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Feb 12 obits

Mildred Taylor Troy Mildred Taylor died on the morning of Feb. 6, 2014, after holding cancer at bay for 14 excellent years. She was born in Pontotoc County on Feb. 4, 1928, the daughter of Floyd and Obion Petty. On Feb. 1, 1947, she married her childhood sweetheart, William Loyd Taylor, and settled in the […]

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Feb 5 obits

Herb Hester, Sr. Tupelo Herb E. Hester Sr., 75, passed away Saturday, Jan. 25, 2014, at North Mississippi Medical Center Inpatient Hospice Unit in Tupelo. He was born Sept. 22, 1938, in Marshall, Texas. He lived a full life that centered around his family, faith and a career he loved. He strove every day to […]

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Jan 29 obits

Terry Donaldson Pontotoc Walter Terry Donaldson, 72, died Sunday, Jan. 26, 2014, at North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo. He was born to A.A. Donaldson and Frances Leach Donaldson on Sept. 29, 1941, in Pontotoc County. He was a member of First United Methodist Church in Pontotoc, where he was in the choir, a Lay […]

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Jan 22 obits

Roxanna Kirk Belden Roxanna Kirk entered into eternal rest on Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2014, at North Mississippi Medical Center. She was born on Dec. 16 to Nina Holcomb. For many years, she worked as a teacher’s assistant in the public school system. She was Baptist by faith. Private family services will be held at a […]

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Jan. 15, 2014 Obits

Barnes Dunlap Pontotoc Barnes Wayne Dunlap, 82, passed away Thursday, Jan. 9, 2014, at his residence. He was born May 5, 1831. He served his country in the Air Force in the Korean War. He was a lifelong carpenter and loved to have a garden. He never met a stranger. He was a Baptist and […]

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Obits Jan. 8, 2014

Shirley Owen Pontotoc Shirley Ann Bradshaw Owen, 71, died Monday, Dec. 30, 2013, at her residence. She was born on Oct. 22, 1942, to James Morris Bradshaw Sr. and Velma Pauline Dillard Bradshaw. She graduated from Ripley High School in 1960 and from Cosmetology School in 1970. She married Charles Norris Owen on July 2, […]

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January 1, 2014 Obits

Stormie Barnett West Memphis, AR Stormie Rae “Coleman” Barnett, 64, formerly of Pontotoc, MS died Monday, December 23, 2013 after a long illness. She was born to N.W. and Estma Sara Swanson Coleman on January 6, 1949. She is the granddaughter of the late Early and Ludy May Swanson. Graveside service were Friday, December 27, […]

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August 28

Dr. John Patterson Pontotoc Retired physician John Melvin Patterson, 87, died Tuesday morning, Aug. 20, 2013, at North Mississippi Medical Center. A true Southern gentleman, Dr. Patterson was a loving father and grandfather and a devoted husband to his wife Maxine, who died in 2010. Named Mississippi’s Family Physician of the Year in 1992, Dr. […]

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September 25

Billy Montgomery Pontotoc Charles William “Billy” Montgomery, 85, passed away Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2013, at Church Street Assisted Living in Ecru. He was born Feb. 22, 1928, in Ecru to William Coz and Ruth Fooshee Montgomery. He lived in Galion, Ohio, with the love of his life, his wife, Dorothy, for more than 60 years […]

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September 18

Stephen Patterson Pontotoc Stephen Wayne Patterson, 47, passed away Sunday, Sept. 8, 2013, at his home. He was a loving husband and father. He worked hard to provide for his family and had to spend the last 16 years offshore. He was a pleasure to be around and a very charming man. Services were held […]

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September 11

Charles Doss Pontotoc Charles Lee Doss, 82, died Monday, Sept. 2, 2013, at Pontotoc Health Service. He was born Oct. 6, 1930, in Pontotoc to Earlie Doss and Etole McKnight Doss. A memorial service was held Friday, Sept. 6, at Serenity-Autry Funeral Home Chapel in Pontotoc. He is survived by six sons, Charles Doss Jr., […]

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September 4

Mary LaWanda Martin Sardis Mary LaWanda Martin, 77, passed peacefully into the arms of her precious Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on Wednesday, Aug. 21, 2013, after a brief illness. LaWanda was born in Lafayette Springs and graduated from Thaxton High School in 1954. She was employed by Bell Telephone in Oxford prior to her […]

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August 14

.Henry Ruth Bradley Cook Senatobia Mrs. Henry Ruth Bradley Cook, 94, passed away on Tuesday, July 30, 2013 at her residence in Senatobia. Funeral services were Friday, August 2, 2013 at 1 p.m. at Lifepoint Church in Senatobia. Burial was in Longtown Cemetery near Crenshaw. Mrs. Cook was member of Hollywood Baptist Church in Sledge. […]

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Obits: August 7

Clovis Russell Thaxton John Ezekiel Clovis Russell, 93, died Thursday, Aug. 1, 2013, at Sanctuary Hospice House in Tupelo. He was a member of Union Nazarene Church and also attended Sand Springs Church. He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II and a member of the American Legion. He was a retired farmer […]

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