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Silas Bailey BATESVILLE–Silas Bailey, 62, died Thursday, May 18, 2017 at the North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo. Funeral services were held Monday, May 22 at Wells Funeral Home. Interment followed at Magnolia Cemetery. Mr. Bailey was born March 25, 1955 in Marks, to the late Silas Edward Bailey and Eloise Russell Bailey.  He was…

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Obituaries Susie Perry Barney BATESVILLE—Susie Perry Barney, 55, died May 17, 2017 in Jackson. Visitation will be today from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at Cooley’s Mortuary. Services will be Saturday at 11 a.m. at Macedonia M.B. Church.  Dr. Zannie Leland will officiate.  Interment will be at First Concord Cemetery. Ms. Barney was born July…

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Obituaries Richard Appleton BATESVILLE–Richard Appleton, 76, died Thursday, May 11, 2017. Services were held on Saturday, May 13 at Wells Funeral Home. Interment was in Forrest Memorial Park. Rev. Henry Wall officiated. Richard was born September 15, 1940 in Sardis,  to the late James Arnold Appleton and Mary Belle Martin Appleton.  Richard worked as electrician his entire…

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Obituaries Richard Burgess BATESVILLE- Richard Burgess, 56, died May 5, 2017 at University of Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson. Visitation is Friday, May 12, from 4-6 p.m. at Hughes & Sons Funeral Home in Batesville.  Funeral services will be Saturday, May 13 at 11 a.m. at Second Concord M.B. Church in Batesville.  Interment will follow…

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Obituaries Margaret Marie Scruggs Mahan BATESVILLE–Margaret Marie Scruggs Mahan, 88, passed away Wednesday, May 3, 2017 at Senatobia Health and Rehab. She was born September 13, 1928 in Batesville to the late Buena Vista Still Scruggs and the late James Thomas Scruggs. She was a member of First United Pentecostal Church of Batesville. She enjoyed…

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Obituaries Henry Earl Aven Henry Earl Aven, age 80, passed away early Tuesday morning, May 2, 2017 at the Tallahatchie General Hospital in Charleston. Services for Mr. Aven will be held on today at 2 p.m. in Martin Willingham Memorial Chapel of Wells Funeral Home, who has charge of arrangements. Interment will follow the service…

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Obituaries Curtis Lee Mills MARKS–Mr. Curtis Lee “Buddy” Mills, age 89, passed away Thursday evening April 27, 2017 at Mississippi State Veterans Home in Oxford. Services were held Monday May 1, 2017 in the Chapel of Kimbro Funeral Home. Interment was in Marks Cemetery. Mr. Mills was a Veteran of U.S. Army, a Mason, worship…

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Obituaries Virgil Ales BATESVILLE—Virgil Louis Ales, 76, died at Methodist University Hospital in Memphis on April 24, 2017. A funeral service was held Thursday, April 27 at Central Academy Church of Christ in Batesville.  Interment followed at Cold Springs Cemetery.  Wells Funeral Home had charge. Mr. Ales was born April 1, 1941 to the late…

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Obituaries Donald Dwight Gann Donald Dwight Gann, 67, of Vicksburg, passed away Thursday, April 20, 2017 at Vicksburg Convalescent Center.   He was born in Marks on December 6, 1949 to Raymond Dwight Gann and Arza Thomas Gann. A graduate of Sledge High School and Delta State University, he served as a sergeant in the Mississippi…

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Obituaries Lisa Williams-Boothe BATESVILLE–Our beloved Lisa Shanae Williams-Boothe, age 32, in God’s loving embrace, gained her wings on Monday, April 17, 2017 at Baptist Memorial Hospital-Desoto in Southaven. Lisa’s beautiful smile and warm laughter were contagious. Lisa loved life and lived it to the fullest. She was an encourager, devoted and full of passion in…

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