July 9th, 2011
MABEN â€” Mrs. Eva Carroll Bland, 83 of Maben, passed away July 8, 2011 at North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo.
MABEN â€” Peggie Pollard Cordell, 64, laboratory technician at OCH Regional Medical Center, died Thursday at Baptist Memorial Hospital Golden Triangle in Columbus.
Funeral services for Vernon Pete Williams will be held Sunday, July 10 at 3 p.m. at New Zion United Methodist Church with Rev. Tyrone Stallings officiating.
Funeral services for Nannie Lee Hendrix will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, July 9, at St. Matthew M.B. Church with Rev. J.W. Leech officiating.
Funeral services for Mr. Dailey "Harry Williams" Shed will be at 2 p.m. Saturday, July 9, at Beth-el M.B. Church with Rev. Lee Brand, Jr. officiating.
Della McDowell Thompson passed away on July 7, 2011.Â She was born December 24, 1929.
As long as I can remember, Iâ€™ve been in a hurry.Â Never one to be late, I rush like crazy to get to church, civic clubÂ meetings, blue light specials at K-Mart.Â You name it.Â
By RUTH MORGAN
For Starkville Daily News
Who do you think you are? Where do your roots go? Where did your family history begin? Where did you life take you? How did this story begin?
It was early in the morning on June 16, 1975, and I was riding along humming a song driving down the Sturgis/Maben country road to a very extraordinary and special hay field covered with happy brightl