Archive - Obituary
May 5th, 2014
Horace W. Newman, Sr. of Valley Park, MS died Sunday, May 4, 2014 at River Region Medical Center.¬† He was 82.¬†¬†He served in the United States Army.¬†He was a member of Valley Park Baptist Church. ¬†¬†Mr. Newman worked in sales for 18 years with Jackson¬† Cigar and Tobacco Co. He retired from farming in Issaquena County in 1992. Mr.
Jerry Milton Atkins, 83, passed away on May 4, 2014 at his residence in Maben, MS.¬† He was retired from Babcock and Wilcox as a Welding Specialist, where he worked for 41 years and a member of Maben Methodist Church.¬† He was an usher for Mississippi State University ballgames for the Shriners.¬† He was a Master Mason, Shriner, and member of the Eastern Star, and the Chaplain for Boilermaker Union L
Helen Williams Bailey died early Friday morning in Starkville,
Mississippi. She was 86.
She was patient, kind, and a woman of tremendous personal
faith and tolerance for the views of others. It was quite common
to hear her say, ‚ÄúIt takes all kinds to make a world.‚ÄĚ She read
novels and biographies at a clip of 2-3 per week and could knock
Thomas Oliver Wakeman, 91, passed away on May 1, 2014 at his residence in Starkville, MS.¬† He was a retired Architect with Thomas O. Wakeman and Associates.
A memorial service will be held at a later date.¬†¬†
Welch Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
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.¬†
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, 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.
The Heavens were open to call a sweet spirit home on May 1, 2014, Archie Thomas ‚ÄúRed‚ÄĚ Aultman.
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.¬†
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.