ETHEL BANKS

Ethel Banks, 65, of Cruger, MS passed away on Sunday, December 1, 2019. She will be laid to rest on Saturday, December 7, 2019 at New Gordon MB Church in Cruger at 11:00 a.m., with burial immediately following at the church cemetery. Visitation will be held Friday, December 6 from 1:00 to 5:00 p.m. at…

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SHIRLEY ROSE TURNER

Shirley Rose Turner, 62, of Milwaukee, WI, passed away on Saturday, November 23, 2019. She will be laid to rest on Saturday, December 7 at Affordable Funeral of Durant Chapel in Durant, MS at 2:00 p.m., with burial immediately following at Long Branch Church Cemetery in West, MS. Visitation will be held Friday, December 6…

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RANDOLPH MULLEN

Randolph Mullen, 78, passed away Saturday, November 23, 2019 in Ridgeland, MS. Funeral services were held at 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday, November 29, 2019 graveside at Odd Fellows Cemetery in Lexington, MS. Randolph is survived by his niece Ashley Huggins (Mike) and his nephew Chad Mullen (Owen). He was preceded in death by his parents…

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CAROLYN BYRD (WATKINS) BRIDGFORTH

After ninety-six years of family and friends, of love and prayer, Carolyn Byrd (Watkins) Bridgforth finally got to go home to her beloved Bebe and her Savior Jesus Christ on Sunday morning.  She went home just as she lived, peacefully and surrounded by her adoring children. Carolyn was born on February 10, 1923 in Aberdeen,…

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JEANE DILLON

Services for Jeane Dillon were held Tuesday, November 12, 2019 at First United Methodist Church in Lexington. Visitation was held one hour prior to the service. Brother Jack Wooten officiated the service. Interment was in Odd Fellows Cemetery. Jeane is survived by her husband of 58 years, David.  She is also survived by her children,…

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MARY FRANCES MEEKS

Mary Frances Meeks, 87, passed away at her home on Saturday, November 9, 2019 in Coxburg, MS. Mrs. Meeks was a member of Harlands Creek Baptist Church and had worked at Henson-Kickernick for 30 years. Mary Frances is survived by her sons, David Lee Meeks, Jr. (Gwen) of Cruger, MS, Mike Meeks (Debby C.) and…

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Unofficial Holmes County General Election Results 2019

Staff Reports Unofficial General Election results from the Holmes County Circuit Clerk’s office report 5,789 ballots were cast out of 13,163 registered voters, that is 43.98% of the county voted. These totals do not include absentee ballots. Governor – Jim Hood (D), 4775 votes/83.01%; Tate Reeves (R), 921 votes/16.01%; Bob Hickingbottom (C), 16 votes/0.28%; David…

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HAROLD VANCE BUNCH

Harold Vance Bunch, 82 passed away at his residence in Madison, MS on Friday, October 25, 2019. A graveside service was held on Sunday, October 27 at Seneasha Cemetery near Goodman, MS. Southern Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

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KATHY EDWARDS

Kathy Edwards, 75 of Ebenezer, MS passed away on Saturday, October 12, 2019 at her residence. A memorial service will be held on Saturday, October 26, 2019 at 11:00 a.m. at Ebenezer Baptist Church in Ebenezer. Visitation will be held from 10:00 a.m. until time of service. Mrs. Edwards was born on May 17, 1944…

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MRS. EDNA MCBRIDE GREEN

Mrs. Edna McBride Green, of West, MS passed away at her home on Friday October 18, 2019, surrounded by love. She was born to the late Louise and Clyde McBride on March 5,1934. Mrs. Green is survived by Ruben Green, the love of her life and constant companion, and was married for 61 years. Mrs.…

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