Archive - Obituary
January 20th, 2014
Billy Joe Box, 76, a retired furniture manufacturing supervisor, passed away Saturday January 18, 2014 at the University Medical Center in Jackson, MS. Mr. Box was born September 21, 1937 in Choctaw County, MS. He was a member of the Chester Baptist Church and served 23 years as a member of the Army National Guard.
Mary Ethel Wilkes, 89, died January 4, 2014 in Grosse Pointe, Michigan.
Funeral services will be held 11:00 a.m. Saturday, January 18, 2014 at Household of Faith Church, Eupora, Mississippi.
Visitation will be Friday, January 17, 2014 from 5-7:00 p.m. at Household of Faith Church, Eupora, Mississippi.
Burial will follow at Embry Cemetery, Bellfontaine, Mississippi.
Frances Coburn McReynolds, 68, died January 12, 2014 at her home in
Charlotte, NC. Frances was a long-time resident of Starkville, MS.
Frances was born in Courtland, AL on December 19, 1945, the daughter of
Frank Bullock Coburn and Kathryn Falls Coburn. She graduated from Decatur
High School in Decatur, AL, and attended Mississippi State College for
Mr. James T. Lewis, 88, died Tuesday, January 14, 2014 at North Ms. Medical Center in Eupora.
Funeral services will be 2:00 pm Friday at Center Grove Baptist Church with burial in Clear Springs Cemetery in Oktibbeha County.
Rev. Joel Hudson and Rev Danny Woods will officiate. Visitation will be Thursday from 5:00 pm until 8:00 pm at Oliver Funeral Home in Eupora.
Vernice Smith-Bogan, 55,Â died January 7, 2014 in Oakland, Illinois.
Funeral services will be held 12:00 Noon on Wednesday, January 15, 2014 at West Memorial Chapel, Starkville, Mississippi.
Burial will follow at Smith Cemetery, Sturgis, Mississippi.
West Memorial Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
You may sign the online memorial register @ westmemorialfunerals.com
Cora â€śLucilleâ€ť Wordlaw, 77,Â died January 5, 2014 in Tupelo, Mississippi.
Funeral services will be held 2:00 p.m. Saturday, January 11, 2014 at New Bethel Missionary Baptist Church,Â Maben, Mississippi with Reverend Nelson Forrest, officiating.
Visitation will be Friday, January 10, 2014 from 12-6:00 p.m. at West Memorial Funeral Home.
Naomi Hobbs Rising, 97, family matriarch, born October 27, 1916 in Ellenburg Center, NY, passed away January 9, 2014 at Starkville Manor Nursing Home in Starkville, MS.Â She and husband, Bert Rising (Married 67 years) lived in Plattsburgh, NY until their retirement then moved to Beverly Hills, FL. After her husbandâ€™s passing she moved to Starkville to be near family.
John Thomas Neely, 54,Â died January 3, 2014 in Starkville, Mississippi.
Funeral services will be held 1:00 p.m. Thursday, January 9, 2014 at West Memorial Chapel,Â Starkville, Mississippi with Reverend Bernard Crump, officiating.
Visitation will be Wednesday, January 8, 2014 from 11a.m.-6:00 p.m. at West Memorial Funeral Home.
Burial will follow at Rock Hill Cemetery, Starkville, Mississippi.
Dr. D. A. R. (Al) Peyman, 93, died in Richmond, Va. on Dec. 29 2013. He was born in Vancouver, Canada in 1920. He was married to Anne Peyman for 51 years before her death in 1997. He is survived by his wife, Linda Wood Peyman, four daughters, Carol Dunn, Kathy Peyman, Peppy Woll, Linda Dove; four grandchildren and four great grandchildren.