Obituaries

Jessie Bell Dobbs Cornish

Jan. 29, 2014

Services for Jessie Bell Dobbs Cornish, 94, of Ackerman were Feb. 1, 2014, at Ackerman Baptist Church with the Rev. Danny Irvin officiating. Burial was in Enon Cemetery.

She was born Nov. 12, 1919, in Choctaw County to the late Silas M. and Nannie Bell Gammill Dobbs. Mrs. Cornish was an executive secretary and member of Ackerman Baptist Church.

She died Jan. 29, 2014, at Choctaw County Nursing Center in Ackerman.

Survivors include a son, Buddy Cornish of Ackerman; two grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.

Memorials may be made to the Ackerman Baptist Church Building Fund.

Coleman Funeral Home of Ackerman was in charge of arrangements.

 

Martha Frances Newman

Jan. 29, 2014

Services for Martha Frances Newman, 69, of Eupora were Feb. 1, 2014, in Wells Funeral Home Chapel in Batesville. Burial was in Bethel Cemetery, Enid.

Mrs. Newman was born to the late Thomas Everett and Annie Estell Burk Mehan on July 17, 1944, in Panola County. A homemaker, she was a 1962 graduate of Pope High School. She died Jan. 29, 2014, at North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo.

Survivors include her husband, James Charles “Butch” Newman Jr. of Eupora; four sons, Robert D. Newman of Tennessee, James C. Newman III of Signal Mountain, Tenn., Thomas E. Newman of Norfolk, Va., and Michael Newman of Ackerman; and nine grandchildren.

Memorials may be sent to The National Breast Cancer Foundation, 2600 Network Blvd., Suite 300, Frisco, TX 75034.

 

Jessie Bell Dobbs Cornish

Jan. 29, 2014

Services for Jessie Bell Dobbs Cornish, 94, of Ackerman were Feb. 1, 2014, at Ackerman Baptist Church with the Rev. Danny Irvin officiating. Burial was in Enon Cemetery.

She was born Nov. 12, 1919, in Choctaw County to the late Silas M. and Nannie Bell Gammill Dobbs. Mrs. Cornish was an executive secretary and member of Ackerman Baptist Church.

She died Jan. 29, 2014, at Choctaw County Nursing Center in Ackerman.

Survivors include a son, Buddy Cornish of Ackerman; two grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.

Memorials may be made to the Ackerman Baptist Church Building Fund.

Coleman Funeral Home of Ackerman was in charge of arrangements.

 

Martha Frances Newman

Jan. 29, 2014

Services for Martha Frances Newman, 69, of Eupora were Feb. 1, 2014, in Wells Funeral Home Chapel in Batesville. Burial was in Bethel Cemetery, Enid.

Mrs. Newman was born to the late Thomas Everett and Annie Estell Burk Mehan on July 17, 1944, in Panola County. A homemaker, she was a 1962 graduate of Pope High School. She died Jan. 29, 2014, at North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo.

Survivors include her husband, James Charles “Butch” Newman Jr. of Eupora; four sons, Robert D. Newman of Tennessee, James C. Newman III of Signal Mountain, Tenn., Thomas E. Newman of Norfolk, Va., and Michael Newman of Ackerman; and nine grandchildren.

Memorials may be sent to The National Breast Cancer Foundation, 2600 Network Blvd., Suite 300, Frisco, TX 75034.