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June 25th, 2014

Helen M. Long

June 25, 2014

Helen M. Long passed away on Monday, June 23, 2014.  She was the eldest daughter of Sam and Nellie Blanche Ingram's seven children.  She was born on August 18, 1924 in Blytheville, Arkansas.  She moved to Starkville, MS in 1967.  She was the owner of a ladies clothing store during the 1970's.  She retired after working several years in the admissions office of Oktibbeha County Hospital.

June 23rd

Katie Rector

June 24, 2014

Katie M. (Ray) Rector of Columbus, MS died Sunday, June 22, 2014 at Baptist Memorial Hospital, Columbus, MS. Katie was born September 23, 1932 in Sturgis, MS. She was a retired employee of Auora Nursing Home and a member of East End Baptist Church.

Martha Jackson

June 24, 2014

Martha Maudine Vickers Jackson, 90, of Starkville, MS, passed away at OCH Regional Medical Center on Monday, June 23, 2014.
Dean was a homemaker and a member of Sturgis Baptist Church.
She is survived by her daughter, Vicki Lowrey of Starkville, MS; son, Ralph Jackson of Ackerman, MS; daughter-in-law, Lynn Jackson of Starkville, MS; 10 grandchildren, 20 great-grandchildren.

June 21st

Maggie Turner King

June 21, 2014

June 19th

Carole McReynolds Davis

June 20, 2014

Carole McReynolds Davis, 72, of Starkville died Wednesday afternoon at her home.
A lifelong resident of Starkville, Carole was a loving mother and grandmother, an artist, a writer and a pillar of the Starkville community. She and her husband, Frank Marvin Davis Sr., celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary in March and both are charter members of Trinity Presbyterian Church in Starkville.

Walter James Tate

June 20, 2014

Walter James Tate died Saturday, June 14, 2014 in Starkville, Mississippi.

Funeral services will be held 2:00 P.M., Saturday, June 21, 2014 at Blackjack M.B. Church with Reverend Frank Bell, Officiating.

Visitation will be held  11:00 A.M.- 6:00 P.M., Friday, June 20, 2014 at West Memorial Funeral Home, Starkville, Mississippi.

Burial will follow at Fox Cemetery.

Flora Mae Jones

June 20, 2014

Flora Mae Jones died Sunday, June 15, 2014 in Maben, Mississippi.

Funeral services will be held 1:00 P.M., Sunday, June 22, 2014 at New Bethel M.B. Church in Maben, Mississippi, with Reverend Carlton Fisher, Officiating.

Visitation will be held 1:00 P.M. Saturday, June 21, 2014 at West Memorial Funeral Home, Starkville, Mississippi.

Tyrell Deshoun Gillespie

June 20, 2014

Tyrell Deshoun Gillespie died Wednesday, June 11, 2014 in Starkville, Mississippi.

Funeral services will be held 2:00 P.M., Saturday, June 21, 2014 at Pine Grove M.B. Church with Minister Robert Chandler, officiating.

Visitation will be held 12:00-6:00 P.M., Friday, June 20, 2014 at West Memorial Funeral Home, Starkville, Mississippi. 

Burial will follow at St. Matthew Cemetery.

Surhaver Lashun Fair

June 20, 2014

Surhaver Lashun Fair, died Thursday, June 12, 2014 in Tupelo, Mississippi.

Funeral services will be held 11:00 A.M., Saturday, June 21, 2014 at Griffin United Methodist Church with Reverend Sam Bonner, Officiating.

Visitation will be Friday, June 20, 2014 2:00-6:00 P.M. at West Memorial Funeral Home, Starkville, Mississippi.

June 16th

John Walter Yount

June 16, 2014

Mr. John Walter Yount age 76 of 12 Point Rd. Blairsville formerly of Decatur, GA. passed away on Sunday June 15, 2014 in the union General Hospital following an extended illness. Mr. Yount was born on May 16, 1938 in Stillwater, OK., the son of the late Paul Yount and the late Katherine Howard Yount. John grew up in Starkville, MS. John was a veteran of the US Army.

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