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Claudie Mae Dickens
Claudie Mae Dickens, 83, of Sardis, died Saturday, August 11, 2018 at North Delta Hospice in Southaven. Services were held Saturday, August 18 at 1 p.m. at Mt. Zion M.B.  Church in Sardis. Visitation was Friday, August 17, at Felix Cauthen Funeral Home in Senatobia.
Burial followed services at Mt. Gillon M.B. Church in Batesville. She is survived by two daughters; Angelem Thompson of Mandeville, La., Susan M. Mays of Memphis, Tenn. four sons, Charles Frazier of Memphis, Tenn., Judge Jimmy McClure of Sardis, Justin McClure of Ridgeland and Vincent Davis Jr. of Kuwait CIty. She is also survived by four sisters, Nancy Dickens of Memphis, Annie Curtis Davis of Sardis, Rose Marie Davis of Sardis, Joyce Cooper of Courtland, two grandchildren and five great grandchildren. Felix Cauthen Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.


Krista Alice Nix Golden
Krista Alice Nix Golden passed away on August 11, 2018, surrounded by her family. Born in Wichita, Kansas, and raised in Sardis, Mississippi, Kris will be remembered for her life of grace and service. She lived in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, while she attended Louisiana State University. For the next 20 years she raised her family and served as a teacher for the deaf and hard of hearing.
 In 1999, she married her high school sweetheart and soul mate, Wilson Golden, and moved to Falls Church, Virginia.  She continued her teaching career, was an avid member of New York Avenue Presbyterian Church in Washington, D.C. and volunteered countless hours to the congregation and others in need.
Upon her retirement, she and Wilson settled in Gainesville, Georgia, which allowed them to travel and spend time with their six children and 11 grandchildren, one of Kris’s greatest passions.
She was preceded in death by her father John Wesley Nix and her mother Jean Moore Nix.
She is survived by her spouse Wilson Golden, her three children Granger Harriss (Allyson), Kasey Hayley (Schuylor) and Wesley Alter (Michael); her three step-children Will Golden (Vanessa), Lewis Golden (Adrienne) and Camille Salters (Jason); her eleven grandchildren Ayden, Kaitlyn, Mackenzie, Hudson, Grant, Finn, Miller, Ever, Madeleine, August, and Mary Lindsley; her siblings Kay Ayers (Curt), Margie Cooper (Tom), Diane Urwin (Chuck) and Jay Nix (Jennifer).
Memorial services will be held at First Presbyterian Church in Gainesville, Georgia, on Monday, August 27 at 11 a.m.  and at The New York Avenue Presbyterian Church in Washington, D.C. on Sunday, September 9 at 12:30 p.m.
The Krista Nix Golden Memorial Fund has been established to honor her years of devoted service at The New York Avenue Presbyterian Church. Donations to this fund or to the American Cancer Society in her name are appreciated in lieu of flowers.


Bridget Kathleen Hunt
 Bridget Kathleen Hunt, 60, of Sarah, passed away August 10, 2018 at Baptist Memorial Hospital DeSoto.
 She is survived by her father, David Allen Hunt of Sarah; sisters, Mary H. Smith of Chipley, Fla., Elizabeth Claire Hunt of Sarah, Frances Diana Dodds of Olive Branch, and Judith Agnes Stohl of San Diego, Calif.
She was preceded in death by her mother, Diana Perkins Hunt; sister, Margaret Noreen Lutey and brother, David Allen Hunt Jr.
 She was a member of St. Gregory Catholic Church.
 A memorial service will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, August 25, 2018 at Queen of Peace Catholic Church in Olive Branch.


James Victor Harrison
James Victor Harrison of Denham Springs, La., crossed over to his Heavenly Home on July 15, 2018.  Victor died in Baton Rouge, Louisiana after a short illness.  Victor was born in Grenada on May 4, 1954.    
Victor is preceded in death by his parents. He was the first child of James and Pearl Harrison.  He is also preceded in death by his grandparents Ora (Smith) and Troy Barefield as well as Clemmie and Lawless Harrison.  
Victor is survived by his wife, Connie Day Harrison, of 42 years. Vick and Connie built two homes and life together in Slaughter, La., as well as Fairview, Tenn.  Together they have two children.  Amy Oliphant (Richard) and Michael Harrison both whom reside in Fairview, Tenn.  Vick is also survived by his three grandchildren, Libby, Ashton, and Sadie.  
Vick is survived by his four younger siblings.  Debbie (Joe) Modisette of Kilgore, Texas, Steve (Monnie) Harrison of Kilgore, Texas, Sam Harrison of Denham Springs, La., and Latrice (Steven) Hay of Juneau, Alaska.  Vick is survived by his sister in law, Karen (Bobby) LeBlanc of Baton Rouge, La.  He is also survived by several nieces and nephews as well as some very special cousins.   
Vick was a member of the 1972 class of Hillcrest Academy. He made his living doing what he loved to do. Vick was a master welder and pipe fitter. He enjoyed working on old cars and trucks. Vick was an avid fisherman who spent a lot of time with his brothers and close friends fishing.
A private family memorial service was held in the Chapel at The Crossing at Clarity Hospice of Baton Rouge.  The service was led by Victor’s brother, Steve Harrison with music being led by Debbie Modisette and Monnie Harrison. Victor’s ashes will be scattered in Bay St. Louis at a later date per his request.  
The family would like to thank the nurses and staff with Clarity Hospice for allowing our brother to pass with dignity and grace. 


Betty Jean Wright Lanier
Betty Jean Wright Lanier 86, formerly of Sardis, passed away August 13, 2018 at Senatobia Healthcare and Rehab, in Senatobia. She was a member of First Baptist Church, in Sardis for 50 years.
She was preceded in death by her husband of 56 years Clifford Peen Lanier Jr.  
Survivors include: Daughters, Debbie Lanier Sawyer (Tom); Laura Lanier Donovan (Joe); Linda Lanier Sexton (Gary) and Nancy Lanier McNabb (Daniel).  Grandchildren, Tripp Sawyer (Lupe), Ryan Sawyer (Christa), Matt Donovan (Erica), Hannah Sexton Pharr (Randal), Jonathan Sexton, Ben Arnold (Rebecca). Great Grandchildren, Alexandra Contreras, Jasmine Sawyer, Kelly Sawyer, Sallye Sawyer, Tyce Sawyer, Adi Sawyer, Valley Donovan, Gabriella Cortez, Giovanni Cortez and Faith Arnold as well as one brother Frank Wright of Vicksburg.
A memorial service was held Saturday August 18, at 11 a.m. at Highland Baptist Church in Senatobia.
Pate-Jones Funeral Home had charge of the arrangements.


Betty Matthews Ross
Betty Matthews Ross, 54, of Senatobia, passed away August 10, 2018 at her residence. She attended Center Hill Church of God. She is survived by her husband, Stanley Ross of Senatobia; daughter, Jennifer Bolen (Adam) of Senatobia; grandchildren, Heath and Savannah Bolen; adopted son, Arturo (Maria) Rosiles; adopted grandchildren, Jose’, Esmerelda, Johnathon, Estrella, Miguel and Elizabeth; sister, Renee Shanklin of Bartlett, Tenn.; brothers, Rickey Matthews and Jimmy Matthews of Sarah.
She was preceded in death by her parents, George Matthews Sr. and Doris Matthews and brother, George Matthews Jr. Memorials may be sent to the American Cancer Society. Services were held at 3 p.m. Sunday, August 12, 2018 in the Chapel of Pate-Jones Funeral Home. Burial followed in Singleton Springs Cemetery.


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