Archive - 2012
Hershel Dean Millsaps
Hershel Dean Millsaps, age 71, of Batesville, died Thursday, June 28, 2012, at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Oxford.
Prentice Brewer, age 89, passed away Saturday, June 30, 2012, at his home, in Columbus.
Edgar Prentice Brewer was born April 29, 1923, in West Point to the late Geraldine Marguerite Russell Brewer and Edgar Prentice Brewer Sr. He was the retired superintendent of maintenance at B & W after 27 years service and a member
of Fairview Baptist Church. He was a cattleman and loved his working his old homeplace. Mr. Brewer was a wounded veteran of WW II in the U. S. Army having served 32 months in the 512th M.P. Battilion, part of Patton's 3rd Army.
The new Deacon in Charge of the Episcopal Church of the Incarnation comes originally from Shreveport, Louisiana, to New York, New York, to West Point.
Deacon John Kellogg and his wife Tait, feel almost that they have come full circle back home. He is from Shreveport, La., and she comes from Pensacola, Fla. They met while attending The General Theological Seminary of the Episcopal Church, in New York, N.Y.
Robert L. â€śBobâ€ť McHaney Jr.
Robert L. â€śBobâ€ť McHaney Jr. passed away June 17, 2012 at Regent care Center in Waco, Texas from cancer.
Funeral services are 11 a.m. Friday, June 22, 2012, at First Baptist Church with the Rev. Dale Funderburg officiating. The body will lie in state from 10 a.m. to service time at the church.
Bea Alawine Perkins Koostra
Bea Alawine Perkins Koostra, 95, died Sunday, June 17, 2012, at Baptist Memorial Hospital Golden Triangle, Columbus.
Kenji LeQuincy Sanders
Kenji LeQuincy Sanders, age 34, passed away Thursday, June 14, 2012, at Arlington Memorial Hospital of Arlington, Texas.
Funeral services are Friday, June 22, 2012, at 1 p.m. from Mt. Zion M.B. Church of Brooksville, with Pastor Mack Young officiating. Burial will follow in Saunders Cemetery in Macon.
Visitation is today, from 3 - 6 p.m. at Carter's Mortuary Sevices Chapel.
Carter's Mortuary Services is in charge of arrangements.
W.D. Ivey, age 85, passed away, Sunday, June 17, 2012, at West Point Community Living Center.
W.D. Ivey was born May 11, 1927, in Clarke County, to the late Winnie Easter Sowers and
William Eugene Ivey. He was the owner and operator of W.D. Ivey's Garage in West Point for 53 years. He attended
Fellowship Baptist Church and was a U.S. Army Veteran having served during World War II. W.D. Ivey married Elvie Estelle Runion Ivey April 30, 1945, in Meridian. She passed away May 24, 2009.
Betty JoAnn Horner Crane
Betty JoAnn Horner Crane, age 74, passed away Sunday, June 17, 2012, at North Mississippi Medical Center of Tupelo.
Betty JoAnn Horner Crane was born Jan. 30, 1938, in West Point, to the late Ruby McNeese and Joseph Horner. While growing up in West Point, she was in the 4-H club and attended West Point High School. She was a retired secretary and personnel director at Ivy Memorial Hospital.
Willie Clyde â€śRazzoâ€ť Elliot
Clyde â€śRazzoâ€ť Elliot, age 87, passed away Monday, June 18, 2012, at his residence.
Clyde Elliot was born Oct. 12, 1924, in Beaverton, Ala., to the late Clara Woods and Grover Elliot. He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy in WWII. He was the owner of Elliot Refrigeration and was a retired maintenance supervisor for Clay County.
Funeral services are Thursday, June 21, 2012, at 2 p.m. from Robinson Funeral Home, with the Rev. Marion â€śBubbaâ€ť Dees officiating.
Pallbearers are Tommy Riddle, Mike Puttman, Robbie Brown, Lee Elliot, Roger Morris and Michael Elliot.
James T. "Bud" Cartee
James T. "Bud" Cartee, age 72, passed away, June 12, 2012, at his home, in Cedar Bluff. James T. Cartee was born June 1, 1940, in Clay County, in the Cairo Community to the late Carrie Lee Blake Cartee and Walter Lee Cartee.
James T. "Bud" Cartee was retired from West Point Fire Department after 25 years of service.
James T. "Bud" Cartee was a member of Enon Baptist Church. James T. "Bud" Cartee married Marjorie Lee Irby Cartee May 29, 1970, in West Point.