April 17th, 2012
Tommie Otis Henry Darsey
Tommie Otis Henry Darsey, age 91, of Natchez, passed away Saturday, April 14, 2012, in West Point.
Funeral services are today, Tuesday, April 17, 2012, at 1 p.m. at Laird Funeral Home Chapel, with the Rev. Jeff Brewer officiating. Burial will follow in Greenlawn Memorial Park Cemetery, under the direction of Laird Funeral Home of Natchez.
Lucille Fields Klutts
Lucille Fields Klutts, age 97, passed away, Monday, April 16, 2012, at West Point Community Living Center, in West Point.
Mamie Lucille Klutts was born Nov. 26, 1914, in Millport, Ala., to the late Lee Smith Fields and James Shannon Fields. She was a machine operator at Knickerbocker, MFG for 20 years and was a member of Trinity Baptist Church. Mamie Lucille Fields Klutts married Marshall Roland Klutts Jan. 9, 1935, in Columbus, he preceded her in death Feb. 13, 1999.
John Lucion Poss
Lucion Poss, age 78, passed away, Saturday, April 14, 2012, at his home in the Una Community.
John Lucion Poss was born Jan. 13, 1934, in Aberdeen, to late Raine Edna Barnes Poss and Walter Howard Poss.
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.