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May 5th, 2014

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.

Russell N. Gaston

May 1, 2014

Russell N. Gaston, 70, passed away on May 1, 2014 at OCH Regional Medical Center in Starkville, MS.  He was Secretary/Treasurer of East Mississippi Lumber Company, Inc. and a member of First Presbyterian Church.  He was former Vice President of the Bank of Oxford and received his B.A. from University of Alabama in piano and organ.  He was also a veteran of the United State Navy.

Archie Thomas “Red” Aultman

May 1, 2014

Archie Thomas
“Red” Aultman

The Heavens were open to call a sweet spirit home on May 1, 2014, Archie Thomas “Red” Aultman.

April 30th

Sergeant Dennis Lee "Gus" Rogers

May 1, 2014

Sergeant Dennis Lee "Gus" Rogers, 54, died Sunday, April 27, 2014 in Birmingham, Alabama.
Funeral services will be held 1:00 P.M., Friday, May 2, 2014 at Calvary Baptist Church, Starkville, Mississippi with Reverend Jimmy Forrest, officiating. 
Visitation will be Thursday, May 1, 2014: 2:00 -6:00 p.m. at West Memorial Chapel, Starkville, Mississippi. 

April 29th

William Coggins

April 29, 2014

William (Sonny) H. Coggins, 78, passed away on April 27, 2014 at North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo, MS.  He was retired from Howard Furniture and a member of Longview Baptist Church.  He was founding member of Talking Warrior Coon Hunting Club.

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