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DEBBI JONES

Debbi Jones, age 69, of 1374 Burdette Road, Gray Court, SC passed away peacefully on March 1st, 2022, surrounded by friends and family. Debbi was born in Jackson Mississippi to Virgil and Barbara King. She attended University of Mississippi. She was an IT Security Auditor and held multiple professional certifications. She was a senior member…

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ANGELIA MARIE KEITH

Angelia Marie Keith,50 passed away at her home in Durant, Thursday, February 24, 2022. Graveside services were held at the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery near Lexington on Tuesday, March 1 at 12 noon. Visitation was held from 10:00 until 11:30 a.m. at Southern Funeral Home in Lexington.

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RICHARD WEST

Richard West b.1903-d.1995 Richard West was born the fifth child of Frank and Mandy West in 1903. Richard worked alongside his parents and siblings, farming the same land his ancestors were enslaved on. Always striving to better his circumstances, Richard taught himself to read and write. He became part of the mass exodus known as…

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THELMA JORDAN

On Saturday, February 12, 2022, Thelma (nee Rowe) Jordan (affectionately known as Hattie), beloved of God, was called home to Heaven at the age of ninety-six. The Lord blessed her with a spirit of fire and purpose. She had a calling for work which included feeding the hungry, caring for the sick and growing things.…

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SAM H. “BUTCH” BUCK

Sam H. “Butch” Buck, Jr., 74, of Greenwood passed away on Saturday, February 5, 2022 surrounded by his family. Funeral services were held at 11:00 a.m., Wednesday, February 9, 2022 at Acona Methodist Church cemetery with Southern Funeral Home of Lexington, MS overseeing the arrangements. A native of Holmes County and Leflore County, he retired…

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JUDY COCHRAN BLEDSOE

Judy Cochran Bledsoe, 68, of Durant, passed away at her home, on Monday, February 7, 2022. Funeral services and visitation were held at First Baptist Church in Durant on Thursday, February 10. Burial was in Mizpah Cemetery in Durant.

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BETTY LOU TAYLOR MECHATTO

Betty Lou Taylor Mechatto,77, passed away peacefully on February 15, 2022 at Singing River Hospital of Gulfport surrounded by her family. She was born July 12, 1944 in Greenwood, Mississippi and raised in Tchula until her high school years when she moved to Belzoni, Mississippi. Betty’s high school years demonstrated exactly the kind of person…

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BUREN T. BATSON JR.

Buren T. Batson Jr., 89, born November 10, 1932, raised in Greenville N.C. passed peacefully at his home in Lexington, MS on February 7, 2022. Major Buren was born to Buren T. Batson and Mary McDonald Batson. Buren, known as “Ted”, attended and graduated from Greenville High School in 1951 and joined the United States…

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ROBERT LEE THOMPSON JR.

Robert Lee Thompson Jr., 77, a farmer and craftsman who lived in Holmes County for most of his life, died peacefully January 31, 2022 at Martha Coker Green Houses in Yazoo City. He was a member of First United Methodist Church in Yazoo City. Services were held on Friday, February 4, 2022 at 2:00 p.m.…

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FLOYD MALONE

Floyd Malone, 87, of Sycamore, Illinois passed away Tuesday, January 25, 2022, at Bethany Healthcare and Rehab in DeKalb. He was born in Lexington, Mississippi on August 9, 1934, to Thomas B. and Eula (Ables) Malone, Sr. He married Frances Scroggins in 1969 in Aurora. He was preceded in death by his wife, Frances; daughters,…

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