Faye Murphree

Nina Faye Peeples Murphree, 81, of Banner, passed away Thursday, May 3, 2018, surrounded by her loving family. She was born, December 9, 1936, in Bruce to Edward Miles and Nina Bell Head Peeples. She was a devoted member of Banner Baptist Church where she taught Sunday School class for several years. Nina Faye served for over 28 years as a teacher assistant at Bruce Elementary School before retiring in 1994. [Read more...]

Diane Parker

Diane Lester Parker, 71, of Vardaman passed away peacefully at North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo Sunday, Apr. 29, 2018. Born January 29, 1947, in Calhoun City, she was the daughter of Juett Lester Sr. and Hettie Ruby Mann Lester. She graduated from Calhoun City High School, and married the love of her life, Charles Parker, on May 28, 1965. [Read more...]

Maxine Crago

Maxine Head Crago, 90, of Birmingham (Center Point), AL, passed away peacefully Thursday, Apr. 26, 2018. She was born April 11, 1928 in Pollok, Tx. to Bessie Bell and John Roy Head. [Read more...]

Louise Bailey

Mary Louise Bailey, 91, passed this earthly life  Sunday, April, 29, 2018, at Yalobusha County Nursing Home after a extended illness.

She was born, June 11, 1926,  in Vardaman to Aubrey L. Lewis and Elma Faulkner Lewis. [Read more...]

Robert Parker

Robert Wesley Parker, 76, passed away peacefully surrounded by his family at North MS Medical Center in Tupelo Friday, Apr. 27, 2018.

Born July 10, 1941 in Vardaman, he was the son of Tommy Lee  and the late Nora Edington Parker.

He was a lifelong member and deacon at Mt. Herman Primitive Baptist Church in Vardaman. He also served in the National Guard. He graduated from Derma High School, along with his high school sweetheart, Malline Marshall, in 1959, as the last class of Derma. [Read more...]

Robert Ellis

Robert Joe Ellis, 71, passed away, Monday, Apr.  23, 2018 at Sanctuary Hospice House in Tupelo after an extended illness. He was born August 22, 1946 in Vardaman to Minnon Melvis and Martha Louise Crutchfield Ellis. [Read more...]

Martha Richardson

Martha West Lunceford Richardson died  Sunday, April 22, 2018. She was born at her parents’ home in Slate Springs on August 28, 1923. After graduating from Slate Springs High School, she went to secretarial school in Jackson and took a job working for Malvaney & Associates. [Read more...]

Jimmy Boyle

Jimmy J. Boyle, 81, of Vardaman, passed this earthly life Friday, Apr. 20, 2018 at NMMC in Tupelo. He was born March 31, 1937 in Yalobusha County in the Airmount Community. [Read more...]

Clinton McKibben

Clinton Raye McKibben, 81, passed this earthly life Monday Apr. 14, 2018 in Bruce. He was born May 2, 1936 to Raymond Abner and Cora Irene Vickery McKibben. He was an avid outdoorsmen who enjoyed coon hunting, rabbit hunting and raising beagles. He was a member of Antioch Masonic Lodge and Old Field Methodist Church. [Read more...]

Walterine Butler

Walterine Guthrie Butler, 83, of Okolona passed this earthly life Friday, Apr. 13, 2017 at NMMC, Tupelo.  She was born,  September  14, 1934 to Robbie Lynn and Ethel Pearl Burt Guthrie. She was a devoted homemaker and lived her life for her family. [Read more...]