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Jack D. Butts
Jack D. Butts, 92, of Como, died Sunday, May 6, 2018, at home.
The funeral was held May 13, 2018 at Springfield M.B. Church with burial in Liberty Hill M.B. Church Cemetery in Como.
Mr. Butts is survived by his daughters, Martha R. Danner, Irma Butts, and Gloria Mitchell, all of Como; Patricia Jones of Columbus, Ga., Kathleen Jones and Betty Wilbourn of Sardis; his sons, Melvin Butts, Riley Butts, Fred Butts, and Cederick Walker, all of Como; his sister, Louise Morris of Como; stepdaughters Dorothy Phillips, Jessie Howard, Diana Hatter, Rose Phillips, Delois Brown, and Christine Phillips, all of Boston, Ma.; Bertha Smith of Chicago; stepsons John Phillips of Sardis, James Phillips and Willie Phillips, both of Boston, Ma.; 52 grandchildren and 91 great grandchildren.
Felix Cauthen Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Ariel Latrice Cox
Ariel Latrice Cox, 35, of Southaven, Ms. died Tuesday, May 1, 2018. She was an office account specialist.
Visitation was Friday, May 11 at Felix Cauthen Funeral Home with services Saturday, May 12, 11 AM at Harris Chapel CME Church in Holly Springs, Ms. Burial followed in Harris Chapel cemetery.
She is survived by her father, Gregory Cox of Senatobia, and her sister, Kristen L. Cox of Southaven.

Mrs. Fostine “Teen” Collins Deweese
Mrs. Fostine “Teen” Collins Deweese, 84, of Coldwater, passed away on Saturday, May 5, 2018, at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Memphis, TN. Mrs. Deweese was born on September 21, 1933 in Philadelphia, MS to The late Nora Hogue Collins and Earl Collins. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and sister who was always devoted to her family. She was a faithful member of First Baptist Church in Coldwater, where she served several years as the church secretary. She found her greatest joy in ministering to others which she did as a Sunday School leader and by cooking for her church and others in the community. She was considered the “Homemaker of her community,” and found a way to witness for Jesus Christ through everything she did on a daily basis. She will be deeply missed not just by her family, but by her community.
Mrs. Deweese leaves behind her loving family to cherish her memory which includes her daughter, Martha Dunavant (David) of Memphis; two brothers, Jerry Wayne Collins and James Larry Collins, both of Noxapater, MS; four grandchildren, Jonathan Dunavant, Kristin Dunavant, David Dunavant (Shannon), and Michael Dunavant (Julie), all of Memphis, TN; six great-grandchildren; and many loved nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband of 67 years, Clois Devon “Dee” Deweese; her parents; and eight siblings.
Funeral services were held on Tuesday, May 8, 2018, at 11a.m. in the First Baptist Church in Coldwater, with Bro. Brad Burnette, Bro. Tim Smith, and Bro. Paul Husband officiating. Interment followed in Magnolia Cemetery in Coldwater. Visitation was on Tuesday. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to a charity of the donor’s choice.
Ray-Nowell Funeral Home - Senatobia Chapel was in charge of arrangements.

Jeanna Marie Moore Harris
Jeanna Marie Moore Harris, 49, of Bastrop, LA passed away May 6, 2018 at her residence. She is survived by her husband, Daniel Harris of Bastrop, LA; daughter, Crystal Arnold of Splendora, TX; son, John Arnold of Splendora, TX; sisters, Patricia Mercer of Cincinnati, OH and Louise Hickman of Cleveland, TX; brothers, Roleigh Moore of Arkabutla, MS and Leon Moore of Cleveland, TX and 6 grandchildren. Services were held at 2:00 p.m. Friday, May 11, 2018 in the Chapel of Pate-Jones Funeral Home. Burial followed in Hopewell Cemetery.

John Wesley King
John Wesley King, 91, of Senatobia, died Tuesday, May 1, 2018.
Visitation was May 4, 2018 at Felix Cauthen Funeral Home. Services were held Saturday, May 5, at 12 noon at Chulahoma M.B. Church in Holly Springs. Burial followed in Chulahoma M.B.Church cemetery.
He is survived by his wife, Jane Linda Brown King of Senatobia, daughters Jacqueline Faulkner Orr, Lora King and Brenda King, Barbara King, Belvia McNeal and Mary Totten all of Memphis, Tenn, and one stepdaughter, Termetra Wilson of Memphis, Tenn. He is also survived by his sons Detrick King of Meridian, Pastor Calvin King of Olive Branch, Pastor McArthur King of Holly Springs, James King of Chicago, Illinois and a stepson, Darron Faulkner of Memphis, Tenn., 48 grandchildren and 56 great grandchildren.
Felix Cauthen Funeral Home had charge of services.

Margaret Juanita Stover Lancaster
Margaret Juanita Stover Lancaster, 84, of Coldwater passed away May 10, 2018 at her residence. She was preceded in death by her husband, Alva Junior “A. J.” Lancaster; parents, John Franklin Stover and Ida Margaret Bush Stover and half-sister, Emma Russell Levaux. She is survived by her daughters, Gwen Workman; Cynthia Lancaster and Anita Rovenstine (Darin) all of Coldwater, MS; son, John Alvin Lancaster (Jenifer) of Coldwater, MS; sister, Mary Lillian Stover Burton (Charles) of Tucson, AZ; grandchildren, Rachel Lancaster Lewers (Tommy), Judy Lancaster Carvetta, Mary Margaret Sowell Bryan (Jerry) and Alina Cook Powers (Jarrod); step grandchildren, Braley Rovenstine Steward and Robert Blake Rovenstine; great grandchildren, Bailey, Lizzie, Alex, Andrew and Blade Zander; and step great grandchildren, Elijah and Eagan. Memorials may be sent to Mt. Zion Baptist Church in Independence, MS where she was a member. Services were held Saturday, May 12, at 3:00 p.m. at Pate-Jones Funeral Home in Senatobia. Burial followed in Magnolia Cemetery.

Loyce Smart
Loyce Smart, 82, of Senatobia, passed away May 8, 2018 at Diversicare of Batesville. He is survived by his wife, Joyce Smart of Senatobia; daughter, Cheryl Kopf Busby of Senatobia; son, Richard Randall Kopf (Pam) of Senatobia; grandchildren, Autumn Kopf Cunningham, Caleb Kopf and Kristen Busby and great grandchildren, Scotty Cunningham and Samantha Cunningham.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Ramona Burford Smart; parents, Clay and Beulah Smart and brothers, R.W. Smart, Ralph Smart and A.R. Smart.
Memorials may be sent to American Cancer Society or Senatobia Church of Christ where he was a member. Services were held at 11 a.m. Friday, May 11, 2018 at Senatobia Church of Christ. Burial followed in Bethesda Cemetery. Pate-Jones Funeral Home had charge of arrangements.

James William McMullen
James William McMullen, 95, passed away Saturday, May 5, 2018 at St. Dominic Hospital in Jackson, MS..
Mr. McMullen-known as “JW” to his friends, was born November 23, 1922 in Ashland, MS.. He graduated as Salutatorian of his class from Arkabutla High School in Arkabutla, MS. He served in the Navy during World War II, working as a flight engineer aboard the carrier escort sea-plane tender USS St. George in the Pacific. Following the war, he graduated from Mississippi A & M, now Mississippi State University, in 1949 with a B.S. in Agricultural Engineering. He began his lifelong career as a Soil Scientist with the U.S. Department of Agriculture, where  he worked for over 35 years.
JW met Bonnie Ferguson at Northwest College after he returned home from the war. They were married on May 27, 1948, in Coldwater, MS.. In 1960, JW and Bonnie moved to Eupora, MS. where they enjoyed their family, friends, and careers in the Webster County community for the remainder of their 66 year marriage. JW and Bonnie enjoyed traveling together all over the world, but loved their life in Eupora playing bridge with friends and staying active at First Baptist Church. At the time of his death, JW was still residing in the family home in Eupora.
He is survived by two daughters; Ann Morrison and Dr. Nancy Covington, three grandchildren; Katherine (Dr. Paul) Allison, Paul Covington and Alex Covington, and two great granddaughters; Charlotte Katherine Allison and Elise Victoria Allison. He was preceded in death  by his beloved wife; Bonnie McMullen, his mother and father; Oscar Lee McMullen and Leona Faulkner McMullen,  his two sisters; Ardesser Franks and Alta May Stephens, and two nephews.
Funeral Services were held 11:00AM Monday, May 7, 2018 at the Eupora First Baptist Church with burial in Mt. Zion Cemetery in Tate County, MS. Rev. Travis Gray officiated. Pallbearers were; Clayton Allen, Lloyd Young, Stan Blaylock, Bill Yates, Charlie Shaw, Dane Milling, Jason Burney and Verl Hayes. Honorary Pallbearers were; Members of the O.C. Leigh Men’s Sunday School Class, Members of the Crusaders Men’s Sunday School Class, Bruce Walters, and Earl Johnson. Thanks to these special friends; Dr. Charles Ozborn, Dr. Robert Shows, Harold Whitaker, Jimmy McCain, Maxine Nabors, Barbara Elkins, Mary Dell Hubbard and Romie Davis. Memorials may be made in his memory to the First Baptist Church in Eupora.
Oliver Funeral Home of Eupora was in charge of all arrangements. You may go online and sign our guest register or leave a message of condolence for the family at www.ofheupora.com

Helen Doris Spall
Helen Doris Spall, 96 of Senatobia,  formerly of Grenada, MS passed away on May 10, 2018 at the Senatobia Healthcare and Rehab. She was a member of First Baptist Church Senatobia.   She is survived by her daughter, Florrey Brownlee (Jerry) of Senatobia, MS; granddaughter, Kimberly Brown (Jim) of Senatobia, MS; great grandsons, Ellis Brown (Lauren), Blake Brown and Austin Brown and great great grandchildren, Keilan Reed Brown and Nash Elliott Brown. She was preceded in death by her husband, Andrew Spall; parents, B.L. and Addie Lou Nail and brothers, Arthur Lee Nail, Doyle Nail and Bill Nail.  Memorials may be sent to First Baptist Church Senatobia or Ebenezer Baptist Church. Services were held Saturday, May 12, at 11:00 a.m. graveside at Woodlawn Cemetery in Grenada, MS. Pate-Jones Funeral Home in Senatobia had charge of the arrangements.

Mr. Roy M. Tomlinson
Mr. Roy M. Tomlinson, 91, of Millington, TN, formerly of Como, MS, passed away on Tuesday, May 8, 2018 at Millington Healthcare Center. He was born in Faulkner, MS on December 6, 1926, to Mattie Mercer and James Albert Tomlinson.  Mr. Tomlinson was a member of Harmontown Baptist Church.  He proudly served his country in the United States Air Force and was a veteran of WWII.
A retired commercial HVAC technician, he had a strong work ethic and was a hard worker. He cared deeply for his family and friends and will be remembered as a loving husband, father, grandfather, and great-grandfather. He was a loved man and will be deeply missed. Mr. Tomlinson is survived by his loving family, which includes his wife of 70 years, Ada Maxine Tomlinson of Millington, TN; one daughter, Paula Larrain Greenwood of Atlanta, GA; one son, Randy Tomlinson and his wife Sandra, of Millington, TN; four grandchildren, Jason, Chris, Ashley, and Ronda; and six great-grandchildren, Ambrielle, Kaden, Tristyn, Moira, Nylah and Finn.  He was preceded in death by his parents.  Memorial contributions may be sent to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.  Ray-Nowell Funeral Home – Senatobia Chapel has charge of arrangements.

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