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Obituaries 03/14/2024

Ernest W. Brasher

HEBER SPRINGS, Ark. – Ernest W. Brasher, peacefully passed away on March 3, 2024, in Heber Springs, AR, at the age of 85 due to natural causes. He was born on November 3, 1938, in Paris, Miss. to the late Robert Marshall Brasher and Lottie Mae (Howell) Brasher.

Ernest will be remembered for his love of fishing and gardening and devotion to his family. Ernest was happily married to the late Frances Irene Gandy Brasher for 64 years and worked as a plant supervisor for several companies during his carrier.

He was known as the best fisherman on both sides of the Mississippi and enjoyed sharing his passion for fishing with his children, grandchildren, and many others. Ernest also had a green thumb and found great joy in tending to his garden and watching things grow. But his greatest pleasure was spending time with his family.

Visitation was held Monday, March 11, in the Gardiner Room at Seven Oaks Funeral Home from 1 until 2 p.m. Services followed at 2 p.m. in the Henry Chapel of Seven Oaks with Pastor Dan Billman officiating. Burial was in Paris Cemetery.

Ernest is survived by one son, Gregory Wayne (Sharion) Brasher; one daughter, Sonja Morman (Tyson) Thompson; two sisters-in-law, Myra Maxine Hurley and Tenie Gandy; one brother-in-law, Carl Dean Gandy; 10 grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Elvis Gale Camp

COFFEEVILLE – Mr. Elvis Gale Camp, 74, of Coffeeville, passed away Wednesday, March 6, 2024 at the North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo.

Elvis was born April 16, 1949 in Calhoun Count to Everette Lee and Evie Lavae House Camp. A hard worker, he was a very skilled and gifted mechanic blessed with the ability to fix almost anything. He also worked for a number of years as a heavy equipment operator in the logging industry and ultimately retired as a long-haul truck driver.

An avid outdoorsman, Elvis enjoyed working on his farm, hunting and tending to his horses and mules. He was a member of New Life Baptist Church. While Elvis is no longer in our presence, he will long be held close in the hearts of those who loved him.

Funeral services were held Wednesday, March 13, at the Hope Church of God near Oakland with Rev. Joey Williams and Rev. Dwight Brown officiating. Interment followed in Salem Cemetery in Yalobusha County. Arrangements were entrusted to McKibben and Guinn Funeral Service in Grenada. Curtis Camp, John Crocker, Curtis Jaco, Rocky Leflore, Bert Sanders and Jody Sanders will honor Elvis by serving as pallbearers and carry him to rest in the Salem Cemetery. Lee Earl Camp, Bill Gray, Danny Gregory and Bubba Jaco will serve as honorary pallbearers.

Survivors include his wife, Nell Camp; a daughter, Patsy Lynn (Chris) Schroyer of Water Valley; a son, Curtis Camp of Coffeeville; a granddaughter, Susan Schroyer of Water Valley; and a host of nieces and nephews.

Elvis is preceded in death by his parents; daughter, Susan Camp Smith and three brothers, Dale, Earl and Quay Camp.

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