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May 7th, 2014

Terry Phillip "Buck" Buchanon

May 7, 2014

Terry Phillip "Buck" Buchanon passed away peacefully at his home May 6, 2014. He is survived by his wife, Belinda Garrard Jennings Buchanon, his daughter, Jennifer (Bryan) Kilgore from Starkville, two grandsons, Connor and Cody Kilgore, his mother, Frances Burson Buchanon of Star City, AR, and two brothers, Michael (Vickie) Buchanon and Ralph (Mellie) Buchanon.

May 6th

Nancy Katherine Lindley

May 6, 2014

Nancy Katherine Lindley was born August 18, 1924 in Louisville, Kentucky; the youngest of five children and the only daughter of Richard Bass and Erma Lou Hopper Penick.  The family moved to Macon, Mississippi while Nancy was still in grade school, where her father found work as a carpenter.

May 5th

Thomas Oliver “Tommy” Wakeman

May 5, 2014

Thomas Oliver “Tommy” Wakeman, 91, died Thursday, May 1, 2014 at his Starkville, MS home.
Services will be held on Thursday, May 8 at the Church of the Resurrection in Starkville, MS. Visitation will be at 1:00 PM followed by the memorial service at 2:00 PM. The service will conclude with a procession to the Church's Columbarium for inurnment. Rev. Lee Winter will officiate.

Charles “Buddy” Pittman, Sr.

May 5, 2014

Name: Charles “Buddy” Pittman, Sr.
Resident of: Walthall, MS Born in: Walthall. MS
Date of Birth: September-18-1941 Age: 72 Date of Death: May 2, 2014
Place of Death: NMMC Eupora
Occupation: Retired Owner of D&B Auto Parts in Eupora Church Membership: Walthall Baptist

Horace W. Newman, Sr.

May 5, 2014

Horace W. Newman, Sr. of Valley Park, MS died Sunday, May 4, 2014 at River Region Medical Center.  He was 82.  He served in the United States Army. He was a member of Valley Park Baptist Church.   Mr. Newman worked in sales for 18 years with Jackson  Cigar and Tobacco Co. He retired from farming in Issaquena County in 1992. Mr.

Jerry Milton Atkins

May 5, 2014

Jerry Milton Atkins, 83, passed away on May 4, 2014 at his residence in Maben, MS.  He was retired from Babcock and Wilcox as a Welding Specialist, where he worked for 41 years and a member of Maben Methodist Church.  He was an usher for Mississippi State University ballgames for the Shriners.  He was a Master Mason, Shriner, and member of the Eastern Star, and the Chaplain for Boilermaker Union L

May 3rd

Helen Bailey

May 4, 2014

Helen Williams Bailey died early Friday morning in Starkville,
Mississippi. She was 86.
She was patient, kind, and a woman of tremendous personal
faith and tolerance for the views of others. It was quite common
to hear her say, “It takes all kinds to make a world.” She read
novels and biographies at a clip of 2-3 per week and could knock

May 2nd

Thomas Wakeman

May 3, 2014

Thomas Oliver Wakeman, 91, passed away on May 1, 2014 at his residence in Starkville, MS.  He was a retired Architect with Thomas O. Wakeman and Associates.
A memorial service will be held at a later date.  
Welch Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

May 1st

Tommie James Evans

May 2, 2014

Tommie James Evans, 62, died Monday, April 28, 2014 in Starkville, Mississippi.
 Funeral services will be held 2:00 P.M., Saturday, May 3, 2014 at St. Matthew Missionary Baptist Church with Reverend Nathaniel Best, Officiating. 
Visitation will be Friday, May 2, 2014: 12:00 -6:00 p.m. at West Memorial Chapel, Starkville, Mississippi. 

Louise Thweatt Strickland

May 2, 2014

Mrs. Louise Thweatt Strickland, 94, died April 30, 2014 at her residence.  Funeral service will be held on Saturday, May 3, at 11 am from the Southern Funeral Home Chapel in Durant.  Visitation will begin at 9am prior to the service.  Interment will be in the Browning Hillcrest Cemetery in Goodman, MS.

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