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Michael Allen Anglin

Michael Allen Anglin, 24, of Coldwater, passed away February 14, 2017. 

He is survived by his father, Mike Anglin (Tracy) of Hernando; mother, Angie Mathis Neyman (David Brian) of Coldwater; grandparents, Clyde and Lucille Anglin of Cockrum, and J.D. Mathis of Sarah; sisters, Danielle Anglin of Ocean Springs, and Brianna Neyman of Coldwater; nephew, Damian Lewis and niece, Destiney Lewis. 

He was preceded in death by his grandmother, Ann Mathis. 

Services were held Monday, February 20, 2017 at 1:00 p.m. at Pate-Jones Funeral Home in Senatobia. Burial followed in Cockrum Cemetery. 

Memorials can be sent to Cockrum Methodist church cemetery fund.



James Edwin Brown

Mr. James Edwin Brown, 95, of Sardis, passed away on Monday, February 20, 2017, at North Delta Hospice House in Southaven. Mr. Brown was born on October 17, 1921 to the late Mildred Arnold Brown and James Madison Brown, at his home in the very bedroom where he slept for over 93 years. 

A native of Sardis, he was a former member of the North Panola School Board of Trustees and was a member of Union Baptist Church where he served over 50 years as an ordained deacon, and taught Sunday school and served as Sunday School Superintendent. 

He proudly served his country from 1942-1946 in the United States Army Air Force in the 959th Army Base Security Battalion. As a World War II veteran, Corporal Brown served in Iceland as a radio operator who put lost planes back on course. During his service, he was awarded commendations which include the Honorable Service Medal, World War II Victory Medal, Good Conduct Medal, American Theater Medal, European-African-Middle Eastern Campaign Medal, and Rifle Sharp Shooter Medal, which he was most proud of. 

For over 65 years, he was a member of American Legion, Post 127 in Sardis, where he served as Commander of his post for many of those years and also served 65 years with the Disabled American Veterans, where he served 16 years as state Chaplain, and logged over 3,000 visitation hours at hospitals. 

Mr. Brown was a member of Gideon’s International where he also served as Chaplain. As a cancer survivor for over 35 years, he was recognized through the Panola County Cancer Society. He was an avid musician who enjoyed playing the guitar and fiddle, and loved to sing. He was especially proud of his family band and of his family in general. 

He leaves behind his loving family which includes his two daughters, Wanda Brasher (Bobby) and Carol Darby (Jimmy), both of Hernando; two sons, Milton Brown (Fern) of Sardis, and Charles E. Brown (Audrey) of Looxahoma; two sisters, Alene Brown Houston of West Memphis, Ark. and Frances Jewel Brown Burch of Denham Springs, La.; his “adopted son” Kenny Crawford (Vicki) of Sardis; 13 grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren. 

He was preceded in death by his wife of 66 years, Juanita O’Neal Brown; his brother, Rawdon Brown; and his first cousin who was like his sister, Mary Ethel Brown Ladner. 

Funeral services were held on Friday, February 24, at 11 a.m. in Union Baptist Church. Interment followed, with military honors, in Union Cemetery. 

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Disabled American Veterans, Attn: Gift Processing, P.O. Box 14301, Cincinnati, OH 45250-0301; American Legion - Post 127, c/o Jim Hardin, Sardis, MS 38666; or to Union Baptist Church Cemetery Fund, P.O. Box 344, Como, MS 38619. 

Ray-Nowell Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.



Joseph Gregory Ernest


Mr. Joseph Gregory Ernest, 60, of Senatobia, passed away on Wednesday, February 15, 2017 at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Union City, Tenn.

Greg was born in Memphis, Tenn. on January 17, 1957 to the late Bessie Elizabeth Rasberry Ernest and Joseph Lacy Ernest. He was employed with Wilson Trucking Company in Memphis, and proudly served his country for six years on active duty in the United States Army. Following his discharge from active duty, he continued serving in the Army Reserves for another twenty years.

He leaves behind his loving family, which includes his wife, Partricia Ernest of Senatobia, MS; one step-son, Kevin W. Ketron (Maria) of Cabo San Lucas, Mexico; and two brothers, James Michael Ernest (Linda) of Norcross, Ga. and Darrell Lee Ernest of Millington, Tenn. He was preceded in death by his step-daughter, Memrie Haney Butler and his parents.

A memorial service honoring Greg’s life was held on Sunday, February 19, 2017 at 2 p.m. in the Senatobia Chapel of Ray-Nowell Funeral Home. The family received friends on Sunday, in the funeral home, from 12-2 p.m.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.

Ray-Nowell Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.


Deandre D. Jones


Deandre D. Jones, 26, warehouse worker at Griffin Inc., of Byhalia, passed away on February 20, 2017. Funeral services were held at H.W. Byers High School Gymnasium Friday, February 25 at 11:00 a.m. Burial followed in Isom Chapel C.M.E. Church Cemetery.

He is survived by his mother, Deloris Jones (Henry Morris) of Byhalia; father, Wallace Nabors of Byhalia; grandfather, Henry Jones of Memphis, Tenn.; sisters, Sherica Jones (James) of Byhalia, Shanta Jones, Nacashia Gorman, Shatonya Hardway, Angelica Brown, and Cynthia Rucker, all of Holly Springs; brothers, Andre Jones, Deshaw Jones, and Corey Jones, all of Holly Springs; and a special friend, Alyiha Rogers of Holly Springs.

Infinity Funeral Home had charge of the arrangements.



Dollie Jones


Dollie Jones, 99, of Coldwater, passed away on February 17, 2017 at Senatobia Healthcare & Rehab. 

She is survived by her daughters, Wilma “Sweetie” Cole (Cecil) of Sarah, and Jo Barbee (Jimmie) of Batesville; son, Cecil Jones of Hernando; eight grandchildren, 15 great grandchildren and eight great-great grandchildren. 

She was preceded in death by her husband, Frank Jones; daughter-in-law, Marie Jones; parents, Ira and Nancy McPeak; sister, Metra Pruitt; brother, Louis McPeak; granddaughter, Deborah Cole Shaw; and great grandson, Cross Pegram. 

She was a member of Evansville Baptist Church where memorials may be sent. 

Services were held Monday, February 20, 2017 at 2:00 p.m. at Evansville Baptist Church and burial followed in the church cemetery. 

Pate-Jones Funeral Home had charge of arrangements.



Elsie Reed Leverett


Elsie Reed Leverett, 67, of Arkabutla, passed away February 22, 2017 at her residence. 

She is survived by her husband, John A. Leverett, Sr. of Arkabutla; daughters, Carrie Melton Tuggle of Memphis, Tenn., Christy Leverett Hyde of Southaven, and Pamela Melton of Jackson; son, John Leverett, Jr. of Senatobia; sisters, Pauline Barlow of Arkabutla, and Debra Ware of Lambert; brother, Robert Reed of Batesville, and 13 grandchildren. 

Services were held Saturday, February 25, 2017 at 2:00 p.m. at Pate-Jones Funeral Home in Senatobia. Burial followed at Looxahoma Crossroads Cemetery.



Clora 
Tate


Clora Tate, 94, of Arkabutla, passed away February 20, 2017. Funeral services were held at West Oak Grove Church of Christ in Hernando on Saturday, February 25 at 11 a.m. Burial followed in Mt. Calm Church Cemetery in Coldwater.

She is survived by a son, Leon Tate of Memphis, Tenn.; two sisters, Ernestine Robinson of Coldwater and Eliza Tate of Walnut, Calif.; 12 grandchildren; 15 great grandchildren; and four great-great grandchildren.

Rodgers Funeral Home in Coldwater had charge of the arrangements.



E. L. Todd

E. L. Todd, 67, retired truck driver, of Senatobia, passed away February13, 2017. Funeral services were held at Central Avenue Church of Christ in Coldwater on Saturday, February 25 at 12 noon. 

He is survived by a sister, Annie Todd of Senatobia, brother, Michael Todd of Senatobia and special friend, Alice Smith of Coldwater.

Felix Cauthen Funeral Home in Senatobia had charge of the arrangements.



Donald Robinson Walsch


Donald Robinson Walsch, 85, furniture factory owner, of Coldwater, passed away February 17, 2017. Funeral services were held at Coldwater United Methodist Church, where he was a member, Saturday, February 25 at 10:30 a.m. 

He is survived by his daughter, Robyn Greenlee of Bakersfield, Calif.; son, Jeff Walsch of Coldwater; brothers, Dale Walsch and Gary Walsch, both of Baltimore, Maryland; four grandchildren; and three great grandchildren.

Rodgers Funeral Home in Coldwater had charge of the arrangements.




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