Obituaries (May 24th, 2019)

Published 11:49 am Tuesday, May 28, 2019

Jerry Crouch, age 64, passed away Sunday morning, at his home in Water Valley. He was the husband of Renee Crouch.

Funeral services for Jerry were held at 1  p.m. Thursday, May 23,  in the Martin Willingham Memorial Chapel of Wells Funeral Home in Batesville with visitation beginning at 11 a.m.. Interment was at Forrest Memorial Park. Dr. Paul Middleton officiated.

Jerry was born January 23, 1955, to the late James Russell Crouch and Lottie Lucile Mixon Crouch. He was the owner and operator of Crouch Construction. Jerry enjoyed woodworking. He loved doing anything outdoors and riding 4-wheelers.

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Those he leaves behind include his wife, Renee Bethea Crouch of Water Valley; daughter, Alethea Crouch of Water Valley; son, Michael Riley of Seattle, Wa.; sisters, Linda Woods of Water Valley and Brenda DeRouen of Ventura, Calif.; five grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.


Funeral services for Jimmy Loyd Mills, 68, were held May 18 in the Martin Willingham Memorial Chapel of Wells Funeral Home with burial at Lambert Cemetery.

He died Wednesday, May 15, 2019, at the Baptist DeSoto Hospital in Southaven. He was the widower of Lisa Mills.

He was born May 29, 1950, to the late D.J. Mills and Lorene Farris Mills in Lambert. He was a farmer and construction worker, and a member of Blue Lake Baptist Church.


Funeral services for Robert Leon Roberson, Jr., 24, will be Saturday, May 25 at 2 p.m. at Mt. Level M.B. Church in Como with Pastor Jessie Frison officiating. Burial will follow at Harmonia Cemetery under the direction of Cooley’s Mortuary.

He died May 18, 2019, in Sardis.

He was born Aug. 2, 19943 to Robert Leon Roberson, Sr., and Shelia House in Senatobia.

Mr. Roberson was a member of the U.S. Army National Guard and served tours of active duty on foreign fields. He was a member of Mt. Level M.B. Church.

Visitation is today (May 24) from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at Cooley’s Mortuary.