Category: Obits

Obituary – Mr. John Jackson

John Wilborn Jackson, 78, passed away on October 28, 2015 at North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo, MS. He was retired from Bell South Telephone Company and also from Mississippi State University Telecommunications Department. Mr. Jackson was a member of…

Obituary – Mr. Larry Thompson

Huntersville, NC Larry Eugene Thompson, 81, passed away on Tuesday, October 13, 2015, at his residence in Huntersville, North Carolina. A memorial service was held at 6 p.m. on Friday, November 6, 2015, in the Nowell Massey Funeral Home Chapel…

Obituary – Mr. Melvin Thomas Burnham, Sr

Mr. Melvin Thomas Burnham, Sr., 88, died Monday, October 25, 2015, at Choctaw Residential Center in Philadelphia, MS. Funeral services were held at 11:00 A.M. on Thursday, October 29th, at Porter Funeral Home, with Rev. Terrell Mayo officiating. Interment was…

Obituary – Mr. Sonny Mathews

Mr. Horace Durward Mathews, III, 50, better known as Sonny to his family and friends, died Tuesday, October 27, 2015, at his home in Louisville, MS. Graveside services were held at 1:00 P.M. on Friday, October 30th, at New Hope…

Obituaries – 11/04/15

Clovis Joseph Norris Oct. 29, 2015 Services for Clovis Joseph Norris, 98, of Kosciusko were Oct. 31, 2015, at Coleman Funeral Home in Ackerman with the Rev. Larry Norris officiating. Burial was in Beulah Cemetery near Weir. He was born…

Obituaries – 10/28/15

Martha Lou Ingram October 19, 2015 Services for Martha Lou Ingram, 89, of Louisville, MS were held October 24, 2015 at Hopewell United Methodist Church in Louisville with Dr. Theo Triplett, Sr. officiating. Burial was in the church cemetery. Ms.…

Obituary – Mr. Billy Jack “B.J.” Smith

Billy Jack “B. J.” Smith, 78, passed away on Tuesday, October 20, 2015, at Hospice Ministries in Ridgeland, Mississippi. Visitation was Thursday, October 22, 2015, from 5 p.m. until 7 p.m. at Nowell-Massey Funeral Home in Louisville, Mississippi. Funeral services…

Obituary – Mrs. Joanne Bagwell Miller

Mrs. Joanne Bagwell Miller, 86, died Tuesday, October 20, 2015, at Winston County Nursing Home in Louisville, MS. Funeral services were held at 11:00 A.M. on Wednesday, October 21st, at Porter Funeral Home, with Rev. Mark Mayo officiating. Interment was…

Obituary – Mrs. Bobbye Jean Youngblood Pounders

Bobbye Jean Youngblood Pounders passed away at North Delta Hospice Center, Southaven, Mississippi, October 15, 2015, after a brief fight with cancer. She was born April 29, 1941 in DeSoto County to William Thurman Youngblood and Florence Pauline “Pop” Pryor…

Obituary – Mrs. Bobbie Black

Bobbie Louise Shumaker Black, 80, passed away surrounded by her loving family on Friday, October 16, 2015, at her residence. Visitation was Sunday, October 18, 2015, from 5 p.m. until 8 p.m. at Nowell-Massey Funeral Home in Louisville, Mississippi, and…