Obituary – Ms. Lera Black Jones

Kosciusko, MS.
Lera Black Jones, 95, died March 19, 2016 at Promise Hospital in Vicksburg. Mrs. Jones was a native of Choctaw County and resident of Kosciusko. She was a retired seamstress and member of Williamsville Independent Methodist Church.… Read more

Obituaries – 03/16/2016

Ralph Edward Alderman, Jr.
March 8, 2016
The family of Ralph Edward Alderman Jr., 54, of Robinsonville will hold a private memorial service at a later date.… Read more

Obituary – Mr. Curry Leon Medders

Mr. Curry Leon Medders, 73, of Grenada, passed away Friday, March 11, 2016 at his residence. He was born September 21, 1942 in Choctaw County to Raymond and Avanell Dean Medders. He was a retired truck driver and enjoyed woodworking … Read more

In Our Community – 03/09/2016

That’s Life

By Ruth Nowlin

We were catching up on our weekly news, my sister and I, mainly discussing the primary subject matter for ladies of our chronically challenged state; how to get done the things that were so easily … Read more

Obituaries – 03/09/2016

Mrs. Charlotte Newlin May
March 1, 2016
Funeral services for Mrs. Charlotte Newlin May 68, were held at New Haven Baptist Church in Weir at 2:00 p.m., Friday march 4, 2016. Rev. Tommy Allen and Rev. Jimmy Ballard officiated. Burial … Read more

Obituaries – 03/02/2016

Mr. Thomas Boyd Black
February 13, 2016
Funeral Services for Mr. Thomas Boyd Black, 68, of Mathiston, were held at Wise Reed Funeral Home in Eupora February 20, 2016 at 1:00 p.m. Brother Ralph Cain officiated. Burial was at Mount … Read more

Obituary – Mrs. Mildred Dempsey Grissom


Mildred Dempsey Grissom, 94, passed away Monday, February 15, 2016 at her home in McCool, Mississippi. She was born in the Lobutcha community of Choctaw County, the daughter of John Samuel Dempsey and Sarah Alma Harden Dempsey, both of … Read more

Obituary – Mrs. Juanita Tennant King

Ackerman, MS

Juanita Tennant King, 53, an interior designer/photographer, as well as a homemaker, passed away Tuesday February 16, 2016 at North MS Medical Center in Tupelo, MS. Mrs. King was born April 8, 1962 in West Virginia. She was … Read more

Obituary – Mr. James Prewitt

(1923 – 2016)

Clinton, MS

James Phillip Prewitt, 92, passed away on Thursday, February 11, 2016, at the V.A. Nursing Home in Jackson, MS. Visitation was held from 3-5 PM at Lakewood Funeral Home on Sunday, February 14, 2016. A … Read more

Obituary – Mr. William Brelan Jackson

Ackerman, MS

William Brelan Jackson, 92, a retired military serviceman and veteran in the U.S. Army and Navy, passed away Wednesday, February 17, 2016 at his home near Ackerman, MS.… Read more