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Ruby Isom, 87

Ruby Lucille Thompson Isom, 87, formerly of Hickory Flat, died Sunday, Feb. 24, 2013, at Graceland Care Home in New Albany. Services were at 11 a.m. Saturday, March 2, at Reid’s Gift M.B. Church in Potts Camp. Burial was in the church cemetery. J.F. Brittenum and Son Funeral Home of Holly Springs was in charge […]

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Cedric Marzette, 50

Cedric Tracy Marzette, 50, of Etta, died Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2013, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi in Oxford. Services were at 1 p.m. Saturday, March 2 at Flint Hill M.B. Church in Etta. Burial was in the church cemetery. Hodges-Freeman Funeral Home of Oxford was in charge of the arrangements

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Nora Lee Samples, 6 months

Nora Lee Samples, 6 months, of Alpine, went to be with her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2013, at her home. The daughter of Brad and Kelly Roberts Samples, she was born in Tupelo on Aug. 17, 2012. She was such a blessing and joy for her family and friends. Her […]

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Pollye Pratt, 77

Pollye Catherine Pratt, 77, of Potts Camp, died Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2013, at Alliance Healthcare in Holly Springs. She was born Feb. 8, 1936, in Potts Camp. She was a florist and a member of Bethlehem Methodist Church. Services were at 10 a.m. Saturday, March 2, at Holly Springs Funeral Home with Bro. Don Newton […]

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Kay Grisham, 72

Kathleen Yvonne “Kay” Grisham, 72, of Tupelo, died Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2013, at her residence after an extended illness. A native of Pontiac, Mich., she was born Aug. 7, 1940, to Charles LaSalle Neve and Betsy Catherine Ormsby Neve. She grew up in Chicago and moved to the South a number of years ago. Her […]

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Sarah Richardson, 89

Sarah Lee Richardson, age 89, of Forney, Texas,  passed away Monday, Feb. 25, 2013, at her home. She was born April 23, 1923, in Tippah County to Will Smith and Dicie Little Smith. Services were at 1 p.m. Saturday, March 2, at the United Funeral Service chapel with Bro. Roy Forshea officiating. Burial was in […]

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Ralph Smithey, 75

    Ralph W. Smithey, 75, of Myrtle, died Monday, Feb. 25, 2013, at his residence. He was born Aug. 19, 1937, in New Albany to Enoch Troy Smithey and Lola Bell Wingo Smithey. He was a retired employee of Masterbilt. He loved farming, garden work and tractors. He was a member of the Pooleville […]

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John Foreman, 52

John Benjamin Foreman, 52, of Pace, Fla., formerly of New Albany, died Friday, Feb. 22, 2013, at his home. He was self employed before becoming disabled in 1993. A devoted Christian, he attended the Church of the Lord Jesus Christ at Bald Hill in Union County and Pace Assembly of God in Pace, Fla. Services […]

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Mary Garrett, 78

Mary Kathryn Garrett, 78, formerly of Corinth, died Monday, Feb. 25, 2013, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-Union County. Services were at 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 27, at the Magnolia Funeral Home Chapel of Memories in Corinth. Burial was in Shiloh Baptist Church Cemetery. Condolences may be left at www.magnoliafuneralhome.net.  

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One more alderman candidate joins campaign

J. Lynn West New Albany city elections gained one more candidate this past week as Terry Medlin qualified to run for Ward 4 Alderman, running as a Democrat. He ran for office four years ago. We are down to the last two weeks of the qualifying period and a few candidates usually wait until the […]

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