CHARLES DURWOOD O’BRIANT ‘DAGWOOD’

Charles Durwood O’Briant, “DAGWOOD”, 80, of West, MS was born on September 18, 1940, and passed away on Wednesday, July 7, 2021 in Jackson of natural causes. He was a longtime farmer and logger and factory worker. He was preceded in death by his parents, D.C. and Nellie Welch O’Briant, his siblings, Dottie Ponders, Shirley…

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CHARLES EARL MATTHEWS

The Celebration of Life Memorial Service for Charles Earl Matthews will be held on Thursday, July 15, at 11:00 a.m. Family and friends will gather for the service at the Durant Baptist Church, 16455 North Jackson Street in Durant. Interment will be in Georgeville Cemetery in Durant. Services entrusted to Winters Funeral Home, Kosciusko, MS.

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MARY ELIZABETH EUBANKS

Mary Elizabeth Eubanks, 93, of Lexington passed away Saturday, July 10, 2021 at the Lexington Manor Nursing Home. She was born to Tommie and Mable Bailey Ware who preceded her in death. Mary Elizabeth had worked at Henson-Kickernick for 30 years as floor supervisor. She also did alterations for people in and around Holmes County…

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CHARLES EARL MATTHEWS

The Celebration of Life Memorial Service for Charles Earl Matthews will be held on Thursday, July 15, at 11:00 a.m. Family and friends will gather for the service at the Durant Baptist Church, 16455 North Jackson Street in Durant, Reverend Dr. Nathaniel Christian, Pastor. Services entrusted to Winters Funeral Home, Kosciusko, MS.

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PAT M. BARRETT, JR.

Pat M. Barrett, Jr., of Lexington, MS, died peacefully at home surrounded by family on June 26, 2021. Pat, Jr., was born on February 1, 1942, the oldest of four children of Pat Montgomery Barrett and Sara Stephens Barrett. Pat, Jr., lived his entire life in Lexington. He attended the public schools there, graduating from…

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BENNY EARL SIMMONS

Benny Earl Simmons, age 74, passed away on Friday, at 7:13pm on June 11, 2021. He was born on December 9, 1946, in McCool, Mississippi, to Mr. Perry Thomas and Annie Laura (Steed) Simmons. He is preceded in death by his parents; three brothers, James Simmons, Ray Simmons, Billy Simmons, and Phil Simmons; and sister,…

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EMMA LATIKER

Emma Latiker, of Durant, passed away on June 16, 2021. Funeral services will be held on Saturday, June 26 at 2:00 p.m. at Affordable Funeral Home’s Chapel in Durant. Visitation will be held on Friday, June 25 between 1:00 p.m. and 5:00 p.m. at 300 West Madison Street in Durant. Funeral services are entrusted to…

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RUTHIE MAE BERRY

Ruthie Mae Berry, 80, of Lexington, passed away on Thursday, June 10, 2021. Funeral services will be held at Guiding Light Church in Lexington on Saturday, June 19 at 12:30 p.m. Visitation will be held on Friday, June 18 between 1:00 and 5:00 p.m. at 300 West Madison Street in Durant. Funeral services are entrusted…

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EDWIN O’BRIANT

Edwin O’Briant, 87, of Durant Passed away Monday, June 7 , 2021 at the Mississippi State Veteran Home in Kosciusko. Edwin had retired from the Mississippi State Highway Department after 13 years. The last few years he worded maintenance at the rest area on Highway 55. He also had served in the U.S. Navy and…

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