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Donald James

BIG CREEK – Donald Kent James, 83, died Monday, March 17, 2014, at North Mississippi Medical Center in Eupora. He was born Dec. 4, 1930, in Webster County to Fred Eugene James and Nona Chamblee James. He was a self-employed farmer and a member of Big Creek Baptist Church. He was a retired U.S. Army sergeant and […]

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Jimmy Morgan

COFFEEVILLE – James Earl “Jimmy” Morgan, 52, died Tuesday, March 11, 2014, at his home. He was born April 1, 1961, in Lambert, the son of Delma Earl Morgan and Janice Steed Lafayette. He was a self-employed roofer. Survivors include one daughter, Cecily Nicole Haley of Big Creek; one son, James Chase Morgan of Oxford; […]

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Alfred Dukes

BRUCE – Alfred Sonny Dukes, 81, died Thursday, Feb. 20, 2014, at Calhoun Health Services Nursing Home. Services will be 1 p.m. Saturday, March 1, at Daniel Temple Church of God in Derma. Burial will be in Chapel Hill Cemetery in Big Creek. Belle Memorial Funeral Home of Bruce in charge. Visitation will be from […]

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Timoth Willis

WHITFIELD – Timothy Willis, 53, died Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2014, at Mississippi State Hospital at Whitfield. A native of Calhoun County, he was the son of Frank Silas Sr. and Annie Mae Willis. Services will be 2:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 15, at Pontotoc Second Baptist Church. Elder Glenn Huggins will officiate. Burial will be in […]

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Glendora Houston

ABERDEEN – Glendora Boland Houston died Sunday, Dec. 22, 2013, at her residence in Aberdeen. She was born in Big Creek to Kelly Boland and Susan B. Boland. She was the first school nurse in the state of Mississippi. She was the organizer and director of Aberdeen Main Street Association for 20 years. She was […]

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BUCK SHOT: Tristan Nichols

                            Tristan Nichols of Vardaman got this 8-point buck while hunting Nov. 19 on family-owned land. It was the first kill for the 12-year-old son of Teresa Nichols of Vardaman and Johnny Nichols of Big Creek.

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WEDDING: Poynor/Lancaster

David and Lisa Poynor of Big Creek are pleased to announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Emiley, to Casey Lancaster, son of Mark Lancaster and Ruby Lee Lancaster of Houston. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Helen Lowrimore, the late Lance and Tressie Poynor all of Big Creek and Walter and Emma […]

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Francis W. Havens

BIG CREEK – Francis William Havens, 67, died Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2013, at North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo. He was born Oct. 21, 1945, in Grenada County to Carl Edward Havens and Dessie Gray Havens. He was a maintenance worker for Weyerhauser and a member of Shiloh Baptist Church. Survivors include his wife, Brenda […]

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Alvin Gulledge

CALHOUN CITY – Alvin Ray Gulledge, 84, died Friday, Sept. 6, 2013, at Calhoun Health Services. He was born July 7, 1929, in Big Creek to Walter Gulledge and Ora Lee Cantrell Gulledge. He was a retired presser for Kellwood Co. and a member of Mt. Tabor Baptist Church. He served in the U.S. Air […]

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Paul Freelon

BIG CREEK – Paul Jerome Freelon, 50, died Saturday, Aug. 24, 2013, at Sanctuary Hospice in Tupelo. Services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 31, at Zion Springs M.B. Church in Bruce. Burial will be in the Zion Springs M.B. Church Cemetery. Belle Memorial Funeral Home in Bruce will be in charge. He is […]

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Bobby Harrison

BIG CREEK – Robert Calvin “Bobby” Harrison, 67, died Wednesday, Aug. 21, 2013, at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Oxford. He was born Feb. 2, 1946, in Grenada to Calvin Dee Harrison and Julia Brown Harrison. He was a self-employed upholster and a member of Lewis Memorial United Methodist Church. He was a member of the […]

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Dayna Norman

BIG CREEK – Dayna Shae Collins Norman, 37, died Monday, Aug. 5, 2013, at her home. She was born Dec. 19, 1975, in Bruce. She was a 1993 graduate of Bruce High School. She earned an A.A. degree in nursing at Holmes Community College. She is an R.N. at North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo. […]

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John Aven

CALHOUN CITY – John Quincy Aven, 91, died Tuesday, July 9, 2013, at his home. He was born Feb. 3, 1922, in Big Creek to John Q. Aven Sr. and Alice Litten Aven. He was a retired U.S. Postal mail carrier. He was a retired sergeant and a veteran of World War II in the […]

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Rickey Tutor

BRUCE – Rickey Dean Tutor, 47, died Friday, June 21, 2013, at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Oxford. He was a member of Faith Baptist Church. He was president of Calhoun County Saddle Club and a member of the 4-H Equine club. He was married for 29 years and loved fishing and hunting. Services will be […]

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