November 22nd, 2010
Hood, Hartzog, engagement
Shelley and Tammy Wilkerson of West Point, and Billy and Miranda Hood of Pheba, are pleased to announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Anna Jade Hood to Aaron Morgan Hartzog, son of Morgan and Denise Hartzog of Terry.
The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Charlotte L. Barnette, Jim and Jackie Hager, and Bill and Barbara Hood, all of West Point, and the late Grover E. Moore.
Brock and Morisak honored with shower
Garrett Brock and Carlea Morisak of Houston, Texas, were recently honored with a patio/shed party at the home of Murray and Bridget Shows in Montpelier.
The guest enjoyed a delicious meal of grilled tenderloin with all the trimmings and homemade vanilla ice cream. Special guests were the parents of the couple, Gary and Roxie Brock of Montpelier and Steve and Karla Morisak of Houston, Texas. Hostesses for the evening were Murray and Bridget Shows, George and Judy Simmons, Keith, Bonnie and Jordan Thompson.
Louise Whitt Elliott
Louise Whitt Elliott, age 88, passed away, Thursday, Nov. 18, 2010, at the North Miss. Medical Center of West Point. Louise Whitt Elliott was born April 12, 1922, in Chickasaw County Miss., to the late Pearl Nolan Whitt and Braxton Braggs Whitt. She was a homemaker and a member of Siloam Baptist Church. Louise Whitt Elliott married Charles Hill Elliott Sr. Feb. 3, 1940, in Columbus, who predeceased her on Dec. 8, 2000.
Elizabeth âLibby" Weddle Bedford
Elizabeth âLibbyâ Weddle Bedford, died November 12, 2010, in Kingwood, Texas, at the age of 89.
She was preceded in death by her husband of 66 years, John Lyle Bedford. She is survived by her three children: John Lyle Bedford and his wife Sharon of Corpus Christi, Texas, Emily Elizabeth Bedford Schepens and her husband James of Kingwood, Texas, and Paula Ruth Bedford also of Kingwood, Texas.
Matthew Willis McDonald
Matthew Willis McDonald, age 15. passed away Wednesday, Nov. 10, 2010.
Funeral services are Sunday, Nov. 21, 2010, at 2 p.m. from Johnson Creek M.B. Church in Pheba, with interment immediately following.
Visitation is Saturday, Nov. 20, 2010, from 2 â 2:30 p.m. at St. Andrew A.M.E. Church in Memphis, Tenn., with a memorial service at 2:30.
Virginia Bailey Prisock
Virginia Bailey Prisock, age 81, passed away Thursday, Nov. 18, 2010, at her home in Starkville.
Mrs. Prisock was a homemaker and a life long member of First Baptist Church in Starkville, where she was a member of the Joy Sunday School class. She was also a member of the Magnolia Garden Club.
She was preceded in death by her husband. Donald Lee Prisock Jr.
Bessie Tina Johnson
Bessie Tina Johnson, age 68, passed away Saturday, Nov. 13, 2010, in Monroe County.
Funeral services are Saturday, Nov. 20, 2010, at 11 a.m. from Kingdom Hall in Columbus, with Bro. Casey Watson officiating. Burial will follow in Memorial Gardens in West Point.
Family Hour for visitation is today from 5 - 7 p.m. at West Memorial Funeral Home in Starkville.
West Funeral Home of Starkville is in charge of arrangements.
By Bryan Davis
The Green Wave could return home the day after Thanksgiving to play either New Hope or Ridgeland in the North half championship game. The only thing standing in their way of defending that title is the Oxford Chargers.
Right now, the Green Wave players and coaches are not even thinking about Thanksgiving week. Their minds are on tonightâs game that will feature an 11-1 West Point team that finished 7-0 in district play against a Chargers team that finished the season 9-3 and 5-2 in league action.
By Bryan Davis
The Hebron Christian Eagles and Lady Eagles have both had a week to rest since their bouts with Carroll Academy last Thursday night.
Tonight, the two Hebron teams will go at it for a second night in a row, this time taking on division rival Winona in back-to-back games this evening.
Last week, the Lady Eagles got off to a great start on the young season, taking down the Lady Volunteers of Starkville, followed by a big win over the Lady Rebels.
Clarence Speed, age 57, passed away Monday, Nov. 8, 2010, at his home.
Funeral services are today, Thursday, Nov. 18, 2010, at 11 a.m. from Union Baptist M.B. Church, with the Rev. Mike Wilson officiating. Burial will follow in Union Baptist M.B. Church Cemetery.
Carter's Mortuary Services is in charge of arrangements.