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November 21st

Sammy J Smith

November 21, 2013

Sammy J Smith, age 74 died Nov. 18, 2013, at his home in Starkville.
He was a long-time merchant and owner of Smith & Byars Clothiers in Starkville, one of the oldest men’s clothing shops in continuous operation in Mississippi.

Melvyn Byrd

November 21, 2013

There will be a celebration of the life of Melvyn Byrd, who passed away at his home in Russelville Ark. He was formerly of West Point.
The celebration of life will commence at 1 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 23, 2013, at West End Baptist Church with Dr. Eddie Gandy of Springhill Fla., officiating.
Family, friends and the West Point High School Class of 1964 are invited to come, share and celebrate the life of Melvyn Byrd.

Shirley A. Featherston

November 21, 2013

Shirley A. Featherston, 79, of Brooksville, passed away Monday, Nov. 18, 2013, at North Mississippi Medical Center-Hospice.
Funeral services were Wednesday, Nov. 20, 2013, at Brooksville Baptist Church at 11 a.m. Bro. Ben Yarber and Bro. Jerome Key officiated. Interment followed in Brooksville Cemetery. Memorials may be made to NMMC-Hospice Inpatient, 830 S. Gloster St., Tupelo, MS 38801.
Cockrell Funeral Home of Macon is in charge of arrangements.

November 4th

Bennie C. Gunn

November 4, 2013

Bennie C. Gunn age 75, passed away Friday, Oct. 25, 2013, in Chicago, Ill.
Funeral services are Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2013, at 11 a.m. from Mt. Pisgah Tibbee M.B. Church with Rev. Al Lathan Sr., officiating. Burial will follow in Tibbee Community Cemetery.
Visitation is Monday, Nov. 4, 2013, from 3 - 6 p.m. at Carter’s Mortuary Services Chapel.
Carter’s Mortuary Services is in charge of arrangements.

Jimmy Anderson

November 4, 2013

Jimmy Anderson passed away Friday, Nov. 1, 2013, at the University of Alabama Birmingham Hospital.
Funeral services are today, Sunday, Nov. 3, 2013, at 2 p.m. from Brooksville Baptist Church of Brooksville. Burial will follow in Brooksville Cemetery.
Visitation is today from 11:30 a.m. - 2 p.m. at Brooksville Baptist Church.
Complete arrangements are forthcoming from Calvert Funeral Home of West Point.
Calvert Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

October 29th

Kate Dell Frazier

October 29, 2013

Kate Dell Frazier, 98, a homemaker, passed away Friday, Oct. 25, 2013, at the Windsor Place in Columbus. Ms. Frazier was born Jan. 8, 1915, in Crawford. She was a member of Bevils Hill Methodist Church.
Funeral services for Ms. Frazier are Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2013, at 1 p.m. at the graveside in Sturgis Cemetery, with Rev. Robert T. Wilbur officiating. Interment will follow in the Sturgis Cemetery. Coleman Funeral Home of Ackerman is in charge of arrangements.

Mary Leona Bowen

October 29, 2013

Mary Leona Bowen age 57, passed away Friday, Oct. 25, 2013, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-Golden Triangle.
Funeral services are Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2013, at 11 a.m. from Union Baptist Church in Una, with Rev. John Bowen officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.
Carter’s Funeral Services in Columbus is in charge of arrangements.

October 28th

Marshall Henry 'Sonny' Austin Jr.

October 28, 2013

Marshall Henry ‘Sonny’ Austin, Jr.

Marshall Henry "Sonny" Austin, Jr., 71, passed away, on Saturday, October 26, 2013 at West
Point Community Living Center. He was born October 20, 1942 in Lauderdale County Mississippi to the late Girtie
Barnette Austin and Marshall Henry Austin, Sr. “Sonny” was a Truck Driver and of the Baptist faith. He was a Veteran of the U. S. Army having served during the Berlin Crisis.

October 25th

Sammie Thomas Webb

October 25, 2013

Sammie Thomas Webb age 58, passed away Friday, Oct. 18, 2013, in Eupora.
Funeral services are Saturday, Oct. 26, 2013, at 11 a.m. from New Hope M.b. Church in Woodland with Rev. Henry L. Brownlee officiating. Burial will follow in New Hope M.B. Church Cemetery.
Visitation is today, Friday, Oct. 25, 2013, from 3 – 6 p.m. at Carter’s Mortuary Services Chapel.
Carter’s Mortuary Services is in charge of arrangements.

Lenora Gathings

October 25, 2013

Lenora H. Gathings age 85, passed away Wednesday. Oct. 23, 2013, at North Mississippi Medical Center of West Point.
Funeral services are Sunday, Oct. 27, 2013, at noon from St. Mark C.O.G.I.C. with Pastor Norman Jamison Sr., officiating. Burial will follow in Gathings Cemetery in Gibson.
Visitation is Saturday, Oct. 26, 2013, from 1 – 3 p.m. at Carter’s Mortuary Services Chapel.
Carter’s Mortuary Services is in charge of arrangements.

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