Published: 8/18/2017ALICEVILLE, Ala. — Bruster “Bee” Minor died Aug. 14, 2017. Services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Canaan MB Church. Burial will follow in Sandfield Cemetery. Visitation is from 4-6... read more
Published: 8/18/2017KATY, Texas — Lyndia Byrde Harrison Easter, 52, died Aug. 8, 2017, at MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston. Services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Southside MB Church. Burial... read more
Published: 8/18/2017MACON — Johnnie “Bruh” Davis, 65, died Aug. 10, 2017, at his residence. Services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Noxubee High School with the Rev. Sammie Lyson officiating. Burial... read more
Published: 8/18/2017ALICEVILLE, Ala. — W.C. “Bill” Martin Jr., 94, died Aug. 16, 2017, at his residence. Memorial services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Aliceville First Presbyterian Church. Skelton Funeral Home... read more
Published: 8/18/2017WEST POINT — Robert Earl McKnuckle, 63, died Aug. 12, 2017, at West Point Community Living Center. Services will be at 3 p.m. Saturday at Mt. Union MB Church in Monroe... read more
Published: 8/18/2017MACON — Linda Kate Gandy, 62, died Aug. 11, 2017, at her residence. Services will be at noon Saturday at Belmont Baptist Church with the Rev. Admire Gandy officiating. Burial will... read more
Published: 8/18/2017STARKVILLE — Christine “Mick” Bishop, 82, died Aug. 14, 2017. Services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Century Hairston Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will follow in Rest Haven Cemetery in... read more
Published: 8/18/2017COLUMBUS — Services for Simon A. Wicks will be at 1 p.m. Saturday with John Wicks Jr. officiating. Burial will follow in the Wicks Memorial Garden. Mr. Wicks was the son... read more
Published: 8/18/2017COLUMBUS — Bertha Ann Moore, 64, died Aug. 8, 2017. Services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Piney Grove MB Church with the Rev. Michael Reed officiating. Burial will follow... read more
Published: 8/18/2017Services for John Aaron Stokes will be held Saturday, August 19, 2017, at 11 a.m. from McClain-Hays Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Matthew Hitt, Brother Benny Alford and Bro. Ronnie Stokes... read more
Published: 8/18/2017Nadine Sobley Gates, age 95, of Columbus, MS, passed away August 13, 2017, at Baptist Memorial Hospital. Funeral services will be Saturday, August 19, 2017, at 10:00 AM at Gunter &... read more
Published: 8/18/2017Jamie Cox Sledd Mills, age 94, died Thursday, August 17, 2017 at Collegeview Personal Care Home. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Memorial Funeral Home. Visitation will be Friday, August 18,... read more
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