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June 19th

Mona Lyon

June 19, 2013

Mona Manning Lyon was born on December 17, 1926 to George Warren Manning, Sr. and Mattie Hughes Manning on a farm near Drew, Mississippi. She attended the Drew public schools and graduated from Drew High School in 1943. While a student at Mississippi State College for Women, she was Business Manager of the school newspaper and graduated Suma Cum Laude in 1947.

June 18th

Joshua Parrish McKay

June 19, 2013

Joshua Parrish McKay was born in Natchez Mississippi on January 5, 1979 to Rev. Roy Lee McKay and Marcia Ann Parrish McKay of Aberdeen MS. He passed away on June 16, 2013 in Meridianville, Alabama.

Besides his parents, Josh leaves behind a large family who loved him, especially his brother Matthew and his wife Hannah McKay and their son Isaac (Oklahoma City).

Joyce Duke

June 19, 2013

Mrs. Joyce Pugh Duke, age 87, died Sunday, June 16, in Hermitage, TN after a brief illness. 

Dr. Perry Brooks Dennis Jr.

June 19, 2013

Memorial Services for Dr. Perry Brooks Dennis, Jr will be held at University Baptist Church, 3200 Arlington Loop in Hattiesburg, MS on Saturday, June 22, 2013 at 10:00. Visitation will begin at 9:00.

June 17th

Hardy Tingle

June 18, 2013

Hardy Tingle passed away Friday, June 14, 2013, at Shands Hospital University of Florida after a long struggle with heart failure. He was born in Quitman, Mississippi November 25, 1946. He was preceded in death by his father, Fletcher W. Tingle.

Kim O'Brian Pettit

June 18, 2013

Kim O'Brian Pettit, 72, passed away on June 15, 2013 at North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo, MS.  She was a retired hairdresser and owner of the Hair Pen Salon in Maben. 

She was preceded in death by her parents, Seisen Kinjo and Uta Watanabe; and first husband, Bud O'Brian. 

June 10th

Alice Black

June 10, 2013

Alice Gray Black, 75, of Sturgis, MS; passed away at her residence on Monday, June 10, 2013 surrounded by her family.

Alice was member of Morgan chapel Baptist church, a homemaker and retired with Hershede Hall Clock Company and Starkville Manor, where she had worked for 11 years.  She loved children.

June 9th

Leonard Brandon

June 10, 2013

Leonard Hood Brandon, M.D., age 86, of Starkville, Mississippi, passed away on June 7, 2013 at 7:25 p.m. with his family by his side. He will be greatly missed by all those who loved him and found him to be a steady and loving father, husband, friend and doctor.

James Bland

June 10, 2013

Mr. James Thomas Bland, 87, of Maben, MS; passed away at his residence.

He was a veteran of World War II, a guard at the Nuremberg Trials, a Postmaster for Cumberland, and a Rural Mail carrier for Maben.  He also loved to bow hunt.

June 3rd

Vernell Logan

June 4, 2013

Vernell Logan, 57, died Friday, May 24, 2013 in Bronx, New York.

Funeral services will be held 1:00 p.m. Wednesday, June 5, 2013 at New Bethel 

Missionary Baptist Church, Maben, Mississippi with Reverend Carlton Fisher, officiating.

Burial will follow at New Bethel Cemetery, Maben, Mississippi.

West Memorial Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

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