April 16th, 2012
After almost a seven hour deliberation Saturday in Clay County Circuit Court, 23-year-old Rashawn Ivy was found not guilty of kidnapping his ex-girlfriend Whitney Lenoir, but the jury was hung as to the charge alleging that Ivy tried to kill Lenoir.
Sally Kate Winters Park is the place to be Saturday evening. The event kicks of at 5 p.m. with registration for the Fun Run and 5K. At 5:30 the Kids Fun Run starts with a bang, follow by the 5K Run at 6 p.m. Inflatables will be there for the kids, food and drink vendors and entertainment by the Church Hill Cherubs, Betty Deans Dance Group and the First Baptist Church JAM Praise Team. It promises to be a fun night for the entire family. This is the third year for Light Up the Night, Child Abuse Prevention and Awareness with SKW Family Services.
Josie Josette Henderson
Josie Josette Henderson, age 41, passed away Monday, April 9, 2012, at the University of Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson.
Funeral services are Saturday, April 14, 2012, at 11 a.m. from U.F.C.W. Local #1991 Union Hall, with Pastor L.T. Gathings officiating. Burial will follow in Yeates Cemetery.
Visitation is today, from 3 â€“ 6 p.m. at Carter's Mortuary Services Chapel.
Carter's Mortuary Services is in charge of arrangements.
Sally J. Goodson
Sally J. Goodson, age 82, passed away Saturday, April 7, 2012, at North West Mississippi Medical Center in
Sally Jean Smith Goodson was born April 5, 1930, in Houston, to Sally Lou Griffin and Elbert Nathaniel Smith Sr. She was a homemaker and of the Baptist faith. Sally J. Goodson was married to James W. "Dutch" Goodson, who preceded her in death July 14, 2001.
Gerald Fox, age 76, died Thursday, April 5, 2012, at Aurora Health and Rehab.
Graveside services are today, Tuesday, April 10, 2012, at 11 a.m. at the Mississippi State Veterans Cemetery in Newton, with Bro. Jim Sallee officiating.
Lee Memorial Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Eva Ellis Crafton
Eva Ellis Crafton, age 64, passed away Saturday, March 31, 2012.
Merchant, Ingram Engagement
Mr. and Mrs. Greg Merchant of Columbus, are pleased to announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Rae Anne Merchant, daughter of the late Melissa Hyer Jones, to Jason Eugene Ingram, son of Mr. and Mrs. Kenny Ingram of West Point.
The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Mrs. Sue Merchant of Columbus and the late Bobby Merchant, and Mrs. Virginia Hyer of Leland, and the late Donald Hyer.
Word, Stubblefield Engagement
Mrs. Thomas Lawler Word III, of West Point, is pleased to announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of her daughter, Jennifer Suzanne Word, daughter of the late Mr. Thomas Lawler Word III, to Dr. Earl Thompson Stubblefield Jr., the son of Dr. and Mrs. Earl Thompson Stubblefield Sr., of Madison.
The bride-elect is the granddaughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Joe Simril Howell, and Mrs. Thomas Lawler Word Jr. of Okolona, and the late Mr. Word.
Bradshaw, Jefferson Engagement
Charlie and Judy Bradshaw of West Point, are pleased to announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Charlise Bradshaw, to Andreekous Jefferson, son of Charlene J. Gladney of Pheba, and Norman Jefferson of Hopewell.
The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Charlie Bradshaw of West Point and the late Mary Earl Bradshaw, and the late Brack and Willie Mae Swift.
Robert Dale Bowen
Robert Dale Bowen, age 54, passed away Friday, March 30, 2012, at his home in West Point. after an extended illness.
He was born Jan. 7, 1958, to Robert and Jean Bowen in Farmington, N.M. He was a member of Cross Point Church in Starkville.
A celebration service is 11 a.m. today, Tuesday, April 3, 2012, at First Baptist Church in Aberdeen. Pastors Scott Cappleman and Paul Matthews will be officiating. Burial will follow at Oddfellows Cemetery in Aberdeen.
Tisdale Lann Memorial Funeral Home in Aberdeen is in charge of the arrangements.