Obituaries (December 21st, 2018)

Published 12:25 pm Wednesday, December 26, 2018

Theresta Green-Flowers was born on Sept. 30, 1925, to May and Elmer Green, Sr., in Pope. Theresta departed this life on Tuesday, Dec. 11, 2018, at 5:45 a.m. at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Oxford.

Theresta leaves to cherish her memory seven children, Juanita (George, Sr.) Mister, Mary Jean (John) Simmons, Frederick Flowers, Annette Flowers, all of Pope; Levon (Alberdean) Flowers of Batesville, Sara Delphine (Craig) Flowers-Dent of Collierville, Felicia Flowers of St. Joseph, Missouri.

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Theresta also leaves 20 grandchildren, Timothy, Sharon (Michael), Cedric (Alecia), Eric, Anthony (Cassandra), Reginald, Rhonda, Travis, Kiwanis (Kneilah), Dimetrius, Llon, Paul, Patrick, Melissa, LaDonna, Crystal, Nicholas (Shelera), Tameka, Taylor, Tyson, a special caregiver, Cassandra Little; 37 great-grandchildren; three great-great grandchildren; numerous nieces, nephews, cousins, along with a host of dear friends.

Funeral services will be held Friday, Dec. 21, 2018, at 11 a.m. at Springhill Baptist Church in Pope. Visitation was Thursday, Dec. 20, 2018, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at Cooley’s Mortuary in Batesville.


Funeral services for Deshun Dewitt Sandridge, 30, will be held Saturday, Dec. 22, at Batesville High School gymnasium. Burial will follow at Rock Hill Cemetery under the direction of Henderson Funeral Home.

Sandridge died Friday, Dec. 14, 2018, at his home in Sardis. His family will receive visitors today (Dec. 21) from 4 to 6 p.m. at the funeral home in Sardis.

Sandridge was born Sept. 3, 1988, in Senatobia to the late Melvin Sandridge and Mattie Harris Sandridge of Sardis.


(Posted on December 26th, 2018)