Deaton Funeral Home

Paul Leslie Taylor

August 3, 2020

Paul Leslie Taylor, 81, went to be with the Lord on Friday, July 31, 2020 at his residence in Amite County, Mississippi. Born in Itawamba County in 1938 to Dewey Lexter and Edna Edge Taylor, he was the fifth oldest child and the oldest surviving son. Paul graduated from Fairview High School and Itawamba Junior […]


Benny Dale “B.D.” Sartain

August 3, 2020

Benny Dale “B.D.” Sartain, 82, died Sunday, August 2, 2020 at his residence. He was born in Dennis, MS and was a farmer. He is of the Church of Christ faith. Private family services were held with Haskell Sparks officiating. Burial was in Joel Cemetery, Dennis, MS. Deaton Funeral Home, Belmont, MS was in charge […]


James R. “Jim” Hester

August 1, 2020

James R. “Jim” Hester, 73, died Friday, July 31, 2020 at his residence.  He was born in Tishomingo, MS to Ruel and Ruth Massey Hester.  He was a heavy equipment mechanic and business owner.  He attended Liberty Church of Christ. His family and friends will best remember him as a hard worker who loved his […]


David Paul Thorn

July 31, 2020

 David Paul Thorn, 66, died Thursday, July 30, 2020 at his home in Birmingham, AL. He was born in Russellville, AL and was a graduate of Red Bay High School. He was a sales manager and agent for Liberty National Insurance Co. and was a member of Dominion Baptist Church, Birmingham, AL. A private family […]


Edna Earl Pennington

July 31, 2020

 Edna Earl Pennington, 91, died Friday, July 31, 2020 at her residence. She was born in Tishomingo, MS and worked as a grocery store clerk. She was a member of Tishomingo Methodist Church. Graveside services will be Sunday, August 2, 2 p.m. at Highland Cemetery, Tishomingo, MS with Bro. Eddie Hamilton officiating. Burial will be […]


Gail Lynne Wiles

July 25, 2020

Gail Lynne Wiles, 65, passed away Friday, July 24, 2020 at her home surrounded by her family.  She was born in Norfolk, VA and raised in Detroit.  She was a homemaker and a member of Trinity Lutheran Church in Detroit, MI. A private family service will be held.  Deaton Funeral Home, Red Bay, AL assisted […]


 Erskine E. “Sonny” Embrey

July 25, 2020

 Erskine E. “Sonny” Embrey, 83, passed away Friday, July 24, 2020 at the Iuka Hospital.  He was born in Tishomingo County to Erskine and Evelyn Gipson Embrey.  He was a truck driver and member of Calvary Baptist Church. He was a veteran of the US Army. Graveside services with military honors will be Sunday, July […]


 Jimmy Leon Hale

July 25, 2020

 Jimmy Leon Hale, 64, died Wednesday, July 22, 2020 at his residence. He was born in Iuka, MS and worked in metal fabrication. He was a member of Philadelphia Church of God. Graveside services will be Wednesday, July 29, 10 a.m. at Dennis Memorial Gardens, Dennis, MS with Neil Edmondson officiating. Burial will be in […]


Cephus “Junior” Noble, Jr.

July 23, 2020

Cephus “Junior” Noble, Jr., 78, died Wednesday, July 22, 2020 at North Ms. Medical Center, Tupelo, MS. He was born in Kentucky to Cephus and Ida Turner Noble, Sr. He was retired as a D.C. police officer after twenty years and was a member of Fraternal Order of Police.  He served in the U.S Marines […]


 Howard Johnston

July 20, 2020

Howard Johnston, 79, died Sunday, July 19, 2020 at his residence. He was born in Franklin County, AL to Thomas Husie “T.H.” and Lonnie Humphries Johnston. He was a farmer and a member of Shiloh Missionary Baptist Church. Graveside services will be Tuesday, July 21, 10 a.m. at Burnout Cemetery, Vina, AL with Bro. Billy […]


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