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Carl Clifton Loftin – Obituary

December 14, 2018

Mr. Carl Clifton Loftin, 92, died Wednesday, December 12, 2018 at North MS Medical Center, Hospice Unit following an extended illness.  He was born in the Eggville Community on September 22, 1926 to James Clifton Loftin and Nezzie Lee Brock Loftin.  He lived his entire life on the land where he was born.  Mr. Loftin […]


George W. Putnam, Jr. – Death Notice

December 12, 2018

Mr. George W. Putnam, Jr., age 92, died Tuesday, December 11, 2018 at Avonlea Assisted Living following a long prosperous life. A service celebrating his life with military honors will be at 2 PM, Friday, December 14, 2018.  A visitation/reception will follow the service.  A full obituary will follow at a later date. Condolences to […]


Joyce Symington Chrisman – Death Notice

December 10, 2018

Joyce Symington Chrisman, 76, passed away Saturday, December 08, 2018, at Magnolia Manor in Tupelo. Services will be on Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2018 at 6 PM at the Tupelo Chapel of Holland Funeral Directors. Visitation will be on will be from 4 PM to Service Time Wednesday only at Holland-Tupelo Chapel. An Additional Visitation will […]


Anna Sue Goggins McVay – Obituary

December 7, 2018

Anna Sue Goggins McVay, 84, won the victory of her faith after two years of failing health at NMMC Hospice Unit on Tuesday, December 7, 2018.  She was one of 5 children born to Herman Goggins and Susie Smith Goggins of the Palmetto Community of Lee County on May 31, 1934. She grew up there […]


Elizabeth Otts Holley – Death Notice

December 5, 2018

Elizabeth Otts Holley, 87, passed away Tuesday,December 04, 2018, at her daughter’s residence in Cordova, TN. Services will be on Saturday, Dec. 8, 2018 at Noon. at Tupelo Chapel of Holland Funeral Directors. Visitation will be on 11 AM to Service Time at the Tupelo Chapel. Private Burial will follow in Lee Memorial Park.


Ethel Lee Rial Cook – Obituary

December 5, 2018

 Ethel Lee Rial Cook, 93, died Tuesday December  4, 2018 in Southaven at her son’s residence after having a stroke several weeks ago.  One of the sweetest, most charming souls to ever traverse these parts, Ethel was born in Saltillo on November 7, l925 to the late William Thomas Rial and Fronie Mae Jackson Rial. […]


Kathy Hester – Death Notice

December 4, 2018

Mrs. Kathy Hester, age 59, died Monday, December 3, 2018 at her residence surrounded by loved ones, following an extended illness. Arrangements are pending and will be announced at a later date. Holland Funeral Directors, Tupelo Chapel is entrusted with arrangements.


Bobby Joe Brown – Obituary

December 1, 2018

Bobby Joe Brown, 79, reaped the rewards of his faith as he met his Master on November 26, 2018 while in the Hospice Unit of the North Mississippi Medical Center.  Bobby was born on February 5, l939 in Nashville, Tenn. to the late Hollis Brown and Sarah Frances Dedman Brown.  A US Navy veteran, He […]


Murphree Lee Cruse – Obituary

November 28, 2018

Murphree Lee Cruse,78, departed this life unexpectedly while completing one of his favorite past times, deer hunting, on land near his residence in Okolona. The son of the late Murphree Lee Cruse, Sr. and Carrie Mae Whitt Cruse, he was born on January 17, 1940 in Chickasaw Co.  He worked over 35 years on a […]


James “Coach” Mickey Linder  – Obituary

November 26, 2018

James “Coach” Mickey Linder passed away at Sanctuary Hospice House on November 25, 2018, at the age of 72. He was born on August 15, 1946, to Cliff and Lucille Linder of Corinth. A career educator, Coach Linder retired from the Tupelo Public School District after 40 years where he worked at Milam, Carver and Tupelo High schools. He was a […]


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