Obits

Obituaries – 12/23/2015

Martha Cooper Brown Dec. 14, 2015 Services for Martha Cooper Brown, 84, of Baton Rouge, Louisiana, were Dec. 16, 2015, at University Baptist Church with burial in Resthaven Gardens of Memory Cemetery, both in Baton Rouge. She was born June…

Obituaries

Mrs. Margaret Jean Upchurch November 30, 2015 Funeral services for Mrs. Margaret Jean Upchurch, 82, were held at Chester Baptist Church in Ackerman, Thursday, December 3, 2015 at 11 a.m. Burial was at the Chester Baptist Cemetery.

Obituary – Mrs. Malvina McCool Moore

December 22, 1911 – November 26, 2015 The Beehive in Louisville, MS. She was the daughter of the late Dick Cauthen McCool and Ozella Miller McCool of Canton, MS. Following graduation from Canton High School she went on to attend…

Obituaries – 12/02/2015

Mr. Clarence Eiland November 21, 2015 Funeral services for Mr. Clarence Eiland, 75, will be held at Rockport United Methodist Church in Ackerman December 2, 2015 at 11:00 a.m. Rev. Adarryl Brown officiated. Burial at Rockport United Methodist Church Cemetery.

Obituary – Mrs. Jimmie L. Smith

Jimmie L. Smith, 70, of Vidor, Texas, passed away on November 20, 2015, in Orange, Texas. A memorial service will be held at 2:00pm, Sunday, December 6, 2015, at First Baptist Church in Vidor. Officiating will be Reverend Terry Wright.…

Obituaries – 11/25/15

Mrs. Mary B. Johnson November 12, 2015 Graveside services for Mrs. Mary B. Johnson, 91, were held at French Camp Cemetery on Thursday, November 19, 2015 at 10 a.m. Rev. Randy Bridges officiated. Mrs. Johnson was a homemaker. Mrs. Johnson…

Obituary – Mrs. Ella Mae Breland

Mathiston, MS Mrs. Ella Mae Breland, 92, passed away on November 16, 2015, at her residence in Mathiston. Mrs. Ella Mae was born May 27, 1923, in Clay County, the daughter of the late Clarence and Maybell Gregg Coggins. She was…

Obituaries – 11/18/15

Mr. Terry L. Young November 9, 2015 Funeral services for Mr. Terry L. Young, 60, were held at Coleman Funeral Home in Ackerman on Friday, November 13, 2015 at 10 a.m. Rev. Bubba Bland officiated. Burial at Double Springs Methodist…

What do you know about Veterans Day?

By C.J. Johnson Odds are, if you live in or around Choctaw County, you know a veteran and may have veterans in your family. But do you understand what Veterans Day is all about? Almost a century ago, U. S.…

Jail docket – 11/11/15

Ms. Evelyn Knowles Smith October 30, 2015 Funeral services for Ms. Evelyn Knowles Smith, 62, were held at Mt. Olive Church of God in Christ in Louisville on Saturday, November 7, 2015 at 11 a.m. Elder Clifton Haynes officiated. Burial…