Published: 2/19/2019Robert Arvil Young, age 87, of Columbus, MS, passed away February 17, 2019, at his residence. A memorial service will be Tuesday, February 19, 2019, at 2:00 PM at Memorial Gunter... read more
Published: 2/19/2019NOXUBEE — Grady T. Moore Sr., 70, died Feb. 16, 2019. Arrangements are incomplete an will be announced by Carter’s Funeral Services of Macon. read more
Published: 2/19/2019ALICEVILLE, Ala. — Myrtle Belle “Myrtle B.” Hughes, 89, died Feb. 17, 2019, at Aliceville Manor Nursing Home. Home Going Celebration services will be at noon Friday at Consolidated Baptist Church... read more
Published: 2/19/2019CRAWFORD — Larry Caldwell, 58, died Feb. 18, 2019, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-Golden Triangle. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Memorial Gunter Peel Funeral Home and Crematory, Second Avenue... read more
Published: 2/19/2019PHEBA — Norma L. Thompson, 86, died Feb. 17, 2019, at her residence. Services will be at 3 p.m. Wednesday at Pheba Baptist Church with the Rev. Terry Rhodes and Brad... read more
Published: 2/19/2019AMORY — Billy Umfress, 77, died Feb. 17, 2019, at Diversicare Nursing Home. Services are at 5 p.m. Tuesday at Cleveland-Moffett Funeral Home with Chuck Moffett officiating. Burial will follow at... read more
Published: 2/19/2019COLUMBUS — Baby Chase Anthony Shelly died Feb. 15, 2019, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-Golden Triangle. Graveside services are at 3 p.m. Tuesday at Faith Harvest Church Cemetery with the Rev. Hugh... read more
Published: 2/18/2019COLUMBUS — Ruby Christine Morton Flack, 57, died Feb. 16, 2019, at her residence. Visitation is from 2-4 p.m. Monday at Lowndes Funeral Home. Lowndes Funeral Home is in charge of... read more
Published: 2/18/2019COLUMBUS — Joyce Clemmons, 63, died Feb. 16, 2019, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-Golden Triangle. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Lee-Sykes Funeral Home. read more
Published: 2/18/2019VERNON, Ala. — Carla Renee Jordan, 56, died Feb. 14, 2019, at Northport Medical Center-DCH. Services will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Chandler Funeral Home Chapel with Danny Thompson and... read more
Published: 2/18/2019STARKVILLE — Joseph Kent “Flop” Smith, 65, died Feb. 16, 2019, at North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo. Services will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Welch Funeral Home Chapel with... read more
Published: 2/17/2019Shirley Ann Wade Jones, age 89, of Columbus, MS, passed away February 14, 2019, at Trinity Healthcare. A memorial service will be held at a later date. Memorial Gunter Peel... read more
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