Area Obituaries

Obituaries 09/24/20

Frances Irene Gandy Brasher DRASCO, Ark. – Frances Irene Gandy Brasher, age 82, died at her home in Drasco, Ark. surrounded by her family. The service was held Saturday, Sept. 19, in Henry Chapel of Seven Oaks Funeral Home. Burial was in Paris Cemetery. Frances was born to the late Lorene Dessaline Ganger Gandy and…

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Obituaries 09/17/20

Thomas Scott Card WATER VALLEY—Early on a beautiful summer morning, Tuesday, September 8, 2020,  in Water Valley, Thomas Scott Card went to rest high on that mountain. His days on earth were done and he is now at peace with the Lord. Born February 1, 1981, in Shelby, Thomas is a son of Linda Card…

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Obituaries 09/10/20

Theron Bratton OXFORD—Theron Bratton, 92, died September 2, 2020, at his home in Oxford. A memorial service was held Friday, September 4, at 10 a.m., in the Chapel of Waller Funeral Home. Born to the late Velcie Harmon and Charlie Cecil Bratton, Mr. Bratton was a  veteran of the United States Navy where he served…

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Obituaries 09/03/20

Alton Burgess WATER VALLEY—Alton Burgess departed this life Wednesday, August 26, 2020, in the Yalobusha County Nursing Home. Born August 29, 1946, Alton was a son of the late Carnis Charles Burgess and Leona Daniels Burgess. He was a member of Pleasant Green M.B. Church. He is survived by two brothers, Norwood Burgess and Lamar…

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Obituaries 08/27/20

Winifred Lucille Dolan WATER VALLEY—Winifred Lucille Dolan, 89, of Water Valley passed from this life Saturday, August 15, 2020, in Baptist Memorial Hospital at Calhoun City. Born February 15, 1931, in New Orleans, Winifred was a daughter of the late Roy Joseph Gonzales and the late Claudia Crump Gonzales. She was a Navy veteran, who…

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Obituaries 08/20/20

Billy Bert Hamilton VARDAMAN—Billy Bert Hamilton, 88, of Vardaman passed from this life on Tuesday, August 11, 2020, in the State Veterans Home at Oxford. Born February 25, 1932, in the Wardwell Community, Billy was a son of the late Hugh Gaston Hamilton and Ruby Leola Hardin Hamilton. Billy, a United States Air Force veteran,…

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Obituaries 081320

Melvin Aaron Baker, Sr. WATER VALLEY—Melvin Aaron Baker, Sr., age 63, passed away at his home in Water Valley on August 4, 2020. Born in Cleveland, he was a son of  the late Melvin Arvis Baker and Billie Fae Foster Baker. He joined the United States Army, where he received numerous college credits in a…

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Obituaries 08/06/20

Monroe Keith Beardain CHARLESTON—Monroe Keith Beardain, a machinist, passed away Tuesday, July 28, 2020, in Tallahatchie General Extended Care Facility. He was 83. Born March 18, 1937, in Enid, he was a son of the late  Irvin Countess Beardain and Daisy Bell Estridge Beardain. He was a member of Community Church of God. Survivors include…

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Obituaries 07/30/20

 Joseph Ingram Elliott, Jr. WATER VALLEY— Joseph Ingram Elliott, Jr. of Water Valley died Thursday, July 23, 2020 in the Yalobusha County Nursing Home at Water Valley. He was 76. Born August 29, 1943, Joe was a son of the late Joseph Sr. and Grace Mixon Elliott. Shortly after graduating high school, Joe started his…

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Obituaries 7/23/20

Brenda Faye Cobb WATER VALLEY—Ms. Brenda Faye Cobb (née McCluskey) of Water Valley passed away Tuesday, July 14, 2020, in Oxford. She was 66. Brenda was born on September 5, 1953, in Yalobusha County to the late Herman and Eula Faye McCluskey. She grew up with her brother, Larry, and attended Water Valley High School. After…

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