Area Obituaries

Obituaries 06/27/19

Vera Mae Coker Ard COURTLAND—Vera Mae Coker Ard, age 81, of Courtland, died peacefully Saturday, June 22, 2019, in her home surrounded by her family. Born July 21, 1937, in Quitman County, she was a daughter of the late Odell and Vernie Bonner Coker. Spending time in her flower garden was a tremendous passion, but …

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Obituaries 06/13/19

David Ernest DeHetre WATER VALLEY—David Ernest DeHetre, age 57, of Water Valley died peacefully Thursday, June 6, 2019, in Baptist Memorial Hospital—North Mississippi at Oxford. Born April 6, 1962, in Boston Mass., he was a son of Charles DeHetre and the late Antonina Rashelof. He worked in the highway construction field for Lehman Roberts. His…

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Obituaries 5.30.19

Carolyn Belle Dorman Cagle KOSCIUSKO—Carolyn Belle Dorman Cagle, 81, passed away Friday, May 17, 2019, in her home. Visitation was held from 1 to 5 p.m. on Sunday, May 19, in Jordan Funeral Home at Kosciusko. The funeral service was held at 11 a.m. Monday, May 20, in the funeral home chapel with burial in…

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Obituaries 05.23.19

Sherry Ann Taylor Bailey COURTLAND—Sherry Ann Taylor Bailey, age 56, passed away peacefully at her home in Courtland on May 15, 2019. She was the wife of Jack Bailey.     The funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, May 25, in the Martin Willingham Memorial Chapel of Wells Funeral Home in…

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Obituaries 05/16/19

Benjamin Franklin Ard  SARDIS—Benjamin Franklin Ard, age 71, of Sardis died Sunday, May 13, 2019, at his home with family at his side. Born May 15, 1947, in Marks, he was a son of the late John and Ollie Cox Ard. He worked his entire career in the tool and die trade and after retirement…

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Obituaries 05/09/19

Annie Margaret Burgess Campbell WATER VALLEY—A memorial service for Sis. Annie Margaret Burgess Campbell will be held Saturday, May 25, 2019, at 11:30 a.m., in Everdale Baptist Church. Mrs. Campbell, a native of Water Valley and daughter of Sis. Mary Ealy, was born December 29, 1939. She was a school teacher and librarian at Davidson High…

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Obituaries 05/02/19

Elizabeth “Libbie” Nelson BRUCE – Elizabeth Kay (Libbie) Nelson, age 64, of Bruce, died Saturday, April 20, 2019 at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Oxford. She was born May 9, 1954 in Clarksdale to the late Henry and Louise (Hester) Province and worked as a Certified Nursing Assistant. She enjoyed doing different kinds of puzzles, wrestling,…

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Obituaries 04/25/19

Gladys Blaker GRENADA—Gladys Blaker, age 91, of Grenada died Friday, April 19, 2019, in her home at Grenada surrounded by her family. Born August 1, 1927, Gladys was a daughter of the late Joseph and Louella Hardy Wrenn. She was a member of Jumpers Chapel Methodist Church in Water Valley. Gladys enjoyed gardening, canning and…

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Obituaries 04/18/19

Charles Thomas Holloway SOUTHAVEN—Charles Thomas Holloway, age 37, of Southaven died Friday, April 5, 2019, in Southaven. He was born April 8, 1981 and was the son of Cristella Holloway and the late Charles Holloway, II. He was a machinist by trade and he enjoyed fishing when time allowed. Thomas is survived by his mother,…

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Obituaries 04/11/19

Elizabeth Ann Keel WATER VALLEY—Elizabeth Ann Keel, 41, passed away Tuesday, April 2, 2019, in Yalobusha General Hospital at Water Valley. Visitation was held Monday, April 8, from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. in Coleman Funeral Home of Oxford. A memorial service immediately followed at 1 p.m., also in the funeral home, with Bro. Keith…

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