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Pershing Hoyt Sheffield – Obituary

October 11, 2018

Pershing Hoyt Sheffield, 83, passed away Wednesday, October 10, 2018, at North Mississippi Medical Center after a lengthy illness. He was born in Plantersville, September 26, 1935, to Lurton Hoyt and Elizabeth Lucille Foster Sheffield. He was a graduate of Mooreville High School and attended Itawamba Junior College studying auto mechanics. Hoyt worked in the […]


Molly Thomas Thompson – Obituary

October 3, 2018

Molly Thomas Thompson, a life long native of Tupelo, was ushered into heaven to be with her Savior Jesus Christ on Wednesday, October 3, 2018 after a long,  hard fought battle with Parkinson’s Disease. Molly was born October 10, 1939 to James Murphy and Shirley Leake Thomas. She graduated from Tupelo High School in 1957 […]


John Richard  Thorderson – Obituary

October 3, 2018

John Richard  Thorderson, 80, passed away Tuesday, October 2, 2018, at his residence. He was born in Lava Hot Springs, Idaho December 26, 1937, to Parley Eugene and Winona Seely Thorderson. Visitation will be from 4 until 7 p.m. Wednesday, October 10, 2018, at W. E. Pegues, Tupelo.   Services with Military Honors will be […]


Jimmy Leon Willis, Senior – Obituary

September 28, 2018

 Jimmy Leon Willis, Senior, 77, died Wednesday, September 26, 2018, at North Mississippi Medical Center. He was born in Michie, Tennessee, March 30, 1941, to R.C. Willis and Betty Sue Glidewell Willis. He was a 1959 graduate of Tupelo High School. On May 23, 1959, he married Mary “Jean” Kelly. He worked for many years […]


Jimmy L. Willis – Death Notice

September 27, 2018

Jimmy L. Willis March 30, 1941 – September 27, 2018 Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced at a later date by W.E. Pegues Funeral Directors.


Cortez  Gentry – Obituary

September 23, 2018

Cortez  Gentry, lovingly referred to as “Corky” and “Tez” by his family, 93, passed away Saturday, September 22, 2018, at Sanctuary Hospice House after a lengthy illness.  He was born in Pontotoc County May 21, 1925, to George Washington and Ophelia Victoria “Queen” Sappington Gentry. On May 18, 1946, he married Annie Jean Clarady in […]


Angela Faye Duderstadt Pounds – Obituary

September 21, 2018

Angela Faye Duderstadt Pounds, 25, died September 17, 2018 at North Mississippi Medical Center.  She was born in Corinth November 7, 1992 to Jimmy and Cathy Duderstadt. She was a graduate of Baldwyn High School. After having a car accident in 2011, she lived in the Baldwyn Nursing Home for two years until she moved […]


Charlie McDonald “Mack” Williams, Sr. – Obituary

September 21, 2018

Charlie McDonald “Mack” Williams, Sr., 86, died Tuesday, September 18, 2018, at his residence. He was born in Pontotoc County, September 6, 1932, to James Nathaniel and Icey Roberta Sparks Williams.  Early in life, he served on the USS Manchester in the United States Navy during the Korean War. On March 10, 1971, he married […]


Lena “Lynn” Clemmer – Obituary

September 21, 2018

Lena “Lynn” Clemmer, 81, died Tuesday, September 18, 2018, at the Hospice Unit of North Mississippi Medical Center. She was born in West Memphis, Arkansas, July 31, 1937, to Jim and Minnie House Hickman.  On November 3, 1955, she married Richard “Dick” Clemmer, Jr. They moved everywhere from England to Japan and all across the […]


Callie Alfreda Hawkins Hanlon – Obituary

September 21, 2018

Callie Alfreda Hawkins Hanlon, 89, died Thursday September 20, 2018 at Sanctuary Hospice House in Tupelo. She was born in Portageville, Missouri to Clarence Ambrose and Clara Hawkins on October 27, 1928. On July 7, 1956, she married Keith Hanlon at Bellevue Baptist Church in Memphis, Tennessee. She was a telephone operator most of her […]


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