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Obituaries Major Michael Wayne Allen GREENVILLE–Major Michael Wayne Allen, 55, a retired Army Major and  Deputy U. S. Marshal passed away, Tuesday,  June 20, 2017. Wayne Allen was the husband of Melody Joy Wiggs Allen. He was born March 31, 1962 in Plant City, Fla. to Mary Palmer Allen and the late J. E. Allen.…

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Obituaries Margaret Croney Creel SARDIS – Margaret Geneva Croney Creel, 96, died Friday, June 9, 2017 at her home. There was no funeral service. Burial was in Memphis National Cemetery. Wells Funeral Home had charge. Mrs. Creel was born April 10, 1921 in Ardmore, Ala., to the late Pete Croney and Magie Mae Jordan Croney.…

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Obituaries Temecca Inez Gibbons BATESVILLE – Temecca Inez Gibbons, 33, died at Panola Medical Center Thursday, June 8, 2017. Funeral services were held Wednesday, June 14 at Mt. Gillion M.B. Church in Sardis.  Pastor Henry Kelly Walls officiated the service.  Interment followed at New Hope Church Cemetery.  Cooley’s Mortuary had charge. Ms. Gibbons was born…

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Obituaries Burnice Eugene ‘Gene’ Buckner MARKS – Gene Buckner, age 80, passed away Friday, June 9, 2017 at Quitman County Health and Rehab.  A memorial service celebrating Mr. Buckner’s life will be held on Friday, June 16 at 11 a.m. in the chapel of Kimbro Funeral Home in Marks with the visitation beginning at 10…

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Obituaries Ira Veterine Fox BATESVILLE–Mrs. Ira Veterine Fox, 78, died June 2, 2017 at Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi in Oxford. Funeral services will be today at 1 p.m. at St. Peter M.B. Church in Sardis. Dr. Zannie Leland will officiate. Burial will be in New Enon Cemetery. Cooley’s Mortuary has charge. Mrs. Fox was born…

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Victor Lamar Baker Jr. HOLLY SPRINGS–Victor Lamar Baker Jr., 55, died June 3, 2017 at Panola Medical Center in Batesville. Victor was born March 15,1962 to Victor Lamar Baker Sr. and Gloria Sayers Baker in Oxford. He was the brother of Lane Westfaul of Sardis. Victor was a Methodist and worked as a carpenter and…

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Obituaries Kirby Bishop BATESVILLE–Kirby Ellis Bishop, 66, passed away Sunday, May 28, 2017, at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Oxford. Mr. Bishop was born in Sledge and was the son of the late Casey Bishop and Inez Bishop. Services were held Wednesday, May 31 at Coleman Funeral Home.  Interment was at Yellow Leaf Baptist Church Cemetery. …

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Obituaries Carl Doug Bowles SLEDGE–Carl “Doug” Bowles, 61, died Wednesday morning May 24, 2017 at his son’s residence in Cleveland. A graveside service was held Saturday, May 27 at Peach Creek Cemetery. Kimbro Funeral Home had charge. Mr. Bowles was a sheet metal worker and an avid gardner. He was the son of the late…

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Obituaries Yvonne Cannon Brown BATESVILLE-Yvonne Cannon Brown, age 80, passed away on May 17, 2017, at her home near Batesville. Funeral services for Mrs. Brown were held on Saturday, May 20, 2017 at Crowder Assembly of God Church in Crowder.  Interment was at Crowder Cemetery. Reverend Kenneth Hall officiated.  Wells Funeral Home had charge of…

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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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