Published: 12/15/2017Jean Mathis Graham passed away peacefully on December 13, 2017 at Crestpark Retirement Center in DeWitt, Arkansas following a lengthy illness with Parkinson’s disease. Services will be held Saturday December 16,... read more
Published: 12/15/2017Jimmie Hemphill Howard, age 86, of Columbus, MS, passed away December 13, 2017, at Windsor Place. Graveside services will be Saturday, December 16, 2017, at 11:00 AM at Friendship Cemetery... read more
Published: 12/15/2017NOXUBEE — Grozena Sanders, 87, died Dec . 11, 2017, at Noxubee County Nursing Home. Services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Springhill Primitive Baptist Church with Rev. Walter Lowery,... read more
Published: 12/15/2017COLUMBUS — Carl Edward “Pete” Nelson, Sr., 72, died Dec. 3, 2017, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-GT. Services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Northside MB Church with Rev. Leon Williams,... read more
Published: 12/15/2017KOSCIUSKO — Staff Sgt. Johnny William Lashley, 71, died Dec. 4, 2017, at MS State Veterans Home. Services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Carter’s Funeral Services of Columbus with... read more
Published: 12/15/2017NOXUBEE — Maggie Lee Smith, 83, died Dec. 13, 2017, at her residence. Services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Hopewell MB Church in Brooksville with Rev. Jack Vaughn. Burial... read more
Published: 12/15/2017VERNON, Ala. — Minerva Henry Hollis, 76, died Dec. 5, 2017, at North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo. Services will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at New Grove Baptist Church in... read more
Published: 12/15/2017SULLIGENT, Ala. — Sammy Gosa, 70, died Dec. 11, 2017, at North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo. Services were at 2 p.m. Thursday at Otts Funeral Home Chapel. Burial followed in... read more
Published: 12/15/2017PHEBA — Tony Anthony Chandler, 59, died Dec. 8, 2017, at his residence. Services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Hopewell MB Church in Cedar Bluff with Dr. Henry L.... read more
Published: 12/15/2017HOUSTON — Louis Curtis Virges, 70, died Dec. 10, 2017, at his residence. Services are at 11 a.m. today at New Prospect MB Church in Woodland with Rev. Leroy Bragg officiating.... read more
Published: 12/15/2017COLUMBUS — Robert Brown, 77, died Dec. 2, 2017. Services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Lee-Sykes Funeral Home Chapel. Visitation is from 1-6 p.m. today at the funeral home.... read more
Published: 12/15/2017STEENS — Jesse Will Gregory, 70, died Dec. 7, 2017. Services will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at New Zion MB Church with Rev. W.C. Talley officiating. Burial will follow in... read more
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