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CORA BELL CLARK

Mrs. Cora Bell Clark, 92, of West, passed away on Monday, September 9, 2022 of natural causes. Funeral services will be held on Saturday, September 24 at Winters Funeral Home in Kosciusko at 11:00 a.m. with visitation being held on Friday, September 23. Interment will be in West Baptist Cemetery.

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WILLIAM L. SPELL, JR.

William L. Spell Jr. On September 17, 2022, William L. Spell Jr., better known as “Bubba Jr.”, was called to heaven. He was 53 years old born on March 31, 1969, to William L. Spell Sr. and Madelyn Harthcock Spell of Lexington, MS. He is survived by his wife Angela Parnell Spell. They had been…

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CHOYCE M. DIFFEY

Choyce M. Diffey, 82, of Tchula died Tuesday, September 6, 2022 at his home. Visitation was held on Saturday, September 10 from 9:30 a.m. until 11 a.m. Services were held at Southern Funeral Home in Lexington. Interment followed in Coxburg Cemetery. Mr. Diffey, a native of Sharkey County, was born to Choyce Henderson Diffey and…

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LARRY JOE CLANTON

Larry Joe Clanton, 77, of Tchula, MS passed away Sunday, September 11, 2022 at his home surrounded by his friends and family. He was the son of Russell Alvin Clanton and Fannie Odel Weeks Clanton. Larry was born on June 27, 1945 in Schalter, MS. He was a farmer and a Baptist by faith. He…

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ALICE LAVERNE NIX GRACE MCCREARY

Alice Laverne Nix Grace McCreary, 85, of West, Mississippi, entered her eternal rest on Friday, September 9, 2022, at the University of Mississippi Medical Center surrounded by family. Alice was born April 24, 1937, to Avery Lee and Mamie Clyde Ales Nix. After losing Mamie at a very early age, she was raised by her…

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HELEN FERRELL PIERCE

Helen Ferrell Pierce was born on June 11, 1925. Although she was raised in Jackson, her home was the small community of Coxburg, MS. There she and her husband John T. “Tucker” Pierce built a home place that would, over many decades, provide for four children, five grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren. In an era when…

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ELIZABETH “BETSY ALICE” KIMBROUGH PADGETT

Elizabeth “Betsy Alice” Kimbrough Padgett went to be with her Lord on Saturday, September 3, 2022. Betsy was a lifelong resident of Lexington, Miss., and worked to better the town throughout her life. She graduated from Lexington High School in 1970 and from Mississippi State with her bachelor’s degree in art in 1973. When returning…

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LARRY DAVES

Larry Daves, 77, of Durant, MS, passed away Sunday, August, 21, 2022, at his home. Larry was preceded in death by his parents, Elrie Daves, his mother Eddie Faye Jones Daves, his sister Carla Brown, and his brother Wesley Daves. Larry was a carpenter and a cabinet maker, he had worked at Fleetwood Homes for…

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ERNESTINE WARD BYRD

Ernestine Ward Byrd, 96, of Madison, Mississippi passed away on Monday August 8, 2022, at her home at Sunnybrook Estates with her daughter by her side. Ernestine was born on July 24, 1926. Ernestine was predeceased by her husband of 75 years, Luther A Byrd. Ernestine was also predeceased by her parents, Travis and Effie…

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GORDON “DALE” RUSSELL

Gordon “Dale” Russell, Jr., originally of Lexington, passed peacefully surrounded by loved ones on August 10, 2022. Dale, a true Southern gentleman and kindhearted man, was born Oct. 10, 1944 in Little Rock, Arkansas, to his loving parents, Dr. Gordon Dale Russell Sr. and Martha Randall Russell. Dale was raised in a loving home along…

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