Archive - Obituary
October 29th, 2014
James Edward Springer, Jr. (known to many as "Doodle"), passed away Tuesday, October 28, 2014 at his home in Starkville, MS.Â He was born in Birmingham, AL January 28, 1952.Â
He was preceded in death by his father, James Edward Springer, Sr.
James Middleton Whitt died October 27, 2014 at his home in Mathiston, MS. Mr. Jimmy, as everyone knew him, was born January 30, 1945 at his family home in Grady (Webster County), MS. After graduating from Eupora High School and Wood Junior College he earned a Master of Education from Mississippi State University. He began his teaching career at Hollandale High School.
Mildred Floyd Stickley of Starkville, Mississippi died at Oktibbeha County Hospital on October 24, 2014.Â She was a native of Lexington, Virginia.Â The daughter of the late Robert Henry Floyd and Julia Hartless Floyd, she had lived throughout the northeast and south and had retired in Mississippi.Â She was preceded in death by her husband, Allen R. Stickley, Jr.
Funeral services for Gary Thomas West will be conducted at 10:30 a.m. onÂ Â Saturday, October 25, 2014, at Wake Forest Baptist Church in Sturgis.Â Burial will follow at Wake Forest Church Cemetery. The Revs. Bruce Latimer and Gary Jackson will officiate.Â Visitation will be Friday, October 24, 2014, from 5 p.m. until 7 p.m. at Welch Funeral Home in Starkville.
Wade McGee, 71, Â ofÂ Starkville, MS, died Monday, October 20,Â 2014 in Meridian, Mississippi.
Funeral services willÂ be held 11:00 A.M., Saturday, October 25, 2014Â at Peter's Rock Temple COGIC, Starkville, MS with Superintendent Joseph Hawkins, officiating.
Visitation will be held Friday, October 24, 2014 fromÂ 1:00 P.M.- 6:00 P.M.Â at West Memorial Funeral Home, Starkville, Mississippi.
Mary Frances Johnson, 85, Â ofÂ Crawford, MS, died Sunday, October 19,Â 2014 in Tupelo, Mississippi.
Funeral services willÂ be held 11:00 A.M., Saturday, October 25, 2014Â at Pleasant Grove Missionary Baptist Church, Starkville, MS with Reverend Riley Forrest, officiating.
Arnold Martin Dean, Jr. passed from this world the way he lived in it: with strength, humor and concern for others. He lost his battle with Alzheimerâ€™s disease on October 17, 2014, with his beloved wife and family around him.Â
Mrs. Bedulia Cooper 84, of Sturgis, MS passed away October 16, 2014 in Ackerman, MS.
Service is Wednesday October 22, 2014 at 11:00a.m
at Boyd Chapel U.M. Church in Sturgis, MS.
Burial will be in the church cemetery.
Visitation is Tuesday October 21, 2014 from 1-6 p.m
at Century Hairston Funeral Home in Starkville, MS
Van William Larry, 51, Â ofÂ Starkville, MS, died Wednesday, October 15,Â 2014 in Starkville, Mississippi.Â
Funeral services willÂ be held 11:00 A.M., Monday, October 20, 2014Â at West Memorial Funeral Chapel, Starkville, MS with Reverend Jessie Townsel, officiating.Â
More than ninety eight years of love, happiness and joy came to a close on Friday, October 10, 2014 at 3:45 a.m for Mrs. Irene Jones Rogers. She was born February 14, 1916 in Starkville, MS to Mr. and Mrs. Elmira Jones. She is preceded in death by her loving husband Mr. David Rogers.