WALTER T. EUBANKS

Walter T. Eubanks, 71, passed away Sunday, August 18, 2019. He was born September 25, 1947 in Lexington, Mississippi to James Welborn and Mary Ware Eubanks. Walter attended schools in Lexington and graduated in 1966. Upon graduating he enlisted in the US Army National Guard. He was also in the civil service at Ft. Wolters…

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GLADYS ESTELLE STEEN

Funeral services for Gladys Estelle (Fultz) Steen, 88, were held at Culpepper Funeral Home in Kosciusko, MS at 11:00 a.m., Thursday August 15, 2019 following visitation from 9:00 a.m. until service time. Interment followed at Hebron Cemetery in Montgomery County. Officiating ministers were Rev. Donald Self assisted by Rev. Doyle Mitchell. Mrs. Steen, a resident…

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OTHA RANDLE

Funeral Services for Mr. Otha Randle, 85, of Lexington, MS are to be held Saturday, August 24, 2019 at 12:00 noon at Holly Grove M. B. Church. Interment will follow at the church cemetery. Visitation for Mr. Randle will be held on Friday, August 23 from 2:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m. at Porter & Sons’…

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DAVID SAMUEL ALEXANDER

Mr. David Samuel Alexander, 69, passed away on August 9, 2019 at Walter B. Crook Nursing Home in Ruleville, MS He is preceded in death by his parents, Melvin and Leona Alexander David is survived by his wife Julia Alexander; his sons, Sam Miller (Tillie) and Gregory Keith Smith (Terry) of Kosciusko, MS; his brothers,…

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August Primary Election results released

Staff Reports Unofficial Primary Election results from the Holmes County Circuit Clerk’s office report 4,372 ballots were cast out of 26,102 registered voters. These totals do not include absentee ballots which were being tallied on Wednesday, August 7. Primary Run-off Elections will be held on Tuesday, August 27, for any top two candidates in a…

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MARK THWEATT HATHCOCK

Mark Thweatt Hathcock formerly of Durant, passed away on Saturday, July 27, 2019 at Yellobusha General Nursing Home in Water Valley, MS. Mr. Hathcock was retired from the I.C.C. Railroad and Hand Motor Company. He was also a member of Unity Baptist Church in West, MS. Mark is survived by his wife Sarah Ellis Hathcock…

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CAROL P. MELTON

Carol P. Melton, “Mom” to her grandchildren and great-grands, age 80, passed away at her home on Saturday, July 20, 2019. Visitation was held on Wednesday, July 24 at Southern Funeral Home in Lexington, MS. Funeral services followed with interment in Emory Methodist Church Cemetery in Holmes County. Mrs. Melton was preceded in death by…

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LILLIAN WARE

Lillian Ware 85, passed away Saturday, July 20, 2019 at her residence.  Mrs.Ware was born in Durant, to Vernon Rowe and Hazel Holmes Hathcock who preceded  her in death. Lillian was a graduate of Lexington High School and a homemaker. She was also preceded in death by her husband Clifton Eugene Ware. Visitation will be…

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CHARLES LEE PICKLE

Charles Lee Pickle of Durant, MS passed away on Sunday, June 23, 2019 at Mississippi Baptist Medical Center in Jackson. Memorial services will be held at a later date. Southern Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

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WILLIAM FELTON MCNEESE SR.

William Felton McNeese, Sr., 61, of Madison, MS, formerly of Pickens, MS, passed away on Monday, June 24, 2019. Visitation will be held on Saturday, June 29 from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. at First Presbyterian Church, 7717 Old Canton Road, Madison, MS. A memorial service will be held on Sunday, June 30 at 3:00…

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