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Obituaries – Dec 23, 2010

Frances Adams

CHARLESTON – Mrs. Frances Adams, 95, died Dec-ember 15, 2010, in Tallahatchie County General Hospital.

    The funeral service was held at two o’clock in the afternoon Friday, December 17, in the Spring Hill Baptist Church at Oakland. Burial was in the church cemetery with Newsom Funeral Home in Charleston in charge of arrangements.

    Mrs. Adams was a member of Oak Grove United Methodist Church, a member of Springhill Homemakers Club and the Oakland Bible Study Group. Her husband William “Bill” Adams preceded her in death. She was also preceded in death by a son, Bud Adams.

    She is survived by one daughter, Harriett Adams Gabbert (Glynn) of Water Valley; a son, Billy Adams (Dot) of Oakland; two sisters, eight grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.

Hezzie Wright, Jr.

SHREVEPORT, LA – The funeral service for Hezzie Wright, Jr., 67, will be held at one o’clock in the afternoon, Wednesday, December 22, 2010, in Everdale Baptist Church on Calhoun Street at Water Valley.

    Mr. Wright was born December 6, 1945, in Yalobusha County and passed away in Shreveport, Louisiana.

    He formerly resided in Cleveland, Ohio and Shreveport, where he returned by way of Water Valley in 1991. He was a son of the late Hezzie, Sr. and Rosie Wright.

    He is survived by: a daughter, Rachel; five sisters; three brothers; two aunts; three uncles; and many nieces and nephews.

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