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September 21st

Grady Berryhill

September 21, 2012

Grady Berryhill

Grady Berryhill, age 89, passed away Wednesday, Sept. 19, 2012, at North Mississippi Medical Center, in Tupelo.
He was born Aug. 16, 1923, in Monroe County, to the late Susan Head Berryhill and Wilford Franklin Berryhill. Mr. Berryhill was a Mechanic having had worked for Bryan Foods, Bishop Chevrolet, Jameson Ford, TXI and later in his own shop. He was a member of Christ United Methodist Church. Mr. Berryhill was a Veteran of the U. S. Army Air Corps, where he was an Aircraft Mechanic during WW II. Grady Berryhill married Jimmie Dell

Pierce Williams III

September 21, 2012

Pierce Williams III

Pierce Williams III, passed away Sunday, Sept. 16, 2012, at his home.
Funeral services are Saturday, Sept. 22, 2012, at 11 a.m. from St. Paul M.B. Church, with the Rev. Eddie Longstreet officiating. Burial will follow in Greenwood Cemetery.
Visitation is today, Friday, Sept. 21, 2012, from 3 – 6 p.m. from Carter's Mortuary Services Chapel.
Carter's Mortuary Services is in charge of arrangements.

August 23rd

Martha McHaney Buford

August 23, 2012

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.

August 8th

Jenice C. Allgood

August 8, 2012

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

August 8, 2012

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.

August 6th

Darrell Myers

August 6, 2012

Darrell Myers

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.

August 2nd

James Anderson Curry

August 2, 2012

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 – 6 p.m. at Carter's Mortuary Services Chapel.
Carter's Mortuary Services is in charge of arrangements.

August 1st

Thomas "Tom" Blaylock

August 1, 2012

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 “Jimmy” Pryor

August 1, 2012

James White “Jimmy” Pryor

James White “Jimmy” Pryor of Tupelo, passed away Sunday, July 29, 2012, at his home after an extended illness.

Edward E. “Big Ed” Walker Sr.

August 1, 2012

Edward E. “Big Ed” 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.

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