2021, at her daughter's residence, in Weir, MS. She was born November 29, 1933, in Choctaw County, MS, to Henry C. and Clara Mae(Miller) Miller. She was 87 years old and a homemaker. Private family services will be held on Saturday, January 9, 2021, 2:00 P.M., at Coleman Funeral Home in Ackerman, MS, with Coleman Funeral Home of Ackerman,...
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Johnny B. Liddell

April 20, 1937 - January 4, 2021

Johnny B. Liddell passed away Monday, January 4, 2021, at North Mississippi Medical Center, in Eupora, MS. He was born April 20, 1937, in Choctaw County, MS, to J.L. and Lena(Edwards) Liddell. He was 83 years old and a retired construction worker. Graveside services will be held on Thursday, January 7, 2021, 11:00 A.M., at Chester Baptist Cemetery in Chester, MS, with Coleman Funeral Home of...
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Geraldine C. McKee

September 8, 1929 - January 2, 2021

Geraldine C. McKee of Sturgis, MS, passed away Monday, January 2, 2021, at Oktibbeha County Hospital, in Starkville, MS. Mrs. McKee was born September 8, 1929, in Hymera, IN, to Earl Scott and Bernice(Johnson) Clark. She was 91 years old. Mrs. McKee was a wife and homemaker. Graveside services will be held on Monday, January 4, 2020, 2:00 P.M., at Wake Forest Cemetery in Sturgis, MS. ...
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Garvis Lamar Blaine

April 11, 1935 - December 31, 2020

Garvis Lamar Blaine of Ackerman, MS, passed away Thursday, December 31, 2020, at Diversicare, in Eupora, MS. Mr. Blaine was born April 11, 1935, in Choctaw County, MS, to Benny Garvis and Opal(Turner) Blaine. He was 85 years old. Mr. Blaine was retired from the U.S. Air Force. Memorial funeral services will be held 2PM Saturday January 16, 2020 at Concord Baptist Church near Ackerman, MS. ...
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Calton Eugene Upchurch

February 11, 1961 - December 31, 2020

Calton Eugene Upchurch passed away Thursday, December 31, 2020, at Desoto Baptist Hospital, in Southaven, MS. He was born February 11, 1961, in Memphis, TN, to Calton Upchurch, Sr., and Barbara Ann(Hawkins) Robinson. Calton was 59 years old. He was a retired truck driver. Memorial funeral services will be Saturday January 9, 2021 at 10AM at Coleman Funeral Home in Ackerman, MS.. Calton...
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Nancy Carolyn (Adams) Middlebrooks

October 24, 1925 - December 30, 2020

Nancy Carolyn Middlebrooks passed away Wednesday, December 30, 2020, at her residence, in Meridian, MS. She was born October 24, 1925, in Sturgis, MS, to Robert L. Sr., and Zorada(Ivey) Adams. She was 95 years old and a homemaker. Graveside services will be held on Monday, January 4, 2021, 10:00 A.M., at Wake Forest Cemetery in Sturgis, MS. Coleman Funeral Home is in charge of all...
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John Ballard

February 24, 1949 - December 23, 2020

John Ballard of Sturgis, MS, passed away Wednesday, December 23, 2020, at Merritt Health-River Oaks, in Flowood, MS. John was born February 24, 1949, in Oktibbeha County, MS, to Henry Lester and Fannie Mae(McClelland) Ballard. He was 71 years old. John was a retired factory employee. Private, family only, Graveside services will be held on Saturday, December 26, 2020, 1:00 P.M., at...
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Johnnie Frances Ballard

January 4, 1941 - December 23, 2020

Johnnie Frances Ballard passed away Wednesday, December 23, 2020, at North Mississippi Medical Center Long Term Care Facility, in Eupora, MS. She was born January 4, 1941, in Choctaw County, MS, to Sam David and Mary Irma(Hunt) Ballard. Johnnie was 79 years old. She was a retired factory employee. A private family service will be held at Coleman Funeral Home on Thursday, December 24, 2020,...
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Barbara A. Stoecker

October 26, 1926 - December 20, 2020

Barbara A. Stoecker of Ackerman, MS, passed away Sunday, December 20, 2020, at Choctaw County Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, in Ackerman, MS. Barbara was born October 26, 1926, in Cleveland, MS, to James and Ireland(Hall) Sheedy. She was 94 years old. Barbara was a cashier for many years at Sunflower Food Stores in Ackerman, MS. She later owned and operated a restaurant in Weir, MS. Upon...
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Imogene T. James

August 22, 1928 - December 17, 2020

Imogene T. James passed away Thursday, December 17, 2020, at the Choctaw County Nursing Center, in Ackerman, MS. She was born August 22, 1928, in Lafayette County, MS, to Jerry Columbus and Mabel(Rice) Tucker. Mrs. James was 92. She was a retired factory employee. A private family service will be held at Coleman Funeral Home on Tuesday, December 22, 2020, at 9:30 a.m., with Rev. Danny Irvin...
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Frances W. Jackson

September 30, 1927 - December 17, 2020

Frances W. Jackson of Sturgis, MS, passed away Thursday, December 17, 2020, at Oktibbeha County Hospital, in Starkville, MS. Frances was born September 30, 1927 in Lauderdale, MS, to George an Essie(Clay) Seale. She was 93 years old. Frances was a retiree of United Technologies. Services will be held on Sunday, December 20, 2020, 2:00 P.M., at Morgan Chapel Baptist Church in Sturgis, MS....
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Joe Ray Blake

May 25, 1932 - December 12, 2020

Joe Ray Blake of Ackerman, MS joined his wife, Minnie Bell, and youngest son, Lonnie, in heaven on December 12, 2020 at the age of 88. Joe Ray has been a resident of the Winston Medical Center Senior Care for the past 4 1/2 years, where he has been loved and well taken care of. Graveside funeral services will be held on Monday December 14, 2020 at 2:00 PM at Center Grove Baptist Church...
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Mary Nan Wells Jenkins

July 19, 1934 - December 6, 2020

Mrs. Mary Nan Jenkins of Ackerman, MS, passed away Sunday, December 6, 2020, at Choctaw County Nursing Center, in Ackerman, MS. Mrs. Jenkins was born July 19, 1934, in Choctaw County, MS, to Ben and Alice(McGaugh) Wells. She was 86 years old. Mrs. Jenkins was a retired bookkeeper and cashier for several different businesses throughout the years. Graveside services will be held on Sunday,...
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Annie Pearl Melton

August 7, 1927 - December 5, 2020

Annie Kilpatrick Melton passed away peacefully at home on December 5, 2020 after a long, rewarding, and satisfying life. "Miss Ann" was 93 years old. Born on August 7, 1927 Ann was the firstborn of Fred and Estelle Kilpatrick. She is survived by two sons John Michael and wife Dianne and Daniel Wayne and wife Judy. Other survivors include sisters Betty Davis and Fredna Dent and brother Lamar, two...
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Ruby M. Bowie

March 17, 1949 - December 4, 2020

Ruby M. Bowie passed away Friday, December 4, 2020, at the Choctaw County Regional Medical Center, in Ackerman, MS. She was born March 17, 1949, in Kosciusko, MS, to Claitor H. and Aurice(Wasson) Moore. She was 71 years old. Ruby was a retired librarian and bookkeeper. Graveside services will be held on Tuesday, December 8, 2020, 11:00 A.M., at Enon Cemetery in Ackerman, MS, with Rev. Jerry...
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Harvey R Cook

February 24, 1936 - November 23, 2020

Harvey R. Cook passed away Monday, November 23, 2020, at his residence, in Sturgis, MS. He was born February 24, 1936, in Eupora, MS, to Harvey B. and Willie Nell(Gore) Cook. He was 84 years old. Graveside services will be held on Monday, November 30, 2020, 12:00 P.M., at Pleasant Ridge Cemetery in Bradley, MS. Mr. Cook is survived by her children, Angela(Charles) Dobbins of Sturgis,...
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Betty Sue Morris

July 27, 1951 - November 22, 2020

Mrs. Betty Sue Morris of Houston, MS, passed away Sunday, November 22, 2020, at Choctaw County Regional Medical Center, in Ackerman, MS. Mrs. Morris was born July 27, 1951, in Clarksdale, MS, to E.W. and Margaret(Blanton) Denis. She was 69 years old and a homemaker. Graveside services will be held for Mrs. Morris on Friday, November 27, 2020, 2:00 P.M., at Double Springs Cemetery near Maben...
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Willia Dean Gammill

August 17, 1940 - November 21, 2020

Willia Dean Gammill passed away Saturday, November 21, 2020, at her residence, in Ackerman, MS. She was born August 17, 1940, in Union County, MS, to Barnett and Alma Alexander(Raines) Adair. She was 80 years old. Graveside services will be held on Friday, November 27, 2020, 11:00 A.M., at Enon Cemetery in Ackerman, MS. Mrs. Gammill is survived by 1 son, Jeffery Gammill of Ackerman,...
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Shirley Joyce (Crimm) Miller

August 17, 1939 - November 20, 2020

Mrs. Shirley Joyce (Crimm) Miller, formerly of Ackerman, MS, went to her heavenly home Friday, November 20, 2020, at St. Dominic Hospital, in Jackson, MS. She was born August 17, 1939, in Choctaw County, MS, to James A. and Annie Lee (McCarty) Crimm. She was a longtime employee of Ackerman Shirt Company where she made many life long friends. She was a member of Salem Independent Methodist...
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Jerry B. Coleman

June 19, 1950 - November 20, 2020

Jerry B. Coleman passed away Friday, November 20, 2020, at St. Dominic Hospital, in Jackson, MS. He was born June 19, 1950, in Winston County, MS, to William F. "Bill" and Dora O'Nelle(Bagwell) Coleman. He was 70 years old. Memorial services will be held on Wednesday December 16, 2020 at 1PM at the graveside in Enon Cemetery in Ackerman, MS. Jerry is survived by 2 brothers, Billy...
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Margaret Kate Cobb King

September 23, 1934 - November 2, 2020

"Her children arise up, and call her blessed; her husband also, and he praiseth her. Many daughters have done virtuously, but thou excellest them all." Proverbs 31:28-29 (KJV) Margaret Kate(Cobb) King, 86, of Ackerman, MS, surrounded by family at her residence, passed away from this world, Monday, November 2, 2020, and into the loving arms of her Heavenly Father. Margaret was devoted to...
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William R. "Bill" McCune III

September 20, 1959 - October 22, 2020

William R. "Bill" McCune passed away Thursday, October 22, 2020, at his residence, in Ackerman, MS. He was born September 20, 1959, in West Virginia, to William Ray II and Shirley(Samples) McCune, II. He was 61 years old. Graveside services will be held on Monday, October 26, 2020, at Enon Cemetery in Ackerman, MS, with Rev. Jerry Lawson officiating. Coleman Funeral Home of Ackerman is...
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Gladney Luvell Worrell

May 29, 1931 - October 21, 2020

Gladney Luvell Worrell, 89, of Weir, MS, went home to his Lord on Wednesday, October 21, 2020. Gladney loved the Lord, his family, friends, and Choctaw County. He had many jobs during his life. He worked in a service station, loaded groceries, delivered milk, drove a propane truck, but mostly, he was a carpenter and farmer. He taught Sunday School for almost 70 years, loved music, and served as...
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Charlotte Ann Vickers

October 28, 1940 - October 18, 2020

Charlotte Ann Vickers passed away Sunday, October 18, 2020, at her residence, in Sturgis, MS. She was born October 28, 1940, in Choctaw County, MS, to John and Mary Francis(Bagwell) Thompson. She was 79 years old. Private graveside services will be held on Tuesday, October 20, 2020, at Morgan Chapel Cemetery in Sturgis, MS, with Jeff Morgan and Luke Gardner officiating. Mrs. Vickers...
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Dennis Brennan, Sr.

December 20, 1939 - October 15, 2020

Dennis Brennan, Sr. passed away Thursday, October 15, 2020, at Diversicare Nursing Center, in Eupora, MS. He was born December 20, 1939, in St. Louis, MO, to Frank C. and Emily(Kennedy) Brennan. He was 80 years old. Memorial services will be held at a later date. Mr. Brennan is survived by 1 son, Dennis(Lisa) Brennan, Jr. of Pearl, MS, 1 daughter, Maureen(Bill) Power of Ackerman, MS, 2...
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Ora Mae Balentine

February 11, 1937 - October 8, 2020

WEIR – Mae Balentine went to her heavenly home on October 8, 2020. She was born on February 11, 1937 to Caston Edward Ray and Emma Scoggins Ray in Choctaw County near Weir, MS. She attended school at Weir Attendance Center for all 12 years. After graduating at Weir High School, she earned an Associate Degree at Northwest Junior College in Senatobia. She then began what would become a career...
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Leslie Neal Grimes

August 7, 1978 - October 6, 2020

Leslie Neal Grimes passed away Tuesday, October 6, 2020, at North Mississippi Medical Center, in Tupelo, MS. He was born August 7, 1978, in Tallahatchie County, MS, to Larry Neal Grimes and Debbie(Pearson) Dobbs. He was 42 years old. Private graveside services will be held on Friday, October 9, 2020, at Enon Cemetery in Ackerman, MS, 10:00 a.m., with Rev. Don Morgan officiating. Mr....
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Barbara W. Madison

November 5, 1957 - September 20, 2020

Barbara W. Madison passed away Sunday, September 20, 2020, at her residence, in Brandon, MS. She was born November 5, 1957, in Macon, MS, to Fred and Carolyn(Sanders) Wolf. She was 62 years old. Private graveside services will be held on Thursday, September 24, 2020, at Pleasant Ridge Cemetery in Bradley, MS, 11:00 a.m., with Rev. Mike Sanders officiating. Barbara is survived by 2...
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Bruce Wade McGee

August 16, 1959 - September 20, 2020

Bruce Wade McGee of Meridian died after a long battle with cancer Sept. 20, 2020. He passed peacefully at his sister's home in McCool. He was 61. He was born August 16, 1959 at Choctaw County Hospital in Ackerman, the only son of Wilbur "Billy" and Linda Pee McGee. A graduate of Weir High School, he studied Building and Construction at Holmes Junior College and Mississippi College. Bruce was a...
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Martha Oswalt

October 24, 1938 - September 20, 2020

Martha Oswalt passed away Sunday, September 20, 2020, at her residence, in Ackerman, MS. She was born October 24, 1938, in the Mississippi Delta, to Troy F. and Clara Mae(Ballard) McCarty. She was 81 years old. Mrs. Oswalt was a retired office manager/bookkeeper for Sam Oswalt & Son Construction Company. Private graveside services will be held on Tuesday, September 22, 2020, at Blythe Creek...
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Tilda B. Worrell

April 5, 1925 - September 15, 2020

Tilda Betty "Tilda B" Worrell died peacefully in her sleep on Tuesday, September 15, 2020, at the age of 95 in Starkville, Mississippi. A lifelong resident of Choctaw County, MS, Tilda B. spent the last few years of her life in Starkville BeeHive enjoying visits with her children and grandchildren. Born on April 5, 1925, in Choctaw County, MS, Tilda B. had seen a few things in her life. From...
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Merle Brooks McMinn

February 27, 1926 - September 15, 2020

Merle Brooks McMinn was born on February 27, 1926, the fourth of six children to Homer and Olive Brooks in Sherwood (Choctaw County), Mississippi. She died on September 15, 2020 at Oktibbeha County Hospital. She was the final surviving member of that family group of the Greatest Generation. She grew up there in Choctaw County where she attended elementary and high school, and then, went (for...
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Ann Scott Oswalt

February 13, 1948 - September 1, 2020

Mrs. Ann Scott Oswalt passed away tragically in a house fire on Tuesday, September 1, 2020. Graveside services will be held at Wake Forest Baptist Church in Sturgis, MS, on Sunday, September 13, 2020, at 2:00 p.m. Ann was a retired beautician and was slowed physically by chronic arthritis, but she remained mentally and socially active, especially by phone. Ann was survived by two brothers,...
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James N. "Bubba" Weeks

April 4, 1930 - September 1, 2020

James N. "Bubba" Weeks, Jr. passed away Tuesday, September 1, 2020, at Choctaw County Nursing Home, in Ackerman, MS. He was born April 4, 1930, in Choctaw County, MS, to James N. Sr. and Ida Louise(Elliott) Weeks. He was 90 years old. Mr. Weeks was a retired logger. Private graveside services will be held on Thursday, September 3, 2020, at Weir Cemetery in Weir, MS, 10:00 a.m., with Jarod...
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Denise W. Betts

September 7, 1935 - August 21, 2020

Denise W. Betts passed away Friday, August 21, 2020, at North Mississippi Medical Center, in West Point, MS. She was born September 7, 1935, in Oktibbeha County, MS, to Charles S. and Edna E. (Tomlinson) Whitt. She was 84 years old. Mrs. Betts was a retired Walmart associate. Private graveside services will be held on Tuesday, August 25, 2020, 11:00 a.m., at Pleasant Ridge Cemetery. Rev....
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Barbara C Hutchinson

October 15, 1937 - August 19, 2020

Barbara C. Hutchinson passed away Wednesday, August 19, 2020, at Brooklyn Hall Personal Care Home, in Mathiston, MS. She was born October 15, 1937, in Choctaw County, MS, to Vernon and Christine(Crowson) Collier. She was 82 years old. Barbara had been retired for several years. Memorial services will be held at a later date. Barbara is survived by 3 sons, James "Jim" Miles of Yazoo City...
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Lavina Blanton O' Bannon

March 19, 1926 - August 7, 2020

Lavina Blanton O'Bannon passed away Friday, August 7, 2020, at her residence, in Ackerman, MS. She was born March 19, 1926, in Choctaw County, MS, to Berry Homer and Lillian Myrtle(Cork) Blanton. She was 94 years old. Mrs. O'Bannon was a retired sewing machine operator and homemaker. Private graveside services will be held on Monday, August 10, 2020, 10:30 a.m., at Enon Cemetery in Ackerman,...
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Khristi Lynn Rogers

August 21, 1957 - July 28, 2020

Khristi Lynn Rogers passed away Tuesday, July 28, 2020, at her residence, in Holly Springs, MS. She was born August 21, 1957, in Levelland, TX, to Hugh B. and Frances(Wilson) Long. She was 62 years old. Mrs. Rogers was a retired anatomy teacher. Private graveside services will be held on Saturday, August 1, 2020, 11:00 a.m., at French Camp Cemetery in French Camp, MS. Visitation will be held...
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Brenda K. Wood

December 11, 1952 - July 26, 2020

Brenda K. Wood passed away Sunday, July 26, 2020, at Choctaw County Hospital, in Ackerman, MS. She was born December 11, 1952, in Columbus, MS, to David and Elizabeth Jean(Warner) McDill. She was 67 years old. Mrs. Wood was a wife and homemaker. Memorial services will be held at a later date. Mrs. Wood is survived by her husband, Larry Wood of Ackerman, MS, 2 daughters, Melissa(friend...
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Steven Nathaniel Henson

August 27, 1960 - July 22, 2020

Steven Nathaniel Henson passed away Wednesday, July 22, 2020, at Baptist Medical Center, in Columbus, MS. He was born August 27, 1960, in Choctaw County to Lenwood and Natalie(King) Henson. He was 59 years old. Mr. Henson was a retired logger. Private graveside services will be held on Saturday, July 25, 2020, 10:00 a.m., at South Union Cemetery near Ackerman, MS. Mr. Henson is survived...
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Monty Yates Griffin

March 18, 1954 - July 18, 2020

Monty Yates Griffin died July 18, 2020 at his residence in Ackerman, MS. He was 66 years old. A private graveside service was held at 11:00 am Tuesday, July 21, at Salem Cemetery in Choctaw County with Reverend Jerry Davis officiating. Memorials may be made to the Salem Cemetery Fund, c/o Becky Orr, 625 MS Hwy 415, Ackerman, MS 39735 with Coleman Funeral Home of Ackerman, MS entrusted with the...
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Bobbie Jean Roberson Wells

April 21, 1935 - July 16, 2020

Bobbie Jean (Roberson) Wells, formerly of Ackerman, MS, passed away Thursday, July 16, 2020, at Winston Medical Center, in Louisville, MS. Mrs. Wells was born April 21, 1935, in Batesville, MS, to Luke and Ruth(Mason) Roberson. She was a homemaker and caregiver. Private graveside services will be held for Mrs. Wells on Saturday, July 18, 2020, 3:00 P.M., at Enon Cemetery in Ackerman, MS. ...
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Albert Dale McKee

April 12, 1927 - July 12, 2020

Mr. Albert Dale McKee passed away Sunday, July 12, 2020, at Vickers Personal Care Home, in Mathiston, MS. Mr. McKee was born April 12, 1927, in Indiana, to Albert and Verna Ellen(Miller) McKee. He was a retired Doctor of Veterinary Medicine for USDA. Memorial services will be held for Mr. McKee at a later date. He is survived by his wife, Geraldine(Clark) McKee of Sturgis, MS, 2 sons,...
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Hugh Burton Long

September 18, 1936 - July 11, 2020

Hugh Burton Long passed away Saturday, July 11, 2020, at Baptist Medical Center, in Memphis, TN. He was born September 18, 1936, in Wichita, KS, to Chet and Imogene(Hunt) Long. He was 83 years old. Mr. Long was a retired teacher, coach, and pastor. Private graveside services will be held on Saturday, July 18, 2020, 11:30 a.m., at French Camp Cemetery in French Camp, MS. Mr. Long is...
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Charles Edward Jones

May 29, 1959 - June 30, 2020

Charles Edward Jones passed away Tuesday, June 30, 2020, with family in Mathiston, MS. He was born on May 29, 1959, in Starkville, MS, to Franklin R. and Mary Lou(McGinnis) Jones. He was 61 years old. Mr. Jones was a dry wall finisher. Private graveside services will be held on Friday, July 10, 2020, 10:00 a.m., at McClelland Cemetery near Sturgis, MS. Mr. Jones is survived by 4 sons,...
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Bill Taylor

March 5, 1940 - June 21, 2020

William H. "Bill" Taylor went home to be with his Heavenly Father on Father's Day, June 21, 2020 at OCH in Starkville with his daughter, Lara Taylor and son, Keith Taylor at his side. Bill was the Pastor of Mt. Pisgah Baptist Church, Eupora, MS and City Councilman for the Town of Ackerman, MS. Bill was born in Long Beach, MS to Rev. and Mrs. Charlie (Martha) Taylor. He was the 7th...
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