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April 23rd

Byron L. "Butch" Brumfield, Jr.

April 23, 2013

Byron L. "Butch" Brumfield, Jr. passed away Friday, April 19, 2013 after an extended battle with cancer.  Butch was born in Laurel, Ms. June 18, 1966.  He graduated from Gulfport High School in 1984.  After graduation he attended Mississippi State University. 

April 16th

Thelma Williams

April 16, 2013

Services for Thelma “Granny” Williams, 90, will be held Saturday, April 20, 2013 at Adaton Baptist Church.  Viewing will be from 1:00-2:30 p.m.  The memorial service will begin at 2:30 p.m.  Rev. Tom Daniel and Rev. Hal Selby will officiate.  Burial will follow in Memorial Garden Park Cemetery.  Mrs. Williams died Monday, April 15, 2013 in her home in Starkville.

Leon McWilliams Jr.

April 16, 2013

Leon C. McWilliams, Jr., age 91, passed away on April 14, 2013 at Oktibbeha County Hospital.  Funeral services will be Wednesday, April 17, 2013 at 2:00pm at the First Baptist Church, 106 E Lampkin Street, Starkville, MS 39759.  Visitation will be in the church sanctuary prior to the funeral service starting at 12:00 noon.  Interment will follow in Oddfellows Cemetery.

Bette Scales

April 16, 2013

Bette Ward Scales of Collierville, TN, passed away on Monday, April 15, 2013 in her home. She was 85 years old.  Bette is preceded in death by her husband, Sam W.

April 10th

Ruth Peil

April 10, 2013

Ruth D. Peil, 88, devoted mother and grandmother passed away peacefully on Thursday, March 28, 2013 at the Mississippi State Veterans Home in Kosciusko.

Martha Anne Ferriss Parker

April 10, 2013

Martha Anne Ferriss Parker, of Florence, Alabama, passed away unexpectedly on April 7, 2013. She was born October 29, 1926 in Shaw, Mississippi to William Douglas and Lellie Meadow Ferriss. She was a beloved wife, mother, grandmother, sister, and friend to so many. Martha Anne grew up in Shaw, Mississippi and graduated from Shaw High School, Class of 1944.

Jonathan Brown

April 10, 2013

Jonathan Kensey Brown, 46, passed away on April 9, 2013 in Columbus, MS.  He was a Helicopter Test Pilot for American Eurocopter and had been a pilot for 28 years.  He was also a graduate of Embry Riddle, where he received his bachelor's degree in Aeronautics Safety and recently attended Pinelake Church in Starkville.  He loved to fish and go to the beach with his children.  He was an excellent fa

April 4th

Thad Easterwood

April 4, 2013

Thad Everette Easterwood, coach and long time educator, of Starkville and Kosciusko passed away on April 3, 2013.

Willie Clark, Jr.

April 4, 2013

Willie Clark, Jr., 88, died Friday, March 29, 2013 in Starkville, Mississippi.

Funeral services will be held 11:00 a.m. Saturday, April 6, 2013 at West Memorial Chapel, Starkville, Mississippi with Reverend Larnzy Carpenter officiating.

Visitation will be Friday, April 5, 2013 from 1-6:00 p.m. at West Memorial Chapel.

Burial will follow at Fox Cemetery, Starkville, Mississippi.

March 30th

Mary Stubbs

March 31, 2013

Mary Gray Gieger Stubbs passed away on March 29, 2013, at Gilda’s Place in Ridgeland. She was 97 years old.

She was a homemaker, teacher and business book keeper. Mary Gray was a member of First Methodist Church of Starkville.

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