James W.

‘Jim’ Kimbrough

Jan. 21, 2017

Services for James W. “Jim” Kimbrough, 82, of Gainesville, Florida, were Feb. 4, 2017, at Northwest Baptist Church in Gainesville.

He was born Nov. 7, 1934, in Webster County to the late Felix and Ethel Kimbrough, and was a retired professor from the University of Florida. He died Jan. 21, 2017.

Survivors his wife, Jane Kimbrough; three children, Dawn Allman, Jeff Kimbrough and Jay Kimbrough; three sisters, Thelma Edmonds, Mary York and Sandra Turner; two brothers, Lamar Kimbrough and John Kimbrough; seven grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

Memorials may be made to one’s church, favorite charity or the National Parkinson Foundation.


Barbara ‘Bobbie’

Graves Taylor

March 2, 2017

Services for Barbara “Bobbi” Graves Taylor, 82, of Ackerman were March 6, 2017, at Ackerman Baptist Church with burial in French Camp Cemetery.

She was born May 14, 1934, in Ackerman to the late Myron and Adeline Graves.

Mrs. Taylor was a retired administrative assistant. She died March 2, 2017, at Choctaw Regional Medical Center in Ackerman.  

Survivors include a son Harry D. Taylor Jr. of Ackerman; two daughters, Cindye Williams of Thaxton and Angela Null of Ackerman; a sister, Dorothy Clark of Fredericksburg, Virginia; seven grandchildren and three great-grandchildren

Memorials may be made to the charity of one’s choice.

Coleman Funeral Home of Ackerman was in charge of arrangements


Lionel “Baker” Caldwell

Funeral services for Lionel “Baker” Caldwell, 69, will be held at 3 p.m., Sunday, March 5 at St. Luke Full Gospel Baptist Church. Burial will follow in Enon Cemetery.

Mr. Caldwell died February 24 at North MS Medical Center in Tupelo.

Murphy Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements