Obituaries March 26, 2013

By NEMS Daily Journal

Tim Hopkins
Timothy Wayne “Tim” Hopkins, 54, went to be with our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ and Dale Earnhardt to contribute his building and painting expertise to the constructing of many heavenly mansions on Saturday, March 23, 2013, in Memphis. Tim was born on July 16, 1958, in Zion, Ill., to Aaron and Elaine Hopkins. He had a personality that could make anyone laugh and affected everyone that came near him.
Tim is survived by his father; his children, Brandon Hopkins of Pennsylvania, TJ Hopkins of Wisconsin and Tiffany Shelton (Nic) of Mississippi; four grandchildren; his sister, Debbie Harris (JW) of Mississippi; two brothers, Stephan Hopkins of Mississippi and Keith Hopkins (Brenda) of Wisconsin; a stepbrother, Roy Post (Donna) of West Virginia; two stepsisters, Monica Weaver (Robby) of Illinois and Diane Lanson (Richard) of Illinois; and his best friends, Chris and Deb Fooshee of Mississippi.
He is preceded in death by his mother; his stepmother, Catherine “Kitty” Hopkins; and a stepbrother, Billy Post.
There will be no funeral as Tim’s remains were donated to the University of Tennessee Cancer Research Facility in hope that because of his generous donation, a cure for the cancer that took his life might save someone else. A memorial service will take place in honor of him at a later date.
He will be greatly missed by the many that knew and loved him, especially his grandson, Jesse. He will miss you, Papa T.

Peggy Ivy
ENVILLE, Tenn. – Peggy Joyce Ivy, 67, died Saturday, March 23, 2013, at Jackson-Madison County General Hospital in Jackson, Tenn. She was formerly of Paducah, Ky. She was employed as a sales associate with Walmart and she was a member of Grace Baptist Church in Henderson, Tenn.
She is survived by her husband, Robert E. Ivy of Enville, Tenn.; seven sons, Michael A. Davidson of Enville, Tenn., Mitchell L. Davidson of Baldwyn, Micky J. Davidson of Melber, Ky., Rodney Ivy of Lexington, Tenn., Keith Ivy of Gaffney, S.C., Stephen Ivy of Enville, Tenn., and Barry Ivy of Cedar Grove, Tenn.; two brothers, James R. Michael of Saltillo and Bobby G. Michael of Booneville, Tenn.; 20 grandchildren; several great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her father, James F. Michael, and her mother, Jewel A. Rowland.
Services were Monday, March 25, at Hughes Funeral Home of Paducah, Ky., with the Rev. Eric Martin officiating. Burial was in Woodlawn Memorial Gardens of Paducah.
Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations made to Grace Baptist Church Building Fund, P.O. Box 298, Henderson, TN 38340.

Tristan Stafford
PONTOTOC – Tristan David Stafford, 17, passed away Sunday, March 24, 2013, due to an automobile accident. He was born March 8, 1996, in Tupelo to Richard Stafford and Natalie Stafford of Pontotoc. He was a Christian, a member of Charity Baptist Church and a junior at Pontotoc High School. He worked part-time at Sav-A-Lot. His greatest love was spending time with family, especially his mother and hunting with his dad, enjoyed hanging out with his friends, getting stuck in the mud and riding four-wheelers. He was loved by his large family and many friends.
Services will be at 2 p.m. today at Charity Baptist Church with Bro. Kerry Nelson and Bro. Kevin Merritt officiating. Private family graveside service will be at Pontotoc Memorial Gardens. Baldwin Nowell Funeral Home of Pontotoc is in charge of arrangements.
He is survived by his father, Richard Stafford; his mother, Natalie Stafford (special friend, Gary Dedeaux); his brother, Richard David Stafford Jr.; grandparents, Wayne and Dorothy Cox; special girlfriend, Macie Atkinson; four uncles, Chris Hutcheson (Mary Lise), Tim Berry (Valerie), Mayor Jeff Stafford (D’Anne) and Roger Stafford; three aunts, Nita Wages (Dean), Cherie Matthews (Jimmy) and Alecia Larkin (Jeff); and a host of great-aunts, great-uncles and cousins.
He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Howard and Ruby Stafford, and Billy Joe Berry; and aunt, Fran Stafford.
Pallbearers to serve will be Stephen Stalnaker, Evan Akers, Gage Welch, Nolan Stafford, Harrison Lipscomb and Nathan Aaron. Honorary pallbearers will be his classmates and Sav-A-Lot Grocery Store employees.
Visitation will be from 11 a.m. until service time today at Charity Baptist Church.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to “Moms On A Mission” of Pontotoc, 2835 Highway 341, Pontotoc, MS.

Elisa Kettler
TUPELO – Elisa Marie Kettler, 57, passed away Wednesday, March 20, 2013, in Nassau Bay, Texas. She was born Feb. 13, 1956, to Faustino and Elisa De Los Santos in Wharton, Texas. She attended Dickinson High School and graduated in 1974. She belonged to Our Savior Lutheran Church in Houston, Texas. She loved her family and loved being a grandmother. She was an avid runner, participating in many 5-k runs for cancer and other causes. She loved and cherished every moment and will be missed by her family and friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents and her brother, Coco De Los Santos.
She is survived by her daughter, Michelle McCarver (Matt); sisters, Ernestina Varnes (Bill), Cathy Trevino (Juan), Mary Gonzales (Sixto), Frances Trevino (Gilbert), Elizabeth Falcon (Gilbert), Yolanda Heeman (Joe), Angie McElroy (Roy) and Nina Gass (Al); brothers, Robert (Cuca), Jesse (Kim), Faustino (Tammy), Rudy (Helen) and Abraham De Los Santos; her grandchildren, Gage and Cali McCarver; her special friend, Wayne Lankford; and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.
A visitation will be from 7 to 9 p.m. today at Cross Point Ministry, 129 N. Eason Blvd., Tupelo, MS. Crowder Funeral Home of Dickinson, Texas, is in charge of arrangements.

Willene Thomas
NEW ALBANY – Martha “Willene” Goodman Thomas, 89, died Sunday, March 24, 2013, at her residence. She was born Dec. 11, 1923, in New Albany to William Henry Goodman and Mattie Lou Coltharp Goodman. She retired from Sam Carey Lumber Company in Memphis, where she worked as an executive secretary. She was a member of New Albany Presbyterian Church until she moved to Memphis in 1957. While in Memphis she was a member of Colonial Cumberland Presbyterian Church from 1961 until 2008. Upon moving back to New Albany she rejoined New Albany Presbyterian Church.
Services will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday at United Funeral Service Chapel with the Rev. Bill Everett officiating. Burial will be in New Albany City Cemetery. United Funeral Service in New Albany is in charge of the arrangements.
She is survived by her daughter, Sharon Thomas Nichols (Don) of New Albany; a daughter-in-law, Regina Thomas of Galloway, Tenn.; a brother, Richard Coltharp Goodman (Erma) of Oxford; five grandchildren, Jennifer Morrison (Mitch), Brock Nichols, Kyle Nichols (Kim), Stephanie Hanks (Brad) and Will Thomas; three great-grandchildren, Brycen Morrison, Adam Hanks and Kay Lynn Hanks; and a sister-in-law, Moeselle Thomas Baker of New Albany.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Joseph Lavaughn Thomas Sr.; a son, Joe Thomas Jr.; and a brother, W. Hayes Goodman.
Pallbearers will be Daniel Brock Nichols, Philip Kyle Nichols, William Thomas, Bradley Hanks, Mitch Morrison, Howard Roberts, Lee Kelley and Don Nichols.
Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home.
Memorials may be made to the New Albany Presbyterian Church, 605 Highway 15 South, New Albany, MS 38652.
For online condolences, visit unitedfuneralservice.com.

Sarah Skelton
CARROLLTON – Sarah Elizabeth Skelton, 75, died on Saturday, March 23, 2013, at St. Dominic’s Hospital in Jackson. She was born on June 20, 1937, to Edward Dickerson and Arbria Dill Dickerson Campbell in Sunflower County. She resided most of her life Leland before moving to Carroll County in 1997. She was a graduate of Valley High School in 1955 and the valedictorian of her class. She worked at Leland Tire Service for a number of years and retired from Mississippi State Department of Human Services in 2002. She was an active member Mt. Pisgah Baptist Church, where she was a member of the Sunshine Circle. She was involved with Red Hat Society. Her hobbies were sewing, quilting, gardening and fishing. She and her husband loved to play dominos and card games with a special group of friends, and enjoyed activities and time spent with her grandchildren.
Services will be at 11 a.m. today at Mt. Pisgah Baptist Church in Teoc with the Rev. Lanny Haley and the Rev Jon Doler officiating. Burial will be at Moores Memorial Cemetery. Williams & Lord Funeral Home of Greenwood is in charge of the arrangements.
She is survived by her husband of 56 years, J.W. “Buster” Skelton of Carrollton; one son, Mike (Karen) Skelton of Greenville; two daughters, Sissy Skelton of Tupelo and Andi (Pierce) Epes of Water Valley; one daughter-in-law, Sonya Skelton of Brandon; two brothers, Larry Campbell of Carrollton and Frank Campbell of Nettleton; one sister, Minnie Spencer of Bartlett, Tenn.; and seven grandchildren, Michelle Smith, Brett Skelton, Shade Epes, Tyler Epes, Sydney Epes, Nicole Skelton and Jacob Skelton; and three great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by a son, Roger Skelton; her stepfather, Henry Campbell; and two brothers, Robert Dickerson and Edward Dickerson.
Pallbearers will be Vernon Skelton, Donnie Daves, Ronnie Skelton, Glen Campbell, Gregg Spencer, Terry Brown and Charles Petty. Honorary pallbearers will be Steve Brown, Charles Johnston, Bill Brunson and Hub Jackson.
Visitation will be from 10 to 11 a.m. today at Mt. Pisgah Baptist Church.
Memorials may be made to Mt. Pisgah Baptist Church Building Fund, 286 CR 41 Carrollton MS 38917.
Online guestbook may be signed at www.williamsandlord.com.

Conner Adams
SMITHDALE – Conner Craig Adams, 20, died Sunday, March 24, 2013, at Southwest Mississippi Regional Medical Center in McComb from injuries sustained in an automobile accident. He was born March 10, 1993, in McComb to Fred A. and Darlene Brekeen Adams. He was a member of Mars Hill Baptist Church. He was a 2010 graduate of Parklane Academy and was expected to graduate from Southwest Mississippi Community College this May. He loved the outdoors and was most at home hunting, fishing and trapping. He was an avid gun and knife collector.
Visitation is at Mars Hill Baptist Church from 5 until 8 p.m. today and continues Wednesday from 9 a.m. until services at 11 a.m. at the church with the Rev. Joel Williams and the Rev. Alton Foster officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. Hartman-Sharkey Funeral Home of McComb is in charge of the arrangements.
Survivors include his parents, Fred and Darlene Adams; a sister, Caitlin E. Adams; a brother, Cael A. Adams; his grandmother, Mary Margaret Edwards Adams; uncles, aunts and cousins, Warren and Mary Jane Adams, Tyler, Josh, Tucker and Juliana, Charles and Amy Adams, Dock and Ann Allyse, all of Smithdale, Walt and Carri Brekeen of Mansfield, Texas, and Bill Brekeen and Lacey of Tishomingo; great-uncles and aunts, Jamie and Sandra Edwards, and Doug and Vera Edwards, all of Summit; and a very special cousin, Sally Edwards Toler (Chris) and Logan, Laura and Lizzy.
He is preceded in death by his maternal grandparents, Walter and Nell Robinson Brekeen; paternal grandfather, Bobby L. Adams and great-grandparents, Quiller C. and Rosa Stubbs Brekeen, A.D. and Minnie Bates Robinson, Forrest and Lorraine Burris Edwards and R.E. and Eva Shurley Adams.
Pallbearers will be Tyler Cunningham, Josh Cunningham, Tucker Adams, Chris Toler, Warren Adams, Charles Adams and Dock Braddock. Honorary pallbearers will be his many friends.
Memorials may be sent to Baptist Children’s Village, 114 Marketridge Drive, Ridgeland, MS 39157.
Share condolences at Hartman-Sharkey.com.

Virginia Jones
IUKA – Virginia Jones, 84, died Monday, March 25, 2013, at Iuka Hospital. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by McMillan Funeral Home.

Mary Jane Waldrep
CHEROKEE, Ala. – Mary Jane Dexter Waldrep, 83, died Monday, March 25, 2013, at Eliza Coffee Memorial Hospital. She was a lifelong member of Allsboro Cumberland Presbyterian Church, where she sang in the choir and taught Sunday school for more than 30 years. She was formerly employed for 30 years as a secretary and substitute teacher at Allsboro Junior High School. She made birthday cakes and was a wedding caterer for 20 years. She loved square dancing and enjoyed traveling to the mountains with her square-dancing friends. She enjoyed sewing and loved being a grandmother.
Services will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Allsboro Cumberland Presbyterian Church. The Rev. Dr. Don Thomas, the Rev. Scott Sealy and the Rev. J.B. Burns will officiate. Interment will follow in Allsboro Cumberland Presbyterian Cemetery. Cutshall Funeral Home of Iuka is in charge of the arrangements.
Visitation is scheduled for 12:30 p.m. until service time at the church on Wednesday.
Pallbearers include Ronnie Dexter, Donnie Dexter, Patrick Curtin, Lyn Waldrep, Jeffery Whitaker, and Luther Bishop. Honorary pallbearers include L.O. Bishop, Jeff Whitaker, Pat Waldrep and Raymond Wallace.
Survivors include her husband of 64 years, George “Mac” Waldrep of Cherokee, Ala.; two sons, George Dexter Waldrep (Melba) of Florence, Ala., and Malcolm Patrick Waldrep (Wanda) of Cherokee, Ala.; one daughter, Dale Waldrep Johnson (Jimmy) of Cherokee, Ala.; and one grandchild, Britney Waldrep of Huntsville, Ala.
She was preceded in death by her parents, John and Lutie Taylor Dexter; and a brother, Will Taylor Dexter.
Memorial contributions may be made to Allsboro Cumberland Presbyterian Church Children’s Fund, 50 L.O. Bishop Lane, Cherokee, AL 35616.
An online guestbook can be accessed at www.cutshallfuneralhome.com.

Cletus Pannell Sr.
RIPLEY – James Cletus Pannell Sr., 81, died Sunday, March 24, 2013, at Tippah County Hospital. He was born Sept. 2, 1931, to James Russell and Ruby Irene Crawford Pannell. He was a construction worker for Deviny Construction. He enjoyed being with his great-grandchildren and watching westerns.
Services will be at 11 a.m. today at Ripley Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Doc Shelton officiating. Burial will be in Paynes Chapel Cemetery.
He is survived by one son, Junior Pannell (Lana) of Ripley; two sisters, Modene Cisson of Ripley and Nancy Stivala of Booneville; one brother, Dewain Pannell of Ripley; three grandchildren, Brandie Ketchum (Michael) of Ripley, Samantha Unz (Ron) of Columbus and Russell Pannell (Liza) of Ripley; four great-grandchildren, Jenna and John Carter Pannell, Brendon Ketchum and Lauralee Ketchum, all of Ripley; and special caregivers, Martha Jean Mauney and Carolyn Mauney.
He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Bertha McGee Pannell; one sister, Geneva Pannell Walker.
Pallbearers will be Billy Walker, Jimmy Walker, Brad Strickland, Ricky Cissom, Phillip Miller, Bobby Carpenter and Doug Hargett.
To view obituaries online and sign a guestbook, visit www.ripleyfuneralhome.com.

Roy D. Reynolds
RIPLEY – Roy D. Reynolds, 64, died Monday, March 25, 2013, at his home in Ripley. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Ripley Funeral Home.
To view obituaries online and sign a guestbook, visit www.ripleyfuneralhome.com.

Betty Holloway
CORINTH – Betty J. Weston Holloway, 82, died Friday, March 22, 2013, at Whitfield Nursing Home.
Services will be at 2 p.m. today at Magnolia Funeral Home Chapel of Memories. Burial will be in Forrest Memorial Park Cemetery.
Visitation will continue from noon until service time today at the funeral home.
Leave condolences at www.magnoliafuneralhome.

Rev. William Foster
AMORY – The Rev. William D. Foster, 77, died on Saturday, March 23, 2013, at Gilmore Memorial Regional Medical Center. Born on May 29, 1935, in Houston, he was a son of the late Jessie Franklin and Lillie Terry Foster. He attended Houston schools. On April 3, 1953, he married Alice Levena Soden. While owning and operating Big River Furniture in Nettleton, he began pastoring part-time and later became a full-time minister. Pastoring for 25 years, he was a member of Nettleton Pentecostal Church and Apostolic-United Pentecostal Church International. He started churches in Smithville and Okolona. Guided by his faith and love for God, he led many to Christ, sharing Acts 2:38 as the plan of salvation. Very talented, he loved to sing and play the guitar. He enjoyed living out his faith, being with his family, country gospel, and, when he was younger, fishing and hunting.
He is survived by his wife of 60 years, Alice Levena Foster of Amory; daughters, Joanne Foster-Wiginton (Rev. Phillip) of Hazelhurst and Brenda Foster-Murphree (Roy Lynn) of Amory; son, David Wayne Foster (Sherry) of Amory; sister, Dorothy Louise Mills of Nettleton; stepsister, Margaret Martin of Houston; brothers, John Foster of Amory and Roy Foster of Nettleton; grandchildren, Latosha J. Murphree-Hall (Bruce D.), Eric B. Wiginton (Shawn Minich), Tonya L. Murphree-Salisbury (Jason), Tishunda L. Foster, Ashley L. Foster-Gray, Jordan R. Wiginton (Kayla Lindley), Alison L. Wiginton-Cliburn (Seth) and David Tyler Foster; great-grandchildren, Brooklynn D. Hall, Jaiden T. Wiginton, Olivia G. Salisbury, Landon G. Roberts, Sophie B. Wiginton, Kamden B. Salisbury and Bethany D. Hall; and several nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a grandson, Kevin M. Wiginton; brothers, Lonnie L., Grady F. and Ervin H. Foster; and great-granddaughter, Savannah J. Hall.
A celebration of life service will be held at 11 a.m. today at Nettleton Pentecostal Church with the Rev. Larry Davis, the Rev. Phillip Wiginton, the Rev. Jason Salisbury and the Rev. Jordan Wiginton officiating. Burial will be in Haughton Memorial Park.
Pallbearers will be Eric B. Wiginton, Jordan R. Wiginton, David Tyler Foster, Jason Salisbury, Seth Cliburn, Jaiden Wiginton and Landon Roberts.
Memories and condolences may be shared with the family at eepicklefuneralhome.com.

Lonnie Long
NETTLETON – Lonnie Golden Long, 86, passed away Monday, March 25, 2013, at North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo . He was born Nov. 11, 1926, to Lonnie Long Sr. and Susie Hughes Long. He enjoyed hunting and fishing. He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy.
Graveside services will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Fulton City Cemetery. Senter Funeral Home of Fulton is in charge of the arrangements.
Survivors include three sons, Lannie Long of Sardis, Larry Long of Grenada and Randy Long of Tuscaloosa; one daughter, Angie (Roy) Cork of Tuscaloosa; three stepsons, Albert Valentine Jr. of Nettleton, Terry (Sharanda) Valentine, George (Renee) Valentine of Purvis; six stepdaughters, Juanita Valentine of Tupelo, Doris (Curtis) Oliver of Petal, Linda (Cheyenne) Pitts, Barbara (Barry) Drennan, Brenda Gladden of Tuscaloosa, Renee Daw of Tuscaloosa; one brother, Vernon (Jan) Long of Memphis; one sister, Dorothy Stewart of Memphis.
He was preceded in death by his parents and a daughter.
Online condolences can be expressed at www.senterfuneraldirectors.com.

Irene Byrd
TUPELO – Irene Warren Byrd, 91, died Monday, March 25, 2013, at Emeritus Assisted Living Facility in Woodstock, Ga., after an extended ilness. She was born April 6, 1921, in Golden to Issac Monan and Gertrude Davis Black. Her hobbies included sewing, cooking and working in her flower garden. She was a faithful and loved member of Tupelo Free Will Baptist Church, and attended the Grace Women’s Sunday School Class.
Services will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at The Jefferson Street Chapel of W.E. Pegues with the Rev. Terry Pierce officiating. Burial will be in Lindsey Cemetery in Tishomingo County.
Survivors include one son, Jerry Warren (Connie) of Woodstock, Ga.; one stepson, Jimmy Byrd (Wreda) of Tupelo; one stepdaughter-in-law, Pat Byrd of Mantachie; two sisters, Osene Harwell of Palestine, Texas, and Jo Ann Harris (Eron) of Collierville, Tenn.; one brother, Douglas Black (Vora) of Memphis; two grandchildren, Keith Warren (Marion) of Macon, Ga., and Jeffrey Warren (Kellie) of Scranton, S.C.; five great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husbands, Jack Warren in October 1993 and Delmer Byrd in October 2012; one sister, Othelia Sartin; and one stepson, Jackie Byrd.
Pallbearers will be Bob Birmingham, Rev. Russell Clouse, David Mills, Bob Tubb, James Webb, Bobby Gilmore, Danny Caldwell and Mark Huddleston.
Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. today and will continue one hour prior to service time Wednesday.
Expressions of sympathy may be left at www.peguesfuneralhome.com.

Billie Ledington
SHERMAN – Billie Z. Davis Ledington, 80, died Sunday, March 24, 2013, at Sanctuary Hospice House following an extended illness. She was born Aug. 28, 1932, in Barbersville, Ky., to James Davis and Ruby Browning Davis. She married Glen B. Ledington. She worked as a social worker in the health care industry before retiring. She was a member of Sherman Baptist Church. She enjoyed spending time with her many friends and family.
Services will be Friday in West Chester, Ohio, with visitation on Thursday evening, all at First Baptist Church in South Lebanon, Ohio. Hodapp Funeral Home in West Chester, Ohio, is in charge of arrangements there. Burial will be in Dearfield Township Cemetery. There will be no local service.
Survivors include two sons, Rex Ledington (Cheryl) of Mainville, Ohio, and Darrell Ledington of Sherman; two daughters, Connie Pittman (Carl) of Mt. Vernon, Ky., and Donna Kreimer (Joe) of Sherman; three sisters, Faye Warren of Corbin, Ky., Janie Ford (Lanis) of Michigan and Linda Anderson (Ronnie) of Zenia, Ohio; 12 grandchildren; and 18 great-grandchildren.
She is preceded in death by her parents, her husband, three brothers and four children.
Condolences may be emailed to hollandfuneraldirectors@comcast.net.

Frank Cayson
PONTOTOC – The Rev. Frank Cayson, 73, died Monday, March 25, 2013, at his home after a long illness.
A celebration of life service will be at 2 p.m. Friday at the Tupelo Chapel of Holland Funeral Directors.
Visitation will be from 5 to 9 p.m. Thursday.
Condolences may be emailed to hollandfuneraldirectors@comcast.net.
Other arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Holland Funeral Directors.

Janie Hellums
SOUTHAVEN – Janie Beloate Hellums, 73, passed away at Baptist Memorial Hospital-Desoto in Southaven.
Graveside services will be at 2 p.m. today at Magnolia Cemetery in Collierville, Tenn. Holly Springs Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Frances Hodge
PONTOTOC – Willie Frances Hodge, 87, died Sunday, March 24, 2013, at North Mississippi Medical Center Inpatient Hospice in Tupelo.
Services will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Tutor Memorial Funeral Home in Pontotoc. Burial will be in Randolph Cemetery. Tutor Memorial Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. today and from noon to 2 p.m. Wednesday.

Walter Wright
CHICAGO – Walter William Wright, 74, formerly of Oxford, died Sunday, March 24, 2013, at Mount Sinai Hospital in Chicago. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Serenity-Martin Funeral Home of Oxford is in charge of the arrangements.

Willie Hinton
NETTLETON – Willie E. Hinton died Sunday, March 24, 2013, at North Mississippi Medical Center. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by N.L. Jones Funeral Directors of Tupelo.

Demetric Holder
TUPELO – Demetric Holder died Saturday, March 23, 2013, at North Mississippi Medical Center. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by N.L. Jones Funeral Directors of Tupelo.

Ola Moore
MEMPHIS – Ola Beatrice Moore, 88, died Sunday, March 24, 2013, at her home.
Services will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Oak Grove Independent Methodist Church. Burial will be in Oak Grove Cemetery. Corinthian Funeral Home of Corinth is in charge of the arrangements.
Visitation will be from noon to service time Wednesday at the funeral home.

Travis Vanstory
ASHLAND – Travis O’Neil Vanstory, 66, died Monday, March 25, 2013, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-Union County in New Albany. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by McBride Funeral Home of Ripley.

Paul Brooks
TUPELO – Paul Brooks, 53, died Monday, March 25, 2013, at North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Agnew and Sons Funeral Home of Verona.