Archive - Dec 10, 2012
Oktibbeha County Sheriff Steve Gladney was the keynote speaker at the Starkville Rotary Club meeting Monday, where he gave a report on the state of his department during the first 11 months of his term.
Oktibbeha County School District conservator Jayne Sargent revealed Margie Pulley as her successor at a specially called OCSD meeting Monday.
Mr. Charles B. Duke Jr., 89, died Sunday, Dec. 9, 2012, in Hermitage, Tenn. after a brief illness.
Funeral services will be held 10 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 13, 2012 at Welch Funeral Home in Starkville.
Burial will follow at Oktibbeha Memorial Gardens.
Visitation will be held 5-7 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2012 at Welch Funeral Home.
SOUTH BEND, Ind. â€” Mr. James Lee Welch of South Bend, Ind., 90, died Friday, Nov. 23, 2012. Â
Funeral services were held noon Friday, Nov. 30, 2012 at Alford's Mortuary.
Burial followed in Fairview Cemetery.
Alford's Mortuary of South Bend, Ind. was in charge of arrangements.
James's life began on March 31, 1922 when he was born to Jeff and Lillie (Ross) Welch in Maben.Â
Mr. Jack W. Lemmons of Meridian died Friday, Dec. 7, 2012 at his residence.
Funeral services will be held 10 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 11, 2012 at Central United Methodist Church in Meridian with Dr. Bob Rambo, Rev. Jimmy Harrison and Jim Wall officiating
Burial will follow at 2:30 p.m. in Odd Fellows Cemetery in Starkville.
Mr. James Doss (J.D.) McDonald of Sturgis, 90, died Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2012, at his residence surrounded by his loving family.
Funeral services will be held 2 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 8, 2012 at Sturgis Baptist Church with Rev. Russell Mord and Rev. James Mills officiating.
Burial will follow in McClelland Cemetery in Sturgis.
Mrs. Kathy R. Edwards of Sturgis, 50, died Monday, Dec. 3, 2012.
Memorial services will be held 2 p.m. Friday, Dec. 7, 2012 at Welch Funeral Home in Starkville.
Welch Funeral Home of Starkville is in charge of arrangements.
She was a graduate of Mississippi State University in 1989 and earned her nursing degree.Â
COLUMBUS â€” Mrs. Margaret Cummins Blake Groves, 91, died Monday, Dec. 3, 2012 at her residence in Columbus.
Funeral services will be held 11 a.m. Friday, Dec. 7, 2012 at Gunter and Peel Funeral Home Chapel in Columbus with Minister Billy Ferguson officiating.
Visitation will be held 6-8 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 6, 2012 at the funeral home.
HOMEWOOD, Ala. â€” Mrs. Peggy Jeane Daniels Dew, 77, died Sunday, Dec. 2, 2012.
Memorial services will be held 4 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2012 at Ridout's Valley Chapel in Homewood, Ala.
A reception will follow the service.
Visitation will be held 3-4 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2012 at Ridout's Valley Chapel prior to service.
Mrs. Annie B. Miller-Williams, 88, died Saturday, Dec. 1, 2012 at OCH Regional Medical Center in Starkville.
Funeral services will be held 11 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 6, 2012 at Second Baptist M.B. Church in Starkville with Pastor Joseph Stone officiating.
Burial will follow in Bethel Cemetery.