Archive - Obituary
Billy Joe Dye, age 63, passed away on December 29, 2014, at his residence in West Point. Mr. Billy Joe was born March 3, 1951, in West Point, the son of the late Hiram Hilliard ‚ÄúPete‚ÄĚ and Roe Alma Higginbotham Dye. He was a graduate of Mississippi State University, graduating with a Bachelor‚Äôs Degree in Forrestry. He was a Forrester with Seitz Lumber Company in West Point. He also owned and operated Wildland Timber Management. He was an avid outdoorsman, who loved to hunt, fish, and camp. He was a member of Calvary Baptist Church in West Point.
Ruben Moore, Jr. age 82, died Friday, Dec. 26, 2014, at North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo.
Funeral services are Saturday, Jan. 3, 2015, at Pisgah M.B. Church at 11 a.m. with visitation one hour prior to funeral service. Burial will follow in the Lee Hill Cemetery.
Belle Memorial Funeral Home of Aberdeen is in charge of arrangements. Friends my sign the online register book: www.bellememorialfuneralhome.com
Marie Inman, age 86, passed away Friday, Dec. 26, 2014, at North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo.
Fred Dreher Jr., age 87, of West Point, passed away Friday, Dec.26, 2014, at Dugan Memorial Home in West Point.
Arrangements are incomplete at this time and will be announced at a later date by Calvert Funeral Home in West Point.
Calvert Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Charles ‚ÄúChuck‚ÄĚ Chandler, age 68, of Acworth, Ga., passed away Tuesday, Dec. 23, 2014, at Cartersville Medical Center in Cartersville, Ga.
Funeral services are 11 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 30, 2014, from Calvert Funeral Home Chapel with burial to follow in Greenwood Cemetery. Visitation is Monday, Dec. 29, 2014, held from 5 - 8 p.m. at Calvert Funeral Home.
Complete arrangements are incomplete at this time and will be announced later by Calvert Funeral Home in West Point.
Elizabeth Gwennitta Dean (Holmes) age 32, passed away Thursday, Dec. 18, 2014, at Norton Hospital in Louisville, Ky.
Memorial services are at noon, Friday, Dec. 26, 2014, at Northside Christian Church, with Pastor Alex Jackson officiating.
Carter‚Äôs Mortuary Services is in charge of arrangements.
Katholene ‚ÄúCity‚ÄĚ White, age 89, passed away Friday, Dec. 19, 2014, at the Floy Dyer Manor Nursing Home in Houston.
Fletcher James Hicks was born Oct. 27, 2014, in Tupelo, the son of Dylan Matthew and Shannon Rhea Hicks. Fletcher passed away peacefully Sunday, Dec. 21, 2014, in the arms of his parents at LeBonheur Children's Hospital in Memphis, Tenn.
Fletcher was preceded in death by his maternal great - grandmother, Lucy Warren; his maternal great ‚Äď grandfather, James I. Rhea; his paternal great grandfather, Eugene Hicks; his paternal great grandfather, Harry Kibe; and his paternal great grandfather, Jerry Woods.
Ada Catherine Reynolds Booker, age 79, passed away Tuesday, Dec. 16, 2014, at Sanctuary Hospice House in Tupelo.
Mrs. Ada was born Oct. 15, 1935, in Cedar Bluff, the daughter of the late Jesse William and Vera Alverta Sanders Reynolds. She was a member of Calvary Baptist Church. She retired from Babcock & Wilcox in West Point. She had also worked as a secretary and bookkeeper for Fred‚Äôs in West Point. She loved Christmas and giving to others. She loved her family and listening to gospel music.
Leona Elizabeth (Topsy) Shirley Wells was born in Monroe County, May 31, 1917. She died at the age of 97, Dec. 14, 2014.
At the age of two, her family moved to Clay County. Her father, Milford Bard Shirley, was a farmer, dairyman, Justice of the Peace, supervisor of county roads, and member of the board of supervisors for 16 years. Her mother, Nancy Elizabeth McClellan Shirley was a homemaker. Topsy graduated from West Point High School in 1935, where she ran track and was a star basketball player. In 1938, she married Willard Irwin Wells of Starkville, who preceded her in death.