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Lottie Sprous, 71

Lottie Ruth Benefield Sprous, 71, died Friday, March 1, 2013, at Darlington Oaks in Verona. She was born Dec. 18, 1941, in New Albany to David Andrew and Wilma Jeter Benefield. She was a veteran of the U.S. Army. She was a retired furniture factory worker and a member of Fredonia Baptist Church. Services were […]

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Matt Kyle, 28

Matthew David Kyle, 28, died Thursday, Feb. 28, 2013, at MD Anderson in Houston, Texas. He was born Oct. 18, 1984, in Honolulu, Hawaii. He earned a B.S. degree in risk management at Mississippi State University. He loved Mississippi State sports, especially Bulldog football. He was an insurance salesman for Woodman of the World. He […]

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Linda Rodgers, 51

Linda Sue Minor Rodgers, 51, of Myrtle, died Thursday, Feb. 28, 2013, at Sanctuary Hospice House in Tupelo. She was born Sept. 10, 1961, in Helena, Ark., to James Talmadge Minor and Kathleen Norris Oliver Minor. She was a line supplier at Ultra Comfort Foam in New Albany and a member of the Poolville Baptist […]

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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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