Linwood Anderson, 81, of Coldwater, passed away on January 9, 2017. Funeral services were held at Hammond Hill M.B. Church Friday, January 13.
Survivors include a daughter, Rhonday Perry of Summerville, Tenn.; three sons, Ira L. Anderson, Jeffery Anderson, and Reggie Partee, all of Los Angeles, Calif.; two sisters, Dorothy Simmons of Memphis, Tenn. and Louise Crouther of Coldwater; three brothers, Vincent Anderson of Coldwater, Russel Anderson of Hopkins, S.C., and Carl Anderson of Memphis, Tenn.; 12 grandchildren; and three great grandchildren.
Felix Cauthen Funeral Home had charge of the arrangements.
Willie James Augustus
Willie James Augustus, 75, of Como, passed away January 1, 2017. Funeral services were held Felix Cauthen Funeral Home Chapel in Senatobia.
He is survived by his daughter, Jhirmack Bonner of Como; step daughters, Switzerland Bonnor of Southaven and Tonya Harris of Holly Springs; son, Willie Steve Augustus of Chicago, Ill.; four sisters, Lula Joyner, Earline Augustus, Goldie Augustus, and Nellie Augustus all of Memphis, Tenn.; brothers, Jacob Augustus, Robert Augustus, and Johnny Augustus, all of Memphis Tenn.; 11 grandchildren; and seven great grandchildren.
Felix Cauthen Funeral Home in Senatobia had charge of the arrangements.
Earlene Boyd, 65, of Coldwater, passed away January 5, 2017 at Baptist Memorial Hospital Oxford.
She is survived by her husband, Arthur Boyd, Jr. of Coldwater; daughters, Brenda Walker, Tammi Boyd both of Coldwater, and Jerlene Mack of Senatobia; sisters, Joyce Ann Brook Newsome, Bertha Ann Brook and Ada Mae Jackson; brother, Ellix Brooks and Eddie Jackson; seven grandchildren and four great grandchildren.
Services were held Saturday, January 14, at 1:00 p.m. at New Garden Baptist Church in Coldwater where she was a member. Burial followed in the church cemetery with Pate-Jones Funeral Home having charge of the arrangements.
John Henry Bross
John Henry Bross, 89, of Askew, MS passed away January 10, 2017 at his residence.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Sarah Mary Bross. He is survived by his daughter, Dottie Wilson of Askew; sons, Charles Hardison of Senatobia, and Chris Bross of Askew; sister, Oease Leinwander of Beverly Hills, Fla.; grandchildren, Carol Shook, Kristy Andrews, Brannon Wilson, Stephanie Bross and Chelsey Smith; great grandchildren, A.J. Dunigan, Kristina Dunigan, Dakota Wilson, Caden Billingsley, Lakelynn Smith, James Scott, Austin Hudspeth, John Paul Rogers and Tyler Shook; and great-great grandchildren, Arianna Bonner and Aliyah Dunigan.
Memorials may be sent to West Gilmore Church of Christ, 401 West Gilmore St., Senatobia, MS 38668.
Services were held Saturday, January 14, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. at Pate-Jones Funeral Home in Senatobia. Burial followed in Longtown Cemetery.
Anthony Ray Ciaramitaro
Anthony Ray Ciaramitaro, Sr., 73, of Senatobia, passed away Tuesday, January 3, 2017.
He leaves behind his wife of 46 years, Donna Ciaramitaro; four sons, Anthony Ciaramitaro, Jr. of Memphis, Tenn., Michael Ciaramitaro of Southaven, Jonathan Ciaramitaro of Booneville, and Joseph Ciaramitaro of Coldwater; daughter, Angela Cox of Memphis, Tenn.; and stepdaughter, Sharon Rudd of New Jersey. He is also survived by 18 grandchildren and 11 great grandchildren.
Mr. Ciaramitaro was preceded in death by his parents, Anthony and Lea Oliver Ciaramitaro.
Funeral services were held Monday, January 9, at 2:00 p.m.
All services and interment were held at Forest Hill Funeral Home – South.
Ricky Harpole, 62, of Sarah, passed away January 11, 2017 at his residence.
He is survived by his wife, Sheila Harpole; daughters, Kate Morrow and Beck Conner; son, Chase Harpole all of Sarah; and 10 grandchildren.
He was a member of Hollywood Baptist Church. Services were held Monday, January 16, 2017 at 2:00 p.m. at Pate-Jones Funeral Home in Senatobia. Burial followed in Longtown Cemetery.
Rex Ray Haynes
Rex Ray Haynes, long time resident of Horn Lake and native of Crenshaw, passed away January 5, 2017 at age 66.
He was a long-time member, Deacon and Sunday School teacher of First Baptist Church of Horn Lake. He attended Memphis State University and majored in finance and insurance. Haynes enlisted in the U.S. Air Force during the Vietnam War Era and trained as a pilot.
He spent 44 years as an Insurance Agent (Owner) on Goodman Road. Most of those years under the name Brown and Haynes Insurance, but most recently under the banner of SouthGroup Insurance Services DeSoto. Haynes served as chairman of the DeSoto Civic Center Committee and spearheaded the establishment and construction of, what is now known as, the Landers Center in Southaven and was vital in the addition of the DeSoto Family Theatre. Mr. Haynes also ran the Bond campaigns for the construction of the ten newest DeSoto County schools.
He was preceded in death by his father and mother, D.M. and Virginia Darby Haynes.
He is survived by his wife of 48 years Connie Frazier Haynes of Sarah; three children: Noel Haynes and wife Sandy of Horn Lake, Stephen Haynes and wife Brandi of Southaven and Ginny Currin and husband Michael of Austin, Texas; five grandchildren: Drew, Ryan, Hailey, Tate and Henry. He is also survived by one brother, Billy Haynes and wife Sandra of Hernando and twin sister, Rita Weeden and husband Harold of Southaven.
Visitation was held Saturday, January 7 from 2:00 – 6:00 pm at First Baptist Church of Horn Lake in the Family Life Center. Services were held Sunday, January 8 at 2:00 pm in the Worship Center. Burial followed in Longtown Cemetery. Pate-Jones Funeral Home in Senatobia had charge of arrangements.
In lieu of flowers the family requests donations in Rex’s memory to the 2020 Restoration Campaign at First Baptist Church of Horn Lake, 3505 Goodman Road, Horn Lake, MS 38637.
Rosie Jean Lesure
Rosie Jean Lesure, 65, homemaker, of Coldwater, passed away January 6, 2017. Funeral services were held at Hopewell M.B. Church Saturday, where she was a member, on January 14 at 12 noon. Burial followed in New Independence Church Cemetery.
She is survived by her daughter, Patricia Henson of Horn Lake; son, Eunice Dewayne Lesure Jr. of Coldwater; sisters, Ethel Milam of Coldwater, Lucy Alexander of Senatobia, and Ollie B. Howell of St. Louis, Mo.; brothers, Chester Newson of Sardis, Karl Newson of Byhalia, Eddie Newson of Horn Lake, Jessie Newson of Coldwater, James Newson of Coldwater, Willie Sturdivant Jr. of Coldwater, Robert Sturdivant of Coldwater, and Fred Newson of New York, N.Y.; and seven grandchildren.
Rodgers Funeral Home in Coldwater had charge of the arrangements.
Vera “Jean” Miller
Vera “Jean” Miller, 79, passed away Thursday morning, January 5, 2017 at her residence in Marks. The family received friends at Belen Baptist Church Sunday, January 8 from 1:00 p.m. until the service began at 3:00 p.m. Interment followed in Belen Cemetery.
Mrs. Miller was a member of Belen Baptist Church and a homemaker.
She is survived by her daughter, Leslie Miller of Batesville; three sons, Scotty (Roxanne) Miller of Hudson, Mich., Kenneth Miller of Marks, and Keith (Jennifer) Miller of Senatobia; one brother, Jimmie (Bobbie) Dickey of Southaven; 15 grandchildren; and three great grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband, David W. Miller; parents, Chester and Etoile Dickey, one daughter, Rhonda Miller, one son, Charles Michael Miller, and two brothers, Chester Roland Dickey Jr. and Billy Lamar Dickey.
Memorial contribution may be made to Belen Baptist Church, 217 Watkins Rd., Marks, MS 38646.
Kimbro Funeral Home had charge of the arrangements.
Mary Katherine Red
Mary Katherine Red, 69, of Senatobia, passed away January 7, 2017 at Baptist Memorial Hospital DeSoto.
She is survived by her children, Edith Gant (Kevin), Sammy Red (Valeria), Laura Cooke (Barry), Andy Red (Kristy) and Tammy Red; brother, Lamar Pruitt (Ann); 10 grandchildren and 20 great grandchildren.
She was a member of Flag Lake Baptist Church. Services were held Wednesday, January 11, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. at Pate-Jones Funeral Home in Senatobia. Burial followed in Flag Lake Cemetery.
Louise T. Robinson
Louise T. Robinson, 90, of Oxford, passed away January 5, 2017 at her residence.
She leaves behind, her daughters, Wendy Mahan of Oxford, and Kim Watson of Cordova, Tenn.; sons, William Ray “Skip” Allbright, Sr. of Horn Lake, Rick Allbright of Flowery Branch, Ga. and Stevie Allbright of Flowery Branch, Ga.; 25 grandchildren; 23 great grandchildren; two great-great grandchildren; and sisters, Hazel Tipton and Mildred Tipton.
Services were held Sunday, January 15, at 1:00 p.m. at Pate-Jones Funeral Home in Senatobia. Burial followed in Senatobia Memorial Cemetery.
Ernestine Hudspeth Sprouse
Mrs. Ernestine Hudspeth Sprouse, 76, of Senatobia, passed away on Saturday, January 7, 2017 at North Delta Hospice House in Southaven.
Mrs. Sprouse was born on January 13, 1940 in Dundee, Miss. to the late Zelma Roberson Hudspeth and Sam Hudspeth.
She retired as the cafeteria manager at Hernando Middle School and was a faithful member of Horn Lake Assembly of God where she taught Sunday School for many years.
She will be remembered as a giving and loving woman who was full of faith in her Lord and was always there for her friends and neighbors.
She leaves behind her loving family including her son, Tim Harrell (Loretta) of Senatobia; her granddaughters, Lauren Fletcher (Michael) and Judith Smithey (David); and her great-granddaughter, Lily Fletcher; her brother, Sam Hudspeth, Jr.; her sister, Nell Garcia and a host of nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Jimmy Sprouse; her sister, Betty Ash; her twin brothers, Glen and Gwen Hudspeth; and her parents.
Funeral services were held on Monday, January 9, at 1 p.m. in the Senatobia Chapel of Ray-Nowell Funeral Home. Rev. Chris Nowell officiated. Interment followed in Longtown Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorial contributions be made to Solid Rock Assembly of God Building Fund, P.O. Box 1127, Senatobia, MS 38668.
Ray-Nowell Funeral Home - Senatobia Chapel was in charge of arrangements.