Area Obituaries

07/09/2020 Obituaries

Amanda Faye Dolden WATER VALLEY—Amanda Faye Dolden, age 34, passed away Tuesday, June 30, 2020, in Water Valley. A memorial service was held at 2 p.m. on Monday, July 6, in the Martin Willingham Memorial Chapel of Wells Funeral Home in Batesville. The family received friends prior to the service. Amanda was born July 19,…

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Obituaries 07/02/20

Larry Kilgore CROWDER—Rev. Larry Kilgore, pastor of Crowder Baptist Church, age 72, passed away early Saturday morning, June 20, 2020, in Sanctuary Hospice House at Tupelo. Due to the current health concerns surrounding the community, the funeral services were attended only by Pastor Larry’s family. The services were held at 10 a.m. Tuesday, June 23,…

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Obituaries 06/25/20

Florence L. Campbell Shaw Barr ST. LOUIS, MO—Florence L. Campbell Shaw Barr, age 83, of St. Louis, Missouri, died June 12, 2020, in her home. The funeral service was held June 20, in Greater Sanders Chapel M.B. Church at Water Valley. Visitation was held Friday, June 19, from 3 to 6 p.m. in Serenity Daniels…

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Obituaries 06/18/20

Thomas Marvin Davis WATER VALLEY—Thomas Marvin Davis, age 84, of Water Valley died peacefully Friday, June 12, 2020, in Baptist Memorial Hospital—North Mississippi at Oxford with family by his side. Born March 20, 1936, in Winona, he was a son of the late Thomas and Lucille Rosemond Davis. After graduating from school, Thomas joined the…

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Obituaries 05/28/20

Ora Mae Turner-Kerr WATER VALLEY—Ora Mae Turner-Kerr was born to the late Clayton and Elise Person-Turner on March 28, 1936, in Water Valley. At an early age she joined Sanders Chapel M.B. Church and later became a member of Oak Grove C.M.E. Church. She was united in holy matrimony on October 8, 1951 to David…

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Obituaries 05/21/20

Cleopas Harvard WATER VALLEY—Cleopas Harvard, age 98, passed away Thursday, May 14, 2020, in his home at Water Valley. He was united in marriage to Katherine Britt Harvard for 40 years. Cleopas retired from the City of Detroit and moved to Water Valley (his wife’s home) in 1986, where he remained until his death. He…

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Obituaries 05/14/20

Ann Wagner Grub TUCSON, AZ.—Ann Wagner Grub passed from this earth January 23, 2020, in Tucson, Ariz. Born July 15, 1923, she was a daughter of the late Frances and Edward Wagner. She graduated as an honor student from Water Valley High School on May 16, 1941. She attended Mississippi State College for Women for…

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Obituaries 05/07/20

Beanice Hubbard Kilgore COURTLAND—Beanice Hubbard Kilgore, 105, of Courtland went to Heaven at 1:30 a.m. Friday, May 1, 2020, in Diversicare Nursing Home at Batesville. Born August 8, 1914, in Calhoun County, Bea was a daughter of the late Zachary Taylor and Zipporah Jane Haire Hubbard. She was a graduate of Bruce High School and…

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Obituaries 04/30/20

Mildred Evelyn Oswalt Bailey OAKLAND—Mildred Evelyn Oswalt Bailey, 96, passed away on April 23, 2020, at her home in Oakland. She was born December 13, 1923, to Hattie Mae Oswalt and Charles Oswalt. Mrs. Bailey was a lifetime member of Pope Baptist Church and was a member of the Ladies VFW Auxiliary. She enjoyed several…

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Obituaries 04/23/20

Thomas Walter Green DENHAM SPRINGS, LA—Thomas “Tom” Walter Green, 88, went to be Jesus on Easter Sunday, April 12, 2020. Tom was a devoted Christian and a firm believer in our Lord and Savior and he loved Jesus whole heartedly. Born May 4, 1931, in Water Valley, Tom was a son of the late Ernest…

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