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Area Obituaries

MR. JOHN AGIE KILLEBREW

Mr. John Agie Killebrew of Winona, retired County Agent for Montgomery County, passed away Wednesday, November 23, 2022, at Sanctuary Hospice House in Tupelo at the age of 95. Mr. Killebrew is survived by his daughter Angela K. Newlin; son Dave Killebrew; two sisters, Nancy Lowe and Shirley Revill; sister-in-law Sara Killebrew; three grandsons and…

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BETTY CLAIRE JOHNSON WENTWORTH

Betty Claire Johnson Wentworth, 83, completed her journey home to her Creator, Savior, Master, and Friend, on November 25, 2022. Betty was born in Yazoo, MS, on August 21, 1939, to Mildred Murphy Johnson and Marlin Fritz Johnson. She overcame polio at the age of 18 months and went on to live a life far…

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JAMIE TATE MOORE

Jamie Tate Moore of Lexington, MS, passed away in Tyler, TX, on November 24, 2022 after a lengthy illness with peritoneal cancer. The only child of Frankie Heard and James Lewis Tate, she was born in Lexington on December 27, 1941. At sixteen she graduated from Tremont High School as valedictorian and student body president.…

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JOYCELYN WOOTEN FRIZELL

Joycelyn Wooten Frizell passed away on November 9, 2022, after a brief illness with her family at her side. She was born on November 26, 1934 in Starkville, Mississippi, to Louise and Evans Wooten. She graduated from West Point High School and was a majorette in the Green Wave marching band. After high school, she…

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LUCY ANN DICKERSON ALEXANDER

With profound sadness we announce the passing of Lucy Alexander, our loving and devoted wife, sister, mother, grandmother, aunt, and friend to all whose lives she touched, on November 2, 2022. Lucy was born March 5, 1943 to Clydie and Cephas Dickerson. She married William Louis Alexander on January 25, 1963. They would have been…

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CLYDE “BROWN” WELCH, JR.

A graveside service for Mr. Clyde “Brown” Welch, Jr. of West was held at 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday, November 9, at County Line Cemetery near West. Mr. Welch, Jr., 68, passed away Thursday, November 3, 2022, at Winona Manor. Oliver Funeral Home of Winona was in charge of arrangements.

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EMILY KATHERINE (KATE) MUSSELWHITE MARTIN

Emily Katherine (Kate) Musselwhite Martin passed away on Saturday, October 29, 2022 at the age of 105. Visitation will be held at Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church, Racetrack Road, on Friday, November 4, from 1:00-2:30 p.m. with a Celebration of Life service at 2:30 p.m. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. Southern Funeral Home is…

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EARL HARRIS ABLES

Earl Harris Ables, 87, passed away at his home on Thursday October 27, 2022, Funeral services were held on Monday, October 31 at 1:00 p.m. graveside from the Harland Creek Cemetery near Lexington.

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WALTER LARRY JONES

September 15, 1950 – October 4, 2022 Larry passed away suddenly in Tucson, Arizona at the age of 72. He is preceded in his death by his mother, Mary Sue, and his father, Ollie. He is survived by his wife, Deidre, and their three children; Molly (Jason), Stephen, Benjamin (Lilly), and granddaughter Hailey. Larry was…

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