Archive - 2012 - Obituary
Daisy Latham Anthony
Daisy Latham Anthony, age 80, a retired Assistant Manager of Freds Retail and homemaker, died Saturday, May 5, 2012, at her residence in Columbus.
Ruby Gibson "Dot" Beatty
Ruby Gibson "Dot" Beatty, 79, passed away on Tuesday, May 1, 2012, at Dogwood Forest Assisted Living Facility in Gainesville, Ga.
Ruby Gibson "Dot" Beatty was born Feb. 5, 1933, in Columbus to the late Lida Bell Lollar and Linwood Gibson. She was a Case Worker with Clay County Welfare Department for 10 years and was a member of First Baptist Church in West Point. Mrs. Beatty has lived in Clay County and West Point since 1956. She married Lennis Beatty Dec. 29, 1951, in Columbus and he preceded her in death on Oct. 4, 2007 .
William Vernon Southern Jr.
William Vernon Southern Jr., age 90, passed away Tuesday May 1, 2012 at North Mississippi Medical Center of West Point.
William Vernon Southern Jr., was born June 27, 1921, in Clay County, to the late Valena Yeary and William Southern. He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy in the South Pacific and served in WWII. In his working years he was employed at Babcock and Wilcox and later owned and operated Southernâ€™s grocery. In retirement he enjoyed working in his shop and garden. He was a member of Calvary Baptist Church.
Graveside services for George Hill were Saturday, April 28, 2012, at 10 a.m. from Rockhill Cemetery in Starkville.
Carter Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
Anna Margaret â€śMargeâ€ť Burkeen
Anna Margaret â€śMargeâ€ť Burkeen, age 78, of Long Beach and formerly of Pheba, passed away Monday, April 23, 2012, in Long Beach.
Leomia Merritt Carr
Leomia Merritt Carr, age 86, passed away Sunday, April 22, 2012, at Lake Charles Memorial Hospital in Lake Charles, La.
Funeral services are Saturday, April 28, 2012, at 2 p.m. from New Hebron M.B. Church in Egypt. The body will lie in state one hour prior to services. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.
Visitation is Friday, April 27, 2012, from 6 â€“ 8 p.m. at Carter Funeral Home in Okolona.
Carter Funeral Home of Okolona is in charge of arrangements.
Nell Coleman Ropp
1921 - 2012
Nell Coleman Ropp, age 90, passed away Friday, April 20, 2012, in West Point.
Ben Bennett, age 66, passed away Monday, April 16, 2012, at North Mississippi Medical Center of West Point.
Funeral services are Monday, April, 23, 2012, at 11 a.m. from Carter's Mortuary Services Chapel, with the Rev. Bobby Bowen officiating. Burial will follow in Town Creek M.B. Church Cemetery.
Visitation is Monday, April 23, 2012, from 9 a.m. until service time at Carter's Mortuary Services.
Carter's Mortuary Services is in charge of arrangements.
James Thomas Garrard Jr.
James Thomas Garrard Jr., age 81, passed away Thursday, April 19, 2012, in Hattiesburg.
James Thomas Garrard Jr., was a member of First Baptist Church of Wiggins, and transportation coordinator for Charles Evans Trucking. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army.
Mr. Garrard was preceded in death by his parents: James Thomas Garrard Sr., and Dicye Carolyn (Gregg) Garrard; and brother, Gene Lionel Garrard.