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Mildred Carlisle

 Mildred Marie Rushing Carlisle, 89, of Bolton, passed away Oct. 24, 2018, at her daughter’s residence in Summit.
Services were at Bolton Baptist Church in Bolton. Bro. Cliff Nelson and Jack Albritton officiated. Burial followed in Lakewood Cemetery, Clinton.
Mrs. Carlisle was born Jan. 8, 1929, in Corinth to Charlie Frank Rushing and Ola Mae Holden Rushing. She worked as the bookkeeper at the family owned service station for several years, then School Pictures and lastly at Gaddis & McLaurin, where she later retired. While in between working on the family farm and raising seven children, she was driving her own tractor and herding cattle.
Mildred was a homemaker, a talented seamstress, sewing and alterations not only for her family, but for the public. She loved gardening her flowers and watching the hummingbirds. She was an excellent cook; never knowing how many she was feeding, there was always plenty, but was best known for her caramel and coconut cakes.
She was preceded in death by her husband Tate C. Carlisle Jr.; parents, Charlie Frank Rushing and Ola Mae Holden Rushing of Coldwater; son James Wayne Carlisle; granddaughters, Sharon (Sheri) Carroll McHann and Kacey Marie Sasser; great-grandchild, Alexander (Alex) James Michaud; brothers, Pete Rushing and Otis Buel Rushing; sister Frances Wilbanks; son-in-laws, Butch Berry and A.C. (Bucky) Owens; sisters, Virgie Stone of Dallas and Shirley Key of Independence; sons and daughter-in-laws, Frank Carlton “Carl” (Joann) Carlisle of Branson, Mo., Dr. Ricky “Rick” Joe (Kay) Carlisle of Grand Junction, Tenn., Brian Lee (Dionne) Carlisle of Marana, Ariz., daughter-in-law Lydia Carlisle; daughters, Patsy “Pat” Berry of Elkin, N.C.; Barbara Ann (Michael) Newman of Summit and Ramona “Mona” Mae (Aaron) Roebuck of French Camp; 15 grandchildren, Christy Michaud, Chuck Carlisle, Sheri McHann, Greg Carlisle, Adrienne Warren, Michelle Andersen, Kacey Sasser, Raney Fulcher, Ben Carlisle, Jordan Carlisle, Jonathon Newman, Kenneth Marz, Brittany Orr, Blake Carlisle and Stacey Jones; 29 great-grandchildren; special friend Eva Ratcliff; along with numerous other relatives, friends and especially her fur baby PeeWee.
In lieu of flowers, please send memorials to St. Luke Home Health and Hospice, ATTN: Michelle McGuffee, P. O. Box 1103, McComb, MS 39649. Please note in memo; In Memory of Mildred Carlisle.

Betty Carr

Betty Rose Carr, 77, passed away Oct. 29, 2018 at her residence in Senatobia.
She was a Colorado girl that had a beautiful life. On June 8, 1962 she married the love of her life, Dave Carr, and moved to South Dakota to be a rancher’s wife. During this time, she was involved with the community and raised two daughters. The family moved to Rapid City, S.D. In 1983 where she was a business owner for many years and worked at a casino in Deadwood.
She and Dave moved to Mississippi in 1996 to be closer to their daughters. While in Mississippi, she again worked at the casinos. For the last 15 years, she was a daily face at the Fred’s Dollar Store in Senatobia. She was an avid Big Bang Theory fan as well as an amazing seamstress and cook. She was preceded in death by her parents, Oscar and Geneva Masters and a baby boy.
She is survived by her husband of 56 years, Dave Carr, two daughters, Angela Cook of Hernando and Valerie White of Southaven; three grandchildren, Tara Cook, Taylor and Tyler White; sister Nancy Bloom (Larry) of LaPorte, Co. and numerous nieces, nephews and friends.
Pate-Jones Funeral Home in Senatobia had charge of the arrangements.

Javonte Bishop  Deushawn Johnson
Javonte Bishop Deushawn Johnson died Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2018 in Memphis.
Funeral services were held Nov. 3 at Bloomfield Baptist Church, South Parkway, Memphis. Burial followed in New Park Cemetery in Memphis.
She is survived by her parents, Shneequa Johnson and Jerry Lee Sharp; grandparents, Dorothy Johnson and Joseph Mays, Lee Montgomery and the Dorothy Sharp (deceased); three sisters, Jazzeria Sharp, Jerrica Lumley, Jayla Lumley all of Memphis; eight brothers, Justice Johnson, Jamel Johnson, Jalil Strahan, Jerry Sharp Jr., Jalen Sharp, Jerry Thomas and Jayccone Lumley all of Memphis and Camron Henning of Jackson, Tenn.
Johnson was preceded in death by grandmother Dorothy Sharp.
Rodgers Funeral Home in Coldwater was in charge of arrangements.

Frederick McClellan
Frederick McLellan, 52, died Oct. 22, 2018 at his residence in Senatobia.
Funeral services were held Oct. 27 at Springfield M.B. Church. Burial followed in Gravel Springs Church Cemetery.
He is survived by two daughters, Mashanta F. McClellan of Senatobia and Jasmine D. Newson of Coldwater; one son, Jairus D. McClinton of Memphis; 10 sisters, Evelyn F. Thomas, Oretha Howard, Jean Buford, Lemmie Allen, Sherry Moore all of Senatobia, Joyce Thompson of Memphis, Tanya Falkner of Southaven, Brenda Allen, Ruby Thomas and Keisha Garrett of Coldwater; 12 brothers, Charles McClellan, Alvin Allen of Como and George McClellan of Memphis; Kenzell McClellan of San Diego; Osbie Allen, Delearence Allen of Senatobia, Cedric Allen of Horn Lake, Al Allen, Derrick Allen of Southaven, Craig Allen, Courtney Allen, Bo Allen of Coldwater.
Felix Cauthen Funeral Home in Senatobia was in charge of arrangements

Patrich Ledell Rodgers

Patrich Ledell Rodgers, of Coldwater died Oct. 24 in Coldwater.
Funeral services were held Nov. 2 at Quince Road Church of Christ in Memphis.
He is survived by his parents, Callie Rodgers and Walter H. Rodgers, three daughters, Trineka Rodgers of Atlanta, Jasmine Jackson of Memphis and Alaxsundria “Nikki” Rodgers of Horn Lake; and son, Brandon Rodgers of Memphis; six sisters, Joyce Rodgers of Coldwater. Karma Rodgers Butler of Las Vegas; Linda Rodgers of Olive Branch; Ever Jean Hughes, Jo Ann Rodgers, Vanessa Rodgers of Memphis. seven brothers, Lee Rodgers, Nokomas Rodgers of Memphis. Walter Rodgers Jr. of Coldwater, Elvis Calvin Rodgers of Holly Springs, Eric Rodgers of Muskogee; and five grandchildren.
Rodgers Funeral Home in Coldwater was in charge of arrangements.
He was preceded in death Raymond Rogers and David Crouch.

Willie Mae Wink

Willie Mae Wink,70, died Thursday, Oct. 25, 2018 at her residence in Como.
Funeral services were held Oct. 27 at Cherry Street M.B. Church in Como.
She is survived by her three daughters, Rose B. Wink, of Senatobia, Stephanie D. Wink and JoAnn Wink of Como also two sons, Willie Lark and Walter Wink Jr. of Senatobia; two sisters, Liza Lark and Mary Howard of Como; eight grandchildren and 14 great grandchildren.
Felix Cauthen Funeral Home in Senatobia was in charge of arrangements.

Marla Davis

Marla Veronica Davis, 46, died Nov. 6, 2018, at Gilmore Memorial Hospital in Amory.
She was born July 5, 1972, in New Albany to Ronnie and Judy Hall Davis. She was a member of Grace Pointe Church of God in New Albany. She was a homemaker and loved cooking. She loved being involved with people and animals.
She is survived by her parents Ronnie and Judy Davis of New Albany; two daughters, Davis Mercier Ferguson (Jacob) and Lily Mercier; a son Jack Mercier; one granddaughter Eleanor Ferguson; one brother Ron Davis (Summer); two nephews, Wilkes Davis and Lyric Davis; her fiance Chuck Caldwell and his children, Audrey Caldwell and Lacey Caldwell; and her step-grandmother Fairy Leigh Hall.
Pallbearers will be Wilkes Davis, Jacob Ferguson, Doug Mercier, P. J. Doyle, Nathan Ward, and David Hall. The family requests memorials to a local Humane Society or Animal Shelter.
Services were Nov. 9, at United Funeral Service with Bro. Marc Bowers officiating. Burial will be in Wallerville Cemetery.
United Funeral Service was in charge of the arrangements.
For online condolences please visit www.unitedfuneralservice.com <http://www.unitedfuneralservice.com> .

Thomas R. Brock

Mr. Thomas R. “Tom” Brock, 69, of Sardis, formerly of Batesville, passed away at his home on Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2018.
Mr. Brock was born on Jan. 21, 1949, in Ware Shoals, S.C. to the late Martha Hazel O’Dell Brock and Marvin Henry Brock.
A former accountant for Thermos in Batesville, he proudly served his country in Vietnam with the United States Army.
Mr. Brock leaves behind his loving family, which includes his wife of 22 years, Brenda Brock of Sardis; three daughters, Martha Davis (Sam Raymond) of Batesville, Michelle Price (Will) of Water Valley, and Tamatha Walker (Benny) of Batesville; three sons, Russell Brock (Amanda) of Jackson, Jeffrey Brock (Jana) of Oakland, and Brian Davis of Batesville; 19 grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents.
The family is planning a memorial service to celebrate Mr. Brock’s life for a later time.
Dickins Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Elaine Hawkins

Elaine Hawkins of Coldwater died Nov. 1, 2018 at Baptist Desoto Hospital in Southaven.
Funeral services were held Nov. 10 at St. Samaritan AME Church in Coldwater. Burial followed at St. Samaritan AME Church.
She leaves her mother Irma Jones, two daughters, Tameka Hawkins and Cortina Hawkins of Coldwater; two sons, Ivory French of Fort Wayne, Ind. and Cortney Hawkins of Coldwater; five sisters, Gwen Davis, Irma Hawkins and Aretha Hawkins all of Coldwater, Velma Matthews and Darlene Shannon both of Tulsa, Okla.; two brothers, Timothy Hawkins of Coldwater and Kevin Jones of Tulsa, Okla. and three grandchildren.
Rodgers Funeral Home in Coldwater was in charge of arrangements.

 Larry Jackson

Larry Jackson, 63, of Como died Oct. 28 at Sardis Nursing Home.
Funeral services were held, Nov. 3 at Felix Cauthen Funeral Home in Senatobia. Burial followed in Spring Hill MB Church Cemetery in Sarah.
He is survived by a special friend Gerlene King of Como; stepdaughter Sharon D. King of Senatobia; and three sons, Michael King, Lucus King both of Como and Ronnie King of Senatobia; sisters, Mary Ann Jackson of Sardis, Thelma Jamison, Willie Louise White and Lou Ida Jones all of Memphis, Ruth Wilson of Los Angeles, Calif.., Renner Dandridge of Como, Betty Meeks of Senatobia, Mary Meeks of Coldwater, Barbara J. Bolton and Dorothy Jackson both of Houston, Tex.; four brothers, Eligah Meeks, Willie A. Meeks, Ronnie Meeks and Tommy Brown all of Senatobia and two grandchildren.
Felix Cauthen Funeral Home in Senatobia was in charge of arrangements.

Allyson Kay Owens

Allyson Kay Owens, 17, of Independence passed away Nov. 4, 2018.
Services were held Nov. 8, at Mt. Zion Baptist Church. Burial followed in Mt. Zion Cemetery.
She is survived by her mother Tiffany Wallace (Derrick) of Independence; father Jason Owens of Southaven; grandparents, Gary and Sharon Whitworth of Independence, George Owens (Peggy) of Southaven and Sherri Owens of Jacksonville, Fla.; great-grandparents, James and Sue Whitworth of Greenleaf; sisters, Abbie Wallace (Will) of Independence and Haley Owens of Hernando; brother Austin Wallace of Independence and many aunts, uncles, cousins and lots of friends.
Allyson was a member of her Independence High School choir, color guard, band and soccer team. She was a member of Mt. Zion Baptist Church and had plans to become a traveling nurse.
Pate-Jones Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Jason Cortez Riddle Jr.

Jason Cortez Riddle, Jr., 3 months, died Nov. 3, 2018 in Winfield, Ill.
Funeral services were held Nov. 10 at Rodgers Funeral Home in Coldwater with burial following in Senatobia Memorial Cemetery in Senatobia.
He is survived by his parents; Clarissa Riddle and Jason Riddle, Sr. of DeKalb, Ill.; grandparents, Lawrence Riddle of Holly Springs, Ricky Roberts of Akron, Ohio, Delois Riddle of Meridian, Clara Vortis-Baggett of Coldwater and step grandfather, Maurice Baggett of Coldwater; two sisters; MaKylah Jones of DeKalb, Ill. and Jayla Riddle of Meridian, two brothers, KeyStan Jones of DeKalb and Jon’Carlon Sterling of Jackson.

Mark Steven Roberts Sr.

Mark Steven Roberts Sr., 54, of Horn Lake, died Nov. 6, 2018, at Methodist Olive Branch Hospital.
He was a retired diesel mechanic and a graduate of Coldwater High School. He was preceded in death by his father, Ronald Roberts of Coldwater.
He is survived by his mother, Betty Roberts of Independence; wife Sheila Gale Yount Roberts of Horn Lake; children, Samantha Roberts (Will) of Independence, Tabatha Roberts (Michael) of Horn Lake, Mark Steven Roberts Jr. (Ashley) of Brookhaven; three step children, Peyton Trimm (Amy) of Savannah, Ga., Amber Redd (Clay) of Sarah and Robert E. Woodward (Christy) of Senatobia, nine grandchildren and two on the way; two sisters, Kathy Lane (Dwight) and Melissa Cook (Kevin) both of Independence and one brother Scott Roberts (Danielle) of Coldwater along with many nieces and nephews he adored.
A memorial honoring his life was held Nov. 11 at the Senatobia Church of God.

Betrial Lee Totten Sr.

Betrial Lee Totten of Holly Springs died Sunday, Nov. 4, 2018 at Baptist East Hospital.
Funeral Services were held Nov. 10 at Byhalia High School. Burial followed at Hopewell Baptist Church Cemetery in Coldwater.

He is survived by his wife Louise Virginia Boyd Totten; four daughters: Deborah Bradley of Marion., Vanessa Totten Davis of Olive Branch, Shuntia Rena Miliam of Birmingham and Danielle Cook of Memphis.; two sons, Betrial Lee Totten Jr. of Horn Lake and Cordario Jones of Douglasville, Ga.; two sisters, Mildred Mitchell of Holly Springs and Martha Jamison of Memphis; six brothers, Othell Totten and Adell Totten both of Memphis, Napolean Totten of Olive Branch, Robert Hue Totten of Memphis, Landon Totten of Memphis, Mack C. Totten of Holly Springs and eight grandchildren.
Rodgers Funeral Home in Coldwater was in charge of arrangements.

 Laura N. Williams

Laura N. Williams, 89, of Harmontown passed away Nov. 1, 2018, at Baptist Memorial Hospital Oxford.
Services were held Nov. 4, at Pate-Jones Funeral Home in Senatobia. Burial followed in Harmontown Baptist Church Cemetery.
She was preceded in death by her husband, James K. Williams.
She is survived by her daughter Cynthia Thornton of Memphis; sons, Ronald Hawkins of Harmontown,and Donald Hawkins of Ozark, Mo.; six grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.
Mrs. Williams was a member of Harmontown Baptist Church.

Cameron Kyle Blount

Cameron Kyle Blount, 50, of Independence passed away Nov. 13, 2018, at Baptist Memorial Hospital DeSoto.
He was born and raised in Independence, where he graduated from Independence High School. Cameron went on to play baseball at Northwest Mississippi Community College then the University of Arkansas at Little Rock where he met the love of his life, Kenda Malene Davis. They made their home in Independence. He was able to touch the lives of all the people he worked with through his careers at Northwest Mississippi Community College as Athletic Director and Intramural Sports Coordinator and at Belhaven University as Director of Enrollment for the midsouth. Cameron was an active member of Mt. Zion Baptist Church where he was able to help countless people know and love the Lord. Cameron loved the Lord, his family, his church and was proud to be from Independence.
Cameron was preceded in death by his grandparents, Percy and Modena Scruggs, Howard and Hazel Blount, Aunt Martha and Uncle Raymond Scruggs, and brother Michael Ellis Blount.
He is survived by his wife, Kenda Davis Blount of Independence, his parents Ellis and Lynda Blount of Independence; and his three sons, Kyle Avery Blount, Michael Cayman Blount and Kenzee Steven Blount of Independence; and his mother-in-law and father-in-law Steve and Linda Caldwell of Garland, Texas.
The family request that memorials be sent to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.
Visitation was held Saturday, Nov. 17, at Mt. Zion Baptist Church. Services were held Sunday, Nov. 18, at Northwest Community College Howard Coliseum. Burial followed in Mt. Zion Cemetery.
Pallbearers for the service were Jimmy Blount, Wayne Blount, Rod Cory, Carey Freeze, Hugh Freeze, Dale Geeslin, Tommy Shearer, Pat Sullivan and Richie Tillman. Honorary pallbearers were Bill Blount, Mark Carson, Michael Carson, Lloyd Evans, Vince Ewing, Charlie Golden, Chris Jamison, Chris Shaw, Zach Treadway, David Williams, Phil Wooten and T.A. Wooten.
Pate-Jones Funeral Home in Senatobia had charge of the arrangements.

Bobby Joe “Joey” Hernandez

Bobby Joe “Joey” Hernandez, 44, a Carpenter, died Thursday Nov. 8, 2018, at Baptist Desoto Hospital.
Joey was an avid hunter and fisherman. He played multiple instruments, but most important to him were his children and family.
Survivors include: his mother Cindy Bailey and Chuck McMullen of Senatobia; father Larry Hernandez and Tootie Blaine of Batesville; three sons, Blake Hernandez of Bruce, Braxton Hernandez of Bruce,  Alan (Kaity) White of Senatobia; one daughter Maddison Hernandez of Oxford; fiance Lisa White of Senatobia; two brothers, Bubba (Peggy) Hernandez of Askew, Richard (Shawnda) Blaine of Strayhorn; two sisters Heather McMullen of Senatobia, Melinda Blaine (Micheal) Wilson of Clarksdale; one grandson Benji; one grandbaby on the way. He was preceded in death by his daughter Amy White.
Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Nov. 12 at Calvary Baptist Church in Coldwater with burial in the Crowder Cemetery.
Meredith-Nowell Funeral Home in Clarksdale, MS handled the arrangements.

Oscar David Joshlin

Mr. Oscar David Joshlin, 69, of Coldwater passed away on Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2018, at his home.
Mr. Joshlin was born on Oct. 1, 1949, in Memphis to the late Mildred Katherine Cooper Joshlin and Wilburn Guy Joshlin.
He proudly served his country during Vietnam in the United States Navy. Mr. Joshlin was a member of Heritage Christian Life Center in Southaven.
He was a loving husband, father, brother, and grandfather who will be deeply missed.
Mr. Joshlin leaves behind his loving family which includes his wife of 47 years, Brenda Joshlin of Coldwater; two daughters, Marie Joshlin Nailes of Coldwater and Tiffany Izaguirre (Ismael) of Horn Lake; one son Oscar Joshlin, Jr. (Christy) of Booneville; four sisters, Elizabeth McAbee of Coldwater, Jean Burns of Southaven, Glenda McAbee of Coldwater, and Deathel Banton of Coldwater; one brother, Roy Joshlin of Booneville, MS; eight grandchildren, Antonio, Johnathan, Christian, Deago Izaguirre, Amy and Jonathan Joshlin, Jordan Nailes, and Jessica Bradley; and one great-grandchild, Oaklynn Mayo.
Funeral services were held on Nov. 17 in the Senatobia Chapel of Ray-Nowell Funeral Home with the Rev. James Sandy, the Rev. Nathaniel Urshan, the Rev. Wesley Newby, and the Rev. Daniel Smith officiating. Interment followed with military honors in Magnolia Cemetery in Coldwater.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Heritage Christian Life Center in Southaven.
Ray-Nowell Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Earlean Carter Myles

Earlean Carter Myles, nurse, died Nov. 6, in Alabaster, Ala.. Funeral services were held Tuesday, November 13 at Norris Road Church of Christ in Memphis, Tennessee. Burial was held at West TN State Veteran Cemetery in Memphis on Nov. 20.
She was preceded in death by her husband James Talbert Myles; three daughters, Virden Thomas of Alabaster, Ala., Diane Thompson of Austin, Texas and Linda Myles Jones of Memphis; two sons, Larry Myles and James Myles, both of Memphis; sister, Eloyce Sturgill of Chicago; a brother, Willie Carter of Chicago; 18 grandchildren, 32 great-grandchildren and one great-great grandchild.
Rodgers Funeral Home in Coldwater was in charge of arrangements.

William Ellis Vinson Jr.

William Ellis Vinson, Jr., 73, barber, died Nov. 10, 2018 in Senatobia.
He is survived by two sisters, Theresa Phillips of Cordova and Vickie Vinson of Knoxville.