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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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Mattie Puffer, 83

Mattie Florence Hale Puffer, 83, of Myrtle, died Thursday, Jan. 24, 2013, at her residence. She was born Jan. 2, 1930, in Union County to George Beurman Hale and Rosie Florence Motes Hale. She was a retired seamstress for the New Albany Shirt Factory. She was a member of the Macedonia Baptist Church. Services were […]

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Ruby Williams, 54

Ruby Jean Reed Williams, 54, of Tupelo, died Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2013, at North Mississippi Medical Center. She was born Sept. 3, 1958, to Willie Reed and Mary Stanfield Reed. She received her education from the Shannon schools and she graduated from South Pontotoc High School. She worked in retail jewelry sales for McRae’s and […]

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Hester Massengill

Hester Janes Massengill, 82, of Hickory Flat, died Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2013, at Graceland Care Center in New Albany. She was born Nov. 25, 1925, to Bryan and Betty Huddleston Janes. She was a member of Flat Rock Baptist Church. She was a retired supervisor for Genesco Shoe Company in Ripley. She is survived by […]

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Ruth Turner, 88

Mamie Ruth Turner, 88, of Blue Springs, died Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2013, at Baldwyn Nursing Home. She was born May 31, 1924, in Union County to Henry Fred Turner and Willie Stacks Turner. She was a retired factory worker for Irvin B. Schwabe. She loved working in her yard and garden. She was a member […]

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Shirley Johnson, 65

Shirley Dean Johnson, 65, of Booneville, died Monday, Jan. 21, 2013, at North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo following an extended illness. She was born April 22, 1947, in Lee County to Earl and Moline Wimbs Buskirk. She was a member of Barnes Crossing Baptist Church. She worked as an insurance agent for several companies […]

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