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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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Lawrence Nicholson, 81

Lawrence Nicholson, 81, of Hickory Flat, died Saturday, March 23, 2013, at Graceland Nursing Home in New Albany. He was born Feb. 13, 1932, to Harvey and Mary Thompson Nicholson in Marshall County. He was a U.S. Army Veteran. He was an auto mechanic and a member of Flat Rock Baptist Church. Services were at […]

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Imogene Henry, 85

Imogene Gullick Henry, 85, of Hickory Flat, died Friday, March 22, 2013, at Golden Living Center in Southaven. She was born Feb. 26, 1928, in Lafayette County, to Herbert Gullick and Opal McBroom Gullick. She was a housewife and a member of the Amaziah Baptist Church. Services were held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, March 26, […]

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James Thompson, 71

James Hugh “Tody” Thompson, 71, of Tupelo, died Friday, March 22, 2013, at North Mississippi Medical Center. He was born on Nov. 26, 1941, in Union County, to Gara Herring Thompson and Erskin Thompson and was the second of five sons. He lived most of his adult life in Lee County. He was a Baptist. […]

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Neil Montgomery, 55

Murry Neil Montgomery, 55, of Hurricane, died Thursday, March 21, 2013, at his residence. He was a member of Sand Springs Community Church. He graduated from North Pontotoc High School in 1975 and attended Itawamba Junior College. He graduated from the University of Mississippi, where he obtained a bachelor’s degree in education. He taught school […]

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Belle Cross, 89

  Iva Belle Entrekin Cross, 89, died Thursday, March 21, 2013, at Graceland Care Center in New Albany. She was born Jan. 25, 1924, in Lawrence County, Tenn., to Joseph Grady and Lorene Kobek Entrekin. She married Thomas Eugene Cross on Oct. 14, 1943. He preceded her in death on June 19, 1998. She lived […]

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Jamie Yates, 82

Jamie Rodgers Yates, 82, died Tuesday, March 19, 2013, at her residence. She was born Sept. 14, 1930, in Myrtle to William John Henry Rodgers and Opal Lee Raines Rodgers. She was a homemaker and a member of Northside Baptist Church. Services were at 10 a.m., Friday, March 22, at Northside Baptist Church with the […]

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