Archive - Obituary
May 1st, 2015
Willie Bennett Moore, 73, passed away on April 30, 2015 at Darlington Oaks in Verona, MS.Â He was a ready mix operator with MMC Materials and a member of Chester Baptist Church.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Oliver B. and Ola Moore; sister, Gertrude Schantz; and brother, Curtis Moore.
Mrs. Eva O. Jones, 85, died Monday, April 27, 2015, at her home in Louisville, MS. Funeral service will be held at 11:00 A.M. on Wednesday, April 29th, at Porter Funeral Home, with Rev. Dewayne Kelsey officiating. Interment will be at 3:30 PM in Liberty Cemetery in Booneville, MS. Porter Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Mrs. Bessie M. Cannon, 83, of Â Starkville, Mississippi died April 23, 2015 in Starkville, Mississippi.
Funeral services will be held 1:00 P.M., Thursday,April 30, 2015 at Peterâ€™s Rock Temple Church of God In Christ, Starkville, Mississippi with Elder Joseph Hawkins, officiating.
Gail Elizabeth Brand Morgan, 70, passed away on April 23, 2015 at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Columbus, MS.Â She was a homemaker and member of Morgan Chapel Baptist Church.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Lee H. Brand and Gwennell Porter Brand; husband, Charles Reed Morgan; grandson, Dustin Shannon; and son-in-law, Bill Roberts.
Mr. Arthur Lee Wordlaw, Sr., 81, of Â Starkville, Mississippi died April 16, 2015 in Starkville, Mississippi.
Funeral services will be held 11:00 A.M., Saturday, April 25, 2015 at New Bethel Missionary Baptist Church, Maben, Mississippi with Reverend Nelson Forrest, officiating.
Mrs. Nita Jean Simmons Randle, 83, longtime resident of Starkville, MS, passed away on Sunday, April 19, 2015, with family members by her side.
Visitation will be at the Starkville First Presbyterian church Friday, April 24, from 4-6 p.m. with services Saturday at Starkville Presbyterian Church beginning at 11 a.m. and a graveside service following at Oktibbeha Memorial Gardens.
Richard Buford Austin, 62, of Madison, Ala., died Monday after an illness. A proud son of Forest, Miss., Richard was a gifted athlete with a poetâ€™s soul and indomitable spirit whose boundless optimism and easy, friendly way left everyone feeling better whenever he was around. We will all miss him and his irresistible smile and laugh.
Clarice Bush, 85, passed away on April 17, 2015 at Regency Hospital in Meridian, MS. She was a life long resident of Starkville, MS and a retired homemaker.
Clarice was proceeded in death by her parents, Robert & Daisy Gregg; her husband Floyd Bush; and sisters Doris Chesser and Jessie McLean.