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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James Shumpert

James Roy Shumpert, 56, of New Albany, died Monday, July 26, 2010 at the North MS Medical Center in Tupelo. Visitation will be held Wednesday, July 25 from 2-5 p.m. at the Serenity Chapel in New Albany. Services will be held Thursday, July 29th at 1 p.m. at the United House of Prayer in Blue […]

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Not the best grandpa

Being a grandparent comes naturally to some people. I am not one of them. It’s not that I don’t like kids. I love kids and have three of them. Two are married and the third, Joe, is headed off to college next month. I take pride in their successes and feel their hurt when they […]

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Historic Northside District Garden Club, May 2010

Lynn Madden   The Historic Northside District Garden Club met at the First United Methodist Church on May 27, 2010.    Sixteen members and three guests enjoyed salads brought by the members, sandwiches brought by Beverly James, and home made ice cream brought by Jean Ashcraft.  Members present were Jean Ashcraft, Anita Buster, Ninabeth Capaning, […]

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