Monday, May 4, 2015

Avis Jeanette Wilkes

Avis Jeanette Wilkes, 88, passed away on Wednesday, April 29, 2015, in Bossier City, Louisiana, where she had been a resident of Cypress Point Nursing Home for 12 years. Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, May 5, 2015; from 10 a.m. until service time at Liberty Baptist Church in Noxapater, Mississippi, with Rev. Harrell Shelton of Airline Baptist Church, Bossier City, Louisiana, officiating. Visitation will be the day of the service at the church from 10 a.m. until service time. Interment will follow in Liberty Baptist Church Cemetery.

Thursday, April 30, 2015

Homer Everette Watkins

Homer Watkins, 76, of Noxapater, Mississippi, went to his heavenly home on Thursday, April 30, 2015, at North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo, Mississippi. Visitation will be Saturday, May 2, 2015, from 5 p.m. until 8 p.m. at Nowell-Massey Funeral Home in Louisville, Mississippi. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Sunday, May 3, 2015, at Noxapater Methodist Church with Rev. David Meadows and Rev. Mike Smith officiating. Additional visitation will be the day of the service one hour prior to service time at the church. Interment will follow in Mt. Carmel Cemetery in Noxapater.

Richard Kenneth Carter

Richard Kenneth Carter, 50, passed away at his home on Wednesday, April 29, 2015, in Louisville, Mississippi. Funeral Services will be Saturday, at 1130, a.m., from Mount Calvary M. B. Church, Louisville, Mississippi. Visitation will be Friday, from 12 noon until 6 p.m., from the Funeral Home. Mr. Carter will be placed in the Church on Sat., 15 minutes prior to service time. Burial will be in the Little Calvary Cemetery. Beck Funeral Home of Louisville in charge of arrangements.

Wednesday, April 29, 2015

Mae Miller

Mae Miller, 81, passed away on Monday, April 27, 2015, at her home in Louisville, Mississippi. Funeral service will be Saturday, May 2, 2015, at 2 p.m., from New Zion M. B. Church, Louisville, Mississippi. Visitation will be Friday, from 12 noon until 6 p.m., from the Funeral Home. Mrs. Miller will be placed in the church on Saturday, one hour before service time. Burial will be in the Church Cemetery. Beck Funeral Home of Louisville in charge of arrangements.

Ann Ray Chandler

Mrs. Ann Ray Chandler, 72, died Tuesday, April 28, 2015, at Choctaw County Medical Center in Ackerman, MS. Funeral services will be held at 10:00 A.M. Friday, May 1st, at Porter Funeral Home, with Rev. Rob Faulk officiating. Visitation will be Thursday from 5:00 until 7:00 P.M. at the funeral home. Interment will be in Poplar Flat Cemetery. Porter Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Chris Ward

Christopher (Chris) J. Ward, 67, died on Tuesday, April 28, at his
home in Germantown, TN.

Chris was a CPA and Accredited Estate Planner. He was a 1970 graduate of Mississippi State University at which time he began his professional career with Peat, Marwick Mitchell and Company. In 1976 he became associated with the Memphis CPA firm of Rhea and Ivy, PLC. In 2003 he became Fiduciary Services Manager for the Memphis Region of Suntrust Bank before retiring in 2008.

Tuesday, April 28, 2015

Jewel Alvin Sanders

Mr. Jewel Alvin Sanders, 88, died Monday, April 27, 2015, at his home in Noxapater, MS. Funeral services will be held at 1:00 P.M. Thursday, April 30th, at Porter Funeral Home, with Rev. Jay Murphy officiating. Visitation will be held Thursday from 11:00 A.M. until the service time at the funeral home. Interment will be in Mt. Pisgah Cemetery in Noxapater. Porter Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Eva O. Jones

Mrs. Eva O. Jones, 85, died Monday, April 27, 2015, at her home in Louisville, MS. Funeral service will be held at 11:00 A.M. on Wednesday, April 29th, at Porter Funeral Home, with Rev. Dewayne Kelsey officiating. Interment will be at 3:30 PM in Liberty Cemetery in Booneville, MS. Porter Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Sunday, April 26, 2015

Helen "Nickey" Williams

Helen “Nickey” Williams, 96, passed away surrounded by her loving family on Sunday, April 26, 2015, at Baptist Memorial Hospital Golden Triangle in Columbus, Mississippi. Visitation will be Monday, April 27, 2015, from 5 p.m. until 7 p.m. and on the day of the service from 10:30 a.m. until service time at the church. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, April 28, 2015, at Bevill Hill United Methodist Church with Rev. Mike Childs and Rev. Leslie “Bo” Mills officiating. Interment will follow in Bevill Hill Cemetery.

Tuesday, April 21, 2015

Thomas E. Staples

Thomas E. Staples---Visitation: Saturday April 25, 2015, 9AM until Service Time @ Concord Baptist Church near Ackerman, MS. Service: Saturday April 25, 2015 @ 10:00 AM @ Concord Baptist Church near Ackerman, MS. Interment: Concord Baptist Church Cemetery. Coleman Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

Frances K. Martin

Frances K. Martin---Visitation: Thursday April 23, 2015, 5PM until 8PM @ Coleman Funeral Home in Ackerman, MS. Service: Friday April 24, 2015 @ 1:00 PM @ Weir Baptist Church in Weir, MS. Interment: Mt. Moriah Baptist Church Cemetery.

Friday, April 17, 2015

Rev. James Clinton Dearing

Funeral services for Rev. James Clinton Dearing will be held at 1:00 PM Saturday, April 18, 2015 at John E. Stephens Chapel with Rev. Mike Smith & Rev. Lawrence Runnels officiating. Rev. Paul Blanchard will officiate the graveside service. Interment will be in Bethsaida Cemetery. John E. Stephens Chapel Funeral Services is in charge of arrangements. 

James Edward Holmes

James Edward Holmes, 75, passed away on Friday, April 10, 2015, at Rush Hospital, Meridian, Mississippi. Funeral Service will be Saturday, April 18, 2015, at 1 p.m., from Mission Ridge M. B. Church, Preston, Mississippi. Visitation will be Friday, from 12 noon until 5 p.m., from the Funeral Home. A wake service will be 6 until 7;30 p.m., from the Funeral Home. Mr. Holmes will be placed in the Church on Saturday, one hour before service time. Burial will be in the Friendship Cemetery, Gholson, Mississippi. Beck Funeral Home of Louisville in charge of arrangements.

Mary Elise Slater

Mary Elise Slater, infant daughter of Steven and Mary Esther Slater, went from the loving arms of her family into the everlasting arms of the Lord Jesus, who on earth tenderly welcomed little ones unto Himself, declaring that of such is the kingdom of heaven.

Elise is also survived by her sister, Anne Rowen Slater, and her two brothers, James Harvey Slater and Simon Caldwell Slater, along with grandparents Ed and Linda Waldron, Nick and Donna Strickland, and Scott and Vicki Slater. She is also survived by great grandmothers, Virginia Waldron and Lullene Slater, along with numerous aunts, uncles and cousins, all of whom kept Elise in their prayers and showered their love upon her.

Thursday, April 16, 2015

Lillie Pearl Bates


Lillie Pearl Bates, 85, passed away on Saturday, April 11, 2015, at her home in Louisville, Mississippi. Funeral Service will be Saturday, April 18, 2015, at 11 a.m., from St. James Presbyterian Church, Louisville, Mississippi. Visitation will be Friday, from 12 noon until 6 p.m., from the Funeral Home. Mrs. Bates will be placed in the Church on Saturday, one hour before service time. Burial will be in church Cemetery. Beck Funeral Home of Louisville in charge of arrangements.

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

Harold Adcock

Harold Adcock, 59, passed away surrounded by his loving family
on Wednesday, April 15, 2015, at his residence in Louisville, Mississippi. Visitation will be Friday, April 17, 2015, from 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. at Nowell-Massey Funeral Home in Louisville. Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. on Saturday, April 18, 2015, at First Apostolic Church of Louisville with Rev. Glynn Barker, Rev. Burlon Commer, Rev. Fred Frazier, and Sis. Mary Mitchell officiating. Interment will follow in Memorial Park Cemetery with Rev. Allen Eaves and Rev. Henry Young officiating.

Sunday, April 12, 2015

Lorene Ivory

Lorene Ivory, 63, passed away on Friday, April 10, 2015, at the Winston County Medical Center, Louisville, Mississippi. Graveside service will be Tuesday, April 14, 2015, at 11 a.m., from Pilgrim Rest Cemetery, Louisville, Mississippi. Visitation will be Monday, April 13, 2015, from 12 Noon until 6 p.m., from the Funeral Home. Beck Funeral Home of Louisville in charge of arrangements.

Saturday, April 11, 2015

Jerri Dean Harrington

Jerri Dean Harrington, 50, passed away on Wednesday, April 8, 2015, at Baptist Medical Center, Jackson, Mississippi. Funeral Service will be Monday, April 13, 2015, at 1 p.m., from Jerusalem Temple Church, Philadelphia, Mississippi. Visitation will be Sunday, April 12, 2015, from 3 until 6 p.m., from the Funeral Home. Burial will be in the Mount Vernon Cemetery, Noxapater, Mississippi. Mrs. Harrington will be placed in the Church on Monday, one hour before service time. Beck Funeral Home of Louisville in Charge of arrangements.

Thursday, April 9, 2015

Billie Jean Roberson Coleson

Jean Roberson Coleson, 82, a homemaker, passed away on Thursday, April 9, 2015 at the Brooklyn Hall Personal Care Home near Mathiston, MS . Ms.Coleson was born October 19, 1932 in Eupora, MS. She was a member of Meadowview Baptist Church in Starkville, MS
Funeral Services for Ms. Coleson will be held on Sunday, April 12, 2015 at 2PM at Coleman Funeral Home in Ackerman, MS with Jason Green officiating. Interment will follow in the Concord Baptist Church Cemetery near Ackerman. Visitation will be held Saturday, April 11, 2015 from 5PM until 8PM at Coleman Funeral Home in Ackerman, MS. Coleman Funeral Home of Ackerman, MS is in charge of all arrangements.

Mr. Robert Thomas (R.T.) McKnight

Mr. Robert Thomas (R.T.) McKnight, 90, a retired grocery store owner of Marks, MS and cattle farmer of Weir, MS, passed away on Thursday April 9, 2015 at his residence near Weir, MS. Funeral Services for Mr. McKnight will be held on Saturday April 11, 2015 at 10AM at Weir Baptist Church in Weir, with Brothers Jim Pender and Jared Busby officiating. Interment will follow in the Memorial Gardens Cemetery in Clarksdale, MS at 3 PM on Saturday April 11, 2015. Visitation will be held Friday April 10, 2015 from 6PM until 8PM at Coleman Funeral Home in Ackerman, MS. Coleman Funeral Home of Ackerman, MS is in charge of all arrangements.