Archive - Aug 2012 - Obituary
Martha McHaney Buford
Martha McHaney Buford, age 65, of Cleveland, Texas, passed away Friday Aug. 10, 2012.
Martha McHaney Buford was born July 18, 1947, in West Point, to Robert and Martha McHaney who preceded her in death along with her brother, Robert McHaney, Jr. Mrs. Buford graduated from West Point High School, Class of 1965, and MUW.
She was blessed with grace, beauty and strength. She was a retired school teacher and was employed by M&B Trading Co. She loved her family and enjoyed spending time with them.
Jenice C. Allgood
Jenice C. Allgood, age 39, passed away Monday, Aug. 6, 2012, at University Medical Center in Jackson.
She was a graduate of Starkville High School and East Mississippi Community College School of Nursing and a former employee of Rolling Hills Nursing Home and The Lodge. She was a member of Left Field Lounge and a devoted baseball mom for 13 years. She was a loving sister and wonderful daughter.
She is preceded in death by her father, Larry Allgood and her grandparents: Wesley and Pauline Poole.
Velma Griffin Long
Velma Griffin Long, age 87, died Tuesday, Aug. 7, 2012, at her home surrounded by family.
She was born in Pontotoc County, August 9, 1924. A graduate of Blue Mountain College with a major in Mathematics, she taught school at Glendale and Corinth High School. She worked as a bookkeeper at Long Wholesale Distributors, Inc. and also was a licensed realtor with Bailey Williams Realty for many years.
A member of First Presbyterian EPC of Corinth, she served as Elder, Deacon, President of the WOC, church bookkeeper, and Sunday school teacher.
Darrell Myers, age 59, passed away Saturday, Aug. 4, 2012, at his home.
He was born July 30, 1953, in West Point, to the late Bill Myers and Maycel Charles Myers. He was a former supervisor for Clay County, serving for 11 years. When serving as supervisor, Mr. Myers was on the GTPD Board and the Education Committee for the M.A.S. He was a contractor and retired dairy farmer.
James Anderson Curry
James Anderson Curry, age 83, passed away Saturday, July, 30, 2012, at North Mississippi Medical Center in West Point.
Funeral services are Friday, Aug. 3, 2012, at 11 a.m. from Mt. Hermon M.B. Church, with the Rev. Tim Brinkley officiating. Burial will follow in Greenwood Cemetery.
Visitation is today, Thursday, Aug. 2, 2012, from 2 â€“ 6 p.m. at Carter's Mortuary Services Chapel.
Carter's Mortuary Services is in charge of arrangements.
Thomas "Tom" Blaylock
Thomas "Tom" Blaylock, age 80, retired manager at Futorian Mfg. died Monday at his residence in Eupora. Funeral services are 4 p.m. today, Wednesday, Aug. 1, 2012, at the Eupora First Baptist Church, with burial in the Webster Memorial Garden Cemetery.
Visitation is from 1-4 p.m. today, at Eupora First Baptist Church.
Thomas Blaylock was the brother of Peggy Ingram and the uncle of Ann Wilkerson. Oliver Funeral Home of Eupora is in charge of all arrangements.
James White â€śJimmyâ€ť Pryor
James White â€śJimmyâ€ť Pryor of Tupelo, passed away Sunday, July 29, 2012, at his home after an extended illness.
Edward E. â€śBig Edâ€ť Walker Sr.
Edward Walker Sr., age 69, passed away July 29, 2012, in Meridian.
Mr. Walker was born July 19, 1943, in Ill., to the late Charles C. Walker and Nina Wigginton Walker. Mr. Walker drove a truck for Bryan Foods for 35 years and was a member of the Sons of American Legion, Post #26.