Archive - Obituary
August 25th, 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 ChildrenĂ…fs 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 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, 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.
B.T. â€śBenâ€ť Brashier Jr.
B.T. â€śBenâ€ť 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.
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 TJâ€™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
Mary Drake Batton Swoope, age 69, passed away Sunday, Aug. 22, 2010, at Darlington Oakes in Verona.
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.
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.
Richard E. Nightingale
Mr. Richard E. Nightingale, age 63, of West Point passed away Wednesday Aug. 18, 2010, at St. Maryâ€™s Hospital in Rochester, Minn.
Mr. Nightingale was born in Chickasha, Okla., to the late Mr. Menno Nightingale and Mrs. Florence Nightingale. He was an owner of a trucking company and a member of the West Point Mennonite Church.
Funeral services for Mr. Nightingale are Sunday Aug. 22, 21010, at the West Point Mennonite Church at 10:30 a.m. with Errol Wedel, Mark Koehn, and Brad Wedel officiating. Burial will follow in West Point Memorial Gardens.
Gertrude Perry Pulliam
Gertrude Perry Pulliam, age 82, passed away Saturday, Aug. 14, 2010, at Gilmore Memorial Hospital in Amory.
Funeral services are Saturday, Aug. 21, 2010, at 3 p.m. from New Greater St Mark Outreach Ministry in Prairie, with the Elder Frank M. Bates Sr. officiating. Burial will follow in Pleasant Plain M.B. Church Cemetery.
Visitation is today, from 1 â€“ 2 p.m. at Carter's Mortuary Services Chapel.
Carter's Mortuary Services is in charge of the arrangements.