Obits

Obituary – Mr. George Burt Ray

Funeral services for George Burt Ray of French Camp were at 11:00 a.m. on Monday, December 28, at Bethsaida Baptist Church in French Camp, with burial following in the church cemetery. Rev. Gary Jackson officiated the services. Visitation was Monday, … Read more

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 … Read more

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. … Read more

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 … Read more

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.… Read more

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. … Read more

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 … Read more

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 … Read more

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 … Read more

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. … Read more