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October 17th, 2014

Vera Bell Mitchell McCall

October 17, 2014

Vera Bell Mitchell McCall, age 76, passed away Wednesday, Oct. 8, 2014, in Memphis, Tenn.
Funeral services are 3 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 18, 2014, at Strong Hill M.B. Church, with Dr. Israel Lee officiating. Burial will follow in Strong Hill Stockholders’ Cemetery.
Visitation is 4 – 6 p.m. today, Friday, Oct. 17, 2014, at St. Paul M.B. Church in Amory.
Carter’s Mortuary Services are in charge of arrangements.

October 15th

Mary Louise Smith

October 15, 2014

Mary Louise Smith, daughter of the late John Ed and Mary Lou Williams of 422 Clay Street in West Point, passed away Oct. 7t, 2014. She was the mother of the late Tracy H. Smith III. Her surviving daughters are: Cheryl A. Smith (Austin), Ruby A. Smith (Brown) and Johnnie G. Smith. Mary passed away at home in Jonesboro, Ga. surrounded by family. She will be eulogized and laid to rest Saturday, October 18, 2014. The services will be held at 1 p.m. from, Willie A. Watkins Funeral Home, 6580 Church Street, Riverdale, Ga. 30274,.

Joseph Michael ‘Joey’ Raines

October 15, 2014

Joseph Michael “Joey” Raines, age 42, passed away Tuesday. Oct. 14, 2014, at North Mississippi Medical Center in West Point.

Gail Edwards

October 15, 2014

Gail Edwards, age 57, passed away Wednesday, Oct. 8, 2014.
Funeral services are noon, Thursday, Oct. 16. 2014, at Union Star M.B. Church with Rev. Eric Ratliff officiating. Burial will follow in Union Star M.B. Church Cemetery,
Visitation is 3 – 6 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 15, 2014, at Carter’s Mortuary Services Chapel.
Carter’s Mortuary Services is in charge of arrangements.

October 14th

Bobby Lee York

October 14, 2014

Bobby Lee York, age 67, passed away Monday, Oct. 13, 2014, at Baptist Memorial Hospita l- Golden Triangle in Columbus.
Mr. Bobby was born July 7, 1947, in Starkville, the son of the late Robert Lee and Geneva Beatrice Ballard York. He retired from Dirt Construction. He was an avid outdoorsman who loved to fish and work in his garden. He loved life. He married Marjorie Guest York April 11, 1998, in Starkville. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his sister, Betty Sue Smith and by brothers: William Randle and George Bruce York.

Maxine McCarter Eacholes

October 14, 2014

Maxine McCarter Eacholes, 57, of West Point died Thursday, Oct. 9, 2014, at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Columbus.
Services will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Boyd Chapel in Sturgis.
Carter’s Mortuary Services is in charge of arrangements.

October 10th

Richard Glen McBrayer

October 10, 2014

Richard Glen McBrayer, 78, of West Point passed away Friday October 3, 2014 at NMMC-West Point. He was born April 25, 1936 in Kemper County to the late Escar Eugene and Nannie Eaves McBrayer. He worked for Southern Natural Gas for 37 years. He was a member and a Deacon of Calvary Baptist Church where he taught Sunday School for 42 years. He was a Mason, Past Master of Lodge 159, Shriner at Hamasa Temple and owner of McBrayer Quick Lube and Captian D’s in West Point.

October 7th

James Bannerman 'J.B.' Richter-Addo

October 7, 2014

James Bannerman “J.B.” Richter-Addo, passed away Monday, Sept. 1, 2014 in Accra, Ghana, West Africa. He was 89 years old.
James Bannerman “J.B.” Richter - Addo was born August 4, 1925, Accra, Ghana, West Africa. He is the father of Anna Jones of West Point.
According to customs and traditions he will be buried Oct. 17, 2014, in Accra, Ghana, West Africa. He leaves to mourn him, a wife; nine children, 15 grandchildren and four great - grandchildren. Anna and Bennie Jones will be attending the funeral.

Betty Long Early

October 7, 2014

Betty Long Early, age 87, of West Point passed away Wednesday Oct. 1, 2014, at NMMC - West Point after a recent illness.
She was born Dec. 2, 1926, in Tupelo, the only daughter of Huey and Lela Martin Long. She graduated from the University of Mississippi in 1947 with a bachelor’s degree in Education. She married John Richard Early in 1951. He preceded her in death in 2008.

Larry Bost

October 7, 2014

Funeral services for Larry Bost are Tuesday, Oct. 7, 2014, at 10:30 a.m. at Welch Funeral Home.
Visitation is from 9:30 - 10:30 service time at Welch Funeral Home.
Complete funeral arrangements are not available at this time and will be announced at a later date by Welch Funeral Home of Starkville.

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