Archive - Obituary
January 4th, 2011
Russell Carl Bird
Russell Carl Bird Sr., age 70, of West Point, passed away Thursday, Dec. 30, 2010, at Waverly Care Home in West Point, Miss
He was born on July 24, 1940, to the late William H. Bird and Irma Berry Bird. Mr. Bird was a retired Receiving Clerk at Bryan Brothers Foods and Animal Control Officer for West Point. He was a member of West End Baptist Church.
Robert E. Hemphill
Robert E. Hemphill, age 88, passed away, Thursday, Dec. 30, 2010, North Mississippi Medical Center, West Point. Robert E. Hemphill was born Nov. 11, 1922, in Columbus, Miss., to the late Florence Marie Stafford and Samuel Nathan Hemphill. He was a Textile Mill Operator for Fruit of the Loom for 58 years. Mr. Hemphill was a member of Garden Baptist Church in Aliceville, Ala., where he was still an active Deacon. Robert E. Hemphill married Maggie Reed Hemphill on Oct. 11, 1941, in Fayette, Ala., she preceded him in death Mar. 27, 1995.
December 31st, 2010
Ruby Steele Henley
Ruby Steele Henley, age 97, passed away, Wednesday, Dec. 29, 2010, at the Community Hospice-Darlington Oaks, in Verona, Miss.
Ruby Steele Henley was born Dec. 23, 1913 in Chickasaw County, Miss. to the late Ollie Carter Pate and Raymond L. Steele. Mrs. Henley was a seamstress for Knickerbocker Manufacturing Company for 30 years. She was a member of Pleasant Grove United Methodist Church.
Ruby Sanders, age 84, passed away Wednesday, Dec. 29, 2010, at Dugan Memorial Home.
She was born Nov. 14, 1926, to the late Melvin McCully and Allien Davies. She was a member of Siloam Baptist Church and she worked at Blazon for several years.
Graveside services are today, Friday Dec. 31, 2010, at 2 p.m. at Bethel Cemetery in Winston County, with Rev. Payton Myers officiating. Burial will follow in Bethel Cemetery. Visitation is today from 10 - 11 a.m. at Robinson Funeral Home.
Odessa Fears. age 88, passed away Tuesday, Dec. 28, 2010, at North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo.
Funeral services are Sunday, Jan. 2, 2010, at noon from Third Union M.B. Church in Prairie Miss.
Visitation is Saturday, Jan. 1, 2010, at Carter Funeral Home in West Point, Miss.
Carter Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Wollie R. Stapp
Wollie R. Stapp, age 64, of Columbus died Tuesday, December 28, 2010, at his home in Columbus.
Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Gunter & Peel Funeral Home.
Visitation is Thursday, Dec. 30, 2010, from 5 â€“ 8p.m. at Gunter & Peel Funeral Home. Funeral services are Friday, Dec. 31, 2010, at 10 a.m. at Gunter & Peel Chapel, with Tim Wilson and Aubrey Belue, officiating. Burial will immediately follow at Egger Cemetery in Caledonia, Miss.
Kenneth â€śMoteâ€ť Knight, age 70, passed away Tuesday, Dec. 28, 2010, at the University Medical Center in Jackson, Miss.
Funeral services will be held at the Oliver Funeral Home Chapel in Winona, MS, on Friday, Dec. 31, at 11 a.m. Burial will follow at Oakwood cemetery in Winona, Miss.
Walter L. Liebenow Jr.
Walter L. Liebenow Jr., age 61, of Starkville, Miss., passed away unexpectedly Monday Dec. 27, 2010, in Rock Hill, N.Y.
The son of the late Walter L. Liebenow Sr. and Grace Langley Liebenow, he was born Sept. 4, 1949. in Illion, N.Y.
Mr. Liebnow was Administrator of the Clay County Correctional Facility in West Point, Miss.
Rebecca Synclair Carter
Rebecca Synclair Carter, age 8 of Caledonia, Miss., passed away Monday, Dec. 27, 2010, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-GT, in Columbus, Miss.
Visitation is today, Wednesday, Dec. 29, 2010, from 12 â€“ 2:30 p.m. at Lowndes Funeral Home, Columbus, Miss. Graveside Services are Wednesday, Dec. 29, 2010. at 3 p.m. at Vaughn Cemetery, Caledonia, Miss., with Bro. Martin Gardner and Bro. Ezell Simon officiating and Lowndes Funeral Home, Columbus, Miss., directing.