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May 1st, 2014

Tommie James Evans

May 2, 2014

Tommie James Evans, 62, died Monday, April 28, 2014 in Starkville, Mississippi.
 Funeral services will be held 2:00 P.M., Saturday, May 3, 2014 at St. Matthew Missionary Baptist Church with Reverend Nathaniel Best, Officiating. 
Visitation will be Friday, May 2, 2014: 12:00 -6:00 p.m. at West Memorial Chapel, Starkville, Mississippi. 

Louise Thweatt Strickland

May 2, 2014

Mrs. Louise Thweatt Strickland, 94, died April 30, 2014 at her residence.  Funeral service will be held on Saturday, May 3, at 11 am from the Southern Funeral Home Chapel in Durant.  Visitation will begin at 9am prior to the service.  Interment will be in the Browning Hillcrest Cemetery in Goodman, MS.

Russell N. Gaston

May 1, 2014

Russell N. Gaston, 70, passed away on May 1, 2014 at OCH Regional Medical Center in Starkville, MS.  He was Secretary/Treasurer of East Mississippi Lumber Company, Inc. and a member of First Presbyterian Church.  He was former Vice President of the Bank of Oxford and received his B.A. from University of Alabama in piano and organ.  He was also a veteran of the United State Navy.

Archie Thomas “Red” Aultman

May 1, 2014

Archie Thomas
“Red” Aultman

The Heavens were open to call a sweet spirit home on May 1, 2014, Archie Thomas “Red” Aultman.

April 30th

Sergeant Dennis Lee "Gus" Rogers

May 1, 2014

Sergeant Dennis Lee "Gus" Rogers, 54, died Sunday, April 27, 2014 in Birmingham, Alabama.
Funeral services will be held 1:00 P.M., Friday, May 2, 2014 at Calvary Baptist Church, Starkville, Mississippi with Reverend Jimmy Forrest, officiating. 
Visitation will be Thursday, May 1, 2014: 2:00 -6:00 p.m. at West Memorial Chapel, Starkville, Mississippi. 

April 29th

William Coggins

April 29, 2014

William (Sonny) H. Coggins, 78, passed away on April 27, 2014 at North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo, MS.  He was retired from Howard Furniture and a member of Longview Baptist Church.  He was founding member of Talking Warrior Coon Hunting Club.

Clara Collier

April 29, 2014

God gained another angel on April 27, 2014. Clara Arnett Collier, 79, passed away at OCH Regional Medical Center in Starkville, MS.  She was a retired Customer Service Supervisor with 4-County Electric Power Association.

April 27th

John Wesley Herring Jr.

April 27, 2014

John Wesley Herring, Jr., went to be with the Lord on April 27, 2014, surrounded by his family in his home in Starkville, Mississippi.  He was born on August 8, 1927, in Lincoln County, Mississippi, to Wesley and Winnie Herring.  He spent his childhood in Lincoln County surrounded by loving parents, siblings, aunts, uncles, and cousins.  He served in the Navy during World War II and then graduated

April 26th

James Vernon McKay M.D.

April 27, 2014

James Vernon McKay M.D., 97, passed away peacefully surrounded by his loving family, April 14, 2014.
       Funeral: 6:30 p.m., Wednesday, April 30, in Biggers Funeral Chapel, 6100 Azle Ave., Lake Worth, Texas. Interment: Lamesa Memorial Park Cemetery, Lamesa, Texas.

James Harold Smith

April 27, 2014

James Harold Smith was born on December 24, 1942 in Starkville, Mississippi to Ms. Lula Roberson and Mr. L.D. “Hog Eye” Smith. He departed his life on Tuesday, April 22, 2014 at The University of Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson.

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