LADYE V. MARSHALL

Born Ladye V. Story to John and Maria Story in 1911, she received her early education from Richland Grammar School and CMC (Central Mississippi College) School, finishing high school in 1930 and ultimately college at Alcorn Agricultural & Mechanical College in 1951. She earned a Masters of Science Degree in Home Economics from The University…

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MARY LOUISE ABLES

Mary Louise McBride Ables, 69, of Durant died Sunday, July 8, 2018 at her home surrounded by her family.  Visitation was held Tuesday, July 10, 2018 at Southern Funeral Home in Durant. Funeral services were 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, July 11, 2018 also at the funeral home. Burial was in Seneasha Cemetery in Goodman.  Pallbearers were…

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JOHN H. WILLIAMS

Mr. John H. Williams,87, passed away on Wednesday, July 4, 2018 at Lexington Manor Nursing Home. Funeral services will be held on Saturday, July 14 at Newport M.B. Church in Lexington. Visitation will be held on Friday, July 13 at Century Hairston Funeral Home in Lexington from 11:00 a.m. until 6:00 p.m. for the public.…

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PERRY KIMBROUGH

Perry Dale Kimbrough passed away Monday July 2, 2018 at his residence at the age of 67. He was born May 6, 1951 to Earl and Wawweese Kimbrough. He received a BA Degree from MS State University. He retired from MS State Extension Services and he was a member of Christ United Methodist Church. Funeral…

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DENZIL TERRY BIGBEE

Denzil Terry Bigbee, 70 years young, died June 12, 2018 surrounded by his adoring family. Terry was born in Greenwood, MS on April 25, 1948 to the late Denzil (Butch) Bigbee and Bobbie Lily. He attended Tchula High School and later, Holmes Community College where he became registered as an Emergency Medical Technician. As an…

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JOYCE J. WASHINGTON SANDERS

Joyce Jeanette Washington Sanders passed from this earthly life to her Heavenly Father’s House on June 13, 2018 in Torrence, California. She was the second of six children. Joyce was an active member of Galilee United Methodist Church. Joyce’s education began in Headstart where she was the Valedictorian of her class. She continued her education…

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Sanders given two life sentences plus 30 years

Holmes County Circuit Judge Jannie Lewis gave 48-year-old Rodney Sanders two life without parole sentences, plus 30 more years for burglary and car theft, accepting a recommendation from District Attorney Akillie Malone-Oliver, earlier today, according to the Associated Press. Sanders is charged in the killing deaths of two Catholic nuns, Sisters Margaret Held and Paula…

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MINNIE KATE “SISTA” MOSLEY

Mrs. Minnie Kate Mosley, 78, of Sallis, MS passed away on Tuesday, June 12, 2018 in Attala County of natural causes. Funeral services were held on Tuesday, June 19 at New Center Ridge in Sallis with burial in New Center Ridge Cemetery in Sallis. Winters Funeral Home handled the arrangements.

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DEAN BRADLEY

Nora Dean Bradley, 81, of Lexington died Thursday, June 14, 2018 at Lexington Manor Nursing Home in Lexington.  A graveside service was held 2:00 p.m. Saturday, June 16, 2018 at Odd Fellows Cemetery in Lexington. Pallbearers were Phil Williamson, Doyle Gilmore, Jr, Tim Meeks, Willie Hodges, Lee Stewart and Marshall Smith. Rev. Lyn Nations and…

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NANCY WILLIAMSON

Ms. Nancy Williamson, 62, of Kosciusko, passed away June 10, 2018 at Baptist Hospital. Funeral services were held at 3:00 p.m., Wednesday, June 13 at Culpepper Funeral Home Chapel; burial followed at Bowlin Cemetery. Ms. Williamson was a member of Calvary Baptist Church. She was a Respiratory Therapist. She is survived by her daughters, Kim…

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