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Jacky Butler, 52

Jacky Wayne Butler, 52, of Potts Camp, died Wednesday, March 27, 2013, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi in Oxford. He was born Oct. 26, 1960, in New Albany to William Ezra Butler and Louise Hale Butler. He was a welding supervisor. He loved cooking out and doing things for others. Services were at 3 p.m. […]

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Jerry Hogue, 54

Jerry Micheal Hogue, 54, died Thursday, March 28, 2013, at Sanctuary Hospice House in Tupelo. He was born Feb. 8, 1959, in New Albany to George Washington Hogue and Earline Hall Hogue. He was a retired employee of Albany Industries. He was a member of the Wallerville Baptist Church. Services were at 2 p.m. Saturday, […]

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Wiley Young, 55

Wiley Young, 55, of Blue Springs, died Monday, March 25, 2013, in Lee County. He was born June 22, 1957, to Wiley Joe Young and Madaline Pickering Young. He attended Ecru High School and worked as a self-employed carpenter before becoming disabled. He was an outdoorsman, enjoying hunting, fishing, scuba diving and sky diving. He […]

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Marty Whiteside, 55

Marty Whiteside, 55, died Tuesday, March 26, 2013, at home after an extended illness. He was born Dec. 20, 1957, in Union County to Paul and Paralee Carter Whiteside. He was a sales engineer and a member of Pleasant Hill Baptist Church. He loved his family and was part of a very close extended family. […]

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Louise Tucker, 92

Vera Louise Tucker, 92, of Pontotoc, died Monday, March 25, 2013, at Graceland Care Center of Pontotoc. She was retired from Belden Wire Manufacturing. She was a member of Bethlehem Homemaker’s Club and the Forever Young Club. She enjoyed spending time with her family and traveling. Services were at 2 p.m. Wednesday, March 27, at […]

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Growing a vegetable garden on your back porch

Stanley Wise, Union County Extension Agent, will present a program on using containers to garden in a small space and how container gardening takes less labor. It will be held Wednesday, April 10 at 10 a.m. at the Union County Extension Office. Please call 662-534-1916 to pre-register.

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Traditional Easter treats

By Dr. Linda Mitchell Easter is a time to celebrate and most traditional celebrations involve food. Every holiday seems to have its traditional and then we have the family dishes that go with each holiday as well. Try a few of these Easter ideas, they’ll brighten up your table for spring and sweeten your taste […]

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Billie Ledington, 80

Billie Z. Davis Ledington, 80, of Sherman, died Sunday, March 24, 2013, at Sanctuary Hospice House following an extended illness. She was born Aug. 28, 1932, in Barbersville, Ky., to James Davis and Ruby Browning Davis. She married Glen B. Ledington. She worked as a social worker in the health care industry before retiring. She […]

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Willene Thomas, 89

Martha “Willene” Goodman Thomas, 89, died Sunday, March 24, 2013, at her residence. She was born Dec. 11, 1923, in New Albany to William Henry Goodman and Mattie Lou Coltharp Goodman. She retired from Sam Carey Lumber Company in Memphis, where she worked as an executive secretary. She was a member of New Albany Presbyterian […]

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Mary Wiley, 96

Mary Sue Cox Maxey Wiley, 96, of Byhalia, went to be with her Lord Saturday, March 23, 2013, at Trinity Mission of Great Oaks in Byhalia. She was born Oct. 29, 1916, in New Albany. She was a graduate of New Albany High School. After the death of her husband, Samuel Lewis Maxey, she was […]

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