JAMES EDWARD KILLEBREW

James Edward Killebrew born November 20th, 1942 to the late James Wilson Killebrew and Nora Laurie Stricklin Killebrew. Died August 8th, 2020 from an injury on his cattle farm. James Edward or Killdee as he was known to his friends since high school, was a proud and loving husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather, brother and brother-in-law.…

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WILLIAM “ELMER” KEITH

William “Elmer” Keith went home to be with his Lord on Friday, August 7, 2020. He was born September 11, 1944 in Durant, Mississippi and was a lifelong resident of Holmes County. He graduated Durant High School and attended Holmes Junior College. He was also an active member of Pleasant Ridge Baptist Church (Lexington, MS).…

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PAUL OWEN SPRINKLE

Paul Owen Sprinkle of Clinton MS, caring husband and loving father passed from his earthly life on Wednesday, July 29, 2020 at the age of 95. Paul was born on October 14, 1924 to Lafe and Dottie Sprinkle in the southern Indiana town of Edwardsport. As a child growing up during the Great Depression he…

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JOE C. ROUNDTREE

Joe C. Roundtree, 65, of Sallis, passed on Saturday, July 25, 2020. Graveside services will be held at the old Hill Springs Cemetery in Sallis County on Saturday, August 1, 2020 at 2:00 p.m. Visitation will be held Friday, July 31, 2020 between 1:00 p.m. and 4:00 p.m. at 300 West Madison Street in Durant.…

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DAVID GIBSON

David Gibson, 69, of Pickens, passed on Sunday, July 26, 2020. Graveside services will be held at Anderson Greer Cemetery in Yazoo County on Saturday, August 1, 2020 at 11:00 a.m. Visitation will be held Friday, July 31, 2020 between 1:00 p.m. and 4:00 p.m. at 300 West Madison Street in Durant. Services are entrusted…

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MARGARET TIDWELL WIGLEY

Margaret Tidwell Wigley, age 93, passed away Friday, July 17, 2020, at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Oxford, MS. A graveside service was held at 3:00 p.m. on Monday, July 20, 2020, at Forrest Memorial Park in Batesville, MS. Dr. Gary Berry officiated. Margaret was born on November 21, 1926, to the late Arthur Buck Tidwell…

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JOSEPH TED EVANS

The funeral service for Mr. Joseph Ted Evans was held noon, Saturday, July 18, 2020, at Riverwood Family, with interment at Riverwood Memorial Park. Visitation was held from 11:00 a.m. until the time of service. Mr. Joseph Ted Evans, 69, of Brookhaven, MS, passed from this life Monday, July 13, 2020, at his residence. He…

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BOBBY MCCLELLAN

Bobby McClellan, 80, of West, passed on July 11, 2020. Graveside services will be held at West Baptist Church Cemetery in West on Saturday, July 18, 2020 at 11:00 a.m. Visitation will be held Friday, July 17, 2020 between 1:00 p.m. and 4:00 p.m. at 300 West Madison St. in Durant. Services are entrusted to…

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VIOLET TILLMAN

Violet Tillman, 68, of Lexington, was laid to rest on July 7,  2020. Graveside services were held at Greenlawn Cemetery in Lexington. Services were entrusted to Affordable Funeral Home of Durant.

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Holmes Central administrator graduates from war college

Press Release Lieutenant Colonel (LTC) G. Torrie Jackson, Jr. graduated from the United States Army War College, June 5, 2020. LTC Jackson is an administrator in the Holmes County Consolidated School District. LTC Jackson said, “I was honored to be selected to attend the Army War College as a resident student. …Very few Reservist are…

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