Rita Elliott, 54

Rita Kay Elliot, 54, died Saturday, June 1, 2013, at Graceland Nursing Home in New Albany. Services were at 11 a.m. Tuesday, June 4, at Holly Springs Funeral Home. Burial was in Pine Grove Cemetery in Hickory Flat. Holly Springs Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

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Jonathan Coleman, 30

Jonathan Brooks Coleman, 30, of Thaxton, died Saturday, June 1, 2013, in Thaxton. He was born Dec. 14, 1982, in Tupelo to Johnny and Martha Coleman. He graduated from North Pontotoc High School in May of 2001. He attended Itawamba Community College. He was of the Baptist faith, attending Pleasant Grove Baptist Church and Laodicea […]

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Peggy Williams, 77

Peggy Joyce Williams, 77, of Decatur, Ill., died Wednesday, May 29, 2013, at St. Mary’s Hospital in Decatur, Ill. She was born July 4, 1935, in New Albany to Arbie and Katleen Crain Miller. She had worked at Munsingwear, Piper Impact, and Denton Mills. She enjoyed cooking, gardening, tending to her Quaker parrot, Babe, and […]

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Claudette Price, 72

Claudette Candevan Price, 72, of Nettleton, died Saturday, June 1, 2013, at her home after an extended illness. She was born Sept. 17, 1940, in Oakland, Calif. to Eugene and Rose Perry Candevan. She had lived most all of her life in Nettleton, was a retired supervisor over health and nutrition at North Mississippi Medical […]

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Forrest Lessel, 90

Forrest Woodford Lessel, 90, of Pontotoc, died Saturday, June 1, 2013, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi and had been a resident of Mississippi State Veteran’s Home in Oxford. He was born May 30, 1923, in Blue Springs to James Robert and Ruth Ann Hollimon Lessel. He was a U.S. Army Veteran of World War II. […]

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Annette Harris, 57

Annette Stephens Harris, 57, died Monday, May 27, 2013, at Golden Living Center in Ripley. She was born May 16, 1957, in Union County to Tilmon Stephens and Virginia Wright Stephens. She was a member of United House of Prayer. She worked in child care most of her adult life. Services were at 2 p.m. […]

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Ann Glover, 70

Ann Ray Glover, 70, of Charlotte, N.C., died Wednesday, May 29, 2013, at her home in Charlotte, N.C. She was born Dec.12, 1942. She grew up in New Albany and graduated from Memphis State University. She lived in Memphis for almost 50 years before she moved to Charlotte, N.C., in 2010, to be with her […]

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Shelby Kitchen, 74

Shelby Jean Bates Kitchen, 74, of Birmingham Ridge, died on Tuesday, May 28, 2013, after an extended illness. She was born March 9, 1939, to Bilbo and Eva Lou Gable Bates. She graduated from Belden High School in 1956 and attended IJC. She was known for her gorgeous red hair and ready smile. She enjoyed […]

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Frances Kennedy

Frances Lee Neal Kennedy of Tishomingo died Saturday, May 25, 2013, at North Mississippi Medical Center. She devoted her time to her family. Her later years were spent enjoying her grandchildren and encouraging them to be successful in life. For the past year and a half, she and her great-grandson, Baby Ty, had become constant […]

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Grill myths – debunked

By Dr. Linda Mitchell A myth is defined as a popular belief that has grown up around something or someone but is often untrue. Now that it’s grilling time I thought about some of the myths associated with that famous fire. 1. Searing locks in the juices. You have most likely heard this tale before. […]

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