Carl Butler, 74

Carl Marion Butler, 74, of Myrtle, died Saturday, Oct. 12, 2013, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-Union County. He was born May 10, 1939, to Albert Butler and Mittie Reynolds Butler. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army and a 32 Degree Mason. He worked for CCA/Jefferson Smurffit Box Factory as maintenance supervisor. He was a […]

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Betty F. Holmes, 61

Betty F. Holmes, 61, of Myrtle, died Thursday, Oct. 10, 2013, at North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo. She was born Oct. 28, 1951, in New Albany. She was employed with Hillcraft Furniture Manufacturing Company. Services were at 3 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 12, at Serenity Funeral Home Chapel in New Albany. Burial was in Candy […]

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Jeanette Thornton, 82

Vera Jeanette Thornton, 82, of West Point, passed away on Thursday, Oct. 10, 2013, at Dugan Memorial Home. She was born Jan. 16, 1931, in Pontotoc County to Lillian Sullinger and Clark Dunlap. She was a member of Siloam Baptist Church and owner of Hearts of Dixie Publishing Company. She sang with the Hearts of […]

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Amy Beesinger, 47

Amy Beesinger, 47, of Hickory Flat, died Tuesday, Oct. 8, 2013, at University Hospital in Jackson. She was born Oct. 31, 1965, in Olive Branch to Oliver and Irene Feathers Beesinger. She was a Walmart technician. She enjoyed hunting. Visitation was from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 10, at Serenity Funeral Home of […]

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Ruby Lee Williams, 86

Ruby Lee “Granny” Williams, 86, of Blue Springs, died Tuesday, Oct. 8,2013, at North Mississippi Medical Center. She enjoyed gardening, sitting in her swing and watching hummingbirds. She retired from NMMC and she was a Baptist. Graveside service were at 2 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 10, at Asbury cemetery with Bro. Jim Varnon officiating. Waters Funeral […]

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Bobbie Jean Barry, 57

Bobbie Jean Barry, 57, died Sunday, Oct. 6, 2013, at Regional Medical Center in Memphis. She was born May 21, 1956, in New Albany to Birdie Mae Knox. She was a former employee of Piper Impact. Services were at 1 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 12, at the Church of Acts of New Albany. Burial was in […]

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Pamela Thomas, 47

Pamela Thomas, 47, of Blue Springs, passed away Tuesday, October 8, 2013, at her residence from complications due to a long battle with cancer. An Okolona native, she was born November 23, 1965, to Davis P. and Barbara Louise Howard Henderson. She was a 1983 graduate of Ingmar High School. Raised in the Tupelo, Verona […]

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Curtis Roberson, 51

Curtis Roberson, age 51, went to be with his Savior on October 7, 2013, at NMMC Inpatient Hospice Unit after a short but hard battle with cancer. He was born April 12, 1962, and he was a faithful member of Apostolic Revival Center of New Albany. He was employed at VIP Cinema Seating in New […]

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Doreen Guinn, 57

Doreen Annette Guinn, 57, beloved mother, grandmother, sister and friend, of Blue Springs, passed safely in the arms of her Heavenly Father at Union Baptist Hospital in New Albany on Oct. 6, 2013. A native of Adrian, Mich., she was born Feb. 17, 1956, to Louis Albert and Mary Ann Krutz. She had been a […]

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Special election two and a half weeks away

By J. Lynn West The special election to fill the post of medical examiner-investigator will be Tuesday, Nov. 5, and the ballot will be simpler than first thought. Circuit Clerk Phyllis Stanford said Monday that because the races for election commissioner and county school trustee have only unopposed candidates, the secretary of state has ruled […]

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