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Area Obituaries

Obituaries 08/11/2022

Donald Lee “Don” Conrad OXFORD – Donald Lee “Don” Conrad, 59, died Sunday, August 7, 2022, at Baptist Memorial Hospital North. The funeral service will be Wednesday, August 10, at 11 a.m. at New Prospect Baptist Church with Rev. Buster Wilson officiating. Visitation will be prior to the service beginning at 9 a.m. at the…

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Obituaries 08/04/2022

James L. Hughes COFFEEVILLE – Mr. James L. “Bill” Hughes, Jr., 81, of Coffeeville, passed away Wednesday, July 27, 2022 at Baptist Memorial Hospital – North Mississippi in Oxford. Bill was born August 25, 1940 in Oakland to James L. Sr., and Grace Evelyn Denley Hughes. Bill enjoyed a long career working for the Mississippi…

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Obituaries 07/28/2022

Lori Lu Buchholz OXFORD – Lori Lu Buchholz, 61, passed away on Wednesday, July 20, 2022, in Oxford. No services are planned at this time. Coleman Funeral Home of Oxford is in charge of arrangements. Lori is described as being sweet, gentle, innocent, kind, and compassionate to a fault. She always noticed the good in…

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Obituaries 07/21/2022

Betty Shearer WATER VALLEY – Betty Shearer, born on September 24, 1937, passed away peacefully on Friday, July 15, 2022, surrounded by family. Her passing was a direct result of a 16-month battle with cancer. A fixture at the North Mississippi Herald on Main Street in Water Valley for over 60 years, Mrs. Betty’s presence…

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Obituaries 07/14/2022

Linda (Wheeler)  Harris  NETTLETON/WATER VALLEY – Linda Denise (Wheeler) Harris, 58, passed away Wednesday, July 6, 2022 at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Oxford. She was born on September 28, 1963 in Monroe County to Wendell Wheeler, Sr. and Patricia A. Wheeler. Linda was a loving and caring person and her chosen profession as a nurse suited her…

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Obituaries 07/06/2022

James Denman Bennett WATER VALLEY – Mr. James Denman Bennett, 87, passed away on Friday, July 1, 2022 at Yalobusha General Hospital in Water Valley. He was born in Winona to Frank Leslie and Mary Costilow Bennett on April 10, 1935. James was a retired carpenter and cabinet maker. He was a member of Woodland…

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Obituaries 06/30/2022

John David Avant Sr. WATER VALLEY – John David Avant, 72, of Water Valley  went home to be with his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on June 22, 2022. John was born on January 12, 1950 to James Louis and Shirley Jenkins Avant. As a son, husband, father, grandfather, brother, and friend, John spent most…

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Obituaries 06/23/2022

Loyd David Green SOUTHAVEN – Loyd David Green, age 82, of Southaven went to his eternal home Saturday, June 18, 2022, at his home with his family by his side. He was born November 30, 1939, in Love, Miss. to the late Ernest and Lois (Landreth) Green. In school, Loyd was well known and respected,…

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Obituaries 06/09/2022

Patrick Jonathan Dunn PONTOTOC – Patrick Jonathan “John” Dunn, age 43, of Pontotoc went to his forever home Friday June 3, 2022, at North Mississippi Medical Center in Pontotoc. He was born May 10, 1979, in Water Valley (the last baby born at Yalobusha Hospital) to Melvin and Mollie (Marlowe) Dunn. Patrick had a huge…

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Obituaries 05/26/2022

Edwin MacArthur Burchfield, III SENATOBIA – Edwin “Mack” MacArthur Burchfield, III, of Senatobia  passed away on May 14, 2022, a day before his 21st birthday. Mack was born on May 15, 2001 to Edwin and Lisa Burchfield. He was a member of Lifepoint Church and a graduate of Senatobia High School where he played percussion…

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