Ella Baker

Emil Baker

March 26, 2017

Graveside services for infants Ella Baker and Emil Baker of Oxford were March 26, 2017, at Wood Springs Baptist Church Cemetery in Choctaw County with the Rev. Timothy Gibson officiating.

Ella and Emil died March 23, 2017, at Methodist Hospital, Germantown, Tennessee.

Survivors include their parents, Lee and Nichole Baker of Oxford; a sister, Lily Ann Baker of Oxford; their grandparents, Warren and Suzanne Anderson of Granite Falls, Washington, Christy and Rob Cogle of Lake Stevens, Washington, Wayne and Tammy Baker of Eupora, and Janice Dorsey of Starkville; their great-grandmother, Sarah Clark Baker; and their great-grandparents, Brenda and Buddy Fulgham.

Oliver Funeral Home of Eupora was in charge of arrangements. You may go online and sign the guest register or leave a message of condolence for the family at


Mildred Busby

March 23, 2017

Services for Mildred Busby, 92, of Mathiston were March 25, 2017, at Coleman Funeral Home in Ackerman with the Rev. Michael Baham officiating. Burial was in Antioch Community Church Cemetery near Ackerman.

She was born July 24, 1924, to the late Melvin Phelps and Gola Snider Phelps. Mrs. Busby was retired from BellSouth and a member of Blythe Creek Baptist Church near Mathiston. She died March 23, 2017, at North Mississippi Medical Center-Eupora.

Survivors include a son, Michael Busby of Fort Walton Beach, Florida; a brother, James E. Phelps of Nauvoo, Alabama; two sisters, Oline Bell of Mathiston and Mamie L. Jordan of Ellisville, Illinois; and two grandchildren.


Steve ‘Skeet’


March 20, 2017

Memorial services for Steve “Skeet” Fulgham, 68, of Maben will be held at a later date.

He died March 20, 2017, at his residence.

Survivors include a daughter, Crystal Marie Hood of Enid; two sons, Alex Fulgham of Maben and Christopher Skipper; a sister, Penny Latham of Ackerman; three brothers, Terry “Chuck” Fulgham of Edwards, Johnny Fulgham of Eupora and Ronnie Fulgham of Jacksonville, Florida; and one grandson.

Oliver Funeral Home of Eupora is in charge of arrangements.


Sharon Grace


March 10, 1017

A family memorial service for Sharon Grace Sprayberry, 77, of Duck Hill may be held at a later date.

She was born May 10, 1939, in California to the late Fonley Bern Sorenson and Dorothy Grace Bunch Sorenson. Mrs. Sprayberry had been employed as a nurse’s aide at University of Mississippi Medical Center-Grenada. She died March 10, 2017, at North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo.

Mortimer National Funeral Home of Grenada is in charge of arrangements.


Mr. Mark Anthony Robinson

March 8, 2017

Funeral services for Mr. Mark Anthony Robinson, 58, were held at 1st Unity United Methodist Church in Weir Saturday, March 25, 2017 at 11 a.m.

Mr. Robinson was a butcher. Mr. Robinson passed away Wednesday, March 8, 2017.

Winters Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.