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August 25th, 2010

William Stevens Lofton

August 25, 2010

William Stevens Lofton

William Stevens Lofton, age 92, passed away Tuesday Aug. 24, 2010, at West Point Community Living Center.
He was born Nov. 6, 1917, in Clay County to the late William Neal Lofton and Ruby Anna Stevens. He was a lifelong resident of Beasley Community and a member of Palestine Methodist Church. Mr. Lofton was a carpenter and a farmer and worked at B&W for several years.

T.J. Rodgers Jr.

August 25, 2010

Thomas Jefferson Rodgers Jr., age 84, passed away on Monday Aug. 23, 2010, at Darlington Oakes in Verona. He was born in Mansfield, Ark., on Feb. 20, 1926, to Thomas J. Rodgers Sr. and Sudie Mae Neely. Mr. Rodgers was owner of TJ’s Army-Navy Surplus store for many years. He was retired from the United States Naval Reserve having served in WWII.
Funeral services are Wednesday, Aug. 25, 2010, at 1 p.m. at Robinson Chapel with the Rev. R.C. Bryan officiating. Burial will follow in Greenwood Cemetery in West Point.
Visitation is today, from 5 - 7 p.m. at Robinson Funeral Home.

Nanette Dodson Rainey

August 25, 2010

Nanette Dodson Rainey, age 93, passed away Monday Aug. 23, 2010, at her residence.
Mrs. Rainey was born July 25, 1917, in Dossville, to the late George Dodson and Exa Cook. She was a member of First Methodist Church and helped start Pink Ladies and Sally Kate Winters Memorial ChildrenÅfs Home.
A memorial service is Thursday Aug. 26, 2010, at 11 a.m. at Robinson Chapel with the Rev. Jeff Shannon officiating.

William Stevens Lofton

August 25, 2010

William Stevens Lofton passed away Tuesday August 24, 2010 at West Point Community Living Center at the age of 92. He was born November 6, 1917 in Clay County to the late William Neal Lofton and Ruby Anna Stevens. He was a lifelong resident of Beasley Community and a member of Palestine Methodist Church. He was a carpenter and a farmer and worked at B&W for several years.

Theo Doss

August 25, 2010

Theo Doss, age 83, passed away, Tuesday, Aug. 24, 2010, at his home, in West Point. Theo Doss was born Aug. 26, 1926, in Woodland, in Chickasaw County to the late Fannie Lou Whitt and William Joseph Doss. He had worked in layout, then later as a supervisor for the Babcock & Wilcox Company for 38 years. Mr. Doss was a member of Calvary Baptist Church, where he served as a deacon, and was also a member of the West Point Masonic Lodge #40, F & AM. In his younger years Mr. Doss enjoyed bowling in league tournaments, then in retirement he was an avid golfer. Mr.

August 24th

B.T. “Ben” Brashier Jr.

August 24, 2010

B.T. “Ben” Brashier Jr.

B.T. “Ben” Brashier Jr., age 88, passed away on Sunday, Aug. 22, 2010, in Roy, Utah.
Funeral services are incomplete and will be announced by Calvert Funeral Home in West Point.
Calvert Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

T.J. Rodgers Jr.

August 24, 2010

T.J. Rodgers Jr.

Thomas Jefferson Rodgers Jr., age 84, passed away on Monday Aug. 23, 2010, at Darlington Oakes in Verona. He was born in Mansfield, Ark., on Feb. 20, 1926, to Thomas J. Rodgers Sr. and Sudie Mae Neely. Mr. Rodgers was owner of TJ’s Army-Navy Surplus store for many years. He was retired from the United States Naval Reserve having served in WWII.
Funeral services are Wednesday, Aug. 25, 2010, at 1 p.m. at Robinson Chapel with the Rev. R.C. Bryan officiating. Burial will follow in Greenwood Cemetery in West Point.

Mary Drake Batton Swoope

August 24, 2010

Mary Drake Batton Swoope

Mary Drake Batton Swoope, age 69, passed away Sunday, Aug. 22, 2010, at Darlington Oakes in Verona.

Lecter Mae Boswell

August 24, 2010

Lecter Mae Boswell

Lecter Mae Boswell, age 82, passed away Sunday, Aug. 22, 2010, at her residence.
She was born Aug. 22, 1928, in Oktibbeha County to the late Willie Wiley Jones and Lillie Jane Ray. She was a seamstress for Artex International for several years and a member of Siloam Baptist Church.
Graveside Services are today, Tuesday, Aug. 24, 2010, at 2 p.m. at West Point Memorial Gardens with the Rev. Payton Myers and Rev. Jearl Hunley officiating.
Visitation is from 11 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. today, at the funeral home.

August 23rd

Sara Dichiara

August 23, 2010

Sara Dichiara

Sara Dichiara, age 90, passed away Thursday, Aug. 19, 2010, at North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo.
She was born Aug. 15, 1920, in Cefalu, Sicily to the late Charlie Dichiara and Nettie Dichiara.

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