Area Obituaries

Obituaries 01/21/21

Ivy Faye Arbuckle WATER VALLEY—Ivy Faye Arbuckle, age 80, of  Water Valley died Tuesday, January 12, 2021, in Baptist Memorial Hospital– North Mississippi at Oxford. Born in Calhoun County, November 25, 1940, Faye was a daughter of the late William Samuel and Cora Melton Stark. She was a life-long member of Scuna Valley Baptist Church.…

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Obituaries 01/14/21

Jackie David Clayton WATER VALLEY— Jackie David Clayton, age 89, of Water Valley, MS died Friday, January 8, 2021, at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Oxford, MS. Known as “Rock” from an early age, he was born June 18, 1931 in South Carolina to the late Adam and Julia (Parler) Clayton. After graduating from high school,…

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Obituaries 01/07/21

Quinton Thomas Edwards TILLATOBA – Quinton Thomas Edwards, 82, of Tillatoba, passed away Monday, December 28, 2020 in Wichita Falls, Texas.  He was born December 6, 1938, to Q.T. and Ruby Ard Edwards.  Quinton had worked for many years as an electrician.  A respected champion fox hunter, Quinton was best known among his friends as…

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Obituaries 12/31/20

William Dalton PARIS – William (Ricky) Dalton of Paris died unexpectedly Wednesday, December 23, 2020, at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Oxford. He was 62. Born to the late James and Lavelle (Harmon) Dalton, he began his earthly journey January 12, 1958, in Water Valley. Part of the well known Harmon family, he worked in a…

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Obituaries 12/24/20

Cortaveus Hawkins WATER VALLEY – Cortaveus Hawkins, age 25, died Sunday, December 20, 2020, in an automobile accident in Taylor. Arrangements were incomplete at presstime Tuesday. Serenity-Daniels Funeral Home of Water Valley is in charge of arrangements. Annie Laurie Ray Miller OXFORD – Annie Laurie Ray Miller, 83, passed away Wednesday, December 16, 2020, in…

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Obituaries 12/10/20

Stanton ‘Pete’ Bennett WATER VALLEY—Stanton “Pete” Bennett, age 79, of Water Valley departed this earthly life Wednesday, December 2, 2020, at his home with his wife, Rose, by his side. He was born to the late R. C. and Ruth Hilliard Bennett, April 18, 1941, in the Carolina Community of Itawamba County. With a love…

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Obituaries 12/03/20

Jennifer Evans Chandler WATER VALLEY—Jennifer Evans Chandler, age 47, of Water Valley died Saturday, November 28, 2020, in Baptist Memorial Hospital – North Mississippi at Oxford after an extended illness. She was born in Memphis to Frank Evans and Judy Alred. While still in school, she and her family moved to Calhoun County. She attended…

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Obituaries 11/19/20

Bessie Mae Hughes WATER VALLEY—Bessie Mae Hughes, 90, of Water Valley departed her earthly home November 11, 2020, in the Yalobusha County Nursing Home. Born February 17, 1930, in Water Valley, Bessie Mae was a daughter of the late Golie and Addie Bell Mize. Bessie was a life-long resident of Water Valley and a member…

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Obituaries 11/12/20

John Ingram Brasher BATESVILLE—John Ingram Brasher, age 80, of Batesville passed away November 2, 2020. The funeral service was held at 2 p.m., Friday, November 6, in First Baptist Church of Batesville, where he was a long-time member and supporter of senior pastor Dr. Tommy Snyder, who officiated the service. Visitation was held from noon…

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Obituaries 11/05/20

Shirley Ann Allen WATER VALLEY – Shirley Ann Allen, age 79, of Water Valley died unexpectedly Saturday, October 31, 2020, at Yalobusha County Nursing Home. Shirley was born April 19, 1941, in Water Valley to the late Lee and Sallie (Narran) Allen. She was a member of the First Christian Church. Shirley led a simple…

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