A matter of priority Dear Editor, On Sunday morning, January 19, 2014, the main transformer for the electrical line between my house and my son’s house blew. We each tried contacting the after-hours telephone number for the Okolona City Electrical Department. We were unable to reach anyone. We then tried the Okolona Police Department […]
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QUEEN CREEK, Ariz. – Kathleen Ann Erikson, 64, passed away Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2014. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, sister, aunt and friend. She was born in Mystic, Conn., to Lawrence and Angeline Walsh. She has been a resident of Arizona for 30 years in Phoenix, Scottsdale and Queen Creek. She leaves friends […]
WREN – Malcolm Leon Red, 51, died Friday, Jan. 17, 2014, at his residence in the Wren community after an extended illness. He was born Oct. 18, 1962, in Memphis, Tenn. to Robert Leon Red and Emily Arthurene Culley Red. He was a lifelong resident of Wren and married Anita Kennedy. He worked many years […]
AMORY – Gloria Ann Wehrman Duncan, 76, died Saturday, Jan. 4, 2014, in Blacksburg, Va. Born in Wren on Sept. 13, 1937, she was a daughter of Henry August and Earnest Lee Whatley Wehrman. Growing up in Wren she graduated from Wren School. She was of the Methodist faith. She worked at Amory BBQ and […]
OKOLONA – William “Pete” Hughes, 59, died Monday, Dec. 30, 2013, at his residence. He served 23 years in the U.S. Army and he was a brick mason. Services will be at 11 a.m. Friday, Jan. 3, at Calvary Baptist Church in Okolona with Clarence Frison officiating. Burial with military honors will follow in New […]
ALPHARETTA, Ga. – Billy Frank Finley Jr., 51, died Sunday, Dec. 15, 2013, at his residence in Alpharetta, Ga. He was born July 24, 1962, in Aberdeen in Monroe County to Billy Frank Finley and Mary Armon Wood Finley. He attended Amory schools before the family relocated to Meridian. He graduated from Clarkdale High School […]
TUPELO – Evangelynn Adele Burks Hayden, 49, died Wednesday, Nov. 27, 2013, at North Mississippi Medical Center. She was born Jan. 26, 1964, to Annie Coleman Burks. Services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 30, at Verona Church of Christ. Bro. Wayne Cox will officiate. Burial will be in Porter’s Memorial Gardens. Williams Memorial […]
SMITHVILLE – Donald Gene Davis, 76, died on Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2013, at North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo. Born June 13, 1937, in Okolona, he was a son of Gilbert and Jewel Gray Davis. He was a graduate of Becker Schools. Before his retirement, he worked as a carpenter and painter. Guided by his […]
WREN – Marvin York Haney, 86, died on Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2013, at North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo. Born April 15, 1927, in Nara Visa, N.M., he was a son of Coleman Bailey and Nell Logan Haney. Raised in Pampa, Texas, he was a graduate of Pampa High School. He served the U.S. Navy […]
WREN – Kimberly Hogan Bailey, 42, died Sunday, Oct. 20, 2013, at North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo. Arrangements are incomplete and will announced later by Fields Funeral Home of Okolona.
WREN – Amanda D. Massey, 36, died on Saturday, Aug. 24, 2013, in Memphis. Born on April 6, 1977, in Birmingham, Ala., she was a daughter of Terry W. and Nancy Clark Hallman. She was a graduate of SBEC in Southaven and attended ICC. After graduating from beauty school in Memphis, she worked as a […]
WREN – Lillian Faye “Tee” Brown, 67, died Saturday, June 29, 2013, at Cedars Health Center in Tupelo. She loved fishing, working in her flowerbeds, and spending time with family. She was a faithful member of Union Grove United Methodist Church until her health failed. She was employed at MTD in Verona for more […]
WREN – Glen Allen Nicholson, 24, died unexpectedly Monday, July 1, 2013, in Coldwater. He was born March 8, 1989, in Tupelo to Darel Nicholson and Jennifer Rosentreter Nicholson of Wren. A lifelong resident of the Wren community, he attended school in Amory and then Nettleton. Before becoming disabled he enjoyed driving the combine […]
TUPELO – Arlie Mae Grady, 84, died Sunday, April 14, 2013, at Sanctuary Hospice House following an extended illness. She was born in Itawamba County on Nov. 16, 1927, to Isom Hadaway and Erin Perry Hadaway. She graduated from Smithville High School and married the love of her life, Buford Grady. They made their home […]
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