Archive - Obituary
June 10th, 2013
Phyllis J. Dreher, age 83, of West Point, passed away Saturday, June 8, 2013, at Aurora Health and Rehabilitation of Columbus.
Funeral arrangements are incomplete at this time and will be announced at a later date.
Elizabeth Gredell Kline Welch, 89, died Saturday, June 8, 2013, at North Mississippi Medical Center in West Point. She was born November 23, 1923 in Quincy, Ill., to Henry Adam Gredell and Mary Rosalia Otte Gredell. She had lived in Aberdeen, Tupelo and West Point for the past five years. She was a member of St. Frances of Assisi Catholic Church in Aberdeen and St James Catholic Church in Tupelo. She was an Early Childhood Specialist and past Director of Lee County Child Development Center. She was also past President of MACUS.
Mary E. Smith, 89, passed away, on Friday, June 7, 2013. at her home in the Una Community at Prairie.
Mary was born April 22, 1924, in Monroe County, to the late Bertie Barnes and Grady Smitherman. She had worked at TIL Garment Factory in Aberdeen retiring in 1981. During WWII she worked at the Prairie Munitions Plant. and was a member of Pleasant Grove United Methodist Church. Mary E. Smitherman Smith married Neal Hunter Smith, September 28, 1940, in Clay County, he preceded her in death May 14, 2009.
Robert Lee Rupert age 74 died June 3, 2013, at his home in Tupelo.
Funeral services are Saturday, June 8, 2013, at 11 a.m. from Green Street Church of Christ in Tupelo, with Bro. Daniel McCollum officiating. Burial will follow in the Porterâ€™s Memorial Park.
Visitation is Friday, June 7, 2013, from 3 â€“ 6\ p.m. at Carterâ€™s Mortuary Services Chapel. Carterâ€™s Mortuary Services is in charge of the arrangements.
Ella Mae Moore of West Point, 80, died Saturday, June 1, 2013 at West Point Community Living Center.
She was a member of Mt. Pisgah Waverly M.B. Church. Services are Saturday, June 8, 2013, at 9 a.m. at Mt. Pisgah Waverly M.B. Church in West Point. Burial will follow in Lee Cemetery.
Belle Memorial Funeral Home of Aberdeen is in charge of arrangements.
Bettie Webber age 91, died May 30, 2013, at her home in West Point.
Funeral services are Friday, June 7, 2013 at 11 a.m. from Mt. Pisgah Missionary Baptist Church with Rev. Johnnie Buckner officiating. Burial will follow in the Tibbee Cemetery.
Visitation is today, Thursday, June 6, 2013, from 3 â€“ 6 p.m. at the Carterâ€™s Mortuary Services Chapel.
Carterâ€™s Mortuary Services is in charge of the arrangements.
Brenda Andrews Thrash, 50, passed away, June 2, 2013, at North Mississippi Medical Center in West Point.
Brenda was born February 2, 1963, in West Point, to Melba Nell Wilson Andrews and Melvin Andrews. She was a cafeteria worker in the public school system for 12 years and was a Baptist.
Funeral services are Thursday, June 6, 2013, at 2 p.m. from Calvert Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. John Sevier officiating. Burial will follow in Memorial Garden Cemetery in West Point.
Calvert Funeral Home of West Point is in charge of arrangements.
Mary D. Brand, 92, passed away, on June 2, 2013, at Dugan Memorial Home in West Point.
Mrs. Brand was born June 10, 1920, in Calhoun County, in the Derma Community to the late Willie Mae Ward and Reginald E. Dye. She was a Homemaker and was a member of Enon Baptist Church. Mary Dye Brand was married to Bill Brand; he preceded her in death August 31, 1968.
Funeral services are Wednesday, June 5, 2013, at 1:00 p.m. from Calvert Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. David Keen officiating. Burial will follow in Bethel Baptist Cemetery in Chickasaw County.
Funeral services for William â€śPeteâ€ť Ezell, 71, of Petal, are 10 a.m. Wednesday, June 5, 2013, at Hulett-Winstead Chapel in Hattisburg. He died Sunday, June 2, 2013 at his residence. Interment will follow in East Salem Baptist Church Cemetery in Leakesville, at 1 p.m.
Mr. Ezell was a retired grocery manager formerly employed with Kroger Food Store, an avid bowler, and a die hard Mississippi State Bulldogs and New York Yankees fan. He was a member of New Zion Hill Baptist Church.
He was preceded in death by his first wife, Annie Deneise Ezell and his parents, Pat and Mary Ezell.
Flora Mae Fulgham, passed away June 2, 2013, in Starkville.
She was a homemaker and a member of Self Creek Baptist Church, where she was a church nursery worker and Sunday school teacher. She was a wonderful mother, grandmother and great grandmother.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Roy and Alta Early; husband, P.D. Fulgham; sisters, Barbara Linn, Peggy Quinn and Ellen Morgan.