Published: 9/17/2018STARKVILLE — Modene Johnson, 88, died Sept. 10, 2018, in Starkville. Services will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Sixteenth Section M.B. Church. Burial will follow at the church cemetery. Visitation... read more
Published: 9/17/2018DETROIT, Ala. — Sammy McSpadden, 89, died Sept. 13, 2018, at Gilmore Memorial Hospital in Amory. Services were at 1 p.m. Friday at Otts Funeral Home Chapel with Greg Cook and... read more
Published: 9/17/2018STARKVILLE — Ardis Florine Spence Spivey, 93, died Sept. 16, 2018, at OCH Regional Medical Center. Services will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday at Welch Funeral Home with the Rev. Sara... read more
Published: 9/16/2018Mrs. Dorothy T. “Dot” Pilcher, age 89, died Wednesday, September 12, 2018, at her daughter’s home in Foley, AL. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Memorial Gunter Peel Funeral Home... read more
Published: 9/16/2018Lonzo Nickoles, age 74, of Columbus, MS ,passed away Wednesday, September 12, 2018, at his residence. Visitation will be held on Saturday, September 15, 2018, from 6:00 – 8:00 PM... read more
Published: 9/16/2018REFORM, Ala. — Walter Monroe “Pop” Criswell, 75, died Sept. 14, 2018, at his residence. Services are 2 p.m. Monday at Liberty Baptist Church with the Rev. Kenneth Smith officiating.... read more
Published: 9/16/2018MILLPORT, Ala. — Stephanie LaNette Carter, 31, died Sept. 13, 2018. Services are 3 p.m. today at Dowdle Funeral Home of Millport. Burial will be at Christian Chapel Cemetery. Visitation is... read more
Published: 9/16/2018TUPELO — Newell William “Chris” Brigham III, 61, died Sept. 13, 2018, at North Mississippi Medical Center-Tupelo. Memorial services are 11 a.m. Thursday at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church of Columbus with... read more
Published: 9/16/2018COLUMBUS — Erma Lee Reeves Hamilton, 86, died Sept. 14, 2018, at Windsor Place. Memorial services are 2 p.m. Monday at the chapel of First United Methodist Church of... read more
Published: 9/14/2018Carmon Robertson Roberts, age 41, passed away on August 11, 2018, at Duke University Hospital, Durham, NC. A memorial service will be held on Saturday, September 15, 2018, at 2:00 PM... read more
Published: 9/14/2018MACON — Henreen Pippin, 92, died Sept. 4, 2018, at Noxubee Nursing Home in Macon. Services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at New Hope Methodist Baptist Church with the Rev.... read more
Published: 9/14/2018COLUMBUS — First Lady Willie Mae Edwards, 72, died Sept. 5, 2018, at North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo. Services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Shiloh Full Gospel Church... read more
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