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Area Obituaries

Obituaries 05/19/2022

William Mack Atkinson, Jr. WATER VALLEY – William Mack “Bill“ Atkinson of Water Valley, MS went to his eternal home Monday, May 16, 2022, at Panola Medical Center in Batesville. He was 83. Bill was born June 26, 1938, in Lafayette County to the late William Mack Atkinson, Sr. and Mattie Lou Thorn Atkinson. After…

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Obituaries 05/12/2022

Joe Ann Byford COFFEEVILLE – Mrs. Joe Ann Byford, 84, of Coffeeville, passed away Sunday, May 8, 2022 at the Yalobusha General Nursing Home in Water Valley.  She was born September 1, 1937 to Curtis and Lucille Green Hendrix. Mrs. Byford spent most of her working life as a factory worker. She was a member…

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Obituaries 05/05/2022

Egbert Bailey Walker WATER VALLEY – Egbert Bailey Walker of Water Valley went to his eternal home on Friday, April 29, 2022, at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Oxford. He was 82. One of two sons, he was born October 23, 1939 to the late Lawrence and Ruth (Collins) Walker. Bailey grew up knowing the value…

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Obituaries 04/21/2022

Bill Loyd Shaw COFFEEVILLE – Bill Loyd Shaw, 63, of Coffeeville, passed away Tuesday, April 12, 2022 at his residence. Born September 18, 1958, he was a son of the late Bill and Lucy Ann Farmer Shaw Bill Loyd worked as a carpenter most of his working life and honorably served our country in the…

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Obituaries 3/31/2022

Arnold Wayne Carothers TAYLOR — Arnold Wayne Carothers, 91, died Thursday, March 24, 2022, in Biloxi with his family around him. Visitation was held Monday, March 28 at Seven Oaks Funeral Home. The funeral service followed on Tuesday, March 29, at 2 p.m. at First Baptist Church in Water Valley. Burial was in Browning Cemetery…

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Obituaries 4/14/2022

Sue Larson Elcan PEARL – Sue Larson Elcan of Pearl, passed away April 2, 2022, at the age of 78. Born in Water Valley on August 4, 1943, she was a daughter  of the late Roy Lee Larson and Fannie Lou (Ward) Larson. Sue graduated from University of Mississippi and Memphis State University, finishing with…

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Obituaries 4/07/2022

Robert Joseph Dickey WATER VALLEY – Robert Joseph Dickey of Water Valley passed from this life at his home surrounded by family on Monday, March 28, 2022. He was 86. Joe was born June 25, 1935, in Water Valley to the late Marvin Wayne and Letha (Rampey) Dickey. One of eight children, he grew up…

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Obituaries 3/24/2022

Trena Lucille Boyd PARIS – Mrs. Trena Lucille Boyd, 74, died Saturday, March 19, 2022, at Baptist Memorial Hospital North Mississippi. The funeral will be Wednesday, March 23, at 2 p.m. at Delay Baptist Church with Reverend Blaine Davis officiating. Visitation was held on Tuesday, March 22, at Waller Funeral Home and again prior to…

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Obituaries 3/17/2022

Larry Wayne Hipps UNION WEST –  Larry Wayne Hipps, age 77, of the Union West Community went to his forever home on Tuesday, March 8, 2022, at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Oxford. He was born June 14, 1944, in Oxford to the late Homer and Altia (Tatum) Hipps. After graduating from high school, Larry continued…

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Obituaries 3/10/2022

Timothy McMinn WATER VALLEY –  Timothy “Tim” McMinn, age 65, of Water Valley, MS passed from this life Sunday, March 6, 2022, at the Yalobusha County Nursing Home. Tim, age 65, was born January 5, 1957, in Memphis, Tenn. to Dennis McMinn and the late Loy (McCullar) McMinn. Tim was always a lover of sports…

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