Mary Baird

Mary Lou Rodgers Baird, 87, of Myrtle, died Friday, July 30, 2010 at Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi in Oxford.  She was born Sept. 20, 1922 in Union County to the late John Richard Rodgers and Sissy Bishop Rodgers.  She was a retired employee of Futorian Corporation in New Albany.  She was a member of the […]

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Jon Wallace

Jonathan Wade “Jon” Wallace, 21, of Dumas, died Saturday, July 24, 2010, as a result of a motorcycle accident. He was an employee of Albany Industries in New Albany. He was a member of the Wesley Congregational Methodist Church. He enjoyed riding horses, hunting and fishing. Most of all, he loved spending time with his […]

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Jimmie Jenkins

Jimmie Lee Jenkins, 79, of New Albany, died Tuesday, July 27, 2010 at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Memphis. He is survived by his wife Rebecca Rogers Jenkins and a sister Dorothy Adair. Services were at 11 a.m. Thursday, July 29, 2010 at United Funeral Service Chapel.  United Funeral Service in New Albany was in charge […]

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Spud Thomas

Herbert “Spud” Thomas 89, of New Albany died Thursday, July 15, 2010 at the Union County Health and Rehab. His services were at 10 a.m., Saturday July 17, 2010 in the United Funeral Service Chapel with Bro. Bobby Irwin officiating. Interment was in the Glenfield Memo- rial Park, United Funeral Service was in charge of […]

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Sherrell Warren

Sherrell David Warren, 62, of Myrtle, died Monday, July 26, 2010 at his residence. He was born October 19, 1947 in Fulton, Miss. to the late John David Warren and Zula Alla Camp Warren. He worked at Foam Ex in New Albany. A graveside service was held 3:00 p.m. Monday, July 26, 2010 at Ingomar […]

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Ruby Little

Ruby M. Fortune Little, 89, of New Albany, died July 22, 2010 at North MS Medical Center in Tupelo. She was born October 30, 1920 in New Albany to the late Arthur and Maggie Taylor Fortune. She was retired from Stratford. She was a member of the 2nd Half Quilting Club of Bethlehem. She was […]

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Helen C. Taylor

Helen C. Taylor of New Albany passed away July 22, 2010. She is survived by her daughter Katherine T. Guyton of Atlanta, Ga., two grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.

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Picnic “fun” at reunion

Well, it’s over. And I have to admit, it was better than I expected. I’m talking about my wife’s 40th high-school reunion in Independence, Ky., a suburb of Cincinnati. We drove to Kentucky last week to visit Jenny’s parents and attend her once-every-10-years high-school event. I like visiting her parents, perhaps even more so because […]

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Betty Smith

Betty Claire Starkey Smith, age 78, of Etta, died Saturday, July 24, 2010 at her residence. She was born April 13, 1932 in Myrtle to the late Chester Starkey and Ollie Renfrow Starkey. She was retired from 35 years of working at Denton Mills where she was the personnel manager. She was a volunteer for […]

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Ruth Turner

Ruth Russell Turner, 92, of Greenwood, passed away Thursday, July 22, 2010 at Rest Haven Retirement Home in Ripley, Miss. Services were held at 3 p.m. Sunday, July 25, 2010 at Wilson & Knight Chapel in Greenwood, Miss. Visitation was held Sunday, July 25, 2010 at 1 p.m. until service time at Wilson & Knight […]

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