June 22nd, 2011
Dr. James Edward Booth passed away at the University Medical Center in Jackson, on June 17, 2011, at age 86 after a triumphant and distinguished life.
WEST POINT â€” Funeral services for John Cox, Sr., will be held Saturday, June 25, at 2 p.m. at Fountain Head M.B. Church.
Mavis Hunt Posey, 86, of Starkville died June 20 at Carrington Nursing Center in Starkville. Services will be held June 23 at 2 p.m. at Morgan Chapel Baptist Church in Sturgis. Rev.
Mrs. Margueriette Spears Ball of Calhoun City passed away June 20 at Calhoun Health Services Nursing Home at age 94. Mrs. Ball was born June 11, 1917.
Griffith Robert Jones peacefully passed away at home in his sleep on June 14, 2011.
William Thurston â€śTutâ€ť McKell, passed away on June 19, 2011 at his residence in Nashville, Tenn.Â He was born November 2, 1961.Â
Robin Kirk, who was a resident of Starkville, Ponca City, Okla., Austin, Texas, and Fayetteville, Ark., passed away Friday, June 17, at her home in Fayetteville. She was 74.
EUPORA â€” Mrs. Ethel Scoggins Faulkner, 76, homemaker, died Friday in Roundrock, TX.
Funeral Services will be 11 a.m., Wednesday, June 22, 2011, at Oliver Funeral Home Chapel.
By MATTHEW STEVENS
In the mind of Jack Cristil, the ceremony honoring his broadcast career and renaming of a portion of Highway 82 in his honor was about time.