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December 27th

Harold Max Colbert

December 27, 2013

Harold Max Colbert passed away on Tuesday, Dec. 24, 2013, at his residence in Cedar Bluff at the age of 81. He was born Aug. 11, 1932, in West Point, MS to the late Harold Lee Colbert and Maxine Holmes. He served 20 years in the US Army and retired as a Lt. Colonel and fought in the Korean and Vietnam wars. He was also into landscaping and cattle farming.

Johnny Lee Gray

December 27, 2013

Johnny Lee Gray, age 75, died Dec. 21, 2013, at the North Mississippi Medical Center in West Point. Funeral services will be held at 3 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 28, 2013, at the Carter’s Mortuary Services Chapel, with Pastor Mary Gray-Kyle officiating. Burial will follow in the Tibbee Community Cemetery.
Visitation will be held on Saturday, Dec. 28, one hour prior to the service, at the Carter’s Mortuary Services Chapel.
Carter’s Mortuary Services is in charge of the arrangements.

December 24th

Annie W. Anderson

December 24, 2013

Annie W. Anderson age 61, passed away Wednesday, Dec. 18, 2013, at North Mississippi Medical Center Tupelo.
Funeral services are Tuesday, Dec. 24, 2013, at 11 a.m. from Pilgrim Grove M.B. Church with Bishop William Golden officiating. Burial will follow in Friendship Cemetery.
Visitation is Monday, Dec. 23, 2013, at Carter’s Mortuary Services Chapel.
Carter’s Mortuary Services is in charge of arrangements.

Cathy A. Smith

December 24, 2013

Cathy A. Smith, 71, passed away Saturday, Dec. 21, 2013, at North Mississippi Medical
Center-Tupelo.
She was born June 21, 1942, in El Dorado, Ark. to the late Myretta Corneilson and Marvin Floyd Wilson. Cathy was a restaurant owner-manager for 40 years. She was a member of Free Praise and Worship Center. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her son, Jimmy Ray Robison, her daughter Teresa Gayle Robison, and sister Keta Kane.

December 5th

Percy Brown Jr.

December 5, 2013

Percy Brown Jr., age 59, passed away Monday, Dec. 2, 2013.
Funeral services are noon, Friday, Dec. 6, 2013, at The Church House of Refuge with Pastor Thomas Lane officiating. Burial will follow in Greenwood Cemetery.
Visitation is 3 – 6 p.m. today, Thursday, Dec. 5, 2013, at Carter’s Mortuary Services Chapel.
Carter’s Mortuary Services is in charge of arrangements.

Keith Myrick

December 5, 2013

Keith Myrick, 65, passed away Wednesday, Dec.4, 2013, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-Golden Triangle in Columbus. Keith was born Jan. 11, 1948, in Laurel, to the late Clara Matthews and Raymond Dennis Myrick. He had worked for the City of West Point as Land Fill Security for 11 years and was a member of West End Baptist. He had a love for deer hunting and his dog Dolly. He was a veteran of the U. S. Army having served in Vietnam and was the reciepient of the Bronze Star medal. Dennis Keith Myrick married Deborah Craven Myrick, August 21, 1976, in Vernon, Ala.

November 22nd

Thomas Edward ‘Tom’ Shurden

November 22, 2013

Thomas Edward “Tom” Shurden, 56, passed away Saturday, Nov. 16, 2013, in West Point.
Thomas Edward “Tom” Shurden was born Dec. 3, 1956, in Chicago, Ill., to Felix Edgar Shurden Jr. and the late Lois Jean Keehn. He was a Vinyl Siding Worker and a veteran of the U. S. Navy.
Stateroom funeral services are Saturday, Nov. 23, 2013, 1 p.m. at Calvert Funeral Home with friends sharing personal stories.
Calvert Funeral Home of West Point is in charge of arrangements.

Japhus Estes Cannon

November 22, 2013

Japhus Estes Cannon age 67, passed away Wednesday, Nov. 13, 2013, at Baptist Memorial Hospital – Golden Triangle.
Funeral services are today, Friday, Nov. 22, 2013, at 8 a.m. from St. Paul M.B. Church with Rev. Eddie Longstreet officiating. Burial will follow in Veterans Cemetery in Corinth.
Carter’s Mortuary Services are in charge of arrangements.

Melvyn Byrd

November 22, 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.

Oscar Lee Brownlee Sr.

November 22, 2013

Oscar Lee Brownlee Sr. age 86, passed away Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2013, at North Mississippi Medical Center of West Point.
Funeral services are Sunday, Nov. 24, 2013, at 2 p.m. from St. Paul Beasley C.M.E. Church with Rev. Willie Mays Sr. officiating. Burial will follow in the Lower Prairie Creek M.B. Church Cemetery.
Visitation is Saturday, Nov. 23, 2013, from 1 – 5 p.m. at Carter’s Mortuary Services Chapel.
Carter’s Mortuary Services is in charge of arrangements.

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