Category: Obits

Obituary – Mr. Robert C. “Bob” Goodin

Mr. Robert C. “Bob” Goodin, 87, died Sunday, February 14, 2016, at Winston Medical Center in Louisville, MS. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 P.M. on Wednesday, February 17th, at Porter Funeral Home, with Rev. Jason Gross and Rev. … Read more

Obituary – Mr. A.W. Hatcher

A. W. Hatcher, 87, passed away on Sunday, February 7, 2016, at Choctaw Residential Center in Philadelphia, Mississippi. Visitation was Monday, February 8, 2016, at Nowell Massey Funeral Home from 5 p.m. until 8 p.m. Funeral services were at 2 … Read more

Obituary – Mrs. Mildred Dempsey Grissom

McCool

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 – Mr. Bobby Earl Reed

Bobby Earl Reed passed away on Thursday, February 11, 2016. He was 75 years old.

Bobby was born in Louisville, MS, to Tommie and Mavis Reed. He has been a resident of Vicksburg for 55 years. Bobby earned his Bachelor … Read more

Obituary – Mr. James Frank Smith

Mr. James Frank Smith, 65, died Friday, February 12, 2016, at his home in Louisville, MS. Visitation will be held Thursday, February 18th, from 5:00 P.M. until 7:00 P.M. at the funeral home, with a memorial service and prayer at … Read more

Obituary – Mrs. Ella Mae Shepperd

Mrs. Ella Mae Shepperd, age 80, of Paducah, KY, passed away Sunday February 14, 2016 at her residence. Mrs. Shepperd was native of Noxapater, MS, and a member of the Highland Baptist Church of Paducah.… Read more

Obituaries – 02/10/2016

Mrs. Roma Jean Nowell
Funeral services for Mrs. Roma Jean Nowell were held 10 AM Tuesday, February 9, 2016 at John E. Stephens Chapel with Rev. John E. Stephens and Rev. Tim Vowell officiating. Interment was in Immanuel Cemetery.… Read more

Obituary – Mrs. Betty Evans

Ackerman, MS

Betty Sue Evans, 77, a retired business owner / homemaker, passed away Saturday February 6, 2016 at Baptist Memorial Hospital-Golden Triangle in Columbus, MS. Ms. Evans was born March 7, 1938 in Choctaw County. She was a member … Read more

Editorial Roundup – 02/10/2016

How the polls get it wrong
John Kasich, Jeb Bush and Chris Christie may not be out of it yet in the crowded race for the Republican presidential nomination.

Despite the low showings in the public opinion polls for the … Read more

Obituary – Mr. Linn Harry “Mack” McCubbin

Linn Harry “Mack” McCubbin, 70, formerly of Louisville, passed away on Friday, January 29, 2016, at the Memorial Hermann Memorial City Medical Center in Houston, Texas. Graveside services and interment were at 1:00 p.m. on Wednesday, February 3, 2016, at … Read more