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CLYDE MEEKS

Clyde Meeks, the son of Jannie Meeks and Floyd Meeks who preceded him in death, was born June 21, 1961, in Lexington, MS He graduated from Lexington Attendance Center and enlisted in the United States Marine Corps where he received an honorable discharge. He departed this life on Wednesday, December 29, 2021, at 6:16 p.m.…

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WILLIAM ALBERT BROCK, SR.

William Albert Brock, Sr., 85, passed away peacefully on January 3, 2022, at 1:00 p.m. surrounded by his family. Bill, who was also called Billy or BB by family and friends, was born on May 29, 1936, to William Daniel and Eloise Mason Brock of West, Mississippi. After graduating High School, Bill attended Holmes Community…

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DONA KAYE PIERCE COTTEN

Dona Kaye Pierce Cotten was born on May 24, 1944, in Lexington, MS. Growing up in a rural, agrarian- centered area, the overwhelming tendency of young women was to settle in the area as homemakers. Dona, however, was ahead of her time. She understood the importance of education, and she embarked on an academic journey…

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STEVEN LANE UPCHURCH

Steve Upchurch passed awayon Thursday, December 30, 2021 at Castlewood Place in Brandon, MS. Funeral Services were held at 2:00 p.m. on Sunday, January 2, 2022 at Culpepper Funeral Home Chapel. Burial followed at Pleasant Ridge Cemetery in Sallis. Visitation was held at 11:30 a.m. on Sunday, January 2, 2022 at Culpepper Funeral Home. Steve…

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THELMA OLIVIA TYSON MCBRIDE MARTIN

Thelma Olivia Tyson McBride Martin, 98, went to be with her Lord and Savior, Monday, December 27, 2021 at her residence in D’Iberville, MS. Thelma was an active member of Beulah Baptist Church, Lexington, MS. Along with the love of her family, her hobbies were working in her flower and vegetable gardens. Thelma is survived…

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BETTY BYRD

On December 24, 2021 with her family present, Betty Byrd, 80, went to be with her Lord and Savior. Betty was born on January 12, 1941 in Bentonia, MS to EC and Bobbie Pettus.  After graduating from Tchula High School, she attended Holmes Junior College. She married the love of her life, Donald Byrd, on…

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KEATH GWIN KILLEBREW

Keath Gwin Killebrew was born on March 16, 1977. He was raised in a tiny, family-oriented community in the Mississippi Delta – Horseshoe Lake, just outside of Tchula. It is from these unassuming roots that he developed into a man who touched so many lives and aspired to touch many thousands more. From an early…

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EMMA JEAN VANCE BREAZEALE

Emma Jean Vance Breazeale, age 84, of Cleveland, MS, passed away on Wednesday, December 8, 2021, at Indywood Estates. Emma Jean was born on November 10, 1937, in Ethel, Mississippi to Clayton Monroe and Louise Steen Vance, Sr. She graduated from Kosciusko High School and married George Kennon Breazeale. She worked for a film company…

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ANNIE FAYE ABLES FERRELL

Annie Faye Ables Ferrell, 84, passed away Tuesday, December 7, 2021, at her residence in Lexington, MS. Annie Faye was a member of Harland Creek Baptist Church. She had worked for more than 30 years at Henson-Kickernick as a seamstress and then worked 20 years at Superior Uniform. Her hobby, other than her family, was…

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BASCOM TIMOTHY MELTON

Bascom Timothy “Timmy” Melton, 60, of Lexington, MS, died Friday, November 26, 2021, at home surrounded by his family. This was his one request to be at his home in the woods in Emory. Tim was born March 22, 1961, in Lexington, MS. He was the son of the late William Arthur Melton and Carol…

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