Area Obituaries

Obituaries 07/08/21

Peggie Ann Basinger OLIVE BRANCH – Peggie Ann Basinger of Olive Branch went to be with Jesus on June 17, 2021. Peggy was born July 31, 1932 to William and Beulah Taylor of Water Valley. She was an avid mystery admirer and always ate her dessert first, but most of all, she enjoyed spending time…

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Obituaires 6/24/21

Lucy Beard WATER VALLEY – Mrs. Lucy Beard, 60, transitioned on Monday, June 14, 2021 at North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo. She was born October 5, 1960. Graveside services were held on Thursday, June 17, at 2 p.m., at Orwood Cemetery in Taylor. Serenity-Daniels Funeral Home of Water Valley is in charge of the…

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Obituaries 06/10/21

Mickey Ray Smith COFFEEVILLE – Mickey Ray Smith of Coffeeville, died Saturday, June 5, 2021, at his home. He was 69. Mickey was born August 1, 1951, in Sacramento, Calif. to the late Jack and Melba Smith. During the period of 1967 to 1972 during Vietnam, Mickey served our country in the United States Army…

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Obituaries 06/03/21

Annie Pearl Boyles WATER VALLEY – Annie Pearl Boyles, age 69, of Water Valley died unexpectedly Friday, May 28, 2021, at her home. She was born April 8, 1952, in Enid and continued to live and work in north central Mississippi. Pearl was a down-to-earth woman who lived a simple and quiet life with her…

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Obituaries 04/29/21

Jerry Wayne Hollinger GRENADA – Jerry Wayne Hollinger of Grenada died unexpectedly Tuesday, April 20, 2021, at the Grenada Lake Medical Center in Grenada. He was 44. Jerry was born March 5, 1977, in Jackson to Annaleen, and the late Frank Hollinger. After finishing school, he started his career in the HVAC field which he…

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Obituaries 04/22/21

Betty Joyce Hood WATER VALLEY – Mrs. Betty Joyce Hood died Monday, April 12, 2021, at Methodist University Hospital in Memphis, Tenn. She was 81. A graveside service was held on Saturday, April 17, at 12:30 p.m. at Oxford Memorial Cemetery with Rev. Will Howie officiating. Visitation was held prior to the service from 11…

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Obituaries 4/15/21

Richard Curtis Allen WATER VALLEY – Richard Curtis Allen of Water Valley died Tuesday, April 6, 2021, at his home, surrounded by the family that he loved. He was 81. Richard was born December 11, 1939, in Water Valley to the late William and Emma Lee (Peacock) Allen. After school, Richard was drafted into the…

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Obituaries 04/01/21

Taruno Carothers WATER VALLEY – On January 31, 1980 the Lord saw fit to bless Carl Edward Phillips and Rosie Marie Carothers with a handsome son. Taruno was better known as “Punkin” or “Mook.” As a child, Taruno was always active and kept everyone on their toes He had a love for outdoors and spending…

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Obituaries 3/25/21

Dorothy Lynn Bounds OMAHA, Neb. – Dorothy Lynn Bounds, loving mother, sister and grandmother, passed away on Tuesday, March 18, 2021. She was 79. Dorothy was born on July 26, 1941 in Water Valley to Ike and Mattie (Sheffield) Pigue. She moved to Omaha, Neb. in 1971 with her four children, Marcha, Leeander, Jackie and…

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Obituaries 03/18/21

Robert Kaven Brick MEMPHIS – Robert Kaven Brick, of Memphis, Tenn. died March 6, 2021, with family by his side. He was 44. Kaven was born December 28, 1976. He never forgave his mother for having him so close to Christmas; it messed with his birthday presents. He grew up in Memphis and worked in…

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