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Vickie Carol Weaver

February 5, 2014

Vickie Carol Weaver, 58, passed away Feb. 1, 2014, at Darlington Oaks Community Hospice in Verona.
Mrs. Vickie was born Dec. 10, 1955, in Houston, the daughter of the late James Davis and Christine Garrett Doss. She was a member of The Church of Christ. She was the former Owner and Operator of Foodland Café. She married David Lamar Weaver July 2, 1987, in West Point.
Funeral services are Wednesday, Feb. 5, 2014, at 10 a.m. from Calvert Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Ben Yarber officiating. Burial will follow in Memorial Garden Cemetery in West Point.

Eva Bell Westbrook

February 5, 2014

Eva Bell Westbrook age 98, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 29, 2014, at North Mississippi Medical Center in West Point.
Funeral services are today, Wednesday, Feb. 5, 2014, at noon from Strong Hill M.B. Church with Rev. Dwight Powell officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.
Carter’s Mortuary Services is in charge of arrangements.

Mickey Newman Moseley

February 5, 2014

Mickey Newman Moseley, 90, passed away, Saturday, Feb. 1, 2014, at Dugan Memorial Home, in West Point.
Mickey was born Oct. 15, 1923, in Utica, to the late Ruby Pearl Hennington and George Dewey Newman Sr. Mickey was a graduate of Blue Mountain College. She taught High School English at Montpelier High School for 1 year, then worked 29 years with Clay County Welfare Department in Human Resources. Mrs. Moseley was a member of First Christian Church of West Point. She married Bennie Dexter Moseley in 1945, at Montpelier, he preceded her in death Jan. 3, 1981.

Maj. (Ret.) James Benton Griffith (Jim)

February 5, 2014

Maj. (Ret.) James Benton Griffith (Jim) passed away Monday, Jan. 20, 2014, at his home in Miramar Beach, Fla.
He was born at Cedar Bluff, June 3, 1936, to the late Edna Ellis Griffith and the late James Benton Griffith Sr. He graduated from West Point High School in 1954, and joined the U.S. Air Force in 1954. He was a Vietnam veteran, retiring in 1974. Following his retirement, he joined the Civil Service for the U.S. Army at the Redstone Arsenal in Huntsville, Ala., serving from 1975 – 1996.
Jim was married to the late Jane K. Griffith, England, for 49 years.

Marian E. Bramlett

February 5, 2014

Marian E. Bramlett, age 82 of West Point, passed away Sunday, Feb. 2, 2014, at West Point Community Living Center.
Funeral services are 10 a.m. Saturday, February 8, 2014, from Calvert Funeral Home with interment to follow in Greenwood Cemetery in West Point.
Visitation is Friday, Feb. 7, 2014, from 5 – 8 p.m.. at Calvert Funeral Home. Complete arrangements will be announced later by Calvert Funeral Home.

LINK to restructure

February 5, 2014


The Golden Triangle Development LINK is looking to take things to the next level in economic development. Joe Max Higgins, chief executive officer for the LINK, announced Tuesday the agency would begin a restructuring process aimed at bringing in future projects and cultivating those already in the works in Clay, Lowndes and Oktibbeha counties.

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