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January 9th, 2015

Eva Louise Prater

January 10, 2015

Ms. Eva Louise Prater was born July 23, 1955 in Starkville, MS to the late Archie and Julia Mae Prater. She was the eldest of nine children.
Eva United with Sand Creek Missionary Baptist Church in the the Rock Hill Community.
Eva graduated from Starkville High School in 1973. She attened Mississippi State University for three years.

January 8th

Ledrekko 'Tut' Williams

January 9, 2015

Minister Ledrekko "Tut" Williams, 42, of Starkville, Mississippi died Friday, January 3, 2015 in Columbus, Mississippi.
Funeral services will  be held 11:00 A.M., Saturday, January 10, 2015 at Spring Hill Missionary Baptist Church, Starkville, Mississippi. with Pastor Joseph Lampkin, Officiating.

Lula Mae Shead

January 9, 2015

Mrs. Lula Mae Shead, 65, of Starkville, Mississippi died Friday, December 26, 2014 in Starkville, Mississippi.
Funeral services will  be held 11:00 A.M., Saturday, January 10, 2015 at New Zion United Methodist Church, Starkville, Mississippi.
Visitation will be held Friday, January 9, 2015 from 12:00 P.M.- 6:00 P.M. at West Memorial Funeral Home, Starkville, Mississippi.

James Eckford Perkins

January 9, 2015

Mr. James Eckford Perkins, 92 of Starkville, MS passed away December 29, 2014 in Starkville, MS. Service is Saturday January 10, 2015 @ 11:00 a.m at Century Hairston Funeral Home in Starkville, MS. Visitation is Friday January 9, 2015 from 1-6 p.m at Century Hairston Funeral Home, in Starkville, MS.

Dero Jones

January 9, 2015

Dero Jones, Sr. was born April 19, 1929 to the late Mary Lou Jones. He departed this life on January 3, 2015 at Oktibbeha County Regional Hospital.

January 7th

Clyde 'Starchy' Wade

January 8, 2015

Clyde Frederick “Starchy” Wade passed away Tuesday, January 6, 2015 at the Mississippi Veterans Home in Kosciusko.  Funeral Services will be held at 11a.m., Saturday, January 10th, at First Presbyterian Church with the Reverend Dr. Martin Lifer and Dr.

January 6th

Lacey Dan Mims

January 7, 2015

Lacey Dan Mims III, age 71, passed unexpectedly on January 3, 2015.  He was currently residing in Garland, Texas, but was a former resident of Eldorado, Arkansas.  To view his full obituary and to leave condolences, please visit

Wesley Isiah Bell

January 7, 2015

Wesley Isiah Bell, 25, a welder for Taylor Machine Works in Louisville, MS, passed away Monday January 5, 2015 near Louisville, MS. Mr. Bell was born September 11, 1989 in Starkville, MS. He was a member of Double Springs Baptist Church.

January 5th

Robert Betts Ray

January 6, 2015

Robert Betts Ray

January 6, 2015

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