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Helen Little, 86

Eloise Helen Little, 86, died Saturday, Feb. 2, 2013, at North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo. She was born Jan. 6, 1927, in Tippah County, to Kirby Bishop and Velma Clark Bishop. She was a retired employee of Benchcraft where she worked as a bookkeeper. She enjoyed garden work, sewing, quilting, eating out and tractor […]

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Baxter Tucker, 88

William Baxter Tucker, 88, of Pontotoc, died Friday, Feb. 1, 2013, at North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo. He was a member of the Victory Life Center in New Albany. He was a retired captain in the U.S. Army and retired from the U.S. Postal Service. He served with the U.S. Marines in World War […]

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Ophelia Robinson, 90

Services for Ophelia Mae Morris Robinson, 90, of Blue Springs, were at 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 2, at Living Word and Praise Sanctuary at the Link Center in Tupelo. Pastor Tony Hereford delivered the eulogy. Burial was in Porter’s Memorial Cemetery. N.L. Jones Funeral Directors of Tupelo was in charge of the arrangements. She was […]

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William Graham, 86

William W.C. Graham, 86, of Myrtle, died Friday, Jan. 25, 2013, at Ashland Health and Rehab. Also known as “Dub,” he was born June 11, 1926, to William Madison Graham and Daisey Buchanan Grahm in Union County. He was a veteran of World War II. He was married to Gracie Mae Graham. Services were at […]

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Etna Wood, 99

Etna Viola Wood, 99, died Thursday, Jan. 31, 2013, at Union County Health and Rehab. She was born Jan. 7, 1914, in Union County to Johnnie Edward and Maggie Viola Stanford Mize. She was the oldest member of Neely Baptist Church and a member of the Eastern Star. She was retired from Sappington’s, where she […]

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JC Fellows, 65

JC Fellows, 65, of Tupelo, died Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2013, at North Mississippi Medical Center after a brief illness. He was born Oct. 6, 1947, to Ivory and Pearl Robinson Fellows in Oakland, Calif. He served his country in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War. He was retired from the Lily Company, where he […]

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Sherman news

By Martha Swindle The Founder’s Day Committee is collecting recipes and history for the upcoming 125th celebration for Saturday, March 23. Current and former Sherman residents are asked to send in their favorite recipes and/or some history for the Founders Day Cookbook to P.O. Box 434, Sherman, MS 38869. The history can be anything remembered […]

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Macedonia news

By Lou McQuary Saturday, Jan. 26, was a special day for CJ Shirley. He and his daddy went to MSU for an Open House for the Farm House on the MSU campus. The Farm House had undergone some recent renovations. That afternoon they went to the Father-Son Baseball Camp held on the campus. CJ said […]

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Hurricane news

By Susan Hooker The first days of February have ranged from rain to sleet in the neighborhood. This weather is typical for Mississippi as one day we are battling the cold, and then the next day the forecast will be balmy with tornado warnings. The Class of 1950 of Hurricane High hosted a birthday bash […]

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Beverly Mardis, 57

Beverly Mardis, 57, of Hickory Flat, died Friday, Jan. 25, 2013, at North Mississippi Medical Center. She was born Dec. 11, 1955 in New Albany to Willis Smith and Mabaleen Reed Smith. Services were at 11 a.m. Monday, Jan. 28, at Hickory Flat U.M. Church. Interment was at McKay Cemetery. Serenity Funeral Home was in […]

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