Obituaries (Nov. 15, 2019)

Published 6:04 pm Thursday, November 14, 2019

John Wesley Box, Sr.

John Wesley Box, Sr., age 50,  died Monday, Nov.11, 2019, near Grenada, from injuries received in an auto accident.

Funeral services were Thursday, Nov. 14, at Willow Springs Assembly of God Church with burial at Bethel Cemetery near Enid under the direction of Wells Funeral Home.

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He was born Sept. 11, 1969, in Leland, to the late Donald Leroy and Susie Kendall Box. He was foreman for Manues Recycling in Charleston, and  a member of Willow Springs Assembly of God Church.


Patricia Ann Hardison DeLancey

Patricia Ann Hardison DeLancey, 64, passed away on Sunday, Nov. 10, 2019,at her home in Senatobia.  She was born in Memphis Aug. 6, 1955, to Margaret Odell Hardison and Edward Lefond Hardison, Sr. She was a member of Strayhorn Baptist Church.

Funeral services were Wednesday, Nov. 13,  in the Senatobia Chapel of Ray-Nowell Funeral Home.


Moses Henderson

Moses Henderson, 67, of Courtland, died Tuesday, Nov. 12, 2019, at her residence.

Funeral services are Saturday, Nov. 16,  at 11 a.m. at Fellowship Christian Church with burial to follow at the West Tennessee VA Cemetery in Memphis with military honors under the direction of Cooley’s Mortuary.

Visitation is today (Nov. 14) from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. at Cooley’s Mortuary.


Bobby Joe Hughery

A memorial service for Bobby Joe Hughery will be Saturday, Nov. 16, at 2 p.m. at Cooley’s Mortuary Chapel. No other details about arrangements were available at Thursday.


Bobbie Clee Leeton

Bobbie Clee Leeton, 85,  died Saturday, Nov. 9, 2019, at Oxford Health and Rehab. She was born in Lafayette County on April 22,1934, to Susie Goodnight and Wash Goodnight.  She was a longtime member of Cold Springs Methodist Church.

Funeral services were held Thursday, Nov. 14  at Dickins Funeral Home with burial at Cold Springs Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be sent to the charity of the donor’s choice.

Dickins Funeral Home has charge of arrangements.


Sharlott Ann Turnage Rupprecht

Sharlott Ann Turnage Rupprecht, 75, died Monday, Nov. 11, 2019, at her home in Batesville.

Funeral services were held at 3 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 14, in the Martin Willingham Memorial Chapel of Wells Funeral Home with burial at Forrest Memorial Park. The family received friends prior to the service beginning at 1 p.m.

Sharlott was born August 26, 1944, in Shelby County, to the late Eppie Barney and Flora Eugene Maples Turnage. She was a retired machine operator and member of Central Academy Church of Christ in Batesville. Sharlott enjoyed quilting and spending time with her family and friends, and also, she loved working in her yard.

Sharlott’s memory will be cherished by her two daughters, Rita Wright Roberson of Courtland and Yvette Aldy of Batesville; a son, Randy Rupprecht of Batesville; two sisters, Patricia Gail Bishop of Bartlett, and Jeanice Windham of Pearl; 13 grandchildren, Christy May, Amber Rupprecht, Christina Wright, Renee Wright, Nathan Wright, Amber Roberson, Rachel Webb, Danny Joe Webb, Jr., Bradley Webb, Brandy Britt, Courtney Knight, Tyler Knight, Colton Aldy; and 15 great-grandchildren, Alysa Davis, Lacey May, Jayden Stigler, Mallory Jenkins, Harrison Lansdell, Katelyn Barlow, Sara Beth Barmer, Cloie Barmer, Hannah Webb, Hollis Webb, Holland Webb, Summer Webb, Autumn Webb, Bradley Webb, Jr., Scarlette Knight.

Other than her parents, Sharlott was preceded in death by her former husband, John Albert Rupprecht, Jr.; daughter, Rhonda Britt of Batesville; a sister, Jeanette Chrestman of Batesville; and two brothers, Jimmy Turnage and Eppie Duane Turnage, both of Batesville.