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Dan Hendrix

VARDAMAN – Daniel Aven “Dan” Hendrix, 58, went to his Heavenly Home on Dec. 29, 2012. He was born April 16, 1954, in Calhoun City, the son of Charles Paul and Agnes Gulledge Hendrix. He was a member of Reedy’s Chapel Baptist Church in Calhoun City. He was a 31-year National Guard veteran, an avid […]

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Donna Tharpe

BRUCE – Donna Elaine Tharpe, 46, died Sunday, Dec. 30, 2012, at her home. She was born Feb. 17, 1966, in Bruce. She was a member of Concord Baptist Church. The body will be cremated. Pryor Funeral Home of Calhoun City is in charge. A complete obituary will be published in the Wednesday, Jan. 9, […]

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Cornelia Brand

HOUSTON — Sarah Cornelia Smith Brand, 100, died Monday, Dec. 31, 2012, at Floy Dyer Manor in Houston. She was born Oct. 13, 1912, in Chickasaw County to William David Smith, Jr. and Lorena Lyles Smith. She was a retired LPN and homemaker, and a member of Houston First Baptist Church where she was a […]

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Josephy Jennings

HOUSTON – Joseph Jennings, 60, died Sunday, Dec. 30, 2012, at North Mississippi Medical Center. He was born to Vernon Jennings and Eva Lamb Jennings in Sparta. He worked over 30 years at Franklin Corp. He was a member of Amity Baptist Church where he sang in the choir and was a member of the […]

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William Waugh

EUPORA – William Givhan Waugh, 83, died Saturday, Dec. 29, 2012, at North Mississippi Medical Center in Eupora. Services were at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Wise Funeral Home Chapel in Eupora. Interment was in White Hill Cemetery. Visitation was from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.  

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Ellen Nelms

CALHOUN CITY – Ellen Marie Nelms, 77, died Saturday, Dec. 29, 2012, at Calhoun Health Services Nursing Home. Graveside services were at 2 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 30, 2012, at Spring Hill Cemetery in Calhoun City. Online condolences can be left at pryorfuneralhome.com. An obituary will be published in the Wednesday, Jan. 2, Chickasaw Journal.  

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Loy Gammel

EUPORA – Loy W. Gammel, 88, died Saturday, Dec. 29, 2012, at North Mississippi Medical Center in Eupora. Services are at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Oliver Funeral Home Chapel with burial in the Webster Memorial Garden Cemetery in Webster County.    

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Ralph Elliott

CEDAR BLUFF – Ralph Hickman “Bubba” Elliott, 60, passed away on Tuesday, Dec. 25, 2012, at his home, in Cedar Bluff. He was born June 9, 1952, in Clay County to Birdie Ruth Reid and Ralph H. Elliott Sr. He was the owner of Elliott Trucking, contracted with FedEx Ground for over 20 years. He […]

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John Crowley

John Crowley MANTEE – John Allen Crowley, 75, died Friday, Dec. 28, 2012, at his home. He was born May 6, 1937, in Lee County to Dewey O. Crowley and Myrtle Zethel Henley Crowley.   He retired after 53 years in the furniture industry. He was member and deacon of the Pine Bluff Baptist Church […]

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Benjamin James

OKOLONA – Benjamin James, 69, died Friday, Dec. 21, 2012, at North Mississippi Medical Center. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Williams Memorial of Okolona. Visitation will be Friday at the funeral home.  

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William Wright

BRUCE – William Earl Wright, 62, died Saturday, Dec. 22, 2012, at his home. He was a member of Old Town Baptist Church and a retired plant manager of Westwood Furniture Tupelo. Services will be at 2 p.m. Friday at Parker Memorial Funeral Home Chapel in Bruce with Bro. Robert Earl Alexander and Bro. Johnny […]

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Dwight Barnett

DERMA – Dwight Barnett died Friday, Dec. 21, 2012, at his home. He was born Oct. 24, 1956, in Vardaman to Milton and Martha Barnett. He was a carpenter and an electrician. He served in the National Guard for nine years and attended Thorn Church of God. A memorial service will be held at at […]

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Margo Wallace

OKOLONA – Margo Deneen Wallace, 31, died Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2012, at North Mississippi Medical Center. She was born Oct. 4, 1981, to Catherine Washington and Bobby Wallace. She received her education in the Okolona Schools. She was a member of Darden Chapel. She was a fun-loving person. Services will be at noon Saturday at […]

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Rebecca Mathis Somers

VALENCIA, Calif. — Rebecca Gale Mathis Somers, 55, died in Valencia, California on Dec. 13, 2012. Born on December 18, 1956 in Chateauroux, France to Filizi B. Fessl, a German war bride, and Frank M. Mathis of Houlka, a distinguished veteran of World War II who participated in the D-Day Invasion and who also fought […]

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